You say flight shaming, I say train bragging

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You say flight shaming, I say train bragging
Posted by Gramp on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:43 AM
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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:21 PM

Flight shaming.  Give me a friggin' break.  Bang Head

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Posted by 54light15 on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:28 PM

I have no problem with flying at all. Especially if the airplane is powered by a Packard-built Merlin engineSmile, Wink & Grin and I plan to do that very thing next year when I go to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford and fly in a two-seat Spitfire! Jeez, was that air-bragging? I do plan to take the train from London to Duxford and ride a bicycle from the station to the museum. Train and bike bragging? I'd better stop now. 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20 PM

Going to the IWM in Duxford?

Going for a ride in a two-place Spitfire?

I hate youuuuuuuu....

Oh how I hate youuuuuuuu...

Just kidding 54'!  I hope you enjoy the ride to the max!  It'll be almost like having lunch with Winston Churchill, or Douglas Bader for that matter!

Of course, we'll all expect a full report when you get back, but in the meantime, as  Adolf Galland once said...

"Geben sie mir ein Spitfeuer staffel!" 

 

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Posted by SD70Dude on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:28 PM

54light15

I have no problem with flying at all. Especially if the airplane is powered by a Packard-built Merlin engineSmile, Wink & Grin

I've always preferred the Le Rhone rotaries myself.  Nothing like the taste of Castor Oil in the morning!

Although I could be persuaded to ride in one of the de Havilland bush planes, they are a bit warmer in winter!

Greetings from Alberta

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:19 PM

SD70Dude
I've always preferred the Le Rhone rotaries myself.  Nothing like the taste of Castor Oil in the morning!

I'll stick to the Hisso 220, thanks -- nothing like the effect of Castor Oil in the afternoon, and I don't care for the planning ahead at right angles any more either.

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Posted by Deggesty on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:13 PM

SD70Dude

 

 
54light15

I have no problem with flying at all. Especially if the airplane is powered by a Packard-built Merlin engineSmile, Wink & Grin

 

 

I've always preferred the Le Rhone rotaries myself.  Nothing like the taste of Castor Oil in the morning!

Although I could be persuaded to ride in one of the de Havilland bush planes, they are a bit warmer in winter!

 

LaughFrom I have heard about it, I am glad that do not remember ever having been given castor oil at any time of the day.

Johnny

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:28 PM

Flintlock76

Flight shaming.  Give me a friggin' break.  Bang Head

 

Unfortunately,  most on here are anthropomorphic global climate change deniers.  Sadly,  that even takes precedence over trains. 

On a lighter note,  I found two fine videos for castor oil fans.   I'll try to find them and post. 

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:44 PM

Got to get me one of these!

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Posted by BaltACD on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:50 PM

The Earth will long survive the existance of humans.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:55 PM

BaltACD

The Earth will long survive the existance of humans.

But will intelligent life?

Greetings from Alberta

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Posted by Semper Vaporo on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:59 PM

What intelligent life?

Semper Vaporo

Pkgs.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:02 PM

Semper Vaporo

What intelligent life?

Cats are pretty smart.  They figured out how to get us to worship them as Gods.

Greetings from Alberta

-an Articulate Malcontent

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