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11th Jun 2019, 15:48
Replies: 28
Views: 5,807
Posted By Dougie M

Congratulations TTN. Took the same step into the...

Congratulations TTN. Took the same step into the unknown that year. The RAF Ceremonial Sword is particularly good in the art of "sabrage" or uncorking champers. An energetic and enthusiastic pal...
8th Jun 2019, 19:10
Replies: 28
Views: 9,019
Posted By Dougie M

All those wishing to attend are requested to...

All those wishing to attend are requested to inform Paul "Ollie" Shepherd on s[email protected]
6th May 2019, 13:43
Replies: 69
Views: 40,895
Posted By Dougie M

XV 193 Memorial Tree

A Memorial Tree will be planted by LXX Sqn at their HQ at Brize Norton on 23 May 2019 at 1615. There will be some words spoken followed by a refreshment break. Those wishing to attend should contact...
6th Apr 2019, 21:14
Replies: 27
Views: 9,769
Posted By Dougie M

I have drawn a mental veil over the many faux...

I have drawn a mental veil over the many faux pas, breaches of etiquette and social peccadilloes which have punctuated my career. I blame drinking from wet glasses and pray that all else present were...
14th Mar 2019, 17:50
Replies: 42
Views: 10,894
Posted By Dougie M

Whether or not soldier F is culpable, there were...

Whether or not soldier F is culpable, there were many convicted killers from all sides given amnesty after the "Good Friday Agreement" Should not the same terms apply to the British army who were...
8th Mar 2019, 14:05
Replies: 31
Views: 6,844
Posted By Dougie M

Thursday evening. Pan's People on TOTP for the...

Thursday evening. Pan's People on TOTP for the more discerning.
6th Mar 2019, 14:20
Replies: 4,718
Views: 1,109,299
Posted By Dougie M

Brian. I'm afraid that Garth Bennet is also no...

Brian.
I'm afraid that Garth Bennet is also no longer with us. I'm not sure of the date.
6th Mar 2019, 11:14
Replies: 4,718
Views: 1,109,299
Posted By Dougie M

I believe that the "chateaubriand for two for...

I believe that the "chateaubriand for two for one" was coined in the Equatorial hotel in Singapore. "Actual" meal entitlements were accumulated through the day to pay for a decent repast. When on...
12th Feb 2019, 14:18
Replies: 41
Views: 8,492
Posted By Dougie M

With the introduction of SCNS into the C130K...

With the introduction of SCNS into the C130K fleet, the periscopic sextant was removed and celestial navigation went with it. I never did get the 100 star/planet sightings completed at nav school and...
3rd Feb 2019, 10:46
Replies: 4,718
Views: 1,109,299
Posted By Dougie M

On big ABEXes when para/wedge and door bundles...

On big ABEXes when para/wedge and door bundles were dropped, the calculations for stick length timings were tortuous. The wedge went on "Red On - Cut" abeam the early marker, then there was a...
30th Jan 2019, 11:12
Replies: 51
Views: 24,328
Posted By Dougie M

Still remember singing "Puff, the magic dragon"...

Still remember singing "Puff, the magic dragon" for Gary Nic. RIP chaps.
25th Jan 2019, 15:50
Replies: 4,718
Views: 1,109,299
Posted By Dougie M

http://i65.tinypic.com/xlkosi.jpg I always...

http://i65.tinypic.com/xlkosi.jpg
I always enjoyed Frozen Star!
20th Jan 2019, 16:09
Replies: 7
Views: 2,269
Posted By Dougie M

Tony Skingsley was my "Staish" at Laarbruch and...

Tony Skingsley was my "Staish" at Laarbruch and led a visit to the 3rd German Air Div at Kalkar . The brief was to be the last team standing. The Germans wheeled him in with their commander in bath...
10th Jan 2019, 13:13
Replies: 110
Views: 21,876
Posted By Dougie M

When I joined in the early 60's there was a...

When I joined in the early 60's there was a "professional Fg Off" Bond who stated that during his B exams there was an air raid and he had to abandon the classroom to seek shelter. He applied for an...
8th Jan 2019, 11:25
Replies: 157
Views: 29,702
Posted By Dougie M

I believe that ATC in Akrotiri had a close...

I believe that ATC in Akrotiri had a close encounter once.
31st Dec 2018, 19:45
Replies: 110
Views: 21,876
Posted By Dougie M

As a point of interest. In the mid 60s there was...

As a point of interest. In the mid 60s there was an RC Padre at Khormaksar called Father Sean O'Shea. each month we would fly him on the "God Special" to minister unto his little flocks in Riyan,...
30th Dec 2018, 16:23
Replies: 41
Views: 8,492
Posted By Dougie M

The Blue Spruce Route was still in the En Route...

The Blue Spruce Route was still in the En Route Supplement in order to cross the pond in VOR cover when all the super kit goes tango uniform and there are no directional consultants on board. A good...
21st Dec 2018, 20:13
Replies: 110
Views: 21,876
Posted By Dougie M

Andy A to Z was, as were a lot of his...

Andy A to Z was, as were a lot of his compatriots, still unable to master fluent English after forty years of RAF service. In the Herc sim one day after briefing a departure from Akrotiri in the bird...
15th Dec 2018, 14:56
Replies: 110
Views: 21,876
Posted By Dougie M

James. IIRC there were no plans for the R.A.F.to...

James. IIRC there were no plans for the R.A.F.to drop the U.S. Daisy Cutter weapon in the 60's. There was a trial to carry 6 x 1000lb bombs on pylons on the exterior of the Argosy fuselage but that...
13th Nov 2018, 20:49
Replies: 161
Views: 30,917
Posted By Dougie M

Sorely missed Danny. I loved your stories. RIP

Sorely missed Danny. I loved your stories. RIP
1st Nov 2018, 14:24
Replies: 60
Views: 10,390
Posted By Dougie M

On time on target ...

On time on target
http://i66.tinypic.com/m7gvlt.jpg

The DZ Safety Officer said that the safest place for his comms jeep was on the impact point because nobody gets that close. The green smoke...
29th Oct 2018, 16:10
Replies: 60
Views: 10,390
Posted By Dougie M

AA As any fule kno, DECCA was a surface...

AA As any fule kno, DECCA was a surface hyperbolic nav aid for ships at sea. Height Error was applied at 25000ft over Fox Covert but that could not compensate for the dreaded "Lane Slip". When...
30th Sep 2018, 18:34
Replies: 66
Views: 14,714
Posted By Dougie M

I never found that a veteran's card/badge...

I never found that a veteran's card/badge afforded me any benefits at all until setting foot on a P&O liner for a cruise when a credible proof of service bought 75 worth of drinking vouchers. The...
18th Sep 2018, 15:18
Replies: 139
Views: 29,301
Posted By Dougie M

Null I couldn't swear to know the nude cyclist...

Null
I couldn't swear to know the nude cyclist but the monocle is a dead giveaway. There were a few high spirited officers (hooligans if in the Airmens' Mess) who transgressed during this time which...
18th Sep 2018, 14:12
Replies: 120
Views: 19,520
Posted By Dougie M

In Riyadh during the Gulf war we had two Caterers...

In Riyadh during the Gulf war we had two Caterers who were tasked to reduce the cost of HOTAC and were known collectively as Melchett and Darling. They decreed that preflight meals would be taken at...
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