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Old 24th Oct 2016, 17:37
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Compact and versatile, it's the Swiss-army-knife of aircraft carriers.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 17:39
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The Swiss Navy try to get in on the act, as usual.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 17:43
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Idiot, this is NOT a Harrier
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 17:43
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"Short? No, you've got totally the wrong idea - when we take off, we take the carrier with us!"
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:02
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"And the undisputed winner of this year's spot landing competition is......"
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:04
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"The pilot's a reservist who works for UBS in Zurich, and he though this raft was an aircraft carrier. What a banker!"
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:05
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Admiral, I shrunk the ship!!

Last edited by DirtyProp; 24th Oct 2016 at 18:07. Reason: more apt
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:08
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"Good landing, Fritzi ... you had a couple of metres of deck to spare."
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:08
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Enough with those budget cuts already!
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:10
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No way those fishermen will get away from gamekeeper now.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:12
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Wait till Heidi see's what I won at church jumble sale.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:12
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de Havilland had a better idea - they put floats on their Hornet.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:13
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Let's see my neighbout talking about his Cuckoo clock now.............
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:14
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The Hills are alive with the Sound of Jet Engines............
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:15
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The Swiss Navy reveals its Jet-Propelled Barge Mk.1.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:19
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The prototype high speed barge failed as soon as the command "Reheat, Reheat GO!" was uttered.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:19
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"We don't need a long take-off roll - we use a short Swiss Roll."
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:28
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"It uses the new Swiss arrestor system: hooks on the tyres and loops on the deck - don't forget, we invented Velcro."
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:32
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"Well, Jim, when you're neutral, it doesn't really matter... but at least we have an aircraft carrier."
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:37
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"It may be called a landing craft......"
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