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by Cole
Sat 24 Feb 2024, 7:29 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)

Thank you !

Glad you enjoyed them!
by Cole
Fri 09 Feb 2024, 6:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 2276
Views: 859822

Re: Interesting Internet

must have had some vinyl left over.
by Cole
Fri 09 Feb 2024, 5:00 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Current aircraft being restored to flight
Replies: 118
Views: 105091

Re: Current aircraft being restored to flight

Lockheed L10A Electra c/n 1145, now ZK-AFD, flew for the first time yesterday at Ardmore here in NZ after a restoration begun in the late 1990s. I think this makes just two Electras flying worldwide? there is more, one in the UK (duxford??), one in belguim that came to Sleapkosh'23 and i think a ha...
by Cole
Thu 08 Feb 2024, 6:42 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Current aircraft being restored to flight
Replies: 118
Views: 105091

Re: Current aircraft being restored to flight

Lockheed L10A Electra c/n 1145, now ZK-AFD, flew for the first time yesterday at Ardmore here in NZ after a restoration begun in the late 1990s. I think this makes just two Electras flying worldwide? there is more, one in the UK (duxford??), one in belguim that came to Sleapkosh'23 and i think a ha...
by Cole
Thu 01 Feb 2024, 6:13 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)

Danke,

Ill keep that in mind.. the vertical ones were mostly for phone backgrounds lol.

Less than 6 months now!
by Cole
Tue 30 Jan 2024, 11:02 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Cole's Very Late RIAT (Massive)

Here it is i've been putting this off for a while but here it goes. This is going to be Mahoosive. CC Welcome. Thursday, Friday, Sunday were spent on Totters, Saturday in the show. Think ive just about dried out. Thursday afternoon was mostly a setup camp day but i did pick the camera up a few times...
by Cole
Thu 04 Jan 2024, 9:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: New CAA registrations G-RNTB / RNFA
Replies: 48
Views: 12475

Re: New CAA registrations G-RNTB / RNFA

do we know how the paperwork is going.

IIRC they were ready for test flight last year or even earlier and they were waiting on paperwork back from the caa
by Cole
Wed 27 Dec 2023, 11:56 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 2276
Views: 859822

Re: Interesting Internet

bobby 1211 wrote:
Tue 26 Dec 2023, 11:26 pm
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/25167999/ ... drew-hill/

Andrew Hill (Shoreham) trying to get his pilot license again.
Absoloutely disgraceful..

Hopefully the CAA see sense that the imbecile should be no where near a cockpit.
by Cole
Sun 24 Dec 2023, 7:11 pm
Forum: General Aviation Photos
Topic: Grumman HU-16B Albatross N98TP (Lee on Solent, EGHF)
Replies: 7
Views: 3519

Re: Grumman HU-16B Albatross N98TP (Lee on Solent, EGHF)

They have an Instagram page

https://www.instagram.com/meyersmanxair ... 9wZjhwMQ==


Just had a reel pop into my feed and thought I recognised it
by Cole
Sat 23 Dec 2023, 10:32 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: An-2s in the UK
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

Re: An-2s in the UK

I flew on HA-MKF back in 2017. Its a real shame that its not been back as it is a really charismatic machine.
by Cole
Thu 14 Dec 2023, 7:13 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2024 - discuss most things thread
Replies: 632
Views: 563496

Re: RIAT 2024 - discuss most things thread

Where the bleeding heck are they gonna park that!
by Cole
Fri 08 Dec 2023, 3:41 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: Cosford Airshow 2024 - 9th June 2024
Replies: 108
Views: 22112

Re: Cosford Airshow 2024 - 9th June 2024

This is going down like a sack of spuds.

Really is this what we need, LESS room on the crowd line, felt like sardines last year.

