The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:42 pm

Merry Xmas to you all

Here's a quick update to show you the 1st pilot's seat which is now complete for the basic structure minus the harness and armour. It fought us all the way :roll: it's now fully assembled and we now have the knowledge to work on the 2nd pilot's seat; at least that doesn't have the armour ;)

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:33 pm

The project has just been donated some surplus workshop machinery courtesy of Shakespeare Engineering in Essex. This substantial donation including a turret mill, will increase our ability to make items in house.

Thanks again to Shakespeare who have been our Father Christmas this year 8-)

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by wayne » Wed Dec 25, 2013 9:21 am

That's a generous donation from Shakespeare Engineering :) Fantastic !!!
I'm glad they decided The Stirling Project should benefit from the surplus machinery.

Thanks for the update, and enjoy your 'present' :D

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Thu Dec 26, 2013 12:41 pm

Thanks Wayne

There's a possibility of some more items coming in the New Year too 8-)

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:28 pm

First post of 2014; sorry to keep you waiting :oops:

Some news on progress with recreating the forward escape hatch (Bomb Aimers)

Pics posted as usual on our website see:

http://stirlingproject.co.uk/update-28114/

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:48 pm

Hi all

You may remember a while back that we discovered that we had to revisit one of our assemblies due to having got the wrong idea about it's configuration, needless to say we've recovered the situation and made progress. The assembly is nearly there now and just needs the addition of a cast bracket which is about to go to the foundry and some spacers for the rudder chain sprockets.

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Sat Mar 01, 2014 5:55 pm

Latest update as posted on our website

http://stirlingproject.co.uk/latest-acquisition-1314/

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by Stirling Project » Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:34 pm

A quick update on a donation of an autopilot gyro to the Project.

http://stirlingproject.co.uk/donation-to-the-project/

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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by K4KittyCrew » Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:42 am

Great work, John.
The good work of the of 'The Stirling Aircraft Project' is spreading around the globe and people appreciate you and your team efforts.
Keep up the good work, mate.
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Re: The Stirling Aircraft Project Update

Post by lazlo » Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:38 pm

Beautiful work John. Any news about the French Stirling?
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