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by sdad
Sun 08 Nov 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)
Replies: 88
Views: 9052

Re: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)

The sun is never a problem at Sywell, unless it is absent. Take that from a local rather than an app! The map, pretty though it is, has clearly been drawn by someone who has never been to a show there. Fancy thinking that the public will be able to wander across the new taxiway and all around Gracel...
by sdad
Sat 07 Nov 2020, 6:50 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)
Replies: 88
Views: 9052

Re: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)

The Baron wrote:
Sat 07 Nov 2020, 6:00 pm
snookered coming from the South West. Should have gone for later in July.
M5, M42, M6, A14, A43 Surely!
by sdad
Fri 06 Nov 2020, 7:49 pm
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)
Replies: 88
Views: 9052

Re: Flying Legends 2021 - 10th & 11th July at Sywell (Merged)

Orion wrote:
Fri 06 Nov 2020, 6:17 pm
...Normally that airfield is pretty unhelpful for enthusiasts.
Details? Problems? Dates?
by sdad
Tue 03 Nov 2020, 9:01 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: East Kirkby's end of season finale
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Re: East Kirkby's end of season finale

Not very socially distanced then?
by sdad
Tue 06 Oct 2020, 6:06 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Another One Bites the Dust [747 Retirement]
Replies: 17
Views: 3139

Re: Another One Bites the Dust [747 Retirement]

I was at LHR two weeks ago and thought there were four 747's left. What has happened to the penultimate pair? Also, is Kemble confirmed as the destination?
by sdad
Sun 20 Sep 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: RAF Brize Norton ZZ336
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: RAF Brize Norton ZZ336

Thanks for location. I know there is a sign partway up that says you can't drive any further but is it generally accepted to park just before that - near the gates to the industrial compound opposite the old pillbox?
by sdad
Sat 19 Sep 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: RAF Brize Norton ZZ336
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: RAF Brize Norton ZZ336

Very nice. Where were you please?
by sdad
Wed 16 Sep 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: RAF Fairford- BTF Deployment
Replies: 12
Views: 3283

Re: RAF Fairford- BTF Deployment

Dunfield gate?
by sdad
Thu 03 Sep 2020, 5:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: B.E.2 crash Sywell
Replies: 6
Views: 2516

Re: B.E.2 crash Sywell

The helipad for NGH was at a school across the road. The school decided to build on it!
by sdad
Fri 21 Aug 2020, 10:50 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 237
Views: 43961

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

"VC-10s, Nimrod, Victor and Guppy" surely.
by sdad
Wed 12 Aug 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: Old Warden Air Displays
Topic: 15th August - Magnificent Musical Flying Display
Replies: 31
Views: 4971

Re: 15th August - Magnificent Musical Flying Display

Presumably straight back to Scampton after that but any ideas of earlier routing, please?
by sdad
Wed 12 Aug 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Red Arrows flypast of Edinburgh as part of VJ Day
Replies: 52
Views: 3855

Re: Red Arrows flypast of Edinburgh as part of VJ Day

DCMS
https://ve-vjday75.gov.uk/vj-day-what-to-watch/
says "Look up" between 11:30 & 17:30.
Any ideas of other routing/stop-offs anybody please?
by sdad
Fri 17 Jul 2020, 11:47 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Peter Teichman's thoughts
Replies: 62
Views: 12284

Re: Peter Teichman's thoughts

http://johnniehoulton.corranashworth.info/ suggests that the "first kill" was decided by HQ, so this might pin that down: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C508484 This is the actual combat report. It seems surprising though that there were no claims until the third sort...
by sdad
Sun 28 Jun 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: The Return of the Fox
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: The Return of the Fox

What happened to the mound?
by sdad
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 4:24 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Manchester Airport
Replies: 7
Views: 1569

Re: Manchester Airport

Were they there due to lack of demand? If so, why are they now leaving and why would they "never" return?
by sdad
Mon 18 May 2020, 4:38 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: The Historic Helicopters Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 8448

Re: Sea King flies

In fact, I have never noticed the ID before but the lack of transparency would affect everybody, not just me. As for the cancellation, the word "we" appears in his/her earlier post!
by sdad
Mon 18 May 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: The Historic Helicopters Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 8448

Re: Sea King flies

If you speak with authority, please state what that authority is. "We" is insufficient if the reader does not know who "we" are. The staff have already made this point to everyone. I really don't know why they won't enforce it.
by sdad
Fri 15 May 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aircraft music?
Replies: 80
Views: 6776

Re: Aircraft music?

"Take a Jumbo 'cross the water..." in "Breakfast in America" by Supertramp.
by sdad
Sun 22 Mar 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 237
Views: 43961

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

Sounds promising.
by sdad
Thu 19 Mar 2020, 4:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: UK air Museum closures -
Replies: 62
Views: 10517

Re: UK air Museum closures -

On the contrary, I find it interesting to learn that there are so many of them!
by sdad
Tue 10 Mar 2020, 11:17 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Sea Vixen update
Replies: 25
Views: 6217

Re: Sea Vixen update

You don't think a Swordfish could find a buyer? How much for Swordfish pleasure flights?
by sdad
Sun 08 Mar 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Red Arrows Winter Training
Replies: 7
Views: 1715

Re: Red Arrows Winter Training

Sorry, I meant how do you know the practice is on!
by sdad
Sun 08 Mar 2020, 6:37 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Red Arrows Winter Training
Replies: 7
Views: 1715

Re: Red Arrows Winter Training

No 12 is unusual. How do you know when it is on?
by sdad
Thu 05 Mar 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Closure?
Replies: 237
Views: 43961

Re: Bruntingthorpe Closure?

They are very clear that the Museum is currently closed with no info on re-opening. If the new owners already have a base there, perhaps they will understand (even enjoy) what goes on with the fast taxi days.
by sdad
Mon 10 Feb 2020, 6:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Duxford Storm Damage
Replies: 36
Views: 6446

Re: Duxford Storm Damage

Shouldn't they be having a few words with the architects about the roof being unfit for purpose?