Wednesday 14 September 2011

The 'Vacuum Cap' invented by Edward J Artis

I've had a number of Airstreams with these caps installed. Some have been rusty tin, others like this one made from Aluminium Alloy.

Once I get a clue then it's pretty simple to find a bit of the history. In this case the Pat. number was all I needed.

I considered this to look art deco, and indeed it is


Friday 2 September 2011

Nigel Mansell eat your heart out.........

For about half an hour last Friday I was let loose on the Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch, with an Airstream of course.

Was a real thrill as my escort dropped back and let me lose to put the pedal to the metal.

I then  parked up and waited for the crew to arrive for the shoot.

All good fun......

Then early this week it my was turn to take the role of an escort for a delivery down to London Town -