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FAST CODY 'BRITISH ARMY AEROPLANE NO.1A' PROJECT TEAM POSE IN THE “CODY CORNER” OF THE FAST MUSEUM
(from left to right)
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 .
FAST Cody Flyer Project Deputy, Maurice Shakespeare discuss details with team members Graham Rood & Bill Debenham .
The Cody Flyer Team discuss the project.(from left to right) Graham Rood, Bill Debenham, Paul Chapman, Ann & Dave Wilson (Project Manager).
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.
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
Bill Debenham with mock-up wing spars outside G1
Les Human, John Roberts & Bill Debenham getting together on the detail designs
Frank, Les, Brian & Bill with the new spars in the workshop.
Mock-up of the flight controls
One of the wooden Upper Ribs needed for construction
Ribs & Spars awaiting construction
Mock up of the tail piece of the Cody Flyer
Fabric Wing covering test
One of the wheels for the Cody Flyer
Fitting the wing fabric to the mockup
Further construction takes place outside
The first constructed wing sections
Cody Flyer Engine Model
An example of a model meeting
Cody Flyer Model
The fabric is pulled across the wing construction
Some of the castings required for construction
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The Cody Flyer wheel assembly - wheels from a Rickshaw
The Cody Flyer rudder construction underway in 'The Badger Works'
The Cody Flyer wing construction underway in 'The Badger Works'
The Cody Flyer front rudder with fabric covering in place'
The Cody Flyer main frame with the two, large aluminium radiators in place
The Cody Flyer flight simulator replica engine expertly made with the help of a few plumbing supplies!
The Cody Flyer wing fabric has to be sewn 'in situ' at height by our brave volunteers
The Cody Flyer control gate, fuel tank and propeller assemblies are tested in place.
The Cody Flyer is carefully dismantled & transported across Farnborough Airfield to it's temporary home for display at the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow 2008.