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Engineering / Re: Thank You
« on: October 11, 2015, 08:04:16 PM »
Thank You.

Rutland water car parks were all full, people were arriving hours early. I met a chap who missed 558 yesterday at Windemere and had travelled again today. 558 was low with a couple of turns to show off her Delta. The roads were very busy immediately after the flypast

Aviation Waffle / Re: Spotted
« on: August 30, 2015, 06:12:18 PM »
558 over my campsite in Sidmouth, Devon, on her way to Dartmouth, what a shock, I hadn't realised Dartmouth was having her'

A fellow camper shouted look, a Delta wing'

Aviation Waffle / Re: Spotted
« on: July 10, 2015, 08:20:56 AM »
sat at the Minack theatre and was treated to a very low and close fly past by a Merlin, side door was open with crew waving. We then had about 20 Dolphins swim past, what a fantastic place'

New Members Sign In Here / Re: hello from Lincoln
« on: March 28, 2015, 08:56:09 AM »
Hello and welcome ;D

It should be an exciting season to savour!

Engineering / Clean and green Vulcan at Cosford
« on: June 09, 2014, 08:56:33 AM »
I normally look for the smoke trails in the distance, heralding the arrival of 558, but on both the transit to Welshpool (14 thousand feet?) and display arrival i missed them.

Is it my imagination or is there less smoke than previous seasons?

I guess the flight profile has an effect, being more efficienet at higher altitudes and is the fuel usage less?

Very impressed with the slow spiral climb and wingovers ;D

Aviation Waffle / Re: Spotted
« on: September 26, 2013, 11:23:38 PM »
Wokka directly over my house in Bromsgrove this morning, not an uncommon site

New Members Sign In Here / Re: I've Arrived At Last
« on: July 16, 2013, 10:06:27 PM »
Welcome :D

An exciting time to be a fan of the vulcan.

Have you seen much of 558?

New Members Sign In Here / Re: Hello from East Yorkshire UK
« on: June 02, 2013, 07:11:05 PM »
Welcome :D

Hopefully it's going to be a busy, vulcan spotting season :D

Aviation Waffle / Re: Spotted
« on: November 10, 2012, 06:51:28 PM »
Quote from: "Gregg"
It was one of a pair heading to Bruntingthorpe to begin a new life as a washing machine.

I thought it might be :(
A low slow turn followed by a "power climb" was an unusual sight over Rugby town centre :D

Thanks for the info :)

Aviation Waffle / Re: Spotted
« on: November 07, 2012, 09:12:48 PM »
Vc10 low and slow over Rugby, appeared out of low cloud :)

No idea what it was doing but a very nice sight.

Aviation Waffle / Re: Clever time for the Olympics opening
« on: July 27, 2012, 02:26:41 PM »
I looked at the time and thought it was a bit odd :roll:

They won't be able to do that in the year 2060 :D

Ways To Raise Funding / Re: Media & Press Coverage
« on: July 13, 2012, 09:31:52 AM »

Ways To Raise Funding / Re: Media & Press Coverage
« on: July 12, 2012, 10:51:31 PM »
Caught the end of midlands evening news about Queens visit to Cosford, apparently the Queen was asking about 558's bit of engine trouble.

Aviation Waffle / Re: OV-10 Bronco crash at Kemble
« on: July 10, 2012, 06:37:00 PM »
If this was the one at RIAT, the pilot spoke on the commentary about this unusual aircraft. He clearly loved it.

Very sad.

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