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      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.
spike7451

Tornado reference pictures

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Yeah... just spill your milkshake on the screen :P

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Excellent work Merv, there's some fantastic images there, LOVE the view from the rear seat over the lake :D

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Is it safe to assume that, in '85, the 1500l tanks would have had 4 fins?

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I can only ever remember 1500ltr tanks having 2 fins. The 2250ltr tanks have 4 fins, and are made of alloy, whereas the 1500ltr tanks are Phenolic material.

I believe that there are fittings for the upper fins on 1500ltr jugs, but I have never seen them used.

Flipflopman

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I can only ever remember 1500ltr tanks having 2 fins. The 2250ltr tanks have 4 fins, and are made of alloy, whereas the 1500ltr tanks are Phenolic material.

I believe that there are fittings for the upper fins on 1500ltr jugs, but I have never seen them used.

Flipflopman

Cheers for the help FFM :thumbsup2:

It might be an idea to check the pic's that are included with the decal sheet :banghead:

:viking:

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There's a familiar name from UKAR.

Certainly is...... small world

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Is there any chance someone has or someone can point me in the right direction of cockpit shots of a German ECR Tornado please? Im about to embark on the Revell 1/32 ECR kit as a Tigermeet bird and it will out the box Im afraid, so no after market pit but Im going to try my best. If and I mean IF I dont make a real hash of it then I will share pics, but if it goes pearshaped then 1. I will cry & 2. I will hide LoL

Thanks in Advance

Bex

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Cool pix!! Any chance of some shots of the insides of the radar/electronics bays in the nose??

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Minor point - the last photo in post #5 is of the then-OC 617 rather than OC IX. An official RAF publication made the misidentification of which sqn he commanded, much to his bemusement.

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A couple (more) questions from me :D

  • Op. Granby
    Was the mission markings applied after each mission, or did they come in 'bulk', say a bunch once a week?
    I've seen a pic of AB (which I assume is Alarm Belle, ZD746/AB) with ALARM on the wing pylons and tanks under the belly. The book with the picture says this was common in the beginning of the conflict. Can I assume this is correct?

  • Recent(-ish)
    Are there any close-up pic's of the outboard shoulder pylon for ALARM? It looks to be different from the outboard shoulder pylon for Sidewinder on the F.3
    Are the ALARM shoulder-rails similar to the underbody rails?

  • Cold War
    How does one get a hold of the twin-carriers used on the underbody-pylons, in 1/72? Even if they where uncommon, I still want them :mg:

:viking:

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Now then Big bird hasn't lost the plot, but just recently I seem to have picked up a number of Tornados. Both diecast and plastic. Now I have this fanciful notion of making one at some point but I would like to paint it up as the aircraft of Pablo Mason from the Gulf war (1991) . I can find lots of photos of nose are but can find no reference to the pilots of each aircraft.

Now the annoying thing is I had Pablo's book but lent it to someone and never seen it since :angrysoapbox.sml: And I'm sure there was lots of pics and detail that I would need.

Can any of you Tonka fans out there help please?

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Mish,

Tornado's were'nt flown by a particular crew,as in other aircraft.We would get a tasking order & then load up whatever jets were needed.We had a big problem tho caused by the heat.Crews would often start up & the jet would go T.U!

Plus we had a aircraft 'pool' with jets from other squadrons & even back at Bruggen the 4 remaining squadrons were combined,called the Leper Squadron if memory serves.

Thanks that interesting as I've also been told that ZD790 DL-D "Debbie" was the Tornado that Pablo flew.

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Here are some pictures of the GR1 radar that I took at work.

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Graham.

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Chin Pod & Gun-

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1OOOb bomb & BL755 on S type trolley-

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LGB's (OK,They are going on a Harrier but they show what they are good detail pics)

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Modern helmet-

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Graham,

having just joined the Forum I am delighted to find your GR radar pictures. I have been searching everywhere for shots like this. Living near RAF Leuchars all I can get are the F.3 radar shots.

Is it possible you have - or can get - closer shots of all the plumbing so I can do a super-detail job on my Revell 1/32 radar.

thanks again,

Tom :thumbsup:

Here are some pictures of the GR1 radar that I took at work.

Radar.jpg

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Graham.

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