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7th Aug 2019, 10:27
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Posted By Aerohack

It has often been quoted, and may indeed have...

It has often been quoted, and may indeed have come from a piece Mike wrote, that a Beagle-Auster demo pilot -- possibly the late Ranald Porteous whom I was lucky to count as a friend or 'PeeWee'...
6th Aug 2019, 09:50
Replies: 47
Views: 8,737
Posted By Aerohack

Hi Treadigraph, yes, it's been a long time! Way...

Hi Treadigraph, yes, it's been a long time!
Way back in the early '60s the Civil Defence folk had a large part of a Sea Hornet fuselage in their depot at Westhampnett, neat Goodwood. I don't know if...
2nd Aug 2019, 09:33
Replies: 47
Views: 8,737
Posted By Aerohack

<I last saw Mike at James Gilbert's memorial...

<I last saw Mike at James Gilbert's memorial service at St Clement Danes.>
Me too. Two great and sadly missed aviation journalists.
22nd Aug 2010, 08:27
Replies: 73
Views: 30,676
Posted By Aerohack

The Bonanza was HB-EBF, an early -- and then very...

The Bonanza was HB-EBF, an early -- and then very new -- 'straight' Model 35. It took part in the Lympne Air Races 30-31 August 1947, owner/pilot M. Deckert placing fourth in the three-lap Folkestone...
25th Aug 2005, 08:27
Replies: 18
Views: 3,078
Posted By Aerohack

Hi Treaders! Yes, been silent for a long while,...

Hi Treaders!
Yes, been silent for a long while, mostly addressing the need to earn a living. A friend alerted me to this thread, knowing my interest in Flockhart, and indeed in the many other racing...
24th Aug 2005, 20:30
Replies: 18
Views: 3,078
Posted By Aerohack

I've been researching Ron Flockhart's flying...

I've been researching Ron Flockhart's flying career for a few years, on and off, and have never succeeded in determining the ultimate fate of 'RKD. I have a black-and-white photo of it at Athens in...
6th Oct 2004, 11:22
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Aerohack

Here's a poor shot (from a Beech brochure) of a...

Here's a poor shot (from a Beech brochure) of a 1966 Queen Air B80's panel as it came out of the factory. Your '67 model wouldn't have been so very different. You best bet is probably to get hold of...
6th Oct 2004, 10:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By Aerohack

Around 1960/61, Wing Commander Murray, who was...

Around 1960/61, Wing Commander Murray, who was sales demonstration pilot for then Piper agents Vigors Aviation at Kidlington, used to perform a similar take-off routine in a Super Cub, though perhaps...
2nd Sep 2004, 10:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By Aerohack

To yazman's IAS fleet list must be added Rapide...

To yazman's IAS fleet list must be added Rapide G-AGUF perhaps the best known of their Rapides. I flew in it as a child from 'London Airport' as we called it then with the redoubtable 'Aggy'...
31st Aug 2004, 09:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Aerohack

SSD: F.3 EE291, operated by Power Jets Ltd,...

SSD:

F.3 EE291, operated by Power Jets Ltd, crashed on 21 July 1945 at Whetstone, Leicestershire while giving a private demonstration to Power Jets staff and directors. Power Jets test pilot P J...
27th Aug 2004, 15:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Aerohack

Treadders: Er, yes, non-starter in every...

Treadders:

Er, yes, non-starter in every sense, I think! Mind you, fixed-gear that unexpectedly retracts can be awkward in this context, too...
http://img50.exs.cx/img50/4618/DSCF0001a.jpg[/IMG]...
27th Aug 2004, 08:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Aerohack

Treadders, Yeah, been pedalling away on my...

Treadders,

Yeah, been pedalling away on my own account trying to earn a living, so not much time for PPRuNe-ing, but I am still out here. Were you at Woburn? I was there Saturday. You're right, I...
26th Aug 2004, 18:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Aerohack

tb: Looks like you missed out twice at...

tb:

Looks like you missed out twice at Woburn, because one of the second-hand booksellers there had a set of plans for the Tiger Moth pedal-plane among his stock.

If enough 'Pedal Tigers' can...
15th Aug 2004, 19:37
Replies: 20
Views: 6,407
Posted By Aerohack

As I understand it, Bookajet is buying the Envoys...

As I understand it, Bookajet is buying the Envoys and essentially wet-leasing them to its partner Club Airways. Bookajet's CEO Warren Seymour and Club's founder Hans Schwab announced the deal at...
24th Apr 2004, 08:56
Replies: 371
Views: 197,273
Posted By Aerohack

Taildragger: Guilty as charged, though never...

Taildragger:

Guilty as charged, though never actually owned an anorak (knitted one wouldn't be much use, would it?). Just spent best part of a professional lifetime recording the passing aviation...
23rd Apr 2004, 08:28
Replies: 371
Views: 197,273
Posted By Aerohack

It has (and has always had since its arrival in...

It has (and has always had since its arrival in the UK in 1961) a 450hp R-985 P&W Wasp Jnr very common post-war conversion in the USA for cropdusting which also became a favourite mount of airshow...
22nd Apr 2004, 14:15
Replies: 308
Views: 35,548
Posted By Aerohack

I believe the remains of 'JXC are still in...

I believe the remains of 'JXC are still in storage at the strip at Hook, Hampshire, alongside the M3, where it was damaged in a gale in 1987.
22nd Apr 2004, 14:08
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Aerohack

It was part of a 5 FTS four-ship display team...

It was part of a 5 FTS four-ship display team that appeared at Battle of Britain and other displays at RAF stations around 1959, so someone should have photographed it. I saw the team, but if I ever...
21st Apr 2004, 18:02
Replies: 371
Views: 197,273
Posted By Aerohack

And not only in the Stearman. He once showed me a...

And not only in the Stearman. He once showed me a photograph of himself inverted at very low level in a Vickers Warwick!
21st Apr 2004, 09:12
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Aerohack

Try here:...

Try here: http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?threadid=75655
17th Apr 2004, 12:23
Replies: 1,432
Views: 72,159
Posted By Aerohack

Like I said, quite unprepared... Over to you...

Like I said, quite unprepared...

Over to you BEAgs!
17th Apr 2004, 11:16
Replies: 1,432
Views: 72,159
Posted By Aerohack

Best looking Skoda ever? The parasol-wing fighter...

Best looking Skoda ever? The parasol-wing fighter (D.1 was it, derived from a Dewoitine?) was also a handsome machine.

Quite unprepared for another try, but here goes:

I was...
17th Apr 2004, 10:01
Replies: 1,432
Views: 72,159
Posted By Aerohack

One of those beautiful Skoda-Kauba designs,...

One of those beautiful Skoda-Kauba designs, perhaps? SK 257 was a real looker.
16th Apr 2004, 19:34
Replies: 371
Views: 197,273
Posted By Aerohack

Treadders: Will scan 'em and e-mail to you....

Treadders: Will scan 'em and e-mail to you. Thanks.
16th Apr 2004, 18:39
Replies: 371
Views: 197,273
Posted By Aerohack

Just when you thought this one was dead... ...

Just when you thought this one was dead...

Whilst looking for something else I happened upon some air-to-air photographs that I took of the Rothmans Team when they were working up for the first...
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