3rd Sep 2008, 12:21
Appologies if this has been posted before....a quick search didn't reveal anything.
Anyway...made me chuckle!
The Royal Air Force - ARRSEpedia (http://www.arrse.co.uk/wiki/RAF):)
Rgds to all....
3rd Sep 2008, 19:49
the most hated group within the RAF are the RAF Police, closely followed by movers and Rockapes
What the RAFP are hated, I feel so rejected:rolleyes:
3rd Sep 2008, 19:57
Not too wide of the mark... :E
The Helpful Stacker
3rd Sep 2008, 20:51
Hardly a reputable source though is it?
You'll be checking E-Goat for 'facts' on the Pongo's and Cocktail shakers next!
Still, I suppose when the senior service has been progressively shown to be an irrelevence in the modern world by the power and reach of airpower (assisted of course by moving Australia) you'd have to turn to the other, less threatening service for comfort.
3rd Sep 2008, 21:09
No more than good old Service humour. Nothing else can touch it but you had to be there to appreciate it.
4th Sep 2008, 09:01
That's the best read I've had in a while. Brilliant! Best bit for me - on the subject of the Tonka's radar:
"Because of some delays to the radar, some development aircraft flew with a concrete weight in place of the radar assembly. In a nod to some other radar names of the day (Blue Parrot, Blue Fox) this was nicknamed Blue Circle..."