Battle of Britain Aces Fly Again

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  1. Gnomey

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    A Hurricane and Spitfire on a commemorative flight alongside an Airbus A320, part of the Battle of Britain 70th anniversary celebrations

    BBC News - Battle of Britain veterans take to the skies again
     
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    That's just so fricken cool!
     
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    Very very cool. Thanks for sharing this.
     
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    Bless them all. It must have brought back some memories!
     
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    Su-weet! Thanks for the heads-up!
     
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    Cosy flight - BUT, some of us were not Aces, just the fill-ins!!

    = Tim
     
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    Too true! And the fill-ins were key.

    Very cosy flight. No draft, no cold, no noise to speak of, no need to use the radio to talk to somebody, no fear of death any second AND PLENTY OF DRINKS!

    Scrap the Spitfire and the Hurricane, put me on the Airbus!
     
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    Aw, where's your sense of adventure tim?!

    On the plus, that's a great pic, nice posting Gnomey! It's great to see that a least a few of those old warplanes are still airworthy.
     
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