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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #30 on: November 06, 2017, 03:52:27 pm »

There might even be enough new material to justify increasing the page count. And Paul knows how reluctant I am on that front.


I sure do :)

In my defence, I wasn't actually intending to write a 48 page book when I started, but I think the 96 page book I could have done would have been a bit flabby. 64 pages was a good compromise, very little of interest was actually lost :) Shame JK Rowling didn't use Blue Envoy, the later Harry Potter books could have done with a page count limit :)
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2017, 12:55:34 am »
I saved you from pic-bloat and the descent into 'The Big Boys' Book of Fancy Aeroplanes in Colour'.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #32 on: November 09, 2017, 12:38:40 am »
For those attending the IPMS UK Scale Model World at Telford this weekend. The Project Cancelled SIG which models secret projects will be in Hall 3 facing the roller shutter at the back of the Hall.

http://ipmsuk.org/ipms-scale-modelworld/scale-modelworld-floor-plan/

Its where the likes of Tony, Chris, etc will gather when not signing books so please feel free to stop by and say hello, as all the crew behind the stand are long standing members of the Forum.

As for the book being delayed, if it fills in the missing gap and even better has drawings to go with it then its well worth the pause and the rejig to accommodate it, as hopefully it will fill in gap that often brushed over without anybody covering it any deeper.


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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #33 on: March 04, 2018, 06:17:12 pm »
What's the status of the book now?

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #34 on: March 05, 2018, 02:26:52 am »
James and I were discussing this yesterday. We feel confident that the new material is worth the wait and that we can resume the production phase soon, aiming for TAATH being available in May, barring any hurdles.

Thanks for your continuing interest and patience.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #35 on: March 05, 2018, 05:23:36 am »
Good news then Chris  B)

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #36 on: March 06, 2018, 08:35:10 am »
I think the fruits of the additional research since last November will make the wait more than worthwhile.
While it was frustrating for me to stop when it was so close, knowing what I know now, I would have been disappointed about material that would have been missed.
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #37 on: June 10, 2018, 03:24:34 am »
Any (good) news for progress and publication date?

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #38 on: June 10, 2018, 05:47:04 am »
There is good news as things are moving forwards again, I'm hopeful that it will be at the printers during before August.

I'm hoping that the new research that has emerged (literally within the last few weeks) on designs that have remained hidden for 40 years will more than compensate for the wait.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #39 on: June 10, 2018, 07:06:54 am »
For getting more informative material I'll be patient and can wait till end of summer or autumn  ;) .

Thank you for the answer.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #40 on: August 08, 2018, 09:20:08 am »
Any more updates James & Chris ?

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #41 on: August 08, 2018, 11:34:57 am »
Things are progressing well with the production and I'm hopeful that the book will be at the printers for September.