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by Stagger2
Thu 26 Sep 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2020 - CANCELLED
Replies: 1085
Views: 190955

Re: RIAT 2020

Can't deny that DBH are thinking outside the box, but a Brazilian Display Team in a flypast with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Dakota? That is off the scale. Looking like the theme for 2020 will be " Panic- an obscure nod to anything " Maybe they should include 80 years since Malta...
by Stagger2
Thu 26 Sep 2019, 9:53 am
Forum: Worldwide Events
Topic: MAKS 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 60381

Re: MAKS 2019

To be honest you have probably just come from the best place to buy a new wife! :whistle:
(maybe she could bring a tee-shirt with her? :wink: )
by Stagger2
Thu 26 Sep 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Polish AF Mig 29s
Replies: 19
Views: 8276

Re: Polish AF Mig 29s

Pletwa wrote:My best friend told me today. Lots of Polish Fulcrum pilots are gone from Polish Air Force. Probably Fulcrums don't be back. :sad:

In England those Pilots are called 'Survivors'! :wink:
by Stagger2
Wed 25 Sep 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 501
Views: 160490

Re: Interesting Internet

I'm sure it'll look fine when it's finished? :dunno:
by Stagger2
Tue 24 Sep 2019, 2:52 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Birmingham airport.
Replies: 9
Views: 3584

Re: Birmingham airport.

Another example of why 'crediting info' sources' avoids shooting yourself in both feet! :lmao:
by Stagger2
Fri 20 Sep 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Belgian F-16BM down in France
Replies: 16
Views: 3906

Re: Belgian F-16BM down in France

Always good news when a Negative becomes a Positive. Nobody else will be charged in connection with this power struggle. When fully fit he will switch to an exchange with the 'Polish Air Force' at one of their Sub-stations. This guy has a new spark in his life & feels re-energised, after experie...
by Stagger2
Fri 20 Sep 2019, 4:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Exclusive Interview: RAF Typhoon Aggressor Sqns incl New Sch
Replies: 6
Views: 2733

Re: Exclusive Interview: RAF Typhoon Aggressor Sqns incl New

Obviously we will have to wait until the final scheme is unveiled, but insider sources suggest it will be styled on the Sukhoi T-50 pixelated scheme, BUT more grey & monotone! :facepalm:
by Stagger2
Thu 19 Sep 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: 2019 so far- Taiwan, Waddo, Fairford, Loop
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: 2019 so far- Taiwan, Waddo, Fairford, Loop

Wow! You certainly pick the right spot & days to be places. Very nice collection of shots, especially those from Taiwan. :clap:
by Stagger2
Thu 19 Sep 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Israeli Deployment to Waddington - Sept 2019 - Info Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 27852

Re: Israeli Deployment to Waddington - Sept 2019 - Info Thre

Girls at the WAVE got the Dep's info' wrong! They just wouldn't listen to the facts. That aside, they've done a great job! :clap:
by Stagger2
Sat 14 Sep 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Cobra Warrior at Waddington
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Cobra Warrior at Waddington

I think you'll find I did help by answering the question directly & publicly, I was unhappy that people can't even be bothered to read two paragraphs above (much less 2 pages before?) to find such a simple answer before stretching-out to the keyboard! As stated previously, it's fine that the OP....
by Stagger2
Fri 13 Sep 2019, 2:24 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Fairford NOTAM
Replies: 940
Views: 217173

Re: Fairford NOTAM

Good news! Brace yourselves Sanicole for incoming B-52. Fairford Notam extended for today, now 18:30GMT = 19:30BST = 20:30 CEST :yahoo:
[Edit] Big Eric agrees! :up:
by Stagger2
Fri 13 Sep 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Cobra Warrior at Waddington
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Cobra Warrior at Waddington

What's wrong with looking yourself?? Or you could just sit-back & wait for others to 'give' you the info'. Small wonder the 'Secret Squirrel' culture grew so quickly. :surrender:
by Stagger2
Fri 13 Sep 2019, 12:32 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Fairford NOTAM
Replies: 940
Views: 217173

Re: Fairford NOTAM

So, if that's a 1600L end of Notam it's not gonna help the B-52 do Flypasts at the Sanicole Evening show. Belgium is + 1 hour on our BST, so I'm still missing a trick here? KB. isn't even a option today as in close cooperation with the Sanicole Airshow, a unique spotters event will be organized on S...
by Stagger2
Fri 13 Sep 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Polish AF Mig 29s
Replies: 19
Views: 8276

