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by Mike Bull
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15336

Re: Isle of Bute

by Mike Bull
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15336

Re: Isle of Bute

Our friends at 'Visit Bute' are sending out their own press release full of useful information- here it is- Bluebird on Bute [/b][/b][/size] Press Release Donald Campbell's Bluebird K7 is about to take to the water once again, right here in Scotland. It's been over half a century since Donald Campb...
by Mike Bull
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15336

Re: Isle of Bute

Richie wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:12 am
How wide is the loch at its narrowest point ?
Anything bigger than the eleven feet of the workshop door will be a luxury! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15336

Re: Isle of Bute

Another one from Jimmy over at the Loch-

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by Mike Bull
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2905
Views: 455835

Re: Pic of the Day

It's protective film. It does, however, get very warm in there very quickly with the lid shut.
by Mike Bull
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15336

Re: Isle of Bute

We've not talked about it between ourselves yet, but previously we've always said that we'd make more use of our rather dormant Twitter feed to keep people posted when the time came-

#puttingfuelin

#puttingkettleon

#launchinhalfanhour

#etc.
by Mike Bull
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 438
Views: 94584

Re: BBP Diary

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Not sourced the rail wheels yet, and not sure if we'd ever need them anyway.
by Mike Bull
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 438
Views: 94584

Re: BBP Diary

A new diary is up now, but sorry to disappoint everyone, it's just one from me! :lol:

http://bluebirdproject.com/index.php?id=83
by Mike Bull
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2905
Views: 455835

Re: Pic of the Day

Nah, there's things like the vent 'ears' to go on there yet too.
by Mike Bull
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 989
Views: 179619

Re: Technical Talk

Engine 711 wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:02 am
Interesting insight - so XM691 was a Flight Test aircraft...?

As I've already said, it was the first of 14 pre-production aircraft, and was pretty well hammered testing-wise. It also appeared a lot at shows such as Farnborough- here it is (from 3:50) in 1959-