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by 2_avons
Fri Apr 03, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Sixties,seventies and eighties stuff.
Replies: 21
Views: 4131

Re: Sixties,seventies and eighties stuff.

I'd rather have fuzzy Lightnings than pin-sharp Typhoons any day me too, anyone know the story behind the sad F104? Graham Edit Just Gargled a query & found this :- 09.08.1977 26+06 9134 F-104G JaboG 31 damaged after emergency landing due to engine vibrations after takeoff at RAF Lossiemouth, UK, p...
by 2_avons
Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: QF16.. Oh No!
Replies: 6
Views: 3224

Re: QF16.. Oh No!

just seen this link...
http://video.boeing.com/services/playe ... 64741001


best wishes all

Graham
by 2_avons
Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Crunchy Lynx?
Replies: 16
Views: 2360

Re: Crunchy Lynx?

thanks for the link, couldn't resist watching this as well... 'Munching Buff' here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhGYFqzvmMg
by 2_avons
Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Blackburn Beverley photos.
Replies: 6
Views: 993

Re: Blackburn Beverley photos.

great to see all these oldies, 'formation' of Bevs...great stuff.

like the pic of the ex-Valley varsities.

thanks for sharing

Graham
by 2_avons
Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: The power and the fury of RR Avons
Replies: 16
Views: 2533

Re: The power and the fury of RR Avons

Many thanks Paddyboy for these super shots.....

get well soon.

Happy new year to you & All FCers

Graham
by 2_avons
Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Thunder City jets Flying
Replies: 13
Views: 3980

Re: Thunder City jets Flying

found the reason here...makes interesting reading

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?o ... Itemid=107









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by 2_avons
Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: XH134 back where she belongs..
Replies: 9
Views: 1182

Re: XH134 back where she belongs..

well spotted & thanks for posting...
2 avons in the skies again !!


Graham
by 2_avons
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Aviation Books to read
Replies: 282
Views: 166594

Re: Aviation Books to read

Forced to land at Groom Lake...'but don't look'



good stuff from NEVER IN ANGER by Anthony 'Bugs' Bendell, former lightning pilot

recommended yet again

info here http://www.rafjever.org/neverinanger.htm

Graham
by 2_avons
Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: more A400M pics
Replies: 0
Views: 416

more A400M pics

see here.................

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... me=2498372

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by 2_avons
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Some old Frightnings
Replies: 10
Views: 932

Re: Some old Frightnings

Well done that man................. & thank you for your efforts, they've come out well.
mind you there's no such thing as a bad lightning picture :D
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Graham
by 2_avons
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: RAF Valley & Mona
Topic: Valley visit on Friday
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Valley visit on Friday

It's a bit late I know but you can get a look at the current weather here... airfield is to the right,
hope this helps

http://www.wirralcam.org/rhosneigr.shtml#nogo

Graham
by 2_avons
Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: POKER 1 Cockpit Gopro footage
Replies: 10
Views: 1476

Re: POKER 1 Cockpit Gopro footage

Wow, good stuff, many thanks for sharing


Merry Xmas

Graham
by 2_avons
Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Warton/ Logs for October/November/December 2012.
Replies: 85
Views: 15069

Re: Warton/ Logs for October/November/December 2012.

from our local correspondent... 11:30 am
IPA1 (zj699)just being crewed up for a sortie, 2 2seaters on the pan & a single seater getting ready.
message ends


Graham
by 2_avons
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Video - lightning xs904 twilight run ( short version )
Replies: 9
Views: 847

Re: Video - lightning xs904 twilight run ( short version )

This is for all you lightning fans that could not make it to the qra twilight run at brunty on sat
that's me....
thanks for sharing

Graham
by 2_avons
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Varsity WJ945 @ Duxford - *Update 13Oct12*
Replies: 13
Views: 1888

Re: Varsity WJ945 @ Duxford - *Update 13Oct12*

Wow, that's some job for 2 men & a crane, well done.
must be loads of us on the forum worked on these, watching with interest.
thanks for sharing, & look forward to the reassembly job


Graham
by 2_avons
Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Spiky Israeli 707 Prestwick dec98
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: Spiky Israeli 707 Prestwick dec98

Thanks for the view.....
As the pilot of the MRA4 said "you can never have enough radios"



Graham
by 2_avons
Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Dads' 1963 photos...
Replies: 16
Views: 1915

Re: Dads' 1963 photos...

well done Dad, & thanks.



Graham
by 2_avons
Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: XM603 on the move! (Video)
Replies: 8
Views: 1157

Re: XM603 on the move! (Video)

well spotted Jamie, thanks for sharing,
can't you just hear those wheel bearings creaking..................


Graham
by 2_avons
Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Radio recording of Lightning XR769 crash in 1988
Replies: 13
Views: 3891

Re: Radio recording of Lightning XR769 crash in 1988

Thanks for all the posts, this is also covered with coloured pics in Ian Black's book,' the last of the lightnings', a real
good read for the lightning fan.


Graham

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