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Old 12th Jun 2018, 12:16
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...and as you'll see Minister, we believe we have found a viable alternative to the F-35.
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 12:18
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By going to a single engine and adding more fuel storage we can still takeoff in a shorter distance than the Jags and stay airborne longer assuming our initial ROC allows us to clear the Perimeter Fence.
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 12:19
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Yes, I know it's in bits but, as you'll by these figures, it's still faster than the Tornado.
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 12:20
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Surely it can't be that hard? Even the RAAF fly them!
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 15:04
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 15:05
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"Keep it below 100kts and 2g and that packing tape will hold just fine"
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 16:53
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Reported was parked in Liverpool last night? Find out who did this and sign them up...a lot quicker than that Nutloose fella from engineering department
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 17:29
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"You'll have to use the force, Luke!"
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 17:31
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"This is the last time we buy one from IKEA!"
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 20:02
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"So Rolls-Royce have come up with this contraption to install the engine, that takes 6 blokes 4 hours, and the Yanks can do it with 4 blokes and 2 hours... someone explain why we didn't keep the J79?"

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Old 12th Jun 2018, 20:44
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Yes I know you have spent 30 Hours stripping it down to find the un commanded yaw problem, but it seems the Right wing was off a Royal Navy version and the left wing is the original RAF version . bit of a [email protected] up in the stores department.... sorry old chap
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 20:50
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Are you sure that ticking noise is just the engine cooling down?
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 20:57
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 05:51
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"It says here that the aircraft is to remain entirely covered in packing tape until the both engines are mounted."
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 05:57
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It doesn't matter how much packing tape or how many address labels you stick on it, DHL won't accept it until you put it in a box.
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 06:33
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"Perhaps if we turn the diagram upside-down we'll be able to work out which end is the front."
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 07:39
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What does "Warranty Void if removed" mean?
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 08:41
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"er, chief, you go tell the riggers it won't fit"

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Old 13th Jun 2018, 09:38
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"... and with this, brains over there says it will do Wattisham to Coningsby in 8 minutes"

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Old 13th Jun 2018, 09:47
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" 'Ere, Fred - this bit looks as if it should go on there !"
 

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