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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 10th Nov 2021, 18:54
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Unusual Attitude training under the hood was a lot more difficult in the days before carrier based simulators became available….
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Old 10th Nov 2021, 20:02
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Just to be clear, when I said those old F-9s would make good boat anchors, I didn't mean it literally.
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Old 10th Nov 2021, 20:35
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Bloody pilots, they’ll do anything to dip their wick.
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Old 10th Nov 2021, 21:03
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You said she was a bit of a Cougar but this isn't what I expected...

No, what I said is she's an old hooker...
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Old 10th Nov 2021, 21:07
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"DON'T WIND!!!!"
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 04:18
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Well I guess we will put that arrested landing in the "better late than never" column
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 04:20
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I never realized what they meant by the "drop down menu" in the catapult launch cab.....

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Old 11th Nov 2021, 04:20
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When I says WHOA, I mean WHOA !
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 04:22
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It's the reverse "Titanic movie" move....
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 04:24
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Umm I guess I should have believed the Chief Engineer when he said "Jim she canna nay doo it !"
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 06:40
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Captain to Admiral....Look sir what the cat dragged in, can we keep it please..
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 06:43
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As they approached San Diego, The Nav Officer requested help from the Air Wing to get the ship alongside.
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 06:47
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Sir, Dunno where Captain Hoskins went but we have searched the ship three times fully but can't locate him...
Very good put his name on the the board as the current ' Hide and Seek ' Champion
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 06:47
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Nah, doesn't look good as a Christmas decoration.
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:21
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Yes, as a post hook change proof load test it works, but you haven't really thought through the follow up actions have you ?
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:42
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...and while your down there we will lower a pot of paint and can you touch up the rust spots. Never let a maintainance opportunity go to waste...
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:44
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Normally when along side we just crane the replacement aircraft on board....but it's the operators day off...
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:47
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Phew, that was close Captains Emergency Stop went better than expected, however only one teensey weensey problem....
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:48
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SWEET GEEZUZZ! That's cold!
Roger. Take us further South XO!
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Old 11th Nov 2021, 08:49
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Skipper. Are you sure nap of the ocean is a feasible tactic?
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