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by Miramar
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Victor Bomber in "accidental takeoff"
Replies: 1
Views: 1669

Victor Bomber in "accidental takeoff"

In May, during a fast taxi demo (a regular event at Bruntingthorpe, UK), a Victor bomber accidentally took to the sky........ Quoted from "The Times" A 70-year-old former RAF pilot yesterday relived the stomach-wrenching moment when a vintage bomber he was manoeuvring at an airshow acciden...
by Miramar
Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:11 am
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: "If I had a plane, I'd be up there tomorrow."
Replies: 2
Views: 2493

"If I had a plane, I'd be up there tomorrow."

Quoted from the BBC in Scotland : http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/8198268.stm A pilot whose light aircraft crashed into a tree on a Dundee golf course has attributed his lucky escape to his love of the "Biggles" adventure stories. Vince Hagedorn struck the tree on t...
by Miramar
Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Hair Raising Stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 3308

Hair Raising Stuff

Quote from BBC "Two people have been rescued from a light aircraft which hit power lines near Durach, in southern Germany. It took emergency services two hours to get the trapped occupants out of the plane which was left dangling 30 metres (100 feet) above the ground. Rescuers on the scene bel...
by Miramar
Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Golf and Airfields
Replies: 1
Views: 2041

Golf and Airfields

Hi All, I'm a bit behind with listening to the podcasts, but I remember recently hearing a story about golf courses near runways. It made me recall my first flight on a in to Bangkok on a 747 - as the engines hit reverse thrust I looked out of the window and there were people playing golf between us...
by Miramar
Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: First Post - 777 at LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 5955

Re: First Post - 777 at LHR

New landing lights at LHR

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Dave
by Miramar
Mon Jan 21, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: First Post - 777 at LHR
Replies: 8
Views: 5955

First Post - 777 at LHR

Firstly, greetings to all from over the pond. I'd just like to say that even though my main interest is photography (Hi Dave !) I very much enjoy the Podcast. Keep up the good work ! This is strictly speaking not an off field landing, but it has all the other attributes. So, as the first On Field L...

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