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#1 von Poop

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 07:30 PM

"F**k Me!" Indeed.
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 08:33 PM

I've seen that many times and it still amuses me now.
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 09:21 PM

F**k Me F**kin Hell! Was what I said too.
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 10:18 PM

My heart was in my mouth there! Thought his head was going to come off!
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 10:24 PM

I've seen that many times and it still amuses me now.

Yeah me to but it still cracks me up (I even put it on my Ipod :) )
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 11:09 PM

Well he got his scoop - serves him right for standing on the end of the runway!
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 08:05 AM

Any of you planey types know who's flying the Spitfire? He/She's a certified mentalist. I can't believe how it just comes from nowhere (I had to watch a couple of times before registering how long it's in shot for), Imagine how much more frightening if it were used with full lethal intent and guns blazing...
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 11:57 AM

You have to admit though, that is one hell of a Beat Up.:)
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 12:20 PM

I don't do it very often but I would have been on my knees too!
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My project is the collection of over 11,400+ RAAF Headstone/Memorial photos located in 70 countries during WW2 and the 360+ from WW1. Can you assist? Do you know someone that can?
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 12:32 PM

thanking the good lord for such a wonderous sight. I'd be on my knees too!
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 12:43 PM

thanking the good lord for such a wonderous sight. I'd be on my knees too!


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My project is the collection of over 11,400+ RAAF Headstone/Memorial photos located in 70 countries during WW2 and the 360+ from WW1. Can you assist? Do you know someone that can?
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My Signature photo is the Battalion history of WW2 and the patch of the 2/8th battalion. (Blood & Bandages)
My Avatar is my dad, Gunner Frederick Edwin Swallow "C" Company, 2/8th Battalion, 19th Brigade, 6th Division AIF. Critically wounded on the first attack on Tobruk, January 21st 1941.



 


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Posted 22 June 2006 - 02:00 PM

I've seen that many times and it still amuses me now.


It has been around for a while, but it still makes me laugh!
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 02:02 PM

:nospeakhearsee:

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 02:19 PM

First time that i ever saw it, but great footage!
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Posted 22 June 2006 - 03:29 PM

Just got from under my desk
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Posted 24 June 2006 - 12:29 PM

Any of you planey types know who's flying the Spitfire? He/She's a certified mentalist. I can't believe how it just comes from nowhere (I had to watch a couple of times before registering how long it's in shot for), Imagine how much more frightening if it were used with full lethal intent and guns blazing...


Don't quote me on this, but the Spitfire in question looks like Mk IX MH434, owned by the Old Flying Machine Company. In which case, it was probably being flown by the late Ray Hannah, who was renowned for his low flying routine in warbards. It was he who flew a Spit under a low bridge for a scene in the 1988 TV series, "Piece of Cake". Spectacular flying, Ray!
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Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter silvered wings
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun split clouds -
and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long, delerious, burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark or even eagle flew-
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
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Posted 25 June 2006 - 08:51 PM

Lanc? i thought it looked more like a B-17?
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Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter silvered wings
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun split clouds -
and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long, delerious, burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark or even eagle flew-
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
- John Gillespie Magee, Jr. 1922-1941

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 09:12 PM

I'll get the ball rolling with a few courtesy of the RAF

YouTube - VERY low Harrier ("I won't flinch..")

YouTube - Low Flying Jaguar

Enjoy :D
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Posted 15 February 2009 - 10:42 AM

Can't get much lower than this!

YouTube - Hawker Sea Fury Argonaut Pass

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Posted 15 February 2009 - 11:32 AM

Quite a way to cut your lawn !
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Posted 15 February 2009 - 12:08 PM

I thought that it was outlawed due to health and safety issues flying so low with spectators so close.

Even so it was spectacular flying with absolutely no margin for error.

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Posted 15 February 2009 - 05:29 PM

I love the sound of that engine !




Sacrifice some height for speed !

Good old RAF
YouTube - DUCK!!! From A Low Flying Jet

YouTube - Low Flying Jaguar


And from the German contingent ;)
YouTube - Planes low flying

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#23 Za Rodinu

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 07:34 AM



"Lower than a snakes's belly in a wagon rut"
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And there's more, much more :) What a great site, I didn't know this, check the Stories!
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Posted 05 December 2011 - 07:51 AM

Impressive! You sure he's not landing and forgot to drop the gear?:D
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Posted 05 December 2011 - 08:09 AM

I think it is taking off.
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Posted 05 December 2011 - 08:51 AM

I used to love the Lightnings at air show when I was a lad.

Kev, I dont think that's taking off cos he got his brake flaps open (or whatever they called) , surely they wouldnt be open on take off .

edit caption for that photo.


With speed brakes out this is neither a landing nor a take-off. This low flying Lightning is an F6 in 5 Sqn markings. The photo is definitely of a low pass since wheels-up landings were not to be attempted in a Lightning due to the large ventral tank underneath. In the event of the 'cart' not coming down, the standard Lightning action was to point the aircraft somewhere safe (eg the North Sea) and eject. Indeed, quite a few Lightnings ended up in the North Sea, mostly from RAFs Binbrook, Wattisham and Leconfield!


Some super photos on that website, cheers Za

Edited by Owen, 05 December 2011 - 09:07 AM.

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 09:06 AM

Wow that takes some doing!
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#28 Za Rodinu

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 09:15 AM

See the link I posted in my first line for a whole lot more :)
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Posted 05 December 2011 - 03:28 PM

I think it is taking off.



Not taking off with the speed brakes deployed!!!

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#30 Za Rodinu

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 04:50 PM

Landing also?

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