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31st Jul 2022, 19:49
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By renfrew

It was a VC-10 in 1967. You can find a copy of...

It was a VC-10 in 1967.
You can find a copy of the timetable in the Timetable Images site.
31st Jul 2022, 19:30
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By renfrew

FR24 says Emirates and has a pic.

FR24 says Emirates and has a pic.
27th Jul 2022, 10:26
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By renfrew

The ABC guide goes back long before the 70'.s. ...

The ABC guide goes back long before the 70'.s.
They once did a reprint of a 1946 issue and I have that.
Same as DaveReid I also had a collection of ABC's which had to go during a house move.
I...
29th Jun 2022, 12:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By renfrew

In 1921 the RAF was surveying the proposed route...

In 1921 the RAF was surveying the proposed route between Jordan and Iraq and ploughed a furrow to help navigation.
Forum: Cabin Crew
4th Jun 2022, 21:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By renfrew

I think it's a common occurrence.They sometimes...

I think it's a common occurrence.They sometimes do get away with it.
4th Jun 2022, 11:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By renfrew

Yes BOAC in 1941 were flying.Leuchars-Stockholm...

Yes BOAC in 1941 were flying.Leuchars-Stockholm with various Lockheeds but as you say they would not have carried ordinary civilians.
I was presuming there may have been Swedish cargo ships...
3rd Jun 2022, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By renfrew

I think neutral Sweden had ships crossing the...

I think neutral Sweden had ships crossing the Atlantic in 1941.
By air it would have been ABA/Lufthansa to Berlin then Lufthansa to Lisbon and Pan American to USA.
27th May 2022, 20:27
Replies: 85
Views: 18,408
Posted By renfrew

I remember a nice story in a book by a Beaver...

I remember a nice story in a book by a Beaver pilot.
Flying the local General back from Ethiopia to Aden a carrier appeared below.
The General apparently knew the Admiral and invited himself on...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2022, 19:00
Replies: 3,647
Views: 1,357,846
Posted By renfrew

Flash Can I ask if the Russian public are aware...

Flash
Can I ask if the Russian public are aware of the casualty numbers?
Will they have seen that clip of the body bags in a container?
9th May 2022, 12:25
Replies: 492
Views: 214,801
Posted By renfrew

I have dug out a 1980 summer timetable. The...

I have dug out a 1980 summer timetable.
The DC-10 is listed as operating to Montreal,Los Angeles and Boston on various days..
9th May 2022, 10:47
Replies: 492
Views: 214,801
Posted By renfrew

I was a passenger on the last ANZ flight which...

I was a passenger on the last ANZ flight which was LHR-JFK on 26/10/80.I believe it then picked up spares and continued to LAX for hand back.
Passengers wouldn't have known it was an ANZ aircraft...
7th May 2022, 19:35
Replies: 41
Views: 5,347
Posted By renfrew

Are you saying a BOAC pilot flying a Mosquito...

Are you saying a BOAC pilot flying a Mosquito Leuchars to Stockholm,dodging German fighters,was not entitled to a medal?
6th May 2022, 16:47
Replies: 492
Views: 214,801
Posted By renfrew

You can try asking on Flyertalk BA Executive Club...

You can try asking on Flyertalk BA Executive Club which has threads about this.
26th Apr 2022, 21:39
Replies: 41
Views: 5,347
Posted By renfrew

BOAC crews would have earned WW2 medals. ...

BOAC crews would have earned WW2 medals.
Atlantic Star for the Return Ferry Liberator crews.
Africa Star for those operating from Cairo to the Western Desert.
And presumably the Leuchars to...
9th Apr 2022, 08:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By renfrew

Ukrainian aircraft are operating.

Ukrainian aircraft are operating.
27th Feb 2022, 16:37
Replies: 165
Views: 26,970
Posted By renfrew

Seems to be turning back now.

Seems to be turning back now.
15th Feb 2022, 17:40
Replies: 3,048
Views: 400,178
Posted By renfrew

Over Highlands now but I thought they had retired?

Over Highlands now but I thought they had retired?
15th Feb 2022, 13:05
Replies: 28
Views: 2,036
Posted By renfrew

There was usually a fuel stop shown as Chivenor...

