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Airmail109
06-27-2006, 01:55 PM
http://www.flying-legends.net/php/news/carbon_fsnews.php?id=211

"The Fighter Collection: All the fliers plus a "surprise". Whilst being incredibly difficult this year, all at TFC are doing ALL they can to make it happen."

Many people say its a 109, but my moneys on it being a Tempest.

Airmail109
06-27-2006, 01:55 PM
http://www.flying-legends.net/php/news/carbon_fsnews.php?id=211

"The Fighter Collection: All the fliers plus a "surprise". Whilst being incredibly difficult this year, all at TFC are doing ALL they can to make it happen."

Many people say its a 109, but my moneys on it being a Tempest.

stathem
06-27-2006, 02:00 PM
Well, I just hope it makes it on the Saturday, 'cos that's when I'm going.

What makes you think it's a Tempest? If it is I presume it would be a II?

stathem
06-27-2006, 02:01 PM
Maybe they're bringing one of the 190's or a 262 over?

WOLFMondo
06-27-2006, 02:05 PM
Won't be a Tempest V or II. No airworthy examples. My money is with Stathems idea, probably the 262 or the 190.

Airmail109
06-27-2006, 02:06 PM
Apparently there was a Tempest in bits at duxford owned by TFC, a few weeks agoo I went...it wasnt there....then I also heard that there was a tempest project being kept under wraps until it was completed.

Airmail109
06-27-2006, 02:12 PM
http://forum.planetalk.net/viewtopic.php?t=1648&highlig...7e47646ab304d2ddb486 (http://forum.planetalk.net/viewtopic.php?t=1648&highlight=&sid=55408e0f20707e47646ab304d2ddb486)

Seems like it could be a 109 though oh well, still thats cool! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

"Preparations are well underway at the Imperial War Museum Duxford for the Flying Legends Air Show on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July. The show, presented in conjunction with the Duxford-based Fighter Collection, brings together an unsurpassed collection of classic and historic aircraft and veterans from around the world. The two-day spectacular of nostalgia, excitement and pure "wow" factor will see some of the world's rarest and most historic aircraft display for the delight of the crowds.
The Flying Legends Air Show has, over the years, gained a well-deserved reputation for providing the best opportunity in Europe to see some of the world's most historic aircraft in their element. The Show will be commemorating the classic age of air combat and paying tribute to the skill and courage of the famous pilots who flew these legendary aircraft into battle. Jane Larcombe of The Fighter Collection says "All of those heroes and their aircraft are of great historical importance. They represent the last of the chivalric man-to-man period of air combat."
Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to meet veteran pilots and crew, as well as browse a wide variety of trade stands. They'll also be able to study the display aircraft at close quarters on the Flight Line Walk (subject to a small additional charge) and, of course, settle down to watch some three hours of superb flying. The crowds won't be disappointed as aircraft scheduled to appear include 15 Spitfires in a Spitfire Scramble, a Mustang Stampede featuring some 7 P-51 Mustangs, several Hurricanes, a German ME109 - once the arch enemy of the Spitfire - and the mighty B-17 Flying Fortresses, Sally B and The Pink Lady.
Also scheduled to fly are The Fighter Collection's impressive stable of aircraft including the Bearcat, Tigercat and Hellcat and the gutsy P-47 Thunderbolt. Many of these aircraft are film and TV stars, having appeared in films such as Pearl Harbor and Dark Blue World and TV dramas from Poirot to Foyles War.
Says Marketing and PR Manager at Duxford Tracey Woods "Flying Legends is unique and is the warbird show in Europe. All the aircraft due to appear are piston engined aircraft, dating mainly from the Second World War and all are classics in their own right. A visit to Flying Legends promises to be a truly memorable day out for visitors young and old".
The whole of the Museum will also be open for visitors to enjoy with plenty to see including Concorde, The Battle of Britain and the evocative Forgotten War exhibitions, conservation work in progress and the stunning American Air Museum.
Gates open at 8.00 am and the flying begins at 2.00 pm. Tickets - Adults 30, Senior Citizens/Concessions 25, Children 10. Superb VIP style Gold Pass tickets available in advance - for more information about tickets or the flying programme call the Air Show Hotline on 01223 499301 or visit www.iwm.org.uk (http://www.iwm.org.uk) to purchase tickets on line."

