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26th Mar 2012, 09:59
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Views: 1,274
Posted By Akubra

Very sad to see Henry has passed away. I had...

Very sad to see Henry has passed away. I had always regarded him as a wealth of information regarding aviation history.
30th Jan 2011, 08:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,885
Posted By Akubra

Thanks anyway. I thought someone here might been...

Thanks anyway. I thought someone here might been able to place it's origin.
It's rather large at 20cm diameter and is made of aluminum. The handwritten date reads 13-7-47 with what appears to be...
28th Jan 2011, 09:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,885
Posted By Akubra

Mk1 Bombing Angle Computer

Hi
Can anyone tell me about this? I would like to know what aircraft they were used with and when. Any details would be appreciated.
Cheers!...
11th Jun 2010, 15:55
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By Akubra

Seems they did have a Decca chain set up in the...

Seems they did have a Decca chain set up in the New York area for use by the New York Airways Helicopter Service. It was also later used by the FAA for trials.
Interesting to read about the fate of...
10th Jun 2010, 06:07
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By Akubra

Thanks reynoldsno1! Searching Decca revealed...

Thanks reynoldsno1!
Searching Decca revealed an interesting thread right here on Pprune. http://www.pprune.org/archive/index.php/t-384288.html
BOAC's comment did give me a chuckle. :) Imagine...
9th Jun 2010, 13:34
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By Akubra

Moving map flight visualiser from the 60's

Hi all!
Has anyone seen one of these or the like before?
Searching the net turned up nothing so I thought I would post it up here.
Made around the early to mid 60's, the pathfinder uses clear and...
21st Dec 2009, 23:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Akubra

:ok: You got it, the C190. The 195's are...

:ok: You got it, the C190.
The 195's are longer and have the helmets attached from the outside.
21st Dec 2009, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Akubra

Unfortunately that's not the correct model...

Unfortunately that's not the correct model sycamore. But very close.
21st Dec 2009, 15:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Akubra

Not a merchant but you may be interested on what...

Not a merchant but you may be interested on what I've been working on of late.

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o131/acubra/cowling1.jpg
...
2nd Sep 2008, 15:17
Replies: 123
Views: 27,557
Posted By Akubra

Sincerest condolences to those who were close to...

Sincerest condolences to those who were close to Barry.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2008, 10:04
Replies: 9,998
Views: 475,594
Posted By Akubra

Tip: Rotary nose hair clippers should never be...

Tip: Rotary nose hair clippers should never be used if the batteries are becoming discharged.
28th Apr 2008, 09:51
Replies: 42
Views: 24,952
Posted By Akubra

Brooklands Vimy and Vanguard Videos.

Hi Gents!
Came across these high quality clips and just had to drop in and share. (Good to see the "What cockpit thread is powering along nicely!)

The clips are in High definition, so if it plays...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2008, 13:15
Replies: 29,974
Views: 1,183,632
Posted By Akubra

..."Brest Express" but soon changed it...

..."Brest Express" but soon changed it to...
3rd Jan 2008, 09:02
Replies: 252
Views: 320,320
Posted By Akubra

And Outside MOTAT. ...

And Outside MOTAT.

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o131/acubra/motat-outside1.jpg

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o131/acubra/motat-outside0.jpg
...
2nd Jan 2008, 13:12
Replies: 252
Views: 320,320
Posted By Akubra

MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is located in Auckland New Zealand.
After visiting their site, I found that they plan to hangar their Sunderland.
The Teal Solent Mk IV is restored...
2nd Jan 2008, 12:11
Replies: 487
Views: 710,315
Posted By Akubra

Don't know about brilliant pics... But...

Don't know about brilliant pics...

But while trying to get an interior shot of the Teal flying boat at MOTAT, another ghostly image from New Zealand's aviation heritage appeared.

...
2nd Jan 2008, 10:05
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By Akubra

The Great Air Race - England to Melbourne 1934

I had not seen this before and thought I would share the find.
Runs for about 10 minutes so grab a cuppa and enjoy.

http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=wlVlRlCoBJ0
30th Dec 2007, 05:24
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,406,185
Posted By Akubra

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! John...

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!
John Cleese was the first thing to spring to my mind... Was the contraption French?
19th Dec 2007, 15:10
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

Sorry about the drift, but I've done some looking...

Sorry about the drift, but I've done some looking around on the Moths range and fuel capacity.
Tank:
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o131/acubra/front-tank1.jpg
Filler Cap:...
19th Dec 2007, 14:02
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

Would it have something to do with operations in...

Would it have something to do with operations in long dry grass?
19th Dec 2007, 07:26
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

Speechless Two has it. :ok: The Parnell...

Speechless Two has it. :ok:
The Parnell Parasole with wool tufts and a wing that can be adjusted to variable incidence.
More interesting features and history can be viewed at this page....
18th Dec 2007, 21:12
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

There can be another fuel tank fitted just...

There can be another fuel tank fitted just forward of the front cockpit. So maybe this gives it the extra range? I was told they were fitted to the RAAF ones because of the vast distances between...
18th Dec 2007, 20:49
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

Speechless Two,Yes it is a camera, in fact two...

Speechless Two,Yes it is a camera, in fact two cameras, but what's it mounted on? If you guess the reason, you will know what aircraft. (and vice versa)
Heres another slightly expanded shot. ...
18th Dec 2007, 14:54
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,406,185
Posted By Akubra

Is it a flying boat Mel? I say this because there...

Is it a flying boat Mel? I say this because there seems to be light coming in from the forward section, as in maybe a mooring hatch. Also the floor has holes maybe to drain water away.
18th Dec 2007, 14:38
Replies: 60
Views: 8,795
Posted By Akubra

Sorry, but nice try Cpt P. Nothing to do with...

Sorry, but nice try Cpt P.
Nothing to do with attaching to airships or anything like that.
I did copy this from a book and was surprised that it was also on the net if the correct keywords is put...
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