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Phil Perry

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  1. I believe that they investigate if fatalities are involved Jerry. ( Though I COULD be wrong here. . . .
  2. We actually had 99 aircraft visitors at that Fly-In. . . . Plus loads of road visitors. . . I Look forward to a similar event when things calm down. . . . ..
  3. An old friend of mine (Now deceased sadly ) would have said. .. we can fix that. . .no probs.. . .we have enough bits and bolts. . .
  4. The visuals on this vid are excellent. .. but the Approach into Opalocker Airport is horrible. .. I Liked the story of the Bees though. . .
  5. Thanks mate. . . I saw this earlier today too. . .
  6. Circled for an hour to burn off excess fuel. Looks like main gear failure, but no official info.
  7. I'm not personally into Narrow boating, but only due to an utter lack of interest from my spouse, who prefers lounging on beaches in Turkey, Greece, or Portugal. . ( and Pre 1983 ), In various parts of Australia. I have spent time with other boat owners though, who have taught me some of the basics. If the thought of travelling the cut at Four Knots, ( Max UK Speed ) and having to stop at hundreds of canalside pubs to sample their wares, appeals to you. . .. Then you may well enjoy this pastime, whether renting, . . .or buying a boat and living on it. . .
  8. I have tried my old What's Up password but no joy, I tried to register but the message I got was not encouraging. . . any ideas ? Cheers in advance. . . Phil P.
  9. Anyone who has the Guts to fly the Simpson Desert in a home made airyplane at 1500 Ft behind a Rotax engine definitely has MY vote in the 'GUTSY' stakes. . .Irrespective of his Floppy . . . . :roflmao:
  10. Crew are OK, but no futher details at the moment. ( Info from Daughter No1 via Facebook )
  11. . . .the Cowboy is never far from the surface it seems ! If we used severe 'Callsign Abbreviation' in UK Airspace the way the yanks do,. . .there would be questions asked ! ! !
  12. Test of L-eXtreme narrowband filter on the North America and Pelican Nebulae last night. Only five 3min exposures = 15mins. Was hoping for an hour or more but clouds rolled in. Redcat 51 telescope, which is effectively a 250mm lens.
  13. RAF Chinook Wire strike https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjUzoak-PfqAhVKRBUIHWwgC-sQ0PADegQIChAH&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.verticalmag.com%2Fnews%2Fraf-chinook-lands-on-welsh-farm-after-striking-wire%2F&usg=AOvVaw0eUtFl0NLZHtO2uCY0DGfQ
  14. I hope that our BEX and family has some high ground nearby, 1 Metre of rain is forecast by next Wednesday. . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UsF6yPf7BI
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