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2nd May 2012, 23:04
Replies: 62
Views: 36,604
Posted By Still Wee Jock

And what exactly is AVM Bell doing now? Other...

And what exactly is AVM Bell doing now? Other than nothing?
2nd May 2012, 23:00
Replies: 62
Views: 36,604
Posted By Still Wee Jock

"His predecessors have included Bastard Bill and...

"His predecessors have included Bastard Bill and Pete Ruddock so plenty of stars there."

Yikes. Pete Ruddock was/is a nice bloke, Bill.....well....ask Mrs Bill about the TV license. Oh, and I...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Oct 2011, 19:49
Replies: 115
Views: 52,238
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Bit late in the day to reply to Over+Out's post...

Bit late in the day to reply to Over+Out's post in 2009 about the 'recent Swanwick manager' who validated on 23 at Heathrow, absolutely true, he was on my watch and I can remember talking to him when...
7th Jul 2010, 22:56
Replies: 268
Views: 122,786
Posted By Still Wee Jock

So where were we... OC something was pissed...

So where were we...

OC something was pissed off with Bloggs, ordered him to his office NOW!
So he did, with a large step ladder and a lot of crashing about.
Post bollocking, OC something says...
7th Jul 2010, 22:49
Replies: 268
Views: 122,786
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Or a hole in his....whatever.

Or a hole in his....whatever.
7th Jul 2010, 22:45
Replies: 65
Views: 10,411
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Not joking, either, young Lockwood.

Not joking, either, young Lockwood.
7th Jul 2010, 15:32
Replies: 65
Views: 10,411
Posted By Still Wee Jock

...thinking I've gone blind then realising I've...

...thinking I've gone blind then realising I've got the wife's specs on...muddling up all the kids' plus the dog's names....forgetting why I've opened the fridge (unless it's for alcohol)....calling...
7th Jul 2010, 15:15
Replies: 268
Views: 122,786
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool 'Fess up Jock, twas you was it not.....?' ...

'Fess up Jock, twas you was it not.....?'

Er, no, cornish, girls didn't do gate guard when I was in the mob.

And her husband once charged a gate guard for the heinous crime of having a hole in...
7th Jul 2010, 11:38
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Beagle/Wholigan/Pontious, I was at Coningsby in...

Beagle/Wholigan/Pontious, I was at Coningsby in 1981, and you've got the right staish. I worked in Ops during one (of the trillions) of exercises which were pulled on Sunday nights, and we had to...
7th Jul 2010, 06:39
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Nope, had the pleasure of not being anywhere near...

Nope, had the pleasure of not being anywhere near the B word, but knew enough people there to recall his popularity. Was at Coningby when we had our own version of the B word.
6th Jul 2010, 19:43
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Eek, the B word. Was also at Coningsby, Laarbruch...

Eek, the B word. Was also at Coningsby, Laarbruch and Cranwell.
6th Jul 2010, 16:49
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Nope, bottle blonde! Seldomfitforpurpose -...

Nope, bottle blonde!

Seldomfitforpurpose - I raise my head above the parapet once in a blue moon, I can't be bothered with the howling PC brigade any more than you can, and if you met me you'd...
6th Jul 2010, 16:02
Replies: 268
Views: 122,786
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Staish's car approaches the main gate, guard...

Staish's car approaches the main gate, guard looks to see who's in the back, it's Mrs Staish so he raises the barrier and waves driver through. Car stops, window descends, "Compliment!" shrieks Mrs...
6th Jul 2010, 15:11
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Union Jack, I'm a Scot, I'm a Jock AND a dyke....

Union Jack, I'm a Scot, I'm a Jock AND a dyke. :ok:
3rd Jul 2010, 23:12
Replies: 74
Views: 16,740
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool I joined the RAF in 1976 as an air trafficker,...

I joined the RAF in 1976 as an air trafficker, left in 1990 and qualified as a NATs air traffic controller. I retired in 2008. I controlled the hijacked Sudanese Airbus which landed at Stansted in...
10th Jun 2010, 20:25
Replies: 127
Views: 53,253
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool A 23 Sqn Belgian F104 from Kleinebrogle which had...

A 23 Sqn Belgian F104 from Kleinebrogle which had been on a squadron exchange with my squadron (43F) at Leuchars, must have been about 1980. I think there were 4 came to visit, and after they'd all...
31st May 2010, 20:24
Replies: 29
Views: 15,523
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool I was at Coningsby in the 80s when Auntie Joan...

I was at Coningsby in the 80s when Auntie Joan was CO at Neat. I recall a pissed-off F4 pilot phoning Neat to moan about something, and the delighted scopies put him straight through to the FC's...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Jan 2010, 14:54
Replies: 12
Views: 3,206
Posted By Still Wee Jock

You're right, Bren, there isn't. I was involved...

You're right, Bren, there isn't. I was involved in several emergencies at Stansted over the years that made the papers, including controlling the hijacked Sudanese Airbus in 1996 and the Royal...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Sep 2009, 20:04
Replies: 51
Views: 6,020
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Ahhhh now I'm going back a bit and being really...

Ahhhh now I'm going back a bit and being really picky - who remembers when LTCC management thought it was a great idea to save money by closing the canteen at weekends? Lasted about....oh a...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th May 2009, 14:38
Replies: 188
Views: 13,325
Posted By Still Wee Jock

I retired a while back and this 'remain outside...

I retired a while back and this 'remain outside controlled airspace' thing was a bone of contention then - we were made to say it, can't remember if it was unit instructions or best practice or...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Mar 2009, 20:09
Replies: 66
Views: 7,084
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool I was 50 last year and started drawing my pension...

I was 50 last year and started drawing my pension (thank you NATS, I love not having to work anymore, 30 years was quite enough). Ask me if I'd want to train as a controller at the age of...
2nd Mar 2009, 19:55
Replies: 114
Views: 47,314
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Real jets - big, noisy, dirty and beautiful, I...

Real jets - big, noisy, dirty and beautiful, I had the privilege to woosh around the sky in XT866 in April 1981 when my squadron (43 F) were on detachment to Akrotiri. Drop-tankless, slippery as...
17th Jan 2009, 17:20
Replies: 2,018
Views: 935,556
Posted By Still Wee Jock

I controlled a Royal Squadron BAe146 (the one...

I controlled a Royal Squadron BAe146 (the one with the missing oil seals post servicing) with two engines shut down, one at idle and one going flat out in 1997 - it landed safely at Stansted, and the...
12th Dec 2008, 08:46
Replies: 38
Views: 6,624
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Sounds like the old it snowed a bit so we put...

Sounds like the old it snowed a bit so we put de-icing fluid on the snow (you can see the flaw there already, snow isn't sheets of ice) which melts the snow then covers the runway surface with a...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Dec 2008, 09:18
Replies: 20
Views: 4,922
Posted By Still Wee Jock

Cool Spilt my coffee down the Hadleigh box ...

Spilt my coffee down the Hadleigh box

Trapped the supervisors arm between the PAR and director console causing so much screaming everyone thought she was being murdered

Asked to turn TV down...
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