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20th Mar 2019, 19:36
Replies: 63
Views: 11,681
Posted By Il Duce

Linton-On-Ouse! 4 runways to choose from and a...

Linton-On-Ouse! 4 runways to choose from and a new(ish) ATC tower with radar suite (in fact, one of the most modern towers in the RAF). ATC and Fire already established and enough room around the...
24th Jan 2019, 21:09
Replies: 118
Views: 62,363
Posted By Il Duce

From Wednesday's episode I take it that if a...

From Wednesday's episode I take it that if a member of the Circus is flying in the back and he/she and the pilot have to eject over water, the pilot is rescued by helicopter and the Circus member is...
21st Dec 2018, 15:15
Replies: 41
Views: 6,121
Posted By Il Duce

Even the Verey pistols used by ATC are now...

Even the Verey pistols used by ATC are now referred to as Weapon Systems.
"Weapon fires, weapon stops!" Imagine that.
15th Dec 2018, 12:52
Replies: 41
Views: 6,121
Posted By Il Duce

Do the Royal Navy operate "Water Systems" or...

Do the Royal Navy operate "Water Systems" or "Aquatic Systems"?
28th Oct 2018, 16:55
Replies: 76
Views: 16,591
Posted By Il Duce

I am led to believe that the rules for beards...

I am led to believe that the rules for beards (when the RAF get around to allowing them) will be that the individual has to take two weeks off to allow for the full set to grow (can't have people at...
10th Aug 2018, 16:26
Replies: 60
Views: 4,357
Posted By Il Duce

scifi Assuming you have a transponder with Mode...

scifi
Assuming you have a transponder with Mode C which is within tolerance. ATC won't know if it's within tolerance unless you speak to them and they verify your altitude; then "problem solved".
8th Jul 2018, 17:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By Il Duce

Best bit of advice was from Gertrude - "talk to...

Best bit of advice was from Gertrude - "talk to them". Simples.
8th Jul 2018, 17:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By Il Duce

Assume I have no mode C. Mil controller "clears"...

Assume I have no mode C. Mil controller "clears" me through the MATZ @ 2500' QFE. I say thanks a lot, but as above, I decide to stay on the QNH which is 12 hPa higher than the QFE value and don't...
8th Jun 2018, 17:06
Replies: 47
Views: 6,896
Posted By Il Duce

I have called "non-squawking" traffic to pilots...

I have called "non-squawking" traffic to pilots and received the reply, "Got him on TCAS". So tempted on those occasions to say, "No you haven't, pay attention, I've just told you it's non-squawking...
17th Apr 2018, 06:51
Replies: 80
Views: 23,879
Posted By Il Duce

No more Benpeculiar, but I bet there are SATCOs...

No more Benpeculiar, but I bet there are SATCOs up and down the country saying, "Please, don't post him to my tower, not for a couple of years at least."
16th Apr 2018, 10:08
Replies: 80
Views: 23,879
Posted By Il Duce

Any assistance deemed necessary? I'd have told...

Any assistance deemed necessary? I'd have told him to make the tea - and got his wife to hand it out as a birthday treat.
15th Apr 2018, 15:08
Replies: 201
Views: 34,736
Posted By Il Duce

I know I shouldn't be surprised at such drivel,...

I know I shouldn't be surprised at such drivel, but here I am, dumbfounded. This is beyond bollox. This is utterly shameful. I'm sure I can actually smell the logo - and it's very unpleasant....
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Apr 2018, 08:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By Il Duce

I think it's known as "Australian Rules...

I think it's known as "Australian Rules Football". Why call it a new system though?
18th Feb 2018, 18:53
Replies: 41
Views: 9,884
Posted By Il Duce

HP. Rivet Joint doesn't use QFE.

HP. Rivet Joint doesn't use QFE.
16th Dec 2017, 12:26
Replies: 263
Views: 113,424
Posted By Il Duce

I recall a tale from the early 80's at West...

I recall a tale from the early 80's at West Drayton. In the days of no rank slides on the shoulders of the junior ranks (that bit's important). The SWO (possibly the first female one in the RAF) was...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Nov 2017, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By Il Duce

Sounds like it should be "squawk ident and report...

Sounds like it should be "squawk ident and report heading".
6th Nov 2017, 18:27
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By Il Duce

National Insurance contributions, or lack thereof

Doing a bit of checking the other day on Gov.UK with regard to the State Pension and it appears that, despite being in my 41st year of NI contributions through my RAF pay, I will still not qualify...
21st Oct 2017, 18:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,147
Posted By Il Duce

Unusual headline on the second link,...

Unusual headline on the second link, ".......catches fire before take off". I'm pretty sure it didn't take off after it caught fire!
27th Jul 2017, 07:41
Replies: 56
Views: 10,034
Posted By Il Duce

tarantonight Oh, that Stan Wick. I thought he'd...

tarantonight
Oh, that Stan Wick. I thought he'd packed in flight controlling when West Draylon closed. I knew him when he first graduated from Shorbury, I think he got posted to St Athens followed...
24th Jul 2017, 19:34
Replies: 56
Views: 10,034
Posted By Il Duce

According to the Tegleraph, a "flight controller"...

According to the Tegleraph, a "flight controller" at "Stanwick" was involved. Anyone give a clue to where that is exactly?
1st May 2017, 18:41
Replies: 25
Views: 3,490
Posted By Il Duce

Marham and Coningsby on a Sunday? Doubtful. Once...

Marham and Coningsby on a Sunday? Doubtful. Once over to the north side of the Wash, I'd suggest Humberside if you feel the need to talk to somebody.
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Apr 2017, 17:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,243
Posted By Il Duce

Down to the MAP? At my place, 1 mile from...

Down to the MAP? At my place, 1 mile from touchdown on SRA or half a mile on PAR. If I vector you onto the ILS localiser, once you've established on it the "remaining vectors" are up yo you.
Forum: Questions
17th Feb 2017, 15:30
Replies: 11
Views: 5,280
Posted By Il Duce

When I saw the title of this thread I was a...

When I saw the title of this thread I was a little concerned about where it might be going. So glad it's not a medical query.
27th Jan 2017, 13:38
Replies: 18
Views: 4,494
Posted By Il Duce

Oh, the perils of posting a thread in the WRONG...

Oh, the perils of posting a thread in the WRONG forum. How very dare I.
The subject was raised by a military pilot (fixed wing) operating at a military airfield and the controller involved was also...
26th Jan 2017, 20:23
Replies: 18
Views: 4,494
Posted By Il Duce

Bill, simply because I was asked the question at...

Bill, simply because I was asked the question at a military airfield.
Thanks to everyone else, I'll look closer next time.
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