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by AndrewBarclay
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: Boys from Bahrain.
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Boys from Bahrain.

How about a bit of nostalgia especially for new members of FC who may not have seen buccs, tonkas,jags, VC10s etc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJV-3Pto0Kg.
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: NO VIEWING AT RAF SPADEADAM
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: NO VIEWING AT RAF SPADEADAM

I cannot see how the Cumbria Council can close the road as this gives access to a number of farms, the nearest to the range being Wiley Syke Farm occupied by Hunter Smith,then we have the families that live at White Lees and Churnsyke lodge. The RAF and other military services require access to the ...
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Resurrection of the jokes from days gone by.
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Resurrection of the jokes from days gone by.

viewtopic.php?f=90&t=137696&start=20 I know that Jokes and Gagged was
locked but perhaps in this rather trying time with the pandemic it could be resurrected over to you Mods I will
abide by your decisions.
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Series of G.F Newman's The Corrupted. starts 20th, April,2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Re: New Series of G.F Newman's The Corrupted.

A new series of The Corrupted in 10 episodes starts on Monday the 20th, April, 2020 they will be on R4 Mon-Frid 14.15 to 15.00pm over two weeks. The return of the saga that weaves fiction with real characters from history to follow the fortunes of the Oldman family, its the 1990s and Brian Oldman is...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Black Projects.
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Black Projects.

With the current lockdown and restrictions on travel it occured to me that it would be a good time to test secret aircraft or UAVS with out any prying eyes.
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Roger Topp AFC**
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: Roger Topp AFC**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwn9DSG6Hvo Commiserations to his family and friends.
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

After The Prince Of Wales successful visit to Liverpool according To Stuart Woods retired Mersey Pilot there is a rumour that
her sister ship HM Queen Elizabeth wants to sample the fantastic hospitality displayed by peoples of Liverpool. Watch this space.
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

Campbell89 wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:41 pm
Royal Navy has announced an F-35B will flypast as PoW departs.
The F35B arrived bang on 16.00 hours and flew 2 flybys first at 1min 45 secs on video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkWNuV4DdxI Prince of Wales departs Liverpool brief glimpse of F35B as it flies through.
Plus Fireworks.
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

https://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/liverpool Weather set fair for The Prince of Wales sailing on the 6th, March.
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

According to Stuart Woods the retired River Pilot who broadcasts on Radio Mersey Shipping Watch. The Prince of Wales will depart from Liverpool at 15. 45pm on Friday the 6th, March, 2020 with the band of H.M Royal Marines in attendance plus her Merlin escort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsrj9_Kg...
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

What a diabolical day weather wise driving rain it reminded me of the 22nd August, 1987 The last Lightning Show then as today I waited for hours for the main event. I did actually feel quite excited to see The Aircraft Carrier The Prince of Wales slowly emerge from the driving rain and glide majesti...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

Wx Forecast for Friday 28th, February, 2020. 06.00am light snow 09.00am rain noon fog wind s.easterly 22mph gusting to 36.mph. Should thin the crowds. Richard Branson new Cruise Liner Scarlet Lady after leaving Dover AM, is presently off Fishguard at 23.00hrs 24.2.20. due to arrive at Liverpool on T...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: J 37 Viggens in the Swedish Forests
Replies: 1
Views: 713

J 37 Viggens in the Swedish Forests

Apart from Tonkas and English Electric Lightnings one of my other favourite aircrafts was the J37 Viggen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slm9ksxU0HY
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Vehicle Excise Duty.
Replies: 1
Views: 439

New Vehicle Excise Duty.

I have recently been sourcing a change of vehicle and am interested in a Jaguar E Pace I have until the 1st of April 2020 to purchase the E pace and I can save myself £960.00 https://www.jaguar.co.uk/offers-and-finance/ved.html?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=Google&utm_campaign=JBRN_C/UK/GB/JAG/00326138-...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: POW on the Mersey
Replies: 24
Views: 2484

Re: POW on the Mersey

I understand that the Prince of Wales will arrive on the 28th, and sail on the 6th March,2020 on arrival she will do a 180 degree turn around so if there is an emergency she is facing in the right direction to sail. The tide on the 28th, February is 8-8 Mtrs 28 ft 9 inches and diminishes to 7.7 mtrs...
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: January 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 52
Views: 4660

Re: January 2020 Log/Movements

9/1/20 09:19L - ZK303/AX & ZK356 (FGR.4/T.3 - BAE Systems - BT17 & BS117) Dep R,25 - 2x Typhoon heard on Dep to Pirkkala, Finland for HX Fighter Evaluation https://ilmavoimat.fi/en/article/-/asset_publisher/hx-challenge-tuo-havittajakandidaatit-suomeen-tammi-helmikuussa https://www.youtube.com/watc...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Peninsula Seniors Out And About SR 71 Stories
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Peninsula Seniors Out And About SR 71 Stories

I came across this cite recently I'm not sure if it has been aired on the forum before if not enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iexlShI9eFc https://fighterjetsworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/hypersonic-aircraft-spotted-in-new-top-gun-maverick-trailer.jpg Is this for real? The successor to ...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Low Level!
Replies: 11
Views: 1503

Re: Low Level!

Mark wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:33 pm
Torpedo run?
This reminds me of Lower than a snakes belly in a wagon rut https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum ... 396/page1/
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Lightning Genesis lecture +Lightnings action 1989
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: Possible F35 Lightning at Warton on 11th, December 2019.

I’m guessing lightning didn’t strike? Unfortunately The RAF Speaker was unable to attend, however we were treated to an in depth lecture by David Atkinson Senior Manager from BAE Systems. https://www.google.com/search?q=david+atkinson+senior+manager+bae+systems+QE2+carrier&rlz=1C1RNAN_enGB612GB710&...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Lightning Genesis lecture +Lightnings action 1989
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Lightning Genesis lecture +Lightnings action 1989

The Preston Branch of The Royal Aeronautical is holding its final lecture of 2019 at the Lecture Theatre at Warton at 18.30 hours.
The lecture is entitled F 35 into service..

The first Lecture on 2020 is Lightning Genesis to be held at Warton new start time is 19.00.

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