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by RAF4EVER
Wed 30 Mar 2022, 9:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4386
Views: 220285

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

From The Netherlands: Coronavirus hospital admissions down 19%, fewer infections in all age groups. The number of people admitted to hospital with coronavirus fell by 19% in the last week, the public health agency RIVM said in its latest bulletin. The figure of 1,471 was the lowest for three weeks a...
by RAF4EVER
Wed 30 Mar 2022, 9:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UKAR politics thread
Replies: 2995
Views: 156387

Re: The UKAR politics thread

Berf wrote:
Wed 30 Mar 2022, 8:29 am
On BBC

Dominic Raab: "Ultimately individuals take responsibility" - and the Prime Minister told the truth "to the best of his ability"

Probably, for once, never a truer word spoken
I do not think Bojo would know what the truth is,even if it punched him in the face.
by RAF4EVER
Fri 11 Mar 2022, 1:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: energy/utility bills - is a fixed tariff beneficial at present
Replies: 25
Views: 2117

Re: energy/utility bills - is a fixed tariff beneficial at present

From The Netherlands: Ministers put €2.8 bn into cutting taxes on fuel and energy. Ministers have agreed to reduce taxes on fuel and energy in an effort to shore up spending power following mounting inflation. They have also agreed to increase the one-off payment to low income families from €200 to ...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 08 Mar 2022, 9:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

Grow up RAF4Ever. Is there a reason why they are being donated to the US to then be donated to Ukraine and not directly to the Ukranians? Presumably something to do with the US providing F-16s to Poland to replace the MiGs? Edit: Mooshie our posts crossed I think, but surely Putin won't see (or car...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 08 Mar 2022, 7:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

boff180 wrote:
Tue 08 Mar 2022, 7:34 pm


The 28 strong fleet are being flown to Rammstein.
The Band?
by RAF4EVER
Fri 04 Mar 2022, 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: MIG-27s at Shoeburyness
Replies: 18
Views: 2491

Re: MIG-27s at Shoeburyness

Try this: https://www.google.nl/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjyiOHdn6z2AhUBwQIHHR6XBN4QFnoECAYQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fabpic.co.uk%2Fpictures%2Flocation%2FFoulness%2520Island%252C%2520Essex%2520-%2520MoD&usg=AOvVaw3aGOPAhcPqxK...
by RAF4EVER
Thu 03 Mar 2022, 7:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

:laughing: With the proviso that if you don’t understand the concept of black humour don’t read on! Vladimir Putin is visiting a local primary school and has been telling the children about the great history of Russia and the Soviet Union. Once he has delivered his talk he asks if anybody has any qu...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 01 Mar 2022, 8:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 4386
Views: 220285

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

From The Netherlands: Corona patient admissions down 26%, infections highest in 20-30 age group. Fewer than 1,000 people were admitted to Dutch hospitals with coronavirus in the last week, the smallest number since mid-January and 26% fewer than last week. The latest weekly bulletin from the public ...
by RAF4EVER
Tue 01 Mar 2022, 11:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

https://twitter.com/armedforcesukr/status/1498546324232359936?s=21 Completely unverified, but if it’s true, Colonel Oksanchenko was the Ukrainian Su-27 display pilot between 2017-2018. Various places online (none that I immediately trust) say that he’s been posthumously awarded the title of Hero of...
by RAF4EVER
Mon 28 Feb 2022, 1:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: AN-225 Destroyed
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: AN-225 Destroyed

Now that really has upset me, never saw it always wanted to. I'm gonna stick my neck out here and suggest that you really should have been getting upset quite a long time before a cool looking aircraft that you've never seen fly got destroyed. #firstworldproblems Theres no need for it... Unknown 74...
by RAF4EVER
Mon 28 Feb 2022, 1:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

Mooshie1956 wrote:
Mon 28 Feb 2022, 1:05 pm
Another thing I'd like to say, might not be relevant here, but bringing up the old nugget of Brexit, this was my biggest fear happening and the main reason I feel we should have stayed in. Fortunately we all seem to be pulling in the same direction, and I hope this will long continue.
WHAT???
by RAF4EVER
Sat 26 Feb 2022, 8:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: War?
Replies: 757
Views: 46472

Re: War?

