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by johnhowe
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.

Hopefully the snow will have gone away for the rest the year. However for the meeting on the 29th, March 2018 we will be travelling to warmer climes.. One of our members John Wiseman will be telling us about his recent visit to the Spanish Air Force Museum the title of his talk will be "A morning is...
by johnhowe
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How's the Snow with you?
Replies: 109
Views: 8853

Re: How's the Snow with you?

We had 2 inches of snow this morning between 4.0am & 8.0am on the Wirral, the sun came out at 9am and the snow had melted by noon nothing left. Just hopes it does,nt freeze tonight as forecast.
by johnhowe
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 189
Views: 26282

Re: What made you laugh today?

Have you ever seen a sign that states "Police Accident" and discovered that it doesn't involve the Police just members of the public. I saw one of those this morning. Another sign that makes me smile every day I drive past it is states " Burning Wood in Sacks" I wonder how long it takes to burn thro...
by johnhowe
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Saudi 747 Cargo.
Replies: 48
Views: 9420

Re: Saudi 747 Cargo contd contd

Note the full extent of Dhahran is not accurately marked on FR24 map for example, most likely deliberately so. It's a large of real estate thats for sure with F-15s & Tonkas based there. HTH Good afternoon TombsRIP, thank you for the information. Funny you said this, I did track her all the way ver...
by johnhowe
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What made you laugh today?
Replies: 189
Views: 26282

Re: What made you laugh today?

I went to a local pub for a coffee this morning availed myself of the gents. On the wall was a contraceptive machine somebody had written this chewing gum is horrible on the wall next to the
machine. Underneath somebody had written; "Should have gone to Specsavers"
by johnhowe
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How's the Snow with you?
Replies: 109
Views: 8853

Re: How's the Snow with you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjzDJhZDw3M A different snow clearing operation. Mods you can delete if you want too.
by johnhowe
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Heads up . . . incoming!
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Heads up . . . incoming!

zero-gravity its 1st march today do you have any further updates
by johnhowe
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Aberporth Range
Topic: Watchkeeper
Replies: 2
Views: 3239

Re: Watchkeeper

viewtopic.php?f=100&p=975455#p975455

Also operated out of Spadeadam.
by johnhowe
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Slow going yesterday on the perch.
Replies: 4
Views: 1893

Re: Slow going yesterday on the perch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obx8x-mBCCw T9 One Especially for you although its filmed in the USA.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEWx4qx5MbY When its quiet at Warton something to view.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7gxMQOAErs 95Rotations.
by johnhowe
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Formation of 16 Phantoms..
Replies: 1
Views: 997

Formation of 16 Phantoms..

by johnhowe
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Canberra PR9?
Replies: 12
Views: 3176

Re: Canberra PR9?

Although we have a lot of knowledgeable guys on the forum, perhaps pprune maybe able to help. http://www.search.ask.com/web?apn_dtid=%5EBND406%5EYY%5EGB&apn_ptnrs=%5EAG6&atb=sysid%3D406%3Aappid%3D1228%3Auid%3Df854f5ce611c0386%3Auc2%3D265%3Atypekbn%3Dn11551%3Asrc%3Dhmp%3Ao%3DAPN10645A%3Atg%3D&d=406-1...
by johnhowe
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting closer to oblivion Nuclear Convoys/nerve gas
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: Cheerful thought! Getting closer to oblivion!.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCx-8PAiK8Q Got behind one of these on the M6 northbound, Thumb nails lead onto the Queen on her travels, in the UK Paris and Frankfurt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZa8sNEEMlI Guess Who/what. Leading to Obama Escorts.

Got sick of what I downloaded.
by johnhowe
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Re: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 22nd February 2018.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOzYR6ZRMnw Found this film of The B17 Start up. Enjoy the sound of the engines.
by johnhowe
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Feb 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 13330

Re: Feb 2018 Thurs 22/2

[quote/] 15:35 - ZA612/Marham63 (Tornado GR.4/31 Sqn) 2x Overshoots (Very Low) 16:21 - ZJ938/Rbl58 (Typhoon/IPA6) - Dep Dry Takeoff 16:27 - ZK425 (Typhoon/BS141) Dep Performance Takeoff with A/B WTN5 in IPA6 (on telemetry stud 6) WTN69 in BS141 (on stud 5) seen on climbout over lytham 1630z. Twin s...
by johnhowe
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Re: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Last night's meeting was attended by 30 club member's, Peter started his lecture with a video named "Start Up" This was the start up procedure on the Flying Fortress first one engine cranked and sputtered into life followed by the other three, the scene shifted to the end of the runway there the for...
by johnhowe
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Aviation Meeting at Warton Thursday 29th March 2018.

The well known Aviation Author and Historian Peter Cunliffe will be giving a talk on the B 17 Flying Fortress.
The meeting will be held in the Lightning Club on Mill lane and will commence at 19.30pm everybody welcome.
by johnhowe
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Warton's very own security staff on the outside(SOCAP)
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Re: Warton's very own security staff on the outside.

Hi Tim, I use to be a member of VAS and spent many happy hours on and off the base. Just in case any spotters who have not been to Valley there is a hidden menace lurking in the sand dunes, I'm referring to snakes not the grass ones but the adders who like the sun as much as we do. https://www.arki...
by johnhowe
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Warton Aerodrome
Topic: Warton's very own security staff on the outside(SOCAP)
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Re: Warton's very own security staff on the outside.

Hi Tim, I use to be a member of VAS and spent many happy hours on and off the base. Just in case any spotters who have not been to Valley there is a hidden menace lurking in the sand dunes, I'm referring to snakes not the grass ones but the adders who like the sun as much as we do. https://www.arkiv...
by johnhowe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tail spotters in the news again
Replies: 13
Views: 2838

Re: Tail spotters in the news again

viewtopic.php?f=287&t=157785 This item has been posted on the Warton cite for info.

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