I dread to think what its gonna be like this year.

by Cole
Mon 04 Dec 2023, 10:46 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2024 - discuss most things thread
Replies: 632
Views: 563496

Re: RIAT 2024 - discuss most things thread

RIAT did tease a “special announcement” this week. Perhaps it’s related to ICAS, perhaps not. To be honest, other than the A-10, as nice as they’d be I’m not even that fussed about the USAF demo teams (and given the show theme, if only one could be chosen, it’d have to be the Viper demo team or the...
by Cole
Thu 30 Nov 2023, 9:32 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Eurofighter Typhoon DA4 moving to Newark Air Museum
Replies: 39
Views: 11695

Re: Eurofighter Typhoon DA4 moving to Newark Air Museum

Cosford(museum) can't even look after there own aircraft, let the engineers train on them.. atleast they'd be undercover!

absolutely shocking rugpull from the IWM/MOD, i cant imagine how frustrating this must be for everyone involved.
by Cole
Wed 29 Nov 2023, 1:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Osprey crash off coast of Japan
Replies: 0
Views: 954

Osprey crash off coast of Japan

Looks like at least one dead..

The ospreys arent exactly proving to be the most reliable aircraft it seems.

https://edition.cnn.com/2023/11/29/asia ... index.html
by Cole
Tue 28 Nov 2023, 5:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 2276
Views: 859822

Re: Interesting Internet

https://twitter.com/thedeaddistrict/status/1727925018359718161?s=46&t=MrByk9E0ZD1fN2EAXOlQkw Nice camos on them. Is that the new Serbian camo? or the old still on them? It's the old Cypriot camo, they'll be repainted into the same ash grey as the current fleet. Apparently the air force aren't r...
by Cole
Wed 15 Nov 2023, 8:40 pm
Forum: RAF Cosford Air Show
Topic: Cosford Airshow 2024 - 9th June 2024
Replies: 108
Views: 22112

Re: Cosford Airshow 2024 - 9th June 2024

Being down the road ill probably end up going, but i think this year is going to be very sink or swim.
by Cole
Sun 12 Nov 2023, 5:31 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Current aircraft being restored to flight
Replies: 118
Views: 105091

Re: Current aircraft being restored to flight

Aerovet wrote:
Fri 10 Nov 2023, 8:20 pm
French Sikorsky H-34 (Sud Aviation built) serial SA55
https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/s ... -in-france
very nice, i presume thats a radial engined example?
by Cole
Sun 12 Nov 2023, 5:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 2276
Views: 859822

Re: Interesting Internet

I can't see this covered elsewhere; seems a great shame they can't finish the job Lancaster bomber landmark set to be bigger than Angel of North under ambitious new plans https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/lancaster-bomber-landmark-set-to-be-bigger-than-angel-of-north-under-ambitious-new-plans/a...
by Cole
Sun 05 Nov 2023, 8:31 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: The Historic Helicopters Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 37376

Re: The Historic Helicopters Thread

"it is with genuine disbelief that we have to inform you of the passing of Andrew "Foz" Foster One of the original engineers at Historic Helicopters. A fantastic Engineer and genuinely great person. The world will be a sadder place without him. Rest in peace Foz!" https://www.fac...
by Cole
Thu 26 Oct 2023, 2:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 2276
Views: 859822

Re: Interesting Internet



Last flight for X-Tiger
by Cole
Fri 20 Oct 2023, 11:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Your Favourite UK Airshow Venue
Replies: 26
Views: 5170

Re: Your Favourite UK Airshow Venue

i know everyone has said Old Warden, but i have to agree, there is some thing so magicial and awe-inspiring about the place that no other venue has.
by Cole
Fri 20 Oct 2023, 2:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Storm Babet - Tui 737 skids off runway
Replies: 0
Views: 1909

Storm Babet - Tui 737 skids off runway

https://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2023- ... at-airport

Isnt Leeds Bradford notorious for having a relatively short runway with windshear common on days where it wouldnt be an issue?

Image
by Cole
Wed 18 Oct 2023, 7:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Cosford changes
Replies: 54
Views: 19949

Re: Cosford changes

RWTYT wrote:
Tue 17 Oct 2023, 8:12 pm
Im a Suffolk lad so I dont get to visit Midlands often, has there been any changes regarding their big Hangar 1 revamp yet?
last time i went it was closed for a 6 week event that you had to pay for.
by Cole
Thu 12 Oct 2023, 2:02 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Tempest flies at Sywell
Replies: 14
Views: 4374

Re: Tempest flies at Sywell

Looked like it leaped off the runway, she wants to fly!