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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2016, 21:29
Replies: 4
Views: 2,388
Posted By midsomerjambo

Thanks very much for the explanations Gents. ...

Thanks very much for the explanations Gents.

Regards, MSJ
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2016, 08:38
Replies: 4
Views: 2,388
Posted By midsomerjambo

MH-65 Right Wing Down

OK, maybe not the correct term given the context but I'm told the US Coast Guard MH-65 flies with an inherent 2 degrees "right wing down" in forward flight and so, as part of an avionics update, they...
7th Jul 2016, 12:02
Replies: 20
Views: 5,503
Posted By midsomerjambo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/82d_Aerial_Targets_S...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/82d_Aerial_Targets_Squadron
7th Jul 2016, 08:29
Replies: 20
Views: 5,503
Posted By midsomerjambo

Ahhh...I must admit I really thought my eyes...

Ahhh...I must admit I really thought my eyes deceived me as I didn't realise there were any still in service but it turns out there are still quite a few (Greece, Turkey, Japan, Iran, S. Korea). You...
7th Jul 2016, 07:43
Replies: 20
Views: 5,503
Posted By midsomerjambo

F4s Over Cheltenham Yesterday?

OK, I know that sounds a bit silly, but sitting at my desk I heard a some fairly loud jet noise yesterday afternoon and popped out of the office (at an aerospace company in Bishops Cleeve) to see...
3rd Apr 2015, 11:25
Replies: 666
Views: 344,161
Posted By midsomerjambo

Correct RAFEngO74to09...

Correct RAFEngO74to09 (http://www.pprune.org/members/337081-rafengo74to09)

I was a FGCS/CODA tech on TWCU at the time and couldn't believe my luck landing this det. We went out and back on an...
2nd Apr 2015, 19:11
Replies: 666
Views: 344,161
Posted By midsomerjambo

Anyone care to guess where, what and why? ...

Anyone care to guess where, what and why?

img007_zpszyxahokh.jpg Photo by Gerry_Frew | Photobucket (http://s1383.photobucket.com/user/Gerry_Frew/media/img007_zpszyxahokh.jpg.html)
2nd Apr 2015, 15:43
Replies: 35
Views: 6,400
Posted By midsomerjambo

As ex-35 groundcrew, I was always a bit...

As ex-35 groundcrew, I was always a bit disappointed that 35 was never reformed as a Tornado unit given the other ex-Vulcan units that were (two with lower number, so perhaps reasonable, but the...
1st Feb 2012, 13:09
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By midsomerjambo

It's to do with a business opportunity that...

It's to do with a business opportunity that doesn't look quite so attractive if RC supplied the f/d avionics.
1st Feb 2012, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By midsomerjambo

Royal Thai AF B737-400

Hi,

I understand the Royal Thai Air Force operates a couple of these aircraft as VIP transport. What I was wondering was does anyone know who provided the flight deck avionics suite? I have been...
18th Jan 2012, 16:56
Replies: 39
Views: 14,557
Posted By midsomerjambo

500N, BB and FA18 For what it's worth, I...

500N, BB and FA18

For what it's worth, I think I can say categorically that it's not a mix up with the RAAF C-17 programme.

MSJ
17th Jan 2012, 10:16
Replies: 39
Views: 14,557
Posted By midsomerjambo

RAAF KC-30A

Would anyone in the know care to comment on whether there's any truth in the rumour I've heard that the RAAF are in the market for a 6th MRTT?

MSJ
17th Jan 2012, 09:57
Replies: 192
Views: 48,145
Posted By midsomerjambo

A 6th KC-30A?

Would anyone in the know care to comment on whether there's any truth in the rumour I've heard that the RAAF are in the market for a 6th MRTT?

MSJ
17th Feb 2011, 09:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,978
Posted By midsomerjambo

RMP Post Removed

On Monday I posted a message soliciting opinion regarding the need or otherwise for a dedicated radio management panel on a certain aircraft. My post wasn't in any way contentious so far as I could...
16th Feb 2011, 22:47
Replies: 2,051
Views: 998,982
Posted By midsomerjambo

Been away for a long time but interesting to see...

Been away for a long time but interesting to see some of the eng. posts (OK I understand the thread is "Did You Fly" but I sort of think most of the operators (tee hee!) have an interest (more or...
5th Jan 2009, 12:48
Replies: 2,051
Views: 998,982
Posted By midsomerjambo

OK, so I've posted this link (to Andy Leitch's...

OK, so I've posted this link (to Andy Leitch's Vulcans In Camera site) before, but since we're on the subject of 823, here it is again. Taken at Scampton F-dispersal, sometime in 1981.

Vulcans in...
12th Dec 2008, 21:29
Replies: 61
Views: 15,798
Posted By midsomerjambo

I just think my first 3 solo circuits were the...

I just think my first 3 solo circuits were the best flying time I ever had (silver duration notwithstanding - oh for a Vulcan pee tube in a K18 :\).
12th Dec 2008, 12:18
Replies: 61
Views: 15,798
Posted By midsomerjambo

Quote "To complete the flying course, the Prince...

Quote "To complete the flying course, the Prince spent 13 hours in a Slingsby T67 light aircraft receiving lessons from an instructor but did not have to fly solo."

How come he didn't get to solo?...
8th Dec 2008, 10:48
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

EOSM - Fair point you make :} Having never...

EOSM - Fair point you make :} Having never actually flown into Lyneham as other than SLF I wouldn't have been able to tell you the runway headings off the top off my head. So to check I had a quick...
7th Dec 2008, 11:01
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

Well LL if you're going to quote me at least...

Well LL if you're going to quote me at least quote me properly - I said I'd worked in the Chippenham area for 15 years, not lived there (since when was Chippenham in Somerset?). I work indoors BTW...
5th Dec 2008, 11:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,857
Posted By midsomerjambo

OMG, I remember that one too! (30 odd years ago)...

OMG, I remember that one too! (30 odd years ago) - Miss Body's déshabillante was the closest thing I ever saw to porn in a training class :ooh: Mind you, I was only 17 and all I had to compare it to...
3rd Dec 2008, 15:33
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

Well Flt. Lt. Mac, I'm certainly not so...

Well Flt. Lt. Mac, I'm certainly not so interested as to go wasting the time of Lyneham Ops. to assuage my curiosity - I'm sure they have far better things to be getting on with (unlike you and me...
3rd Dec 2008, 10:28
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

FAO EOSM37 You say "If you know then you...

FAO EOSM37

You say "If you know then you know. If you don't, then you don't need to know". You may very well be right about that. However, I probably know a lot of things that I don't need to know...
3rd Dec 2008, 08:46
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

Thanks 3P - mystery solved. Any idea what purpose...

Thanks 3P - mystery solved. Any idea what purpose it serves?
3rd Dec 2008, 08:42
Replies: 36
Views: 8,423
Posted By midsomerjambo

Yes I wondered about that myself, but the nose...

Yes I wondered about that myself, but the nose didn't really look right and it looked pretty long for a DC-8 (could've been a stretched one I suppose). Whatever it was, I wonder what it was doing...
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