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by Berf
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 7:44 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The Human Element
Replies: 36
Views: 746

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The Human Element

AndyXH558 wrote:
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 11:25 am
On the subject of the cigar. I hadn't even noticed it. Probably a really bad prop. He's supposed to be Russian as its the mig 27 at Newark.
Cuban cigars were popular in Soviet times and imported a great deal as part of the Soviet support of Cuban communism.
by Berf
Wed 01 Jul 2020, 4:02 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: The FR24/PlanePlotter Thread
Replies: 840
Views: 352513

Re: The FR24/PlanePlotter Thread

Thanks Eric
by Berf
Wed 01 Jul 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: The FR24/PlanePlotter Thread
Replies: 840
Views: 352513

Re: The FR24/PlanePlotter Thread

As an rare viewer of ADS-B - is there a US F35 at Marham or is it an error or part of the training unit - on ADSB now with RAF ZM150
by Berf
Tue 30 Jun 2020, 4:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: F7 Wing flypast Såtenäs-Gothenburg
Replies: 0
Views: 374

F7 Wing flypast Såtenäs-Gothenburg

FB translation of F7 80th celebration for anyone who happens to be on the west of Sweden tomorrow Tomorrow, July 1, Skaraborg's air naval flight turns 80 years old. It is celebrated with a ceremony at Såtenäs as well as an over-flight with both contemporary and historic aircraft. Unfortunately, due ...
by Berf
Fri 26 Jun 2020, 7:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Boris Force One?
Replies: 101
Views: 5883

Re: Boris Force One?

Parliamentary question answers: The number of occasions Voyager ZZ336 has been used on Prime Ministerial or Ministerial business since it was converted for its VIP role is given in the table below. Voyager ZZ336 use in VIP role FY 2016-17. 7 FY2017-18. 8 FY2018-19. 6 FY2019-20. 4 FY2020-21*. 0 The V...
by Berf
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade

Yes that was from the flypast on 9 May - the main parade was postponed
by Berf
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade

https://youtu.be/1AIQd0shQgY

Flypast at about 1.09.26
by Berf
Mon 22 Jun 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: US presidential election 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1431

Re: US presidential election 2020

Yes she would fit right in - great track record of defending the WMD lies.
by Berf
Thu 11 Jun 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: RAeS videos
Replies: 0
Views: 263

RAeS videos

Royal Society is promoting the National Aerospace Library video archive at www.aerosociety.com/movies. See where Burt Rutan got some ideas from with the Miles Libellula!
by Berf
Wed 10 Jun 2020, 5:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.
Replies: 194
Views: 4953

Re: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.

Does anyone actually think that by removing a bunch of statues of people, that in the main no one has heard of or do not know the significance of, is going to eradicate racism from society? Not in the slightest, and I’m a bit worried that the British “that’ll do” spirit will see that be seen as “we...
by Berf
Tue 09 Jun 2020, 6:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.
Replies: 194
Views: 4953

Re: Edward Colston statue removal,your views.

Does anyone actually think that by removing a bunch of statues of people, that in the main no one has heard of or do not know the significance of, is going to eradicate racism from society?
by Berf
Sat 06 Jun 2020, 6:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 583
Views: 73842

Re: President Trump

USA a third world country? Yes. Surely there are many different areas and facets to a country to compare in order to give it a rating as third, second or first world? The US is, on overall assessment, a very first world country. Looked at from a rational and objective position and not a pejorative ...
by Berf
Sat 06 Jun 2020, 6:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 583
Views: 73842

Re: President Trump

Tommy wrote:
Fri 05 Jun 2020, 8:24 pm
Finningley Boy wrote:
Fri 05 Jun 2020, 8:17 pm
USA a third world country?
Yes.
Land of the free https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... 5-year-old
by Berf
Fri 05 Jun 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 583
Views: 73842

Re: President Trump

So now a fall in US unemployment is a great day for George Floyd
by Berf
Thu 04 Jun 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 5
Views: 1478

Re: Can anyone identify this?

Great - even better - my grandfather worked for Handley Page! I won't be buying though - hope a museum picks it up if it is of use.
by Berf
Thu 04 Jun 2020, 7:26 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Can anyone identify this?
Replies: 5
Views: 1478

Can anyone identify this?

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auct ... image-link Ventura? Neptune? The auction house is fairly near Lossiemouth.
by Berf
Tue 02 Jun 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 583
Views: 73842

Re: President Trump

No - the most worrying thing is not one individual albeit the President - but all those that support him.
by Berf
Sat 23 May 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Mohave aircraft help please?
Replies: 13
Views: 1402

Re: Mohave aircraft help please?

or even a Saab Lansen (that's Lance in English)
by Berf
Sat 16 May 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aircraft music?
Replies: 67
Views: 3559

Re: Aircraft music?

Phantom,,, of the opera

Voodoo..Chile - Jimi Hendrix

Zero - Imagine Dragons
by Berf
Sat 16 May 2020, 4:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aircraft music?
Replies: 67
Views: 3559

Re: Aircraft music?

Tigermoth - Steve Hackett
by Berf
Thu 14 May 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any swifts/swallows yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 1142

Re: Any swifts/swallows yet?

House martins arrived in Sweden three days ago if that helps! Probably not!

Cranes have already gone, two pairs of great tits nesting (one lot putting my excavator out of action) and two pairs of pied flycatchers, one pair woodpecker
by Berf
Mon 11 May 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Social Distance Spotting
Replies: 84
Views: 8559

Re: Social Distance Spotting

Our plan to rebuild - government doc excerpt: SAGE advise that the risk of infection outside is significantly lower than inside, so the Government is updating the rules so that, as well as exercise, people can now also spend time outdoors subject to: not meeting up with any more than one person from...
by Berf
Tue 28 Apr 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1901
Views: 81325

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

Not exactly the most reliable source but https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/11491804/brits-banned-europe-destinations-coronavirus/ If so where does this leave Sweden who are I believe in the EU and Schengen? Uk advises against travel to Sweden right now (unless essential) however there are no direct f...
by Berf
Tue 28 Apr 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Request time and some fun. RIAT 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 5731

Re: Request time and some fun. RIAT 2021

RAF Hercules (flying) (no chance)