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A Spitfire going up The Mall - not of the Triumph variety!

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Awesome to see.  People were running across Trafalgar Square once they had spotted it  :)

 

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Good spot. Wonder where that was heading?

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Good spot. Wonder where that was heading?

German Embassy?

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Whoever owns it, I wonder if they considered the Typhoon?

More modern, faster, better tech etc.

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Good spot. Wonder where that was heading?

Queens 90th?

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Whoever owns it, I wonder if they considered the Typhoon?

More modern, faster, better tech etc.

 

:roflmao: :roflmao: +++

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I assume you mean Eurofighter Typhoon.

 

Not WW11 type Typhoon.

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Supermarine Spitfire Mk LF XVIE 4D-V TB675

 

That is the sit-in experience aircraft that is located at the RAF museum in Hendon.

 

Presumably it was being taken for a day show somewhere.

 

Sit in a Spitfire

 

p.s. they're so closely recorded these days that if you want to go somewhere anonymously, it is probably best to buy a Eurofighter Typhoon instead of a Spitfire.  People will probably take less notice and the chances of them tracking your aircraft number down is slim.  Just saying, bit of buying advice and all that.+++

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As MrMe said, it's from the Supermarine Spitfire from the RAF Museum. Apparently it's been parked up outside Horse Guards, along with a Sopwith Snipe and Eurofighter Typhoon, to celebrate 100 years of British Air Superiority.

 

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See!  They're even selling them side by side now! :roflmao:

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BTW, you can all stop humming the DamBusters theme now  :)

 

Mainly because there were no Spitfires involved in that raid?

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Spitfires did the recon work before & after Operation Chastise :coffee:

I'll grant you that +++

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Often forgotten that over 1,600 civilisans died when the Mohne dam was breached due to the flooding in the valley.

 

The damage was of very questionable long term benefit too.

 

Mohne dam...

 

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Eder dam...

 

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I think you will find VIRTUALLY ALL of what happened in the second (or first) world war was of anything but questionable long term benefit.

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I doubt the Germans are in a position to complain about large numbers being killed for no good military reason :coffee:

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I think you will find VIRTUALLY ALL of what happened in the second (or first) world war was of anything but questionable long term benefit.

 

Talking of questionable WWII decisions, I'll be in Hiroshima this week  :unsure:

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Talking of questionable WWII decisions, I'll be in Hiroshima this week  :unsure:

 

Aha.  Hello Mr Kerry!  :roflmao:

 

Outed!  :roflmao:

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I doubt the Germans are in a position to complain about large numbers being killed for no good military reason :coffee:

 

Good point, and well put Mr P.

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Aha.  Hello Mr Kerry!  :roflmao::

No, wrong man but with my specialist skills I should be in charge of his security detail :)

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The WW II Typhoon was one of my favourite planes of that era.

 

Mosquito

Typhoon

Corsair

Lightning

 

In no particular order though.

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