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by TRAZZELL
Sun May 31, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - June 2020 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 101

East Midlands LAA Strut - June 2020 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Monday the 8th June, 8:00pm via Zoom as we are still unable to meet face to face at The Plough. It will be our AGM at which we will elect officers of the Strut and have a review of the last years activities. If you'd like to stand for the po...
by TRAZZELL
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - April 2020 Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: East Midlands LAA Strut - April 2020 Meeting

I've had a trial run with Zoom and it works very well. I've sent the invite out by email for this Monday's Strut meeting which we can use to road test Zoom as a group, and I'll give an update on the Menestrel project. If you are not on the email circ list, please message me with your email address a...
by TRAZZELL
Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - April 2020 Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 179

East Midlands LAA Strut - April 2020 Meeting

As we can't meet physically, I propose to set up a virtual Strut meeting using Zoom as a way of keeping things going. I will send out a link by email that you should be able to join via a normal web browser (anyone reading this who does not get my monthly meeting invites, please contact me at tonyra...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - March 2020 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 99

East Midlands LAA Strut - March 2020 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be held 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start on Monday 9th March 2020 at The Plough,  Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. This month we have Richard Glassock who will be talking about the Electric Cassutt Racer project at Nottingham Universit...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - February 2020 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 97

East Midlands LAA Strut - February 2020 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be held 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start on Monday 10th Feb 2020 at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. This month we have Robin Macey talking about his experiences in hot air and gas balloons. A member of Nottingham and Derby...
by TRAZZELL
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - Jan 2020 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 141

East Midlands LAA Strut - Jan 2020 Meeting

I hope that you've had a nice break over Christmas and best wishes for 2020, here's hoping for less rain and fair winds as the days draw out. The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Monday the 13th Jan, 7:30 for an 8:00pm start at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborou...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - November 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 188

East Midlands LAA Strut - November 2019 Meeting

Dear All, The November meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be held on Monday 11th November, 7:30 for an 8:00pm start.  As you'll have seen, electric flight is becoming more and more prominent in the aeronautical press.  Our speaker for the November meeting will be Dr Mark Taylor who will be ...
by TRAZZELL
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: VW Run-in Schedule
Replies: 7
Views: 1063

Re: VW Run-in Schedule

I've rebuilt a Revmaster 2100D for my Nicollier Menestrel 2 which is inhibited and sitting under a dust sheet but will need running in when the time comes so will be interested in following this thread.

Tony
by TRAZZELL
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - October 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 354

East Midlands LAA Strut - October 2019 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be held on the 14th October 2019, 7:30 for 8:00pm at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. Our speaker will be Ron Scarfe talking about his experiences at De Havilland (later Rolls-Royce) in the 1950's and 60's. Ron worked...
by TRAZZELL
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - Sept 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 468

East Midlands LAA Strut - Sept 2019 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut is on the 9th September, 7:30 for 8:00pm at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. Our speaker will be Steve Slater, LAA CEO, talking about 'Airymouse', a Currie Wot or "a small biplane of insignificant horsepower" that was once...
by TRAZZELL
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - August 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 591

East Midlands LAA Strut - August 2019 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on 12th August, 7:30 for 8:00pm at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. This months talk is by Martin Jones on the engineering aspects of the De Havilland DH88 Comet Racer restoration, with a look at the flying charact...
by TRAZZELL
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - July 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 586

East Midlands LAA Strut - July 2019 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be held at 7:30-8:00pm on Monday 8th July at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. This month, I'll give an update on my Nicollier Menestrel 2 project. The Menestrel 2 is a plans built two seat low wing monoplane primarily...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - June 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 736

East Midlands LAA Strut - June 2019 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Monday 10th June, 7:30 for 8:00pm start at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5HB. This months talk will be by David Jones on Light Aircraft Avionics, a rapidly moving field particularly with the advent of light weight...
by TRAZZELL
Tue May 07, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Converting plans/templates into AutoCAD files
Replies: 7
Views: 1536

Re: Converting plans/templates into AutoCAD files

If it is just 2D drawings you are after, I've had good results from Draftsight, the free CAD package from Dassault.

Tony Razzell
by TRAZZELL
Sun May 05, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut - May 2019 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 655

East Midlands LAA Strut - May 2019 Meeting

The next East Midlands LAA Strut will be at 7:30 for an 8:00pm start on Monday, 13th May at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough, LE12 5HB. It is our AGM this month so do please come along with your ideas for how you would like the Strut to develop and what kind of talks or other eve...