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Month: February 2015
Second day of short project… Nakki II
Short project, build day #1
Just wanted to build something quick as I have not been able to build anything more impressive for a while. Dish of day is Nakki II. Which is translated easily to Sausage II. This has been briefly mentioned in this blog some time ago. See here.
This design uses ‘perussiipi’ which is basic wing manufactured by local vendor from styrofoam. I do dislike styrofoam, but in this case it is ok, as this is sort of ‘classic finnish modelling stuff’.
I will compile extremely short build log into this blog.
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PIK-15 OH-YHS ‘SuperHinu’
PIK-5 OH-188 at Oripää
PIK-16c Vasama OY-BXU from Vejle Glider Club
Here are some extremely rare pictures. These come from Denmark, from Ebbe Jakobsen via Joern Rasmussen. They show rescue operation of OY-BXU. Some words of the state of plane by Joern;
Vejle Glider Club bought it in 1966 or 67 but sold it on in 1977. She needs a major overhaul/restoration but the seems to have the money now. Ebbe Jakobsen had many pleasant hours flying her the last 5 year the club had it.
Turku Aviation club / Loimaa aviation club pictures 1957
Here are couple old pictures of Turun Lentokerho / Loimaa aviation club. These come via Esa Passila. Many kind thanks. Rather interesting pics as I have not seen totally red PIK-7 Harakka anywhere…
Does somebody have more pics of PIK-5 / PIK-7 in their fleet? I know that they had also white PIK-5, but no information regarding the markings of that.
PIK-12 Gabriel OH-179 rescue-from-barn
Here is an picture gallery of rescue-from-barn operation which was done in early 2013 by Pirkanmaan Ilmailuhistoriallinen Seura and I. I guess suitable translation could be Pirkanmaan aviation historical society?
Plane was stored in flyworthy condition in barn and forgotten there for quite a long time. Due several reasons is needed moving and better storage.
For finnish language story of this operation see here. After one year there was next event, we cleaned plane.