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by waghorn41
Wed Jul 10, 2024 7:01 pm
Forum: Themed photo topics
Topic: Boeing 727
Replies: 1
Views: 1975

Re: Boeing 727

A few from me, LHR in 1977 and Kai Tak in 1976 - apart from the Air Vietnam one which was 1975. Apologies for the quality. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53848536043_5272010841_z.jpg Alitalia 727 by Ian Pursey , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53847389067_b156f0c4ce_z.jpg Icelanda...
by waghorn41
Sat Jun 15, 2024 3:41 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2024, civil registered aircraft wearing D-Day invasion stripes
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

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

Hope this counts! G-AIEK painted as RG333 as used by Montgomery. Greenham Common 1977 (or was it 78?) Tiger Meet.
Image06 GAIEK Miles Gemini at Greenham Common by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Fri Mar 29, 2024 1:18 pm
Forum: Themed photo topics
Topic: Airport Firefighting
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Re: Airport Firefighting

Couple from me, Sywell c1980
ImageSywell crash tender 04 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
ImageSywell fire tender 02 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Sun Mar 17, 2024 12:42 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: March 2024 photo of the month competition
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Re: March 2024 photo of the month competition

G-TAAS dropping in at the local park on 17th March, and sinking the rear undercarriage up to it's axles in the soft ground. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53592006177_2d814eac84_z.jpg G-TAAS by Ian Pursey , on Flickr also posted here for compliance with rule 13: https://www.civilianaviation.co....
by waghorn41
Sun Mar 17, 2024 12:42 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: G-TAAS dropping in at the local park, Northampton on 17th March
Replies: 0
Views: 794

G-TAAS dropping in at the local park, Northampton on 17th March

G-TAAS dropping in at the local park on 17th March, and sinking the rear undercarriage up to it's axles in the soft ground.
ImageG-TAAS by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

posted to current civilian photography to comply with POTM rules
by waghorn41
Sun Mar 10, 2024 1:40 pm
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: Heathrow
Replies: 5
Views: 1647

Re: Heathrow

Brings back memories. I used to go down from Northolt on my afternoons off and spend time on the viewing terrace which was on 'Queens Building' ? Spent some time working out of a portacabin at Fields when our runway was closed for resurfacing and we operated the 32 Squadron HS125s from LHR.
by waghorn41
Tue Feb 13, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM February 2024, F is for February and for Fokker
Replies: 15
Views: 2617

Re: SPOTM February 2024, F is for February and for Fokker

Apologies for the quality, I've only got two Fokker aircraft in my archive - and this is the best! TAT F27 F-BUTA at LHR in 1978. Not competition quality but it helps the entry numbers...
ImageTAT F27 F BUTA v2 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Sat Feb 03, 2024 1:43 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: HKG-6/G-BPCL @ Duxford - 01/02/24
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Re: HKG-6/G-BPCL @ Duxford - 01/02/24

Very nice. :D Thankyou. Back in my day at Kai Tak HKG-6 was an Alouette... Indeed it was, before going on to be HKG-3 (which had also been used for another Alouette and would also be a Dauphin). https://www.helis.com/database/org/Royal-Hong-Kong-Auxiliary-Air-Force/ I have a photo (1976) of an Alou...
by waghorn41
Fri Feb 02, 2024 2:18 pm
Forum: Current Civilian Photography
Topic: HKG-6/G-BPCL @ Duxford - 01/02/24
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Re: HKG-6/G-BPCL @ Duxford - 01/02/24

Back in my day at Kai Tak HKG-6 was an Alouette...
by waghorn41
Wed Jan 03, 2024 5:22 pm
Forum: Nostalgia and Wrecks & Relics
Topic: Biggin Hill Early 1970's onward
Replies: 6
Views: 1608

Re: Biggin Hill Early 1970's onward

Wonderful selection there. I actually photographed G-STAR at Northolt in 1978. Those were the days.
by waghorn41
Sat Dec 09, 2023 4:57 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM 2024 Calendar of topics
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: SPOTM 2024 Calendar of topics

Nice selection, should be able to enter 6, maybe more if I can get out to an airfield/airport next year.
by waghorn41
Sat Dec 09, 2023 9:34 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM December 2023 - Christmas STARS
Replies: 17
Views: 2940

Re: SPOTM December 2023 - Christmas STARS

First again :roll: . Ted Smith Aerostar 601P, G-STAR at Northolt in 1978. Two stars for the price of one :D
ImageNortholt 009 Ted Smith Aerostar 601P G STAR by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Mon Nov 13, 2023 7:32 pm
Forum: Themed photo topics
Topic: Hawker Siddeley 748 (Avro & BAe variants too)
Replies: 1
Views: 3409

Re: Hawker Siddeley 748 (Avro & BAe variants too)

One from Brunei at Kai Tak in 1976
ImageBrunei HS748 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
and one from Heathrow 1977/8
ImageTAT HS748 FBSRA by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Mon Nov 13, 2023 7:27 pm
Forum: Themed photo topics
Topic: Grumman Gulfstream
Replies: 0
Views: 540

Grumman Gulfstream

A few from Kai Tak, 1976. Apologies for the quality but the negs have not been looked after. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53329167282_d6d907f705_z.jpg yellow Gulfstream by Ian Pursey , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53330045181_bb6b4b8e24_z.jpg blue Gulfstream by Ian Pursey , o...
by waghorn41
Fri Nov 10, 2023 1:24 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM November2023 - Concorde, (celebrating 20 years of retirement).
Replies: 14
Views: 2401

Re: SPOTM November2023 - Concorde, (celebrating 20 years of retirement).

I'll kick this off with Concorde demonstrator F-BTSC in the morning sunshine at Kai Tak, Hong Kong in 1976. Actually parked on the RAF part of Kai Tak ready for a party in the evening.
ImageConcorde Kai Tak by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Fri Sep 15, 2023 12:08 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM September 2023 - Two's company
Replies: 17
Views: 28839

Re: SPOTM September 2023 - Two's company

Two's company on a damp day at Heathrow in 1978
ImageLHR 01 by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Sat Aug 19, 2023 11:31 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM August 2023 - permanently closed airfields
Replies: 8
Views: 5544

Re: SPOTM August 2023 - permanently closed airfields

OK,change of photo for clearer and closer view. Famous/infamous, Kai Tak airport Hong Kong. Photo taken in 1976, shows a Singapore Airlines Boeing 707 swooping in over the rooftops on the approach. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49999237102_d32a0e97c8_z.jpg Kai Tak approach by Ian Pursey , on F...
by waghorn41
Mon Jul 10, 2023 3:48 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM July 2023: British registered holiday airline aircraft past or present
Replies: 14
Views: 9653

Re: SPOTM July 2023: British registered holiday airline aircraft past or present

Let's get this started. Laker Skytrain DC10, G-AZZC, at Gatwick 1977/8.
ImageLaker DC10 GAZZC by Ian Pursey, on Flickr
by waghorn41
Mon Jun 12, 2023 4:09 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2023 - warbirds and vintage designs that first flew pre 1945
Replies: 13
Views: 8765

Re: SPOTM April 2023 - warbirds and vintage designs that first flew pre 1945

I'll kick this off with Fox Moth G-AOJH taken at Sywell c1980 when it only had grass runways.
Image06 June Fox Moth G-AOJH by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

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