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by Thunderbolt II
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Fairford Ops 17.09.19
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Fairford Ops 17.09.19

Hi all, A few shots from a good day down at the fence yesterday. An early start and lots of hours driving was worth it, as saw two B2s launch and recover with the bonus of Scalp99 departing and further bonus C17 arrival. As much as I could realistically hope for, in decent light. Even got to see the...
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Chasing Rainbows
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: Chasing Rainbows

Superb work, masterful photography.
by Thunderbolt II
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Highway exercise Baana 19 @ Lusi road base.
Replies: 10
Views: 1266

Re: Highway exercise Baana 19 @ Lusi road base.

Great stuff, really interesting. Love the classic red and white Hawk. Thanks for taking the time to post.
by Thunderbolt II
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: MYTEE 21/22 11/09/2019.
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: MYTEE 21/22 11/09/2019.

Splendid work there- congrats!
by Thunderbolt II
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Heritage Area
Topic: Upper Heyford - 16th June 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

Re: Upper Heyford - 16th June 2019

That'd be great, cheers! Something about USAFE, Cold War and spooky stuff, lots of tales from Alconbury- https://sjhstrangetales.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/the-ghosts-and-hairy-humanoid-of-raf-alconbury/ http://www.ghostvillage.com/ghostcommunity/index.php?showtopic=1560 https://www.spookyisles.com/be...
by Thunderbolt II
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Heritage Area
Topic: Upper Heyford - 16th June 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

Re: Upper Heyford - 16th June 2019

Only just seen this thread, excellent and highly evocative of an era now long gone, unfortunately. I'm intrigued by the haunted weapons storage area, would like to hear more on that subject! Many thanks for posting these.
by Thunderbolt II
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: B-2s and B-52 at RAF Fairford 29th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: B-2s and B-52 at RAF Fairford 29th August 2019

Really nice. Particularly like the landing shot with the tower in the background.
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Prestwick 26/8/19
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Prestwick 26/8/19

Nice work, Dougie. Not a bad haul there!
by Thunderbolt II
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: MV-22B's OUTLAW 11/12 @ Mildenhall
Replies: 10
Views: 943

Re: MV-22B's OUTLAW 11/12 @ Mildenhall

Nicely caught! Like the markings.
by Thunderbolt II
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: A day out on the SPTA and Boscombe Down
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

Re: A day out on the SPTA and Boscombe Down

Very much of interest, thanks for posting. Nice to see pics from somewhere a bit different. I had assumed the Tucano was no longer flying, is it still active, does anyone know? MTIA.
by Thunderbolt II
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Yet more '80's memories
Replies: 20
Views: 1581

Re: Yet more '80's memories

Excellent stuff, thanks for posting. 100sqn Canberras always looked the biz.
by Thunderbolt II
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 20-08-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Re: Notam 20-08-2019

GAF A400 due at 0947L, dep 1225L.
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions
Replies: 282
Views: 28173

Re: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions

Yunglee wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:39 am
There's the Cobra Warrior section for the exercise where this info needs to be: viewtopic.php?f=414&t=179502
Apologies, forgot that that had been put in place.
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 19-08-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1096

Re: Notam 19-08-2019

747 dep, GAF A400 arr and dep.
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Coningsby and Cobra Warrior
Replies: 19
Views: 4394

Re: Coningsby and Cobra Warrior

ItAF C-130 due today at Waddington, suggests the Italians will almost certainly be there.
by Thunderbolt II
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 12 August 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: NOTAM 12 August 2019

GAF A400
by Thunderbolt II
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: A day at Davis Monthan AFB (A-10s)
Replies: 23
Views: 2415

Re: A day at Davis Monthan AFB (A-10s)

Mmmm, lovely stuff! Thanks for posting
by Thunderbolt II
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions
Replies: 282
Views: 28173

Re: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions

Northsky wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:04 am
Instead of using ladders why not get bigger lenses ?
With built in periscope feature?
by Thunderbolt II
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Lakenheath 3 August 19- Mazda 65/66
Replies: 9
Views: 1839

Re: Lakenheath 3 August 19- Mazda 65/66

Nice work, particularly like the last one with the burner. Thanks for posting!
by Thunderbolt II
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Holbeach Range
Topic: Holbeach AWR Log July 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

Re: Holbeach AWR Log July 2019

Knife 72 on the range around 1430L, 400 rounds of .50. Sorry no serial, too distant on northern targets.

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