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spitzfiya
08-14-2005, 10:35 PM
Man! The B-25 in real life is small...The cockpit in the B-25 is even smaller, also where is the sights for the nose gun?... it's so undermoddled!

The P-51 sounded incredible, lovin the roar of that Merlin on the fly by! Probly the closest ill ever get to a Spitfire...

Did anyone see me there? I was talking to this guy who liked Mustangs, forgot to ask him if he ever played IL2.

Not many Warbirds there sadly, for the 60 year aniversary of the end of WW2 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif..Altho I really enjoyed the B-25 Flyby and the Warthog display, Awesome!

2 Mega pixel camera for win!

http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25-4.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25-3.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/P51.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/SB2.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/SB.jpg

spitzfiya
08-14-2005, 10:35 PM
Man! The B-25 in real life is small...The cockpit in the B-25 is even smaller, also where is the sights for the nose gun?... it's so undermoddled!

The P-51 sounded incredible, lovin the roar of that Merlin on the fly by! Probly the closest ill ever get to a Spitfire...

Did anyone see me there? I was talking to this guy who liked Mustangs, forgot to ask him if he ever played IL2.

Not many Warbirds there sadly, for the 60 year aniversary of the end of WW2 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif..Altho I really enjoyed the B-25 Flyby and the Warthog display, Awesome!

2 Mega pixel camera for win!

http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25-4.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/B25-3.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/P51.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/SB2.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/public/a6a90541/Airshow%20Upload/SB.jpg

Udidtoo
08-14-2005, 10:52 PM
Nice formation shots.

-HH-Dubbo
08-15-2005, 01:58 AM
Beebop, Jensenpark and myself went on Saturday. As limited as the WW2 stuff was, it was still a pretty good airshow. (Didn't see ya there Spitzfiya....and you should have been wearing a hat mate http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif I didn't know you could get into the B-25. Good job)

Udidtoo, the formation there is the Canadian Snowbirds. They are darn good pilots. The Tudors they fly are pretty nice but sooooo quiet compared to the Thunderbirds and their F-16s. It was a good day...got some sun, had some beer and watched some airplanes. Good stuff

http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/nightschpanker/Pacific_Prowler.jpg

The smoke on the right side of the shot is actually the Snowbirds doing their routine

http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/nightschpanker/T-28_Trojan_Fr.jpg

Not WW2 I know but I like the way this shot came out

http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/nightschpanker/Val_Halla.jpg

Nice looking Mustang

I did like the sound of the P-51 (who doesn't?) but my favourite sound was the Pacific Prowler (B-25)

HotelBushranger
08-15-2005, 05:31 AM
Is that a Nanchang I spy in the distance? There are 4 of em at my local airport and I've grown used to the sight of them.

spitzfiya
08-15-2005, 11:32 AM
Surprisingly I didn't get burned, just on the front of my neck where i didn't think of putting sunscreen...

I went on Sunday, and after the show everything and everyone left preety fast ao I didnt get a chance to walk around and see everything.

-HH-Dubbo
08-15-2005, 11:35 AM
Either a Nanchang or the genuine article. I used to assume they were all Nanchangs but found that on closer inspection 50% were genuine Yak 18s.

Speaking of which, Bud & Ross Granley also flew a display in their Yak 18 and the 55. It was very cool. They also had their Fouga Magister there...interesting aircraft

http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/nightschpanker/Fouga_Magister_1.jpg

jensenpark
08-15-2005, 07:10 PM
Yup, a great day. Dub - you forgot to mention lots and lots of women there. Bonus: none of them were our wives. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

F-117 was flying (there were two there), Mustang and B25 made quite a few fly bys...

And the A10 - what a blast to see that. If ever there was a reason to buy LOMAC, the warthog is it.

p1ngu666
08-15-2005, 09:31 PM
there are flyable spits in america, so hope u get to see one http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

hm anyone remmber how many there was at flying legends?
think 9 or 10, in the air at the same time http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

also, b25s are noisey http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

-HH-Dubbo
08-16-2005, 03:13 AM
I know of one flyable Spit sitting in the Canadian Air Charter hangar at Vancouver International. That one has been fully restored and in the pic you can see the owner's other project...

http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/nightschpanker/YVRMossie_SpitBobJens.jpg

And as Jensenpark pointed out, there was a lot of women out there.(How could I have forgotten so quickly?) Going by those numbers I'm surprised there are not more women in here.

jensenpark
08-16-2005, 07:39 PM
Apparently there were planes there as well.

Didn't get past the beer and the women.

Waldo.Pepper
08-16-2005, 08:12 PM
Abbotsford is great if you like jets.

But frankly if you've been once you've done it.

I've been twice. More than enough... it seems that it is the same old all the time. Very little variation from year to year.

-HH-Dubbo
08-17-2005, 02:37 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Waldo.Pepper:
Abbotsford is great if you like jets.

But frankly if you've been once you've done it.

I've been twice. More than enough... it seems that it is the same old all the time. Very little variation from year to year. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I tend to agree with you mate. I have also now been twice, 10 years apart. I wouldn't have gone this year but for the company I went with. Makes a big difference hanging with some fellow sim pilots at an event like that. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
It seems that it may not be around much longer either as they are a growing airport and the disruption to commercial traffic is getting harder and harder to deal with for them. The news was saying there's probably less than 5 years left to run.......

F19_Ob
08-17-2005, 04:54 AM
thanks for sharing. I liked the gunner pics http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif

AWL_Spinner
08-17-2005, 06:20 AM
Whoa, someone's got half a Mossie sitting in a hangar at YVR!

Well, you learn something new every day. That intended to be a flying restoration or a static?

-HH-Dubbo
08-17-2005, 01:38 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by AWL_Spinner:
Whoa, someone's got half a Mossie sitting in a hangar at YVR!

Well, you learn something new every day. That intended to be a flying restoration or a static? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

The whole Mossie is there, it just in some pieces. (You can see one of the Merlins parked on the ground in front)

AFAIK it's going to be flyable. Should be brilliant to see http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif