PPRuNe Forums - Search Results

Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: 2 TWU
Showing results 1 to 35 of 97
Search took 0.01 seconds.
9th Feb 2022, 18:50
Replies: 115
Views: 20,545
Posted By 2 TWU

G-LIAR and G-PRAT ?

G-LIAR and G-PRAT ?
2nd Sep 2021, 09:35
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By 2 TWU

The Mk4 seat had a combined harness, not separate...

The Mk4 seat had a combined harness, not separate chute/seat harnesses. If we had to do up 2 harnesses, we’d have had severe difficulty holding a 5 minute state on Battle Flight at Gutersloh from...
8th May 2021, 15:12
Replies: 56
Views: 11,068
Posted By 2 TWU

I know I will have got the names terribly wrong...

I know I will have got the names terribly wrong but here goes.

When the Army amalgamated the following:-

The Royal Green Jackets
The Duke of Wellingtons
The Prince of Wales Own

the result...
7th Feb 2021, 13:46
Replies: 226
Views: 67,477
Posted By 2 TWU

Re the motoring offences, the police essentially...

Re the motoring offences, the police essentially washed their hands of the whole business, the offenders were taken back to Linton in the hope military discipline would suffice—-basic mistake.

One...
3rd Feb 2021, 19:53
Replies: 226
Views: 67,477
Posted By 2 TWU

I was a QFI on 2 Sqn from 74-77, very happy...

I was a QFI on 2 Sqn from 74-77, very happy times. We were blessed by 2 very good CFIs who sheltered us from the strange ideas of a non QFI Stn Cdr during that time. In later years, it was always...
3rd Feb 2021, 18:58
Replies: 108
Views: 27,209
Posted By 2 TWU

Seems to be a lot of dust in the air today. Blue...

Seems to be a lot of dust in the air today. Blue Skies Sir.
12th Jul 2020, 15:53
Replies: 36
Views: 11,441
Posted By 2 TWU

Bob V, I was involved with MFTS in 2000/1, no...

Bob V, I was involved with MFTS in 2000/1, no decisions taken in those days but MoD certainly in the loop. To put things into context, the Hawk was slated to go MFTS in 2005, Tucano, at Linton, in...
12th Jul 2020, 15:36
Replies: 36
Views: 11,441
Posted By 2 TWU

I've said it before and I'll say it again. ...

I've said it before and I'll say it again.

Move Reds and Texans to Linton. Easy to organise 10(?) Texans flying around the Reds slots. Instant access to loads of free airspace, instant access to...
27th Apr 2020, 07:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,975
Posted By 2 TWU

Very, very impressive. How about painting it red,...

Very, very impressive. How about painting it red, build another 8 and you could be really onto something!
6th Dec 2019, 21:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By 2 TWU

Rolling20, you, sir, are a complete boor.

Rolling20, you, sir, are a complete boor.
30th Nov 2019, 21:22
Replies: 384
Views: 216,595
Posted By 2 TWU

I well recall attending a briefing in 2000 when...

I well recall attending a briefing in 2000 when the MFTS dates for fixed wing were declared as 2005 for Valley, 2007 for Linton. It's just happened 12 years late. The Air Commodore was quite open...
25th Nov 2019, 09:32
Replies: 73
Views: 41,109
Posted By 2 TWU

Things don't always go as planned. Airborne from...

Things don't always go as planned. Airborne from Coningsby with a Flt Cdr nav in the back, to to be honest not the sharpest tool in the rack. Brief was for a bog standard head on Fox 1 with stern...
12th Nov 2019, 03:52
Replies: 16
Views: 10,699
Posted By 2 TWU

Having lived in Malaysia for several years I have...

Having lived in Malaysia for several years I have to say I’m not surprised. The first time I flew with MAS, somewhat surprised to see a stack of large baked bean tins (and I’m not joking), just piled...
17th Sep 2019, 13:57
Replies: 128
Views: 102,337
Posted By 2 TWU

To set the scene, I have @1500 hrs JP, 2700 hrs...

To set the scene, I have @1500 hrs JP, 2700 hrs Tucano. Which one would I take to use as an instructional aircraft, the JP any day? Why?

All JPs flew exactly the same if set up correctly (and at...
17th Sep 2019, 13:26
Replies: 20,482
Views: 2,898,589
Posted By 2 TWU

XP 547, first trip Ex 121, dual GH at Cranwell, 6...

XP 547, first trip Ex 121, dual GH at Cranwell, 6 landings, 25 Nov 1966
26th Jun 2019, 09:30
Replies: 399
Views: 390,016
Posted By 2 TWU

Beverly crossing the Channel, on hand over to...

Beverly crossing the Channel, on hand over to French ATC:-

You seem to be followed by 2 objects.
That's Ok, it's our fins
21st Jun 2019, 06:05
Replies: 79
Views: 29,863
Posted By 2 TWU

Hands up anyone with more than 10 hours in their...

