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Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2021, 23:00
Replies: 27
Views: 2,140
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Our first cat was a rescue cat, we called him...

Our first cat was a rescue cat, we called him Barney.
Quite awhile after we got him, Mrs OPF was preparing a meal .
She was dicing up some Mushrooms, Barney, went loopy, stretching/clawing like mad...
27th Mar 2021, 11:44
Replies: 38
Views: 6,089
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Washingtons at Colerne

Excuse thread drift.
I remember seeing three Washingtons at the BOB airshow at RAF Colerne in 1953 .
They displayed if I remember correctly, one Formation fly-by !
Further drift! Same display the...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2021, 11:52
Replies: 20
Views: 2,837
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Beware Leased Solar Panels.

Be very aware if you plan to move house which has LEASED solar panels on the roof.!!!!!
I have just withdrawn an offer on a bungalow which has solar panels on the roof.
I was at the point of making...
7th Mar 2021, 22:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Super VC10

Bracknell in the 70s/80s
I used to go out into my garden around 1900Hrs most Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays/Sundays.
To enjoy the sound of the East African Super VC10 climbing out of Heathrow for...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2021, 22:59
Replies: 87
Views: 4,848
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Having had religion beaten out of me by so called...

Having had religion beaten out of me by so called Christin Brothers, I still appreciate the Plain chant singing we had to learn.
I especially Iike "Gregorio Allegri Miserere Est " as sung by the...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2021, 10:21
Replies: 26
Views: 3,062
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


Hear Hear !
8th Dec 2020, 17:13
Replies: 27
Views: 8,791
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


I care so much that I am still active in visiting Airfields and Airports,linked to semi. pro Photography at my age of soon to be 80 years young.
I came from an impoverished and disadvantaged...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Nov 2020, 17:06
Replies: 28
Views: 3,554
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Replacement Passport. Not happy!

Recently renewed my Passport.
It arrived a few days ago, cheap and nasty comes to mind.
Main gripe I have is the flimsiness of the blue cover and the low quality printing of the photo pages.....
26th Oct 2020, 23:28
Replies: 15
Views: 2,344
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Entry via Dover. (No form)

I do not have a smart phone or any way to complete a location form when abroad.
I rang the Gov. help line prior to my trip recently to Belgium and Holland (Sept.) via France (Dunkirk).
I was told...
4th Oct 2020, 10:31
Replies: 10
Views: 3,629
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Stansted Arrivals.

On flightradar 24.

On "Map view" Look for and click on the blue white emblem for any airport you wish to check on.
Left of screen will be info. on the chosen Airport.
On the bottom of this info...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 10:01
Replies: 110
Views: 7,063
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic

Few years ago in the good ol. US of A. Paying...

Few years ago in the good ol. US of A.
Paying for breakfast.
Cost came to dollars and some cents.
I needed whole dollars in change for some reason.
So I gave the price, plus the difference get...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2019, 11:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By Old Photo.Fanatic


Post from N707ZS.
Tried opening ....sheffieldhistory.co.uk.etc
"Panda Dome" immediately flagged it as a VIRUS threat and deleted it!!!!!!.
This is the first Virus flag from Panda I have had, so i...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2019, 10:20
Replies: 58
Views: 5,980
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, 14:34
Replies: 0
Views: 896
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, 10:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,375
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, 10:17
Replies: 3
Views: 636
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, 22:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
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, 14:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
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, 15:01
Replies: 34
Views: 9,339
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, 11:43
Replies: 25
Views: 4,989
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, 11:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
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, 15:35
Replies: 201
Views: 42,636
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...
11th Apr 2018, 23:30
Replies: 168
Views: 39,888
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, 13:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
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, 16:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
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...
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