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1st Feb 2020, 14:10
Replies: 16
Views: 5,830

Well, yessss, ... but I've seen Shackletons doing...

Well, yessss, ... but I've seen Shackletons doing the same thing, and they have RR engines too. Same, same, but not so quick.
18th Jan 2020, 13:43
Replies: 42
Views: 35,117

Northolt opens at 8am. And, the spylanders are...

Northolt opens at 8am. And, the spylanders are able to fly well before that and well into the evening and night.

FR24 isn't the only thing you can look at ... there are others.
11th Jan 2020, 14:55
Replies: 4
Views: 914

I can suggest two others that I have experience...

I can suggest two others that I have experience with ...

Aerodata Quantum (or simply 'ADQ' or just 'Aerodata') is an exceptionally comprehensive database and logging system. There is an up-front...
24th Dec 2019, 20:44
Replies: 26
Views: 4,807

Yes, but that wasn't at (or near) christmas, so...

Yes, but that wasn't at (or near) christmas, so doesn't really count.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2019, 14:55
Replies: 58
Views: 12,504

Vaguely related to the above ... 1980 (I...

Vaguely related to the above ...

1980 (I think) a friend and I went back-packing around Europe by InterRail. We were in Rome, and were going to catch the train back overnight to Germany, via a...
2nd Nov 2019, 15:51
Replies: 94
Views: 57,986

I still have great delight in handing back the...

I still have great delight in handing back the small plastic-bag to the security agent after my carry-on etc has been through the scanner. They look completely confused, as if their brains are unable...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2019, 20:10
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,744,081

The end of May came a week early this year.

The end of May came a week early this year.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2019, 13:08
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,744,081

It's a little known fact that all condoms have a...

It's a little known fact that all condoms have a unique serial number printed on them, so that manufacturers can trace them following manufacturing complaints. The serial number if printed at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2019, 11:07
Replies: 536
Views: 103,221

Could we send Prince Philipp in his car to...

Could we send Prince Philipp in his car to collect her from the airport?
16th Feb 2019, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 2,356

I don't remember route maps being passed through...

I don't remember route maps being passed through the cabin, but I can remember something along the same lines in the 90s.
In 1992 I flew to Los Angeles with American Airlines. I don't remember any...
1st Jan 2019, 10:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974

All, thanks for the info, especially...

All,

thanks for the info, especially Quemerford (for the clippings) and Wyvernfan (for the map).

In the early 70s when I was at school our PE teach was a Polish guy. It never occurred to me...
31st Dec 2018, 17:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974

Wellington crash 1950, Essex

All,

I wonder if anyone could offer any more information on the crash of a RAF Vickers Wellington in Essex in July 1950. I *think* it happened near Wimbish, or maybe Saffron Walden (same place?)....
20th Oct 2018, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Blackswan, you have to remember that not...

Blackswan,

you have to remember that not every 6-digit hex-code is used; there are vast ranges that are not allocated to any specific country (for future use?), and for those ranges that _are_...
13th Oct 2018, 14:36
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Blackswan, I was not able to find anything...

Blackswan,

I was not able to find anything on the official ICAO web-site, but that was after just 10 minutes of looking. I did find references elsewhere to "ICAO ANNEX 10 Volume III Chapter 9"...
29th Sep 2018, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 7,651

I also have very fond memories of various visits...

I also have very fond memories of various visits organised throughout the 80s and 90s.

I can remember going around Boscombe in the early 80s, certainly after the Falklands War. It was well...
28th Jul 2018, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,216

Is there any information about where on the...

Is there any information about where on the airframe you would look for a manufacturers plate?

I have a photo of a plate, on a bulkhead behind the seat, which shows a number, but this conflicts...
23rd Jul 2018, 22:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653

Thanks Hoodie; I stand corrected ... 1982...

Thanks Hoodie; I stand corrected ... 1982 Falklands flypast included two Harrier GR3s and two Sea Harrier FRS1s.
21st Jul 2018, 12:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653

Thanks for uploading and linking to that. In the...

Thanks for uploading and linking to that. In the run-up to the flypast I was all prepared to head off to east London to find a place to see the whole flypast when I received a phone-call telling me...
Forum: Freight Dogs
30th Jun 2018, 12:33
Replies: 24
Views: 13,517

Not quite ... Germany and France still have a few...

Not quite ... Germany and France still have a few Transalls flying.
17th Jun 2018, 10:50
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438

Much obliged Gents. Another piece fits into place...

Much obliged Gents. Another piece fits into place in a very large jigsaw puzzle. Two down, several hundred more to go!
16th Jun 2018, 12:47
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438

99CH, I don't suppose you have a note of...

99CH,

I don't suppose you have a note of which aircraft you flew in? For the 1983 flypast, the only thing I know is what was involved, but not which aircraft.
15th Jun 2018, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438

'99CH, the 1983 QBF comprised 4 x 617...

'99CH,

the 1983 QBF comprised 4 x 617 Tornado GR1, 3 x 208 Sqdn Buccaneer, 4 x 11 Sqdn Lightning (operating from Wattisham) ... which one were you in?
9th Jun 2018, 20:27
Replies: 244
Views: 54,899

I've been told that it's 1200z (1pm BST) o/h Buck...

I've been told that it's 1200z (1pm BST) o/h Buck House, and should be 109 a/c (the '100' plus the obligatory Red Arrows at the end).
Quite a few helo's involved, and rather a lot of Typhoons.
Not...
27th Apr 2018, 21:02
Replies: 18
Views: 3,613

... and if LAC ever does become King, then he...

... and if LAC ever does become King, then he will be 'King Louis' (or 'King Lewie' to the spams). We've already had a King Lewie ... Disney's 'Jungle Book'.
20th Apr 2018, 22:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,822

I have a recollection of reading somewhere that a...

I have a recollection of reading somewhere that a few SAS DC-9s/MD80 series were equipped with a braking 'chute, for use on snowy northern airfields with short-ish runways.

I can also remember an...
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