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Barry Parker

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About Barry Parker

  • Birthday 01/10/1934

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    Tumbi Umbi 2261 New South Wales
  1. I am 84 this October. Had a Grasshopper way back when. Took it to Bundarra to have a new prop made by the late Gordon Bedson (resurgam builder).After a faulty start I noticed that he was carving a Puller prop, instead of a pusher. Corrected problem, fitted prop, took off. Flew over rocky timbered area, BANG! big noise shake. Engine off assume glide attitude. 150 feet to ground. look for widest gap between trees. Trees appeared to move further apart as I got closer. Got through to very long grass. touched down then, Thud! Both wheel struts had gone into a table drain and snapped off. Got out an
  2. Barry Parker Australia. I am 84 this year. Not familiar with Forums. Email;- [email protected] Not sure as to next step to be a member.
  3. G'day Mates. I am Barry Parker from Australia. Was a restricted private pilot. Had a Col Winton Grasshopper in 1980's. flew around local farms and shows. Sw someone asking about those planes and thought I should see if my old hopper found a good home on this website.
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      Barry Parker

      G'day Mates. I am Barry Parker from Australia. Was a restricted private pilot. Had a Col Winton Grasshopper in 1980's. flew around local farms and shows. Sw someone asking about those planes and thought I should see if my old hopper found a good home on this website.
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