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by rob565uk
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 8
Views: 699

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

No, not the same. The Water brake is momentarily On - OFF - momentarily On.
The light switch is OFF - On - On.
by rob565uk
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 104
Views: 34433

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

My understanding is that the majority of the wooden hull was burned immediately after the accident, on the orders of John Cobb's Widow. I am guessing that the main wreckage apparently located in the Loch is the remains of the Ghost engine.
by rob565uk
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 262
Views: 77509

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

An absolutely superb video πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ
by rob565uk
Sun May 27, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 68
Views: 14517

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

The water was very choppy and coverage suggests that was the limiting factor on this occasion.
Looking good πŸ‘πŸ‘
by rob565uk
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 989
Views: 184557

Re: Technical Talk

What Bill doesn't make clear is that it was me who put the original connections in.

A Senior Moment πŸ‘΄πŸ»

I'll get my coat ....
by rob565uk
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1322
Views: 239890

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

All that's needed now is someone with the right aerospace knowledge and contacts, willing and able to invest their time in driving the job and seeing it through
by rob565uk
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1322
Views: 239890

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Renegadenemo wrote: ↑
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:36 pm
They should hop in it early one morning and fly it to Conningsby and give it to the BBMF. That'd be fun on a quiet news day then the RAF would have to decide what to do with it.
I am with you on that ... πŸ‘πŸ˜€
by rob565uk
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Space, The Final Frontier
Replies: 153
Views: 51683

Re: Space, The Final Frontier

Renegadenemo wrote: ↑
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:06 am

I destest the arrogance of mankind in imagining that Earth is somehow 'our' planet to save or destroy. Excuse me!
I agree with that view completely
by rob565uk
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Space, The Final Frontier
Replies: 153
Views: 51683

Re: Space, The Final Frontier

I grew up with the Space programme and stayed up all night watching Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touch down on the Moon. It was and remains an outstanding achievement, but even at the time I questioned what we were trying to achieve by leaving this planet to explore moons or other planets. If the ...
by rob565uk
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 467092

Re: Pic of the Day

I am saying nothing ;)