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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 02:10 AM
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Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

It has been years since Iíve seen my friend Pat.

But today we met up and what a great time we both had reminiscing about past times. You see both Pat and I were operators of the same era.
Pat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Following Deluxe 40ís comment on Music.

I like many olden day things. I particularly like old music. If you know your way around this old music you will discover that much of todayís modern music...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Phaeton Front Seat Removal

entry and exit by sliding beneath the steering wheel is difficult and I haven't thought much about that aspect. I am about to replace my 7 tooth steering box with a 2 tooth or '35 steering box. I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Phaeton Front Seat Removal

To provide more wriggle room up front?
Every person that drives a 28 or 29 Tourer knows the difficulty in climbing in and out of the front seat. Since the seating is in question please let me ask...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,529
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

Coca-Cola could well be an even bigger threat to society. Much bigger than MMO.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Marvel Mystery Oil.

It was in 1982 I purchased an Airtractor powered by a Pratt and Whitney R1340 engine. My previous aeroplane was a Piper with a 6 cylinder Lycoming engine which burnt 65 litres...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,529
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

Marvel Mystery Oil.

It was in 1982 I purchased an Airtractor powered by a Pratt and Whitney R1340 engine. My previous aeroplane was a Piper with a 6 cylinder Lycoming engine which burnt 65 litres...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Shed your equipment and toys.

I was at Finley this avo, it’s 10 miles north of Tocumwal and it is the town from which I operated my business. The current operator has an Airtractor in the drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

To ETAModel and others with an interest in Aviation.

All of my 4 kids were bought up around aeroplanes and my two sons decided on flying as a career. However they reckoned they needed a change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi again ETAModel.
my friend Kevin read todays story. Some years ago Kevin and I spent a summer fire bombing in South Australia. Well Kev sent me his story from Olney. here it is.

A nicely put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Again ETAModel. If you enjoy watching aeroplanes you should go to the airstrip, tell who ever is there, particularly the pilots and I betcha they'll be pleased to show you around, tell you all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hello ETAModel.

Yes it is Onley where Airtractor is built. The designer and builder was the late Leyland Snow. He had a history of designing and building Ag aeroplanes. I’ve posted 3 pictures of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

From Bill's Auto Works.
I find it humorous how computer settings change without us changing them! I think mischievous little "gremlins" invade our computers from time to time!

No, these gremlins...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Bill, thanks for taking the time and making the effort to respond to my request. Have done as you directed and hopefully will stop my stories coming back. I logged onto your website and subscribed. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

help from readers please.
somehow I have requested my stories are sent to me via email. I have no need for this and wish to delete this service. I have gone to 'userCP' but don't know what to tick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Karl Hunt.

It was some years ago I was selling my excess equipment after the sale of my business. This included a Dromader aeroplane which I wrote about some time back. It is the only aeroplane...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By woofa.express
Re: This Drives me Crazy!!

Just make up any numbers for engine and chassis or any other thing they may require. Don't be afraid to lei to the government, after all they lei to us every day. Well that's the Australian...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Stupid Question: what kind of tire gauge are you using

stupid question?
I well remember a school teacher by the name of Ray Gurran who told the class never be afraid to ask a question. For if you don't know betcha there will be others in the class that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

And more trivia for aeroplane buffs.

Here is a ‘Fairy Gannet’, designed as a torpedo delivery aeroplane. The two propellers are contra rotating which would eliminate torque which requires...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Today is trivia and futility day.

A Perth vegan massage therapist has taken her neighbour to court because she smells their barbecue cooking. The court declared it was not unreasonable for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Perfect landing by student pilot on first instruction flight.

It was yesterday in Perth West Australia a flight instructor fainted and slumped over the student. The student was on his first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

So the extreme cold temps affected diesel piston engines too. Maybe it was waxing. I do know that years ago, in winter, diesel motor cars would hold less and less fuel because of a build up in wax in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Differing properties of fuel.

For the first half of my flying life I flew only piston engine aeroplanes, starting with the garden variety of flat horizontally opposed engines then as aeroplanes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 67,260
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Do please tell me how I can unsubscribe to the forum threads. I write and get the same back by email and wish to put this action to bed. thankyou, gary.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 63,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Following Deluxe 40’s comment on Music.

I like many olden day things. I particularly like old music. If you know your way around this old music you will discover that much of today’s modern music...
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