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Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:42 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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Wave goodbye to one of our greatest bits of kit....


Lynx Retires...

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Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:50 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:58 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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Do the Pongos still fly a variant or is this across all services?

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Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:04 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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I think all the ARMY ones.... are now Apaches


Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:27 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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They were flying over my house practically all day Thursday practicing for the southwest fly-by today. Sad to see them go, but Wildcat looks like a worthy successor.


Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:33 am     Super secret spam barrier
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Also the Sea Skua goes with it, My mate was one of the crew for this last test firing.

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Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:49 am     Super secret spam barrier
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Well blow me I didn't think we still used em !? I thought sea eagle/ harpoon was the thing.

And more recently brimstone being so goddamn awesome.

Probably not due to weight I suppose


Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:08 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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I think he said it was only the third time they had been fired this century.

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Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:36 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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Remember them flying over the house in Belfast all the time when I was growing up.

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Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:38 pm     Super secret spam barrier
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Meant to add, lovely looking machines. Will be missed.

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