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by Georgeconna
Sat 26 Sep 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Boscombe Down ATI 1992
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Boscombe Down ATI 1992

cracking show indeed, Defo in my top 3.......
by Georgeconna
Wed 16 Sep 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: F1 ( and other motorsports ) 2020
Replies: 152
Views: 11368

Re: F1 ( and other motorsports ) 2020

If anyone is allowed an opinion on BLM then surely it's Lewis Hamilton. Why, because his father was of African descent? His mother is White. He's benefited more than almost everyone from the social mobility afforded by our country. He actively avoids paying tax on his extraordinary earnings and has...
by Georgeconna
Mon 14 Sep 2020, 2:14 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: RAF QRA scrambled 14 Sep 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: RAF QRA scrambled 14 Sep 2020

Wow you can listen to HF on the net too. Massive! I can put my length of copper wire to bed now.
by Georgeconna
Fri 11 Sep 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Big jet TV YouTube channel
Replies: 140
Views: 25170

Re: Big jet TV YouTube channel

He has some some nice enjoyable stuff from the Heath this week, an 8hr Marathon too. conveys the excitement of the place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3N9AwpIMVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6IJScHPPys No doubt the pros on here will be cribbing....but don't forget to order you big Jet TV T s...
by Georgeconna
Tue 08 Sep 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon
Replies: 5
Views: 1468

Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

Missed it, Damn, on a Sunday too. Nice shots Paul.

Last E-2 saw in Shannon was in connection with the JFK Visit. Same sqn too.
by Georgeconna
Wed 02 Sep 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 441
Views: 134168

Re: Interesting Internet

Not as exciting as Su's taking steet signs down but Some lad doing a balloon flight over Arizona in a few minutes.

Live on the Tube of you

by Georgeconna
Wed 02 Sep 2020, 7:13 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Lockdown Build thread
Replies: 26
Views: 5294

Re: Lockdown Build thread

Hello again everyone, I am calling Spitfire FR.XIVe MV363/N of 11sqn RAF Seletar Singapore as done now, but its far from one of my best. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50029857671_740939dda5_b.jpg After construction was complete, it really started putting up a fight through the painting proces...
by Georgeconna
Sat 29 Aug 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Prestwick Exotica
Replies: 4
Views: 1493

Re: Prestwick Exotica

Cheers Terry. Since the Observers books have stopped now I am well rusty!
by Georgeconna
Fri 28 Aug 2020, 2:46 pm
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford
Replies: 135
Views: 12995

Re: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford

It's interesting that IWM seems to want a slot that regularly clashes with the biggest airshow in Europe. Flying Legends could always hold its own against RIAT, but could a generic airshow? Spot on we always split the two when they happened at the same weekend, it was a godsend on that year IAT was...
by Georgeconna
Fri 28 Aug 2020, 7:32 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Prestwick Exotica
Replies: 4
Views: 1493

Re: Prestwick Exotica

nice catches there. Love the cub and the 225.
by Georgeconna
Fri 28 Aug 2020, 7:28 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Kauhava Airshow Finland August 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 2523

Re: Kauhava Airshow Finland August 2020

interesting shots!
by Georgeconna
Wed 26 Aug 2020, 10:29 pm
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford
Replies: 135
Views: 12995

Re: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford

Dx is a bit of a ghost town outside the show days on the times I have visited. I have not attended legends now for about 4-5 years after the crowd line was moved.
by Georgeconna
Wed 26 Aug 2020, 9:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone been to Brands Hatch recently?
Replies: 7
Views: 662

Re: Anyone been to Brands Hatch recently?

I wouldn’t bother taking my camera now.

Like Airshows Ido the same, plenty of other lads taking shots and you can enjoy the spectacle instead of looking through your viewfinder.
by Georgeconna
Mon 17 Aug 2020, 7:56 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Cracking Cazaux 2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1132

Re: Cracking Cazaux 2005

Certainly Memorable Terry! Was a Fantastic show and that Museum the day after!
15 years ago too!

Fab Shots BTW. Trip down Memory lane.
by Georgeconna
Thu 21 May 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Mildenhall Air Fete 1997
Replies: 17
Views: 3663

Re: Mildenhall Air Fete 1997

cracking show, We camped the night before Christ it was cold, On the Sunday we ended up in a local boozer needing Dollars with some aircrew including some UK lads in Blue suits getting the Lads out! Nuts. I have a Mildenhall Casino cup too Somewhere in me shed that I had me US change in. I have to g...
by Georgeconna
Tue 28 Apr 2020, 1:41 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Academy 1/72 Vought F-8P Crusader
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: Academy 1/72 Vought F-8P Crusader

Very Very nice. That kit beats my Heller Version I did many years ago. Nice Faded effect too. :rock:
by Georgeconna
Mon 27 Apr 2020, 3:05 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Favourite Airshow Memory
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Favourite Airshow Memory

Possibly this as it was once of my last big trips, Missus was up the duff at the time so the clock was ticking for enjoying myself. 14 years later 3 Daughters for me sins. http://www.worldairpics.com/images/wap_thumbs/1010789.jpg [URL=http://www.worldairpics.com/photo/1010789/M/Grumman-F-14D-Tomcat/...
by Georgeconna
Mon 27 Apr 2020, 10:47 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: LPG Bruntingthorpe August 2011 XS904
Replies: 0
Views: 1697

LPG Bruntingthorpe August 2011 XS904

Just a few Photos I have on flicker I can share.

Image101_3240 by Georgeconna, on Flickr

Image101_3235 by Georgeconna, on Flickr
by Georgeconna
Mon 27 Apr 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: God Elp all of us! Vimy Arrival in Ireland 2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1987

God Elp all of us! Vimy Arrival in Ireland 2005

Hello Gents, I think these fit the quota as they are well over 5 years old, in Fact. God Good 14 years ago. I have never posted these before but some have been in a Few books and Aeroplane Monthly at the time. For me this was one of the finest moments to happen for some time. Especially in Ireland A...
by Georgeconna
Mon 27 Apr 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: A-4 in Shannon 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1394

A-4 in Shannon 2007

A rare enough visit of these jets happened in 2007 and routed through Shannon, One caught departing early am 21st of May 2007

Image829_2923 by Georgeconna, on Flickr
by Georgeconna
Wed 22 Apr 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: RAF Coltishall
Replies: 11
Views: 2705

Re: RAF Coltishall

Sadly only there twice, once in 97 and a thick fog negated any flying, the second time was a Belter and was ended up being one of the most memorable days spotting. That fence My god so low!!

Thanks for jogging the memories!
by Georgeconna
Wed 22 Apr 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: 1/72 Hobby Boss Rafale Marine
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: 1/72 Hobby Boss Rafale Marine

10 outa 10 for that one!!

I did the 1/48 Jobbie, Pretty bad fit if I remember!
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 10:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains
Replies: 21
Views: 2108

Re: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains

I went back out, 17 in total plus 4 bonus shooting stars

Starling 5 and 6 are back around at 2333hrs.

https://findstarlink.com/

Great and clear here.
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 9:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains
Replies: 21
Views: 2108

Re: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains

Well I counted 7, just 2 trailing in a string though. rest were random.
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 9:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains
Replies: 21
Views: 2108

Re: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains

Well I counted 7, just 2 trailing in a string though. rest were random.