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by Vulcanone
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: The Vulcan XH558 Forum
Topic: Best Vulcan Display Seen?
Replies: 25
Views: 3748

Re: Best Vulcan Display Seen?

Vulcan scrambles in the 1970s...
by Vulcanone
Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: ZJ922
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: ZJ922

Bird Strike was in 2012 If I recall correctly
by Vulcanone
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Defence Review 2021
Topic: What Is The Integrated Review?
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: What Is The Integrated Review?

So lets hope.... Its not just another excuse to make the Forces Chiefs have to go back to the drawing board and see what they have to bin.....
by Vulcanone
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: RAF Coningsby FAQ's
Replies: 11
Views: 14127

Re: RAF Coningsby FAQ's

Well whenever this crazy thing ends. And you do come down the Bus station is now right across the road from the railway station (come out railway station exit and turn right)
by Vulcanone
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Military Aircraft Markings 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Military Aircraft Markings 2021

It usually comes out in the Spring
by Vulcanone
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: RAF Coningsby FAQ's
Replies: 11
Views: 14127

Re: RAF Coningsby FAQ's

Whenever Lockdown ends.....

You can get a no 5 Bus (run by Brylaine) From Lincoln to Boston, Which goes past the airfield and is once an hour from 8am
by Vulcanone
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: New Wedgetail surveillance fleet to be based at RAF Lossiemouth
Replies: 126
Views: 10010

Re: New Wedgetail surveillance fleet to be based at RAF Lossiemouth

The only place the RAF RC-135s go for maintenance, major overhaul and upgrades is the same place the USAF ones go to. in USA And that is not going to change
by Vulcanone
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: All other areas around the UK
Topic: Roadrunning Puma 10Dec
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Roadrunning Puma 10Dec

I believe some Pumas were having paint stripped at Marham, before going for deep maintenance at Benson (or maybe) Kidlington??

Might explain it....?
by Vulcanone
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: New Wedgetail surveillance fleet to be based at RAF Lossiemouth
Replies: 126
Views: 10010

Re: New Wedgetail surveillance fleet to be based at RAF Lossiemouth

Resurrecting the old Shackleton quote per chance.... 8 Screws are better than (any BBJs).....
by Vulcanone
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Heritage Area
Topic: No Sentinel R1 for RAF Museum
Replies: 11
Views: 1060

Re: No Sentinel R1 for RAF Museum

As NAM Updater has stated. The problems are simple. Keeping another airframe outside in the open adds even more to the limited resources of most museums. Without hangarage or a building I'm afraid more may yet go the same way as the above on tender. But you'll have to wait till early next year. to s...
by Vulcanone
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Reds to Waddo next week
Replies: 23
Views: 2726

Re: Reds to Waddo next week

The 31 Sqn Protectors will be the first UAVs that are allowed to fly in/out UK Airspace.
by Vulcanone
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bruntingthorpe news
Replies: 152
Views: 27184

Re: Bruntingthorpe news

It was reported that NASA had bought some stuff off it on a Facebook group... But I'll leave those that know to confirm....
by Vulcanone
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bruntingthorpe news
Replies: 152
Views: 27184

Re: Bruntingthorpe news

Some of it has reportedly been bought for parts by NASA to keep the flyer in the USA going. Fair game I reckon
by Vulcanone
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: November Log/Movements 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 2556

Re: November Log/Movements 2020

Hopes the Finns buy Typhoons....
by Vulcanone
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 40 Years of RAF Chinook
Replies: 15
Views: 1138

Re: 40 Years of RAF Chinook

Tribute to the pilot in the Falklands that is
by Vulcanone
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 40 Years of RAF Chinook
Replies: 15
Views: 1138

Re: 40 Years of RAF Chinook

Well the plaque inside it should still be there
by Vulcanone
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 40 Years of RAF Chinook
Replies: 15
Views: 1138

Re: 40 Years of RAF Chinook

So HC.1/HC.2/HC.4/HC.4A and soon to be HC.6 not a bad career
by Vulcanone
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: New Fire-truck at Fairford and Formal Acknowledgement of Base Change Of Purpose
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: New Fire-truck at Fairford and Formal Acknowledgement of Base Change Of Purpose

I think (??) the USAF bases are exempt still as they provide their own Fire/Crash rescue crews
by Vulcanone
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: New Fire-truck at Fairford and Formal Acknowledgement of Base Change Of Purpose
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: New Fire-truck at Fairford and Formal Acknowledgement of Base Change Of Purpose

The company that now has the contract for all MoD Fire and Rescue Services has supplied similar to RAF Leeming this summer. It has the ability to cut into a burning airframe should that be needed I believe.
by Vulcanone
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Omani Typhoon new weapons
Replies: 7
Views: 1197

Re: Omani Typhoon new weapons

Someone Abroad might look at you and say Huuuuuuuuuhhh ? Not everyone knows these day as we are a shadow of what we were.....

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