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Forum: Rotorheads
26th Sep 2022, 14:06
Replies: 39
Views: 2,966
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Bizarrely, the MOD owns them, but had no say in...

Bizarrely, the MOD owns them, but had no say in their selection. At the end of the contract the MoD will own a fleet of high hour and well worn aircraft that have little or no military worth. Yet...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2022, 02:34
Replies: 39
Views: 2,966
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

You are factually incorrect. Availability rates...

You are factually incorrect. Availability rates are above contract requirements and nowhere even close to half the aircraft are in maintenance.

What exactly is non-compliant about the simulators -...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2022, 02:29
Replies: 39
Views: 2,966
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

They are only used for training. Perhaps a little...

They are only used for training. Perhaps a little research might help before posing your questions.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2022, 13:09
Replies: 39
Views: 2,966
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

My money is on H175 for NMH. MoD having a good...

My money is on H175 for NMH. MoD having a good experience in terms of cost and reliability of 135 and 145, and common helionix cockpit. Add in manufactured in North Wales and I think it has a great...
24th Sep 2022, 10:46
Replies: 46
Views: 5,437
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Agreed! The tories have just destroyed any...

Agreed! The tories have just destroyed any chances of winning the next election and made a Labour Government an absolute certainty. They have spat in the face of struggling people and tanked the...
22nd Sep 2022, 16:08
Replies: 9,942
Views: 7,781,031
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Wink The day of 'put up or shut up' is fast...

The day of 'put up or shut up' is fast approaching. The referendums are taking place from today until the 27th in the 4 Russian 'held' regions in the East of Ukraine. Russian ministers have said that...
15th Sep 2022, 17:19
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Yes, indeed it is. FAcT will be awrded in Autumn...

Yes, indeed it is. FAcT will be awrded in Autumn '23 and the winning bidder will select and provide aircraft, synthetic devices, courseware, instructors, ATC, etc etc for a 20 year delivery period....
10th Sep 2022, 21:30
Replies: 63
Views: 16,650
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Yet another RAF whitewash- A400 is simply unfit for purpose.

https://aviationsourcenews.com/news/the-airbus-a400m-is-creating-issues-for-the-raf-personnel-are-not-enjoying-it/
22nd Aug 2022, 13:01
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Now be fair. With 1 Air Commodore for every 4 1/2...

Now be fair. With 1 Air Commodore for every 4 1/2 aircraft, they cannot all have proper jobs. They will be Wiggies disciples and they must therefore be given made up jobs at public expense…that is...
21st Aug 2022, 20:24
Replies: 266
Views: 66,120
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Just perfect. Wigston has destroyed the...

Just perfect.

Wigston has destroyed the effectiveness and lethality of the RAF in favour of diversity and inclusion. Warfare is a darwinian environment and it cares only for talent, cunning, guile...
21st Aug 2022, 19:33
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

The lies from MOD continue to pile up. There WAS...

The lies from MOD continue to pile up. There WAS a pause and there WAS illegal discrimination. However, AVM Byford is a woman and will therefore get away with breaking the law…the RAF will see to...
20th Aug 2022, 00:57
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

https://news.sky.com/story/raf-took-steps-to-artif...

https://news.sky.com/story/raf-took-steps-to-artificially-inflate-diversity-numbers-to-hit-target-defence-sources-suggest-12676867RAF took steps to 'artificially inflate' diversity numbers to hit...
19th Aug 2022, 13:25
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

This is great. I remember reading, in the...

This is great.

I remember reading, in the early 90's, about a teenager in the USA (where else:rolleyes:) who was trying to sue her parents for having her. Her parents were less than aesthetically...
18th Aug 2022, 17:50
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Talk about a job with strings attached. That...

Talk about a job with strings attached.

That said, is it actually a worse title than being the PEdO?
18th Aug 2022, 16:43
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

The practice of using 'unqualified' people to...

The practice of using 'unqualified' people to fill roles is one of the cornerstones of RAF structure - really.. How many contracts have been complete disasters because a 'really good pilot who needs...
18th Aug 2022, 15:54
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

https://i.redd.it/nqgqxtvkw1y61.jpg

https://i.redd.it/nqgqxtvkw1y61.jpg
18th Aug 2022, 14:28
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Yep, correct and agree 100%. I meant no...

Yep, correct and agree 100%. I meant no disrespect to the sooties, riggers, fairys, heavies etc. They gave me serviceable aircraft for 27 years, and kept great humour as I spent much of that time...
18th Aug 2022, 13:26
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

I suspect this post may be slightly...

