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MrBlueSky1960
10-20-2007, 09:41 AM
Full story here:

http://www.naxosdiving.com/content/view/65/109/lang,en/

MrBlueSky1960
10-20-2007, 09:41 AM
Full story here:

http://www.naxosdiving.com/content/view/65/109/lang,en/

ploughman
10-20-2007, 11:54 AM
That's neat. There's quite a bit of stuff in the sea around the Dodecanese (not that that's where Naxos is). I was talking to an old giffer a few years ago about a recent holiday where I'd spent a bit of time on Tilos which has a few sunken Axis MTBs and so on around it, 'Oh, yes. Tilos!' He exclaimed, 'know it like the back of my hand.'
'Oh really,' says I. 'Been there often?' I asked.
'Never set a foot on the island,' he replied. 'But I flew over it maybe a hundred times.'
Recce pilot in a former life.

leitmotiv
10-20-2007, 12:13 PM
The pilot and nav knew the drill about the Beau! The big Hercules cowlings up front scooped in the water in a ditching, and it went straight to the bottom without floating for a second.

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s261/G6AS/Picture1-29.png

Bremspropeller
10-20-2007, 01:08 PM
LoL, I also have that book, leitmotiv.


The poem makes much more sense in English, though http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif
I read it in German and I was like "ORLY??WTF?" http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

MB_Avro_UK
10-20-2007, 01:52 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by leitmotiv:
The pilot and nav knew the drill about the Beau! The big Hercules cowlings up front scooped in the water in a ditching, and it went straight to the bottom with floating for a second.

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s261/G6AS/Picture1-29.png </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Great Post http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

(Half Time break for me as I post in the Rugby World Cup final..England v South Africa!)

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

woofiedog
10-20-2007, 11:53 PM
Thank's for posting.

leitmotiv
10-21-2007, 05:27 AM
My error: should have been "<span class="ev_code_RED">without</span> floating for a second"!

Literature in translation doesn't cut it, does it, Bremspropeller? I wish my high school German had stood up better over time.

Puts it all in perspective, doesn't it, MBA? The poet flew Beaus in the Med.