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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 06:41
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That's him Karl.

Your control.

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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 09:55
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Thanks Graeme,

It will have to be O.H....
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 10:13
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I hope the two of you, and hopefully others, are going to be around this weekend.

Oz is nine hours ahead of me and Minnesota six hours behind - I feel like piggy-in-the-middle.

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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 12:50
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A'rtnoon LM

i'm in and out quite a bit but will keep in touch whenever possible!

Thissa a homebuilt ?? can't see prop but assume a tractor!

Out now catchya later!
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 15:05
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Artnoon TC.

Tractor homebuilt - photo (x2) available if you want.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 19:10
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Evening...yet another hectic day

Is this the Smith Trainer David?



Correction, Smith Ranchero?

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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 19:42
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Evening Ken

Back somewhat later than anticipated! Looks like a good call to me
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:24
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Evening Trevor. It was designed by Gene Smith, who designed the Backyard Flyer. It is also referenced as the Valley Engineering Ultralight Biplane. I mention that just in case that's the name being looked for

Hope you've had a good day. Been making the most of the nice weather and attending to the garden, sadly interrupted by work on rather too many occasions
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:37
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Yes; it's been much the same with me, but also hampered by my dodgy Internet

David's picture is here EAA Young Eagles - 1001 Aviation Photos

and I guess you've covered all options, so I'm sure he'd be happy for you to post if you want to
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:53
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Nice shot Ken - the floor is all yours.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:54
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Evening David....thanks for that

Here's one I prepared earlier:

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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:56
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Evening Ken.

An engine with that profile has to be a gas turbine, surely....
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 21:09
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has to be a gas turbine, surely..
Not sure what make engine it is but I am pretty sure it's not a gas turbine.

Edit to say, it's a VW engine.

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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 22:51
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Closing down for the night now.

European design, 1980's.

Usual rules apply
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 07:28
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Good morning Ken.

A homebuilt racer perchance ?
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 08:14
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Morning David
A homebuilt racer perchance ?
Homebuilt, yes Racer..it's not described as such although certainly looks like it should be
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 08:20
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Morning Jubileers.

Did you once tell me Ken that you considered Russia as part of Europe?
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 08:26
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Evening Graeme

Did you once tell me Ken that you considered Russia as part of Europe?
Part of it is, but for the purposes of SC, I exclude it. However, you are close

How's things in the colonies...are you all celebrating with us?
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 08:37
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are you all celebrating with us?
Yes mate.

I'm reading my Jubilee Souvenir magazine as I search for your long nosed machine.



I met someone today who "touched" the Queen in 1954 when she visited Wagga. Small World ain't it?


Polish?
Mid 80's?
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Good to see you entering in to the spirit of things.

I met someone today who "touched" the Queen
I also know someone who falls into that category...but it was in the UK, not Wagga Wagga. I've shaken hands with someone who shook hands with Princess Margaret

Polish?
Mid 80's?
Head north, 1983

I'm reminded by eldest daughter that she has a letter sent to her written on behalf of the Queen

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