I suspect this post may be slightly controversial, but here goes :ok:

IMHO there are certain roles in the RAF that actually matter, and others that matter far 'less'. Aircrew matter. Air...
17th Aug 2022, 22:53
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Knew Sophy back in the day. Lovely person, nice...

Knew Sophy back in the day. Lovely person, nice lady and just a wonderful individual.

However, she never unfortunately never made aircrew and therefore has no experienced opinion about the...
17th Aug 2022, 13:16
Replies: 288
Views: 57,856
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

In 2010 I informed the RAF that I was converting...

In 2010 I informed the RAF that I was converting to Jedi’ism (really) and applied for new dog tags with ‘Jedi’ on then. I was refused by HQ personnel on the basis that ‘Jedi’ism is a belief system...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2022, 17:59
Replies: 20
Views: 3,909
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

I don’t know you but you sound like a solid...

I don’t know you but you sound like a solid bloke. I shall therefore do my best to help you.

DO NOT BUY A HELICOPTER!!!!! You might as well just have a bonfire with your son’s inheritance.
12th Aug 2022, 12:33
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

An INTERNAL inspection FFS!!! So the same...

An INTERNAL inspection FFS!!! So the same psychophantic cretins who designed and implemented this insanely stupid system are the the ones who will look into it! It was blindingly obvious to every Flt...
5th Aug 2022, 20:02
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

I hope CANADA is watching this - they are about...

I hope CANADA is watching this - they are about to implement a similar system with their Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) Contract. The experience of the UK should show them what happens when you let...
5th Aug 2022, 18:10
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

The UK's ability to train fast jet pilots is in...

The UK's ability to train fast jet pilots is in crisis because of faulty aircraft, a need for more instructors and an influx of foreign students filling up the course, leaked documents suggest.
...
5th Aug 2022, 17:57
Replies: 158
Views: 40,609
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

UKMFTS Failing to Deliver...again

Wow. Imagine my surprise that the most ill thought through, poorly run, and shockingly poor value for money system in NATO is unable to produce pilots!
...
4th Aug 2022, 15:37
Replies: 1,464
Views: 438,984
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

It seems to me there are really just 2 questions...

It seems to me there are really just 2 questions that matter - will there be a U.S /China War over Taiwan, and if so, how will it progress.

China has repeatedly stated that it will bring Taiwan...
1st Aug 2022, 12:23
Replies: 1,464
Views: 438,984
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

US State Department confirms today that Speaker...

US State Department confirms today that Speaker Pelosi will visit Taiwan this week - no further details given.

All eyes must be on China. They said there would be severe and consequential actions...
30th Jul 2022, 11:44
Replies: 9,942
Views: 7,781,031
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Exactly as I said Monkey. I am absolutely certain...

Exactly as I said Monkey. I am absolutely certain that my children, if they survive, will see their days out in a dystopian nuclear wasteland. I know I will get ridiculed for that but whatever l. I...
29th Jul 2022, 16:30
Replies: 9,942
Views: 7,781,031
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

I am lost for words as to how 1 human can do this...

I am lost for words as to how 1 human can do this to another. That said, I am certain this will not be an isolated occurence - atrocities are unfortunately part of war, but the Russians do seem...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2022, 22:13
Replies: 171
Views: 51,707
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

An interesting and tragic thread. I have...

An interesting and tragic thread.

I have read reports that the young man got out of the aircraft and immediately walked towards the spinning tail rotor. Not credible in my opinion.

I have read...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2022, 14:58
Replies: 175
Views: 56,505
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Simply not true - ever heard of wind - it gets...

Simply not true - ever heard of wind - it gets stronger as you climb (usually). On a SAR shout, seconds can make the difference between life and death - we all know that. If my transit to the scene...
19th Jul 2022, 21:19
Replies: 32
Views: 6,909
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Whilst this payrise is far below inflation, I...

Whilst this payrise is far below inflation, I consider it entirely in line with expectations. I say that because I was an RAF pilot for just shy of 30 years so I know very well indeed how MOD pay...
7th Jul 2022, 13:44
Replies: 9,942
Views: 7,781,031
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

Err...what?

Err...what?
28th Jun 2022, 20:36
Replies: 21
Views: 4,078
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

I read this and I would despair, but I got over...

I read this and I would despair, but I got over that and left. The RAF is in a death spiral of woke culture, political correctness and abject failure to accept their role is to kill people and...
28th Jun 2022, 20:01
Replies: 52
Views: 9,715
Posted By Baldeep Inminj

The Gov't says the exhorbitant price of fuel is...

The Gov't says the exhorbitant price of fuel is driven by the war in Ukraine. Perfect! We have a delicious scenario in which the problem can be it's own solution...
Gas/Oil/Petrol/Diesel prices have...
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