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28th Dec 2022, 17:48
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Corporal Clott

GASCo EC Survey for the UK

Electronic Conspicuity Research
We need your help!

GASCo is conducting research into Electronic Conspicuity (EC) aids and equipment to find out more about how GA pilots use them with a view to...
27th Dec 2022, 22:21
Replies: 220
Views: 49,552
Posted By Corporal Clott

Variants of stable belts have been around for...

Variants of stable belts have been around for years. Prior to the claret, light blue and dark blue ones introduced by the Rock Apes in the 1970s, then the RAF wore their very own blue-grey belt, from...
26th Sep 2022, 23:17
Replies: 220
Views: 49,552
Posted By Corporal Clott

langleybaston - not gaiters, but anklets. ...

langleybaston - not gaiters, but anklets.





The same as worn by RAF Coppers: https://wyedeanstores.com/products/size-5-men-s-anklets-royal-navy-and-royal-air-force-police
20th Aug 2022, 08:01
Replies: 327
Views: 68,725
Posted By Corporal Clott

I see the RAF use ‘spokesperson’ - has anyone...

I see the RAF use ‘spokesperson’ - has anyone pointed out they can’t use that either as it has the word ‘son’ in it? :p
17th Aug 2022, 21:04
Replies: 189
Views: 29,432
Posted By Corporal Clott

Fairly sure that your Harrier is actually a...

Fairly sure that your Harrier is actually a Hunter!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1307/805b74a4_09df_4a33_b15f_af9df8bd4b55_298c3f52746423e3dbbb340c0a50f73fd22b8f3f.jpeg
...
26th Jul 2022, 19:02
Replies: 220
Views: 49,552
Posted By Corporal Clott

The hat is required to wear a badge with the...

The hat is required to wear a badge with the Sovereign’s Crown (in our case Her Majesty The Queen). When serving personnel salute an officer, they are acknowledging Her Majesty the Queen as Head of...
14th Jul 2022, 22:33
Replies: 83
Views: 11,402
Posted By Corporal Clott

Serious mode on. Has anyone thought through the...

Serious mode on. Has anyone thought through the fact that physically unfit people have a higher mortality rate - ie. leading to more ‘death in service’ payments? They will likely cost more for...
14th Jul 2022, 20:43
Replies: 83
Views: 11,402
Posted By Corporal Clott

I wonder what Ben Wallace thinks? We certainly...

I wonder what Ben Wallace thinks? We certainly know what CGS thinks from Sanders’ very recent RUSI speech:
14th Jul 2022, 20:32
Replies: 83
Views: 11,402
Posted By Corporal Clott

Are we sure that Wokeston isn’t a Russian...

Are we sure that Wokeston isn’t a Russian infiltrator? :confused::}
29th Jun 2022, 23:06
Replies: 20
Views: 5,991
Posted By Corporal Clott

Just waiting for one of these occurrences… it...

Just waiting for one of these occurrences… it will happen sooner or later…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb6OpRfyLFo

Which kind of makes a bit of a mockery of all the he/him/her/she/they/them...
15th Jun 2022, 21:52
Replies: 220
Views: 49,552
Posted By Corporal Clott

Nailed it! ...

Nailed it!

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/506x902/c38ce647_7f33_4f23_89e1_ee3331e1835a_89f7ac7f3741a17be193dba3288e08c06963f277.jpeg
10th Jun 2022, 19:18
Replies: 13
Views: 3,501
Posted By Corporal Clott

I wonder if we could return the A400M? :=

I wonder if we could return the A400M? :=
5th Jun 2022, 00:53
Replies: 162
Views: 20,533
Posted By Corporal Clott

It’s just a name change to stop the very few that...

It’s just a name change to stop the very few that getting their knickers in a twist about this sort of stuff (ie. the muttering minority that normally have unofficial RAF Twitter accounts). It is...
2nd Jun 2022, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 3,207
Posted By Corporal Clott

If you want titanium for engine spare parts then...

If you want titanium for engine spare parts then only 1 of the top 5 are likely to supply the West right now. Here they are in order of highest production:

1. China 55%
2. Japan 25%
3. Russia...
21st May 2022, 20:59
Replies: 70
Views: 34,403
Posted By Corporal Clott

What on earth is a single brevet? A single...

What on earth is a single brevet? A single certificate? A single licence? Or a single diploma?
7th May 2022, 11:45
Replies: 146
Views: 32,052
Posted By Corporal Clott

They are updated and adapted on a regular basis....

They are updated and adapted on a regular basis. The Lead Psychologist that oversees the aptitude test’s design is a woman (a biological one) and also would tick the so-called “BAME” box (a term that...
27th Mar 2022, 12:02
Replies: 21
Views: 6,815
Posted By Corporal Clott

Crikey, that’s 46 to 52 years ago - I think the...

Crikey, that’s 46 to 52 years ago - I think the last of the Harriers left Wildenwrath in 1976 having arrived in 1970. Surely he’s done something connected to military aviation more recently than that?
17th Mar 2022, 08:19
Replies: 115
Views: 33,898
Posted By Corporal Clott

I see that he has resigned. Now the big question...

