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by thorny1a
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Show us your worst !
Replies: 458
Views: 243722

Re: Show us your worst !

Can't send you my worst, as I got a superb (in the words of Trump... "totally great, believe me") view of an Apache low level over south Norfolk, pressed the shutter... "NO MEMORY CARD" :Oops: :grr:
by thorny1a
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: the Italian Air Force fights Coronavirus
Replies: 26
Views: 4719

Re: the Italian Air Force fights Coronavirus

A great insight into to seeing how your Air Force is pulling together in order to help your fellow countrymen & women in need. Must be a deeply worrying time for everyone out there, but I have no doubt the Italian spirit will win through & you can get through this horrendous situation which has take...
by thorny1a
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: West Coast USA Jan/Feb 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3485

Re: West Coast USA Jan/Feb 2020

THIS is why I love aviation photography!! :clap: Kept scrolling & it kept getting better! :thumbs: Nice to have the descriptions too! Was gonna pick the dual osprey taxi at night as my fav.. :Wow: . but that means leaving out harriers the F-16 moon shot... the Goshawk, F-18 combo :Wow: Off to lay do...
by thorny1a
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Poseidon at Newcastle
Replies: 6
Views: 2166

Re: Poseidon at Newcastle

Lovely picture! Especially with the tower in the background :thumb: :D

That aircraft sign looks somewhat bent... Was the 1st approach on the lowww side :lol: :lol:
by thorny1a
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Coningsby 21/01/20
Replies: 14
Views: 2637

Re: Coningsby 21/01/20

Very nice :D thanks for posting. :pop:
How many sheds are they building?
by thorny1a
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Indian Jag bird strike
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

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: 2042

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: 2579

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: 1679

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: 830

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: 2518

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: 8186

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: 1356

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: 692

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: 2370

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: 1871

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: 5511

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: 7291

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: 2476

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: 2230

Re: RAF Holbeach AWR 08.03.18

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

Lovely pics :clap:

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