Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Aircrew Forums > Military Aviation
Reload this Page >

Caption competition

Military Aviation A forum for the professionals who fly military hardware. Also for the backroom boys and girls who support the flying and maintain the equipment, and without whom nothing would ever leave the ground. All armies, navies and air forces of the world equally welcome here.

Caption competition

Old 8th Sep 2018, 21:22
  #50161 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Southport
Posts: 1,094
"He says his name is Michael O'Leary, and if you want to take your bag in his plane it'll cost you and extra shilling!"
andytug is offline  
Old 8th Sep 2018, 21:47
  #50162 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 16,995
"I say these RFC chaps are not the type we want in the Regimental mess, the chap in that one asked me to smoke a kipper for him and he would be back for breakfast"
NutLoose is offline  
Old 8th Sep 2018, 21:49
  #50163 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 16,995
"Their first aeroplane you say!, I say give them a hundred years and you will probably find they still have the same amount of aeroplanes"
NutLoose is offline  
Old 8th Sep 2018, 21:50
  #50164 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 16,995
"Where does one carry ones horse?"
NutLoose is offline  
Old 8th Sep 2018, 22:21
  #50165 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Great South East, tired and retired
Posts: 2,764
With the cancellation of the F-35, and the date falling on the same day as the football grand final, there was a disappointing turnout to the 2019 Trooping of The Colour.
Ascend Charlie is online now  
Old 8th Sep 2018, 23:15
  #50166 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: these mist covered mountains are a home now for me.
Posts: 1,662
"Is it going forwards or backwards?"
Runaway Gun is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 01:05
  #50167 (permalink)  
Gnome de PPRuNe
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Too close to Croydon for comfort
Age: 56
Posts: 6,391
They say it's powered by 80 horses. Stuff and nonsense! I can't even see one...
treadigraph is online now  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 01:23
  #50168 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: West Coast Canada
Posts: 3,666
I say is that your brother up there?

Goodness no, he has a respectable occupation, he is a piano player in the local whore house,
Big Pistons Forever is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 02:59
  #50169 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 523
...and that kite could go even higher if we had a longer string.
Hydromet is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 03:18
  #50170 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: QLD - where drivers are yet to realise that the left lane goes to their destination too.
Posts: 2,258
Can't be that hard. Apparently they let NCO's fly 'em.
Traffic_Is_Er_Was is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 03:21
  #50171 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: QLD - where drivers are yet to realise that the left lane goes to their destination too.
Posts: 2,258
Before the invention of the windsock, enterprising flyers would use anything handy to gauge the wind speed and direction when overhead the field.
Traffic_Is_Er_Was is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 03:26
  #50172 (permalink)  

Evertonian
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: #3117# Ppruner of the Year Nominee 2005
Posts: 10,198
Too close for Lancers, switching to Huns (in the Sun)
Buster Hyman is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 03:28
  #50173 (permalink)  

Evertonian
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: #3117# Ppruner of the Year Nominee 2005
Posts: 10,198
It's the future of Warfare I tell you Bertie! With these Babies up in the sky, we'll know exactly where to charge & Britannia will rule again!!!
Buster Hyman is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 04:06
  #50174 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 3,602
Ah.... Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines....Given me a idea Lord Rawnsley
or
What was in that message Bertie threw down ? It Says ' we could go faster if the watch was lighter

Last edited by Kiltrash; 9th Sep 2018 at 11:41.
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 05:35
  #50175 (permalink)  
Gnome de PPRuNe
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Too close to Croydon for comfort
Age: 56
Posts: 6,391
Look at that! I told you adrenaline is brown...
treadigraph is online now  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 07:04
  #50176 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Great South East, tired and retired
Posts: 2,764
On a windy day, the ceremonial flypast could take half an hour.
Ascend Charlie is online now  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 08:04
  #50177 (permalink)  
c52
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Surrey
Posts: 1,542
"Mark my words. It'll be the 1960s before a military plane can fly so slowly again."

Last edited by c52; 9th Sep 2018 at 08:38.
c52 is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 08:39
  #50178 (permalink)  
c52
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Surrey
Posts: 1,542
"Oi, we'll race you. Give you 20 seconds' start."
c52 is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 08:48
  #50179 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Southport
Posts: 1,094
"There I was, upside down, with nothing on the clock but the maker's name... thought I'd seen the horsemen of the apocalypse!"
andytug is offline  
Old 9th Sep 2018, 10:12
  #50180 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: QLD - where drivers are yet to realise that the left lane goes to their destination too.
Posts: 2,258
Apparently they're for "observation".
Well, I can certainly see it!
Traffic_Is_Er_Was is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.