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  1. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Feb 14, 2024

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    Reminds me...........

    How do you know when a pilot walks into the bar.......

    He'll tell you :D.
     
  2. spacemission Feb 18, 2024

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    It's ready for delivery and escorted by the great Chuck :cool:

    It also holds a record. Enjoy my fellow aviators.

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  3. Malthus101 Feb 18, 2024

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    I would love to learn to fly, my dad did it in a Cesna. I remember going up as a kid and being terrified as it got thrown around by the wind so easily.

    My idea is to learn as much as I can on Microsoft flight sim 2020, and take that knowledge to flight school (one day)

    My dream "first plane" is the Diamond DA62 - two engines! So if one fails I might not die.. :)

    Anything to avoid modern day secuirty at airports..

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  4. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Feb 18, 2024

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    Know people who work at Diamond. By all accounts I’ve heard a great company...
     
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  5. Pvt-Public Feb 18, 2024

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    Straight to the airport watch list.;)::facepalm2::
     
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  6. DoctorEvil Feb 19, 2024

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    One of my favourite things to do on Microsoft Flight Sim is to try landing a Cessna 150 on an aircraft carrier. I found it surprisingly challenging as you have to maintain airspeed accurately and touch down precisely on the end of the flight deck. And after you land, you have to hit the brakes immediately or you'll end up in the drink! :D
     
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  7. SpeedyPhill Founder Of Aussie Cricket Blog Mark Waugh Universe Feb 21, 2024

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  8. DoctorEvil Feb 27, 2024

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    Landing at Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport runway 13 was hairy enough in a B747. Coming in low over the city before a sharp right hand turn pretty much straight on to the runway threshold. But in a Concorde? Wow...
     
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  9. Scarecrow Boat Burt Macklin, FBI Feb 27, 2024

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    :D
     
  10. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Feb 27, 2024

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  11. Scarecrow Boat Burt Macklin, FBI Feb 27, 2024

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  12. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Feb 27, 2024

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    Hilarious, but sad at the same time.

    When I was growing up, the mantra was "If it ain't Boeing, I ain't going".
     
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  13. hen Feb 29, 2024

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    This has probably been posted before, but damn what a sexy aircraft! From every angle too! concorde.jpg Concordes_at_Heathrow.jpg 5163505657_6306abe54e_o.jpg
     
  14. Omegafanman Feb 29, 2024

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    First flight 55 years ago........amazing really to think about it...... 55 years before that it was 1914.... Not sure we have made so much progess on the aesthetics and performace front with our 55 years.
     
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  15. Tayne Feb 29, 2024

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    There’s a Concorde at the East Fortune Museum of Flight, you can go inside it and the cockpit door is open (but roped off). They also have an Avro Vulcan.
     
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  16. DoctorEvil Mar 5, 2024

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    I'd hate to explain to the CO what happened...
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    Image courtesy of Avgeekery.com via Facebook
     
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  17. spacemission Mar 9, 2024

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    If there is no other option I prefer this kind of submariner/submariner date.

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  18. DoctorEvil Mar 10, 2024

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    Chuck Yeager was also a big fan of the GMT Master it would seem...
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  19. spacemission Mar 10, 2024

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    Those ads are legendary. I'd like rolex guys would bring back the gmt master saga. But of course with an improved bezel ;)
     
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  20. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Mar 10, 2024

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    As a family we were fortunate to fly on the earlier shuttle flights from Edinburgh to London. Fantastic service :)

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