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by thunderer
Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Space, The Final Frontier
Replies: 124
Views: 104080

Re: The End Of An Era

klingon wrote:Shuttle mounting point on 747 carrier-who says yanks don't have a sense of humour? :lol:

Hard to know which is funniest... The mount itself, or the "Note"................
by thunderer
Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1232555

Re: Pic of the Day

Caption:

"in a quiet moment at the Bluebird Project headquarters, Bill contemplates what the past held, and the future holds, for Bluebird K7"
by thunderer
Fri May 13, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Dead Metal
Replies: 109
Views: 79297

Re: Dead Metal

Mike Bull wrote:Another example- the Rolls Royce operated Spitfire which crashed in 1992 and killed pilot David Moore is well on it's way to flying again.

Do you have any further info on that mike ? (web link for example?)
by thunderer
Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:38 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The bluebird "Bluebird" logo
Replies: 11
Views: 8034

Re: The bluebird "Bluebird" logo

I must admit, I'm getting a little "comfused dot con"............

The various sources and info mentioned is all good and valid, however, it is still a mite confusing.
by thunderer
Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The bluebird "Bluebird" logo
Replies: 11
Views: 8034

Re: The bluebird "Bluebird" logo

well, that answers one question.............what the tin was! hehe

Still don't know when the first use of the logo was on a Bluebird vehicle though.....
by thunderer
Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:16 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The bluebird "Bluebird" logo
Replies: 11
Views: 8034

The bluebird "Bluebird" logo

Whilst watching my fave series (Goodnight sweetheart) on dvd, I happened to spy the following tin in the background. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5150/5623774334_4f45c21f1f_o.jpg It got me to thinking about Bluebird K7 and as to what the inspiration for the bluebird "Bluebird" logo was, does anyon...
by thunderer
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1035
Views: 591686

Re: What did you do at the weekend?

Very nice renegade! [snip] They did an analysis of the Bluebird cockpit recording some years ago but they've better kit these days and have said they'll do it again if I send them a tape. RE this and Given the steps forward in technology and particulrly in the area of "cleaning" interference and bac...
by thunderer
Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1232555

Re: Pic of the Day

I think it was the intake duct wasn't it Bill? The duct and the frame around the throats that wasn't symmetrical that I had to take off again tonight and fit MDF blanks in the throats to even them up then re-pin the doublers and ductwork to the frame. Grrrr! It's spot on now though. How is that the...
by thunderer
Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1232555

Re: Pic of the Day

Such a wonderful image for todays POTD. Definately getting more and more a place to visit on a daily basis, if only to see the visual progreass through the POTD. Keep up the hard graft and excellent work guys (and you too "Girl") you are certainly showing the critics and the dumb HLF'ers that you me...
by thunderer
Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1035
Views: 591686

Re: What did you do at the weekend?

In the sprirt of "what did you do at the weekend", heres what I did. I completed the conversion form 3 speed to six speed of this little beauty...... (If only I knew what shade bluebird blue was!) http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5291/5552676512_a0155b0847_m.jpg BTW, Well done Rob, takes cahoona's to ...