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8th Oct 2021, 15:47
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Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Thank you for correcting me Tredders. It is...

Thank you for correcting me Tredders. It is indeed the Manx registered Phenom M-YTOY. :O
8th Oct 2021, 14:29
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Phenom G-MTOY

Akro Towers has been buzzed a few times this week by Phenom G-MTOY. The aircraft appears to be ex Cranwell and follows the usual military route through the Yorkshire Dales at 1200ft. Is this Phenom...
16th Sep 2021, 12:09
Replies: 569
Views: 91,356
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

NZ has been cosying up to China for some time. ...

NZ has been cosying up to China for some time. Immigration policy has looked favourably on Chinese businessmen and investors to the detriment of skilled workers and professionals. Check out the air...
9th Sep 2021, 07:25
Replies: 29
Views: 6,157
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

I'm with Skua on placing the REVIVOR balloon. ...

I'm with Skua on placing the REVIVOR balloon. With the increasing political tempo in the Channel the balloon should be flown from Dover or a stationary vessel on our side of the 12 at a height that...
8th Sep 2021, 21:02
Replies: 29
Views: 6,157
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

What could a spy balloon possibly be looking for...

What could a spy balloon possibly be looking for over N Yorkshire? Perhaps they're trying to find where we've buried our cash? :cool:

Yes NRU, the Stoop's still there but as an Indian restaurant.
8th Sep 2021, 18:55
Replies: 29
Views: 6,157
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

That's exactly what it looked like. I could just...

That's exactly what it looked like. I could just make out the platform beneath the balloon but the perils of the A168 kept me focussed on other things.
8th Sep 2021, 17:24
Replies: 29
Views: 6,157
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

RAF Topcliffe

I passed by Topcliffe yesterday and notice what appeared to be a blimp type balloon on the airfield. This afternoon the balloon was above the airfield tethered at I'm guessing a couple of thousand...
2nd Sep 2021, 14:46
Replies: 2,174
Views: 278,034
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Shetland Isles BN2 Islander just passed over Akro...

Shetland Isles BN2 Islander just passed over Akro Towers in N Yorks heading south east. I presume it's heading down south for scheduled maintenance. I know there's an BN approved maintenance...
27th Aug 2021, 13:39
Replies: 35
Views: 6,248
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

The gradual age related accumulation of weight...

The gradual age related accumulation of weight also occurs in the marine world, termed "deck creep". This is usually due to innocuous mods such as nav kit upgrades, galley reconfigurations and comfy...
25th Jul 2021, 17:18
Replies: 69
Views: 9,788
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Nice photo's QP. The Argosy seems to be sitting...

Nice photo's QP. The Argosy seems to be sitting amongst the fire bombing fraternity with the PB4Y and C119 evident. I wonder if the Argosy would have been a success as a fire bomber?
22nd Jul 2021, 15:40
Replies: 15
Views: 3,393
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Did Buzz serve on 92sqn in the early '80's?

Did Buzz serve on 92sqn in the early '80's?
19th Jul 2021, 15:56
Replies: 69
Views: 9,788
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

I was a little late to Aunt Betty's flying club...

I was a little late to Aunt Betty's flying club to get hands on with the Argosy, other than the one languishing on the airfield at Halton. I do remember an Air Cadet summer camp at Machrihanish in...
18th Jul 2021, 17:16
Replies: 69
Views: 9,788
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

You guys are just phenomenal! Cheers for the...

You guys are just phenomenal! Cheers for the super fast response.:ok:
18th Jul 2021, 16:14
Replies: 69
Views: 9,788
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Mystery Argosy

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PB4Y Privateer before its demise.
This photo was taken in October 1999 at an airfield...
12th Jul 2021, 14:32
Replies: 83
Views: 12,324
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

I've had a complete throbber foisted on me who...

I've had a complete throbber foisted on me who spends the day playing on Excel creating pie and bar graphs which threaten to expose my low output rate. He constantly chips in with "gap analysis"...
9th Jul 2021, 11:57
Replies: 21
Views: 6,264
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

I've taken dozens of vessels through the Clyde...

I've taken dozens of vessels through the Clyde dry docks at all times of the year. On one occasion the snow was so deep no vehicles could get within 200m. Work continued with deliveries being...
23rd Jun 2021, 16:45
Replies: 19
Views: 2,300
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

They used to growl over our house on the...

They used to growl over our house on the Manchester approach about 21:00 on Sunday nights. That would have been the early '90's, I don't know from where or to where but they made Sunday nights...
18th Jun 2021, 21:29
7th Jun 2021, 17:28
Replies: 2,174
Views: 278,034
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Are my cataracts playing up or did I see a...

Are my cataracts playing up or did I see a Hurricane this morning heading north over the Yorkshire Dales? This would have been about 10:15 heading NNW abeam Grassington. :8
6th Jun 2021, 11:41
Replies: 2,174
Views: 278,034
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Cavok AN12 has just droned over Akro Towers here...

Cavok AN12 has just droned over Akro Towers here in the Dales making its way southwards. Shame about the cloud cover but a great noise though.
1st Jun 2021, 22:01
Replies: 145
Views: 15,187
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

My 1-11 trips started with a jump seat ride from...

My 1-11 trips started with a jump seat ride from MAN - GLA and back circa 1975/6, it was a BA flight but the aircraft was in full BEA colours. Next up was a BCAL flight ex LGW to Gibraltar where we...
18th May 2021, 20:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

226 OCU fit was tanks inboard, CBLS on outboard...

226 OCU fit was tanks inboard, CBLS on outboard or in tandem on centre line. Lepus flares also carried on centre line. No WE177!
13th May 2021, 11:52
Replies: 11
Views: 2,857
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Should be safe for you to step outside now Bob :)

Should be safe for you to step outside now Bob :)
10th Apr 2021, 09:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Concorde meets HMY Britannia

The BBC website was celebrating the DofE's life in pictures one of which showed him at sea on HMY Britannia as Concorde made a low pass. The photo was taken during a Caribbean cruise, does anyone...
7th Apr 2021, 16:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By Akrotiri bad boy

Burtonwood for me. Release the cable and head to...

Burtonwood for me. Release the cable and head to the motorway services then climb in the thermal above the service station kitchen. Once the thermal starts to thin out you should have enough height...
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