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    Well folks its that time of year again when we rally the troops and get some interest going for the 'Duxford Flying Legends Airshow'...Europes Largest Gathering of Warbirds..

    The dates this year are...
    Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 July 2017

    This will be our 10th year........Beers, WW2 aircraft, Good Company...It doesn't get much better than that!

    Here's the 2016 trailer...



    and 2011 trailer...



    and 2010 trailer




    The tickets this year are £31.05 per adult (in advance)...New this year the website now says - AIR SHOWS ARE STRICTLY ADVANCE TICKET ONLY EVENTS....So no getting in on the day without a ticket like the old days...

    Here's the link to the Duxford website....


    Flying Legends Airshow 2017


    Every year we camp in a very lovely campsite in Cambridge. A free bus service takes us to the airshow on Saturday morning and in the evenings we share a taxi into Cambridge to get ratfaced...We camp Friday and Saturday night and leave for home Sunday afternoon...

    Here's the address to the campsite, telephone number and link to the campsite website...



    19 Cabbage Moor
    Great Shelford
    Cambridge
    CB22 5NB

    Telephone: 01223 841185

    Head Office: 02476 475426 (Ring this number if you can't get through on the first one)




    Cambridge Cabbage Moor Camping Site



    and this is where we camp onsite...



    If anyone is going and wants to meet up then post in this thread..Meet in the Eagle Pub...or at the Airshow....or on the Campsite...It'd be a real shame if we all get there and not know who is who or meet....That would be just wrong!!

    Text or Ring me if you want to meet up....: 07752 313068

    ...Lew...



    The famous Eagle Pub with WW2 USAAF and RAF squadron graffitti preserved ceiling and with 'Double Helix' plaque!..Yes at first it starts out as a very educational and inspiring visit...and then we get totally ratfaced!






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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Will be at the airshow and Eagle pub on the Friday....But I am booked into a B&B and have Good Passes for both days. But intend to meet up chaps
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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Already have my tickets, and I am looking forward to attending the show this year and meeting up with you guys.

    I will be traveling down to Duxford on the Saturday morning, and going back home straight after the show, so I won't be able to join you out on the town in Cambridge or at the camp site, but I am sure that I will be enjoying a Spitfire ale or two at the show

    Should be fun, see you there

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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Yep...got the ticket safely bought and will be there with Vamps...sharing the luxury of Lew's Curry and Tent on the Friday and Saturday night!

    And I'm quite certain it will all be polite, civilised and perfectly above board...so none of that sniggering! Ha ha!

    Don't worry, Lew! Vamps has promised to wash up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATAG_Laser View Post
    I will be traveling down to Duxford on the Saturday morning, and going back home straight after the show, so I won't be able to join you out on the town in Cambridge or at the camp site.
    Lase...I can't promise that I'll actually be awake for that part of the weekend...I mean I wasn't last year...But I am sure it will be a real pleasure for you to see me!

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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Senior Day Out ticket acquired some time ago.

    The Matron,here at the veterans care home, has agreed a weekend pass for me so I am all set. It has of course been some time since I camped out........must have been the campaign in the Sudan, just before Omdurman........they don't like it up em you know!

    Anyway as I shall be away from the memsahib I shall still expect certain standards to be maintained in camp. No f**ting in the tent after lights out Marlow. If I am doing the washing up you are on latrine detail so bring your marigolds!

    Looking forward to it.

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    Hopefully I'll get the days off this year
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATAG_Lewis View Post
    Lase...I can't promise that I'll actually be awake for that part of the weekend...I mean I wasn't last year...But I am sure it will be a real pleasure for you to see me!

    Lewis, I can't believe that you slept through the whole show

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    Lewis, I can't believe that you slept through the whole show
    I didn't sleep through the whole show...Someone stood on me and I seem to remember becoming conscious for a few seconds!
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    Great to see so many folk going!
    We have tickets for the Saturday, i think we get in Friday arvo so i'll see if i guess first stop will be the pub.
    Got your number there Lewis thanks, will give you a call to link up.

