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by andygolfer
Sat Jul 20, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: Hall of Fame
Topic: SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes - the winners
Replies: 0
Views: 108

SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes - the winners

voting is complete in this competition and we have joint winners as follows: Acw367 with Three Douglas C-47A Skytrain N147DC N47TB and N74589 Daks over Duxford 3 June 2019 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48954251561_03cddf9a3d_b.jpg N147DC 42-100884 N47TB 42-92847 N74589 42-24064 Daks over Duxfo...
by andygolfer
Sat Jul 20, 2024 12:16 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

Re: SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes voting poll

voting is complete in this competition and we have joint winners: Acw367 with Three Douglas C-47A Skytrain N147DC N47TB and N74589 Daks over Duxford 3 June 2019 and London Eye with a Lockheed P-38 Lightning, about 1992 we had a five way tie for third place as follows: andygolfer (me!) C-47 N47TB 'Th...
by andygolfer
Fri Jul 12, 2024 4:44 pm
Forum: New registration tie-up area.
Topic: silverstone grand prix uk 5/6/7/july 2024
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Re: silverstone grand prix uk 5/6/7/july 2024

Most of the helicopters ferried from turweston or Launton farm to Silverstone and then parked up at those two sites.
There is a log on my UK Light Aviation Enthusiasts google group fir both locations and show 52 helicopters at Turweston and 26 at Launton
Andy
by andygolfer
Fri Jul 12, 2024 8:32 am
Forum: General Photography
Topic: kingfishers (again) 12-07-2024
Replies: 1
Views: 848

kingfishers (again) 12-07-2024

The kingfishers are finally active on my local reserve and I've got pics on two visits this week, these were from yesterday (Thursday), there are more on my flickr album. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53850439647_dc8c93fd15_h.jpg kingfisher 11-07-2024 8930 by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https...
by andygolfer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 5:04 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM July 2024, any wholly French built civilian aircraft (not jointly built so Airbusses are not eligible)
Replies: 4
Views: 587

SPOTM July 2024, any wholly French built civilian aircraft (not jointly built so Airbusses are not eligible)

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for July 2024, the Paris Olympics start in July in 2024, so this month's subject is any WHOLLY French built civilian aircraft (not jointly built so Airbusses are not eligible) The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil ...
by andygolfer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 4:45 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2024, civil registered aircraft wearing D-Day invasion stripes
Replies: 12
Views: 1038

Re: SPOTM June 2024, civil registered aircraft wearing D-Day invasion stripes

entries are now closed and we have 11 excellent entries to choose from, thank you to everybody who entered.
Voting is now open here: viewtopic.php?f=110&t=50593

Andy
by andygolfer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 4:43 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

SPOTM June 2024, D-Day invasion stripes voting poll

This is the voting poll for the June 2024 SPOTM competition, the subject was D-Day invasion stripes Thank you to everybody who entered, we have 11 excellent entries to choose from. The poll is open to all registered members but you must be signed in to vote. Please submit your THREE votes using the ...
by andygolfer
Thu Jul 04, 2024 8:44 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Ascot heliport - Ladies Day 20-06-2024
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

Re: Ascot heliport - Ladies Day 20-06-2024

Very nice Andy, it looks rather busy! Any dresses being blown about this year? (Just asking for a friend) :whistle: One or two hadn't planned for the downdrafts, it's quite amusing to see them trying to look all posh and then getting caught out and try to maintain an appearance. There were several ...
by andygolfer
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:46 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Isle of Wight 27-06-2024
Replies: 2
Views: 1299

Isle of Wight 27-06-2024

thanks to my bus pass and the frequency of the IoW buses I was able to visit both Sandown and Bembridge withing a 3 hour window last week during my break there with SWMB), Sandwon was very quiet and I only saw these 4: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53834947554_fa065b5dd8_h.jpg G-BJDE Cessna 17...
by andygolfer
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: Southern England and the Channel Isles
Topic: Isle of Wight - Sandown and Bembridge logs 27-06-2024
Replies: 1
Views: 1196

