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11th Sep 2020, 12:18
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Posted By ROC man

[QUOTE=Chugalug2;10882888]Here's the link :- ...

[QUOTE=Chugalug2;10882888]Here's the link :-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-54085680

Thank you for the working link.
10th Sep 2020, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,883
Posted By ROC man

RAF Halton murder, 1967

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-54085680
RIP
15th Aug 2020, 20:51
Replies: 26
Views: 7,032
Posted By ROC man

The backup plan for the Lancaster may have been...

The backup plan for the Lancaster may have been from 1943 but by 1945 the Avro Lincoln was in advanced development and the performance figures aren't so far off the B-29. So it may have been possible...
11th Jun 2020, 13:45
Replies: 25
Views: 8,050
Posted By ROC man

I recall that San Felix was the Pacific airfield...

I recall that San Felix was the Pacific airfield used for Nimrod R1 ops?
7th May 2020, 12:50
Replies: 16
Views: 4,374
Posted By ROC man

please would be nice.

please would be nice.
7th May 2020, 10:31
Replies: 16
Views: 4,374
Posted By ROC man

Sentinel ZJ691

I note from FR24 that the aeroplane is currently flying around Scotland with the ident SNPSHT1. RAF sharing their political views?
10th Jan 2020, 11:50
Replies: 84
Views: 28,724
Posted By ROC man

I believe the green beret awarded on successful ...

I believe the green beret awarded on successful completion of the All Arms Commando Course has been worn by successful RAF personnel.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 13:04
Replies: 1,205
Views: 579,503
Posted By ROC man

Further info on AAIB website released today at...

Further info on AAIB website released today at 1400
4th Nov 2018, 14:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By ROC man

WWII aircraft not painted

This was common in the USAAF in the later stages of the war as air superiority was won and aircraft production is quicker if they dont have to go through a paint shop. Did the RAF consider going down...
25th Sep 2018, 18:26
Replies: 84
Views: 15,416
Posted By ROC man

On breach of the Mohne dam - n*****

On breach of the Mohne dam - n*****
9th Feb 2018, 17:16
Replies: 46
Views: 10,021
Posted By ROC man

It was a B-47E en route to Bruntingthorpe that...

It was a B-47E en route to Bruntingthorpe that managed to drop it's 30kt weapon on Mars Bluff, South Caroline 11.3.1958
20th Jan 2018, 16:49
Replies: 27
Views: 8,586
Posted By ROC man

Tilton on the Hill

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/fly-past-commemorates-victims-1999-1075253
RiP
14th Jan 2018, 18:25
Replies: 31
Views: 5,094
Posted By ROC man

The Hawaii alert system unfortunately produced a...

The Hawaii alert system unfortunately produced a false positive. At least they have a system for the civilian population. Did we replace the WB1400 network or would we now rely on a text from...
1st Oct 2017, 12:57
Replies: 21
Views: 5,326
Posted By ROC man

I agree. I found this link ref the former RAF...

I agree. I found this link ref the former RAF Brampton
https://www.dlpconsultants.co.uk/portfolio/former-barracks-redevelopment
23rd Sep 2017, 16:36
Replies: 138
Views: 30,019
Posted By ROC man

I can report a very healthy turnout of Royal...

I can report a very healthy turnout of Royal Canadian Air Cadets and veterans at the the Military Museum, Calgary on the 17th for the annual Battle of Britain parade. There was a fine speech by a RAF...
28th Aug 2017, 19:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,501
Posted By ROC man

I have been reading my partners grandfather's war...

I have been reading my partners grandfather's war log written up in a note book as PoW. In the week before he became a PoW his Halifax was forced to ditch at night in the North Sea due to fuel loss...
17th Jul 2017, 20:16
Replies: 40
Views: 8,584
Posted By ROC man

I recall them doing a loop above the parental...

I recall them doing a loop above the parental house near Leicester East / Stoughton airshow while I was on the flat roof of an extention. I think it was the same year a C5 Galaxy did a fly by.
26th Jun 2017, 14:05
Replies: 52
Views: 27,140
Posted By ROC man

Paddlesworth Reservoir ...

Paddlesworth Reservoir
https://searchplanapps.shepway.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=NZ1DYANZLUH00
Due for completion autumn 2017
16th Jul 2015, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By ROC man

As KB says, a Martin Maryland. The link below...

As KB says, a Martin Maryland. The link below also has the cockpit lid open
https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Maryland_39_Sqn_being_armed_c1941.jpg
24th Jun 2015, 11:08
Replies: 2,070
Views: 1,025,290
Posted By ROC man

Picking up on the thread in the military aviation...

Picking up on the thread in the military aviation section on WW 2 bombing and weather, if crews are at 5 and 15 mins readiness how often were they updated with the weather?

I appreciate that at...
19th Jun 2015, 09:35
Replies: 2
Views: 2,446
Posted By ROC man

Scapa Flow scuttling

Interesting piece based on the letter of witness Sub-Lieutenant Edward Hugh Markham David - later Group Captain.

WW1: The letter that reveals a brutal day at Scapa Flow - BBC News...
13th Apr 2015, 20:48
Replies: 1
Views: 2,318
Posted By ROC man

Harrington is Northamptonshire and the former...

Harrington is Northamptonshire and the former airfield is home to the small but excellent Carpetbaggers Aviation Museum index (http://harringtonmuseum.org.uk/) . There is also an old Thor site on the...
20th Jan 2014, 19:59
Replies: 39
Views: 7,196
Posted By ROC man

The Carpetbagger Aviation Museum at Harrington nr...

The Carpetbagger Aviation Museum at Harrington nr Kettering. It was the USAAF equivalent to Tempsford. There is also a Thor site but no public access.
Twenty minutes away, the pub in Sudborough has...
24th Jan 2012, 21:52
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,376
Posted By ROC man

If Venezuela became involved it would be easier...

If Venezuela became involved it would be easier for Uncle Sam to justify the lone to us of B2 to be flown by a suitably qualified RAF exchange pilot. Flown from Ascension I guess most of South...
22nd Jun 2009, 10:32
Replies: 214
Views: 140,300
Posted By ROC man

James May U2 flight

First shown last night on BBC2 'James May on the Moon' which includes him getting a U2 flight from Beale to FL700. Perhaps of more interest was the BBC4 programme following, 'James May at the Edge of...
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