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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4475 on: July 26, 2021, 08:43:41 AM »
A photo of two guys riding a scooter unsafely at Bien Hoa Airport, Vietnam, 1965.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4476 on: July 26, 2021, 11:27:51 AM »
A photo of two guys riding a scooter unsafely at Bien Hoa Airport, Vietnam, 1965.



And they still do that too.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4477 on: July 26, 2021, 02:30:53 PM »
A photo of two guys riding a scooter unsafely at Bien Hoa Airport, Vietnam, 1965.



Yes! They should both be wearing helmets! :icon_surprised:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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« Reply #4478 on: July 26, 2021, 06:31:21 PM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4479 on: July 27, 2021, 01:55:39 AM »
I saw a family of five on a scooter riding in Bangkok traffic once a long time ago. Dad was driving, Mom behind him holding a baby, son was standing on foot pegs clinging to Mom and little sister sitting on the handlebars.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4480 on: July 28, 2021, 02:14:12 AM »
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« Reply #4481 on: July 29, 2021, 12:41:26 AM »


Yes! They should both be wearing helmets! :icon_surprised:

... and reflective safety belts.

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« Reply #4482 on: August 01, 2021, 02:47:45 AM »
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« Reply #4483 on: August 01, 2021, 03:20:00 AM »

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4484 on: August 02, 2021, 06:44:12 AM »
An Aussi 'Bou.

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« Reply #4485 on: August 04, 2021, 01:59:50 AM »
New RAAF Hornet Commemorative scheme:






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« Reply #4486 on: August 04, 2021, 02:51:11 AM »
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« Reply #4487 on: August 04, 2021, 03:41:04 AM »
Just some nostalgic photos (not mine) of CFB Comox flightline and hanger taken in the early 1980s. Via Facebook.











Note the two luggage containers. They were installed on the AIR-2A side the weapons pallet. Rotated up for flight.


The is a "Q" bird as it has live AIM-4Ds.
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« Reply #4488 on: August 04, 2021, 03:47:45 AM »
So which one has the road kill marking on it? ;)
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« Reply #4489 on: August 04, 2021, 07:38:17 PM »
So which one has the road kill marking on it? ;)

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« Reply #4490 on: August 05, 2021, 06:29:59 PM »


You don't see many crisp and clean shots of Su-15's, let alone from such an interesting angle 🤔

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« Reply #4491 on: August 05, 2021, 09:18:10 PM »
Via Facebook. Yes, another photo of VR-A but the accompanying text is interesting.



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#ThrowbackThursday - Exactly 7 years ago today, our Lancaster departed Hamilton to fly across the pond to tour the UK with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Official) Lancaster. What great memories! Wouldn't it be special to do again once Just Jane is flying? #TBT
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« Reply #4492 on: August 06, 2021, 01:50:25 AM »
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« Reply #4493 on: August 06, 2021, 01:50:54 AM »
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« Reply #4494 on: August 06, 2021, 02:20:07 AM »
CFB COOOOLLLLLLDDDDD LAKE!
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« Reply #4495 on: August 06, 2021, 02:26:37 AM »
Highway Patrolled by Aircraft

A-10 Warthogs Fly From An American Highway
A-10s, as well as C-146 special operations transports, have been flying from a highway in Michigan as part of a larger exercise.



https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/41852/a-10-warthogs-fly-from-an-american-highway

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=422836689092203
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« Reply #4496 on: August 06, 2021, 04:22:41 AM »
There's this F-16 outside the Palm Springs Aero Museum

And I saw the one Greg posted at Cold Lake too, along with it's partner --
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« Reply #4497 on: August 08, 2021, 03:46:20 AM »
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« Reply #4498 on: August 09, 2021, 10:59:30 PM »
RAF BBMF @RAFBBMF

On this day in 2014, Avro Lancaster FM213, based in Canada at the @CWHM, landed at @RAFConingsby to begin a tour of the UK. Known as 'Vera', FM213 and PA474 of the RAF's BBMF are the only two airworthy Lancaster's in the world. (Photo: Richard Paver) #AvroLancaster



Full sized: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E8V9tf4WQAMM1TW?format=jpg&name=4096x4096
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« Reply #4499 on: August 09, 2021, 11:39:53 PM »
Interesting to note the BBMF Lanc has Lincoln style fins/rudders ----