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24th Oct 2021, 20:22
Replies: 71
Views: 10,934
Posted By NRU74

We were once at Doula in Cameroun due to go to...

We were once at Doula in Cameroun due to go to Kinshasa (and didn't have a Bedford truck) but had a duff starter motor on the number four. It was very difficult to explain to the Tower that we would...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 20:47
Replies: 431
Views: 27,781
Posted By NRU74

There was worse ....Watney's Starlight !

There was worse ....Watney's Starlight !
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 19:21
Replies: 431
Views: 27,781
Posted By NRU74

Used to (initially when I was 20 ish) drink...

Used to (initially when I was 20 ish)
drink Pernod when we were unserviceable ( which wasn't uncommon in the sixties) at Istres. What I do remember was that to lessen the hangover I drank water...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 17:23
Replies: 431
Views: 27,781
Posted By NRU74

Stella was known to we (former) Defence...

Stella was known to we (former) Defence Solicitors as 'Wife Beater' because of the propensity of our clients to get rat ar$ed on it and then go home and create mayhem, often resulting in their arrest.
16th Sep 2021, 17:11
Replies: 13
Views: 4,154
Posted By NRU74

ST I meant the verb !

ST
I meant the verb !
16th Sep 2021, 09:49
Replies: 13
Views: 4,154
Posted By NRU74

Ahem, 1771 may point out that over in the UK we'd...

Ahem, 1771 may point out that over in the UK we'd usually write 'Air to Air refuelling is practised.....'
10th Sep 2021, 21:46
Replies: 29
Views: 6,167
Posted By NRU74

In Clag, wasn't the most difficult hand to...

In Clag, wasn't the most difficult hand to understand 'Resting on Arms reversed, rolling blind, misère with trumps ' ?- certainly after a few tinnies!
9th Sep 2021, 20:04
Replies: 29
Views: 6,167
Posted By NRU74

Thread drift I know, does anybody in the RAF...

Thread drift I know, does anybody in the RAF still play Uckers, Kierki or Clag ?
8th Sep 2021, 19:43
Replies: 29
Views: 6,167
Posted By NRU74

Is the Busby Stoop still going ? Last time I...

Is the Busby Stoop still going ?
Last time I passed, about ten years ago, it was an Indian Restaurant.
I remember Officers' Confidential Orders in the sixties forbidding us young APOs visiting it !
20th Aug 2021, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By NRU74

Also thank you radar101 for the Offutt steer. I...

Also thank you radar101 for the Offutt steer. I first went to Offutt c 55 years ago and today is the first time I've ever looked up Jarvis O.
Thanks again!
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2021, 17:54
Replies: 301
Views: 34,857
Posted By NRU74

[QUOTEPersonally I think that the massive rise in...

[QUOTEPersonally I think that the massive rise in synthetic opioid production and quality is a major factor behind recent events. There is significantly less money in poppy nowadays.[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2021, 14:59
Replies: 52
Views: 3,975
Posted By NRU74

I've never been on a shoot in the UK where...

I've never been on a shoot in the UK where someone had a shotgun suppressor, but for rifles they're relatively common. I have a .22 with a 'silencer' it's called a 'sound moderator' on the Firearms...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2021, 19:58
Replies: 52
Views: 3,975
Posted By NRU74

OK but both of my 'licences' have at the top left...

OK but both of my 'licences' have at the top left hand corner on a black background the words 'Firearms Certificate' on one and on the other 'Shotgun Certificate' - perhaps different police forces...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2021, 19:23
Replies: 52
Views: 3,975
Posted By NRU74

Looks like his licence was taken off him in Dec...

Looks like his licence was taken off him in Dec 2020 because of an alleged assault in Sept 20 but restored to him in Jul 21- so presumably no conviction nor any proceedings.If he'd already got no...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2021, 12:51
Replies: 52
Views: 3,975
Posted By NRU74

Re ATNotts original post, it's often because the...

Re ATNotts original post, it's often because the shoot on which they have a 'gun' is often a long way away - I've shot for c 60 years and the only 'driven game ' shoot I'd subscribed to was fifty odd...
6th Aug 2021, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 4,339
Posted By NRU74

[QUOTE=NutLoose;11090781]you would get more than...

[QUOTE=NutLoose;11090781]you would get more than thatQUOTE]

Thanks, I've got so much surplus junk including a flying suit, two aircrew knives - one of the pointed type and the other with the...
6th Aug 2021, 12:05
Replies: 15
Views: 4,339
Posted By NRU74

There's a Hansons near us, I may take my Mess...

There's a Hansons near us, I may take my Mess Kit, if I could get £25 I'd be delighted !
5th Aug 2021, 19:32
Replies: 50
Views: 14,668
Posted By NRU74

What does/did a 'full up ' crew consist of...

What does/did a 'full up ' crew consist of normally ?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2021, 17:59
Replies: 47
Views: 4,396
Posted By NRU74

KnC My sincere condolences to you. Rgds, ...

KnC
My sincere condolences to you.
Rgds,
NRU74
1st Aug 2021, 19:25
Replies: 69
Views: 9,803
Posted By NRU74

Was that because of Bernie D's redress re the...

Was that because of Bernie D's redress re the Andover incident ?
28th Jul 2021, 20:58
Replies: 69
Views: 9,803
Posted By NRU74

I was on the Beverley crew which took the only...

I was on the Beverley crew which took the only serviceable Air/Sea Rescue Boat from Aden to Perim Island at the mouth of the Red Sea where Johnnie had arranged a fishing trip or two with one of his...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jul 2021, 15:13
Replies: 12
Views: 5,687
Posted By NRU74

In Aden I was one of the many guys who wore a...

In Aden I was one of the many guys who wore a vest under uniform or flying suit otherwise they'd get absolutely soaked in sweat.
15th Jul 2021, 16:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By NRU74

You may be interested to hear that KF183/G-CORS...

You may be interested to hear that KF183/G-CORS which is hangared at East Midlands landed today at about noon with an undercarriage problem and closed the airport for c one hour.It was removed by a...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2021, 20:50
Replies: 86
Views: 4,049
Posted By NRU74

I visited some friends in Willingboro NJ in c...

I visited some friends in Willingboro NJ in c 1978 and I'd never before seen a dishwasher and they had two ! Like pulse 1's friend, no crockery/cutlery ever went into cupboards or drawers just from...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 19:59
Replies: 802
Views: 174,324
Posted By NRU74

It was, I think, 'Take your Pick' with Michael...

It was, I think, 'Take your Pick' with Michael Miles.
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