From The Netherlands: The Netherlands to supply 200 Stinger missiles to Ukraine The Netherlands has agreed to ship 200 Stinger air defence missiles to Ukraine as quickly as it can, following a request by the Ukrainian government, the cabinet has agreed. ‘There was a careful but, given the circumstan...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 25 Feb 2022, 1:41 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2022 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1150
Views: 137260

Re: RIAT 2022 Discussion Thread

Given that RIAT took place in the same years as: Gulf War 1 Bosnia Kosovo 9/11 Afghanistan Gulf War 2 and after Russia's 2014 invasion of Crimea... I think we will be ok! Of course RIAT took place the same year as 9/11,because RIAT took place 28 &29 July,which according to my calendar July is t...
by RAF4EVER
Wed 23 Feb 2022, 10:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your holiday plans
Replies: 123
Views: 10039

Re: Your holiday plans

At the moment for travel to The Netherlands,from the UK,you need to have a negative test [PCR], 48 hours before,as the Dutch Government defines the UK as an area of High risk: You live in this country or area These are the rules for travelling to the Netherlands: The EU entry ban applies. There are ...
by RAF4EVER
Mon 21 Feb 2022, 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Big jet TV YouTube channel
Replies: 272
Views: 41918

Re: Big jet TV YouTube channel

I’ll say something - he’s done far better than that “plane spotting live” show a few years ago (though Cat Burton was excellent on that programme). We’ve got Jerry with planes, Francis with trains; we just need a Barry the Stobart Spotter and you’ve got a BBC Four programme in the making 😂 Maybe yo...
by RAF4EVER
Sun 13 Feb 2022, 8:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UKAR politics thread
Replies: 2995
Views: 156387

Re: The UKAR politics thread

he has spent his whole career not answering question, distracting, blustering, mumbling etc etc, possibly, for the first time ever, he is forced by law to be specific and accurate (or the right of silence?) very interesting, It makes you wonder why he hosted a quiz. :smiling_imp: :smiling_imp:
by RAF4EVER
Thu 03 Feb 2022, 9:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UKAR politics thread
Replies: 2995
Views: 156387

Re: The UKAR politics thread

Four senior aides to Boris Johnson resign from No 10 Four senior aides to Boris Johnson have resigned from Downing Street within hours of each other amid growing pressure on the prime minister. Director of communications Jack Doyle confirmed his exit shortly after the departure of policy head Munira...
by RAF4EVER
Mon 31 Jan 2022, 11:12 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: F-35 Ooops?
Replies: 84
Views: 12177

Re: F-35 Ooops?

As a wild guess , do American carriers carry so many aircraft that they have to keep them on deck most , if not all, ofthe time - whereas HMS QE could easily accommodate all the F35B it sailed with inside in the hangar deck and only line them up on top when a photo opportunity or a “show off” was n...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 28 Jan 2022, 10:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme
Replies: 15
Views: 811

Re: UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme

Just remembered this:

by RAF4EVER
Fri 28 Jan 2022, 10:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme
Replies: 15
Views: 811

Re: UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme

I agree with The Good Life,Tales of the Riverbank

by RAF4EVER
Fri 28 Jan 2022, 10:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme
Replies: 15
Views: 811

UK`S Most Beloved BBC Programme

I have just read,that the BBC`S most beloved programme is Only Fools and Horses, in my opinion it was a load of rubbish,who commissions these surveys?
by RAF4EVER
Mon 24 Jan 2022, 8:03 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT ‘22 wish list
Replies: 190
Views: 22155

Re: RIAT ‘22 wish list

Quite fancy seeing that lovely A1 skyraider based over In France (I think) French Skyraider for sale. Douglas AD-4N Skyraider F-AZHK is offered for sale by the team at Platinum Fighter Sales. Less than one year ago it received a new Vietnam era colourscheme, on which Scramble reported on 18 Februar...
by RAF4EVER
Sun 23 Jan 2022, 5:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: New hiding place for stowaways ??
Replies: 1
Views: 595

New hiding place for stowaways ??

Stowaway found in South Africa plane wheel at Amsterdam airport Dutch police say they have found a stowaway alive in the wheel section of a plane that landed at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport from South Africa. Flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam take about 11 hours, with the cargo plane believed t...
by RAF4EVER
Fri 21 Jan 2022, 12:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Deceased in 2022
Replies: 88
Views: 10167

Re: Deceased in 2022

CJS wrote:
Fri 21 Jan 2022, 8:35 am
Very sad. What a voice 🎤 😥