The Boys' Own Book of Aeroplanes

De Havilland factory building mossies in 1943.

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C-47 of the D-Day squadron mission to Normandy this year over flies NYC.

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BBMF Spitfire has crashed this afternoon near Langrick, suspected engine problems.

Shit only got certified to display in the last week or so
Hopefully Pilot got out o.k.

Sadly not, it seems

Just seen this.

Sad news indeed.

Doubly tragic :frowning:

Mechanic hanging off the main landing gear strut of a B-36 Peacemaker.

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Amazing to think we’re just two years short of 80 years since the ‘Aluminium Overcast’ first flew!

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As it is mostly about aircraft, I hope this is ok here:

You wouldn’t catch me in this Boeing rocket that’s about to launch.

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Austrian A320 from Palma to Vienna flew through a hailstorm en-route.

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Good job they put in that hardboard shield!

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Landing must have been tricky, looking at those screens :flushed:

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Reminded me of this: [Air traffic controller tells the story of when he asked for vertical separation to an SR-71 Blackbird crew in conflicting route with a Concorde Supersonic Airliner - The Aviation Geek Club]

X,

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Brilliant ! Must be the only ATC with that boast.

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I once told a German cargo A/C his delay was due to a Spitfire ( genuinely). He replied, rather humorously ‘I hope he is not coming for me!’
Not as good as the Sr71, but made me chuckle

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