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Post by Dot » Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:09 pm

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Now this is what I call a garden ornament!



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Post by Old and Slow » Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:48 pm

You are correct Sir!
RAF Halton Parade Ground, earlier this year, a lunch stop on the Bognor Rally. :)
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Post by Oldconn » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:31 pm

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> This is an air show in Cameron, a small rural town in Missouri. The pilots, bike and truck drivers and the photographers are all nuts!
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> Hold on to your desk, chair, whatever! Best viewed full screen with a HD monitor. This one is way more than just an airshow! :shock:
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> https://vimeo.com/100670266
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Post by RodH » Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:00 pm

https://vimeo.com/100670266

WOW!!!!!

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Post by tanuki » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:24 am

Ian Lambert and I went to a show on 28th of August at Pouilly en Auxois with our Scimis
full report & loads of pics here: http://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/view ... 21#p393245
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Post by b.c.flat hat » Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:57 pm

A familiar drone in the heart of Shropshire turned into an Avro Anson!



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Post by scimjim » Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:49 pm

We had the red arrows pass overhead yesterday - I was too slow to get a decent picture :-)


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:26 am

Ahhh Halton parade ground...10 years since I passed through there at graduation!

Haltons last SWO is now Coningsby's new SWO, makes for interesting walking about on station...


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Post by GeoffTE » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:34 am

I spent a fabulous 3 years at RAF Halton as an Engineer Instructor teaching the theory if flight and engines (aerodynamics and thermodynamics for the posh amongst us :lol: ). Two of our boys were born in RAF hospital there. Great times in the early 70s.....where has the time gone? :cry:


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Post by philynnbob » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:26 am

GeoffTE wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:34 am
I spent a fabulous 3 years at RAF Halton as an Engineer Instructor teaching the theory if flight and engines (aerodynamics and thermodynamics for the posh amongst us :lol: ). Two of our boys were born in RAF hospital there. Great times in the early 70s.....where has the time gone? :cry:
You know Geoff, thought I had met you before when we met up at Le Mans three ago.
Started my apprenticeship at RAF Halton on 5th November 1971 as a sixteen year old.



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Post by GeoffTE » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:37 am

Yes Phil I remember. I was at Halton Sep '72 to Sep '75 so I could well have taught you at some point. Small world eh?

Oh, and I had my Scim SAR then too :wink:


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Post by Supersub » Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:30 am

Have been back a few times over the years for the apprentice reunions but the last time I marched on that parade ground was 55 years ago.


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:45 pm

Looked out of the kitchen window at about midday today and saw the unmistakeable shape of a B17 over the South Downs. Could only be "Sally B", presumably on her way back home to Duxford from Bournemouth, where she was due to appear this weekend. Just had time to grab a quick photo:
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Post by Mikeincoleshill » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:55 pm

For me, I will miss the Vulcan. What a wonderful sound when she opened up after a low fly past.



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Post by lozzzzzz » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:19 am

I saw the beautiful Sally B at Bournemouth this weekend. (and saw the Vulcan there two years previous)

Sally B was the highlight for me this year, such a magnificent, graceful.... killing machine! it flew right over us on the not so busy end of the beach as it left, it makes an awesome rumble for those huge radial engines.


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