Spitfire on the deck!

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  1. GrauGeist

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    I guess you could say that was rather low!! Nice find Dave, thanks for posting.
     
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    That is Alain Decadenet...not sure of the spelling on that one !...and the Master himself, Ray Hanna (gone but not forgotten !). The breifing was for a low flyby, Ray took off, lifted the undecart and essentially stayed at the same height for the duration of that run. We've discussed it many a time on other forums and reckon on around 4.5 to 5 feet clearance from the prop to ground during the run just prior to pull up.

    Oh, almost forgot, the Spittie is MH434, Rays fave mount. !

    Is a classic !
     
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    has anyone seen this its a bout 10 minutes of Jerry Billings doing lo ones at his farm in his Spit . I believe he even owned the one he flew in WW2
    Jerry Billing Video
    the video on flying at his farm is the pick
    at the end he's mowing the lawn
     
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    Crickey...there's a distinct lack of Daisy's on that bit of grass !!
     
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    Thanks for the info on that pass by the legendary Ray Hanna, Gary.
    Neil, great stuff! those low passes were lower than dachshund's dangly bits! Brilliant! Thanks for posting.
    Terry.
     
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    Matt308 Glock Perfection
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    I've seen a Spit fly into a empty pond appearing to disappear below ground level. Anyone remember that and can post it?
     
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    Not seen that one Matt.

    Good find Neil, that one at the farm was awesome, so low.
     
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    I saw it before great.The spit scares the hell out of him:D
     
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