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25th Sep 2022, 19:31
Replies: 266
Views: 66,001
Posted By The B Word

As if by magic, a video appeared: ...

As if by magic, a video appeared:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&fbclid=IwAR07zSKCTVWt7n4ju0XJM470g2WIKYwT2FbsOVoctCN21AQo-yofzdL3BBA&v=PB7w9pwpbRE&feature=youtu.be

If true, then it...
15th Sep 2022, 21:32
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By The B Word

It was 28 Hawk T2 -...

It was 28 Hawk T2 - https://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/britain-orders-28-hawk-lift-advanced-fighter-trainers-02734/

However, it was also true that only 26 engines were bought as the expectation...
9th Sep 2022, 15:04
Replies: 266
Views: 66,001
Posted By The B Word

There is, of course, a link to this Air Safety...

There is, of course, a link to this Air Safety sideline and the subject of this thread. I do believe that the current CAS has neither been a Station Commander (or Commander Air Wing) as the Delivery...
21st Aug 2022, 20:21
Replies: 266
Views: 66,001
Posted By The B Word

You see the similarities and differences probably...

You see the similarities and differences probably mean that it’s about right in my opinion. The Space Operators either operate space based sensors in a similar way to ISTAR operators on a crewed or...
21st Aug 2022, 19:05
Replies: 266
Views: 66,001
Posted By The B Word

Timelord - a fine list, apart from one. ...

Timelord - a fine list, apart from one.



Care to unpick that one? If you are talking about the Space Operators Badge, then it is not a flying badge and is not listed with the flying badges in...
20th Aug 2022, 06:38
Replies: 288
Views: 57,846
Posted By The B Word

olster A very fair point. I suppose the issue...

olster A very fair point. I suppose the issue with comedies about racist behaviours can also encourage it as people think it’s funny but they really mean it! By the way, I’m also not advocating...
19th Aug 2022, 21:07
Replies: 288
Views: 57,846
Posted By The B Word

Where did it go wrong? :ugh: Now I’m well...

Where did it go wrong? :ugh:

Now I’m well past a quarter-century in the Services so I can honestly say I have seen discrimination during all of my time. Back in flying training I can remember...
14th Aug 2022, 18:32
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By The B Word

Shortly after the first bend…:E ...

Shortly after the first bend…:E
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1105/bfa209d2_646c_4b26_926b_4f7cd29d37fc_286ca084e7869e9040b5e2d5e7f8f480677b68f7.jpeg
14th Aug 2022, 18:16
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By The B Word

The problem is OCUs as I understand it. Whilst...

The problem is OCUs as I understand it. Whilst the Hawk T2 has been explained to have some ongoing engine issues, there are Pilots waiting for OCUs as I understand it? Anyway, the T1 is a pretty poor...
13th Aug 2022, 06:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,854
Posted By The B Word

Great news on the appointment of Harv :ok:

Great news on the appointment of Harv :ok:
6th Aug 2022, 10:48
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By The B Word

All is as predicted and as discussed ad nauseam...

All is as predicted and as discussed ad nauseam in a previous thread here: https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/600630-uk-mfts-off-rails.html

However, this is now so much more than UK MFTS...
14th Jul 2022, 21:09
Replies: 83
Views: 10,854
Posted By The B Word

Don’t be a fool LJ - they would never join up,...

Don’t be a fool LJ - they would never join up, the food isn’t good enough! :cool:
28th Jun 2022, 08:09
Replies: 21
Views: 4,078
Posted By The B Word

Also, the chance of winning means bringing that...

Also, the chance of winning means bringing that diverse workforce into uniformity, homologous thinking towards common goals and ensuring that we are pulling together to succeed at all costs!...
26th Jun 2022, 06:43
Replies: 53
Views: 13,783
Posted By The B Word

rattman - agreed. Jackonicko - the Stingray...

rattman - agreed.

Jackonicko - the Stingray started off as the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) in 2010. It was then vaunted to have an AESA RADAR with AIM-120...
25th Jun 2022, 08:11
Replies: 53
Views: 13,783
Posted By The B Word

Yup, predictable just like Taranis. Autonomous...

Yup, predictable just like Taranis. Autonomous aircraft are so far away, despite what the progressive visionaries say, and I would be amazed if we saw a fully autonomous UCAV before 2050. Even then,...
20th Jun 2022, 05:47
Replies: 173
Views: 33,005
Posted By The B Word

Chris Kebab has gone (apparently a victim of...

Chris Kebab has gone (apparently a victim of COVID), as has Silvano’s. Only the Polis remains for that authentic kebab. The Animal House has also gone (replaced by a nasty set of portakabins), even...
8th Jun 2022, 20:37
Replies: 109
Views: 13,026
Posted By The B Word

Moglington - so aircraft it is, and the rest...

Moglington - so aircraft it is, and the rest we’ll just call “niff-naff and trivia” :E
7th Jun 2022, 20:06
Replies: 109
Views: 13,026
Posted By The B Word

Moglington - nope, they are wanque words and you...

