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27th Nov 2013, 21:11
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Posted By glojo

Danny, Your tale about that flight from Ostende...

Danny,
Your tale about that flight from Ostende to Southend bought back some very happy memories as this was my very first time in any type of aircraft.

WQhen I was a young child my father had...
26th Nov 2013, 21:01
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

Go Army

It is so nice to be able to give praise to all three services and now we have the Army joining in
26th Nov 2013, 13:47
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

One up to the RAF

Here we go and hopefully I have removed all surnames
24th Nov 2013, 10:44
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

I fear this thread is becoming a 'Promote the...

I fear this thread is becoming a 'Promote the Navy' piece of propaganda and that is definitely NOT the case. If the other services were doing this, I would like to think we would treat this issue...
23rd Nov 2013, 20:48
Replies: 12,743
Views: 3,697,912
Posted By glojo

This to me is without doubt the most popular fred...

This to me is without doubt the most popular fred :uhoh: on Prrune and it does no one any credit to squabble in this manner. I personally do not care how old anyone is, or their standard of...
23rd Nov 2013, 11:23
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

The RFA's carry a large amount of equipment, but...

The RFA's carry a large amount of equipment, but the most important cargo any nation could take out there is .... Expertise\manpower.

The Royal Marines will obviously help in reconstruction but...
20th Nov 2013, 11:18
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

Going off topic very slightly... In the...

Going off topic very slightly...

In the early 1970's I was in Eritrea (Ethiopia) during the period of that really awful famine that effected a significant number of the population.

I watched...
20th Nov 2013, 00:05
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

I will however take offensive if folks think I am...

I will however take offensive if folks think I am trying to put down our 'Junior Service'

I am a great believer of inter service rivalry as long asd it is done in the spirit it is meant.

My...
20th Nov 2013, 00:00
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

I'm sorry you disbelieved my factual post...

I'm sorry you disbelieved my factual post regarding what those sailors WILL DO..

It was definitely NOT bragging, it was simply documenting just a few of the tasks these sailors are expected and...
16th Nov 2013, 12:07
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

:ok:Ouch.. That was below the belt ;) ...

:ok:Ouch.. That was below the belt ;)

Whilst I am waggling my willy I had to think back to what other major things I might have missed out and instantly thought about the installing or trying to...
16th Nov 2013, 10:12
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

Totally agree and this post was in response to a...

Totally agree and this post was in response to a number of queries which hopefully have now been answered with a smile on the face. I should imagine the Daring would have had its pedal to the metal...
15th Nov 2013, 22:41
Replies: 125
Views: 22,938
Posted By glojo

Before any warship deploys it has to pass through...

Before any warship deploys it has to pass through the tender hands of Flag Officer Sea Training where the captain and crew are stretched to breaking point to be prepared for just about any event...
15th Nov 2013, 22:03
Replies: 82
Views: 13,014
Posted By glojo

Am I correct in saying this incident only came to...

Am I correct in saying this incident only came to light following an event\investigation by the local police who were investigating an unrelated incident and during their investigations they found...
5th Nov 2013, 17:15
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,284
Posted By glojo

Thanks Peter

Thanks Peter
5th Nov 2013, 14:58
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,284
Posted By glojo

Actually I am frustrated at how the Royal Navy...

Actually I am frustrated at how the Royal Navy let this develop, I do NOT blame the RAF one jot. I would have loved for at least one First Sea Lord to have stood up and be counted regarding how the...
5th Nov 2013, 14:09
Replies: 98
Views: 19,399
Posted By glojo

We should and will remember them

We should and will remember them
4th Nov 2013, 13:09
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,284
Posted By glojo

All I can say is that this whole FIASCO appears...

All I can say is that this whole FIASCO appears to beggar belief and what I am posting here observations that were made during the latest Public account select Committee meeting.

As has been...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2013, 19:16
Replies: 1,582
Views: 318,037
Posted By glojo

I have no idea what country you come from but I...

I have no idea what country you come from but I am fairly confident that you may well have folks that might look weird\strange\eccentric but are possibly well paid entertainers?

I first heard...
22nd Oct 2013, 14:17
Replies: 12,076
Views: 2,883,287
Posted By glojo

I read about how these aircraft can be dispersed...

I read about how these aircraft can be dispersed and operate from even a public highway but is this really an option? We have seen first hand what happens when a country looses its ability to both...
25th Sep 2013, 20:05
Replies: 965
Views: 261,734
Posted By glojo

Sacrifices were made by the Royal Navy to allow...

Sacrifices were made by the Royal Navy to allow the purchase of these carriers, the numbers of destroyers was decimated and are we now seeing RFA's carrying out the role that we expect of a warship? ...
23rd Sep 2013, 13:30
Replies: 291
Views: 65,695
Posted By glojo

Were their lordships out thought as opposed to...

Were their lordships out thought as opposed to out fought?
20th Sep 2013, 15:39
Replies: 12,076
Views: 2,883,287
Posted By glojo

Hi Not a Boffin, 'They' were Captain Petitt RN...

Hi Not a Boffin,
'They' were Captain Petitt RN but on reflection it may well be WITHOUT the embarked aircraft. He talks of a complement of 632. Many apologies for speaking before confirming :uhoh:...
20th Sep 2013, 12:47
Replies: 12,076
Views: 2,883,287
Posted By glojo

How happy would folks be if they had to operate...

How happy would folks be if they had to operate this aircraft in contested airspace with little or no AEW capability?

We are all hearing how Crowsnest will be available sometime in the 'near...
18th Sep 2013, 13:03
Replies: 121
Views: 12,095
Posted By glojo

I am sorry but I cannot see your point. If...

I am sorry but I cannot see your point.

If you are asking me to think of an occassion where a military pilot of any service was asked to bomb an area which they knew to be only occupied by...
18th Sep 2013, 12:37
Replies: 121
Views: 12,095
Posted By glojo

Certainly a thought provoking question and some...

Certainly a thought provoking question and some excellent answers. My sister has just returned from a cruise aboard the Queen Mary which visited the port of Hamburg. Every-time this ship visits...
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