There was usually a fuel stop shown as Chivenor above.
Later St.Mawgan was used.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2021, 10:27
Replies: 32
Views: 5,118
Posted By renfrew

I'm 78 and needed my cataracts done last year to...

I'm 78 and needed my cataracts done last year to keep driving safely.
The NHS wait could have been 2 years so was forced to go private.Each op only took 15 minutes and has made a huge difference to...
6th Dec 2021, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By renfrew

Were there many Japanese shot down over...

Were there many Japanese shot down over Australia?
Who got this one and where did it happen?
15th Nov 2021, 10:47
Replies: 65
Views: 23,699
Posted By renfrew

In 1988 I was waiting to board a BA flight from...

In 1988 I was waiting to board a BA flight from Inverness to Glasgow which was being operated by BAF Herald G-BAVX.
There were no staff around at boarding time so a passenger decided to self board....
1st Nov 2021, 18:37
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

BBC Scotland put up a selection. See #32 above...

BBC Scotland put up a selection.
See #32 above but more would be welcome.
1st Nov 2021, 18:34
Replies: 498
Views: 169,293
Posted By renfrew

Or Icelanders coming down for Christmas shopping.

Or Icelanders coming down for Christmas shopping.
31st Oct 2021, 20:43
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Still coming- ELAL 737 to EDI. Canadian...

Still coming-
ELAL 737 to EDI.
Canadian CC-150 to EDI.
RAAF KC-30
31st Oct 2021, 19:36
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Georgia Challanger went to EDI. India Gov 777...

Georgia Challanger went to EDI.
India Gov 777 for GLA.
All VIPS leaving Rome G20 now.
Garuda 777 and Aerolineas Argentinas A330 seem to be on the way..
31st Oct 2021, 16:57
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

They keep coming--- Kenya Airways 787 for GLA. ...

They keep coming---
Kenya Airways 787 for GLA.
Romanian Legacy
P4 registered 737 and G450
31st Oct 2021, 15:31
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Swedish AF G550 for GLA. NIGER Gov. 737 for EDI...

Swedish AF G550 for GLA.
NIGER Gov. 737 for EDI
Belgian AF Falcon.
31st Oct 2021, 15:02
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Mauritanian Airlines 737 for GLA. Bolivian AF...

Mauritanian Airlines 737 for GLA.
Bolivian AF Falcon for GLA.
Spotters having a field day!.
31st Oct 2021, 14:16
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Kuwait Gov. 737 for PIK. Biman 787 for GLA. ...

Kuwait Gov. 737 for PIK.
Biman 787 for GLA.
Cyprus Airways A319 GLA-PIK.
31st Oct 2021, 10:56
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

Colombian Air Force 767 landing at PIK Namibian...

Colombian Air Force 767 landing at PIK
Namibian Govt Falcon for EDI.
15th Oct 2021, 10:13
Replies: 48
Views: 6,968
Posted By renfrew

I saw PIK mentioned as the main one. Certainly...

I saw PIK mentioned as the main one.
Certainly plenty of parking space there.
Some of the VVIP's are apparently staying in Edinburgh though.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 09:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By renfrew

"Carrier Pilot" by Norman Hanson as mentioned...

"Carrier Pilot" by Norman Hanson as mentioned above is worth looking for.
A civil servant who volunteered for the FAA thinking to be an aircraft mechanic found himself selected for pilot training....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 17:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By renfrew

I had relatives on the liner Athenia,torpedoed...

I had relatives on the liner Athenia,torpedoed north of Ireland on 3Sep1939,the first day of the war.
They were brought back to Greenock by the destroyer HMS Electra which was later sunk in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2021, 18:05
Replies: 42
Views: 3,409
Posted By renfrew

I have a residential road beside me which is a...

I have a residential road beside me which is a bus route.
Unless everyone parks partly on the pavement there is no way a bus could get through.
11th Sep 2021, 09:57
Replies: 3,048
Views: 400,178
Posted By renfrew

I think the BA route clipping northern...

I think the BA route clipping northern Afghanistan is a recent change.
I am still wondering why BA are not overflying Israel and Jordan on eastern routes as most of the Europeans are doing.
DLH...
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