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by thorny1a
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Indian Jag bird strike
Replies: 6
Views: 1093

Re: Indian Jag bird strike

What an incredible video!! From google earth, looks like a runway 30 departure from the Ambala air base?? (if correct) its a miracle no one was killed, given the proximity of the built up area. Must have resembled a scene from Apocalypse now!! Amazing he got the wounded cat back on the ground safe w...
by thorny1a
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Netherlands airforce open days
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: Netherlands airforce open days

Nice selection, thanks for posting :thumb: The D-Day F-16 looks great

Any RAF in attendance?
by thorny1a
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Seems so long ago now
Replies: 5
Views: 2297

Re: Seems so long ago now

:clap: Top shot!!

So pleased it's in the 'current mil' section too, should be where the mighty Tonka stays forever :D

Cheers
Matt :thumbs:
by thorny1a
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF MARHAM 11-2-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Re: RAF MARHAM 11-2-2019

Nice shots there :clap: Still can't believe the Tonka days are drawing ever closer to the end :'(

Hope you got your car fixed okay!
Thanks for posting :D
by thorny1a
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-35 RAF pilot interview
Replies: 3
Views: 604

F-35 RAF pilot interview

An interesting interview with an RAF F-35 pilot, currently with VMFAT-501 USMC. :thumb: https://hushkit.net/2019/01/15/interview-with-a-british-f-35b-lightning-ii-pilot-semper-fidelis-to-semper-paratus/ Can anyone enlighten me as to what the acronym "CCD" means in the context of the following quote....
by thorny1a
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail
Replies: 17
Views: 2083

Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail

Some interesting pictures of TU-22's in upgrade at Kazan in Russia.

Humour is added by the very "best" of the Daily Fail's reporting err skills..... :lol: :lol: :lol:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... mbers.html

Matt :D
by thorny1a
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tempest - Britain's new stealth fighter
Replies: 47
Views: 6631

Re: Tempest - Britain's new stealth fighter

Great to see we still have an industry prepared to at least try & lead the way in fighter development. No one would laugh at the French, Swedes, Japanese, Indians or South Koreans if their industry came up with proposals & visions of what might be needed in future... yet a lot of people want to dism...
by thorny1a
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Jaguar porn - Cosford!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Jaguar porn - Cosford!!

**Jag porn enclosed, viewers discretion advised!** Always knew RAF Cosford retained some Jaguar airframes for ground training, but had no idea they had so many!! :D :D I know that the Jags stopped being taxied in 2016, but still slightly disappointed that given the base is the epicentre of RAF techn...
by thorny1a
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: Fairford 6 6 18
Replies: 1
Views: 578

Re: Fairford 6 6 18

Thanks for the link Dave!! Gotta love a B-1 takeoff, nicely caught :clap: :clap:
by thorny1a
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Poland
Replies: 10
Views: 1949

Re: Poland

Nice pics, thanks a lot for posting! :D

Any ideas what is fitted to the centreline pylon of 3304?

Matt
by thorny1a
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Coningsby 4th April 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1546

Re: RAF Coningsby 4th April 2018

Awesome shots, especially that Spit :D

Thanks for posting :thumb:

I'll 2nd that slogen51.. a silver Typhoon would look brilliant :thumbs:

Matt
by thorny1a
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 6 Squadron 100 years Special
Replies: 20
Views: 4806

Re: 6 Squadron 100 years Special

Great shots Kev of a lovely 100th anniversary scheme! Well done to 6sqn RAAF. :clap:

When the time comes to remove it, that DIY Aussie sandpaper will work a treat... :whistle:
by thorny1a
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF 100 ZK318
Replies: 32
Views: 6460

Re: RAF 100 ZK318

Given the superb Battle of Britain camo on Typhoon in 2015, this is err, somewhat of a disappointment (...if of course this is "it" in terms of special schemes for the 100th anniversary...)
by thorny1a
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: A BBMF Heavy Day
Replies: 7
Views: 2227

Re: A BBMF Heavy Day

Great stuff :thumbs:
Thanks for posting :thumb:
by thorny1a
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Holbeach AWR 08.03.18
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Re: RAF Holbeach AWR 08.03.18

Dakka dakka dakka dakka dakka dakka.......! :ninja:

Lovely pics :clap:
by thorny1a
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Military Photography Review 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2305

Re: Military Photography Review 2017

Superb superb selection :D , a pleasure to look through! All the best for 2018 :clap:
by thorny1a
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: British Army Apaches
Replies: 9
Views: 3010

Re: British Army Apaches

Awesome selection! Thanks for posting & best wishes for 2018 :thumbs:
by thorny1a
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ex Wildcat Zenith
Replies: 15
Views: 1790

Re: Ex Wildcat Zenith

Looks like a very fruitful Wildcat Wednesday!

Thanks a lot for sharing :D

Matt
by thorny1a
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Vega 2017 Exsercise Air refueling missions
Replies: 6
Views: 1647

Re: Vega 2017 Exsercise Air refueling missions

Wow, some glorious images there Claudio! :clap:

It looks like you had an enjoyable sortie aboard the KC-767 :thumb:

Thanks so much for sharing!

Best wishes
Matt
by thorny1a
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: A normal Day at Oceana updated
Replies: 1
Views: 1289

Re: A normal Day at Oceana

Gotta love a twin seat superbug! :D Thanks for sharing

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