Category Archives: Latest Project News

RB211 FIRST TEST RUN

Yesterday we ran the RB211 for the first time. It started flawlessly with no major problems. More videos to follow soon.

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More Engines!!

The Stad 250 is almost ready to test. I’ve swapped the Viper for something a bit larger, a Rolls Royce Spey 250 from a Nimrod!

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More Air Needed!

Last weekend I performed another dry motoring run on the Rb211. Unfortunately now that the tach gen is working it is clear that the air-start cart on it’s own is not sufficient to start the engine to the required RPM … Continue reading

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2012!

Work started on putting the transportation frame supports together. Bad weather bought everything to a halt.

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RB211 Rear Fairings

Repair and renovation to gas generator fairings complete. See under RB21122b for pictures and info.

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Rb211 Update

Electronics complete and now working. Current job is to continue cleaning up the engine and building the rig for the transportation frame.

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