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Post by PolosElite23 on Mon 14 Jul 2014 - 21:00

Hey! That was about the same as coming in on a 737 from Houston to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. They did some tight turning to position through mountains to land. 45 Degree turns or more it seemed. It was a lot of fun. Got thrown around a bunch, made for a very interesting flight in.

Was slightly depressed we didn't have to do the same when we took off...though with over 3/4 of my missions team sick that may have been a good thing...

Anyway, that was really cool! Good

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Post by Officer_Charon on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 13:30

Some awesome radial turns there, too!

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Post by Alfisti on Thu 6 Nov 2014 - 3:28

Apparently someone is in the throws of recreating the Handley Page HP42...
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Consider it officially added to the list of potential Jethro+Monty transportation.

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Post by Professor Voodoo on Thu 6 Nov 2014 - 13:05

@Alfisti wrote:Apparently someone is in the throws of recreating the Handley Page HP42...
I wonder if that's the same team that did the 1994 replica of the Vickers Vimy and recreated several historic long distance flights with it.
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Post by Alfisti on Mon 10 Nov 2014 - 4:00

@Professor Voodoo wrote:I wonder if that's the same team that did the 1994 replica of the Vickers Vimy and recreated several historic long distance flights with it.
I remember that plane... no idea if it's the same people though.

And speaking of things suitable for Monty transport duties: Qantas today released the first pictures of it's new retro-liveried 737-800:
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Dear Qantas, paint them all like that...

...maybe if I bribe Kisk with enough gin he can work some magic on that end.

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Post by Alfisti on Fri 27 Feb 2015 - 20:26

@Professor Voodoo wrote:
@Alfisti wrote:Apparently someone is in the throws of recreating the Handley Page HP42...
I wonder if that's the same team that did the 1994 replica of the Vickers Vimy and recreated several historic long distance flights with it.
Apparently it is indeed the same people.

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Kara: I think I saw that in a movie once...

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Post by Kiskaloo on Fri 27 Feb 2015 - 20:29

Michele is a big fan of that film, so Kara indeed has seen that once in a movie. Smile

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Post by Alfisti on Sat 28 Feb 2015 - 7:40

@Kiskaloo wrote:Michele is a big fan of that film, so Kara indeed has seen that once in a movie. Smile
Well, there is that possibility as well. To be honest, it was more meant as a snide comment on Kara's part regarding what Monty considers an acceptable form of air-transport.  Razz

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Post by Kiskaloo on Sun 7 Feb 2016 - 23:40

Italy's newest ride:

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An Airbus A340-541 previously operated as A6-EHA and flown by Etihad Airways. Leased to the Aeronautica Militare where it will be re-registered as I-TALY.

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Post by Alfisti on Tue 10 Apr 2018 - 7:08

Filed to "Jethro+Monty fodder" (also under "why was I not told about this sooner")....
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Seriously though: tri-jet, supersonic civilian transport, remind me what decade we're in again? All it needs is swing wings and we'd be just about in a Tintin comic.

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Post by Thescarredman on Tue 10 Apr 2018 - 18:06

I'm thinking, 'Johnny Quest.'

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