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16th Nov 2021, 10:49
Replies: 73
Views: 9,944
Posted By Specaircrew

During my 37 years service I was always...

During my 37 years service I was always 'stationed' at an RAF Station.
Therefore if I was caught displaying excessive 'high spirits' after Happy Hour in the Officers Mess I'd be on the Station...
26th Oct 2021, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Specaircrew

OK if you want to pay a lot of money to watch...

OK if you want to pay a lot of money to watch free TV and be miffed if your internet connection slows to a treacle I suppose. It's a bit like going back to the 70's where you rented a colour TV and...
18th Oct 2021, 21:38
Replies: 32
Views: 6,528
Posted By Specaircrew

If he was on AFPS05(as I am)then, as long as they...

If he was on AFPS05(as I am)then, as long as they were living together, his partner would be entitled to about 60% of his pension although it's abated if there's more than a 12 year age difference....
20th Aug 2021, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Specaircrew

MSFS 2020 is a great 'game' with lovely visuals...

MSFS 2020 is a great 'game' with lovely visuals but I wouldn't bother using it to prepare for sims as the EFIS/FMS/APFDS etc aren't very representative of real life. I suggest you give Prepar3D or...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2021, 17:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,665
Posted By Specaircrew

Cool Call me a bluff old traditionalist but if you're...

Call me a bluff old traditionalist but if you're off to the Pub for a quiet drink why would you take a phone with you? If that's the only way of ordering then surely you could just acost a 'smombie'...
Replies: 1,322
Views: 721,815
Posted By Specaircrew

All the multi engine jets that I've flown are...

All the multi engine jets that I've flown are definitely in the 85-90% RPM band with the possible exception of the Vulcan which was so overpowered that long range cruise power, as I recall, was...
27th Jul 2021, 15:04
Replies: 38
Views: 3,912
Posted By Specaircrew

As others have already pointed out, Microsoft 365...

As others have already pointed out, Microsoft 365 does not force you to store your files on Onedrive, it's totally up to you where you save them to. I've been using it for years and it beats the CD...
21st Jul 2021, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,644
Posted By Specaircrew

Have you tried using an ethernet cable instead of...

Have you tried using an ethernet cable instead of a wireless connection?
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2021, 16:40
Replies: 32
Views: 3,030
Posted By Specaircrew

I recently dumped my landline because Gigaclear...

I recently dumped my landline because Gigaclear put in FTTP(300Mbps) for £29 a month so it made the phone line redundant. I live in a poor mobile phone signal area and the walls are 2ft thick but...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2021, 17:42
Replies: 52
Views: 2,876
Posted By Specaircrew

When I reached 60 my GP suggested that I start...

When I reached 60 my GP suggested that I start taking Statins. I asked him if my Cholesterol level was high, to which he replied 'No', so I said what's the point ? He didn't come up with one so I...
19th Jun 2021, 09:18
Replies: 157
Views: 22,642
Posted By Specaircrew

Of course the best thing about going to...

Of course the best thing about going to apostrophe enlow was that you could stay as a Pilot Officer for years (if you got in the shit enough) and therefore getaway with buffoonery much more that...
19th Jun 2021, 09:08
Replies: 157
Views: 22,642
Posted By Specaircrew

Which is why I transferred from AFPS75 to PA...

Which is why I transferred from AFPS75 to PA Spine/AFPS05 when it came in, to get those 3 years back and a whole lot more dosh ;-)
5th Jun 2021, 15:21
Replies: 254
Views: 42,334
Posted By Specaircrew

Being a bit of a Dinosaur I obviously need...

Being a bit of a Dinosaur I obviously need educating, I'd got my head round the Lettuce, Gherkin, Bacon and Tomato bit of the acronym but surely using the word 'Queer' causes mass hysteria in HR...
3rd Jun 2021, 09:03
Replies: 254
Views: 42,334
Posted By Specaircrew

Talking As a retiree my opinion is obviously irrelevant...

As a retiree my opinion is obviously irrelevant but I could have saved the MOD a few quid by suggesting that we adopt the tried and tested non gender specific titles of 'Aircrew' for the flyers and...
Replies: 24
Views: 5,268
Posted By Specaircrew

All of the question banks will let you have a...

All of the question banks will let you have a free trial of some sort to help you get a feel for their site. I'd recommend choosing one that writes thorough explanations of the answers and has a...
12th Apr 2021, 20:51
Replies: 32
Views: 5,496
Posted By Specaircrew

Does anyone have a digitised copy of the...

Does anyone have a digitised copy of the 'Etiquette' blue booklet that we got issued with on IOT back in the 70's? I'd love to show a copy to some teenagers to ensure that they know how to eat a...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2021, 14:40
Replies: 145
Views: 15,744
Posted By Specaircrew

RIP Sir and sincere condolences to Her Majesty...

