[Top of Motor]

Showing the top of the motor.

The unit on the left is the main fuel flow and pressure equalising unit, connected to which is the cylindrical fuel filter. The black circular structure with a heavily studded top on the far right, is the steam generator and towards the bottom right of the shot is the turbine speed control with mechanical linkage to the fuel flow control valve, the circular structure next to the fuel flow equalising unit - (the mechanical linkage is on the starboard side, and thus not in shot)- both of these are then connected to the pilot's throttle.

For a detailed look at the individual parts of the Walter motor in isolation, follow this link.


Combustion Chamber

[Combustion Chamber]

The business end of the Walter motor, the exhaust venturi.

The combustion chamber has fuel pipes leading to and returning from the cooling jacket which surrounds it. Through the aperture in the casing, one can see fuel pipes running towards the combustion chamber itself. On the bottom of the thrust tube is the emergency dump valve, and from that, the C-Stoff dump tube which clears the excess fuel from the combustion chamber cooling jacket if the engine should shut down prematurely.


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