DH Vampire

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Keith Mitchell
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Keith Mitchell » March 10th, 2017, 4:02 pm

Made some good progress on this longstanding project over the winter. Model now structurally complete and just finished the nose-cone and doing final filling/sanding prior to glass-clothing (Maestro Johnson's going to do that for me as he reckons I'm s--te at it!!).
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The full size T11 has some strange curvatures on the extended nose (see pic' above).
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Rob Crawford
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Rob Crawford » May 18th, 2017, 10:06 am

Beautiful work so far Keith,always wanted to build a vampire.

any updates?,i have many distractions also : :roll:

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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Keith Mitchell » April 19th, 2018, 9:55 pm

The mercurial Phil Noel of Pinnacle Aviation is presently putting the finishing touches to the project. Luv' it...
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Keith Mitchell » July 4th, 2018, 8:02 pm

Picked the finished model up from Phil's last Sat.. To say I'm well-pleased is an understatement...
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David Baker
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby David Baker » July 16th, 2018, 7:14 pm

Keith
That is just “stunning!”
I love the early jets

Yours sir is a beauty!

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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Aaron norman » July 26th, 2018, 11:45 am

Stunning model well done

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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Keith Mitchell » December 13th, 2018, 10:40 pm

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...
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Keith Mitchell » March 3rd, 2019, 6:57 pm

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...
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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Alan Cantwell 1131 » March 3rd, 2019, 9:07 pm

Keith, that’s Beautifull,

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Re: DH Vampire

Postby Peter Smedley » March 10th, 2019, 5:34 pm

Stunning achievement. Would you post the flight video on YouTube please.
Fly ‘til I die...


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