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Offline NARSES2

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Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« on: August 03, 2019, 02:10:50 am »
Was listening to Dermot O'Leary (who turns out to be a huge Spitfire fan) on Radio 2 this morning and he had a long chat with one of the pilots of this beauty. :wub: :wub:

https://www.silverspitfire.com/

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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2019, 04:59:06 pm »
Woohoo, she's scheduled for a four night stop-over at Paine Field here in Everett,
starting 31/08/2019.

Sector 26   KPAE   Snohomish County (Paine Field)   USA   31/08/2019   4 nights

 :wub:

Paine is 10 miles from where I sit and we're under the pattern, mebbe I'll see
her over the house. I'll definitely head down to the field.
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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2019, 05:02:58 am »
Not coming down here unfortunately.
 :-\
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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2019, 09:43:56 am »
Not coming down here unfortunately.
 :-\

That's because you Australians don't exist, just ask the Flat Earthers.  :wacko: :wacko:
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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2019, 05:23:21 am »
Not coming down here unfortunately.
 :-\

That's because you Australians don't exist, just ask the Flat Earthers.  :wacko: :wacko:

That could explain a lot...

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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2019, 05:43:16 am »
The 'Silver Spirfire' got back yesterday, after a four month circuit of the Earth.  :thumbsup:

However, the media have acted as ignorant as they usually are in such cases, TWICE reporting the aircraft as '.....a 1944 vintage jet......'

Sometimes I REALLY want to physically knock some sense into their heads!  :banghead: :banghead:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2019, 06:07:45 am »
Sometimes I REALLY want to physically knock some sense into their heads!  :banghead: :banghead:

A lot of people would pay a lot of money to watch that happening  :thumbsup:
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Re: Around the World in a Silver Spitfire
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2019, 06:14:25 am »
In defence of some sections of the media today's I newspaper had quite a lengthy report on the flight and a short history of the aircraft it'self, including her war service. And yes the word jet was not used.
Decals my @r$e!