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by welshandy
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF UFOs
Replies: 14
Views: 2224

Re: USAF UFOs

I seem to remember a program a couple of years ago about UFO's & that an object over the UK was tracked by an LN Eagle.
by welshandy
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: HMS Queen Elizabeth has a leak
Replies: 18
Views: 1438

HMS Queen Elizabeth has a leak

"HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak found on new aircraft carrier"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42406138

These things happen,but on top of the issues with the Type 45's & the overspend on the Carriers. The press are going to have a field day.
by welshandy
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF Mildenhall to close. Lakenheath to get F-35 by 2020
Replies: 763
Views: 226903

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

BBC news item on the incident that has happen today(reported elsewhere on here) has the following( Apologies if mentioned before). "The US Air Force said in September it was delaying plans to relocate operations to a base in Germany until 2024."
by welshandy
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Strategic Defence Review
Topic: Herc fleet to be retired early as part of Defence cuts?
Replies: 29
Views: 6995

Re: Herc fleet to be retired early as part of Defence cuts?

This on the BBC
"Defence budget: New equipment at risk over MoD savings 'doubts'"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42382002
by welshandy
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How's the Snow with you?
Replies: 110
Views: 7382

Re: How's the Snow with you?

Woke to a crisp white landscape. Currently(07.48) temp is -6 with a wind chill predicted to be -9. Roads like sheets of ice. Been up since 7am & only 3 cars have gone past(normally well into double figures by this time). All Schools in my area closed. No refuge collections today,bin men put on grit...
by welshandy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: A Few Snowy Scenes From Our Garden In Mid Wales
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: A Few Snowy Scenes From Our Garden In Mid Wales

Bobcode wrote:Very atmospheric !
Thanks :thumbs:
by welshandy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Keith Chegwin has Died
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Keith Chegwin has Died

This just on the BBC. "Veteran TV presenter Keith Chegwin has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family says. They said he had endured a "long-term battle with a progressive lung condition" which "rapidly worsened towards the end of this year". He died at home on Monday with his family by his si...
by welshandy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: A Few Snowy Scenes From Our Garden In Mid Wales
Replies: 4
Views: 631

A Few Snowy Scenes From Our Garden In Mid Wales

Took these on the 10th & 11th December. Wintry scenes from our Garden. http://i561.photobucket.com/albums/ss52/welshsue_photos/DSCF2278.jpg http://i561.photobucket.com/albums/ss52/welshsue_photos/DSCF2300.jpg http://i561.photobucket.com/albums/ss52/welshsue_photos/DSCF2302.jpg http://i561.photobucke...
by welshandy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How's the Snow with you?
Replies: 110
Views: 7382

Re: How's the Snow with you?

Woke to a crisp white landscape. Currently(07.48) temp is -6 with a wind chill predicted to be -9. Roads like sheets of ice. Been up since 7am & only 3 cars have gone past(normally well into double figures by this time). All Schools in my area closed. No refuge collections today,bin men put on gritt...
by welshandy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How's the Snow with you?
Replies: 110
Views: 7382

How's the Snow with you?

It's pretty bad here in Mid Wales, already 3 inches of Snow. Temperature tonight forecast to drop to -14!!!!. Our Road has not been gritted/ploughed & the odd Car that is out is taking it very carefully apart from an Idiot on a Quad bike(Farm worker) went flying past our House in the middle of the R...
by welshandy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 1261

Re: Christmas

Merry Christmas & a happy new year to you all
by welshandy
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: DM - AMARC 1994 (pic heavy)
Replies: 8
Views: 1381

Re: DM - AMARC 1994 (pic heavy)

WOW :Wow:
My highlights a Upper Heyford F111E & a US Coastguard E2 Hawkeye(didn't know they flew those?)
by welshandy
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Female Airman from Lakenheath dies in Car crash
Replies: 10
Views: 2256

Female Airman from Lakenheath dies in Car crash

This on the BBC "Further details have been released about a crash on the B1106 in Elveden in the early hours of this morning, in which a female airman from RAF Lakenheath died. Police say they were called at 00:10 to reports of a single-vehicle collision. A blue Honda Civic had hit a tree approximat...
by welshandy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Prob C-2 Loss
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: Prob C-2 Loss

by welshandy
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RIP Rodney Bewes
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: RIP Rodney Bewes

:( :(
I loved watching "The Likely Lads"
by welshandy
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Flying Scotsman
Replies: 20
Views: 1887

Re: Flying Scotsman

Great photo's, haven't seen Flying Scotsman since the 1990's. Closest I got was last year when it was hauling a railtour to Aberystwyth,but was replaced by a Network Rail Class 97(Ex Class 37) for the run down the Cambrian(only ERTMS fitted class 158 Sprinters & 97301-4 are allowed on the Line). :( ...
by welshandy
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A funny one from the Daily Fail.
Replies: 15
Views: 1641

Re: A funny one from the Daily Fail.

Also on the BBC according to them it was done by a EA18G
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42032629
by welshandy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 13-11-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 931

Re: Lakenheath 13-11-2017

Mark K wrote:
welshandy wrote:Interesting that F15C 84-010 is carrying a live AIM120.
That F-15C was returning from Baltic Air Policing in Lithuania, was one that went tech and didn't return with the others. That also explains the Lithuanian C-27 bringing back equipment for the 493rd.
Thanks :thumbs:

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