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Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2018, 08:54
Replies: 186
Views: 43,268
Posted By extpwron

Back in the late 70’s/early 80’s, Gutersloh based...

Back in the late 70’s/early 80’s, Gutersloh based 18 Sqn had to half-life two Mk 2s (one plus a spare) for a visit by Princess Margaret. Engineering nightmare and I believe they also had to fit...
9th Feb 2018, 22:04
Replies: 143
Views: 36,238
Posted By extpwron

Tony Doyle was my Flight Commander at Halton when...

Tony Doyle was my Flight Commander at Halton when I was nearing the end of my RAF Apprenticeship. This was the late 1960’s which would co-coincide with “A couple of years convalescence on a ground...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2015, 18:48
Replies: 2,797
Views: 831,946
Posted By extpwron

Nice video – and a good demo of how an ILB...

Nice video – and a good demo of how an ILB transfer should be done!
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2015, 10:25
Replies: 2,797
Views: 831,946
Posted By extpwron

Chivenor Sea King: Concerns over private Bristow...

Chivenor Sea King: Concerns over private Bristow Helicopters Ltd "validated" by switch-over delay | North Devon Journal...
16th Jan 2015, 19:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,200
Posted By extpwron

Flew with Phil on 72 Sqn and NI. I remember he...

Flew with Phil on 72 Sqn and NI. I remember he was desperate for a posting to 28 Sqn Hong Kong and got a load of “Todd for Hong Kong” stickers from the Able Label Company. He plastered them...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2014, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By extpwron

No longer at the coal face but I remember that in...

No longer at the coal face but I remember that in the early 80’s we had a Delco Carousel INS strapped down in the back of the Chinook to aid our long range navigation options (pre GPS!). It was very...
29th Apr 2013, 21:14
Replies: 18
Views: 7,059
Posted By extpwron

Wasn’t there a story years ago about a Rockape...

Wasn’t there a story years ago about a Rockape (RAF Regiment chappie) tasked with moving/getting rid of some Puma wreckage in the Odiham area? He collected said wreckage and took it to the local...
17th Mar 2013, 09:59
Replies: 20
Views: 5,040
Posted By extpwron

The big stand off difference for me is the...

The big stand off difference for me is the arrangement of aerials. Apart from the HF aerial already mentioned the 3A has three multiband radios with large black spade aerials (1 on the spine and 2 on...
23rd Jun 2012, 19:06
Replies: 127
Views: 28,449
Posted By extpwron

Stanley Harbour 1982. Chinook tasked with...

Stanley Harbour 1982. Chinook tasked with positioning a fabricated walkway that had been transported with a recently arrived “Coastel”.

Nicely rigged by Hookers.

Up gently.

Max torque!
...
19th Nov 2011, 08:51
Replies: 16
Views: 4,040
Posted By extpwron

Just to add to Rigga’s story, I did one of the...

Just to add to Rigga’s story, I did one of the shifts at the controls during the 8 hours of ground running while the engineers came up with the solution.

Seem to remember one of the problems was...
26th Oct 2011, 19:27
Replies: 23
Views: 11,365
Posted By extpwron

He is in the North Devon BT Phone Book ...

He is in the North Devon BT Phone Book

Search on line Golds Loxhore

golds Loxhore Barnstaple - Devon : BT Exchanges (http://www.btexchanges.com/golds/loxhore.search?type=residential)
11th Aug 2011, 15:55
Replies: 58
Views: 8,132
Posted By extpwron

You could drop this in at the “hover taxi”. ...

You could drop this in at the “hover taxi”.

Not sure if it floats though.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/gallery/s2_10gallery/1024/tardis.jpg
8th Mar 2011, 13:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By extpwron

Not sure if this helps but take a look at this...

Not sure if this helps but take a look at this site.

RAF Chivenor Air Day 1993 (?) (http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=5113&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a)

Scroll down and lots of 1993...
11th Feb 2011, 00:29
Replies: 63
Views: 8,793
Posted By extpwron

...and I thought an LGB was a type of munition...

...and I thought an LGB was a type of munition not a mutation!
10th Feb 2011, 11:06
Replies: 38
Views: 10,407
Posted By extpwron

Maybe he’s had a job offer from Soteria?

Maybe he’s had a job offer from Soteria?
10th Feb 2011, 09:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,437
Posted By extpwron

Well at least the boss looks happy in her job! ...

Well at least the boss looks happy in her job!

RAF Catering, Retail and Leisure - Homepage (http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafcrl/)
8th Feb 2011, 15:40
Replies: 118
Views: 25,484
Posted By extpwron

Interesting article on today's BBC R4 World at...

Interesting article on today's BBC R4 World at One -with names!

Starts at minute 18:15

BBC iPlayer - World at One: 08/02/2011...
2nd Nov 2010, 11:26
Replies: 49
Views: 9,379
Posted By extpwron

Perhaps now they will apologise for this...

Perhaps now they will apologise for this outburst:

YouTube - monty python and the holy grail (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl8H-rm6kt4)
9th Oct 2010, 14:04
Replies: 71
Views: 11,168
Posted By extpwron

Substitute “UK Border Agency” for “RAF Police”...

Substitute “UK Border Agency” for “RAF Police” and you can see that this is a thinly disguised cry for help from this young girl.

Come on guys, rally round – Simon is:

BBC News - Simon Cowell...
9th Oct 2010, 11:04
Replies: 71
Views: 11,168
Posted By extpwron

Gamu, Surely Simon and Cheryl can sort...

Gamu,

Surely Simon and Cheryl can sort things out for you?

Good Luck BTW – I think you should stay.
29th Jun 2010, 08:50
Replies: 20
Views: 5,687
Posted By extpwron

No drip trays – that’ll mean extra work for the...

No drip trays – that’ll mean extra work for the cleaner!
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Mar 2010, 07:58
Replies: 121
Views: 16,912
Posted By extpwron

Down in the Falkland Islands in the days of the...

Down in the Falkland Islands in the days of the F4 I often used to hear children on the ATC frequencies – none from the tower though!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2009, 15:00
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By extpwron

Advo Reference Lloyds stock. Or should it...

Advo

Reference Lloyds stock.
Or should it be Lloyd’s stock, or Lloyds’ stock, or Lloyds’s stock?
Whatever, Buy! Buy! Buy!
Bye bye.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2009, 08:42
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By extpwron

Whats the point youre making

Whats the point youre making
20th Nov 2009, 08:48
Replies: 52
Views: 7,737
Posted By extpwron

Did the reduced manning affect the number assets...

Did the reduced manning affect the number assets the SARF was able to field in Cumbria last night?
Would it be any different post SARH?
Fingers crossed for the missing Police Officer.
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