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    17th July 2017, 19:22
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Sea Hornet outer wings TT2.. Note both Stb., so off different aircraft. Note also wing section to the left of the second shot, could be an inner wing...
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    17th July 2017, 10:41
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Sorry folks. ...computers.
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    17th July 2017, 10:39
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    XF833, Hunter, becoming Hawker P1083 and finally Hawker P1099. Would have been a world beating supersonic fighter years before the Lightning. The...
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    17th July 2017, 10:23
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Sea Hornet VV949, We were informed on site that she had come from RNAS Ford.
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    17th July 2017, 10:17
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Yes, address was Mill Farm Works, Hanworth Road, Hounslow.
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    8th July 2017, 09:45
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Even in 1960 this must have been the most complete surviving Firebrand. EK790 finishing its days as a fire practice airframe. Last of many Sea...
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    7th July 2017, 20:31
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    The Tempest caption was incorrect. due to my inability to get a shot taken at Aldergrove to load. Sorry for any confusion. The Tempest was at Coleys,...
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    7th July 2017, 18:27
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    One of the Tempest cockpit sections. Note the non standard array below the windscreen. Was this an engine test aircraft?.
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    7th July 2017, 13:50
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Near the end for XD915, P/2 Squadron, one of the many 2 and 79 squadron FR5's scrapped then, together with most of the Mk.7's.
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    7th July 2017, 13:42
    comet racer replied to a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    Thank you Tin Triangle. Actually it is Viking G-AKBG. G-AJPH, the sometime Nene/ Viking VX956 was also there, in Curnard Eagle colours. On our visit...
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    7th July 2017, 09:34
    comet racer started a thread Coleys in Historic Aviation
    If this has appeared before, please excuse. This is in the nature of a test to see if I can get on line some of my scrapyard photographs from the...
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About comet racer
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professional pilot, ex-RAF, airlines, shuttleworth collection.
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lincolnshire
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ex-aviator

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