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by Stuart Baker
Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1142
Views: 237476

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Renegadenemo wrote:That's one helluva vintage lorry!
Just the thing to collect your Chinese takeaway in
by Stuart Baker
Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 272412

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Changing the subject slightly... Work Set to Start on Burma Spitfire Recovery http://www.flyingmag.com/pilots-places/pilots-adventures-more/work-set-start-burma-spitfire-recovery Reads that the plan is to start work on 12th Jan, so there should be some news soon. Glad we didn't make the fuel systems...
by Stuart Baker
Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 272412

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Whwn they have their Lancaster flying you'll be able to save up and go for a ride in it. I stand to be corrected (or at least humiliated), but I'm not sure the CAA will have much of a sense of humour about that idea... http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=14&pagetype=65&appid=7&mode=detail&n...
by Stuart Baker
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Ping Pong Balls Question
Replies: 23
Views: 6701

Re: Ping Pong Balls Question

I don't think I have one that I'm able to share, but in some of the pictures of the recovered sponsons you can clearly see some of the plastic bags through the twin holes in the rear bulkhead of the left hand one. I hope you're right Mike - could be a real show-stopper if you discover you need to f...
by Stuart Baker
Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 272412

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Just watched a brilliant documentry on BBC 4, ithink about the Old British jet industry. Fascinating. Showed a bit from The Farnbrourh air show when a jet broke up in the air killing the two pilots. The engines then shot into the crowd killing 28 spectators. health and safety officials at the time ...
by Stuart Baker
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Mail on Sunday
Replies: 56
Views: 12660

Re: Mail on Sunday

Dominic Owen wrote:Have to wonder if they're saving them for Dec 31st or Jan 4th.

but doesn't the world come to an end before then? Surely the Mail, of all the rags, would know that :P
by Stuart Baker
Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Mail on Sunday
Replies: 56
Views: 12660

Re: Mail on Sunday

Not sure I can hold my breath much longer, my face already resembles the colour of a well know WWSR boat
by Stuart Baker
Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Workshop Music Channel
Replies: 187
Views: 45027

Re: The Workshop Music Channel

How about these guys?
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by Stuart Baker
Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 272412

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

An architect involved with building the motor museum at Gaydon (former RAF base) told me years ago that the mound of earth next to the drive leading up to the museum contained the fuselages of several (can't remember how many now) retired Vulcans.

May be true... May be not... Any takers?

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by Stuart Baker
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Sponsons Thread
Replies: 412
Views: 66069

Re: The Sponsons Thread

Renegadenemo wrote:Not for a moment. The trouble being that we so need something to bolt it to first. It's being rotated back to the top of the list as we speak.
...ready with the talcum powder...