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17th Feb 2016, 09:50
Replies: 24
Views: 9,873
Posted By Corsairoz

I've used Bembridge a good few times in AA5's and...

I've used Bembridge a good few times in AA5's and PA-28's in my flying past. The runway is pretty narrow, and if the wind is in the right direction some strong variations from the trees can pull you...
16th Nov 2015, 22:52
Replies: 27
Views: 7,479
Posted By Corsairoz

Yes, I believe that S1595 (at the Science Museum...

Yes, I believe that S1595 (at the Science Museum in London) is the aircraft that won the Schneider Trophy and that it was, indeed, flown by John Boothman.

To my knowledge, N247 and N248 were the...
16th Nov 2015, 13:59
Replies: 27
Views: 7,479
Posted By Corsairoz

I occasionally work and volunteer at Solent Sky....

I occasionally work and volunteer at Solent Sky. According to our archivists, this is a summary of 'our' aircraft, S6a N248.

History of Supermarine S6a N248
This aircraft was built in 1929 for...
3rd Nov 2015, 21:52
Replies: 39
Views: 10,546
Posted By Corsairoz

The 9 minute BBC Inside Out Piece on the final...

The 9 minute BBC Inside Out Piece on the final flight, as broadcast on Monday..... a pretty good job I thought.

https://youtu.be/hTTh0WT3ZHM
15th Apr 2015, 21:12
Replies: 63
Views: 10,667
Posted By Corsairoz

The Shorts SRA/1 prototype first flew in 1947 and...

The Shorts SRA/1 prototype first flew in 1947 and is in great shape.

The first prototype, TG263, has been preserved and is on display at Solent Sky aviation museum in Southampton, UK. Both other...
17th Mar 2015, 12:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,643
Posted By Corsairoz

Southampton Museum Raid

News of some bad people.

Last Monday 9th March the Southampton Aviation Museum, Solent Sky, was broken into and the safe ransacked. (my connection is that I am a volunteer guide there).

The...
4th Mar 2015, 09:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,197
Posted By Corsairoz

XZ597 Sea King

XZ597 spotted on a low loader heading east along the M27 (UK) this morning at 0930.

Anyone an idea where its heading?

C
24th Oct 2014, 09:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,839
Posted By Corsairoz

I'd fully understand if you wanted a restored...

I'd fully understand if you wanted a restored orginal. However there are pretty good replicas (I have one) available occasionally on ebay for 20-35.

Search for 'Operations Room Clock' on...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Oct 2014, 14:54
Replies: 14
Views: 5,510
Posted By Corsairoz

SpannerInTheWerks I fully understand. My...

SpannerInTheWerks

I fully understand. My daughter also has a severe nut allergy that necessitates the carrying of an EpiPen and all of our family being familiar with its operation.

I can fully...
2nd Sep 2014, 11:15
Replies: 19
Views: 3,328
Posted By Corsairoz

I can remember a night exercise at an ATC Summer...

I can remember a night exercise at an ATC Summer Camp, maybe in 1970 or so from, I think, RAF Gaydon (Varsities?).

If my memory serves.....

We were all dumped in groups of about 6 on a moonlit...
24th Aug 2014, 23:06
Replies: 76
Views: 21,446
Posted By Corsairoz

Here are 9 in formation at Dunsfold today.... ...

Here are 9 in formation at Dunsfold today....

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u249/corsairoz/IMG_5983-Edit.jpg
24th Aug 2014, 22:45
Replies: 12
Views: 2,576
Posted By Corsairoz

Today at Dunsfold. Superb. ...

Today at Dunsfold. Superb.

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u249/corsairoz/IMG_5983-Edit.jpg
26th Jan 2014, 11:16
Replies: 59
Views: 23,201
Posted By Corsairoz

A couple of years ago, I explored Ashley Ranges...

A couple of years ago, I explored Ashley Ranges and this area with my camera. Here are a few pictures of what remains from ground level.

cheers

1. Tall Boy crater with convenient cow for scale....
23rd Oct 2013, 09:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Corsairoz

Given where it was seen, and the direction of...

Given where it was seen, and the direction of travel, my guess is that it could have been heading for the cross channel ferries in Portsmouth on its way to France.
23rd Oct 2013, 08:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Corsairoz

Mystery Traveller

Can anyone identify this aircraft and its destination?

Seen at 0930 today on the M27 Eastbound...... And before you ask, it was not taken by me while driving......

...
23rd Sep 2013, 08:49
Replies: 22
Views: 6,425
Posted By Corsairoz

I suspect there was considerably more than basic...

I suspect there was considerably more than basic checks done on us all. We did provide full name and address information prior to the event.

Perhaps I am too big a fan of profiling as a much more...
22nd Sep 2013, 22:16
Replies: 22
Views: 6,425
Posted By Corsairoz

I agree the razorrawe. A great, well organised...

I agree the razorrawe. A great, well organised day and thoroughly worth the 20 contribution. Yes, there were queues to visit the cockpits, of course. But we arrived at 1130 and comfortably saw all 3...
12th Jul 2013, 18:26
Replies: 1,150
Views: 642,876
Posted By Corsairoz

Gemini Twin Edited to correct, this is a...

Gemini Twin


Edited to correct, this is a reference to 777 Crew Area.

But wouldn't it probably be the case that Boeing would use the same design/parts and perhaps even complete module across...
12th Jul 2013, 17:46
Replies: 1,150
Views: 642,876
Posted By Corsairoz

Edited to Correct: This reference is to Ethiopian...

Edited to Correct: This reference is to Ethiopian 777 Crew Rest Area.

I found a picture of the Crew Rest Area, attributed as being from Ethiopian 777.

Go to Post 217 on this link.

ETHIOPIAN...
12th Jul 2013, 16:58
Replies: 1,150
Views: 642,876
Posted By Corsairoz

From this graphic, it could be the region of Crew...

From this graphic, it could be the region of Crew Rest Area under that position.

Is the rest area location consistent across all variants?
...
6th Jul 2013, 20:19
Replies: 2,397
Views: 1,935,055
Posted By Corsairoz

Sky News doing a good job. Now airing shots...

Sky News doing a good job.

Now airing shots showing that the debris field starts exactly at the waters edge.

If reports are correct, looks like it was a very lucky escape and that the tail...
6th Jul 2013, 19:49
Replies: 2,397
Views: 1,935,055
Posted By Corsairoz

PropPiedmont British Airways Flight 38 -...

PropPiedmont

British Airways Flight 38 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_38)
13th Apr 2013, 09:47
Replies: 975
Views: 481,420
Posted By Corsairoz

Goodle Maps Satellite view of location here: ...

Goodle Maps Satellite view of location here:

Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia - Google Maps...
1st Mar 2013, 14:15
Replies: 100
Views: 36,594
Posted By Corsairoz

Proplinerman Yes, that sounds like me. C

Proplinerman

Yes, that sounds like me.

C
28th Feb 2013, 22:20
Replies: 100
Views: 36,594
Posted By Corsairoz

Superb Cyflyer...thank you so much for posting...

Superb Cyflyer...thank you so much for posting that video.

I have been showing people around VH-BRC at the Southampton Hall of Aviation (now SolentSky) for 10 years. I thought I knew most there...
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