Isle of Wight - Sandown and Bembridge logs 27-06-2024

I was on the Isle of Wight for a holiday last week and managed a trip out to Sandown and Bembridge, not very much to see but here is what I logged: Sandown - the hangars were closed so just these 4 outside, I asked if I could walk round the hangars but was refused. G-BJDE was outside the hangar by t...
by andygolfer
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:03 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Ascot heliport - Ladies Day 20-06-2024
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

Ascot heliport - Ladies Day 20-06-2024

I went to Ladies day at Ascot, not for the racing but for the helicopters carrying punters to the temporary heliport at Lower Farm about a mile east of the racecourse. I noted / photographed 47 helicopters in all, I believe I missed one late arrival. Here's a selection of my photos: https://live.sta...
by andygolfer
Mon Jul 01, 2024 1:04 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2024 photo of the month competition
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: June 2024 photo of the month competition

here's mine from the Duxford show over the first weekend of the month, the beautiful Red Bull DC-6B OE-LDM making a low level pass over the trees on Sunday 2nd: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53769035426_9ea5d50f55_o.jpg OE-LDM DC-6B Red Bull Duxford 02-06-2024 4330-T by Andrew Goldsmith , on F...
by andygolfer
Mon Jun 17, 2024 8:07 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Stansted Aerozone morning 04-05-2024
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Stansted Aerozone morning 04-05-2024

the monthly planewatch morning was sunny for a change, here are some of my efforts: some of the larger airliners: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53720703585_0ce9ee3072_o.jpg A6-EPM B777 Emirates Stansted 04-05-2024 2546-T by Andrew Goldsmith , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53720...
by andygolfer
Mon Jun 17, 2024 7:48 pm
Forum: Hall of Fame
Topic: SPOTM May 2024 - Special schemes containing a number
Replies: 0
Views: 266

SPOTM May 2024 - Special schemes containing a number

voting is complete and we have joint winners, Andygolfer (me): N936CA B747-400F National Airlines ‘30 years’ scheme departing Stansted , January 2024 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53453416983_89c7dd802b_o.jpg N936CA B747-400F National Airlines Stansted 10-01-2024 2950T by Andrew Goldsmith , on...
by andygolfer
Mon Jun 17, 2024 7:45 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM May 2024 - Special schemes containing a number - voting poll
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: SPOTM May 2024 - Special schemes containing a number - voting poll

voting is complete and we have joint winners, Andygolfer (me): N936CA B747-400F National Airlines ‘30 years’ scheme departing Stansted , January 2024 and DeltaCharlieKilo : The "100th Awesome Plane" delivered to Air Asia,Penang 7th October 2014 in third place was EGNH1909: PR-ZGQ Embraer E190-E2 dem...
by andygolfer
Wed Jun 12, 2024 4:48 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: London City 10/06/2024
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: London City 10/06/2024

super set Rob (as are your others), you had excellent light for it as well.
Is that a Dragon Rapide in the background of the 4th photo? It looks like it but puzzled what it'doing at LCY?
thanks for posting them , and the other sets
Andy
by andygolfer
Sun Jun 09, 2024 3:56 pm
Forum: Airshows/Events
Topic: Duxford summer show 2nd June 2024
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Re: Duxford summer show 2nd June 2024

Super, love some of the angles. You found a good spot. B-25 my favourite with detail. Thanks Andy. Pete. thank you Pete. I parked at the community centre in Duxford Village (Hunts Road) CB22 4RE which is actually next to the school . From there walked the 200m to Brewers Field park which is opposit...
by andygolfer
Sun Jun 09, 2024 1:55 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Pistons at the ready!- North Weald and Duxford 2nd June
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: Pistons at the ready!- North Weald and Duxford 2nd June

Hi Andy, No I was on the other side of the airfield on the road between Chrishall Grange and the A505. Positioned myself there to get the DC-6 coming back from the Midlands Air Festival. Denis. Ah, I have been there in the past and it's quite a good spot but seem to remember that parking was a bit ...
by andygolfer
Sun Jun 09, 2024 11:23 am
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: Pistons at the ready!- North Weald and Duxford 2nd June
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: Pistons at the ready!- North Weald and Duxford 2nd June

very nice Denis, I only did the Duxford part, the Red Bull Dc-6 is a superbly turned out aircraft.

Were you in the Brewer's Filed opposite the school? The anfles look similar to mine
Andy

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