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Old 14th Sep 2018, 21:57
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HAC Award to JM

Its a joke; who cares!, and I doubt promoted by the VGS volunteers who were given such poor leadership or support.
Hardly a testimony to a thorough understanding of a contribution to aviation.
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 06:21
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Originally Posted by Thud105 View Post
I'm intrigued now. So Beardy, are you saying that this 'Master's Commendation' is warranted? Well-deserved even?
​​​​​​Read my post again, it's still there. I didn't say that.
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 13:17
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This might be for the new nest he's feathered with the Aviation Skills Partnership rather than the current bed he's messed?
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 13:35
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Award in FLIGHT OPERATIONS

Clearly the award states FLIGHT OPERATIONS, so just confirms total lack of knowledge on the HAC part (or suspect input from HQAC)
Either way just shows how easy it is to rewrite history with a bit of bling.
No one is fooled by this, and the posts on the Air Cadet forum show how those still involved have very little regard for the current leadership capability.
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 21:39
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Well the ACO is about to undergo upheavel again, at the end of the year there is the publication of a 'strategic review' by the Dawninator and her team and with the new T&Cs being implimented may really set a storm going. The new T&Cs are really a sign it or out for all CFAVs and Civ Coms. No wonder oc 2FTS is going, pity help whoever takes the post.

Someone has got creative with a 'Downfall' parody of a meeting about the 'strategic review' and the potential for staff losses of people who won't sign the new T&Cs, squadron closures and mergers by th end of the year.

https://www.captiongenerator.com/1100812/Reviev-2018
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 13:12
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Sorry Beardy, what exactly was it that you were trying to say? Apologies for any misunderstanding, I would welcome further clarification of your post.
It certainly is somewhat ironic that somewhere along this huge thread didn't someone predict that - far from being censured over this debacle (for that is clearly what it is) those responsible would actually end up being rewarded? Quite remarkable.
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 13:41
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Originally Posted by air pig View Post
Well the ACO is about to undergo upheavel again, at the end of the year there is the publication of a 'strategic review' by the Dawninator and her team and with the new T&Cs being implimented may really set a storm going. The new T&Cs are really a sign it or out for all CFAVs and Civ Coms.
That happened last December with the publication of the RAFAC Adult Volunteer Agreement and the creation of the Cadet Forces Commission.
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 14:22
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Originally Posted by Thud105 View Post
Sorry Beardy, what exactly was it that you were trying to say? Apologies for any misunderstanding, I would welcome further clarification of your post.
It certainly is somewhat ironic that somewhere along this huge thread didn't someone predict that - far from being censured over this debacle (for that is clearly what it is) those responsible would actually end up being rewarded? Quite remarkable.
"Is there much of a difference in court, between libel and slander?" (Insults are no way for civilised people to conduct themselves, we have laws against this, I just don't know which apply here)

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Old 20th Sep 2018, 15:01
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Still baffled;- in my post I asked a question, I didn't make a statement.

There's a difference. I'm no lawyer, but very much doubt that asking a question constitutes either libel or slander.
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 15:08
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Originally Posted by Thud105 View Post
Still baffled;- in my post I asked a question, I didn't make a statement.

There's a difference. I'm no lawyer, but very much doubt that asking a question constitutes either libel or slander.
I'm sorry to disappoint you, but although the original posts were sequential, I wasn't referring to you, or your post.
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 16:20
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Originally Posted by ExAscoteer View Post
That happened last December with the publication of the RAFAC Adult Volunteer Agreement and the creation of the Cadet Forces Commission.
But the strategic Squadron review si being published next month.
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Old 20th Sep 2018, 16:28
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Sorry - wrong thread, please delete!
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 07:03
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The full citatation for Comdt 2FTS’s award here: https://www.airpilots.org/file/2865/...oklet-2018.pdf

It doesn’t mention his time as a Vulcan co-pilot and his subsequent return to the Tornado as a Navigator?
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 08:32
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>In sum, John Middleton has made an indelible mark on the RAF and its Cadet Force<

That's certainly one way of putting it.
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 09:20
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First time I have seen of someone going from a front of house seat to the back
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 09:42
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His applause was distinctly muted. This is the second time I have been embarrassed by the selection made by the committee, and it causes me to consider my continued membership of HCAP
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 10:15
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50+Ray:-
it causes me to consider my continued membership of HCAP
It seems to be a trend. The RAeS threw its hat into the MOD/MAA ring when it was announced that airworthiness was not its business! Sic Gloria Transit...
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 10:55
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I understand your feeling, 50+Ray and I am beginning to think the same. Which is one reason why I didn't attend the T&A...
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 12:07
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Originally Posted by ExAscoteer View Post
That happened last December with the publication of the RAFAC Adult Volunteer Agreement and the creation of the Cadet Forces Commission.
Now we are at the point of sign up or ship out.
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Old 27th Oct 2018, 12:13
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Originally Posted by Wander00 View Post
First time I have seen of someone going from a front of house seat to the back
The other is Squadron Leader Phil Leckonby, Vulcan pilot, major car smash on a instructional tour at Cranwell, fought for an age to retain flying status due to an eye injury, later became a nav on Buccanners. (12 squadron film fame).

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