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22nd Aug 2022, 01:10
Replies: 468
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Posted By reynoldsno1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1129x785/120_sqn_iceland_c_1944_b945d1502a98e54fde29ab6463339831e3ed5d7e.jpg
120 Sqn personnel at Reykjavik c.1944. My Dad is 2nd from left - he was...
16th Aug 2022, 02:34
Replies: 63
Views: 16,459
Posted By reynoldsno1

I knew Hamish in Oman, where he was flying on the...

I knew Hamish in Oman, where he was flying on the SOAF BAC 1-11s. He once trained as a ballet dancer, and could still pull some classical moves after a few drinks.
He also spent some time in...
13th Aug 2022, 03:00
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By reynoldsno1

Pelyn & Michael Young - Check your PMs

Pelyn & Michael Young - Check your PMs
2nd Apr 2022, 01:50
Replies: 84
Views: 26,587
Posted By reynoldsno1

take the WE.177 as an example The load...

take the WE.177 as an example

The load exercises I did with a supposed 'inert' weapon looked like that white one at the top of your illustration ....
26th Feb 2022, 00:16
Replies: 28
Views: 8,671
Posted By reynoldsno1

He lasted remarkably well. I sat next to him...

He lasted remarkably well. I sat next to him virtually every morning for two years or so in the 80's- he could be difficult, a little mercurial at times, but always fair.
I also appreciated our...
2nd Jun 2021, 03:03
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By reynoldsno1

Have you tried right clicking and running as...

Have you tried right clicking and running as administrator?
10th Apr 2021, 10:24
Replies: 10
Views: 2,730
Posted By reynoldsno1

I was one of the navs on that trip - it was 201...

I was one of the navs on that trip - it was 201 Sqn. One of the camera crew turned a most peculiar colour when I asked him if he wanted a curry for lunch. If it was 1978 it was either 14 Jul with...
1st Apr 2019, 00:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,275
Posted By reynoldsno1

Not just Sky News - just about all of the MSM.

Not just Sky News - just about all of the MSM.
4th Mar 2019, 00:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,566
Posted By reynoldsno1

Facebook has one product - you.

Facebook has one product - you.
8th Nov 2018, 00:25
Replies: 24
Views: 5,866
Posted By reynoldsno1

On one open day, they stuck brown paper over the...

On one open day, they stuck brown paper over the DCUs. Every single one of the visiting public asked what was under the paper. The next open day we just left everything uncovered. When asked...
24th Oct 2018, 22:13
Replies: 11
Views: 4,121
Posted By reynoldsno1

Al & I were at Nav School together, but never on...

Al & I were at Nav School together, but never on the same Nimrod squadron. Always had a good chat with each other whenever our paths crossed - sad to hear he has gone so young.
13th Sep 2018, 05:04
Replies: 120
Views: 25,395
Posted By reynoldsno1

Self-catering was a requirement on the kipper...

Self-catering was a requirement on the kipper fleet at some locations. A trip downtown to the local supermarket in Andenes was necessary whilst on detachment to Andoya (northern Norway for the...
15th Aug 2018, 05:18
Replies: 86
Views: 17,403
Posted By reynoldsno1

One of my original blue flying shirts, issued...

One of my original blue flying shirts, issued 1970, was still being worn by my daughter a couple of years ago ...
30th Jul 2018, 23:13
Replies: 25
Views: 4,516
Posted By reynoldsno1

Yes, it did https://www.airforcemuseum.co.nz/

Yes, it did
https://www.airforcemuseum.co.nz/
11th Jul 2018, 01:57
Replies: 26
Views: 9,502
Posted By reynoldsno1

It'll be interesting to see how this beast will...

It'll be interesting to see how this beast will operate out of somewhere like Bonriki ... or not as the case may be.
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jun 2018, 22:35
Replies: 28
Views: 6,272
Posted By reynoldsno1

An ILS is a precision approach and normally has a...

An ILS is a precision approach and normally has a DA - which is not a point defined by a fix.
A LOC approach (i.e. GP u/s) is a non-precision approach and will have a MAPt defined by a fix.
They...
Forum: Questions
21st May 2018, 23:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By reynoldsno1

On the charts you have supplied the FAF is at 4.5...

On the charts you have supplied the FAF is at 4.5 DME (coded as FD05). There is no "glide path' as such, as it is a non-precision approach. The approach altitude is 1600ft @ 4.5DME, and the final...
13th May 2018, 21:21
Replies: 197
Views: 118,435
Posted By reynoldsno1

In the 70's there were two navs at Kinloss who...

