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by lardyboy999
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: RIAT volunteering on the fuels team
Replies: 8
Views: 1809

Re: RIAT volunteering on the fuels team

Lovely stuff.

Did 13 years on the Aircraft Engineering Team myself, so I appreciate the "view from within", as it were.

Always enjoyed the banter on the radio between Eng Ops and Fuels!

Cheers.

Andy
Formerly known as Eng Ops Junior (well, no-one was older than Bob!)
by lardyboy999
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago

Puts my megre collection to shame....

Thanks for letting us see them, not jealous at all!
by lardyboy999
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago

Apparently I did to, but I was only 2 and a half!

:P
by lardyboy999
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Apollo 11 as live 50 Years ago

Surprised no-one has posted this:

https://apolloinrealtime.org/11

Click on the "Live" button on the right hand side.

They're about to execute LOI - Lunar Orbit Insertion.

Fascinating stuff.

Andy
by lardyboy999
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: IAT 1987 (Update 14/06/19)
Replies: 16
Views: 2289

Re: IAT 1987 (Update 09/06/19)

Happy days. My first year working at the show. You got my "office" in that first photo!

Cheers.
by lardyboy999
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 1st April - a fools gamble
Replies: 13
Views: 1231

Re: 1st April - a fools gamble

Lovely stuff, Laurie.

I agree, No. 4 is a stonker!

:thumb:
by lardyboy999
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Winter wonderland Hornets 03/2019
Replies: 13
Views: 2142

Re: Winter wonderland Hornets 03/2019

Fantastinen!

(Blame Google Translate if that's wrong, Petu)

Andy. :thumb:
by lardyboy999
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Chinook ZD982 @ RAF Holbeach 19.03.19
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Re: Chinook ZD982 @ RAF Holbeach 19.03.19

Excellent stuff.

My last tour 2002-2007 (see avatar).

Cheers.

Andy.
by lardyboy999
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Mildenhall White Top - 5th March 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1466

Mildenhall White Top - 5th March 2019

A few from John's Field on Tuesday evening. You can see from the reflection on the nose how low the sun was. https://i.postimg.cc/PrwfFXVM/IMG-9051.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/tRfC5ZkT/IMG-9061.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/prgWX4r8/IMG-9067.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/7ZrHFFpr/IMG-9078.jpg https://i.postimg.c...
by lardyboy999
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bleed blue
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Bleed blue

'The boy's done good!' Transitioning from an excitable Fence-hanger to a force majeure in Aviation publication & photography in short order. Proof that commitment & passion will pay-out? :thumb: Indeed. I remember his little shop on the High Street in West Drayton in the mid-90's. Always used to po...
by lardyboy999
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bleed blue
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Bleed blue

Ah, young Master Hunter. It's been a while. Nice to see him at work. Jammy git. :P

Thanks for the link.
by lardyboy999
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: RAF Marham
Topic: Tornado final weeks info
Replies: 142
Views: 22832

Re: Tornado final weeks info

I'm hoping there will be a few flying next week, as that's the only darn time off I've got.......


Ha, it's says "darn" rather than what I typed.....sums it up.
by lardyboy999
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: First Australian Hornets arrive in Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1203

Re: First Australian Hornets arrive in Canada

It’s just his jacket , looks the way it does as it’s all bunched up. The flight was from Nellis to Cold Lake, so no immersion suit required. On a second look it could be a survival flightsuit, it would offer protection against the elements had he the misfortune of having to eject at this time of ye...
by lardyboy999
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: First Australian Hornets arrive in Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1203

Re: First Australian Hornets arrive in Canada

Ghastly Whisper wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:08 pm
The pilot looks very unimpressed with all that snow, and whats up with his grow bag? its massive!
That's his immersion suit. His growbag is underneath.
by lardyboy999
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Tornado GR Pics,post your best.
Replies: 82
Views: 11573

Re: Tornado GR Pics,post your best.

Sorry, couldn't resist. TTTE 85-88. ATC & A Sqn. https://i.postimg.cc/L5ZGZ5ZL/Tonka-B-55.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/g0NCCfWX/Tonka-G-21.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/XvjMDnT6/Tonka-G-78.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/DZ09nBvC/Tonka-I-94.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/C12W1kdw/Tonkas-B-10-G-26-filtered.jpg
by lardyboy999
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Tornado GR Pics,post your best.
Replies: 82
Views: 11573

Re: Tornado GR Pics,post your best.

Like everyone else, struggling to pick three. So I've cheated and picked 4 from my tour in Gibraltar 88-91. https://i.postimg.cc/MGNv7TH5/20sqn-tonkas.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/RZP30Gzj/9sqn-tonka.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/GpH4TYL9/tonka-CE-1.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/wvN30psp/tonka-GK-3.jpg
by lardyboy999
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: 74 SQUADRON
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: 74 SQUADRON

Thanks, James! I was lucky enough, whilst detached to Leuchars as part of TTTE's Operation Winter Venture back in 1987, to get a ride on a 101 Sqn VC-10 (Coded J) up off the east coast of Scotland. Some of you will have seen these before. I make no apologies for the borders, I like them, and can't b...
by lardyboy999
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: 74 SQUADRON
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: 74 SQUADRON

James, was it your intention for this to be an open 74 Sqn post? If so, I'd like to add a few if that's ok?
by lardyboy999
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Samurai Spirit (The Last) of Hyakuri
Replies: 24
Views: 3770

Re: Samurai Spirit (The Last) of Hyakuri

There have been some outstanding sets of photos this year, and this ranks within the very top of them.

Magic, thank you.
by lardyboy999
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: XX741 engine runs and taxi
Replies: 13
Views: 3268

Re: XX741 engine runs and taxi

Excellent stuff.

Congratulations all round!

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