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Any spotters in the Falklands ?

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Any spotters in the Falklands ?

Post by hoddy82 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:53 pm

Prince William to go to the falklands....

We never have any pictures from the falklands,,,, Why ,,,

Im sure someone down there is taking pictures at mount pleasant.

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by steve149c » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:09 pm

Errr I think they not get many PD's , lol
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by ukmil » Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:59 am

I have been there 4 times, and took many many pics thanks :thumb:
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by Bluetail » Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:19 pm

I've been 7 times and also have loads of pictures, all slides though

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All taken in 1983 when I was on No 1564 Flight @ Navy Point
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by blakey » Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:45 pm

I have never been so i look up to both of them, but i dont look up to Mr Ukmil as much as i look up to Mr Bluetail because Mr Bluetail has been more times.........

Ive never been - I know my place

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by KINROTATE » Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:02 pm

Anytime before MPN was a good time to be down there. Spent some at Navy Point myself when I was on JHSU hooking. Great shots Mr B!
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by ZZ330 » Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:48 pm

Been there many times (and actually quite like the place!)...

A few shots that I have on the net... got loads more if you are really bored!!!

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Falkland Islands from the Air - Stanley by ZZ330, on Flickr

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Falkland Islands from the Air - Stanley Airport by ZZ330, on Flickr

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Falkland Islands from the Air by ZZ330, on Flickr

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Falkland Islands by ZZ330, on Flickr

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Tornado F3 by ZZ330, on Flickr

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RAF Tristar and Nimrod in formation by ZZ330, on Flickr

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Post by Moschops » Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:05 pm

And some more taken by my wife whilst on DET in 2005 with 1435 flight.

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in the back seat so not taken by her..lol

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enjoy..

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by Mike » Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:23 pm

Moved to the Nostalgia section, wonderful shots, any more please ? :D

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by rig_pig » Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:53 am

Not strictly nostalgic but I've got loads of pics from my det down there in 2010, although mostly wildlife and tourist related!

I was down there as part of the 1312 flight engineering team making sure the transition from C-130K to C-130J went smoothly. Here's some of the more aviation related shots, including some on board pictures of the inaugural J flypast of Stanley and a couple of beating up Stanley runway a 'a bit below' 100ft!

Not the best quality I know, but I only take my little point and shoot on dets with me :unsure:

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by SCARECROW » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:07 pm

Nice too see it again, was there 20 yrs ago this month, some pics to follow.

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Post by Watcher » Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:36 pm

:Wow: Great thread! Absolutely awesome stuff of our beautiful Falklands and rarely snapped fantastic armed forces down there! Superb! :clap:MORE!! MORE!!


Those poor old Argies, a whole 300 (not 3 or 13) miles away...:( First we keep making more oil discoveries around the islands and estimates of the amount of the stuff there just keep going up and up*, then our future king big Willy's soon off there to teasingly chuck his chopper around the place, and now our lovely island of St Helena's finally getting its airport, that'll be a bit closer than Ascension Island to the Falklands and be completed by 2015, strategically giving our armed forces another optional staging post down to the South Atlantic. It'll just about be able to take passenger/trooping aircraft up to B757/B737/A320 size and, much to the Argies joy, mil' stuff like Herc's, A400s, C-17s, Tiffies and Tonka's.:D



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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by SCARECROW » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:26 pm

Few from MPA 91-92

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Post by Bluetail » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:34 pm

A few more from me, again from 1983

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I still think there may be a complete Pucara somewhere on the 1435 Flt site I have a piccy from the 90,s that I must dig out
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by GreenBat » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:36 pm

Fantastic shots from everyone, please keep them coming :thumb:
I never tire of seeing Falklands Stuff

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Post by jg43 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:33 pm

Excellent set. Big fan of the Air-to-Air's! I do miss the F3 though :'(
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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by ukmil » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:01 pm

few from me in 2006

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by Mike » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:08 pm

Great shots guys, I loved the stories of the penguins falling-over backwards when they were watching aircraft fly overhead ! :lol:

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Re: Any spotter in the falklands

Post by C41985 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:50 pm

1310 Flight Kelly's Garden 1986

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