Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby RS2 on Sun 19 Mar 2017, 6:51 pm

Parking plans are in progress with quite a bit of the parking off site but close, plus the area that you referred to as overspill which for the photographers puts you nearer the 34 threshold for touch down or turn off pics with the sun in the right position.
Parking plans and airfield layout diagrams should appear on http://www.halfpennygreenevents.co.uk a bit nearer the time.
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Beech18Boy on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:36 am

Roughcutter wrote:You know what, this event has all the ingredients for a "season opener", nice venue, loads of classic and vintage aircraft, lots of interesting stalls and an informal friendly atmosphere. For most enthusiasts, Mildenhall Air Fete used to be the season opener - long gone and greatly lamented. Times have changed, we're much older, the demise of Air Fete left a massive hole at this weekend bank holiday time of the year. Perhaps R & T will fill this gap, okay not quite heavy metal, but I'm sure will be made up for with lots of enthusiasm and hopefully plenty of sunshine/blue skies (fingers crossed). And definitely no corporates. I wish you every success, bring it on! :clap:
MarkL :smile:


Roughcutter if i do come across you at the fly-in would like to shake your hand be the one flying around in a Hi Viz. its so refreshing to have such enthusiasm. you sir are a top bloke!

Regards

Andrew
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Beech18Boy on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:38 am

tuska2 wrote:Completely agree Roughcutter, plus sensible prices & entry, I live 150 miles away, it would still be rude not to go! As already stated, "Bring it on "!


Tuska2 blimey that's a long way we hope you enjoy your trip to our Fly-in... :smile:
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Beech18Boy on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:48 am

Hi All.

Bumper update tonight...aircraft confirmed as follows:

First off we have the Morane Saulnier MS.733 Alycon naval trainer, arriving from its base at Spanhoe, near Corby.

The next aircraft we have is a well-loved radial; a Boeing Stearman (G-AROY). This is one of the many aircraft from Leicester Aero Club which are supporting the fly-in. Another Club aircraft also confirmed is Piper SuperCub, G-ARAN.

Another radial in the form of yet another T6. This particular example is painted in an attractive SAAF scheme and is based at Staverton.

And finally we have the very unique Helio Courier, also coming from Spanhoe. This, and the Alcyon, are the only examples on the UK register that are airworthy.
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby capercaillie on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 8:50 am

Beech18Boy wrote: first off we have the Morane Sauliner Alycon dive bomber


Will it be parked next to the Argentine Air Force C-130 strategic bomber? :grin:

Excellent list, lets hope it all turns up and the weather plays ball. :up: Is it hit and miss what comes which day or is the plan for the aircraft to overnight stay and depart Sunday?
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Ledhead27 on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 9:19 am

capercaillie wrote: Is it hit and miss what comes which day or is the plan for the aircraft to overnight stay and depart Sunday?


There are a small number of aircraft due to remain at the airfield overnight, including some of the larger types. We've also heard from a number of pilots expressing that they will be visiting both days, but not staying overnight (i.e depart Saturday evening to arrive once again on Sunday morning).
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby capercaillie on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 10:31 am

Ledhead27 wrote:
capercaillie wrote: Is it hit and miss what comes which day or is the plan for the aircraft to overnight stay and depart Sunday?


There are a small number of aircraft due to remain at the airfield overnight, including some of the larger types. We've also heard from a number of pilots expressing that they will be visiting both days, but not staying overnight (i.e depart Saturday evening to arrive once again on Sunday morning).


Cheers for that, at this stage I think I can only do Sunday, depends on whether I can persuade a 4 year old otherwise :grin:
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby tankbuster on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 11:14 am

Beech18Boy wrote:
tuska2 wrote:Completely agree Roughcutter, plus sensible prices & entry, I live 150 miles away, it would still be rude not to go! As already stated, "Bring it on "!


Tuska2 blimey that's a long way we hope you enjoy your trip to our Fly-in... :smile:


Just checked and my journey is 163 miles. Not often I would travel that far for an event but you are putting together a very attractive programme. You may be surprised by just how attractive you have made this.
Trevor C
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby st24 on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 11:49 am

capercaillie wrote:, depends on whether I can persuade a 4 year old otherwise :grin:


Just tell Andy he's going okay?!! :grin:
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Stagger2 on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:21 pm

Maybe a little harsh, but So true!
Just treat 'your' child better? :wink:
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Roughcutter on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 9:01 pm

Roughcutter if i do come across you at the fly-in would like to shake your hand be the one flying around in a Hi Viz. its so refreshing to have such enthusiasm. you sir are a top bloke!

