John Olsson

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John Olsson

Postby whisper » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:29 pm

John's fast build was delivered to Shadowlite on 6 Aug - pic below.

John flew regular gliders for many years and is now keen to add the "motor" part!
Hope to see you airborne soon John!
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Anybody for sanding???

Postby ollie » Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:42 pm

Now that Peter Bain's Express is completed the George team can move on to something with proper wings!!!! Watch this space.
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How about some Pics

Postby PeterB » Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm

Hey Ollie, how about some pics/news of your gliding machine? Surely Shadowlite must have finished the build by now??
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Re: ZU-OLY

Postby ollie » Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:56 am

Regular production line at Shadowlite. Waiting ever so patiently. When will it happen???? :?
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Did know I bought a tri-plane
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Re: ZU-OLY at Shadowlite

Postby ollie » Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:11 pm

Not sure what will come first, my retirement, my zimmer frame or my Whisper!!!!!!
Visited George last Friday to check on progress.
The good news is they currently have a dedicated team assigned to the Whisper.
The bad news for me is that they are building three in parrallel - three sets of wings, three sets of fuselage etc. They say April. I say April which year. Lets hope I am wrong.
Building Jab's like a sausage machine with one sale a week currently. Very nice crowd but boy do you need to be patient!!! :oops:
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Only 5 more to go!
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OLY

Postby PeterB » Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:21 pm

yes but dont you know what OLY stands for ..................





"one long year"

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Re: New Whisper Zimmers

Postby PeterB » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:44 am

Rumour has it that Ollies Whisper Manufacturer has designed a "Whisper Zimmer" to keep Ollie in the Loop while he waits for his Aerie to come off the line........... :arrow:
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Re: Zimmer frame continues to progress

Postby ollie » Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:36 am

Hi lucky flyboys out there!!!!
The production line continues with fitting of tail wheels, rudder, elevator and electric trim wiring. Watch this space and maybe someday I will actually get off the ground with proper wings!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :P
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Which one is mine again???
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I'm sure there should have been a side on that tail plane??????
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Re: ZU-OLY at Shadowlite

Postby ollie » Thu May 08, 2008 1:56 pm

Light at the end of a very long tunnel. Just hope it's not Mr. Bains on my zimmer frame!!!
What bet on finish date????
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Cockpit under way. Having finger and not toe brakes
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Re: ZU-OLY at Shadowlite

Postby PeterB » Tue May 27, 2008 2:20 pm

ollie wrote:Light at the end of a very long tunnel. Just hope it's not Mr. Bains on my zimmer frame!!!
What bet on finish date????
Ollie sometime inJuly i would like to hope for ? :roll:
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