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Old 24th Nov 2022, 15:38
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A sight for sore eyes

Walking in Downham Market around 1300 this afternoon and heard what sounded like the usual F35 noise on climb out from Marham - but it wasn't, it was a gorgeous Hunter. Looked like an FGA9 with big jugs.
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Old 24th Nov 2022, 22:40
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It was HHA's Mk.58A up from Leeming. Both their aeroplanes there have been flying quite regularly
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Old 25th Nov 2022, 12:06
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Thanks for that! Sounds like great fun.
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Old 25th Nov 2022, 12:07
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Looked like an FGA9 with big jugs.
You mean Sabrinas?
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I think he means underwing tanks - big jugs and/or little jugs (230 or 100 gallons). All Hunters have sabrinas (link collectors).
Sabrina was a lady with large attributes from the period of the Arthur Askey TV shows - I'm old enough to remember that!
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Originally Posted by teeonefixer View Post
It was HHA's Mk.58A up from Leeming. Both their aeroplanes there have been flying quite regularly
UP from Leeming?
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'Sabrina' was the actress Norma Sykes, once described as the 'British Marilyn Monroe' In her later years, she had back surgery for the pain she suffered from her spetacular but entirely natural figure. Sadly the operation was botched and she suffered from pain and ill health for many years, living a reclusive existence before she passed away in 2016, at the age of 80.
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UP from Leeming?
As in Up in the air. It was late, it had been a long day........
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conjunctivitis.com ?? Oh no, sorry, that's a site for sore eyes....... (with acknowledgement to Tim Vine)
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