Benwood Tour

Cam Shaft


From the engine mount leads a long metal can shaft that ran from the engine to the propeller, once resting on a series of four pillows and their mounts. Protective covers prevented crew members from getting tangled up in the turning shaft, causing severe injury.


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Last updated: 23 October 1996
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