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by Black Knight
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Airspeed Record Attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: World Airspeed Record Attempt

The record attempt will be level. The dive was part of the stability test.
by Black Knight
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Airspeed Record Attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 278

World Airspeed Record Attempt

Steve Hinton Jr is going to attempt to beat the current record held by Reno Bearcat Rarebear tomorrow (27th). In the Reno P-51 he usually races, Voodoo. It has had the wing modified among other things & a full paint strip, being finished in a hi gloss white. He acheived 565 mph in a dive with his at...
by Black Knight
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 758
Views: 101158

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

A few that are finally finished :roll:
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by Black Knight
Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread
Replies: 382
Views: 68997

Re: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread

There is a model by John Shinton & Bizarre. Both 1/43 scale, about 19 inches long. Very hard to find & fetch high prices when they do appear.
by Black Knight
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1290
Views: 160288

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

ARCO engineers have been & looked it over & are confident it'll be back in the air in no time at all.
by Black Knight
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1290
Views: 160288

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

From head on the right gear hits either a pothole or & puddle & then looks like it's thrown up. From the other angle it just looks like too much power too soon. It's a shame as it had only just had a brand new set of wings fitted, can't believe that state they were in. Looks like HFL will be busy ag...
by Black Knight
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 758
Views: 101158

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

More importantly, what Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is that?
by Black Knight
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 758
Views: 101158

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Were the sides at shoulder level padded?
by Black Knight
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 758
Views: 101158

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I don't remember seeing it when I visited many years ago.
by Black Knight
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 758
Views: 101158

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

So you have the original headrest?

Wouldn't it have been better to bolt to the spar? Or was it like the mask? all for show?