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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2022, 19:38
Replies: 27
Views: 4,347
Posted By 134brat

I worked in Base Hangar at Brize for 5 years and...

I worked in Base Hangar at Brize for 5 years and heard tales of the first VC10 captains being accorded high status. I believe that this was true but by my time most of those guys had moved on....
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2022, 18:17
Replies: 27
Views: 4,347
Posted By 134brat

nutloose Judging by your last post, you must...

nutloose

Judging by your last post, you must be familiar with the saying "You can teach a monkey to ride a bike but you can't teach him how to fix it when it breaks".
Since leaving the RAF I have...
31st Jul 2022, 09:40
Replies: 3,270
Views: 443,944
Posted By 134brat

Of 67 built l would guess that there are no more...

Of 67 built l would guess that there are no more than 20 still flying and most of these will be with West Atlantic Cargo. I don't think any that went to India are still active but there may be a...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2022, 22:13
Replies: 3,764
Views: 1,408,170
Posted By 134brat

Some serious thread drift here. Up until the last...

Some serious thread drift here. Up until the last couple of days this thread was providing some commentary on what was actually happening on the ground.
There is little news here or in the wider...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2022, 11:26
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,950,267
Posted By 134brat

Only pity is that nobody offered him the revolver...

Only pity is that nobody offered him the revolver !!!

Be glad they didn't Mr Mac. Boris would just have shot someone else (assuming he could work out which way to point)
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2022, 18:32
Replies: 164
Views: 23,883
Posted By 134brat

A discussion like this one demonstrates precisely...

A discussion like this one demonstrates precisely why the web gives us the best and worst of what is possible.
The best because it connects so many people but, the worst because they are only ...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2022, 18:44
Replies: 164
Views: 23,883
Posted By 134brat

K&C Misses the point again. The spoiled...

K&C Misses the point again.

The spoiled brats of the rich make a nuisance of themselves without any chance of bringing about meaningful change but...in the process they annoy people K&C dislikes....
23rd Jun 2022, 09:42
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By 134brat

Jhieminga I just had a look at the link you...

Jhieminga

I just had a look at the link you posted and I'd say there is no doubt you are correct.
23rd Jun 2022, 08:42
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By 134brat

Anyone else think the cockpit pic could be a Saro...

Anyone else think the cockpit pic could be a Saro Lerwick?
23rd Jun 2022, 08:36
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By 134brat

I agree with Beamr that the big biplane is a...

I agree with Beamr that the big biplane is a Virginia X. The long exhausts and two blade props look like it has Napier Lion engines.

The cockpit shot is more of a mystery. The square central...
20th Jun 2022, 19:19
Replies: 8,207
Views: 5,725,707
Posted By 134brat

uxb99 l am curious about the point of your post....

uxb99 l am curious about the point of your post. Unless l have misunderstood, you seem to be saying that Ukranians should not resist Russian aggression lest they suffer worse retaliation.

Every...
26th May 2022, 15:49
Replies: 85
Views: 18,444
Posted By 134brat

Prestwick Pioneers from Seletar visited the deck...

Prestwick Pioneers from Seletar visited the deck of HMS Centaur and (maybe) Eagle.
16th Apr 2022, 06:39
Replies: 28
Views: 3,347
Posted By 134brat

Downwest

Yes, the Fa330 at Wroughton is the former South Kensington one. W/Nr 100509.
15th Apr 2022, 19:16
Replies: 28
Views: 3,347
Posted By 134brat

Just did a bit of reading and l agree with CAEBr...

Just did a bit of reading and l agree with CAEBr that the Fa330 you saw at Speke is the one now at Lashenden W/Nr 100549.
15th Apr 2022, 17:55
Replies: 28
Views: 3,347
Posted By 134brat

There were 8 Fa330s shipped to the UK in 1945....

There were 8 Fa330s shipped to the UK in 1945. Identified by 'Werk Nummer' or Construction Number, here is a list:
100032, 100143,100406, 100502,100509, 100545 and 100549. All were manufactured by...
15th Apr 2022, 17:45
Replies: 28
Views: 3,347
Posted By 134brat

You are referring to a Focke Achgelis Fa330...

You are referring to a Focke Achgelis Fa330 Bachsteltze (Water Wagtail). Designed to be towed by a surfaced U Boat to give an extended range of view.

There are a few of these to be found in UK...
10th Apr 2022, 08:42
Replies: 19
Views: 5,239
Posted By 134brat

Thanks for the info ORAC, nice picture too. ...

Thanks for the info ORAC, nice picture too.

Can't help but feel a like it's a backward step for Europe though. I had been hoping that the cold war was well and truly over.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2022, 21:17
Replies: 3,764
Views: 1,408,170
Posted By 134brat

Your final paragraph says it all. Stalin called...

