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by AndrewBarclay
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Hanse Sail 2019 in Rostock.
Replies: 1
Views: 290

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
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: 529

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: 529

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: 254

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.
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Northwest England
Topic: Liverpool John Lennon Antonof AN12. 26/6/19
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Liverpool John Lennon Antonof AN12. 26/6/19

Around Lunchtime on Wednesday the 26th, June, 2019 I was at Eastham Ferry in amongst the trees when I saw what I thought I was a C130 Hercules due to lack of visibility I couldn't make a correct ID another observer thought it was an Antonov AN 12 or a civvy C4 Cargo. by the time I got a clear view i...
by AndrewBarclay
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Van Advertizing seen on three vans.
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Van Advertizing seen on three vans.

TREE FELLAR'S

TREE SURGEON

WE WONT LEAVE YOU STUMPED.


SURELOCK HOMES

LOCKSMITH

EXPERIENCE IS OUR KEY.


LINO RICHIE

LINO FITTERS

HELLO IS IT ME YOUR

LOOKING FLOOR
by AndrewBarclay
Fri May 24, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: May Movements
Replies: 39
Views: 4301

Re: May Movements

Thurs 23/05/19 "RBL58" up in ZK355 (BS116) @ 1124L. Seen inbound for initials @ 1244L, break & land 1248L ZK379 "REBEL055" [from adsb] heard manoeuvring over the Fylde at 25kft+ (1138L). Handoff to Swanwick 1145L (270.05). Pair of typhoons seen on climbout @ 1634L (yet another late afternoon sortie...
by AndrewBarclay
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 23.00 21/4/19 BBC 4 Cold War Hot Jets.
Replies: 0
Views: 403

23.00 21/4/19 BBC 4 Cold War Hot Jets.

James Holland examines how the escalating tensions between the superpowers of the USA & USSR in the 1950s and 60s led to the jet bomber coming to define how the Cold War was thought. Britain's V-Force aircraft were able to fly faster, higher and farther than ever before, and were armed with nuclear ...
by AndrewBarclay
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: March 2019 Logs/Movements
Replies: 67
Views: 6091

Re: March 2019 Logs/Movements

26/03/19 CS003 swansong ZE114 (ex703/753) T/O 25 @ 1032z "WTN09" with gy 2250lit tanks fitted u/w. Presume a ferry shakedown pre ferry back to you know where. [Hexcode 710261]. Appear to spend some time at 27000ft orbiting/loitering over N.Wales MTA (just west Machynllech @ 1144z...perhaps doing a ...
by AndrewBarclay
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Saudi tonka
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: Saudi tonka

Richelli wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:48 pm
When does the last Saudi tornado go back?
If somebody mistakenly published the actual time and date don't be
surprised if the authorities take action due to the chaotic parking
problems which occurred on the three ship flypast. You have been
warned.
by AndrewBarclay
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: RAF Tonka Farewell Flypast Tues 19/2/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1833

Re: RAF Tonka Farewell Flypast Tues 19/2/19

Although the original thread was removed there is another film released by
BAE Systems
by AndrewBarclay
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Joint Warrior 19 Participants R&R Liverpool.
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Joint Warrior 19 Participants R&R Liverpool.

There is a Danish Navy Frigate and a German Countermeasures vessel tied up at Liverpool Pier Head there are four other mine sweepers in Canning Dock unfortunately they are on R & R and are not open to the public. These vessels sail from Liverpool on Monday the 25th, March roundabout lunchtime headin...
by AndrewBarclay
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 186
Views: 25158

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: 37697

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: 1805

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: 673

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 Insight into Electronic Warfare
Replies: 1
Views: 483

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...

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