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  1. pete_madi

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    hi everbody just joined recently and am amazed at the quaility and scope of info,also surprised to see so many of the "y" and "x" gen showing such interest.have been ww2 freak since grannie took me to see the Battle of Britan approx 1969/70 and fell in love with flying old war planes.have been lucky enough to have been up in a P51 with a dickie seat,what an experince and also to have an old aussie spit pilot from the pto give me a lesson in what it was like doing hi speed turns and peeling off like a fighter in a twin engined cessna.am starting model building again in my old age(49)but hopefully with more skill and patience.pete_madi
     
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    Hi Pete welcome to the forum, mate!
     
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    Great experiences Pete. Welcome.
     
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    Hi Pete you lucky sod:D
     
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    Welcome aboard pete
     
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    Pete ,Welcome Mate.
     
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    Welcome aboard, Pete. Around here forty-nine is not old, believe me !
    I wish I was 49 again, or 59, or 69....

    Charles
     
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    Welcome pete!
     
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    Welcome!

    Wish I was 49 again.

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    Thats next year for me! And to echo a recent sentiment, welcome aboard you lucky sod! :) (P-51 flying! The luck of some people! :))
     
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    Hallo Pete,

    Welcome on board.Greetings from Poland.:D
     
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    G'day Pete, here's some pics that hopefully help you with your MkVc kit as discussed via PM.
    Welcome to the site mate.
     

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    Welcome mate, Im one of the younger ones about here.

    Nice shots Wildcat.
     
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    Greeting from Czech Republic8)
     
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    I like the last one-DOWN WITH EVERYTHING...
    Did this pilot mean Jerries or that lady?:D
     
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    Welcome to the forum!
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    to all on site thank you for the warm welcome.Wildcat you must be a mind reader. followed your info and found some similar pics in aust war museum and was just in process of selecting some for my project when lo and behold up you come with them thank you so much.and to heinz if you are ever looking for a place in aust to see a real flying spit and other warbirds have a look at david lowrys place at temora nsw have the site some where will send to you aasap.sorry about delay in repling to you all but have a 13yr old in the house who is normally grafted to comp.watching and listening when able.peter
     
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    Heh....I love the irony of the plane being named "Down with Everything", about three feet in front of additional markings that read "UP".


    Oh, and welcome Pete, you lucky b*stard!!!!!
     
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    I wonder if there really was a connection between the two?

    Welcome to the forum Pete!
     
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