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by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Restoration Scene
Topic: Save the skymaster' project
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Save the skymaster' project

the project to restore the c.54 skymaster which has been a long time resident at North Weald now has a website: https://www.savetheskymaster.org/ we had an interesting talk about this project at the September Air-Britain Stansted branch meeting and the aircraft is open for visitors most weekends. andy
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Airshows
Topic: Old Warden Race Day 07-10-2018, visitors log
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Old Warden Race Day 07-10-2018, visitors log

sorry, I've been a bit slow on this one but here's a list of visitors / non display participants from the final Old Warden show of 2018.... 1264 Bristol Scout (G-FDHB) F- GGKL MH-2521 Broussard G-AELO D.H.87 Hornet Moth G-AGTO Auster G-ARLZ Turbulent G-ASSS Ce.172 G-AXNS Beagle Pup G-BAMU Robin DR.4...
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Airshows
Topic: Old Warden 2019 airshow calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Old Warden 2019 airshow calendar

I received this info on an e-mail yesterday, a good selection once again at what must be the best airshow venue in the UK. I saw the list on their FB page last week but was too busy to post it sorry. 2019 AIRSHOWS AT SHUTTLEWORTH 2019 Airshow dates for the diary! Further event details will be coming...
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Biggin Hill 13/10
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Biggin Hill 13/10

very nice, my brother (jammy git) got treated to a flight in that spitfire for his 60th birthday 2 years ago. thanks for posting them andy The wife is going to treat me to a trip in a Spit too, she just doesn't know it yet........ Is that your reward for winning SPOTM? :D :D -well done on that BTW,...
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: our photo competitions
Replies: 0
Views: 21

our photo competitions

I'm trying to streamline the briefs accompanying the forum headings and realised that in this section there is no topic in the section to say what the competitions are about so I have added this and reduced the heading text. We run two monthly photo competitions on Civilian Aviation, both open to me...
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Hall of Fame
Topic: SPOTM September 2018 a displaying aircraft from a 2018 airshow
Replies: 0
Views: 10

SPOTM September 2018 a displaying aircraft from a 2018 airshow

these are the winning entries in the September 2018 SPOTM, the subject was one or more aircraft displaying at a 2018 airshow. this month's winner is Amisbk196 with Pitts G-EWIZ at the 2018 Biggin Hill Festival of Flight - congratulations. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1820/43232908435_4f0a071584_b....
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM September 2018 aircraft at a 2018 airshow voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: SPOTM September 2018 aircraft at a 2018 airshow voting poll

voting in this competition has now finished and these are the results............ this month's winner is Amisbk196 with Pitts G-EWIZ at the 2018 Biggin Hill Festival of Flight - well done. 2nd Paultojo - Extra at Poznan in May and 3 entries shared 3rd place: acw367 - D.H. Vampires LN-DHX "VZ305" and...
by andygolfer
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Biggin Hill 13/10
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Biggin Hill 13/10

very nice, my brother (jammy git) got treated to a flight in that spitfire for his 60th birthday 2 years ago.

thanks for posting them
andy
by andygolfer
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical Board
Topic: re-hash of Airfields and airports section sub forums.
Replies: 1
Views: 27

re-hash of Airfields and airports section sub forums.

The admin / moderating team have decided to reduce the number of area sub forums in the Airfields and airports section to tidy the forum index page a bit and as part of this we have merged the 'South' section with the 'south-West' and all posts and sub forums are now in a the section titled South an...
by andygolfer
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: London Heathrow
Topic: Heathrow viewing & photography locations
Replies: 8
Views: 2102

Re: Heathrow viewing & photography locations

No idea re Tescos sorry, most of them have a time limit these days though. The urban farm / cemetery is free but they recently put up signs saying cemetery users only. However I used it 3 weeks ago along with many others so they don't appear to enforce it as a matter of course. My guess (and that's ...
by andygolfer
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: The Newbie Forum.
Topic: Hello from Cornwall
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Hello from Cornwall

Welcome to the forum, enjoy!
by andygolfer
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: London Heathrow
Topic: Heathrow viewing & photography locations
Replies: 8
Views: 2102

Re: Heathrow viewing & photography locations

Certainly okay for watching and photography. As far as I know parking is still okay -I've not heard of restrictions there although I belive Cains Lane a bit further west has restrictions. Best to check signs just in case
by andygolfer
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Manchester 09/10.
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Manchester 09/10.

very nice and some very clever compositions - well done and don't leave it sdo long next time!

thanks for posting them
Andy
by andygolfer
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Vancouver seaplane terminal 02-10-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Vancouver seaplane terminal 02-10-2018

another day, another seaplane centre..... out tour took us on from Victoria (Vancouver Island) to the amazing city of Vancouver for the last 3 days before our flight home. The first two days were wet in the extreme but the weather cleared on the final day so we explored the waterfront during the mor...
by andygolfer
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Victoria BC floatplanes, 27th & 28th September
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Victoria BC floatplanes, 27th & 28th September - more added

here's three more that I found after editing the first ones....... https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1941/31377160218_305074f548_o.jpg seaplane flight Victoria BC, 27-08-2018 4017 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1942/31377148998_08a50f522d_o.jpg C-GFHA (610) DHC.6 Harbour...
by andygolfer
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2018 - Oktoberfest, any German registered aircraft
Replies: 12
Views: 240

Re: SPOTM October 2018 - Oktoberfest, any German registered aircraft

I'll go with this one, a Lufthansa Cargo MD.11F D-ALCM about to land at Stansted in April 2015. I was pleased with this pic at the time and still like it 3 years+ later... https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7643/16972673458_050ee76b81_o.jpg 0687 D-ALCM MD.11F Lufthansa by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr go...
by andygolfer
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2018 - Oktoberfest, any German registered aircraft
Replies: 12
Views: 240

SPOTM October 2018 - Oktoberfest, any German registered aircraft

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for October 2018 and to celebrate Oktoberfest the subject is ‘German registered aircraft' The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more German civil registered aircraft including any preserved ex military with a civilian registr...
by andygolfer
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Airshows/Events
Topic: Old Warden race day 7th October 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Old Warden race day 7th October 2018

the season finale at Old Warden and an excellent show as always,this was my 5th visit of 2018 so I've seen a good variety over the season and not one show has disappointed. Some of the regulars appeared but quite a few different ones as well - the floatplanes made a nice variation and it was nice to...
by andygolfer
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Airshows/Events
Topic: A dose of the Pitts - Old Warden race day 07-10-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 65

A dose of the Pitts - Old Warden race day 07-10-2018

I went to Old Warden yesterday for the final show of the season. The theme was 'Race Day' and they produced a show virtually telling the history of air racing in the UK and a few extra bits as well. One of the highlights was 6 Pitts specials performing a race simulation (they weren't allowed to actu...
by andygolfer
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Jeff Lynne's ELO
Replies: 49
Views: 8419

Re: Jeff Lynne's ELO

I thought you were used to a bit of wind!

Enjoy the show

I hope it's not too rough, I'm off to Italy for a long weekend.

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