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John Walsh21/05/2011 12:20:03
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I have 'found' an almost complete kit for an Aerokits Fast Patrol Launch - still in the box which is clearly marked 31/6. Can anyone put a date on this, I would judge it to be mid 50's - am I correct ??.
Charles Oates21/05/2011 18:01:04
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Hi John, I think it is from about 1964, it was advertised in Feb 1965 at 32/7, or one pound twelve shillings and seven pence , that's about £1.52 for our younger readers.
Great little model, post some pictures as you go, we would love to see them.
Charlie
John Walsh21/05/2011 18:26:38
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Hi Charlie, Thanks for your comments. I've resurrected two FPL's already - Have a look at my photos. Will post more pics as building progresses.
Colin Bishop21/05/2011 20:24:32
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One of the first boats I ever built but I think it was a bit earlier than 1964. I originally put an ED Seagull diesel in it but only got the engine started once when it distributed the contents of the sink all over the kitchen! I eventually fitted a Kako electric motor powered by a dry battery but performance wasn't terribly exciting to put it mildly.
 
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Ian Gardner22/05/2011 10:43:50
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Hello John,
 
I look forward to seeing this as it is built too. They must be backing up a bit now! I know the feeling though.
 
All the best,
Ian

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