At last..D and G complete the Loch doon recovery
Vuichard technique for settling with power?
Anyone have anything to say about the Vuichard technique? According to Wikipedia: Quote: Another recovery technique is called the Vuichard Recovery Technique: initiate the recovery by increasing the collective to takeoff power, then simultaneously applying power pedal to ...
Planned recovery of 'Highball' bombs from Loch Striven
This story appeared today in the north east regional newspaper The Northern Echo , details here ; A difficult job I suspect but good luck to them and a project our own Forumite Bluebird Mike might well empathise with .
Loch Ryan Saro Lerwicks?
Been reading in the latest FlyPast about the Saro Lerwick, not a much loved type but there is a mention about three Lerwick's that either sank or crashed on Loch Ryan. Could there possibly one still down there?
Vickers Wellington recovery from IJsselmeer
I noticed a snippet in the news stating that a Vickers Wellington wreck will be recovered from the IJsselmeer in The Netherlands. The area is to be cleaned up as the council is planning to use the area for sand mining. A company has been contracted to build up a dam around the wreck so that the a...
Wellington on Lewis Z1206
Hello, During a recent visit to Lewis, I found the Uig Community centre / museum had info and a section of fuselage from the recovery of Wellington IV Z1206. I believe this is the one Mark Evans is restoring the fwd fuselage of. I hope I am not repeating anything, but could not find any...
Visit to Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum
Enjoyed a trip to the D&G Museum yesterday. Lots of interesting displays featuring personal histories, airfield histories ( including other airfields in the South of Scotland), crash site recoveries and various other artefacts. An excellent display of engines featured the Merlins from the Loch Do...
Winter is here...
Well, my fellow Acro Nuts... Winter has arrived in the interior, Alaska... Well, like 3 weeks ago... I hung up my chutes in my closet for the winter as temps fall to the low 20's. Tucked the Citabria in the hangar untill we throw skis on her... What a productive and successful Acr...