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28th Sep 2019, 08:32
Replies: 40
Views: 12,761
Posted By oldmansquipper

Imagegear. Thank you. So....How how long...

Imagegear. Thank you.

So....How how long before the Meejah agenda benders define the term 'Boss' as racist?

Askin for a friend.
4th Sep 2019, 17:18
Replies: 121
Views: 37,491
Posted By oldmansquipper

Corbyn & Defence? What 4kin defence? Mark...

Corbyn & Defence? What 4kin defence?

Mark these wise words from Melchett01

"For me, Corbyn is the puppet. McDonnell and Momentum are the real puppet masters and the threat to Defence and the...
26th Aug 2019, 15:46
Replies: 26
Views: 8,685
Posted By oldmansquipper

Put the final nail in that monstrosity of a...

Put the final nail in that monstrosity of a project called HS2 and there will be close on 40 billon to add to the 39 billion clawed back from the EU Divorce bill and Boris has it sorted!

Mind you,...
15th Aug 2019, 12:11
Replies: 45
Views: 20,402
Posted By oldmansquipper

Do you still need inflating boots? asking...

Do you still need inflating boots?

asking for a friend.....
5th Aug 2019, 17:03
Replies: 27
Views: 6,936
Posted By oldmansquipper

TTN.... only 5 of you? As a young SAC...

TTN.... only 5 of you?

As a young SAC dispersed on Ex 'Micky Finn' out of Waddo, I can recall many occasions when I was required to either fit a new Vulcan chute or do an OOP life ex change, on my...
3rd Aug 2019, 12:46
Replies: 69
Views: 16,235
Posted By oldmansquipper

Can you wear it in the officers mess bar at the...

Can you wear it in the officers mess bar at the Friday night beer call?

If not, it can't be real flying gear.

🙊
22nd Jul 2019, 18:12
Replies: 4
Views: 3,333
Posted By oldmansquipper

A bit fast in the circuit?

living as I do, 300m or so from treashold of 06 at London/Bicester Village international airport, I was surprised to see 3 Typhoons (or were they Gripen) flying straight and level West to East...
18th Jul 2019, 08:13
Replies: 384
Views: 357,952
Posted By oldmansquipper

Ah yes, the lovely Bev. as a keen young...

Ah yes, the lovely Bev.

as a keen young naive (18) airman straight out of Boy Entrant training I was delighted to to be sent overseas from Waddo on an Ex Sunspot to Luqa supporting the mighty...
9th Jul 2019, 18:19
Replies: 33
Views: 13,548
Posted By oldmansquipper

The rumour that he was ordered back under the...

The rumour that he was ordered back under the planning table at Best Focus 78 when there was a danger he would be tasked with a mission ...and he was a little unwell from the night before, has no...
9th Jul 2019, 18:11
Replies: 33
Views: 13,548
Posted By oldmansquipper

I had the honour of serving with Dick on II(AC)...

I had the honour of serving with Dick on II(AC) Jaguars. Another legend!

Rest in peace, Sir - Blue Skies!

TMTG13 II(AC) 76-79.
30th Jun 2019, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,210
Posted By oldmansquipper

I think one even went into Tucano at the request...

I think one even went into Tucano at the request of the Combat Survival School. All seemed a bit OTT when all you would likely need to survive around Church Fenton/Linton/topcliffe back in the day...
30th Jun 2019, 15:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,210
Posted By oldmansquipper

Estwing axe IIRC. See below.link ...

Estwing axe IIRC. See below.link


https://www.amazon.com/Estwing-Sportsmans-Axe-Camping-Construction/dp/B00BNQR4SG
30th Jun 2019, 09:06
Replies: 9
Views: 2,210
Posted By oldmansquipper

I recal there were 4 basic scales of equipment at...

I recal there were 4 basic scales of equipment at the start of the RAF jets operational life: ARCTIC, MARITIME, TEMPERATE, and DESERT. These basics were modified during its life in GW1, GW2, Kosovo...
24th Jun 2019, 21:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By oldmansquipper

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/scan0001_33a15dec35aca82f387ba16fd65e25a6ab1bc7f0.jpg
24th Jun 2019, 21:02
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By oldmansquipper

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1540x2000/scan0004_09657996bdef66cb708537ec2b448481d056155d.jpg
Shuttleworth - UF and David Ogilvie. Being flown by my brother(who owned UF at the...
17th Jun 2019, 09:03
Replies: 25
Views: 6,308
Posted By oldmansquipper

I can't help but feel I have met most of the...

I can't help but feel I have met most of the charactures in real life during my 40 year career. Most of them at HQ units
17th Jun 2019, 08:27
Replies: 34
Views: 12,785
Posted By oldmansquipper

The 'real' Chernobyl documentary programme airs...

The 'real' Chernobyl documentary programme airs on Sky later this week. Perhaps there will be a different spin on it all?

Anyway well done sky for producing both the excellent series and the...
31st May 2019, 16:56
Replies: 13
Views: 6,277
Posted By oldmansquipper

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/saab-re...

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/saab-ready-to-offer-canadian-built-gripen-fighters-t-458574/
30th May 2019, 15:49
Replies: 13
Views: 6,277
Posted By oldmansquipper

OMS did a deal of work on the Gripen (not...

OMS did a deal of work on the Gripen (not mentioned above) cockpit and was much impressed with the overall build quality of the jet and I was able to compare with other jets of similar ilk. Pilots...
26th May 2019, 11:55
Replies: 32
Views: 12,416
Posted By oldmansquipper

CALM DOWN! CALM DOWN!

Moments from disaster! OMG!

(Spoiler alert! No ball of flame, no nuns, no school averted, nobody died)
...
12th May 2019, 22:23
Replies: 62
Views: 13,430
Posted By oldmansquipper

Off piste, thread drift or call it what you will....

Off piste, thread drift or call it what you will.

"Nonetheless there is a difference between obeying an improper order in the heat of action and doing so in an MOD office block. It seems at the...
5th May 2019, 11:36
Replies: 22
Views: 9,188
Posted By oldmansquipper

There is a reference to 101 Sqn earlier....

There is a reference to 101 Sqn earlier. Something about 'nothing illegal' etc?

Well, when 101 were on Ex sunspot in Malta (Yes, yes, Vulcan days, I know and it could have been 50 or 44 I guess)...
4th May 2019, 09:37
Replies: 103
Views: 45,215
Posted By oldmansquipper

Talking Some nice "whooshes" on this thread, chaps. Keep...

Some nice "whooshes" on this thread, chaps. Keep em going!
3rd May 2019, 22:44
Replies: 22
Views: 9,188
Posted By oldmansquipper

JACKANORY TIME - More Fake News? Back in the...

JACKANORY TIME - More Fake News?

Back in the day, the worlds premier recce and oldest fixed wing Squadron were on exchange to a NATO base up Norf from their home base. There were Two hercs in...
1st May 2019, 22:28
Replies: 103
Views: 45,215
Posted By oldmansquipper

...are you sure you aren't getting mixed up with...

...are you sure you aren't getting mixed up with the Noo Kassel based phone provider "Ha' Waay?"
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