I see that he has resigned. Now the big question is, who will replace him?
20th Feb 2022, 23:44
Replies: 21
Views: 17,263
Posted By Corporal Clott

I see that a badge has already been made :ok:...

I see that a badge has already been made :ok: Very funny!
...
4th Feb 2022, 20:31
Replies: 70
Views: 10,811
Posted By Corporal Clott

Spot on - the ultimate D&I is when it doesn’t...

Spot on - the ultimate D&I is when it doesn’t matter what you look like or believe - just are on the same team and are you one of the best :ok:
4th Feb 2022, 20:15
Replies: 70
Views: 10,811
Posted By Corporal Clott

NutLoose I think you are right as to what I...

NutLoose

I think you are right as to what I think you’re getting at.

I absolutely disagree with D&I quotas - they are total nonsense when the main aim is to WIN and not just compete - you have...
3rd Jan 2022, 22:13
Replies: 43
Views: 20,539
Posted By Corporal Clott

Hot and Hi It would even better if you...

Hot and Hi

It would even better if you transmitted low-power ADS-B (aka CAP1391) or FLARM as more people are likely to be able to see you rather than that daftly unique Pilot Aware signal format...
22nd Dec 2021, 12:32
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

What is going on at the top?

I’ve been thinking a while about this, but I would like to expand on my post #103 and what I think is going wrong right now. This is what I said:



This video seems to explain another angle to...
20th Dec 2021, 14:14
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

I like this meme doing the rounds on WhatsApp,...

I like this meme doing the rounds on WhatsApp, similar to that of minigundiplomat at post #213. Made me laugh out loud!
...
11th Dec 2021, 15:44
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

Fortissimo I guess it depends if you think...

Fortissimo
I guess it depends if you think ‘neutral’ is satisfied or not. I tend to look for positive indicators to say when someone is satisfied :ok: Anyway, the level of detail you want is in...
10th Dec 2021, 20:32
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

Yes, there are bigger issues, but tolerating...

Yes, there are bigger issues, but tolerating stuff like this name change, and ignoring the feelings of the majority, is corrosive to the main. You only have to look at the AFCAS to see it, and...
2nd Dec 2021, 23:27
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

As for ‘Master Aircrewman’ it’s Master Aircrew -...

As for ‘Master Aircrewman’ it’s Master Aircrew - where ‘master’ is an adjective. If he thinks that then maybe he should hand back his MA Oxon and MA from KCL as they are obviously sexist and he...
2nd Dec 2021, 23:23
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

Presumably he calls HM Queen Elizabeth ‘the King’...

Presumably he calls HM Queen Elizabeth ‘the King’ and HRH Princess Royal ‘the Prince’ then? What utter rot. :ugh:

Wrong in terms of gender to use ‘Aviator’ for all and wrong for it’s misuse...
1st Dec 2021, 21:03
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

A talk show seem to have made the RAF “Plank of...

A talk show seem to have made the RAF “Plank of the week” :hmm: Also, the ‘next generation’ young woman doesn’t seem very impressed with the suggested name change either!...
1st Dec 2021, 17:44
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

Yes, Project HYDRO reported last year....

Yes, Project HYDRO reported last year. https://www.raf-ff.org.uk/programme-hydro-recovery-of-heating-and-hot-water-across-the-air-estate/Key points

Programme HYDRO is a key Air Force Main Board...
30th Nov 2021, 14:08
Replies: 292
Views: 61,462
Posted By Corporal Clott

Jimlad1 Not so. What I observe as...

Jimlad1



Not so. What I observe as someone serving is the stratification across the generations that are serving. It seems to be a divide between “Millenials” or “Gen Y”, that are roughly...
5th Sep 2021, 12:32
Replies: 70
Views: 16,538
Posted By Corporal Clott

If it looks right, it’ll fly right… errm!!? ...

If it looks right, it’ll fly right… errm!!?


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/882x297/image_f5627c8965dcd0683640337e569ec841dd3dfffc.jpeg

It kind of reminds me of Gru’s...
5th Sep 2021, 12:22
Replies: 58
Views: 26,165
Posted By Corporal Clott

Yeah, go Team ASTRA! :rolleyes:

Yeah, go Team ASTRA! :rolleyes:
22nd May 2021, 00:45
Replies: 29
Views: 10,086
Posted By Corporal Clott

Sky Sports - the last lot to finish Modular...

Sky Sports - the last lot to finish Modular Initial Officer Training (MIOT, the new IOT), will be starting ground school in the summer and EFT in early autumn. The 2 year holds have gone a long time...
28th Mar 2021, 21:37
Replies: 44
Views: 13,584
Posted By Corporal Clott

It replaces this, which is the USAF badge as the...

It replaces this, which is the USAF badge as the RAF didn’t have one. They’ve been wearing these for many a year at RAF Fylingdales, Vandenberg AFB and the Space Ops Centre (SpOC) at RAF High...
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