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16th Nov 2021, 10:26
Replies: 5
Views: 2,281
Posted By JEM60

Breighton Airfield crash 14th November 2021

Apart from ASN, cannot find any information regarding this fatal crash on the airfield on Sunday. Any more news???
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Nov 2021, 08:40
Replies: 30
Views: 4,244
Posted By JEM60

Many years ago, there was a thing called a...

Many years ago, there was a thing called a Certificate of Deposit, which covered all vehicles belonging to an individual [or maybe a company] It used to cost 175,000 a very long time ago.
11th Nov 2021, 21:21
Replies: 408
Views: 172,200
Posted By JEM60

I was also standing on this spot when a Meteor...

I was also standing on this spot when a Meteor T.7. landed long, left it too late to go-round, swerved off the runway to the right, whereupon the port undercarriage broke off, and it careered across...
11th Nov 2021, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 5,163
Posted By JEM60

Apologies Dave. I had the wrong information. ...

Apologies Dave. I had the wrong information. Regards.
10th Nov 2021, 06:48
Replies: 18
Views: 5,163
Posted By JEM60

Hi, Dave. Yes, one person alive, but I believe he...

Hi, Dave. Yes, one person alive, but I believe he died in the hands of a woman helper at the scene. All very sad, either way.
6th Nov 2021, 23:46
Replies: 18
Views: 5,163
Posted By JEM60

Remembering the 737 that crashed at Schipol a few...

Remembering the 737 that crashed at Schipol a few years ago. Flight deck scarcely damaged, yet all three pilots died. Sudden stop.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2021, 15:40
Replies: 17
Views: 4,159
Posted By JEM60

AH64 Apaches are regularly over and near my...

AH64 Apaches are regularly over and near my village of Chedburgh, near Bury St. Edmunds minus lights, obviously on a night ex near Chedburgh airfield, sometimes as late as 11 p.m. Low enough to see...
26th Oct 2021, 20:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By JEM60

Ah, good days!. Did a Goodwood Travel on BOAB...

Ah, good days!. Did a Goodwood Travel on BOAB Heathrow Bay of Biscay and return. So pleased to have done it, and with a flight deck visit thrown in!.
6th Oct 2021, 17:40
Replies: 27
Views: 6,209
Posted By JEM60

My first solo machine, Cessna 150, Wycombe Air...

My first solo machine, Cessna 150, Wycombe Air Centre G-AXDJ was fatally crashed on final to Coventry Airport not long after.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Sep 2021, 21:02
Replies: 44
Views: 4,087
Posted By JEM60

Parked automatic SAAB at Duxford near Officers...

Parked automatic SAAB at Duxford near Officers Mess. Leapt out to remove bollard to park elsewhere on attendants instruction. Looking back to car, which was reversing on it's own with the driver's...
3rd Sep 2021, 08:27
Replies: 31
Views: 7,093
Posted By JEM60

I remember the Coventry incident well!. Unusual...

I remember the Coventry incident well!. Unusual to see bits falling off/out. Wasn't quite sure what was happening. The aircraft was not allowed to fly in the show the next day if I recall. Sad...
6th Aug 2021, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 2,672
Posted By JEM60

Wife and I were in Ketchikan on this ship 3 years...

Wife and I were in Ketchikan on this ship 3 years ago. She asked me if I was going for a flight, and , despite having at one time a PPL for 10 years, I declined for the very reasons that DaveR gave....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2021, 22:14
Replies: 10,580
Views: 4,737,503
Posted By JEM60

Nigel Mansell's win there was celebrated really...

Nigel Mansell's win there was celebrated really well, also.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2021, 12:24
Replies: 10,580
Views: 4,737,503
Posted By JEM60

So Max decided to risk a serious accident instead...

So Max decided to risk a serious accident instead of running wide???. Some blame for him there surely. As PDR1 says, running wide through Copse poses absolutely no danger. Been done probably...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2021, 07:09
Replies: 10,580
Views: 4,737,503
Posted By JEM60

That steering move to the right by Max just...

That steering move to the right by Max just before the collision is the absolute clincher for me that he caused the collision. The appeal is a complete waste of time.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 22:30
Replies: 10,580
Views: 4,737,503
Posted By JEM60

PDR 1. I could not agree with you more!!!!.

PDR 1. I could not agree with you more!!!!.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 12:06
Replies: 10,580
Views: 4,737,503
Posted By JEM60

The more the season goes on, the more I am...

The more the season goes on, the more I am convinced that Bottas will remain. Good wingman most of the time, excellent qualifier most of the time, usually follows team orders. This is what Mercedes...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2021, 22:21
Replies: 129
Views: 7,469
Posted By JEM60

Always called it, and still do, 'the haunted...

