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by BobL
Sun 19 Sep 2021, 3:21 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

That first pic is 'triggering' - it should be 9, 10, 11...
:crazy_face:
by BobL
Thu 16 Sep 2021, 10:52 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021

Lights were from Screwfix and were Erbauer LED Rechargeable Work Lights...
by BobL
Thu 16 Sep 2021, 9:55 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

A couple from me - popped in to DX to do some 'admin' and timed my visit just right with departures to Goodwood. Mk I 'scramble' was appropriate for the date. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-u3IHR0AzO0I/YUJM_SUL-ZI/AAAAAAAAEUo/EW162EcsTQUmRlGp0gEuBBevI7aU-mqkgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1200/P9153840.jpg https://1.bp.bl...
by BobL
Wed 15 Sep 2021, 11:46 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021

Apron lighting ala Northolt would be lovely - personally I think some old school sodium floodlights would add a nice hue...
by BobL
Wed 15 Sep 2021, 8:57 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021

They looked to be portable LED floodlights - I can ask for specific brand if you want...
by BobL
Tue 14 Sep 2021, 11:37 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Veterans Day
Replies: 3
Views: 1166

Re: Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Veterans Day

K5054NZ wrote:
Tue 14 Sep 2021, 1:57 am
Which airframe is in the third-to-last image?
Spitfire F.XIVc RM694?
by BobL
Fri 10 Sep 2021, 8:27 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Spitfire T9 at Scarborough
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Re: Spitfire T9 at Scarborough

Operating out of Leeds for a few days I believe.
by BobL
Wed 08 Sep 2021, 3:03 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: Duxford In A Different Light: Fighter Night ~ 4th September 2021

Nice to catch up again Brian - the night runs were worth missing my bedtime Horlicks...
by BobL
Tue 07 Sep 2021, 11:09 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

Managed to grab a couple of snaps during "Duxford in a Different Light" event ... https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-17P3M6Eje3M/YTTTcEHpmoI/AAAAAAAAESk/clUhOEGDngYrCilbDG6ngBBAhFuZGiLSQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1200/IMG_1769.jpg https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9jzPEt-nA80/YTQIFHypRiI/AAAAAAAAERk/0y4dFyU-wNoqbE8aWfBN2T8lQnWjI...
by BobL
Tue 07 Sep 2021, 1:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF Germany - Targets
Replies: 8
Views: 1793

Re: RAF Germany - Targets

by BobL
Sat 04 Sep 2021, 12:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF Germany - Targets
Replies: 8
Views: 1793

Re: RAF Germany - Targets

Jags at Brüggen were loaded with WE177 when I was there in 79.
by BobL
Sun 22 Aug 2021, 11:43 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

Come night time and the lights are dimmed, the squeaking of old rubber and creaking of long dormant airframes, KB889 and XJ824 touch wingtips and PA474 stretches through the open door to tip bump its stablemates...
by BobL
Sat 14 Aug 2021, 6:04 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

For a brief second there I though Mike Patey was over with "Scrappy"...
by BobL
Wed 21 Jul 2021, 12:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Mike Patey anybody watch his youtube channel
Replies: 8
Views: 1869

Re: Mike Patey

K5054NZ wrote: I was terrified of clicking the topic for fear something had happened!!
Likewise - think a title edit is in order!!
by BobL
Tue 20 Jul 2021, 11:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Mike Patey anybody watch his youtube channel
Replies: 8
Views: 1869

Re: Mike Patey

"Back to work!"

I've watched his channel for some time - gutted when Draco got written off but Scrappy is turning into a pretty amazing machine...
by BobL
Sun 04 Jul 2021, 2:00 pm
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Duxford Summer Airshow - 24-25 July
Replies: 267
Views: 33820

Re: Duxford Summer Airshow - 24-25 July

austinp wrote:
Sun 04 Jul 2021, 1:22 pm
So, if folks are restricted to zones, what happens along the flight line?

Surely every zone if mixing… Unless that’s zoned also.
Flight Line walk will be separated into zones as well apparently...
by BobL
Tue 29 Jun 2021, 9:32 am
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Duxford Summer Airshow - 24-25 July
Replies: 267
Views: 33820

Re: Duxford Summer Airshow - 24-25 July

So, looking at the website - if no blue parking is available (looks like Saturday there is none) you buy a permit for another zone and park there, so what is the point of the separate zones if people are going to be walking through them to get to their dedicated zone? I don't think it is possible t...
by BobL
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 4:06 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

Hmmm, does seem a bit daft when they have a gate to the NS - guess they didn't want to pay for the additional staff to direct traffic...
by BobL
Sun 13 Jun 2021, 12:46 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

"traffic wiring"?

Hard as I try, can't think what was predicted there....
by BobL
Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:48 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 14936

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

Wissam24 wrote:
Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:36 am
I would suggest we don't quite need a non-stop commentary of every single individual movement...
Dozy Joe has just been to the bathroom....

(I'll get me coat...)
by BobL
Thu 10 Jun 2021, 1:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: G7 Summit Cornwall
Replies: 163
Views: 14936

Re: G7 Summit Cornwall

HMQ is way more on the ball than Creepy Joe - he doesn't even know what planet he is on....
UKTopgun wrote:
Wed 09 Jun 2021, 10:53 pm
Is Biden on the 747?
I read somewhere they have installed a Stannah Stair Lift for him....
by BobL
Mon 24 May 2021, 9:01 am
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: Duxford Airshows 2021
Replies: 239
Views: 43955

Re: Duxford Airshows 2021

Looks like something out of an Escher nightmare...
by BobL
Wed 19 May 2021, 11:41 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
Replies: 8
Views: 4860

Re: Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

Hurricane BE505 was operating SSAC flights during my visit today...

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by BobL
Mon 17 May 2021, 12:38 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: The Sywell & Air Leasing Thread
Replies: 71
Views: 15684

Re: The Sywell & Air Leasing Thread

Splash and dash - topping up Mary for my flight...

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by BobL
Mon 17 May 2021, 11:26 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Duxford Diary 2021
Replies: 315
Views: 96356

Re: Duxford Diary 2021

I know a "Little Friend" she might like to meet...

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