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News from March 2006

Posted on: March 20th, 2006 by admin

The airfield Peugeot is once again up and running, however, there is a catch. After replacing the two front brake calipers ( courtesy of Dorset Fire and Rescue !) A hydraulic leak was discovered the from the rear, not only that the rear bleed nipples have also sheared and are not as straight forward to replace as the front. Tthe rear brakes have been bypassed and the car is now operating on the front brakes only so BEWARE brake performance has been reduced. After a few test runs it was found the braking performance is no worse than our landrover, the handbrake still functions on the rear wheels.

Posted on: March 20th, 2006 by admin

WB922 was back in the air last Friday, and what a day it turned out to be. 2700′ on one launch and over 30 mins on another. The only limiting factor the wind chill making it feel like less than -10

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