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by Shyft87
Mon 11 Nov 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: World On Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 2149

Re: World On Fire

Did anyone else notice the spitfire they showed with invasion stripes?...

I didn't think they were used till the Normandy landings?
by Shyft87
Fri 07 Jun 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: Arrivals
Replies: 151
Views: 18702

Re: Arrivals

Albion143 wrote:German P3 registration 60-01 tracking over Holland looks to be the one for the weekend!!!



found her, keeping me entertained at work :lol:

she's a beaut!
by Shyft87
Fri 31 May 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Ex brietling wing walkers
Replies: 0
Views: 1432

Ex brietling wing walkers

Just saw the pair that used to be the wing walkers flying over Wrexham,

Any idea where they’re off to?
by Shyft87
Wed 29 May 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 77664

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Frogfoot wrote:
Tom105 wrote:Mark millers Rapide added flying


Another aircraft that would be better suited in the static display perhaps?


After years of regularly having Ansons display, i'll happily take the Rapide - and I'd also argue she's a more graceful looking aircraft!
by Shyft87
Thu 23 May 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 77664

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019


I've lost track of how many Cosford threads you've made the same points and people have taken time out of their collective days to explain. I'm not sure there's any point anyone doing it again.


can I +1 this?

it's become as predictable as "meh" on the RIAT thread...
by Shyft87
Thu 18 Apr 2019, 9:00 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 77664

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2019 - Sunday 9th June 2019

Well that's absolutely made my day!

the only thing that sounds better than a merlin is a bristol centaurus :up:


Stunning aircraft, it'll be great to see her at Cosford again.
by Shyft87
Tue 09 Apr 2019, 8:07 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Dutch Auster, North Wales?
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Re: Dutch Auster, North Wales?

I honestly could be wrong, but when I spotted it, I thought it was wearing dutch markings. Google has not helped me find it I think you might be looking for the wrong aircraft type? There are at least half a dozen Cubs in the UK wearing Dutch markings so it could be one of those? Personally, I'd pu...
by Shyft87
Mon 08 Apr 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Dutch Auster, North Wales?
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Re: Dutch Auster, North Wales?

I honestly could be wrong, but when I spotted it, I thought it was wearing dutch markings.

Google has not helped me find it :lol:
by Shyft87
Mon 08 Apr 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Dutch Auster, North Wales?
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Dutch Auster, North Wales?

Hi all, I was out and about saturday, and driving home past the Rhug Estate near Corwen, North Wales. Across the road from it I spotted what appeared to be an Auster, next to a small grass strip, and I could've sworn it had Dutch roundels. Has anyone got any more information on this? I've searched g...
by Shyft87
Thu 14 Feb 2019, 3:41 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: BelugaXL in UK today
Replies: 25
Views: 3650

Re: BelugaXL in UK today

Got to skive work for five minutes to watch her: beautiful!
by Shyft87
Tue 21 Aug 2018, 1:00 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Rhyl Airshow 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 3347

Re: Rhyl Airshow 2018

Took them damn well long enough to post this! Not sure why they bothered given it's practically the same as last year, minus the Blenheim. Wow! As I see the Blenheim on Sat @ 14:29 & Sun @ 16:51, do you really mean "It's [the 2018 List] practically the same as last year, Plus the Blenheim ...
by Shyft87
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 3:55 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Rhyl Airshow 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 3347

Re: Rhyl Airshow 2018

Took them damn well long enough to post this!

Not sure why they bothered given it's practically the same as last year, minus the Blenheim.
by Shyft87
Thu 24 May 2018, 7:56 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2018 discussion
Replies: 6194
Views: 724270

Re: RIAT 2018 discussion

does anyone know why they don't appear to be using the 'traffic light system' this year?

It's still stated on the updates page that they're using green for confirmed, amber for discussions etc... but there's no amber visible, and unless it's just me, there hasn't been all year.

