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by Mark
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: impossible question
Replies: 37
Views: 2615

Re: impossible question

I'm sorry I'm starting about Corona again, but in a positive manner this time :P Today I read that 70.000 of the 80.000 infected Chinese have already recovered. Seeing how Europe is a few weeks (or months perhaps) later with the infection, my GUESS is that the same is happening here in a few weeks....
by Mark
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: a few whirlybirds from the west country
Replies: 12
Views: 1661

Re: a few whirlybirds from the west country

Those bagged Merlins look like they're ready to be shipped out. We regularly have RoRo cargo wrapped like that out of Seaforth. More likely for storage as they have been there for several weeks. All we can see, is that they are utility variants and that they are still on there own undercarriage (so...
by Mark
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: a few whirlybirds from the west country
Replies: 12
Views: 1661

Re: a few whirlybirds from the west country

Those bagged Merlins look like they're ready to be shipped out. We regularly have RoRo cargo wrapped like that out of Seaforth.
by Mark
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Plea for veterans to salute Chorley wartime hero
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Plea for veterans to salute Chorley wartime hero

Another veteran of Bomber Command with no family has slipped the surly bonds. Anybody in the North West able to attend the funeral?

https://www.chorley-guardian.co.uk/news ... ro-2009181
by Mark
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 1870

Re: POW on the Mersey

Went to see Prince of Wales today great sight on mersey. Friday departure time given above seams a bit late as high tide of Friday is at 8.12am. had to leave on high tide. Have to see if any update later in week Peel Ports 'Notice To Mariners' has the same departure time so you can guarantee that t...
by Mark
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: New Zealand - mil odds and sods
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: New Zealand - mil odds and sods

F111's low level..... I can now die a happy man!!
by Mark
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: LPL (Speke) 29/01/2020
Replies: 10
Views: 394

Re: LPL (Speke) 29/01/2020

Strange, I was fairly regular at Warton from 2005-2013 and always thought the Hawks were roaded in to Warton for final assembly as the runway at Brough was unusable at that point...

From Wiki: The aircraft's maiden flight occurred on 27 July 2005 from BAE Systems' Warton Aerodrome.
by Mark
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 1870

Re: POW on the Mersey

01:32 or 13:48, suspect its the earlier one, but lets see what the weather has in store..
by Mark
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Show us your worst !
Replies: 437
Views: 231643

Re: Show us your worst !

Just a second earlier and i'd have nailed it!!

ImageZK090 by Mark Holt, on Flickr
by Mark
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2020 Cancelled
Replies: 322
Views: 35557

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2020 Discussion Thread

Yet another enclosure to take up space on the crowd line.... As we look forward to our 50th anniversary in 2021, we're pleased to introduce 1971, our new hospitality upgrade that combines contemporary food and drink with hints of 1970s style. In response to high demand for our First Class Lounge (n...
by Mark
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Low Level!
Replies: 11
Views: 1310

Re: Low Level!

Torpedo run?
by Mark
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Cosford Night Shoot 31st Oct 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 679

Re: Cosford Night Shoot 31st Oct 2019

Thanks Gents, I don't post very often anymore so your comments are very much appreciated..
by Mark
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Cosford Night Shoot 31st Oct 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 679

Cosford Night Shoot 31st Oct 2019

Just a few from last nights Threshold Aero night shoot at DCAE Cosford.. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48992488993_2ae0bb238b_h.jpg ZE340 by Mark Holt , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48992571978_5af9f451d0_h.jpg XZ991 by Mark Holt , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535...
by Mark
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: October 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 13
Views: 2468

Re: October 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

Panavia Tornado F3 'ZE340' at the RAF Cosford night shoot in conjunction with Threshold Aero on 31st October 2019.

ImageZE340 by Mark Holt, on Flickr
by Mark
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator
Topic: Any Ace combat fans on here??
Replies: 6
Views: 1962

Re: Any Ace combat fans on here??

Another for AC7, but on PS4
by Mark
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Vulcans from the vaults
Replies: 4
Views: 916

Re: Vulcans from the vaults

Remember seeing the first under a tarp at Valley back in 82. Great set of shots!!
by Mark
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Cameras & setups
Replies: 30
Views: 3294

Re: Cameras & setups

Nighthawke wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:09 am
I must be in the wrong job :lol:
Me too Chris, its taken 20 years to accumulate my kit.. :'(
by Mark
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Bullying in a T-38.
Replies: 19
Views: 3258

Re: Bullying in a T-38.

Greg's rather pretty...
by Mark
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: September 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 21
Views: 2657

Re: September 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

Saab Sk37E Viggen '37819' of the Swedish Historic Flight making its maiden display in the North West of England at Southport Airshow on the 7th September.

Image37819 by Mark Holt, on Flickr
by Mark
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: VOTING POLL - POTM - July 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 1710

Re: VOTING POLL - POTM - July 2019 - RESULTS

Thank you very much to all those who have voted for my picture. Congratulations to the 'silver' and 'bronze' winners. And of course a very big 'THANK YOU' to Squadron Prints for their support with this competition. :thumb: Kindest regards Hugo Congtrats to a very worthy winner in Hugo, a sensationa...

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