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Red Arrows 'future safe under Cameron'

Old 20th Feb 2013, 04:35
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Thumbs up Red Arrows 'future safe under Cameron'

I hope this isn't the football equivalent of the manager having the backing of the chairman.

BBC News - Red Arrows 'future safe under David Cameron'

Good news for the reds?? Let's hope so.

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Old 20th Feb 2013, 06:21
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Good news indeed.
The other side of the coin is Cameron attaching his proviso to this announcement.
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..Perhaps they will now be flying out of a call centre in Mumbai!
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Old 20th Feb 2013, 07:11
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And Cameron's future as PM is guaranteed until when?
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Cameron has Tony Blair's full backing.
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Is that in the same category as "Bloggs (minister about to be found out for some misdemeanour) has my full confidence"
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Pretty much...
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Red Arrows 'future safe under Cameron'

As long as Ed Milliband is leader of the opposition, Cameron's job is safe. Milliband has the same leadership qualities as most senior RAF officers these days. And as for having Balls as COE.... Really?
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Old 20th Feb 2013, 08:14
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The real test of Cameron's commitment to his pledge would be to order (during this term of office i.e. before any election in 2016) a new fleet of ac for the team.

It might then be too embarrassing for any future leader to cancel the order much in the same way as GB left us with two carriers on order (white elephants, with no aircraft for several years ) and a commitment to F35B at a huge flyaway cost.......

The boys at Brough would be glad of the work unless of course we opt for something better such as the T50 which the Black Eagles use or M346 which the Isreali, Italian and Singapore air forces have all opted for.

Perhaps we ought to go Dutch with the Indian air force who are going to re-equip their display team with new Hawks - it might even offer an exchange tour with the Sury Kiran Aerobatic Team for a Red mate.

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Old 20th Feb 2013, 08:25
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Didn't we capture some of those nice little South American planes a while back? Couldn't we use them? Pity to waste them...
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Oh goody, a vote winner, should swing the Eastleigh by-election.
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So that's it then - the "Reds" are to go !!
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Flying spare AW101s no doubt
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Seems that he's given their airships a great bargaining tool every time funds are short.


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We're doomed I tell ye Captain Mainwaring according Pte Fraser.
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Great, if the MoD's economic disarray gets to a true 'guns vs butter' decision we now know that 'butter' will be the order of the day.
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Don't forget this is the same as***le who is so in love with Clegg and the Lib-Dems, and will undoubtedly defecate on them eventually !
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Stupid boy!
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Rollbacks this morning over Scampton to celebrate!



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