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Extract from RAF Minton personnel records

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Extract from RAF Minton personnel records

Telephone logs from RAF Minton.

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Telephone logs from RAF Minton.

JK escorts CD to RAF Minton (decommissioned). CD runs out of fuel on runway.

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JK escorts CD to RAF Minton (decommissioned). CD runs out of fuel on runway.
JK flies by to confirm down safe.

'JK'

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'JK'

(Image Source - Crown Copyright silhouettes provided by the Controller of H.M. Stationery via The World's Fighting Planes (William Green and Gerald Pollinger, McDonald: London 1954). Public Domain. Specific file provided by the Wikipedia Foundation, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)

5 Minutes fuel remaining.

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5 Minutes fuel remaining.

'JK' intercepts.

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So what did dinosaurs really look like?

So what did dinosaurs really look like? Good question! But this gives us a strong clue that current popular interpretations are probably more than a little off.

I say 'popular', because of the well established professional understanding that feathers are the way to go. And lots of them.

Originally shared by Winchell Chung

Rahel Aima tweeted:
I have learnt what swans would look like if they were depicted "under-feathered" like we do dinosaurs, based on fossils.
sweet dreams everyone
https://twitter.com/cnqmdi/status/1074194435771121664

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Originally shared by Mudhooks

https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/CAP493%20Edition%206%20Amendment%201%20Corrigendum%20(April%202015).pdf

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Via Michael J. Coffey .

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Via Michael J. Coffey .



Originally shared by Gorgor Gor

10/10

The venerable and inimitable Eagle Transporter.

The venerable and inimitable Eagle Transporter.

Originally shared by Winchell Chung
https://twitter.com/JIMBO_SOLAR/status/1073330423009304576

Compass compromised, fly dead-reckoned course towards nearest city.

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Compass compromised, fly dead-reckoned course towards nearest city.
Fog moves in.
Turn out to sea.

I know it is poor form to judge on appearance, but I cannot help but be struck by how the British PM is looking more...

I know it is poor form to judge on appearance, but I cannot help but be struck by how the British PM is looking more and more like the late Margaret Thatcher.

And how that does not bode well.

Last day of the reveals and the theme is "Wonder".

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Last day of the reveals and the theme is "Wonder".

Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY SEVEN of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”WONDER” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other's successes.
Mak…

Day six of round 24 is the occasionally disturbing theme of "Trunk".

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Day six of round 24 is the occasionally disturbing theme of "Trunk".

Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY SIX of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”TRUNK” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other'…

Via Chance Chandler .

Via Chance Chandler .

I am constantly torn between which are worse - anti-vaxxers or climate change deniers.

A pox upon both their houses!


Originally shared by John Carroll

I’ll just put this here....I believe also in science and had I not been immunized in some of the places I’ve been I wouldn’t have survived...period.


https://www.boredpanda.com/anti-vaccination-mom-leukemia-dance-school/
https://www.boredpanda.com/anti-vaccination-mom-leukemia-dance-school/

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Day 5 brings the "Sign" theme!

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Day 5 brings the "Sign" theme!

Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY FIVE of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”SIGN” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other's successes.
Make new friends,
and be a …

Day 4 and Forced Perspective is the theme!

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Day 4 and Forced Perspective is the theme!

Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY FOUR of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”FORCED PERSPECTIVE” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other's successes.
Make new f…

Following up on the bread PCB...

A real, actual breadboard circuit. With Vegemite.

A real, actual breadboard circuit. With Vegemite.

Australian ingenuity!

Originally shared by John Samuel

Vegemite circuitry science.
https://twitter.com/lukeweston/status/1071220362606608385?s=12

Day three brings us to 'Olive'.

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Day three brings us to 'Olive'.

Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY THREE of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”OLIVE” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other's successes.
Make new friends,
and be a…

Day 2 of the reveals of round 24 - Diamond.

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Day 2 of the reveals of round 24 - Diamond.


Originally shared by Lauri Novak

We are officially on DAY TWO of REVEALS
from the 24th “CREATIVITY NEVER SLEEPS round
of the G+ Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

This event runs a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
The game is open to up to 300 Photographers
You get 7 items to shoot
You get a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then they are judged by amazing photographers

Then the albums are opened up to the public over the course of 7 days.
There are 7 categories:
This is the ”DIAMOND” album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways.
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills,
gives you a huge audience,
and lets everyone celebrate each other's successes.
Make new friends,
and …