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by Southendnick
Sun 21 Jun 2020, 9:14 am
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: B-17 Rebuild project in USA
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

Re: B-17 Rebuild project in Germany

Liberty Belle is also being rebuilt: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/rebuild-the-liberty-belle-b-17-flying-fortress?utm_campaign=oc&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=crowdrise And there's a group working on an airworthy B-17C. I suspect that they started out with similar amounts of ...
by Southendnick
Sat 20 Jun 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Boris Force One?
Replies: 101
Views: 11850

Re: Boris Force One?

“A friend” 😂 After spending 20 years in the aviation restoration scene you make friends across the restoration and commercial sectors, from private collectors to large companies and everything in between, so whilst you might not have friends plenty of us who have drippled blood, sweat and tears on ...
by Southendnick
Fri 19 Jun 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Boris Force One?
Replies: 101
Views: 11850

Re: Boris Force One?

The aircraft is in for its scheduled maintenance overhaul which will require a complete strip and repaint, the cost is a total of £900,000 all in, it has already been budgeted for and is inline with planned works. Do you have a source for that? I was having a quick google last night to try and find...
by Southendnick
Thu 18 Jun 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Boris Force One?
Replies: 101
Views: 11850

Re: Boris Force One?

The aircraft is in for its scheduled maintenance overhaul which will require a complete strip and repaint, the cost is a total of £900,000 all in, it has already been budgeted for and is inline with planned works. All the BS about just the paint being £900,000 is just the press making the weak of mi...
by Southendnick
Thu 18 Jun 2020, 9:52 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Reds & Patrouille over Heathrow
Replies: 46
Views: 8669

Re: Reds & Patrouille over Heathrow

Message from London Southend Airport Air Traffic Control Keep your eyes peeled! This evening at 1700 local time the RAF Red Arrows and French display team La Patrouille de France will undertake a flypast of central London to mark 80 years since Charles De Gaulle’s historic speech. On completion the ...
by Southendnick
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 10:56 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Boris Force One?
Replies: 101
Views: 11850

Re: Boris Force One?

The aircraft was due for a maintenance check and re-paint anyway, who's to say it will not just be vinyl's so that if the aircraft had to go into a hostile situation they can just peel them off.
by Southendnick
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 10:52 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Not The Way To Social Distance at Airports
Replies: 13
Views: 2856

Re: Not The Way To Social Distance at Airports

and I thought it was only dogs that enjoyed sniffing each others exhaust ports
by Southendnick
Thu 11 Jun 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Seaside Shows
Topic: Clacton 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 3514

Clacton 2020

Clacton Airshow is been officially cancelled
by Southendnick
Fri 29 May 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: 2 Apaches over/into Southend
Replies: 5
Views: 1442

Re: 2 Apaches over/into Southend

Two over Southend at about 11:00pm last night
by Southendnick
Thu 28 May 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: 2 Apaches over/into Southend
Replies: 5
Views: 1442

Re: 2 Apaches over/into Southend

Saw two over Westcliff
by Southendnick
Fri 22 May 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Southend Heads UP
Replies: 4
Views: 2077

Re: Southend Heads UP

Sadly it cancelled as did this morings C130
by Southendnick
Thu 21 May 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Southend Heads UP
Replies: 4
Views: 2077

Southend Heads UP

from the tower at Southend

The Boeing Company CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engined, tandem rotor, heavy-lift helicopter and will be training at London Southend Airport at 1545 this afternoon after routing from RAF Odiham.
Please be advised this flight may amend timings/cancel at short notice
by Southendnick
Sun 17 May 2020, 8:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Snowbirds incident
Replies: 4
Views: 2290

Snowbirds incident

One of the CAF Snowbirds has crashed during a nationwide tour, pilot reported as having ejected with no loss of life on the ground

https://globalnews.ca/news/6954775/cf-s ... nada-tour/
by Southendnick
Wed 13 May 2020, 11:28 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Southend Wildcat
Replies: 1
Views: 1154

Southend Wildcat

AgustaWestland Wildcat 'Valiant 62' expected from Yeovilton to carry out approach to Southend Airport this afternoon at 1345.
by Southendnick
Thu 07 May 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Two Spitfires
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Two Spitfires

broadstairs wrote:
Wed 06 May 2020, 2:19 pm
I wonder if these are the two my son saw over Dover around 1400 today?

Stuart
Yes it was
by Southendnick
Wed 06 May 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Two Spitfires
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Two Spitfires

Due out 1345.

An26 due in about 2:00pm
by Southendnick
Sun 19 Apr 2020, 12:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Aircraft tracking system/app - Which is best?
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Re: Aircraft tracking system/app - Which is best?

Freedar is a good app, civil and military
by Southendnick
Tue 31 Mar 2020, 5:47 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: C17
Replies: 0
Views: 1086

C17

Had C17 ZZ171 bashing the circuit at Southend this after noon he also flew circuit at Norwich, Mildenhall and Brize
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by Southendnick
Sun 29 Mar 2020, 8:35 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Satellite Tracking
Replies: 4
Views: 2955

Satellite Tracking

Can anyone recommend a decent satellite tracker for android please?
by Southendnick
Sat 28 Mar 2020, 11:34 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: C130s into LCY
Replies: 7
Views: 2462

Re: C130s into LCY

blackcat wrote:
Southendnick wrote:Had one doing circuit's at Southend the other day, wonder if they were practicing for LCA


Was the same one fella.

Mark


Ta
by Southendnick
Fri 27 Mar 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: C130s into LCY
Replies: 7
Views: 2462

Re: C130s into LCY

Had one doing circuit's at Southend the other day, wonder if they were practicing for LCA
by Southendnick
Tue 10 Mar 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Wellesbourne Airfield
Replies: 5
Views: 2340

Re: Wellesbourne Airfield

Seems like the owners of Wellesbourne want to make it as uneconomic to retain as possible.
by Southendnick
Thu 05 Mar 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Daily Fail reporting Flybe gone
Replies: 13
Views: 2349

Re: Daily Fail reporting Flybe gone

Many of the railway operating companies have said staff and passengers of Flybe will be able to travel home for free, on production of airline ID card or valid travel documents, they didn't have to but a very nice gesture towards people who are stuck away from home. This collapse has also hit Stobar...
by Southendnick
Fri 14 Feb 2020, 11:00 pm
Forum: Historic Aviation
Topic: Flying Sea Harriers for sale
Replies: 17
Views: 4824

Flying Sea Harriers for sale

Art Nellis has put his Sea Harriers up for sale

https://airshowstuff.com/v4/2020/worlds ... dXzjlmpW4Q