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31st Mar 2022, 07:06
Replies: 84
Views: 25,953
Posted By just another jocky

I don't think a paint scheme can confirm anything...

I don't think a paint scheme can confirm anything other than someone has painted something the colour they wanted to.
19th Oct 2021, 18:15
Replies: 84
Views: 16,273
Posted By just another jocky

What aircraft would that be then, Shackeng?

What aircraft would that be then, Shackeng?
19th Aug 2021, 11:56
Replies: 110
Views: 72,451
Posted By just another jocky

My Aviation Leathercraft Aircrew Jacket has not...

My Aviation Leathercraft Aircrew Jacket has not been used in several years and is in very good nick. Size 38".
19th Jul 2021, 15:55
Replies: 11
Views: 4,350
Posted By just another jocky

He was DetCO in Bahrain when the Tornado's were...

He was DetCO in Bahrain when the Tornado's were first sent out in Aug 90 following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

I remember Day 1, sat in the crewroom of the ex-Kuwaiti AF bldgs and he walked in...
22nd Jun 2021, 17:08
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Views: 123,770
Posted By just another jocky

We had a Boss nicknamed Mansa.....,.

We had a Boss nicknamed Mansa.....,.
11th Jun 2021, 11:34
Replies: 53
Views: 17,627
Posted By just another jocky

My copy arrived today. Perfect timing for the...

My copy arrived today. Perfect timing for the sunny days ahead and a good read sat in the garden.
29th May 2021, 09:16
Replies: 34
Views: 9,202
Posted By just another jocky

Hey, don't knock man-made, it's much more...

Hey, don't knock man-made, it's much more comfortable than that clingy cotton stuff. And much better in warmer climes too.
10th May 2021, 17:40
Replies: 27
Views: 7,681
Posted By just another jocky

So underpowered it could do well over 800kts at...

So underpowered it could do well over 800kts at low level. ;)

Even carrying a concrete payload. :}
16th Apr 2021, 16:45
Replies: 53
Views: 17,627
Posted By just another jocky

Same here. John, you must owe me a beer by...

Same here.

John, you must owe me a beer by now! Next Feb maybe? ;)
6th Apr 2021, 11:16
Replies: 53
Views: 17,627
Posted By just another jocky

Very good point, but most of the operational...

Very good point, but most of the operational drops were flown across the runways/taxiways/HAS access.

Not sure I'd want to take-off from or land at an airfield with a lighter than air blimp at...
25th Mar 2021, 06:42
Replies: 78
Views: 14,276
Posted By just another jocky

Well said m8. :ok:

Well said m8. :ok:
16th Mar 2021, 19:40
Replies: 62
Views: 15,059
Posted By just another jocky

Apologies for the quality of the photos. ...

Apologies for the quality of the photos.

First one is 50th anniversary signed print...
18th Feb 2021, 17:09
Replies: 46
Views: 11,115
Posted By just another jocky

These days, if yr avoiding missiles, you've...

These days, if yr avoiding missiles, you've already lost.
10th Feb 2021, 17:19
Replies: 85
Views: 20,360
Posted By just another jocky

What he said! Made oi larf though.

What he said!

Made oi larf though.
28th Jan 2021, 06:56
Replies: 40
Views: 15,465
Posted By just another jocky

Same for me, back in '85, supersonic run over the...

Same for me, back in '85, supersonic run over the sea, solo, but we were told to bunt to around 40deg nose down. Don't recall the MN.
27th Jan 2021, 15:38
Replies: 23
Views: 7,949
Posted By just another jocky

If technology could make it easy to fly, can you...

If technology could make it easy to fly, can you think of a reason why they shouldn't? Or should we purposely make aircraft difficult to fly?

Give me easy every day, then I can focus on the job...
26th Jan 2021, 10:55
Replies: 23
Views: 7,949
Posted By just another jocky

Hopefully that will stem all the usual naysayers...

Hopefully that will stem all the usual naysayers who think we just can't manage without their insight since they left. :rolleyes:
16th Jan 2021, 11:51
Replies: 186
Views: 36,694
Posted By just another jocky

Hi EXFIN. Assuming you donít want home-based ac...

Hi EXFIN. Assuming you donít want home-based ac sorties (I did AFT at Valley on the Hawk 84/85), here are the details from my logbook of flights to/from or PD to VY:

27 Aug 86, TTTE, Tornado,...
8th Jan 2021, 06:59
Replies: 38
Views: 10,244
Posted By just another jocky

Bugger, must start taking the meds again. ...

