You know your addicted to aviation when:

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  1. ollieholmes

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    1. you will go and spend an entire day in the freezing cold waiting for an aeroplane to appear and when it doesnt you go back the next day and then the next day etc untill it turns up.
    2. Your mobile phone ring tone is the sound of a Merlin engine, and you let it ring to hear the full noise.
    3. You spend far to much time on here :D :D :D
    4. you turn down a date because you whant to read the latest copy of (insert favorite aeroplane magasine) first. (you have your prioritys right here)
     
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    None of those are true for me ;)
     
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    when you can tell by the sound whether its worth the energy to run out to see whats going by (no civilian helicopters, light civilian ,or airliners)
     
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    When you eat you still pretend the food is a plane flying into your mouth.
     
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    ALright, to most of those, I am guilty. I will also stand in the wind and cold to wait for an airplane to return that I watched take off.
     
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    i can tell by the sound if it's worth seeing or not :lol: and yes i do spend too much time on here, and i am partial to reading flypast :lol:
     
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    Wouldn't see me doing that kinda thing :lol:
     
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    I only spend like an hour on here a day now. I have more of a life now than I used to ;)
     
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    Wife I were sitting inside a little while ago and I heard this aircraft. Said to the wife kids, "righty-o, off to the local airfield1" " Why?" they asked.
    "All will be revealed said I".

    So, off we go arrive in time to watch a P-51 doing aerobatics over the field and then landing. "How did you know?" they asked "Sound of the engine" quoth I.

    Look of disgust from the wife, awe from the kids! I am THE MAN! {boogey, boogey, my old fruit-bat!}

    Kiwimac
     
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    :lol:

    where me and CC go during breaks at school we sometimes hear helicopters going overhead but we can't actually see them most of the time, naturally this leads us all to try and guess the helicopter, naturally i'm always right.......
     
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    :lol: There really is no mistaking the sound of the Merlin, Kiwimac. We had one come by Camarillo on Saturday. I heard it first. It is fun to watch people running out the doors when they hear it coming!
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    there's always a lot of stories of people working in hangars and being really shocked when lightenings buzz the airfields, it even made a guy fall off the wing of a vulcan once, because he was so shocked, i can't remember what injuries he hobbled away with, i remember something was broken though..............
     
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    Out playing cricket today we saw a Puma, Seaking, and a Hawk buzzed the pitch. Then a few minutes later, A Tornado did the same. Oh yeah 8)
     
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    I freak out if i go out to see a plane that sounds like a C-130 or an F-16 and not see it.
     
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    Can you actually get a merlin sound for your ring tone?
     
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    :lol: i'd guess so, if you've got a relatively new phone you could record your own.......
     
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