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Forum: Military Aviation 27th Jan 2016, 08:29
Replies: 3
Views: 2,057
Posted By typerated
I remember the 88 comp (it was a comp not an Ex) ...

I remember the 88 comp (it was a comp not an Ex)

coast in at St Abbs

Nav point at Spade. If I remember correctly the winning Sqn would go to Red Flag (or was it a competition in the states)
...
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jan 2016, 06:57
Replies: 159
Views: 34,196
Posted By typerated
Ken, A generation before the Tornado ADV The...

Ken,

A generation before the Tornado ADV The US was producing the F-4, F-5, F-8, F-101, F-104, F-105, F-106. Other successful fighters of the time to consider - Mirage 3 and Mig 21. How do they...
Forum: Military Aviation 11th Jan 2016, 07:17
Replies: 159
Views: 34,196
Posted By typerated
I'm sure they are fair comments gents. In some...

I'm sure they are fair comments gents.
In some ways I read the impressive parts of the F3 history as despite the 'less than ideal' airframe though.


If we had gone for F-15's they would...
Forum: Military Aviation 22nd Dec 2015, 07:20
Replies: 159
Views: 34,196
Posted By typerated
More wing area? To fly higher, turn better...

More wing area?

To fly higher, turn better and carry more further.

Tornado was designed to be operated at low level high speed - it did that well but that environment is just an option not the...
Forum: Military Aviation 22nd Dec 2015, 04:33
Replies: 159
Views: 34,196
Posted By typerated
more wing area more thrust more...

more wing area


more thrust


more reliability :)
Forum: Military Aviation 17th Dec 2015, 17:29
Replies: 85
Views: 17,394
Posted By typerated
Thanks Andy, I can see that in open water...

Thanks Andy,


I can see that in open water and that was always going to be a much harder environment to survive in.


I was thinking that rockets would have been preferable in San Carlos Water...
Forum: Military Aviation 14th Dec 2015, 06:57
Replies: 65
Views: 9,247
Posted By typerated
I was just wondering if the RAF should bomb other...

I was just wondering if the RAF should bomb other things on Christmas day instead of ISIS?


Sharkey's house?
Forum: Military Aviation 10th Dec 2015, 04:05
Replies: 85
Views: 17,394
Posted By typerated
I'm sure you are right RLS with respect to older...

I'm sure you are right RLS with respect to older ships - Most larger WW2 ships had armour - SNEBs would have been useless against those.

I would have thought modern destroyers and frigates would...
Forum: Military Aviation 7th Dec 2015, 08:45
Replies: 85
Views: 17,394
Posted By typerated
I remember seeing something about Buccs using...

I remember seeing something about Buccs using SNEBs in the Norwegian Fjords where a Martel would have been unusable due to the proximity of land returns. Mainly intended against soviet amphibious...
Forum: Military Aviation 6th Dec 2015, 17:24
Replies: 85
Views: 17,394
Posted By typerated
Argentine fast jet weapons choice - Falklands

I am sure most of us will remember the Argentine attacks on the Navy in San Carlos. Quite a number of ships were hit by bombs that didn't have time to arm.

I always wondered why did their QWI's...
Forum: Military Aviation 6th Dec 2015, 00:48
Replies: 54
Views: 9,269
Posted By typerated
RN was not the biggest well before 1944! ...

RN was not the biggest well before 1944!


All well and good keeping the colonials on the back foot.


But best to be factually correct!
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Dec 2015, 05:28
Replies: 43
Views: 7,375
Posted By typerated
I remember seeing the movie "final countdown"...

I remember seeing the movie "final countdown" about a 1970s carrier intervening at Pearl Harbor.


For that I have been intrigued by the thought of what one Tornado with LGB's (and a tanker) would...
Forum: Military Aviation 23rd Nov 2015, 17:42
Replies: 329
Views: 83,420
Posted By typerated
Thanks Pr00ne, so 2 additional Sqns is...

Thanks Pr00ne,


so 2 additional Sqns is really 2 Sqns retained.


I was thinking about the recent redundancies at Salmesbury and Warton. Like most organisations the lads doing the job are top...
Forum: Military Aviation 23rd Nov 2015, 17:31
Replies: 329
Views: 83,420
Posted By typerated
Can someone explain where the 2 extra Typhoon Sqn...

Can someone explain where the 2 extra Typhoon Sqn appear from?


I was assuming they will be new builds - tranche 3b but I have heard references to keeping tranche 1 going - so are the 2 Sqns just...
Forum: Military Aviation 15th Nov 2015, 00:51
Replies: 33,926
Views: 4,680,206
Posted By typerated
I don't think we need to worry about the UK in...

I don't think we need to worry about the UK in our plans - even gliders for cadets are too much for them these days!
Forum: Military Aviation 15th Nov 2015, 00:46
Replies: 33,926
Views: 4,680,206
Posted By typerated
Nothing will be safe for us when the F-35 becomes...

Nothing will be safe for us when the F-35 becomes operational!
Forum: Military Aviation 15th Nov 2015, 00:43
Replies: 33,926
Views: 4,680,206
Posted By typerated
Britain has the 2nd strongest military in the...

Britain has the 2nd strongest military in the world.
Forum: Military Aviation 25th Oct 2015, 00:07
Replies: 33,926
Views: 4,680,206
Posted By typerated
The correct call at this point is "1 in...

The correct call at this point is


"1 in hot. Laser laydown target 2"
Forum: Military Aviation 11th Oct 2015, 02:58
Replies: 17
Views: 2,816
Posted By typerated
Thumbs up Angel - great to watch must have been more to...

Angel - great to watch must have been more to film!!
Forum: Military Aviation 29th Sep 2015, 19:58
Replies: 63
Views: 9,783
Posted By typerated
Considering that the RAF do support a lot of...

Considering that the RAF do support a lot of airshows and that RIAT is the biggest military show in the world, I wonder if an "airshow" on home turf is what is needed?


If I was the powers that...
Forum: Military Aviation 23rd Sep 2015, 07:42
Replies: 58
Views: 8,651
Posted By typerated
RNZAF didn't do too bad in the mid 60s ...

RNZAF didn't do too bad in the mid 60s


UH-1 just gone this year
C-130 and P-3 still soldiering on.
Forum: Military Aviation 11th Sep 2015, 20:57
Replies: 61
Views: 9,667
Posted By typerated
Thought we already did - wasn't it called the...

Thought we already did - wasn't it called the Tempest?
Forum: Military Aviation 7th Sep 2015, 20:30
Replies: 14
Views: 3,603
Posted By typerated
I disagree - (just not about the need for low...

I disagree - (just not about the need for low flying)


It seems to me the Mach Loop is used out of all proportion to the rest of the low fly system. It might just be a coincidence that there are...
Forum: Military Aviation 6th Sep 2015, 01:20
Replies: 15
Views: 3,833
Posted By typerated
Looks to me they are just having a bit of fun...

Looks to me they are just having a bit of fun with Russian satellites.


One night at the pub - next morning grabbing some bits from B and Q and knocking it togther in the aftennon.


I'd have...
Forum: Military Aviation 10th Aug 2015, 10:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,978
Posted By typerated
Perhaps you have a different coverage of the...

Perhaps you have a different coverage of the results down there? I think you will find the colonialists lost this week!

My first memory of sport was seeing Kim Hughes crying and watching flash...
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