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Kiwi De Havilland Mosquito KA114

Discussion in 'Everything Else Heritage' started by tamper, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Spamcan81

    Spamcan81 Nat Pres stalwart

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    Doesn't surprise me at all. The CAA isn't known as the Campaign Against Aviation for nothing. :)
     
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    Yes indeed the owners of the PS Waverley had similar [of a shipping nature] problems a few years ago when overhaul her. The "local" Ship Inspector insisted that all that beautiful timber panelling in the public areas had to be removed or he wouldn't issue the necessary safety paperwork. The Waverley owners got a copy and another "went up stairs" to the Inspectors Boss. It promprtly came back with a remark directed at the Inspector....."If you don't issue the certificate, you can clear your desk and look for a new job!"or words to that effect. Needless to say the said certificate was issued as the Chief Inspector used common sense [and no doubt had a "soft spot" for Waverley].
     
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    nine elms fan Part of the furniture

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    There is a Mosquito museum at Salisbury hall in Hertfordshire next to the M25 Motorway which is well worth a visit, they did have three ex Israeli air force mosies on display plus other aircraft and bits when I visited about 3 years ago, also I believe Salisbury hall belonged to Sir Nigel Gresley a few years ago.
     
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    It is scandalous that we don't have a flying example in the UK - one should be part of the BBMF.
     

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