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« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2014, 21:17:23 PM »
I don't know Fred. Just back from the science museum in London and there are a few scale details missing....

Starboard wing on the original LE has a number of white linen patches. Traditional fixes looks like, rectangles of various sized fabric doped onto the existing covering. Almost every second rib bay.

Got to say, having stared at the full size for a bit, they were brave men. Cockpit looked very small, and very exposed, and big and all as the airplane is, it is still quite a small airplane.

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« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2014, 08:17:19 AM »
Fred. There is a program on RTE this Thursday about the pioneers of aviation in Ireland. Is that the documentary you made the model for?

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« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2014, 16:36:03 PM »
Howdy, sorry late reply  :oops:

Yes, the Vimy was made for the World Premiere of the documentary tonight showing on RTE1 (22.45 I believe  :?: )
Part 1 tonight, and Part 2 tomorrow :)

One to watch  :D
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« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2014, 20:42:31 PM »
Sorry, 22.25 tonight!  :D
Part 2 next Thursday!
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« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2014, 08:08:00 AM »
Yesterday, I received a mail from Don, the man behind the Vimy project.
The Vimy is now installed at its final place in the Avolon office in Dublin.





Well, that's it, this project can now come to a close. A very good one, full of history, and where I met some very good guys!

Another one to be proud of!  :D
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« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2014, 08:54:30 AM »
Well done Fred the model looks immaculate  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:

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« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2014, 15:52:59 PM »
Thanks Justin  :D
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« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2015, 13:44:39 PM »
Great article in Flightlines Fred.