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18th Jan 2019, 15:58
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Posted By Non Emmett

I was a member of the Royal Observer Corps on the...

I was a member of the Royal Observer Corps on the St. Columb Post which was the nearest ROC unit to RAF St. Mawgan.. On April 17th, 1969 my Chief Observer saw the U-2 on approach to St. Mawgan. ...
12th Aug 2018, 17:56
Replies: 29
Views: 5,404
Posted By Non Emmett

Two KC135s airborne this morning from Mildenhall...

Two KC135s airborne this morning from Mildenhall to refuel a B-1B over southwest England. Would this be feasible from a German base on a Sunday morning ?
11th Aug 2018, 16:31
Replies: 42
Views: 6,897
Posted By Non Emmett

The funeral was at St. Mellanus Parish Church,...

The funeral was at St. Mellanus Parish Church, Mullion. The bereavement notice in the local press stated ‘’followed by PRIVATE internment.’’ (their capitals). I assume the internment was at Mullion.
10th Aug 2018, 12:05
Replies: 42
Views: 6,897
Posted By Non Emmett

Spitfire LF1X arrived at Culdrose yesterday from...

Spitfire LF1X arrived at Culdrose yesterday from the Memorial Flight at Coningsby, a lengthy flight and MK356 overflew us here in Cornwall en route. splendid sight, splendid and very appropriate act...
15th Jan 2018, 17:51
Replies: 134
Views: 37,826
Posted By Non Emmett

Newquay

Newquay Airport recorded a 22% increase in pax for 2017 with a total of 454000. The 2016 equivalent figure was 369000 and there have been four years of double digit growth. Figures for December 2017...
9th Oct 2017, 21:31
Replies: 14
Views: 3,452
Posted By Non Emmett

Newquay-2

Monarch A321 G-BZAM en route Manchester to Newquay and at least one more earlier arrived. For storage ?
15th Sep 2017, 17:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By Non Emmett

Saw the Spitfire on approach to Exeter yesterday...

Saw the Spitfire on approach to Exeter yesterday from the nearby M5. Today at lunchtime had the good fortune to see the Sea Fury T.20 G-RNHF overhead here in Cornwall en route to Culdrose where it...
4th Aug 2017, 11:35
Replies: 1,246
Views: 331,449
Posted By Non Emmett

I was at the Cornwall Aviation Museum at Newquay...

I was at the Cornwall Aviation Museum at Newquay a few days ago, suggestions were that the high speed runs to be conducted at the airfield will cost 60 per person to view. Delighted it is going to...
23rd Feb 2017, 15:28
Replies: 33
Views: 7,339
Posted By Non Emmett

Flights to and from the Isles of Scilly have been...

Flights to and from the Isles of Scilly have been disrupted on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week due to weather, just two flights getting in to St. Mary's on Tuesday and one getting out. ...
5th Feb 2017, 16:35
Replies: 33
Views: 7,339
Posted By Non Emmett

A Sunday service to the islands might well...

A Sunday service to the islands might well operate operate only in to Tresco and this helicopter facility was extremely popular with the well heeled clientele that frequent this corner of Scilly.
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2nd Feb 2017, 09:32
Replies: 24
Views: 5,206
Posted By Non Emmett

Nimboboy refers to the Cornwall County Council...

Nimboboy refers to the Cornwall County Council officers, don't be too concerned about them, they come and go and a rate of knots, hang about for a spell then either move on to some even more...
26th Aug 2016, 12:35
Replies: 59
Views: 16,719
Posted By Non Emmett

I heard jet noise on the day in question whilst I...

I heard jet noise on the day in question whilst I was in Truro but did not actually see the F-15s though local aviation enthusiasts reported their presence there, Penzance area and later over Bodmin...
26th Aug 2016, 07:10
Replies: 20
Views: 4,960
Posted By Non Emmett

In recent days a young woman has been rescued...

In recent days a young woman has been rescued three times in four days by the RNLI at Looe. Sadly these days unless a large notice says don't do this or that people seem to blunder in to the most...
11th Aug 2016, 13:15
Replies: 1,246
Views: 331,449
Posted By Non Emmett

I was in the vicinity of Newquay Airport on...

I was in the vicinity of Newquay Airport on Tuesday afternoon trying to keep my seven year old grandson happy. We watched a Jet 2 757 make repeated approaches, they seem to use our uncrowded...
10th Jun 2016, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 4,812
Posted By Non Emmett

Any idea where the Norwegians will undertake...

Any idea where the Norwegians will undertake training on their new acquisition ?
18th May 2016, 16:12
Replies: 42
Views: 9,734
Posted By Non Emmett

I see we are honing our defences..... had a Sea...

I see we are honing our defences..... had a Sea Vixen over the top this afternoon. Apparently did an overshoot or two at Culdrose.
3rd Aug 2015, 17:22
Replies: 1,628
Views: 373,724
Posted By Non Emmett

Inadequate infrastructure ? St. Mawgan is...

Inadequate infrastructure ? St. Mawgan is currently having a new entrance and guardroom constructed at a cost of five million pounds. Yes, really, see MOD websites. Approx 230 military personnel...
2nd Aug 2015, 18:39
Replies: 1,628
Views: 373,724
Posted By Non Emmett

P-1 or P-8............... where would they be...

P-1 or P-8............... where would they be likely to be based ?


Plenty of room still at St. Mawgan with the Nimrod 404 hangar still available as far as I know. Cornwall Council would no...
25th Mar 2015, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 5,152
Posted By Non Emmett

VC10 is engineless and I saw some comments a few...

VC10 is engineless and I saw some comments a few days ago regarding the condition of the 111 which was said to be deteriorating at a rate of knots. Surely a major player in aircraft preservation has...
25th Mar 2015, 16:28
Replies: 1,246
Views: 331,449
Posted By Non Emmett

It will be most unfortunate if the VC10 and...

It will be most unfortunate if the VC10 and BAC111 are now to be broken up perhaps elsewhere on the airfield using the expertise of Apple Aviation who parted out the Netherlands Air force KC-10 some...
11th Feb 2015, 10:54
Replies: 19
Views: 4,826
Posted By Non Emmett

How will Prince Andrew cope ?

How will Prince Andrew cope ?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jan 2015, 18:54
Replies: 22
Views: 5,193
Posted By Non Emmett

I kicked off this thread a few days ago and am...

I kicked off this thread a few days ago and am obliged for the informed opinion expressed over successive days. It seems to me the setting up of the necessary infrastructure here in Cornwall is...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2015, 09:17
Replies: 22
Views: 5,193
Posted By Non Emmett

Isles of Scilly Route

Many residents and visitors greatly miss the S-61 service which operated on the Penzance to Scillies route for decades. The fixedwing Skybus service from Lands End using Islanders and Twin Otters...
27th Oct 2014, 17:20
Replies: 1,246
Views: 331,449
Posted By Non Emmett

Seems reasonable value for money compared to the...

Seems reasonable value for money compared to the vast sums poured down the drain in the name of international aid. Eleven billion pounds a year if memory is working more or less properly today. By...
16th Jul 2014, 20:45
Replies: 103
Views: 14,234
Posted By Non Emmett

There seems go be a hell of a lot of valid ...

There seems go be a hell of a lot of valid reasons why air shows cannot readily take place these days or even perhaps ought not to take place at all on RAF stations none of which I wish to take...
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