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by Black Knight
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Across The Lake
Replies: 170
Views: 34626

Re: Across The Lake

Rosemary Leach who played Connie Robinson has passed 😢
by Black Knight
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels
Replies: 473
Views: 76747

Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Interesting to read he'd like to survey HMS Barham, my fathers uncle was taken off that just before she blew apart, can't imagine much to see.
by Black Knight
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 768
Views: 112065

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I'm sure I've seen Crusader, SLO-Mo-Shun & spirit of oz by him too.
by Black Knight
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 768
Views: 112065

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

All Ernies models are fantastic.
Exactly which did he build? Does he still have the others?
by Black Knight
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Airspeed Record Attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 493

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: 493

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: 768
Views: 112065

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

A few that are finally finished :roll:
k4.jpg
29 BB.jpg
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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: 393
Views: 73801

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: 1295
Views: 172300

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: 1295
Views: 172300

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...