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by spark plug
Thu May 14, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 289
Views: 51598

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Here is a picture of our proposed Bomb bay jig. I have had to crop it to get it uploaded but the idea is there. We are now actively trying to get some funding for this to be commisioned which will speed things up and get us to grips with the actual structure. Please if you feel you would like to con...
by spark plug
Mon May 04, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 289
Views: 51598

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Nothing much but these flight deck I beam re-enforcement angles were trimmed and marked today .
by spark plug
Sat May 02, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 289
Views: 51598

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Short update, Pictures of the new 1st pilot's rudder control spindle and one of the throttle box cam followers both machined at Cambridge Precision. Kev
by spark plug
Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling Skylight?
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: Stirling Skylight?

Never noticed that one. Wonder if John has.
by spark plug
Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 289
Views: 51598

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Our meeting this Thursday with Cambridge Precision where pedal mount spindles and bearings were a hot topic. Our thanks to Richard , Chris , Colin , and Dan . Skill and expertise need I say more. It was moving to see original drawings spread out in front of old and new school engineers for an airing...
by spark plug
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: The Stirling Aircraft Project
Topic: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update
Replies: 289
Views: 51598

Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

John asked me if I would write a few lines from time to time to let people know what we are up to. Last weekend was busy with five of us all working on seperate parts of the flight deck . As a follow on to John's last we have now made a new pair of Paxolin fairleads using the recovered ones as patte...
by spark plug
Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Exactor unit, Stirling?
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: Exactor unit, Stirling?

Here it is, Prop pitch unit on the top front of this Hercules XI ? I think
by spark plug
Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Exactor unit, Stirling?
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: Exactor unit, Stirling?

James That is superb work thank you , may I have your email via PM so I can send you some better pictures from other angles?
by spark plug
Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Exactor unit, Stirling?
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: Exactor unit, Stirling?

Took the part to the Stirling project today and the boys think that it is the reciever end and that it looks like some sort of pump device to maintain hydraulic pressure
The end with the nurling may contain a filter and the other end perhaps the drive taken from the engine. Kev
by spark plug
Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Dingy release lever?
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Dingy release lever?

Cheers I will post the odd picture from time to time of parts for general interest, Kev