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by welshandy
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A funny one from the Daily Fail.
Replies: 15
Views: 1569

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: 873

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:
by welshandy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 13-11-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: Lakenheath 13-11-2017

Looks like you had a cracking day. great photo's. Interesting that F15C 84-010 is carrying a live AIM120.

I haven't been for a couple of years now,but in the area next March for a few days so will definitely paying both bases a visit
by welshandy
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Keith Barron RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: Keith Barron RIP

:( Our thoughts are with his Family
by welshandy
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Be careful if visiting the Loop
Replies: 22
Views: 2604

Re: Be careful if visiting the Loop

Gareth is totally correct, IMHO :( Just seems incredible that a supposed zoo can seem to have such a cavalier attitude to its inmates :( Does it have a track record of such atrocities :S If it does.....close it now :@ I wouldn't say atrocities,but It's not had a good track record in the past. New o...
by welshandy
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: US Naval Forces Build up in Western Pacific
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

US Naval Forces Build up in Western Pacific

On the BBC news last night was a piece from a BBC reporter on board the USS Ronald Reagan on the US build up. There are now three Carriers in the Area USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68). There was a great shot of two B1's escorted by F18's flying over...
by welshandy
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Be careful if visiting the Loop
Replies: 22
Views: 2604

Re: Be careful if visiting the Loop

Our family also think it should has been shot with a tranquilliser dart, but we think the Council was swayed by several factors. It had been missing for several days before the Zoo noticed,several Sheep had been killed & mutilated in the area(therefore the FUW got involved) & on the advice of the Po...
by welshandy
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Ever wanted to own a Sea King
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Re: Ever wanted to own a Sea King

I see from Lot 2 that the Tornado has been upgraded to a Strategic Bomber
"You are bidding on a very impressive Tornado Strategic Bomber 2250 litre external fuel tank,"
by welshandy
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Threatening phone call doing the rounds
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Threatening phone call doing the rounds

Had a call this morning from 02080770685 reporting to be HMRC. Basically we owe tax & was threatened with Solicitors/Police. Luckily we left to call go through to our answer machine as didn't recognise the number.This is a known scam, they are targeting the vulnerable & elderly. HMRC is aware. So pl...
by welshandy
Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Be careful if visiting the Loop
Replies: 22
Views: 2604

Be careful if visiting the Loop

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-41858051

Escaped Lynx still not caught.

Dyfed-Powys Police has said the lynx could become aggressive if it is cornered and are urging the public to be vigilant.
by welshandy
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: U.S.A.F. on BBC1 news at 10
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Re: U.S.A.F. on BBC1 news at 10

On BBC News site for those who missed it.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia ... orth-korea
by welshandy
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 275
Views: 38786

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Diesel in Newtown Powys is
Morrisons 116.9p ppl
Tesco 118.9ppl (if you have voucher then 108.9ppl)
BP 119.9ppl
Texaco 119.9ppl
Info from petrolprices.com
by welshandy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 275
Views: 38786

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Tesco's 10p off a Litre offer. Had an email from Tesco's this morning. "Qualifying spend of £60, exclusions apply. Offer applies to purchases made between 16/10/2017 and 05/11/2017. Coupons issued at till valid for 2 weeks from date of issue. Coupons issued online valid until 19/11/2017." As they sa...
by welshandy
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles
Replies: 8
Views: 1672

Re: LN-F22A Raptors, Heavies,Pavehawk and a few Eagles

Looks like you had a great day. Love the guy in the fire truck. Interesting shot of the 22 landing with his sidewinder weapon bay door open on landing.
by welshandy
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ADS-B Down
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: ADS-B Down

:Oops: didn't see that
by welshandy
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ADS-B Down
Replies: 6
Views: 948

ADS-B Down

ADS-B appears to be down. Map shows but 0(zero) tracking :(
by welshandy
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Strategic Defence Review
Topic: Even more cuts proposed
Replies: 22
Views: 4557

Even more cuts proposed

This on the BBC this morning http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41511790 "A senior Royal Marine officer blamed the introduction of the new carriers for exacerbating the senior service's financial and manning problems. He told the BBC: "This is the worst procurement decision of the past half century - that...
by welshandy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DLA( Disabled Living Allowance )
Replies: 41
Views: 2990

Re: DLA( Disabled Living Allowance )

My Wife currently claims DLA & ESA(support group) as she has Physical(damaged disc's in her lower Spine, so requires crutch's to aid her walking which is only short distances) & Mental health issues, so not had the "Joy" of switching over. If it was like the change from Incapacity Benefit to ESA, it...

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