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by Freeman Lowell
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson - didn't he do well?
Replies: 22
Views: 476

Re: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson - didn't he do well?

slogen51 wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:52 am

I think labour missed an open goal.
To quote Labour MP Mark Tami :

"I think our policy on Brexit was, well... if you stand in the middle of the road, you get run over."

Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Stansted 03-12-2019 NATO summit arrivals
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Re: Stansted 03-12-2019 NATO summit arrivals

Hi Andy, Lovely photos. Looks like the Aerozone is a good spot. Next time you have a meeting with the local police, please extend our thanks to them. Once again we found them polite, considerate and, more than once, very helpful in pointing out the harder to see parked up aircraft in the gathering d...
by Freeman Lowell
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Thursday 28th November 2019 1000-1100hrs

ZJ119 Merlin HC4
ZR361 HH-101A
ZZ107 Merlin 612
ZZ415 Wildcat HMA2

For completeness:
G-HLCM A.109
G-XXEC A.109
I-AWCU AW149
4K-Ai010 Merlin 641.Painted, no rotors, outer engines or dust

Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Very Wet Friday 22 Nov at 1330 O277 AW101 MK612 ZJ119\C Merlin Mk 4 ZH829 Merlin HMA2(AEW) Moved between hangars I-AWCU AW189 G-XXCE A109 Also, at 1100 hrs 7T-WVD was repositioned between hangars - devoid of engines, transmission and covers. Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Wednesday 13th November 2019 1150-1200 & 1330-1400ish hrs MM81874 HH-101A. In wash rack. Only the MM serial readable. By 1330hrs had been removed from wash rack ZZ100 Merlin 612 Flight line ZZ415 Wildcat HMA.2 Flight line ZZ528 Wildcat HMA.2 Arrived ZZ410 Wildcat AH.1 Arrived. The green AW149 was a...
by Freeman Lowell
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Cambridge Airport
Topic: Hercs at CBG November 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1055

Re: Hercs at CBG November 2019

MRTT wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:24 am
two1938 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:36 am
just curiosity but why are so many ex-RAF machines stored
All RAF C5s are being retired.
All but one?

Noted outside yesterday pm (9/11):
701 C-130J
84008/848 C-130H
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Thanks for the call this morning Merlin. Looks like I would have more luck at Yeovil than Mildenhall today! Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spotting scopes
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Spotting scopes

Rob,
Do you want to give the readers an idea of your budget? That might lever a few more replies.
Freeman (STX 30-70x95)
by Freeman Lowell
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Reaper drone
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: Reaper drone

And in any case the Martlet is being mounted on the Wildcat HMA.2 to counter those very boat swarms.
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Be Tick Aware
Replies: 5
Views: 397

Re: Be Tick Aware

Hi Mike, Having seen some of the long-term, life-changing, health issues caused by tick-borne diseases, I think you're doing well to high-light this issue. The disease is common in some parts of Greece (and now Dorset) which is why we've been interested in the spread. A vaccination (TicoVac) is avai...
by Freeman Lowell
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: V-280 Valor
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: V-280 Valor

Great set of Photos Matt. I guess these, if selected, will be self-deployable? I can't see them easily fitting in a C-5/17 or coming down the ramp of the ARC Endurance.
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Nörvenich and Köln 10-10-2019 (long post)
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Re: Nörvenich and Köln 10-10-2019 (long post)

Hi Zonan,
Thanks for the pictures. Are the missing numbers for your A320 displayed at the top of the tail?
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Hi Colin,
VR had ZZ103 as flying this morning...
Cheers,
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Palm Springs Air Museum - Part 1, Props. Edited *16 Photos*
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: Palm Springs Air Museum - Part 1, Props. Edited *16 Photos*

Nice photos and I must agree with Pete - it looked much in Spencer Flack’s colours!
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Cervia 15th Stormo- Flight Safety Symposium
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: Cervia 15th Stormo- Flight Safety Symposium

Always good to see your photos Claudio. It’s interesting to see ‘15-02’ with its recently fitted in-flight refuelling probe.
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Nice photo Phil (and even the HH-101A is taped :huh: )
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Paris Air Show 2019

Paul,
Scramble/ message board/ airshow news would be a good place to start.
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Somerset,
Sorry, I've only seen it on the back of a camera.
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Saudi F15s Lakenheath 23-9-19
Replies: 10
Views: 1829

Re: Saudi F15s Lakenheath 23-9-19

Nice shots Dave. Yes, the weather wasn't great but the rain held off until 30mins after these F-15s landed (and these pilots made a much better four-ship fly through than the four based F-15s that followed them in! :O )
Freeman
by Freeman Lowell
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: RNAS Yeovilton, Yeovil Westlands & Merryfield
Topic: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20
Replies: 130
Views: 10466

Re: Yeovil(Westland) Sightings Autumn/Winter 2019/20

Hi Somerset,
jrmrsdal's sighting is supported by photographic evidence.
The AW189 doesn't wear a Tricolour on the tail as the Irish AW139s do.
Freeman

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