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6 years 8 months ago #104 by keithsams
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I have just finished reading an article in an old motorcycle magazine by bob currie about the sopwith abc
and it is titled ABC FIREFLY has anyone have knowledge of this ?.It does make sense as we have the dragonfly,gnat,wasp,hornetand of course the scorpion engine.It would sound more glamorous,WHAT MOTORCYCLE DO YOU HAVE ? ITS AN ABC SOPWITH FIREFLY.

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6 years 8 months ago #107 by NDHAERO
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Via Google:

collections.museumvictoria.com.au/articles/6226

The firm also produced a range of small stationary engines including the Firefly flat twin-cylinder engine sometimes used in British coastal patrol blimps to power radio sets.

Can find very little other information.

but during the search, i thought of the Flight Global Archive. This is every Flight / Flight International published between 1900 and 2000.

An example, is an article on the flat twin 400cc:

www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1923/1923%20-%200216.html

This contains power curves, but as they are for the aero use, not sure how relevant.

there is a lot of info to search, so chose a sensible date range.

I found nothing in the 1910 - 1918 range, so then chose 1918 - 1924

www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/search.a...4toYear=1924&x=0&y=0

Hope it is of some use, and again, not repeat of past work.
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6 years 7 months ago #118 by T. Baxter
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Great link, will have to read some more when I have time .

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6 years 6 months ago - 6 years 6 months ago #123 by degraaff
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Could you thell wich old motorcycle magazine has the Bob curry story?
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6 years 6 months ago #127 by keithsams
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Hi the magazine is. The classic motor cycle April 1985 price £1.10

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6 years 6 months ago - 6 years 6 months ago #145 by degraaff
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Could you please give the basics of the story? becouse i cann't find the magazine in the pile.
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6 years 5 months ago #158 by keithsams
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Hi if you send your address I will photocopy and send regards keith

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6 years 5 months ago #159 by keithsams
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Hi if you send your address I will photocopy and send regards or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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