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Tue, Jun 17 2008


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Imperial Airways' De Havilland D.H.91 Albatross, G-AFDI, at Croydon. Powered by four 525h.p. de Havilland Gipsy Twelve series I engines, driving D.H. constant speed airscrews which were encased in close fitting circular section nacelles culminating in perfectly matched spinners. Cooling was by means of air being led to the back of the engines from intakes in the leading edge of the wing.