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8th May 2021, 12:34
Replies: 32
Views: 4,951

Similar game, but the other way 'round ... I was...

Similar game, but the other way 'round ... I was part of a large group touring various parts of the USA, and on the last night we all met-up in Los Angeles for a final meal before our flight home the...
17th Apr 2021, 13:07
Replies: 41
Views: 8,383

From my perspective as a complete and utter...

From my perspective as a complete and utter civilian ... It was a quite extraordinary weekend and Monday evening.

Over the weekend RAF Fairford had filled-up with lots of KC10s and extra KC135s,...
20th Mar 2021, 13:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825

I have been collecting and collating info from...

I have been collecting and collating info from these flypasts for many years. The flypast you are talking about is generally known as the "Queen's Birthday Flypast", and has occurred almost every...
20th Mar 2021, 12:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679

... and the Thais still operate at least 4...

... and the Thais still operate at least 4 C-47/BT-67 aircraft, which (if the Basler plate) is to be believed are all FY 1945 aircraft, but some of them also appear to be FY 1943 and FY 1944 aircraft.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2021, 15:53
Replies: 85
Views: 3,962

Back when I was partaking of secondary...

Back when I was partaking of secondary edumacation one of the lecturers was telling us about various bits of electronics. He said that the way to remember the Resistor colour code was - Better Buy...
16th Jan 2021, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,640

Meanwhile, in the UK, late last year, a military...

Meanwhile, in the UK, late last year, a military flight did the following ...
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Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2020, 17:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,845

Similar, but not quite. Back in the 90s I bought...

Similar, but not quite. Back in the 90s I bought a flat very close the Heathrow. Over the course of a year I got to know some of the neighbours in another block. They told me about some 'goings-on'...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Dec 2020, 17:09
Replies: 476
Views: 529,094

Yesterday I bought a copy of a book called 'Teach...

Yesterday I bought a copy of a book called 'Teach Yourself Surgery'. It was reduced to clear as someone had removed the appendix.
27th Nov 2020, 21:52
Replies: 723
Views: 412,400

In 1990 I was one of the 'lucky few' selected to...

In 1990 I was one of the 'lucky few' selected to attend RAF Wattisham for the launch of the RAF Phantoms for the 1990 BoB flypast over London. We had almost complete access to the flight-line prior...
22nd Nov 2020, 11:13
Replies: 29
Views: 9,815

I can confirm that .. Civvy job, 365 x 20...

I can confirm that ..

Civvy job, 365 x 20 (not quite 365x24), and we worked shifts covering 'morning/lunch' and 'afternoon evening'. Every year the bosses put up memos on the notice board...
7th Nov 2020, 12:35
Replies: 15
Views: 7,006

I watched the video (or possibly the same one at...

I watched the video (or possibly the same one at a different source?) and the tail-number was 'redacted' by a black square. A short while later, some simple research, it was aircraft 08-8199.

They...
24th Oct 2020, 12:40
Replies: 9
Views: 4,482

Dare I mention one of Waddington's finest...

Dare I mention one of Waddington's finest business-jets doing a sorties over the southern UK a few weeks ago, and the track looked like a horse (maybe a reindeer?), and the approach and go-around at...
10th Oct 2020, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,875

The first BoB flypast was in September 1945, and...

The first BoB flypast was in September 1945, and consisted of 300 aircraft.
The 1949 flypast included Hurricane LF363 - I wonder whatever happened to that! ;)
8th Aug 2020, 13:07
Replies: 36
Views: 10,089

Best pair I ever had were from McDonalds, and...

Best pair I ever had were from McDonalds, and cost me £1.
7th Mar 2020, 12:03
Replies: 56
Views: 19,915

a friend from the 90s had that on his white...

a friend from the 90s had that on his white Toyota Supra. Not sure where that reg might be now, or even where Peter might be.
1st Feb 2020, 13:10
Replies: 15
Views: 6,486

Well, yessss, ... but I've seen Shackletons doing...

Well, yessss, ... but I've seen Shackletons doing the same thing, and they have RR engines too. Same, same, but not so quick.
18th Jan 2020, 12:43
Replies: 42
Views: 37,698

Northolt opens at 8am. And, the spylanders are...

Northolt opens at 8am. And, the spylanders are able to fly well before that and well into the evening and night.

FR24 isn't the only thing you can look at ... there are others.
11th Jan 2020, 13:55
Replies: 9
Views: 2,418

I can suggest two others that I have experience...

I can suggest two others that I have experience with ...

Aerodata Quantum (or simply 'ADQ' or just 'Aerodata') is an exceptionally comprehensive database and logging system. There is an up-front...
24th Dec 2019, 19:44
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462

Yes, but that wasn't at (or near) christmas, so...

Yes, but that wasn't at (or near) christmas, so doesn't really count.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2019, 13:55
Replies: 58
Views: 13,886

Vaguely related to the above ... 1980 (I...

Vaguely related to the above ...

1980 (I think) a friend and I went back-packing around Europe by InterRail. We were in Rome, and were going to catch the train back overnight to Germany, via a...
2nd Nov 2019, 14:51
Replies: 94
Views: 62,019

I still have great delight in handing back the...

I still have great delight in handing back the small plastic-bag to the security agent after my carry-on etc has been through the scanner. They look completely confused, as if their brains are unable...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2019, 19:10
Replies: 13,168
Views: 11,113,829

The end of May came a week early this year.

The end of May came a week early this year.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2019, 12:08
Replies: 13,168
Views: 11,113,829

It's a little known fact that all condoms have a...

It's a little known fact that all condoms have a unique serial number printed on them, so that manufacturers can trace them following manufacturing complaints. The serial number if printed at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2019, 10:07
Replies: 735
Views: 130,248

Could we send Prince Philipp in his car to...

Could we send Prince Philipp in his car to collect her from the airport?
16th Feb 2019, 13:04
Replies: 18
Views: 2,603

I don't remember route maps being passed through...

I don't remember route maps being passed through the cabin, but I can remember something along the same lines in the 90s.
In 1992 I flew to Los Angeles with American Airlines. I don't remember any...
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