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Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« on: April 12, 2007, 01:10:00 AM »
This is probably too late for a lot of folks, but PBS has on a show about WWII raids with the Mosquito Bomber...  just in case you can catch it!!!   ::wave::
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2007, 01:17:02 AM »
This is probably too late for a lot of folks, but PBS has on a show about WWII raids with the Mosquito Bomber...  just in case you can catch it!!!   ::wave::

Please say it started only 15 minutes ago
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2007, 01:22:57 AM »
It did.... out here in mountain-time-land..... 

But I have a pencil and paper at the ready, to see if they show how to order it....  I have a THING for that airplane.....   :-*
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2007, 01:38:15 AM »
It did.... out here in mountain-time-land..... 

But I have a pencil and paper at the ready, to see if they show how to order it....  I have a THING for that airplane.....   :-*

It is a beautiful plane. So beautiful that the prototype Mosquito still survives today. How many vintage warbirds can say that?

Course if the planes we're actually talking, I'd have to check myself into the ol' funny farm ::loony:: ::loony:: ::loony:: ::loony:: ::loony:: :P :P :P :P
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2007, 01:45:15 AM »
Dang!  It was only about 25 minutes long, but I'll look online and try to figure out where it came from.

Yes, an awesome airplane....  faster than the Spitfire and 109...  and made from wood!!! 

Here she is.......

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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2007, 01:46:30 AM »
Dang!  It was only about 25 minutes long, but I'll look online and try to figure out where it came from.

Yes, an awesome airplane....  faster than the Spitfire and 109...  and made from wood!!! 

Here she is.......



So fast that the bomber or reconnaisance versions didn't have any defensive armament!
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2007, 01:51:42 AM »
I GOTTA find a copy of this show.  It had a LOT of original film.  They were at ROOFTOP level, doing these raids...  and even interviewed one pilot, of course now a white-haired dapper gent with quite a twinkle in his eye...  I'll let you know if I can find out anything!

And, oh yeah, I'll meet you at the Funny Farm later, too!!!   ;)  Got MY bed reserved......... 
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2007, 01:54:23 AM »
I GOTTA find a copy of this show.  It had a LOT of original film.  They were at ROOFTOP level, doing these raids...  and even interviewed one pilot, of course now a white-haired dapper gent with quite a twinkle in his eye...  I'll let you know if I can find out anything!

And, oh yeah, I'll meet you at the Funny Farm later, too!!!   ;)  Got MY bed reserved......... 

I go there every weekend. ::loony:: ::loony:: :D :D :D
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2007, 05:35:16 AM »
This is probably too late for a lot of folks, but PBS has on a show about WWII raids with the Mosquito Bomber...  just in case you can catch it!!!   ::wave::

AAAWWWww ... Can someone tape it for me  ;D ...HA HA ::rofl::
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2007, 06:20:31 AM »
If I can ever figure out how to get my mitts on this, I'll be sure to let you know!!!   ::wave::

Heyyyy....  ever heard of the Barter System?.......  a Mosquito for a Crownie..... ?!?     ;)
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2007, 06:29:58 AM »
You are on Soccermom!!! ::drinking::  ::type:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: *hic*
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2007, 06:49:28 PM »
I need to get one of them "TV" things....    ::banghead::
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In a world that keeps on pushin' me around
But I stand my ground, and I won't back down"
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2007, 04:42:26 PM »
Here's that awsome link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXSxhM1cgVk

This is all computer animated! It looks , and SOUNDS so awsome!!
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2007, 10:13:34 PM »
Here's that awsome link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXSxhM1cgVk

This is all computer animated! It looks , and SOUNDS so awsome!!

WOW!!! That's totally awesome....like toetally!!!!
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Re: Mosquito Bombers on PBS Tonight!!
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2007, 01:16:39 AM »
I need to get one of them "TV" things....    ::banghead::
Hey co-pilot, one of these days they'll start PAYING you to fly airplanes and you'll be able to afford a TV  (if you don't have keep dumping money into that International) ::)