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Caption Competition Mk II

Old 18th Jan 2021, 11:40
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They said the undercarriage was the biggest obstacle to achieving Stealth on this aircraft, so we disguised it.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 11:42
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The helicopter designer was told, when seconded to help build a fixed-wing aircraft, that he couldn't have a tail rotor. So he settled for having one painted on each side.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 11:47
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Meanwhile, up in the loft at Colditz...

"Sorry Sir, Hoskins never liked gliding...so we have built some others for him to try"
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 12:12
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That's no Finnish sir, only 79 years on the clock, loads off life left...

( Special Credit a Hearts fan that phoned TalkSport SEVERAL years ago promoting their Goalkeeper Antti Niemi to be in the Scotland squad, Only to be told he's Finnish....
Replied ..He's no Finished, he's only 28 )

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Old 18th Jan 2021, 13:24
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Those? They're a bit like flutes - the faster you fly, the higher the note. Our best pilots can play the National Anthem on them.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 13:26
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We ran out of metal for the fairings around the undercarriage, so we requisitioned the legs from a knight's suit of armour in the castle.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 13:44
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'Ere, who zapped our Glad with a swas sticker?
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 13:54
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Hoskins Aviation Ltd. unveiled their marketing bid for aircraft sales to The Proud Boys.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 15:51
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It's no longer in service, it's been detyred.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 15:53
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How does it brake?

Quite easily when it slides off the runway into those trees, we are repairing them all the time...
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 15:55
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As the aircraft was pushed out the paint shop at Old Warden, the General Manager was heard to declare
" What the Foxs Hat "
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 15:56
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Stopping? well you've heard of the term hauling on the anchors, well they're in the back, just sling them over the side and they'll do the rest.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 15:59
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Might be a museum piece but is kept at 72 hr readyness in case the Russians invade
Def Sec (UK ) asked for a update from the UK Aviation Museums looking to increase the no of available war planes.
" Dont forget Bruntingthorpe " he was heard to say....
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 19:53
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I'm going to be playing an ME109 in the upcoming film "Battle of Britain 2 - Have a few more ".
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 19:59
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What is it? No idea but it certainly adds a certain Gloster the place...
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 21:13
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"Why is the cowling set forwards like that? Excellent question! Well, it's a rather nifty way of changing the trim. We just slide the whole motor region forwards and backwards."
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 22:16
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I'll call this first thing in the morning (around midday for most of you), while there's still time to buy a quick pardon if I need it.
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 23:16
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Normally a very docile craft to fly, The Hergen-Zergen Flippenlooper was a beast to land. Main gear touchdown required a delicate touch; otherwise those swollen, irritated bunions would cause an immediate nose-over.

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Old 19th Jan 2021, 06:17
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Brian regretted asking for his new Gladiator to be painted in a Metallic Finnish.
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Old 19th Jan 2021, 06:35
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Popped into Kwik Fit but they were of no help at all
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