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23rd Apr 2019, 15:19
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Posted By diddy1234

Thank you VampireDave. does this mean the...

Thank you VampireDave.
does this mean the majority of production for the Jet Provost was at Luton ?
23rd Apr 2019, 14:31
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Posted By diddy1234

When did Hunting / Percival aircraft cease to be...

When did Hunting / Percival aircraft cease to be based at Luton airport ?
was it just a case of amalgamation into BAC and then the Luton site shut down ?
Where did the Jet Provost manufacturing...
21st Dec 2018, 11:16
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Views: 694,647
Posted By diddy1234

wouldn't this whole incident be rather ironic if...

wouldn't this whole incident be rather ironic if it turns out to be an old boy farmer trying 'to get with the times' with a industrial drone to crop spray his fields (I know there is a lot more...
25th May 2017, 13:25
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Posted By diddy1234

DJI (one of the biggest 'drone' makers) will...

DJI (one of the biggest 'drone' makers) will shortly be providing an update to the software only allowing users that have registered with them the ability to fly.

Some people are already moaning...
16th Mar 2017, 23:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By diddy1234

Ah thanks for that, I had to search to get the...

Ah thanks for that, I had to search to get the correct link but yes it appears to have happened :-

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1980/1980%20-%203937.html

Oddly enough, the AAIB...
16th Mar 2017, 22:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By diddy1234

details on an infamous story of a suspect captain and aircraft taking out ILS system

A few years ago I did follow an interesting thread on here about a suspect captain and a 707 (I believe) taking off from a UK airfield and wrecking the ILS system.

Unsure of the airfield in...
14th Dec 2016, 10:53
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Posted By diddy1234

was the connie scrapped there or sold ?

was the connie scrapped there or sold ?
23rd Jul 2015, 11:22
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By diddy1234

not sure if this is true but I did read once that...

not sure if this is true but I did read once that the Energia rocket had all of the intelligence built in for handling lift off to orbit including all abort scenario's.

kind of makes sense so that...
7th May 2015, 08:47
Replies: 24
Views: 4,673
Posted By diddy1234

is that the one with the Parts Recovery Turbine ?

is that the one with the Parts Recovery Turbine ?
29th Nov 2014, 21:00
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Posted By diddy1234

Thanks for the tip. Using the above I...

Thanks for the tip.

Using the above I stumbled across Concorde taking off from Luton

It could be the angle but it didn't look like there was much room for an aborted take off !
...
9th Oct 2014, 12:26
Replies: 14
Views: 3,374
Posted By diddy1234

why is there so little information on the web...

why is there so little information on the web regarding Radlett ?

It's just odd that an 'independent' aviation company can have so little information.
Were the employees not that interested...
26th Jul 2014, 09:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,914
Posted By diddy1234

I wouldn't be surprised if it's related to...

I wouldn't be surprised if it's related to filming the new dambusters film.

Over Duxford yesterday there were two dragon rapide's flying with a spitfire too.
They performed multiple fly pasts the...
20th Dec 2013, 09:17
Replies: 22
Views: 2,856
Posted By diddy1234

Really CNH, could you give some examples ? ...

Really CNH, could you give some examples ?

Im just wondering
19th Dec 2013, 08:36
Replies: 22
Views: 2,856
Posted By diddy1234

I was wondering, did we (the UK) give the flying...

I was wondering, did we (the UK) give the flying tail data to Naca for the Bell X1 ?
or is this a stupid question ?

also are there any parts of the Miles 52 anywhere or was it completely broken...
17th Jul 2013, 16:15
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By diddy1234

If someone (was stupid enough) to do that in the...

If someone (was stupid enough) to do that in the UK, would they have been locked up for it ?

I bet if someone done it today they would have terrorist charges thrown at them.

I am not for or...
12th Apr 2013, 09:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,114
Posted By diddy1234

Missed appraoch questions

I was wondering if anyone knows the following :-

1. How many attempts can be performed at landing at the original airport before being diverted to another airport ?
I know fuel is king here but...
19th Sep 2012, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By diddy1234

Longest commercial flight from Singapore to New York - questions

Hi All

I stumbled across a video on Youtube of the longest commercial flight (non stop) from Singapore to New York and was amazed but also had a couple of questions

Video SQ22: From Singapore...
13th Jul 2012, 09:24
Replies: 36
Views: 12,803
Posted By diddy1234

Judging by this ...

Judging by this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmakSwlYLs0

The VC-10 landing and roll out could have been a challenge.
13th Jul 2012, 09:22
Replies: 28
Views: 3,550
Posted By diddy1234

How are air shows affected by this ? Or are...

How are air shows affected by this ?

Or are they affected at all ?

I was thinking of Duxford aerodrome as that is covered by this blanket ban.

When airshows are on, there are a few pilots...
31st May 2012, 09:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
Posted By diddy1234

good tip. It does make me think, why have...

good tip.

It does make me think, why have they not gained in popularity again ?

For something like cargo use or remote observation areas in the middle of rain forests, Airships lend themselves...
25th Apr 2012, 09:48
Replies: 23
Views: 8,448
Posted By diddy1234

I could be wrong but wasn't the older engined 707...

I could be wrong but wasn't the older engined 707 banned from flying within Europe's airspace due to noise regulations ?

This is not the first time I have heard of these older aircraft flown to...
17th Apr 2012, 11:31
Replies: 9
Views: 2,885
Posted By diddy1234

A few months ago I watched a sleezy jet turn onto...

A few months ago I watched a sleezy jet turn onto finals going into Luton (26 end) and a strong gust of wind took it about a quarter of a mile to the left (of a right handed turn).

The aircraft...
7th Nov 2011, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By diddy1234

Ah ok thanks. Looked bigger than a 737 and lower...

Ah ok thanks. Looked bigger than a 737 and lower than that
7th Nov 2011, 18:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By diddy1234

It wasnt climbing but in level flight. It...

It wasnt climbing but in level flight. It appeared at that height probably because the size of the plane is so large
7th Nov 2011, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By diddy1234

what was that

I am currently at work (Melbourn just north of Royston) and popped out the door of the building.

Just as I am popping out I see a wide bodied aircraft (Boeing 767 size) about 200 to 400 feet above...
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