The Boys' Own Book of Aeroplanes

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Coningsby ? Nice place to work.

Further south and east. Wattisham.

Air China showing how not to evacuate an aircraft. Port side engine fire, which side shall we chuck them out, Doh!!

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Bah, plenty more humans where they came from……
Crazy :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

Check yellow top person, they always find bodies at the seats of fires as curiosity not only kills cats.

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A technically incompetent but lucky snap I got at Goodwood Revival yesterday as three variations on the mk IX theme took-off and buzzed the airdrome:

Some nice statics, too:

Harry Caine…

Clive The Flying Courgette…

Grumpyman Albert Ross…

Amelia Loser…

Stringbag…

[some names may not be entirely technically accurate]

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Was the Catalina there ?

Not that I noticed.

:grinning:

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Please check sheds and garages :grinning:

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That’s the trouble with stealth aircraft, you can’t find them when you want to.
A bit like my glasses, I suppose.

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Old meme is old.

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I sometimes bang-on about both USAF and RAF undertaking dogfighting practice directly over our house, but neither my camera, much less my skills, are up to photographing them. However, someone called Anthony Helcoop had more luck/skill earlier today:

Love the monotone blue-grey of it.

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Who won?

Well, there’s no smouldering wreckage in the back garden, so I guess it’s the British taxpayer…

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https://twitter.com/janicegreer34/status/1710331871802929154?s=46

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If you are designing an aeroplane, where do you put the pilot? Why, in the inlet cone of a mahoosive ramjet engine of course.

It is called the Leduc 022 and for some reason it never got beyond a flight testing prototype…

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Thats a mad thing.

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Not the best pic but we get so few flyovers here it is an event!

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