Just seems strange...
by Shyft87
Wed 23 May 2018, 9:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Education or ignorance
Replies: 5
Views: 1120

Re: Education or ignorance

I'm not quite sure what the question was, but I can only speak from experience. Watching someone I love disappear due to Alzheimer's the most painful thing I've ever done; I wouldn't wish it on anyone. The more people know, and the more they understand, the better we can look after people living wit...
by Shyft87
Tue 15 May 2018, 10:29 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 955
Views: 188135

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]

Mooshie1956 wrote:A400M confirmed flying.



fly-past...

While grateful, I wish we could get a few more displays confirmed, as opposed to just flying through.
by Shyft87
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 1:01 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: jet pair over wrexham?
Replies: 3
Views: 1037

Re: jet pair over wrexham?

Thanks Brevet,

I know fr24's a bit hit and miss; I was hoping adsb would've caught them but no luck
by Shyft87
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 9:54 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: jet pair over wrexham?
Replies: 3
Views: 1037

jet pair over wrexham?

Anyone shed any light on this?

My other half told me she just spotted a pair of jets (her words) moving over wrexham, she saw them yesterday too.

I'm guessing they're heading the loop, but can't spot anything on fr24 or adsb.

anyone?
by Shyft87
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 8:36 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 955
Views: 188135

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]

That would be nice to see. I don't think I have ever seen a Shakelton, even if its just the cockpit section. Not sure where you're based mate, but there's a complete one at Coventry airport (taxiworthy), and a static one at the Manchester museum of science and Industry. If youre going to Cosford, a...
by Shyft87
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 12:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Social Media In This Hobby
Replies: 10
Views: 2229

Re: Social Media In This Hobby

And at least on forums if you disagree with what someone posts you're ( usually ) able to post your opinions without them being deleted and finding yourself blocked/banned. Ah, this happens to me all too often...although admittedly I try to engage flat earthers in discussion and it doesn't go well ...
by Shyft87
Wed 21 Feb 2018, 10:04 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggest regret in aviation enthusiasm?
Replies: 57
Views: 8459

Re: Biggest regret in aviation enthusiasm?

Missing the Lancs at shoreham...

...and allowing my ex-wife to stop me going to see them at Southport.



I miss them more than I miss her.
by Shyft87
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 9:10 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: APRES
Replies: 122
Views: 16685

Re: APRES

I have to ask, with APREs apparently wanting to set themselves up as a self styled 'central bank' for restorations; Have they actually spoken to any restoration groups? -canvassed their feelings on this? Not to mention who are they to decide which project gets funded and which does not? I would argu...
by Shyft87
Tue 14 Nov 2017, 2:08 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Airfix Dehavilland Comet
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Airfix Dehavilland Comet

Jetnoise wrote:Isn't the Airfix kit a Comet 4B - hence the lack of BOAC decals as BOAC never operated them?

Cheers,
Ralph



I'm not going to lie; I wasn't aware of that... I hear comet and just think BOAC :lol:
by Shyft87
Tue 14 Nov 2017, 10:59 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Airfix Dehavilland Comet
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Airfix Dehavilland Comet

iainpeden wrote:I think Noah took one into the ark for light relief so it's a bit basic.



so old tooling in a red box? :facepalm:
by Shyft87
Tue 14 Nov 2017, 9:30 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Airfix Dehavilland Comet
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Airfix Dehavilland Comet

Hi all,

Does anyone have any experience with this kit?

I'm looking towards putting one together as an Xmas gift, but I've seen mixed reviews about it (not to mention the lack of BOAC decals... :wat: )
by Shyft87
Thu 26 Oct 2017, 7:38 am
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]
Replies: 955
Views: 188135

Re: RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 - [Main Topic]

Just picking bits out of there post on twitter and the official website. It looks like there's a Meteor, DC-3 and the Hawker Cygnet all coming out of the museum for static or the DC-3 from elsewhere. I'm fairly sure the Dakota would have to come from elsewhere!... I'll check Saturday, but last I sa...