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Yet another livery for the Carvair, many thanks Jeansy for this.

 

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Well it is very foggy at YPMQ.


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However the coast is clear at Coffs Harbour which is the destination of this short flight.


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I hope they are right with the weather.

 

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Off into the murk.


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Breaking into some clearer weather at 5500ft.

 

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As predicted by the weather man Smoky Cape, near Kempsey , would be clear.


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The Macleay River at South West Rocks.

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Stuarts Point.


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Macksville and the Nambucca River.

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Starting to descend into Coff's.

 

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Crossing the coast at Bungaden with the Bellinga River at Uranga

 

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Another pretty good landing for me.


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Some views of Coff's Harbour Airport.


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I hope you enjoyed the flight.

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1 hour ago, tangjuice81 said:

What plane is that? That is not an appealing plane. 

WHAT!!!!!!!!!!:lol::lol::lol:

This is the Aviation Traders Limited ATL-98 Carvair. An ingenious solution to carrying cars more efficiently across the English Channel in the 60s.

 I was used to seeing these wonderful planes in the early 70s and were a common sight doing freight work in and out of Bournemouth.:D

 

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7 hours ago, Jack Sawyer said:

Another nice tour Martyn!  Oz sure has some cool place names!

Cheers Jack, you should have seen some of the ones that were also in the area.:o

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6 hours ago, paulb said:

Great series of shots and narrative Martyn! :) I enjoyed the weather!

Thanks Paul, I cant get much fine weather at the moment even in sunny Australia.:huh:

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6 hours ago, Stillwater said:

Great livery, absolutely. And this fog is another highlight, rarely seen here in the past!

You can see the fog but not much else.:huh:

A livery I was unaware of until today but it does look great.:)

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5 hours ago, Sniper31 said:

That sure was some yucky weather to depart in....nice set of shots though.

Thanks and if I hadn't of cheated I would probably still be trying to find Coff's Harbour.:o

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6 hours ago, adambar said:

Those are some big honking lights Martyn, what's up with that. :D  Excellent shots, but I gotta laugh everytime I see that plane, sorry. :D

They need big lights in that pert of NSW as the moths are ginormous!:o:ph34r::)

Well I am glad Big Head makes you laugh as he would hate to make you cry.:D

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27 minutes ago, KevinJH said:

Great shots of the old Carvair, Martyn.  Wouldn't it be nice to see a new rendition of the Bristol Freighter too ?

Thanks for your response Kevin.

I agree with you a Bristol Freighter would be great to have.

Lets keep our fingers crossed!:D

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On ‎11‎/‎01‎/‎2018 at 2:41 AM, stewart1 said:

wow looks like you had a super flight and the clouds where a bit dense in places Martyn and thanks for letting me come along for the ride regards stewart

Cheers Stewart, I had to cheat with the clouds half way through the flight as I wanted to see the scenery as well as finding the airport.:D

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