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Photo - low pass . . .

Post by bizjets101 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:05 pm

L-29 Delfin photo taken last week in Argentina . . .

a very low pass . . . click here.
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Post by nwesterntown » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:13 pm

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Post by CPLMike89 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:24 pm

great pic but why?
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by TG » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:41 pm

I raise your Darwin award picture with...

THIS ONE! :smt003

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I first saw it pined on an old fridge in a FBO in Arkansas and asked:

-Gear up landing !?
-No, bottom of a loop.
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Post by Highflyinpilot » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:42 pm

:shock: :shock: :oops: :oops: WOW
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by Lemon » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:44 pm

With that flap setting, maybe a gear up landing??
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Post by oldtimer » Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:08 pm

If that MIG is blowing up dust and grass coming out of a loop, I wonder if there are skid marks on the pilots shorts. If it were me, I would open the canopy soon after landing to release the smell.
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by bizjets101 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:08 pm

That's a hot looking Mig 17T - I've seen it afew times - it's owned by Will Ward who also has a Mig 21 - and why not!!! Yeah that was a tail strike after a loop - person who took the photo stated the people around him were running away while he stood and took the photo!!

Aircraft is based in Ann Arbor Michigan (N406DM) 1957 Mig 17T.

Happened at Harrison Airshow, Arkansas 1990.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zJrWIjuKbo His routine (not the ground strike).
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Post by The Old Fogducker » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:34 pm

Huummm .... if Ormond Hayden-Bailie were still alive, I'd say he had to be flying both aircraft.

Very interesting fellow. I met him at the Abbotsford Airshow about 1975 or so, and got sucked into helping a few other guillable guys polish the Sea Fury in prep for the airshow and static display.

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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by bizjets101 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:14 am

Update click here Ormond Hayden-Bailie's Sea Fury (ex Aussie Aircraft).

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Post by Beefitarian » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:57 pm

Did the black knight change to the red knight and offer type checks in the 1990s?
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by bizjets101 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:36 pm

Click Here info on the Black Night.

Hmmm, I remember the Red Night at all the CNE airshows, here is a page from wikipedia,

Click Here.

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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by SierraPoppa » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:45 pm

The Old Fogducker wrote:Huummm .... if Ormond Hayden-Bailie were still alive, I'd say he had to be flying both aircraft.

Very interesting fellow. I met him at the Abbotsford Airshow about 1975 or so, and got sucked into helping a few other guillable guys polish the Sea Fury in prep for the airshow and static display.

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I remember Hayden-Ballie coming into CYEG on Friday afternoons in 1972. If he was asked if he wanted to do a compass swing it was code for "the airport is yours do as you please", which meant numerous low passes and "semi-aerobatic manoeuvres" over the runways, taxiways and the ramp. :D
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Post by Beefitarian » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:35 pm

Thanks biz. Sometimes wiki doesn't suck. I remember an ad in "plane trader" for training and type checks.
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Post by CFR » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:08 pm

bizjets101 wrote:L-29 Delfin photo taken last week in Argentina . . .

a very low pass . . . click here.
I think he just couldn't see over the instrument panel and had set his Altimeter wrong :wink:
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by Hedley » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:16 pm

Ormond Hayden-Bailie
I didn't know there was anyone here old enough to remember him. What a legendary character!

Pity he never wrote a book. He was probably waiting for the statute of limitations to run out!
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by ktcanuck » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:01 am

See the video in Videos.
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by bizjets101 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:10 am

ktcanuck - nice find. Seems the photograph from Airliners - was also recorded.

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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by wannabepilot » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:00 am

If you like low passes, here's a great video. Some of these have been around for a while, but still a great watch. Enjoy :)
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by wannabepilot » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:09 am

And here's another, best of all time I think. Sorry, I should have planned a little better and made this one post.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmR-A-yJ ... ata_player
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Re: Photo - low pass . . .

Post by fish4life » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:12 am

So if in any of those low passes had someone on the ground been hit in the head and killed would they be up for criminal charges ? Like a certain recent incident involving 2 friends trying to copy cat this
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