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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #90 on: September 20, 2014, 09:21:56 PM
Best as I could make out the reg,it was V7-CSE,but between the angle and my eyes it could really have been anything
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #91 on: September 22, 2014, 06:50:34 PM
I was at the Southport Airshow yesterday. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight was flying, and they were joined by a second Lancaster from Canada.
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Reply #92 on: September 22, 2014, 06:51:13 PM
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #93 on: September 22, 2014, 10:24:14 PM
Beautiful old girls :)

I've always had a soft spot for the Fiesler Storch :) Any aircraft you can land almost like a helicopter has to be impressive IMO

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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #94 on: September 22, 2014, 10:28:04 PM
Very cool Millhouse. :tu:  A Storch and a PBY!  Yesterday a B-17G flew over my house, didn't get my phone out in time to get a pic. :(  My brother said it was at the county airport near him.
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #95 on: October 05, 2014, 10:19:40 AM
Took the kids into town today to look at some planes.



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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #96 on: October 05, 2014, 10:20:15 AM


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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #97 on: October 05, 2014, 10:21:01 AM


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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #98 on: October 05, 2014, 10:55:04 PM
Some more from the Southport airshow. Not my pics, these were taken by a friend.
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Reply #99 on: October 05, 2014, 10:55:42 PM
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #100 on: October 05, 2014, 10:58:46 PM
A Huey! :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #101 on: October 05, 2014, 10:59:05 PM
Canberra.  :drool:

On Thursday I was outside the store and I heard piston engines.  Looked up to see a B-24J and a P-51D going overhead!  A bunch of customers stopped in the lot and watched them go by as well.  Very cool.  :tu:
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Reply #102 on: October 06, 2014, 12:23:19 AM
For Kirky and Jerseydevil, some video I shot at the show.

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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #103 on: October 06, 2014, 12:39:07 AM
 :salute: Nice one Millhouse,thank you!
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #104 on: October 06, 2014, 03:22:32 AM
Great videos Millhouse, thanks!  :tu:  All four of those aircraft are classics.  I've seen P-51's, Huey's, and Hunters in flight, but never a Canberra.  The only Canberra I've ever seen close up was a Martin B-57 in a museum.  EE had such a good design there that the US built them under license.
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Reply #105 on: October 06, 2014, 08:49:24 PM
Love the Avro Vulcan! What plane is in 02.jpg? Beautiful little thing!


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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #106 on: October 06, 2014, 09:12:09 PM
Love the Avro Vulcan! What plane is in 02.jpg? Beautiful little thing!
BAC Canberra :)
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Reply #107 on: October 06, 2014, 09:13:27 PM
Thanks! I have never seen it. :)


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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #108 on: October 06, 2014, 10:35:29 PM
Video I shot of the Avro Vulcan.

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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #109 on: October 06, 2014, 10:40:54 PM
Love the Avro Vulcan! What plane is in 02.jpg? Beautiful little thing!
The little plane in that pic is a Hawker Hunter.  I thought that was what you were referring to.
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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #110 on: October 06, 2014, 10:41:10 PM
They really are beautiful ole girl :)

And the noise is incredible!

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Reply #111 on: October 06, 2014, 10:57:41 PM
Love the Avro Vulcan! What plane is in 02.jpg? Beautiful little thing!
The little plane in that pic is a Hawker Hunter.  I thought that was what you were referring to.

The one closest to the camera: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=48278.0;attach=131471

I think the one in the back is the Hawker Hunter (absolutely a cool plane as well), but the one closer looks like the Canberra? Or is it something else?


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Reply #112 on: October 06, 2014, 10:58:48 PM
The reason for my probably strange questions is that I can't watch the videos here. :)


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Reply #113 on: October 06, 2014, 11:47:55 PM
The closer plane is the Canberra.
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Reply #114 on: October 07, 2014, 12:00:00 AM
The closer plane is the Canberra.

Is she a B(I) or an early mark PR?
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Reply #115 on: October 07, 2014, 12:32:11 AM
Canberra PR9.
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Reply #116 on: October 07, 2014, 12:38:11 AM
Canberra PR9.

Bugger! I didn't know there were any PR9s still airworthy,let alone in private hands! Super cool :drool:
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Reply #117 on: October 07, 2014, 01:25:44 AM
Canberra PR9.

Bugger! I didn't know there were any PR9s still airworthy,let alone in private hands! Super cool :drool:

Several of NASA's RB-57F's have flown missions over Afghanistan, probably as communications relay points.  NASA actually pulled an RB out of storage from the boneyard where it had been for over 40 years and returned it to flight status only a few years ago.  I know, they're not PR9's, but they're still Canberras........
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Reply #118 on: October 07, 2014, 08:22:15 AM
Canberra PR9.

Bugger! I didn't know there were any PR9s still airworthy,let alone in private hands! Super cool :drool:
I saw her at Eastbourne this summer, such a lovely old lady, and surprisingly quiet too :)

They were such a versatile aircraft too :)

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Re: Anything to do with Flight thread.
Reply #119 on: October 07, 2014, 03:23:11 PM
For Kirky and Jerseydevil, some video I shot at the show.

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