    69th_Nork

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nork View Post
    Great to see so many folk going!
    We have tickets for the Saturday, i think we get in Friday arvo so i'll see if i guess first stop will be the pub.
    Got your number there Lewis thanks, will give you a call to link up.

    69th_Nork
    Wow...Norky...Brilliant news...We look forward to it....It will be a blast...
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    Nork, you are the official Australian ambassador for the weekend.

    I expect you will represent us in good grace and drinking abilities.

    In no order....

    Pattle

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATAG_Pattle View Post
    Nork, you are the official Australian ambassador for the weekend.

    I expect you will represent us in good grace and drinking abilities.

    In no order....

    Pattle

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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    And here is the trailer for this years show

    Roll on July 8th

    https://youtu.be/ZTyQINjOicM

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    Eeeek !!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATAG_Pattle View Post
    Nork, you are the official Australian ambassador for the weekend.

    I expect you will represent us in good grace and drinking abilities.

    In no order....

    Pattle
    I Nork, solemnly promise to represent my country, drink excessively and make socially unacceptable remarks at every opportunity.
    Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oy OY OY!

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    Hmm might be able to attend and bring some of the Karaya staffel with me .

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    Quote Originally Posted by 9./JG52 Meyer View Post
    Hmm might be able to attend and bring some of the Karaya staffel with me .

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    Do they have a naughty step in the Eagle now then for the Luftwaffe ?


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    No, but they do have a 'Goose Step'! Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATAG_Vampire View Post
    No, but they do have a 'Goose Step'! Lol

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    One of these years I'll join you guys...One of these years...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysticpuma View Post
    Will be at the airshow and Eagle pub on the Friday....But I am booked into a B&B and have Good Passes for both days. But intend to meet up chaps
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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    As Colander said, one of these years.....

    Hopefully not too many, but not this year.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nork View Post
    I Nork, solemnly promise to represent my country, drink excessively and make socially unacceptable remarks at every opportunity.
    Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oy OY OY!

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    How the heck can you tell when an Aussie is drinking "excessively"?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kendy for the State View Post
    How the heck can you tell when an Aussie is drinking "excessively"?


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    They start talking proper English!!!

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    Bugger that for a joke Vamps! I have full confidence that Nork will represent his countryman in the only way a larrikin nation expects. Outrageously and in good humour and spirit.

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    I am sure Nork will Pat.

    He will be welcomed as a friend and brother, as he should be.

    Pity you cannot be here mate.

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    Have faith lads, i have some experience in these matters. You know, i am a survivor of the once infamous Bathurst 1000 parties.
    Held in a large tent in a suburban backyard, and designed to celebrate/ emulate the destruction and carnage involved in this gruelling motor race.
    Each participant, was required to bring a comfy chair, sufficient alcohol and an implement of destruction.
    The implements varied widely: chainsaws sledge hammers, flame throwers, penny bungers (big nasty fire crackers) etc.
    The general idea was that when a participant inevitably left his comfy chair to relieve himself,
    his chair was then fair game for the others to attack.
    Needless to say by the end of the 6 hour race, intact seating was a rare commodity and
    all but those with the strongest of bladders was reduced to sitting on the floor amongst a pile of debris.
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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Hey Vamps.

    If I win the lottery between now and then count me in

    For those who don't know Bathurst is our big touring car race in Australia.

    Massive event that I went to a number of times in my teens and worked at in 1992.

    Night work on top of the hill surrounded by 25000 drunken imbeciles with a history of massive fights, property destruction and general use and abuse of alcohol over a 3-4 day period. Dangerous times to be in uniform.. but what an adrenalin rush.

    Anyone who wants to experiance hanging out with bogans, the October long weekend in Bathurst New South Wales must surely be your destination of choice!

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    Re: Duxford 2017....The Jolly Boys Outing!!

    Re Bathurst, yep went to the event one year Pat but was smart enough to get off the mountain before nightfall.
    Hope you win the lottery mate. Would be great to see you there.

    69th_Nork

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