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1st Mar 2018, 19:56
Replies: 736
Views: 364,061
Posted By Spot 4

It is 'aircrew' not air crew just as it is...

It is 'aircrew' not air crew just as it is groundcrew.

It is 'Air Loadmaster' not Loadmaster; though I grant you the brevet is/was 'LM', and latterly 'RAF' with a crown.

There is no such...
28th Feb 2018, 12:22
Replies: 381
Views: 236,473
Posted By Spot 4

Use any influence you have as a party advocate to...

Use any influence you have as a party advocate to get the Ascent contract cancelled outright as an intolerable mess, and leave DHFS & the Tucano fleet to plod on until a realistic business model can...
28th Feb 2018, 06:23
Replies: 381
Views: 236,473
Posted By Spot 4

I trust that if the EC*** crewmenís crash seat is...

I trust that if the EC*** crewmenís crash seat is unfit for purpose; or worse still hazardous to health, that the ASIMs process is in overdrive. You cannot and should not sweep flight safety under...
22nd Feb 2018, 10:51
Replies: 381
Views: 236,473
Posted By Spot 4

Pay peanuts := - Get chimps :rolleyes: :E

Pay peanuts := - Get chimps :rolleyes:

:E
30th Nov 2016, 16:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,864
Posted By Spot 4

Thank you for the reply: That being the...

Thank you for the reply:


That being the case - do the figures quoted suggest that HMRC online have already taken this into account? I have no idea what a 'normal' state pension is.
30th Nov 2016, 16:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,864
Posted By Spot 4

Q for those post military retirement:

Is there any truth in the rumour that when in receipt of state pension, your MoD pension is reduced by the same value and therefore on paper you are receiving a state pension when in reality there is...
12th Oct 2014, 08:57
Replies: 12
Views: 12,019
Posted By Spot 4

I have not heard about a sucessfull challenge,...

I have not heard about a sucessfull challenge, and I doubt it to be true.

What I do know is that the online pension calculater does not account for dynism (Sp?) in your pay and that reality could...
9th Jul 2014, 21:04
Replies: 28
Views: 8,268
Posted By Spot 4

There is no appetite from the upper echelons of...

There is no appetite from the upper echelons of the RAF to hold Air Shows as we know it. The RAF Centenary has already been 'contracted' to RIAT, and known as RAF 100 as in Riff-raff 100.

There...
17th Feb 2014, 20:50
Replies: 25
Views: 3,916
Posted By Spot 4

I am told by Manning that a lot of 54 years olds...

I am told by Manning that a lot of 54 years olds are PVRing, so the pre 55 option is being subscribed to by SP.

However I cannot see how the decision can be so easy unless you are assured of a job...
17th Dec 2013, 22:31
Replies: 736
Views: 364,061
Posted By Spot 4

We are talking about the same Spot 4. It would...

We are talking about the same Spot 4. It would be fair to say I have been in said boots once or twice and worn gloves that stink of AvTur on occasion, although aviation fuel was not my day job.
17th Dec 2013, 19:50
Replies: 736
Views: 364,061
Posted By Spot 4

Did someone mention Spot4?

Did someone mention Spot4?
20th Apr 2013, 11:05
Replies: 60
Views: 22,402
Posted By Spot 4

"Lost" may to an uninformed observer may actually...

"Lost" may to an uninformed observer may actually be "damaged repairable" and therefore not destined to feature on any stats. If we know that there was a Dakota hulk, (ie a write-off) then we can...
27th Feb 2013, 22:09
Replies: 29
Views: 7,423
Posted By Spot 4

Ref: Macrihanish & Stornoway My...

Ref: Macrihanish & Stornoway

My understanding is that both these airfields were retained on behalf of a NATO tasking committment. Stornoway (complete with serviceable hangar)was the hub for Joint...
23rd Feb 2013, 18:31
Replies: 81
Views: 17,842
Posted By Spot 4

AFPRB:- 2013 Pay rise anyone??

Have I got it wrong in thinking that our two year pay freeze is over and that a little extra ££ should be coming our way in about a months time?

A friend who enjoys a military pension has had none...
4th Sep 2012, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 2,959
Posted By Spot 4

After being depressed reading the penny pinching...

After being depressed reading the penny pinching thread (on Military Aircrew) I found this link to be an awesome reminder that we once had an Air Force to be proud of. I also found it quite humerous...
4th Sep 2012, 17:03
Replies: 22
Views: 6,500
Posted By Spot 4

It is time that this became newspaper headlines. ...

It is time that this became newspaper headlines. Can you imagine for one minute the response from Trades Unions that such petty action would received if imposed on a civilian workforce. I am not...
18th Jul 2012, 06:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,342
Posted By Spot 4

Target Rolling: Llanbedr Airfield 1941-2002...

Target Rolling: Llanbedr Airfield 1941-2002 [Paperback]

Wendy Mills (Author)
Book Description
Publication Date: 31 May 2002
Llanbedr airfield near Harlech in North Wales was established in...
17th Jul 2012, 22:07
Replies: 185
Views: 52,420
Posted By Spot 4

Is the painting finished yet? I have a...

Is the painting finished yet?
I have a question, if the Navy were a Nanga Gaat 1st with Wessex, and taking for granted that a Wessex will have a greater payload then a Whirlwind, why was the...
30th Dec 2011, 09:20
Replies: 164
Views: 27,984
Posted By Spot 4

The significant difference between your Falklands...

The significant difference between your Falklands scenario and the peacetime Rodeo is forethought.

The Falklands tasking that you mention would have been pre meditated and calculated. Most are...
23rd Apr 2011, 10:24
Replies: 50
Views: 5,740
Posted By Spot 4

The Maverick element of me suggests that the day...

The Maverick element of me suggests that the day I no longer 'have to' do any phys is probably the day I buy a pair of trainers. However walking has much merit especially when used in conjunction...
23rd Apr 2011, 10:17
Replies: 43
Views: 10,701
Posted By Spot 4

Perhaps it will be set in Africa and she can star...

Perhaps it will be set in Africa and she can star as a Lesbohippapottermoosepig.
25th Jan 2011, 23:36
Replies: 174
Views: 57,823
Posted By Spot 4

Snoop I am told that the 'six' includes an attrition...

I am told that the 'six' includes an attrition fiqure of 'two'!:eek:

Telegraph today reports all additional Chinook (x12) cancelled. :{
RAF likely to fight to keep Merlin :ugh:and OCFs busy with...
25th Jan 2011, 22:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,249
Posted By Spot 4

SDSR:- A Naval 'Victory'.

HMS Victory has been awarded a £20 million grant from the MoD for restoration work over the next decade. 400 Jobs are secured.

Notwithstanding the heritage involved which should be preserved, you...
25th Jan 2011, 19:12
Replies: 2,044
Views: 484,874
Posted By Spot 4

The loss of the MPA - SAR Topcover role is...

The loss of the MPA - SAR Topcover role is inexcusable. The loss of Nimrod lies firmly with BAe. When Nimrod 2000 became Nimrod whenever, the writing was on the wall. It is not if but when the...
1st Jan 2011, 08:59
Replies: 174
Views: 57,823
Posted By Spot 4

Badge collector: He would also reccomend a para...

Badge collector: He would also reccomend a para course if he had a chance.

....or a 31 day det to Afghan to collect a medal. As several people do.
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