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1st Oct 2019, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By KZ8

I seem to recall that the Beagle Husky has...

I seem to recall that the Beagle Husky has hydraulic toe-brakes. The basis of the Husky fuselage is the Model J/Mk. 5 fuselage frame, suitably reinforced. The Terrier is based on the Mk. 6 fuselage...
11th Jun 2019, 17:02
Replies: 3
Views: 2,553
Posted By KZ8

de Havilland Support at Duxford have them in...

de Havilland Support at Duxford have them in stock,
8th Jan 2019, 22:09
Replies: 22
Views: 10,104
Posted By KZ8

I am not sure that any of the Taylor Titches have...

I am not sure that any of the Taylor Titches have been cleared for aerobatics in the UK, the country of design. Those cleared for F1 races may have been able to demonstrate rolling manoeuvres, but...
31st May 2016, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,937
Posted By KZ8

A splendid man, and a light aircraft and vintage...

A splendid man, and a light aircraft and vintage motorcycle enthusiast as well as the big stuff.

A video of him flying the Shuttlewoth Gladiator below:

https://youtu.be/srui-j6RAO4
24th May 2016, 08:15
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,307,579
Posted By KZ8

There was a BBC documentary film made about...

There was a BBC documentary film made about Judith Chisholm's preperation for her round-the-world flight, 'JUDITH CHISHOLM. ....If the sharks dont get me....' which is available on-line in DVD...
11th Nov 2013, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By KZ8

Difficult to advise without more facts. ...

Difficult to advise without more facts.

Have you asked the licensed engineer/LAA inspector/BMAA inspector overseeing the project to advise?

All the best

KZ8
9th Nov 2013, 07:32
Replies: 7
Views: 2,219
Posted By KZ8

I'm pretty sure this Sopwith Triplane project was...

I'm pretty sure this Sopwith Triplane project was purchased by Philip Mann and was completed at Booker by PPS for Patrick Lindsay as G-BHEW.

It went to the USA and was badly damaged in Hurricane...
19th Nov 2012, 19:20
Replies: 20
Views: 9,138
Posted By KZ8

WT, you're welcome. Amongst other great...

WT, you're welcome.

Amongst other great things, I believe Neville Browning was responsible for negotiating with Albert Reusch for the import of several lovely Bucker Jungmeister aircraft in the...
19th Nov 2012, 11:41
Replies: 20
Views: 9,138
Posted By KZ8

Warmtoast's cine-film grabs are of Neville...

Warmtoast's cine-film grabs are of Neville Browning's Zlin G-ASIM.

All the best

KZ8
14th May 2011, 17:44
Replies: 41
Views: 7,701
Posted By KZ8

That's a teezer. Red Pitts? The only...

That's a teezer.

Red Pitts?

The only Pitts on the circuit in 1975/6 were Rothmans (white and blue), Philip Meeson's G-BBOH (red and still very much around) and one of the Aerobatics...
4th Mar 2011, 11:51
Replies: 17
Views: 4,689
Posted By KZ8

Re. G-AXNZ, I have a shot of it somewhere with...

Re. G-AXNZ, I have a shot of it somewhere with Air Pegasus painted across the top wing.

I did not see the wonderful description of its history by FAStoat above prior to posting my identification...
3rd Mar 2011, 12:08
Replies: 17
Views: 4,689
Posted By KZ8

I believe that the Pitts was G-AXNZ, still about...

I believe that the Pitts was G-AXNZ, still about somewhere.
19th Sep 2009, 20:11
Replies: 45
Views: 9,784
Posted By KZ8

hhobit In terms of the legalities of...

hhobit

In terms of the legalities of operating the aircraft, best to talk to SAAC, the homebuilt association in Eire.

In the UK, if factory-built the aircraft would have to be put on a C of A,...
15th Sep 2009, 21:28
Replies: 45
Views: 9,784
Posted By KZ8

tp, I think the high-compression piston mod...

tp,

I think the high-compression piston mod was pioneered by Dick Demars/Firewall Forward. If they or another company doing the same mods hold an STC for the change on a Pitts S-2A, then that...
15th Sep 2009, 21:17
Replies: 45
Views: 9,784
Posted By KZ8

One thing is for sure, a Pitts built in...

One thing is for sure, a Pitts built in accordance with the plans (or factory built) is a very well sorted aeroplane indeed. Other homebuilts, where many details are left up to the imagination of the...
7th Sep 2009, 22:25
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By KZ8

Rollason's used to sell plans sets, but not for...

Rollason's used to sell plans sets, but not for many years. I guess the only way to get plans would be via an advert in the LAA magazine. Somebody must have a set tucked away!

Rollason's used to...
7th Jul 2009, 19:12
Replies: 371
Views: 197,203
Posted By KZ8

FAStoat, Five films were made featuring the...

FAStoat,

Five films were made featuring the Rothmans team; Man in the Sky largely concentrating on David Perrin's airshow and competition aerobatic flying; Wings in the Sun described a north...
16th Feb 2009, 22:13
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By KZ8

It's always possible that the long range tank...

It's always possible that the long range tank option that you are after is not a de Havilland modification, and therefore the technical data may not be held by DH Support Ltd.

Browsing through...
16th Oct 2007, 09:40
Replies: 54
Views: 8,995
Posted By KZ8

One chap last year (or was it the year before)...

One chap last year (or was it the year before) was very competitive in a 150-hp two-aileron S-1C Pitts, I think that he won a few standard level competitions. He has now upgraded it with symmetrical...
27th Sep 2007, 07:28
Replies: 144
Views: 28,435
Posted By KZ8

The C172 Manoeuvring Speed is about 104 kts, so...

The C172 Manoeuvring Speed is about 104 kts, so if you apply full aileron above this number, you may/will overstress the wings in torsion.
That, as well as all the other reasons, is why it is a bad...
30th Aug 2007, 22:11
Replies: 31
Views: 4,651
Posted By KZ8

Quite true - my experience of the Cub, for...

Quite true - my experience of the Cub, for example, is that sticking your arms out and flapping can double the power-to-weight ratio......now thats *real* flying..

Sounds fun to me!
30th Aug 2007, 21:46
Replies: 31
Views: 4,651
Posted By KZ8

I have done my BFR with Frank at Northants School...

I have done my BFR with Frank at Northants School of Flying for the past few years in the Pitts and Cub and can recommend him as an excellent instructor for calm learning on the Pitts. Every flight...
7th Aug 2007, 19:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,025
Posted By KZ8

Long live the Mk 11! My favourite landrover...

Long live the Mk 11!
My favourite landrover aeroplane.
Nice to fly in too.
KZ8
5th Jul 2007, 18:59
Replies: 3
Views: 2,581
Posted By KZ8

EASA CS-23 is a design code aimed at the larger...

EASA CS-23 is a design code aimed at the larger light aircraft up to commuter size.

CS-23 also caters for aerobatic aircraft - the lower-weight design codes like JAR VLA or BCAR Section S do not...
6th Jan 2007, 19:55
Replies: 20
Views: 2,898
Posted By KZ8

The B242 G-ASTX was destroyed by fire while in...

The B242 G-ASTX was destroyed by fire while in storage at Shoreham Airport.

I believe that the aircraft was located in the dome on the north-side of the airfield at the time.

A great shame, as...
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