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18th Aug 2021, 15:51
Replies: 804
Views: 125,357
Posted By Thaihawk

Quite bizarre. This is C-17A 02-1109 from the...

Quite bizarre. This is C-17A 02-1109 from the 62nd AW out of Mc Chord AFB, WA. For clarity, the C-17A departing Kabul with 641? POB was Dover AFB based 436th AW C-17A 01-0186.
18th Aug 2021, 15:46
Replies: 804
Views: 125,357
Posted By Thaihawk

You cannot be expecting an intelligent comment...

You cannot be expecting an intelligent comment from Starmer?. Starmer could even make Biden look good. A typical Labour Party waste of space.
15th Aug 2021, 23:22
Replies: 804
Views: 125,357
Posted By Thaihawk

But who to replace BJ?, who it has to be said is...

But who to replace BJ?, who it has to be said is all wind and p*ss. Starmer?. Rees-Mogg?. It just gets worse.
15th Aug 2021, 23:18
Replies: 103
Views: 28,406
Posted By Thaihawk

I've heard there is a move within the RAF to...

I've heard there is a move within the RAF to retain perhaps half the current C-130J fleet. From sources both a Brize and from MADG at Cambridge. Time will tell...

Also apparently some of the...
13th Aug 2021, 05:56
Replies: 804
Views: 125,357
Posted By Thaihawk

After the debacle of British losses in the 19th...

After the debacle of British losses in the 19th century in Afghanistan, the writing was on the wall as what would eventually happen after the 2001 invasion.

With the American pull-out in Vietnam...
7th Aug 2021, 05:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Thaihawk

The communist on the SAGE committee, one Dr Susan...

The communist on the SAGE committee, one Dr Susan Michie is no doubt keen to bring in the sort of controls seen in the Warsaw Pact countries prior to the fall of the Berlin wall on foreign travel....
7th Aug 2021, 05:16
Replies: 13
Views: 5,092
Posted By Thaihawk

One has to wonder how far from Turkish government...

One has to wonder how far from Turkish government control (or more precisely elements within that government) that airplane was at the time of it's seizure in Brazil.
5th Aug 2021, 21:42
Replies: 13
Views: 5,092
Posted By Thaihawk

The specific aircraft involved is reported as...

The specific aircraft involved is reported as TC-GVA, a G-1V, which is ex TC-ATA of the Turkish government.
2nd Aug 2021, 14:04
Replies: 22
Views: 5,605
Posted By Thaihawk

The word is Prestwick has been running at an...

The word is Prestwick has been running at an operating profit recently, however, USAF movements have sharply tailed-off after the Afghan troop pull-out was completed. June was a busy month for both...
31st Jul 2021, 22:59
Replies: 90
Views: 24,486
Posted By Thaihawk

Brize is colour code black until August 22nd....

Brize is colour code black until August 22nd. Only movements allowed are selected empty or near empty stationed aircraft. Apparently the runway has to be inspected after each movement.

Also,...
21st Jul 2021, 21:24
Replies: 90
Views: 24,486
Posted By Thaihawk

Bean counters win every time. Come the next war,...

Bean counters win every time. Come the next war, and the enemy will win, in no small part due to the bean counters.
20th Jul 2021, 23:59
Replies: 17
Views: 3,292
Posted By Thaihawk

The communist regime in China are like the Nazis...

The communist regime in China are like the Nazis in the 1930s, and are spoiling for a war, and their aims are the same as Hitler's, world domination. The Third World War is coming.
20th Jul 2021, 23:54
Replies: 90
Views: 24,486
Posted By Thaihawk

ZH871 Hercules C.4 calling RRR5711 diverted...

ZH871 Hercules C.4 calling RRR5711 diverted to Northolt, arriving there at 22:33 on the 19th from Nice. As of the evening of the 20th, this C-130 remains at Northolt.
11th Jul 2021, 15:35
Replies: 37
Views: 5,018
Posted By Thaihawk

I know it's the Daily Mail, but this may just be...

I know it's the Daily Mail, but this may just be worth a read,
...
27th Jun 2021, 08:57
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By Thaihawk

XV178 was the one at Boscombe Down. XV180 was the...

XV178 was the one at Boscombe Down. XV180 was the one lost at Fairford, and (IIRC) XV216 was the one lost at Pisa. Tis airframe was extant on the dump there for many years afterwards.
24th Jun 2021, 22:47
Replies: 45
Views: 6,592
Posted By Thaihawk

BEA had scattered offices in South Ruislip, Great...

BEA had scattered offices in South Ruislip, Great Central House opposite South Ruislip underground station and another office block where the Ramada hotel is, and quite possibly another site used...
10th Jun 2021, 23:56
Replies: 57
Views: 9,532
Posted By Thaihawk

So, we cannot rule out North Korea, then!.

So, we cannot rule out North Korea, then!.
10th Jun 2021, 23:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,305
Posted By Thaihawk

From what I understand both AF1 and a C-32A with...

From what I understand both AF1 and a C-32A with it both flew Andrews AFB- Mildenhall-Newquay.

Around 7 C-17 visits to Newquay as well, with a pair more to RNAS Culdrose with VH-3Ds on board, plus...
6th Jun 2021, 02:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By Thaihawk

Which date did the flight take place?.

Which date did the flight take place?.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2021, 01:37
Replies: 55
Views: 5,419
Posted By Thaihawk

One point I'm not sure has been aired on here,...

One point I'm not sure has been aired on here, and apologies if it has, and that is Ms Johnson has left BLM and formed a new party with one or both of the Corbyn brothers. Ms Johnson is a full-on...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2021, 01:29
Replies: 55
Views: 5,419
Posted By Thaihawk

This is near-on a daily occurrence in London, let...

This is near-on a daily occurrence in London, let alone the rest of the country. Crime of this nature is out of control.

To underline that point, this from the BBC today,

Hyde Park stabbing:...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2021, 01:25
Replies: 55
Views: 5,419
Posted By Thaihawk

I think the post above yours might provide the...

I think the post above yours might provide the answer to a certain degree. Whatever she was doing at that party at that time of night, it is unlikely to have been legal.
3rd Jun 2021, 22:03
Replies: 106
Views: 11,275
Posted By Thaihawk

Oh yes they did. Ex Northwest ones. I flew on one...

Oh yes they did. Ex Northwest ones. I flew on one ex CX 707 with Laker from LGW to ORD on 30 April 1378, and the same airframe back to LGW 4 weeks later.
31st May 2021, 20:22
Replies: 254
Views: 40,224
Posted By Thaihawk

Now you know why the RAF C-130s are being got rid...

Now you know why the RAF C-130s are being got rid of.
31st May 2021, 20:17
Replies: 254
Views: 40,224
Posted By Thaihawk

Rule number one, no poofters. ( am I still...

Rule number one, no poofters.

( am I still allowed to quote from a the sketch on Monty Python where this first appeared many decades ago)
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