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by TRAZZELL
Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:52 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut April 2024 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 77

East Midlands LAA Strut April 2024 Meeting

The next East Midlands LAA Strut meeting will be held on Tuesday 2nd April, 7:30pm onwards at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough, LE12 5HB. Amongst other things, we had an interesting discussion about carburetors last month, particularly in relation to aerobatic operation in a Tips...
by TRAZZELL
Thu Feb 29, 2024 9:42 am
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut March 2024 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 161

East Midlands LAA Strut March 2024 Meeting

Hi everyone, The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Tuesday 5th March from 7:30pm at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough, LE12 5HB. Another evening of convivial chat about flying and aeroplanes, bring a memory stick along if you'd like to show anything. I will gi...
by TRAZZELL
Fri Feb 02, 2024 7:49 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Feb 2024 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 556

East Midlands LAA Strut Feb 2024 Meeting

Hi All, I have spoken to The Plough (Main St, Normanton on Soar, LE12 5HB) and they are now dried out and up and running again after the flooding in January. This means that we can have our Strut meeting at The Plough on Tuesday 6th February in person. I will be there from 7:30pm and will run a Zoom...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Jan 07, 2024 7:10 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

Re: East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting - UPDATE

I am very sorry to inform you that The Plough, Normanton on Soar has been badly affected by flooding and is closed until further notice. We will therefore have to run our Strut quiz on Zoom as finding another venue at short notice is not practical. Please join us on Tuesday for a quiz which Martin ...
by TRAZZELL
Thu Dec 28, 2023 6:10 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: VW engine conversions in the UK
Replies: 3
Views: 10490

Re: VW engine conversions in the UK

I think it would be good to have an area on the LAA Engineering pages to hold pooled knowledge/best practice for VW builders and operators. If there was some oversight/moderation by LAA Engineering, we could be more confident on the quality of the information than if it was off some forum or other. ...
by TRAZZELL
Thu Dec 28, 2023 6:04 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a nice Christmas.  At the December meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut, we decided that the first Tuesday of the month  (2nd Jan) was a bit too close to the Christmas/New Year break so for January only , we will have our Strut meeting on the second Tuesday, i.e. th...
by TRAZZELL
Tue Oct 31, 2023 7:05 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Nov 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 18786

East Midlands LAA Strut Nov 2023 Meeting

Dear All, The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Tuesday 7th November, 7:30pm onwards at The Plough, Main St, Normanton on Soar, nr Loughborough, LE12 5HB. No external speaker this month but I'll put together an update on progress on my Nicollier Menestrel project, alongside drin...
by TRAZZELL
Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:19 pm
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Aircraft canopy manufacturers
Replies: 5
Views: 31921

Re: Aircraft canopy manufacturers

I found White Ellerton near St Albans very helpful. They have just made me a lovely canopy for my Menestrel, following several years of effort trying to make my own.

Tony Razzell
by TRAZZELL
Mon Jul 10, 2023 10:30 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: July LAA magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 3300

Re: July LAA magazine

Mine arrived on Saturday I think

Tony R
by TRAZZELL
Wed Jun 28, 2023 7:45 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut July 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 16525

East Midlands LAA Strut July 2023 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Tuesday 4th July, 7:30pm for an 8:00pm kick-off at The Plough, Main Street, Normanton on Soar, Loughborough, LE12 5HB. Picking up on the theme of the Mosquito from a few meetings back, Bob Dawson has found another Mosquito film that we think...
by TRAZZELL
Wed May 31, 2023 8:33 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut June 2023 Meeting (AGM)
Replies: 0
Views: 16759

East Midlands LAA Strut June 2023 Meeting (AGM)

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Tuesday 6th June, 7:30 for 8:00pm start at The Plough, Main Street, Normanton on Soar, Nr. Loughborough, LE12 5HB. We will be having our Annual General Meeting to elect officers to the Committee and discuss how to take the Strut forward. As ...
by TRAZZELL
Fri Apr 28, 2023 2:39 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut May 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 17313

East Midlands LAA Strut May 2023 Meeting

Dear East Midlands Strut member, I am very pleased to announce that The Plough at Normanton on Soar is back in business and can accommodate us again for Strut meetings. We had moved to meeting on the first Tuesday of the month after they had started closing on a Monday so I will keep that arrangemen...
by TRAZZELL
Sun Mar 05, 2023 7:25 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Mar 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 17016

East Midlands LAA Strut Mar 2023 Meeting

The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be on Tuesday 7th March via Zoom, starting 7:30pm with the presentation starting at 8:00pm. This month, we have a presentation by Will Hosie who is leading a team building a replica of the Supermarine S5 aircraft that won the Schneider Trophy in t...
by TRAZZELL
Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:28 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Feb 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 16768

East Midlands LAA Strut Feb 2023 Meeting

As previously advertised, we do not currently have a venue for further meetings of the East Midlands LAA Strut due to The Plough at Normanton on Soar being closed while a new tenant is found to run it. Whilst I am hopeful that this will be resolved in the next few weeks, I am afraid we will have to ...
by TRAZZELL
Tue Dec 27, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 3571

East Midlands LAA Strut Jan 2023 Meeting

I hope you have had a nice Christmas and are able to have a restful few days before New Year. The next meeting of the East Midlands LAA Strut will be at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start on Tuesday 3rd January at The Plough, Main Street, Normanton on Soar, nr Loughborough, LE12 5HB. Again, please note the ...