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12-23-2002, 12:51 AM
Hoping you're all having a wonderful Holiday season...mine's good so far, except for the fact that I've been sick all week. Oh well, gives me a little time to fly!
I took Rick Piper's fantastic Vanguard out again, and had a very nice flight from Bangor Maine to Gander, Newfoundland. I figure I'll head out across the ocean tomorrow!!
Enjoy the pics!
12-23-2002, 01:01 AM
Excellent shots! And what a beautifull aircraft... now that I'm re-starting my virtual aircraft collection I must take that one into my hangar!
Hope you get well!
12-23-2002, 01:12 AM
I'm rather fond of this model myself :) You can get it here at Rick's Paintshop:
I'm going to see my doctor tomorrow, hopefully he'll give me some good drugs to knock this out :)!
At least I'm better than my airplane...this is all that remains of her at East Midlands...:(
Cheers, and Happy Holidays,
12-23-2002, 01:20 AM
Great shots Chuck, but what capital crime did that plane do since they beheaded it?
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12-23-2002, 03:51 AM
Yes, well get well soon eh Chuck, cant have you unwell over Xmas..
Great pics of this again, 2 and 3 are my favs there. Incidentally, what panel are you using with it, i know you did say a while back i think but i've forgotten.. :-)
12-23-2002, 04:10 AM
very nice shots! and a great Plane!!
Cya :-wave ,
12-23-2002, 09:06 AM
Thanks Kristoffer, Tom, and Steve. Glad you liked the pictures.
Steve, I'm using David Maltby's Comet panel for now, although I did download the one Rick Piper is recommending on his site...I just haven't installed it yet.
And yes, I hope to be feeling better too!
12-23-2002, 09:11 AM
kinda cool!! can u get into the cockpit and stuff?
12-23-2002, 09:12 AM
excellent shots Chuck!
sorry to hear you're unwell... get well soon :9
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12-23-2002, 09:26 AM
>Steve, I'm using David Maltby's Comet
>panel for now, although I
>did download the one Rick
>Piper is recommending on his
>site...I just haven't installed it
I know that one Chuck, i tried it myself and was not all that impressed really. That was why i asked. Anyway, see for yourself..
12-23-2002, 09:28 AM
Thanks Morgan...I'm trying! It's been a week, thought it'd be gone by now like everyone else's but noooooooo.........I gotta get the one that sticks! Oh well.
12-23-2002, 09:34 AM
Andre, I don't know about getting into the cockpit of my poor beheaded bird, it would appear to be fenced-off. Perhaps someone whose been there knows?
Steve... so you're saying stick with the Comet panel?
12-23-2002, 09:41 AM
I think i would actually Chuck yes. Purely MHO of course..
12-23-2002, 09:57 AM
Thanks Steve, I'll take your advice! :)
12-23-2002, 02:50 PM
:-eek very nice Chuck.
Does Rick Pipers Vanguards only come as a package, or can I download them seperately?.
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12-23-2002, 02:51 PM
chuck the prop specialist huh :-lol.. Nice pics, never saw that plane in my life!
Love the pics,,
Stefan van Hierden
12-23-2002, 10:26 PM
Thanks Stefan and Ashley.
Stefan, it's a shame that you never WILL see one either, unless you see the one on display at East Midlands, (not just the nose, they have a complete one too!)
Ashley, thanks! As far as I know you have to get the whole set...but with all the British birds available in the package I think you'd be really pleased with it!
Merry Christmas you guys!
12-23-2002, 10:44 PM
Lovely pix as usual Chuck what ails you mate? I still believe anything can be fixed with a handfull of Vitamin c and b and a bottle of "Famous Grouse" if it does not cure it a least you won't remember it.
Merry Christmas mate.
Perfect Chuck, very nice shots!!
Jan Henk Peereboom
12-24-2002, 04:55 AM
>Thanks Stefan and Ashley.
>Stefan, it's a shame that you
>never WILL see one either,
>unless you see the one
>on display at East Midlands,
>(not just the nose, they
>have a complete one too!)
Well chuck.. this will not be the only plane i will never see!
But with you around i can see a glimb of these! Thnx
Stefan van Hierden
12-24-2002, 09:25 AM
I appreciate all your comments, and just so you know...It turns out that I've been suffering with a sinus infection, and with the help of Zithromax, I will have a Merry Christmas! :D
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