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I scanned an old photo showing my late uncle & aunt (far left) going off for a holiday on the Ventnor Flier. In those days it would have cost them a lot of money to fly and we were a fairly poor family. They must have saved for ages to do it. They were wonderful to me and my sister - when our Mum left us they sacrificed a lot to step in and bring us up, along with our dear Dad.
The creases have been photoshopped out.
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Jan 25 2009 19:31 GMT Doody PRO
Fantastic image & memory..
Jan 25 2009 19:32 GMT pamelamcnamara
Thanks Doody :)
Jan 25 2009 19:35 GMT abojovna PRO
Thank you very much for telling this family story! Beautiful memory photo!
Jan 25 2009 20:18 GMT hans55 PRO
great memory picture ... looks like Dehavilant to me !!
Jan 25 2009 20:30 GMT MargNZ
Very special .. thank you for sharing this Pamela :-)
Jan 25 2009 21:23 GMT charlotte
such a dear memory! love to see it!
Jan 25 2009 22:14 GMT Cooler PRO
Wonderful scan and memory ;-)))
Jan 26 2009 00:36 GMT Midworlder PRO
cool ...if it was Tuesday ... we have a memorytuesday tag :) not that I have many left .. must scan some more.

This is great
Jan 26 2009 02:42 GMT karlbark
Wonderful old shot! :-)
Thos planes have a big place in Icelandic flight history, by the way.
It´s a De Havilland Rapide. (In use by Flugfélag Íslands (lit.: "The flight company of Iceland") in the late 40´s).

Best regards,
Karl Trausti from Iceland
Jan 26 2009 18:06 GMT pamelamcnamara
Thanks Abojovna, RJH, Hans, Margaret, Charlotte, Cooler, Roger & Karlbark. Special thanks to Karlbark for the information re the plane (I have zero knowledge of such!).
Jan 26 2009 18:44 GMT Reginacz
Fantastic!
Jan 26 2009 18:58 GMT pamelamcnamara
Thanks Reginacz
Jan 29 2009 19:11 GMT happysnapper
this shows the power of an image,wonderful foto....
Jan 29 2009 21:30 GMT pamelamcnamara
thanks happysnapper

FT1