The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

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Mike Bull
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Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Post by Mike Bull » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:13 am

This is worth a watch-

https://www.channel5.com/show/red-arrow ... f-the-sky/

It's far from the first 'behind the scenes' documentary with the Reds but as it turns out, this was more 'behind the scenes' than I've seen on TV before, wasn't blighted by rubbish music, awful OTT commentary style or false drama, was warts and all (accidents aside, I don't think I've ever seen footage of a public display simply going wrong before) and looks as if it will be a really interesting series overall, especially as it will go on to cover last year's fatal crash as well.

Shame something like this wasn't filmed while our Stew was there! (He's in the Reds episode of the 'Britain's Ultimate Pilots' series from 2015, but blink and you'll miss him!)

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Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Post by Mike Bull » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:20 am

Ooops, bit of an incident for the Indian Air Force aerobatic team-

https://m.timesofindia.com/india/two-ai ... ssion=true

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Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Post by Black Knight » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:27 pm

For those that frequented air displays in the 80's, Lindsay Walton, the most shot down survivor in history, has passed away :(
Lindsay operated the 1st F-4U-7 Corsair in Europe, in French markings, based at Duxford. He also had a Me 108 which was what he was shot down in at every show. Along with a rare Stearman & a Morane Saulnier Cambodian Gunship, which were based at his farm in Lincolnshire.

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