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by Skoshi
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Russian Bomber reported by the Daily Mail yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 2280

Re: Russian Bomber reported by the Daily Mail yesterday

Rafales been hitting Castlemartin range all week....
by Skoshi
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Promotion of your website
Topic: The Threshold.aero Data Centre is now live!
Replies: 10
Views: 2124

Re: The Threshold.aero Data Centre is now live!

Maybe a trial would have been nice before a subscription?
by Skoshi
Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Exercise at D 512 & D512A Otterburn 8/9/10Aug.
Replies: 8
Views: 1523

Re: Exercise at D 512 & D512A Otterburn 8/9/10Aug.

May see if i can ge tup to Watty Bells tomorrow, if not a day at Spade is on the cards !!! thx for the info John...
by Skoshi
Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Russian aircraft in Luftwaffe service
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Re: Russian aircraft in Luftwaffe service

IIRC they had little choice in keeping the mig as they were running out of spares, mainly for engines/ejection seats/electronics etc etc etc
by Skoshi
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: The Vulcan XH558 Forum
Topic: Hard times again!
Replies: 34
Views: 8924

Re: Hard times again!

She should have retired to Bruntingthorpe with the other cold war jets . Doncaster was never a good idea and in time I fear 558 will disappear for good . Her retirement was not thought out very well in my humble opinion . totally agree, been mis-managed since her retirement. Some of the spending is...
by Skoshi
Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25367

Re: Movements at D 510/D510A RAF Spadeadam 2015/16

PeteHemsley wrote:I've got a map of all the ingress, egress and IPs belonging one of the JTAC guys if you'd like a copy, Steve?

if ones going hell yea...
by Skoshi
Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25367

Re: Movements at D 510/D510A RAF Spadeadam 2015/16

nah, Keith did a "booklet" type thing, had range entry points/Ip's and such, with that and the other guide "Lowdown" i think it was (may still have that CD somewhere) was the best few quid i ever spent!
by Skoshi
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25367

Re: Movements at D 510/D510A RAF Spadeadam 2015/16

Keith did a wonderful "guide" for spadeadam many many years ago, you wouldnt have a copy would you John?
by Skoshi
Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: SR-91 Aurora
Replies: 62
Views: 17267

Re: SR-91 Aurora

I'm with the "yes" side here, as said cant see them NOT having a 71 replacement. How many they have is another question and when you consider they spent 58 BILLION on "Black Projects" in 2015 (allegedly) it must be going somewhere .... http://www.dreamlandresort.com/black_projects/aircraft.htm has s...
by Skoshi
Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?
Replies: 12
Views: 1080

Re: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?

Wife hasnt bothered since i came in from a work do one year, a little worse for wear i hasten to add, then proceeded to "shoot" all the baubles off the tree with my old air rifle!! why? ... i dont know :)
by Skoshi
Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Spadeadam 2011/2014
Replies: 219
Views: 38501

Re: Spadeadam 2014 & Notams on page one.

thx John i'll have the radio on at work tomorrow night, may have a trip up on thursday!
by Skoshi
Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Badgers and Mr Packham
Replies: 13
Views: 1766

Re: Badgers and Mr Packham

tend to agree with him....
by Skoshi
Sun Jul 31, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Tain Range
Topic: Tain Viewing/Photography...
Replies: 9
Views: 1951

Re: Tain Viewing/Photography...

Not as daft as it sounds, the guys in the Tower would rather know where you are out of harms way so to speak. If they dont want you there they will tell you.
by Skoshi
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF Marham knife incident
Replies: 63
Views: 8616

Re: RAF Marham knife incident

"attention seeking"? christ i've heard it all now....
by Skoshi
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Scorpion selected for Thales/Qinetiq bid
Replies: 0
Views: 521

Scorpion selected for Thales/Qinetiq bid

http://www.defensenews.com/story/defens ... /87021188/

New 100 sqn Jets maybe? intresting reading sorry if its been reported before....
by Skoshi
Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: Exercise Jaded Thunder - RAF Leeming
Replies: 202
Views: 34693

Re: Exercise Jaded Thunder - RAF Leeming

Wonder if the a/M-h6's will be out today....
by Skoshi
Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Spadeadam 2011/2014
Replies: 219
Views: 38501

Re: Spadeadam 2014 & Notams on page one.

D0785/16: Danger area restriction : miscellaneous plain language Click here for an interpretation DUE TO ATM EQUIPMENT FAILURE, THE FOLLOWING SPADEADAM UHF FREQ ARE NOT AVBL. 282.050MHZ, 308.775MHZ 315.475MHZ TEMPORARY UHF FREQ HAVE BEEN ISSUED, LICENSED FOR USE UP TO 10000FT AMSL. INITIAL CONTACT F...
by Skoshi
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: The whole chair, fence, chain issue
Replies: 34
Views: 6061

Re: The who;e chair, fence, chain issue

i'll pack my cutters, tough luck if its your seat.... :lol: similar issues used to happen with our "continental" cousins who used to try and bully people to move while graphing at MLD shows.
by Skoshi
Thu May 26, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Rising Panther 16-2 today
Replies: 0
Views: 726

Rising Panther 16-2 today

EX RISING PANTHER (RP) is a medium scale exercise involving up to 30 military aircraft operating in mixed formations including Fast Jets, Air to Air Refuelling (AAR), Airborne Early Warning (AEW), Rotary Wing and Information Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms. Exercise traffic will conduct ...
by Skoshi
Thu May 12, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: TAC Blaze 2016
Replies: 61
Views: 10091

Re: TAC Blaze 2016

Mark, I doubt it. I've never known them to fly, except once for an airtest. It's been a couple of years since I've done a Tac Blaze though. I keep hoping for weekend flying on Otterburn, but it hasn't happened yet. Otterburn timetable for next week, all this week its been "non firing", looking at i...

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