RIP Sir and sincere condolences to Her Majesty and the Royal Family.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2021, 16:37
Replies: 64
Views: 5,701
Posted By Specaircrew

I always answer the landline because 1) It's...

I always answer the landline because 1) It's never on 'Vibrate' 2) I know where it is 3) I have call screening

I never answer the mobile because 1) It's always on 'vibrate' so I don't hear it 2) I...
22nd Mar 2021, 21:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,084
Posted By Specaircrew

I did the Golden Jubilee Flypast in the VC10,...

I did the Golden Jubilee Flypast in the VC10, lots of fun when Her Maj was late and the whole formation had to do a quick dogleg over East Anglia to get the revised timing to work. A more...
22nd Mar 2021, 12:25
Replies: 288
Views: 131,718
Posted By Specaircrew

...and the 'drip of the year' award goes too:D

...and the 'drip of the year' award goes too:D
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2021, 10:23
Replies: 97
Views: 8,943
Posted By Specaircrew

Cool Yes, along with the question asking if I...

Yes, along with the question asking if I 'identified' with being the same sex that I was when I was born? I was therefore rather disappointed not to be asked if I 'identified' with being the same...
9th Mar 2021, 21:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By Specaircrew

[QUOTE=TURIN;11001843]Thanks for the replies. ...

[QUOTE=TURIN;11001843]Thanks for the replies.

This is the root of the problem. He's had about five BT 'Youview' boxes that keep failing. We think its because he uses those internet adapter plugs...
8th Mar 2021, 16:20
Replies: 226
Views: 61,942
Posted By Specaircrew

Talking Argh, you've just brought back memories of their...

Argh, you've just brought back memories of their terrifying 'Emancipation' Disco's where blokes would huddle in groups at the bar trying to avoid getting asked to dance until we'd drunk them all...
3rd Mar 2021, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Specaircrew

It's also a good idea to create regular 'restore'...

It's also a good idea to create regular 'restore' points so that if you have a system crash Windows will give you the option of going back to that point as one of its recovery options. Having said...
Replies: 24
Views: 8,263
Posted By Specaircrew

Another vote for modular, add Aeros and CAT3C to...

Another vote for modular, add Aeros and CAT3C to the list of modular ATO's already mentioned.
1st Mar 2021, 09:20
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Specaircrew

I'm assuming that you're using their web based...

I'm assuming that you're using their web based mail client so it may be worth trying a different browser? Have you consider using a different mail client to access your email such as the Mail client...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 09:37
Replies: 44
Views: 4,557
Posted By Specaircrew

Talking Of course abhorrent is a real word, my reference...

Of course abhorrent is a real word, my reference was to the fact that it's now inappropriately inserted into almost every broadcast complaint about perceived 'ist' or 'phobic' behaviour. The same...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2021, 10:38
Replies: 44
Views: 4,557
Posted By Specaircrew

Ah, 'abhorrent' the latest snowflake buzzword! ...

Ah, 'abhorrent' the latest snowflake buzzword! Perhaps it's because I'm old but I can think of quite a few things higher up on the abhorrent behaviour list than saying a 'bad word' or being rude to...
17th Feb 2021, 10:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,372
Posted By Specaircrew

If your pension doesn't get delivered in a...

If your pension doesn't get delivered in a wheelbarrow at the beginning of every month you'll be on the 75 scheme. RAF pensions are administered by Equiniti, you can call them on 0345 121 2514. If...
15th Feb 2021, 11:21
Replies: 226
Views: 61,942
Posted By Specaircrew

I think that message is directed at 2 TWU as I'd...

I think that message is directed at 2 TWU as I'd already graduated, done Valley, Brawdy, been chopped off F4's and started the Vulcan OCU by '77.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2021, 07:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By Specaircrew

Going back a bit further, Spike Milligans TV show...

Going back a bit further, Spike Milligans TV show was anarchic and hilarious. No doubt his classic 'Pakistani Dalek' sketch would have all the snowflakes fainting these days with cries of 'abhorrent'...
12th Feb 2021, 15:21
Replies: 530
Views: 160,635
Posted By Specaircrew

Aren't we allowed to say shit or sypp.... ...

Aren't we allowed to say shit or sypp.... syph....sif.......the clap then?
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Specaircrew

atplontrack is worth taking a look at for pre...

atplontrack is worth taking a look at for pre exam prep. Padpilot ebooks are good for the theory.
Replies: 235
Views: 193,901
Posted By Specaircrew

kintyred Show off! I got an 'F' for my A...

kintyred

Show off! I got an 'F' for my A level Maths and O level passes for my A level Physics and Chemistry. Hamble had said that I needed two A level passes and I was in..............fortunately...
Replies: 235
Views: 193,901
Posted By Specaircrew

rob_ste97 Well that's a good start but you...

rob_ste97

Well that's a good start but you don't know what you can achieve until you try it. As a pilot you'll be tested every year of your life, in the simulator and in the air as well as written...
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