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by andygolfer
Sat Nov 28, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: New edit from Heathrow 1971
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: New edit from Heathrow 1971

a lovely photo Stephen and worthy of being posted a second time

thanks for posting it
Andy
by andygolfer
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Restoration Scene
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Super Guppy F-BGTV doomed
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Bruntingthorpe Super Guppy F-BGTV doomed

Rather sad news as I've been associated with the group doing restoration work since they started 11 years ago as I ran their website and forum. this has just been posted on the project facebook page (Super Guppy Restoration Project) Evening all. I have an update and I'm afraid it is not good news. S...
by andygolfer
Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: New edit from Heathrow 1971
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: New edit from Heathrow 1971

you really have got some excellent surprises stored away in your archives Stephen - wonderful memories thanks.

looking forward to seeing some more

Andy
by andygolfer
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: New edit from Heathrow 1971
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: New edit from Heathrow 1971

wonderful - if that isn't a classic Heathrow pic I don't know what is!

Excellent Stephen - bring on more :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Hall of Fame
Topic: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers (clean or dirty)
Replies: 0
Views: 46

SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers (clean or dirty)

the voting in this competition has now finished and the winner is Porkscratching with his Netherlands Government Fokker 70 at a Northolt nightshoot - well done Nick https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50495804632_52cff8bacb_o.jpg Netherland Government Fokker 70 by Nick Challoner , on Flickr we had a...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers, clean and dirty - voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers, clean and dirty - voting poll

the voting in this competition has now finished and the winner is Porkscratching with his Netherlands Government Fokker 70 at a Northolt nightshoot - well done Nick we had a four way tie for 2nd place!!!! as follows Hammy – A Portugalia 'Fokkerrundred' taxiing out at Manchester in April 2012 Polehil...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM November 2020 , vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)
Replies: 9
Views: 460

Re: SPOTM November 2020 , vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)

one from me, a little over 5 years ago Vulcan XH-558 / G-VLCN flew for the last time, I chased it around the country quite a lot in 2015 and this was taken at Old warden on 5th July as it banked round low over the trees, a superb sight and one that I miss..... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/506...
by andygolfer
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Who could have ever thought .....
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: Who could have ever thought .....

yes , what a change in 12 months. Let's hope things start to return to normality in 2021.

You certainly visited some very nice places Wallie!
by andygolfer
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM November 2020 , vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)
Replies: 9
Views: 460

SPOTM November 2020 , vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for November 2020 and the subject is 'vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)' The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil registered former military aircraft. IF THE AIRCRAFT IS OPERATING WITH A MILITAR...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM 2021 calendar
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: SPOTM 2021 calendar

Another great selction of subjects - thanks team! With regards to January's comp, does the photograph have to have been entered in the 2020 comps or can it be a "first-timer" entry, if that makes sense? Thanks Ian no Ian, it can be any 2020 photo as long as it hasn't been placed in either photo com...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM 2021 calendar
Replies: 5
Views: 135

SPOTM 2021 calendar

We admins have been discussing the 2021 topics for a while and this is what we have come up with, I hope you like the calendar - should be plenty for everybody there. If the lockdowns persists and means topics such as the airshow one aren't feasible we will have a re-think close to the time of the r...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers, clean and dirty - voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 275

SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers, clean and dirty - voting poll

This is the voting poll for the October 2020 Special Photo Of The Month competition, the subject was Fokkers Thank you to everybody who submitted entries - we had 21 entries of a very high standard. The poll is open to all registered members but you must be signed in to vote. Please submit your THRE...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers (clean or dirty)
Replies: 22
Views: 1038

Re: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers (clean or dirty)

entries now closed, thank you for your support


Now posted here: viewtopic.php?f=110&t=37419

Andy
by andygolfer
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Forum Rules
Topic: Coronavirus UK lockdown, some temporary rules (updated 28/11/20) **IMPORTANT**
Replies: 5
Views: 3373

Re: Coronavirus UK lockdown, some temporary rules (updated 01/11/20) **IMPORTANT**

As the government guidelines in line 3 of the post above aren't crystal clear and to prevent publicly visible criticism we have decided to make the 'current civilian photography' section visible to members only during the English lockdown, when the situation changes we will switch it back to it's no...
by andygolfer
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Events (talks, club meetings, aerojumbles and similar)
Topic: Air-Britain Stansted branch virtual monthly meeting 03-11-2020, including a link
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Air-Britain Stansted branch virtual monthly meeting 03-11-2020, including a link

Our latest virtual meeting will take place on November 3rd on the branch Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AirBritainStanstedBranch commencing at 8pm. it will also be available on our website from 8pm, there's a link to it on our home page: https://airbritainstanstedbranch.wordpress.com/ the ma...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: red squirrels & snow bunting, mersea island
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: red squirrels & snow bunting, mersea island

Beautiful set Andy of some lovely species, many of which I have either not seen or yet to photograph. That red squirrel in mid air and the widgeon "gear up" are fabulous. Living on the edge of Thetford Forest I only get grey squirrels running along the fence and in the trees just outside. thanks - ...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?
Replies: 21
Views: 4649

Re: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?

It looks like a more considered and measured approach this time whereas the first lockdown, when it finally happened , was done as a bit of a knee-jerk and stopped everything. hopefully this will work, reduce the infections and ease pressure on the NHS - it's a fine balance but I do hope people foll...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: red squirrels & snow bunting, mersea island
Replies: 4
Views: 171

red squirrels & snow bunting, mersea island

I was in my caravan at Mersea island for 4 days last week and did a bit of wildlife photography. On Wednesday I went out to look for red squirrels which are becoming more common as the reintroduction scheme has really worked well. I saw a few in the trees but wasn't quick enough to photograph them b...
by andygolfer
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Formula 1 returns to Imola 01-11-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Formula 1 returns to Imola 01-11-2020

after a 14 year break F1 returned to Imola this weekend for the Emilia-Romagna GP, seems all the drivers are raving about the track so lets hope for a good race. I was at the track 3 weeks ago in the Parc Aqua-minerale which is inside the circuit - my daughter lives in the hills above Imola - we can...
by andygolfer
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: Avro RJ85 EI-RJN
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Avro RJ85 EI-RJN

fascinating story Mark and nice pictures to tell it - well done for being out in the night taking them

Andy

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