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by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF Mildenhall to close. Lakenheath to get F-35 by 2020
Replies: 896
Views: 276210

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

Yes That's why the plan to move Harriers from Cottesmore and Wittering in the mid 90s to.....

Bentwaters and Woodbridge went down the toilet
by Vulcanone
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: A look back @ Leeming F3s (+1 extra)
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: A look back @ Leeming F3s

Find a single governing party that hasn't killed something since the end of WW2?

Best of Luck

By the way Harrier didn't have a gun, couldn't carry Raptor or Storm Shadow, true it could carry Mavericks post 2001 but was going to be retired in 2018 anyway.
by Vulcanone
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

Presume that's a Warton Typhoon circling over the Pool right now
by Vulcanone
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

USN Herc not long gone OTT down the coast (heard but not seen)
by Vulcanone
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Blackpool July 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: Blackpool July 2019

At least 2 have departed. in the last 10 mins
by Vulcanone
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Enquiry re - US based Canberras
Replies: 15
Views: 978

Re: Enquiry re - US based Canberras

Don't forget that till the advent of the V-Bombers most RAF Airfields only had runways at 6,000ft length. If you ever went to Binbrook when it was open and sat at Crash Gate 2 it was once a round that went across to the one that went past the Main entrance. Likewise Coningsby Crash gate 1 after pass...
by Vulcanone
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

Above Typhoon seen on finals from Sandy place opposite Blackpool airport at 16.00
by Vulcanone
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Enquiry re - US based Canberras
Replies: 15
Views: 978

Re: Enquiry re - US based Canberras

Forget the airport name, but they are outside at (airport in) CA. Don't look good
by Vulcanone
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Lightning strikes at Yeovilton
Replies: 11
Views: 1792

Re: Lightning strikes at Yeovilton

Still looks better than the X-32 ;-)
by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ZP801 airborne
Replies: 11
Views: 1668

Re: ZP801 airborne

When they have finished testing it, I don't think the mission kits is installed yet
by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

CP-140 for Yeovilton passed by here about 11.30 (at 26,000ft)
by Vulcanone
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: A400 woes in the news
Replies: 17
Views: 1737

Re: A400 woes in the news

I suspect everyone is affected, and that includes France, Spain and Malaysia.

I don't think the Belgians have theirs yet. As for or anyone else has them ordered it, not sure who else has them yet.

But I don't keep up with this stuff nowadays
by Vulcanone
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Blackpool July 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: Blackpool July 2019

At least 3 Hawks from Valley showing over the top of Blackpool on ADSB - Heard 1 of them
by Vulcanone
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: July 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: July 2019 Log/Movements

G-OFLX showing as not long departed heading for Munich
by Vulcanone
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Current RAF aircraft
Replies: 69
Views: 4921

Re: Current RAF aircraft

Tempest (assuming it gets past the FSM stage)….
by Vulcanone
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Octavia nips past GR4 on A96
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: Octavia nips past GR4 on A96

Probably ZA463 Lossie bound ?
by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: East Anglia
Topic: Tornados Return to RAF Honington
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: Tornados Return to RAF Honington

Its probably in one of the HAS somewhere. The Honington Facebook page has stuff on it with 711 before the final retirements
by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lossiemouth 27.06.19
Replies: 4
Views: 964

Re: Lossiemouth 27.06.19

Very Nice Phil
by Vulcanone
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: East Anglia
Topic: Tornados Return to RAF Honington
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: Tornados Return to RAF Honington

Except 1 arrived last year, the other 4 within the last month
by Vulcanone
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: USN F-18 deployment
Replies: 26
Views: 6899

Re: USN F-18 deployment

For real proper Northerners it's Hadrian's Wall, I'm not talking about those so-called "Northerners" that breed whippets, have a ferret up each trouser leg, wear a flat cap, drink Boddington's, grow forced rhubarb in their attics and sell the same homing-pigeon 28 times on ebay. Eeeey Bye gum eccky...

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