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#101 Posted : 04 July 2017 12:20:08

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My Boss's nephew is currently in America training on the F35. He got his wings a year ago at Valley, he was the only navy pilot to qualify for the F35 in the bunch that were there.
Once he's done there he's coming back in a F35 then being based at RAF Marham until Lizzie is ready for them.

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Wow!! That is quite an achievement for your nephew Chris, you must be very proud of him as his parents must also be?! Cool Cool

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#102 Posted : 17 July 2017 21:18:22
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Ministry of Defence facing 'hundreds of millions in hidden costs' for the F-35B carrier jet.. simply laughable..
http://www.telegraph.co....dden-costs-new-fighter/


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#103 Posted : 18 July 2017 11:53:38

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Ministry of Defence facing 'hundreds of millions in hidden costs' for the F-35B carrier jet.. simply laughable..
http://www.telegraph.co....dden-costs-new-fighter/





Unbeleivable! You simply coudn't make it up. Until we have the same ambitions as the US military, our armed forces will always be an underfunded service. We can have the best trained soldiers, sailors and airmen in the world, but they are no good without the properly funded arms available to them!
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#104 Posted : 18 July 2017 12:08:28
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Very true. Would have made more sense to develop a Navy version of the Typhoon, which is likely to outfly the F-35 in aerial combat....

http://www.businessinsid...eurofighter-2013-2?IR=T
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#105 Posted : 20 July 2017 20:00:50

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Minions invade the Queen Elizabeth:-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/new...ghlands-islands-40667259
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#106 Posted : 08 August 2017 18:55:42

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HMS Queen Elizabeth sailing the seas alongside US ships

http://www.dailymail.co....as-alongside-ships.html

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#107 Posted : 09 August 2017 07:51:22

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That's a sight I would love to see. It's great seeing them side by side to get an idea of the size of our carrier. She certainly looks epic next to their mega carriers.

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#108 Posted : 09 August 2017 08:26:34

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#109 Posted : 16 August 2017 06:55:50
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HMS Queen Elizabeth to arrive at Portsmouth for the first time this morning......weather permitting, there will be a flypast
http://www.dailymail.co....Portsmouth-morning.html
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#110 Posted : 08 September 2017 07:37:45
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Second carrier to be named today..
https://www.google.co.uk...mp/uk-scotland-41172440
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#111 Posted : 30 October 2017 21:20:32
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Big Lizzie departs her Home port for the firsts time...
http://www.dailymail.co....MS-Queen-Elizabeth.html
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#112 Posted : 30 October 2017 21:32:31

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It does look rather sleek thats for sure.

Its only when you try and pick out people on board in the pictures that you realise just how big it is.

Wonder which kit producer will be the first to bring this one out as a model?
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#113 Posted : 30 October 2017 22:47:57
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Wonder which kit producer will be the first to bring this one out as a model?
Already on it, see posts #47 & #91
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#114 Posted : 30 October 2017 22:58:22

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birdaj2 wrote:
Wonder which kit producer will be the first to bring this one out as a model?
Already on it, see posts #47 & #91


Well i missed all of that BigGrin that new connection models i have not heard of before. Airfix could probable put out something decent if they put their minds to it but that posting in message 91 does not bode well.

Be interesting to see what comes out in the future.
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#115 Posted : 07 December 2017 08:20:56
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Now legally a Warship, white ensign raised and handed to the Navy - HMS Queen Elizabeth to be commissioned by the Queen today...though the ship won’t be operational until 2021
http://www.dailymail.co....eens-commissioning.html

Special ale produced to celebrate....
https://www.portsmouth.c...commissioning-1-8274539
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#116 Posted : 07 December 2017 09:33:48

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Hear is an interesting link between the new Carrier and the company that made the famous Fairey Swordfish. WFEL Stands for William Fairey Enginering Ltd

https://www.wfel.com/new...queen-elizabeth-trials/
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#117 Posted : 08 December 2017 00:34:15

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The commissioning of the Carrier.

http://www.telegraph.co....t-aircraft-carrier-hsm/
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#118 Posted : 19 December 2017 07:21:32
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#119 Posted : 22 December 2017 23:45:34
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The second new Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has been launched in Scotland from its dry dock in Rosyth, due to be handed over in 2019 and is currently ahead of schedule...
http://www.dailymail.co....aft-carrier-floats.html
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#120 Posted : 23 December 2017 12:46:35

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All good stuff. Lets hope this one does not have the same issues as the first.

They are some incredible looking ships.
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