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12th Aug 2022, 21:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,867
Posted By Beancountercymru

Regional Air Officers

Also appointed were three new posts as Regional Air Officers - what will they do that needs new posts ?
27th Mar 2022, 14:27
Replies: 15
Views: 5,555
Posted By Beancountercymru

Or will it be hatchet job? ”Documentary...

Or will it be hatchet job?


”Documentary examining the Falklands conflict 40 years on. The head of the SAS in the Falklands, Sir Michael Rose, speaks publicly for the first time about the war,...
27th Mar 2022, 12:44
Replies: 15
Views: 5,555
Posted By Beancountercymru

Falklands revisited

Tonight on Channel 4Falklands War: The Untold Story
”On the 40th anniversary of the conflict, senior commanders and ground troops reveal how a series of mistakes nearly cost Britain its hard-won...
3rd Mar 2022, 16:56
Replies: 21
Views: 6,035
Posted By Beancountercymru

Off to a new home

Helicopter legend ‘Bravo November’ heads to Cosford
Bravo November will depart RAF Odiham in Hampshire on 16 March and will travel by road on a low loader lorry. The Chinook will be on public...
19th Jan 2022, 15:17
Replies: 33
Views: 5,154
Posted By Beancountercymru

Goering

“and no-one in command ever really had an overall picture of the air battle.”

Didn’t Goering one night try to take personal control with disastrous results ?
29th May 2021, 20:34
Replies: 5,237
Views: 1,606,393
Posted By Beancountercymru

Kenley

https://twitter.com/615vgs/status/1398718934325542912?s=20
6th May 2021, 20:56
30th Apr 2021, 15:31
Replies: 8
Views: 3,169
Posted By Beancountercymru

Straight to rotary

From Cranwell’s Facebook page

”Recently, a ceremony was held at RAF Barkston Heath to mark the standing down of No 674 Squadron Army Air Corps (AAC) from its role in the delivery of Elementary...
28th Aug 2020, 17:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,189
Posted By Beancountercymru

Many RAF personnel have made themselves available...

Many RAF personnel have made themselves available during lockdown via Teams for Virtual Parade Nights and are providing an inspiration to Air Cadets
20th Jul 2020, 19:05
Replies: 107
Views: 71,889
Posted By Beancountercymru

I saw this by the road on a walk near Holt today

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1616x1080/8a3cedbc_15cb_432a_a545_e2e29de985ce_b132c9b7f9a54a26eadfa9b35c544f130e0169a5.jpeg
10th Jul 2020, 20:11
Replies: 31
Views: 9,980
Posted By Beancountercymru

Low level over the sea

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1610x1688/3ca29727_2761_4a90_aa06_29dbf4e44864_ebb0d5ca2951cbc7c2a2ce9105e1ae986a4e7a5e.jpeg
This A400m thinks it’s a Nimrod
17th Jun 2020, 17:50
Replies: 8
Views: 3,153
Posted By Beancountercymru

Cadets always did them on Chipmunks....

Cadets always did them on Chipmunks....
14th Mar 2019, 18:19
Replies: 5,237
Views: 1,606,393
Posted By Beancountercymru

Will Baz be a force for good ?

https://www.raf.mod.uk/aircadets/news/baz-takes-over-helm-of-2fts/
24th Jan 2019, 16:50
Replies: 40
Views: 14,997
Posted By Beancountercymru

Learn to fly at Leeming

“ A continuing shortage of capacity in its flying training organisation has led the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) to return to training pilots on Hawk T1 aircraft, three years after it retired the...
16th Jan 2019, 19:27
Replies: 41
Views: 12,527
Posted By Beancountercymru

Back in the day RAF Manston would have commercial...

Back in the day RAF Manston would have commercial traffic on the main, surfaced runway, AEF Chipmunks on the grass strip at an angle to it and VGS gliders on what was known as the Northern Grass.
10th Jan 2019, 11:36
Replies: 67
Views: 20,630
Posted By Beancountercymru

The AAIB have reported

https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-investigation-to-grob-g115e-tutor-g-byuu
27th Dec 2018, 14:06
Replies: 106
Views: 62,664
Posted By Beancountercymru

To SpeedFanatic - it was "A Passion for Flying "...

To SpeedFanatic - it was "A Passion for Flying " by Tom Eeles
24th Nov 2018, 19:32
Replies: 36
Views: 8,239
Posted By Beancountercymru

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/royal-air-for...

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/royal-air-force-armed-forces-operational-awards-list-2018/
16th Aug 2018, 21:14
Replies: 73
Views: 38,422
Posted By Beancountercymru

Update as requested ...

