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by Drewski
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bluebird Project Website
Replies: 20
Views: 11278

Re: The Bluebird Project Website

Bill - at least you'll only have the pain once a month .... :lol:
by Drewski
Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 173972

Re: Looking Back In Time- Archive Bluebird Photos

Have you nominated a person to Captain Bluebird on her maiden Voyage ( part deux ) ?
by Drewski
Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 173972

Re: Looking Back In Time- Archive Bluebird Photos

thanks Keith , Bill - As much as i thought i knew the story of Bluebird and Donald Campbell, then another primary story emerges. Its more of an Enigma as time goes by.

Fascinating stories - thanks for sharing..... i'm sure it will spark some good debate.
by Drewski
Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 173972

Re: Looking Back In Time- Archive Bluebird Photos

A support team not in the first flush of youth with the 67 year old Villa steadfast and indefatigable despite his very real - and justified - concerns about the wisdom of the whole attempt. thanks for your response Keith - i'll have a closer look at the reading material to gain an in depth insight,...
by Drewski
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 173972

Re: Looking Back In Time- Archive Bluebird Photos

I never thought of the record attempt or the lead up to it, in terms such as those mentioned above. It seems the odds were well & truly stacked up against Donald and the team - yet they were so close to achieving it all. If gravity had prevailed for another 2 seconds on Coniston in January 1967 the...
by Drewski
Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2974
Views: 845694

Todays Photo

hi What a wonderful insight we received today, into the entire Bluebird Legend. The photo of Donalds St.Christopher medal and his inscribed lighter was something of a real special treat to see ! I never knew these items were ever recovered, let alone see a photo of them. the photo is spectactular.....
by Drewski
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Always keep a ticket or two
Replies: 9
Views: 5832

Re: Always keep a ticket or two

A shilling could buy you a Caramac bar....

p.s. not that i remember, i'm from the Milky Bar Kid era !
by Drewski
Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Out of this World.......
Replies: 62
Views: 28986

Re: Out of this World.......

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/2560957.stm the BBc reported that this is their interpretation of Donalds last communication at Coniston.... ( see above link ) "The water's dark green and I can't see a bloody thing. Hallo the bow is up. I'm going. I'm on my back. I'm gone". but i reserve...
by Drewski
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Photo Album at Coys Auction
Replies: 4
Views: 3207

Re: Photo Album at Coys Auction

how much did the album sell for ?
by Drewski
Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1341
Views: 426456

Re: Vulcan XH558

Its a realy pity that the powers that be, consider using Lottery funding for Ballet schools instead of what really matters.

But then again Bankers are allowed to bring the country to a state of emergency then insist they be allowed to keep their three quarters of a million pension....... :evil: