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PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - another one

1 of 3 1/6th scale Warthogs

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Peter Garsden17/11/2015 17:45:17
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I am so gutted that I couldn't get the time off work to come along. I was all excited when Dave met me after Sister Act on the Saturday afternoon and said it was on, then I looked at my diary and realised it was impossible.

Still I am made up for you Andy. The pictures and the video all tell the story.

I hope to see it again next year at the Orme again.

Harry Twist17/11/2015 17:57:53
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Andy - well done - bloomin marvellous! You must be over the moon - I dont think she's big boned - just beautifully proportioned!

The air shots are stunning - so realistic!

Dave - love the way you have shown the "journey" on your video - from start, through hard work to a wonderful flying finish!

I'm sure that a Pucara is not 1/10th the size of an A10 though....!

Well done all round - inspirational!

Regards

H

Andy Meade17/11/2015 21:16:32
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Andy Meade17/11/2015 21:17:10
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Thanks for all the comments guys - its starting to sink in now how well it went. Love this big birdie

Steve McLaren17/11/2015 21:29:04
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Only just caught up with all this. Magic Andy! Really pleased it went well. How much wind was there?

Andy Meade17/11/2015 21:32:07
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54mph on the ridge for the maiden, got down to 40mph at one point, but lots of lift.

I reckon she'd get away ok with 30ish on the Orme too.

Tim Mackey23/11/2015 08:58:41
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Great day, and many congrats to all involved.

Super video Dave - can I link to it via facebook etc please?

David Gilder24/11/2015 23:16:18
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Hey Tim.

Feel free to link the video. No probs.

It was a great day and after you left, the F1 Mirage maidened properly!!

Andy Blackburn27/11/2015 21:26:44
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I've also only just caught up with this - looks brilliant. And, you did a maiden flight in 50+ mph? Impressive!

Andy Meade27/11/2015 22:03:14
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Hi Andy,
Yup felt nice and safe for a machine of this weight. The only worry to me was the man handling down to the lower ledge through some impressive compression on the edge. Thankfully had a great team of guys that nursed the big Hog through it and off into the blue.

Hope to have her on song at a few PSSA meets this year if you are about?
Peter Garsden28/11/2015 07:58:04
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So inspired am I by this launch story, I have put it on the LMMGA site here - **LINK**

Andy Meade28/11/2015 09:42:14
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yesThat's great Pete thank you just a small correction though - Mr Cocker is a Simon

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