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by reaper493
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Log 23-27th November
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Log 23-27th November

**All logs from Home using tracking sites and scanner** Thought we were in for a good week after Monday and Tuesday, but then it fell off a cliff. Night flying was NOTAM'd Wednesday/Thursday but nothing happened, and Thursday time's changed to 1730 close mid afternoon. Monday 23rd - Ascot 7214 RC135...
by reaper493
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: PlanesTv Black Friday Deal
Replies: 0
Views: 116

PlanesTv Black Friday Deal

50% off all DVD's using code BF50 this weekend.

https://planestv.com/

Just picked up the two latest RIAT ones.

Mike
by reaper493
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Duxford 2021 dates
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Duxford 2021 dates

Yea in a business sense they've got it spot on, just not sure if 4 large airshows in the same month (5 if Farnborough happens) is the best plan, would think majority of general public would only go to one in that month, where as if they were spaced out more may attend each one. Who know's if shows o...
by reaper493
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Duxford Shows
Topic: Duxford 2021 dates
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Duxford 2021 dates

So I guess they wanted rid of flying legends to make way for their own July show.

Flying Legends, RIAT, Duxford and Yeovilton in the same month? Should have left it in May where it was, or even June, space things out about.
by reaper493
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: COVID-19 UK
Replies: 1744
Views: 102722

Re: COVID-19 UK

Loads of places in T3, far more than I was expecting, I guess they will be reviewed in the hope of relaxing on the 17th Dec?
by reaper493
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 26/11/20
Replies: 9
Views: 836

Re: Notam 26/11/20

That's a very short mission, can't have got very far?
by reaper493
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 26/11/20
Replies: 9
Views: 836

Re: Notam 26/11/20

Warlord being warned of an over flight in 323s of FL550 imminently and to remain below this - "We won't ever go that high".

Would have thought U2 is way passed that point by now?
by reaper493
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Air Training Corps, Past to Present.
Replies: 13
Views: 222

Re: Air Training Corps, Past to Present.

366 King Ecgbert Squadron, originally based at King Ecgbert School in Dore, Sheffield but moved to Bailey Barracks TA Centre 2005 when the school closed. Joined in 2000 as a cadet, made it to Cadet Warrant Officer rank, aged out and went to CI, then gained my commission and became Pilot Officer then...
by reaper493
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: YorkNite Day 2 : Wednesday 25 November 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 1296

Re: YorkNite Day 2 : Wednesday 25 November 2020

Thanks, will pop em in and give it a whirl.

Mike
by reaper493
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: RAF Leeming
Topic: YorkNite Day 2 : Wednesday 25 November 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 1296

Re: YorkNite Day 2 : Wednesday 25 November 2020

Has anyone picked up/know any A/a freqs for the Hornets yet?
by reaper493
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 25/11/2020
Replies: 22
Views: 1152

Re: Notam 25/11/2020

Descending FL500
by reaper493
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 25/11/2020
Replies: 22
Views: 1152

Re: Notam 25/11/2020

Just switched 252.87 above FL600
by reaper493
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath spotters carpark
Replies: 18
Views: 2462

Re: Lakenheath spotters carpark

Would think it would re open on the 3rd - depending on what tier the area falls in of course.
by reaper493
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Brize Norton 1991
Replies: 7
Views: 732

Re: Brize Norton 1991

So many types, so many colours!

Very impressive, thanks for sharing.
by reaper493
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: FAIRFORD 24/11
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: FAIRFORD 24/11

Still no NOTAM up.
by reaper493
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Log 16th - 20th
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: Log 16th - 20th

F4NRS wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:48 pm
I thought nail was a 493 callsign?

N


I thought it was as well, but after asking in the LN thread for the day I was told it was a Strike Eagle Callsign, it's also listed as that here:

viewtopic.php?t=158418

Mike
by reaper493
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: My time in the Air Cadets Part Deux (large post!!)
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Re: My time in the Air Cadets Part Deux (large post!!)

You should've took it haha!!

I've had it demo'd in a Gazelle, Squirrel, Sea King and possibly a Griffin.

Squirrel was the best as he pulled the power on to stop us a treetop height over farm land.

Mike
by reaper493
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Great day out @ Coltishall - June 1990
Replies: 18
Views: 1223

Re: Great day out @ Coltishall - June 1990

Beautiful shots!! A place I only visited once, with cadet's, before I joined, I must have been about 8 or 10, can only remember the lightning on the gate, no recollection of any Jaguars at all!!
by reaper493
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Log 16th - 20th
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Log 16th - 20th

**All logs from Home using tracking sites and scanner** Bit of a boring week!! Highlight being the two eagles Tuesday morning, believed to be Nail 81/82 judging by their return time to LN. Made a nice rumble over the village just after the school drop off. Monday 16th - Ascot 7304 Sentinel R1 ZJ694 ...
by reaper493
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: RAF Fairford
Topic: Notam 20-11-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 1354

Re: Notam 20-11-2020

252.875 Black 01 above FL600 looking for decent in 10 miles.

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