Your final paragraph says it all. Stalin called people like you 'Useful idiots'. Be glad that you live in a country where you can express your views without fear of having your legs broken. There...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2022, 16:21
Replies: 3,764
Views: 1,408,170
Posted By 134brat

K&C

Your last post shows just how much your hatred of BJ has skewed your judgement.

Everyone in Europe recognises that Johnson is an entitled, privileged buffoon but, in comparison to Putin he is...
9th Apr 2022, 07:29
Replies: 19
Views: 5,239
Posted By 134brat

Chinese Y20s in Europe

Just had a look at ADSB this morning and it appears that three Chinese air force Y20 transports are headed east having taken off from Beograd. Would anyone like to speculate about the reason(s) for...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2022, 17:29
Replies: 3,764
Views: 1,408,170
Posted By 134brat

The answer to your question TF is YES. If every...

The answer to your question TF is YES. If every Ukrainian,everyone in Europe and many people beyond are going to be affected for years to come why should Russians not be affected? Bear in mind they...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2022, 18:14
Replies: 31
Views: 3,950
Posted By 134brat

Zelenskyy

Old saying: Some people are born to greatness, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Never in my lifetime (60 years) has this been more true.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2022, 19:16
Replies: 3,764
Views: 1,408,170
Posted By 134brat

Losing sight of the convoy

While some satellite operators may have been blinded by cloud, l can't believe that E3s, RC135Ws, E6s and whatever else has been deployed don't have LIDAR or something similar which will make cloud...
5th Feb 2022, 14:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By 134brat

The surface above each main landing gear bay on...

The surface above each main landing gear bay on the F4 was some sort of honeycomb compsite material. Dropping tools on this area was frowned upon as it was easily punctured.

In the 80's l remember...
23rd Jan 2022, 10:27
Replies: 60
Views: 19,390
Posted By 134brat

Just another business farce in a long line of...

Just another business farce in a long line of farces. See also: BiFab, Ferguson Marine, Bourse Scot and more.
For spectacular legal money wasting see also: The named persons act, Spiteful action...
14th Jan 2022, 15:40
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By 134brat

Hi soonguy I have had a look at my copy of...

Hi soonguy
I have had a look at my copy of 'British Aviation-The Pioneer Years' by Harald Penrose and was very surprised to find that Mr Melly doesn't get a mention anywhere in this book.

Next...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2022, 21:42
Replies: 18,776
Views: 2,442,608
Posted By 134brat

Well it looks like what l thought was a fairly...

Well it looks like what l thought was a fairly innocuous expression of opinion lit some blue touch paper. On the up side though, there has been some interesting discussion as a result.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2022, 17:28
Replies: 18,776
Views: 2,442,608
Posted By 134brat

Ninthace

I don't want to go down any rabbit holes. The point of my previous post is that our national broadcaster has put this story out but l wonder how they think it will be interpreted by the listening...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2022, 17:07
Replies: 18,776
Views: 2,442,608
Posted By 134brat

Ninthace

I don't want to go down any rabbit holes. The point of my previous post is that our national broadcaster has put this story out but l wonder how they think it will be interpreted by the listening...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2022, 16:31
Replies: 18,776
Views: 2,442,608
Posted By 134brat

The numbers game

The BBC report of 150 000 deaths within 28 days of a positive covid test does not differentiate between those who died with covid and those killed by covid.

As has been pointed out ad nauseam,...
4th Jan 2022, 11:32
Replies: 60
Views: 19,390
Posted By 134brat

Yes, in the case of Glasgow airport there were...

Yes, in the case of Glasgow airport there were two good locations on the the doorstep where a station could have been built or a spur taken off.
l worked at Inverness when the current terminal was...
3rd Jan 2022, 23:03
Replies: 60
Views: 19,390
Posted By 134brat

Rail links??

Inverness, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Prestwick. Every one of these airports have their origins as WW2 airbases and every one had a pre existing railway very nearby at the time they were built....
24th Dec 2021, 14:58
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By 134brat

Canadian 'City' Mosquitoes

Hi tiny
Saskatoon was KB160
Vancouver was KB161
New Glasgow was KB162
Acton was KB328
Moose Jaw was KB329

Details from the excellent Air Britain publication 'Gifts of war' by Henry Boot and...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2021, 17:56
Replies: 28
Views: 6,034
Posted By 134brat

...Boris says everyone does it.

...Boris says everyone does it.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Dec 2021, 21:19
Replies: 105
Views: 17,184
Posted By 134brat

Into the night

Starts promisingly enough. First three episodes are intriguing and don't take too many liberties with aviation detail. Unfortunately it's downhill all the way from there on as the story becomes...
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