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Mojocvh

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16,818 posts

164 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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.............reported on pprune as back "outside" after final engine checks, web cams are OFF......is this it?

Kermit power

18,498 posts

115 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Yes. I haven't a clue what you're on about, but this is, without a shadow of a doubt, it.

RDE

4,504 posts

116 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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I know what you mean. Probably not, just based on the number of times it's been said that it's going to and hasn't. Still hopeful though.

(Edited to make it less obvious what 'it' is)

Edited by RDE on Friday 28th September 10:26

Nicol@

3,825 posts

138 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Someone please drive to Brunters and report back.

Davi

17,113 posts

122 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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emailed a bloke involved... nothing heard back though!
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ph1l5

4,815 posts

104 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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there is a 3 mile no fly zone around brunts at the mo.

dougc

8,236 posts

167 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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bounce

Can anyone local go and see whats going on?

ph1l5

4,815 posts

104 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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For those that don't know XH558 is an Avro Vulcan, and is about to fly again for the first time in 11 years. looks like this


Mojocvh

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16,818 posts

164 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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RDE said:
I know what you mean. Probably not, just based on the number of times it's been said that it's going to and hasn't. Still hopeful though.

(Edited to make it less obvious what 'it' is)

Edited by RDE on Friday 28th September 10:26
Yep we know the feeling.......

central

16,731 posts

119 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Nicol@

3,825 posts

138 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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central said:
Is Brunters in your driving zone?

central

16,731 posts

119 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Nicol@ said:
central said:
Is Brunters in your driving zone?
Not today, but I'll look into it......

tomtom

3,736 posts

132 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Awesome

Gizmo535

18,150 posts

111 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Can't wait for this to happen.
Gives me hope that one day, some crazy crazy person might possibly get a Concorde back in the air...

ph1l5

4,815 posts

104 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Gizmo535 said:
Can't wait for this to happen.
Gives me hope that one day, some crazy crazy person might possibly get a Concorde back in the air...
  • looks at Richard Bransons way and Coughs* (loudly)

munky

5,269 posts

150 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Gizmo535 said:
Can't wait for this to happen.
Gives me hope that one day, some crazy crazy person might possibly get a Concorde back in the air...
If they do I suspect it will be an ex Air France one

Edited by munky on Friday 28th September 11:03

Don1

11,693 posts

110 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Superb! Get back in the air.

GregE240

10,847 posts

169 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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The webcams show it being towed outside?

The live feeds are off, and its showing footage from about 30 mins ago...(10:30am)

ettore

2,456 posts

154 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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dougc said:
bounce

Can anyone local go and see whats going on?
To be fair, my memories of seeing the Vulcan suggest that anyone within the surrounding four counties will know when it happens!

johnnywb

1,614 posts

110 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Excellent news. It sounds like it might be ready just in time for the new cold war!
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