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by Hammerhead
Mon 04 Jun 2012, 3:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: F1 2012
Replies: 343
Views: 39358

Re: F1 2012

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this... http://www.gpupdate.net/en/f1-news/2794 ... al-by-fia/
by Hammerhead
Tue 22 May 2012, 5:58 am
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: Wishlist for 2012
Replies: 322
Views: 44544

Re: Wishlist for 2012

Thebuzu wrote:Guys RIAT 2012 is listed on the overseas Airshow calendar of the Canadian Armed Forces...

http://www.airshows.forces.gc.ca/shows_for_e.aspx

As much as I would really like a CF-18, I think I would settle for a skylift themed a/c


No CF-18 :sad:

However....
1 x CC130 Pending
1 x CC150 Pending
1 x CC177 Pending
:biggrin:
by Hammerhead
Mon 07 May 2012, 10:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Ice Pilots' Arnie Schreder RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Ice Pilots' Arnie Schreder RIP

Northern bush pilot and reality television star Arnie Schreder has died. Schreder was a chief pilot for Yellowknife-based Buffalo Airways, which is featured on the Ice Pilots N.W.T. show. Schreder, who was 69, retired and moved to British Columbia in 2010. His daughter, Yvette Schreder, said he die...
by Hammerhead
Fri 20 Apr 2012, 8:17 pm
Forum: Royal International Air Tattoo
Topic: RIAT 2012 Participants
Replies: 2402
Views: 453266

Re: RIAT 2012 Participants

Here's their calendar for 2012... http://blackeagles2.airforce.kr:8088/la ... ode1=01-04

And for RIAT it says 추후통보 which translates as To be announced.....
by Hammerhead
Sat 28 Jan 2012, 11:29 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Dublin
Replies: 2
Views: 1213

Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Dublin

The Dreamliner visited Dublin for a few days as part of a aviation conference, It arrived on Wednesday night and spent all of its stay in a hangar but when it departed on Friday it was a chance for some photos.... Waiting for one of the locals to land... http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7158/6771867601...
by Hammerhead
Sat 21 May 2011, 7:26 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Dublin's Europa Visitors. (pic heavy)
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Dublin's Europa Visitors. (pic heavy)

As Dublin was the venue for the Europa League final on Wednesday there were a good few visitors from a sunnier climate Heres some of my pics from the day, Unfortunately the day started out overcast but the sun did come out later on... http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5026/5734128451_4f3fbfb829_b.jpg D...
by Hammerhead
Sun 27 Mar 2011, 12:16 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Aer Lingus Retro Jet
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Aer Lingus Retro Jet

The Aer Lingus Retro jet flew its first route today from DUB to STR.... http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5057/5563514979_c923c41635_b.jpg Dublin 27-3-11 074 by Lucan Snapper , on Flickr http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5301/5563515101_7b1565027a_b.jpg Dublin 27-3-11 077 by Lucan Snapper , on Flickr http...
by Hammerhead
Sat 19 Mar 2011, 9:47 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Irish Air Corps in the Sunshine
Replies: 1
Views: 1137

Irish Air Corps in the Sunshine

The sun made a appearance yesterday so I decided to try out a new spot for catching the Air Corps, I'm only using the new(ish) camera for a few days so I'm happy with the results so far.. Hope these are of interest to someone..... http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5016/5540495401_02667316bc_b.jpg Dubli...
by Hammerhead
Sat 27 Nov 2010, 10:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Any good viewing areas for Edwards AFB?
Replies: 4
Views: 1170

Re: Any good viewing areas for Edwards AFB?

No views as far as i'm aware, best bet is to get yourself on a base tour. Only if your not going until after the middle of Jan 2011 Most tours include visiting the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, a windshield tour of the Edwards flightline and a tour of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center. Citi...
by Hammerhead
Sun 25 Apr 2010, 6:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Mountain Dew UK relaunch!
Replies: 14
Views: 2120

Re: Mountain Dew UK relaunch!

I've been reading, this is NOT the US Mountain Dew. It is a product based on the US product and has alot more caffeine and is a different colour. Andy I really hope it's not - the photo of it on their Facebook page looks like it's the same colour as normal Dew. I'll be gutted if it's naff They are ...
by Hammerhead
Tue 29 Dec 2009, 11:25 pm
Forum: Themed Photo Threads
Topic: The room in the front of the plane where the pilots sit...
Replies: 76
Views: 27946

Re: The room in the front of the plane where the pilots sit...

