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8th Sep 2022, 13:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By Sideshow Bob

sssooooooooo... It could be a M or a H but...

sssooooooooo... It could be a M or a H but definately not a N!
7th Sep 2022, 20:18
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By Sideshow Bob

I don't know, you try to be helpful.... If you'd...

I don't know, you try to be helpful.... If you'd bothered to check the legend it's pretty obvious what H is. You can lead a horse to water...
7th Sep 2022, 09:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Just to be helpful, chart legends can be found at...

Just to be helpful, chart legends can be found at the link below (for MIL AIP, civil equivelents are available). Can't find a N in a circle though, sure it's not a M?
...
19th Jul 2022, 15:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Surely the only software required is a random...

Surely the only software required is a random input generator?
12th Jul 2022, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 3,778
Posted By Sideshow Bob

South camp ASP is definitely tarmaced, the...

South camp ASP is definitely tarmaced, the initial taxiway are concrete and so is Rauncby Lane ASP.
9th Jul 2022, 19:30
Replies: 41
Views: 7,769
Posted By Sideshow Bob

I wasn't aware that any AR-3Ds were operational...

I wasn't aware that any AR-3Ds were operational in the UK?
8th Jul 2022, 15:03
Replies: 41
Views: 7,769
Posted By Sideshow Bob

I seam to remember being told that Neatishead's...

I seam to remember being told that Neatishead's R12 had a crack down it after someone thought it would be a good idea to try and put the antenna into sector scan (well that was the rumour I was told...
7th Jul 2022, 13:49
Replies: 91
Views: 24,520
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Worst on arrival at PSAB in March 2003 for Op...

Worst on arrival at PSAB in March 2003 for Op TELIC:
Best, on arrival back at Kinloss following said Op TELIC: (p.s. we blow the engine of the minibus on the M62!)
20th Jun 2022, 07:11
Replies: 15
Views: 5,163
Posted By Sideshow Bob

A spiral is a winding in a continuous and...

A spiral is a winding in a continuous and gradually widening (or tightening) curve, either round a central point on a flat plane or about an axis so as to form a cone. However, in this case spiral is...
15th Jun 2022, 09:35
Replies: 128
Views: 24,762
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Is that a bit like a 1250 but really poor...

Is that a bit like a 1250 but really poor quality!!
14th Jun 2022, 07:41
Replies: 128
Views: 24,762
Posted By Sideshow Bob

There are some whose flying suits apear to...

There are some whose flying suits apear to resemble Lycra!!

I quite like some of the options, definately more practical. The uniform I was wearing by the time I left in the 2010s was completely...
5th Apr 2022, 07:37
Replies: 416
Views: 96,885
Posted By Sideshow Bob

https://www.baesystems.com/en-uk/article/bae-syste...

https://www.baesystems.com/en-uk/article/bae-systems-secures--590m-contract-to-provide-long-term-support-for-the-uk-s-hawk-fleet
BAe awarded contract to provide depth maintenance. I guess there's...
23rd Mar 2022, 12:49
Replies: 18
Views: 4,082
Posted By Sideshow Bob

When used as a title, or in place of the person's...

When used as a title, or in place of the person's name, then it should be capitalised; all other times, it should be lower case
17th Mar 2022, 08:33
Replies: 64
Views: 11,599
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Never mind the aircraft numbers, where would they...

Never mind the aircraft numbers, where would they get the staff from? When I joined in the mid 80s there was 96000 in the RAF and stiff competition for places due to high unemployment. Today, with...
3rd Feb 2022, 13:54
Replies: 114
Views: 25,464
Posted By Sideshow Bob

A northern shopping centre - more likely an Essex...

A northern shopping centre - more likely an Essex chavy shopping centre.

Can't wait to see some big fat old FS in one of those skin tight numbers - Michelin Man impersonations here we come....
19th Nov 2021, 11:34
Replies: 40
Views: 10,271
Posted By Sideshow Bob

It all depends on whether the flight is pre or...

It all depends on whether the flight is pre or post sale. I very much doubt that it is pre sale, and post sale, it would be difficult to argue that the aircraft meets the UK ANO dispensation for...
4th Nov 2021, 13:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,895
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Absolutely correct, it's what stopped use...

Absolutely correct, it's what stopped use procuring 3 more Tristars in mid 2000s
(pe the Tristars were going really cheap)
4th Nov 2021, 10:53
Replies: 41
Views: 11,678
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Thing you had one too many "r"s in your sentence...

