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by mr stihl
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: BTF/ B52H 20-2 General Information
Replies: 151
Views: 43420

Re: BTF/ Ample Strike 2020 General Information

Yes Vulcan74 you’re right! Training and real world missions only take place in sunny weather, Monday to Friday between 9-5 🙄
by mr stihl
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-15 venting fuel?
Replies: 12
Views: 4583

Re: F-15 venting fuel?

I think it’s procedure to dump fuel over the sea wherever possible.
by mr stihl
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: October B52 deployment
Replies: 161
Views: 57937

Re: October B52 deployment

I highly doubt BUFF’s would have an ALTRV but happy to be proved wrong.

Just remember these will be picked up hours before arriving not last minute while on a 10 mile final to FFD ;)
by mr stihl
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: "Dragon 01" PD @ The Hall....
Replies: 7
Views: 3404

Re: "Dragon 01" PD @ The Hall....

Noice 👍🏻
by mr stihl
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RIP "Gadget Man"
Replies: 4
Views: 2371

RIP "Gadget Man"

Hi, It's with regret to inform you that Gadget Man (aka Richard) passed away suddenly on Saturday the 5th of August. Most of you will have seen him in this part of the forum discussing his rather varied views on certain situations, he would seem like an awkward character to most but was simply the p...
by mr stihl
Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: BUFFS do 44HR "Round Robin" mission!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 4532

Re: BUFFS do 44HR "Round Robin" mission!!!

Agent K wrote:
C24 wrote:Not quite a B-52 story. A recent TV programme pilots confirmed that F-117s fly with a sun bed in the rest area, next to the loo.
They had long fights too.
I suspect not........... :huh:
I think C24 means the B-2.
by mr stihl
Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ospreys at Sculthorpe 2.
Replies: 8
Views: 3860

Re: Ospreys at Sculthorpe 2.

Couple of good sets their Jes. Glad you put them up. We will have to have that beer up Scully this summer without fail...
by mr stihl
Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Sundown at RAF Sculthorpe...17/2/15
Replies: 13
Views: 5759

Re: Sundown at RAF Sculthorpe...17/2/15

Nice shots! Was a lovely evening for it. I was against the fence south side of the field.
by mr stihl
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: SR-71 Blackbird
Replies: 4
Views: 1823

Re: SR-71 Blackbird

Love the last one!
by mr stihl
Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Osprey Lands on Golf Course!
Replies: 32
Views: 8519

Re: Osprey Lands on Golf Course!

The EAGLE has landed!
by mr stihl
Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Fairford based NATO Summit aircraft log
Replies: 13
Views: 8561

Re: Fairford based NATO Summit aircraft log

Surprised the RCH flights didn't have T after them like on past presedential visits.
by mr stihl
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-35 coming to RIAT / Farnborough
Replies: 303
Views: 90346

Re: F-35 coming to RIAT / Farnborough

seven wrote:
stealth1234 wrote:The fact people dont bother to check correctly before they post such information frustrates me
And this helps how? Everybody has they're faults including you.

7
You do to 7! And before you say I do I know I do!
by mr stihl
Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Exercise Saber Strike - Advanced Info/Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 194753

Re: Exercise Saber Strike - Advanced Info/Discussion

Do you not remember the B2 GP mission then?
by mr stihl
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Sculthorpe 31/03/14
Replies: 8
Views: 2169

Re: RAF Sculthorpe 31/03/14

Nice shots. Been a busy day so far up Scully, we had F-15s doing FAC WORK 1St thing also. Did you see the para jumpers as well today between 12.00-13.00?
by mr stihl
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Monday/Tuesday Thunderstorm Heads Up
Replies: 285
Views: 80355

Re: Monday/Tuesday Thunderstorm Heads Up

Big storm over North Norfolk between 2.30 and 2.55. Lots of fork,sheet lightning and stupid amounts of hail!
by mr stihl
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Russians occupy Crimea
Replies: 155
Views: 35072

Re: Russians occupy Crimea

NATO AWACS will be used I expect.
by mr stihl
Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: RAF Mildenhall
Topic: Ospreys
Replies: 5
Views: 2388

Re: Ospreys

5
by mr stihl
Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Thefts from RAF Marham
Replies: 21
Views: 5272

Re: Thefts from RAF Marham

If they catch the culprits I hope they come down hard on them and hand them a stiff sentance.
by mr stihl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: SR-71 Amusing little story
Replies: 25
Views: 6776

Re: SR-71 Amusing little story

I have a copy. An eBay bargain at £27. Read it over and over. Man and machine worked seamlessly.

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