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by TonyB
Sun 16 Aug 2020, 12:40 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Heavy Lifters
Replies: 28
Views: 1111

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Heavy Lifters

German Air Force A400M 54+14

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Russian Air Force Il-76MD RA-78838

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by TonyB
Wed 12 Aug 2020, 5:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

"Lemon Tree" and "If I Had a Hammer" singer Trini Lopez aged 83.
by TonyB
Sat 08 Aug 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

Wayne Fontana of 60´s band The Mindbenders aged 74.
by TonyB
Fri 07 Aug 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 2964

Re: Malta Airshow

I'd say anyone who would fly to see an airshow at the moment needs their head looking at. And I´d say it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they want to take a holiday in Malta at the end of September. I disagree - it's totally irresponsible to fly while this pandemic is at large. But...
by TonyB
Thu 06 Aug 2020, 10:00 pm
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 2964

Re: Malta Airshow

I'd say anyone who would fly to see an airshow at the moment needs their head looking at. And I´d say it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they want to take a holiday in Malta at the end of September. I disagree - it's totally irresponsible to fly while this pandemic is at large. But...
by TonyB
Thu 06 Aug 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 2964

Re: Malta Airshow

I'd say anyone who would fly to see an airshow at the moment needs their head looking at. And I´d say it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they want to take a holiday in Malta at the end of September. I disagree - it's totally irresponsible to fly while this pandemic is at large. But...
by TonyB
Wed 05 Aug 2020, 10:25 am
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 2964

Re: Malta Airshow

Andyph wrote:
Tue 04 Aug 2020, 9:49 am
I'd say anyone who would fly to see an airshow at the moment needs their head looking at.
And I´d say it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they want to take a holiday in Malta at the end of September.
by TonyB
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 7:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

Ennio Morricone, Italien film composer aged 91. Best known for the music to the Segio Leone film Once Upon a Time in the West, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
by TonyB
Sat 04 Jul 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: An148 and Tu204 in Tegel
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

An148 and Tu204 in Tegel

A couple of yesterdays visitors. Ukraine Government Antonov An148 UR-UKR

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Followed a few minutes later by a Tupolev Tu204 RA-64057 from the Rossiya Special Flight Detachment.

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by TonyB
Sat 27 Jun 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: European Events
Topic: Malta Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 2964

Malta Airshow

It´s just been announced that the Malta Airshow will be taking place on the 26/27 September. No participants list at the moment, not even sure if there will be a static display.
by TonyB
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your holiday plans
Replies: 48
Views: 3383

Re: Your holiday plans

RAF4EVER wrote:
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 9:30 am
Zoom wrote:
Tue 23 Jun 2020, 8:57 pm
so the UKG plan is staycations?

**** that; I prefer to get away from the British as often as possible. Even more so as we are carrying the virus more than the rest of Europe
UKG?
United Kingdom Government?
by TonyB
Sat 13 Jun 2020, 7:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

Ricky Valance, the first Welshman to have a number one record with "Tell Laura I love her" aged 84.
by TonyB
Fri 12 Jun 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.
Replies: 196
Views: 8037

Re: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.

"I bet a few of the Stasi weren't happy."


Some still aren´t.
by TonyB
Tue 19 May 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Libyan Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 1257

Libyan Airlines

On Sunday 17.05. we had a visit in TXL from an airline which is not normally to be seen in Europe. The airline is on the EU Black List and apart from a few exceptions is not allowed to fly in EU countries. The exception on Sunday was repatriation of Libyan nationals who were in Germany for treatment...
by TonyB
Sat 09 May 2020, 6:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 2830
Views: 136477

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

"What a strange comparison,no wonder you only come out after midnight,a relative of Dracula?,mind you ,at least he was educated,knew how to spell,and could use punctuation".

Your attempt at punctuation also leaves a lot to be desired.
by TonyB
Sat 09 May 2020, 6:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

Roy Horn, one half of illusionists Siegried and Roy aged 75. Reported to be due to the Covid19 virus.
by TonyB
Fri 10 Apr 2020, 5:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Covid Poll
Replies: 28
Views: 3267

Re: Covid Poll

As a student, we still have to do 'online exams' so we still need to study. We have no methods to de-stress or talk to people. We have no way of making extra money from part time jobs (uni open days etc) and we don't get an increase in student loan money. Our parents earn less and therefore can't a...
by TonyB
Fri 10 Apr 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Covid Poll
Replies: 28
Views: 3267

Re: Covid Poll

As a student, we still have to do 'online exams' so we still need to study. We have no methods to de-stress or talk to people. We have no way of making extra money from part time jobs (uni open days etc) and we don't get an increase in student loan money. Our parents earn less and therefore can't a...
by TonyB
Fri 10 Apr 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Angry Thread...
Replies: 2150
Views: 289708

Re: The Angry Thread...

Where possible here in Berlin I always use a cycle path which is part of the pavement - unless it´s being used as a parking space for cars. Cycle lanes in the road I also use, do have to be careful though when getting around the cars which are parked there. Where there are no paths or lanes, I try t...
by TonyB
Fri 03 Apr 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Airport webcams?
Replies: 7
Views: 1646

Re: Airport webcams?

Another from SXM.........

http://sunsetsxm.com/plane-info/
by TonyB
Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Airline brinksmanship over Covid-19
Replies: 49
Views: 9118

Re: Airline brinksmanship over Covid-19

Zoom, I think you need to call I think that an Email would be better, at least there´s something in writing. My experience, albeit mit Finnair, booked TXL-HEL-NRT and back for May. First of all I got a mail to tell me that the HEL-NRT flight was cancelled and that I should contact customer services...
by TonyB
Tue 24 Mar 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2020
Replies: 278
Views: 40572

Re: Deceased in 2020

Albert Uderzo, cartoonist who drew the figures for the Asterix comics, aged 92.
by TonyB
Sat 21 Mar 2020, 11:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 2830
Views: 136477

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

pbeardmore wrote:speedbird, please post a link to the WHO Report you reference, many thanks.


This is what I found.........

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source ... 9-ncov.pdf


Stay safe.
by TonyB
Fri 20 Mar 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Will air shows be cancelled because of coronavirus
Replies: 293
Views: 37922

Re: Will air shows be cancelled because of coronavirus

As one who answered at the beginning of the thread, I´m not ashamed to admit that I was very, very wrong. Things have indeed moved on faster than anyone could foresee. I hope all who are affected in any way; be it family, jobs, or in any other form, get through with as little disruption to their liv...
by TonyB
Wed 18 Mar 2020, 2:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Will air shows be cancelled because of coronavirus
Replies: 293
Views: 37922

Re: Will air shows be cancelled because of coronavirus

As expected, the ILA 2020 in Berlin has been cancelled.