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by RedArrows
Mon Jan 28, 2008 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liverpool FC: In The Wrong Hands?
Replies: 25
Views: 2291

RE: Liverpool FC: In The Wrong Hands?

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by RedArrows
Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: England Loses To Croatia, What Is Wrong?
Replies: 122
Views: 4153

RE: England Loses To Croatia, What Is Wrong?

Was watching the interview with Roy Keane today and I agreed with everything he said.The english team has too many egos,just like what happened to ireland,the players left the managers down and cost them both their jobs,players like Gerrard and Lampard should be ashamed of themselves,incredibly tale...

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by RedArrows
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Little Buddy Is Gone Forever!
Replies: 55
Views: 3654

RE: My Little Buddy Is Gone Forever!

Sorry to here about your loss.I also lost my dog recently after he was hit by a car,even though it's been 3 months now it still hasn't quite sunk in that he's gone,everytime I go out to the back yard I'm expecting him to run towards me  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sa...

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by RedArrows
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Barclays Permier League Team
Replies: 39
Views: 2570

RE: Your Favourite Barclays Permier League Team

Arsenal - 2 Aston Villa - 0 Birmingham City - 1 Blackburn Rovers - 0 Bolton Wanderers - 0 Chelsea - 0 Derby County - 0 Everton - 0 Fulham - 0 Liverpool - 2 Manchester City - 0 Manchester United - 3 Middlesbrough - 0 Newcastle United - 3 Portsmouth - 0 Reading - 0 Sunderland - 0 Tottenham Hotspur -1 ...

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by RedArrows
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scotland Vs Italy
Replies: 63
Views: 2556

RE: Scotland Vs Italy

Devastated for scotland  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> Us Irish like to cheer on the scots when our own boys leave us down as usual.Watched the whole match with my friends in a bar and we lost signal in the 88th minute,when the signal came back on we could see Pa...

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by RedArrows
Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liverpool Win 8-0!
Replies: 12
Views: 2107

RE: Liverpool Win 8-0!

It will be interesting to see what Rafa does with Babel,Benayoun and Crouch for the Fulham match.All 3 of them suffer badly from his rotation.Wouldnt be surprised if none of them play.Torres had a great game against Derby scored 2 and had scored 1 against the Chelsea the week previous to that and wa...

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by RedArrows
Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Much Are Your Flying Lessons?
Replies: 46
Views: 9641

RE: How Much Are Your Flying Lessons?

I pay 168 euro an hour including instructor fees to train in a Grob 115

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by RedArrows
Fri Oct 19, 2007 1:08 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Have A PPL? Post A Pic Of Your Plane!
Replies: 25
Views: 10115

RE: Have A PPL? Post A Pic Of Your Plane!

So far 8 hours logged in this beast <a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?aircraft_genericsearch=&airlinesearch=&countrysearch=&specialsearch=&daterange=&keywords=ei-djy&range=&sort_order=&page_limit=15&thumbnails=&calccount=1219118&truecount=false&engine_version=6.0" target=_blank>h...

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by RedArrows
Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Is Our Real Flying Going?
Replies: 94
Views: 10285

RE: How Is Our Real Flying Going?

On hour 5,should be on my 7th or 8th but due to Irelands unique weather lessons get cancelled all the time  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/mad.gif" alt="Angry"> .Flying the Grob 115,I've built paper airplanes with a wider wingspan then the thing but loving my time on it all the same&nb...

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by RedArrows
Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouTube And Moderation?
Replies: 27
Views: 1656

RE: YouTube And Moderation?

I hate all the guys who pretend to know everything about aviation on youtube,often you would see a video of an A-340 and because of the 4 engines there would nearly always be someone who would leave a comment saying"747,great aircraft" or something similar and also the amount of arguements people ha...

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by RedArrows
Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coping With A Brain Tumour.
Replies: 66
Views: 4230

RE: Coping With A Brain Tumour.

Hey Con207,was really sad to hear about your husband.My family's been hit with something like this too.My cousin(25) recently married and father of a new born child discovered a lump and doctors now believe he has testicular cancer and he's having a scan next week so I'll be praying for both him and...

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by RedArrows
Tue Sep 11, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2007
Replies: 652
Views: 10329

RE: Rugby World Cup 2007

As much as the result against Namibia was a bit of a disaster to say the least,I still firmly believe Ireland will go through and can beat both France and Argentina.Hopefully other results will go our way too and Namibia's farmers and carpenters can beat Argentina and we'll top the group  <img ...

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by RedArrows
Sun Sep 09, 2007 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminshed?
Replies: 42
Views: 5751

RE: Has Your "love" For Aviation Diminsh

As mentioned above,I'm still interested in aviation but no where near as interested as I was 5 years ago.I still love going to airshows and read magazines and books on aviation all the time but as I began to learn to fly and travel on planes more and more,planes became too common in my life and the ...

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by RedArrows
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Hurling And Gaelic Football
Replies: 7
Views: 3006

RE: Questions About Hurling And Gaelic Football

What he said^ Hurling is a fantastic sport.Its non professional,the players are butchers,farmers,bank managers etc and dont receive a single cent for playing but to the locals they are heros.Hurling is the fastest field game in the world and it can be very hard to see the sliothar while watching a g...

