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Reply #1050 on: November 02, 2020, 09:20:20 AM
Oh Joy! Just had 2 Apache Longbows fly over the house :-))

very cool!

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Reply #1051 on: November 02, 2020, 09:32:12 AM
I still get at least two flyovers a day by F-16s out of Luke. Haven't seen anything else in a while, though they did do a parade of aircraft early on in this COVID era, around the city.



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Reply #1052 on: November 02, 2020, 11:54:07 AM
Oh Joy! Just had 2 Apache Longbows fly over the house :-))

Oh Joy? What if aliens are chasing them? It is 2020 after all.  :P

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Reply #1053 on: November 02, 2020, 12:45:37 PM
They aren't looking for you are they Bob? Paid your taxes I hope?  ;D

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Reply #1054 on: November 02, 2020, 01:22:17 PM
Oh Joy! Just had 2 Apache Longbows fly over the house :-))
Jesus - the government are taking enforcing the new lock down seriously!

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Reply #1055 on: November 02, 2020, 02:28:27 PM
 ;D

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Reply #1056 on: November 02, 2020, 03:48:51 PM
This is a wonderful bit of old film - well worth watching.


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Reply #1057 on: November 03, 2020, 06:16:48 AM
That was cool to watch. Thanks for posting it Bob.

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Reply #1058 on: November 03, 2020, 08:48:28 AM
When observers from USN went to see how the RN early in the war, they knew nothing of the planes.
One officer was shocked to see a swordfish flying into the wind, practically hovering with it's very low stall speed.
"Who builds those?"
"Faireys."
"Of course, they do."

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Reply #1059 on: November 04, 2020, 11:03:09 AM
This is another excellent film that I found interesting;


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Reply #1060 on: November 26, 2020, 05:16:37 PM

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Reply #1061 on: November 26, 2020, 11:30:09 PM
Damn! That's impressive.  :applause:

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Reply #1062 on: November 27, 2020, 06:23:49 AM
That area of North Wales is a beautiful part of the country.

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Reply #1063 on: December 11, 2020, 01:43:23 PM
Still one of my very favourite aircraft.


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Reply #1064 on: December 11, 2020, 02:11:01 PM
Mine too.  :bigthumb:

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