Thing you had one too many "r"s in your sentence lol
20th Oct 2021, 13:32
Replies: 84
Views: 16,673
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Must admit, I did plenty of BFs on Bloodhounds,...

Must admit, I did plenty of BFs on Bloodhounds, never did an AF though.
8th Oct 2021, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By Sideshow Bob

We're also investing in swarms ...

We're also investing in swarms
https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/raf-to-expand-swarming-drone-capabilities ...
13th Sep 2021, 12:35
Replies: 59
Views: 12,461
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Funny you should say that as I've come across a...

Funny you should say that as I've come across a few of those names as advisors on other "development" projects, especially John Fielding and Iain Gray both ex BAe and now in Senior positions at...
22nd Jun 2021, 19:28
Replies: 623
Views: 126,683
Posted By Sideshow Bob

We had a small hairy Nav turn up on the Sqn, when...

We had a small hairy Nav turn up on the Sqn, when asked his name his first words were "Don't call me Monkey Boy" (a name he'd gained during Nav Training). Well you can guess what his Sqn name badge...
10th Jun 2021, 20:16
Replies: 3,073
Views: 445,731
Posted By Sideshow Bob

That looks like a Comet 1, OH if correct

That looks like a Comet 1, OH if correct
9th Jun 2021, 20:21
Replies: 12
Views: 7,729
Posted By Sideshow Bob

and a 45+ years old design, Searchwater was first...

and a 45+ years old design, Searchwater was first fielded on the MR2 mid 70s and into service in '79.
13th May 2021, 11:24
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By Sideshow Bob

XV229 was the last MR.2 to fly, another one bits...

XV229 was the last MR.2 to fly, another one bits the dust. I've now reached that age where everything I've flown is either in a museum or has been scrapped.
29th Apr 2021, 07:29
Replies: 20
Views: 6,789
Posted By Sideshow Bob

I visited the Cape in Sept 19, just before the...

I visited the Cape in Sept 19, just before the outbreak; there is a Saturn V, broken down into stages, hanging from the roof of the Apollo Center. It is truly amazing.
28th Apr 2021, 20:19
Replies: 3,073
Views: 445,731
Posted By Sideshow Bob

absolutely right did say it was easy. Tristar KC1...

absolutely right did say it was easy. Tristar KC1 ZD952 (ex-BA -500) in the cruise.
27th Apr 2021, 19:43
Replies: 3,073
Views: 445,731
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Since it's been two weeks, here's an easy one to...

Since it's been two weeks, here's an easy one to get thread back up the list
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/898x720/20201222_180520_27d91aecad7aa55f2441d356b0a0a9150373f263.jpg
22nd Apr 2021, 13:43
Replies: 48
Views: 18,485
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Is it the aircrew's fault when It's seldom the...

Is it the aircrew's fault when It's seldom the crew themselves who do the assessment but will get the blame when whoever did the reccie spent more time assessing the refreshment facilities rather...
22nd Apr 2021, 11:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sideshow Bob

... and being able to safely land them, just ask...

... and being able to safely land them, just ask Elon Musk LOL

There's a really interesting Series called Narco Wars on National Geographic charting the history of the battles to stop trafficking...
12th Apr 2021, 20:17
Replies: 32
Views: 6,348
Posted By Sideshow Bob

Not all of us did IOT.

Not all of us did IOT.
30th Mar 2021, 16:31
Replies: 72
Views: 14,977
Posted By Sideshow Bob

A certain ex Herc and E-3D Nav has C130NAV

A certain ex Herc and E-3D Nav has C130NAV
27th Mar 2021, 22:47
Replies: 450
Views: 119,168
Posted By Sideshow Bob

why should he? He's done nothing wrong apart from...

why should he? He's done nothing wrong apart from making authorities aware of criminal behaviour
25th Mar 2021, 13:02
Replies: 20,482
Views: 2,898,641
Posted By Sideshow Bob

24hrs is up, OUAQUKGF is spot on it's Seeb during...

24hrs is up, OUAQUKGF is spot on it's Seeb during Enduring Freedom/Operation Veritas. The dispersal is now under the Stands for the new terminal. The accommodation site can still be seen just to the...
25th Mar 2021, 07:47
Replies: 20,482
Views: 2,898,641
Posted By Sideshow Bob

The picture was taken in Dec 01 so very much in...

The picture was taken in Dec 01 so very much in the time of the outfall from 9/11. Still a little far north OUAQUKGF Ops, the Boulevard (the corridor mentioned) ran from the Arabian Sea/Gulf of Oman...
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