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Cappy; what happens on the track stays on the track, although once the screams and cries of Oh God! had the fire truck rushing to the start line and hosing Turbo and the new driver down, which wasn't so funny.

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2 hours ago, turboplanner said:

Cappy; what happens on the track stays on the track, although once the screams and cries of Oh God! had the fire truck rushing to the start line and hosing Turbo and the new driver down, which wasn't so funny.

Cappy knew that well and was always a great fan, yelling from the stand "Go Turbo ........ you are my hero", but the Skipper was also well aware that Turbo was often the reason that the race meetings were delayed and went through their curfew times, when races needed to be shortened as a result ("Boooooooooo Turbo") because of excess crutch strap fiddling.

 

Turbo's appearance at the track before each feature race.

Turbs' self promotion was the basis on which the WWF copied & lifted their profile after stealing many of Turbo's ideas. Even at this early stage Turbine Pyrotechnics had been incorporated.

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2 hours ago, turboplanner said:

........go pro mounting, and .........

....... the suggestive angle and direction in which the GoPro was located, as what Mavis could do with a waterproof Hero9 (black) was to be .........

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seen to be believed. Now back to the rear end interrupted 3 pointer landing that Bull was planning [to show-off to Mavis]    the little aircraft reared up into a 45% angle and some horn thingy was screaming out loudly and the centre of gravity [avref] was badly effected by the gross weight of Mavis,s rear end .  Oh Sh&t ,was all that tumbled out of his mouth as he..............

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........expertly applied full power and pushed the nose down[avsequence]
but it was in vain and the aircraft slid along the grass strip on Mavis’s rear end, which started to burn bringing bowls of pain.

Bull did the only thing he could “Get out!” He yelled, but Mavis.........

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Was firmly stuck,things where looking dire as smoke started to emit from Mavis,s rear then Bull spotted the duck pond and ground looped the little plane expertly to a full stop right in the middle steam rose as mavis said....................

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".......You XXXX!; Cappy would NEVER do that to me!" 

Cappy was standing next to Turbo beside the duck pond, but Turbo moved first, ripping off an RMW boot and throwing it expertly at  Mavis's exposed rump.

Not many people know that in the 1930s old RM started putting steel into the heels of the boots he made for the Ringers. It has nothing to do with boot structure but turned the boots into a weapon which when thrown in a certain way utilised the spin energy. If a calf got away, instead of tiring the horse a Ringer would rip off a boot and slug its thick backside.

 

It did the trick with Mavis who popped out of that fuselage and landed in the pond.

 

Turbo didn't draw any attention to himself, and all she could see through her mudcaked eyes was Cappy who had not moved.................

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Turbo didn't draw any attention to himself, and all she could see through her mudcaked eyes was Cappy who had not moved.................

..... but stood there like an Adonis (anothergreekaviationref), muscles rippling and glowing with the sun behind him.... & with his light-sabre just starting to become visible (so he was already interested).

 

"Wow" exclaimed Mavis "Here I am out here in the mulga with time on my hands and the 3 most hunky spunks in the aviation world, so we might as well make good use of this opportunity. If only the singleroot (onetrackref) was here to also show me ...........

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.............what to do."

 

But OT was in lockdown in the Leper State. Nobody wanted to know him. Overneight he had become unclean like all the other WA grubs, spreading disease.

But Mavis didn't car; "What's ...........

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......the chances of catching the virus way out in this remote neck of the Taswegian rural area?", she said. "I know that virus spreads like wildfire, but we're better insulated here, than they are in W.A. - what with that big body of water between us and the mainland!"

 

"I'm not so sure," said bull. For all we know, some disease-infested West Aussie has already transited from W.A. to Melbourne to Launceston, and the bug is spreading as we speak. We'd better wear some serious protection, or we could become infected, and suffer the awful consequences."

 

At that, bull pulled out some pig intestines he had in his pocket, and proceeded to make........

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At that, bull pulled out some pig intestines he had in his pocket, and proceeded to make.......

..... a pork based smoking ceremony, to toast a few marshmallows and to pay respect to .....

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.....Tasmanian ancestors, past and present, of the CASA clan - known for their ferociousness in dealing with intruders into their airspace. In fact, the CASA clan, despite rumours to the contrary that all Tasmanian Indigenous groups have passed into extinction, have actually survived and flourished - somewhat surprisingly, in office buildings right in the centre of the Tasmanian cities (of which there are just 6 - but that is enough to provide adequate breeding areas).

 

The CASA clan are somewhat like the urban foxes - cunning, resilient, ever-present, and often without people knowing they are there, such is their adeptness at melding into the general population.

Their cry, however (which pales in comparison to blood-curdling fox shrieks in the gloom) chills any aviation person to the bone - with that cry resembling someone saying, "RAMP CHECK!!"

This chilling cry, known to raise hairs on the back of the necks of the toughest, coolest, most fearless pilots, is notorious for its.....

 

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..... subtlety when compared to their mating cry, which is similar to a ......

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.......Morris Minor front wheel bearing seizing.

However when they communicate no one sees them.

TurbineCASA has trained them well; these are two of this years award winners, and we hope to even .................

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15 hours ago, turboplanner said:

.......Morris Minor front wheel bearing seizing.

However when they communicate no one sees them.

TurbineCASA has trained them well; these are two of this years award winners, and we hope to even .......

..... up the score, with a Tassy Devil in a .....

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......competing, front line position, screaming and growling loud enough, to equal the vocal output of a raging CASA inspector when he finds an aircraft (avref) full of faults, that immediately means it's not going to fly that day.

