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Mach Loop with Piston fighters

Old 19th Dec 2021, 18:09
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Mach Loop with Piston fighters

quick question.
Has anyone flown the mach loop with a restored Spitfire or similar WW2 fighter?
If so does anyone have a link to a video?
A google search didnít reveal anything.
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Old 20th Dec 2021, 08:36
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I know someone who claims to have flown it in a Chipmunk...
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At least that would allow the photographers to use a nice long exposure.
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Wouldn't want to fight anything in a chippy. (Except a Mancunian. )

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Wouldn't want to fight anything in a chippy. (Except a Mancunian. )

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What do you mean??
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I have flown a Spitmunk, but not round the Mach loop.
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For clarity, I have flown a Chippy out of Tangmere, and bought fish and chips from a "chippy" in Yorkshire.

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There was an excellent youtube cockpit video of a Bulldog flying the Mach loop, but I can't find it any more

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Originally Posted by AnglianAV8R
There was an excellent youtube cockpit video of a Bulldog flying the Mach loop, but I can't find it any more
That is daring, there are places where the ground has a better manoeuvring envelope than a Bulldog.
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What do you mean??
Chippy as in chip shop?
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My apologies for the weak attempt at humour, will try harder next time,

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My apologies for the weak attempt at humour, will try harder next time,

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Well I found it funny.........must be my childish sense of humour!
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I know someone who did it in a Triumph Spitfire; does that count?
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Well I found it funny.........must be my childish sense of humour!
Me too!

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