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Old 18th Sep 2013, 09:39
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Hey Piano Man - please don't take offence, nothing wrong with the quality of those piccies, very good in fact, I guess i was trying to get a bit more variety. So flick another one on to give me the Tom Tits! Cheers
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Old 18th Sep 2013, 10:35
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P51D no offence taken

For the 737 drivers
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Old 18th Sep 2013, 12:03
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I dont care what they are.......Keep em coming Gliders, ultralights......geeez even all them Whitsunday pics (ya [email protected]@rd!! ) its all good stuff.
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Old 19th Sep 2013, 03:48
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Ha...good old Jaba.

Pianoman,I'd like you to meet Jaba.....probably the most positive,knowledgeable and enthusiastic Ppruner.
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Old 19th Sep 2013, 09:13
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Couple more from around SEQland...




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Old 20th Sep 2013, 02:52
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Nice pics. What's that last one? The silver jet?
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Old 20th Sep 2013, 03:19
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Panther replica...

http://www.wattsbridge.com.au/files/...august2008.pdf

Grumman F9F Panther - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 20th Sep 2013, 09:33
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Thanks ruddman, as xxx said it's a replica of a Grumman Panther - apparently scratchbuilt and 75% scale, known as a Gross JG2. I was told that it has a modified helicopter turbine as powerplant, can't begin to get my head around what would be involved in doing that. Quite an impressive beastie and certainly something a bit different at the fly ins. Only thing I'll say is I wish it were in a military colour scheme.

Edit: Apparently ripping the gearbox off a turboprop making it into a jet isn't unknown, most commonly to build jet drag boats.

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Old 25th Sep 2013, 03:02
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One from the XXX archives from a couple of years ago.

What and where for this Australian owned aircraft....?



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Old 25th Sep 2013, 05:24
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No idea what or where - its ugly tho.
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Old 25th Sep 2013, 06:25
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Aero Comp - SDG

Guessing - West Lakes, Adelaide??
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Old 25th Sep 2013, 06:33
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I'll give you 50% for that one Paul.

It's a Compair 6 somewhere on a lake in Florida :-) It was being flight tested prior to shipment to Australia but suffered and engine failure and didn't make it :-( Thankfully nothing was hurt in the crash of this aircraft except a for the contents of a bank account.
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 02:22
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No doubt many of you have seen this sign before :-)

It seems that it's the hangar near the fuel bowser that cops a beating in this regard. Wagga have the issue sorted from memory.

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Old 27th Sep 2013, 02:28
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Perhaps if you could readily access the terminal, the need to take a p!ss next to the hanger wouldn't be necessary!
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 03:35
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Or perhaps they could plant a lemon tree for the specific purpose
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 07:48
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Dodgy point and shoot pic from this afternoon's Riverfire practice in Brisbane.

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Old 27th Sep 2013, 11:46
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VH-XXX, I think that sign's at YBHI just east of the avgas bowser. The problem being that most pilots arriving there have travelled a fair distance and are busting. There are toilets available west of the aeroclub. It's not that far to walk.
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 12:39
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The sound of freedom rumbled over my office just north of the CBD, and they did a nice low pass around the NW of the city Looked and sounded awesome!

Almost makes up for the loss of the pigs
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 13:09
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Almost....but not quite! That big bird had a presence all of her own, I never managed a decent night time dump n burn photo, but have an abiding memory of sitting on the boat, feeling the heat on my face as it went over.

I feel a photo coming on;



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Old 28th Sep 2013, 14:40
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Nothing.......NOTHING no matter what what beats a PIG

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