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by Keith Mitchell
November 25th, 2019, 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 5
Views: 430

Re: Sad News

So sorry to hear this news. Peter was a good friend, great modeller and a nicer chap you could not wish to meet. He was largely responsible for forging the links between the LMA and the SAA, a task he addressed with great enthusiasm and not a little humility. In the last few years, despite the ravag...
by Keith Mitchell
July 9th, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: LMA Events 2019
Topic: Harry Harland Memorial Fly-In, Longhorsley, Sept. 14th/15th
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Harry Harland Memorial Fly-In, Longhorsley, Sept. 14th/15th

LMA/SAA members/affiliates are invited to join us at our annual Autumn Fly-In. Details: Site open Fri. 13th - Mon. 16th. Camping free to members; £5 per night/£20 weekend for all others. Toilets and effluent disposal provided; refuse sacks also provided but please note ALL rubbish to be removed by c...
by Keith Mitchell
July 8th, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: LMA Events 2019
Topic: Cosford 2019 Review
Replies: 22
Views: 1787

Re: Cosford 2019 Review

My personal thanks to the Officers, Committee and all helpers in putting on an excellent Cosford - in my view, one of the best in years... I did have some reservations about the the second flight line and potential ‘interactions’ but these proved groundless and it all seemed to work very well and ce...
by Keith Mitchell
April 22nd, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Jet Central Falcon Turbine
Replies: 7
Views: 1238

Re: Jet Central Falcon Turbine

Sold.
by Keith Mitchell
April 19th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Jet Central Falcon Turbine
Replies: 7
Views: 1238

Re: Jet Central Falcon Turbine

by Keith Mitchell
April 18th, 2019, 12:03 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Jet Central Falcon Turbine
Replies: 7
Views: 1238

Re: Jet Central Falcon Turbine

Bob: 1) Turbine 9 yrs old. 2) Excellent runner as specified in ad’. 3) Full spares back-up from JC (see below NB: all JC turbines covered by lifetime parts warranty). 4) Serviced by UK Agent, Paul Hardman of Turbine Solutions. 5) Instruction booklet inc.. 6) 98mm O.D., 280mm overall length (don’t kn...
by Keith Mitchell
April 17th, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Jet Central Falcon Turbine
Replies: 7
Views: 1238

Re: Jet Central Falcon Turbine

Yes, Bob - can you PM me?
Keith
by Keith Mitchell
April 11th, 2019, 3:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Jet Central Falcon Turbine
Replies: 7
Views: 1238

Jet Central Falcon Turbine

Jet Central Falcon Turbine, 22lbs thrust, 4.5 logged hours since major overhaul inc. new compressor, bearings etc..
Excellent runner. New version ECU & onboard program/display unit.
£600 ono plus carriage. PM me. No time wasters, please...
by Keith Mitchell
March 3rd, 2019, 6:57 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: DH Vampire
Replies: 49
Views: 19155

Re: DH Vampire

Well, it's finished. Final adornments, Wilson Li's wonderful 1950's RAF style pilots.

Ran the Merlin 160 today and it fired-up first time. Now for some decent weather...
by Keith Mitchell
February 25th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 6
Views: 1021

Re: Sad News

Sad news indeed, Neil. Gordon was a really smashing person, very able scratch builder and always very approachable if you needed help. For his very significant contribution to the LMA - maintained well into his 80's - he was conferred honorary membership, his enthusiastic participation only being cu...
by Keith Mitchell
January 30th, 2019, 2:47 pm
Forum: LMA Events 2019
Topic: Longhorsley Spring Fly-In, May 24th - 27th
Replies: 0
Views: 444

Longhorsley Spring Fly-In, May 24th - 27th

LMA/SAA members/affiliates are invited to join us at our annual Bank Holiday Fly-In. Details: Site open Thur 23rd - Tues 28th. Camping free to members; £5 per night/£20 weekend for all others. Toilets and effluent disposal provided; refuse sacks also provided but please note ALL rubbish to be remove...
by Keith Mitchell
December 24th, 2018, 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Season's Greetings

From all at NMAS Longhorsley, can we wish you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.

We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 Fly-Ins:

Late Spring Bank Holiday, May 24th - 27th.

Harry Harland Memorial Fly-In, Sept. 14th - 15th.
by Keith Mitchell
December 15th, 2018, 12:05 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Super Constellation
Replies: 116
Views: 37295

Re: Super Constellation

Timothy - the original U/C was pneumatic driven and we indeed had problems on the original test flights as the noseleg would not lock down due to the airflow (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=9pKirBFkFGs&app=desktop). For this reason - and also the fact that the original ...
by Keith Mitchell
December 13th, 2018, 10:40 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: DH Vampire
Replies: 49
Views: 19155

Re: DH Vampire

Nearly done. Turbine, radio & retracts in and working; main leg doors to fit.
Finally, canopy fitting when I receive my pilots from Wilson Li (Tailored Pilots) in the New Year...
by Keith Mitchell
November 26th, 2018, 9:27 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

Re: Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels

Items now sold.
by Keith Mitchell
November 25th, 2018, 10:49 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

Re: Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels

Prices reduced:

Futaba Tx £150
Zenoah 20 £80
Wheels sold.
by Keith Mitchell
November 11th, 2018, 8:26 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

Futaba Tx 12FG, Zenoah 20 & Dubro 6" wheels

Remaining items of the late David Middleton. Can bring to the AGM.

Futaba 12FG Tx, as new condition, Futaba case, charger; £200.

Zenoah 20, little run, electronic ignition, Lipo battery & spinner; £100.

Dubro 6" wheels, pair; £20.
by Keith Mitchell
October 27th, 2018, 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Lady Merrill Willis
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Lady Merrill Willis

I've just learned from fellow Vice-President, Dave Hurrell, that Lady Merrill Willis, wife of our late President, Sir John Willis, passed away last week. Our sincere condolences go to the Willis family. No firm funeral arrangements are to hand but it is thought that a private, family affair is being...
by Keith Mitchell
August 10th, 2018, 10:26 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Off - Piste
Replies: 42
Views: 17555

Re: Off - Piste

It really is so impressive in the flesh, Cary. Not only the visual aspect but the roar of the Orpheus.

On Wed. Evening, Ted Walsh probably got it up to around 170mph on the first run which really is about the absolute max. for Lake Fad...
K.

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