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by sjnovis
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1395
Views: 140086

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Discussion Thread

Lots of rumours of a B-2 flypast on Sunday according to various facebook pages. If that's true, at what time would that be? And is it possible to see this from outside riat? I don't have Sunday tickets and my flight from Bristol departs around 17:40 so maybe I could be able to catch it still :) Als...
by sjnovis
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: A400 woes in the news
Replies: 17
Views: 2044

A400 woes in the news

"A row erupted at a recent Nato conference over the RAF's new £2.6billion transporter planes as it has emerged engine problems mean just two of 20-strong fleet are able to fly at any one time."

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... keep-26bn/
by sjnovis
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford
Replies: 194
Views: 27083

Re: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford

BBC are live also, we have lift off
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-48462241
by sjnovis
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford
Replies: 194
Views: 27083

Re: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford

Just posted on the official FC facebook page, a Live stream from a field (naughty?) near Duxford

https://www.facebook.com/planeresurrect ... 028294271/
by sjnovis
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford
Replies: 194
Views: 27083

Re: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford

IWM-Duxford latest tweet:
"The schedule has moved forward slightly and the mass Daks departure from Duxford is now scheduled for 15:10 - we wouldn't want you to miss your pictures!"
by sjnovis
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford
Replies: 194
Views: 27083

Re: Daks over Normandy: 2-5 June 2019@Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford Twitter page says:

"The mass Daks departure is now scheduled for 15:24.
by sjnovis
Fri May 31, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: D-Day flypast
Replies: 2
Views: 2186

Re: D-Day flypast

There's some further info here:
viewtopic.php?f=338&t=170106
by sjnovis
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: New Motel
Replies: 2
Views: 1539

New Motel

Not sure if this will be of interest to anyone, there is a new Motel opening this week on the A420 at Buckland. This is approx 15 miles from Fairford. At the moment they have double rooms (sleeps 2) at £50.00 per room per night and bunk rooms (sleeps 4) for £75.00 per room per night. https://www.mol...
by sjnovis
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT flypast
Replies: 37
Views: 7861

Re: RIAT flypast

The Red Arrows Flypast route notam for today shows them travelling due south, from near, Bradford on Avon, near Bouton on the Water, over the Fairford control tower, then out over Swindon. I'll be having a late lunch and be in Blunsdon, with a hope that the other elements of the flypast will follow ...
by sjnovis
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT flypast
Replies: 37
Views: 7861

Re: RIAT flypast

I could't get Chris's link to open, but I think this might be the same doc http://www.ead.eurocontrol.int/eadbasic/pamslight-41A406960161F25C4C7553C2D8480DD2/7FE5QZZF3FXUS/EN/AIC/M/051-2018/EG_Circ_2018_M_051_en_2018-06-07.pdf Looks like the flypast will be from North to South, like the Jubilee Flyp...
by sjnovis
Wed May 16, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Lanc at Derwent 16th
Replies: 17
Views: 1996

Re: Lanc at Derwent 16th

A 29 squadron Typhoon has been drafted in to fly as much of the route as possible.
by sjnovis
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: BBC News Channel
Replies: 8
Views: 1704

Re: BBC News Channel

Excellent, I'll take a look at these
by sjnovis
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: BBC News Channel
Replies: 8
Views: 1704

BBC News Channel

There are a couple of programs on the BBC News Channel that might be of interest over the bank holiday weekend. Various times on 30 and 31st March, Weather World https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xyvdm Visiting Brize Norton and Marham to see how meteorology has helped shape the RAF. Various times ...
by sjnovis
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1037
Views: 186524

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread

Reds Schedule Wednesday 12 July Depart RAF SCAMPTON - 1130 Arrive RAF FAIRFORD - 1200 IN SEASON PRACTICE RAF FAIRFORD - 1535 Friday 14 July DISPLAY RIAT - 1100 'Meet the Pilots' at the Red Arrows PR Tent - 1200-1300 Saturday 15 July DISPLAY RIAT - 1221 'Meet the Pilots' at the Red Arrows PR Tent - 1...
by sjnovis
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1037
Views: 186524

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread

Notam for Reds arrival H3771/17: Formation flying will take place Q) EGTT/QWVLW/IV/M/W/000/030/5230N00110W060 FORMATION TRANSIT BY RED ARROWS ACFT ROUTING: 531828N 0003303W (SCAMPTON) 1030 531316N 0004041W (VCY OF WADDINGTON) 1032 522642N 0005009W (DESBOROUGH) 1040 521156N 0012914W (SW BISHOPS ITCHI...
by sjnovis
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Visiting military aircraft - civillian airfields
Replies: 17
Views: 2338

Re: Visiting military aircraft - civillian airfields

Quite recently there were some photos of a Tornado that went into Newcastle as an emergency divert after a bird strike, in these circumstances would Newcastle still charge a landing fee? I would expect them to charge for any fuel etc. I believe if a civil aircraft (certainly a PPL type) needed to ma...
by sjnovis
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Swiss PC-7 Clips Camera Cable is St Moritz
Replies: 2
Views: 869

Swiss PC-7 Clips Camera Cable is St Moritz

The second run of the men's Giant Slalom at the Alpine Ski World Championships in St Moritz is delayed after a military air display plane clipped a cable, causing a camera to drop onto the course.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/39006789
by sjnovis
Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIFA and poppies
Replies: 23
Views: 1836

Re: FIFA and poppies

The match is being played on 11 November, it is England verses Scotland, it will be live on TV in front of Millions of people watching all around the world, It would be an insult not to wear a poppy.

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