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by Nighthawke
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: RAF Shawbury & Ternhill
Topic: Low Flying max height 100 feet.
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Low Flying max height 100 feet.

John - if you have an interest in civil then maybe join the "sister" forum. Just click on the Civilian Aviation hyperlink at the top of any page. That way you won't be upsetting anyone on here :)
by Nighthawke
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 87
Views: 6839

Re: What made you laugh today?

He may still have a 5 or 10 second penalty pending a Stewards' decision. That would drop him to 2nd or fourth respectively
by Nighthawke
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Southern England
Topic: AF1 over Portsmouth Harbour
Replies: 12
Views: 591

Re: AF1 over Portsmouth Harbour

It didn't as I recall. It came in over Norfolk and then to Stansted. As Graham says - more info need to solve this if that is what is wanted.
by Nighthawke
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2018 Awards
Replies: 36
Views: 1305

Re: RIAT 2018 Awards

Well maybe he was known to some as "The Crow" given his name - I don't know but does it really matter? A trophy is available in dedication to a man who gave a lot and his memory can live on. Life is too short to worry about such things :)
by Nighthawke
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2018 Awards
Replies: 36
Views: 1305

Re: RIAT 2018 Awards

I did read further but posted what I thought was the salient bit regarding its origin.
by Nighthawke
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2018 Awards
Replies: 36
Views: 1305

Re: RIAT 2018 Awards

From airtattoo.com website:

"The As The Crow Flies Trophy is awarded in memory of the late Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling, former controller of the RAF Benevolent Fund and founder chairman of the Air Tattoo"
by Nighthawke
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 112534

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread

Good for her :thumbs: Who do these obnoxious anti-social idiots think they are? :grr:
by Nighthawke
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Who Use 2 Car Parking Slots?
Replies: 6
Views: 260

Re: People Who Use 2 Car Parking Slots?

...and then you drive in and take the last space that they could have had having already bought a ticket :lol: :lol:
by Nighthawke
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Who Use 2 Car Parking Slots?
Replies: 6
Views: 260

Re: People Who Use 2 Car Parking Slots?

Many car parks have signs detailing the conditions of parking - often including parking within marked bays. However the wording is the potential issue - fine or charge. If the latter it may not be legally enforceable. I am no expert but if it is run by a private company rather than under a bylaw it ...
by Nighthawke
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT Monday Departures
Replies: 20
Views: 2087

Re: RIAT Monday Departures

Really? Three separate identical posts?
by Nighthawke
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 112534

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread

Well for those of us who don't go to shows these days, we only have previous ones to look back on :)
by Nighthawke
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: 07 end today, RAF Police.
Replies: 16
Views: 1739

Re: 07 end today, RAF Police.

Try that sort of response in any other country and you will probably get locked up! Yes he may have been, in your opinion, a jumped-up jobsworth but he is doing his job. Would you do the same at Lakenheath? Arguing with the other side of the fence is only going to put what we have in this country at...
by Nighthawke
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 106
Views: 3633

Re: World Cup 2018

deerhunter wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:23 pm
Is it over, have I missed it, oh dear how sad, did we win?
In order - Yes, yes, no it isn't, no we didn't (unless you're French!)
by Nighthawke
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: RIAT 2018 Taken On Friday
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: RIAT 2018 Taken On Friday

Great Flanker shot! Shame you didn't slow the shutter for the BBMF - nice contrast with the modern stuff though.
by Nighthawke
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: European Airshows
Topic: Bastile day flypast Paris 14/7/18
Replies: 37
Views: 1710

Re: Bastille day flypast Paris 14/7/18

Et vous parlez parfaitement le francais, oui ou non? Incroyable!
by Nighthawke
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT flypast
Replies: 37
Views: 5902

Re: RIAT flypast

Cancelled due to weather - see this thread for details:

http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/v ... &start=700
by Nighthawke
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 112534

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 Discussion Thread

Usernamegoeshere wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:40 pm
i hear rumour trump was due to be shown the flypast today, was that a load of
He is currently giving a joint press conference at Chequers with the PM then to WIndsor Catle for tea with Her Majesty.

Thus your rumour was probably just that. Shame about the weather - shades of April 1st 1993.

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