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XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:09 PM
Thought you might be interested:

I have just started working with the Cambridge Bomber & Fighter Society who are a small group restoring a Mk1 Hurricane from 85 Squadron (Peter Townsend Sqdn Leader).

They have been working for two years now using original parts from all over the world, most of which are in a pretty horrendous state.

Needs a skin and I don't think Photoshop is going to help.


http://www.comsa.co.uk/upload/hurricane.jpg



and the cockpit:


http://www.comsa.co.uk/upload/hurricane2.jpg



and the website is at: http://www.cbfs.org.uk

Cpt-Madcowz
Comsa (http://www.comsa.co.uk)



"When the hunter comes, the tiger runs with the deer."


http://www.comsa.co.uk/images/uploads/il2_ram.jpg

XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:09 PM
Thought you might be interested:

I have just started working with the Cambridge Bomber & Fighter Society who are a small group restoring a Mk1 Hurricane from 85 Squadron (Peter Townsend Sqdn Leader).

They have been working for two years now using original parts from all over the world, most of which are in a pretty horrendous state.

Needs a skin and I don't think Photoshop is going to help.


http://www.comsa.co.uk/upload/hurricane.jpg



and the cockpit:


http://www.comsa.co.uk/upload/hurricane2.jpg



and the website is at: http://www.cbfs.org.uk

Cpt-Madcowz
Comsa (http://www.comsa.co.uk)



"When the hunter comes, the tiger runs with the deer."


http://www.comsa.co.uk/images/uploads/il2_ram.jpg

XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:13 PM
Will it fly?

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XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:17 PM
There aren't many Mk.I's flying,are there? That's really cool, I wish I could be involved in a project like that.../i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:21 PM
How long will it take to complete?

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I STILL love my 109!

XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:28 PM
Nice, see you got the old doghouse done, that reputed to be a pain

XyZspineZyX
08-02-2003, 11:35 PM
It's been two years to get it to this stage, with between 5-8 to completion.

The aim is to get it in the air, but I think most of the guys there would be happy just to have it taxi under its own steam. I will only be happy when I've thrown it round the skies for a few hours :-)

Some of the parts are in such a state that they make my car look good, the main source seems to be Russia where they have dug parts out of the ground and a local firm is supplying us with all the formers and ribs which is going to be a big help.

We have 3 engines in various conditions, all of which are being cannibalised to produce 1 good one.





Cpt-Madcowz
Comsa (http://www.comsa.co.uk)



"When the hunter comes, the tiger runs with the deer."


http://www.comsa.co.uk/images/uploads/il2_ram.jpg

XyZspineZyX
08-03-2003, 01:44 AM
Hello

Just thought i should add my piece,

we do the same job, i am also building a Hurricane at the moment, and a Spitfire and we just finished a Harvard.

Your Hurri looks like its coming on well, keep it up. I'll join you in the circuit one day ;-)

XyZspineZyX
08-03-2003, 02:19 AM
I see that the canopy formers are possibly made of plywood. Do you know if these formers are being lasercut via a CAD system (computer aided drafting)? This a popular method used in comercial wood cutting. Just curious.

XyZspineZyX
08-03-2003, 04:18 AM
restoration thats building a hurricane from the ground up

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XyZspineZyX
08-03-2003, 11:00 AM
well i cant answer for this guy, but i would doubt a CAD system is being used to cut the formers, that would be too expensive i would of thought, plus they did'nt laser cut them in the 30's so why do it now? also i'm not too clued up on laser cutting but would the laser not singe the wood a little bit?