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Caption Competition Mk III

Old 8th May 2021, 20:31
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The RAF objected to the recruitment film because the film-makers, in demonstrating how there is a need for all kinds of trades in the Air Force, showed an unserviceable aircraft.
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Old 8th May 2021, 21:15
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Ok bit late but it got busy again, ok the winners are

Treddi with

It's no use coming up with that excuse again, Simkins. The boys have searched your Spit from stem to stern and there is absolutely no sign of your wallet. So, your mess bill...

Treddi with

Seems young Simkins took Winston literally about fighting them on the beaches - he was topping up his tan down on the promenade when the flap sounded..

fitliker with

Took one in the banter tank squiffy, kite would barely stay up after that !

Mpn11 with


“... and another thing, Admin chappie ... the grass needs cutting.”


but I’m going to award it to Treddi for the mess bill one, congrats Treddi, the CST is within Spitting distance of being posted.
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Old 8th May 2021, 21:18
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Mine would have been along the lines of, “yes I said he could borrow the Spit, you know the RAF don’t run anywhere, and he said he’d bring it back after a quick circuit of the field.”
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Old 8th May 2021, 21:28
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Blimey, thanks Nutty - I'll clear the detritus off the mantlepiece in anticipation!

Give this oddity a go...


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Old 8th May 2021, 21:57
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They were in such a rush to fit the AWAC radome, BAe forgot the wings.
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Old 8th May 2021, 21:59
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Well, it’ll keep the rain off, flying is another thing though.
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Old 8th May 2021, 21:59
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Keep dry* in your personal aircraft - buy the Scroggs Wonderplane.

* except in high winds, when taxiing or flying
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:00
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To land on snow, simply invert the aircraft.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:00
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BAe says they got the idea from Reach for the Sky, so they installed a satellite dish.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:01
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I call it AWACS: Aeroplane With A Circular Surface.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:01
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It flies like sh*te, however the GPS reception is superb.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:02
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We should be ok under here, just keep an eye open for that damned Chinese rocket.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:03
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Got to give those flying saucer freaks something to be going on while we develop real top secret technology..
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:05
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Our wing-walkers keep saying the wing is too small, so I've come up with this idea.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:05
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It the plane is going to crash, pull the red lever and the wing functions as a parachute.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:06
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They'd run clean out of wings at B&Q so I borrowed my children's trampoline.
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:10
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After the mid air, we were both lucky to walk away but the other pilot, an odd looking chap, kept saying "Phone home". I think the collision was rougher on him to be honest...
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:11
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"Yes, it's Variable Geometry. We can adjust the wing in flight 30* forwards or backwards."

- "But why?"

- "This is an invention in search of a use."
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:22
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...well, until they can patch the hole in the ozone layer...
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Old 8th May 2021, 22:26
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Now we just cut away everything that isn't an autogyro.
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