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Postby AlexC on Sat 11 Nov 2017, 10:22 am

patrouille2001 wrote:RIP Astronaut Dick Gordon, command module pilot on Apollo 12, the 2nd lunar landing: :sad:


Another of my hero's sadly fading away. :sad:
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Postby Burleysway on Sun 12 Nov 2017, 6:23 am

Chuck Mosley dead: Former lead singer of Faith No More dies, aged 57

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Postby Brevet Cable on Wed 15 Nov 2017, 11:50 am

Keith Barron's bought his last duty-frees....http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41998040


Oh, and whilst they're not dead yet -as far as we know - hopefully Mugabe & his odious family will soon be 'Ceaușescued' ( although given the way he destroyed the Country, 'Gaddafiing' would be more suitable )
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Postby Talldan76 on Thu 16 Nov 2017, 5:13 pm

Joy Lofthouse, ATA pilot, famed for delivering Spiyfires WW2, sadly passed away today, aged 94.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gl ... e-42012740
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Postby AlexC on Fri 17 Nov 2017, 4:05 pm

Talldan76 wrote:Joy Lofthouse, ATA pilot, famed for delivering Spitfires WW2, sadly passed away today, aged 94.


Sorry to hear that. She was featured in the series on TV recently concerning women in the armed forces, although I assume that the ATA was a civilian outfit?

Regarding her recent flight in a Spitfire, the article stated that she 'took control', but do the two-seater's flying today have controls in the rear cockpit I wonder?
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Postby speedbird2639 on Sat 18 Nov 2017, 1:03 pm

Those you that follow motorbike racing will be saddened to hear that Daniel Hegarty, 31 has died at the Macau races.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/42037086
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Postby patrouille2001 on Sat 18 Nov 2017, 1:15 pm

RIP AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young :sad:
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Postby DrBenR on Sat 18 Nov 2017, 1:16 pm

Malcolm Young of AC/DC has passed away at home in Sydney.
He was one of the nicest customers in the shop when my Dad usually served him, usually spending a few hours for his suit fitting! :lol:
His son was best friends with an old colleague of mine in the same shop and he never had any airs or graces about being a rock icon and would sign things and chat with any other customers who recognised him.

RIP Mal...

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Postby Burleysway on Sat 18 Nov 2017, 5:07 pm

Azzedine Alaïa has died at the age of 77

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42038082
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Postby [rgmw]largie on Sun 19 Nov 2017, 6:19 pm

AlexC wrote:
Talldan76 wrote:Joy Lofthouse, ATA pilot, famed for delivering Spitfires WW2, sadly passed away today, aged 94.


Sorry to hear that. She was featured in the series on TV recently concerning women in the armed forces, although I assume that the ATA was a civilian outfit?

Regarding her recent flight in a Spitfire, the article stated that she 'took control', but do the two-seater's flying today have controls in the rear cockpit I wonder?


Hi Alex

The 2 seat Spitfires have been converted to T9 (Training) models so yes they do have a full set of controls in the rear.
I was lucky enough to get a flight in MJ-627 at Duxford last year and took the controls myself. :biggrin:
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby CJS on Mon 20 Nov 2017, 6:33 am

Cult leader and all round charming chap Charles Manson has died.
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Postby capercaillie on Mon 20 Nov 2017, 9:38 am

Jana Novotna, former Wimbldon singles champion has passed away at 49 after a battle with cancer. Far too young! :sad:
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby AlexC on Mon 20 Nov 2017, 11:05 am

[rgmw]largie wrote:The 2 seat Spitfires have been converted to T9 (Training) models so yes they do have a full set of controls in the rear.


Many thanks for that.

I was aware of course that the T9 was intended for training (I recall some rather unkind remarks regarding the Irish Air Corps needing them) just wanted to know if the rear controls had been left in place when those still flying today were restored which you have kindly confirmed. :smile:
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Postby helired3 on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 7:10 pm

Rodney Bewes The Likely Lads actor dies
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby Big Eric on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 7:13 pm

Rodney Bewes from "The Likely Lads" has kicked the bucket.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42067506
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby speedbird2639 on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 7:43 pm

I wonder if James Bolam will be having a twinge of guilt this evening give them the way they are working relationship deteriorated after the making of The Likely Lads?
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby Brevet Cable on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 5:00 am

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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby AlexC on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 2:46 pm

helired3 wrote:Rodney Bewes The Likely Lads actor dies


Sad news. I've recently watched some re-runs of 'Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads', forgotten how good it was.
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Postby Unknown74 on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 7:18 pm

All I could think of when I heard this dreadful sad news was Avoiding Hearing Football Scores...............!?!?..
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Postby AlexC on Thu 23 Nov 2017, 11:15 am

Unknown74 wrote:All I could think of when I heard this dreadful sad news was Avoiding Hearing Football Scores...............!?!?..


Yes, that was perhaps my favourite episode, so good!
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Postby helired3 on Tue 05 Dec 2017, 8:33 pm

Profumo affair' model Christine Keeler dies
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby iainpeden on Wed 06 Dec 2017, 7:35 am

Johnny Halllyday - the French Elvis.
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby Col. Chibani on Thu 07 Dec 2017, 3:34 pm

iainpeden wrote:Johnny Halllyday - the French Elvis.


:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:
National homage planned on Saturday on the Champs-Elysée.
If you are in Paris this day, avoid this area (unless you are one of these few foreigners - i.e. non-French from my point of view - who knew who he was).
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Re: Deceased in 2017

Postby AlexC on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 10:49 am

Col. Chibani wrote:
iainpeden wrote:Johnny Halllyday - the French Elvis.


:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:
National homage planned on Saturday on the Champs-Elysée.
If you are in Paris this day, avoid this area (unless you are one of these few foreigners - i.e. non-French from my point of view - who knew who he was).


I know who he was. But 'the French Elvis' title was always ludicrous.
Pte. Aubrey Gerald Harmer, R. Suss. R. (att. to the Sherwood Foresters) KIA 26/9/1917 Polygon Wood, aged 19, NKG. RIP
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Postby Col. Chibani on Fri 08 Dec 2017, 12:36 pm

AlexC wrote:
Col. Chibani wrote:
iainpeden wrote:Johnny Halllyday - the French Elvis.


:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:
National homage planned on Saturday on the Champs-Elysée.
If you are in Paris this day, avoid this area (unless you are one of these few foreigners - i.e. non-French from my point of view - who knew who he was).


I know who he was. But 'the French Elvis' title was always ludicrous.


You are right, Elvis is merely the American Johnny :rock: .
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