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by Mike Bull
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 267
Views: 81894

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

The lovely little Sky News film is online now-

by Mike Bull
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1046
Views: 195098

Re: Triumph to Tragic in one fell swoop.

I'm working from later on- page 157 of the second edition- when he definitely says 'low pressure fuel warning light'. That he may have said 'air pressure' earlier is obviously a mistake on his part as there was no 'air pressure warning light'.
by Mike Bull
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1046
Views: 195098

Re: Triumph to Tragic in one fell swoop.

Engine 711 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:45 am
During the start of Run 1, DMC comments that Air Pressure Low is on
No, he didn't. There is no indication of starting air contents in the cockpit, only the small gauge visible at the side of the engine cover. Donald was commenting on a low pressure fuel indication, something Ted also reported on.
by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1046
Views: 195098

Re: Triumph to Tragic in one fell swoop.

But the stopped LP Pump would prevent fuel getting through - so the tank it was in would run dry. Which would severely drop the Fuel Flow - and likely cause a Flame out. Nope- the second LP pump was in place on Bute, unplugged and not running for most of the time, and still allows fuel to flow thro...
by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 37585

Re: Isle of Bute

There are still plenty of showings scheduled for the rest of this weekend -

Sunday
2030 – 2100

Monday
0330 – 0400, 0930 – 1000, 1130 – 1200, 1330 – 1400, 1630 – 1700, 1930 – 2000, 2130 - 2200

...and I'll probably have it up on You Tube this week as well.
by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 37585

Re: Isle of Bute

Word is that the Sky programme got 30,000 more viewers than their news at 10!
by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 17894

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

It seems to be quite easy to come off the throttle pedal such that it takes HP cock off with it - that caught us a few times and might be an error on our part, or may be something Donald had to live with too.
by Mike Bull
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 1599

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

We plugged it in but Checkie's fuse blew! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 37585

Re: Isle of Bute

There's some stunning drone footage that was shot for us- I've got the files to hand now and will put a compilation together for You Tube...when I get a minute!
by Mike Bull
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 37585

Re: Isle of Bute

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: