Preparing an aero engine for display, 1980s.
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Preparing an aero engine for display in the Science Museum, London, c 1980s. 'Engineering technician Mac McLauchlan prepares a sectioned aero engine for display. With his highly skilled colleagues in the Science Museum workshop, he tackles varied tasks which include conservation, model-making and the construction of working demonstrations rugged enough to withstand the enthusiastic use they will inevitably get in a popular museum.'