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Offline Ramon

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Flying Legends 2008
« on: May 28, 2008, 03:42:57 PM »
hello all,

While every photographer will be heading for the RIAT 2008, in the same weekend
will I visit the Flying Legends 2008.

My visit of last year made a stunning impact, just the very relaxed atmosphere
and all those kicking and smoking radial or line engines are a great view/sound.
Besides that is there no gap between the displays, just 5 hours of non-stop
flying "golden" oldie birds.

The participation list is as every year released at the last moment, but here a
list of all aircrafts that have confirmed their participation on their own website.
Last updated at 16 June 2008

TFC: Hawker Nimrod MK.I
HAC: Hawker Nimrod MK.II
TFC: P-39 Airacobra
TFC: Corsair  ;D
TFC: Wildcat
TFC: Hellcat
TFC: Gloster Gladiator MK.II
Shuttleworth: Gloster Gladiator MK.I
HAC: Hawker Hurricane MK.XII
BBMF: Hawker Hurricane MK. IIc
OFMC: P-51D
TFC: TP-51D
TFC: Hawk 75
BBMF: Spitfire MK. IIa or Vb or PR.XIX
HAC: Spitfire MK. Vb
HFL: Spitfire MK. XVIe
HFL: Spitfire MK. XVIII
OFMC: Spitfire MK. IXe
TFC: Spitfire MK.Vb
TFC: Spitfire MK. XIV
TFC: Curtiss P-40B Warhawk  ;D
Sheringham Aviation UK Ltd: Spitfire MK. Ia
HFL: Spitfire TR. IX
TFC: Spitfire Mk.XVIII
Spitfire Ltd: HA-1112 M1L Buchon
Spitfire Ltd: FW-190A8
B-17G Flying Fortress "Sally B"
B-17G Flying Fortress "Pink Lady"
B-17 Flying Fortress "Liberty Belle" (Douglas, Georgia, USA)  :o
RNHF: Swordfish Mk.I
Plane Sailing: Catalina
Neptune Association: Catalina
BBMF: Dakota Mk.III
RNHF: Sea Fury T.20
TFC: Bearcat
Kennet Avation: Skyraider
Kennet Aviation: Seafire Mk. XVII
SHF: P-51 Mustang
SHF: A-26 Invader  :o

Already looking forward to this one, especially the A-26 Invader from Norway,
and the B-17 Flying Fortress from the United States, both flying of course.

Regards, Ramon
« Last Edit: June 16, 2008, 03:38:20 PM by Ramon »
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Re: Flying Legends 2008
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2008, 02:18:34 PM »
Hello all,

Some good news for the Flying Legends visitor  ;D

It seems that the good old "Sally B" will make her come back again
at the Flying Legends. Combine this with the confirmed participation
of the "Pink Lady" from France and the "Liberty Belle" from the USA.
And you have a highly exclusive fly-by of three beautiful ladies.
Looking already forward to this fly-by with 12 Wright R-1820-97
"Cyclone" turbo supercharged radial engines of each 1200 HP.

Regards, Ramon
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