Always called it, and still do, 'the haunted fishtank'.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2021, 19:34
Replies: 53
Views: 3,003
Posted By JEM60

The Greek song was my favourite, catchy song, and...

The Greek song was my favourite, catchy song, and a BEAUTIFUL girl.!
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2021, 19:33
Replies: 53
Views: 3,003
Posted By JEM60

The 18 year old Greek song was my favourite,...

The 18 year old Greek song was my favourite, catchy song, and a BEAUTIFUL girl.!
11th May 2021, 08:46
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By JEM60

2,0000 feet Treaders?. Had one over my bungalow...

2,0000 feet Treaders?. Had one over my bungalow in Chedburgh at no more than 200 feet!. 1910 yesterday evening. Lovely in the late sun
10th May 2021, 10:10
Replies: 34
Views: 4,008
Posted By JEM60

Years ago, I confided in my instructor that...

Years ago, I confided in my instructor that 'flying scares me a little bit'. His reply 'Good. Then you will treat it with the respect it deserves. ' We got on famously, and I completed the PPL in...
7th May 2021, 08:28
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By JEM60

Nice Beech Staggerwing in the distance late...

Nice Beech Staggerwing in the distance late afternoon near Chedburgh.
6th May 2021, 08:19
Replies: 56
Views: 24,773
Posted By JEM60

Sadly, he didn't wear seat belts in his vintage...

Sadly, he didn't wear seat belts in his vintage BRM when racing in Australia. Thrown out and killed. As a previous poster says roll bars etc. are there for your protection......
23rd Apr 2021, 22:02
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By JEM60

Lovely looking Isaacs Fury glistening in the...

Lovely looking Isaacs Fury glistening in the afternoon sun past my bungalow in Chedburgh . Great afternoon to be in that, oh, a Chipmunk in R.A.,F colours doing a couple of PFLs this morning. Nice to...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2021, 22:25
Replies: 23
Views: 4,177
Posted By JEM60

Soloed after 4hrs 10mins in a Wycombe Air Centre...

Soloed after 4hrs 10mins in a Wycombe Air Centre C.150. A.T.C. Gliding 17 years before. Instructor was Kevin Dearman. Thought that was normal at the time!!!. I did, however, eat sleep and dream of...
8th Apr 2021, 06:51
Replies: 18
Views: 3,165
Posted By JEM60

JETSET 88. Just to tell you that your very kind...

JETSET 88. Just to tell you that your very kind remarks were read out by the Celebrant at John's funeral on Tuesday, to the great pleasure of everyone. Kind regard, and thank you.
7th Apr 2021, 07:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By JEM60

Happiest days of my life, apart from family of...

Happiest days of my life, apart from family of course. Staff Cadet on 613 at Halton. It was nice to see the winch driving shots. I loved winching. It became a matter of pride to be good at it. ...
2nd Apr 2021, 09:17
Replies: 26
Views: 6,147
Posted By JEM60

My wife is right, as usual. U.S. Grand Prix 1975.

My wife is right, as usual. U.S. Grand Prix 1975.
2nd Apr 2021, 08:08
Replies: 26
Views: 6,147
Posted By JEM60

My wife and I flew to the U.S. Grand Prix in...

My wife and I flew to the U.S. Grand Prix in '77??? with Capt. Dibley. He was kind enough to invite me to the Flight Deck. Good old days!. At the time, he was quite well known as a racing driver,...
19th Mar 2021, 22:54
Replies: 18
Views: 3,165
Posted By JEM60

147R. Many thanks for your kind remarks. I spoke...

147R. Many thanks for your kind remarks. I spoke to Sheila today, and she was very appreciative of them. BRAKEDWELL. John's widow confirms that there were, in fact, two Browns on 99 Squadron. ...
18th Mar 2021, 21:39
Replies: 18
Views: 3,165
Posted By JEM60

I can't throw light on this at the mo. Il shan't...

I can't throw light on this at the mo. Il shan't be seeing anyone connected to him until the funeral. I don't recall him ever saying anything to me about an Aden accident.
18th Mar 2021, 17:13
Replies: 18
Views: 3,165
Posted By JEM60

Indeed he was. Please refer to first post from...

Indeed he was. Please refer to first post from Jetset88. I was never in the R.A.F myself, but met him and Sheila socially for many years. He was a great raconteur.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 18:14
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By JEM60

Trouble is, having been a F.1 fan for more years...

Trouble is, having been a F.1 fan for more years than I care to remember, it is still the best for me. Todays Saloon Car Championship is just glorified Stock Car Racing, with poor driving standards...
15th Mar 2021, 11:22
Replies: 18
Views: 3,165
Posted By JEM60

Jetset. I have spoken to Sheila this morning. ...

Jetset. I have spoken to Sheila this morning. You are correct about the pipe, so we have the right J.B. I have forwarded your remarks, and she was very touched by them. For the record and for the...
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