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Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Spitfire » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:48 pm

These guys are totally nuts ... let alone irresponsible :-o 8-|

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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Saracenman » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:54 pm

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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Nickolas » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:49 pm

They could have done that virtually ANYWHERE in Hertfordshire today...............
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Saracenman » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:02 am

really? you mean where hurricanes hardly hever happen?
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Dan4th » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:50 am

David.......

If it were BRITS that were doing it, you'd be
saying: "What HO!"

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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Spitfire » Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:24 am

Dan4th wrote:David.......

If it were BRITS that were doing it, you'd be
saying: "What HO!"

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I don't think so :D It's a travesty no matter what nationality the pilot ;) :p
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Dan4th » Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:10 am

David:

Well, Wedgie did it in the last Flight-Sim Comp,
and you didn't say a WORD!!!!!!

I expect, though, that those flyers knew exactly
what it was they were doing -- and exactly HOW
to do it with no danger to themselves or those
wonderful old crates!

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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Wedgy » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:35 am

Nice skill :D

I didnt maintain it in FSX for more than a matter of seconds :))
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Mayfly » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:12 am

I seen pictures of this before........ stunt flying very impressive whilest its all going well :ymapplause: - but the slightest slip in contration............... :(
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Nickolas » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:52 am

Mayfly wrote:I seen pictures of this before........ stunt flying very impressive whilest its all going well :ymapplause: - but the slightest slip in contration............... :(


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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Spitfire » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:17 am

Mayfly wrote:I seen pictures of this before........ stunt flying very impressive whilest its all going well :ymapplause: - but the slightest slip in contration............... :(

Yep I always find if you lose your contration you're in a real mess :))

But what I was thinking was if there's a semi submerged log or something - don't care how skilled you are - if sods inverse square law comes in to play and puts something there you hadn't foreseen you're .... well .. bu&&ered :o) #:-s :-s . I mean look what unforeseen ripples on the lake did to Donald Campbell - and he was very experienced ;)
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Ducati Boy » Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:07 pm

D4th, Yes, thoroughly bad show, ought to grounded X( or is that watered =)) =)) =))

Fantastc to watch though isn't it. Kind of mesmerising, like watching someone wire walking over a precipice, no chance if it went wrong, but fascinating anyway :ymdevil: :ymdevil:
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Dan4th » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:11 pm

I'll go have a look later, but I'm fairly
certain I saw a longer version of that
clip back a few months that included an
interview with the chief pilot. He indicated
that the surface tension of the water provided
a lot more support than you might think,
especially when they were flying at a particular
airspeed. I guess the physics of the whole thing
make it less dangerous than you might think!

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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Spitfire » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:38 pm

Unless you hit something semi-submerged as I said :)) :ymdevil:
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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Mayfly » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:41 pm

Spitfire wrote:
Mayfly wrote:I seen pictures of this before........ stunt flying very impressive whilest its all going well :ymapplause: - but the slightest slip in contration............... :(

Yep I always find if you lose your contration you're in a real mess :))

But what I was thinking was if there's a semi submerged log or something - don't care how skilled you are - if sods inverse square law comes in to play and puts something there you hadn't foreseen you're .... well .. bu&&ered :o) #:-s :-s . I mean look what unforeseen ripples on the lake did to Donald Campbell - and he was very experienced ;)



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Re: Gobsmacking way to fly T6 Texans

Postby Spitfire » Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:19 pm

Mayfly wrote:
Spitfire wrote:
Mayfly wrote:I seen pictures of this before........ stunt flying very impressive whilest its all going well :ymapplause: - but the slightest slip in contration............... :(

Yep I always find if you lose your contration you're in a real mess :))

But what I was thinking was if there's a semi submerged log or something - don't care how skilled you are - if sods inverse square law comes in to play and puts something there you hadn't foreseen you're .... well .. bu&&ered :o) #:-s :-s . I mean look what unforeseen ripples on the lake did to Donald Campbell - and he was very experienced ;)



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