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3rd Apr 2019, 11:27
Replies: 169
Views: 88,865
Posted By Skeleton

Their have been enough screw ups in the past to...

Their have been enough screw ups in the past to prove your theory sadly wrong. Those in power are more than capable of adding more and spending more to close something. I was in a Quarter that had...
22nd Dec 2018, 23:51
Replies: 1,178
Views: 685,811
Posted By Skeleton

No they won't. Any civilised delayed passenger is...

No they won't. Any civilised delayed passenger is going to be getting on with their lives once they get to where they want to be, and that won't be searching Crawley for the "scrotes" that delayed...
21st Dec 2018, 23:04
Replies: 14
Views: 4,159
Posted By Skeleton

I was at Leuchars at the time and involved,...

I was at Leuchars at the time and involved, enough said. A sickening and needless waste of life. May they RIP.
20th Dec 2018, 08:31
Replies: 40
Views: 7,167
Posted By Skeleton

One pilot who had ejected from a Vulcan went to...

One pilot who had ejected from a Vulcan went to Jaguars.
27th Nov 2018, 06:56
Replies: 74
Views: 17,042
Posted By Skeleton

Why are you still here? You have been given...

Why are you still here? You have been given numerous reasons why your silly idea is a total non starter.
6th Oct 2018, 02:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,991
Posted By Skeleton

The search function on Liveleak is, and always...

The search function on Liveleak is, and always has been useless, and the only way to detect duplicate video's is for a human to look and manually intervene, hence lots of re-posts.
29th Sep 2018, 01:20
Replies: 612
Views: 148,724
Posted By Skeleton

News just in. Sign a contract and the...

News just in.

Sign a contract and the Australian Defence Dept may expect you to keep to your end of the bargain.
29th Sep 2018, 00:46
Replies: 22
Views: 9,859
Posted By Skeleton

Ex Evergreen Jet turned into a tourist attraction...

Ex Evergreen Jet turned into a tourist attraction being moved to a temporary location for it's next "gig"
21st Sep 2018, 01:46
Replies: 22
Views: 7,448
Posted By Skeleton

Brilliant picture's Nut and worth a soaking to...

Brilliant picture's Nut and worth a soaking to get, say's he from the warmth of Australia. :D
15th Sep 2018, 02:30
Replies: 31
Views: 5,742
Posted By Skeleton

Never flown her. Have no knowledge of how the...

Never flown her.
Have no knowledge of how the aircraft operated.
Have no knowledge of the aircraft's capabilities.
Have no knowledge of how much bang you got from your buck with Jaguar.
Flew or...
3rd Sep 2018, 09:00
Replies: 139
Views: 29,422
Posted By Skeleton

I remember dropping the Ensign at ISK during a...

I remember dropping the Ensign at ISK during a blizzard, I pulled the rope and it was stuck, pulled a bit harder, then a lot harder and the rope gave, along with a lump of ice the size of a football,...
3rd Aug 2018, 01:40
Replies: 31
Views: 5,636
Posted By Skeleton

The Abingdon accident still haunts me. I watched...

The Abingdon accident still haunts me. I watched that display on many occasions as it was practised at Leuchars from the Runway Caravan and the tower. What sadly happened was predicted by more than...
27th May 2018, 02:29
Replies: 25
Views: 9,734
Posted By Skeleton

Well done, if you wanted to display your stunning...

Well done, if you wanted to display your stunning lack of knowledge on current RAF operations you did a great job. What a childish remark.
24th May 2018, 01:12
Replies: 372
Views: 281,143
Posted By Skeleton

It was during my time as well. It changed around...

It was during my time as well. It changed around 2000 to "hand picked" SAC's. No idea of the situation today. I do recall running the shift from the RWC on more than one occasion, that was fun.
22nd May 2018, 08:25
Replies: 372
Views: 281,143
Posted By Skeleton

Indeed Beagle. At Leuchars a practice gear up...

Indeed Beagle. At Leuchars a practice gear up approach was a requirement before you were checked out in the van. Runway controllers are the last check on things that others should have done or seen...
22nd May 2018, 03:45
Replies: 372
Views: 281,143
Posted By Skeleton

As an ex RWC you can rest assured that in my day...

As an ex RWC you can rest assured that in my day missing a wheels up, would have resulted in harsh action. The Leuchars F4, 84ish that touched down without the dangly bits, rolled and landed with the...
24th Jan 2018, 09:31
Replies: 71
Views: 20,852
Posted By Skeleton

Had one experience with the Reds and that was...

Had one experience with the Reds and that was enough. During the days when Lossie had enough aircraft and could muster some different type visitors, families day was actually good. Then the Reds...
14th Jan 2018, 06:51
Replies: 236
Views: 217,850
Posted By Skeleton

Looks like a close call regardless of what...

Looks like a close call regardless of what happened. A little more energy and that could have been real nasty.
15th Oct 2017, 02:07
Replies: 29
Views: 7,769
Posted By Skeleton

At Ice Station Kilo I recall asking for...

At Ice Station Kilo I recall asking for information on any possible side effects from having the anthrax jab. That information was not forthcoming so i refused point blank to have it, I recall I was...
1st Aug 2017, 09:55
Replies: 55
Views: 23,092
Posted By Skeleton

The Journalist wrongly refers to them as...

The Journalist wrongly refers to them as recruits. She was on a 4 month det to the FI with her final month spent at the radar site.

I don't buy her story but no doubt the cupboard full of free...
24th Mar 2017, 08:43
Replies: 116
Views: 24,857
Posted By Skeleton

Had two real scares in the van at Leuchars. F4...

Had two real scares in the van at Leuchars. F4 roars off Rwy 27, suffers a double hyd fail and electrical fail, cant talk to anyone, who then turns downwind, turns finals and arrives at a hell of a...
5th Mar 2017, 22:10
Replies: 128
Views: 39,066
Posted By Skeleton

Highland Restricted Area before the flow arrows...

Highland Restricted Area before the flow arrows had been thought of in the back seat of a Jaguar T2. Roll and bunt over a hill into the valley below and a Buccaneer flashed by left to right and very...
25th Jan 2017, 00:50
Replies: 18
Views: 5,799
Posted By Skeleton

David Hodges, Spanky replaced him. It was the...

David Hodges, Spanky replaced him. It was the chap before David Hodges who "did" Local Hero, and I still cant remember his name!
22nd Jan 2017, 00:45
Replies: 18
Views: 5,799
Posted By Skeleton

BN, that's the chap, I remember the incident...

BN, that's the chap, I remember the incident well. A little Scottish Sqn Ldr performed a similar stunt on his last flight, Staish happened to be in the planning room at the time and expressed his...
21st Jan 2017, 01:38
Replies: 18
Views: 5,799
Posted By Skeleton

The Jaguar sequences in Local Hero were flown by...

The Jaguar sequences in Local Hero were flown by 226 OCU's American Exchange Officer, whose name sadly escapes me. He fielded a phone call from the Production Company who had to stop filming one day...
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