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by Georgeconna
Thu 21 May 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Mildenhall Air Fete 1997
Replies: 14
Views: 2296

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: 615

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: 1947

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: 1399

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: 1520

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: 1060

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: 2226

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: 710

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: 1666

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: 1666

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: 1666

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, 10:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains
Replies: 21
Views: 1666

Re: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains

Thanks Rich,

I don't have a phone!!

I managed to find out on this site below for the next 5 days, thanks for the info.

https://www.satflare.com/track.asp?q=starlink#LIST
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Request time and some fun. RIAT 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 5723

Re: Request time and some fun. RIAT 2021

Cri-Cri display. Any scheme.

1998 was a long time since it last appearance.
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 9:19 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains
Replies: 21
Views: 1666

Re: Space X Starlink Satellite Trains

Rich.B wrote:Have a look tommorow at 22.00 should be a 43 string.


Rich, Were do you garnish this info from Mate. Skies hopefully clear tonight!
by Georgeconna
Mon 20 Apr 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1901
Views: 81289

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

Anyone on the forum know about cargo shipping? We were told on Saturday during the offical virus briefing that 84 tonnes of PPE was "due to arrive" the following day (today) but it will not arrive today with no reason given and no new due time. Assuming that the cargo ship would have been...
by Georgeconna
Sun 19 Apr 2020, 10:55 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Google Streetview plane-spotting.
Replies: 130
Views: 8927

Re: Google Streetview plane-spotting.

From Across the pond

SNN EC-CFA - Long gone now, Couple of 767 up the road

https://www.google.com/maps/@52.696203, ... 312!8i6656

Abbeyshrule Ce.150 and Piranha https://www.google.com/maps/@53.5901262 ... 312!8i6656
by Georgeconna
Sun 19 Apr 2020, 10:43 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: 1/72 Airfix Lightning F2A
Replies: 13
Views: 1034

Re: 1/72 Airfix Lightning F2A

Nice one :clap: ,

I'm Building Resin F.2 in the same scheme at the moment, hope it comes out just a good!
by Georgeconna
Fri 17 Apr 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: Air Fete Pt.1 - USAF Participants
Replies: 7
Views: 1489

Re: AIR FETE Pt.1 - USAF PARTICIPANTS

Jaysus, My first Mildenhall. Blown away by it. I thinkg I went with Aeroprints as I had no Transport. They bus left before the flipping Airshow ended My Dad only took me to Biggen Hill, Farnbourgh and Shuttleworth in the 70s. From Bexley not much of a trek to the Hill but by God a trip to Shuttlewor...
by Georgeconna
Wed 15 Apr 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Favourite bit of fence
Replies: 4
Views: 2160

Re: Favourite bit of fence

Great spot for sure.
by Georgeconna
Wed 15 Apr 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Missing airshows?
Replies: 16
Views: 2209

Re: Missing airshows?

Way to go no emissions as well. I enjoyed that.

I must admit I am loving the very few Cars whilst I take the kids out on the bikes, Zero Aeroplanes and to boot lovely clear weather since the flights were reduced....SFA contrails to spoil it.
by Georgeconna
Tue 14 Apr 2020, 1:05 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: RIAT Fairford 1993
Replies: 36
Views: 4430

Re: RIAT Fairford 1993

You now got me pulling out an Su-25 and the decals from the Stash for that very one! Damn!!
by Georgeconna
Thu 09 Apr 2020, 10:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pink Moon tonight ~ 07Apr20
Replies: 7
Views: 883

Re: Pink Moon tonight ~ 07Apr20

A Well thought out shot here. the chap got the position spot on for the figure

https://www.broadsheet.ie/tag/hurler/
by Georgeconna
Mon 06 Apr 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: 2020.04.03 London Gatwick
Replies: 10
Views: 2148

Re: 2020.04.03 London Gatwick

Guy Norris wrote:Wow that must have been so essential to go and photograph an aircraft while everyone has been told to stay at home during this period. Very selfish attitude


How does the Pie Taste like This morning? :lol:
by Georgeconna
Mon 06 Apr 2020, 7:51 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Lockdown Build thread
Replies: 24
Views: 3967

Re: Lockdown Build thread

The JP came out very nice, Have a couple to do myself.
by Georgeconna
Sat 04 Apr 2020, 11:21 pm
Forum: 'Golden Oldies' Photos
Topic: IAT 1992, Boscombe Down
Replies: 10
Views: 1958

Re: IAT 1992, Boscombe Down

That was a Great Show, The Comet Display was Awesome, BAE Lightning in the Static (I did not know there was one still bombing about!), SU-25 Special Scheme!! Wow!