[jhb_airlines] Re: RAF Flypast

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 20:54:53 +0100

RIAT on Saturday has been CANCELLED  8-(

http://www.airtattoo.com/airtattoo/Newsroom/news/Newsroom/AIR_TATTOO_CANCELL
ED_SATURDAY

M.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bones
> Sent: 11 July 2008 20:15
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: RAF Flypast
> 
> Oddly enough I picked up Hunter T8 XF995 on my box yesterday so I
> presume
> he's involved?
> 
> bones
> bones@xxxxxxx
> http://woodair.net
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
> Sent: 11 July 2008 18:56
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: RAF Flypast
> 
> Your SWMBO wasn't wrong. After the dials bit the sound went further
> downhill.
> 
> What was sad was it was so easy to get confused and think it was a
> review of what they used to fly. Nimrod, Herc, Tristar, VC10, etc etc.
> Only one newish aircraft on the list these days.
> 
> Gerry Winskill
> 
> 
> Mike Brook wrote:
> > By chance I found that by 'pressing the 'red' button' there was a
> very
> good
> > 'expert commentary' by Shaun Moffet (sp?). My SWMBO who was watching
> > downstairs said that the Snow chappie entered a VC10 cockpit and said
> "Cor!
> > Look at all those dials ...".  There was also apparently the usual
> token
> > Beeb dolly bird patronizing a token nonagenarian WWII Spit pilot and
> ATA
> > lady pilot.
> >
> > Thank goodness for the 'red button' - good fly-past nevertheless,
> > considering how much of the RAF hardware is deployed in Eastern parts
> at
> the
> > moment
> >
> > M.
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-
> >> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
> >> Sent: 11 July 2008 15:58
> >> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [jhb_airlines] RAF Flypast
> >>
> >> No headsup but I went to switch off the box, as SWMBO went out,
> after
> >> lunch. Just in time, I spotted BBC1 was covering today's anniversary
> >> flypast. Why oh why didn't I switch off the cringemaking
> embarrassingly
> >> amateurish BBC commentary. Not many know that in WW I the Sopwith
> Pup
> >> was operated at 20,000', without oxygen. Etc etc.
> >>
> >> The pictures were great and the blackening sky a dramatic back drop.
> >>
> >> Gerry Winskill
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 




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