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by Macc
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Radom Airshow 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1534

Radom Airshow 2018

First show in a year, different and similar to Sanicole in many ways. The hype was huge and before the show it did seem like the wheels were coming off with unfortunate timings and poor weather forecasts. The weekend was quite similar and it just seemed like one of those events where you just had to...
by Macc
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Roskilde Airshow 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2246

Roskilde Airshow 2017

Every two years the Danish Air Force hosts their main airshow at one of the military bases on the western island of Denmark. In between those two years, a smaller show is held at Roskilde Airport, a small civil airport about 30 minutes from Copenhagen. It has attracted some interesting items in the ...
by Macc
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 9th June. A hung Parliament.
Replies: 41
Views: 11861

Re: 9th June. A hung Parliament.

But as far as I know he has never wanted to form an alliance with a party started by a bunch of ex-loyalist terrorist to keep himself in power in a hung parliament. What Phantom must remember that one person terrorist is another person freedom fighter. I don't hold with acts of violence in any form...
by Macc
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 9th June. A hung Parliament.
Replies: 41
Views: 11861

Re: 9th June. A hung Parliament.

Mace , free healthcare, who pays for it ? Would be very interested in your answer. :whistle: Everyone does. Through tax, which is at 35%. I think collectively you pay more tax in the UK with the various smaller taxes you have. Of all the time I've lived here, I've only heard one person speak badly ...
by Macc
Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 9th June. A hung Parliament.
Replies: 41
Views: 11861

Re: 9th June. A hung Parliament.

I am not sure the Torys recognise the indoctrination of students by left wing teachers so the bigger turnout of these brainwashed youngsters worked against them. No wonder Labour want to drop the voting age to 16. Brainwashed how exactly? By wanting to start off your life with opportunities so your...
by Macc
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ex Indradhanush IV
Replies: 5
Views: 3063

Ex Indradhanush IV

Eight years ago I visited my first airbase outside of Scotland when the Indians brought their Su-30MKIs to RAF Waddington. It was great to visit again during this deployment, with the number of aircraft per sortie increasing per day but very changeable weather. Nevertheless, another excellent few da...
by Macc
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Sun 'n' fun at Fairford
Replies: 9
Views: 3441

Re: Sun 'n' fun at Fairford

Thanks guys :) Quite a few stonking great images fella, absolute belters. Mi-24, P-1, and AH-64 in particular shine for me, but whole post is a cracker! :clap: :thumb: Couldnt agree more ... fantastic shots ... is #50 onwards departures day by any chance ? The wx looks to have changed dramatically ....
by Macc
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Sun 'n' fun at Fairford
Replies: 9
Views: 3441

Sun 'n' fun at Fairford

After a few last minute arrangements, me and my Dad came down for the Fairford weekend ahead of Indradhanush at Coningsby. Somehow the weather, despite forecasts changing between aircraft maneuvers, managed to come up trumps over the weekend. Looking at BBC weather on the drive down and seeing rain ...
by Macc
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Indians in Lincolnshire!
Replies: 10
Views: 3930

Re: Indians in Lincolnshire!

First shot is the one, real smart. 41TES jets look excellent too.
by Macc
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Coningsby - IAF SU-30s 23/07/2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4229

Re: RAF Coningsby - IAF SU-30s 23/07/2015

First and second to last are excellent Mark! Great to meet you at the fence before I headed up north.
by Macc
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 4041

Re: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)

Finally caught the XV(R)sqn centenary scheme active this afternoon, great scheme. It joined the MacRobert's Reply aircraft just as 1(F)sqn were recovering. 31. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/422/19699453691_7302488f27_b.jpg DSC_4748 by Chris Milne , on Flickr 32. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/551/1...
by Macc
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 4041

Re: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 08/07)

Bit of a slow day, finally caught the XVsqn centenary special - albeit being towed. 24. https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3701/19482939198_37b2bb3329_b.jpg DSC_4529 by Chris Milne , on Flickr 25. https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3751/19484336379_eeaf53d07d_b.jpg DSC_4558 by Chris Milne , on Flickr 26. ht...
by Macc
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: NATO Arctic Tiger Meet 2007 - Orland, Norway
Replies: 2
Views: 2780

Re: NATO Arctic Tiger Meet 2007 - Orland, Norway

Those Spanish F-1s are beautiful. Great light on them all though.
by Macc
Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: LIMA 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1681

LIMA 2013

Slowly going through some old photos re-editing them with new techniques from LIMA 2013 in Malaysia. 1. Su-30MKM Flanker https://farm1.staticflickr.com/317/19413875700_c6394e5e64_b.jpg Tropical Flanker by Chris Milne , on Flickr 2. MiG-29N Fulcrum - Smokey Bandits https://farm1.staticflickr.com/506/...
by Macc
Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 4041

Re: 1(F)sqn Typhoons

Any sign of a 1 squadron Tiffie with a large wasp badge appearing yet? There are two (I think), FC and FN, which have small wasp decals on the nose. Visited again this afternoon, still haven't managed to catch the XV(R) centenary special or any II(F)sqn jets yet but managed to see two four-ships of...
by Macc
Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 4041

RAF Lossiemouth - July 2015 (Updated 14/07)

Spent the afternoon at RAF Lossiemouth, in the early evening 1(F)sqn recovered a four-ship just before the light died. 1. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/458/19448159116_2dbeca3872_b.jpg DSC_4000-3 by Chris Milne , on Flickr 2. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/492/19448166576_1658e33c36_b.jpg DSC_3982 by...
by Macc
Mon May 04, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Grand Race III over Budapest - Photo heavy (I mean it)
Replies: 5
Views: 3440

Re: Grand Race III over Budapest - Photo heavy (I mean it)

A really interesting set, looks like a great event when coupled with the vantage point you had!
by Macc
Sat May 02, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Which political party considers defence as important.
Replies: 14
Views: 4923

Re: Which political party considers defence as important.

Planespotter has got it right. There are many more considerations than defence unfortunately. When there is not enough money to go round, then one cannot do everything. I see the only solution to NHS, Defence, and everything else is, sadly, to increase income tax. (...) Everyone would like somethin...
by Macc
Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: General Photography
Topic: Tallinn & Riga
Replies: 3
Views: 1739

Tallinn & Riga

Spent a long weekend visiting two of the Baltic States, primarily Tallinn but with Riga having cheaper flights back to Copenhagen I took a bus there to spend a night and check it out. In Tallinn I spent most of the time walking around the Old Town and then spent another afternoon at Patarei Prison, ...

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