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    31st January 2015, 15:42
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    John, if I was offered the chance to own one, I would choose the Spitfire. However if I had to choose between the two for a museum, I would choose...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 14:15
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    John, as is often the case, our opinions differ. The Spitfire in question is missing many parts, all of which will take considerable time and expense...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 13:20
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    John, It isn't the case that the P40 was swapped for the Spitfire. The Spitfire was gifted in return for work done. I would submit that in pure...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 12:02
    Yes, there are some in the shed.
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  • Lincoln 7's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 11:01
    Having recently had my eyes tested, it would appear that my right eye has a Cataract, and surgery is needed to remove same. Has any Forumite had this...
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  • DazDaMan's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 09:50
    Shaun of the Dead, and half of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    31st January 2015, 08:17
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    The need for speculation is taken away by fact. I see no issue with that. Speculation has its place, sure, but when it is calling into question the...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 23:48
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Moggy, I think you are choosing to be obtuse here. I take 'not thanks to this forum', to mean that nobody here has done anything to save the...
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  • DazDaMan's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 23:07
    Wow! That's something I've genuinely never seen before!
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 21:48
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Ah, the Horses mouth. Always a welcome perspective. None of us can judge who were not involved. We cannot debate a contract we have never seen. ...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 20:05
    Bruce replied to a thread Identify this in Historic Aviation
    Not British.
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 20:03
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Of course, we don't know that it wasn't, or whether it was invoked in this case!
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 18:43
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    John, on your first point, this is precisely why we should keep original unmolested examples for posterity. It doesn't matter what we as enthusiasts...
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    30th January 2015, 17:08
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Gentlemen, the subject is the Sahara P40 and subsequent trade. Veiled (and not so) references to a project in the Myanmar republic will be removed. ...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 16:28
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    No, it sat in a store in London for many years. Moggy; my point about not restoring it is based on the need to keep a number of relatively...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 15:47
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Mosquito TV959 is a good parallel in many ways. It too was held in store for the national collection for many years, but kept out of sight. When it...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 13:30
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Well, I wasn't there, and neither were you, so neither of us have any true idea of what the state of play was. I do however know people who were...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 12:55
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Indeed - the Mail has picked up the story this morning; which is an almost verbatim repeat of the Telegraph piece.
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 12:52
    Indeed it has - Please see 'Sahara P40' thread currently running.
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    30th January 2015, 07:11
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    It's a very difficult one. If that contract had been drawn up, the aircraft may well still be there; more likely it would have been extensively...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    29th January 2015, 23:45
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    I have no idea, but it's an easy conclusion to draw!
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    29th January 2015, 23:09
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    There is no reason to believe that the container is anywhere other than Egypt as far as I can see. Sometimes in life, we take a gamble and it pays...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    29th January 2015, 20:13
    Bruce replied to a thread Sahara P40 in Historic Aviation
    Maybe, maybe not. For a change, I don't view this in monetary terms at all. For me, it doesn't matter if it comes back to the UK. It matters...
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  • Bruce's Avatar
    29th January 2015, 19:49
    Zooming in on the firewall suggests that this is much more than a skin deep restoration. I'd like to see more, but it looks pretty stock under the...
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