Richard Smith

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  1. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw r100 engine in an avid   

    Thank you very much and it has taken a long time to do the conversion and many bespoke parts have been made along the way. I would like to turn it into a tail wheel and change the colour so no doubt I will have to re-skin it then to keep the weights down so she will be out of action for a while when I start that and I will put a new panel in her to finish off.
     
    Thank 
    Richard 
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  2. Richard Smith added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    Radio and transponder
    Hi guys 
    As if having to upgrade my radio to 8.33 and transponder I have 2 x radios forsale all in good working order when removed. 
    1. Microair 760 
    2. Terra TX 760 D 
    And 1 transponder 
    1. Terra TRT 250 D with encoder 
    If anyone is interested feel free to contact me and I can email you picture
    Thanks
    Richard 
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  3. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw powered avid   

    here's a short clip of a flight over the weekend and I'm sorry about the crappy recording on my phone but will get the go pro in soon and upload more.
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  4. Richard Smith added a post in a topic WANTED: Avid door latches and handles   

    I have
    2 doors half and half 
    1 elevator with Ray Allen trim servo
    1 one piece turtle deck
    1 full cowling for a 582
    1 very nice instrument panel with instruments 
    1 tail wheel
    2 wheels with tundra tires 
    2 brake discs and callipers 
    2 control sticks 
    Both sets of rudder peddles 
    Brake peddles with cylinders 
    Plus more so everything apart from the fuselage and the parts Simon got from me to put on yours.
    Thanks 
    Richard 
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  5. Richard Smith added a post in a topic WANTED: Avid door latches and handles   

    Hi Gfry
    I see that you have purchased Simon's avid and I sold Simon the curved rudder and fuel tank from my crashed avid and I also have a set of doors but will have a look at the door handles. Where in the UK are you and feel free to send me your number as a private message and I'll call you.
    Thanks 
    Richard 
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  6. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw powered avid   

    Hi David 
    It's a great conversion and I have all the cad drawings for the engine mount, adapter plate and the centrifugal clutch if you need it. Where in the world are you and have you purchased an engine yet ? 
    Thanks 
    Richard 
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  7. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Merry Christmas   

    Merry Christmas to all as well and once again thank you for keeping this site going it's truly amazing.
    Thanks 
    Richard 
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  8. Richard Smith added a post in a topic CONTRIBUTIONS TO KEEP SITE GOING   

    hi akflyer
    I live in ththe UK and don't have paypal is there another way I can send you money as I think this site is amazing and very friendly so would like to help it carry on. 
    thanks 
    Richard 
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  9. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid mk4 tail wheel landing gear wanted   

    It ripped the pilot landing gear off and both 4130 carry throu off and also bent the wing struts. if I could upload the pictures from my phone I'd post them.
    thanks 
    Richard 
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  10. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Avid mk4 tail wheel landing gear wanted   

    Hi knuckle draggeer 
    Sorry to hear about your accident and I hope your doing well. I had my 582 fail on me on take off on my first solo and it didn't go to well with me going through trees and ripping both wings off and ended upside down was a little battered and bruised but thought I'd give the avid another go but could only get a nose wheel so now need to make it a tail dragger again. I'm in the uk so will need to know the shipping charges as well as the cost of the legs and axles ?
    Thanks 
    Richard 
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  11. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw r100 engine in an avid   

    Hi guys
    if you look at the topic from the beginning there are pics and details.
    thanks 
    Richard 
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  12. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw powered avid   

    Morning flight 
     
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  13. Richard Smith added a topic in Avid fox flyers pics and vids   

    Bmw powered avid
    clip of the bmw r100 running 
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  14. Richard Smith added a post in a topic Bmw r100 engine in an avid   

    Morning flight 
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