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    Fly in at Knott End Lancs UK

    For any interested there's a fly in scheduled for Saturday 4th Sept at Knott End beach on the Fyled coast
    subject to weather and tide.
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    I'l have 2 please, a bloke I see now n then...

    I'l have 2 please, a bloke I see now n then worked on the Lightening and when the Tornado was looking to be late into service
    he looked at extending the life of the Lightening, he worked out that by...
  3. Thread: Tucano

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    Thanks for that Comed you could be right I'm up...

    Thanks for that Comed you could be right I'm up at Knott End so not far away.
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    I have not seen any thing that comes from Warton...

    I have not seen any thing that comes from Warton show on the screen, but have you noticed the Lightening sat there? last time I was in there there was a small twin radial Lockheed of some description...
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    I flew in 2 of Dan Air's 727s they had 3 I think...

    I flew in 2 of Dan Air's 727s they had 3 I think at the same time as they were still flying Comets,
    on one flight we landed a long way down the runway I can still remember the seat belts cutting...
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    Min arrival fuel should be about 2860kg but the...

    Min arrival fuel should be about 2860kg but the fuel in the wing tanks is also used to cool
    the hydraulics and the levels given are below what is needed for that, just as well they
    got that landing...
  7. Thread: Tucano

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    Hi Speedbird I don't hold a ppl but used to fly a...

    Hi Speedbird I don't hold a ppl but used to fly a bit from Barton not far from you, a good few of the
    aircraft in the pic had come from there, one a Autogyro was a amazing bit of kit.
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  8. Thread: Tucano

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    Hi and thanks for the reply, yes I know they are...

    Hi and thanks for the reply, yes I know they are used by the RAF we get lots over on training but never in formation with a Hawk due to the flight path I am sure they were up from Warton, and the bad...
  9. Thread: Tucano

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    Tucano

    I live on Morecambe Bay in the NW of the UK we are near Warton were BA systems have a
    airfield and they use the Bay area for test flights, any way this morning the clouds were
    down to about 250ft...
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    At busy airports you don't want to be blocking...

    At busy airports you don't want to be blocking the frequency by taking too long over things, controllers and pilots quickly
    get used to it as not only do you become accustomed to the radio you get...
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