Not one to put on the sideboard

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AlanW
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Not one to put on the sideboard

Post by AlanW » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:22 pm

There is no paralell in warfare, to such courage and determination in the face of danger, over so long a period. Such devotion, should never be forgotten.

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Post by PAFG » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:44 pm

Good interview! 6,500 hours :shock:

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Post by K4KittyCrew » Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:15 am

What a fantastic build .............. and it's a Short Stirling!
Superb effort.
Thanks Alan for the post.
John
Here are a couple of 'stills' from the tape ...........
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K for Kitty Crew - Winthorpe, 1661 HCU's - stirlingaircraftsoc.raf38group.org/
630 Squadron - East Kirkby
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Re: Not one to put on the sideboard

Post by eye4wings » Sat May 03, 2014 2:21 pm

Puts mine in the shade for size at least! - Almost twice the size!

I didn't hear the modeller's name - I'd love to know if those wheels retract or not, what fuel it uses and what the all-up weight is.

Pity the researchers were a bit slack on how many Lancasters remain though.

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Post by Stirling Project » Sun May 11, 2014 7:14 pm

Chap in question is reported here

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/model_maker ... _1_2004359

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Re: Not one to put on the sideboard

Post by eye4wings » Fri May 23, 2014 6:05 pm

Thanks John.

95 lbs. is a LOT of aircraft to hold onto - I reckon he'd better have a foot bolted to the ground if he's going to fly that!
At least the CAA's weight limits (20kg) don't apply to tethered aircraft - he'd better not let go though!

Robin

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