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by memberinessex
Sat 22 Sep 2018, 7:23 pm
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 86051

Re: Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow 2018

I heard that the IWM sold more premium member tickets than there were seats so my wife and I arrived earlier than we might normally for a Duxford event - no need to worry the rain kept people off the seats but out could not move in the members marque. As for the rest of the display: there were a num...
by memberinessex
Thu 24 May 2018, 5:22 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Photo Editing, Laptop or Desktop
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Re: Photo Editing, Laptop or Desktop

For various reasons I have photo' editing software on four devices (it is actually six but I do not count the two Android tablets). Two are desktop's, one a windows tablet with detachable keyboard and the other a windows laptop. For me the key things are: PC spec' - memory and processor - all the de...
by memberinessex
Thu 08 Mar 2018, 2:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Family-friendly display
Replies: 9
Views: 2272

Family-friendly display

I have posed specific information about the Great Yarmouth 2018 display under seaside shows but in the press release the organiser (Ian Sheeley) says “You tend to find seafront crowds are more family-orientated, as the enthusiast will generally want to see the aircraft on the ground close-up, as wel...
by memberinessex
Thu 08 Mar 2018, 1:49 pm
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Great Yarmouth to host an airshow
Replies: 43
Views: 21058

Re: Great Yarmouth to host an airshow

Update on the show here:

http://www.greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk/news/plans-well-under-way-for-inaugural-haven-great-yarmouth-air-display-1-5425772

Only confirmed acts are:

The Wildcats aerobatics team
Army’s Tigers free-fall parachutists
by memberinessex
Wed 28 Feb 2018, 1:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Captured Aircraft in Horse Guards Parade
Replies: 4
Views: 1922

Re: Captured Aircraft in Horse Guards Parade

Thanks T_J September 1955 would be about right and thus definitely my first aviation memory. I wonder what else was on display.
by memberinessex
Mon 26 Feb 2018, 4:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Captured Aircraft in Horse Guards Parade
Replies: 4
Views: 1922

Captured Aircraft in Horse Guards Parade

After loitering in this forum for many years I have now signed up as as such can ask a question that has been bugging me for years. My earliest aviation memory is of being taken to Horse Guards Parade (or Green Park part of what I remember is walking past the sentries in Whitehall) and seeing an exh...
by memberinessex
Mon 26 Feb 2018, 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Biggest regret in aviation enthusiasm?
Replies: 57
Views: 8285

Re: Biggest regret in aviation enthusiasm?

This has been a fascinating thread and makes me realise how lucky I have been regarding aviation. Many of the things other have mentioned I have been fortunate to witness. I lived in Harlow, Essex from 1962 to 2000 and as such had access to the early North Weald Airshows, the growth of Stansted, the...