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Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Saracenman » Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:53 pm

thought it might be interesting to go from 99 to 0 in things-aviation.

I'll start with...

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1918-1919 de Havilland DH.9 Single-engined biplane bomber
1918-1920 de Havilland DH.9A Single-engined biplane bomber
1924 Vickers Vimy Twin-engined biplane bomber
1924-1928 Avro Aldershot III Single-engined heavy bomber
1925-1941 Handley Page Hyderabad Twin-engined biplane heavy bomber
1929-1933 Handley Page Hinaidi Twin-engined biplane heavy bomber
1933-1938 Handley Page Heyford Twin-engined biplane heavy bomber
1938-1944 Vickers Wellington I - IA - IC - II - IC - III - X Twin-engined medium bomber
1944-1945 Consolidated Liberator VI Four-engined bomber
1947-1949 Avro York C1 Four-engined transport
1949-1959 Handley Page Hastings C1 C2 Four-engined transport
1959-1976 Bristol Britannia C1 - C2 Four-engined transport
2002 Boeing C-17 C-17A Four-engined strategic transport

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby RLN » Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:08 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Spitfire » Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:12 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Wedgy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:32 am

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:41 am

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Wedgy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:51 am

Trying to move away from aircraft ...

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:53 am

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Mayfly » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:07 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Wedgy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:09 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Mayfly » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:15 pm

The Royal Air Force celebrated 90 years last year
In memory of a very dear friend - Mike Pearson

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Mackrick » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:24 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Spitfire » Mon Mar 16, 2009 2:05 pm

DH Comet 88 ;)

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Mar 16, 2009 2:17 pm

Spitfire wrote:DH Comet 88 ;)

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What a very UNTIDY hangar! :ymapplause:
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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Spitfire » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:11 pm

Yeah but see how big my kitchen must be to get that Comet in there :D :D

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Mackrick » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:18 pm

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Postby Wedgy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:38 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Saracenman » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:39 pm

1984 - the year that the mighty Vulcan retired from Squadron service :(
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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Stevieboy » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:48 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Spitfire » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:35 am

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:20 am

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Spitfire » Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:10 pm

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Re: Aviation Orientated Countdown...

Postby Wedgy » Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:25 pm

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Postby Spitfire » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:39 pm

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Postby Mackrick » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:55 pm

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Postby Spitfire » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:44 pm

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