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28th Feb 2021, 08:55
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Treetops Hotel??

Treetops Hotel??
24th Feb 2021, 12:20
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Posted By chevvron

There were 2 of these mini jets at Farnborough...

There were 2 of these mini jets at Farnborough that year, I think one was French, the other Italian; one had the V tail (Marmande Microjet 200) and the other a T tail (Caproni Vizzola C22J)
22nd Feb 2021, 10:15
Replies: 47
Views: 6,536
Posted By chevvron

Valentines Farm and Scotland Farm were both in...

Valentines Farm and Scotland Farm were both in use at the same time; I can remember having one from each airstrip on frequency at the same time c2006 - 2008.
22nd Feb 2021, 08:25
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Posted By chevvron

That's the one; it shows up better on the...

That's the one; it shows up better on the ZoomEarth image for Sept 2018; you can see a gap in the hedgerow to the west of a 'hangar' like building.
Both this and Scotland Farm were still in use when...
21st Feb 2021, 10:34
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Posted By chevvron

We had an Italian built V tailed side by side 2...

We had an Italian built V tailed side by side 2 seat jet at the Fanborough airshow one year; can't remember its name (Microjet?).
It would take off before the F16 and climb to its display height...
20th Feb 2021, 15:07
Replies: 47
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Posted By chevvron

Never heard of that one. Valentines farm is a...

Never heard of that one.
Valentines farm is a small strip between the village and the bypass; I think it was a SIPA 903 operated there; it certainly wasn't long enough for a twin (apart from maybe...
20th Feb 2021, 11:22
Replies: 47
Views: 6,536
Posted By chevvron

All of those except G-AUTO were operated by...

All of those except G-AUTO were operated by British Car Auctions/Phil Cardew ; no connection with the AA; 'AUTO of course was AA
20th Feb 2021, 11:19
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Posted By chevvron

Scotland Farm which I already mentioned only...

Scotland Farm which I already mentioned only dates back to about mid '80s.
20th Feb 2021, 06:17
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Posted By chevvron

The first stretch of the M3 from Bagshot (J3) to...

The first stretch of the M3 from Bagshot (J3) to south west of Basingstoke opened in about '72 or '73, (I commuted along it every weekend between my home in Chesham, Bucks and the College of ATC at...
19th Feb 2021, 10:25
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Posted By chevvron

Use of the term 'ATM' instead of 'Cash Machine'...

Use of the term 'ATM' instead of 'Cash Machine' on the chippy and 'enlisted men' rather then 'junior ranks' billeted at the hotel would indicate USA/Canada or possibly Windies.
18th Feb 2021, 12:29
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Posted By chevvron

Back in the early '90s, some of us decided there...

Back in the early '90s, some of us decided there wasn't enough 'Air' in Air Training Corps' which is why we started the Microlight project at RAF Halton, intitally for AEF with Rotax powered Cyclone...
18th Feb 2021, 11:08
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Views: 1,380
Posted By chevvron

World's first supersonic bomber; just think of...

World's first supersonic bomber; just think of the money the yanks spent developing the B58 which had a much shorter in service life.
Wonder how loud the 'boom' was compared to Concorde.
18th Feb 2021, 11:03
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Posted By chevvron

Poole Harbour?

Poole Harbour?
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Feb 2021, 09:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By chevvron

Haven't looked recently but I'm sure this is...

Haven't looked recently but I'm sure this is covered by SRATCOH.
15th Feb 2021, 10:42
Replies: 27
Views: 5,309
Posted By chevvron

Heathrow northside before they built the central...

Heathrow northside before they built the central area?
15th Feb 2021, 09:36
Replies: 39
Views: 6,253
Posted By chevvron

Works on the Harrier.

Works on the Harrier.
14th Feb 2021, 08:58
Replies: 34
Views: 5,091
Posted By chevvron

T2Es of Channle/BKS had opposite facing seats;...

T2Es of Channle/BKS had opposite facing seats; just one row in the middle of the cabin. When Channel went bust, BEA bought them.
(I thnk)
13th Feb 2021, 08:12
Replies: 11
Views: 2,888
Posted By chevvron

Sorry didn't hear that, 'the bells they deafened...

Sorry didn't hear that, 'the bells they deafened me'!
13th Feb 2021, 08:10
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Views: 2,412,691
Posted By chevvron

Is that an airship shed just above the hangar?

Is that an airship shed just above the hangar?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2021, 14:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By chevvron

Saw Ron and Ron at the Lakeside Club at Frimley...

Saw Ron and Ron at the Lakeside Club at Frimley Green several times; hilarious every time.
'Oh dear Ron, don't make me larf I'm supposed to be 'ard'
'When you're 'ard, everybody larfs'.
After they...
12th Feb 2021, 09:15
Replies: 11
Views: 2,888
Posted By chevvron

You forgot cocks crowing as the dawn breaks and...

You forgot cocks crowing as the dawn breaks and waking them up at 4am.:{
12th Feb 2021, 09:07
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Posted By chevvron

Hawkinge maybe?

Hawkinge maybe?
11th Feb 2021, 10:57
Replies: 11
Views: 2,888
Posted By chevvron

Bangs over North Devon have been heard for...

Bangs over North Devon have been heard for hundreds of years, long before supersonic flight and Concorde.
Nobody has ever been able to explain them and they're often referred to as 'Barisal guns'...
11th Feb 2021, 10:46
Replies: 69
Views: 13,056
Posted By chevvron

Funny, I seem to have heard those views before...

Funny, I seem to have heard those views before (1930s? Before I was born of course) and again in the late '50s or early '60s.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2021, 06:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,989
Posted By chevvron

I use disposable masks bought via Amazon; they...

I use disposable masks bought via Amazon; they always arrive on time.
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