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Thread: Aircraft General Discussion
21/09/2018 12:45:32

Hi Ian

Funnily enough, the one aircraft that I saw fitted with silencers, many years ago was a PZL Wilga with an Ivchenko radial engine. This was at Lydd Airport in Kent, UK. Probably 30 years ago, but the image stuck in my mind!

There are a few pictures on the internet of Wilgas fitted with silencers. Googling G-BUNC or SP-FZE for example will find some.

I've just found an NZ registered example as well!  ZK-PZN

Regards

David

Edited By davidk on 21/09/2018 13:04:58

28/07/2018 13:40:40

Hawker Typhoon RB396 is undergoing a rebuild to fly, hopefully in 2024. The Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group have managed to secure a Napier Sabre IIa that will be rebuilt to airworthy condition. A mammoth project by any standards. Really looking forward to seeing that one in the air!

**LINK**

David

Thread: Songs for the Workshop
26/07/2018 16:23:56

Also "My Grinding Mill" by John Lee Hooker

and "Hard Times in the Mill" by Pete Seeger

25/07/2018 17:34:52

Anything by Mike and the Mechanics...

David

Thread: Aircraft General Discussion
21/07/2018 14:57:03

G-APSA isn't airworthy anymore unfortunately.

The DC-6 in question will be the Red Bull DC-6B OE-LDM. She's made a few flights in and out of Cranfield this week.

David

04/07/2018 07:07:33
Posted by Andrew Johnston on 03/07/2018 20:35:54:
Posted by DrDave on 03/07/2018 09:35:43:

OV-10 Bronco? It is a twin-boom aeroplane that is commonly used for air-to-air photography.

I recall making an Airfix kit of a Bronco "ahem" years ago, but sadly not the aircarft in question. The aircraft was twin rudder, not twin boom. The horizontal stabilisers on the tail had a significant dihedral, so quite distinctive. But I still don't know what it was. sad

Andrew

Sounds a bit like a Dassault Flamant.

David

Thread: Bridgeport Mill - Convert to 240v Single Phase
28/04/2018 07:53:42

The company is C&C Rewinds Ltd, 7 Test Valley Business Centre, Test Lane, Southampton SO16 9JW. No connection, just a very satisfied customer.

David

27/04/2018 21:57:18

I took my 3-phase Bridgeport 2-speed 380/440V pancake motor to a motor rewinder in Southampton. He rewound it for me, so it's now a 3-phase 2-speed 230V motor. It now runs just fine on an IMO Jaguar VXR inverter which is 230V single phase in, 230V 3-phase out. The rewinding cost me about £300 three years ago. I only power this motor with the inverter, not the rest of the (Denford) milling machine that the head is fitted to.

David

Thread: Comments??
08/02/2018 10:05:51

See: http://www.mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturers-see-2018-great-year

Still doesn't explain what she's doing though!

David

Thread: MEW263 - Postal non or late delivery?
27/12/2017 13:38:16

Mine arrived this morning

David

Thread: D1 Camlock Repair
12/11/2017 13:16:29

Hi John

What make is the lathe? For my Boxford 330 for example, they are listed as a spare part, no. X10-02-011. Not cheap at £20.27 each though! See **LINK**

Hope this helps

David

Thread: Acorn rake
24/09/2017 19:49:18

SWMBO and I are the owners of a 150 year old oak. Dennis, you're absolutely right, this really is a bumper year for acorns. More this year than any time I can remember. Damn squirrels bury them everywhere, we're forever digging up small oak saplings. Spent 2 hours this afternoon raking acorns...

We've never had much success with the wire tine rakes, but some of the plastic rakes are quite effective. The ones with flat tines are the best. This kind of thing for example: **LINK** It's still hard work though. If anyone can think of an easier way, I'd be most interested!

David

Thread: moving house & workshop
23/09/2017 11:47:11

I can also recommend Steve Cox of Landylift. A few years ago he moved my Denford milling machine from Lincolnshire down to Hampshire. A very professional job, well pleased. No connection, just a satisfied customer.

David

Thread: Making work equipment.
31/03/2017 18:41:37

However I would also point out that the responsibility for ensuring conformity with all relevent standards/directives lies with the person or organisation that places the product on the market in the EU. So, in the case of Chinese imports it is not the manufacturer who is resposible but the importer/distributor.

If you import directly from China and do not resell the product no laws are broken. It is a case of caveat emptor.

Russell

Perhaps that's another meaning for the Chinese version of the CE mark, Caveat Emptor...

David

Thread: Aircraft recognition problem
28/03/2017 13:51:18

Hi Geoff

Try Googling G-ATNV to see if that looks similar, a PA-24-260 with tip tanks. There are some pictures out there showing it with dark blue tip tanks and fuselage underside.

David

Thread: Another Tom Senior question ?
13/02/2017 09:52:59

Hi John

My TS Major has three 0.5" slots on 2" centres.

My little round-column TS E-Type has three 0.375" slots on 1.5" centres.

Regards

David

Thread: Need To Help Four Stroke Combustion Engine on 3D model
11/02/2017 12:18:59

John & Neil, I have to agree that it doesn't look like a real engine.

David

11/02/2017 11:19:58

Item 23 seems to be a pipe that runs between the sump and the item in question.

If you click on item 23 it says: "Lubrication Oil Suction Pipe. The suction pipe connects the sump and lubrication oil pump (suction side)"

So I would say it's a lubrication oil pump. If you look at the other pipe from the item in question, it seems to go to the side of the bock, maybe feeding oil galleries.

Regards

David

Thread: Optical chucks
30/01/2017 14:32:09

Something similar was discussed back in 2015:

**LINK**

Regards

David

Thread: Ferrari Symbol
03/12/2016 12:46:41

Hi Ian SC

There was the Tyrell P34 6 wheeler from the mid-seventies:

**LINK**

Regards

David

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