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Per Ardua Ad Astra

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Per Ardua Ad Astra

Roughly translated as... "The way to the stars"   

Seems like this pilot was having a good day .!

https://twitter.com/i/status/1333204925434662912

 

So glad I wasn`t a passenger ! ! ! ....

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

No doubt followed by "Via ad secretum" 💩

 


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@shutter wrote:

Roughly translated as... "The way to the stars"   

 


As a trainee, I was taught "through endeavour to the stars" 😁

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

@shutter  I thought you were gong to tell us about a new tv ad for a vauxhall car!!Roll_eyes

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

 

 

 


@Marksfish wrote:

@shutter wrote:

Roughly translated as... "The way to the stars"   

 


As a trainee, I was taught "through endeavour to the stars" 😁


@Marksfish   Ahem.... the first word seems to explain........   ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra


@shutter wrote:

 

 

 


@Marksfish wrote:

@shutter wrote:

Roughly translated as... "The way to the stars"   

 


As a trainee, I was taught "through endeavour to the stars" 😁


@Marksfish   Ahem.... the first word seems to explain........   ? ? ? ? ? ? ?


 

And ahem back to you @shutter. I was merely saying the words that we were taught during training in the RAF, as it is their motto. I didn't say you were wrong, merely another interpretation! Jeez, people get touchy for no reason, over the slightest thing!

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

Yeah I know...;.  I did actually know the proper translation... but when you google it... it still comes up with a "it`s not a true verbatim translation, but "near enough"    " type of answer  😀

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

Which is best, the RAF or the RN?

There's only one way to find out ...

F  I  G  H  T ...

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

Did someone call a cab? 🤣

 

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

Concorde took off unusually steeply.  I think I've mentioned here before that one of the original Concorde pilots said "it went straight up like a homesick angel".

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

@Jonpe 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCLq4ptf9DI

other videos are available ! ! !

 

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Re: Per Ardua Ad Astra

Did someone mention vertical ascent? 😀

Was the only aircraft of its time that could catch Concorde, but couldn't keep up with it as the 'corde was cruising supersonic, the Lightning was always at max chat. 20 minutes to empty tanks if on full reheat 😳