Brisbane Valley Airshow 2016

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  1. Wildcat

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    My Son and I went along to the Brisbane Valley airshow held at the Watts Bridge airfield on Sunday. Although we don't get the mass amounts of warbirds you guys overseas get, it was a very enjoyable day with some unique aircraft to entertain the crowd. 8 hours in the blazing hot sun takes its toll though...
    A nice "Bird dog"
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    Some WWI replica's on static display.
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    No one flies lower than this Dakota!
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    A beautiful 1935 DH.85 Leopard Moth.
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    really nice Andy
     
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    Lovely shots Andy!
     
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    Good stuff Andy. I'd love to have that Dakota truck / caravan !!
     
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    Nice shots. Hadn't noticed the skid on the Leopard 'Moth before. In case the landing gear fails?
     
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    I'm thinking perhaps it is an extended exhaust pipe. The photo from the rear shows it is hollow. Length of pipe to carry the fumes past the less than airtight cabin?

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    You'll have to do a trade with your "tin tent" terry!
    It looks like exhaust to me as well. We sat right in front of it all day and I never even noticed it until now!
    Next is an equally nice DH.60 Moth
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    Nice pictures Andy. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Yak-18T
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    Stearman
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    Waco
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    Ta mate.
     
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    Nice shots Andy. Never seen that version of Yak before
     
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    Nice pics Andy, and yes, that's the extended exhaust on the 'Moth, for exactly the reasons stated by Jeff.
     
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    Thanks guys. Up next is ex-Reno racer Yak-3U "Steadfast", man what a beast! The pilot did an excellent display with some equally impressive smoke generators which after a few moments turn into smoke rings. The kids loved it.

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    Some of the ever popular Yak-52's that's showed up.
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