Re: Polish AF Mig 29s

32 Good uns' you say! The RAF should be requesting Exchange Postings with the Polish right now. It would be great for our pilots to try-out the 'A' model wot they should've had? :whistle:
by Stagger2
Thu 12 Sep 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Fairford NOTAM
Replies: 940
Views: 217173

Re: Fairford NOTAM

Brevet Cable wrote:They left it a bit late with today's NOTAM....I checked at around 07:15hrs

Ahh! But was that check at 07:15L or UTC? :hide: :biggrin:
by Stagger2
Thu 12 Sep 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Cobra Warrior at Waddington
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Cobra Warrior at Waddington

Just to be clear, I'm perfectly happy with Caper's discretionary posting. My issue is that nobody wants to do their own research/investigation anymore. It frustrates me that people (especially more experienced ones) are now totally reliant upon clicking a point on a device & selecting "Go t...
by Stagger2
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 7:33 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Cobra Warrior at Waddington
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Cobra Warrior at Waddington

Jeez! Where's the problem in using Google Maps & a modicum of sense to match the view in shot 1 to an area just adjacent CG-1 on the A15? It's base-side of A15 outside the R/w 20 traffic lights on the Bracebridge Heath side, give or take a millimetre! I could do a painting, but the photo is clea...
by Stagger2
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Local light aircraft experience flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2481

Re: Local light aircraft experience flights

Is there generally such a thing as an Individual/Joint Life Policy that doesn't exclude hazardous activities? I've only ever seen something like the "only flying on a commercial flight as a fare-paying passenger on a scheduled route" caveat in respect of me getting airborne. Often wondered...
by Stagger2
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Paris - Villaroche Air Legend 07 and 08-09-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1704

Re: Paris - Villaroche Air Legend 07 and 08-09-2019

Really smart collection over the w/e. Clear blue skies to overcast & back again? Was the F-86 a no-show & stuck at Zeltweg?
by Stagger2
Wed 11 Sep 2019, 3:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Local light aircraft experience flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2481

Re: Local light aircraft experience flights

When they were young (9 & 5) I put my kids in fixed-wing & rotary, but the helicopter won the most praise, citing ground-visibility, tipping-action, manoeuvrability & sensation!
Go for the helicopter! :yahoo:
by Stagger2
Tue 10 Sep 2019, 2:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: British Airways 24/7 Access All Areas
Replies: 9
Views: 2243

Re: British Airways 24/7 Access All Areas

Lucky they made the programme before these strikes! There would've been many unhappy people & persecuted Staff featuring. It can't be only me that thinks the compensation figure, loss of revenue & confidence in the Brand is going to cost BA. much more than say a phased 20% salary increase fo...
by Stagger2
Tue 10 Sep 2019, 3:41 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Southport Air Show Friday 6th and Saturday 7th Sept 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Re: Southport Air Show Friday 6th and Saturday 7th Sept 2019

Really nice shots from a seaside show. Saturday weather was kind to you.
I'm sure you're aware, but you have major-league debris (dust-bunnies!) on your sensor, some appear to be mobile too?
by Stagger2
Tue 10 Sep 2019, 3:32 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Prestwick 'news'!
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

Re: Prestwick 'news'!

Read that story & the Links (see what I did there:- Golf L..) over the weekend & concluded that the Teflon-coated Tweeter will have a hard time explaining away the vast US. financial injection into the previously cash-strapped Prestwick Airport, that just happens to be adjacent to his Golf R...
by Stagger2
Mon 09 Sep 2019, 3:05 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Cobra Warrior at Waddington
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Cobra Warrior at Waddington

Nice set of shots here. Always worth a little wander to mix-up the POV. Surprised you didn't get claustrophobic at your first location. :wink:
by Stagger2
Mon 09 Sep 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: IWM Duxford Events
Topic: New Hotel @ IWM Duxford
Replies: 28
Views: 8461

Re: New Hotel @ IWM Duxford

Correct Pat! As I noted previously here 'your average air-show punter isn't this Hotel's market' especially at enhanced event rates! The siting adjacent to the M11 in plain view & access is aiming at the corporate clientele. There is no sustainable business model for just Air-shows & IWM att...