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by RedArrows
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Dog Just Died
Replies: 21
Views: 2452

RE: My Dog Just Died

Thanks for the replies guys,really appreciate it

Red Arrows

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by RedArrows
Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Dog Just Died
Replies: 21
Views: 2452

My Dog Just Died

I know this may seem stupid but my dog was knocked down and killed a few hours ago and I'm absolutely devastated.Im shocked at how sad I actually am as I always looked at him as being "just a dog",but when I got the call today"bad news..." I felt like I lost a true friend.It's only now I recognise h...

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by RedArrows
Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Irish Police Refuse To Lift Ban On Turbans
Replies: 103
Views: 4011

RE: Irish Police Refuse To Lift Ban On Turbans

When you move to a new country you embrace their cultures,5 million people should't have to embrace yours.I understand his frustration but these are the rules of the Garda Síochánna and if you d'ont agree with then well then maybe it's not the job for you

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by RedArrows
Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Life As A Pilot-questions
Replies: 14
Views: 13811

RE: Life As A Pilot-questions

Thanks for the replies guys,good to see people happy to be airline pilots,after talking to the last guy I was worried,he said he retired from airline flying to become an instructor in Ireland as his wife became pregnant and he felt he needed to be home more often,said he was unhappy with his hours,f...

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by RedArrows
Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Life As A Pilot-questions
Replies: 14
Views: 13811

Life As A Pilot-questions

Hey,i'm just over a week away from my medical so I'm running out of time to have it called off if needs be,basically theres a few things I need cleared up before i go ahead with all this.At 17 I know alot about planes but little about the people who fly them so my questions may come across a bit imm...

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by RedArrows
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Information Needed On Medicals!
Replies: 4
Views: 1733

RE: Information Needed On Medicals!

how tough are the vision requirements?my eyesight isn't perfect but its not terrible either,should i get a vision test at my local opticians beforehand?

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by RedArrows
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Information Needed On Medicals!
Replies: 4
Views: 1733

Information Needed On Medicals!

I know this is slightly aviation related but this is based completely on the medical side and not the flying side,I really need information on the class 1 medical.I want to be a pilot more then anything else in the world and booking the medical felt like I was after taking the first step,but now tha...

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by RedArrows
Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transformers - The Movie
Replies: 50
Views: 5686

RE: Transformers - The Movie

Absolute fantastic film,great variety of aircraft used,i.e-Blackhawks,Raptors,Hercules,C-17s and more.Bumblebee as the Camaro was a great character i thought,loved the howl from the engine  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="biggrin" border=0>  The CGI was amazing,th...

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by RedArrows
Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Simpsons Movie Official Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 3863

RE: The Simpsons Movie Official Thread

I just thought it was okay,the first ten minutes were classic Simpsons but the standard dropped after that and for me it got too zany,I know it's a cartoon but it needs some realism,all in all 5/10

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by RedArrows
Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Riat 2007 - Red Arrows Vs Thunderbirds
Replies: 10
Views: 12531

RE: Riat 2007 - Red Arrows Vs Thunderbirds

Hey A320ajm, i started this thread a few weeks ago after seeing the Thunderbirds in Ireland <i><a href="/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/128020" target=_blank>Usaf Thunderbirds,are They Over Rated?</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=RedArrows" class=quote targe...

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by RedArrows
Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

B747-400 -49points B757-200 -37points A330-300 -35points A340-600 -30points B777-300 -24points B737-800 -23points B777-200 -21points B767-300 -19points <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 -17points B727-200 -16points L-1011 -14points DC-9 -13points Concorde -13points Dash-8 -11points A34...

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by RedArrows
Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

B747-400 -41points A330-300 -29points B757-200 -27points B777-300 -22points A340-600 -20points B737-800 -20points B777-200 -19points B767-300 -18points <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 -16points L-1011 -13points B727-200 -11points A340-500 -9points B737-200 -9points DC-9 -8points A320...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

B747-400 -40points A330-300 -29points B757-200 -19points B777-300 -18points A340-600 -17points B767-300 -15points B737-800 -13points B777-200 -12points <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 -12points A340-500 -9points B727-200 -8points DC-9 -8points A320-200 -8points L-1011-8 points B707 -...

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by RedArrows
Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

Suprise suprise,747-400 pulls away from the pack B747-400 -36points A330-300 -29points B757-200 -19points B777-300 -18points A340-600 -17points B737-800 -13points B777-200 -12points B767-300 -12points A340-500 -9points B727-200 -8points DC-9 -8points A320-200 -8points B707 -7points B737-200 -5points...

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by RedArrows
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

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by RedArrows
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

A330-300-25points B747-400-21points B757-200-17points B777-300-15points B737-700-12points B777-200-10points A340-500-9points B727-200-8points DC-9 -8points A340-600-8points B707 -7points A320-200-7points <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 -5points <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) a...

