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by mirage41
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 54874

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Again, local paper discount voucher let me brim her at £1.249 per litre.
by mirage41
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Holbeach Range
Topic: Holbeach AWR Log August 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2062

Re: Holbeach AWR Log August 2019

I like the above photo - I was stood on the bank by the tower so they are in front of you , I guess it depends on on what panel they are shooting at. You can't walk out over the mud flats , can you?. No, You can't walk out ,You have to stay on the sea wall but if you head right you end up under the...
by mirage41
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **
Replies: 520
Views: 89214

Re: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **

Perhaps due to inappropriate parking, or the excessive number of visitors toward the end of school holidays, the gate has been coned off for a few weeks. Laminated notices, complete with apology for any inconvenience, advise that the gate will remain coned off for large load vehicle access until 18t...
by mirage41
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: F1 Store
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Re: F1 Store

Have enjoyed F1 for more than 50 years, nothing better than Jochen Rindt at Druids.

Sadly, the Ch4 coverage, and particularly the opening 20 minute preamble, leave me wondering.
by mirage41
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Stored Typhoon T.3's
Replies: 18
Views: 1114

Re: Stored Typhoon T.3's

If they're stored, it seems to me that they have been put away somewhere, and not on parade for your camera.
by mirage41
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Holbeach Range
Topic: Notam 9-11 Sep
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Notam 9-11 Sep

I live no more than 6 miles as the crow goes from MAM24, and always enjoyed hearing Tornardos departure. Similarly, F35B (unlit more noisy than a burning F15), is a delight. Holbeach is no further away, in the other direction, and if I can't hear anything from the side of my head then fast jets are ...
by mirage41
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **
Replies: 520
Views: 89214

Re: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **

Trust that all you FCers will join me in wishing Mark Owen a very happy 40th birthday.
by mirage41
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Holbeach Range
Topic: Notam 9-11 Sep
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Notam 9-11 Sep

Haven't heard anything yet that may concur with this NOTAM.

Thought it might be F35s, as Coningsby noted on days.
by mirage41
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: W/c 9 September - just a regular week?
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Re: W/c 9 September - just a regular week?

From what I have noted over the years, BBMF board tends to be updated after the event - and sometimes long after the event.
by mirage41
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **
Replies: 520
Views: 89214

Re: ** Tuesday Club.. Info, Updates & Messages **

I am absolutely delighted to advise that Christabel and Owen have today seen Jimbo, (Spilsby), down at the gate.

Jimbo, who incidentally is well into his 86th year, was sat next to his new car chugging away on a cigar.

I'm sure that Doris will also be pleased to hear this good news.
by mirage41
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Mytee flight departure Fairford Wednesday 28th
Replies: 9
Views: 2434

Re: Mytee flight departure Fairford Wednesday 28th

Two ship just gone over my estate, 15.07 local, rtb Fairford.
by mirage41
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions
Replies: 282
Views: 28900

Re: Ex Cobra Warrior parking restrictions

For those travelling from Norfolk and area, the first two dates for the reduction of the swing bridge at Sutton Bridge on the A17 to single lane traffic light controlled crossing are 4/5 September. Suggest alternative route is plotted as delays expected to be substantial. A17 /Wisbech/ A1101/A17 Fu...
by mirage41
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Ashes 2019
Replies: 389
Views: 6446

Re: The Ashes 2019

Wonder if the Oz will declare at 179, following Joe's equal score precident, so leaving us with absolutely no chance.
by mirage41
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Coningsby and Cobra Warrior
Replies: 19
Views: 4497

Re: Coningsby and Cobra Warrior

And will those German friends be bringing their Tornado again??
by mirage41
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Runway resurfacing Coningsby
Replies: 43
Views: 7936

Re: Runway resurfacing Coningsby

Jason36 wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:08 pm
I hope they are flying next week
Days next week, last one rtb by 17.00 local.
by mirage41
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF to allow airmen to have beards
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: RAF to allow airmen to have beards

Normally only allowed with a medical chit for poor airman who get shaving rash ! Met with young matey today, and yes he does have a medical chit covering his shaving rash, and allowing him to carry a beard. Frustration is that it must be renewed every six months, which sometimes calls for him to go...
by mirage41
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: RAF to allow airmen to have beards
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

Re: RAF to allow airmen to have beards

One of the young SAC airmen ,performing the rotational security duty at CG1 Coningsby, already has a full set.
by mirage41
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Typhoon Display NOTAM Monday 5th August 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: Typhoon Display NOTAM Monday 5th August 2019

Thanks Mark.

You don't get a jolly in display aircraft, so wonder if he was showing next years potential display pilot what it's all about.
by mirage41
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: RAF Coningsby
Topic: Typhoon Display NOTAM Monday 5th August 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: Typhoon Display NOTAM Monday 5th August 2019

Can anyone advise/confirm that Typhoon 84 lifted this afternoon for his practice display.

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