Search found 28 matches

by Neverfuel
Wed 01 Apr 2020, 9:47 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Don’t forget what date it is today folks
by Neverfuel
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 10:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Oh Neverfuel, how we've missed you these past months... Regarding the aircrafts movements... I note the liberal use of the term 'volunteers'... given that everything positive that the trust has achieved these past few years has been undertaken by volunteers... (and I include the planning permission...
by Neverfuel
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 9:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Oh Neverfuel, how we've missed you these past months... Regarding the aircrafts movements... I note the liberal use of the term 'volunteers'... given that everything positive that the trust has achieved these past few years has been undertaken by volunteers... (and I include the planning permission...
by Neverfuel
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 8:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

While I have been critical of the Trust, I am not anti-Vulcan in any way. However I see this development as 'no progress' because slow taxi has never been what VTTST has been aiming for - it has been about fast taxi runs and I don't think a slow taxi in any way is indicative of it being allowed on ...
by Neverfuel
Sun 24 Dec 2017, 5:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

The problem with Bruntingthorpe for the VttTS was that post flight there was no need for them to exist anymore, as a few volunteers could have cared for 558 for ever. They wanted to continue as a medium sized business. Financial reality has meant that 558 will be cared for by volunteers anyway but ...
by Neverfuel
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 2:22 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Has anyone seen the Swift outside - or is it just speculation?
by Neverfuel
Sat 28 Oct 2017, 8:49 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

I don't see any showstoppers in the consultation replies. Usually planning will be granted with conditions which need to be discharged as more detailed information becomes available during the next stage of the project.
by Neverfuel
Fri 29 Sep 2017, 8:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Looking at the plans, the space available looks like more they had in the half of hangar 3 they were using before. They have a lot more car parking as well. I had to park on the grass for a family day. There is now a dedicated cafe, which they didn't have before. The shop used to be at the side of t...
by Neverfuel
Sun 24 Sep 2017, 12:12 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

I think we are going into fiction land again guys :sad:

Stop making up your own versions of the truth.
by Neverfuel
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 10:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

£2.8m for a hangar.... I haven't looked, but isn't that roughly the money they've burned through since the end of flight? Is that really what they've spent since October, 2015? How on earth do you spend that much money in 23 months on an aeroplane that's trundled around an airfield a handful of tim...
by Neverfuel
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 10:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Problem is that any airframe they try to get flying will be a million pound a year hangar.... Really? A million pounds a year? I think he's referring to wages + hangar rent. The wages for 2016 were over £750K and on a hangar that will cost £2 million to build I wouldn't be surprised if the rent and...
by Neverfuel
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 11:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

I just need an invite .....

Although, I have a proper job, that pays proper money! :lol:
by Neverfuel
Sun 17 Sep 2017, 11:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Absolutely bernarde. Just to be clear I wasn't suggesting the engineers were lazy twiddling their thumbs with nothing to do, I'm sure they did the best they could with the situation, e.g. the build a plane project. They and 558 are the victims in this, loosing their jobs just before xmas. It wasn't...
by Neverfuel
Sat 16 Sep 2017, 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Avionics I'm afraid XM

I would be fairly useless at trades that would be needed - riggers, sootys and leckies are probably the only trades that are relevant.
by Neverfuel
Sat 16 Sep 2017, 2:56 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

My motives? This isn't about me, it's about an aeroplane stranded at an airfield because of rank bad decision making and throwing good money after bad to prolong an enterprise which should have been wound up two years ago. But keep on making it about me, if it stops people discussing the actual iss...
by Neverfuel
Sat 16 Sep 2017, 12:25 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Again, Neverfuel, thanks for the party political broadcast, now what is your name and connection to VTTS? If you want to be credible, at least be prepared to reveal who you are so people might understand YOUR motives. Oh by the way - I've been silent for a month so people can gauge YOUR motives, an...
by Neverfuel
Sat 16 Sep 2017, 12:22 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Again, Neverfuel, thanks for the party political broadcast, now what is your name and connection to VTTS? If you want to be credible, at least be prepared to reveal who you are so people might understand YOUR motives. No connection Dan - just love my town, our Vulcan and really passionate about the...
by Neverfuel
Sat 16 Sep 2017, 12:18 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Spent. As you are well aware. Spent, when better planning and cutting of jobs when flying ceased, would have removed the need to be paying them. No implication of any impropriety, but a clear observation that VTTS were maintaining a staff FAR too big for a one aeroplane museum which the public rema...
by Neverfuel
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 11:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Now can we all discuss the good news about the new hangar for a while - or are the Dan supporters going to make it blatantly obvious to casual readers that this forum is only about the demise of VTTS, and not about the care of XH558. Fans of 558 (as I am), where else do you have to read comments abo...
by Neverfuel
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 10:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

The lack of accountability and rank bad decision-making is especially galling. The same names remain year-in, year-out, answering it seems to no-one but themselves. Pleming. Edmondson. Trotter. Making and compounding mistake after mistake, which began with the madness of landing at Doncaster. And n...
by Neverfuel
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 6:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Dan/Gents, I thought I explained once. Only one of the (then) current Aircrew remained employed after February 2016. Period. None of the six who became redundant were paid anything after October 2015. Quite right, I will not discuss what we were paid when 558 was flying (any more than I expect most...
by Neverfuel
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 6:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Is there any realistic prospect of 558 flying again? I mean not in the UK, obviously, but as a more palatable alternative to Dan's rather apocalyptic 'chop up the airframe' mantra, is there any chance that it could be operated in the US, for example, where it would be sure to be an enormous hit on ...
by Neverfuel
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 10:38 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 314513

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

"Saleemrama": Joined:Fri 11 Aug 2017, 2:40 pm Most active topic:Where has XH558 thread gone? (7 Posts / 87.50% of user’s posts) "Neverfuel": Last visited:Sun 13 Aug 2017, 3:42 pm Just because I have not logged in doesn't mean I have stopped reading. Just bored of the attacks. I ...