Hands up anyone with more than 10 hours in their log book who hasn't made a bit of a boob and simply sorted it out.
12th May 2019, 16:33
Replies: 47
Views: 18,079
Posted By 2 TWU

Years ago, there was a noise complaint about low...

Years ago, there was a noise complaint about low flying JPs around Malham Tarn in a letter published in the Yorkshire Post. The next day, the local council published a reply saying they regarded the...
18th Apr 2019, 07:37
Replies: 50
Views: 30,857
Posted By 2 TWU

Newt’s retirement home? Security clearance could...

Newt’s retirement home? Security clearance could be a tad problematic in the local boozer!
31st Oct 2018, 20:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,941
Posted By 2 TWU

Aguar doing ACM? Id take anything against that!

Aguar doing ACM? Id take anything against that!
30th Oct 2018, 20:04
Replies: 13
Views: 3,941
Posted By 2 TWU

Shame it wasn't an ighning or a hantom

Shame it wasn't an ighning or a hantom
25th Sep 2018, 07:22
Replies: 84
Views: 17,681
Posted By 2 TWU

Female fighter controller at Boulmer to a...

Female fighter controller at Boulmer to a Lightning:-

"Keep a good lookout, you are entering my dark area"

"I'll be careful"
23rd Sep 2018, 05:47
Replies: 84
Views: 17,681
Posted By 2 TWU

An army major received a letter which wrongly...

An army major received a letter which wrongly gave his commissioning date as 981 as opposed to 1981. He wrote claiming£ £X million pounds in back pay. The MoD replied stating that there was a...
12th Aug 2018, 18:28
Replies: 55
Views: 10,946
Posted By 2 TWU

Didn't the F4 have a 'Clear Aircraft' button that...

Didn't the F4 have a 'Clear Aircraft' button that blew everything from the wings and fuselage in one action? IIRC, was used at Leuchars when a Q jet became temporarily unsure of position and short of...
10th Aug 2018, 16:28
Replies: 76
Views: 13,215
Posted By 2 TWU

Newt, whatever you do, don't tell them we're...

Newt, whatever you do, don't tell them we're meeting at the Marlborough Head, North Audley St on Oct 4th.
9th Jul 2018, 16:18
Replies: 20
Views: 8,641
Posted By 2 TWU

Good angle of climb? Try the Lighting, and I...

Good angle of climb? Try the Lighting, and I don't mean the new one.
1st Jul 2018, 20:16
Replies: 22
Views: 3,619
Posted By 2 TWU

In the late 60s I was flying Lightnings from...

In the late 60s I was flying Lightnings from Wattisham. One day, on QRA, we were prebriefed that were going to be launched to fly underneath an Aeroflot liner (TU134 or could have been a 104) to...
23rd Jun 2018, 17:06
Replies: 98
Views: 10,646
Posted By 2 TWU

Bizarrely, I have seen a pigeon fall out of the...

Bizarrely, I have seen a pigeon fall out of the sky with presumably a heart failure. I was walking between 2 hangars at Linton when a pigeon flew past, suddenly ceased to fly and fell to the ground...
21st Jun 2018, 14:50
Replies: 49
Views: 8,879
Posted By 2 TWU

Wasn't Wattisham holding southern Q that day?...

Wasn't Wattisham holding southern Q that day? There was of course a US exchange pilot on base.
13th Jun 2018, 15:37
Replies: 13
Views: 5,021
Posted By 2 TWU

I really do despair of the system as it is. IOT...

I really do despair of the system as it is. IOT into a hold, multi training not done in house at present, an order for just 10 Texans feeding into 20 plus Hawks (I know the Hawks do two jobs but even...
12th Jun 2018, 10:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,648
Posted By 2 TWU

A Jaguar at 700kts is just trying to get airborne.

A Jaguar at 700kts is just trying to get airborne.
8th Jun 2018, 20:39
Replies: 47
Views: 10,248
Posted By 2 TWU

Re the Tucano, don't know what FLARM is but I was...

Re the Tucano, don't know what FLARM is but I was flying the machine when TCAS was fitted. TCAS was, and presumably still is, a great back up but not a replacement for proper lookout.
8th Jun 2018, 20:02
Replies: 24
Views: 9,397
Posted By 2 TWU

B1 Grounded

Reports say the B1 is grounded due to ejection seat issues, anyone know what's going off?
8th Jun 2018, 15:49
Replies: 6
Views: 2,288
Posted By 2 TWU

Please remind me not to book with FlyBe

Please remind me not to book with FlyBe
4th Jun 2018, 13:02
Replies: 166
Views: 121,733
Posted By 2 TWU

One peep is worth a thousand sweeps.

One peep is worth a thousand sweeps.
Showing results 1 to 35 of 97
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.