Look what flew over my house....

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  1. Marcel

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    Cool,had an Avenger fly over mine on Friday,never have a damn camera ready..
     
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    Nice shots... :)
     
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    Very cool, can remember very clearly being 4-5YO and seeing a YB-35 fly overhead
     
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    #8 Marcel, Aug 27, 2012
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    Actually my wife made the photo's. This is the catalina that is based in Duxford, G-PBYA. It was the 3rd time it flew here over Dordrecht, flying from Russia and to Russia (according to their facebook page).

    BTW great news: This week it became know that the Dutch Catalina PH-PBY has been tested and will by flight-worthy again this year after many years of restauration. So hopefully I'll be able to make more pictures of that kite, soon.
     
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    Nice pic Marcel, and good to know another Cat is soon going to be airborne.
     
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    Very cool Marcel!
     
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    A kid I grew up with had the interior blister of one of these planes in his yard - we used to play in it.
     
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    :thumbleft: Cool shots.
     
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    Nice
    Good thing about Canso and it is a Canso not a Caralina and there are differences is that they take hours to pass over head
     
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    Very nice. I think I saw that one fly at the Hahnweide Airshow last year.
     
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    Okay, Canso for our nationalistic Canadians :lol: Never knew the difference. I thought a Canso was only a Catalina flying in Canadian service and as this one is based in Duxford, could be called Catalina now.
     
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    Excellent shots Marcel! Kudos to your wife! I wish I could say I've had luck with vintage aircraft, though I get the occasional Blackhawk or F-15 over my house.
     
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    Sounds like a topic for a new thread, "This is what flew over my house"!
     
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    hows this
     
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    If you see something fly over and manage to grab a pic, and it get's posted in a thread
     
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