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by Tally-ho
Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM November 2020 , vintage jets (civilian registered ex. Military aircraft)
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

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

A former RAF Gloster Meteor NF.11 (Night Fighter variant) taxiing to be parked. Built in 1952 and photographed at Coventry Airport in May 2015. Civilian Reg G-LOSM former military Reg WM167. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49788326592_0ca84a94c9_b.jpg Gloster Meteor by Marius Bekker , on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM October 2020 - Fokkers (clean or dirty)
Replies: 22
Views: 1734

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

Fokker 100 from Austrian Airlines (OE-LVC) about to land at Nice Cote d'Azur airport in France. Austrian Airlines have now retired the type. The picture was taken from the banks of the Var river next to the beach at Cagnes-sur-Mer, west of Nice. Paddle board surfers in the water, mostly sunny skies ...
by Tally-ho
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?
Replies: 19
Views: 5190

Re: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?

Update on the above:- A major backlash by members of the public has resulted in a massive U-turn by parliamentary authorities. Bars and drinking hideaways within the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) will now also close at 10pm, as is the case with bars and pubs for ordinary citizens. Wha...
by Tally-ho
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?
Replies: 19
Views: 5190

Re: Coronavirus pandemic and how is it affecting you?

Clearly we're not in this together.

"Parliament’s bars exempt from 10pm coronavirus curfew". (The Times 28 Sept)

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/parl ... eYNPZ5VBQ4
by Tally-ho
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft
Replies: 17
Views: 1801

Re: SPOTM August 2020 - Douglas commercial aircraft

Departing Stansted, the last built MD-11F delivered to Lufthansa Cargo in 2001, D-ALCN. Taken midday March 2016.

ImageLufthansa Cargo MD-11F by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM July 2020 - any Boeing 737 series aircraft including Boeing BBJs
Replies: 23
Views: 2814

Re: SPOTM July 2020 - any Boeing 737 series aircraft including Boeing BBJs

Activating full flaps and reverse thrust 'King of Budget' Ryanair Boeing 737-8, Reg EI-EMM, using minimal runway length at East Midlands Airport. Taken March 2016.

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by Tally-ho
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Big Jet TV - good or bad?
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Big Jet TV - good or bad?

Real time aviation streaming (livestream shows says the Facebook page) has arrived. Some hate it some love it, however, the entrepreneurial spirit of the human kind is alive and well. Today the man and his van is live from LHR, with 1,000+ viewers at any given time. He already boasts 180,000 followe...
by Tally-ho
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Civilian Aviation forum not accessible
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Re: Civilian Aviation forum not accessible

Nice to be back, and thank you. Social media may well be our cushion of comfort during the weeks and months ahead. :thumb:
by Tally-ho
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Civilian Aviation forum not accessible
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Civilian Aviation forum not accessible

There is life!

After a few days of non-access to this Forum you are back. Trusting licence and other issues have been sorted?
by Tally-ho
Sun May 06, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM May 2018 -aircraft registered in the African continent
Replies: 22
Views: 7536

Re: SPOTM May 2018 -aircraft registered in the African conti

Seen at Stellenbosch Airfield near Cape Town, one of the 'Working on Fire' Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopters. Fixed wing and helicopters used in fire fighting are often based here during the dry summer months at short readiness, to protect vineyards and property adjacent to the mountainous surroundings...
by Tally-ho
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM March 2018 - British registered airliners
Replies: 30
Views: 9756

Re: SPOTM March 2018 - British registered airliners

Lining up for departure at Guernsey Airport, Aurigny's Embraer ERJ-195 (G-NSEY).

ImageAurigny's ERJ-195 by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM July 2017, Aircraft named after 4 legged animals
Replies: 19
Views: 5379

Re: SPOTM July 2017, Aircraft named after 4 legged animals

Bulldog T.1 from Scottish Aviation (former Beagle Aircraft) civilian registration G-CBAB seen at East Kirkby, Lincs.

ImageBulldog T.1 by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM Calendar for 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 6975

Re: SPOTM Calendar for 2017

the August competition has just been posted and you will see that we have changed the subject to aircraft named after 4 legged animals to give it a wider scope (we decided dogs was too restrictive). so no birds (wings don't count as legs), fish (I doubt you can find one with 4 legs anyway)) or inse...
by Tally-ho
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM July 2017, Points of the compass - airline names
Replies: 24
Views: 7682

Re: SPOTM July 2017, Points of the compass - airline names

Seen at Coventry Airport; BAe ATP (G-MANO) coming in and (G-BTPA) going out.

ImageWest Air ATP at Coventry by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2017 photo of the month competition
Replies: 13
Views: 4650

Re: June 2017 photo of the month competition

Aurigny (Guernsey's Airline) with their flagship Embraer ERJ-195 (G-NSEY) at Guernsey Airport, taxiing for take-off on #27 in a westerly direction, destination Gatwick. Taken 22 June 2017 and first shown here - http://www.civilianaviation.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=169&t=28404 https://c1.staticflic...
by Tally-ho
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM June 2017, Wheels (or floats) off the ground
Replies: 23
Views: 6851

Re: SPOTM June 2017, Wheels (or floats) off the ground

EasyJet Airbus A319 (G-EZBX) leaving Stansted.

ImageeasyJet, Stansted by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Sun May 07, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM May 2017, Embraers
Replies: 23
Views: 6928

Re: SPOTM May 2017, Embraers

The aircraft is all in black and white, so I will go with a monochrome theme. This KLM Cityhopper (Sky Team livery) Embraer ERJ-190 (PH-EZX) is preparing for take-off at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport on a warm sunny day. https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1481/24306228682_f569077e5a_o.jpg Embraer ERJ-190 at N...
by Tally-ho
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM March 2017, Irish registered aircraft
Replies: 27
Views: 7504

Re: SPOTM March 2017, Irish registered aircraft

King of low cost flying, Ryanair at its main UK hub Stansted, three B-738 on the apron and one taking off (EI-ESO).

ImageRyanair at Stansted by Marius Bekker, on Flickr
by Tally-ho
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: SPOTM February 2017, Taildraggers
Replies: 23
Views: 6853

Re: SPOTM February 2017, Taildraggers

Seen at Duxford May 2015. "The Type R "Mystery Ships" were a series of wire-braced, low-wing racing airplanes built by the Travel Air company in the late 1920s and early 1930s. They were so called because the first three aircraft of the series (R614K, R613K, B11D) were built entirely in secrecy". (W...
by Tally-ho
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat Area
Topic: Anti-virus for home PCs & laptops.
Replies: 23
Views: 11935

Re: Anti-virus for home PCs & laptops.

Seeing as 'Windows Defender' comes as ready-installed computer protection software, why are we then bothering with Norton, Avast, McAfee and all the rest? Or am I missing something?

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