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3rd Apr 2016, 08:48
Replies: 57
Views: 13,782
Posted By Ali Barber

Forgive my total ignorance, but do I understand...

Forgive my total ignorance, but do I understand correctly that all military service was "opted out" so you get nothing for years contributed to state pension? I did 37 years and now working abroad...
3rd Nov 2015, 17:24
Replies: 287
Views: 135,370
Posted By Ali Barber

Did have to request a fuel priority to cross the...

Did have to request a fuel priority to cross the runway and taxi back after diverting off a Q scramble and landing on one engine.
28th Mar 2015, 13:16
Replies: 89
Views: 15,990
Posted By Ali Barber

Don't know the difference between Sunni and...

Don't know the difference between Sunni and Shiite, but I presume they use the same Koran. If one side blows up a mosque, surely they're defacing copies of the Koran which usually seems to get...
7th Jan 2015, 07:41
Replies: 19
Views: 3,430
Posted By Ali Barber

50p piece for 8? Doesn't even include the 3...

50p piece for 8? Doesn't even include the 3 delivery cost. Where does the other 7.50 go? No mention of any service charity, or any other charity for that matter.
11th Dec 2014, 04:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By Ali Barber

Had 2 letters signed off at 1* in MoD with...

Had 2 letters signed off at 1* in MoD with "onageristic estimate" in them. The onager being a form of African mule, it means "wild ass guess"!
3rd Nov 2014, 08:41
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By Ali Barber

Increased the passenger capability or...

Increased the passenger capability or incorporated a smoking lounge!
7th Oct 2014, 08:40
Replies: 42
Views: 7,164
Posted By Ali Barber

IS & Article 5

With the IS about to take a town on the Turkish border, if they then cross in to Turkey, can the Turks then invoke Article 5 and force a bigger NATO response, including NATO boots on the ground? What...
7th Aug 2014, 19:51
Replies: 97
Views: 14,237
Posted By Ali Barber

Good for him! I'm assuming he's a higher rate...

Good for him! I'm assuming he's a higher rate tax payer. Maybe he can "deed/gift of covenant" (whatever it is called) and give back more than he gets? (Not a tax lawyer, but signed up at recent...
2nd Jul 2014, 03:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By Ali Barber

So, fire them and pay redundancy, rehire next...

So, fire them and pay redundancy, rehire next week as a civvie contractor and pay back redundancy, fire again next week and you're on your own as you haven't worked long enough to get redundancy. ...
5th Jun 2014, 22:49
Replies: 43
Views: 10,734
Posted By Ali Barber

End of an era?

I believe I am the last serving ex-Lightning pilot still in the RAF. In about 10 minutes, that was my last working day in the RAF. Did I ever tell you WIWOL ................
26th Mar 2014, 09:53
Replies: 12
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ali Barber

Just a few days to go. My clearance chit doesn't...

Just a few days to go. My clearance chit doesn't say to turn off the lights after me, but I'm doing it just in case!
:ok:
28th Feb 2014, 20:53
Replies: 18
Views: 4,567
Posted By Ali Barber

F3 took off in cold power with flap up, F6 in...

F3 took off in cold power with flap up, F6 in reheat with flap down. No guns on the F3. F6 had a cranked wing versus straight on the F3, but never noticed any difference from that. Other than...
1st Dec 2013, 04:29
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,487,652
Posted By Ali Barber

Finally, a practical demonstration of the...

Finally, a practical demonstration of the coriolis effect!
25th Nov 2013, 11:17
Replies: 6
Views: 3,656
Posted By Ali Barber

My wife and daughter did tandem skydives onto the...

My wife and daughter did tandem skydives onto the Palm a few weeks ago. Fantastic looking views according to the video. Amazing they can operate a jump site there, so close to skyscrapers and...
30th Oct 2013, 20:08
Replies: 66
Views: 9,723
Posted By Ali Barber

Lightning auto-ILS legally gave you a 50ft lower...

Lightning auto-ILS legally gave you a 50ft lower decision height than if you flew it yourself.
17th Oct 2013, 21:58
Replies: 17
Views: 3,353
Posted By Ali Barber

I wouldn't call it an ambush. The cuts in the...

I wouldn't call it an ambush. The cuts in the Army are based on a false premise that the "slack" (if there is such a thing) would be taken up by the Reserves, who won't be there because not enough...
26th Sep 2013, 19:49
Replies: 29
Views: 7,279
Posted By Ali Barber

Never having been in that situation as I'm an...

Never having been in that situation as I'm an airman rather than a grunt, but I've just finished reading "Outlaw Platoon"; an excellent book about a US Army platoon commander in Afghanistan. He...
14th Sep 2013, 15:00
Replies: 15
Views: 3,724
Posted By Ali Barber

She's brilliant!

She's brilliant!
12th Sep 2013, 19:30
Replies: 10
Views: 4,090
Posted By Ali Barber

460 Sqn RAAF was based at Binbrook for part of...

460 Sqn RAAF was based at Binbrook for part of their wartime existence. In the early 80s, the survivors hired a 747 to come over for a reunion and hold a memorial service at Binbrook church. They...
18th Aug 2013, 13:19
Replies: 147
Views: 24,655
Posted By Ali Barber

Thrush - censorship rules dictate that I leave...

Thrush - censorship rules dictate that I leave you to figure it out!
18th Aug 2013, 01:51
Replies: 63
Views: 16,604
Posted By Ali Barber

What exactly is the point of the boneyard, other...

What exactly is the point of the boneyard, other than to look good on Google Earth?
7th Aug 2013, 10:59
Replies: 224
Views: 47,036
Posted By Ali Barber

During the 80's at Binbrook the TACEVAL team...

During the 80's at Binbrook the TACEVAL team expected to see a deployment plan drawn up. There was always a blank Op Order for just this purpose where you simply filled in the gaps. The team said...
29th Jul 2013, 23:14
Replies: 28
Views: 5,555
Posted By Ali Barber

It's like the list of impossible acronyms (anyone...

It's like the list of impossible acronyms (anyone flown a supplier's ILS?). I once phoned a guy up because I had no idea what he was on about in his letter; turned out, neither did he - he was just...
24th May 2013, 20:12
Replies: 3
Views: 3,120
Posted By Ali Barber

Should still be breaking news in about 3 days...

Should still be breaking news in about 3 days time. I hate 24 hr news channels, there's not enough news to justify them (or not enough enough news sources that they use).
21st May 2013, 14:26
Replies: 18
Views: 11,196
Posted By Ali Barber

http://images.quickblogcast.com/103828-96655/Tenni...

http://images.quickblogcast.com/103828-96655/TennisGirl_450x675.jpg

And the caption is .........
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