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by Lurch
Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: N.American Citizens Stand Up And Switch To The BBC
Replies: 72
Views: 5737

RE: N.American Citizens Stand Up And Switch To The BBC

Having visited the US in the Past having a choice between the BBC News Service or a US station ile take the BBC every time as its been doing the News and International news for Longer than almost any one else. On Radio then early <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> and every thing...

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by Lurch
Sat Jun 30, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Terror Attack In London Foiled - 29/06/07
Replies: 81
Views: 4311

RE: Possible Terror Attack In London Foiled - 29/06/07

It seems who ever Made the Device was trying to make somthing I have herd about in the Past an <acronym title="Vagar (FAE / EKVG), Faroe Islands">FAE</acronym> Fuek Air Explosive Device. Which when it goes of Feeds off the Gas Cylinders and Creates a Huge Fireball and a massive Shock wave which can ...

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by Lurch
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible Terror Attack In London Foiled - 29/06/07
Replies: 81
Views: 4311

Possible Terror Attack In London Foiled - 29/06/07

London will now be seeled up like a Fortress all majour routes into the City will Probably go back to how they were when the Irish were Bombing London. All the Number plate recognition Cameras are still in place and Operational also a lot of the Comercial vehicles entering the Square Mile are regula...

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by Lurch
Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B-1 Gets An F-16 Kill
Replies: 8
Views: 13718

RE: B-1 Gets An F-16 Kill

The F-16 was Blown over on its wing tip by the BONE a mutch nicer machine than any old Viper!!


 drool   drool  over the Bones!

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by Lurch
Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq
Replies: 57
Views: 4124

RE: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq

If Iran is Prouved as Supplying the Road Side Bombs and Gets caught supplying them as in a Chopper sitting on Irai Soil full of Iranian Troops. It could set off all kinds of Unpleasant events that the People of Iran will Probably 1st find out about when a Tomahawk Comes buzzing down the main avenue ...

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by Lurch
Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!
Replies: 82
Views: 3806

RE: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!

The office of stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds is Tony Blairs new Job from Prime Minister Brown. Now a lot of you are Going to be Scratching your heads and sayin huh? What the hell is that mad English man talking about as Blair is of to Become the New UN mid east envoy. Well its due to a Small P...

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by Lurch
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq
Replies: 57
Views: 4124

RE: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq

The last thing the UK and US whants is Iran grabbing all the Oil reserves of Iraq as it would give iran even more Means to Stir up trouble in the middle east.

So if iran tries to move in on Iraq Iran will get exterminated.

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by Lurch
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!
Replies: 82
Views: 3806

RE: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!

QFF We had a <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> for 14 Minuites as the out going <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> is still <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> till the Incoming one is asked to Become <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> by t...

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by Lurch
Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)
Replies: 157
Views: 5280

RE: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)

When you reach 40 you wonder where 20 whent?

If youer still young Live your Live to the max but dont over do it!

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by Lurch
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!
Replies: 82
Views: 3806

RE: The Official Gordon Brown Prime Minister Thread!

Well once Blair is out the Door and a Back bencher he would nomaly fade into the back ground, But if as Bush whants Blair is chosen to be a Super Envoy for the big 4 Power groups over the Mid east US Rusia Europe and the UN. He will be in the Bright Lights for a long time and may well be in the news...

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq
Replies: 57
Views: 4124

RE: Uh-oh! First Reports Of Iran Attack In Iraq

Rules of Engagement Come to mind. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rules_of_engagement" target=_blank>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rules_of_engagement</a> The British Military has to Have Permission to Exterminate some one before they can fire on the bad guys. Once the Generals get the nod from...

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennis: Wimbledon 2007
Replies: 73
Views: 2632

RE: Tennis: Wimbledon 2007

You Tennis People Drive us living within 3 Miles of the Event ape for 3 weeks of the year. I Hate Tennis living so close to Wimbledon as it screws up all the local transport every year also it used to fill up two of the UKs 5 terestrial <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> stations...

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)
Replies: 157
Views: 5280

RE: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)

Yeah and Look what Happend to Glitter Doing time in a Vietnam Jail Its a funny old world.

Well If i come up to MAN i will be on a mad dash visit and legg it back down south before the Locals notice.

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Identify This Aircraft In Ulan-Ude
Replies: 14
Views: 5089

RE: Identify This Aircraft In Ulan-Ude

Thats a Lear Jet with Tip tanks.

Havent you guys seen one before from above?

The next one down Looks like an FK-27 and the Next big one down from that looks like an IL-18.

[Edited 2007-06-25 23:54:13]

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)
Replies: 157
Views: 5280

RE: MAN Meet Thread 4 (7/8 July 07)

Hmm Its Normal Manchester Weather Rain Rain Rain.

Id have thought you would be used to it by now Dan?

I am looking into Jumping on a Train and Zipping up to Mad Chester on the Saturday and having a day up there and Then Zipping back down again on a Virmin Trains Benndy Tilit over Train.

