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spitfires #686451
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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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never heard the story myself, but yes quite amazing. i wonder if they will put them back in service. max

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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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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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all pilots must have a handlebar moustache and say things like "spiffing old chap"!or they cant fly...

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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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Wizard prang, what ?

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tally ho......achtung spitfire!

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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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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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Very reminescent. Excellent news for our airshows and memorial flights.
I wonder what funding will bring them back home!

http://www.christianpost.com/news/l...later-last-seen-during-wwii-video-73487/

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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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