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Old 04-25-2010, 10:15 PM
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:39 AM
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Beat you too that spitfire one Bobby on the previous page but is worthy of a second posting!!!

In a similar vain


and another- warning- language!!!
'i won't flinch!!!'

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Old 04-26-2010, 06:43 PM
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this spit pilot had to clean out his pants afterwards i'm sure. (link below)

http://break.com/index/plane-nearly-....html?matchid=




awesome 109 loses a gear on landing

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Old 04-26-2010, 10:01 PM
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I hit on this when looking around after reading the airshow thread.
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Old 04-27-2010, 09:04 AM
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The story of JB659 J-Johnny a Lancaster of the 97th based at Bourn

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great post gilly very interesting
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Default speaking of a lancaster heres a story

"a bracelet in the sand".... a lancaster pilot comes home

http://www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk/sebc/live/acmbrace.cfm
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good link with lots of LW info. there is a tab on the upper left to translate some of it into english...but for the most part you will have to cut and paste into MS word or google translate.


http://www.luftarchiv.de/
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:15 PM
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From the film Men Of Yamato. The big battleship gets a pummelling. Notice when the main turret fires at the incoming aircraft. The Yamato had anti aircraft shells for its main guns. They were designed to explode in mid air with large shrapnel. This is the only ship I have heard of using this kind of round. In reality it was not very effective but you can see it being used here and in the film it takes out a couple of incoming planes:
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Scene from the movie Catch-22 with B-25s

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