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Old 27 May 2007, 18:11   #1
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Aircrafts attack Douglas Isle of Man

On Saturday morning, 3 Aircraft ribs set off from Conwy to the Isle of Man.

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1: Aircraft ribs ready to launch at Conwy
2: ribs ready for the of to Isle of Man
3: Dr John enjoying the cruise
4: Mark in Carma getting to much air
5: 'Look its the Isle of Man'
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Old 27 May 2007, 18:17   #2
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Aircrafts Attack Isle Of Man

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1 Some one had told them we were comming
2 fly past
3 impressive this close
4 Dr John under attack
5 Mark getting his anti aircraft gun ready
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Old 27 May 2007, 18:22   #3
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1 squadron leader Dave Manning inspecting fly past
2 flying over Douglas
3 ready for the off back to Conwy
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Looks like a fun day! Nice to see that Aircraft RIBs can acually fly

How long did the crossing take?
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Old 27 May 2007, 18:51   #5
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Honestly I would give up RIBing for a flight in a Spit...........................

Well some aerobatics. Long time since I've done that.
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Looks like a fun day! Nice to see that Aircraft RIBs can acually fly

How long did the crossing take?

some facts about the day:
sea state going 4/5 comming back smoother
miles 137
3 hours there
2.5 hours back
the 6.7mtr aircraft rib with the 175 etec used 126lts
the 8mtraicraft rib with 225ho etec i'll let you know when I fuel her up
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Was that the 6.7m one I went on at RIBEX?
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Was that the 6.7m one I went on at RIBEX?
yep thats the one from ribex
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Old 28 May 2007, 16:00   #9
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who owns the liverpool powerboats aircraft because on the aber may 5th cruise he took some vids of my rib and i wouldnt mind trying to get hold of them. thanks p.s sounds like a fantastic cruise guys let me know next time you do one.

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Looks like you had a great day.....



The LPB rib you a referring to is owned by John Firth (a ribnet member).
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