Low_Flyer_MkVb
06-27-2006, 03:32 PM
We were trying to keep it quiet, but Archie and I have built a full-size Whirlwind replica in his shed from bits of old lawn mowers and discarded washing-up liquid bottles.. Just waiting for the 'bung' to go through the man from the ministry's offshore account and we're good to go. Now, where did I leave that sellotape? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

JG52Uther
06-27-2006, 04:26 PM
109 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif I'm there!

reverendkrv1972
06-27-2006, 06:49 PM
as quoted above the 109 has been mentioned as being there(it really should be)...as regards the Tempest,I read in a Flypast,that of the few survivors left,there is one that 'should' be airworthy this year.As to weather it will be airworthy,or even at legends,remains to be seen http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

either way i'm there on the Sunday http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Badsight-
06-27-2006, 08:09 PM
if theres a bearcat there this year , pleeeease make sure your pics of it are quality . .. .

& to post them here ! : )))

wayno7777
06-27-2006, 08:56 PM
Maybe this one is finished?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v224/wayno77/FB%20shots/Aircraft/Airshow6-4-05aSeaFuryb-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v224/wayno77/FB%20shots/Aircraft/Airshow6-4-05aSeaFury-1.jpg
Don't get your hopes up, though. I believe this Sea Fury is still in the states....

PBNA-Boosher
06-27-2006, 11:30 PM
It is still in the States.

rnzoli
06-28-2006, 02:22 AM
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Vacillator
06-28-2006, 02:27 AM
Whether it's a 109, 190 or 262 or something else - can't wait....

262 seems unlikely unless the following is a red herring:
[Says Marketing and PR Manager at Duxford Tracey Woods "Flying Legends is unique and is the warbird show in Europe. All the aircraft due to appear are piston engined aircraft]

Xiolablu3
06-28-2006, 02:40 AM
If its that recently restored 109G6 then its beautiful http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

http://www.error-net.com/webhost/sts/ftp/privtommy/109g6.jpg

Thanks to Priv Tommy for the pic http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Sergio_101
06-28-2006, 04:02 AM
That's a Curtiss Wright R-3350 in the nose of that
Sea Fury. Note the 4 bladed prop and CCW rotation
when viewed from the front.

Sergio

hunhunter-texas
06-28-2006, 05:46 AM
The original 'surprise' was supposed to be the Planes of Fame Zero as featured on the FL poster (below). I heard there were insurance problems with the Zero though so the surprise will now be whatever can make it at short notice.
http://duxford.iwm.org.uk/upload/img/FlyingLegendsAirshow.jpg

danjama
06-28-2006, 07:31 AM
I was saying back in November/December that there'd be a 109 or 190! Nobody ever believes me.

VoteQuimby
06-28-2006, 07:49 AM
http://mattwiersema.googlepages.com/oleg.JPG

danjama
06-28-2006, 07:55 AM
i noticed that too a few weeks back, it is so him!!!

MEGILE
06-28-2006, 07:58 AM
He's watching to see if it has been correctly modelled, compared to IL2

F6_Ace
06-28-2006, 02:13 PM
He's certainly looking in the right direction to be assessing the modelling of an axis aircraft - i.e. away from it.

Maybe he was pulling a bit of fluff out of his navel when someone was showing him the FW190 forward view, also?

Or perhaps he's spotted a piece of delta wood making a diamond tipped cutter blunt in a demonstration off to the left of the photographer

Taylortony
06-28-2006, 05:11 PM
Maybe its the 262 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif that would be nice, myself I wont be attending http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif But have arranged as promised a little treat for a couple of peeps that know about it already http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

We aim to please, about the only time I hit the target http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif