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by andygolfer
Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Plane Spotting Live
Replies: 58
Views: 5082

Re: Plane Spotting Live

What sane person collects sick bags come on is this person real!!! :lol: are you questioning my sanity? :grr: I have to confess that I only have around 700 though, pride of place in my study is one flown on XH558 and signed by Martin Withers I did meet a guy with over 1000 when we both did a radio ...
by andygolfer
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: June 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 19
Views: 2355

Re: June 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

here's one from me,taken at Lakenheath on 6th June 2019. F.15 97-0219 of the Heritage flight landing back home after the flight's flypast over normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015133807_896007634e_o.jpg 97-0219 F.15 USAF Lakenheath Heritage flight...
by andygolfer
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: a few from Mildenhall 06-06-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 383

a few from Mildenhall 06-06-2019

a late afternoon stop off after my visit to Lakenheath..... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015627626_18b8155930_o.jpg 09-0017 C.32 USAF, Mildenhall 06-06-2019 8288 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr if I hadn't been told I wouldn't have known this was a C.146 Wolfhound, a nice first timer for me...
by andygolfer
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 06-06-2019 Heritage flight flypast returns
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Lakenheath 06-06-2019 Heritage flight flypast returns

some photos from today of the specially painted Heritage flight aircraft returning from their fly-past over Normandy today https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48015058343_5570876107_o.jpg 91-0603 F.15 USAF Lakenheath Heritage flight Lakenheath 06-06-2019 7582 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https://...
by andygolfer
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford
Replies: 194
Views: 25088

Re: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford

Just posted on the official FC facebook page, a Live stream from a field (naughty?) near Duxford https://www.facebook.com/planeresurrection/videos/2483966028294271/ That is so painful to watch. :lol: it's more than painful, it's diabolically amateurish. Is that Ricky Tomlinson doing thecommentary?
by andygolfer
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements
Replies: 11
Views: 1831

Re: Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements

re the 3rd Chinook, do you mean reg or reply please? 16-08199 was it's reg and I did get a pic of it but not a very good one. The VC.25 / c.32 pic was taken through the northern perimiter fence at Burton End, accessed by the track to the cycle club hut next to the Ash pub (park on the road unless yo...
by andygolfer
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements
Replies: 11
Views: 1831

Re: Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements

re the 3rd Chinook, do you mean reg or reply please? 16-08199 was it's reg and I did get a pic of it but not a very good one. The VC.25 / c.32 pic was taken through the northern perimiter fence at Burton End, accessed by the track to the cycle club hut next to the Ash pub (park on the road unless yo...
by andygolfer
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements
Replies: 11
Views: 1831

Stansted 03-06-2019, Presidential movements

a few from Pres. Trump's departure to London yesterday https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47998604141_a147cfb53c_o.jpg 159356 VH.3 U.S. AIR Force Stansted 03-06-2019 5268 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47998563998_1b20a9f6a9_o.jpg 159350 VH.3 U.S. AIR Force Stan...
by andygolfer
Wed May 29, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: May 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 14
Views: 2107

Re: May 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

one from me taken at Duxford last Saturday (25th May 2019).....

ImageZK432 Typhoon RAF, Duxford 25-05-2019 0661. by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

Andy
by andygolfer
Sun May 26, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Duxford Air Festival 25-05-2-19, Typhoon display
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Duxford Air Festival 25-05-2-19, Typhoon display

3 from yesterday's Typhoon display at Duxford, aircraft displaying was ZK432. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47934900892_c35b24bba0_o.jpg ZK432 Typhoon RAF, Duxford 25-05-2019 0650. by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47934901817_45f64599ed_o.jpg ZK432 Typhoon RA...
by andygolfer
Fri May 24, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: C.17 07-7188 at Stansted 23-05-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 630

