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23rd Jan 2019, 23:03
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Posted By airpolice

In a sea (sorry) of speculation, that seems to be...

In a sea (sorry) of speculation, that seems to be the first real black & white bit of info we have had on this thread.
23rd Jan 2019, 21:09
Replies: 1,389
Views: 1,639,152
Posted By airpolice

On the basis that earlier reports, of the...

On the basis that earlier reports, of the aircraft failing (three times) to get airborne are true, the passenger and Pilot have clearly not been paying attention to "the signs" from the outside...
23rd Jan 2019, 20:59
23rd Jan 2019, 16:10
Replies: 1,389
Views: 1,639,152
Posted By airpolice

Where did you get the idea that they had no ModeC...

Where did you get the idea that they had no ModeC on this aircraft?
11th Jan 2019, 19:12
Replies: 29
Views: 4,058
Posted By airpolice

Do any of you have a horn on a Light Aircraft?

I've not seen an intercom with a PA facility. or a horn fitted to GA Aircraft.

There are times when this would be very handy, to alert or attract the attention of people near the aircraft.

Why...
11th Jan 2019, 01:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By airpolice

Both? Which of the three are you leaving out?

Both? Which of the three are you leaving out?
9th Jan 2019, 00:18
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By airpolice

Let's hope it will all be over soon. This is...

Let's hope it will all be over soon.

This is a great example of where the CAA could make a positive impact by doing things better, in the course of not doing them at all.
19th Dec 2018, 21:16
Replies: 1,036
Views: 400,664
Posted By airpolice

I think we are in danger of missing a really good...

I think we are in danger of missing a really good opportunity here.

Just as Princess Diana (as well as Dodi Fayed and Henri Paul) ought to feature on Seat Belt posters, this Pilot ought to be on a...
19th Dec 2018, 20:51
Replies: 40
Views: 6,832
Posted By airpolice

I met one who became an undertaker.

I met one who became an undertaker.
Forum: Questions
19th Dec 2018, 20:21
Replies: 11
Views: 4,113
Posted By airpolice

In the spirit of keeping the wheel turning... ...

In the spirit of keeping the wheel turning...

Here is a NOTAM to amuse the previous contributors to the thread.

Q) EGXX/QAFXX/IV/NBO/E/000/999/5504N00500W999
B) FROM: 18/10/02 08:50C) TO:...
9th Dec 2018, 23:59
Replies: 4,721
Views: 1,153,101
Posted By airpolice

I've said it before, and I'll no doubt say it...

I've said it before, and I'll no doubt say it again.

You really should name and shame, not just in the books, but on here as well.
1st Dec 2018, 21:06
Replies: 1,036
Views: 400,664
Posted By airpolice

He should have put his hands up right away, and...

He should have put his hands up right away, and it would have been a learning point.

The dismissal is deserved for the lack of integrity after the event, not for the simple error.

To remove him...
1st Dec 2018, 19:22
Replies: 1,036
Views: 400,664
Posted By airpolice

Having followed this saga, with interest from day...

Having followed this saga, with interest from day one, I am now drawn to the conclusion that the result is simply the way that things are nowadays.

The current fad of no blame and no shame, no...
30th Nov 2018, 09:47
Replies: 1,036
Views: 400,664
Posted By airpolice

The order for his dismissal from the service of...

The order for his dismissal from the service of the RAF was revoked.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2018, 14:29
Replies: 617
Views: 125,078
Posted By airpolice

You can't just make things up and then claim...

You can't just make things up and then claim there "must" be an explanation.

Perhaps there was radio chat, perhaps their wasn't. Maybe it just wasn't relevant.

Traffic crews don't radio in...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2018, 17:28
Replies: 617
Views: 125,078
Posted By airpolice

Tigerfish: Glasgow air ops was not constant...

Tigerfish: Glasgow air ops was not constant string of chatter between the aircrew and force control. I no longer have any interaction with the unit so I don't know how frequently they speak to force...
23rd Nov 2018, 12:34
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

He's certainly dressed for flying, g-trouser tube...

He's certainly dressed for flying, g-trouser tube sticking out as well as leg restraints.

I'm now really keen to see what other images we have in the box.
22nd Nov 2018, 17:36
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

As soon as I get the negative box from the loft,...

As soon as I get the negative box from the loft, I'll know if we have more pictures of the incident, but I'm confident there will be all sorts of images from El Adem up until the last day.
22nd Nov 2018, 13:20
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/871x468/ea1_34d39c90dabda75a83929263dad9d79cdc56e89b.jpg...
21st Nov 2018, 23:14
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

Bump: Nobody else from that time?

Bump:

Nobody else from that time?
16th Nov 2018, 21:43
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

The incident to which my pictures refer, seems to...

The incident to which my pictures refer, seems to have happened in bright sunshine.

C'mon guys. There must be Hunter Pilots from September 1969 still out there.
15th Nov 2018, 19:58
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

It's a single seat Hunter with a 1 (F) Squadron...

It's a single seat Hunter with a 1 (F) Squadron crest on the side. So... as far as I can tell, it looks like an FGA9 to me.

The only photo I have of aircrew, has his back to the camera, but leg...
14th Nov 2018, 22:56
Replies: 47
Views: 4,948
Posted By airpolice

Frazmac, you really should listen to what Andrew...

Frazmac, you really should listen to what Andrew Devlin can tell you about this.

He's a nice guy, with some nice aircraft, oodles of money and time to indulge himself in it.

For what you plan...
14th Nov 2018, 20:31
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By airpolice

El Adem 23rd September 1969 1 (F) Squadron Hunter bumped.

Hi.

At the risk of being accused of teasing...


If the date means anything to any Hunter drivers of the period, please get in touch. The incident involved a 1 (Fighter) Squadron Hunter FGA 9...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2018, 22:02
Replies: 617
Views: 125,078
Posted By airpolice

To the ground? With one engine still...

To the ground?

With one engine still producing power?

Or... a proper autorotation as would happen in a double engine failure?

All the way to the surface, with no going back if it looks bad....
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