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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 3rd Nov 2022, 06:59
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Ohh look, a used French.Prop hylactic
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 07:05
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I never could read those DIY instructions
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:24
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In order to achieve Carbon Neutral by 2040, the RAF's Transport Fleet is reconfigured.
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:26
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When I told my wife I wanted to build an aeroplane, she rolled her eyes and called me an action man. So I bought an action man sized aeroplane...
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:46
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Only emissions from this aircraft are from the pilot, when at 500 ft alt in a 1000 fpm dive...
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:48
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Twin seater? ?? No way do my friends want to be seen dead in this
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:50
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As the UK's EV charging network improves, think I would prefer a Tesla*...
* other longer range options are available
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:51
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Radio call sign...Goldfish 1
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:53
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What can't be seen are the Pilots legs operating the bicycle dynamo..
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:54
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Retractable undercarriage to reduce drag??
Oh no dear boy, that's the only thing to prevent it hitting the ground..
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 08:56
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Now all I need us a severe lightning storm and a long trailing copper wire....then you will see me hitting 88 MPH... ( as 141.622 kph does not have the same comic ring to it )
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 09:31
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Honey does my bum look big in this?
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 09:56
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Battery? It's plugged into my pacemaker...
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:08
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As Captain Fin was taxiing out for the very first test flight he could hear loud chants from the viewing gallery of "come on fin, cone in fin, come on fin".

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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:25
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I wasn't grey before I started taxying this out.
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:29
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It's rather like a Swiss Army Knife, you can fly in it, trim yer beard, cut the lawn, prune the roses, it'll even make a nice cup of tea...
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:48
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Early trials of the passive solar concept proved disappointing.
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:54
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Captain Duhal was told that he couldn't wear his beloved Dave Clarke headset due to exceeding the max take off weight.
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 10:54
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If Boeing's aircraft laid eggs ....
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Old 3rd Nov 2022, 11:01
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Well, if it's not a joke why was Leslie Nielsen chosen to test fly it?
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