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zak

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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2022, 07:42:13 AM »
Construction and painting underway.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2022, 02:01:32 PM »
More parts stuck together.
The large screen on the "joystick" is a shield to keep oil off the pilot - every convenience included!
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #32 on: June 08, 2022, 03:24:39 PM »
Looking very nice.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2022, 02:21:34 PM »
Rigging, turn buckles still to be added and painted.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #34 on: June 09, 2022, 02:29:39 PM »
Next it will be the Bristol Boxkite 1910. A copy of the Henri Farman, but had more refined metal fittings. It was generally better built than the French produced Farman.
This was the Bristol and Colonial  Aeroplane Company.
It should really be called The Bristol Standard Biplane.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #35 on: June 09, 2022, 02:49:12 PM »
The Handasyde looks great even if it does look like the pilots sat in a winged bathtub!! Lots of rigging and struts to keep you occupied with the Boxkite.

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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #36 on: June 09, 2022, 04:00:43 PM »
Finished.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #37 on: June 09, 2022, 04:14:40 PM »
Excellently finished there Dave. The Boxkite should be  good.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #38 on: June 11, 2022, 04:05:52 PM »
Parts constructed on a template.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #39 on: June 11, 2022, 08:13:04 PM »
Hi Zak,
Keep 'em coming, they all look good.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #40 on: June 12, 2022, 12:51:52 PM »
Looking good so far.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #41 on: June 12, 2022, 02:19:44 PM »
More progress on the wings and tail plane.
Large Aluminium plate courtesy of the Brooklands Road Ship Yard. Or Haddocks den.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #42 on: June 15, 2022, 04:03:43 PM »
Tricky.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #43 on: June 22, 2022, 12:09:34 PM »
Normal service will resume when Sandra is better after her hip operation.
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Re: Early Aircraft
« Reply #44 on: June 22, 2022, 02:15:35 PM »
Hi Zak,
Hope that she gets back to her old self soon and she can then keep you under control...!
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