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Only two weeks to go folks. this build is on the holding point waiting for take off.

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I have an Academy A-37B and an Airfix 0-1 Bird Dog on the apron ready for the start.

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I fished out the Academy A-37B yesterday. Second hand unbuilt but missing its canopy, a pilot's seat and markings. I might be able to do it regardless, and have some South Vietnamese markings in spares that would look pretty smart on it. The canopy is going to be a challenge.......as back up against the Dragonfly not being do able I also have the Arii Cessna 172.

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Hello! I'd like to play along if that's alright. I've got a couple of 1/72 A/T-37s and one lone Skymaster in the pile. I should manage to get at least one of them together for this GB!

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The more the merrier. Welcome aboard. The good old 336/337 Skymonster is a nice looking aircraft. As is the tweet. Looking forward to following your build.

Incidentally it was mine and Sarah's 3rd wedding anniversary on Sunday. As an anniversary gift she got me a flying lesson. With luck it'll be in one of Cessna's finest.

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The more the merrier. Welcome aboard. The good old 336/337 Skymonster is a nice looking aircraft. As is the tweet. Looking forward to following your build.

Incidentally it was mine and Sarah's 3rd wedding anniversary on Sunday. As an anniversary gift she got me a flying lesson. With luck it'll be in one of Cessna's finest.

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Congratulations Greg! Where's the flying lesson booked?

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Cheers SirT
It's at Finningley. Or rather what they now call Sheffield Robin Hood Doncaster Airport, or whatever way round it is. Personally I think it's a blimming silly name for it. Finningley Airport would be better. As for the Robin Hood bit he wasn't from anywhere near here but from Loxley, that's in Sheffield and miles away. And Finningley is only at the northern tip of what was Sherwood forrest so that can't be the reason either. Rant over. I have flown from Finningley before. Once in a DH Chipmunk and twice in C47s.

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Congratulations on the anniversary, Greg!

Enjoy the flight you lucky devil and happy landings!

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Hi folks. The flight was awesome. And yes. It was a Cessna 152. Reg G-CIUU for those who like to know these things. It's been many years since I last had hands on in an aircraft and the instructor was suprised at how well I did considering. So was I to be honest. I held altirude and bearing quite well enough and held constant angle during turns. 1 thoroghly enjoyed the flight. I really wouldn't mind alot more but that's being greedy I suppose. I an really keyed up to start this GB now.

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It sounds like you had a brillient time.

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I try to ignore Group Builds to be honest because I have enough "in progress" on my plate at any one time. However, if I can get my "Shared Build" airliners out of the way this week, I might chip into this Group Build. I have a couple of Cessna designs in the stash - a Hasegawa A-37, the Airfix O-1 and O-2 and an Arii 1/72 172.

I've been thinking of building a light aircraft kit so this might be an incentive.


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It'll be good to have you aboard Eric. Nice one.

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I am in the loft as I type this. Digging out my victims for this GB. I have kits and paints at the ready. Not long to go now folks.

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