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by SKB
26 May 2020, 11:02
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Inshore Survey Vessels (RN)
Replies: 29
Views: 9051
Location: England

Re: Inshore Survey Vessels (RN)

by SKB
20 May 2020, 20:49
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

As it says in the comments... Didn't a Wildcat land on her during Westlant 18? You're right! September 2018. From Westlant 18. Wildcat ZZ529 "Blackjack" was assigned to T23 HMS Monmouth. https://twitter.com/NavyLookout/status/1036693280464035840 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmMS500X0AEGLKd...
by SKB
20 May 2020, 19:19
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

A Commando Wildcat from 847 Naval Air Squadron has landed on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time, say the Royal Navy.
https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/command ... irst-time/
by SKB
19 May 2020, 21:12
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion


(Warship TV) 19th May 2020
Royal Navy 'Queen Elizabeth' class Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth R08 is seen undertaking exercies south of the breakwater in Plymouth Sound on 19th May 2020
by SKB
19 May 2020, 14:20
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsWxQstvFNg (The Telegraph) 18th May 2020 The Royal Navy has launched an investigation following a leak aboard HMS Prince of Wales, its £3 billion aircraft carrier, while it was docked at a naval base. Video published on Facebook showed water pouring through the ceili...
by SKB
18 May 2020, 13:05
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion



South coast of Cornwall
by SKB
16 May 2020, 12:00
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

QE is now off Devon's south coast again.
by SKB
16 May 2020, 11:53
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: HMS Protector (Ice Patrol Ship) (RN)
Replies: 23
Views: 8928
Location: England

Re: HMS Protector (Ice Patrol Ship) (RN)

by SKB
14 May 2020, 12:35
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

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(Photo: Jamie Mason / STRN) 13th May 2020
HMSQNLZ at anchor in the Solent yesterday (With @hms_blazer on security patrol). Note the deck landing aids illuminated on the stern
by SKB
13 May 2020, 01:43
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Eurofighter Typhoon (RAF)
Replies: 1911
Views: 237285
Location: England

Re: Eurofighter Typhoon (RAF)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHxFPgkA5jk (Elwyn R) 27th April 2020 This was (at Southport) back in 2016, and I will be re-visiting some previous Airshow's through the year due to the Covid-19 and the lack of Airshows in 2020!! Flight Lieutenant Mark Long, the Typhoon's display pilot, had warned t...
by SKB
08 May 2020, 12:49
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

QE marks 75th anniversary of VE Day https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXfZxjlWAAA76yh.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXfZx9bWsAAQnIO.jpg (@HMSQNLZ) 8th May 2020 - VE Day +75 "Everyone, man or woman, has done their best. Everyone has tried. Neither the long years nor the dangers, nor the fierce atta...
by SKB
08 May 2020, 12:42
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

QE at anchor in Stokes Bay for first time (until 15th May) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXeS4LxXsAMhxYB.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXeS4LxWkAAJTLA.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXeS4LrWoAAopFb.jpg (@GrantyNUFC2020) 8th May 2020 - VE Day +75
by SKB
08 May 2020, 12:29
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3309
Views: 371771
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)


by SKB
07 May 2020, 16:57
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

I feel sorry for the diver who has to go down into Portsmouth Harbour to retrieve the three emergency chute doors!
by SKB
06 May 2020, 12:07
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Bay Class Landing Ship Dock (LSD (A)) (RFA)
Replies: 346
Views: 71736
Location: England

Re: Bay Class Landing Ship Dock (LSD (A)) (RFA)

RFA Mounts Bay (L3008) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUlY1jHUcAcRIPq.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUlY2RZUMAIyeUG.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUlY5CUU8AEE1ZS.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXU9PFxU0AAUiJl.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXU8_R4VcAA_fqM.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXU9bGrV...
by SKB
06 May 2020, 12:02
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3309
Views: 371771
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

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(@hms_tamar) 5th May 2020
HMS TAMAR at sea taken by our friends at @815NAS
by SKB
06 May 2020, 12:00
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: HMS Protector (Ice Patrol Ship) (RN)
Replies: 23
Views: 8928
Location: England

Re: HMS Protector (Ice Patrol Ship) (RN)

by SKB
06 May 2020, 11:50
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11501
Views: 1374424
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Defence Solution: Build a third island for missile launches. :mrgreen:

by SKB
06 May 2020, 02:42
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing RC-135W Airseeker/Rivet Joint (RAF)
Replies: 93
Views: 25992
Location: England

Re: Boeing RC-135W Airseeker/Rivet Joint (RAF)

Yet Americans are happy to buy and use iPhones built in China, as Apple has not a single US factory....

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