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Old 26th Oct 2018, 17:31
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A major issue with the Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn was the amount of typing involved in compiling accident reports.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 17:32
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“If yer know a better ‘ole, go to it.”
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 17:34
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PAN PAN PAN ... send 12 feet of string, 8 yards of bamboo and 6 sq ft of calico.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 17:36
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“Bu§§er. Some cad has a camera!”
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 17:52
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"It was a perfectly good three point landing - two wings a nose !"
 
Old 26th Oct 2018, 18:47
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Originally Posted by Danny42C View Post
"It was a perfectly good three point landing - two wings a nose !"
Good to see you are still on form in some areas!!
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 19:24
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RAF Rulebook, 1st Edition, Addendum 1

Personnel must not sit on the runway when flying is in progress.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 19:25
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"If God had meant man to fly, He would never have given us the railways." - [Flanders and Swann]

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Old 26th Oct 2018, 19:29
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10/- the lot, to a good home. No haggling.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 20:15
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The facial expression says it all ... "Did I pass my FHT, Sir?"
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 20:18
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The RFC lifted Mess pranks to a new level.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 20:53
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The use of Brighton Pier as an ALG was not without problems..

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Old 26th Oct 2018, 21:39
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RAF Rulebook, 1st Edition, Addendum 1

Personnel must not sit on the runway when flying is in progress.
Photo setter's note!

The location of the aircraft is actually on top of one of RFC Waddington's hangars!
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 00:17
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His "Bollocks it it's near enough" attitude to the folding wings failed to get him cleared for carrier operations.
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 00:35
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Originally Posted by Wensleydale View Post
Photo setter's note!

The location of the aircraft is actually on top of one of RFC Waddington's hangars!
Phew! Thought I'd landed on top of a Sentry...
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 02:15
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Loudhailer from ground level....
Sorry sir we have a long ladder but Staish says for punishment you are up there till after the weekend
or
sir it's from your wife she is asking 'who the **** is Mabel I found in our married quarters
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 06:13
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The location of the aircraft is actually on top of one of RFC Waddington's hangars!
Hoskins realises he did not really understand "service ceiling" and instead found "service rooftop".
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 06:50
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I was all lined up to fly through the hangar when those [email protected]@rds Crawford and Thompson began to close the doors...
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 06:55
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At the time, Major 'Des' Ein-Floor just didn't see the irony of his name and rank.
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 07:30
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OK, I get the Per Ardua bit, what's next?
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