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Slightly Moist Harrier

Old 18th Feb 2019, 11:51
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Excellent. Thank you chaps.
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Old 19th Feb 2019, 08:48
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Cool

Originally Posted by Dan Winterland View Post
Needed for the pilot's ego.
Dan. Good spot. Of course all the space in the SS liferaft is taken up by the 'special' boots worn ONLY by Harrier mates.

I bet there are still guys out there wearing them.....��

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Old 19th Feb 2019, 10:08
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I pity the other bloke. In the cockpit with the Vax........
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 12:10
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 13:51
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I was at Gut at the time. One wag in the mess said "of course, the most embarrassing things is watching all the transfers float off down the Ems..."
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 15:32
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Originally Posted by pettinger93 View Post
As a non-technical person: what happens to the well-washed Harrier airframe afterwards? Scrapped or repaired?
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Airframe was allocated to Brough as a test rig.
I was at Wittering at the time and we had the one with a Kapton fire in the back end. For a while there was a suggestion that our front and the 3(F) back end should be made into a single aircraft, but the idea was later discounted - dunno why.
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 19:03
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Love the liferaft.

If it wasn’t for that, they’d have been done for.
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