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18th Jul 2022, 19:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,709
Posted By m5dnd

In Richard E Turner's Book "Mustang Pilot" he...

In Richard E Turner's Book "Mustang Pilot" he says that the Mustang in question was a "war weary" machine that they had modified with the second seat. They used it "Occasionally demostrate tactics to...
10th Mar 2017, 21:32
Replies: 12
Views: 22,307
Posted By m5dnd

I have used one of the Devices mentioned to pick...

I have used one of the Devices mentioned to pick up the local transmitter and airfields with no problem (just testing it please note!) The filtering is not great but, hey, for the price i didn't...
20th Aug 2014, 10:36
Replies: 38
Views: 8,836
Posted By m5dnd

You could try Sleap .. open 7 days a week

You could try Sleap .. open 7 days a week
23rd Jan 2014, 21:50
Replies: 36
Views: 13,877
Posted By m5dnd

Hi Bill, I was also there as one of the team...

Hi Bill,

I was also there as one of the team looking after the Vickers Vimy.. When you were displaying we were laying under the wing of the Vimy when it was parked between the display markers... ...
30th Dec 2013, 13:09
Replies: 19
Views: 8,508
Posted By m5dnd

Sorry wrong info!! Cheers, Nik

Sorry wrong info!!

Cheers,
Nik
22nd Oct 2013, 08:44
Replies: 6
Views: 4,431
Posted By m5dnd

Hi LS, The organizers are aware of the reg...

Hi LS,

The organizers are aware of the reg issue and will be changing it..
They knew the problem before the unveiling but it was to late to change it..

It was a remarkable effort by the...
25th Jun 2013, 19:49
Replies: 26
Views: 10,951
Posted By m5dnd

XV281, I have all the info you require.. ...

XV281,

I have all the info you require..

I will phone tomorrow..


Great Video by the way Load Toad..
26th Apr 2013, 22:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,451
Posted By m5dnd

Yep, the BBC worded it wrong.. This was the...

Yep, the BBC worded it wrong..

This was the last 1-11 flight in Europe.. Only 3 flying now, all in USA ..

Cheers


Typed at same time!!!
18th Sep 2012, 15:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,861
Posted By m5dnd

Pace, No its not "The" David Bowie but one...

Pace,

No its not "The" David Bowie but one of our pilots at Sleap

Nik
10th Sep 2012, 20:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By m5dnd

Still basic here on all browsers Nik

Still basic here on all browsers

Nik
10th Sep 2012, 20:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By m5dnd

One hour ago every thing was fine but now it has...

One hour ago every thing was fine but now it has gone basic on me..

Using firefox 15.0.1, same on chrome and IE9

Nik
18th Jan 2012, 16:16
Replies: 82
Views: 34,258
Posted By m5dnd

Sad news.. My thoughts go out to the two and...

Sad news..

My thoughts go out to the two and their families.

Nik
18th Jan 2012, 14:26
Replies: 82
Views: 34,258
Posted By m5dnd

GA crash near Welshpool

Just heard from Friend that a light aircraft has crashed near Welshpool airfield.

Hope the crew are ok.

Nik
13th Dec 2011, 11:14
Replies: 220
Views: 28,798
Posted By m5dnd

May I suggest Sleap.. Good runways, Cheap fuel...

May I suggest Sleap.. Good runways, Cheap fuel and excellent cafe!!
14th Feb 2011, 19:43
Replies: 21
Views: 3,863
Posted By m5dnd

Hi Guys, The Runway at Brooklands was the...

Hi Guys,

The Runway at Brooklands was the original (tarmac) length when the VC-10 landed in 1987 and as it has already been said this was not the first VC-10 to land there. During production some...
17th Nov 2009, 16:50
Replies: 20
Views: 5,497
Posted By m5dnd

Hi folks, try this link Brooklands...

Hi folks,

try this link

Brooklands Vickers Vimy Appeal Fund - Brooklands Museum (http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/vimy/vimy-news/)

Explains the situation...

Cheers,
...
15th Nov 2009, 15:33
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By m5dnd

The Vimy landed at Brooklands around 14:50z

The Vimy landed at Brooklands around 14:50z
15th Nov 2009, 14:14
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By m5dnd

Quick update, The Vimy has done a test...

Quick update,

The Vimy has done a test flight at Dunsfold a short time ago possibly a second one will be done before setting off for Brooklands witin the next hour.
15th Nov 2009, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By m5dnd

Vimy flying into Brooklands

Today, Sun 15th, will possibly see the last flight of the Vickers Vimy replica NX71MY into Brooklands Museum. The flight has been pencilled in between 14:00z and 15:00z and is dependant on weather...
6th Nov 2009, 14:02
Replies: 12
Views: 3,645
Posted By m5dnd

Flt Lt Munro TES conversion flying 1st...

