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by AndrewBarclay
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: January 2020 Log/Movements
Replies: 38
Views: 1936

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: 796

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: 1198

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: 808

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: 808

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. http://www.macksaviation.com/lig...
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 227
Views: 29962

Re: What made you laugh today?

At Liverpool 2 Dock we are awaiting a cargo ship from China MV Zhen Hua 25 loaded with three huge dockside cranes numbers 6 7 & 8 the ship is due to dock at 03.00 Dec 2. whilst scanning maritime radar I came across this vessel also bound for Liverpool FU XING HAI I thought this would also be an appr...
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 227
Views: 29962

Re: What made you laugh today?

Bristol City Council to Ban Diesel cars in the City Centre. https://www.google.com/search?q=bristol+city+council+to+ban+al+deisel+cars&rlz=1C1RNAN_enGB612GB710&oq=bristol+city+council+to+ban+al+deisel+cars+&aqs=chrome..69i57j33.49900j1j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 In Todays Newspapers there is an arti...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: The Secret History of GCHQ part 2 of 2
Replies: 5
Views: 1289

Re: The Secret History of GCHQ part 2 of 2

Part 2 tonight Monday the 28th, October, 2019. at 20..00hours BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera becomes the first journalist allowed to record inside GCHQ's listening station at Bude in Cornwall, which has spied on global communications satellites for decades, Taking us from the Cold War, whe...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: The Secret History of GCHQ part 2 of 2
Replies: 5
Views: 1289

Re: The Secret History of GCHQ part 1 of 2

If Corera's program has been of interest I would recommend GCHQ The uncensored story of Britain's most secret intelligence agency by Richard J Aldridge, and so as not to show bias THE DEFENCE OF THE REALM THE AUTHORISED HISTORY OF MI5 BY CHRISTOPHER ANDREW These two Tomes show that the safety of the...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Spadeadam Active all this week 21/10/27/10/19.
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Spadeadam Active all this week 21/10/27/10/19.

Spadeadam D 510C is active bet 16.00 to 22.30 from 21/10 thru to 25/10 16.00 to 22.30pm
reverting on 26/10 27/10 to 07.00 to 19.00 on both days I am unable to post notam due to
tech issues.
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: The Secret History of GCHQ part 2 of 2
Replies: 5
Views: 1289

The Secret History of GCHQ part 2 of 2

How Scarborough Saved the World Gordon Corera examines stories from the intelligence agency's hidden past. He hears from people who worked at the listening station in Scarborough during the Second World War and the Cold War, and reveals the vital role played by the Scarborough station during the Cub...
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: WTN 10 Single seat Typhoon EW at D510 17/10/19.
Replies: 0
Views: 230

WTN 10 Single seat Typhoon EW at D510 17/10/19.

Tarnish 10 Rotated from Runway 25 at EGNO (Warton) at 14.00 hours Thursday 17th, October, 2019 in single
Seater Typhoon IPA 6 ZJ 938 handover to Spadeadam D510 at 14.07pm for EW Trials.

I wonder if there were any Thursday Boys present?.
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 70
Views: 4898

Re: Oct 2019 Logs/Movements

Tues 15/10/19 "WTN10" in SS dev typh heard on c/out @ 1121L. "WTN69" up in a dev typh - heard on c/out @ 1530L. SS typh seen on steep dive attacks to warton @ 1637L (from N/NW) & also @ 1638L (from S/SW); initials & land 1642L? Possibly IPA6 up twice. See early last week. OTT with Sod's Law prevail...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Air Exercise Barras 4th/5thJuly, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1284

Re: Air Exercise Barras 4th/5thJuly, 2018

incorrect download
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Hanse Sail 2019 in Rostock.
Replies: 2
Views: 622

Re: Hanse Sail 2019 in Rostock.

https://tallshipsnetwork.com/voyages/ Lots of opportunities for children young and old to sail
on a tall ship, from various parts of the UK, IE Falmouth Liverpool the choice is yours.
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Sweden to Join Tempest Fighter project.
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Sweden to Join Tempest Fighter project.

https://dnyuz.com/2019/07/07/sweden-set-to-join-britains-tempest-fighter-project/ https://fighterjetsworld.com/weekly-article/u-s-air-force-to-equip-new-b-21-stealth-bomber-with-air-to-air-missiles/18883/ B21 AtoA Missiles https://aviation-news.keypublishing.com/the-magazine/view-issue/?issueID=7860...
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Robert Gilliland first person to fly SR 71 dies at 93 years
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: Robert Gilliland first person to fly SR 71 dies at 93 years

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iexlShI9eFc An interesting insight into flying the SR 71 from both
front and back seat.
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Robert Gilliland first person to fly SR 71 dies at 93 years
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Robert Gilliland first person to fly SR 71 dies at 93 years

https://fighterjetsworld.com/air/bob-gilliland-the-first-man-to-fly-the-iconic-sr-71-blackbird-passes-away-at-the-age-of-93/15242/ On one of his tours to the UK he visited BAC Warton and gave a lecture to members of the RAES. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iexlShI9eFc Saab J37 Viggen Pilot describe...
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Liverpool John Lennon Antonof AN12. 26/6/19
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: Liverpool John Lennon C130 Hercules 26/6/19

Campbell89 wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:54 am
It was an Antonov AN-12 I think. It departed yesterday evening around 6.20.
It is interesting to note that there was another Russian Passenger Carrier in Liverpool
on the 26th, June, that was the cruise liner Seven Seas Navigator in a former life it was
Russian Satellite tracking vessel.

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