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Fighter Jet

Post by cleared to land » Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:03 pm

Hay all,

I'm sitting at my desk looking out the window and two fighter jets have just flown overhead they look like two tornados. I don't think I'm going mad. Anyone any ideas!!

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Post by ifty » Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:26 pm

cleared to land wrote:Anyone any ideas!!

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About what?
You pass this way but once, there is no such thing as normal. There is you and the rest, now and forever. Do as you damn well please or you could end up being a pot-bellied, hairless boring old fart.

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Post by michael747 » Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:07 pm

Where's this desk ??? The east coast?
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Post by tom in weston » Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:37 pm

My "idea" is that you're fired if your boss reads this, tut, tut, tut, plane spotting when you should be at your desk working, that is of course, unless your desk is in a classroom, in which case, you're going to get detention for not concentrating in class!!!!! :D

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Post by cleared to land » Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:55 pm

East coast <-> heading towards Bal.

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Post by Bluebeard » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:36 pm

A small single engine swept wing jet passed this way last week, on long finals for runway 29 at Baldonnel. Are we being invaded? Defence Forces equipment upgrade?

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Post by vanman » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:51 pm

They're jets but not fighters, just the usual now routine visits by Alpha Jet trainers of the French Air Force. It's a regular thing now, it seems to be a long cross country (or countries) exercise. They usually overnight.

If they keep this up, people living near Baldonnel will think we have an actual air force with jet fighters. Sadly it's just an illusion.

I would have thought the visits would present a ready made article for the magazine, Mark? Although maybe they are a complete secret and it never happened. NATO aircraft visiting Ireland routinely, never!

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Post by cleared to land » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:02 pm

ah right that explains a lot.

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Post by Kevlar » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:48 am

Did they leave contrails :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by KeithT » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:15 am

I think we're missing the biggest issue of all here.

Is the desk in question proper wooden or is it one of those cheap mdf with a veneered top jobs from the likes of Homebase or B&Q :?: :shock:

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