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17th Aug 2019, 00:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By AvroLincoln

How about the Westland-Hill Pterodactyl tailless...

How about the Westland-Hill Pterodactyl tailless aircraft, constructed to meet Air Ministry Specification 23/26?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2018, 07:20
Replies: 27
Views: 1,974
Posted By AvroLincoln

KnC, I had exactly the same experience at the...

KnC, I had exactly the same experience at the Peterborough office, despite the fact that my proffered photo had been taken by a professiobal photographer at a cost to me of 15 quid. However said...
24th Mar 2018, 21:52
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By AvroLincoln

Many thanks, if anyone else can add to my list I...

Many thanks, if anyone else can add to my list I would be grateful. I have been "collecting" maiden flights for many years! Of course I also have them for other years and countries too (what an...
24th Mar 2018, 20:33
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By AvroLincoln

1949 UK maiden flights

January 28 Armstrong Whitworth Meteor Night Fighter
(Converted from 4th production Meteor T.7)
March 5 Supermarine Type 398 Attacker
March 9 Avro 696 Shackleton
March 22 Westland W.35 Wyvern...
8th Mar 2017, 14:51
Replies: 1,109
Views: 466,842
Posted By AvroLincoln

"I find it easier to believe that he made a...

"I find it easier to believe that he made a single cognitive error in loading his head with the JP numbers rather that he was trying to fly Hunter numbers and made a bog of it."

You've convinced...
11th Feb 2017, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By AvroLincoln

I believe that could be the large building which...

I believe that could be the large building which was empty in 1953 at the time when I was 10 years old and resident in airmens' married quarters. My father was a F/Sgt in 61 Sqn. I was very good at...
11th Jan 2017, 20:46
Replies: 25
Views: 4,495
Posted By AvroLincoln

chevvron - "de Havilland" if you please! Never...

chevvron - "de Havilland" if you please! Never ever with a capital "D", so I was once told.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2016, 20:28
Replies: 169
Views: 19,870
Posted By AvroLincoln

You're referring here to Mallard and the world...

You're referring here to Mallard and the world record run, not Flying Scotsman.
29th Nov 2015, 22:16
Replies: 12,743
Views: 3,715,347
Posted By AvroLincoln

E-mail address request

feedback_new(a)rafweb.org
I think this is the one you requested.
My Dad was a Flight Sergeant in 61 Sqn post-war at Waddington.
Best regards
AvroLincoln
9th Aug 2015, 21:15
Replies: 79
Views: 317,001
Posted By AvroLincoln

Leduc 021

It's sitting on an S.E. 161 Languedoc transport.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2015, 19:00
Replies: 30
Views: 2,637
Posted By AvroLincoln

Allan, not Allen

Ian Allan with an 'a', not to be confused with Cecil J Allen, who wrote the Introduction to my 1948 Combined Volume.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2015, 22:35
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By AvroLincoln

Coast to Coast USA

Did New York to San Francisco last September, all by rail except bus from Grand Junction to Flagstaff, which included narrow gauge steam from Silverton to Durango. Occasional hotel stays for a day or...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2015, 16:46
Replies: 110
Views: 12,485
Posted By AvroLincoln

In response to ExXB, I have been a British expat...

In response to ExXB, I have been a British expat for 35 years and hold a Swedish driving licence. I have never had the slightest problem renting a car in the UK (which I do every year, from several...
16th Jan 2015, 21:11
Replies: 82
Views: 8,366
Posted By AvroLincoln

Concorde naming issue

From Concorde FAQ:
"at the roll-out of the first Concorde prototype at Toulouse in December, 1967, Tony Benn, MP, then British Minister of Technology, finally resolved what he described as the only...
12th Jan 2015, 15:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By AvroLincoln

. . . and the one at Cuatro Vientros: Fiat...

. . . and the one at Cuatro Vientros:
Fiat CR-32 C1-262/3-52 - Aviation Photos (http://www.aviation-photos.net/picture/show/15546)
12th Jan 2015, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By AvroLincoln

Here is one I photographed earlier: Fiat CR.32,...

Here is one I photographed earlier:
Fiat CR.32, licence-built as Hispano HA-132-L - Aviation Photos (http://www.aviation-photos.net/picture/show/18885/Fiat-CR32-licence-built-as-Hispano-HA-132-L)
9th Dec 2014, 00:30
Replies: 7
Views: 3,902
Posted By AvroLincoln

Translation of the Danish text

As I happen to be a professional translator working with Danish to English technical translations, I am pleased to offer the following:
"The SAAB F-35 DRAKEN is a Swedish-designed single-seat...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2012, 19:31
Replies: 25
Views: 3,443
Posted By AvroLincoln

Not that I know the answer myself, but I would...

Not that I know the answer myself, but I would say that you might be on the right track there!
I'll get my coat . . .
Forum: Cabin Crew
9th May 2012, 06:28
Replies: 17
Views: 12,628
Posted By AvroLincoln

Passenger whip-round

Reported that passengers had a whip-round amounting to a couple of hundred quid to pay for some of their number to leave the aircraft and travel on a later flight. This was necessary because the...
21st Jul 2010, 12:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,237
Posted By AvroLincoln

Thank you, Heathrow Director. As I am associated...

Thank you, Heathrow Director. As I am associated with the Swedish Accident Board, if there is a report it may well land on my desk eventually.
21st Jul 2010, 06:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,237
Posted By AvroLincoln

Near miss reported over Östersund

Göteborgs Posten, my local newspaper, is reporting that two Boeings – an SAS 737 and a Finnair 757 – had a near miss on 2 July at 11 000 metres over Östersund. They are said to have been at the same...
11th Feb 2010, 08:52
Replies: 2,244
Views: 571,958
Posted By AvroLincoln

Long bus ride from Stockholm Arland to Skavsta!...

Long bus ride from Stockholm Arland to Skavsta! Most passengers were probably on their way to Stockholm city anyway - who on earth would want to go to Skavsta, in the middle of nowhere, in the...
28th Dec 2009, 07:44
Replies: 106
Views: 14,447
Posted By AvroLincoln

Accident report published in English

Extract from the English version of the accident report:

The pilot took off from Gothenburg City Airport for a solo navigation exercise to gain a night-time endorsement to his pilot’s licence. The...
23rd Nov 2009, 23:38
Replies: 41
Views: 10,010
Posted By AvroLincoln

At Aberporth we used to remove the weather covers...

At Aberporth we used to remove the weather covers from the ramjets before firing in the general direction of Ireland, unlike the Airfix version! The best part was watching the high speed camera film...
16th Oct 2009, 07:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,845
Posted By AvroLincoln

According to "Coronation Wings" by Eric Bucklow...

According to "Coronation Wings" by Eric Bucklow there was no TBM in the flypast. This booklet lists every aircraft and pilot involved in the Coronation review at Odiham on 15 July 1953.
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