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Old 11th Jan 2010, 09:21
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This is a source of some worry!
R***ie B**ker's were too, must find the photo I have of Seafury Fan's arse in the bubble window whilst in formation....
What is the link between R***ies cannon and SeaFurys arse??
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Old 11th Jan 2010, 11:24
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Castledillon
Spent two tours there as a Sapper in the 70s. One day a Scout landed for fuel, and the pilot walked in the main building wearing an RE capbadge. How did you get those, says I pointing to his Wings. And the rest is history, as they say.
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Old 12th Jan 2010, 11:10
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Shurely Shome Mishtake?

Seafury Fan's arse in the bubble window whilst in formation....
Seen here waving from the cabin door of 204, he didn’t bring that behaviour over to 230 then? Of course, Pumas don’t have bubble windows!




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Old 13th Jan 2010, 08:39
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Diamondglider....promised dit on Geordie Haswell.....

When we first went to NI in the Wessex, I was a sprog crewman on 72 Sqn and was learning the way of the World from the 'hairies' like Geordie Haswell.
To set the scene; in those days the crewman would monitor HF as a Flight Safety Net. So on takeoff we would check that it was working OK and then monitor it during flight. The atmospherics on the net could be quite intrusive, crewmen had to put up with it but other crew members would de-select the HF rx button to get a bit of peace.
One day, Geordie Haswell (ex British Rail fireman shovelling 40 tons of coal a day to keep the steam up! - good skills in the Wessex ) departed Aldergrove to go tasking in the Province. Sometime later I took off to do some other Province tasking and after takeoff I tuned in the HF radio and did a radio check with Ops. That went OK so I settled down in the cabin to monitor the nav. I then became aware of an unusual sound on the HF which sounded like someone singing the letter oh (O) but in one long sound: 'Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
hhhhhhhhhh' I said to the pilot 'Have a listen to HF there's a weird sound I can't make out' He selected his HF rx button and there was the sound nonstop but getting fainter 'Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh'
'That's strange don't know what that is' Then the 'Oh' sound stopped and continued with 'klahoma with the wind gan whistling doon the playne'
The fact it was in a broad geordie accent gave the game away; obviously Geordie Haswell was having a boring Province task.

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Old 13th Jan 2010, 08:58
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I once witnessed a cab have an 'RT failure' when a life saving medevac to Dublin was about to be cancelled, despite having a premature baby already on board and en-route.

The Captain may well have been a PItheA regarding TV remote controls but I for one was a very happy chappy when he declared "Difficult will call by landline from destination".

Of course it was an 'army' helicopter and I think it quite sad that the negative press of the miltary in NI was never balanced by the good that was also brought to the table.
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 10:57
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FOLA Member raises ugly head

19-year old that has been banging Mrs Robinson and caused implosion of NI politics - leading to Bast*rd McGuiness favourite for First Minister.......
has to be elected honourable member?
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 13:21
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I don't think so EESDL ..... surely even FOLA's standards would think twice about a 40+ year age difference.......
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 16:27
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T-Head

Nar...

FOLA SOPs, Chapter 3, Para 2, Sub Para B

'Aged between 16 and 60, face and body within limits'

Limits were, of course, subject to the findings of a FCM if seriously challenged.
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 17:55
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'Aged between 16 and 60, face and body within limits'
Unlike the rules used by the occupants of the street-

'one head and no penis'

Clear above and behind? -

RC lives
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 18:08
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Bit picky, evidence would indicate that the basic criteria for the street was that they were 'still warm'.
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'Aged between 16 and 60, face and body within limits'
... ooh careful careful ...... age of consent in Norn Iron was (is?) 17!

Caught a few people out that one .......
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Old 13th Jan 2010, 20:10
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Stop Press

19-year old that has been banging Mrs Robinson
SHOCK LATEST - Virulent new vIris invades PPRuNe site. SHFNI thread disrupted?
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Old 14th Jan 2010, 17:34
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An Evocative Scene

Out to the FOBs again, this time to record night tasking. B** S*****t, J***N B***s and ‘Cat’ engaged on AF/BF servicing of 230 Squadron’s ZA935. Note the torch beams round the tail rotor. Drumadd, Armagh. 5th October 1999.




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Old 14th Jan 2010, 20:14
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19-year old that has been banging Mrs Robinson
Wasn't there a song about that sometime in the sixties?
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Old 14th Jan 2010, 22:53
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Wasn't there a song about that sometime in the sixties?
Yes here it is
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Old 14th Jan 2010, 23:34
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SHFNI Stories??

Wasn't there a song about that sometime in the sixties?
Get a grip here. Dundiggin, Dunhovrin, Dummy Run, sff, Ish et al - Vere are you??

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Old 17th Jan 2010, 13:45
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Phamousphotographer....I've bitten..

Back on thread chaps.............I don't know if anyone knows this club in Belfast. It used to be on the midlands Club Circuit and for the small amount of 10/- (I really do mean 10 bob!) you would be entertained by professional acts which performed throughout the clubs across the mainland. It was damn good value, good entertainment and good hunting !.......Then it all came to an end when a woman enterred the resteraunt down stairs with a bomb in a bag which exploded prematurely, blowing off both her legs and wrecking the place.

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Old 17th Jan 2010, 17:57
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The Abercorn
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Old 17th Jan 2010, 18:01
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And Another One

Back on thread chaps.............
Many thanks for rescuing the thread Dundiggin. Another 72 view in appreciation.

Except at Bessbrook where, for security, it was so dark that photography was impossible, night working had a unique atmosphere, especially in rural areas, and I always felt privileged to record scenes like these as XR499‘W’ awaits tasking. Killymeal, Dungannon. 29th November 1994.


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Old 17th Jan 2010, 19:33
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Metal Micky

Anybody recall the young lady who frequented the aimens bop, circa 79 -80ish, called Metal Micky?
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