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11th Jul 2019, 09:58
Replies: 14
Views: 3,757
Posted By Mil-26Man

How does the saying go? Something like, "The best...

How does the saying go? Something like, "The best anti-submarine warfare helicopter the British Army has ever operated." Damning praise indeed.
11th Jul 2019, 09:35
Replies: 151
Views: 72,379
Posted By Mil-26Man

That's what everything looks like to you, racedo....

That's what everything looks like to you, racedo. If the boot's on the other foot though, then no questions asked.
11th Jul 2019, 08:11
Replies: 70
Views: 11,367
Posted By Mil-26Man

Please tell us what you really think, Asturia.

Please tell us what you really think, Asturia.
10th Jul 2019, 17:54
Replies: 44
Views: 8,770
Posted By Mil-26Man

"You've never been lost until you've been lost at...

"You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3" is a quote I heard from an SR71 pilot.
9th Jul 2019, 10:05
Replies: 27
Views: 4,377
Posted By Mil-26Man

I think you're confused as to who the 'outraged...

I think you're confused as to who the 'outraged and offended' in this thread are, 742-xx.
9th Jul 2019, 09:11
Replies: 27
Views: 4,377
Posted By Mil-26Man

That is where you should have stopped typing.

That is where you should have stopped typing.
5th Jul 2019, 12:29
Replies: 151
Views: 72,379
Posted By Mil-26Man

No, thank you for your insightful contribution to...

No, thank you for your insightful contribution to the thread and giving your personal point of view. Gave me the biggest belly-laugh I've had all week.
5th Jul 2019, 10:25
Replies: 151
Views: 72,379
Posted By Mil-26Man

This, from racedo. I nearly died laughing.

This, from racedo. I nearly died laughing.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2019, 11:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By Mil-26Man

Do they not have good boys and girls in the...

Do they not have good boys and girls in the Antarctic?
1st May 2019, 09:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By Mil-26Man

Whatever indeed, how dare anyone introduce facts...

Whatever indeed, how dare anyone introduce facts into this discussion!!

Back to the subject, some interesting reading here on one of the FARA contenders that suffered a serious mishap recently....
24th Apr 2019, 11:57
Replies: 99
Views: 41,983
Posted By Mil-26Man

You'd think that if that was the case Sikorsky...

You'd think that if that was the case Sikorsky would mention it in their statement. Indeed, their comment from the Jane's story appears t say that all is well with their supply chain:

"Sikorsky’s...
21st Apr 2019, 12:43
Replies: 57
Views: 16,869
Posted By Mil-26Man

Loved the film, then read the book and realised...

Loved the film, then read the book and realised the film was rubbish.
17th Apr 2019, 13:25
Replies: 57
Views: 16,869
Posted By Mil-26Man

Birds of Prey is a classic, as is Deadly...

Birds of Prey is a classic, as is Deadly Encounter with Larry Hagman. Little Birds were quite the movie star back in the day..

Full movie here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njuaxuSs-Kk&t=133s
15th Apr 2019, 16:53
Replies: 57
Views: 16,869
Posted By Mil-26Man

At 2m 47s for anyone who hasn't seen the near...

At 2m 47s for anyone who hasn't seen the near crash yet https://youtu.be/f3XNEWtJF0o

I read they actually knocked it off for the day immeditaly after that. The F-14A was fitted with the engine...
6th Apr 2019, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 5,965
Posted By Mil-26Man

Clearly not, from the Army's tweet.

Clearly not, from the Army's tweet.
5th Apr 2019, 09:09
Replies: 22
Views: 5,965
Posted By Mil-26Man

To be fair, Jane's is open-source. If the MoD...

To be fair, Jane's is open-source. If the MoD won't comment on numbers (as the article states) ,then it makes it hard to detail an accurate inventory.

And having said that, the article does note...
2nd Apr 2019, 14:22
Replies: 95
Views: 26,335
Posted By Mil-26Man

Racedo's got an anecdote, so we all may as well...

Racedo's got an anecdote, so we all may as well just forget about trying to attract half the country's population to join the armed forces, and go home.
22nd Mar 2019, 09:06
Replies: 33
Views: 7,166
Posted By Mil-26Man

It's interesting how things seem to be coming...

It's interesting how things seem to be coming together in Germany for possible Super Hornet/Growler buy - ( https://twitter.com/GarethJennings3/status/1109015731642007552 )
22nd Mar 2019, 06:40
Replies: 33
Views: 7,166
Posted By Mil-26Man

As I understand it, the Germans wont be building...

As I understand it, the Germans wont be building a new carrier but jointly operating a carrier with the French.



To demonstrate their commitment to European defence? Increasingly, the Germans...
6th Mar 2019, 13:54
Replies: 11,970
Views: 2,700,187
Posted By Mil-26Man

I don't think the USAF has requested the F-15X at...

I don't think the USAF has requested the F-15X at all, I think it is being requested for them by lawmakers who may or may not represent areas such as St Louis (no connection, of course).



Cause...
6th Mar 2019, 12:41
Replies: 294
Views: 167,668
Posted By Mil-26Man

Some more from Jane's here...

Some more from Jane's here https://www.janes.com/article/87029/mod-reveals-ascent-penalties-for-late-pilot-training-delivery
12th Feb 2019, 09:56
Replies: 134
Views: 46,813
Posted By Mil-26Man

From yesterday's Hansards...

From yesterday's Hansards https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2019-02-06.217489.h&s=defence#g217489.q0
12th Feb 2019, 09:46
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By Mil-26Man

Some additional info here...

Some additional info here https://twitter.com/GarethJennings3/status/1094924792053014528
30th Jan 2019, 13:20
Replies: 927
Views: 314,855
Posted By Mil-26Man

As an side, there's an interesting aspect to the...

As an side, there's an interesting aspect to the respective capabilities of both platforms in this Flight Global report from 2010, with Boeing criticizing the 'envelope protection system' of the A330...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2019, 09:22
Replies: 19
Views: 2,325
Posted By Mil-26Man

US Navy issues TH-XX training helo RFP

From Jane's https://www.janes.com/article/86028/us-navy-issues-th-xx-training-helo-rfp

USN looking for 130 training helicopters to replace TH-57B/C. Contenders Airbus H135, Bell 407GXi/429, and...
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