Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dying the River Green

A couple of weeks ago, Chicago had its annual celebration of St Patrick’s Day.  The city goes quite nuts for this and it certainly isn’t a good day for dropping into your local bar for a pint unless you want … Continue reading

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Bye Bye ADVs

In 1993 I was working at BAe’s plant in Warton when we had a special event.  It was the last delivery of a Tornado to the RAF and the aircraft was AT051, a twin stick ADV (or F3 in RAF … Continue reading

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The Chase Yields Results

A few weeks ago during one of my many trips out of Midway, we were taxiing to the departure runway when we passed one of the FBOs on the field. Parked up ready to board was a Lockheed Jetstar. Not … Continue reading

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Making the new site work

So, I have finally taken the plunge and moved the old version of the website offline and transferred to the new version.  I immediately notice that my two trial posts when the site was in beta seem to be in … Continue reading

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Fun with warbirds

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Since it is the beginning of the year from an air show perspective, it is time to get the aircraft up and ready for the new season. The winter is a great time for maintenance to be undertaken and the … Continue reading

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Day One!

Today marks the first day in a new phase for me.  I have read and heard so many people saying that it is important to have a blog that the pressure has finally got to me.  Here is the first … Continue reading

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