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by Lurch
Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Summer Meet 2007
Replies: 188
Views: 7049

RE: LHR Summer Meet 2007

OK add me to the list as ile be present on the Sunday Possibly even Saturday PM.

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by Lurch
Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Summer Meet 2007
Replies: 188
Views: 7049

RE: LHR Summer Meet 2007

OOps just had a look at the Museums website and found this.

September 1st The Hot Rod Hay Ride (Test Hill in Action) Basicaly it will be a very busy day with lots of Strange motors all over the place.

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by Lurch
Sat Jun 09, 2007 2:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-117 Thread (S3/S4) And More Arrays!
Replies: 200
Views: 11847

RE: Official STS-117 Thread (S3/S4) And More Arrays!

Its 2338BST so the UK will be dark and we may se the Shuttle come over the Horizon if its not Cloudy

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by Lurch
Sat Jun 09, 2007 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Summer Meet 2007
Replies: 188
Views: 7049

RE: LHR Summer Meet 2007

If you plan on visiting Brooklands on the weekend(Possibly that is) Saturday is normaly the best day to avoid crowds as most large events happen on Sundays at the museum. Also most of the Big Air liners tend to be open on Saturdays and Most of the Delta Golf work crews are in on Saturday. I may well...

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by Lurch
Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Up With Heathrow's Visitors Centre?
Replies: 5
Views: 3992

RE: What's Up With Heathrow's Visitors Centre?

No it dosent have a Visitors centre any more its now called the Heathrow Academy which is used for BAA Staff training on weekdays but the Shop is still inside and the Expensive Cafe is still in it as well

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by Lurch
Wed May 30, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Press: BA May Snub Airbus For Boeing Long-haul
Replies: 37
Views: 16310

RE: UK Press: BA May Snub Airbus For Boeing Long-haul

Most Spotters reckon <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> will go for a Large order of 777-300ER machines in the future as some of the 1st Batch of 747-400s are getting old. G-BNLA-BNLH whlie the eraly 777s are not Spring chickens either. But getting the 787 what for? The 747-8 would do <ac...

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by Lurch
Mon May 28, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Loudest Military Aircraft?
Replies: 105
Views: 44291

RE: Loudest Military Aircraft?

RAF Jets the Loudest Fighter is the Tornado F-3 and the Loudest Transport is the <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10 4 Rolls Royce Conways at full bore are hard to beat. The loudest Active US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is the BONE B-1b then B-52 water Injection if st...

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by Lurch
Wed May 23, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

The Dodgy Position.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/217/510650048_6f621ab91a.jpg?v=0

The Swing is in The Green Man Pubs Beer Garden and younger people enjoy Swingin on them!

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by Lurch
Wed May 23, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/191/507631189_fb266ccd4a.jpg?v=0

The Swing and the non Compromising position the other Photos will be posted later.

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by Lurch
Wed May 23, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

Ok now I have a cold but still have a few Photos from the weekend. Some of People on the Swings at TGM, One Photo op I missed was of a certain young Lady who visited 27 Right Photo Spot for a bit Its a shame as she was very nice indeed and from Poland. Steve knows who i am talking about hehehehe

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by Lurch
Mon May 21, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

So Birdie was the Chocolate as good as it looked?

I may go and buy one of the Bars in a few days to try it my self.

I forgot what Pork does to me POOOOH gas mask required here.

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by Lurch
Mon May 21, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

In TGM Beer Garden today

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/204/506613817_7e442c350e.jpg?v=0

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by Lurch
Mon May 21, 2007 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

Well im home and it was a very interesting day although my feet are not so sure.

I have some photos ile link later showing a few well known faces!

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by Lurch
Sun May 20, 2007 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

OH Sugar no Squeezy Bus at LHR tomorrow oh well ile Get down early and Snap every thing in site Making up for 2 years out of the Loop I will be.

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by Lurch
Sat May 19, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

A little somthing for you to look out for on Sunday.


I-LLAG a 767-300 of Blue panorama which did a Transaero flight today into LHR so mite se it Sunday if its not peeing down.

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Were You Bullied In School?
Replies: 64
Views: 3111

RE: Were You Bullied In School?

I had a result from fighting back, For years being the Scool punch bag the Girls would have nothing to do with me but I beat the living shite out of the three biggest losers in School and I had to many Girls to handle including theirs. I wish I had done it sooner than later My dad was So happy I had...

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07
Replies: 278
Views: 6380

RE: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07

Only one way to solve the Problem is ban religouse Fundermentalists of al faiths from Public Speaking or Public office all over the Globe as it would cut down all the religous hatred put out by the Big mouthed Nut cases who stir it up and then get other people to go off and kill other humans. If you...

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Were You Bullied In School?
Replies: 64
Views: 3111

RE: Were You Bullied In School?

I was bullied in School for years due to having been born with a Club foot that ment i couldnt do what all the other kids could do add to that my Frequent visits to Hospital for Exams and then almost a year out for Corrective Surgery which worked and left me with a Host of bullies and Constantly bei...

