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10th Mar 2017, 14:49
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Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Sika, a while back you asked 2 telling questions....

Sika, a while back you asked 2 telling questions.

Why the early pull-up? - Maybe used to 6000ft runways, so a bit of compensation to centralise the display? Maybe the plan for the skewed loop was...
4th Mar 2017, 15:41
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Views: 455,902
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

For the spamcan drivers please let me give you an...

For the spamcan drivers please let me give you an analogy to ae type you can relate to.
A Hunter does not leave the ground until 130kts. A Cessna will float off at 50kts

A Cessna f upside down...
4th Mar 2017, 14:52
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Views: 455,902
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

I was a hunter QFI. ...and you?

I was a hunter QFI.

...and you?
4th Mar 2017, 14:29
Replies: 1,109
Views: 455,902
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Maybe could have / should have done better. ...

Maybe could have / should have done better. However, I believe the manoeuvre would have been completed successfully if the engine had reached and maintained full power.

For me, this is the...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2017, 12:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Enrico's (?) little eatery at Deci did the...

Enrico's (?) little eatery at Deci did the definitive pizza - thin crust, thin cheese n tomato topping wth shedloads of garlic. I think the origins lay in cheap food for the poor (aircrew).

The...
24th Feb 2017, 08:36
Replies: 20
Views: 6,003
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

you would think there are a few dozen Air...

you would think there are a few dozen Air Marshals going spare....
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2017, 16:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

A lady was killed on St Annes beach 12 or so...

A lady was killed on St Annes beach 12 or so years back. Sand yacht doing 45mph or so.

Not sure whether thy have reopened it for sand yacht racing yet.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2017, 11:27
Replies: 52
Views: 4,707
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Target area is Yellow 2

Target area is Yellow 2
15th Feb 2017, 15:06
Replies: 49
Views: 14,948
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

The later marks of Buccaneer lost those rakish...

The later marks of Buccaneer lost those rakish good looks
15th Feb 2017, 10:43
Replies: 64
Views: 12,302
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Have you not seen 'Star Wars'? ... the Death...

Have you not seen 'Star Wars'? ... the Death Star didn't do much for Darth and his mates.

X-wing gets it every time.
15th Feb 2017, 10:00
Replies: 31
Views: 8,246
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

How spookily prophetic seems the inscription on...

How spookily prophetic seems the inscription on John Player fags - 'Navy Cut'
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Feb 2017, 12:09
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

....... not many people speak 'woollyback' in...

....... not many people speak 'woollyback' in these modern times
14th Feb 2017, 12:00
Replies: 64
Views: 12,302
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Aaaahh..... One of my best days out was part of...

Aaaahh..... One of my best days out was part of MFF ( I was 'Tiger slow'). Tiger fast had run out of petrol burning up to attack a cranbury which turned a bit. i had an hour or so to potter about...
12th Feb 2017, 16:26
Replies: 31
Views: 8,246
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Not too difficult to find.... I think the boats...

Not too difficult to find.... I think the boats will be found in the next dock along from the nuclear submarine dock. If you can't find that, have a look for a pair of big boats with a large flat...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2017, 17:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

So where are navigator whales when you actually...

So where are navigator whales when you actually need one?
7th Feb 2017, 14:26
Replies: 1,757
Views: 889,080
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

OAP, Thanks. I was citing Shuttleworth ref...

OAP,

Thanks. I was citing Shuttleworth ref minimal hours, no 2-seaters, yet fairly benign manoeuvres, strict weather limits and experienced pilots facilitate safe displays.

You don't have to...
7th Feb 2017, 12:29
Replies: 1,757
Views: 889,080
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

As I implied earlier, maybe the way to show these...

As I implied earlier, maybe the way to show these aircraft is a resticted manoeuvre display. - or static.

I can nod sagely at all the plans for increasing currency/recency for more advanced...
5th Feb 2017, 19:28
Replies: 1,757
Views: 889,080
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Exnomad, The Hunter has a pretty good...

Exnomad,

The Hunter has a pretty good wing and a reasonable motor. At sea level, from 380kts, it would be fairly easy to gain height - 4G up, 5G down; topping out +4,500ft ish above base with a...
5th Feb 2017, 09:51
Replies: 1,757
Views: 889,080
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Mr Dent, While I don't necessarily not disagree...

Mr Dent, While I don't necessarily not disagree with your sentiments about currency, I could not comment about a specific display without either watching it or reading the list of intended...
3rd Feb 2017, 20:29
Replies: 1,757
Views: 889,080
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Thoughts? ...this is an internet thread of...

Thoughts?

...this is an internet thread of armchair experts speculating without access to all available facts, without experience of the requisite skills or the characteristics of the specific...
6th Dec 2016, 11:30
Replies: 28
Views: 8,126
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

I'm sorry the nuances went over my dozy head. ...

I'm sorry the nuances went over my dozy head.

Just to clarify, I don't like boats with oars, boats with sails, boats that take you cruising or grey boats the navy keep at Portsmouth.

I like...
5th Dec 2016, 18:52
Replies: 28
Views: 8,126
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Mr Lone, Thank you for your kind inquiry. I...

Mr Lone,

Thank you for your kind inquiry. I have done a few ski jumps into the ether with no untoward issues - very nice way to get airborne.

I have not landed on a boat. I guess the closest...
5th Dec 2016, 17:56
Replies: 28
Views: 8,126
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

Thank you, Spaz. ....all heroes! STOVL...

Thank you, Spaz. ....all heroes!

STOVL took the sport out of it.

I hate boats.
5th Dec 2016, 15:17
Replies: 28
Views: 8,126
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

My friend, who did a bit with the FAA, recounts a...

My friend, who did a bit with the FAA, recounts a history of a Scimitar squadron who went on a cruise and returned with none of the original airframes.

...plus ca change
3rd Dec 2016, 17:00
Replies: 64
Views: 12,050
Posted By Wetstart Dryrun

i Guess they let people out for Christmas

i Guess they let people out for Christmas
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