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by hernaman86
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

Thanks ash, that's great intel!

Ash, what happens with the coach at the gate, will i need to provide the coach drivers details? or will the coach not enter the base?
by hernaman86
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

Hi, so just waiting to hear back from them if we have been accepted and a date. Tour time is 11:30 - 3:30PM, the idea i had is that anyone driving, could drive and park at the viewing area, then i could arrange for a coach to maybe start at the local train station (Brandon) for anyone traveling by t...
by hernaman86
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

Hi all, sorry I haven’t posted, been away,. Okay so the response has been amazing, thank you all, I have easily hit the target, unfortunately guys I can only take the first 40 who contacted me via messages and on this post (I think that’s fair) I have the user names and will send you guy messages co...
by hernaman86
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail
Replies: 17
Views: 2060

Re: Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail

Totally agree with you, good photos but surly it’s worth while these news papers employing people who have genuine knowledge and understanding of aviation if they are to report on it.
by hernaman86
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

Numbers looking good guys, need some more though so get some mates involved
by hernaman86
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail
Replies: 17
Views: 2060

Re: Tu-22M3 upgrade, Daily Fail

They are so embarrassing these paper, i mean Mach 5,,,,where did they get that from hahaha!!! its just shows you, they talk complete rubbish in the news now days, believe none of it
by hernaman86
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

Yeah okay I thought that might be the case, anyway the name is the least of the worries, it’s getting the numbers, I’m up to 8 so far
by hernaman86
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

okay so we need 25 minimum to a maximum 40, do you think i should start a whole new thread? The group needs a name too, i was just going to call it fighter control, they ask for a bit of background information on the group, i was just going to say we are all members of a online forum and are keen mi...
by hernaman86
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Re: Lakenheath base tour

okay well lets start one then, i have the paper work to fill out, will have a look through and work out whats needed and will post the details on here, and then lets try get to the magic number 25.
by hernaman86
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: RAF Lakenheath
Topic: Lakenheath base tour
Replies: 152
Views: 17853

Lakenheath base tour

Hi I understand Lakenheath do base tours to the public, i sent the base's PR team an email and they said they do,but only in groups of 25-40. They said one i have a group i can be placed on the waiting list which is already into 2019. So does anyone know anyone who might be on one of these groups to...
by hernaman86
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Other Airshows & Events
Topic: Cold War Jets Bruntingthorpe 26th of Aug 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3825

Cold War Jets Bruntingthorpe 26th of Aug 2018

Hi

Does anyone know if the lightnings are going to run on this day? the website and flyers are pretty poor for this event.

Thanks
by hernaman86
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Questions on the F35
Replies: 24
Views: 4196

Re: Questions on the F35

thanks guys, questions answered! have a nice day
by hernaman86
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Questions on the F35
Replies: 24
Views: 4196

Questions on the F35

Hi have a couple of questions i wondered if someone could help me with. 1 - Watching last nights one show about he F35, it was said that 25% of the production of the aircraft was done in the UK - and i understand that we are the only level 1 partner - is that only on the B variant, or are we partner...
by hernaman86
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: What is your top 3 aircraft of all time
Replies: 59
Views: 4035

Re: What is your top 3 aircraft of all time

1 - EE lightning
2 - B1b
3 - SR71

I like loud!
by hernaman86
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Wattisham Station Heritage & XT914 July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2511

Re: Wattisham Station Heritage & XT914 July 2018

i remember seeing that tiger phantom as a young kid being broken up in a scrap yard in stock, my dad took me there and there was loads of phantoms, the tiger one looked as if it had been picked up and just thrown nose first into the whole pile, such a shame how this country treats its old birds, wis...
by hernaman86
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Spitfire VS Tucano
Replies: 21
Views: 1856

Re: Spitfire VS Tucano

I was just purely wondering, if you don't care or don't see the point in the question then don't read it lol, no one is forcing you :S Just intrigued to know how a modern designed fast prob with modern avionics and engineering would have feared against the spit,thanks for some of the answers guys, s...
by hernaman86
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Spitfire VS Tucano
Replies: 21
Views: 1856

Re: Spitfire VS Tucano

Curiosity
by hernaman86
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Spitfire VS Tucano
Replies: 21
Views: 1856

Spitfire VS Tucano

Hi Just wondering, how would a later MK Spitfire fair against a modern RAF Tucano in a mock dog fight? Forgetting about weapons because i think the RAF versions have none, but in terms of getting in the best position to theoretically use just guns, would they even be a match for each other or are th...
by hernaman86
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: World Cup Final .....
Replies: 34
Views: 4189

Re: World Cup Final .....

If anyone needs help, Jenner’s barn has the game on tonight, I’m there now 😉👍🏻🍻🛩
by hernaman86
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: RIAT
Topic: World Cup Final .....
Replies: 34
Views: 4189

Re: World Cup Final .....

Oh god!!! Some of the comments on here!!! People giving it why go to an air show if you want to watch football ha ha!! I don’t think they will be flying at 7pm will they!!! Also how often do England make a semi final!!! I hope they are showing it tonight in the camp site, maybe Jenner’s barn

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