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Spitfire over Torbay 14th September

Old 14th Sep 2017, 22:41
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Spitfire over Torbay 14th September

Whoever it was flying the Spitfire around Torbay this afternoon, thank you!
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Old 15th Sep 2017, 05:45
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Possibly Boultbee? They were looking at using Exeter airport for their Spitfire experiences det.
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Old 15th Sep 2017, 12:05
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2950 for 30 minutes!
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Old 15th Sep 2017, 12:10
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Originally Posted by k3k3 View Post
2950 for 30 minutes!

Yes and that's chock to chock, equates to around 17 minutes take off to touch down. When I was last at Duxford I timed 4 Spitfire sorties and they were all within 30 seconds of 17 minutes airborne.


much as I'd love to fly one that's just not value for money in my book

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Old 15th Sep 2017, 17:06
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Saw the Spitfire on approach to Exeter yesterday from the nearby M5. Today at lunchtime had the good fortune to see the Sea Fury T.20 G-RNHF overhead here in Cornwall en route to Culdrose where it later gave a short display before later returning home to Yeovilton.

Three years ago I was at Curldrose Air Show and saw the aircraft come to grief and it was very pleasing to once more see it in the Cornish skies.
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Old 15th Sep 2017, 17:18
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Saw the Spit when I got off the Flybe at Exeter on Monday...pointed it out to the missus. On the return leg, she saw the advert and asked me if i would be interested. My reply was...

It'll be about 5000 an hour, so I'll pass and have it as a down payment on an Aston Martin.

Kinda impressed I got it so close on a complete guess.
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