Rolls Royce Spey 250
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The first Spey 250 was taken directly from the RAF Nimrod Aircraft XV241, I believe it to have been the number 3 engine. The Nimrod pictured above and in the next 3 photos are of the actual aircraft it had been removed from.

These images were not taken by myself and were sourced from various locations on the web.
A mood picture of Nimrod XV241.

The Nimrod fleet were sadly decommissioned in 2010 and this is XV241 being stripped down. The nose section has now been moved to a museum and information on it can be found here.

The engine and transport frame are just a tad over two ton and required my 3 1/2 ton rated trailer to get it back home.

I relied on my mate Rick and his trusty Landrover to tow it back to Shropshire, should I have tried using my own car, I would currently be buying a new clutch by now.

Engine Change Units usually come in water tight bags and silicon based absorption bags are placed inside and all around the engine it to stop condensation forming. Pictured is the rear view of the bag and engine.
And this is the front end of the bag and engine.
Unfortunately the paperwork that came with the engine was lost by the seller (after I purchased it), Loosing the paperwork effectively reduces the value of any turbine as the history, serial details and tractability are lost.
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