Moglington - nope, they are wanque words and you even said it “aircraft in English”! :ugh:
5th Jun 2022, 13:10
Replies: 109
Views: 13,026
Posted By The B Word

Defence did a long time ago introducing wanque...

Defence did a long time ago introducing wanque words like ‘air vehicle’ and ‘air system’ instead… :ugh:
1st Jun 2022, 06:44
Replies: 32
Views: 6,909
Posted By The B Word

From here:...

From here: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9413/
1st Jun 2022, 06:42
Replies: 32
Views: 6,909
Posted By The B Word

The expectation with the AFPRB Report was to have...

The expectation with the AFPRB Report was to have it finished by May 22 for the Government to consider. With all the political shenanigans going on right now we’ll be lucky to see it published before...
25th May 2022, 13:37
Replies: 40
Views: 7,342
Posted By The B Word

Red face Latest RAF Historical Faux Pas - Envoy IV

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1370/image_468541caa3ea6348c0c8e2622ed9351e25fc6e76.jpeg



The Envoy I, II and III designators were not the RAF’s - they were the...
3rd May 2022, 20:26
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By The B Word

PS. I should also add that many from multi-ethnic...

PS. I should also add that many from multi-ethnic backgrounds do not have the residency or UK nationality requirements to hold the security clearances required too. Most aircraft types need DVs these...
3rd May 2022, 19:43
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By The B Word

What utter horse poo. WE DO NOT SELECT BY...

What utter horse poo. WE DO NOT SELECT BY APPEARANCE - selection is via 5 things:

1. Application and being inside the required selection criteria (educational quals, age and fitness).
2. Computer...
3rd Apr 2022, 16:27
Replies: 34
Views: 9,292
Posted By The B Word

Timelord - ex GRs actually… BEagle - to be...

Timelord - ex GRs actually…

BEagle - to be “Uhmerkan” it would be “Oorah” for the Corps. The proposal of “Hoorah” would be more like Bertie Wooster (probably apt, in this case!).

Finally, why...
26th Mar 2022, 20:05
Replies: 52
Views: 10,620
Posted By The B Word

Tragic news but it looks like his family are...

Tragic news but it looks like his family are rallying, which is great news. At least he has a Service pension that many do not have when caught out like this. As a GD(Ground) mate and the head of a...
19th Mar 2022, 23:19
Replies: 54
Views: 12,360
Posted By The B Word

It’s been done before this conflict by Daesh: ...

It’s been done before this conflict by Daesh:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cz2jrmnm7ds

Limited effect really, you have none of the speed, reach and persistence that Air Power doctrine...
17th Mar 2022, 18:51
Replies: 115
Views: 33,361
Posted By The B Word

Snoop With the Chief Wokemeister General in charge then...

With the Chief Wokemeister General in charge then I hear that a lateral entry is on the cards… :}
...
1st Mar 2022, 18:17
Replies: 897
Views: 320,318
Posted By The B Word

I’ve always been a bit troubled by these...

I’ve always been a bit troubled by these comparisons. Firstly, how many on the £25k and below are either only declaring that amount for tax purposes and are earning a cash-based take home pay without...
13th Feb 2022, 23:32
Replies: 115
Views: 33,361
Posted By The B Word

Naked 3-Star

I wondered why his Twitter feed had gone quiet! :cool:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10508959/Why-RAF-deputy-garden-without-clothes-on.html


...
6th Feb 2022, 07:50
Replies: 70
Views: 10,546
Posted By The B Word

Saw this today and thought of this thread: ...

Saw this today and thought of this thread:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/500x353/981a5b73_59d7_433b_8c55_25b2ef0b6d6c_bd14401fb758fba1b0089ee6ccc32bff5af48292.jpeg
5th Jan 2022, 21:53
Replies: 42
Views: 9,052
Posted By The B Word

The Blair and Broon Governments made light work...

The Blair and Broon Governments made light work of any of the smaller advantages within Crab’s list (many of which were unaffordable in the longer term and have also now gone). The biggest mistakes...
5th Jan 2022, 20:53
Replies: 292
Views: 60,074
Posted By The B Word

I’m not so sure it’s as crystal clear as you...

I’m not so sure it’s as crystal clear as you state…



Now the avia comes from avian/avis which is Latin for bird which derives from aetós in Greek. Now seeing aviation is a fairly modern...
5th Jan 2022, 00:43
Replies: 15
Views: 4,165
Posted By The B Word

I only knew of John in passing, but I heard great...

I only knew of John in passing, but I heard great things of him. But please can we get his surname correct as HALSTEAD and not HALSTED as in the thread title at present? It would be good to at least...
5th Jan 2022, 00:34
Replies: 292
Views: 60,074
Posted By The B Word

That would be the NOUN ‘master’ and not the...

That would be the NOUN ‘master’ and not the ADJECTIVE ‘master’ in the case of Master Aircrew. There are actually 3 different definitions of master.

NOUN - as in “Master of the household”. That is...
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