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A flying pig
« on: 13.03. 2023 17:50 »

One cynic on hearing the idea that cargo could be carried by air, allegedly claimed that pigs will fly first. This may explain the following photo taken on 4 November 1909:
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Re: A flying pig
« Reply #1 on: 13.03. 2023 19:53 »
G'day GB.
Next we'll have pigs in space!
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Re: A flying pig
« Reply #2 on: 13.03. 2023 20:22 »
I'm surprised this has come up as a discussion, we have had flying pigs here in South Australia for years............

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Re: A flying pig
« Reply #3 on: 13.03. 2023 22:04 »
G'day Brian.
Yes I know. One got me years ago. Every time I see a painted line on the road I look up!
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Re: A flying pig
« Reply #4 on: 14.03. 2023 14:30 »
Given the uncertainty of early flight another use for the piglet would have been a post crash roast ! wonder where the spuds went ??
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