Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Aircrew Forums > Military Aviation
Reload this Page >

Caption Competition Mk III

Military Aviation A forum for the professionals who fly military hardware. Also for the backroom boys and girls who support the flying and maintain the equipment, and without whom nothing would ever leave the ground. All armies, navies and air forces of the world equally welcome here.

Caption Competition Mk III

Old 26th Oct 2022, 11:31
  #14461 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 32,836
Received 2,805 Likes on 1,195 Posts
No, it's an elsan down the back... Anson, geez where do they get these rear gunners from these days.
NutLoose is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 11:52
  #14462 (permalink)  
fdr
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: 3rd Rock, #29B
Posts: 2,956
Received 861 Likes on 257 Posts
Originally Posted by NutLoose
.
... and 9 months later. a Lancaster was born!
fdr is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 12:07
  #14463 (permalink)  
Gnome de PPRuNe
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Too close to Croydon for comfort
Age: 60
Posts: 12,614
Received 289 Likes on 158 Posts
If at first you don't succeed, you are probably for the chop...
treadigraph is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 12:09
  #14464 (permalink)  
Gnome de PPRuNe
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Too close to Croydon for comfort
Age: 60
Posts: 12,614
Received 289 Likes on 158 Posts
I think the first two letters on the Anson's squadron code (thoughtfully painted out) were probably an F and a U.
treadigraph is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 13:53
  #14465 (permalink)  

Evertonian
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: #3117# Ppruner of the Year Nominee 2005
Posts: 12,482
Received 100 Likes on 57 Posts
So that’s how Anson Mount got his name!
Buster Hyman is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 13:55
  #14466 (permalink)  

Evertonian
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: #3117# Ppruner of the Year Nominee 2005
Posts: 12,482
Received 100 Likes on 57 Posts
Since when did Ansons have an arrestor hook…..EEEUUUUWWWWW!!😲
Buster Hyman is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 14:12
  #14467 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 66
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Speaks volumes for the camouflage scheme.... the Anson didn't stand a chance
GGR155 is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 18:52
  #14468 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 11,837
Likes: 0
Received 31 Likes on 26 Posts
Normally when the ladders too short, we just get a longer ladder.... not add more weight.
AS usual Hoskins solves a problem that actually doesn't exist.
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 18:53
  #14469 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 11,837
Likes: 0
Received 31 Likes on 26 Posts
Are we nearly there yet Dad??
or
I want a carry
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 18:56
  #14470 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 11,837
Likes: 0
Received 31 Likes on 26 Posts
TARDIS Regen did not go quite according to plan
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 18:58
  #14471 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 11,837
Likes: 0
Received 31 Likes on 26 Posts
Well that one way to install additional fuel tanks to give it range for Berlin
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 18:59
  #14472 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 11,837
Likes: 0
Received 31 Likes on 26 Posts
When the boom operator asked the receiver to get closer, he forgot to say STOP
Kiltrash is online now  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 20:45
  #14473 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Somewhere flat
Age: 68
Posts: 5,558
Likes: 0
Received 45 Likes on 30 Posts
Judging Tomorrow.
Wensleydale is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 20:48
  #14474 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2022
Location: At altitude surviving on bleed air.
Posts: 911
Received 31 Likes on 14 Posts
Quick Hoskins hide the evidence, Wensleydale is judging the landings tomorrow!
Confusious is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 21:55
  #14475 (permalink)  

Evertonian
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: #3117# Ppruner of the Year Nominee 2005
Posts: 12,482
Received 100 Likes on 57 Posts
Ok, well it looked like a mouse…
Buster Hyman is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 22:57
  #14476 (permalink)  
AR1
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Nottinghamshire
Age: 63
Posts: 710
Received 4 Likes on 1 Post
Privately, Johnson felt the standoff weapons were getting a little out of hand.
AR1 is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 23:16
  #14477 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 32,836
Received 2,805 Likes on 1,195 Posts
BAe submit their design to convert the Anson into a “light” bomber.
NutLoose is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 23:24
  #14478 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 32,836
Received 2,805 Likes on 1,195 Posts
Blimey, these flaps aren’t ‘arf draggy
NutLoose is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 23:25
  #14479 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 32,836
Received 2,805 Likes on 1,195 Posts
Due to recruitment problems the RAF attempt to reduce the pilot manning problem by doubling up the workload for existing crews.
NutLoose is offline  
Old 26th Oct 2022, 23:30
  #14480 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Canada
Age: 63
Posts: 5,202
Received 133 Likes on 60 Posts
Whot's that ?

An Anson - Whitley

Blimey, why do their Lordships keep on naming aeroplanes after some posh gent wots dies in some battle no one can remember ?
Big Pistons Forever is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.