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    Duxford Tuesday 18th July:

    Long awaited Airco DH.9 E8894 (to fly as G-CDLI) arrived this afternoon from Fairford. She will be rigged over the next few days in Hangar 3, first flight 'when she's ready'. A truly amazing re-creation.

















    Many thanks to the HAC/Retrotec team.

    Some of Duxford's residents were on the move to free space in Hangar 3:











    20,000 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhitworth/

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      DH.9 --- Not forgetting its own portable starter

      G-CDLI DH9 arrival at Duxford by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

      Duxman

      flikr -- https://www.flickr.com/photos/64209520@N05/

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        Absolutely gorgeous DH9 and photos. Another 'back from the dead' thanks to master craftsmen, with so much to admire. A timely opportunity to thank all those who contribute to this thread.

        Interesting to see the different shades of RAF camouflage brown. Does the paint fade over time?

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          Fantastic achievment! will she be UK based?

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            Anymore news on Miss Velma and Berlin Express?

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              Thanks for posting the pics of the DH9 and, well, everything else as well. Much appreciated.
              The DH9 is a Guy Black project that looks like it has spared nothing in the pursuit of authenticity.
              Just Wow!! Stunning!

              Andy

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                I had the pleasure to see the DH9 when almost complete at Retrotec and the detail is amazing.
                Great job on both this flyable, and the museum static.

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                  That DH.9 is absolutely magnificent. Just wonderful !

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                    When will the boo... about the discovery and reconstruction of the DH.9 be out?

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                      31/Oct/2017 according to Amazon CeBro

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                        Absolutely stunning photos as always - many thanks to those who give the time and effort to capture and share them.

                        Good to see 'Frankie' out of the hangar - What's the latest on her? I don't recall her flying for some time. Have I just overlooked her flights or has she been on the ground for some time?

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                          Duxford Thursday 20th July

                          The DH.9 is quickly coming together

                          G-CBLI DH.9 by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

                          G-CBLI DH.9 by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

                          Visiting Duxford today was T.6 HB-RCN

                          HB-RCN T.6G by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

                          HB-RCN T.6G by AJCDuxman, on Flickr

                          Duxman

                          Flikr - https://www.flickr.com/photos/64209520@N05/

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                            Christ, the DH.9 is a lot bigger than I thought!
                            Daren Cogdon

                            Spitfire fanatic

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                              Daz - try out a DH.4, I was stunned at the size of it! Actually it's likely about the same, the US-built ones in NZ look bigger because of the cowling and radiator arrangement.

                              It's fantastic to see the DH.9 at Duxford. I'm truly very envious of all of you able to see it up close and, in time, watch it fly. A wonderful achievement.
                              "those who know keep quiet, and those who don't are frowned upon for asking." - snafu

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                                I've heard that Duxford uses this Artec 3d scanner to perform quality control and creating individual spare parts for the aircrafts. Can you tell me about it, if it's a true Info. I work with CAD models, and I'm trying to collect info about using 3d scanners in CAD modelling.

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                                  It will be great to see the Repro DH9 finally take flight.

                                  Bob T.

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                                    I've heard that Duxford uses this Artec 3d scanner to perform quality control and creating individual spare parts for the aircrafts. Can you tell me about it, if it's a true Info. I work with CAD models, and I'm trying to collect info about using 3d scanners in CAD modelling.

                                    I think you will find Airfix use 3d modelling these days for their kits, also these guys.

                                    http://www.wingnutwings.com/ww/aboutus

                                    https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/news/wo...nes-at-airfix/

                                    https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/news/wo...delworld-show/


                                    this is what you want

                                    https://www.hornby.com/uk-en/news/ai...-announcement/

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                                      Repro Dh-9 ? It's not a replica .

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                                        Originally posted by Keefy041 View Post
                                        Repro Dh-9 ? It's not a replica .
                                        Oh boy. I feel a thread drift coming up...

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                                          Surely having the two together for a photoshoot is on the cards?! Lovely!
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