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Old 9th Aug 2018, 07:41
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boswell bear
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: UK
Posts: 114
Originally Posted by DaveUnwin View Post

I think that part of the problem is that the VGS tends to ‘gold plate’ its operation. A VGS instructor wears the same boots and flying suit as a Typhoon pilot - all paid for by the tax payer.
Actually they struggled to provide me with any boots over the last 5 years! When they did they then informed me I couldn't fly in them as they lead to inadvertent application of the toe brakes.
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