Tag: Flying Machines

White Knight Two Good

Even though the whole thing is going to be a hugely expensive treat, suitable only for those people with big pockets, the successful test flight of Scaled Composites‘ WhiteKnightTwo aircraft is a fantastic thing.  It’s truly one of the most beautiful flying machines I’ve ever seen and is much more impressive in video than in…
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June 21, 2009 0

Henry Vacuum Cleaner and Powered Flight

Well I Never! ..should be the title of this post.  Having lived in the South-West for nearly quarter of a century, it’s come as a complete shock to me to discover that my favourite vacuum cleaner (if there is such a thing, I’m now defining it here!) is little old Henry, and it’s made about…
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June 17, 2009 1

Colony Holidays and Tubby the Tuba

Colony Holidays  I’ve just had a hit from someone looking for Colony Holidays…  Sooo I’d better write this down fast!  I’ve been meaning to do it for a while. A few years back I fished around on the web to find out what had happened to the CCHS, Council of Colony Holidays for Schoolchildren.  I…
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June 4, 2009 51

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