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by Paul H
Tue 16 Dec 2014, 9:39 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Solway Aviation Museum ... June 2013.
Replies: 16
Views: 2562

Re: Solway Aviation Museum ... June 2013.

Ok how about a bi-furcated cold air duct then ?, PH.
by Paul H
Tue 16 Dec 2014, 1:47 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Solway Aviation Museum ... June 2013.
Replies: 16
Views: 2562

Re: Solway Aviation Museum ... June 2013.

A bi-furcated hot air duct .
by Paul H
Fri 03 Oct 2014, 2:06 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Blackbushe mid '70s'
Replies: 38
Views: 8547

Re: Blackbushe mid '70s'

Lumix, thanks for the link to the B25 DVD, received my copy & have just watched it, wallowed in nostalgia, having flown in "Grumpy" and a couple in the US brings back some awesome memories, thanks again, Paul H.
by Paul H
Tue 30 Sep 2014, 3:22 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Blackbushe mid '70s'
Replies: 38
Views: 8547

Re: Blackbushe mid '70s'

They operated out of "Riss" as well during the filming of Hanover Street, I was there on the Astazou mod & repair team, (remember the Jetstream that went through the wall on take off when both engines decided to shut down ? electrical problem in the overhead panel but called for engine...
by Paul H
Tue 30 Sep 2014, 7:03 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Blackbushe mid '70s'
Replies: 38
Views: 8547

Re: Blackbushe mid '70s'

Re the B25's, not forgetting Jeff Hawkes amazing film "B25's do fly IMC" about bringing them to the UK with all the problems, anyone have a copy they would like to share ?, then seeing them all flying in & out of Little Rissington for the film Hanover Street, didn't they then go to Spa...
by Paul H
Sun 07 Sep 2014, 7:12 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: tc`s `Spaghetti western` North Weald Community Day 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1283

Re: tc`s `Spaghetti western` North Weald Community Day 2014

If it is , it is commonly known as a - "Midge" last used by the Indian Air Force I believe, PH.
by Paul H
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 2:36 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: MCAS Yuma and WTI 2-14 (large post)
Replies: 16
Views: 5638

Re: MCAS Yuma and WTI 2-14 (large post)

Interesting re the O2, wonder if they have uprated / changed (to TIO 540 maybe, seem to remember many moons ago there was an STC for same ?) the rear unit to compensate for the loss of the "pull me" power part of the aircraft, Paul H.
by Paul H
Sun 17 Aug 2014, 5:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lancaster
Replies: 1393
Views: 203521

Re: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lanca

Surprised no one has picked up / commented on the difference between BBMF /Canadian top turret - guess BBMF genuine as WW2 & other a later variant ? any one with a knowledgeable answer, have been poring over the books & can't find reference to the Canadian type in service, help !!!, Paul H.
by Paul H
Sun 10 Aug 2014, 7:51 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: ITS Durand de la Penne- South Quay Canary Wharf 9-8-14
Replies: 6
Views: 1762

Re: ITS Durand de la Penne- South Quay Canary Wharf 9-8-14

Superb, but all that technology and the guard at the top of the gangplank stands with an what appears to be an ancient Lee Enfield .303, thought he could have had a more modern weapon to protect entry & his ship, (I know it is ceremonial etc but ?) PH.
by Paul H
Sat 09 Aug 2014, 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lancaster
Replies: 1393
Views: 203521

Re: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lanca

Thanks Iain much appreciated, Paul H.
by Paul H
Sat 09 Aug 2014, 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lancaster
Replies: 1393
Views: 203521

Re: RAF BBMF To Host Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lanca

Morning all, now apologies as I guess I am going to get some flak over this but am unable to find an actual schedule of the Canadian Lancasters (and with the BBMF Lanc ?) appearances around the country, help please, plus when is it due to return across the pond (can't we kidnap it & keep it here...
by Paul H
Sun 03 Aug 2014, 4:43 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Griffon Spitfires ??
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Griffon Spitfires ??

