My Birthday present!

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    #1 Wildcat, May 16, 2016
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    My B/Day is in a few days and this years present was the best yet. My wife, Bro and Mum and Dad all pitched in for a flight in a T-28! The weather was perfect, the plane beautiful and the scenery was great - what a way to spend a Sunday morning!
    The aircraft in question..
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    #2 Wildcat, May 16, 2016
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    I took my camera along a grabbed a few shots.
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    Congrats and Happy Birthday, Andy :thumbright:
     
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    And some video too.
     

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    Congrats and Happy Birthday Andy !!! My best wishes. :D
     
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    Happy Birthday Andy, awesome present man...
     
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    A great gift and a Happy B-Day Andy.
     
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    Fantastic Andy, though i thought it was even better as i read it first a bit too quickly and thought they had bought you a T-28 ! :shock:
     
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    Freakin' Sweet Andy! Happy Birthday and I'm glad you made it down!
     
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    Happy Birthday Andy, and what a brill prezzie !
     
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    Excellent shots Andy! A cracking present indeed.

    Happy Birthday!!
     
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    With all above, HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND MANY MORE TO COME
    And what a great present!!
     
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    Thanks heaps guys!
    I wish Karl! Now THAT would be a great present!!

    It was a blast Chris. Honestly, you guys who have never done a warbird flight should save up your pennies and treat yourselves. I know they are expensive but the experience is amazing - unforgettable!
    I also have a new found fondness for the humble T-28, what a sweet aircraft. If I were a rich man I reckon I would buy one :mrgreen:
     
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    Always liked the T-28, and even though not cheap to run, it's a tad more ... er... 'affordable' than an all-out warbird such as a Spit or Mustang. And it's got two seats !
     
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    Awesome, and happy birthday!!!!!
     
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    Happy birthday Andy, and what an awesome present!
     
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    umm...tell your wife, brother, mum, and dad my birthday is this weekend. what time do I need to be at the airport...???


    awesome present. that did indeed make it a happy birthday!
     
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    Happy Birthday and awesome present. When I turned 50, I was given an hour in in an AT-6D. Hopefully you had aerobatics with your flight.
     
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