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#686451 - 19th Apr 2012 8:53pm spitfires
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heard the story on the News the other day about a british farmer that has found 20 brand new crated spitfires buried in burma.think its amazing stuff like this happens and hope the government make sure they come home.

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#686454 - 19th Apr 2012 9:01pm Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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never heard the story myself, but yes quite amazing. i wonder if they will put them back in service. max

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#686457 - 19th Apr 2012 9:03pm Re: spitfires [Re: ]
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#686461 - 19th Apr 2012 9:12pm Re: spitfires [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: Max1967
never heard the story myself, but yes quite amazing. i wonder if they will put them back in service. max


you never know with all these cuts!

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#686493 - 19th Apr 2012 9:51pm Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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seriously, i know we have nothing here if we needed it, there all abroard. perhaps we start the campagin here dave, bring back the spits. hoorah.

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#686524 - 19th Apr 2012 10:32pm Re: spitfires [Re: ]
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all pilots must have a handlebar moustache and say things like "spiffing old chap"!or they cant fly...

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#686544 - 19th Apr 2012 10:57pm Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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I say bloody well done for finding such a stash these machines kept us alive in such a dark time and should never be forgotten or left to rust.

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#686564 - 19th Apr 2012 11:41pm Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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Wizard prang, what ?

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#686591 - 20th Apr 2012 8:14am Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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#686622 - 20th Apr 2012 10:08am Re: spitfires [Re: Tatey]
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tally ho......achtung spitfire!


Edited by mikethetrainman (20th Apr 2012 10:10am)

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#686635 - 20th Apr 2012 10:24am Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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Originally Posted By: dave_g
heard the story on the news the other day about a british farmer that has found 20 brand new crated spitfires buried in burma.think its amazing stuff like this happens and hope the government make sure they come home.


any links/references mate?
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#686636 - 20th Apr 2012 10:26am Re: spitfires [Re: dave_h]
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Originally Posted By: dave_g
heard the story on the news the other day about a british farmer that has found 20 brand new crated spitfires buried in burma.think its amazing stuff like this happens and hope the government make sure they come home.


any links/references mate?


i need to read right through these posts properly... i was far too excited though guys x
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#686651 - 20th Apr 2012 11:11am Re: spitfires [Re: dave_g]
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Very reminescent. Excellent News for our airshows and memorial flights.
I wonder what funding will bring them back home!

http://www.christianpost.com/news/lost-s...ii-video-73487/

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#686742 - 20th Apr 2012 6:56pm Re: spitfires [Re: ponytail]
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if they are all in good nick it will bring the value of the 35 or so air worthy spits down wont it? there is mention of another load (supposedly around 200) in one of the stories about this.

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