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31st Mar 2021, 11:26
Replies: 88
Views: 24,714
Posted By xtp

I seem to remember similar conclusions from their...

I seem to remember similar conclusions from their ASUPT programme in the 1970s.
4th Mar 2021, 17:41
Replies: 20
Views: 3,661
Posted By xtp

My logbook reminds me of 21 JPs in ER formation...

My logbook reminds me of 21 JPs in ER formation over the Royal visit to York's 1900th birthday on 28 June 1971..
...
2nd Feb 2021, 16:45
Replies: 2
Views: 2,149
Posted By xtp

The AJJ Collection has an unscanned image of that...

The AJJ Collection has an unscanned image of that Meteor, but most likely not at that event. PM me if interested.
12th Jul 2020, 16:09
Replies: 31
Views: 9,480
Posted By xtp

Rather off topic, but to continue about...

Rather off topic, but to continue about parachuteless jumps ...

Not over the sea, but air gunner Les Bigwood jumped out of a crippled Lancaster at 90 feet and survived until his demise in old age...
31st Mar 2020, 09:48
Replies: 157
Views: 51,477
Posted By xtp

VC10 landing at Brooklands might qualify as the...

VC10 landing at Brooklands might qualify as the shortest..
See near the end of The 1st and last VC10 flight (http://www.vc10.net/Memories/A4OAB_Royalflight.html)
15th Oct 2017, 12:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,634
Posted By xtp

Not to mention a Hastings out of Farnborough in...

Not to mention a Hastings out of Farnborough in the 70s full of standard gas meters sampling "acid air" over the North Sea
16th Jun 2016, 16:05
Replies: 192
Views: 35,083
Posted By xtp

We may know it's closing speed, but the quote is...

We may know it's closing speed, but the quote is ""while travelling at 800mph".
16th Jun 2016, 15:40
Replies: 192
Views: 35,083
Posted By xtp

Maybe it's the sonic bangs. Torygraph p17 today...

Maybe it's the sonic bangs. Torygraph p17 today says 15 feet apart at 800 knots.
7th Sep 2015, 15:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,168
Posted By xtp

May I add my condolences and advise that, since...

May I add my condolences and advise that, since he had been a member of the Aircrew Association, I have added his name to the ACA In Memoriam page at ACA In Memoriam...
18th Aug 2015, 15:45
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By xtp

QFIing 68-72 on JPs, the Rebecca/Eureka was very...

QFIing 68-72 on JPs, the Rebecca/Eureka was very useful during student IF trips or GH above cloud. Getting him to do a turn through the bearing to/from the beacon whilst watching the homing needle...
3rd Aug 2015, 20:45
Replies: 357
Views: 220,211
Posted By xtp

Just as an observation, all of the Phenom...

Just as an observation, all of the Phenom accidents recorded at Aviation Safety Network are runway overruns.
2nd Jul 2015, 07:40
Replies: 742
Views: 292,662
Posted By xtp

There was a time when my two-finger typing was...

There was a time when my two-finger typing was coordinated!

Try this one instead.

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-BCHW.pdf
1st Jul 2015, 20:57
Replies: 742
Views: 292,662
Posted By xtp

GINFO G-BHCW gives UK civil owners. GINFO...

GINFO G-BHCW gives UK civil owners.

GINFO Registration History | Aircraft Register | Operations and Safety...
20th Apr 2015, 11:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,777
Posted By xtp

David Holliday, Cranwell 84 entry Russian...

David Holliday, Cranwell 84 entry Russian speaker. Bona fide chap who was a friend of the deceased from whom I've heard separately on this topic.
2nd Apr 2015, 15:31
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,052,076
Posted By xtp

Maybe uncertainty and speculation will reduce now...

Maybe uncertainty and speculation will reduce now they have found the FDR.

Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'researched suicide' - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32159602)
6th Mar 2015, 08:37
Replies: 154
Views: 37,651
Posted By xtp

Government review process grinding into action. ...

Government review process grinding into action.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/manston-airport-review
11th Nov 2014, 14:22
Replies: 28
Views: 13,849
Posted By xtp

XS743 wasn't just a normal Bassett. It was fitted...

XS743 wasn't just a normal Bassett. It was fitted with an analogue computer system under control of the captain in the left seat that gave the right hand seat pilot handling experience with various...
30th Jul 2014, 09:13
Replies: 21
Views: 6,008
Posted By xtp

As far as I recall, the reasons for carrying an...

As far as I recall, the reasons for carrying an aircrew knife in my era (60s-90s) were to deal with entanglements in harnesses/rigging lines and also to deflate a dinghy or lifejacket inflated...
10th Jul 2014, 09:43
Replies: 27
Views: 40,332
Posted By xtp

Lots of water sloshing about in the fuselage...

Lots of water sloshing about in the fuselage might do interesting things to the CofG and trim.
13th Jun 2014, 10:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,655
Posted By xtp

Dick was Chipmunk Standards at CFS Little...

Dick was Chipmunk Standards at CFS Little Rissington in 1972 whilst I was on the JP side with Bruce Byron RAAF.
10th Feb 2014, 16:57
Replies: 122
Views: 31,393
Posted By xtp

Returning the original subject: Gordon Smith...

Returning the original subject:

Gordon Smith was a flying doc in CFS Standards at Little Rissington in the early 1970s who did rehab flying with aircrew.

Most were aircrew who suffered from...
5th Jan 2014, 16:45
Replies: 33
Views: 17,495
Posted By xtp

I was a QFI on 2 Sqn 3FTS when the accident...

I was a QFI on 2 Sqn 3FTS when the accident happened. My (vague?) memory suggests that the main runway was under repair at the time, which is why we operated off 30 for some time, including a period...
14th Nov 2013, 16:03
Replies: 79
Views: 15,520
Posted By xtp

I seem to recall being in AEA OR at the time the...

I seem to recall being in AEA OR at the time the curved knife came in and that the justification was that, whereas the old knife was intended to stab dinghies or lifejackets that inflated...
5th Jul 2013, 17:56
Replies: 91
Views: 63,266
Posted By xtp

The Slievers came to Leeming for the 1971(?) open...

The Slievers came to Leeming for the 1971(?) open day and marked their arrival by a flypast parallel to 16 at about 20 feet.

When ATC complained about their having come below the briefed 200 feet...
20th Jun 2013, 08:42
Replies: 46
Views: 10,279
Posted By xtp

Sorry. Must have skipped p2 after being away....

Sorry. Must have skipped p2 after being away. Duplicate url deleted.
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