In the 70's there were two navs at Kinloss who also had beards - one of them was myself.
21st Apr 2018, 23:09
Replies: 35
Views: 19,953
Posted By reynoldsno1

It started after I finished flying - as far as I...

It started after I finished flying - as far as I can recall! Like others have noted, my audiometry is OK - for someone my age, of course... (mid sixties)
16th Apr 2018, 23:13
Replies: 40
Views: 9,304
Posted By reynoldsno1

We might be brothers ...

We might be brothers ...
16th Apr 2018, 23:10
Replies: 719
Views: 515,932
Posted By reynoldsno1

Some old geezer called Churchill, in 1946 at the...

Some old geezer called Churchill, in 1946 at the University of Zurich
14th Apr 2018, 04:49
Replies: 19
Views: 4,978
Posted By reynoldsno1

Wasn't this from a Javelin?

Wasn't this from a Javelin?
14th Apr 2018, 00:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,849
Posted By reynoldsno1

Brings to mind the old saying "If it doesn't look...

Brings to mind the old saying "If it doesn't look right ...."
14th Apr 2018, 00:27
Replies: 2,563
Views: 582,804
Posted By reynoldsno1

A golden opportunity for an operational trial of...

A golden opportunity for an operational trial of the S-400 system - the one manned by the Syrian Army of course.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Apr 2018, 23:57
Replies: 26
Views: 5,135
Posted By reynoldsno1

Don't rely on Google Maps as your benchmark. ...

Don't rely on Google Maps as your benchmark.

Very unlikely - the basic method of conversion uses the Molodensky parameters that includes the X.Y & Z parameters. I did most of NZ & the SW Pacific...
6th Apr 2018, 23:35
Replies: 60
Views: 15,393
Posted By reynoldsno1

Did the NEAF disbandment parade flypast in 1976 -...

Did the NEAF disbandment parade flypast in 1976 - Nimrod, Canberra & Whirlwind past the dais at the same time was a bit of a challenge. Held over a sonobuoy in formation with the 13 Sqn Canberra -...
1st Apr 2018, 04:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,036
Posted By reynoldsno1

is Arthur Dovey, the pilot, Rex Dovey's son?

is Arthur Dovey, the pilot, Rex Dovey's son?
31st Mar 2018, 00:54
Replies: 71
Views: 12,535
Posted By reynoldsno1

1st solo 9th April 1969 at 1125 in GAVER at...

1st solo 9th April 1969 at 1125 in GAVER at Roborough. Instructor was Mr W.H.W. Lucas - a huge man, in both physique and character, who must have been about 70 then. He lived off black coffee and...
24th Mar 2018, 01:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,452
Posted By reynoldsno1

Indeed. I find modern cabins quite stuffy, and...

Indeed. I find modern cabins quite stuffy, and too warm. Mrsr1, of course, usually finds them too cold...
24th Mar 2018, 01:13
Replies: 48
Views: 19,454
Posted By reynoldsno1

ISTR that there was a Desmoiselle at RAF Gatow in...

ISTR that there was a Desmoiselle at RAF Gatow in 1974 - I was told it was the same aircraft that appeared in the movie, but the passage of time may be playing tricks with my memory. OC Ops, whose...
19th Mar 2018, 00:38
Replies: 9
Views: 4,062
Posted By reynoldsno1

My late father was adjutant of a wartime...

My late father was adjutant of a wartime squadron. I lent a lot of material to the squadron for their 'museum'. When they disbanded I asked for its return - they couldn't find any of it. The...
3rd Mar 2018, 23:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By reynoldsno1

I don't think it matters if they're empty ...

I don't think it matters if they're empty ...
26th Feb 2018, 21:49
Replies: 25
Views: 7,271
Posted By reynoldsno1

From the article: Neighbouring Pakistan has...

From the article:
Neighbouring Pakistan has about 20 female fighter pilots - the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) began inducting women into combat roles in 2006.
23rd Jan 2018, 19:53
Replies: 35
Views: 19,953
Posted By reynoldsno1

Had it for years - a while ago it moved from my...

Had it for years - a while ago it moved from my left ear to my right ear. Back in the left now. I am suddenly more aware of it now that I'm typing this. You learn to live with it, and it has not...
16th Jan 2018, 22:39
Replies: 50
Views: 18,655
Posted By reynoldsno1

'Tis available on DVD as well ...

'Tis available on DVD as well ...
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