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11th Feb 2019, 19:13
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Posted By old-timer

Good post, very true, the industry is responsible

Good post, very true, the industry is responsible
30th Jan 2019, 08:45
Replies: 1,415
Views: 1,664,394
Posted By old-timer

I also flew many cross channel flights in PA28s &...

I also flew many cross channel flights in PA28s & C150s in my early ppl days which with hindsight now i’d never do, especially after attending an RAF SAR lecture where I learnt the truth of SE...
11th Aug 2018, 20:23
Replies: 42
Views: 6,759
Posted By old-timer

RIP Geoffrey, I had the honour of meeting him &...

RIP Geoffrey, I had the honour of meeting him & he kindly signed my copy of his wonderful book, a treasured memory. He was a truly inspirational & humble gentleman hero. Forever blue skies Geoffrey...
31st Jul 2018, 20:04
Replies: 58
Views: 16,667
Posted By old-timer

Very sad news, I had the honour of meeting John...

Very sad news, I had the honour of meeting John at the Woking ACA in 2004 where he gave a brilliant talk, then again at Duxford some years later when he signed a copy of his wonderful book that I...
13th Nov 2017, 19:17
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,131,589
Posted By old-timer

Adventure

I feel everyone’s missing the point here completely, the flight was made to honour lady heath & her spirit of flying asventure, it was a terrific achievement by Tracey whether solo or otherwise. If...
Forum: PPRuNe Bashes
21st Oct 2015, 06:41
Replies: 9
Views: 13,704
Posted By old-timer

Air Anglian c172

I didn't work for Air Anglia but have great memories of flying in the AA C172 out of clacton in the early 70's, have a great re Union folks :D
27th Mar 2015, 09:35
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,883,677
Posted By old-timer

Well put Silvastrata, the pressures on flight...

Well put Silvastrata, the pressures on flight crews theses days are extreme, in my humble opinion & it's easier to blame crew than the machine. This one will roll on for years no doubt.
3rd Dec 2014, 09:40
Replies: 331
Views: 276,976
Posted By old-timer

Thumbs up RIP Ray, 9 years on & my memories of you are...

RIP Ray, 9 years on & my memories of you are still fresh as ever - a master Aviator & a fantastically warm & genuine person. I salute you & your memory.
31st Oct 2014, 14:07
Replies: 12
Views: 6,711
Posted By old-timer

very sad news

Deepest Condolences to family, colleagues & friends. My sister passed away from a similar condition. It's heartbreaking as it comes out of the blue
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 08:25
Replies: 64
Views: 17,151
Posted By old-timer

Deepest respects & condolences to all affected

Deepest respects & condolences to all affected by this awful accident.
8th Jul 2013, 16:31
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,867,232
Posted By old-timer

Thumbs up Concur with 4 golds & BBK

Valuable post four golds & fully concur with yourself & BBK - it's so useful for details like that to be shared from real life experience, you can't beat experience nor buy it - experience has to be...
12th Feb 2013, 15:27
Replies: 100
Views: 12,384
Posted By old-timer

Thumbs up well said

Well said Party Animal - I'm with you on that.

Respects to all the Bomber Boys, I salute them all.
12th Feb 2013, 15:18
Replies: 100
Views: 12,384
Posted By old-timer

Bomber boys remembered

I feel Noel Cowards famous lines say it all, heroes one & all.


BOMBER BOYS REMEMBERED

Lie in the dark and listen.
It's clear tonight so they're flying high,
Hundreds of them, thousands...
31st Jan 2013, 15:44
Replies: 34
Views: 12,065
Posted By old-timer

Thumbs up 100% A+ for Harry, well presented. Good for him,...

100% A+ for Harry, well presented. Good for him, need more like him.


D MINUS for journos, waste of space.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2013, 16:33
Replies: 90
Views: 25,511
Posted By old-timer

Sad day, deepest respects to family, friends & colleagues

Deepest respects to family, friends & colleagues.
Very sad & difficult time for all.
11th Jan 2013, 14:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By old-timer

Thanks for those details Beagle. Horrible end for...

Thanks for those details Beagle. Horrible end for the Poor chap
11th Jan 2013, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By old-timer

Question Scimitar emergency canopy release ?

I was sent a link with you tube clips of carrier op's which included one of an incident to a Scimitar that ran off the end of the deck in 1958 - I won't post the link here because it's too horrible...
25th Sep 2012, 10:48
Replies: 34
Views: 6,348
Posted By old-timer

GO FLY

Both Fixed & Rotary wing offer a great career path.
There are some great civvie rotary wing jobs when you leave & earn loads of £££.
Sadly not so many FJ options in civvie street !

Enjoy...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Sep 2012, 10:17
Replies: 9
TNT
Views: 4,555
Posted By old-timer

TNT - UPS

Has anyone heard any more gen' on the alleged TNT-UPS merger ?
30th Aug 2012, 17:28
Replies: 174
Views: 28,957
Posted By old-timer

RIP Neil

RIP Neil,

You inspired a generation & generations to come.

A fantastic Pilot, Astronaut & thoroughly decent person - I salute you.
19th Jul 2012, 10:16
Replies: 20
Views: 5,632
Posted By old-timer

Top man.

I knew a chap who flew Mk IX Spit's from Hornchurch with 129 Sqn around that time, he often told me about their sweeps into France - Brave chaps.

Paddy was an inspirational fighter leader, never...
9th Jul 2012, 22:47
Replies: 24
Views: 4,775
Posted By old-timer

amazing

Amazing ! - what was this guy on ? My votes with the controller for keeping her cool, very professional.
That guy needed to check his situational awareness - many pilots have been lost while...
3rd Jul 2012, 21:03
Replies: 24
Views: 3,229
Posted By old-timer

bad move

Unbelievable !! the volunteers who helped restore these a/c will be up in arms no doubt.
1st Jul 2012, 19:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By old-timer

all heading to Duxford for legends airshow

All these fine a/c were heading to Duxford for the 2012 Flying Legends airshow
25th May 2012, 09:32
Replies: 132
Views: 41,412
Posted By old-timer

Amazing photo - looks like 06 with Eastwood...

Amazing photo - looks like 06 with Eastwood church just in the background.

Those were the days when real aircraft had propellers :D
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