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

Ok Chocolate is in the Fridge along with some American Fissy stuff That i may bring along on Sunday.

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07
Replies: 278
Views: 6380

RE: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07

If said Preacher had had his way America would have been a Totalitarian State. No Alcohol of any kind. No Porn of any kind No Violent Movies No non Christian Religions allowed. No Gambling So Las Vegas would be Gone No Vice. No Sex before marrige So Basicaly the US got of real Liucky that he never w...

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by Lurch
Thu May 17, 2007 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prince Harry Will Not Serve In Iraq
Replies: 56
Views: 3751

RE: Prince Harry Will Not Serve In Iraq

Why not swop his unit for Afghanistan instead of Iraq as its a More open area of war fare unlike Iraq which is a lot of FISH(Fighting In Somones House) Warfare along with lots of Iranian Improvised Explosive Devices which would Vaporise his little Light tank, As they have prouved they can take out a...

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07
Replies: 278
Views: 6380

RE: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07

I could Just imagine him finding him self Stuck in a room with the telly tubbies on 24/7 and no way out and no way of switching it off  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/eyepopping.gif" alt="eyepopping" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/ghost.gif" alt="ghost" b...

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

So off to Central London for Chocolate for Birdie and some stuff for me.

Mmmmmmmm Chocolate!  eyepopping   yummy 

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07
Replies: 278
Views: 6380

RE: Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies - 5/15/07

Well by Now he will have Been up in Front of <acronym title="Germania (Germany)">ST</acronym> Peter and Been Judged and found Whanting. After the way he has been Giving it to Any one who didnt match up to his personal Level of Godliness. I expect he will be down with the Devil and Weilding a Pitch F...

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

Some people will be Loitering at the Approach to the Landing Runway Which ever is being Used.

While others will be in TGM getting Damaged!

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07
Replies: 55
Views: 4197

RE: LHR Mini Meet 20.05.07

Well Hannah asked me what I was doing on Sunday and I am Starting Spotting / Photography again after two years So ile be Present for Part of the Day. Loitering at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> with a Chocolate Bar for Hannah somthing Special from a far...

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by Lurch
Wed May 16, 2007 2:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Any Airworthy Hustlers? Any Private Owners?
Replies: 14
Views: 7723

RE: Any Airworthy Hustlers? Any Private Owners?

All the B-58s are in Museums as the Bulk of the Fleet when to the Bone yard and Ended up as Scrap years ago. The Pima County Air museum has a Couple of B-58s from Memmory but the Finnest example of the Hustler is at what was the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> Museum so if you whant to ga...

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by Lurch
Mon May 14, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei 777?
Replies: 24
Views: 7705

RE: Royal Brunei 777?

The V8- Royal 747-400 is Loitering at Heathrow (LHR) has been for wa while.

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by Lurch
Fri May 11, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remembering Braniff - May 12, 1982
Replies: 50
Views: 8432

RE: Remembering Braniff - May 12, 1982

This is the Braniff Pages website its just about the best place for Braniff Info!

http://www.braniffpages.com/

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by Lurch
Thu May 03, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue
Replies: 18
Views: 5038

RE: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue

Walking around <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> is for Fit People Jump on a 285 Bus as from Memmory its free from Hatton Cross to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> Central and all points in between same in Rever...

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by Lurch
Tue May 01, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue
Replies: 18
Views: 5038

RE: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue

Eventually from what was being talked about last year <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> may not change Runways for take as in 27 Left till 1500 and 27 right after wards, But the Idea that was being Floated Last year is to use each runway as a Seperate Syst...

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by Lurch
Sun Apr 29, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue
Replies: 18
Views: 5038

RE: LHR Renaissance Hotel Vs. Myrtle Avenue

If you use the Jurys Inn Heathrow and your lucky you could be looking down at 09 right fron the Hotel window as the Hotel is a Farily tall building for the area.

It is rite next to the BA Hangar Complex and over looks the 27 left Final Approach.

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by Lurch
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Vulcan XH558 - Any News RE Trials & First Flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 8981

RE: Vulcan XH558 - Any News RE Trials & First Flight?

I have herd that the Vulcan may be having its 1st test flight late in may, If and when she does get Airbourne I wish the Crews lots of Luck.

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by Lurch
Fri Apr 20, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The Cockpit Of The Concorde?
Replies: 26
Views: 7406

RE: Is The Cockpit Of The Concorde?

It dosent look like any Concorde I have ever seen and working on G-BBDG on a Weekly basis and being incontact with all the other Concorde museums scatterd all over the globe it dosent look like even a Prot-type machine nor a Pre-Production. It is no where nere a Full on Production machine as under t...

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by Lurch
Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zoom To Go Transatlantic (LGW-JFK)
Replies: 31
Views: 6606

RE: Zoom To Go Transatlantic (LGW-JFK)

Next year will se an Explosion of Trans Atlantic services from Europe via <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> by lots of Majour European Carriers so the list of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> Operators is going ...

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