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by wolfie138
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 216 Sqn to stand up in April as a swarm drone squadron
Replies: 29
Views: 1531

Re: 216 Sqn to stand up in April as a swarm drone squadron

The problem w/ this is if they fly them close to the airports they'll be breaking the law :-D
by wolfie138
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 10th Jan, and an Apache at Wattisham
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: Lakenheath 10th Jan, and an Apache at Wattisham

the external tank is the big bomb-looking thing, I assume the black thing is a guided missile given the lens on the front?
by wolfie138
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 10th Jan, and an Apache at Wattisham
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: Lakenheath 10th Jan, and an Apache at Wattisham

What's that ordnance the Apache's carrying next to the missile pod?
by wolfie138
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Weekend at Phoenix Mesa Gateway
Replies: 4
Views: 838

Re: Weekend at Phoenix Mesa Gateway

got so used to the Longbows that Apaches look quite odd to me now when they haven't got their hats on.
lovely pics though.
by wolfie138
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF launches 52 F-35A's
Replies: 40
Views: 2905

Re: USAF launches 52 F-35A's

I have no probs w/ the F-35's capabilities, I just don't think it's very pretty.
by wolfie138
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: USAF launches 52 F-35A's
Replies: 40
Views: 2905

Re: USAF launches 52 F-35A's

pity they didn't turn up on ADSB, I woulda liked to have seen 52 of them in formation :-D
by wolfie138
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Go For It!! Hyakuri!
Replies: 11
Views: 876

Re: Go For It!! Hyakuri!

Thanks for sharing. fell in love w/ the Phantom when I was a kid, 45+ years on and there's still few that can match her beauty.
by wolfie138
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Operation Atlantic Resolve - US Army in Bavaria
Replies: 15
Views: 2187

Re: Operation Atlantic Resolve - US Army in Bavaria

fantastic pics of the Apaches in the snow. they'll be all cold w/out their hats on :-(
by wolfie138
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Army Kubinka 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 951

Re: Army Kubinka 2019

lordy, some belters there, thanks.
by wolfie138
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Low Level!
Replies: 11
Views: 1191

Re: Low Level!

Ta for the snake link, that pic of the planes waterskiing is mint! I do think, however, that pulling a low-level flight whilst in combat takes it to another level. i didn't think you needed to be that low for a torpedo drop - i assume the Japs were either just mental or going extra low for protectio...
by wolfie138
Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Low Level!
Replies: 11
Views: 1191

Low Level!

Been doing a bit personal research on aspects of the Pacific theatre, came across this pic of Japanese bombers; https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/photo/2011/09/world-war-ii-the-pacific-islands/w07_20925011/main_1200.jpg?1420519269 looks like they're not far off surfing! came from this sit...
by wolfie138
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Chilean Airforce C130 missing
Replies: 12
Views: 1894

Re: Chilean Airforce C130 missing

CNN: "The plane is presumed to have crashed, given that the amount of fuel and the plane's autonomy had already run out. Given that, it is already assumed that the plane has crashed," said Gen. Francisco Torres in a televised press conference. "It also said that the plane would have had enough fuel...
by wolfie138
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Chilean Airforce C130 missing
Replies: 12
Views: 1894

Re: Chilean Airforce C130 missing

It says nothing about running low on fuel.
by wolfie138
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Sunny days at Nellis
Replies: 8
Views: 964

Re: Sunny days at Nellis

gorgeous Connie
by wolfie138
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Donna Nook 19.11.19
Replies: 8
Views: 1851

Re: Donna Nook 19.11.19

cracking.
by wolfie138
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Jalfrezi @ MAKS 2019 (large post)
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: Jalfrezi @ MAKS 2019 (large post)

stunning set. pic 3 is a belter. those SU57s are pure sex. that Myasishchev VM-T Atlant is mad!
by wolfie138
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: USA West Coast trip, Sept 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 3386

Re: USA West Coast trip, Sept 2019

storming. absolutely cracking set of Viper pics.
by wolfie138
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Leeming - Interesting Push / Pull twin - 18th Oct 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 2236

Re: RAF Leeming - Interesting Push / Pull twin - 18th Oct 2019

Vulcanone wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:49 am
Well its operating from Leeming to Waddington during the ACPV, so not gone yet.
if I knew when she'd be up i'd definitely try and get over there.
by wolfie138
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Leeming - Interesting Push / Pull twin - 18th Oct 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 2236

Re: RAF Leeming - Interesting Push / Pull twin - 18th Oct 2019

whaaaat?! damn, the O2 is unexpected! Absolutely love those planes, saw one in Bat*21 and was smitten. Wish i'd seen her.

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