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by Timc
Mon 23 Oct 2017, 6:21 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Mid-Hants Railway Diesel Gala - 20.10.17
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Re: Mid-Hants Railway Diesel Gala - 20.10.17

Wonderful shots!

Must admit I just love the "Deltics"! Would be great if the operator introduced the "Thistle Crest" above the headcode, would set off nicely the early two-tone green livery!
by Timc
Tue 10 Oct 2017, 6:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: ARCo have another Spitfire.
Replies: 70
Views: 8774

Re: ARCo have another Spitfire.

RAF4EVER wrote:I, too would like to fly in a Spitfire,but I think ,I am too big,so what do`s that make me? :smile:


"Tall In The Saddle" maybe? :smile:
by Timc
Sat 22 Jul 2017, 6:11 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: RIAT '17 In Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 1795

RIAT '17 In Photos

Spent an enjoyable 5 days down in Fairford meeting up with friends old and new. Here's my take in no particular order. Showground on the Friday then spent the following two days relaxing at Kempsford although somewhat disappointed that the Mango Cider didn't make an appearance behind the bar! Monday...
by Timc
Wed 05 Jul 2017, 12:40 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)
Replies: 5050
Views: 793422

Re: RIAT 2017 (Discussion & Participation Thread)

Friday's Display looks top notch, listed alphabetically. Airbus A400M Belgian F-16 BBMF Lancaster and 4 x Spitfires French Couteau Delta Italian C-27J Spartan RAF Chinook RAF Eurofighter Typhoon RAF Red Arrows Slovenian PC-9M USAF CV-22B Osprey USAF F-22A Raptor USAF Heritage Flight F-22 & P-51B...
by Timc
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 9:49 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Living History!
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Living History!

Popped down to the Severn Valley Railway last Sunday for a couple of hours to see what the 1940's Weekend Event was all about. Thanks to the South Staffs Living History Group for providing an entertaining afternoon, although some of the "set pieces" were a little too realistic it has to be...
by Timc
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 5:34 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Canon EF 500mm f4 help
Replies: 9
Views: 4707

Re: Canon EF 500mm f4 help

Hand holding a 500 is probably the best way as I've found mounted on a tripod/monopod quite restrictive trying to keep up with the action. It is heavy even after a relatively short period of time pointing it up at the sky so picking your moments is probably the best bet? It's totally different and t...
by Timc
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 5:52 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: A Selection From Cosford
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: A Selection From Cosford

Very nice selection of shots Dan, No.4 and in particular No.7 for me, unusual angle on the latter.
by Timc
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 5:26 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: PA474 comes back to life...
Replies: 8
Views: 4227

Re: PA474 comes back to life...

Not sure if this is of any help but I do remember about 3 months after purchasing a 50D from new I had to download an update from Canon to correct a pretty horrendous colour cast, in my case I perceived it as pink/magenta. Whether that update still exists and is available I don't know? It sorted the...
by Timc
Wed 14 Jun 2017, 2:38 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!
Replies: 9
Views: 2758

Re: A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!

capercaillie wrote:You need to get that other chap in the allotment to bring a spade next time!

Some nice shots in there, B-1 noisy enough for you? :music:


That other chap is me! Gave my mum another camera and just said point it at the sky and press this button!

Don't think she's done a bad job?! :smile:
by Timc
Wed 14 Jun 2017, 2:17 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!
Replies: 9
Views: 2758

Re: A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!

It's down Green Lane Wes, a single track road which is on slightly higher ground but does offer quite a nice panoramic view overlooking Cosford. :smile:
by Timc
Wed 14 Jun 2017, 1:18 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!
Replies: 9
Views: 2758

A few Cosford Arrivals & Sunday Garden Spotting!

Here's a few shots from the weekend at Cosford including a few arrivals and Sunday in Albrighton whilst tending the veg plot! Cheers Tim 1. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4283/35302127225_6ca25db53f_b.jpg Cosford-9 by timc1963 , on Flickr 2. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4241/35172588641_d7294821f6_b...
by Timc
Sun 11 Jun 2017, 6:46 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Never seen that before?! RAF Cosford Airshow being "plugged" on national tele during the weather forecast on BBC News! :smile:
by Timc
Fri 09 Jun 2017, 7:11 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Just to whet the appetite for over the weekend, quick grab shot of a beautiful scheme it has to be said!

ImageItalian Tornado-4 by Tim Croton, on Flickr
by Timc
Wed 07 Jun 2017, 11:16 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: Road closures
Replies: 10
Views: 6326

Re: Road closures

Don't know if this is much help?

ImageScreenshot 2017-06-05 16.40.59 by Tim Croton, on Flickr
by Timc
Wed 07 Jun 2017, 9:19 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Excellent addition, well done to all concerned!
by Timc
Wed 07 Jun 2017, 8:49 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Perhaps a B-1 if it's just a flypast, but as it says 'flying display' I'm going for an Osprey. I'm not aware of anything else outside the US that's able to perform a display as such. Thinking along the same lines! Distinct difference between "flypast" and "display" I would have ...
by Timc
Wed 07 Jun 2017, 8:26 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

This could be interesting?! :smile:
by Timc
Sat 03 Jun 2017, 10:20 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

How can it be anything other than detrimental to the viewing experience?? Since the '20s Airshow displays have been aligned on a display axis - usually the runway with crowd along that. Every display is designed around that model. Will this secondary display axis need centreline markers and I presu...
by Timc
Sat 03 Jun 2017, 9:48 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

At the end of the day, and as I said previously, let's wait and see? We don't really know how moving the display box/line westerly will impact on the overall "experience" until it's witnessed? Granted, on first reading the statement it does sound all doom and gloom but that might not neces...
by Timc
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 6:45 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Why not just wait for an official response rather than making things up to make the organising team look bad. You've got a fellow staffer a few posts previous saying the same thing, and they're not alone. Thinking along the same lines, this decision was possibly taken months ago, if not longer? If ...
by Timc
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 5:41 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

I fear a Social Media backlash now,announcing this once people have already purchased their tickets.If the weather turns out nasty and two of the more exciting displays are distant,then J public won't be so quick purchasing their tickets for the 2018 show if there is one. Thinking along the same li...
by Timc
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 4:36 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

From what I can work out the new display line will intersect the A464 either just before or after Whiston Cross thus avoiding over flying Albrighton. Can't see any other alternative at the moment. Grandstand view, if in the vicinity of the Cricket Club! :ninja:
by Timc
Thu 01 Jun 2017, 6:36 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

Lucasjmet15 wrote:
Timc wrote:That's what you call a "Has Bean" or maybe he's bean toasted, who knows!? :whistle:



He's been out in the sun, he's baked :grin:


His accuracy was somewhat uncanny? I'd relent at using the phrase "half baked"! :smile:
by Timc
Thu 01 Jun 2017, 6:16 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 1535
Views: 251086

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2017 - [Main Topic]

That's what you call a "Has Bean" or maybe he's bean toasted, who knows!? :whistle:
by Timc
Thu 25 May 2017, 6:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Manchester Arena blast
Replies: 36
Views: 5711

Re: Manchester Arena blast

So what "New Powers" would they be then TKK 140?

Awaits with baited breath?!