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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2019, 11:20
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

True life situation..

Scissors jack slowly collapsing.
Head being slowly squashed onto concrete by rear chassis of the car
Assumed is would continue until "Lights out".
All I could think of to say was...."What a bloody...
18th Jun 2019, 15:34
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Dak. out of Duxford

Tuesday 18th June Mid pm.
DAK. "Miss Montana" N24320.
Ploughing north out of Duxford.
Now near Lincoln.
Looks like its on its way back home.

Landed Prestwick 1705 local.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Feb 2019, 11:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,936
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Hanger 7 is in Austria, not Germany as on the...

Hanger 7 is in Austria, not Germany as on the list!!!
9th Oct 2018, 11:17
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


I have the same problem.
BT mail not loading , blank page with circle rotating. on IE and Chrome.
The only way I can open my BT mail is by logging on to "My BT", then clicking on to "Mail".
I had...
30th Sep 2018, 23:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


Thanks for the reply.
Having photographed at Brussels over the last 42 years, I know the Runway "use" Routines and best Photo locations etc. for all the runways at the Airport
I would anticipate...
30th Sep 2018, 15:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Heads of State x 51 to Brussels.

Heads of State visit Brussels 18th/19th Oct.

A bit of a long shot, especially as Security must be a consideration.
I am in contact with the Airport departments, but as yet nothing back yet.
23rd Jul 2018, 16:01
Replies: 34
Views: 8,395
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Sonic Booms

Wycombe. post 15.
Are you sure about sonic booms in the 60s?

I went to the 1954 display on the public Saturday, 5+ Sonic booms from 5 aircraft.... Hunter, DH110, Supermarine 525, Swift(535),...
2nd Jun 2018, 12:43
Replies: 25
Views: 4,322
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


1954. 13 year old OPF. Public Saturday. (Last week-end of sound barrier tests.)
All in Private coach trip from Bath, including entrance Fee, 5 shillings.
Plus most memorable ever Airshow, 5...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2018, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Hello to all. Anyone going for Sat. only, with...

Hello to all.
Anyone going for Sat. only, with a spare seat?
Happy to share all expenses.
I am wanting to Photograph only, not looking to be involved with any planned activities you might have...
13th Apr 2018, 16:35
Replies: 201
Views: 37,281
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

I am not normally lost for words, but this so...

I am not normally lost for words, but this so called Logo is just the greatest load of cods wallop I have ever seen.

How on earth does this represent the Royal Air Force.?

Its way past April...
12th Apr 2018, 00:30
Replies: 168
Views: 33,432
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

2 TWU and Bro OOOPS I had downloaded the pics...

2 TWU and Bro
I had downloaded the pics via Photobucket , only to have them deleted by their "System" !!!!
I will try again to down load them via Prune.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2018, 14:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Thanks to all who responded . For future...

Thanks to all who responded .
For future reference, if it returns to another remote location I would appreciate a "Heads Up" if possible.

Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2018, 17:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Erickson Skycrane


An urgent appeal.

I am tying to find out the Scottish area where The Skycrane is working in Scotland helping to lift and deliver large power pylons.
Does anyone know the where it is...
8th Mar 2018, 11:52
Replies: 63
Views: 8,531
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Jan. 21st 1961. Troop flight to Germany. ...

Jan. 21st 1961.
Troop flight to Germany.
Hermes Aircraft, I cannot remember the operator, maybe "Eagle"?

15th Feb 2018, 16:47
Replies: 44
Views: 15,285
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Off at a slight tangent! I was born in Bath...

Off at a slight tangent!

I was born in Bath 1941.
Mad keen on Aircraft from a very young age.
I used to spend days in the early Fifties outside of Colerne, fond memories of watching the action....
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2018, 12:44
Replies: 758
Views: 79,936
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

After watching an item on TV, when I want to see...

After watching an item on TV, when I want to see the credits, mainly the cast etc. the screen is split in half with "what's on next" info.

The main starting credits get squashed , making them...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2018, 12:39
Replies: 901
Views: 699,360
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Sea Vixen

Sea Vixen's Last Flight?
Duxford May 2017.
I waited a few years for the perfect conditions for the Sea Vixen.
It all came together at Duxford, May 2017.

Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2018, 00:51
Replies: 9
Views: 3,196
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Memories of disturbing the Quens official lunch.

RAF Royal review at Finningly.
I was wearing a Media/Press hat for a full week covering the Royal Review
in 1977.

Was on some Air to ground photography in a Puma during the Morning of the...
20th Dec 2017, 15:03
Replies: 13
Views: 3,605
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Hong Kong

Hi Tony
I have a slide I scanned awhile back, it was red tinted, so I had to work on it quite a lot to produce a best as possible colour rendition.
Its not perfect but for what it is I think its...
19th Dec 2017, 17:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Advice requested

I am planning to fly to the USA In July, for EAA Oshkosh.
I plan to fly Premier Economy, but its been a few years since I flew to the USA.
Any ideas as to a recommended Carrier re. best value with...
1st Dec 2017, 11:58
Replies: 399
Views: 136,886
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Cold Germany.

-13 plus wind chill.?
"Balmy" compared to middle Germany during winter of 62/63.

I was stationed in a small town in the American zone north of Frankfurt.
Part of a small...
5th Nov 2017, 11:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,505
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Hi Speedbird 9274. Please check for a PM from...

Hi Speedbird 9274.
Please check for a PM from me which may help.

13th Oct 2017, 10:56
Replies: 38
Views: 8,556
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Wot Day?

28th of October according to my Diary is the SATURDAY.
So is the flight on the Sat. or the Sun.?
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Oct 2017, 20:06
Replies: 24
Views: 2,678
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Boris and hands in pockets

Apologies if this has been raised previous, I checked Boris "Threads" but did not check them all.

Is it me being an old wrinkly or do other ppruners find it annoying to see Boris Johnson always...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2017, 12:31
Replies: 40
Views: 2,967
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


With much help from ppruner "Greek God" I have now proved my Sat Nav works ok.
So thanks to every one who responded.
For me the thread is now finished!!!!

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