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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #780 on: April 22, 2008, 10:01:41 PM »
HP 0/400 it was a ww1 bomber with the Independant Air Force fore runner of  R.A.F Bomber Command

AHHHh I see, ....weeeelllllll....nope  ::rofl:: Your first guess was closer mate ;)
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #781 on: April 22, 2008, 10:05:37 PM »
got one at last!!! its a 'Vickers Valentia'/victoria
« Last Edit: April 22, 2008, 10:10:19 PM by Oddball »
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #782 on: April 22, 2008, 10:10:11 PM »
got one at last!!! its a 'Vickers Valentia'.

HEY ODD woot woot  ::drinking:: and..welll you know the rest (would have taken Vernon too they were nearly identical)
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #783 on: April 22, 2008, 10:11:11 PM »
have to dig one out of my collection now   ::drinking:: ::drinking:: about time i got one lol
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #784 on: April 22, 2008, 10:20:39 PM »
here's a easy one for you all to look at
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #785 on: April 23, 2008, 01:18:00 AM »
WAIT!!!! Is that a  ;) ;) ;) Westland Wyvern  ;) ;) ;) I see before mine eyes  ::wave::

.....well whats left of one  ::rofl::
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #786 on: April 23, 2008, 01:24:10 AM »
WAIT!!!! Is that a  ;) ;) ;) Westland Wyvern  ;) ;) ;) I see before mine eyes  ::wave::

.....well whats left of one  ::rofl::

GRRR!!!!!!!! I was searching hard to find that one!!! Alrighty, I'll post this one!!!!! And one more thing. This is a question not related to this aircraft, but still. What was R.J. Mitchell originally going to name the Spitfire?
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #787 on: April 23, 2008, 01:26:40 AM »
SORRY GILLY!!  :-[

 >:D Now  ::eek:: that one is nice!!! ...searching  ::type::
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #788 on: April 23, 2008, 02:28:11 AM »
Gil: Shrew.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #789 on: April 23, 2008, 07:40:15 AM »
would you belive i had that very pic pinned to my wall and frank's right it was going to be the shrew until the boss saw the spit and said " she is a real spitfire aint she?" have any of you seen what the first spitfire looked like? should have some pics lying around some where if i an find them ill post them
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #790 on: April 23, 2008, 09:43:50 AM »
that photo is it a Blackburn Firecrest? no ill go for firebrand TF5 instead
« Last Edit: April 23, 2008, 09:53:17 AM by Oddball »
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #791 on: April 23, 2008, 10:08:31 PM »
that photo is it a Blackburn Firecrest? no ill go for firebrand TF5 instead

Beer dousing and strippers to both Frank, and Odd!!! Yes it was going to be the Shrew (Would've lost the bloody war if that was the official name!)! And it is a Firebrand!!
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #792 on: April 24, 2008, 07:36:47 AM »
whooo hoo two for two can i make it three in a row lol
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #793 on: May 07, 2008, 04:35:27 PM »
here is one for all you rotary wing types:
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #794 on: May 07, 2008, 11:08:15 PM »
Hmmmmmmmmm... lemme guess.  Its a dehydrated Chinook?   ::silly:: ::silly:: ::silly::
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