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by T_J
Mon 13 Jul 2020, 10:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

Coronavirus: Face coverings in England's shops to be compulsory from 24 July Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England is to become mandatory from 24 July. Those who fail to comply with the new rules will face a fine of up to £100, the government is to announce. The move will bri...
by T_J
Tue 07 Jul 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 396
Views: 117535

Re: Interesting Internet

Lebanon selling most of their Hawker Hunters. Plans to keep two for future air shows. The Lebanese government plans to sell five outdated Air Force Hawker Hunter fighter jets and three Sikorsky S-61 helicopters in an attempt to reallocate the service’s resources, a government source has confirmed to...
by T_J
Tue 07 Jul 2020, 5:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Battle of Britain: 3 Days That Saved the Nation - Channel 5, Tues 7th July, 9pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Battle of Britain: 3 Days That Saved the Nation - Channel 5, Tues 7th July, 9pm

Channel 5 Tuesday 9:00 pm, 7 July 2020
Season 1 | Episode 1 | Length 1 hour
Dan Snow and Kate Humble relive three days which changed the course of history. The 15th August 1940, the day when the Battle of Britain started in earnest.
by T_J
Tue 07 Jul 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for Covid-19.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-53319517
by T_J
Fri 03 Jul 2020, 1:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 396
Views: 117535

Re: Interesting Internet

VC-10 (XV104) engine pod caravan conversion.



https://www.facebook.com/The-VC10-carav ... 714152064/

It recently featured on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, Channel 4.

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=85974
by T_J
Wed 01 Jul 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: VC-10 XV104 engine pod to caravan - Channel 4, 1st July 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 638

VC-10 XV104 engine pod to caravan - Channel 4, 1st July 2020

George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, Channel 4, 9pm, 1st July. XV104 engine pod to caravan conversion on Channel 4, July 1st Season 9 episode 3 of George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces will feature Steve Jones’ incredible VC10 engine pod to caravan conversion. It will air on Channel 4 on Wednesday 1st July at 2...
by T_J
Thu 25 Jun 2020, 5:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

Bournemouth beach: 'Major incident' as thousands flock to coast Sun-seekers have been urged to stay away from the beach as thousands flocked to the Dorset coast and a major incident was declared in Bournemouth. Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council said it was "stretched to the absolute hilt" ...
by T_J
Thu 25 Jun 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

The utter madness of some elected county commissioners in the US. The person talking in the video is in the brightly coloured shirt with the braces who claimed that hair dryers could be used to kill off corona virus in an infected person. Watch the chairman in the centre seat put his head in his han...
by T_J
Thu 25 Jun 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

Just mind-numbing! Using a phrase known for addressing the deaths of Black men while in police custody, a Scottsdale council member tried making a statement about face masks. Guy Phillips led a rally in Arizona Wednesday, standing against the city's mandatory mask policy. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
by T_J
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: US presidential election 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1496

Re: US presidential election 2020

Let's not forget Trump lost the popular vote Is this some American voting term? Surely he won the popular vote as he got in? Please explain as I am not really into politics in general and not into US politics at all. Clinton won 48.2% of the votes - 65,853,514 votes, Trump won 46.1% of the vote -62...
by T_J
Wed 24 Jun 2020, 8:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Moscow 75th WW2 Victory parade

Some extraordinary air to air photography on the news and captured here. I thought I was watching some kind of simulation at first. https://youtu.be/MSTOTPfrj5Q Part of it is CGI/Flight Simulator. If you note the first part 0:00 to 0:11 the MiG-29s are single seat. Also note the colour of the helme...
by T_J
Sat 20 Jun 2020, 10:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 584
Views: 74586

Re: President Trump

Apparently Trump wasn't happy that it was made public. Of the six, at least two of them are Secret Service agents, according to a law enforcement official.

by T_J
Fri 12 Jun 2020, 10:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 584
Views: 74586

Re: President Trump

No doubt Trump will be relying on the thousands of his QAnon followers to fill the rally? If you have never heard of QAnon then dip into the world of utter madness! Just mind numbing that people can be lured into such a cult! They believe that every Trump tweet or tweet with image contains a hidden ...
by T_J
Fri 12 Jun 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 584
Views: 74586

Re: President Trump

Trump is holding an election rally next week in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I wonder how much social distancing there will be? To get tickets you have to sign a Covid-19 waiver. By clicking register below, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where peop...
by T_J
Fri 05 Jun 2020, 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Social Distance Spotting
Replies: 84
Views: 8829

Re: Social Distance Spotting

Apparently taken at RAF Coningsby on Wednesday, 3rd June.

by T_J
Wed 03 Jun 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

Council planners are investigating allegations that the property where Dominic Cummings stayed during his lockdown trip to County Durham does not have the correct planning permission. https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/18491570.dominic-cummings-council-investigates-planning-permission-complaint...
by T_J
Sat 30 May 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Quick Airshow Return Survey
Replies: 20
Views: 2097

Re: Quick Airshow Return Survey

Completed.
by T_J
Fri 29 May 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

The aircraft that landed at RAF Valley was PC-12/45 reg N412MD. The flight in and out was on the 25th May.

See flight tracking link

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... d#248ff669
by T_J
Tue 26 May 2020, 5:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

I wonder how Cummings will spin his way out of this one? Dominic Cummings faces questions over altered virus blogpost. March 2019 blogpost was rewritten last month to insert reference to ‘Sars coronavirus’ Dominic Cummings is facing questions about his claim in Monday’s press conference to have writ...
by T_J
Mon 25 May 2020, 7:57 pm
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Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

As he admitted his eyesight was poor he shouldn't be driving at all until he gets a proper eye test done. My optician has told me that my licence can be revoked if I don't drive with my distance glasses on. So does that mean I can now drive around checking if my eyesight is good enough to drive wit...
by T_J
Mon 25 May 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: COVID-19: Your Thoughts and it's effects on you.
Replies: 1917
Views: 83803

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

So, if I'm getting this right, Dominic, in his urgency to get back to work but worried if he was fit enough to drive 250+ miles - deviates away to Barnard Castle, then decides yes, I can do it. Then stops at some woods because his son needed the toilet, thus accounting for the times he'd been seen ...