 

Meantimes, bull had got the fire going large enough to smoke out any CASA tribespeople within 5 NM of the site - thus ensuring he was safe from any CASA tribespeople inspections.

After all, the CASA tribespeople were very curious - and in fact, downright nosey - when it came to those big noisy birds that dropped out of the sky, and disturbed their "secret mens business" meetings.

 

These "secret mens business" meetings were known to be carried out on golf courses, football fields (although it was known some women had been invading the last type of sacred ground, and this had to stopped, somehow), Buffalo clubs, and Masonic Lodges.

In fact, few people knew that the various secretive words used by the CASA tribespeople were direct handdowns from the Masonic Order, with terms such as.....

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3 hours ago, onetrack said:

In fact, few people knew that the various secretive words used by the CASA tribespeople were direct handdowns from the Masonic Order, with terms such as.....

..... "That map is out of date" or "Αυτός ο χάρτης είναι ξεπερασμένος." as they say during their internal meetings.

 

And "Ας κάνουμε έναν έλεγχο." which CASA had always referred to as a "Rump check", but Dimitros Aksitakosamitriou, CASA's Compliance GM, had pointed out that good practice & the objections of AUF pilots (avref) meant that their rumps were .........

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....no longer in need to be checked, because RA-Aus had taken on that responsibility. However, there was concern that rump checks needed to be universally introduced again, as rumps were becoming bigger and wider and fatter, and this was only including the pilots.

 

"There needs to be some streamlining carried out to this process," said Turbo thoughtfully - while he carefully bore in mind, the Bone CWA Ladies were keeping a close eye on where this rump checking was going to extend to, and if......

 

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"There needs to be some streamlining carried out to this process," said Turbo thoughtfully - while he carefully bore in mind, the Bone CWA Ladies were keeping a close eye on where this rump checking was going to extend to, and if......

... they would be needed before each Covid Jab (avref), each mamagram, or before each CWA Fete & teaparty ... or even as part of the certification process for the Responsible & Safe Operation of a CWA Tea Urn (the RaSOoaCTU certificate and license endorsement).

 

"It will depend on who is doing the check" said Betty when the girls were debating the issue "If it's bull or Onesie I will be first in line to oil up & assume the Rump Check position, but if it is Turbs or Salty I propose that we all ............. 

 

The Turbine Latex Glove & Coconut Oil Korporation (the TLGaCOK .. registered in Bremen) are hopeful that the new CASA Rump Check protocol will boost sales.

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An Aside ..... A rare picture today, from my drone, of Onesie going stir-crazy sitting by his pool during day 2 of lockdown, while his boat & seaplane (avref) are resting, unused on their pontoons on the Swan.

 

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..........get ready to jump on Turbo's Challenger for the short hop to Schitt Creek and a BBQ at Salty's joint; beats anything in Wagga2, and besides, we get ...............

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An Aside ..... A rare picture today, from my drone, of Onesie going stir-crazy sitting by his pool during day 2 of lockdown, while his boat & seaplane (avref) are resting, unused on their pontoons on the Swan.

 

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The pool looks nice now, notice the white pavement all around it; that's where he used to keep his collection of Chamberlain tractors and spare parts. |The waste oils and rusty water used to flow2 across the pavement and into the pool. You could still swim in it, but there was a lingering steely taste in the water abd the chicks used to climb up on the tractors where you couldn't get to them.

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The pool looks nice now, notice the white pavement all around it; that's where he used to keep his collection of Chamberlain tractors and spare parts. |The waste oils and rusty water used to flow2 across the pavement and into the pool. You could still swim in it, but there was a lingering steely taste in the water abd the chicks used to climb up on the tractors where you couldn't get to them.

I know Tubb, as bull & I were over there between lockdowns for a meeting with Onesie. That was the meeting where Brine dialed in by Zoom and you couldn't make it.

 

The Chamberlains, the Swan Lager, the Quoka burgers and the ladies were excellent. 

 

(We also met Rose H at the Peppermint Grove CWA. Here she is on her way up to their committee meeting).

 

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..........get ready to jump on Turbo's Challenger for the short hop to Schitt Creek and a BBQ at Salty's joint; beats anything in Wagga2, and besides, we get ...............

....... to witness, 1st hand, Turbo's skills with the ............

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....smooth use of the controls.

This was a diversion by Cappy who once again had come to a premature full stop in the previous posts. It was happening a lot these days.

It was when Turbo was looking at the Avatar that he noticed Cappy had flown/bought/wish listed a German Motoren Flugelshchitingliden, and that it had the engine on a pole above the fuselage, so in the event of an engine failure it would immediately nose up, compounding the impending attitude problem, and Turbo thought back to his own towling hat days when he owned an old Blanik and decided to convert it to a motor glider. He had one outboard left that hadn't blown the motor, a Seagull 3.5 and he artfully mounted this UNDER the Blanik, worked the head for 40 hp and fitted a wooden prop. He made a cradle on castors for the take off.

You had to be careful where you were standing when you pulled the starter rope; much the same as in a dinghy,but it started well after some tuning, and the first take off went smoothly with the Blanik performing very well, so well that Turbo suddenly realised he was almost out of fuel.

At the same time he realised the one Achilles heel in his design; the cradle was still on the ground and he couldn't land on the engine.

As he came in at his usual short-field height the prob carved a U shape in the hedge. He saw the cradle in the distance; it had run off the runway at an angle....................

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