Pictures: Bike +Airplane

Discussion in 'Photos' started by andy29847, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. Mike_K

    Mike_K Been here awhile

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    I had the chance to see it in Eggebek some years ago. Where was that picture taken?

    Regards Mike
  2. MightyChosen1

    MightyChosen1 I wanna be sedated

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    Not exactly my bike and a plane , But I did take the boy out to see this B-17 Flying Fortress at the local airport. Met a few vets that flew these in the war which was a big honor for us.

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  3. BobRob

    BobRob Been here awhile

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  4. PunkinHead

    PunkinHead Moobless Adventurer

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    We were sitting around the FBO the Friday before the 4th of July weekend planning for that weekend's combined airshow and car show. Some guy with a hot rod was supposed to race a Pitts but he backed out at the last minute. The show organizer asked if I'd do it on a bike and another pilot offered up his Aprilia. Had a blast practicing it that night trying to get the timing right and it seemed to work out well during the show. I smoked the Pitts, so if we do it again next year I'll give him more of a head start.

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  5. Lornce

    Lornce Lost In Place

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    First airhead BMW I ever looked at closely was parked about 50yds away from that B-47. It was an R75/5 and I believe it was in the summer of 1974.

    My dad and I got a tour of the flight line at Plattsburgh by a Lt. Col. friend of my aunt. I got to sit in the left seat of an FB-111.

    I was 13 and the world was never any cooler than that.


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  6. Motorradfahrer77

    Motorradfahrer77 Adventurer

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    Crazy to be looking through this thread and see a plane I've actually flown. Great Shot :clap
  7. GatorTiger

    GatorTiger Go Gators - Ride Tigers!

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    That's in front of the Aeronauticum / Naval Air Wing 3 in "Northwood, Germany"... :D
  8. Picky

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    Excellent.... an Aprilia Futura smoking a plane....:clap:clap

    Please see if you can find a video of the race.....

    Thanks from a Futura Owner

  9. PunkinHead

    PunkinHead Moobless Adventurer

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    I don't have any video of the race the day of the show, but my wife took a couple crappy videos of us practicing the night before. This one is out of order because it starts with me returning to the start line then shows a "race". I left way too early in this one.


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  10. JTucker

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  11. Picky

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    Thanks for the awsome video...even if you would have started a little later, the plane would have lost. The Futura was "flying" there.

    Where was this airshow..??


  12. nitefr8r

    nitefr8r Marginal Adventurer

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  13. nitefr8r

    nitefr8r Marginal Adventurer

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    I flew P-3's out of Rota Spain many years ago and got to fly a few missions with some French crews on the Atlantique in the Med. Tough airplane, but I always preferred the extra two motors. The crews actually served wine in the galley during missions. No wonder they lost to you guys....
  14. GatorTiger

    GatorTiger Go Gators - Ride Tigers!

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    With the rate P3s keep loosing engines I can see why....:wink:



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  15. Beamer Pilot

    Beamer Pilot Obviously a major malf...

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    Lost…??? I don’t recall speaking German in France or “goosesteping” during my service…
  16. R184

    R184 Thick As A Brick

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    While not an airplane, it did fly. Check out the saddle. Taken in Norco, CA, also known as Horse Town, USA.

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  17. Penguin69

    Penguin69 You pay as you go

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    When riding this road in the picture, you actually cross the beginning of the take off / landing strip. Saw a plane approaching so I stopped and snapped this photo with my mobile phone. I guess it´s some kind of Cessna or something.

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    [!]WildBlue Been here awhile

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  20. DarkNight

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