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XH558..........

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Mojocvh

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16,837 posts

177 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

20,295 posts

128 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

4,577 posts

129 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@

3,829 posts

151 months

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

Davi

17,137 posts

135 months

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

4,982 posts

117 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

180 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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bounce

Can anyone local go and see whats going on?

ph1l5

4,982 posts

117 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

Original Poster:

16,837 posts

177 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

16,737 posts

132 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Nicol@

3,829 posts

151 months

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

central

16,737 posts

132 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

3,853 posts

145 months

Friday 28th September 2007
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Awesome

Gizmo535

18,150 posts

124 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

4,982 posts

117 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

5,327 posts

163 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

12,544 posts

123 months

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

GregE240

10,854 posts

182 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

2,465 posts

167 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

1,624 posts

123 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!