'Sally B' at Duxford

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  1. Sailor.

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    Did anyone get any pictures of 'Sally B' at Duxford as she came over with both engines smoking in the finale of the display?
     
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    It wasn't the final display. But here's one I took.
     

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    This was taken during a practice. Apologies for those who saw it on the other thread.
     

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    Many thanks to both of you, most appreciated :smilebox: .
     
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    No apology required, it's an excellent pic.:thumbleft:
    Yours is good too, PD.
     
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    i have a few:
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    sorry about the umbrella.

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    My last one on the topic
     

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    Nice ones guys! Here is how I remember the Sally B, circa 1986. Sorry for the crappy scans.
     

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    Nice pics guys!
     
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    Great shots fellas
    There was a few damp eyes at the Legends show when Sally made her fly past trailing smoke (quite a few Veterans there civvies from the period)
    There is a bit of good news about the Sally I learned on Sunday.
    If you remember the old B was looking like it may be grounded due to new EU insurance reclassification which classed planes like the Sally B as commercial aircraft, the Insurance companies have come up with a really good deal for the next season on her premium and the EU have admitted an oversight regarding historic planes like the B. So with a bit of luck by the end of next year they will have amended the legislation for all aircraft of the Sallys class or historic planes.
     
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    That is excellent news! Glad to hear that.
     
  12. ollieholmes

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    i dont think there wasnt a tear in the eye of anyone there. something so simple is so powerfull.
     
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    There wasn't a tear in my eye - and my brother's girlfriend was asleep, so I don't think she was crying. How she could sleep through the two B-17s taxiing right past us I will never know.
     
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    those 2 where proberably the noisiest thing there. i couldnt hear myself think as they taxied past me.
     
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