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Old 31st Aug 2020, 18:33
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The business of the Air Force is to fly desks and fight for Facebook likes. The business of those who dont is to tweet for those who do
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Old 31st Aug 2020, 20:54
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Air power is most effective in a joint action with other military services such as the British Army and Royal Navy, and with government departments, all working towards a common national goal. We call this a full spectrum approach.

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Old 31st Aug 2020, 22:57
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I remember "close enough for government work". But you had to have a boss with a sense humour!
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Old 31st Aug 2020, 23:43
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"They're not gonna get THITTHHHH little black duck!"
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 00:34
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Many of the pilots and other members of the Squadron join the Royal Air Force as a direct result of seeing the Red Arrows performing as children.
https://www.raf.mod.uk/display-teams/red-arrows/


Must be those Haribo's
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 00:38
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Its ability to operate into heliports or even locations with no landing facilities at all
If there is no landing facility of any kind how does it land?

It achieves its maximum endurance of two hours 40 minutes with up to six Leonardo AW109SP (A109SP) passengers on board, while its twin-engined powerplant expands pilots’ options when planning routes over built-up areas, as well as offering wide safety margins for flying in and out of confined landing sites.
How far does it go with Puma passengers?

https://www.raf.mod.uk/aircraft/a109sp/
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 07:57
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"Should've worked harder at school" they love that one
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 08:39
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I always liked Percy Pickard's:
"There's always a bloody 'Something'....."
Could have been the soundtrack of my life....
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 08:41
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Boss chivvying up before a formation flypast,

"Let's have a big impact in front of the crowd"
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 10:48
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"6.52 We have carried out reforms to create more efficiency and greater transparency on costs. The 2013 White Paper Better Defence Acquisition and the subsequent Defence Reform Act 2014 have significantly changed the way the MOD undertakes single source, non-competitive procurement with the establishment of the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) as an independent regulator." SDSR2015

Some how the following was missed out: Unless, of course, we are buying from Boeing or (add other organizations here)....in which case the SSRO can take a running jump.
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 12:45
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If you can't fix it, fack it, so no other facker can fix it.
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 13:05
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XXXXX has moved from crew 3 to crew 6, thereby raising the average level of intelligence of both crews.
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 14:48
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Sound advice

My late father served his apprenticeship as a carpenter many years ago.
When he completed the five year course, his foreman called him in for 'a word'.
After congratulating him on finishing, he offered the following advice:
Promise me you'll always do the best job you can. and if you can't, the b*gger it up so badly the next bloke doesn't have a chance to fix it.

This worked well for me during my 40 odd (some very!) years in the offshore industry as well.
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The strength of a chain is it's weakest link.
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Old 1st Sep 2020, 16:45
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Department of Recruiting and Initial Selection

When I went to DORIS, they offered me Pilot, Nav or Regiment Officer........but I said NO, its Admin or Nothing!
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Enough said perhaps....

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"If you don't know what it does, don't mess with it."
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Good words to live by.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 06:11
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post
The strength of a chain is it's weakest link.
So how come old style postage stamps used to rip in half rather than along the perforations?
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 07:45
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