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by Hugh Grant mbe
April 9th, 2013, 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Journal
Replies: 3
Views: 1403

Journal

Morning Dave, :D :D I have just re-read the latest issue and you and your printer deserve the highest accolade for qualityof content and the timing of the distribution. Well done in fact "jolly well done" !!! PS The white print could maybe some other colour I canni read it. Adieu Mon Cherr...
by Hugh Grant mbe
March 13th, 2013, 12:21 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Top Gear
Replies: 4
Views: 2167

Re: Top Gear

:D :D
Hi Stuart,
Yes I did sorry for the delay.
by Hugh Grant mbe
March 11th, 2013, 9:34 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Top Gear
Replies: 4
Views: 2167

Top Gear

Did you notice that Jeremy Clarkson was using a Spectrum tranny for his drone on last nights Top Gear.
by Hugh Grant mbe
February 7th, 2013, 10:38 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Hellcat 105" span
Replies: 46
Views: 15177

Re: Hellcat 105" span

Hi Richard,
I am using the DLE 170 in a Prestwick single Pioneer and fitted Sid King syle inserts to reduce the outlet size. I also lined the radial cowl with 6mm felt. The reduced the decibels by a substantial amount.
Cheers,
Hugh
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 20th, 2013, 11:21 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Has anybody been brave enough this weekend???
Replies: 16
Views: 4454

Re: Has anybody been brave enough this weekend???

And walking the dog. No snow in Aberdeen.
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 20th, 2013, 11:19 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Has anybody been brave enough this weekend???
Replies: 16
Views: 4454

Re: Has anybody been brave enough this weekend???

Morning Dave,
Other than Steve and Sharon, you are all a bunch of chickens "what will you do when the winter gets here"
I was out at 07 30 this morning in the nearly dark boosting up the tranny.
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 13th, 2013, 12:49 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Burmese Spitfires
Replies: 69
Views: 20228

Re: Burmese Spitfires

Hiy Jim and another COO flew by ;) ;)
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 13th, 2013, 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: ** New - Personal Accident Insurance **
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Re: ** New - Personal Accident Insurance **

:D :D "Bl***y ell" Rob thats a good un!!
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 1st, 2013, 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1692

2013

:D :D A Guid 'N'erdy to all fellow members and any others reading this on a beautiful calm bright cold morning here in Aberdeen. Just off to the flying site at Lyn O Skene for the Aberdeen and District Soarers Club's New Year gathering. Have a good day and "Happy Landings"
by Hugh Grant mbe
December 18th, 2012, 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Journal issue 141 (Christmas)
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: Journal issue 141 (Christmas)

:D :D. Dave what a fab journal !!!
Every issue gets better and better.
Merry Xmas and a guid N'erdy.
Hugh.
by Hugh Grant mbe
October 16th, 2012, 7:57 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Who travels furthest to Gaydon.
Replies: 3
Views: 1840

Re: Travel to Gaydon.

What about me there's only 40 miles of land between Aberdeen and the North Pole !!! :roll: :lol:
by Hugh Grant mbe
May 9th, 2012, 2:37 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Needle roller bearings
Replies: 3
Views: 1908

Needle roller bearings

Anyone have a source for roller bearings 40mm x15 mm x10mm
by Hugh Grant mbe
March 26th, 2012, 4:46 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Cost of fuel
Replies: 9
Views: 4001

Re: Cost of fuel

When I was an apprentice lad I had a Morris 1000 and on a Sunday If I could find a garage that was open I put in 4 gals of Esso Plus and got 20 Players cigs and all for a pound but I also got 2 bob change and that was my fuel for a week. Can anyone better that??? I guess your too young Paul !!! Chee...
by Hugh Grant mbe
March 26th, 2012, 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Vulcan flies from Woodford one again.
Replies: 10
Views: 3336

Re: Vulcan flies from Woodford one again.

Dave thats pure magic well done
Hugh. :D :D
by Hugh Grant mbe
February 5th, 2012, 6:20 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: as a matter of ‘boredom’ sorry interest
Replies: 27
Views: 7331

Re: as a matter of ‘boredom’ sorry interest

Had a barebeque at the back door at lunch time today 11 degrees on the old thermometer.
Hugh from the North (Pole)
by Hugh Grant mbe
January 29th, 2012, 9:55 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: A Tale of Stupidity
Replies: 17
Views: 6065

Re: A Tale of Stupidity

Know what its like Dave,
I remember a concreted hole 5meters square and 3 meters deep that was the nitrogen test pit for a 3"-30 thousand psi valve when it burst we never found the concrete only a very big hole.
Hope you are back Vulcanising!!! soon.
Hugh.
by Hugh Grant mbe
December 13th, 2011, 9:44 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: another miserable weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 5727

Re: another miserable weekend

Morning Dave,
Its another lovely sunny morning with a little bit of a breeze but it will change by lunch.
With all the rain on the West coast its little doubt they have webbed feet.
Hugh
by Hugh Grant mbe
December 12th, 2011, 9:00 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: another miserable weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 5727

Re: another miserable weekend

Good flying weather this morning Rog ,wall to wall sun and no wind but only 3 degrees merry xmas and a good new year.
Hugh Grant
by Hugh Grant mbe
July 19th, 2011, 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Cosford Air Show.
Replies: 5
Views: 2182

Cosford Air Show.

I am sure I speak for the entire Cosford team(of which I am just a lowly scrutineer)that this years show again under the direction of our worthy boss Dave Johnson was equally enjoyable for us. I want to commend the pilots and their helpers on the very high standard of the aircraft they presented for...
by Hugh Grant mbe
March 31st, 2011, 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Cessna 208B Caravan - Plans
Replies: 2
Views: 2112

Re: Cessna 208B Caravan - Plans

Hi Geoff,
I have a complete 80% part built airframe for a Cessna 206 Stationair 10ft span for £350 if you are interested.
Hugh

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