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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Gramaisc, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I was criticised this morning for watching aircraft videos on YouTube - and so I thought that I would start a thread on here as well, for those others of a like mind. YouTube is a great resource for these, and some people have put a lot of effort into producing some excellent montages of interesting aircraft.

    This is a current favourite - just how many things from today are still going to look this futuristic in fifty year's time?



    Spot the famous chappie in there?..
     
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    I spent a large part of my youth with the Red Arrows whistling past my bedroom window, five days a week.

     
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    Very good Mr. Gramaisc, we make good progress today.
     
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    Up yours, Grandad!


    MiG 19, surely one of the nicest looking planes, before they fittied the larger radars, anyway..



    And impressive use of the brake 'chute before the actual landing, too.
     
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    Mmmm, there can't be many alarms left that he didn't use...


    Here's some tight parking with a big one.
     
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    sometimes there is a good idea taken a little too far:
     
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    That seems a bit over-the-top when you can get one on and off a carrier deck..

     
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    An excellent Shackleton compilation.

     
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    Prompted by LeeA. A lovely Valiant montage.

     
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    Kamov 32, as mentioned elsewhere today...

     
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    You mentioned water bombing in the other thread G.

    The guys who pilot these things are either total heros, or certifiable lunatics.



    We have a place down in the Rhone Alpes region and unfortunatley I've seen these guys in action much too often, usually because some idiot thinks it's a good idea to have a BBQ in the middle of knowhere.



    Was once driving down a side road along the bank of the Rhone just south of Valence, when one of these came out of nowhere alongside us to pick up water. Scared the living **** out of me!

     
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    With a helicopter, you can use sources not available to fixed-wing aircraft...

     
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    The Kamov 50 & 52 have ejector seats - you can see the explosive cord to shatter the canopy in this video of a 52 - the blades are released before you're squirted out, if all goes to plan...

     
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    I found several video's of the "Mach Loop" in North Wales on the tube of You...



    Tempted to head over and pitch up and enjoy the show
     
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    Not much point asking for a window seat.

     
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    I find these amazing, 575 tonnes take off weight !

     
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    Or 640 tonnes....



    Interesting that they seem to be using a road atlas.
     
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