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27th May 2020, 21:29
Replies: 206
Views: 31,665
Posted By Vortex Hoop

do you really think they would get an exit visa...

do you really think they would get an exit visa if they were Uighurs or dissidents? And that growth doesn’t look so good when they choke us out with rampant emissions and overpopulation.
26th May 2020, 23:04
Replies: 206
Views: 31,665
Posted By Vortex Hoop

...only the trusted middle classes and party...

...only the trusted middle classes and party members.
26th May 2020, 23:00
Replies: 206
Views: 31,665
Posted By Vortex Hoop

trampling over the democratic rights of Hong...

trampling over the democratic rights of Hong Kongers and overtly threatening the Republic of China on Taiwan with destruction if they declare sovereignty

That enough for you yet?
13th May 2020, 22:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By Vortex Hoop

My first sqn on the mark 2. Great days! Honoured...

My first sqn on the mark 2. Great days! Honoured to have Bravo November in my logbook.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 18:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Dennis Hutchings trial in NI

Just a reminder that this old soldier is soon to be put through a politically motivated trial. The kind of trial that many actual IRA/INLA murderers will never face.
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4th May 2020, 11:51
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

But neither are aboard yet both are key for ops....

But neither are aboard yet both are key for ops. Sounds pretty similar to me. And where do the LRE fit into this? Are they the true captains as they do SUTTO and landing?
4th May 2020, 11:27
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Two thoughts come to mind. Does this mean that...

Two thoughts come to mind. Does this mean that RPAS operators are not really aircrew as they are not on board their aircraft? Are they lower than airborne CC in the pecking order?

And harking back...
25th Apr 2020, 09:31
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Thanks for articulating my point better than I...

Thanks for articulating my point better than I did! here's to the long-suffering purveyors of white horror-boxes.

I remember training on 3 different types to get my wings and was too busy with a...
24th Apr 2020, 18:59
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

errrr, haven't you just written a more detailed...

errrr, haven't you just written a more detailed version of what I said?: 40 hours in a SEP followed by sim trg? So, FTU syllabus and CR tick boxes aside, I am right.

I get it. It's fun to laugh at...
24th Apr 2020, 09:10
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

So that is a ‘yes’ then! ;)

So that is a ‘yes’ then! ;)
23rd Apr 2020, 16:17
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

I suppose the Aeromedical ‘staff and serpent’...

I suppose the Aeromedical ‘staff and serpent’ badge is in the same league as the bar-stewards as it also does not appear on the ‘road map of badge heraldry’?!
23rd Apr 2020, 08:08
Replies: 154
Views: 29,277
Posted By Vortex Hoop

So have I got this right? An RPAS operator will...

So have I got this right? An RPAS operator will now be awarded a full set of wings for completing 40 hours on the Tutor/Prefect followed by sim training in a portacabin?
4th Apr 2020, 09:22
Replies: 10
Views: 3,067
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Ooh-er, I’m not RAuxAF, but still a bit nervous...

Ooh-er, I’m not RAuxAF, but still a bit nervous that the recently retired will be called out. I have another 10 years of call-out liability left after leaving at 16/38 point and my civvie role has...
30th Mar 2020, 12:19
Replies: 19
Views: 4,182
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Thread drift but slightly related to the topic of...

Thread drift but slightly related to the topic of airborne signallers.

I was watching the Elton John film 'Rocketman' at the weekend and his dad was shown in a flashback wearing a Signaller...
14th Mar 2020, 09:01
Replies: 7
Views: 3,628
Posted By Vortex Hoop

During the foot and mouth epidemic in 2001,...

During the foot and mouth epidemic in 2001, military helicopters were banned from landing in fields in case we carried the virus particles around. I spent 3 months on cr*p ground duties.
3rd Mar 2020, 17:06
Replies: 21
Views: 7,152
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Good on them. Hope it embarrasses certain 3 stars...

Good on them. Hope it embarrasses certain 3 stars who ‘oversaw’ MFTS. You know who you are.
2nd Mar 2020, 12:08
Replies: 385
Views: 188,483
Posted By Vortex Hoop

WIWOL Griffins, the SARTU phase was pass/fail....

WIWOL Griffins, the SARTU phase was pass/fail. People who would have done well on SH were chopped on the Maritime phase for shaky hovering during decks 'n wets, despite never even wishing to see a...
18th Feb 2020, 20:59
Replies: 20
Views: 4,948
Posted By Vortex Hoop

This reminds me of the AN-72 COALER which also...

This reminds me of the AN-72 COALER which also had over wing mounted engines.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2020, 20:47
Replies: 45
Views: 6,275
Posted By Vortex Hoop

It appears that Phil Scofield's coming out party...

It appears that Phil Scofield's coming out party may have been prompted by a kiss and tell account from an 18 year old male ITV runner!! Looks like his legal team may have slapped a superinjunction...
18th Feb 2020, 20:43
Replies: 63
Views: 12,157
Posted By Vortex Hoop

For the RAF Police, Scuffer was still in use when...

For the RAF Police, Scuffer was still in use when I left a few years ago. As was Fed. (An Americanism I didn't tend to use, but hey ho).
12th Feb 2020, 12:36
Replies: 385
Views: 188,483
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Neither of those two groups...and it's not the...

Neither of those two groups...and it's not the batting staff or Harry Staish's cat either! ;)
10th Feb 2020, 14:56
Replies: 385
Views: 188,483
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Crab is talking much sense. My spies in...

Crab is talking much sense. My spies in Shropshire say that the Juno sqns are mightily p1$$ed off about the whole MFTS thing and morale is quite low!
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 11:43
Replies: 22
Views: 9,991
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Was this the case on the Griffin (RAF B412)? I...

Was this the case on the Griffin (RAF B412)? I don't remember that although I wasn't very observant when I flew it.
10th Feb 2020, 11:39
Replies: 42
Views: 9,671
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Time to scrap CASD and get a cheaper WE177-type...

Time to scrap CASD and get a cheaper WE177-type option back for the Typhoon/Dave methinks?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2020, 10:42
Replies: 17
Views: 2,751
Posted By Vortex Hoop

Wear the old AR5 respirator with 'Whistling...

Wear the old AR5 respirator with 'Whistling Handbag' filtration unit!
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