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by welshandy
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alice Tinker RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Alice Tinker RIP

Emma Chambers who played Alice Tinker in "The Vicar of Dibley" has passed away(natural causes) at the age of 53 :(

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43183354
by welshandy
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Memories of Air Fete '85
Replies: 14
Views: 1257

Re: Memories of Air Fete '85

Hercules W2 wasn't that the Met office's one XV208 based at RAE Farnborough nick name "Snoopy"
by welshandy
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: East Anglia
Topic: "John's Field" Closed due to weather
Replies: 20
Views: 3336

Re: "John's Field" Closed due to weather

Staying at Center Parc's from the 5th March, hoping to visit during the week as not been to Mildenhall since the Air Fete's stopped & never been to "John's Field". My 11 year old is looking forward to seeing the CV22's(his favourite) flying. Long range forecast looks like it's going to be dry but c...
by welshandy
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: East Anglia
Topic: "John's Field" Closed due to weather
Replies: 20
Views: 3336

Re: "John's Field" Closed due to weather

Staying at Center Parc's from the 5th March, hoping to visit during the week as not been to Mildenhall since the Air Fete's stopped & never been to "John's Field". My 11 year old is looking forward to seeing the CV22's(his favourite) flying. Long range forecast looks like it's going to be dry but co...
by welshandy
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tail spotters in the news again
Replies: 13
Views: 2628

Re: Tail spotters in the news again

Extract from Section 48 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 Interception and disclosure of messages. (1) A person commits an offence if, otherwise than under the authority of a designated person— (a) he uses wireless telegraphy apparatus with intent to obtain information as to the contents, sender ...
by welshandy
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: First Loop visit 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1866

Re: First Loop visit 2018

:Wow: I wouldn't mind betting the 48FW could make use of your Photo's for Christmas Cards,especially Photo's 3 & 4.
by welshandy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Earthquake in Wales
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: Earthquake in Wales

Blackcat1 wrote:Sounded like an explosion here, the whole house shook, after my car crash yesterday I'm still jumpy, this didn't help!! Lol
You ok?
by welshandy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Earthquake in Wales
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Earthquake in Wales

About 2.30pm this afternoon(Sat 17th Feb) there was an Earthquake measuring 4.4 with the epicentre approx 20km NE of Swansea.(I was in the littlest Room of the House ;) & initially thought it was just a large Lorry driving past )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43097113
by welshandy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF 100 £5 coin
Replies: 6
Views: 1018

Re: RAF 100 £5 coin

We bought one for our 11 year old. He likes collecting coins,but not for the investment possibilities. Just coins from his birth year 2006 etc.
by welshandy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: lincoln bypass
Replies: 9
Views: 804

Re: lincoln bypass

Hi Baz1 That is what happens when contracts get hived off to private firms, who think more of paying divis to their shareholders than paying their staff, bills, doing the job right, etc., etc., :grr: :grr: :grr: This is what happened at Potters bar in 2002. Jarvis were contracted by Network Rail to...
by welshandy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BT Openreach Scam
Replies: 2
Views: 316

BT Openreach Scam

Just had a phone call from 01467 709186. They said they were from BT openreach and there were issues with my broadband. Foreign lady with very little English so i asked if she was definitely from BT or was this a scam. Immediately the phone went dead. Just a warning to all.
by welshandy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: NATO to be sued
Replies: 7
Views: 1799

Re: NATO to be sued

Supra wrote:This ruling could run forever! I daresay the residents of Dresden weren't that happy about their historic central heating system? :whistle:
Don't even mention Health & Safety/ King Harold/ Eye Protection in the same sentence! ;)
Not to mention the Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
by welshandy
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Belgian Air Force F-16 Display Teaser Video
Replies: 16
Views: 2048

Re: Belgian Air Force F-16 Display Teaser Video

Bet he will use the "Dark side of the Force" :whistle:
by welshandy
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Russian pilot detonated grenade to avoid capture
Replies: 8
Views: 1773

Re: Russian pilot detonated grenade to avoid capture

I know Pilots carry pistols for self defence, but thought it would be extremely dangerous to have a live Grenade in the Cockpit?
by welshandy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: RAF Mildenhall Commander
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Re: RAF Mildenhall Commander

My 12 year old Son also spotted it on the News site. Great Video :thumbs:
by welshandy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: For all those F111 Fans
Replies: 0
Views: 478

For all those F111 Fans

by welshandy
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath Eagles 16-Jan-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1022

Re: Lakenheath Eagles 16-Jan-2018

reaper493 wrote:
welshandy wrote:Great photo's looking forward to visiting in March(staying at Center Parc's) Hope the weather plays ball, & we(family)can do both Base's. Noticed on your photo of 91-314 there is wording on the red tail band. Can make out Panthers but what's the 2nd word?
Look's like Panther One
Thanks :thumbs:
by welshandy
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath Eagles 16-Jan-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1022

Re: Lakenheath Eagles 16-Jan-2018

Great photo's looking forward to visiting in March(staying at Center Parc's) Hope the weather plays ball, & we(family)can do both Base's. Noticed on your photo of 91-314 there is wording on the red tail band. Can make out Panthers but what's the 2nd word?
by welshandy
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Modelling Community
Topic: Free Airfix Kit in the Daily Mail
Replies: 0
Views: 945

Free Airfix Kit in the Daily Mail

Free Airfix Kit of Spitfire with Tomorrows Daily Mail 13th Jan
https://www.mymail.co.uk/pages/airfix?u ... 20118%20[3]
by welshandy
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Round 2...RAF Fairford 10/1/18
Replies: 20
Views: 1882

Re: Round 2...RAF Fairford 10/1/18

That 1st one is just :Wow: :Wow: :Wow:

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