Lucas CT3201

A nice and compact pneumatically started engine that was used in a Epervier.
(Belgium Reconnaissance Drone).

Catapult launch with parachute recovery.

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Business end of the drone, the Lucas CT3201 gas turbine engine , the turbine wheel bears a resemblance to the turbine wheel from the lucas CR201.

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Front engine cover removed, exposing the fuel pump assembly and air impingement pipe work.

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With the main central panel removed, 3 out of the 4 control box’s can be seen.

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Time to remove the engine, for now anyway. Step one, remove the upper outer cover.

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Alternative view with cover removed.

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Upper rear engine cross member removed, for removal of engine unit.

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Removed and sat happily on my bench.

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I think one of the compressor blades is just visible.

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