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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 31st Aug 2022, 21:29
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The von Richthofen triplets were thrilled with their "Triple Fokker" nonoplane.

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Old 31st Aug 2022, 21:36
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Ah, that's what I like to see! You can never have too many struts!
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 21:37
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The first class accommodation looks great, not sure about steerage though...
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 21:55
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Just as the scientists thought finding water on Mars was astonishing, along came....
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 22:07
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The only volunteer that came forward to test fly it was young James from Halfpenny Green who was desperately building up his flying hours. Just about scraped a dubious 5 seconds of single engine piston time.

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Old 31st Aug 2022, 22:25
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The world's first fly by wire aircraft.
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 22:30
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Heathrow* announces further cuts in slots as queuing in the holding pattern leads to multiple incidents.
(* other airports to your choice)
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 22:33
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Test pilot: The design plan included differential ailerons, but not spanning the longitudinal axis you bloody fools.
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 22:36
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Is that Granny Clampett I see up there on her rocking chair?
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 23:19
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Having briefed the manufacturer, Hoskins was regretting his stutter when he requested a high w w w w w w w w w w w w. winged a a. aircraft.
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 23:28
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Low water levels on the Danube meant cruise operators had to resort to desperate measures.
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 01:51
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The "Blind" was made in Venice, and to fit through the canals, the pilot pulls on a cord and the slats - sorry, wings- fold up.
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 03:41
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The great advantage of ground effect vessels is the savings on fuel , the only problem is getting them into ground effect first .
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 03:50
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Hard to tack those horizontal combo sail wing thingies into the wind . Might need to convert some horizontal structure to the vertical for some better bite of the wind . Obviously not a Piaggio design floatplane .

That years entry for the Schneider trophy never did get off the step , engineer claims it was probably due to the stowaways from Lake Geneva not his perfect design.
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 05:21
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Wilson, why do you always whistle the theme from "The Onedin Line" when we use my executive aircraft?
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 07:18
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' wing Walker? ' yes I think that she is here...somewhere
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 07:20
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Saunders Roe later regretted hiring a chief designer who did not declare his stammer till the Flying Boat was completed
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 07:23
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Co pilot transitioning to type to skipper
Very Good sir but 9 power Levers??
Yes you can never have too much redundancy
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 07:25
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Captain Birds Eye's new fishing boat....the Fish see this and all die laughing and float to tbe surface. None of this messing about with hauling nets etc
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 07:27
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After the latest unfortunate incident in the waters off Faslane, Green peace descide to make their protest boat truly eye catching, even to Captain Magoo in his Periscope
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