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Dr FOD and the Wayward Body

Old 1st Sep 2010, 20:40
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Yes, it was the original 'Frustrations' and was an excellent film.

Funny to think that the 'frustrations' in that film would have been considered a good deal these days.

There must be a copy in some dusty FS cupboard somewhere, surely?
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Old 1st Sep 2010, 21:14
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DR FOD

excellent post- DR FOD was an actor who was also in a Kids TV series called Cat weazle all a bit creepy. Miss Way-would Body if you google her seems also to be pretty famous- not for the the under 18's but good if you need any tips on hedge trimming!!!
i guess the film was made in about 1975-76- memories of Binbrook as the shiny jets were being toned down- more than anything it captures well life in the RAF in the 70's always foggy!- I recall a copy on the Video bookcase in the 11 Squadron crew room just a little worried that someone popped it in his bag for 30 years!
I seem to recall another film about a Jag mate who crashes after being nibbled to death by ducks, Admin refusing a home to duty claim etc which sadly based on true events i recall
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Old 1st Sep 2010, 22:15
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Wasn't the one about the Jag called 'Distractions'?

I seem to dimly remember watching it at BFTS.
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Old 2nd Sep 2010, 16:17
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This would have kept Dr Fod busy, often wondered what the chute was for, obviously to collect all the broken parts in








It may be an old 'un, but it's a gold 'un.....
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Old 2nd Sep 2010, 16:50
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Old 2nd Sep 2010, 17:52
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Wasn't the one about the Jag called 'Distractions'?

I seem to dimly remember watching it at BFTS.
Flt Lt ASHBY was the Jag pilot and it was something about a late arm key that he missed on his checks and when he tried to jettison the tanks it didn't work,
(how come these ancient flight saftey and CRM videos stick in the mind yet I still forget the wifes birthday!)

There is still a copy of it in the Leuchars CRM files, or there was last year when I was having a nose.
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Old 16th May 2017, 13:39
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I've just seen the Jaguar Distractions film. It was on a Cd of RAF films from the 1980's available via the South American river. They have a whole series of films from the 1950's up to the 90's available. sadly though, my favourite (12sqn Buccaneers) isn't on any of the CD's - quelle domage!!
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Old 17th May 2017, 06:29
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Dr FOD and the Wayward Body

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBtjVhRoAKM
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Old 17th May 2017, 08:18
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Just as a update Geoffrey Bayldon, Dr FOD, recently pass away 10th may.

Still a great film, brings back memories.
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Old 17th May 2017, 10:36
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Originally Posted by bobward View Post
I've just seen the Jaguar Distractions film. It was on a Cd of RAF films from the 1980's available via the South American river. They have a whole series of films from the 1950's up to the 90's available. sadly though, my favourite (12sqn Buccaneers) isn't on any of the CD's - quelle domage!!



Try searching utube "NATO OPEN GATE 1978"
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Old 17th May 2017, 21:11
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Originally Posted by teeteringhead View Post
And is it not a point worth noting that we actually REMEMBER these films after so long ......

...... and the security one with the nubile WRAF ADC getting serviced by a Russian.......
A little late I know, but is there a modern equivalent to Dr FOD? Do the new guys see anything similar?
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Old 18th Jul 2017, 19:05
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Anyone remember Distraction, filmed in about 1983, at Colt, where Adminers took a bit of a swipe.
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Old 19th Jul 2017, 08:46
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M2M - What again......
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Old 19th Jul 2017, 12:16
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The best flight safety films were made by the Royal Navy. Ejection seat fired over the side, rocket salvo fired across the flight deck of a carrier etc. - and all before the days of CGI.
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Old 19th Jul 2017, 16:46
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Flt Lt ASHBY was the Jag pilot
I know it's from a post in 2010, but I've only just started following this thread. Would that be Ted Ashby and, if so, does anyone know what happened to him?
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