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by AndrewBarclay
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Flying Fyldes Fighters by Stephen Pook RAF Sq Ld Rtd'
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Flying Fyldes Fighters by Stephen Pook RAF Sq Ld Rtd'

http://ribblecruisingclub.org.uk/event/last-tuesday-talk-flying-fyldes-fighters-by-stephen-pook/ The lecture will be held on Tuesday the 26th, March, 2019 commencing at 20.00 hrs to 22.00 hrs although there is no admission charge a donation to the speakers chosen charity would be acceptable. Squadro...
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 145
Views: 17795

Re: What made you laugh today?

From The Daily Telegraph 14th, March, 2019. Man killed chip-stealing gull. A man on a day trip to the seaside has been sentenced to a three month curfew after he killed a gull because the bird knocked chips out of his hand. John Llewellyn Jones, 64 years, was visiting Weston-Super-Mare when the less...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 33257

Re: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019

I've had the privilege of seeing the maiden flight of the XX946 the prototype MRCA which evolved into the tornado and the flight of the three tornados in vic formation as they flew over Warton for the final time. My thanks to the RAF Pilots and Warton Test Pilots whose flights I have enjoyed watchin...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: File on 4 The UKs Military Training System.
Replies: 18
Views: 1405

File on 4 The UKs Military Training System.

Radio's 4 File on 4 is on tonight at 8.0pm Tuesday the 5th, March, 2019. The UK's military flying training system trains pilots on aircraft from fighter planes to navy helicopters. It takes years for trainees to get their wings. but delays in the system mean many pilots and crews are "on hold" waiti...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Two GR 4 Tornados flying over Mersey 5/3/19.
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Two GR 4 Tornados flying over Mersey 5/3/19.

At 11. 35am Tuesday 5th, March, 2019 two GR 4 Tornados flew low level over the river Mersey banking left over Perch Rock, New Brighton, heading west towards Wales. Tuesdays seems the preferred days for the RAF to visit John Lennon Airport be it hawks tucanos and the occasional Transport A400, C17 ZZ...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Royal Aeronautical Society Preston Testing Tornado
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Re: Royal Aeronautical Society Preston Branch.

Apologies to those who want to see David Eagles " Memories of a Flying Career" I should have mentioned that the lecture is "The Sir Freddie Page Lecture" and it is held at the Canberra Club, Samlesbury. NOTE this will be a ticketed event £5.00p. including buffet 6.0pm start. Lecture 6.30pm due to ro...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: RAF Tonka Farewell Flypast Tues 19/2/19
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Tornado Farewell Flypast Warton Tues 19/2/19

Tornado farewell tour overflying EGNO.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsrnJzq16EM


Credits to EGCCAviation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff-zE5Y9diA BBC Report.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4xwOQ7hMr0 ITV Report
with tornados flying over Steam Locomotive 60163 Tornado.
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: February 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 58
Views: 4204

Re: February 2019 Log/Movements

https://notaminfo.com/node/5 Just type in Tuesday the 19th, commenting on
TombsRIP post after the refuelling is the Tanker going to do a PD to Warton.
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Hawarden - Beluga’s
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Re: Hawarden - Beluga’s

by AndrewBarclay
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: GR 4 Tornado Flypast at RAF Spadeadam 19.2.19.
Replies: 0
Views: 346

GR 4 Tornado Flypast at RAF Spadeadam 19.2.19.

https://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/ ... 0&t=172369

Credits to Tombs RIP Martin G.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sF7NaTEIQo This video by bobsurgranny
epitomises the tornado at it best fast sleek low level in Wales, sorry cannot
find video of tonkas at Spadeadam.
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Royal Aeronautical Society Preston Testing Tornado
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Royal Aeronautical Society Preston Testing Tornado

This is a message for our recent new postees, like me you can become an outside member of the RAES Preston Branch for the princely sum of £ 5.00p the branch meets on the second Wednesday of each Calendar month at Warton each lecture is held in the lecture theatre entry via the reception where an off...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Red & white aircraft very low level noon 28.1.19.
Replies: 6
Views: 607

Red & white aircraft very low level noon 28.1.19.

This morning a red and white piston engine aircraft flew down the river Mersey from the direction of the pier head, the aircraft flew past the red painted cranes at Gladstone Dock at approximately 50 feet it certainly made for an interesting four second video. Anybody have any ideas was it on a char...
by AndrewBarclay
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Test Series West Indies V England January 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 421

Re: Test Series West Indies V England January 2019

https://www.google.co.uk/search?rlz=1C2RNAN_enGB612GB788&source=hp&ei=6EVLXNWvEqWwgweXtpT4BQ&q=weather+forecast+kensington+oval+barbados+jan+26th+2019&btnK=Google+Search&oq=weather+forecast+kensington+oval+barbados+jan+26th+2019&gs_l=psy-ab.3...2418.51113..56308...0.0..0.206.5179.38j16j1......0....1...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Red Arrows on Ch.5 Now 2100-2200
Replies: 2
Views: 413

Re: Red Arrows on Ch.5 Now 2100-2200

Repeat on Channel 5 on Sunday 27th, January. 2019 at 18.00pm,
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Interview with Lt Col Bill Flanaghan RSO A12-SR71
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Interview with Lt Col Bill Flanaghan RSO A12-SR71

Just came across this absolutely fascination interview with Lt Col Bill Flanaghan
RSO A 12 & SR 71 later flew Northrop B2 for five years.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6phIa8kI2g




Mods if aired previously I apologise in advance.
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: out of helifield
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Re: out of helifield

Nice set Stuart, http://www.uksteam.info/tours/trs19.htm#jan some more to point
your lens at.
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: The ultimate test drive Warton Test Pilots
Replies: 4
Views: 1054

Re: The ultimate test drive Warton Test Pilots

https://www.baesystems.com/en/article/defence-secretary-sets-sights-on-next-century-of-british-air-power On 11th,December 2019 there will be a lecture at Warton entitled F 35 into service this is one of the lectures in the Royal aeronautical Society Preston branch 2019 season Lecture programme. http...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: January 2019 Log/Movements
Replies: 72
Views: 4047

Re: January 2019 Log/Movements

by AndrewBarclay
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Excellent Xmas Presents for Warton fans of Phantom's
Replies: 19
Views: 6142

Excellent Present for fans of Helicopters.

Former Lightning Pilot Richard Pike, is as you know the author of many Grub Street titles in the Boy's series. His latest is Helicopter Boys. True Tales from the operators of military and civilian rotorcraft. The first Chapter is Richard Pike's introduction to North Sea helicopter flying. There foll...

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