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Clive Du Cros's Prototype Spitfire replica flights and crash

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Написал: Tom Martin, 30.07.2014, 05:43

Well - if you're not prepared to crash them - don't fly them.
Написал: KINGSBLACKBELT, 12.10.2014, 05:43

Bigger Motor..
Написал: Cor Blaak, 22.05.2014, 11:55

No Rolls in it that brings bad luck
Написал: uhfnutbar1, 20.06.2014, 15:52

is this the dip shit that use a jag Engine out of a car :) 
Написал: Daren Cogdon, 06.01.2012, 23:19

Thanks for uploading this clip. I sat in the plane a few years ago after it had become a travelling exhibit with the Solent Sky museum. The book is a great read for anyone contemplating building their own aircraft, too!
Написал: Clive Ducros, 12.09.2012, 13:33

Not if the prop was stopped in the horizontal plane beforehand!
Написал: Clive Ducros, 30.05.2012, 14:44

It is a static exhibit with the Southampton Aviation Museum. p.s. the book is a good read!
Написал: yohyper, 01.12.2012, 21:19

The book is a wonderful read!! Mine us inscribed 'Bill, Keep flying, it's good for your health!!! Warmest regards and happy memories! Pete'. As much a legend to those that knew him as Yeager or Armstrong.
Написал: paul pentony, 18.01.2013, 17:42

if its not got the Merlin engine then it's not a spitfire in my book.the sound of the engine was naff
Написал: zephy1001, 30.05.2012, 11:49

Its a truly amazing plane does anyone know where abouts it is now i would love to see it
Написал: Clive Ducros, 15.03.2013, 09:27

Good to hear a sensible statement on here!
Написал: highlo3517, 20.02.2013, 04:02

Was not a real spitfire. and was not a real crash. that is called a malfunction. a minor inconvenience. The pilot walked away and after a little work the plane will fly again. Everyone keeps calling little shit a crash.
Написал: 32ewing, 31.12.2012, 01:19

thats not a crash thats under carriage failure there was something not right about that plane from the start engine sounded awful what year was this ?/
Написал: zephy1001, 30.05.2012, 19:00

i do have one question not sure if you can answer it but i am worried i may get too tall to realise my dream and fly a spitfire what would you say was the tallest person who could fit in a spitfire?
Написал: nickjaxe, 14.01.2012, 16:33

What a shame...why was this the a/c final flight....did not look to badly damaged. Nick.
Написал: yohyper, 11.01.2012, 23:23

Think you should dig out the plans Clive and franchise them! A great effort!! - And a great pilot who thought the world of your efforts!!!
Написал: Clive Ducros, 16.08.2012, 16:24

No the replacement prop was fine. In fact it was better that the original one fitted having a slightly larger diameter which helped with cooling the underwing coolant radiator. Afraid it was down to good lod pilot error.
Написал: D. Adam, 26.03.2013, 12:56

Hitler, would have had you shot.
Написал: FlyCycleBass, 29.10.2013, 18:01

What's the future the Ducros prototype? Desperate to see this bird flying and maybe even on the airshow circuit... It's not just the older generation who want to see an early Spit back in the air, I'm only 17 and I'm sure there's many others like myself ;)
Написал: zephy1001, 31.05.2012, 12:41

brilliant im only 5'10 at the moment but look set to get about 6'0-6'2 so i should fit awesome
Написал: Clive Ducros, 06.04.2013, 19:03

Thanks, although it is a replica, but a prototype in its own right. The Jag engine was underpowered at 365 HP but the plan was to increase it to 500 HP. Never happened as the CAA test pilot crashed it!
Написал: Clive Ducros, 17.01.2012, 12:28

Yes he was. He taught me to fly when he was at CSE Oxford, shortly after he left the UAS at Abingdon. What's OAT?
Написал: MrTrollzful, 09.02.2013, 09:34

The unprofessional incompetent careless bastards they destroyed a perfectly good piece of WW2 aviation history.
Написал: D. Adam, 26.03.2013, 12:56

you place 'the war' in quotations as if you don't believe it happened. My grandfather was an RAF Lancaster Pilot and died fighting during that war. You should respect those that died to give you the freedom to be such an obtuse, uninformed jackwad
Написал: wildfire8509, 11.09.2012, 04:12

That probably upset few of the old dogs