Regards

Andrew[/quote]


I'm buzzing Andrew, this is something different & new to look forward to over the bank holiday weekend, and it's getting bigger by the day. Can't wait! :yahoo:
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Ledhead27 on Mon 20 Mar 2017, 9:16 pm

So for those who haven't liked our Facebook, we've just uploaded the complete list so far. This includes ALL of the aircraft that have been part of our previous weekly updates, with yet more aircraft still to be confirmed!

Smokin’ Soviets:
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKI
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-XYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKX
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BVXK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BWSV
Yakovlev Yak-11 G-BTUB
Antonov An-2 HA-MKF (offering 'introductory AN-2 Club flights' during the weekend)

Best of British:
Auster AOP.6 TW536
Auster AOP.9 WZ706
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP973
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK634
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK635
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WD286
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP971
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk G-AOZP
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX614
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX624
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX629
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX554
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX626
Beagle B121 Pup G-AWEA
Beagle B121 Pup G-AZEW
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan KF584
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan AJ841
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard Sk16A FE511 (previously "Checker Tail")
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB FE788
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Percival Pembroke T1 WV740
Stinson V-77 Reliant 42-46703
Slingsby Venture T2 ZA634
Percival Piston Provost T1 XF690
De Havilland Vampire T1 WZ507

Stars N’ Stripes:
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet G-AROY
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet N38940
Boeing Stearman B75N1 N2S-3 Kaydet N75TQ
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan G-BSBG
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan 28521 (G-TVIJ)
North American Harvard IIA/AT-6C 111836 (G-TSIX)
North American P-51D Mustang 44-72216 (Miss Helen)
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB G-AZSC (marked as "43")
Stinson Voyager G-STSN
Travel Air Mystery Ship Type R G-TATR
Piper J3C-65 Cub G-ATKI
Piper L-4A Grasshopper G-BILI
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub 115373 (G-AYPM)
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub G-ARAN
Stolp SA.300 Starduster Too G-BNNA
Stinson V-77 Reliant G-BUCH
Stinson V-77 Reliant NC50238
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260D N405FD
Helio H.295 Super Courier G-BAGT
Beech Staggerwing NC18028
Cessna 120 G-AJJS
WACO UES NC12467

Where in the World:
Max Holste MH1521M Broussard G-CIGH/French Air Force
Morane-Saulnier MS.317 G-MOSA/French Navy
Morane-Saulnier MS.733 Alcyon G-MSAL/French Navy
Nanchang CJ-6A G-BVVG/Chinese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1350/Portuguese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1377/Portuguese Air Force
North American T-6G Texan 7726 (N726KM)/South African Air Force
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Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby ColeTheDemolisher on Tue 21 Mar 2017, 12:57 am

Ledhead27 wrote:So for those who haven't liked our Facebook, we've just uploaded the complete list so far. This includes ALL of the aircraft that have been part of our previous weekly updates, with yet more aircraft still to be confirmed!

Smokin’ Soviets:
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKI
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-XYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKX
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BVXK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BWSV
Yakovlev Yak-11 G-BTUB
Antonov An-2 HA-MKF (offering 'introductory AN-2 Club flights' during the weekend)

Best of British:
Auster AOP.6 TW536
Auster AOP.9 WZ706
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP973
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK634
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK635
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WD286
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP971
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk G-AOZP
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX614
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX624
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX629
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX554
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX626
Beagle B121 Pup G-AWEA
Beagle B121 Pup G-AZEW
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan KF584
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan AJ841
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard Sk16A FE511 (previously "Checker Tail")
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB FE788
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Percival Pembroke T1 WV740
Stinson V-77 Reliant 42-46703
Slingsby Venture T2 ZA634
Percival Piston Provost T1 XF690
De Havilland Vampire T1 WZ507

