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22nd Sep 2022, 14:18
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Views: 2,770
Posted By gamecock

EX Cobra Warrior ...

EX Cobra Warrior

https://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=88045

https://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=88060 (https://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=88045)
18th Sep 2022, 19:40
Replies: 24
Views: 6,915
Posted By gamecock

Was that website named by Yosemite Sam?

Was that website named by Yosemite Sam?
20th Feb 2022, 15:43
Replies: 19
Views: 7,612
Posted By gamecock

I did, 85-88. Padded out with so much drill...

I did, 85-88. Padded out with so much drill (including interminable rehearsals) and other guff, and trained on outdated platforms (bar the Jag which had just started to arrive). In 2002 I was at the...
21st Dec 2021, 05:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,946
Posted By gamecock

Chippy as in chip shop?

Chippy as in chip shop?
26th Sep 2021, 06:10
Replies: 63
Views: 16,137
Posted By gamecock

Apologies, only just seen this reply. No, I'm...

Apologies, only just seen this reply. No, I'm pretty sure they were flown into and out of St Athan with the concrete ballast. Along with every ADF'd panel on the squadron!
26th Aug 2021, 09:02
Replies: 19
Views: 4,873
Posted By gamecock

Thanks, sounds about right.

Thanks, sounds about right.
24th Aug 2021, 10:02
Replies: 19
Views: 4,873
Posted By gamecock

I'm pretty sure Sqn Ldr Debuse (of 'Fighter...

I'm pretty sure Sqn Ldr Debuse (of 'Fighter Pilot' fame) demonstrated the supersonic wind tunnel to us apprentices at Halton in 85/86. Might be misremembering?
1st Jun 2021, 08:29
Replies: 254
Views: 46,169
Posted By gamecock

As did one of the lads in the crewroom at Leeming...

As did one of the lads in the crewroom at Leeming in the 90s. After a perfectly-timed pause some wag then asked 'So how many guys you f****d then?'
1st Dec 2020, 19:46
Replies: 574
Views: 168,484
Posted By gamecock

https://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=...

https://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=82757&hilit=iran

Some cracking shots of the Iranian F-14s from 2 years ago...
15th May 2020, 16:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,879
Posted By gamecock

They've been night flying for the last 3 weeks....

They've been night flying for the last 3 weeks. Back on days now. The Lossiemouth twitter feed is an excellent way to keep up with events up North.
12th May 2019, 13:25
Replies: 34
Views: 14,767
Posted By gamecock

I'm halfway through it, some incredibly brave and...

I'm halfway through it, some incredibly brave and dedicated people whose responses were hamstrung by the Soviet political system
5th May 2017, 11:35
Replies: 75
Views: 20,196
Posted By gamecock

Speaking as someone who spent many hours rigging...

Speaking as someone who spent many hours rigging the mechanical run, can anyone tell me if there was there ever a consideration to make Tornado fully FBW? Given the reliability of the quadruplex...
9th Apr 2017, 20:53
Replies: 75
Views: 20,196
Posted By gamecock

Exactly what happened at Saints (and Coningsby by...

Exactly what happened at Saints (and Coningsby by the sounds of it!)



E-box?
6th Apr 2017, 18:34
Replies: 75
Views: 20,196
Posted By gamecock

Well you can try....... The HP cock latches...

Well you can try.......

The HP cock latches are fixed at the rear of the throttle box. The relight switches are the round buttons on the back of each throttle lever.



A combination of Swiss...
25th Feb 2017, 14:50
Replies: 37
Views: 9,600
Posted By gamecock

From the linked article: The P8s (and...

From the linked article:



The P8s (and C40s) visiting Lossie have to backtrack down the main runway and also have to be pushed back on to their parking slots, so further spending on the...
4th Oct 2016, 20:35
Replies: 38
Views: 9,384
Posted By gamecock

Martin: 1 Sqn - 3 Hangar II Sqn -...

Martin:


1 Sqn - 3 Hangar
II Sqn - Southern HAS site
6 Sqn - 1 Hangar


The DIO document has been removed now.
7th Mar 2016, 18:36
Replies: 16
Views: 4,583
Posted By gamecock

Yes, it was widely reported back in November. I...

Yes, it was widely reported back in November. I don't know about Coningsby but at Lossie the money is on the new Typhoon squadron occupying TEF/TASF North's hangar, with the P8s taking over XV Sqn's...
11th Dec 2015, 21:19
Replies: 63
Views: 16,137
Posted By gamecock

Plenty of info here: TORNADO...

