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by john001
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 7:19 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Airshowhammer wrote:Hope we see blue sky and a high show from the Patrouille De France as their display looks a little good this year!


Will be the flat show due to airspace restrictions
by john001
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 4:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: And now a Barcelona atrocity
Replies: 5
Views: 1336

And now a Barcelona atrocity

13 (unconfirmed) dead...
by john001
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 3:09 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Does not mean they can us them at the show though...
by john001
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 4:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Past trade stalls at Air Shows
Replies: 16
Views: 3278

Re: Past trade stalls at Air Shows

Mike wrote:I think they stopped going to shows when people stopped buying film!



or was it competition from the likes of Jessops mail order (way before they hit the high street) when you could get film much cheaper than the rip off airshow prices!
by john001
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:17 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017
Replies: 991
Views: 232240

Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

Scraping the barrel with this one: New Carrier Shines Light on Scampton Heritage The arrival of Britain's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth this morning, heralds the start of a new era for the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. In the not-too-distant future, The F-35 Lightning II ...
by john001
Mon 14 Aug 2017, 6:35 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017
Replies: 991
Views: 232240

Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

At last a decent update - face painting and wood burning stoves makes this worth every penny.
by john001
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 5:29 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

or the home button on the ticket ordering site
by john001
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 3:39 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

15000?! Is that all?! I had more than that round for my dog's 7th birthday party! Why so low? It's as though shows are scared of any negative response if god forbid the great unwashed have to wait for more than 5 seconds in their car to get in or out or wait for someone to use the loo before them o...
by john001
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 10:36 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

aceyone wrote:
john001 wrote:Anyone know if ticket numbers for the main shows on Sat and Sun are limited?


I believe they are limited to 15, 000 each day !


Thanks
by john001
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 6:31 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Anyone know if ticket numbers for the main shows on Sat and Sun are limited?
by john001
Wed 09 Aug 2017, 7:46 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Overexposed sky...best way to deal with it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3820

Re: Overexposed sky...best way to deal with it?

Depends how much you do! If you do a lot the mouse can cause stress on tendons (well mine anyway) the other method with a tablet takes a lot of practice but can be more flexible.
by john001
Tue 08 Aug 2017, 8:27 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: QE to Portsmouth
Replies: 23
Views: 7334

Re: QE to Portsmouth

Unfortunately even though we are an island nation we are not blessed with particularly deep or wide natural harbours, so once the decision was taken that we needed ships, of this size and we were not going to relocate one of our existing dockyards to a brand new man made harbour then it had to be P...
by john001
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 6:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: New Aviation Academy
Replies: 7
Views: 3219

Re: New Aviation Academy

Dan O'Hagan wrote:Will it be using an obsolete 60 year old bomber to inspire the students though?



Err, yes and some older than that as the new STEM innovation hub is at RAF Cosford Museum
by john001
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 3:02 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017
Replies: 991
Views: 232240

Re: RAF Scampton Air Show 2017

I was hoping that the organisers might announce some more foreign displays (such as the Polish f16 from Lens) at the media Launch yesterday but it looks like they didn't announce anything new at all? Does anyone have any more details? Also with the Lens show cancelled will the 2 F18s that were comi...
by john001
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 2:58 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Added: Today we are delighted to confirm that the Royal Netherlands air force Historic flight will be sending their MkIV Spitfire for to take part in the flying display at the Festival of Flight
by john001
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 8:37 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..
Replies: 153
Views: 34748

Re: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..

farnboroughrob wrote:I see they wen't all out on the ticket graphics :lol: , actually I like that, saves my ink


So yours is not the John Dibbs air to air Spitfire commemorative special edition ticket at no extra cost then....
by john001
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 8:32 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..
Replies: 153
Views: 34748

Re: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..

Done printed ticket in front of me
by john001
Sun 06 Aug 2017, 4:40 pm
Forum: European Events
Topic: Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Show 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 10086

Re: Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Show 2018

Hotel prices are at RIAT levels! Just booked the cheapest in case I can get there thanks for the info
by john001
Sun 06 Aug 2017, 10:15 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..
Replies: 153
Views: 34748

Re: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..

So you are just moaning the details are not on Fb even though you have the information above... shame you can't say great effort Kev how about putting all the details on FB...
by john001
Sat 05 Aug 2017, 1:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..
Replies: 153
Views: 34748

Re: Biggin Hill 2017 Arrivals day..

15 pounds according to Kev above with a load of details - what more do you want?
by john001
Fri 04 Aug 2017, 9:12 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

Actually I don't mind a few gaps. Sometimes I find it more relaxed - we all know before what we will see and the approx timescale - I have allocated that time and don't need every act right after the other one. It's a day out hopefully in the sun!
by john001
Thu 03 Aug 2017, 5:22 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Biggin Hill 2017
Replies: 226
Views: 65085

Re: Biggin Hill 2017

or is it just Typhoon take off as it is based there and is doing Eastbourne and Herne Bay on the Saturday?
by john001
Thu 03 Aug 2017, 1:21 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Mach 3 first timer
Replies: 11
Views: 2806

Re: Mach 3 first timer

I used the viewing village few years ago but the space in the grandstand was so small I could not even have my large (but nowhere near the largest) camera bag in front of me, nor was there enough room to even move to take pictures when two people were next to you. I guess the FRIAT stand is much bet...
by john001
Wed 02 Aug 2017, 10:26 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: US rules to require you to take the camera out
Replies: 11
Views: 2700

Re: US rules to require you to take the camera out

Wasn't this discussed on here a few months ago? Are memory cards at risk from x-rays?* If not I don't see the problem really. *it seems not. It's just for information - things may take even longer. It not meant to provoke a debate about the rights and wrongs. For the record I have flown in and out ...
by john001
Wed 02 Aug 2017, 8:41 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: US rules to require you to take the camera out
Replies: 11
Views: 2700

US rules to require you to take the camera out

WASHINGTON – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items that require travelers to place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray scree...