Pair of what I think were 2 Griffon (growly !) Spitfires ?????? overhead Thame heading in Oxford direction, any ideas (was in open top car passed behind me difficult to identify but heard them) PaulH.
by Paul H
Sat 19 Jul 2014, 9:21 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: FIA Friday Harrier
Replies: 9
Views: 2905

Re: FIA Friday Harrier

Seem to remember when we had an Air Force we had some of those !, Paul H.
by Paul H
Sat 28 Jun 2014, 7:01 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: BAW 209 showing red on fr24
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

Re: BAW 209 showing red on fr24

Posts on PPrune showing landed at H/Row, no other info, shows "aircraft defects" as cause for 7700, PH
by Paul H
Sat 28 Jun 2014, 6:26 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: BAW 209 showing red on fr24
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

Re: BAW 209 showing red on fr24

went o/h Bicester about 10 minutes ago lowish (FR shows 7250 ft) on it's way back to H/Row, PH.
by Paul H
Sun 22 Jun 2014, 10:15 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Hiller 12, RV teanm & P51 at Bicester
Replies: 0
Views: 382

Hiller 12, RV teanm & P51 at Bicester

Hiller 12 helicopter just flown East To West o/h Bicester, then the RV team escorted a P51 into Bicester, did impromptu display into airfield, then a Stearman went East to West, no idea of any idents though, oh the excitement ! Paul H
by Paul H
Sat 07 Jun 2014, 6:10 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Air Tanker & escorts o/h Bicester ??
Replies: 3
Views: 1062

Re: Air Tanker & escorts o/h Bicester ??

Apologies for the delay in replying but thanks for info, really must get out more with the binoculars & spotters book, afraid was looking after Grandson when they went over so it was a bit fraught, but glad to have seen them, again thanks, B Rgds, PH.
by Paul H
Fri 06 Jun 2014, 10:30 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Air Tanker & escorts o/h Bicester ??
Replies: 3
Views: 1062

Air Tanker & escorts o/h Bicester ??

About 30 minutes ago overhead Bicester, high 5-6K feet heading West what appeared to be an A330 (Air Tanker ?) with an escort of maybe 5 -6 aircraft , seemed straight winged (Tucano ?) any body else see it, nothing on FR24.
PH, Bicester.
by Paul H
Tue 03 Jun 2014, 2:01 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Unusual Duxford visitors - more added
Replies: 7
Views: 4394

Re: Unusual Duxford visitors - more added

Didn't the Goose belong to Peter De Savary, ? and was rebuilt at Leavesden. PH
by Paul H
Mon 02 Jun 2014, 5:32 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Manchester 2-June-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1362

Re: Manchester 2-June-2014

Sad to see the tail of what remains of our MPA fleet in picture one, PH.
by Paul H
Sat 31 May 2014, 7:22 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Malaya/Singapore 1949/50 (updated more photo's)
Replies: 11
Views: 3645

Re: Malaya/Singapore 1949/50 (updated more photo's)

Last 6 in picture 2 look like Harvards, PH.
by Paul H
Thu 29 May 2014, 2:03 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: UK Trip 2014 13-5 till 16-5
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

Re: UK Trip 2014 13-5 till 16-5

Second picture good - air power across the ages, Lancaster, Lightning & Typhoon, superb, Paul H.
by Paul H
Thu 29 May 2014, 7:44 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: A couple of days at Classic Air Force, Newquay
Replies: 18
Views: 3138

Re: A couple of days at Classic Air Force, Newquay

How good to see a Harrier with the nose oleo inflated, so many around the system have underinflated oleos, a properly charged one really good to see, PH.
by Paul H
Tue 29 Apr 2014, 3:06 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Hixon Airfield 13/04/2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4996

Re: Hixon Airfield 13/04/2014

I spy a couple of Pegasus engines sat there as well, any Harriers to go with them ?. PH.
by Paul H
Tue 29 Apr 2014, 12:12 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Apache Bicester
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Apache Bicester

Apache just gone overhead Bicester heading West, PH.