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User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9537 posts, RR: 42
Posted (15 years 5 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 871 times:

Oooooooo... just seen a Concorde and the Red Arrows do a low fly past over Edinburgh city centre (and my office) to mark the opening of the new Scottish parliament. Almost brought a tear to my eye.

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User currently offlineDan From France, joined Aug 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 5 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 875 times:

Hi

If anybody happend to see the royal wedding in England a few days ago, you might have noticed a roar form the concorde leaving Heathrow around six local time. So even at royal weddings, aviation is present!

Just for the fun of it.

Regards Dan


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5576 posts, RR: 63
Reply 2, posted (15 years 5 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 872 times:
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Hi

Lucky you, its a pity they didn't get up to here....Aberdeen.

I hope you forgot your camera !!! :-)


Regards
Gary
Aberdeen


User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9537 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (15 years 5 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 871 times:

"I hope you forgot your camera !!!"... oh yes!

I'd heard the Red Arrows would be there but I'd forgotten about it. I didn't find out about Concorde till someone said this morning "don't forget, 12:20, Concorde". They were quite low, about 1500-2000 ft, I'd guess. I went outside at 12:15 and at 12:22 there they were, Concorde leading with the Red Arrows sweeping back from it's wingtips.


User currently offlineMirage From Portugal, joined May 1999, 3125 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (15 years 5 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 871 times:

I have seen Concorde here in FAO about 10 years ago on take off and I have seen the Red Arrows about 6 years ago on full display at the portuguese Air Force Air Show. I only have one word to describe the two:

WOOOOW!!!!

Luis, Faro, Portugal


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