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Offline The Big Gimper

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4400 on: June 01, 2021, 10:52:27 PM »


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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4401 on: June 02, 2021, 02:26:24 AM »
I didn't realise Chinooks were in the Battle of Geonosis... ;)
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« Reply #4402 on: June 03, 2021, 06:01:49 AM »
Ha ha Obi-Wan Greg!
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4403 on: June 03, 2021, 06:04:02 AM »
Found on Facebook.



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"Comet 5301 Greenwood July 58"
"Believe this was taken on "Argus Day". Quite an airshow. I was there with the Banshees from Shearwater."

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4404 on: June 04, 2021, 11:18:15 AM »
Abandoned Soviet airfield.
Now this would be cool to explore!!

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4405 on: June 04, 2021, 01:15:18 PM »
Crazy how those shelter doors are just laying on the ground.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4406 on: June 04, 2021, 01:27:31 PM »
Crazy how those shelter doors are just laying on the ground.

Just a thought, could they possibly be off their hinges and on the ground for transparency -aka Treaty observation?

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4407 on: June 04, 2021, 10:19:42 PM »
More likely rusted hinges & high mass out from a relatively small support area. Some of the doors are still standing open.

Looks like there might be at least two aircraft still in the hangars, too, not just the one.
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« Reply #4408 on: June 08, 2021, 04:28:16 AM »


These Are The Best Images Ever Of The World's Most Secretive 737

The highly modified "RAT 55" bounces around between secretive test bases and is used to collect radar data on stealthy aircraft in-flight.

Source: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40915/these-are-best-images-ever-of-the-worlds-most-secretive-737
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4409 on: June 09, 2021, 10:51:18 AM »
Well, it's an improvement over the much modified ERA-3B that was used before it.  I wonder if it's supplement/replacement is going to be a NC-40 or an NP-8?

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« Reply #4410 on: June 10, 2021, 02:32:26 AM »
The look of satisfaction:

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« Reply #4411 on: June 10, 2021, 02:44:43 PM »
The look of satisfaction:

...
But who is that?
Spitfire LF Mk.XVIe RW386 is based in Norway now and that does not look like Pär Cederqvist who flew it for many years while it was in Swedish registration.

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« Reply #4412 on: June 11, 2021, 02:27:40 AM »


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« Reply #4413 on: June 11, 2021, 06:35:19 PM »
This Skyhawk is for sale.
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« Reply #4414 on: June 11, 2021, 06:36:56 PM »
Erickson notes they have 10 Air Cranes in Greece right now.

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« Reply #4415 on: June 12, 2021, 03:17:08 AM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4416 on: June 13, 2021, 02:36:52 AM »


CFBV
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #4417 on: June 13, 2021, 09:44:07 PM »
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I had heard that they are loud but I had no idea that "THEY WERE THAT LOUD"

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« Reply #4418 on: June 15, 2021, 02:14:10 AM »


CFBV
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« Reply #4419 on: June 15, 2021, 08:32:05 AM »


[early David Attenborough voice]"And here we see the rare Norwegian Otter entering its natural habitat."[/early David Attenborough voice]
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« Reply #4420 on: June 15, 2021, 08:49:48 AM »
[early David Attenborough voice]"And here we see the rare Norwegian Otter entering its natural habitat."[/early David Attenborough voice]

 ;D But ... "Nei ... det er ingen norsk oter!"  That there is a Norseman in its true native environment  ;)
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« Reply #4421 on: June 15, 2021, 10:49:37 AM »
Oops! :-[


Knew it wasn't a Beaver.

Looked pretty-much like an Otter (& the Norwegians flew them).



Failed to research. :icon_crap:



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« Reply #4422 on: June 15, 2021, 10:51:25 AM »
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I had heard that they are loud but I had no idea that "THEY WERE THAT LOUD"

Flying over your place, were they, Paul? ;)
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« Reply #4423 on: June 16, 2021, 02:13:09 PM »
Ah huh, exciting at first but by the end of the second week we were totally over it, I had to explain to the wife and kids the reason its soooooooo much louder than we are used to is because it has one big engine producing over twice the power (almost three times the power) of the two engines in the aircraft it is replacing.

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« Reply #4424 on: June 17, 2021, 05:55:11 AM »
Since I live just west and south of Carswell Field, I'm quite used to hearing them by now, as well as all the other aircraft that operate from, or pass through, there.