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by Rich Collins
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: External PTT for Yaesu handheld
Replies: 9
Views: 385

Re: External PTT for Yaesu handheld

The article is in the January 2018 Mag. According to this (LAA) website.
by Rich Collins
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Aircraft Design - General
Topic: June Magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 377

June Magazine

I haven't seen my magazine this month! Has anyone else been missed or is it just down to my local postal service?
I'm missing my regular fix of aviation reading that the usually excellent Light Aviation provides.
by Rich Collins
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Sales & Wants
Topic: 0.125 2024-T3 off cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 852

Re: 0.125 2024-T3 off cuts

Tim
I have a decent size off cut. If you let me know exactly what size you need I can get it cut for you.
Rich
by Rich Collins
Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Midget Mustang
Replies: 4
Views: 5284

Re: Midget Mustang

I'm building one from plans. Its an interesting project requiring a good range of metal-working and other skills. The plans from Mustang Aero leaved quite a lot to be interpreted (even if you buy a kit from them). It's not a seven-day flat-pack assembly job!!! I've been working on mine for over five...
by Rich Collins
Tue May 19, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: History Channel
Replies: 10
Views: 5886

Re: History Channel

Didn't see the program but Supermarine 391 sounds like a possibility. Contra rotating props and H24 Rolls Royce engine.
by Rich Collins
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Sales & Wants
Topic: Tail gate or bonnet gas struts etc
Replies: 7
Views: 6386

Richard

Would a piece of 8mm dia. Stainless Steel work?

I have some if thats a help
by Rich Collins
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Boroscopes/endoscopes - aircraft inspection
Replies: 8
Views: 4097

An ordinary webcam (of the sort you stand on top of a PC monitor) taped to a length of garden cane and connected to a laptop works a treat. :D
by Rich Collins
Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Suggestions for suitable homebuilt ideas...
Replies: 19
Views: 10094

Hi Jason I am actually building a Midget Mustang from plans and my reasons for choosing that as a project were similar to yours. I also would have preferred a two seater but when I analyzed the flying I had been doing in the two years prior to deciding which aeroplane to build, it turned out that th...
by Rich Collins
Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Timw well spent
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Thought those wheels would be so expensive they'd to be worth about the same as the rest of the plane :lol:
by Rich Collins
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Timw well spent
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

I reckon those Asuza wheels are going to double your insurance premium :D
by Rich Collins
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:06 am
Forum: Sales & Wants
Topic: Firewall steel sheet
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

Ian

You have a PM
by Rich Collins
Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: Aircraft Grade Aluminum
Replies: 2
Views: 2574

Try These: Castle Metals, Letchworth 01462 687650 AircraftMaterialsUK/com Ltd ., Princes Risborough 01844 275560 Wilsons, Huntington 01480 456421 ThyssenKrupp Aerospace 0161 911 2828 Smiths Advanced Metals 01761 604710 Amari 02380 742750 A range of angle sizes is usually available but not so many ch...
by Rich Collins
Sun May 03, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Latest LA mag.
Replies: 4
Views: 2761

I've got to agree with the comments on the excellence of this months mag. The NZ article took me straight back to my recent holiday on the South Island. I hadn't intented to go flying as part of the trip but chanced upon this outfit, www.uflyextreme.co.nz, at Motueka and decided to have go. My first...
by Rich Collins
Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: aircraft perspexs
Replies: 10
Views: 12265

by Rich Collins
Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: aircraft perspexs
Replies: 10
Views: 12265

Here's a bit of light reading which might help if you do decide on a
DIY canopy

http://www.plexiglas.com/literature/pdf/135.pdf

:)