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by big john
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ITV series - Fighter Pilot, the real Top Gun
Replies: 40
Views: 4320

Re: ITV series - Fighter Pilot, the real Top Gun

Also the picture is not in stereo 3D and you can't judge height accurately with just one eye.
by big john
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 21-AUG-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1879

Re: NOTAM 21-AUG-2019

Showing as C17 07-7185 (AE146D)
by big john
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 20-08-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 953

Re: Notam 20-08-2019

GAF 021 with Brize app 133.750 for rwy 27
Showing as A400 5430
by big john
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 20-08-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 953

Notam 20-08-2019

EGTT/QAZCA/IV/NBO/AE/000/033/5141N00147W005
B) FROM: 19/08/20 09:00C) TO: 19/08/20 11:45
E) FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD. RWY 09/27 OPEN.
Add 1 Hr for Local Time
A400 trying again?
by big john
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 19-08-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Re: Notam 19-08-2019

GAF 021 Showing as A400 5430. Has just done a 180 overhead Chelmstford Heading back East. so maybe not coming anymore?
by big john
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 19-08-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Notam 19-08-2019

EGTT/QAZCA/IV/NBO/AE/000/033/5141N00147W005
B) FROM: 19/08/19 08:00C) TO: 19/08/19 12:00
E) FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD AND RWY 09/27 OPEN.
U3578/19
Add 1 Hr for Local Time
by big john
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF to allow airmen to have beards
Replies: 20
Views: 1274

Re: RAF to allow airmen to have beards

If they can grow a "full set"in a month. :P :lol:
by big john
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: PAX flt from Whiteman 21st Aug ??
Replies: 65
Views: 10791

Re: PAX flt from Whiteman 21st Aug ??

So Its for B2's then. :P
by big john
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Wide Load 30/7/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1652

Re: Wide Load 30/7/2019

In case anyone was wondering, there is an article about the Crowsnest here:- https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/maiden ... n-the-sky/
Also contains a link to an earlier article.
A very interesting magazine about the Navy
by big john
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: FYI: Unsafe script & https issue
Replies: 8
Views: 893

Re: FYI: Unsafe script & https issue

Alright here index.php
I have had a few issues with Google since the Microsoft updates on the 2nd Tuesday! A new update was issued yesterday and (touch wood) everything seems ok.
by big john
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Fighter Control and Forum Technical Information
Topic: Internal Server Error 20-06-19
Replies: 23
Views: 1435

Re: Internal Server Error 20-06-19

Seems to be fixed? just done two posts in heads up. it has a little think, but works ok. Well done if somebody gave up their Sunday to fix it.
by big john
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Patrouille de France 2 accident - off runway
Replies: 13
Views: 2332

Re: Patrouille de France 2 accident - off runway

Adderman, You'll have trouble seeing E-2. It was the Dassault Demonstrator. It crashed in Egypt on the 16-09-1978. and was subsequently written off. Or has it been resurrected?
by big john
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Swanwick Control
Replies: 4
Views: 970

Swanwick Control

Anyone know what went pop at Swanwick earlier? Apparently they had some technical issues and a lot of flights were cancelled.
Or was it just more staff shortages.
by big john
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: NOTAM 25-07-19
Replies: 8
Views: 1108

Re: NOTAM 25-07-19

A Bit of slippage
EGTT/QAZCA/IV/NBO/AE/000/033/5141N00147W005
B) FROM: 19/07/25 11:00C) TO: 19/07/25 14:00
E) FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD, RWY 09/27 OPEN.
CREATED: 25 JUL 10:37 2019
Add 1hr for local time
by big john
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: ADS-B
Replies: 2
Views: 625

Re: ADS-B

The Interesting Aircraft marker comes from the mode-s software of the individual feeder, and will be set by them to aircraft they find of interest. For instance I use it on my box to denote aircraft I have seen visually. The opposite for which it is intended really.
by big john
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 23-07-19
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Notam 23-07-19

EGTT/QAZCA/IV/NBO/AE/000/033/5141N00147W005
B) FROM: 19/07/23 09:00C) TO: 19/07/23 16:00
E) FAIRFORD MIL ATZ ACTIVE, AD, RWY 09/27 OPEN.

Did this produce anything?
Is there anything leftover that required fixing?
If everything has gone, It will have been a long time since that happened! :)
by big john
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Heathrow New Speed Limits
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

Heathrow New Speed Limits

If you need to go to Heathrow be aware the Southern Perimeter road from Hatton Cross roundabout down to the Beacon (Quarantine station) roundabout speed limit is being reduced from 40 to 30mph (in both directions) as of Aug 1st. This brings it into line with the rest of the perimeter roads. Speed Ca...
by big john
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago
Replies: 9
Views: 576

Re: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago

I saw it first time round when it was live. :P :lol:
by big john
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2019: Arrivals
Replies: 225
Views: 30218

Re: RIAT 2019: Arrivals

:Oops: DoH I am always getting those two mixed up. Cos frecce = french. :D
by big john
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: RIAT 2019: Arrivals
Replies: 225
Views: 30218

Re: RIAT 2019: Arrivals

See my post in the heads up for those that showed on sbs.
viewtopic.php?f=8&p=1105070#p1105054

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