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27th Jan 2016, 10:57
Replies: 68
Views: 18,624
Posted By Postman Plod

Not the Lakenheath crash, but this one indicates...

Not the Lakenheath crash, but this one indicates that it might not have been quite as physically impossible for an accident to cause a nuclear detonation as one would have liked.
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27th Nov 2015, 14:35
Replies: 293
Views: 60,791
Posted By Postman Plod

Syria is still a sovereign country, yes? Despite...

Syria is still a sovereign country, yes? Despite the fact that "we" wanted to bomb the crap out of Assad a year ago, he is still the legitimate leader of Syria, and he has invited the Russian...
25th Nov 2015, 12:00
Replies: 293
Views: 60,791
Posted By Postman Plod

and with the best will in the world, I'm pretty...

and with the best will in the world, I'm pretty damn sure that if it was CystISIS (or some moderate group not on "our" side) shooting "our" downed aircrew out of the sky, the response wouldn't be...
25th Nov 2015, 11:58
Replies: 293
Views: 60,791
Posted By Postman Plod

I'd disagree that the Belgrano comment is apt in...

I'd disagree that the Belgrano comment is apt in the other direction. There is no state of war or conflict, or potential state of war or conflict between Turkey and Russia. In fact, is there one...
31st Mar 2015, 11:33
Replies: 7
Views: 3,969
Posted By Postman Plod

I get 7700 alerts for Tutors a few times a week...

I get 7700 alerts for Tutors a few times a week on FR24, mostly in the Lincs area. I've guessed no biggie as nothing makes the news and the Tutor still seems to be flying! I'd guess the same about...
31st Mar 2014, 17:40
Replies: 965
Views: 262,653
Posted By Postman Plod

You're right, but does that make his point any...

You're right, but does that make his point any less valid?

and does Hammond asserting that ex Deputy Supreme Commander of NATO, ex CDS, US SecDef, etc are wrong and that he doesn't recognise any...
8th Sep 2013, 13:30
Replies: 94
Views: 12,979
Posted By Postman Plod

I would have thought East Fortune would have some...

I would have thought East Fortune would have some potential for an airshow?
3rd Sep 2013, 20:52
Replies: 38
Views: 10,865
Posted By Postman Plod

RAF Vs Turkish Air Force?

BREAKING: British Typhoons in near clash with Turkish jets over Cyprus...
19th Aug 2013, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By Postman Plod

So in terms of Typhoon squadrons, what's moving...

So in terms of Typhoon squadrons, what's moving to Lossie? and how much work is Northern Q getting these days?

As I was perusing the shelves in WH Smiths, I noticed there was an interesting...
12th Aug 2013, 12:14
Replies: 41
Views: 9,176
Posted By Postman Plod

I'm pretty sure that was the fit on the 1:72...

I'm pretty sure that was the fit on the 1:72 Airfix Tornado GR1 - a fit I'd never actually seen in reality or in any photos until now! Only the weapons fit colour scheme was different, and I'm...
18th Jul 2013, 20:46
Replies: 40
Views: 9,066
Posted By Postman Plod

Have the RAF given it an F designator yet? Just...

Have the RAF given it an F designator yet? Just cos the Yanks call it an F doesn't mean me will... I would have thought FGR?

and was I the only person who saw someone say they're disbanding...
15th Jul 2013, 13:37
Replies: 43
Views: 6,122
Posted By Postman Plod

Maybe it's just me, but I think I'd rather have...

Maybe it's just me, but I think I'd rather have shedloads of conventional forces to fight the wars we're actually fighting and going to have to fight, than concentrate our forces on 4 boats full of...
12th Jul 2013, 20:29
Replies: 1,150
Views: 635,681
Posted By Postman Plod

"Limited" visible damage on the outside maybe,...

"Limited" visible damage on the outside maybe, but what does it look like on the inside, given it's burnt through the skin?

Curious - other than not using Li-on batteries, what differences in...
20th Jun 2013, 23:56
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By Postman Plod

Thanks all! :) There seems to have been a step...

Thanks all! :) There seems to have been a step change in my photos lately which I can't quite figure out, but I'm not going to complain about it! and it all started from taking photos at Leuchars...
20th Jun 2013, 14:27
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By Postman Plod

IR is a marmite subject to be fair - I admit it,...

IR is a marmite subject to be fair - I admit it, and I'm the one who had my camera converted! They are striking though... I like to think mines are a wee bit different, but (I'll be a little bit...
18th Jun 2013, 23:22
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By Postman Plod

Thanks all! :) Glad my instinct was right! ...

Thanks all! :) Glad my instinct was right!

And cheers Glad Rag - it's my new thing! More landscapes than aircraft - it just so happens at the time the zoom lens was on the IR camera rather...
18th Jun 2013, 15:08
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By Postman Plod

small business jet low level in the borders

Saw what appeared to be a small t tailed business jet around 2000ft over the central borders (Peebles) today. Hard to figure out what it was, but guessing mil due to its height.
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1st Feb 2013, 16:32
Replies: 1,385
Views: 266,702
Posted By Postman Plod

Captivep - I can't quite remember exactly where I...

Captivep - I can't quite remember exactly where I read it, however it's mentioned in more than one of the number of books I've got on the conflict, including accounts of exactly this from the...
1st Feb 2013, 12:29
Replies: 1,385
Views: 266,702
Posted By Postman Plod

keesje, I guess its hard to tell if you're just...

keesje, I guess its hard to tell if you're just trolling or if its willful ignorance, but you clearly don't know what you're talking about... yet you keep talking...

Hong Kong and the Falklands...
17th May 2012, 11:46
Replies: 42
Views: 9,891
Posted By Postman Plod

Interesting from those pics to see which has the...

Interesting from those pics to see which has the nearest golf course! :}
24th Apr 2012, 11:44
Replies: 24
Views: 4,645
Posted By Postman Plod

Thanks all. Not knocking anyone, other than I...

Thanks all. Not knocking anyone, other than I guess the reporting of the story and my assumption that 45 miles off the Lizard is closer to the UK than it is to France!
24th Apr 2012, 10:01
Replies: 241
Views: 79,964
Posted By Postman Plod

Interesting point - I wonder how much it would...

Interesting point - I wonder how much it would cost to new-build a hunter with modern engine and glass cockpit? Would it be relatively cheap as you would probably expect, or have prices inflated so...
24th Apr 2012, 09:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,645
Posted By Postman Plod

French Rescue off the Lizard?

BBC News - Aquarius sinking: Search for missing sailor called off (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-17822125)

Apparently a British registered tug sank 45 miles off the Lizard...
18th Apr 2012, 15:33
Replies: 301
Views: 75,640
Posted By Postman Plod

No evidence, cos we aren't looking, and besides...

No evidence, cos we aren't looking, and besides we can't see submarines without an MPA so they're not there? lalalalalalaaaaa :}
3rd Apr 2012, 11:36
Replies: 1,385
Views: 266,702
Posted By Postman Plod

I got the impression from her speech yesterday...

I got the impression from her speech yesterday that she was backing off on the rhetoric a little. Commentators were suggesting that foreign ambassadorial presence at the Ushuaia ceremony would...
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