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by RedArrows
Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

RE: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

Okay after 12 votes heres the top 17 B747-400-21pts A330-300-20pts B757-200-15pts B737-800-12pts B777-300-10pts B727-200-8pts B777-200-8pts DC-9 -8pts B707 -7pts A320-200-7pts <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 -5pts A340-600-5pts A340-500-5pts <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and ...

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by RedArrows
Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Languages You Speak?
Replies: 111
Views: 3890

RE: Languages You Speak?

I speak English,Irish and French poorly

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by RedArrows
Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airliner(points System)
Replies: 53
Views: 5400

Your Favourite Airliner(points System)

Okay I know this is a bit of a repost but usually everyone just states their favourite airliner and thers no overall outcome as to which is the overall favoured airliner.So I was thinking we could try a points sytem,your top 5 favourite airliners,5 points for your favourite,4 for your second,3 for y...

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by RedArrows
Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 20135

RE: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot

Regarding your sight,has it been something you worried about before?I mean would have you have considered your eyesight to be perfect until now,or have you always struggled with your vision?and also are you not allowed use glasses to pass?

Regards

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by RedArrows
Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3
Replies: 8
Views: 3905

RE: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3

Okay,was on TV3 news in Ireland today that the results of the investigation found it had been deliberatley tampered with,interesting stuff

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by RedArrows
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 20135

RE: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot

Thanks everyone,I'm deifnately going to go for it,I've my medical booked for the end of July,thats now begining to worry me,what does it consist of and how good must your eyesight be?

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by RedArrows
Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 20135

RE: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot

BA787 regarding your eyesight,aren't glasses allowed?Sorry if this is a stupid question but I've never really thought about the importance of vision,how good must your eyesight be to pass?and what country are you considering flying in instead?

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3
Replies: 8
Views: 3905

RE: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3

All 3 of the people got straight back up.Pity really because its a great airshow and the incident got it alot of negative criticism in the press.Front of every paper in Ireland,alot of the headlines exaggerated the situation though"500 foot free fall into crowd".If it wasnt for the strong winds some...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best Display You've Seen At An Airshow
Replies: 10
Views: 5719

RE: The Best Display You've Seen At An Airshow

Alot of people mention those guys,I've never even heard of them,have to look them up

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3
Replies: 8
Views: 3905

RE: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3

Yes that was everyones initial reaction but theres a few who believe there may have been a more sinister reason.This paticular airshow has received alot of negative criticism in the past and there have been protesters every year,however the protesters were a no show this year so some believe there m...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best Display You've Seen At An Airshow
Replies: 10
Views: 5719

The Best Display You've Seen At An Airshow

The best solo I witnesed was 2 days ago,RAF Typhoon,incredible display,cheered me up on what was a miserable day,after watching an Aer Arann ATR-72 and Yak 50 its hard to comprehend the sound and speed.As for the best display team i've seen,The Red Arrows have to be the best closely followed by The ...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3
Replies: 8
Views: 3905

RE: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3

Sorry searched and found nothing but anyway since it wasnt discussed in the other thread i'd like to see what you guys think,I mean how does something like this happen to relatively new helicopters?

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3
Replies: 8
Views: 3905

Door Falls From Merlin At Airshow And Injures 3

Dont know if this story got outside Ireland but on sunday at the salthill airshow in Galway as a Royal Navy Merlin took off after the show a door detached and fell 150 feet into the crowd,I myself was shocked because it didnt fall as you'd expect,it sort of glided back and fourth like a feather even...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?
Replies: 18
Views: 3825

RE: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?

It seems likely that an anti war guy would do it,I mean they have been protesting at the show every year without effect,then the one year they decide not to make an appearance a door falls off a brand new helicopter,anyway the guards and the IAA are investigating so we'll see.But as far as the topic...

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by RedArrows
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?
Replies: 18
Views: 3825

RE: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?

Yes Legoguy I watched the whole thing unfold,the Merlin took off from Salthill park,as a crew member waved to the crowd,something began to fall,because of the wind the door didnt fall directly down so it sort of glided,after a few seconds the reality hit and somebody shouted"thats a door!!"The crowd...

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by RedArrows
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 20135

RE: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot

Anyone out there disagree with him?

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by RedArrows
Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Usaf Thunderbirds,are They Over Rated?
Replies: 7
Views: 4144

Usaf Thunderbirds,are They Over Rated?

Ok so,saw the Thunderbirds yesterday after months of anticipation and I have to say I was dissapointed.I dont doubt their skill,their close formation flying is excellent,but in terms of excitement,I found them a bit flat,I'd much rather watch The Blades or Red Arrows.So what do you guys think,I'll n...

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by RedArrows
Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?
Replies: 18
Views: 3825

RE: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?

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by RedArrows
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?
Replies: 18
Views: 3825

Best/worst Weather At An Airshow You Attended?

Tell us about the best and worst airshow weather you've experienced,i've only been to two airshows and the weather was great at both,going to another on sunday but the weather doesn't look like its going to be too good,rain and wind forecasted  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/worried.gi...

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by RedArrows
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 20135

RE: Opinions On Becoming A Pilot

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