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A journalists guide to aircraft identification

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A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by ramjet » Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:28 pm

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Cheers, Rog :D

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by Skywatcher » Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:32 pm

:Oops: :thumb: :D :clap: :lol:
Sorry,but this is too funny....,nice one Ramjet :thumbs:
All the best
Max
Edit:wait a minute ...I see one flaw ..no weather balloons.. :thumb: ;)
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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by JAWS » Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:43 pm

Fast Jumbo , Jumbo with Props , awesome !!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by 22A » Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:47 pm

You've missed one. Any helicopter with a rotor at each end is a Chinook.
Especially if it only has three wheels and fuel tanks only reach along a third of the fuselage.

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by MRTT » Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:52 pm

So true! :lol:

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by warferry » Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:30 pm

A journalists guide who's command of English poor ! One Identifies one's self, but recognizes something.
Or am I wrong as most newspaper aircraft related reports are ? Cheer for the good smile.

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by Rotörhead » Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:47 pm

Painfully accurate hahaha I'm sure I've seen a C130 referred to as a jet plane before too...

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by GreenBat » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:42 pm

[quote="Skywatcher"]:Oops: :thumb: :D :clap: :lol:
Sorry,but this is too funny....,nice one Ramjet :thumbs:
All the best
Max
Edit:wait a minute ...I see one flaw ..no weather balloons.. :thumb: ;)

Here you go Max.

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Post by Dan D'Air » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:48 pm

That's cheered me up.

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by Dan D'Air » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:50 pm

Dan D'Air wrote:That's cheered me up.

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Do they all exude chemtrails?

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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by AndyB » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:15 pm

Do not forget "GIANT Hercules transporter"

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Post by Knife 04 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:05 pm

GreenBat wrote:[/Image
Cant see any of the weather balloons that operate from Akrotiri on the chart though (and sometimes visit an airfield in Gloucestershire) :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: A journalists guide to aircraft identification

Post by apex » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:24 pm

AndyB wrote:Do not forget "GIANT Hercules transporter"

Yes that one always amuses me too, especially when you consider they are only the fourth biggest type operating from their own home base at Brize.

The other one is any bit of concrete at an airport being described as *the runway*, as in *the plane was detained on the runway for three hours while the unidentified bag was offloaded*. That would go down well at Heathrow.

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