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by Funtera
Tue May 29, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Photography Q & A / How to post photos
Topic: Use of extenders? Canon
Replies: 9
Views: 1827

Re: Use of extenders? Canon

Cheers Thunder & Flightpath
by Funtera
Wed May 16, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Photography Q & A / How to post photos
Topic: Use of extenders? Canon
Replies: 9
Views: 1827

Re: Use of extenders? Canon

I've been thinking about an Extender for mine ..
50D with 70-300mm IS USM (can't afford a bigger lens).. Yeah it's already a Crop-Body but if I got the 1.4x .. would the AF still function?
by Funtera
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: South West England
Topic: SW advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

SW advice

Apologies if this is the wrong area to ask ...
I'm going Camping near Newton Abbot end of July ..
Is it worth me taking the Camera for MilAir or leave the extra CF Cards at home as it's boring stuff ?
by Funtera
Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Newbie Saying Hello.
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Re: Newbie Saying Hello.

Hello Mike and Welcome to FC
by Funtera
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weather forecasts
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: Weather forecasts

I generally use Accuweather and wxcharts .. gives me a pretty good guess at what's coming .. but as stated on most places I've looked and even when doing the storm chasing .. you can't take anything over 72hrs away as more than a 50/50 guess and the best time to look at forecasts is about 00:30z aft...
by Funtera
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Avatars
Replies: 25
Views: 1706

Re: Avatars

well, the Avatar is still the best photo I have ever taken in the Mach Loop (or anywhere) of the GR4
and the username ... well, I have owned 7 Vx Fronteras' in my time, I love the car for its character and that it's underestimated when off-road so it's great fun
by Funtera
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: New to FC or not so new? Introduce yourself here.
Replies: 553
Views: 132861

Re: New to FC or not so new? Introduce yourself here.

agreed .. bloomin expensive to fly in outside of ATC
by Funtera
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: Newbie

hello Gez and welcome to FC ..
by Funtera
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: New to FC or not so new? Introduce yourself here.
Replies: 553
Views: 132861

Re: New to FC or not so new? Introduce yourself here.

hello Geoff and welcome .. aah the Chippy, great little plane to fly in
by Funtera
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: MAPLIN CLOSURE
Replies: 25
Views: 4217

Re: MAPLIN CLOSURE

I'm with Slogen , I used to go into the Staines branch .. then moved up to the Middle .. now got Solihull .. always found better deals on their website to be honest
by Funtera
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: RAF E3 Sentry emergency landing Mildenhall & more
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: RAF E3 Sentry emergency landing Mildenhall & more

Me and the mrs were tracking the AWACs in on ADSB .. spotted the 7700 and hoped it wasn't too bad !!
Glad to see she got down ok .. thanks for the Vid
by Funtera
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Hi, ex Fox2 member joining.
Replies: 8
Views: 2118

Re: Hi, ex Fox2 member joining.

hey Unkown and Green ... welcome to FC .. Look forward to seeing you on the Hills
by Funtera
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: The Vulcan XH558 Forum
Topic: Can you still see XH558
Replies: 9
Views: 2055

Re: Can you still see XH558

XM655 at Wellesbourne is also open and run by Volunteers .. Open cockpit and Tours every Saturday!

Last update I read of 558 was the Wing Stickers were plastered on and She was static next to the Sewage recycle plant .. sorry, But I'll go and see XM655 or XL360 at Coventry
by Funtera
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Vintage jets back to the Midlands!
Replies: 14
Views: 1923

Re: Vintage jets back to the Midlands!

great set, are they accessable at all? Cov's only down the road from me and the Vintage Jets will bring back some life to Cov
by Funtera
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Scanner Advice
Replies: 28
Views: 3052

Re: Scanner Advice

can maybe sort out a couple of Mach Loop Freqs if You're looking at Visiting?
by Funtera
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Cosford
Topic: RAF Cosford Airshow 2018, Sunday 10th June
Replies: 175
Views: 28973

Re: RAF Cosford Airshow 2018, Sunday 10th June

Polish Air Force MiG-29 Fulcrum just appeared in the List for the Flying Display
by Funtera
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: CAA lifts restrictions on some jet aerobatics.
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: CAA lifts restrictions on some jet aerobatics.

It's a start in the right direction but I fear that our Airshow Displays will never be as good as they were again
by Funtera
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Hello from the N.W
Replies: 6
Views: 1149

Re: Hello from the N.W

you're welcome
by Funtera
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Seen over Membury, Devon
Replies: 8
Views: 1687

Re: Seen over Membury, Devon

Hiya John, definately keep ADS-B running, it's alerted me to Stuff coming into Birmingham Airport before .. and as stated, can give a reasonable "Heads-up" time and Welcome to FC Always been a bit puzzled where it says 'of interest' on ADS-B. Never seen it say yes! regretfully Snoop, I have, we had ...
by Funtera
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Hello from the N.W
Replies: 6
Views: 1149

Re: Hello from the N.W

Hello Chris and Welcome to FC

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