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by GOOSE
Sat May 31, 2014 7:40 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Today in Military Aviation history - new updates
Replies: 1039
Views: 231220

Re: Today in Military Aviation History

May 31
1967 - A USAF KC-135 Stratotanker makes an emergency refuelling of six US Navy jets.

1941 – A Luftwaffe air raid in Dublin, Ireland claims 38 lives.

1915 - First Zeppelin raid on London, made by LZ 38. Seven people killed, fourteen wounded.
by GOOSE
Sat May 31, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Today in Military Aviation history - new updates
Replies: 1039
Views: 231220

Re: Today in Military Aviation History

May 30
1942 – World War II: 1000 British bombers launch a 90-minute attack on Cologne, Germany.
by GOOSE
Sat May 31, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: General Military News
Replies: 729
Views: 158606

Re: General Military News

Defence in the Media: 30 May 2014 Summary Various media report on the arrival in Greenwich this week of Royal Navy flagship HMS Bulwark to take part in a series of activities marking the 350th anniversary of the Royal Marines. | The Daily Express reports that a vandal who daubed the word 'Islam' on...
by GOOSE
Fri May 30, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: No Vulcan for RIAT !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 8072

Re: No Vulcan for RIAT !!!!

It's with deep disappointment that I have to let XH558's supporters know that she will not be appearing at RIAT this year. As in all previous years since first flight in 2007, we met with organisers of RIAT earlier this year to negotiate our display contract for displays on both the Saturday and Su...
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Kissimmee a few moons ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1432

Re: Kissimmee a few moons ago

Great to see. This is a while back. Prior to the hurricane that almost destroyed most of Tom Reilly's collection?
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: Aviation Patches
Replies: 651
Views: 152076

Re: Aviation Patches

Thanks guys :)
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: Aviation Patches
Replies: 651
Views: 152076

Re: Aviation Patches

Loving the recent additions :)
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: General Military News
Replies: 729
Views: 158606

Re: General Military News

Thanks all for the welcome home ...........on with the news............ Defence in the Media: 29 May 2014 Summary The BBC reports that army reservists will continue training in a city park despite a complaint from a member of the public about soldiers carrying machine guns in the area. | The Guardia...
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Today in Military Aviation history - new updates
Replies: 1039
Views: 231220

Re: Today in Military Aviation History

May 29 1952 - aerial refueling is used on a combat mission for the first time, with twelve F-84 Thunderjets of the 159th Fighter Bomber Squadron being refueled by a KB-29 Superfortress on their way to Sariwon. 1951 - Cpt C. Blair makes the first solo flight over the North Pole, in a P-51 Mustang. 1...
by GOOSE
Thu May 29, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: The Newbie Forum
Topic: Newbie girl...
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Re: Newbie girl...

A very warm welcome :)
by GOOSE
Wed May 28, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Latest spam doing the rounds
Replies: 50
Views: 15810

Re: Latest spam doing the rounds

I've had a few marriage proposal from African Princesses recently too! :whistle:
by GOOSE
Wed May 28, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Today in Military Aviation history - new updates
Replies: 1039
Views: 231220

Re: Today in Military Aviation History

May 28 1995 - Serb forces shoot down a Mil Mi-8 carrying the Bosnian foreign minister and a USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon. 1987 – 19-year-old West German pilot Mathias Rust evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in Red Square in Moscow. He is immediately detained and is not released...
by GOOSE
Wed May 28, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: General Military News
Replies: 729
Views: 158606

Re: General Military News

If nobody minds I'll resume these posts? Defence in the Media: 28 May 2014 Summary Sky News reports on the Afghan National Army Officer Academy, dubbed 'Sandhurst in the Sand', saying that it will be Britain's enduring legacy in Afghanistan post-2014. | BBC Breakfast reported on reservist soldiers f...

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