Update as requested

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-into-the-accident-involving-a-griffin-mk1-zj241-at-yr-aran-snowdonia-wales
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2018, 21:12
Replies: 43
Views: 14,818
Posted By Beancountercymru

The results of the enquiry have been published ...

The results of the enquiry have been published

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-into-the-accident-involving-a-griffin-mk1-zj241-at-yr-aran-snowdonia-wales
10th Aug 2018, 21:38
Replies: 42
Views: 10,875
Posted By Beancountercymru

Timelord BBC Cornwall shared this today ...

Timelord

BBC Cornwall shared this today

A special tribute has been paid by RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall to one of the last pilots from World War Two who were known as "the few".

Squadron Leader...
25th Jun 2018, 10:03
Replies: 17
Views: 4,790
Posted By Beancountercymru

Firefighters

Will this lead to a reduction in RAF firefighters and if so who will deploy on operations?
19th Mar 2018, 09:12
Replies: 62
Views: 10,978
Posted By Beancountercymru

Personnel Holding Flight (PHF) at Innsworth

I attended an Air Cadet annual camp at Innsworth and our ACLO told us he was responsible for all the pregnant Airwomen in the RAF !

He then revealed he was OC Personnel Holding Flight
12th Dec 2017, 14:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,588
Posted By Beancountercymru

Some great shots in this post Sea King at...

Some great shots in this post

Sea King at Lee Airfield 7th September 2017 (http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=78841)
10th Nov 2017, 20:32
Replies: 415
Views: 180,771
Posted By Beancountercymru

Talking of RAFG, those of an older generation...

Talking of RAFG, those of an older generation will recall Two Way Family Favourites with songs from/to boys in BFPO this or BFPO that rather than the name of the base.

I've often wondered was a...
11th Sep 2017, 06:22
Replies: 170
Views: 63,026
Posted By Beancountercymru

The Kirby Cadet Mk111 used in Air Cadet gliding...

The Kirby Cadet Mk111 used in Air Cadet gliding was open cockpit and generally communication from bellowed from the instructor in the back seat to his hapless cadet in front, so those at the launch...
17th May 2017, 13:55
Replies: 38
Views: 40,928
Posted By Beancountercymru

HRH is not the only Royal co-pilot Dutch...

HRH is not the only Royal co-pilot

Dutch King Willem-Alexander reveals secret flights as co-pilot - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39946532)
24th Apr 2017, 21:04
Replies: 32
Views: 8,769
Posted By Beancountercymru

Getting back to the list... What's the story...

Getting back to the list...

What's the story here?

Queen's Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCB)
Corporal Antony Luke COLLINS
7th Jan 2017, 20:37
Replies: 22
Views: 6,785
Posted By Beancountercymru

Regarding the borstal boys story Thursday's Times...

Regarding the borstal boys story Thursday's Times has an obituary for Great Train Robber Tommy Wisbey who was "arrested at 18 for breaking and entering and given the option of joining the Army or...
27th Oct 2016, 12:39
Replies: 20
Views: 7,193
Posted By Beancountercymru

Deep Penetrating Fighter

" Walden also made clear the Air Force will probably pursue a deep penetrating fighter to accompany the bomber to heavily defended targets deep inside a country"

A P-51 surely? :)
19th Oct 2016, 21:14
Replies: 100
Views: 25,140
Posted By Beancountercymru

I one spent a long northwards rail trip from...

I one spent a long northwards rail trip from Bristol Parkway with, across the gangway, a uniformed Group Captain and his sharp suited civilian colleague that I took for a consultant who spent the...
26th Aug 2016, 17:35
Replies: 109
Views: 37,112
Posted By Beancountercymru

Hi viz

I was trying to work why a drone operator needed the hi viz jacket. Was it in case he flew his drone into himself?

On a similar subject I noticed the mass ranks of Fleet Street's finest had to be...
18th Jul 2016, 16:29
Replies: 38
Views: 9,577
Posted By Beancountercymru

Woes for Mrs May

Now her 146 has gone tech at Cardiff..
13th Apr 2016, 14:05
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By Beancountercymru

Bye Bye 208

Last flight for Hawk T1s at RAF Valley on Anglesey - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-36037354)


"The last flight of Hawk T1s at RAF Valley on Anglesey has taken...
24th Mar 2016, 12:32
Replies: 21
Views: 4,230
Posted By Beancountercymru

RAF Summer Camp Colerne late 1960s Self as...

RAF Summer Camp Colerne late 1960s

Self as Cadet Warrant Officer swapped contents of sugar bowl for Andrews Liver Salts. Fellow Cadet ladles into tea cup which does a passable imitation of a...
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