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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 9th Feb 2022, 11:40
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The latest in anti-AAA technology. Works on the same principle as dazzle camouflage.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 11:43
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Friar Bill kept forgetting his shaving device when he visited neighboring monasteries, so he developed one that could quickly be sent after him. Of course, he had to wait several centuries for the jet engine to be invented, and make a few compromises on size and configuration. (Or maybe there's a simpler explanation?)
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 13:32
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Not a Caption Ö Iíll have a pint of whatever Chu Chu was drinking. 👍
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 15:38
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Clever decoy to disguise a complete rationalization of Nazca lines on the ground.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 15:46
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" its a b*gger to fly, but great for crosswind landings"!
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 16:17
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Well no actually, I got the idea from the premise if you give enough Monkeys, enough Typewriters eventually one of them will produce the Complete Works of Shakespeare
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 20:50
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It flies great but it screwed up every nav in the RAF as they were used to navigating by the little red and green wingtip light to show they were on course.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 20:55
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Note to the design team, a fore and aft folding wing to allow compact hangar storage would be fine if the bloody retaining system was fit for purpose.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 21:04
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Well we did tell you the designer you hired was a bit of a crank.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 21:20
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The pilot's politics were decidedly right-wing.

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Old 9th Feb 2022, 22:46
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The original requirement was for a rotary/fixed wing, but only the "/" survived the budget process. Seemed appropriate somehow.
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 04:57
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Excellent captions coming in, please keep 'em coming.
Judging about 24 hours hence, so you can have a fresh photo for the weekend.
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 07:30
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“Did I notice what on the walk round?”
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 08:32
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Having discovered what has become of their invention, Wilbur and Orville turn in their graves as the Aircraft flies over.
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 10:51
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The wing categorically denied all allegations of bias.
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 11:08
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Well it flies better since we removed the engines off the wings.
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 11:22
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When the aircraft was modified for Carrier Ops, slight redesign was needed for hangar space
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 11:24
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Well yes we did fly this over Scotland in 1990, and it's still being discussed on Spotter / Mil Forums
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 11:25
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Leigh-Mallories big wing comes to fruition
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Old 10th Feb 2022, 11:42
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Some girls like the scissor winging , not all but some
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