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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3435 on: February 15, 2020, 03:30:34 AM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3436 on: February 15, 2020, 04:03:51 AM »


Nice. It now can be yours in the One True Scale!  :P

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3437 on: February 15, 2020, 11:21:20 AM »
Pardon my ignorance but why is there an obviously abused OZwegian F-18 being birthed from a Canuck Globemaster?  :o :o
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3438 on: February 15, 2020, 01:06:20 PM »
Now there's a diorama to do ---   :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:

But that's an eye opener too, C-17's can move a whole F-18's, albeit with just their wings removed ---

Now the real whiff would be to have it with foldable wings and launched mid air...
Or use the existing wing folds and launch from a C-5.  There is, after all, at least one documented instance of a F-8 Crusader launching with its wingtips folded and flying away.  There's also documentation of one launching with the wing in the "down" position, the movie of that is something else.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3439 on: February 15, 2020, 10:28:02 PM »
Pardon my ignorance but why is there an obviously abused OZwegian F-18 being birthed from a Canuck Globemaster?  :o :o

'Coz the Canuckistani's bought our old F/A-18's, mate (Well, some of them, at least.) ;)
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3440 on: February 15, 2020, 10:35:04 PM »
Pardon my ignorance but why is there an obviously abused OZwegian F-18 being birthed from a Canuck Globemaster?  :o :o

'Coz the Canuckistani's bought our old F/A-18's, mate (Well, some of them, at least.) ;)

Yerssss!  I get the feeling that you bunch saw our dipstick of a PM and thought to yourselves ' here's a sucker ----- '
The Brit's did it with a previous PM of the same political persuasion, with four rotted out subs (a news story only a couple of days ago announced that not one sailing hour was done by any of these subs last year)
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3441 on: February 16, 2020, 02:44:01 AM »
An-124 in Toronto. Flew in from Hamburg. New all white paint scheme.







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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3442 on: February 16, 2020, 02:48:52 AM »
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« Reply #3443 on: February 16, 2020, 04:31:01 AM »
Seeing that An-124 reminded me of a story told to me by another Commissionaire friend who was directly involved in the story. He said that an An-124 had come to YYC one day to pick up some huge load to take back to Eastern Europe. It was ready to taxi away when my friend was told to go park his truck directly in front of it, as close as he could get to it but so that the pilot could just see him from the cockpit. My friend then said a 'stand-off' began between the pilot and the Airport Manager, and my friend had to park there for a couple of hours, after which the pilot was seen to be leaning out of the cockpit window where he dropped a bag onto the apron. Apparently the airline hadn't paid it's landing fees and the crew had to scrape together the fee with whatever cash they had on board. My friend said he had to count it before he was allowed to move his truck out of the way ---

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3444 on: February 16, 2020, 04:32:49 AM »
An-124 in Toronto. Flew in from Hamburg. New all white paint scheme.









Bringing you latest stash addition Carl?
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« Reply #3445 on: February 16, 2020, 08:05:05 AM »
I am not at liberty to discuss whether the cargo manifest was 100% all large Amodel kits.
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« Reply #3446 on: February 16, 2020, 06:30:08 PM »
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February, 14 a new serial Be-200ES amphibious aircraft first took off from the Beriev factory airfield. This aircraft has a rare color scheme and been ordered by the Russian Navy.






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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #3447 on: February 16, 2020, 10:42:08 PM »
Black Sea fleet?
Such a sharp looking aircraft.

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« Reply #3448 on: February 20, 2020, 07:46:21 AM »
Taken at Pearson Airport, Toronto



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« Reply #3449 on: February 20, 2020, 08:10:38 AM »
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