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Codename-John22/04/2012 17:17:01
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I reckon BEB should move east a bit, to Bebington ! lol

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator22/04/2012 17:49:02
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LOL! smile

There are a couple of possible sites in Bebington - but sadly not available!


PS Re the comment above about changing my tag to "BES" - I have quite long hair so I thought that icon looked most like me smile d

Edited By Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator on 22/04/2012 17:51:56

Pete B - Moderator22/04/2012 17:56:23
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Posted by Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator on 22/04/2012 17:49:02:

I have quite long hair so I thought that icon looked most like me smile d

Mirror, mirror on the wall.........face 16


Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator22/04/2012 18:08:17
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You're just jealous! wink 2


Anthony Billings22/04/2012 23:08:04
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Michael Hickman23/04/2012 14:30:31
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Just added.


Erfolg23/04/2012 15:19:49
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Added used Christian name

Turbycat23/04/2012 15:26:21
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Added too!

Baron Baz23/04/2012 16:14:58
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I'm on the map now too.  There aren't many of us north of the border! 

Edited By Baron Baz on 23/04/2012 16:17:18

Baron Baz23/04/2012 17:24:55
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Please ignore my last post. I just realised I'm repeating myself!

Hugh Coleman23/04/2012 21:55:12
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Me too. Added the link to my flying club too.



Andy Green23/04/2012 22:04:20
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I'm on


Vecchio Austriaco23/04/2012 23:21:48
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Now we know where Erfolg's summer residence is. Any floatplanes for the lakes Erfolg?


Erfolg24/04/2012 17:33:00
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No float planes you old Austriansmile

I am not sure it is safe to fly water planes up here. Just last week I was driving along Bassenthwaithe (a lake near Keswick), when I became aware of a Tornado flying at about 10- 20 metres above the length of the lake. I immediately screamed at my wife, can you see the aeroplane. She stared into the sky, no I cannot see anything, was the reply. Then came, what the he..... is that, as the plane flashed past.

Which also reminded me of reading an old AMI (aviation Modeller International), where it showed a number of modellers flying slope models of the side of "Cat Bells" a ridge overlooking Derwent Water. About two years ago, my wife and myself were walking along Cat Bells when (if I remember correctly) a Harrier climbed up the side of the ridge from below passing over at about 10 -20 m, rolling inverted as he passed over. All fell into stunned silence, as we stared clearly into the cockpit, departing along Bassenthwaithe.

On any sunny day at least one Tocarno at about +50 m, with the occasional hawk, flies over the house, all heading for I would guess the Maryport direction.

On that basis I am not sure it is that safe to fly in the north lakes, at any height. I am very careful where I fly, and how high, as military avaiation can be quite active, welcome, awe inspiring. Be it a Hercules practicing low level terrain following flight, training jets, dog fighting.

I have occasionally flown of Sale Fell (Ling Fell) at the back of St Margaret's Church Nr Wythrop mill. Bit of a bump and narrow lift, but with occasional electric power flyable. Although slope is flown from Nr the Castle Inn Nr Bassenthwaithe, I have never seen any one else flying other than in the IMA mag.

I had heard that there was some flying from Whitehaven and off St Bees head, but a little far from me.

Allan Bowker25/04/2012 19:29:19
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Great to see some international points on the map (as far away as USA, Aus & NZ), you will need to zoom out to see them from the default UK view.

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator25/04/2012 20:32:09
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Yeah, its amazing!

Actually David was showing us mods some viewing stats about the forum the other day and its staggering just how many folks we do have looking in from far flung places - particularly from the States! Come on guys - lets hear more from you!


Harry Wilson25/04/2012 21:07:50
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ExPat in Germany on the Map


Rene Wallage26/04/2012 09:03:30
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If you zoom out far enough you can see one in Israel as well!

Andrew Garnell26/04/2012 10:01:17
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Not many in Germany !!

Andy Butler30/04/2012 13:32:47
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I've added mine too - not many in East Anglia though.

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