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by colevans
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tony gets his flypast!
Replies: 85
Views: 8959

Re: Tony gets his flypast!

Tony needs to be honoured for this...What a top man....Dan Walker as well...
by colevans
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Landing on Highways
Replies: 34
Views: 3719

Re: Landing on Highways

In Central London there is a grass strip that can be used as a runway.....
by colevans
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: South West England
Topic: Former RN Sea Kings to return to Service
Replies: 30
Views: 7935

Re: Former RN Sea Kings to return to Service

For all you techno-dinosaurs out-there ( me included!) Sea King HAS5 XV666 visited former NAS Lee-on-Solent on Friday 11th! It didn't take long to fix that then? Credit to Richard Davies ( Fastjetsbest ) with excellent photo's over on UKAR. Who said Forums are dead? :roll: I thought I saw a Sea Kin...
by colevans
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: HMS Sultan Tours
Replies: 11
Views: 3410

Re: HMS Sultan Tours

HMS Sultan used to have an open day....Not sure if they do it still...I do know that a lot of the hangars have been subcontracted to private companies for apprentice training...not on aircraft either...Southern Water being one such....
by colevans
Mon May 15, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Smokers from Malbork (Poland)
Replies: 18
Views: 2760

Re: Smokers from Malbork (Poland)

Don't normally comment but that is one set of fantastic photos....
by colevans
Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bahrain Navy Base - Problem!
Replies: 9
Views: 2073

Re: Bahrain Navy Base - Problem!

There is a huge program of works going on, in and around Portsmouth harbour to get our new ones in...they will look pretty special squeezing through the entrance...
by colevans
Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Who betrayed the bomber boys...
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Who betrayed the bomber boys...

What an excellent program...Myself and my mum went to the memorial in Green Park and what a fantastic tribute it is...
by colevans
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: B-2s call sign DEATH 11-12 flight 8.6.14
Replies: 16
Views: 2876

Re: B-2s call sign DEATH 11-12 flight 8.6.14

I never comment on photos but have to on this one...awesome...can you repost it with the crowd and fence cut out ?
by colevans
Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Southsea D-Day ceremony
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Southsea D-Day ceremony

Image
by colevans
Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Flight Radar Pro
Replies: 6
Views: 1135

Flight Radar Pro

I have flight radar pro on my pad but is not strong on picking up military movements. Is there an app I can use that will sort this? Doesn't matter if I have to pay for it....
by colevans
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: South West England
Topic: Culdrose or St Mawgan[as was]
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: Culdrose or St Mawgan[as was]

Im working in Redruth at the moment and yesterday there was fast jet activity overhead but cloud was low so couldn't see anything....sound like a Hawk....
by colevans
Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: The Reds visit Bournemouth!
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: The Reds visit Bournemouth!

Lovely....
by colevans
Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Red Arrow down Bournemouth 2011
Replies: 400
Views: 46487

Re: Red Arrow down Bournemouth 2011

two were opened at the council offices this morning but more have been added since i believe
scanman wrote:I have heard there is a book of condolences has been opened In Bournemouth if anyone lives near by and wishes to add to it.

Maybe someone who lives near B/mouth can confirm this??????
by colevans
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Red Arrow down Bournemouth 2011
Replies: 400
Views: 46487

Re: Red Arrow down Bournemouth 2011

RIP Red 4. It was an honour to witness your final display. . .
by colevans
Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Puma Crash 5 Jul 11
Replies: 15
Views: 2297

Re: Puma Crash 5 Jul 11

all ok. lucky escape.
by colevans
Tue May 03, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Royal Flypast 1981
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Royal Flypast 1981

best flypast of the falklands was the harriers leaving invincible after she docked in portsmouth. the only time i believe that has ever been allowed. portchester castle is still shaking. . .

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