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Old 17th Jan 2013, 11:43
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Will tell all on our steakathon!
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Old 18th Jan 2013, 06:46
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I didn't mind this tailwind either, Jamair? ........


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Old 19th Jan 2013, 05:31
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Ah yes, the 'Queen of the skies' doing what it loves to do, going fast.
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 05:55
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I'm jealous!
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 11:55
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Ah yes, the 'Queen of the skies' doing what it loves to do, going fast.
George....I think that is reserved for the Hawker Hunter!

"Last of the Sports Models".....ahhhhh





where is DBTW
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 18:28
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I'm with By George - very definitely the "Queen of the Skies".
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 22:14
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and I'm with you Jaba...you are talking about "a man's aeroplane."
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 22:37
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'Queen of the skies'
Ok i'm dumb enough to ask, ..............what is it?
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 22:46
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and I'm with you Jaba...you are talking about "a man's aeroplane."
So they don't let girls flyum?
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 23:00
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'Queen of the skies'

Ok i'm dumb enough to ask, ..............what is it?
747 - "Queen of the Skies"
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Old 20th Jan 2013, 10:17
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now THAT could be fun....

BAron...point it into that wind..

Mel Cen, XXX, groundspeed check please.

................................ 5 mins later

LOL
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Old 20th Jan 2013, 12:43
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That's not a tailwind..... This is a tailwind!!!


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Old 20th Jan 2013, 18:33
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Impressive, Boocs.

Imagine your GS if you were in the Queen of the Skies producing a TAS of 520 knots?
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Old 20th Jan 2013, 23:52
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And when the wind blows the other way:





Granted I only had a TAS of about 80 at the time.
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 10:53
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Great Eastern Fly In



Haven't seen any pics from the usual suspects, so here goes. Weather wasn't the greatest, but a pretty good turnout none the less. The Grumman Mallard above was a highlight (what is better than one round engine? Two of them), Mustang, T-28, Wirraway and Winjeel, not to mention assorted RVs and other lighties good to see too.

The ever polite and helpful Alan Spears was gracious enough to overlook the drool brought on by his beautiful paintings. SWMBO has been armed with a few photos and detailed instructions for several birthdays and Christmases to come!

From the lighter side of town I enjoyed seeing the Sling on its first outing, a handsome and altogether chunkier version of the ubiquitous 912 powered RA types.
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 10:56
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Queen 'O' the skies

Awwww C'mon, surely the Queen of the skies is the BAC 1-11. Only aircraft I've flown with a Cigar Lighter in the forward instrument panel!
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 11:18
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That Mallard is just a thing of beauty! I'm in love with that photo!
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 17:40
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The ever polite and helpful Alan Spears was gracious enough to overlook the drool brought on by his beautiful paintings.
Awww,thanks spinex.....never seen those two adjectives next to my name.
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That Mallard is just a thing of beauty! I'm in love with that photo!
I second that, absolutely beautiful

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I'm hoping we get to see a bit more of the Mallard in and around SEQ - especially if there is a water landing on offer! Just the thing for Aye Ess to put on canvas

Here are a few more from the day, hats off to the organisers, I would have loved to have spent the weekend but had competing obligations, would be wonderful to see the airpark get off the ground too, so to speak.







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