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Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by GRAHAMW » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm

https://www.popularmechanics.com/flight ... ang-flies/

Those twin Rolls Royce Merlin's must sound awesome

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Re: Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by pwnel » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:35 am

GRAHAMW wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Those twin Rolls Royce Merlin's must sound awesome
Hell yeah, only thing better than the sound of a Merlin - twin Merlins!!
Although I'm still not sure whether this specific one is Merlin or Allison engined. Sounds like it's Allison actually.
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Re: Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by GRAHAMW » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:23 am

pwnel wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:35 am
GRAHAMW wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Those twin Rolls Royce Merlin's must sound awesome
Hell yeah, only thing better than the sound of a Merlin - twin Merlins!!
Although I'm still not sure whether this specific one is Merlin or Allison engined. Sounds like it's Allison actually.
You are correct, it is Allison engines. He mentions it in the video.
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Re: Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by Bearcat » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:49 am

GRAHAMW wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:23 am
pwnel wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:35 am
GRAHAMW wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Those twin Rolls Royce Merlin's must sound awesome
Hell yeah, only thing better than the sound of a Merlin - twin Merlins!!
Although I'm still not sure whether this specific one is Merlin or Allison engined. Sounds like it's Allison actually.
You are correct, it is Allison engines. He mentions it in the video.
Listen again .. He states that the prototypes had Merlins .. and this one, is one of the two prototypes
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Re: Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by Bearcat » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:56 am

It flew for the first time ..accidentally after a high speed taxi 31 Dec last year
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Re: Super-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Flies Again

Unread post by Theuns v V » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:00 am

only one thing better than twin merlins.....4 merlin in a Lanc :wink:

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