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#477205 - 25th Feb 2011 12:05am strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn
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did anybody see the strange looking aeroplane which flew past Upton on Wednesday about 1 o'clock strange looking thing...body reminded me of a whale...couldn't see any windows...was it military or something....any ideas guys

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#477209 - 25th Feb 2011 12:07am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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It will be the beluga. It transports the wings from airbus uk to airbus france

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#477219 - 25th Feb 2011 12:16am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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Just saw photo on google ...that's it!!!!

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#477227 - 25th Feb 2011 12:21am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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Haha it comes into our work every day there is about five or six of them. The front lifts right up to load the wings on. Always get loads of plane spotters at end of runway waiting for it to take off

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#477229 - 25th Feb 2011 12:24am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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I've never seen one of them before like,freaky looking thing that.
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#477233 - 25th Feb 2011 12:30am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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It was the Beluga it ran parallel with Leasowe road ,going towards Moreton, not seen it round that way before as it's usual route is past Shell.

It's the wings that get me,the body is massive but the wings look very small on the thing.


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#477246 - 25th Feb 2011 1:23am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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That thing surely can't fly! What a strange looking craft. Wish I had seen it in reality not just a photo on Google!

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#477314 - 25th Feb 2011 9:46am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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You see it most days @ Cheshire oaks smile

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#477318 - 25th Feb 2011 9:49am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: ]
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That thing surely can't fly! What a strange looking craft.

It's real and it does fly, every time Iv'e seen it, Iv'e been in Ellesmere port or just going down the old road to Helsby, I was suprised to see it flying level with Leasowe road on Wednesday must be something to do with flying into the wind.

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#477320 - 25th Feb 2011 10:00am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: davew3]
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Could none of you lazy buggers put a pic up wink


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#477322 - 25th Feb 2011 10:06am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: bert1]
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Could none of you lazy buggers put a pic up wink

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#477324 - 25th Feb 2011 10:09am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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Didn't Kryton do an episode about these on one of his 'wow, wtf!? How do they do that' programmes?... I remember him being in Broughton...

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#477328 - 25th Feb 2011 10:30am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: torryman]
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Not sure how long the Beluga has been in service, but it superceded the Guppy which had 4 turbo prop engines - another odd looking plane!



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#477340 - 25th Feb 2011 11:21am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: bert1]
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Lol laugh

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#477341 - 25th Feb 2011 11:22am Re: strangelooking airplane over wirral 1 o'clock wedn [Re: StuyMac]
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ive seen that plane quite a few times, always wondered what cargo it carried. my kids think it looks like a dolphin.
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