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by tache3
Sun 13 Dec 2020, 9:05 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 46347

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

What about the Bucc's and Victor? The two Buccs belonging to TBAG moved to Kemble recently and XX900 is now at Tattenhill, Shropshire. Victor, Nimrod and Comet are staying on site at Brunty but in a separate part of the airfield from the rest of the collection (details of which have been provided b...
by tache3
Wed 09 Dec 2020, 11:38 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Apaches over the Thames
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Apaches over the Thames

A couple of Apaches (or similar, rotary isn't really my thing) been over the river/East London for the past hour or so.

Some of the arrivals at Wattisham on training perhaps?
by tache3
Sat 13 Jun 2020, 12:03 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: The Buccaneer Aviation Group
Replies: 9
Views: 2303

Re: The Buccaneer Aviation Group

Congratulations to TBAG. That is great news indeed.
by tache3
Mon 18 May 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4263
Views: 194493

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

Also good to see that the FDA have rejected Bill Gates attempt at home test kits saying - quoted by them (FDA) - We had previously understood that SCAN was being conducted as a surveillance study,” the spokesperson said. Not the full picture that, though, is it? SCAN was a county wide program of te...
by tache3
Wed 06 May 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4263
Views: 194493

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

A comment to this effect (although in a more hysterical tone) was posted on the BBC news site and went so far as the accuse the media of having 'an agenda' in endlessly promoting the NHS as being at 'breaking point' over the past few years. It obviously completely ignores that fact that for the NHS...
by tache3
Wed 06 May 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4263
Views: 194493

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

NHS capacity. This appears to have worked. Spare ICU beds, facilities not over whelmed, no patient being treated in a car park (Italy ) or mass numbers dying on a trolley in a corridor (New York). A comment to this effect (although in a more hysterical tone) was posted on the BBC news site and went...
by tache3
Thu 16 Apr 2020, 11:38 am
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Photobucket bandwidth?
Replies: 1
Views: 1241

Photobucket bandwidth?

Following Photobucket's retreat on its subscriber policy a couple of years ago, have they recently introduced other money making methods by stealth or did I just not read the T&Cs correctly? My photos that are embedded in various fora have suddenly been watermarked by Photobucket. On investigati...
by tache3
Fri 10 Apr 2020, 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Covid Poll
Replies: 28
Views: 3562

Re: Covid Poll

None of the above. Self-employed in the events industry that has been shut down since March. Waiting to be contacted by HMRC about the scheme to help sole traders. Currently living on funds from personal bank account, the balance of which will reach zero sometime during the next week or so. After th...
by tache3
Tue 31 Mar 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4263
Views: 194493

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

I’m getting a bit fed up with the expectations of our school. They’re sending over a whole day’s school work every day as if we’ve got time to deliver this. I’m out most days at work and my wife is working at home trying to manage a team of key workers for a local authority. How on earth are we sup...
by tache3
Fri 27 Mar 2020, 3:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: C130s into LCY
Replies: 7
Views: 2130

Re: C130s into LCY

Wissam24 wrote:LCY? Do you mean RAF Nightingale?


After a quick bit of googling, yes, I probably do.
by tache3
Fri 27 Mar 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: C130s into LCY
Replies: 7
Views: 2130

C130s into LCY

Apparently C130s will be (or already are) supporting the activity at the Nightingale hospital, using London City Airport.

https://www.newsflare.com/video/346619/ ... march-2020
by tache3
Mon 16 Mar 2020, 12:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4263
Views: 194493

Re: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.

Any teachers on here? I know that among the bigger picture of serious illness, or death, in the general population that this may seem trivial but I'm wondering what the effect of 16 week closure of schools/universities etc will have on student exams (and the corresponding entry to six forms/colleges...
by tache3
Sun 15 Mar 2020, 6:06 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: BCWM Jaguar.
Replies: 11
Views: 2526

BCWM Jaguar.

Congrats to all at Bentwaters Cold War Museum on a successful high power test of their Jaguar GR1.A

Some welcome good news in these grim times.

http://www.bcwm.org.uk/news/
by tache3
Fri 06 Mar 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 248
Views: 46347

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

...whilst the car business may have been sold it doesnt seem to say that the site has been... The piece reads "As part of the deal, Cox Automotive UK has acquired CWL’s vehicle services business which operates from three locations in Bruntingthorpe (Leicestershire), Wyton (Cambridgeshire) and ...
by tache3
Tue 17 Dec 2019, 6:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UKAR politics thread
Replies: 1673
Views: 88829

Re: The UKAR politics thread

Boris is now trying to change it so that the current deadline of 31 December 2020 is the final deadline instead of having an option to extend this by up to 2 years to complete negotiations. Surely, there is no need for this deadline. We are getting "the quickest and easiest trade deal in histo...
by tache3
Fri 01 Nov 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Airliner loading
Replies: 24
Views: 4374

Re: Airliner loading

Stagger2 wrote:That shot of the Troops in 'Economy' Class makes Ryanair look inviting! I can't see many of those guys getting a persist-break mid-flight either? :shock:


They've got more leg room than most economy class though.
by tache3
Sat 31 Aug 2019, 8:35 am
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 29494

Re: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

Del wrote:
tache3 wrote:Does anyone know what time the flying display starts today (Saturday) please. No info on official website.

Latest info on the app says 13:25 with the Tigers Parachute display


Great. Thank you.
by tache3
Sat 31 Aug 2019, 8:23 am
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 29494

Re: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

Does anyone know what time the flying display starts today (Saturday) please. No info on official website.
by tache3
Mon 19 Aug 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: UK Heritage Aviation Trust
Replies: 272
Views: 72361

Re: UK Heritage Aviation Trust

I really don't understand how this organisation achieved charity status? I recently made enquries relating to this for a organisation that I was involved with and was informed very clearly that we would have to show- and I quote- tangible proof of public benefit. Merely stating our intentions and ai...
by tache3
Tue 06 Aug 2019, 8:19 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 29494

Re: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

Many thanks for the information gents, much appreciated.
by tache3
Mon 05 Aug 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 29494

Re: Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

Harvo266 wrote:As a local I always find the cliff top the best place


Hi. Would you be able to give me the location/directions to this area please? I've never attended this show before, so are therefore not familiar with it.

Many thanks in advance.
by tache3
Thu 01 Aug 2019, 5:27 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: British Phantom Aviation Group (Official Topic)
Replies: 319
Views: 98796

Re: British Phantom Aviation Group (Official Topic)

...hope that this latest venture doesn't turn into a farce like their previous attempts of Phantom preservation That is somewhat unfair. The BPAG renovated the XV490 cockpit section that is on display at Newark and still (in conjunction with the owner, Mike Davey) manage and maintain this item, whi...
by tache3
Thu 27 Jun 2019, 8:33 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Arrivals tickets for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: Arrivals tickets for sale

Sold.
by tache3
Tue 04 Jun 2019, 11:18 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Arrivals tickets for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Arrivals tickets for sale

Hello All, Due to a change in my work schedule, I will now be out of the country during RIAT week. I have P & V tickets for both Wednesday & Thursday arrivals days that cost a total of £32.50 inc fees. Will sell for £20 if anyone wants them. Feel free to PM if interested. First come, first s...
by tache3
Wed 08 May 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: English Electric Lightning F2.A weapons manual
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: English Electric Lightning F2.A weapons manual

The Lightning Preservation Group may have a copy. Try contacting them.