Stars N’ Stripes:
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet G-AROY
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet N38940
Boeing Stearman B75N1 N2S-3 Kaydet N75TQ
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan G-BSBG
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan 28521 (G-TVIJ)
North American Harvard IIA/AT-6C 111836 (G-TSIX)
North American P-51D Mustang 44-72216 (Miss Helen)
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB G-AZSC (marked as "43")
Stinson Voyager G-STSN
Travel Air Mystery Ship Type R G-TATR
Piper J3C-65 Cub G-ATKI
Piper L-4A Grasshopper G-BILI
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub 115373 (G-AYPM)
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub G-ARAN
Stolp SA.300 Starduster Too G-BNNA
Stinson V-77 Reliant G-BUCH
Stinson V-77 Reliant NC50238
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260D N405FD
Helio H.295 Super Courier G-ROBT
Beech Staggerwing NC18028
Cessna 120 G-AJJS
WACO UES NC12467

Where in the World:
Max Holste MH1521M Broussard G-CIGH/French Air Force
Morane-Saulnier MS.317 G-MOSA/French Navy
Morane-Saulnier MS.733 Alcyon G-BAGT/French Navy
Nanchang CJ-6A G-BVVG/Chinese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1350/Portuguese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1377/Portuguese Air Force
North American T-6G Texan 7726 (N726KM)/South African Air Force


What are the chances of a jet provost? :tongue:
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Sorry Goose, but its time to Buzz the tower...

Dudley, West Midlands
ColeTheDemolisher

Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby Beech18Boy on Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11:54 am

ColeTheDemolisher wrote:
Ledhead27 wrote:So for those who haven't liked our Facebook, we've just uploaded the complete list so far. This includes ALL of the aircraft that have been part of our previous weekly updates, with yet more aircraft still to be confirmed!

Smokin’ Soviets:
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKI
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-XYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YAKX
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-YYAK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BVXK
Yakovlev Yak-52 G-BWSV
Yakovlev Yak-11 G-BTUB
Antonov An-2 HA-MKF (offering 'introductory AN-2 Club flights' during the weekend)

Best of British:
Auster AOP.6 TW536
Auster AOP.9 WZ706
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP973
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK634
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WK635
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WD286
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk WP971
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk G-AOZP
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX614
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX624
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX629
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX554
Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1 XX626
Beagle B121 Pup G-AWEA
Beagle B121 Pup G-AZEW
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan KF584
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan AJ841
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard Sk16A FE511 (previously "Checker Tail")
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB FE788
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.??? (specific aircraft is still TBC)
Percival Pembroke T1 WV740
Stinson V-77 Reliant 42-46703
Slingsby Venture T2 ZA634
Percival Piston Provost T1 XF690
De Havilland Vampire T1 WZ507

Stars N’ Stripes:
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet G-AROY
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet N38940
Boeing Stearman B75N1 N2S-3 Kaydet N75TQ
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan G-BSBG
Canadian Car Foundry Co. T-6J Texan 28521 (G-TVIJ)
North American Harvard IIA/AT-6C 111836 (G-TSIX)
North American P-51D Mustang 44-72216 (Miss Helen)
Noorduyn AT-16ND Harvard IIB G-AZSC (marked as "43")
Stinson Voyager G-STSN
Travel Air Mystery Ship Type R G-TATR
Piper J3C-65 Cub G-ATKI
Piper L-4A Grasshopper G-BILI
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub 115373 (G-AYPM)
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub G-ARAN
Stolp SA.300 Starduster Too G-BNNA
Stinson V-77 Reliant G-BUCH
Stinson V-77 Reliant NC50238
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260D N405FD
Helio H.295 Super Courier G-ROBT
Beech Staggerwing NC18028
Cessna 120 G-AJJS
WACO UES NC12467

Where in the World:
Max Holste MH1521M Broussard G-CIGH/French Air Force
Morane-Saulnier MS.317 G-MOSA/French Navy
Morane-Saulnier MS.733 Alcyon G-BAGT/French Navy
Nanchang CJ-6A G-BVVG/Chinese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1350/Portuguese Air Force
de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk 1377/Portuguese Air Force
North American T-6G Texan 7726 (N726KM)/South African Air Force


What are the chances of a jet provost? :tongue:


I'd say very high chance of at least 1 maybe 2 :smile:
Beech18Boy

Re: Radial And Trainer Fly-In V: 29-30th April 2017

Postby ColeTheDemolisher on Thu 23 Mar 2017, 4:04 pm

:smile: :smile: :smile:
Uniden UBC125XLT

Sorry Goose, but its time to Buzz the tower...

Dudley, West Midlands
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