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by Silversim
30 Sep 2020, 09:24
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Happy Birthday Silversim (71)
Replies: 6
Views: 649

Re: Happy Birthday Silversim (71)

Thank you one and all for the birthday wishes yesterday....it was a bit of a frantic day...(I'm in the middle of a "prison sentence" ;) for escaping to Crete B-) earlier this month) resulting in an avalanche of emails, faceache posts, telephone calls etc, etc....Once again, thank's guys :c...
by Silversim
25 Jul 2020, 09:58
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Bit of This and a Bit of That
Replies: 10
Views: 903

Re: A Bit of This and a Bit of That

Nice comparisons Nigel, especially as it's just across "The Forest" from where I live. My main "beef" with Orbx TE are those awful uniform grey roads, apart from that I'm very happy with it and spend many happy hours meandering in my PA28 on VFR flights across the mainland. I thi...
by Silversim
30 Mar 2020, 09:33
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Frightning!
Replies: 18
Views: 1526

Re: Frightning!

I Lined up for landing at 200kts then reduced power for touchdown nose came down and the landing was down then up then down......... Regards Nigel. Same here Nigel, after a fab flight up the Bristol Channel in the 92 Sqn repaint (I'm ex RAF Gutersloh ;) ) I returned to my home patch at EGHH with si...
by Silversim
29 Jan 2020, 11:40
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Frightning!
Replies: 18
Views: 1526

Re: Frightning!

the famous quote still holds true..."I was with it all the way until I released the brakes"..... ;) Yes, it is indeed a famous quote in which a new young pilot said after his very first flight in the lightning as there were no 2 seat trainers in his day :lol: One very good book to read is...
by Silversim
28 Jan 2020, 09:07
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Frightning!
Replies: 18
Views: 1526

Re: Frightning!

Hi Gina, great minds think alike for I just tried it but although the exterior of the a/c is very good was not really happy with the cockpit, I am not a modeller and would have difficulty even trying to get a cockpit looking like one but having sat in the Lightning when in the RAF and at air museum...
by Silversim
27 Jan 2020, 17:59
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Frightning!
Replies: 18
Views: 1526

Frightning!

by Silversim
12 Jan 2020, 17:33
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Must Have...
Replies: 22
Views: 1665

Re: A Must Have...

Nigel H-J wrote: 12 Jan 2020, 16:44
Funny you should ask dave f ;) ....I won't post my landing at Fairoaks yesterday afternoon..... :$
Oh come on, don't be shy, POST IT!! :lol: :lol:

Regards
Nigel.
Sorry to disappoint Nigel, it went straight in the bin(together with a "bent" prop) :wasntme:

Regards
Gina
by Silversim
12 Jan 2020, 08:57
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Must Have...
Replies: 22
Views: 1665

Re: A Must Have...

Nigel , nice one you are a proper Nigel , 'cos final app speed of CA based Tigers is 50 kts . You've added 5 kts for wife and kids or turbulence , so perfectly nailed at 55 kts . As your rpm is idle , so in absence of flaps a sideslip is perfect again to steepen approach angle ! Your cruising looks...
by Silversim
10 Jan 2020, 09:15
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Must Have...
Replies: 22
Views: 1665

Re: A Must Have...

Took it up for a quick spin ;) yesterday from Compton Abbas....fab :excited: Must check out how to add a pilot!!....look forward to a few repaints :)

Thank's to Aeroworx and Ant :thumbsup:
by Silversim
02 Oct 2019, 11:33
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Happy Birthday Silversim
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Re: Happy Birthday Silversim

Thank you for all the best wishes, sorry not to reply earlier but I was being led astray :) by an old friend on a birthday trip? ;) to Amsterdam.