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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: 2244

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: 1850

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: 461

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: 550

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: 1050

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: 1050

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: 977

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: 1977

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

That 1st one is just :Wow: :Wow: :Wow:
by welshandy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF UFOs
Replies: 14
Views: 2254

Re: USAF UFOs

I thought there was already an organisation set up for UFO's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CvURidpkCY
by welshandy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 'The Ramstein Five' RAF Mildenhall 18th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2887

Re: 'The Ramstein Five' RAF Mildenhall 18th December 2017

:Wow: :Wow: .Cracking shots, I managed to get a couple of shaky Video's of them over our House in Mid Wales,but with fading light & them being a little high wasn't good
by welshandy
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF UFOs
Replies: 14
Views: 2254

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: 1469

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: 789
Views: 238712

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: 7427

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: 7521

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: 641

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: 489

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: 641

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: 7521

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...

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