Plenty of info here:

TORNADO (http://www.tornado-data.com/index.html)




All the ones I saw in various hangars at Leeming and St Athan for 10 years were definitely concrete - hence the Blue...
11th Apr 2015, 08:55
Replies: 13
Views: 3,334
Posted By gamecock

Brave Defender?

Brave Defender?
9th Apr 2015, 20:55
Replies: 89
Views: 31,647
Posted By gamecock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lo5NNEi9geQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lo5NNEi9geQ
29th Jan 2015, 12:59
Replies: 37
Views: 10,580
Posted By gamecock

O-P. I agree. I was there 85-88, and though I...

O-P. I agree. I was there 85-88, and though I have some fantastic memories of my time there, there was an awful lot of padding in the apprenticeship. I certainly didn't feel ready to be a competent...
14th Dec 2014, 12:29
Replies: 14
Views: 3,865
Posted By gamecock

An emergency and a weather-related issue, so...

An emergency and a weather-related issue, so fairly unusual:

http://http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=75&t=107806&view=unread#unread...
12th Oct 2014, 22:22
Replies: 71
Views: 22,988
Posted By gamecock

Mail are running it too.

Mail are running it too.
25th Aug 2014, 22:57
Replies: 53
Views: 22,202
Posted By gamecock

I used to check in on it once a week or so. As...

I used to check in on it once a week or so. As mentioned above, there was some good gen and I caught up with a couple of old mates through it. My only criticism is that there were far too many...
19th Aug 2014, 11:41
Replies: 25
Views: 7,113
Posted By gamecock

sturb/lms Who is giving them the option to...

sturb/lms

Who is giving them the option to poke off for a start? If we're so short of manpower why aren't they being used as trade assist? 2 techies on one job instead of 1 of each on 2 jobs?
...
17th Aug 2014, 22:57
Replies: 25
Views: 7,113
Posted By gamecock

Please do not think 'flm'. It's this mind set...

Please do not think 'flm'. It's this mind set that has prevented the proper development of AMMs on their first tours. I'll try hard not to bite next time, it just frustrates me that a lot of the...
17th Aug 2014, 13:35
Replies: 89
Views: 19,397
Posted By gamecock

egdg - I never said it wasn't a factor, only that...

egdg - I never said it wasn't a factor, only that it wasn't the main factor. Most of the 22yr/LOS 30 guys I've spoken to are leaving reluctantly, and probably wouldn't if the RAF was in the same...
16th Aug 2014, 18:59
Replies: 89
Views: 19,397
Posted By gamecock

Of all the TG1 people I know who are banging out,...

Of all the TG1 people I know who are banging out, not one has mentioned pay. The 2 biggest issues seem to be environmental (e.g moving Leuchars to Lossie) and op tempo. How many ops are Marham...
21st Jul 2014, 22:44
Replies: 26
Views: 4,574
Posted By gamecock

ramborogers - check your PMs.

ramborogers - check your PMs.
7th Jun 2014, 18:58
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By gamecock

Info on the B-52 from UKAR: Currently...

Info on the B-52 from UKAR:

Currently working 278.6
CORE 11 & CORE 12 ( currently running as a pair using callsign 'CORE 11 FLIGHT' )

Edited to say : CORE 11 will be routing to France , CORE...
31st May 2014, 10:28
Replies: 60
Views: 16,369
Posted By gamecock

Just look at the comments on the RIAT FB page - I...

Just look at the comments on the RIAT FB page - I think they're more than aware!
30th Mar 2014, 12:52
Replies: 29
Views: 9,356
Posted By gamecock

I'm sure 1435 Flt did a flypast for this guy (we...

I'm sure 1435 Flt did a flypast for this guy (we certainly planned it):

Blind Dave's 7-day marathon ends in London - Telegraph...
30th Mar 2014, 09:46
Replies: 29
Views: 9,356
Posted By gamecock

The flypast 4-ship was due to be 'Tirpitz 21-24',...

The flypast 4-ship was due to be 'Tirpitz 21-24', who were heard working Tain at the time. XV Sqn didn't fly on Friday. Admittedly, any GR4 crew should be familiar with Lossie!
28th Mar 2014, 16:08
Replies: 29
Views: 9,356
Posted By gamecock

The parade was moved into the hangar and the...

The parade was moved into the hangar and the flypast cancelled due to the Baltic conditions!
18th Nov 2013, 23:21
Replies: 82
Views: 11,925
Posted By gamecock

A common misconception which has led to most of...

A common misconception which has led to most of the AMMs being criminally underemployed on their 1st tour. Even their SNCOs didn't (and possibly still don't) understand that although streamed as Av...
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