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by Pune
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT post Mildenhall closure
Replies: 26
Views: 1983

Re: RIAT post Mild closure

Whilst Boscombe Down proved a great major air show host in '90 and '92, since then it appears that large numbers of houses have been built under what was the display area (left of the HAS complex). So I would imagine that alone will make Boscombe a bit of a non-starter before even thinking about tr...
by Pune
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath
Replies: 90
Views: 9836

Re: Exercise Point Blank at Lakenheath

MRTT wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:02 am
Presumably deleted due to the petty arguments...

Anyway, new thread, should be easier to find actual info now.
Hi MRTT, where is new thread, can't see it anywhere?
Cheers
Pune
by Pune
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: You have to laugh
Replies: 15
Views: 2163

Re: You have to laugh

MRTT wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:13 pm
Is this the same President who refused to attend a memorial service at an American cemetery due to a spot of rain?
It would have washed his tango tan off!! :Wow:
by Pune
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Friendly Crews - Post Your Pics
Replies: 256
Views: 173608

Re: Friendly Crews - Post Your Pics

From Riat flyaway day..
ImageA330 3 by Paul Tursner-Upcott, on Flickr
by Pune
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Hello from Oxfordshire
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Hello from Oxfordshire

Hi,
I'm not from Didcot but welcome you aboard, as Paddy says, the friendly forum..
Cheers
Pune
by Pune
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Mildenhall C-40/ C-2A's
Replies: 13
Views: 1282

Re: Mildenhall C-40/ C-2A's

Lovely set well caught, thanks for sharing..sorry I missed them.
by Pune
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Cockleshell heroes..
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Cockleshell heroes..

1marshn30 wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:41 pm
Nice to see them rememberd
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It is indeed, very brave men, and Heroes in the true sense of the word, (which is banded about much too often I feel)..
by Pune
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s
Replies: 41
Views: 3534

Re: Lakenheath 23-10-2018 California ANG F.15s

Rob666 wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:43 pm
Great shots, thanks for posting.
Rob
P.S Over the top scheme, just like the RAF this year then! Well done on having a great scheme for your anniversary.
Couldn't agree more, great images and fabulous colour (color) scheme, and so it should be, a celebration of a great anniversary.
by Pune
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: 22 / 10 / 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 748

Re: 22 / 10 / 2018

The lights are on but no-ones home!! :Wow:
by Pune
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Cockleshell heroes..
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Cockleshell heroes..

Recently in France on holiday, down on the banks of the Gironde estuary near Blaye we came across this lovely memorial to the brave men that were immortalised in the film Cockleshell heroes, quite humbling.. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1969/45500658711_72967ded30_b.jpg Cockleshell 2 11_10_2018 by...
by Pune
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Slow forum 2-10-18
Replies: 65
Views: 3314

Re: Slow forum 2-10-18

paddyboy wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:22 am
Really slow here this morning :blush:
Here too Paddy, painfully slow in fact :'(
by Pune
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Slow forum 2-10-18
Replies: 65
Views: 3314

Re: Slow forum 2-10-18

Mike wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:11 pm
The forum has been working at it's normal fast speed all day, but has just slowed down significantly in the last few minutes.
I've just logged on, really very slow again this evening.. :'(
by Pune
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Slow forum 2-10-18
Replies: 65
Views: 3314

Re: Slow forum 2-10-18

Hi ,
Forum seems ok this morning, thanks to whoever fixed it.
Cheers
Pune
by Pune
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Slow forum 2-10-18
Replies: 65
Views: 3314

Re: Slow forum 2-10-18

Very very slow again this morning..
by Pune
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Slow forum 2-10-18
Replies: 65
Views: 3314

Re: Slow forum 2-10-18

Very slow at the moment.. :Wow:
by Pune
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Interesting Ffd Notam
Replies: 6
Views: 1304

Re: Interesting Ffd Notam

Thanks Graham, I'll do a little research..
by Pune
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Interesting Ffd Notam
Replies: 6
Views: 1304

Re: Interesting Ffd Notam

This sort of thing has been going on at South Cerney for decades. I had a trip over there in April'83 to film an early morning paradrop from a C-141 which was flying direct from the US. When I got there the absence of any ambulances was a sure sign something was wrong and true enough the operation ...
by Pune
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Interesting Ffd Notam
Replies: 6
Views: 1304

Interesting Ffd Notam

H7327/18 - DROPPING OF ARTICLES FM C130 ACFT WI 3NM RADIUS 514123N 0015515W
(SOUTH CERNEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE). FOR INFO CONTACT 01993 897894.
2018-10-0157/AS4. SFC - 1500FT AMSL, 0800-1630 2200-0100, 01 OCT 08:00 2018
UNTIL 02 OCT 01:00 2018. CREATED: 28 SEP 13:20 2018
by Pune
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: RAF Mildenhall
Topic: Folly Road fence upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 1777

Re: Folly Road fence upgrade

I noticed last week that 'they' were installing new Razor Wire at the top of the fence around the corner of Johns field adjacent the trailer, also on the fence at the corner of the lane :'(
by Pune
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF Mildenhall to close. Lakenheath to get F-35 by 2020
Replies: 834
Views: 247264

Re: RAF Mildenhall to close. Lakenheath to get F-35 by 2020

Spitfire88 wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:39 pm
Pune wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:42 am
Did I not read a while ago that closure of Mildenhall had been put on hold, may have been on another forum but I'm sure I've seen it.
Untill 2024 yes
Thanks Spitfire88 and as Bollo says 2030 was the date I heard/saw mentioned..here's hoping.

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