The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

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why does that third theory not sound unlikely? :think:
(the part about the imprisonment at least )
The version I had heard before was the second one, that basically they removed control limitations to try to make a more spectacular display flight.
 

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I love how shortly after the British/French said they want to restore a Concorde to fly over the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, the Russians quickly responded by saying they want to restore a Tu-144 to fly over the 2014 Olympic opening ceremony.
Instead of fooling around with the Tu-144, the Russians should, if they really want to piss of the Western world, simply get their Buran program back in gear.
 

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^ The Buran was a sweet program, but these shuttles are for more expensive than they are worth. They'd be better developing a new capsule and heavy lifter like NASA.
 

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This history is new to me.

Heathrow, you seem to be a WWII enthusiast

* Snip * Interesting desert air war history *
Oui, c'est moi!

I read a lot of histories and Internet around a bit.

Anyway, it has been too long since a Spitfire was posted and in honour of M. Correspondent75.

FAFL marked Spitfire
(GC Ile de France/No. 341 Squadron RAF)
in the Paris Le Bourget museum.​


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The Thunderbirds are performing today in Romania, on the Black Sea shore. Wish I could be there, but the show is 700km away. Why did it have to be in the middle of the week?:(
 

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The Thunderbirds are performing today in Romania, on the Black Sea shore. Wish I could be there, but the show is 700km away. Why did it have to be in the middle of the week?:(
My dad is going to go see them practice when they are in Denmark in the comming weeks (can't remember if it's next week or the next week again).
 

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They're coming to Finland too. Sadly I can't go see them. Double suck, since there's also an A-10.
 

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I'm going to get to see them next month when I'm back in the states on my way to England. It's nice living twenty minutes away from a major airshow. :p I think this will be the sixth or seventh time I've seen them perform.

Since we're on the subject of them:

 
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