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24th Oct 2010, 11:49
Replies: 44
Views: 11,699
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Internationals never change it seems.... most...

Internationals never change it seems.... most nowadays are from Oman and Quatar, although we've seen an increase in September of Iraqi Navy. Some excellent, some not so excellent...
23rd Oct 2010, 20:40
Replies: 44
Views: 11,699
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Gryphon - the next intake (jan) will be 40...

Gryphon - the next intake (jan) will be 40 British cadets and 60 internationals. Plus we have two divisions from the Saudi Navy on a different bespoke course running simultaneously.

We were told 1...
23rd Oct 2010, 18:56
Replies: 44
Views: 11,699
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Shame I didn't see this earlier, i'm currently in...

Shame I didn't see this earlier, i'm currently in Ark Royal Division - the older amongst you will know it as the BRNC Flight - and could have told you it wouldn't be closing. They've just built a new...
13th Mar 2010, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Bingo - many thanks!

Bingo - many thanks!
13th Mar 2010, 09:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Historical Help - name that FAA Lt-Cdr...

Hello all..

I'm having issues remembering the name of a particularly heroic WWII FAA Squadron commander. I can't for the life of me remember his name, or the squadrons he commanded, only that he...
9th Jan 2010, 19:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,280
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Harrier has had it's day IMHO. However, in...

Harrier has had it's day IMHO.

However, in complete agreement with reference to how much to go wrong, and the fact it's pig ugly. I'd take the C version any day of the week.
31st Dec 2009, 11:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Yeoman_dai

World War One and the 'Scout Fighter'

I was in a fairly spotterish discussion yesterday about World War One fighters, or 'scouts' and just which one was the best one Britain could offer, and how well i stacked up against the opposition -...
28th Dec 2009, 10:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Yeoman_dai

NAh just form the Commonwealth into one...

NAh just form the Commonwealth into one nation-state - better than Europe, better than the yanks, and i'd would include Canada, India, Australia and all the growing economies that they include.......
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2009, 18:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,842
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Fears? Plenty - another horrendous round of cuts...

Fears? Plenty - another horrendous round of cuts that will finally see off any ability we may have to conduct any kind of operation other than a drawn out counter insurgency at a medium intensity...
21st Dec 2009, 16:23
Replies: 7
Views: 2,851
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Were the US Marines not looking at an ASaC...

Were the US Marines not looking at an ASaC version of the V22 last year? The biggest cost was apparently pressurising the cabin - possibly wait out a little while, let them foot the bill then leap on...
17th Dec 2009, 20:15
Replies: 38
Views: 7,706
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Why does any discussion about SH always descend...

Why does any discussion about SH always descend into a massive "my service should have all the SH assets because....XYZ"

To be honest, at this moment in time, I think the assets are pretty...
15th Dec 2009, 08:51
Replies: 51
Views: 12,895
Posted By Yeoman_dai

*carefully looks around for the line attached to...

*carefully looks around for the line attached to the massive chunk of bait*


Windup, surely?
3rd Sep 2009, 21:45
Replies: 68
Views: 38,066
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Nick - you make some good points about strategy,...

Nick - you make some good points about strategy, although I must disagree with the assertion that any such COIN aircraft would become an collander - a Tucano, say, is a faster target than say an...
2nd Sep 2009, 23:17
Replies: 19
Views: 3,684
Posted By Yeoman_dai

New Michael Yon dispatch from Afghanistan

Posted on ARRSE thought it was relevant here as well, not only for the subject, but as it includes some good information about the USAF's special CASEVAC squadron, the 'Pedro' callsign, which i'm...
2nd Sep 2009, 20:59
Replies: 68
Views: 38,066
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Talking of this subject... straw poll, since this...

Talking of this subject... straw poll, since this is a network for military Pilots who, the general myth goes, only like jets and whizzy stuff to fly

Who here would be happy to pilot one of these...
2nd Sep 2009, 17:01
Replies: 68
Views: 38,066
Posted By Yeoman_dai

That upgraded P51 - the 'Enforcer' - I take it...

That upgraded P51 - the 'Enforcer' - I take it that they moved the airscoop from underneath the fuselage to somewhere more sensible for a ground attack aircraft operating within small arms range,...
1st Sep 2009, 22:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By Yeoman_dai

"hi 5" ??? Most people on here are far...

"hi 5" ???


Most people on here are far too old to understand that...:}:E
1st Sep 2009, 09:09
Replies: 68
Views: 38,066
Posted By Yeoman_dai

I started a load of them, mainly based around the...

I started a load of them, mainly based around the US and Iraq's search for a new dedicated COIN aircraft.

If I remember the prevailing views, UAV's although useful don't have the situational...
29th Aug 2009, 22:17
Replies: 29
Views: 5,985
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Point taken :}

Point taken :}
29th Aug 2009, 21:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Monk guilty as charged but it was reeled out off...

Monk guilty as charged but it was reeled out off the top of my head just before I dashed out to dinner.


Or I wudda dun it proper loike, honest! :}
29th Aug 2009, 17:57
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Course they are. :ok:

Course they are. :ok:
29th Aug 2009, 15:28
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By Yeoman_dai

I'm lead to believe that there are currently 87...

I'm lead to believe that there are currently 87 000 working for MoD

98000 Soldiers

46000 odd sailors

41000 Airmen
29th Aug 2009, 15:06
Replies: 29
Views: 5,985
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Well that would fit with the whole 'One Nation...

Well that would fit with the whole 'One Nation One Airforce' line he had been pedalling... after disembarking from a RN aircraft he'd look a bit daft...


I'm pretty sure that's just a malicious...
29th Aug 2009, 13:06
Replies: 29
Views: 5,985
Posted By Yeoman_dai

Wait.. how are they training observers now...

Wait..

how are they training observers now then? Or is that done on a different type?
27th Aug 2009, 22:52
Replies: 60
Views: 10,772
Posted By Yeoman_dai

With respect Jacko, and I mean that - you do seem...

With respect Jacko, and I mean that - you do seem to know your stuff, however you do come across as awfully biased agianst FAA/AAC. Although in this particular case, the Merlin crews seem to have...
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