C.17 07-7188 at Stansted 23-05-2019

I was at Stansted yesterday afternoon awaiting the arrival of an IL.76 when this called up out of the blue and landed. It departed to Mildenhall about 2 hours later..... details: 07-7188, 437th Air Wing. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47923432388_ee52831e97_h.jpg 07-7188C.17 USAF Stansted 23-05...
by andygolfer
Fri May 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Photography Q & A / How to post photos
Topic: Flickr down on 22 May
Replies: 24
Views: 1305

Re: Flickr down on 22 May

mine seems to be getting there at last, I struggled to upload even one photo on it's own this morning and eventually got 8 uploaded maximum 4 at once, everything else failed. The I couldn't copy the photo links to post them but that has resolved itself in the last 1/2 hour or so. Hopefully it's on t...
by andygolfer
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: April 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 25
Views: 2585

Re: April 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

I'll have a go with this one (my only military subject this month I believe)............ Jaguar XW653 'Spirit of Coltishall' ) in a permanent flying pose at Norwich County Hall on Good Friday (19th April 2019) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40692002833_b74f9f425d_o.jpg XW563 Jaguar Norwich Coun...
by andygolfer
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: ex RAF Jaguar XW563 at County Hall, Norwich
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

ex RAF Jaguar XW563 at County Hall, Norwich

I popped into County Hall, Norwich on Friday to see this whilst on an extensive tour of east Norfolk airfields https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40692002833_b74f9f425d_o.jpg XW563 Jaguar Norwich County Hall 19-04-2019 9310 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr fortunately a security man was around to he...
by andygolfer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competition
Topic: March 2019 Photo of the Month Competition
Replies: 20
Views: 2827

Re: March 2019 Photo of the Month Competition

here's mine from a set I posted earlier this month ( https://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=173081 ). C.17 1230 of the UAE Air Force touching down at Stansted on 2nd March https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7820/40294801383_aac1e0ed0e_o.jpg 1230 C.17 UAE Air force Stansted 02-03-201...
by andygolfer
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Armed Forces of Malta AW.139 Stansted 05-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 981

Re: Armed Forces of Malta AW.139 Stansted 05-03-2019

Good catch! Two dumb questions..1] how did it get there? 2] what is the dodgy taped red 'wire' for? I believe it flew in some time ago for work and has been in the Harrods hangar for ages now. According to somebody who answered my query about it on the Stansted Google group this morning it's to do ...
by andygolfer
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Armed Forces of Malta AW.139 Stansted 05-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 981

Armed Forces of Malta AW.139 Stansted 05-03-2019

AS1428 AW.139 of the Armed Forces of Malta was up for a test flight yesterday p.m.. I didn't see it fly but managed a pic of it on tow after landing..... https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7857/33423591378_3cd81309d3_o.jpg AS1428 AW.139 ArmedForces of Malta Stansted 05-03-2019 6333 by Andrew Goldsmith ,...
by andygolfer
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Stansted 02-03-2019 UAE Air Force C.17
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Stansted 02-03-2019 UAE Air Force C.17

'1230' was one of 2 UAE Air Force C.17 that arrived at Stansted today, this one at 13.00 and the other around 15.00, unfortunately I was there for the latter but I got a few pics of this one.. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7822/40294799273_26a9ffd229_o.jpg 1230 C.17 UAE Air force Stansted 02-03-201...
by andygolfer
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Promotion of your website
Topic: UK Light Aviation Enthusiasts google group
Replies: 0
Views: 340

UK Light Aviation Enthusiasts google group

As some of you may know Nick Challoner and I have been running the Stansted google group ( https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/stnae ) for a long time and we have recently been discussing the start up of a new google group to focus on the light aviation end of our hobby. We feel there is a gap t...
by andygolfer
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: MAB Qatar E.A.F. C.17 , Stansted 13-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1432

Re: MAB Qatar E.A.F. C.17 , Stansted 13-12-2018

thanks for the comments everybody, I was quite pleased with it myself as it was taken through a 737 window!

happy xmas
Andy

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