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by Berf
Wed 23 Sep 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The UKAR politics thread
Replies: 1436
Views: 67656

Re: The UKAR politics thread

I suppose Gove has not yet worked out that there are ports to the continent other than in Kent
by Berf
Tue 25 Aug 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford
Replies: 130
Views: 12204

Re: Flying Legends to cease at Duxford

Another reason to develop Scampton as a national historic aviation and technical centre with apprenticeships etc, restoration, flying, etc with BBMF shifted out of Coningsby. Trouble is it would need a lot of disparate groups to join up without a whole lot of issues getting in the way, finance of co...
by Berf
Wed 05 Aug 2020, 9:43 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Red Arrows practice at Valley
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Red Arrows practice at Valley

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows will conduct flying display rehearsals at Royal Air Force Valley, Anglesey, on 13th August 2020.
by Berf
Sat 01 Aug 2020, 6:02 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 hour comp: Blue
Replies: 23
Views: 1055

Re: 48 hour comp: Blue

ImagePerfectly blue, on Flickr
by Berf
Wed 29 Jul 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hours Photo Comp: Feel the HEAT!
Replies: 25
Views: 1074

Re: 48 Hours Photo Comp: Feel the HEAT!

Imagegripen, on Flickr

ImageBA, on Flickr
by Berf
Sat 25 Jul 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48hr Photo Comp: Cleanin' Up
Replies: 27
Views: 1187

Re: 48hr Photo Comp: Cleanin' Up

Imageon Flickr

ImageB by , on Flickr
by Berf
Wed 15 Jul 2020, 7:57 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Virtual Air Tattoo
Replies: 46
Views: 5857

Re: Virtual Air Tattoo

Well if this is really going to work I hope a good number of you have been sitting in your car since 3am. At around 6 you get out and stand outside your house with a trolley, rucksacks full of stuff, chairs, and a ladder. At 07.30 you then sprint around 400m up and down the street before settling do...
by Berf
Tue 14 Jul 2020, 7:25 am
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Big Cats
Replies: 30
Views: 1216

Re: 48 Hour Photo Comp: Big Cats

ImageIMG_5017 by , on Flickr
by Berf
Sun 12 Jul 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: New Canon R cameras etc
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

Re: New Canon R cameras etc

The R5 with around 45MP per image and IBIS is going to eat away far more than the R at battery life. Still getting one though!
by Berf
Mon 06 Jul 2020, 7:44 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: 48 Hour Photo Comp: The Human Element
Replies: 36
Views: 1525

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: 848
Views: 364844

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: 848
Views: 364844

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: 677

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: 7717

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: 652

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: 652

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: 2065

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: 505

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: 196
Views: 7833

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: 196
Views: 7833

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: 684
Views: 83475

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 ...