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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:12
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No Sir....it has not hit a Reef.....it is being made into a Reef!
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:13
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The first landing by an F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth didn't end quite as briefed...
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:15
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"Those RAF chappies are bringing their baggage on board now Sir"
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:17
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In those immortal words from the director of the movie "Raise The Titanic"...

"Sh-t, that's the the wrong ship"
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:24
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Irish Navy undergo sea trials on their first angled deck carrier.
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:25
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"It's got to be British, look it's got no Aircraft"
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:50
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Let's see you take the third wire now, Hotshot.

Or

Despite a comprehensive investigation, the Navy could find no reason why this carrier in particular, had a record of 100% bolters.
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 19:52
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Flush the poop deck No.1
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 20:05
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"We're going to need a bigger boat".
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 00:18
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"Whoa there laddie... easy on the power until you can actually see the water-skiers standing upright!"
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 01:47
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Get the nose down Number One, for Gods sake!! She'll stall any minute!
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 01:50
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Japanese Navy design for Kamikaze carrier. No requirement for landing area.
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 01:58
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Dangers of pilots having to ditch near the ship are obviated by allowing them to ditch on the ship.
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 02:49
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"Once we gun it, it gets up on the plane and goes like stink."
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 02:57
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It’s not broken, it’s British.
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 02:58
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Damn there must be a Nut Loose somewhere
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 05:44
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Someone has pulled out the Golden Rivet!
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 08:30
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The carrier deck is actually parallel with the horizon.

Could it be that the sea is on the slant?
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 08:31
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I can assure you we are level, it is the horizon that's sloping.
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 08:49
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"I said wave off, not on!"
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