llama flys to an island [56K will die]

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  1. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey peeps, some of you may remember a previous thread about my flying adventures. This week I was at it again but bigger and better than ever before!

    Alright, quick back story, a friend of mine just got his private pilot license and so off we went in a little 4 seater Cessna for a journey through time and space...

    Here I am, being a pilot type guy:

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    We took off and headed over a bunch of suburbs towards the coast:

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    Made it to the coast (here's part of our main port area):

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    Started flying North up along the coast, here's a golf course:

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    And from the other side of the plane, the coast:

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    Next we headed East back inland over some suburbs:

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    Here's a place we're they're building a really big Ikea. Also, you can see our main freeway road thing and a train station. Fun!

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    More pictures in the next post...
     
  2. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    We headed over to the CBD (with permission from air traffic control of course) and did a loop around it:

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    Here's the main uni in the city:

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    And now we headed out to sea to go to Rottnest island, which is just off the coast:

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    It's not that big and there aren't that many people on it:

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    Lovely water:

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    Oh noes, tourists!

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    Rottnest "airport" - that one unmanned building:

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    The story continues in the next post!
     
  3. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Rottnest island is home to the infamous PENIS TREE OF FERTILITY:

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    We headed down to a beach that had one of the island's two lighthouses:

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    Yep, it's a beach:

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    The water is pretty clear in these parts of Australia:

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    And that was about when the digital camera ran out of memory. So there you have it. I seriously recommend that everyone take at least one little flight around your area in your life, it really is amazing.
     
  4. The Crazy Collector

    The Crazy Collector Well, that's just Prime! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I got my pilots license a few years back. It's fun to take friends up and try to make them get air sick. Unless there aren't any sick-sacks in the plane...

    But yeah, being up there puts things in a different perspective.
     
  5. Boardwise

    Boardwise is scary - Sig Killer - M Super Mod

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    Wow... those are some great pics.
    Makes me want to visit there.
     
  6. rattrap007

    rattrap007 Insert witty comment here TFW2005 Supporter

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    damn.. thought this was about some news story about a llama being flown to a tropical island.. I feel cheated...
     
  7. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    My buddy actually just got hired as a commercial pilot after doing his time as an instructor, and I never got him to take me up. Seeing those shots made me decide to call him.

    Don't know if the ATL is as nice looking as where you live, though.
     
  8. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    LOL that llama's ground-level pics show off his phallic obsession.

    Oh, and beautiful pics, too.
     
  9. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    Wow those are some beautiful pics! Awesome adventure!
     
  10. Foster

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    Don't let your area hippies see the wang tree!
     
  11. funkatron101

    funkatron101 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great pics.
     
  12. Team Jetfire

    Team Jetfire Pop-POP!

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    Nice pics,

    I would love to move down there.
     
  13. pscoop

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    Nice pictures, dude. I have heard it is beautiful there.
     
  14. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Wow Llama or Maverick ,those pics are the awesome. You're the man, and F tom cruise

    Revvin' up your engine
    Listen to her howlin' roar
    Metal under tension
    Beggin' you to touch and go

    Highway to the Danger Zone
    Ride into the Danger Zone

    Headin' into twilight
    Spreadin' out her wings tonight
    She got you jumpin' off the track
    And shovin' into overdrive

    Highway to the Danger Zone
    I'll take you
    Right into the Danger Zone

    You'll never say hello to you
    Until you get it on the red line overload
    You'll never know what you can do
    Until you get it up as high as you can go

    Out along the edges
    Always where I burn to be
    The further on the edge
    The hotter the intensity

    Highway to the Danger Zone
    Gonna take you
    Right into the Danger Zone

    Highway to the Danger Zone
     
  15. Cloud Strife

    Cloud Strife 01000011 01000101 0101010

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    wow that's awesome. i'd love to get my pilot's licence. just a matter of time and money i guess
     
  16. butz

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    The pics are beautiful. I would not have been able to do the plane ride (at least not for very long) due to motion sickness.
     
  17. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Mainly money apparently! This far has taken him 18 months and about $15,000 AU. But I guess he is planning to make a career out of it.
     
  18. Laquah

    Laquah Wanna be a Canadian Idiot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow. Great pics. Makes me wish that I was a little bit further south right now...

    *buys tickets to Mexico*
    ....that's about as far south as I can afford
     
  19. Blunticon

    Blunticon The Oddjob

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    Nice pics man! Was that smoke in one of those pictures?
     
  20. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Bad ass

    My hero <3
     

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