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Old 19th Jul 2019, 09:04
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Pinky the pilot
Man Bilong Balus long PNG
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: And once again, the fun and good times having come to an end for yet another year, back in the cold, cruel real world and continuing the seemingly never ending search for that bad bottle of Red
Age: 65
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A few years ago I had a Mate who requested that his ashes be spread over the Waikerie Airfield...in a special way!

Taxied the Gliding Club's Pawnee out into the centre of the airfield, parked it and locked on the brakes.

Large sheet of plywood placed under the tail wheel and ashed poured onto the plywood just aft of the tailwheel.

Started Engine and went to about 1800rpm with stick firmly back!

Took surprisingly quite a long time to blow all the ashes away. About 5 minutes IIRC.

: RIP Schultzy.
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