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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5805 on: December 03, 2020, 04:53:38 am »
AND with retractable floats too.  :thumbsup:

Isn't that a standard feature on all Grumman Goose?  :unsure:


Not on the original ones, no. But it's quite a standard add-on.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5806 on: December 03, 2020, 05:14:57 am »
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5808 on: December 03, 2020, 07:18:27 am »
AND with retractable floats too.  :thumbsup:

Isn't that a standard feature on all Grumman Goose?  :unsure:


Not on the original ones, no. But it's quite a standard add-on.

Oh OK, I was only going on an assumption from the ones I've seen in TV shows or movie's, don't think I've seen one with fixed tip floats on screen and have never seen one IRL. :thumbsup:

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5809 on: December 03, 2020, 09:12:01 am »
There you are, an 'as built' version.

Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5810 on: December 03, 2020, 02:11:38 pm »
 :mellow: :thumbsup:

Now I have seen that picture I may have seen them like that with the rounded wingtips, just not taken notice that the floats were "down"  :rolleyes:

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5811 on: December 03, 2020, 02:48:42 pm »
I've got the Rareplanes vacform kit of a Goose in The Loft.

It's superbly moulded, with the detail parts in Aeroclub's white metal, so it's a class act. I ought to build the darn thing one day as I've had it for decades!
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5812 on: December 03, 2020, 02:52:21 pm »
And I have the Sword 1/72 kit.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5813 on: January 10, 2021, 07:53:13 pm »
Airtractor fire fighting aircraft and various spotter plane's continuously today. There is a fire 60-90ish kilometers away keeping them busy, very hot and windy so it won't be a easy day for them.  :-\

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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5814 on: January 12, 2021, 07:36:18 am »
I didn't see it but everyone heard it! All our neighbours went out to see if somebody's house had exploded from a gas leak  :lol:

RAF Typhoon on QRA went supersonic over north London,Essex and Cambs to intercept a private jet that had lost radio contact with ATC.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-55636583
https://news.sky.com/story/sonic-boom-after-raf-jets-sent-to-intercept-private-plane-12185918


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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5815 on: January 12, 2021, 08:25:11 am »
Looks good with turbines. Also, doesn't look good with turbines.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5816 on: February 02, 2021, 09:29:34 am »
A yellow helicopter (MBB, I think)   with the word ELECTRICITY on each flank.  It was travelling very low and slow.    I think it was inspecting power lines, but Madame Rheged suggests that the driver was looking for somewhere it plug it in.
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5817 on: February 02, 2021, 08:14:02 pm »
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5818 on: February 03, 2021, 07:21:21 am »
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Re: Seen Over Your House Today
« Reply #5819 on: February 04, 2021, 03:18:19 am »
Three single radial piston engined aircraft in vee formation.  I was on the beach with the dog at the time and had neither binoculars or phone/camera but they looked like Wirraways or Harvards.
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