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by Alasdair
Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Stunning Shots Of The Royal Air Force
Replies: 3
Views: 8195

RE: Stunning Shots Of The Royal Air Force

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mortyman" class="quote" target="_blank">Mortyman</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Did'nt know that the RAF operated the Bell...

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by Alasdair
Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The EH-101 Repacement For Marine One - When?
Replies: 29
Views: 6956

RE: The EH-101 Repacement For Marine One - When?

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by Alasdair
Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Nimrod At MSP!
Replies: 5
Views: 4696

RE: RAF Nimrod At MSP!

It's at China Lake for a trial.....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> If you see the groundcrew out and about, say Hi! from those that got left behind at sunny Kinloss  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> The jet is XV232 if you're i...

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by Alasdair
Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nimrod MR2 Down In Afghanistan
Replies: 27
Views: 7193

RE: Nimrod MR2 Down In Afghanistan

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by Alasdair
Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nimrod MR2 Down In Afghanistan
Replies: 27
Views: 7193

RE: Nimrod MR2 Down In Afghanistan

Thanks from all of us at Kinloss for your support. There is no info on the s/no of the jet involved yet, and I've no way of finding out till I go into work on Monday. As to why the jet was over Afghanistan, it is common knowledge that the Mighty Hunter has expanded its role past that of the traditio...

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by Alasdair
Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Air Cadets, Worth Joining?
Replies: 24
Views: 9221

RE: Air Cadets, Worth Joining?

I was in my local squadron (107 Aberdeen!) from aged 13 to 20, and loved every minute of it. It's like everything else in life though - you'll get out of it what you put in. I made many friends there, and still keep in touch with many of them (and still run into ex-cadets now and again) Shooting, sk...

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by Alasdair
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Constructive Criticism Required: Red Arrows
Replies: 7
Views: 3157

RE: Constructive Criticism Required: Red Arrows

Thanks for the feedback - JeffM - It's not a "demand" in the stamp my feet, and take a hissy fit sort of way, more a friendly "rip it to shreds, because that's the best way to improve". And yes, your criticism was constructive enough, I can now see exactly what you mean. I will improve <img src...

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by Alasdair
Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Unofficial Airplane Names
Replies: 20
Views: 12901

RE: Unofficial Airplane Names

In the RAF..... <acronym title="Bemidji Airlines (USA)">CH</acronym>-47 Chinook: Contra-rotating death banana. Also known as "Wokka" All other helicopters: Hopter. Also known as a Half a Chopper. i.e. a chopper that isn’t a Wokka C-130 Hercules: Charlie One-Thirty or Fat Albert Tornado: Tonka Trista...

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by Alasdair
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How's Your Acceptance Ratio Doing?
Replies: 41
Views: 4154

RE: How's Your Acceptance Ratio Doing?

I've not long started. 5 uploaded, 5 rejected. By my calculations, that's, lets see....0%!

So, I ditched the compact, and bought a D50......I hope to get at least 1 accepted. I'm avidly following all the advice given out (esp. by the screeners!), only time will tell......

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by Alasdair
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Constructive Criticism Required: Red Arrows
Replies: 7
Views: 3157

Constructive Criticism Required: Red Arrows

Red Arrows Synchro pair at Yeovilton, with an angry sky and plenty smoke....I have had a look through <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> the Reds pics on Airliners.net, and I think this is pretty unique.... Nikon D50, AF70-300mm, 1/32...

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