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    02-20-2018, 05:42 PM
    I would doubt it. My high school was on a training flight path out of RAF Cottismore so we had low-level GR.1s around often, and I've heard much...
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    02-20-2018, 05:10 PM
    It wasn't in the second book, but might be in the first. It is indeed true though, according to a quick google. It happened to Taffy Holden at RAF...
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    02-20-2018, 04:57 PM
    I've only read the second of these books, it was really interesting.
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    02-20-2018, 04:56 PM
    I think the serviceability issue is entirely in line with the type being the first of it's kind to be built in Britain and operated by the RAF. The...
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    02-20-2018, 03:21 PM
    I got to sit in the cockpit of an 11 Sqdn. F Mk.3 at RAF Binbrook for my 16th birthday. The only all-British supersonic plane to reach operational...
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    02-14-2018, 08:03 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    While my mum was staying with us, we were discussing some relatives who were in the bike business. I didn't realise how closely related we were...
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    02-14-2018, 07:49 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    The reach is a little less and the drop about the same as on the converted MTB that's been my everyday ride for the last 13 months. I have less...
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    02-14-2018, 06:59 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    Too soon to tell. Last week was the end of a 2-month visit from my mum, so I was being tour guide. This week I'm doing some gentle commuting via...
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    02-14-2018, 05:44 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    Is that an Alfine hub on the new bike? How are you finding it? I got on with mine for a couple of years but as I got fitter I found the big gap...
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    02-14-2018, 05:33 PM
    And each one only put a crew of 2 at risk, not 7 to 10 men needed to crew the British and American heavies.
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    02-14-2018, 04:41 PM
    4 bladed vs. 3 bladed props, and engines turning in the opposite direction to each other. I bet it sounded different, shame we can't get to do a...
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    02-14-2018, 04:38 PM
    And according to Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown, a 10/10 for handling and performance, the best piston-engined* aircraft he ever flew: "It was a 'hot...
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    02-14-2018, 04:28 PM
    Well there's a flying example in the States now, I highly recommend going to see it at an air display. It was built in NZ and displayed here before...
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    02-12-2018, 09:34 PM
    Would that not imply that the 'half an ass' was horizontally and not vertically split. And technically it would be "turn the other half-cheek".
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    02-12-2018, 09:11 PM
    First post in #6 reminds me... I used to work in the surveying / remote sensing business and worked with a lot of stereo aerial photos. Because...
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    01-31-2018, 06:54 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread smug rectitude in The Bilge
    ^ Is that Blakey? Glug... ...refreshed dude.
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    01-30-2018, 04:05 PM
    Kind of like a big one of these: which in turn is kind of like a small Earthrace / Ady Gil, which I've been aboard but don't have a photo.
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    01-30-2018, 03:18 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Dc 3 in The Bilge
    There was a DC-3 overflying the Auckland Anniversary celebrations at the weekend, always a lovely sight and sound. You can take a tour around NZ...
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    01-29-2018, 04:49 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Shooting Brakes in The Bilge
    Perhaps it time for this, especially now that VW, BMW and M-B have further disgraced themselves with revelations of testing diesel emissions on...
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    01-23-2018, 09:48 PM
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    01-22-2018, 06:44 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    The gum wall tyres against the blue frame and those chrome forks - classy sums it up nicely.
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I moved from Central England to New Zealand, right by the sea, and I feel the need to build a boat.
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