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  1. Running out of beer guys lol...... Trip to the WW1 practice trenches looks good.
  2. Looks like just me and you then Pete, more beer for use lol....
  3. This years Plain Invasion is being held on the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th of May. All the usual stuff, great food and great driving out over Salisbury Plain, Europes largest military training ground. Our new camp site has just about everything you'll need for a enjoyible weekend. A pub is on site and serves great food and beer if you wish to eat out, the landlord has offered us an outside bar if we require one, posible disco and quiz night also planned. Our drive out over the Plains will be the normal off road drive with plenty of stops for tea and site seeing. There is also a plan for us to go and visit the WW1 pratice trench systems at Beacon hill or Perham Down. The whole weekend is geared around you, your vehicles with no public. We do tend to get visitors but thats cos we are camped at a pub. We have space for about 50 vehicles and tentage. Convoys to and from Salisbury Plain will be sent out in packs of 10 to 15, once on the ranges we regroup. Price for the weekend will be about £25, the camp site is at the Weyhill fair Andover and will be open from 8 oclock Friday morning More information to follow soon. Tony Hoare. Plain Invasion 2013....
  4. Cheers Rosie, many thanks for your help..... Tony.
  5. Just a quicky for tonight. Does anyone have an idea what the dates are for the 2013 Overlord show?? Many thanks. Tony.
  6. Many thanks for the heads up guys. Tony..
  7. Hi guys, was sorting through the shed the other week and came across two of these jackets. One has been put in our display BUT, we know nothing about them. Anyone got a date this jacket would have worn please??? Sorry about the snap, thats my brother doing a super model pose..... Many thanks. Tony.
  8. One of my fav vehicles.
  9. Many thanks mate. Still a few Mk7s about thank god. Starting to see more of the Wildcat out on the ranges now. I think they will be replacing all the MK7s very soon......
  10. When coupled with the honeycombe armour it's very effective form APGs and small armes fire by all accounts, not to good with tree stumps and gate posts though. Tend to see quite a few vehicles driving around with bit missing or damaged.......
  11. Mostly taken during the Herrick 17 FTX. Some wild snaps, some media.
  12. All taken on Salisbury Plain, wild and Media day. We new they were being built, didn't exspect to see them on Herrick 17 FTX.. Scimitar2 Samson2 Spartan2 Many thanks for looking. Tony.
  13. YEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAA I'm back...... Many thanks Lee.
  14. It's the werewolfs and Aliens that put the fear of got up me, Oye and guys putting things in my sleeping bag. Sorry ChrisG, I did think it was you at the time, then found out it was someone a bit closer to home (YODA)
  15. Really nice snaps Pete. I still don't have a Navy Lynx in my collecton. They do fly upto the SPTA, but I'm never about when they do.....
  16. Lynx is still with us. took these this year. MK9(A) MK9. MK7. MK7 with GPMG fitted.
  17. Just starting to get back into organising the event after the death of my dear Mum, RIP mum. Right then, got a battle plan for the Saterday. I am going to be working on the idea of making Saterday a cadet education day. I am going to be sending out emails and letters to all the local ACFs around my area to see if they would like to come over for a few hours. Along with this, I will be sending some emails to the local regiments to see if they might be intrested in bring some bits and pieces over for a few hours. It has been put forward to me if a possible time line could be set up with the different vehicles, if there is anyone with-in spitting distance from the Andover area that thinks they could help with a vehicle or two please let me know. All the ussual stuff will be suplied, food, toilets and pub for next year, all we need now is help from you guys. Many thanks to all for your continued support and hope to see you in 2012........ Tony....
  18. Your both more than welcome to come and join us. Tony....
  19. Plain Invasion 2012 has had a date change for next year. Due to Military training over the month of August, I have decided to move the date back to May. Along with the new dates, I have also found us a great new camp site with pub, great beers and great food. Dave and the cookhouse will be back and our medi and fire cover will also be on site. Lots of idea's for the weekend and a better drive over Salibury Plain is planned for the Sunday. The dates for next year are 25th to the 28th May. The new site is at the Weyhill fair ground Andover. All are welcome to come along for a great time. All the best and a merry Christmas to you all. Tony.
  20. Give these guys a shout, just ask for Kieth or Karon. Tony. http://www.flying-jacket.com/
  21. Found this on one of those satelite web sites. It's taken over an old airfield not far from me and was found while test pits were being dug for a new warehouse site. I think it could be an AA site but not too sure. Any help on this would be great because this site will be gone very soon. Sorry about the quality, I took a snap of it with a point and shoot from the computer. Tony.
  22. Looks like lots more updates to follow as well. Tony.
  23. Don't know if anyone has seen this web site, or has already be posted here. There are some very graphic pictures within the gallerys so be warned. http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/ww2.html Tony.
  24. Hello Matt, We were really saddened to here of your Dads departing mate. You are always welcome down to this event mate, just give me the nod and you will be on the list... Tony.
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