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10th Jul 2022, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By vctenderness

BA flights VIE

Does anyone know if BA are cancelling any Vienna flights currently?
we have a river cruise which was originally booked in 2019 and has been cancelled several times.
I canít find full information on...
25th May 2021, 09:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By vctenderness

Interesting. As far as I know we have no Canadian...

Interesting. As far as I know we have no Canadian relatives. We do have several Americans in the family and, as I said in my post, dad visited them from Canada.

We have speculated that he may have...
23rd May 2021, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By vctenderness

RAF Canada 1940ís

When my dad passed away I found a Canadian passport, issued in 1942, amongst his possessions.

He was stationed in Western Canada during the war and I know he traveled to USA where he had...
6th Dec 2020, 13:53
Replies: 30
Views: 5,368
Posted By vctenderness

Iíll pass your helpful suggestions on to Mrs VC...

Iíll pass your helpful suggestions on to Mrs VC Iím sure she will be very appreciative.......
2nd Dec 2020, 14:48
Replies: 30
Views: 5,368
Posted By vctenderness

The problem with putting cabin bags in the hold...

The problem with putting cabin bags in the hold is they usually have the valuable and fragile items in them

I always have an iPad, jewellery, medication, book, newspapers, duty free’s, spare...
2nd Dec 2020, 11:26
Replies: 30
Views: 5,368
Posted By vctenderness

Seems like madness to me. When you are trying to...

Seems like madness to me. When you are trying to get people back into flying charging for a carry on bag is hardly encouraging.

I have Easyjet flights booked for April so this will add a potential...
1st Dec 2020, 11:33
Replies: 18
Views: 4,832
Posted By vctenderness

.....well itís time you used it!

.....well itís time you used it!
30th Nov 2020, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 4,832
Posted By vctenderness

Back in the 1980’s BA First Class gave gifts to...

Back in the 1980’s BA First Class gave gifts to customers one of which was a set of Royal Doulton miniatures.

I am led to believe some enterprising crew members set up stalls selling Royal Doulton...
20th Sep 2020, 18:59
Replies: 934
Views: 691,475
Posted By vctenderness

Just a brainstorm thought. Would it be a good...

Just a brainstorm thought. Would it be a good commercial move for them to retain the BOAC livery and gain a fair bit of publicity and a lot of Ďnostalgiaí business if marketed properly?
19th Sep 2020, 16:46
Replies: 56
Views: 10,615
Posted By vctenderness

On a UK domestic I was standing at the door with...

On a UK domestic I was standing at the door with a blind passenger with his dog waiting for assistance to arrive the Captain was standing outside the FD door saying his goodbyes.

An enthusiastic...
17th Sep 2020, 08:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,690
Posted By vctenderness

EyjafjallajŲkull Well that’s easy for you to say!

EyjafjallajŲkull Well that’s easy for you to say!
31st Aug 2020, 12:39
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By vctenderness

I had this happen many times. It is a difficult...

I had this happen many times. It is a difficult one to resolve particularly on a full aircraft. Sometimes it was possible to move the male next to another male but this often resulted in the female...
25th Aug 2020, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By vctenderness

Wow! An expensive sightseeing tour!

Wow! An expensive sightseeing tour!
24th Aug 2020, 16:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By vctenderness

USAF Stratotanker

Around 17.15 today, Monday 24th August I heard a loud aircraft. I saw a large grey aircraft flying pretty low and heading along the south coast east of Brighton.

PF air showed it to be a USAF...
23rd Aug 2020, 13:30
Replies: 18
Views: 4,608
Posted By vctenderness

I clearly remember going to the North Terminal...

I clearly remember going to the North Terminal around 1957 to meet my aunt from USA. Two vivid memories one the aircraft a Constellation and two seeing the, then, big pop star Wee Willie Harris...
8th Aug 2020, 16:23
Replies: 934
Views: 691,475
Posted By vctenderness

In typical Unite fashion I heard the Assistant...

In typical Unite fashion I heard the Assistant General Secretary on the radio just banging on about the pilots having got a better deal.

Well maybe the ‘Ostrich’ style of negotiating has brought...
26th Jul 2020, 16:28
Replies: 116
Views: 31,912
Posted By vctenderness

Pre 9/11 I carried Paul McCartney on a 747-400. I...

Pre 9/11 I carried Paul McCartney on a 747-400. I told the captain he was on board and he asked me to invite him to the FD.

