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Re: Winged Heroes

Post by PanBiker » 05 Jun 2019, 08:36

The commercial airfreight firm our Dan used to work for at Coventry used to maintain two and still used them for UK wide freight operations.
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Post by Stanley » 06 Jun 2019, 03:27

While reading about the Barnes Wallis bombs I was reminded of the Avro Lincoln bomber which came into service late in the war but was never used in WW2. Here's a LINK to a Wikipedia entry.
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Re: Winged Heroes

Post by Wendyf » 06 Jun 2019, 16:26

Nice low flypast this afternoon as i was muck collecting in the field. 2 planes about 5 minutes apart flying in a north easterly direction. Not sure about the first one, though it could have been a Dakota, the second was possibly a Hurricane. :smile:

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Re: Winged Heroes

Post by Stanley » 07 Jun 2019, 02:11

That's a captivating image. The peasant working in the fields at a job that is as old as the hills and modern technology catching the attention..... (Nowt wrong with being a peasant Wendy!)
I saw a single engined plane with an eggbeater on the front passing over Barlick two days ago heading SW. It had a fixed tricycle undercarriage so may have been modern....
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