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Old 05-18-2014, 03:44 PM
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Default Netherlands: Texel Fly-Inn Cinema

This weekend we had a fly-inn at the island of Texel. The first Fly-Inn Cinema at Texel Airport! The most friendly green airport in Europe and always sunny (according Ed the airport chief).
Arrived saturday with my son in the RV-12. My wife and daughter took the car. After a perfect day at the beach we went back to the airport and taxied the plane to the screen. After sunset and the American buffet at the airport restaurant the movie started at 22.15LT. TOP GUN! ;-)
Perfect sound with the wireless headsets.
My wife and daughter occupied the RV-12. I had to sit outside (time to build a RV-10?), anyway the beer stayed cold. Camped next to the RV-12. Perfect weekend!
Special thanks to Ed and Mike de Bruijn for their hospitality and the perfect organization of this event.

BTW the blue aircraft D-IBFW is a Messerschmitt 108 Taifun with an Argus V8 240Hp. Built in 1937!

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Old 05-19-2014, 03:24 PM
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Default yep, that was quite weird ...

... so I just HAD to go. The -3 landed in at Texel after just one hour and we all had a good time.

And: the nice folks in the front row had some pop corn, too.

Still a very Dutch (but great) idea ...

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Old 05-19-2014, 03:39 PM
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Hi Heinz,

Your -3 looks great!
What will be the German touch at the Münster RV fly-in?
Hopefully I can make it the end of may.

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Old 05-19-2014, 04:17 PM
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Now that's excellent!! Some of my best childhood memories were from going to the *drive-in* movies. Thought this was a mid-20th century US thing. Good to see the tradition alive and blended over to airplanes!
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:25 AM
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The company Airscreen posted a movie about the event;

http://youtu.be/z5yIxRRa-38
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:41 AM
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Looks like great fun.

Haven't heard of anyone doing one of these here in the States but maybe soon.


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Old 07-13-2014, 11:02 PM
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Too cool! I'm envious.
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Old 07-14-2014, 10:01 AM
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Beautiful Texel...
Me and my wife loved this place!
I've been there a couple years ago by car and promised myself to come back with my -4.
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Old 05-09-2018, 04:42 PM
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Default Fly-in cinema Texel 26th of May 2018; American Made

Also this year there is a “Fly-in Cinema” at Texel airport. The 25th of May for cars; Grease. The 26th of May for planes; American Made.

Info Texel Fly-in Cinema; Texelairport.nl (Agenda/Fly-in Cinema)

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... so I just HAD to go. The -3 landed in at Texel after just one hour and we all had a good time.

And: the nice folks in the front row had some pop corn, too.

Still a very Dutch (but great) idea ...

Heinz
Wie Gehts Heinz!
Memories...
Seeing your pics was another great flashback for me, over my house flying it's last US flight before shipping it to Deutchland....Thanks for sharing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjkhwVsN4MU

Tcheus!
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