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9th Mar 2019, 11:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,148
Posted By Pom Pax

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Zapped

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Forever be strong!

In memory of Cousin Jim F/S James Haswell Wood, RNZAF...
9th Mar 2019, 04:30
Replies: 14
Views: 2,148
Posted By Pom Pax

Devil PN Were you zapped by 75 Squadron?

PN
Were you zapped by 75 Squadron?
4th Mar 2019, 03:08
Replies: 15
Views: 5,166
Posted By Pom Pax

I grew up surrounded by a ring of Bomber Command...

I grew up surrounded by a ring of Bomber Command 'dromes but too young to know of #3 but obviously I see now
But there was a snag competition because outside my local ring there were more 'fields...
16th Feb 2019, 23:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By Pom Pax

SAS

A long time ago I used AC, I found it disappointing cramped and long walk then a walk twice a far in the opposite direction with poor selection of sandwiches.
Next time I choose SAS everything you...
12th Feb 2019, 08:10
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By Pom Pax

Northolt > Jersey Aug '48 Dakota. Our flight...

Northolt > Jersey Aug '48 Dakota.
Our flight had a similar handout but with a strip map. Position marked as Haslemere. A copy for both sides of the cabin. Captain came round and spoke to every row.
9th Feb 2019, 14:19
Replies: 58
Views: 4,987
Posted By Pom Pax

the ERC ................. luxury!!!!! Had to...

the ERC ................. luxury!!!!!
Had to put that lot on the 1:1m , admittedly from a template.
9th Feb 2019, 08:09
Replies: 58
Views: 4,987
Posted By Pom Pax

PN Gee 2 about a 6 minute exercise except...

PN

Gee 2 about a 6 minute exercise except when pretend flying a "supersonic" Canberra in the D.R. sweat box where eventually your pencil was outpaced. However this seasoned one such that a 3...
28th Nov 2018, 13:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,698
Posted By Pom Pax

Pontius Down Start Point way I requested a QTE...

Pontius
Down Start Point way I requested a QTE from Culdrose, the pilot refused saying always use Scily Homer support them the R.A.F. have to pay 2/6d for each bearing. Even better was a running...
1st Sep 2018, 07:43
Replies: 12,620
Views: 3,362,393
Posted By Pom Pax

At 2 ANS Thorney Island '57 - '58 there were...

At 2 ANS Thorney Island '57 - '58 there were quite a few Polish staff Pilots. Only one commissioned a Flt/Lt on the NF10s but driving the Varsitys many NCOs and M/Ps with unpronounceable names...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2018, 13:12
Replies: 51
Views: 2,548
Posted By Pom Pax

Nav pass level 2ANS in '50s Average +70%, no...

Nav pass level 2ANS in '50s
Average +70%, no exercise below 60%.
31st Jul 2018, 08:12
Replies: 12,620
Views: 3,362,393
Posted By Pom Pax

Danny, I am afraid not pure gold just a very...

Danny,
I am afraid not pure gold just a very small nugget. The best guess where to find on the program is at or before 41 minutes. As it was recorded off a not advertisement free channel there may...
30th Jul 2018, 04:42
Replies: 12,620
Views: 3,362,393
Posted By Pom Pax

Mary Ellis

Danny,
Whilst watching the BBC show about 100 years of the R.A.F I spotted a shot of Mary Ellis's log book. A monthly summary included "Vengeance 1h:30".
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2018, 17:58
Replies: 31
Views: 2,780
Posted By Pom Pax

My Father disliked the cinema and the...

My Father disliked the cinema and the unbelievable story lines. However we persuaded him to come with us to see "The Robe" in a West End cinema.
When asked what he thought of it he replied "Well at...
14th Jul 2018, 15:36
Replies: 30
Views: 4,491
Posted By Pom Pax

Aladdin Pink jumbo beat the Esso Blue man 4 - 2

Aladdin Pink jumbo beat the Esso Blue man 4 - 2
3rd Jun 2018, 16:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pom Pax

Quartz-1...

Quartz-1 (https://www.pprune.org/members/267512-quartz-1)



Logical follow up to those two remarks To avoid jet stream.
30th Apr 2018, 15:31
Replies: 43
Views: 11,552
Posted By Pom Pax

Nearly right but in the case above only in still...

Nearly right but in the case above only in still air. Equal time point takes into account wind speed and direction. Point of no return involves your fuel state.
30th Apr 2018, 13:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,400
Posted By Pom Pax

And I very much regret reading of it. To you,...

And I very much regret reading of it. To you, your Mother and all your family my heartfelt deepest sympathy. To me your Father was the tall young blonde fighter pilot. I only ever flew with him once...
27th Apr 2018, 14:23
Replies: 165
Views: 56,217
Posted By Pom Pax

Having read this I thought I'll Google this and I...

Having read this I thought I'll Google this and I found this link to Pprune https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/48553-old-airways-charts.html#post1466527 and even more amazing guess...
31st Mar 2018, 14:45
Replies: 71
Views: 9,262
Posted By Pom Pax

And now for something different................I...

And now for something different................I failed!

Went to Hornchurch, did the medical, couldn't hear the high notes in one ear. Aptitude tests seemed okish so did the interview. So the...
30th Mar 2018, 13:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,840
Posted By Pom Pax

I assume by driving the van to the other end.

I assume by driving the van to the other end.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2018, 11:12
Replies: 80
Views: 9,393
Posted By Pom Pax

Slow improvement

Nearly seventy years ago I watched England score 52. I note that they have improved by less than 1 run per decade.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Mar 2018, 02:34
Replies: 98
Views: 7,826
Posted By Pom Pax

Renault jack as supplied, tried the water pipe...

Renault jack as supplied, tried the water pipe mod, over torqued nut stayed firmly in place, jack handle rotated 90 degrees then fell off socket.

Of course 4 x 4 s are the weapon of choice here...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2018, 02:28
Replies: 758
Views: 74,292
Posted By Pom Pax

Many of you will have realised that the...

Many of you will have realised that the pronunciation of Marham was dependent on the number of fingers you had and wether your toes were webbed.
Been to Windum recently?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2018, 01:23
Replies: 758
Views: 74,292
Posted By Pom Pax

This is nothing new. My Grand Mother who would...

This is nothing new. My Grand Mother who would now be 140+ used to complain about Nufundlund, saying she was taught New Found land.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2018, 03:28
Replies: 68
Views: 5,599
Posted By Pom Pax

Seat Pitch

Once upon a time I could adopt the brace position without my head being near seat back of the row in front. However now with ever decreasing seat pitch to cram more of us in my forehead generally...
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