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by Wallis
Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:25 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New BBC Documentary
Replies: 36
Views: 15314

Re: New BBC Documentary

Interesting programme. Is there any footage of K4 on the water with the Goblin engine? At one point during the programme K4 seems to have exhaust stubs and a jet engine soundtrack!
by Wallis
Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 258696

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Ahh Bill-remember though-you cant weld or rivet balsa wood!- Goof on 633 squadron-anyone notice the series one Landrover in the film supposedly dated about 4 or 5 years before they were invented? :ugeek: Not to mention the decidedly post-war grey Fergie being used as a tug. Pre-production prototype...
by Wallis
Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1137
Views: 225677

Re: What have forum members been up to?

I was dragged kicking and screaming last Friday from the engine bay I'm working in and taken to Goodwood for the Revival. I bumped into Bluebird K3 whilst heading for the aircraft section, I wasn't prepared for that! http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/Wallace_of_65/Image0303.jpg Raleigh Runabou...
by Wallis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's Road Cars
Replies: 36
Views: 19170

Re: Donald Campbell's Road Cars

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by Wallis
Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 258696

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

I though he was going for a barrel roll at the end! Stirring stuff, thanks for posting it.
by Wallis
Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 443
Views: 122121

Re: New Members

I worked for a company that supplied pumps to Pinewood and managed to really drag out a couple of visits for one of the Tomb Raider films and Die Another Day. The sets were just mind blowing and some of the stuff laying about the place was cool, I spent quite a while looking at the Jaguar with the s...
by Wallis
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 443
Views: 122121

Re: New Members

Was this episode shot in the 007 stage?
by Wallis
Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's Road Cars
Replies: 36
Views: 19170

Re: Donald Campbell's Road Cars

klingon wrote:Looks like a cross between a TR2 and a Cylon! :D
Funny you should say that, I always think of the Cybermen from Dr Who! It's the 50th aniversary of the CV8 this weekend, I will take a better photo of the blue CV8 just for you.
by Wallis
Fri Jul 27, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Engineering Giants
Replies: 16
Views: 4430

Re: Engineering Giants

Renegadenemo wrote:Tragic to see Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson reduced to a scrapyard.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_Hunter
Would I dare to say someone might be getting silently rich in the background?
by Wallis
Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 443
Views: 122121

Re: New Members

I have met the end of the diary archive and thoroughly recommend it as a riveting read. Did you ever try losing that knife and fork Bill?