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What A Nice Sendoff  
User currently offlineEGFFbmi From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1534 times:

All of you avid CWL fans will be happy to see this picture posted on here by ME the most obsessive CWL fan.. EGFFbmi

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Photo © Steve Hall

Why this was happening...

The captain of this aircraft was making his last flight before retirement following nearly 40 years flying - and what a memorable day on which to retire. The Airport Fire Service seen here given him an appropriate send off. Previous Reg: SE-DNA



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User currently offlineLearjet25 From United States of America, joined exactly 12 years ago today! , 79 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1463 times:

They gave my great uncle the same type of thing when he retired from American after about 35 years. Started in the DC-6 and finished in the 727. Pretty wide rane of flying.

User currently offlineYV136C From Venezuela, joined Mar 2003, 198 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1420 times:

I myself was a passenger on a DL 764 that was received in ATL by a couple of fire trucks, this was the captain´s last flight for DL after thirty something years...this was on April 30th, 2003.


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User currently offlinePiedmontGirl From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1124 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1408 times:

A water cannon salute. It's a lovely gesture, and it's also a tradition.

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