The things you see whilst flying.

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Molyned
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The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Molyned » 27 Oct 2019, 15:43

Whilst flying along the South coast of the U.K I spied this strange figure in Orbx U.K. scenery -
Image . The aircraft is the FS9/FSX Trago Mills SAH-1 Sprint trainer as modelled by me in 2015 (FlightSim.com).
A surprise object appeared below, it's the Chalk Man of Wilmington, approx 6 miles N.W. of Eastbourne . It's carved out of the chalk hillside and is 200ft tall. He's holding two staves, originally a hoe & rake. Its age is disputed, being either 3000 yrs old (!) or (more likely) 16th centuary.
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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by nigelb » 27 Oct 2019, 18:47

Great screen capture, Dave. I remember seeing pictures of the Chalk Man as a youngster, been to Eastbourne but I remember seeing the Chalk Man. Thanks for sharing!

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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Airspeed » 29 Oct 2019, 06:10

Well, well, I saw the chalk horse when I was young, but not this man. Thanks Dave!

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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Molyned » 29 Oct 2019, 10:58

Thanks folks. There is another chalk man about 200ft tall at Cerne Abbas. Although being very upstanding in the community, he's not really suitable for publication in a 'family' web site. :$
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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Swanoir » 29 Oct 2019, 12:22

I read in my latest issue of The Fortean Times that the Cerne Abbas Giant has had a recent 'clean up' to return him to his former glory!

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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Molyned » 29 Oct 2019, 16:11

I hope they didn't use a wire brush :worried: :OB:
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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Scorpius » 29 Oct 2019, 16:42

I recently tried out the Just Flight southern UK scenery for P3DV4 and compared to ORBX it looks washed out, reminded me of FS9.

The reason I tried it is because ORBX England regularly pauses during flights. Anyone else get this?

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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Kevin Farnell » 01 Nov 2019, 23:20

Swanoir wrote:
29 Oct 2019, 12:22
I read in my latest issue of The Fortean Times that the Cerne Abbas Giant has had a recent 'clean up' to return him to his former glory!
Yes, I read that too! Great magazine, a must buy every month.

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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by Swanoir » 04 Nov 2019, 14:38

Kevin Farnell wrote:
01 Nov 2019, 23:20
Swanoir wrote:
29 Oct 2019, 12:22
I read in my latest issue of The Fortean Times that the Cerne Abbas Giant has had a recent 'clean up' to return him to his former glory!
Yes, I read that too! Great magazine, a must buy every month.

Kevin
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Re: The things you see whilst flying.

Post by GHD » 04 Nov 2019, 19:43

I was surprised to see it in the Horizon scenery:

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