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11th Sep 2019, 17:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Strangely enough just finished Ben Macintyre's...

Strangely enough just finished Ben Macintyre's book on Oleg Gordievsky, The Spy and the Traitor. Very brave man too. His exfiltration from the Soviet Union after he was betrayed is the stuff of...
12th Jul 2019, 23:37
Replies: 18
Views: 4,216
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

And Walter's cousin, Justin Cyder-Belvoir.

And Walter's cousin, Justin Cyder-Belvoir.
8th Jan 2019, 15:38
Replies: 157
Views: 31,147
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

One definitely did not come and do a couple of...

One definitely did not come and do a couple of circuits at Swinderby in 92, oh no...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2018, 00:26
Replies: 1,173
Views: 536,074
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Iíve just picked on this individual post because...

Iíve just picked on this individual post because it sort of illustrates my point; absolutely no criticism of it or the poster is intended.

Is it a particular helicopter thing to demand groundings...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2018, 10:20
Replies: 1,173
Views: 536,074
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Ivorget I think you might be...

Ivorget



I think you might be...
28th Aug 2018, 15:32
Replies: 139
Views: 30,274
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

There's a pub in Reading called The Moderation....

There's a pub in Reading called The Moderation. Very handy for the Benson Orderly Officer!
29th Jul 2018, 12:45
Replies: 161
Views: 25,486
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Exactly the same, plus we were starting on the "3...

Exactly the same, plus we were starting on the "3 blue long sleeved shirts, 3 pairs number 2 trousers, one pair DMS shoes" palaver. Fortunately this was all from the stores Sgt who had come out to...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2017, 21:03
Replies: 212
Views: 101,385
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Looks like Vector in Gosport?

Looks like Vector in Gosport?
25th Oct 2017, 09:29
Replies: 122
Views: 32,510
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Do it. You do not have to be "110%...

Do it.

You do not have to be "110% committed, it being the only thing you've ever wanted etc etc". Don't listen to those who talk about taking up spaces that more deserving people could have...
29th Jul 2017, 10:06
Replies: 23
Views: 3,740
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Getting into close formation in a helicopter: ...

Getting into close formation in a helicopter:

When the crewman says "that's close enough" - 2 rotor spans
When the crewman says "that's REALLY close enough" - 1.5 rotor spans
When the crewman's...
19th Jul 2017, 07:13
Replies: 58
Views: 14,066
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

And most of them are nearly as old as this thread!

And most of them are nearly as old as this thread!
6th Jul 2017, 22:42
Replies: 111
Views: 40,937
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

"What do all the crewmen on 72 Sqn have in...

"What do all the crewmen on 72 Sqn have in common?"

"They've all been flying with D*** B***** when it's the first time he's ever been lost..."
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2017, 08:32
Replies: 35
Views: 10,440
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/8...

http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/842/755/493.jpg
31st May 2017, 18:23
Replies: 94
Views: 24,662
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

:D:D:D Exactly what Evalu8ter said. Part of...

:D:D:D

Exactly what Evalu8ter said. Part of the initial brief was "don't ask for a new helicopter, there isn't any money ". The published cost of the Puma programme included (AIUI) a fair amount...
11th May 2017, 09:23
Replies: 178
Views: 33,441
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

The rotors on a helicopter are only there to keep...

The rotors on a helicopter are only there to keep the pilots cool.

When they stop turning, watch them start sweating ...
9th May 2017, 20:56
Replies: 178
Views: 33,441
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

In the event of an engine failure, we will look...

In the event of an engine failure, we will look forward and crash visually...
9th May 2017, 20:54
Replies: 178
Views: 33,441
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Try to stay in the middle of the air. Do not go...

Try to stay in the middle of the air. Do not go near the edges of it. The edges of the air can be recognized by the appearance of ground, buildings, sea, trees and interstellar space. It is much...
7th May 2017, 19:26
Replies: 39
Views: 8,589
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

:E:E:E:E:E (wish there was a little devil...

:E:E:E:E:E

(wish there was a little devil smiley)
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2017, 14:05
Replies: 23
Views: 4,025
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Certainly worked coming out of places like...

Certainly worked coming out of places like Forkhill! Trick was judging when to go for the fence...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2017, 11:55
Replies: 1,804
Views: 1,054,843
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

As said above, not mandated for RW. Also, ARAs...

As said above, not mandated for RW. Also, ARAs are not flown as a CDFA. A "CDFA" is flown like a Precision Approach to a Decision Altitude/Height (actually a DDA, to allow a margin such that the...
10th Apr 2017, 14:10
Replies: 90
Views: 20,672
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

I'm sure the fine folk over on ARRSE...

I'm sure the fine folk over on ARRSE (https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/forums/the-naafi-bar.27/) won't have anything to say about this at all...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2017, 13:57
Replies: 432
Views: 172,806
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

And in a Wessex in a lovely hover over a ridge...

And in a Wessex in a lovely hover over a ridge line in Wales (I think), in full autorotation, until the realisation dawned that this was a really stupid idea.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2017, 10:58
Replies: 1,804
Views: 1,054,843
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Surely Blacksod has a lighthouse too?

Surely Blacksod has a lighthouse too?
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2017, 14:09
Replies: 1,804
Views: 1,054,843
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Perhaps they did see land on the radar, and it...

Perhaps they did see land on the radar, and it didn't raise any questions because if they thought they were at Blacksod they would be expecting to see land on the radar.

In the cold light of day...
1st Apr 2017, 18:46
Replies: 63
Views: 14,461
Posted By obnoxio f*ckwit

Still a little confused. Here is my pension...

Still a little confused. Here is my pension forecast:

Estimate based on your National Insurance record up to 5 April 2016
£135.74 a week
Forecast if you contribute another 5 years before 5...
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