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 Post subject: One for the boys..
PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:34 am 
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Turn up the volume! :)

Brand new Mosquito takes to the skies in NZ. Story here. :-bd ^:)^ :ymapplause:

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Me, jealous?

What's the hooting, a bloody German behind I suppose flashing his headlights!

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stoffy wrote:
Me, jealous?

What's the hooting, a bloody German behind I suppose flashing his headlights!

:lol:

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Aviation doesn't seem to have moved on much in 70 years in New Zealand.

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Plenty of women pilots there now, though! ;;) B-)

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stoffy wrote:
Me, jealous?

What's the hooting, a bloody German behind I suppose flashing his headlights!

I believe in the absence of a stick-shaker style stall warner, that the horn sounds if the the gear is not down and locked and throttles are less than one quarter open.
A bit distracting though.

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You might want to watch this if you have the time.

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Thanks Stoffy - I really enjoyed that. I've met a few ex-Mosquito crews and as far as I'm concerned, they were the creme de la creme. :-bd

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