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by Dev One
05 Jul 2021, 20:48
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: You don't hear people saying that anymore....
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: You don't hear people saying that anymore....

20/20 vision, eh? Assuming that's not a joke, are you booked for surgery, Paul? Takes about ten minutes, and you can see it all happen before your very eyes. As a bonus, when the light catches the plastic lens right, you have a twinkle in your eye. :lol: No mate, it's not a joke. Having repeatedly ...
by Dev One
03 Jul 2021, 22:48
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: You don't hear people saying that anymore....
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: You don't hear people saying that anymore....

I think that was Eccles who said 'It's good to be alive in 1985.'
(Sorry to the non UK people, Eccles was in the Goon show played by Spike Milligan.
Keith
by Dev One
03 Jul 2021, 22:42
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

At least then one could go to the stores dept & ask for a M1 of anything you wanted!
Keith
by Dev One
26 Jun 2021, 18:42
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

I started off looking at Hirth inverted Vee8 engines & what they were fitted to. The Seibel wasn't quite the same as the task aircraft. So next inverted vee engine was an Argus, what aircraft had those - in this list was the Fw 58 - hey presto a twin with wing braces.....& an unusual fin, Ke...
by Dev One
26 Jun 2021, 10:47
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

I think it was John Laurie's wey hei......
Keith
by Dev One
31 May 2021, 23:12
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

Thanks Brian, nice looking kite, wonder if the tips stall early with that taper ratio - I think the DH Comet can be tricky...I shall remember now should she ever appear again!
Keith
by Dev One
31 May 2021, 13:51
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

Nope , never seen this one before especially an aircraft with such a taper ratio & a tin one at that..... Keith Fabric over wood methinks Keith Ttfn Pete https://www.eaa.org/eaa-museum/museum-collection/aircraft-collection-folder/1937-ryan-scw-145---nc17372, says it was all metal, but the eleva...
by Dev One
31 May 2021, 06:27
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

Nope , never seen this one before especially an aircraft with such a taper ratio & a tin one at that.....
Keith
by Dev One
30 May 2021, 23:00
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

Me too - run out of ideas & time as now into house move - again - V Close to GCHQ & GLO.
Keith
by Dev One
26 May 2021, 22:29
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: CBFS SPOTTER
Replies: 147
Views: 4613

Re: CBFS SPOTTER

Paul K wrote: 26 May 2021, 22:23 Double negatives are a big no-no.
Aren't they created by two presses on the camera button?
Keith :hide: