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Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:18 pm
by Mike Bull
We had a good day yesterday- not only did I become the first person since Donald to make a steering input in the cockpit that was translated back to the rudder on the transom but, we also built up the water brake in its freshly painted housing and gave it a bench test with some compressed air-


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Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2015 4:17 pm
by quicksilver-wsr
Pretty amazing.

Nigel

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:37 pm
by Mike Bull
It's time for another 'Progress' update video and this is a long one, as there was so much to pack in from the six months that it covers! Not least, something we got up to just yesterday...


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Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:19 pm
by Stuart Baker
Awesome. Any plans to give the engine a blast yet???

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:41 pm
by hallanthony
Thanks another great update, as always :)

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:22 pm
by rob565uk
Great job Mike - thanks!

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:04 pm
by Renegadenemo
Tremendous work as ever and huge thanks to our Mike for taking the time to do this for us. For me this latest video just shows the dedication and effort that went into the spars and sponsons. When you see how much we've got through since and consider that as much was going into the spars/sponsons for the thick end of two years...

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:13 am
by Mike Bull
Our Richie has been busy again tonight and here's a little clip from my phone of the water brake now working under hydraulic power-


Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:27 am
by Mike Bull
My latest 'Progress' video is online now...



Music is an instrumental version of 'Alive' by Sia.

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:10 pm
by kneeslider
So, it looks very much as though the air start system is a runner! Not long before you can get a tune out of the Orph'...