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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #105 on: July 25, 2020, 02:32:06 pm »
Dunno why I forgot to link to J.P. Colliat's Prototypes site.  :banghead:
Loads of good stuff.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #106 on: July 25, 2020, 05:57:39 pm »

At a guess I'd say in the mid 70s, I can't recall seeing any before that time period anyway.


To further the discussion on dating photo calibration circles.  Ryan Vertijet had one on the tail in early tests, 1956.

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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #107 on: September 14, 2020, 12:02:46 pm »
Anyone asked for a time extension yet?

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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #108 on: September 14, 2020, 02:49:05 pm »

Anyone asked for a time extension yet?

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I wondered when we'd get the first call for one.....................  :-\

No, no-one has so far, unless your post counts Alastair?  ;D

Over two weeks to go yet though.
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #109 on: September 14, 2020, 02:58:19 pm »

Anyone asked for a time extension yet?

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I wondered when we'd get the first call for one.....................  :-\

No, no-one has so far, unless your post counts Alastair?  ;D

Over two weeks to go yet though.

Ummm yeah, finally got the fuselage together for one of my builds so wouldn't mind if it was extended so I have a slight chance of finishing something.

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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #110 on: September 15, 2020, 04:44:11 am »
I think I can get mine over the line by the skin of their teeth.  But a bit of float would be nice.
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #111 on: September 15, 2020, 05:19:13 am »
We'd need an official request for an extension of course.  ;) ;) ;) ;)
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #112 on: September 15, 2020, 06:33:06 am »
Down to the Moderators  :angel:
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #113 on: September 15, 2020, 09:16:11 am »

Down to the Moderators  :angel:


Exactly, but someone's got to actually ASK us first................  ;)
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #114 on: September 15, 2020, 10:44:34 am »

Down to the Moderators  :angel:


Exactly, but someone's got to actually ASK us first................  ;)

There's no chance I'll get my offering finished, but on behalf of everyone else  :  Please may we have an extension?
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #115 on: September 15, 2020, 11:16:04 am »

Down to the Moderators  :angel:


Exactly, but someone's got to actually ASK us first................  ;)

There's no chance I'll get my offering finished, but on behalf of everyone else  :  Please may we have an extension?


The mods will jointly moderate and decide on an extension. You'll be informed on our decision, naturally.  ;D
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #116 on: September 16, 2020, 01:34:37 am »
After a couple of trans-Atlantic, and indeed trans-USA flights, the moderators have spent many hours in discussion over the extension request and have come to the conclusion that we're not sure if we'll allow an extension or not.

We are concerned about the rate of progress on certain critical projects. We feel that any alteration or slide in schedules will have to be "negotiated" on an individual basis, with due regard to the relative rates of exchange obtaining at the time of "negotiation".

And of course all decisions will be final.
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #117 on: September 16, 2020, 01:49:50 am »
I'm going to have to bail from this GB, I'm afraid.  Nothing to do with the extension debate, rather prevailing domestic considerations that mean little/no modelling is happening right now.

I'd hoped to have had FrankenCOIN done by now (or at least by the current deadline) but there's no guaranteed chance of getting it done by the end of any extension.  As for my other entry, that's not seen the light of day for a month now.

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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #118 on: September 16, 2020, 01:06:15 pm »
After a couple of trans-Atlantic, and indeed trans-USA flights, the moderators have spent many hours in discussion over the extension request and have come to the conclusion that we're not sure if we'll allow an extension or not.

We are concerned about the rate of progress on certain critical projects. We feel that any alteration or slide in schedules will have to be "negotiated" on an individual basis, with due regard to the relative rates of exchange obtaining at the time of "negotiation".

And of course all decisions will be final.

As proof of good faith,and in spirit of collaboration with other forum members, even if I am not directly involved,I can offer 300 peruvian "Soles de oro", left over from a 1980 trip.  <_< Or would you prefer a french Indochine piastres donation on your usual account at the First/Last National Bank of Nigeria?  ;D
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Re: Prototypes G.B. General Discussion
« Reply #119 on: September 16, 2020, 01:29:38 pm »
Sounds a good deal.  :thumbsup:

OK, you've got a two week extension, but not one MINUTE more. That means it'll end at 23:59 Wednesday 141th October 2020 local time wherever you are.
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