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Old 29th Sep 2003, 18:56
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Flying Boats

Monday 29/09/03 CH4 (UK) 20.00 - 21.00 (BST) - 'Speed Machines'

"The golden age of flying boats during the 1930s"


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Old 30th Sep 2003, 15:24
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Very good programme. Didn't see any glaring errors and some excellent film clips.
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Excellent programme, it certainly brought back a lot of memories for me having worked and flown on the last Flying Boat Squadron in the RAF (205/209) at Seletar.

Any other ex webfooters out there?
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Thanks for the pointer, I thought it was a great programme, glad I watched it. It must have been a grand old life flying those things, and for the people rich enough to afford to fly on them.


By the way, anyone read Graham Coster's Corsairville?
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Old 30th Sep 2003, 23:50
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I enjoyed it too, though I missed a bit of the start as I haven't quite figured out the new idiot-proof Video recorder works... doh!

Corsairville - seem to recall seeing a documentary about that a few years ago... or might have been part of a programme.
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