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Old 3rd Oct 2007, 01:38
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I did that with a Vulcan to an aircraft carrier in 1957. Had just unloaded a full bomb bay of inert 500 pounders through cloud into the restricted area of Lyme Bay.
Descended through the cloud cover and surprise, surprise there was the carrier unauthorised in the restricted area doing a bit of gun firing practice.

Set up a long final with gear down and saw the carrier's guns go tight.

The pull up close to the deck may have blown some of its loose bits over the side.

Would dearly like to hear a description by someone who was on that carrier.
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