BuiltWithNOF

MIKE ROACH’S SOPWITH AVIATION COMPANY

THE B.I.M.B.O. WEEKEND 2009

Perhaps I should say that this is merely an acronym for British Ivan’s Model Builders Organisation.  The “O” part was generously provided by Pentaxman and Nichchud.  The “MB” part by all of us you see below.

The models: left to right: Trevor’s Rapide, T’s “Miss Hyperion”, T’s Sealand, Nicks Mosquito, T’s Lazy Bee, Paul’s Cub floatplane, Andy’s E-glider, Andy’s Mosquito, Mike’s E-glider, Andy’s Fairey Gordon, Andy’s sport aero (blue wing), Mike’s Sopwith Pup-on-floats, Andy’s Chipmunk, Scott’s Fantrainer, Scott’s Twin Otter, Scott’s Tornado, Trevor’s Crossfire, Mike’s Bombarier CL-415, Mike’s Catalina.

The Pilots: Nick, Jim (native guide) Trevor, Andy, Paul, Scott (Sidduss), Scott (Wallis 100)

And the Ivan’s models: Twin Otter, Mosquito, Catalina, Rapide, Sealand, Mosquito and Chipmunk

A gallery of what went on at the weekend

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And finally - we were blessed with an almost constant display of full-sized aircraft making their way across the skies:

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