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Offline DD1975 Topic starter
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This article is amazing, can't wait to see if they actually manage to do this.

http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/wwii-sunderland-flying-boat-rescued-help-last-pilot.html
Posted December 18, 2013, 18:27:05 PM Logged
Smoke me a Kipper I'll be back for breakfast - Ace Rimmer

Offline Freddy
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Nice story and such a distinctive aircraft. Good find  thumbsup
Posted December 18, 2013, 18:35:47 PM Logged

Offline DD1975 Topic starter
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The germans nicknamed it the flying porcupine because it carried so many guns (10 .303 and 2 .50 as well as all the bombs / depthcharges)

I really want to see this one if it gets restored  Smiley
Posted December 18, 2013, 18:53:06 PM Logged
Smoke me a Kipper I'll be back for breakfast - Ace Rimmer
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