Bugger, must start taking the meds again.

Thanks for correcting me.
7th Jan 2021, 09:39
Replies: 38
Views: 10,244
Posted By just another jocky

Warmtoast There was a Britannia on the perry...

Warmtoast There was a Britannia on the perry track at Kemble/Cotswold Airport when I was last there a few years ago and IIRC it had 'Canopus' emblazoned as in your photo. I'm not sure if it is the...
20th Dec 2020, 11:07
Replies: 33
Views: 11,459
Posted By just another jocky

Yes, I know. It was a very focussed...

Yes, I know. It was a very focussed aircraft/engine design which showed up when you took it outside its originally intended domain.
19th Dec 2020, 11:07
Replies: 33
Views: 11,459
Posted By just another jocky

16,000lbs thrust......you tell me. :}

16,000lbs thrust......you tell me. :}
19th Dec 2020, 11:06
Replies: 33
Views: 11,459
Posted By just another jocky

Yes. Never heard of his assertion; I'm not...

Yes.

Never heard of his assertion; I'm not sure there was anything you could do with the RB199 to make it perform better at altitude....other than replace it with a better engine.
16th Dec 2020, 17:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,646
Posted By just another jocky

Correct. Not a Laarbruch boy so no idea I'm...

Correct.

Not a Laarbruch boy so no idea I'm afraid, though I thought there were only 3 Tonka sqns there (2, XV & 16)???
10th Dec 2020, 11:24
Replies: 479
Views: 144,921
Posted By just another jocky

So the next legacy platform to be disinvestmented...

So the next legacy platform to be disinvestmented (sp) is.......
5th Dec 2020, 17:35
Replies: 718
Views: 448,029
Posted By just another jocky

My edit, otherwise I agree. Doesn't mean...

My edit, otherwise I agree.

Doesn't mean they're wrong, especially when they include the opinions of overseas expertise.
4th Dec 2020, 16:30
Replies: 718
Views: 448,029
Posted By just another jocky

You may be right, doesn't mean their report is...

You may be right, doesn't mean their report is incorrect, and the quote from RAFCAM and other, "international aviation organisations" is fairly damning. Are they not independent and objective enough?...
4th Dec 2020, 10:20
Replies: 718
Views: 448,029
Posted By just another jocky

Who would you suggest (or perhaps who would be...

Who would you suggest (or perhaps who would be acceptable)?
4th Dec 2020, 07:19
Replies: 718
Views: 448,029
Posted By just another jocky

"There is no evidence to support the existence of...

"There is no evidence to support the existence of cognitive effects prior to a level of G where grey out or blackout affects vision."

"A considerable number of international aviation organisations...
3rd Dec 2020, 16:10
Replies: 718
Views: 448,029
Posted By just another jocky

"The overwhelming weight of available scientific...

"The overwhelming weight of available scientific evidence does not show any demonstrable, practical and meaningful cognitive impairments under +4 Gz that would point to impaired flight safety."
2nd Dec 2020, 08:39
Replies: 63
Views: 16,357
Posted By just another jocky

You're so diplomatic. :}

You're so diplomatic. :}
1st Dec 2020, 16:51
Replies: 76
Views: 20,390
Posted By just another jocky

Interesting. Greg Hurst's crash (Jan 99),...

Interesting. Greg Hurst's crash (Jan 99), actually a mid-air collision, was in a TTTE jet. We were both instructors there at the time. I was one of his pall-bearers. RiP m8.

Wasn't it John Towl?...
24th Nov 2020, 05:59
Replies: 86
Views: 26,314
Posted By just another jocky

The photo was taken after the Bruggen wing landed...

The photo was taken after the Bruggen wing landed from the Strike launch at the end of Taceval (possibly Maxeval, can't remember). 40-odd ac, all flying round the North German Plain at 250-500ft,...
20th Nov 2020, 11:15
Replies: 459
Views: 318,463
Posted By just another jocky

05/06, iirc. Up to then, EFT was taught on the...

05/06, iirc. Up to then, EFT was taught on the UAS. Then dedicated EFT sqns were set up which continues to this day (16 Sqn Tutors & 57 Sqn Prefects for the RAF).

Flying for university students is...
5th Nov 2020, 16:39
Replies: 2
Views: 2,503
Posted By just another jocky

And Nav's aren't foul?

And Nav's aren't foul?
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