Removing the P&W R2800 engine
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The following photos of the project are the day we removed the engine
from the Corsair at the Connecticut Air and Space Center.

Today is Saturday, 04 April 2009.


We are moving to Corsair to the middle of the building
so as to align the engine with the hoist.



This is the view from the port side
.

More aligning going on.


A little more at the tail section.


And one more time at the front.


Now we are ready to remove the engine.


Here we are on duty, and ready.


Craig is here from Connecticut Corsair with the
engine bracket to connect to the hoist.


Craig is connecting the lifting slings to engine.


Connecting the lifting slings is a little tricky.


OK, take up the slack.


Adjusting the tension, front and rear.


Is that Craig from Connecticut Corsair?


Putting the jack under the tail section to keep the
Corsair level, when to engine is removed.



The hoist connected to the prop shaft bracket.


As the mounting bolts are loosen, the
tension on the two hoists is monited.



The bolts are out, the engine is free.


The engine is out!


Another job well done.


The Pratt & Whitney R2800.


A little sneak peak at the Boeing 777's jet engine in the far right
side of the photo, in back of the fork-lift, by the over head door.


Home
From Inspection to Removal of the wings
The big move  From the airport to the Connecticut Air and Space Center
Removing the access panels and assessing the situation
Removing the propeller

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Started on: 25 August 2008
Last revised: 4 August, 2012 by ThistleGroup.