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Old 30th Oct 2008, 19:23   #1 (permalink)
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Waddington Role Demo Practice 30Oct08

The weather was rubbish, but the display went on...





















Sorry about the blurring- the image hosting site compressed them too much...

Hopefully the weather will be better next week!

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Old 30th Oct 2008, 19:47   #2 (permalink)
 
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Ahhh a 4G role demo... joy!
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Old 30th Oct 2008, 22:42   #3 (permalink)
 
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The crews get to wear 'role-demo' badges too, they must be proud...
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 08:43   #4 (permalink)
 
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Pirate 01 seems to have got a fairly good position against the Tonkas
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 09:14   #5 (permalink)
 
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Very impressive but why the practice now when this year's season is but a distant and damp memory
and next year's is, well, next year??
Is there an event on the horizon?
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 09:20   #6 (permalink)
 
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Waddington role demmo

If it's waddo where are the R1, E3d and sentinal?
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 09:42   #7 (permalink)
 
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Very impressive but why the practice now when this year's season is but a distant and damp memory
and next year's is, well, next year??
Is there an event on the horizon?
If you need to know, then you know.

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So... What day next week should I be going to the WAVE chuck wagon for my fried egg sandwich?
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Tuesday & Wednesday, posted via NOTAMs.

Edited to the above, had posted a smart-arse comment about reading NOTAMs then realised Ex-Scrib is an ex-scrib... Apologies..
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No need to apologise...
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 11:50   #11 (permalink)
 
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All very cloak and dagger then!
Wish I could get to the WAVE chuck wagon.
Quite fancy a bacon and sausage sandwich
and a nice mug of tea!
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Old 31st Oct 2008, 18:59   #12 (permalink)
 
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Great Pics

Great photos Sunshine Band. Thanks for sharing.

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Old 4th Nov 2008, 21:34   #13 (permalink)
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The weather stopped today's Role Demo, but, if the pyros are paid for, they need to be used up...









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And there was me thinking it was a modern version of FIDO
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Smile

Perhaps, given the date, said pyro's could have been shifted overnight about 130 miles to the south prior to ignition?
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Old 5th Nov 2008, 18:07   #16 (permalink)
 
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24Hr Rolex

The weather gods have something against the Role Demo. Apparently there is a 24hr rolex (now Thursday). Forecast not good though.
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Old 5th Nov 2008, 18:50   #17 (permalink)

 
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What is the difference between a Role Demo and a Flying Display? Why not call it a flying display? It really is a flying display isn't it? Or would that be breaking the rules?
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Old 5th Nov 2008, 18:54   #18 (permalink)
 
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It is actually a display and all pilots have a PDA. The name Role Demo probably wasn't the best choice and it does cause confusion. Can you think of a better name for the display event for next year? Comedy ones welcome.
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The Roll Demo was in the galley of the E-3D. Mine was Ham and Cheese.
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all pilots have a PDA
Ah, bless! Does that mean they all have a little kiss and cuddle in public? How sweet.....
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