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North American B-25 in detail

Wing and engines

n by Robert Karr


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Underside of starboard wing. Yes, the airfoil of a B-25 does actually develope
World War I stye under-camber out near the tip!

Photo: Robert Karr

 


More of starboard wing underside and nacelle showing general detail including exterior
flap hinge and various fasteners. Watch out for the post-war scoop and
exhaust!

Photo: Robert Karr

 


Rear view of engine nacelle.

Photo: Robert Karr

 

Starboard cowl looking forward showing the cowl flap actuators and nice detail on the prominent engine accessory access panel fasteners. The area of difference with the wartime B-25s is the exhaust. There was several arrangements on the A, B,C and D models but the J of wartime had individual stacks for each cylinder, exiting through bumps in cowl. This photo shows one of the post
war methods.

Photo: Robert Karr

 

In-flight shot of starboard engine accentuating crankcase detail and showing the
correct World War II version of the over-cowl scoop. It's low and thin- most
restorations have a box-like rectangular scoop originally fitted in the
1950's.

Photo: Robert Karr

 

Front view of the port engine. This aircraft features the box scoop of 1950s vintage.

Photo: Robert Karr

 

Engine close-up, showing crankcase and ignition harness, propeller governor, propeller
hub and markings

Photo: Robert Karr

 

More engine crankcase and propeller governor detail (a frosty photo of a polished natural metal
airplane taken on a cloudy yet bright day.There's almost no color because
there was none to be seen that day!)

Photo: Robert Karr

 


Firewall of the port nacelle. Lots of plumbing!. This photo should be useful to
any modeler doing a crash or maintainence diorama.

Photo: Robert Karr

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