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Gallery #12 “Other Projects – Whing Ding II, Flying”

Whing Ding II constructed by Max Kroone, Graham Percy and Steven Samagalski set up inside one of the hangars at Tyabb Aerodrome.
Whing Ding II constructed by Max Kroone, Graham Percy and Steven Samagalski set up inside one of the hangars at Tyabb Aerodrome.
First day of flying during Easter 1978, 24th March.
First day of flying during Easter 1978, 24th March.
Graham flying.
Graham flying.
Max flying.
Max flying.
Ditto.
Ditto.

 

Steve flying.
Steve flying.
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Whing Ding II flying north along the north/south runway at Tyabb Aerodrome.
Whing Ding II flying north along the north/south runway at Tyabb Aerodrome.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Flying east along east/west runway at Tyabb.
Flying east along east/west runway at Tyabb.
Graham flying the Whing Ding at the Minimum Aircraft Association fly-in at Gordon around April 1978.
Graham flying the Whing Ding at the Minimum Aircraft Association fly-in at Gordon around April 1978.
Ditto.
Ditto.
Timing belt drive fitted.
Timing belt drive fitted.
Timing belt drive with adjustable steel tube engine mount. The timing belt proved to be understrength for the engine.
Timing belt drive with adjustable steel tube engine mount. The timing belt proved to be understrength for the engine.
Flying the Whing Ding at Moorooduc airfield around April 1980.
Flying the Whing Ding at Moorooduc airfield around April 1980.
Ditto. The timing belt failed after a few short flights.
Ditto. The timing belt failed after a few short flights.

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