I took him up the stairs and on reaching the top he exclaimed “wow this...
30th May 2020, 15:29
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By vctenderness

[QUOTE=Donkey497;10797397]I'd like to know what's...

[QUOTE=Donkey497;10797397]I'd like to know what's happening to the boats once they get to this side of the moat. I'm making the assumption that they're a one way deal, in that once the illegals get...
29th May 2020, 08:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By vctenderness

Drones over Channel

I have noticed on Flight Radar 24 a drone ex Lydd and making quite a pattern over the Channel. I presume this is to do with the illegal immigrant situation.
23rd Apr 2020, 16:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By vctenderness

Interesting. Thanks all.

Interesting. Thanks all.
22nd Apr 2020, 11:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By vctenderness

Qatar Cargo

Just seen a Qatar Cargo flight on Flight Radar 24 Panama City to Liege.

what sort of cargo would be coming from Panama City?

Is that a regular?
8th Apr 2020, 08:51
Replies: 15
Views: 3,792
Posted By vctenderness

Thanks all for interesting and informative...

Thanks all for interesting and informative replies.
7th Apr 2020, 12:20
Replies: 15
Views: 3,792
Posted By vctenderness

Iím not familiar with Warton. Do BAE have a...

Iím not familiar with Warton. Do BAE have a facility there?
7th Apr 2020, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 3,792
Posted By vctenderness

Warton

Just seen on Flight Radar 24 passing overhead a 737 originating at WRT and heading for AKT which, I believe , is Akrotiri Cyprus.

It is not an RAF aircraft so wonder who would be operating it and...
3rd Apr 2020, 19:43
Replies: 69
Views: 32,315
Posted By vctenderness

This story has cheered me up no end! Bully boy...

This story has cheered me up no end! Bully boy lunatics getting their come uppance magic...

Corbyn will be gutted!
26th Mar 2020, 18:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,880
Posted By vctenderness

I noticed to day looking at Flight radar 24 the...

I noticed to day looking at Flight radar 24 the number of Fedex flights over south of England.

On a side note there was also a lot of exec jets!
26th Mar 2020, 18:29
Replies: 106
Views: 81,825
Posted By vctenderness

What, roughly, is the cost of parking an aircraft...

What, roughly, is the cost of parking an aircraft in The U.K.?

is it based on size?
2nd Mar 2020, 09:02
Replies: 56
Views: 21,414
Posted By vctenderness

PEN 15 belonged to ex Stewardess and porn actress...

PEN 15 belonged to ex Stewardess and porn actress Fiona Richmond. It was on a Mustang in the 1970’s.
10th Oct 2019, 15:16
Replies: 15
Views: 3,059
Posted By vctenderness

It’s not that unusual. I have a friend who was a...

It’s not that unusual. I have a friend who was a staunch cabin crew trade unionist. She went on to become a Tory party candidate for Parliament and ended up as a Conservative MEP.
9th Oct 2019, 14:05
Replies: 15
Views: 3,059
Posted By vctenderness

BOAC pilot strike 1960ís

I keep reading in the press that the recent BA pilots strike was the first in its 100 year history.

Well I joined BOAC in the very early 1970ís and remember being told stories of the pilots...
3rd Oct 2019, 09:06
Replies: 27
Views: 5,481
Posted By vctenderness

Who could forget Brighton City Airlines? Well...

Who could forget Brighton City Airlines? Well everyone I guess including me up until reading this thread.
23rd Sep 2019, 14:27
Replies: 183
Views: 297,247
Posted By vctenderness

What’s the make up and age of the Thomas Cook...

What’s the make up and age of the Thomas Cook Fleet? Are they company owned or on leases?
10th Sep 2019, 15:06
Replies: 9
Views: 3,106
Posted By vctenderness

Went to Speyer last year. Loved it even Mrs. VC...

Went to Speyer last year. Loved it even Mrs. VC who is not much interested in aviation was impressed.

Apart from the aircraft their is a superb collection of vehicles, trains, boats and even a U...
5th Sep 2019, 09:04
Replies: 28
Views: 12,026
Posted By vctenderness

Interesting to see they featured the wonderful...

Interesting to see they featured the wonderful 747 rather than the ugly kid on the block A380!
28th Aug 2019, 19:55
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By vctenderness

Yes it is! Brighton received city status some...

Yes it is! Brighton received city status some years ago.

Shoreham is a beautiful Airport with an iconic Art Deco Terminal building.
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