Flt Lt Munro
TES conversion flying
1st flight 16th December 1964
Kestrel 4 XS691 Dunsfold


Info again courtesy of Hugh Merewether's book

cheers
6th Nov 2009, 11:06
Replies: 12
Views: 3,645
Posted By m5dnd

Hi DZ, I presume its Col. Gerhard Barkhorn...

Hi DZ,

I presume its Col. Gerhard Barkhorn in XS689 at West Raynham ?

And a correction from my last post : Jack Reeder was a NASA pilot, Sorry!!

Nik
6th Nov 2009, 10:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,645
Posted By m5dnd

Hi Livenav (and the rest the reply'ies!!) ...

Hi Livenav (and the rest the reply'ies!!)

Not sure if You know of a book that Hugh Merewether wrote in 1999 called :
"Prelude to the Harrier, P1127 prototype flight testing and Kestrel...
16th Jun 2009, 06:48
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

Dysag, I also saw the first flight of the...

Dysag,
I also saw the first flight of the 1969!! replica Vimy from Brooklands as a mere 8 year old!! My Father worked on it. Sadly it caught fire at Manchester Airport a short while later and is...
15th Jun 2009, 19:42
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

HD, You should have made Yourself known! I...

HD,

You should have made Yourself known! I was there as part of the ground crew in the hi-viz tabard!!

Yes a good day, and it arrived ok at Duxford.

Regards,
M5DND
15th Jun 2009, 10:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

NEWS FROM BROOKLANDS MUSEUM 15 JUNE 2009 ...

NEWS FROM BROOKLANDS MUSEUM
15 JUNE 2009

VIMY RETURNS TO ENGLAND TODAY
WILL STOP OFF AT FAIROAKS AIRPORT MID-AFTERNOON

09.55 15 June 2009
The Brooklands Museum Vimy NX71MY is due to leave...
14th Jun 2009, 21:52
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

14th June 2009. TRANSATLANTIC BIPLANE RETURNS TO...

14th June 2009. TRANSATLANTIC BIPLANE RETURNS TO IRELAND

BROOKLANDS VIMY TRIUMPHS AT THE CONNEMARA AIR SHOW.

Yesterday the Brooklands Museum’s Vickers Vimy replica flew over the bay at...
12th Jun 2009, 20:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

Latest news of the "other" V bomber!! ...

Latest news of the "other" V bomber!!






12th June 2009. THE BROOKLANDS VIMY RETURNS TO CLIFDEN TO COMMEMORATE THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALCOCK AND BROWN’S 1919 TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT.
8th Jun 2009, 08:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,794
Posted By m5dnd

VIMY NEWS LATEST – 5 June 2009 BROOKLANDS...

VIMY NEWS LATEST – 5 June 2009

BROOKLANDS VIMY APPEAL LAUNCHED WITH SPECIAL LECTURE:
FUNDS RAISED WILL HELP PAY FOR APPEARANCE AT
ALCOCK & BROWN 90TH ANNIVERSARY DISPLAY


Brooklands Museum...
15th Feb 2009, 09:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,953
Posted By m5dnd

Doppler shift tuning rate is linked to the...

Doppler shift tuning rate is linked to the frequency.

At 28Mhz the Doppler shift rate is less then at 400Mhz
On the low orbiting satellites if we use 28Mhz, this gives us a shift of 5-10khz...
14th Feb 2009, 22:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,953
Posted By m5dnd

Dave, You beat me to it!!! Lets say I...

Dave, You beat me to it!!!

Lets say I transmit on 145.000
The FM bandwith is wider so Doppler shift is less noticable to the receivers filters but there is still doppler shift going on.

...
21st Nov 2008, 21:28
Replies: 46
Views: 47,068
Posted By m5dnd

The 1-11's bulbous nose was replaced with the...

The 1-11's bulbous nose was replaced with the sleaker pointy one as part of the "Drag reduction package" this package included the changes to the wing.
This has just been told to me by one of the...
18th Nov 2008, 22:41
Replies: 46
Views: 47,068
Posted By m5dnd

Wrecker & ICT_SLB are You sure You are not...

Wrecker & ICT_SLB are You sure You are not thinking of the forced landing of G-ASJD?

The following is an extract from G-ASHG's accident report:

"The aircraft crashed on Level ground about...
4th Jul 2008, 10:50
Replies: 25
Views: 2,070
Posted By m5dnd

The Concorde model is at Brooklands Museum ...

The Concorde model is at Brooklands Museum

Cheers
28th Apr 2008, 17:01
Replies: 79
Views: 48,123
Posted By m5dnd

And in the Vimy video that Me doing the steering...

And in the Vimy video that Me doing the steering at the back (on the ground) in the snazy white overalls !!!

Cheer's
M5DND
27th Apr 2008, 17:35
Replies: 24
Views: 6,247
Posted By m5dnd

"BAe had a 200 series with a tail chute which was...

"BAe had a 200 series with a tail chute which was still being used as a comms aircraft in the 80's and still carrying the mod."

ZeBedie,
Think You must be thinking of G-ASYD which was the...
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