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by Alan Cantwell 1131
June 9th, 2019, 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Drone register petition
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: Drone register petition

For some reason that escapes me Paul, it’s claimed by the bmfa, maybe the LMA, that a petition is not the way to go,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
June 6th, 2019, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: new registration rebellion
Replies: 78
Views: 5048

Re: new registration rebellion

Bob Thompson, see, you agree with my Synopsis on we’re this is all heading?
by Alan Cantwell 1131
June 3rd, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WANTED Zenoah 26 or 23
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: WANTED Zenoah 26 or 23

Don’t need mine then, and it was only a tenner, lol,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
June 2nd, 2019, 7:49 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WANTED Zenoah 26 or 23
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: WANTED Zenoah 26 or 23

Ive got a belter Simon, Z26, are you going to Weston?
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 28th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Suitable lump for powering a Flair Hannibal
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Re: Suitable lump for powering a Flair Hannibal

No one interested in a good condition simple petrol engine for a Hannibal/triplane type model? Ah well, cob it in a cupboard,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 27th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: retracts
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: retracts

Various people there will make bespoke retracts,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 27th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Precedent Aeronca Champion kit,
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Re: Precedent Aeronca Champion kit,

Kit is sold,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 26th, 2019, 8:40 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Precedent Aeronca Champion kit,
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Precedent Aeronca Champion kit,

Old, but good condition kit of this classic, untouched, £150; plus post and packing, prefer pick up, heavy kit,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 26th, 2019, 8:37 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Suitable lump for powering a Flair Hannibal
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Suitable lump for powering a Flair Hannibal

Mculloch petrol engine conversion, came out of a Hannibal, so ideal for that type, £40 posted,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 22nd, 2019, 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: retracts
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: retracts

In the back of every journal you receive is a list of guys who offer services, have a look there, sure you will find someone,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 17th, 2019, 7:35 pm
Forum: Show Pictures And Videos
Topic: 1/4 scale Bristol Beaufighter, LMA Longhorsley, 1998
Replies: 4
Views: 3131

Re: 1/4 scale Bristol Beaufighter, LMA Longhorsley, 1998

The Beaufighter exhibited weak longitudinal stability and poor characteristics following loss of an engine on take-off. One example, R2268, was fitted with a larger tailplane with twin endplate fins in an attempt to address these problems. The final solution, adopted on later Marks was a 20% increas...
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 16th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart
Replies: 218
Views: 33046

Re: Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart

Mention my name, Alan, at Dawson Prescion, who machines there F1 steering columns,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 15th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart
Replies: 218
Views: 33046

Re: Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart

We deal with a carbon firm, Tricast, of rochdale, if you let me know how long a piece you want, and what sort of strength you need, I can put you in touch, they can grind to any size I think,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: new registration rebellion
Replies: 78
Views: 5048

Re: new registration rebellion

Everything that flies is the sojourn of the CAA, even down to the humble flying dart, things that plummet through the air, not so much so, This is why the bmfa, for so long, fought to keep flying toys off toy shop shelves, this was, at some point ruled against, and the floodgates opened,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 9th, 2019, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: new registration rebellion
Replies: 78
Views: 5048

Re: new registration rebellion

I’ve been assured thats theres more than the bmfa sat across the table with this, I wish our negotiators well, credit were its due eh?
by Alan Cantwell 1131
May 4th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: new registration rebellion
Replies: 78
Views: 5048

Re: new registration rebellion

But are other associations involved? I would hate to think the bmfa are speaking on behalf of the LMA,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
April 28th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: new registration rebellion
Replies: 78
Views: 5048

Re: new registration rebellion

5 have commented on this, 96, at this time, have viewed , says it all really, lots will roll over and accept this intrusion, it’s not the money, it’s the unfair way the Committee Against Aviation have listened to the LMA, and bmfa, totally ignored what’s been said, and surprised everyone with this i...
by Alan Cantwell 1131
April 27th, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Grumman Panther
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Re: Grumman Panther

Can’t believe your selling this, it’s simply stunning boss,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
April 25th, 2019, 12:46 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special
Replies: 13
Views: 964

Re: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special

Nowt wrong with that, in the midst of all these shiny models, with all the money involved, and all the seriousnes, it’s east to forget the fun to be had from a bitsa, or even a simple big reciever testing trainer, enjoy Arthur, bloody brill,
by Alan Cantwell 1131
April 22nd, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: For sale
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: For sale

Sold,

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