John Olsson

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Tjoek
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Re: John Olsson

Post by Tjoek » Sat Aug 30, 2008 6:37 pm

Thanks for the 'pichers'. It look's great! I will come visit you guys at Springs one of these weekends. Thanks for the invite.

ollie
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Re: John Olsson

Post by ollie » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:52 am

BORN OUT OF NECESSITY! INSPIRED BY BAINS!! DESIGNED BY HEAVEN KNOWS WHO!!!


My Whisper is now known within the club as the 3 week plane because evrytime I ask our friends in George when is it going to be finished - Yes your right - THREE WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Unfortunately it is African 3 weeks so on MR. Bains advise we had to make a plan so...................
ZI-MER 002.jpg[/attachment Based on the advanced panels on Gary and Sean's Whisper ZI_MER has also been fitted witha comprhensive glass panel with sufficient aids for ZI-MER pilots. [attachment=0]ZI-MER 005.jpg
Requirements for flying are :
1. Home builds of in excess of 3 years and 5cm of dust covering project.
2. Professional builds of in excess of 1 year of a 3 to 4 month project.
3. Pension Book suitably endorsed.
4. Grey hair
:D
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GLASS PANEL
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ZI - MER
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PeterB
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Re: John Olsson

Post by PeterB » Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:13 am

Ollie
Priceless................

HOWEVER .................If i was Management and even if my skin was as thick as a Buffalo..................i would be very EMBARASSED :oops: :shock: :( :x :cry: :!: :arrow:

ollie
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Re: ZI - MER 4 SALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by ollie » Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:39 pm

Yes!!!!...... Don't get excited BUT my 3 week plane is now a TWO week plane!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cabling and panel underway. Awaiting pics from George. Engine test end of next week we hope. Test flights following week. Stan Nightingales machine close behind!!! Will hang on to ZI-MER just in case!!

ollie
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Re: Light is getting blinding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by ollie » Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:40 pm

Yes, the pace is hotting up. Just approved panel layout. Wiring underway. Keep watching this space!!!!!
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Two sets of wheel brakes
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ZU-OLY Carpets in (Small).jpg
Carpets even!!!!
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Canopy Fitted
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ollie
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Re: ZU-OLY at Shadowlite

Post by ollie » Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:20 pm

More pics received from Les and Co.
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Just like baby pics - to many!!!
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Canopy again
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Canopy looking good
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ollie
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Re: Not only light but THUNDER of wheels!!!!!!!!!!

Post by ollie » Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:16 pm

More pics from Len and Les!!!
Yes, it rearly is gaining momentum. The two missing instruments are the glasses for the teeth and viagra!!!!
Watch this space.
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Oly panel in (Small).jpg
Looking good!!!!!
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Gareth fits the panel (Small).jpg
Gareth you clever lad!!!!!!
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Engine FWF started (Small).jpg
Soon we will hear the roar!!!!
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ollie
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Re: ZU-OLY at Shadowlite

Post by ollie » Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:25 pm

Yes more pics - consider yourself lucky - it could have been my holiday snaps!!!!!
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Got to like the detail!!!
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Do you think the black will show the dirt?
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Engine FWF started2 (Small).jpg
FWF coming on!!
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ollie
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Re: Getting Excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by ollie » Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:10 pm

Yes more pics!!!!
If you are woundering where the brake levers have gone - Len was not happy and tells me I have cost him ANOTHER R1k to get them right. I think I did him a favour as he would have only spent it on yet another telescope or expensive women!!!!! 8) >
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Not long now!!!!!
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ZU-OLY Panel with ETC (Small).jpg
What ! - No Capuccino machine?????
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ZU-OLY Neat Wiring (Small).jpg
Gareth - you tidy lad!!!!!!
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ollie
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Re: Turning finals

Post by ollie » Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:59 am

Ye I know you are all fed up with the pics and want to see the real thing!!!!
I know at least two other guys out there who are interested because it means theirs are closer! Having to live outside now. Hope Les wraps it up nicely!!!
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Nearly there!!!
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