Bristol Siddeley Proteus
Turbine Shed (Hall 6)
On Display
Industrial gas turbine based on an aircraft turboprop unit producing 4250 SHP.
Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd
Internal Fire Core Collection

Alternator field trip cabinet - Princetown

Batteries - Princetown

Closeup of governor side of reduction gear - Princetown

CO2 suppression system - Princetown

Combustion chambers, October 2009

Completed display, firewall and reduction gear, October 2009

Completed display, September 2009

Completed engine controls cabinet, October 2009

Control cabinet - Princetown

Control cabinets - Princetown

Cooler room, October 2009

Coupling and guard

Datafonic controller for the Proteus

End of alternator - Princetown

Engine monitoring cabinet - lightup sensor etc

Erecting the stack at Princetown

Exhaust ducting - Princetown

Exhaust stack

Front of station - Princetown

Fuel tanks

Fuel tanks

Interior of engine control cabinet - Princetown

Laying the foundations at Princetown

Lube oil filter and suppression - Princetown

Main control cabinets, October 2009

Oil cooler - Princetown

On the floor at the museum

Princetown from the air

Proteus arrives at the museum

Proteus combustion chambers - Princetown

Proteus touches down at the museum

Proteus unloading

Tailpipe, October 2009

View of the station at Princetown