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Offline Charlie747

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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #390 on: June 26, 2015, 07:59:56 pm »
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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #391 on: June 26, 2015, 08:04:13 pm »
Cool stablemates Charlie.
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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #392 on: June 26, 2015, 08:54:45 pm »
Cool stablemates Charlie.

Thanks mate  :chugbeer:

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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #393 on: June 26, 2015, 09:02:17 pm »
I'll display my ignorance.  Is that a Lancaster?
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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #394 on: June 26, 2015, 09:13:35 pm »
I'll display my ignorance.  Is that a Lancaster?

Yep.................built in 1945 so 70 this year......................does taxi runs but they are hoping to put her back in the air soon which will mean that there will be 3 airworthy Lanc in the world.................the Canadian one.................the BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) one and this one...........

She is a lady of great beauty when you get up close  :thumbs:

Capable of carrying Barnes Wallace's 22000lb Grand Slam Bomb  :hail:

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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #395 on: June 27, 2015, 03:32:02 am »
Running with the wolve's, Charlie?  Excellent pic, BTW.
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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #396 on: June 29, 2015, 08:08:42 am »
... there will be 3 airworthy Lanc in the world.................the Canadian one.................the BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) one and this one...........

She is a lady of great beauty when you get up close  :thumbs:

There was a get together last year of the surviving crew for the Canadian one...    My uncle was the navigator on a couple of runs in that one...

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Re: C14 PIC THREAD - Show us your Connie!!
« Reply #397 on: June 29, 2015, 08:19:01 am »
Yep.................built in 1945 so 70 this year......................does taxi runs but they are hoping to put her back in the air soon which will mean that there will be 3 airworthy Lanc in the world.................the Canadian one.................the BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) one and this one...........

She is a lady of great beauty when you get up close  :thumbs:

Capable of carrying Barnes Wallace's 22000lb Grand Slam Bomb  :hail:

Nothing like the sound of a Lanc. 4 merlins in sync, beautiful music.