Navy News: "Culdrose Welcomes The New Avengers"

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When I saw the title "Culdrose Welcomes The New ....." on the "New Posts" page I thought it was a story about Montys arrival........
 
#7
Navy does it again. Bought a broken airplane!!!

Well just look at it, the wings bent! It's damaged goods, take it back and get a refund!!
 
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Jeez, Waspie, do you not know nuffin'. Those wings aren't broken, they're bent up at the ends for carrier ops so they can land them on the boat's narrow runway and so they can fit them down the lift. Gen that is; at least that's what the bloke down the pub told me.
 
#9
750 Staff !!!! ( slip of the quill?? ) for a Sqaudron of 4 aircraft :angel7:should get loads of early chops then:laughing2:
 
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Jeez, Waspie, do you not know nuffin'. Those wings aren't broken, they're bent up at the ends for carrier ops so they can land them on the boat's narrow runway and so they can fit them down the lift. Gen that is; at least that's what the bloke down the pub told me.

That's OK then, only folk you can trust these days are the NAAFI manager and the geezer at the end of the bar!! It does make sense when it's pointed out!!:happy8:
 
#15
spotter mode on............... that was a King Air 200 out of Cranwell the navy are King Air 350 hence the aero dynamic wing tips. Or technical phrase they be bent
 

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