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VideoPosted by Peter Smith Sun, November 12, 2017 16:59:09

The Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation have returned their C-97 to the air within the last few days. It's the only airworthy a/c of its type.

Here it lifts off after a refuelling stop.

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Lanc report

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Wed, November 01, 2017 23:55:01

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VideoPosted by Peter Smith Tue, October 24, 2017 18:23:30
A Russian Tu-22 leaves it a bit late to abort take off last month smiley
Fortunately no reported injuries

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VideoPosted by Peter Smith Wed, September 27, 2017 23:09:22

A few high lights with a refreshing lack of verbal diarrhoea drowning out the aircraft.

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Fairy Lochs crash site

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Fri, August 25, 2017 23:26:36

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A grand sight!

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Sun, July 30, 2017 19:15:50

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Paul Allen's Mossie

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Sun, June 25, 2017 19:17:06

Looking a little different than the all silver get up applied in NZ is Paul Allen's Mosquito which has had it's first test flights in the USA. This was the second. Looking good smiley

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109E airborne

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Wed, June 14, 2017 10:28:31

So White 14 took to the air yesterday. We now wait with baited breath for Legends!

(picture credit Mike Rivett)

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Strange incident

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Sun, June 11, 2017 23:53:22

Not sure what causes this so I won't speculate but this Spitfire XIX flipped on to its back in France today moments after starting its take off run. Fortunately the pilot is reported to be OK

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Jap Zero

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Wed, June 07, 2017 18:05:51

Whilst all Zeros are technically Japanese this flight a few days ago in Japan in the hands of a Japanese pilot was a first for over 70 years. The aircraft is the usual data plate rebuild and has a Pratt & whitney engine but it looks the part.

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VideoPosted by Peter Smith Tue, June 06, 2017 23:46:37

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Miss Pick Up

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Tue, June 06, 2017 23:05:21

and minimum ceiling is ....

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R.I.P. Mike

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Tue, May 23, 2017 18:04:28

Sorry to see that Mike Beachy Head passed away a couple of days ago. Best known for Thunder City in South Africa, home to some airworthy classic jets including the Lightning and Buccaneer. A sad loss.

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Lend lease P40 recovered

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Mon, May 08, 2017 09:35:52

Lifted from the Kerch Straight, Crimea

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Looks spectacular!

VideoPosted by Peter Smith Thu, May 04, 2017 18:16:13

The proverbial brown trouser moment I should think

Thankfully they walked away:

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