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10th Sep 2020, 18:57
Replies: 96
Views: 11,173
Posted By unclenelli

A few years ago I got my Grandfathers Army war...

A few years ago I got my Grandfathers Army war record from SPVA, Kentigern House, Glasgow (192****)
If it's older, then maybe National Archives at Kew.


I can usually tell the difference between...
4th Sep 2020, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By unclenelli

I always used to tell Yanks that the E3-D didn't...

I always used to tell Yanks that the E3-D didn't have windows, because it was a tube within a tube (additional shielding from the Radar on top)
This meant the inner tube could rotate slightly in an...
28th Aug 2020, 15:27
Replies: 90
Views: 51,756
Posted By unclenelli

Some years ago, my boss was found to have been...

Some years ago, my boss was found to have been creative on a works PC.
OC OPs took me to one side and asked me if he needed to ground the fleet!
"No", said I, "it's an easy fix to restore the...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 17:31
Replies: 115
Views: 6,532
Posted By unclenelli

There are 10 types of people who understand...

There are 10 types of people who understand Binary:
Those who Do
Those who Don't!
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2020, 18:05
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By unclenelli

Dominic Cummings: Should he be ............

Dominic Cummings:

Should he be ......... Hanged or Hung.....???
10th Aug 2020, 17:45
Replies: 17
Views: 4,959
Posted By unclenelli

A history of the Bucc can be found on Thunder &...

A history of the Bucc can be found on Thunder & Lightnings (https://www.********************************/buccaneer/history.php)
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2020, 14:01
Replies: 26
Views: 2,598
Posted By unclenelli

Or an Electric VC10!!! Would it have 2...

Or an Electric VC10!!!

Would it have 2 engines or 4????

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/400x185/3engine_vc10_gaxlr_air_med_21429d00bb995782d39a2593f42ae12e5af0fbd8.jpg
25th Jul 2020, 19:16
Replies: 24
Views: 8,378
Posted By unclenelli

When the An-225 came into Brize, they had to cut...

When the An-225 came into Brize, they had to cut back trees outside the airfield!! (The wings overhung the fence!!!)...
18th Jul 2020, 02:12
Replies: 220
Views: 36,703
Posted By unclenelli

Whatever the dog's name.... The Dog was NOT a...

Whatever the dog's name....
The Dog was NOT a Slave trader
The Dog was NOT a Racist
The Dog ate dog food and drank Beer

The Dog deserves the respect of his grave!!!!
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2020, 01:29
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By unclenelli

London 2012 Olpymics Opening Ceremony

Wow!!!! (.........Belatedly!!!)
I've just seen the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony on BBC1
(I was elsewhere operationaly detained at the time for a 30th anniversary and missed it live!)
...
17th Jul 2020, 17:02
Replies: 7
Views: 3,075
Posted By unclenelli

Because Ben Wallace didn't want to be...

Because Ben Wallace didn't want to be overshadowed when he announced £65m on only 3 Protectors! (at first....)
16th Jul 2020, 18:51
Replies: 220
Views: 36,703
Posted By unclenelli

But they also changed Oder to Eder! (an original...

But they also changed Oder to Eder! (an original typo!)


I just hope the original is put in a museum somewhere, not trashed in a skip!!!
16th Jul 2020, 18:37
Replies: 220
Views: 36,703
Posted By unclenelli

The N-name doesn't endure - the callsign is now...

The N-name doesn't endure - the callsign is now "BlackDog", and isn't used by 617 Sqn!
16th Jul 2020, 14:51
Replies: 220
Views: 36,703
Posted By unclenelli

The dog's name was used as the codeword for...

The dog's name was used as the codeword for "Breach of the Mohne Dam".
Is Paul Brickhill's book being withdrawn from libraries to be reprinted....????

...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2020, 18:25
Replies: 17
Views: 2,643
Posted By unclenelli

Agreed It takes ~1h35m from Tegel to CDG, then...

Agreed
It takes ~1h35m from Tegel to CDG, then ~0h55m to divert back to Hannover - The film is 1h26m long!!! Thats a lot of flying in circles!!! (Given that Luftwaffe Eurofighters engaged, he can't...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2020, 12:20
Replies: 82
Views: 11,700
Posted By unclenelli

Whilst at BZN several years ago, Caroline brought...

Whilst at BZN several years ago, Caroline brought the Grace Spitfie in to prep for an evening flypast at nearby Blenheim Palace. Sat just outside of ops, I commented that the trim looked to be a...
22nd Jun 2020, 17:26
Replies: 25
Views: 4,984
Posted By unclenelli

Why not join up as a Pilot in the first place?...

Why not join up as a Pilot in the first place? Aptitude, Fitness, Interview, Teamwork.....???
How long as a Flt Lt?
I had an LAC joined us, previously rejected for commission - she thought working...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jun 2020, 19:37
Replies: 83
Views: 9,226
Posted By unclenelli

NumptyAussie, It was also the codeword for a...

NumptyAussie,

It was also the codeword for a breach of the Moehne Dam!
Luckily the grave won't be torn down while it lies within RAF Scampton, at least not until they sell it off in 2022!
16th Jun 2020, 19:30
Replies: 466
Views: 191,353
Posted By unclenelli

So what happens when THAT Voyager goes U/S and...

So what happens when THAT Voyager goes U/S and the only alternative is an RAF Grey....????
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2020, 19:51
Replies: 188
Views: 50,125
Posted By unclenelli

He's now been identified: ...

He's now been identified:
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/protester-coma-after-statue-fell-22183462
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2020, 16:13
Replies: 142
Views: 15,928
Posted By unclenelli

Everyone has a skeleton or two in the cupboard! ...

Everyone has a skeleton or two in the cupboard!

In a couple of years time the BLM Protestors may find that their skeltons are convictions for Breaching Public Order and Vandalism!!!!
Try hiding...
12th Jun 2020, 16:03
Replies: 140
Views: 48,930
Posted By unclenelli

It's a shame BZN couldn't have kept one complete....

It's a shame BZN couldn't have kept one complete.
IIRC BZN is one of the few, if not ONLY RAF Station to NOT have a Gate Guardian. Some have more than one, with others on Sqns.
30th May 2020, 14:25
Replies: 29
Views: 15,769
Posted By unclenelli

I'd love to know which clasp that is, and What...

I'd love to know which clasp that is, and What (if anything) in engraved on the underside of the full-sized!
That might identify the idiot who loaned it to him, or if he bought it online as a prop!
30th May 2020, 14:17
Replies: 139
Views: 67,058
Posted By unclenelli

TTN, Yes, current phraseology is "Touch &...

TTN,
Yes, current phraseology is "Touch & Go"
29th May 2020, 14:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By unclenelli

Daily Mirror reported it: TalkTalk down...

Daily Mirror reported it:
TalkTalk down (https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/talktalk-internet-down-leaving-thousands-22107096)

Daily Mail reported it:
TalkTalk & BT down...
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