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FAST CODY 'BRITISH ARMY AEROPLANE NO.1A' PROJECT TEAM POSE IN THE “CODY CORNER” OF THE FAST MUSEUM

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Graham Rood, Maurice Shakespeare (Dept. Project Manager), John Roberts, Ann Wilson, Jean Roberts (Cody Authority), Dave Wilson (Project Manager), Brian Luff, Roger Griffiths, Paul Chapman , Bill Debenham .

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FAST Cody Flyer Project Deputy, Maurice Shakespeare discuss details with team members Graham Rood & Bill Debenham .
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The Cody Flyer Team discuss the project.(from left to right) Graham Rood, Bill Debenham, Paul Chapman, Ann & Dave Wilson (Project Manager).
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John & Jean Roberts (S.F. Cody World Authority) with Samuel Franklin Cody in the Slough Estates “Secret Factory” Display, at the Farnborough Business Park “Hub” (formally Q134 Building), Farnborough, Hants.
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FAST CODY 'FLYER' PROJECT'S FIRST SPONSOR

David Wilson (right) accepting a substantial donation from FAST Member & volunteer Norman Winterbottom at the FAST Museum on Sunday 11th March 2007

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Bill Debenham with mock-up wing spars outside G1
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Les Human, John Roberts & Bill Debenham getting together on the detail designs
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Frank, Les, Brian & Bill with the new spars in the workshop.
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Mock-up of the flight controls
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One of the wooden Upper Ribs needed for construction
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Ribs & Spars awaiting construction
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Mock up of the tail piece of the Cody Flyer
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Fabric Wing covering test
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One of the wheels for the Cody Flyer
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Fitting the wing fabric to the mockup
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Further construction takes place outside
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The first constructed wing sections
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Cody Flyer Engine Model
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An example of a model meeting
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Cody Flyer Model
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The fabric is pulled across the wing construction
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Some of the castings required for construction
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The 'Badgerworks'
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This fabulous old painting has come to our attention. If you have any information about it, please let us know via our 'contact' page
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The Cody Flyer wheel assembly - wheels from a Rickshaw
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The Cody Flyer rudder construction underway in 'The Badger Works'
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The Cody Flyer wing construction underway in 'The Badger Works'
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The Cody Flyer front rudder with fabric covering in place'
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The Cody Flyer main frame with the two, large aluminium radiators in place
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The Cody Flyer flight simulator replica engine expertly made with the help of a few plumbing supplies!
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The Cody Flyer wing fabric has to be sewn 'in situ' at height by our brave volunteers
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The Cody Flyer control gate, fuel tank and propeller assemblies are tested in place.
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The Cody Flyer is carefully dismantled & transported across Farnborough Airfield to it's temporary home for display at the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow 2008.

FAST Media contact:
Richard Gardner Tel 01252 515562
richard@richardgardnerassociates.com http://www.airsciences.org.uk

Project Leader:
David Wilson Tel 01420 23644
davanwilson@btinternet.com

Project Deputy:
Maurice Shakespeare
mauriceandjill448@gmail.com

Information on Samual Franklin Cody:
Jean Roberts Tel 01252 543740
jean@pinehurst112.freeserve.co.uk  http://www.sfcody.org.uk

Samuel Franklin Cody