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This was posted on a forum that I doubt many here visit but you may be interested to see how it was done 100yrs ago.
Edited By JasonB on 19/02/2019 07:25:29
|Michael Gilligan||19/02/2019 07:32:43|
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I have just downloaded the PDF version onto the iPad
Note: Windy will probably appreciate Chap. XIX
|Brian H||19/02/2019 07:51:59|
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Thanks for posting that Jason, it's very interesting.
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Flash steam powered model aeroplanes. Now THAT could be an exciting hobby!
Thanks for posting. Very cool book.
|John Duncker 1||20/02/2019 21:14:14|
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I remember seeing a guy called Geoff Wolfe flying a steam powered model aircraft at one of the big shows maybe at Old Warden.
There were more people watching his Comet fly than any other model that day.
Oh dear that has got me thinking that it might be a nice challenge for my newly acquired mini lathe.
More on the Comet here link
|not done it yet||20/02/2019 23:15:55|
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Radio controlled models, too, over a hundred years ago. That surprised me a bit.
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Now that is some interesting stuff too. Thanks for posting the link.
|martin perman||21/02/2019 09:50:09|
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What a lovely book, I can only hope my paternal Grandfather learned his model steam knowledge from similar publications.
|Danny M2Z||21/02/2019 09:55:18|
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This is also worth a read Popular Mechanics 1905
* Danny M *
|Jim Wilson 6||18/03/2019 03:29:15|
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