Irish Air Corps Agusta Westland AW139 http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture3858.jpg Irish Air Corps Eurocopter EC135P2 http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture4014.jpg Irish Air Corps Pilatus PC-9M http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture4021...
by Hammerhead
Tue 29 Dec 2009, 10:41 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: EIDW 28/12/09
Replies: 1
Views: 832

EIDW 28/12/09

The first chance of the xmas to get a few shots at the airport, Cold enough to have frostbite set in but worth it.... Continental Airlines Boeing 757-224 N14106 http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/DublinAirport28-12-09002.jpg Aer Arann ATR-42-300 EI-CPT http://i283.photobucket.com/alb...
by Hammerhead
Tue 08 Dec 2009, 9:15 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: EIDW 06/12/09
Replies: 1
Views: 685

EIDW 06/12/09

It was a nice sunny day in Dublin So i spent a couple of hours at the airport Heres some of the results, Hope they are of intrest to someone.... http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/DublinAirport06-12-09066.jpg http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/DublinAirport06-12-09005...
by Hammerhead
Fri 27 Nov 2009, 9:34 am
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Sharjah - 16 Nov --Updated--
Replies: 13
Views: 5701

Re: Sharjah - 16NOV

Hammerhead, very clever of you to point out the benefits of Google!! I was asking if the facts on the SHJ website are correct, last time I was there they let you roam about on your own but stated that you were escorted on their website. Are you OK to let the poster answer me now? Where did i stop S...
by Hammerhead
Mon 23 Nov 2009, 3:41 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: Sharjah - 16 Nov --Updated--
Replies: 13
Views: 5701

Re: Sharjah - 16NOV

I think it was worth it! I really have to get myself to the U.A.E next year! How much was access btw? Fantastic-thinking of going in April. Were you escorted, or allowed to roam free as before? Dis you cover the whole field by foot or had the use of a car? Dave R All the info is here guys.........m...
by Hammerhead
Fri 21 Aug 2009, 6:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: U2 land at Doncaster Sheffield Airport 20/8/09
Replies: 12
Views: 2710

Re: U2 land at Doncaster Sheffield Airport 20/8/09

Epic Formacion wrote:Anybody know where they flew off to after the show?

Off to a little wedding back here in Ireland....... :grin: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/ ... 58953.html
by Hammerhead
Thu 06 Aug 2009, 7:15 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Irish Air Corps
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Irish Air Corps

Had a visit to Casement Aerodrome near Dublin today .. Here are some of the shots from the day.... hope you like... http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture3817.jpg http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture3827.jpg http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen...
by Hammerhead
Wed 05 Aug 2009, 10:23 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Bray Airshow Ireland (a bit late)
Replies: 4
Views: 732

Re: Bray Airshow Ireland (a bit late)

Nice to see something different! Is that a USAF C-17? Did it do a full display or just a flypast? Thanks for the comment jumbojet .....yes its a USAF C-17 Golbemaster III from the 172nd Airlift Wing and it did a couple of flypasts not a full display ... it's the second year in a row that a C-17 has...
by Hammerhead
Tue 04 Aug 2009, 1:30 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Bray Airshow Ireland (a bit late)
Replies: 4
Views: 732

Bray Airshow Ireland (a bit late)

A few pic's from the airshow on the 26th July at Bray which is on the outskirts of Dublin... weather cloudy and windy so it wasnt very good for taking pic's . But heres a few that i thought you might like..... comments welcome as usual.... http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture29...
by Hammerhead
Tue 04 Aug 2009, 12:10 pm
Forum: Airline & Commercial Aviation Photos
Topic: EIDW
Replies: 1
Views: 642

EIDW

Got myself a secondhand DSLR a few months back and have been out trying to get some shot's that would be good enough for public viewing..... so heres what i have so far... comments welcome.... http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308/doncashen/Picture3598.jpg http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk308...
by Hammerhead
Sun 26 Apr 2009, 9:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Were there any "original" twin seat Spitfires?
Replies: 7
Views: 1683

Re: Were there any "original" twin seat Spitfires?

In September 1950, the Irish Department of Defense ordered six Spitfire Tr.IX’s to fulfil specification 499/502 for an advanced flying training aircraft. The Irish Air Corps took delivery of these aircraft in 1951 and they were numbered 158-163. Only twenty Tr.IX’s were ever built and all were modif...
by Hammerhead
Mon 13 Apr 2009, 7:21 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Newbie's DSLR???
Replies: 2
Views: 544

Newbie's DSLR???

I was wondering if this would be a good starter DSLR for someone ?? http://www.adverts.ie/showproduct.php?product=105470&cat=51 i was thinking of taking a few pics of the aircraft that fly around my local area ......
by Hammerhead
Sat 14 Feb 2009, 10:11 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Charity support offer - From SR Technics
Replies: 21
Views: 2762

Re: Charity support offer - From SR Technics

I dont know how the UK operations are affected but here in Ireland SR Technics have just announced they are shutting the Dublin Airport plant with over 1000 job losses..... m It also seems the airlines of the world are parking up a lot of aircraft and the maintance needs have been reduced with the n...