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Old 24th Nov 2019, 13:29
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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bournemouth
Age: 74
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Originally Posted by Geriaviator View Post

Bob recalled that they would often taxi a couple of miles along Milford Haven before takeoff, while for certain wind conditions they used an area off Angle, several miles away, and were sometimes towed by boat to save fuel, adding an hour or more towage each way to a typical 12 hour sortie.
Just out of curiosity, if desired could a fully fuelled Sunderland make it all the way to NE Canada or Bermuda from Pembroke Dock or Alness?


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