Posts tagged with ‘Flying Machines’

White Knight Two Good

June 21, 2009

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 […]

Henry Vacuum Cleaner and Powered Flight

June 17, 2009

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 […]

Colony Holidays and Tubby the Tuba

June 4, 2009

Colony Holidays {Added on 30/8/19: Tens years since I wrote this piece.  CCHS’s successor, ATE, has been functioning well with a website at https://www.superweeks.co.uk/ …. Now read on…}  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. […]