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  1. Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Jan 29, 2016

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    I know I posted this in my thread about the Biggin Hill Festival of Flight 2015, but I think it belongs here as well.

    Brothers in Arms
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  2. vinn2 Jan 29, 2016

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    I like that merlin engine
     
  3. italy1861 Jan 31, 2016

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  4. wayneG Feb 4, 2016

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    Very sorry for your loss Nobel Prize. I went to one of the early Red Bull Air races years ago and was amazed at how on the edge it all is. Incredible stuff.
     
  5. petay Feb 4, 2016

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    Cheating a bit as it's a Video... My DSLR battery had given up before she arrived so iphone was my back up and in a way i am glad i videoed it as the howl the old girl makes is like nothing i have ever experienced before.

    Sadly she is now permanently grounded but i was lucky enough to see her twice in 2015 and it's something i will never forget.

    (can't seem to get the video on my FB to embed so here is a link to my dropbox location)
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/kiqqpfv9l3lfca6/IMG_0573.MOV?dl=0
     
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  6. Tony C. Ωf Jury member Feb 4, 2016

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  7. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 6, 2016

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    Boy that was a close one ;)
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    Mounted on a giratoire :)
     
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  8. Canuck Feb 6, 2016

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    I suppose most of us have seen the video of the stunt pilot having the right wing fall off his (Russian I believe) stunt plane following which he successfully lands it! A pilot friend of mine who has built two planes, and regularly flies his stunt plane in competition with the likes of Pitt Specials, tells me the video is bogus! Opinions?
     
  9. Geo! Feb 6, 2016

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    I'm with your friend on that one!
     
  10. Tony C. Ωf Jury member Feb 28, 2016

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  11. Geo! Feb 29, 2016

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    Loch Lomond at the weekend.

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  12. vinn2 Feb 29, 2016

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    wow, good pix. here is the bell aircobra I stole this pix from the net. you all know what is strange about this plane? vinn (sorry, lost photo)
     
  13. Canuck Feb 29, 2016

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    Centre-mounted engine, behind the pilot, long drive shaft to drive the prop, and the first single engine fighter with tricycle landing gear. (I hope Wikipedia was correct, or I just made a fool of myself, again!)
     
  14. Geo! Feb 29, 2016

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    Regarding your question, the engine is behind the pilot in the middle of the aircraft and drives the prop via a long shaft and gearing.

    Edit :- I guess you type faster than me Canuk!
     
  15. vinn2 Feb 29, 2016

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    yes. propeller shaft between the pilots legs
     
  16. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 29, 2016

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  17. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Aug 7, 2016

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    Red Arrows opening the Edinburgh Military Tattoo (Facebook image)

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  18. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Aug 7, 2016

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  19. JimInOz іди нахуй Aug 7, 2016

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  20. vinn2 Aug 7, 2016

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    good show