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by 3Greens
Sun May 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Old Serial tie up area
Topic: CRANWELL WADDINGTON BINBROOK CONINGSBY LOGS 05 & 06.03.84
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: CRANWELL WADDINGTON BINBROOK CONINGSBY LOGS 05 & 06.03.84

Thanks for the reminder John of the 228OCU 'mishap' - I was on the approach at Waddington for the recoveries, panning as each aircraft came over the A15, only to hear the two dull 'thuds' as the crew banged out as the aircraft was still airborne but about to land. I had already turned around for the...
by 3Greens
Mon May 13, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Proper Lightnings from the mists of time
Replies: 25
Views: 1383

Re: Proper Lightnings from the mists of time

Sooooperb Lightnings Paddy :thumbs: Proper jets. Bike rides from town during school hols was a fair ride mostly uphill out to the famous 'Crash Gate' at Binbrook on the Rwy 21 end at Thorganby.... but coming back took half the time :lol: Remember Wattisham Lightnings being detached into Binbrook - j...
by 3Greens
Wed May 08, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Early Bird at Prestwick
Replies: 21
Views: 1919

Re: Early Bird at Prestwick

Hi Ross, Its all been said... a truly excellent set of shots. Prestwick is certainly the place... i get the feeling that Mildenhall is already closing the door. :'(
Thanks very much for posting

3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Wed May 08, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Various USAF A-7s - Updated with 'Scrappy' - 'Yoxford Boys'
Replies: 18
Views: 1026

Re: Various USAF A-7s

Hi Darren, very nice mate :clap: Did always love the A7's. Remember great days for ANG arrivals, usually Saturday afternoons,... one standing on the A1 as they landed into Wittering or the darkening afternoon at Waddington when I think 36 turned up. Always remember speaking with the crews of the pri...
by 3Greens
Fri May 03, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Amsterdam 3-5-2019 black USAF C32B
Replies: 6
Views: 1309

Re: Amsterdam 3-5-2019 black USAF C32B

15.43BST Very nice Harold :thumbs: Noted it on ADS-B crossing just close to my place earlier this afternoon, but unfortunately 8/8 cloud cover :@
You had a good vantage point for the ramp
Thanks again for posting

3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: RAF Waddington
Topic: Due today.
Replies: 8
Views: 1373

Re: Due today.

14.00BST C17 ZZ173 as 'RRR6507' just departed Tanagra for rtb BZN

3Greens
by 3Greens
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: KC-46s at Paine Field, 24.03.19
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: KC-46s at Paine Field, 24.03.19

Great captures :thumbs: Interesting to see when they start turning up at Mildenhall. They just seem to have been an eternity getting to the delivery stage with all the politics and wrangling. Talking to crews at Mildenhall there are still many issues that haven't been taken into account that were pu...
by 3Greens
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ozzie Chukkie
Replies: 1
Views: 895

Ozzie Chukkie

From a recent visit to Australia during March, regrettably the only military aircraft seen was this Chinook (A15-304) - dividend of an apartment up on hillside as it cruised by our balcony while I was photographing the surfers down on Manley Beach, (Sydney) It was morning and against the light so ap...
by 3Greens
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: MO F15 nose art. (LAST FOUR ADDED !)
Replies: 25
Views: 1969

Re: MO F15 nose art.

Excellent shots 'for the record' Dave :thumbs: Just love that 'Black Widow' Interesting that they all looked to have been short of available space in luggage transit pods and had to stow back packs 'on the dash' - haven't seen that too many times before. Extra 'stuff' in the already confined cockpit...
by 3Greens
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: A Bakers dozen of a true doyen
Replies: 19
Views: 1416

Re: A Bakers dozen of a true doyen

Suuupppperbbb Phantoms Paddy :clap: 228OCU were my local from Coningsby but do just love a 'Weasel' - lovely 'SP' birds !!

Trust all is good with you and enjoying your retirement
Thanks for posting

Keith (3Greens) :thumb:
by 3Greens
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: SJ's finally start to arrive at Lakenheath
Replies: 7
Views: 1835

Re: SJ's finally start to arrive at Lakenheath

Well done and great effort in trying conditions. Pleased to see that someone has posted pics for the pleasure of those that couldn't make it down.
Thanks again for posting :thumbs:

3Greens :cool:
by 3Greens
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Japan - November/December 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1258

Re: Japan - November/December 2018

What more can be said .. truly excellent shots, particularly in this final and memorable year of F-4 ops.
Judging by the 'bun fight' in # 58 and the average stature of our Japanese friends an elevated monopod might have been handy for a clear view :lol:
Thanks very much for posting

3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Mildenhall and Lakenheath from the overhead,plus the Cardington sheds.
Replies: 31
Views: 3658

Re: Mildenhall and Lakenheath from the overhead,plus the Cardington sheds.

Hey Jayson, excellent opportunity taken there with a truly excellent outcome. Shots really bring a new dimension to some FC photographers favourite airfields. I must say that aside of the weather you were fortunate to have a full team of MC130J's, nice RC135's and a good team of CV22's. Enjoyed a si...
by 3Greens
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 35039

Re: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019

I was at Donna Nook and they were bang on time 15.19 straight after Coningsby, and turned right onto south after crossing the range direct to Holbeach

3Greens
by 3Greens
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: RAF Finningley airshow 1969
Replies: 20
Views: 1329

Re: RAF Finningley airshow 1969

Excellent quality scans Lee :clap: 1969 was my first Finningley. This is a great memory as I my dad towed me around I busily wrote serials into my note pad, unfortunately no camera. The following year things changed as I had been bought a Kodak Instamatic ! The museum aircraft were always of great i...
by 3Greens
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Marham 5 Feb 19 Ascot 9526 RTB
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Re: Marham 5 Feb 19 Ascot 9526 RTB

Brilliant shots of a very memorable day Mike. Had to look twice in shot # 6 - thought pilot was making a 'gesture' Bet they were disappointed that they couldn't have taxied onto the main pan with the other two, but at least they were down safe. Thanks for posting, must get down myself before too lon...
by 3Greens
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Harrier Heaven
Replies: 11
Views: 1238

Re: Harrier Heaven

Just magic ! :thumbs:

thanks for posting

3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Coningsby F3's
Replies: 11
Views: 727

Re: Coningsby F3's

Lovely set Lee :thumbs: Seems unbelievable that these jets are all history. Nice and crisp shots
Thanks for posting
3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: NOMAD 2001
Replies: 16
Views: 1025

Re: NOMAD 2001

Brilliant James :thumbs: .. as Waddington is an easy access trip I spent alot of time there during all the ACMI's and exercises.
Great memory, thanks for posting

3Greens :thumb:
by 3Greens
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Old KC135's and KC10's
Replies: 17
Views: 1267

Re: Old KC135's and KC10's

Hi Paddy,
Superb post mate :thumbs: Those sunny hot days down at the 'Hall... just sublime. Working day or air show never was disappointed in the action.
Hope to catch up a bit quicker this year and hopefully meet up again,

best regards
Keith (3Greens) :thumb:

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