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by David Thompson
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: purchase patches online in military units or stores
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: purchase patches online in military units or stores

pacofiti I don't collect coins or patches but a lot of people on the forum do and may be able to help you , perhaps a search for 'patches' might bring a result ? Good luck in your search . Edit : is this link from the forum of any use ? ; https://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=352&t...
by David Thompson
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: purchase patches online in military units or stores
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: purchase patches online in military units or stores

The answer your looking for is at the top of the page ; https://www.squadronprints.com/ and not blowing in the wind , my friend .
Sorry its late , actually rather early !
by David Thompson
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Defence Review 2020
Topic: Defence Estate Optimisation Plan
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Defence Estate Optimisation Plan

Nothing in this section yet so with thanks to Forces Net ; "Ministry of Defence (MOD) plans to overhaul its property portfolio will see a number of military bases closed down in the coming years. As part of the Defence Estate Optimisation (DEO) plan, mobilised in 2016 to kickstart 25 years of constr...
by David Thompson
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Yorknight 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3182

Re: Yorknight 2020

Evergreen 44 wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:28 pm
p6025 wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:03 am
RAF Leeming announced the viewing area was open again, 6th October.
Thanks for confirming
I've been told that the viewing area is closed today and was yesterday too .
by David Thompson
Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Chinooks Woodvale - Exercise KUKRI DAWN
Replies: 15
Views: 928

Re: Chinooks Woodvale - Exercise KUKRI DAWN

12/10/20 Not Related to Kukri Dawn but saves making another thread for Woodvale 15:45L - ZJ955/Warlock1 & ZJ956/Warlock2 (Puma HC.2/33/230 Sqn) Arrival from the SE. Dep 16:15L to NE direction Exercise Northern Tempest 12-17 October and also based at Woodvale , details here and probably worthy of a ...
by David Thompson
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: RAF Leuchars
Topic: CV -22B Osprey
Replies: 4
Views: 366

Re: CV -22B Osprey

Quite possibly connected with the Chinooks mentioned in this post ? ; viewtopic.php?f=283&t=195962 .

The Osprey is now south from RM Condor and shows as 12-0065 .
by David Thompson
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Edinburgh
Topic: Chinook?
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Chinook?

One is showing as ZK562 LIFTER11 and appears to have flown from the North Berwick area were an Osprey was operating over recently with another showing as 12-0063 coming up the Northumberland coast .
by David Thompson
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Cobham's UK Aviation Services sold to Draken
Replies: 0
Views: 764

Cobham's UK Aviation Services sold to Draken

On 25 September 2020, the Cobham Group sold its Aviation Services UK business, comprised of the entire issued share capital of FR Aviation Limited (and its subsidiaries Cobham Aviation Services International Limited, Cobham Leasing Limited, Cobham Flight Inspection Limited, FB Heliservices Limited,...
by David Thompson
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: RAF Boulmer
Topic: VISITORS
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: VISITORS

From the track of ZH777 I would say these two ? ;
viewtopic.php?f=324&t=195548 .
by David Thompson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Edinburgh
Topic: gunship formation
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: gunship formation

Now showing as southbound east abeam of York .
by David Thompson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Edinburgh
Topic: gunship formation
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: gunship formation

All 3 noted south through the Newcastle Zone around 16:00 .
by David Thompson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: UAV's over Spadeadam
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: UAV's over Spadeadam

Drone 04 is showing now over Spadeadam has it has recently and appears to be registered to Cranfield University so probably more than a photographic/survey sortie ?
by David Thompson
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Possible Scotch Corner Flypast 15/09/20
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Possible Scotch Corner Flypast 15/09/20

A flypast to celebrate the short life of one of 'The Few' , Flying Officer Peter Pease ;

https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/ ... gave-much/
by David Thompson
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Leconfield
Topic: Leconfield Air Display
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Leconfield Air Display

Spitfire showing as P7350 off too and south.......
by David Thompson
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Leconfield
Topic: Leconfield Air Display
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Leconfield Air Display

Spitfire showing as AB910 off from Coningsby and north .
by David Thompson
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: RAF Leuchars
Topic: exercise chameleon 2020
Replies: 139
Views: 11186

Re: exercise chameleon 2020

ODIN wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:50 pm
Looks like Omen02 heading for Denmark.
Showing again , westbound over North Sea towards Leuchars .
by David Thompson
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: RAF Leuchars
Topic: exercise chameleon 2020
Replies: 139
Views: 11186

Re: exercise chameleon 2020

Hercules showing as ZH875 OMEN02 is out over the North Sea from Leuchars .
ZH867 OMEN01 did the same when it left Leeming this afternoon but I didn't follow it on virtual radar to see its full flight .
by David Thompson
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: RAF Leuchars
Topic: exercise chameleon 2020
Replies: 139
Views: 11186

Re: exercise chameleon 2020

REQUEST FOR TOMORROW'S POSTS ; as the exercise is due to last 3 weeks or so , to make life easier and avoid confusion it may be better to have threads for individual days rather than one thread for the full exercise ?
by David Thompson
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: RAF Leuchars
Topic: exercise chameleon 2020
Replies: 139
Views: 11186

Re: exercise chameleon 2020

Two Apache's now showing south between Glasgow and Largs ;
ZJ226 MACHETE2
ZJ223

Shadow ZZ417 SNAKE47 RTB Leeming passing Moffat .

Chinooks showing NE of Stirling ;
ZK560 LIFTR1
ZK562 LIFT02

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