Fairey Firefly Z2108

Cuidhe Crom, Lochnagar

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C:  Wreckage found while ascending Cuidhe Crom

 

 

NOTE: The photos shown on these pages were taken in the direction of travel.

 

 


 

 

BELOW: The following 3 photos show the port aileron lying further up the slope.

 

the port airleron lying further up the slope 1.

 

 


 

 

the port airleron lying further up the slope 2.

 

 


 

 

the port airleron lying further up the slope 3.

 

Above photos: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Pieces of fuel tank.

 

pieces of fuel tank.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Venturi ports and butterfly valves (fully open) on supercharger / carburettor assembly.

 

Venturi ports and butterfly valves on supercharger / carburettor

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Supercharger / carburettor.

 

supercharger / carburettor.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the supercharger / carburettor assembly.

 

another view of the supercharger / carburettor.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The engine manufacturer's plate is labelled "Griffon Supercharger."

 

engine manufacturer's plate.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Piece of wing flap.

 

(The same piece from other Fairey Fireflys can be seen on Blaeloch Hill and Meikle Bin.)

 

piece of wing flap.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A close-up view of the wing flap section showing worm drive mechanism.

 

close-up of wing flap showing worm drive.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Remains of hydraulic olea leg and wheel hub from undercarriage assembly.

 

undercarriage leg.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the olea leg and wheel hub.

 

another view of olea leg and wheel hub.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The following 4 photos show the top and underneath of a wing or fuselage section with a large locking mechanism.

 

(The arm with the hook on the end was about 0.61m (2ft) long and very heavy.)

 

top and underneath of a wing or fuselage section 1.

 

 


 

 

top and underneath of a wing or fuselage section 2.

 

 


 

 

top and underneath of a wing or fuselage section 3.

 

 


 

 

top and underneath of a wing or fuselage section 4.

 

Above photos: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: This appears to be a piece of wing leading edge.

 

piece of wing leading edge

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Other side of wing leading edge section.

 

other side of wing leading edge section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Burnt and crushed filter.

 

burnt and crushed filter.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified section. This part is also at the Blaeloch Firefly.

 

unidentified section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Propellor stub.

 

propellor stub.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up view of propellor stub.

 

close-up view of propellor stub.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Possibly, part of wing folding mechanism. The Fairey Firefly had folding wings to allow for storage on aircraft carriers.

 

possibly, part of wing folding mechanism.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (two photos): more unidentified sections from the Firefly.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Above photos: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another piece of wing flap.

 

another piece of wing flap.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of the stencilled notice on the wing flap.

 

The notice reads: "RAISED HEAD SCREWS WHERE RED". (Red paint encircles the nearby screw heads to distinguish them clearly from the adjacent rivets.)

 

close-up of stencilled notice.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another piece of wing.

 

(The yellow paint indicates that this was a training aircraft.)

 

another piece of wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 


 

 

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