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Wembley Flypast

Old 31st Jul 2022, 16:52
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Wembley Flypast

What happened? A short aerial shot and then nothing.
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 17:11
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They were perfectly on time…
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 17:16
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They were perfectly on time…
They really were. Well done to all concerned.
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 18:14
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Shame they didn't show it.
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 18:41
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And the ratio of fast jets to transports was, appropriately, 2:1
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 19:28
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Maybe if it was 80 years earlier and the Luftwaffe did the fly past it might have been more noticeable?
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 19:33
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I thought I'd heard a mention on the radio that the Red Arrows were going to be part of the flypast. Was that changed?
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 20:07
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I thought I'd heard a mention on the radio that the Red Arrows were going to be part of the flypast. Was that changed?
All female crew. Wouldn’t have been the case with the Reds.
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 03:19
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Here starting at 0:52:

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Old 1st Aug 2022, 06:26
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The mention by the commentators seemed rather perfunctory, as if the flypast was an interruption. Can't help wondering if it would have been the same if the crew were male ? Or am I being overly woke-ish ? Rhetorical question............

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Old 1st Aug 2022, 07:31
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IMHO,
it would have made no difference whoever was flying the a/c as these days for most televised events the presenters much prefer talking to 'celebs'. I wonder what the Hercules POB was. In my experience for such flypasts it is amazing how many 'entitled' appear from nowhere and demand to be on the trip.
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 08:08
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Close up #2!

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Lancaster u/s ?
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 11:50
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Lancaster u/s ?
Naughty, naughty!
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 13:10
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Mog,was that an RN #2....?
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 20:34
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Here starting at 0:52:
Shame it wasn't shown from the stadium.
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Old 1st Aug 2022, 22:11
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All female crew.
Good to hear.

A good friend of mine was in command of the first all female crew in Big Airways about 20 years ago.
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Good to hear.

A good friend of mine was in command of the first all female crew in Big Airways about 20 years ago.
BA late on parade again?
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Old 2nd Aug 2022, 15:28
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just glad that the Bureaufighters could keep up with the mighty Albert ;-)
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Old 2nd Aug 2022, 21:01
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just glad that the Bureaufighters could keep up with the mighty Albert ;-)
Yes, they did well given that the Flypast was effectively medium level! 😂
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