15th Jun 2012, 21:11
Any one see a twin radial piston north to south just west of Camberley at 6pm today. Lovely old fashioned sound but i only glimpsed it through a rain streaked window. Too small and wrong noise for a Dak-a Beech 18 maybe but I did not have a clear enough view to see twin tails.
16th Jun 2012, 13:01
Air Atlantique have a twin pioneer...maybe it was that....flys quite slowly.
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16th Jun 2012, 17:27
A Twin Pin would have been nicer, but this is what was flying around yesterday evening:
16th Jun 2012, 21:28
A nice looking aircraft-is it operated just as a veteran or actually used for some commercial purpose?. Seems an expensive toy to have around if the former
17th Jun 2012, 12:57
It's registered through a trustee, don't know who the real owner is.
Formerly on the UK register, operated by Cameron Iron Works, a common sight in the 60s:
17th Jun 2012, 20:52
thanks for that info- quite a coincidence for me then as I remember very well logging that at LGW in my spotting days in about 1965-thats 47 years ago so it is a real veteran as I guess I am.
On the subject of B18s saw another over Camberley today, this seemed to be the short nose taildragger version and had US Army markings under the wings in what looked like pre or very early WW2 colours. -am I mistaken in thinking it is different to yesterdays?
17th Jun 2012, 22:33
-3TM G-BKGL painted as 1164 was around and about at WW earlier in the week. Possibly if you're looking for a short-nose this is perhaps more likely.
It's quite often parked up at Waltham - but not sure where it is actually resident.
18th Jun 2012, 12:17
-3TM G-BKGL painted as 1164 was around and about at WW earlier in the week.
Possibly if you're looking for a short-nose this is perhaps more likely.
It's quite often parked up at Waltham - but not sure where it is actually resident
Another very nice one - based at Duxford.