Warbirds (Historical, Veteran & Vintage Military Aircraft)

At lakes

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That diagram under the cockpit of the Corsair looks like a female I use to go out with whilst stationed at Wigram
 

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That diagram under the cockpit of the Corsair looks like a female I use to go out with whilst stationed at Wigram
Well, that'll teach your for continuously breaking in to the Waafry.

The figure in white is a stylised Grim Reaper that was painted on all of that particular Sqn's aircraft during WW2.
 

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This aircraft was broken up possible for scrap value. If the clowns in the local Government authority in the City of Irvine just a wee bit of market research they would have realized that they would have got more for a partially restored Ventura than a broken up pile of metal.
The idiocy of councils.

I think that there is still a PV-1 Ventura and a possibly a PV-2 Harpoon flying in the US.
 

At lakes

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VH-USU replica fires up its engines after 11 years of restoration after an accident in Adelaide where one of its main wheels fell off and during the landing with one wheel missing it lost a couple of meter off its wing and according to ABC Australia Channel 24 continuous news feed it is to make its first official flight this afternoon. So at the time of this post unable to confirm if this took place. There are currently some nasty storms in NSW at the moment so it may not have happened yet.

That would be right I just noticed that link is two years old..... I give up

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have just found the correct link looks like the flight went ahead

 
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