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Old 14th Jun 2018, 11:00
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Yes, everything looks fine, but we'd like the national marking on the tail moved, to make room for an RAF 100 logo.
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 11:07
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We've changed our minds, and now want them painted grey.
Well that's up to you Sir, but the contract came with a 10 year supply of green and grey paint
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 11:08
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 11:57
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Well, that's always been the rule here in maintenance - any pilot who doesn't fill it with quality liquor gets the worn engines.
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 13:21
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Not a comment: This competition need go no further than Danny's post 48639.
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 13:37
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Take a note..."Dear Admiral. I'm writing to you today about some serious rust concerns we have with these Phantoms you sold us..."
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Old 14th Jun 2018, 14:06
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NOT A CAPTION

Hydromet (#48647),

Why, thank'ee kind Sir - but it is Nutty's call !
 
Old 15th Jun 2018, 00:38
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"We have looked everywhere, the cockpit, the white fuel tank, the spare engine, even pulled the cap off the tail cone, but nobody can find this Thronomister Valve the Yanks reckon they sold us!"
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Old 15th Jun 2018, 01:47
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Errrr.....here's the problem....it should have said "Daily Inspection" not "Dis-asemble In Sections".
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Old 15th Jun 2018, 04:43
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"We insisted on provision of tail gunner accommodation, but unfortunately MoD(PE) forgot to insist on a transparent dome and a gun for him."

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Old 15th Jun 2018, 09:07
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Guy in white lab coat, on phone to Domino's " 2 with pepperoni, a ham and cheese, and 2 Garlic breads. Don't worry about the 30 minute delivery time, it looks like we'll be here a while yet".
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Old 15th Jun 2018, 09:10
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Well Screwfix are insisting that that is the right item for that Nato stock number.
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Old 15th Jun 2018, 11:28
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Well it's that time again time to award the CS Trophy to one unlucky person, so drum roll, applause from the crowd, the scores on the doors are

3rd Kilrash with

Yes Mike the black paint has finally arrived

2nd Danny with

"Are you sure there aren't any bits left in the box, mate ?"


But the overall winner is

Traffic with

Consternation and fuss were the order of the day, as the Grimsby Enthusiasts Club realised that 1 or 2 editions of "Build your Own Phantom" magazine must have been lost in the post.

Over to you.



PostScript

"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?"

Ttfn

Ivor.. phormer Phantom Phixer
It was deemed they would not be powerful enough to lob them off the smaller British Carriers, hence the engine change.
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Old 15th Jun 2018, 15:15
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post


PostScript



It was deemed they would not be powerful enough to lob them off the smaller British Carriers, hence the engine change.
Erm, I was well aware of that, used to p*** us off immensely each engine change time... the Yanks (and later on 74Sqn before it became a mixed fleet) could get the J79 out and in, while we were still struggling to remove door 86!
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 09:30
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Thanks Nutty!

Continuing the theme:
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 09:39
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Q: How many women with PMS does it take to change a spark plug?

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A; 'COZ IT JUST DOES, AWRIGHT???!!
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 10:22
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You know girls, with a little tweaking, we could get this engine tuned to our mensies.
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 12:47
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Looks like Doris has lost her keys again...
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 12:51
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Doris got her first screw of the War!
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Old 16th Jun 2018, 13:01
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