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by DAVE JOHNSON
November 20th, 2023, 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Len Rawle
Replies: 10
Views: 1852

Re: Len Rawle

After losing founder member Len last week.i have just been informed that the founder member..Dr Jeremy Shaw has passed away yesterday condolences to his family
by DAVE JOHNSON
April 21st, 2023, 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Tony Hooper
Replies: 13
Views: 3161

Re: Tony Hooper

Just a final update for Tonys funeral next Monday---Apparently there are 2 Crematuriums there---Tonys is in the Northern Crem----
by DAVE JOHNSON
April 5th, 2023, 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Tony Hooper
Replies: 13
Views: 3161

Re: Tony Hooper

Tonys Friend Nigel,has asked me to post funeral details on here---once the venue for the wake is sorted i will update the post and the family are asking for numbers who would like to attend---the funeral is on April 24th at 11 am at Oakley Wood Crem CV33 9QP More details to follow---DAVE
by DAVE JOHNSON
February 6th, 2023, 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: MORE SAD NEWS
Replies: 1
Views: 1433

MORE SAD NEWS

Just heard that my good friend and Staunch LMA supporter---Colin Nicol Passed away today Colin lived north of the border but he was behind all the young cadet training in Scotland and more recently within the LMA --he was also our contact for the Battle of Britain Memorial flight---he had close cont...
by DAVE JOHNSON
January 19th, 2023, 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 2mm Liteply as wing skin???
Replies: 6
Views: 1838

Re: 2mm Liteply as wing skin???

Hi Stu--happy new year to you---on my latest B17 build i covered the foam core wings with Proskin glued direct onto the foam cores with Gorilla glue---its certainly is an easy and strong finish and ready for paint without any more prep !!!
by DAVE JOHNSON
October 3rd, 2022, 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Another member sadly passed
Replies: 3
Views: 2555

Another member sadly passed

Sue Ogden has just informed me of the passing of Steve today I will post funeral arrangements when known
by DAVE JOHNSON
September 23rd, 2022, 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 3
Views: 1732

Re: Sad News

Daves funeral is on Friday 7th October in his home town of Workington....if anyone wants to know full details please contact me
by DAVE JOHNSON
June 22nd, 2022, 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Cosford airshow
Replies: 2
Views: 1446

Re: Cosford airshow

Yes thats correct
by DAVE JOHNSON
April 24th, 2022, 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Breezy
Replies: 10
Views: 2859

Re: Breezy

Dave--thanks for the kind comments--the Comet was built by the master builders of John and son Steve Rickets---its now been sold on and i believe in the USA---the Breezy was completly scratch built--unfortunately the Builder Claud Smith passed away a couple of years back---the model now resides in L...
by DAVE JOHNSON
April 11th, 2022, 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 2
Views: 1736

Re: Sad News

Sad news.a real nice guy
by DAVE JOHNSON
February 5th, 2022, 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: SAD NEWS
Replies: 3
Views: 2151

Re: SAD NEWS

Daves funeral will be at Lytham Crem next Thursday at 3.30--if anyone wants more details please message me DAVE
by DAVE JOHNSON
January 31st, 2022, 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: SAD NEWS
Replies: 3
Views: 2151

SAD NEWS

I was informed of more sad news over the weekend--that long time LMA member DAVE SWARBRICK lost his battle with a long illness and passed away----Dave was well known in his early days as a proffesional wrestler on our tv screens,and spent most of his leisure time building and flying large Jets at ou...
by DAVE JOHNSON
October 1st, 2021, 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: More very sad news
Replies: 9
Views: 5184

Re: More very sad news

Info for Bills funeral---its on Tuesday 12th October at 11.30/Woodside crem,,Paisley PA1 2NP Live feed details are
https://www.wesleymedia.co.uk/webcast-view
Login/Order ID : 110419
Password : dejbyqch.
by DAVE JOHNSON
September 19th, 2021, 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: More very sad news
Replies: 9
Views: 5184

Re: More very sad news

As most of you will have already seen on Facebook.another good LMA friend passed away yesterday...ex SAA Chairman and LMA member Bill Grimsley passed away yesterday..we were only out for a drink last Sunday after the Marcle show and was taken ill with Heart Attack after travelling home to Family on ...
by DAVE JOHNSON
September 14th, 2021, 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: More very sad news
Replies: 9
Views: 5184

More very sad news

The family have just let me know that Ted Alison
Long time LMAmember and builder of some fantastic models.
Also long time ex LMA treasurer has sadly passed away today after a long illness
Condolences to Mary and the family
by DAVE JOHNSON
June 7th, 2021, 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Gaydon this year?
Replies: 2
Views: 2661

Re: Gaydon this year?

Timothy---as Paul says ,the decision was only taken last week that because of the tightly packed crowds in the hall at Gaydon---that whatever the restrictions are at that time ,it would have been irresponsible to arrange Gaydon this year---but in its place we have agreed a similar type of event at C...
by DAVE JOHNSON
February 28th, 2021, 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: SAD NEWS
Replies: 7
Views: 5699

SAD NEWS

I have ben informed today the sad news that long time LMA member Derek Martin passed away yesterday. Derek was 92 and active at our shows till a couple of years back---many will remember him for his fantastic model of the Heston Pheonix---he was a real gentleman and fantastic model builder----anothe...
by DAVE JOHNSON
February 18th, 2021, 5:08 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Gee Bee trio
Replies: 2
Views: 3346

Re: Gee Bee trio

Hi Stuart---John has built a good variety of models over the years---a really keen traditional builder---i remember visiting him there must be 20 years back to pick up a large bronco off him----hopefully we will all meet soon---DAVE
by DAVE JOHNSON
December 30th, 2020, 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Genesis Sport Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 4164

Re: Genesis Sport Model?

I think we will all be hibernating now for a while !!!
by DAVE JOHNSON
December 30th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Genesis Sport Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 4164

Re: Genesis Sport Model?

Alan--no---your gifted receiver is in one of the club trainers---if you came down more often you would have seen them flying !!!!

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