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Buccaneer overhead Cape Town

Old 5th Jan 2016, 13:24
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Buccaneer overhead Cape Town

Just watching the test match, on sky. Sure that was a Buccaneer, doing a pass???
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Old 5th Jan 2016, 15:30
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Originally Posted by david parry View Post
Just watching the test match, on sky. Sure that was a Buccaneer, doing a pass???
It was! Airbrakes open, BLC vortices, what a sight! Somebody told Bumble that it was a Hunter? Aircraft reccy is not what it was!!

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It was probably my mate from Thunder City. Flew with him in XW986 out of Cape Town in 2008 - almost exactly 25 years since my last operational sortie in a Bucc.

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Heard a heavy jet overhead (a few km from cricket), but didn't get outside in time to see it...
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Photo here South Africa vs England LIVE cricket score: Day four of the second Test | Daily Mail Online
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Originally Posted by Fg Off Bloggs
It was probably my mate from Thunder City. Flew with him in XW986 out of Cape Town in 2008 - almost exactly 25 years since my last operational sortie in a Bucc
Some of the Brunty Bucc crew flew in '986 with IP about a year or so ago. I think '986 is maybe the only one of the 3 x Bucc's out there currently still flying?
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It looks great - what beautiful lines you have, my dear !!
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