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Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2019, 14:51
Replies: 42
Views: 21,521
Posted By Rocket2

As a (small) supporter of this charity I feel the...

As a (small) supporter of this charity I feel the CAA & the charity should issue a statement stating why the AOC remains delayed, as stated (I am in the aviation business) there must be problems.
25th Sep 2019, 16:29
Replies: 7
Views: 3,664
Posted By Rocket2

A friend of mine also remebers the rather large...

A friend of mine also remebers the rather large bang from the test bombs too, several large holes on Ashley Heath, usualy filled with water
20th Sep 2019, 19:39
Replies: 106
Views: 23,331
Posted By Rocket2

Talking Did they treat his bruises with Voltarol? :O

Did they treat his bruises with Voltarol? :O
17th Jul 2019, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By Rocket2

Dagenham - with respect the correct name is...

Dagenham - with respect the correct name is Cobham (after the great Sir Alan) not Chobham, also unless the aircraft was painted dark blue with a rather dashing white flash on the fin with COBHAM...
22nd May 2019, 19:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,600
Posted By Rocket2

"Between Cherry Point with Harriers and Luke with...

"Between Cherry Point with Harriers and Luke with F16 there’s quite the parts collection available"
And quite a lot of carbon fibre dust I'd imagine :mad:
10th Apr 2019, 19:19
Replies: 23
Views: 12,175
Posted By Rocket2

I assume the pilots eyes were on the PUPPIES...

I assume the pilots eyes were on the PUPPIES PAPIS on that approach? :}
7th Mar 2019, 18:17
Replies: 4,866
Views: 1,291,003
Posted By Rocket2

On the Slingsby Venture front XZ557 (of which I...

On the Slingsby Venture front XZ557 (of which I have a share in) is still going strong in sunny Wiltshire & should do so well past my lifetime spares permitting.
31st Jan 2019, 19:06
Replies: 28
Views: 21,772
Posted By Rocket2

"Didn't I read somewhere that they "removed" the...

"Didn't I read somewhere that they "removed" the limits to the elevons to make a more impressive flight demonstration? That's what caused the canard failures?"

That or trying to avoid the...
10th Oct 2018, 10:10
Replies: 23
Views: 7,926
Posted By Rocket2

Thanks 132. We used to test the systems by...

Thanks 132. We used to test the systems by shorting a couple of terminals out on the fire control units to trigger the automatic operation of the bottles. All well and good so long as you removed the...
9th Oct 2018, 20:05
Replies: 23
Views: 7,926
Posted By Rocket2

Vulcan Question

Quick question guys (age is getting the better of me) how many fire bottles were there in the mighty Vulcan? I seem to recall 24 or more but just can't be certain. Along the same lines were there...
9th Oct 2018, 19:24
Replies: 24
Views: 6,578
Posted By Rocket2

Does anyone remember the strapping (tyton?) guns...

Does anyone remember the strapping (tyton?) guns that were bought into use in the RAF somewhere in the late 80's - early 90's? Wonderful bits of kit at first, load the magazine with plastic clips,...
21st Aug 2018, 20:47
Replies: 86
Views: 12,644
Posted By Rocket2

Carry my trusty dzus key on my key ring wherever...

Carry my trusty dzus key on my key ring wherever I go. It opened God knows how many Vulcan refuelling panels often in blind panic as the blasted rotating relay thingamabob (uni-selector) bypassed a...
17th Jul 2018, 19:33
Replies: 28
Views: 3,689
Posted By Rocket2

Oh great, another airspace grab!

Oh great, another airspace grab!
Forum: North America
11th Jul 2018, 19:38
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Rocket2

Many thanks for the help folks R2

Many thanks for the help folks
R2
Forum: North America
5th Jul 2018, 19:42
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Rocket2

River Hudson Flight

I dare say this has been asked before but where could I hire an aircraft (172 / Warrior etc) with an instructor to fly down the Hudson river in NY?
Thanks
R2
19th Jun 2018, 19:28
Replies: 37
Views: 5,587
Posted By Rocket2

The first company I worked for manufactured the...

The first company I worked for manufactured the wonderful Mk III liquid prismatic compass in deepest (glow in the dark) Kent, the dial & needle of which were coated in radium. I believe the company...
19th Jun 2018, 19:11
Replies: 98
Views: 7,392
Posted By Rocket2

Am I typing this using my tabletop? Should I...

Am I typing this using my tabletop?
Should I buy an ear phone to replace my eye phone?
Do Camels think their toes are really that sexy?
27th Mar 2018, 19:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By Rocket2

Probably the biggest difference with the...

Probably the biggest difference with the Supermunk over the Standard one was that you didn't have to spend 1 hour per flying hour cleaning waste engine oil off the airframe :}:*
Loved flying both...
13th Dec 2017, 19:26
Replies: 132
Views: 28,461
Posted By Rocket2

I have no intention of trading in my pristine...

I have no intention of trading in my pristine green paper licence unless I get caught for some transgression - it confounded the hell out of the Americans during a recent trip when I needed to hire a...
Forum: Freight Dogs
20th Sep 2017, 19:31
Replies: 431
Views: 116,717
Posted By Rocket2

Surely if it was going to taxi, let alone fly,...

Surely if it was going to taxi, let alone fly, the wheels & brakes would have been changed? Surely any test pilot would require retraction tests? I work nearby & there has been no sign of any jacking...
11th May 2017, 18:31
Replies: 24
Views: 7,717
Posted By Rocket2

Being a mere erk on VASS at Brawdy it was my...

Being a mere erk on VASS at Brawdy it was my great pleasure to fly with Tim in both Clementine, the JP's & possibly the visiting Chipmunks on a number of occasions, a true gent with no airs or...
9th Feb 2017, 18:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By Rocket2

Thanks Biggles - apologies for not replying, been...

Thanks Biggles - apologies for not replying, been a bit busy of late but it appears to have resolved itself now that my internet speed has increased with the introduction of fibre broad band.
R2
29th Jan 2017, 14:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By Rocket2

Outlook Woes

Why does Outlook on my new(ish) Apple Mac Pro refuse to send emails that I am replying to, keeping them in the draft folder? No problem with my Samsung phone or other devices, I also discovered a few...
26th Jan 2017, 16:42
Replies: 54
Views: 10,486
Posted By Rocket2

I wonder when we're going to build a new...

I wonder when we're going to build a new reservoir or three to supply all these new houses with water - ohh that would get the NIMBYS going :}
31st Oct 2016, 20:42
Replies: 49
Views: 37,153
Posted By Rocket2

My nephew (in law) & niece (aka hubby & wife)...

My nephew (in law) & niece (aka hubby & wife) have flown together a few times now, no big deal for two very professional people.
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