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19th Nov 2021, 10:50
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

My son did a bit more digging and got this...

My son did a bit more digging and got this reply:Hi, Chris,



Good to hear from you and please give my best wishes to your father. I know that he was badly injured in the Hunter crash and I...
30th Sep 2021, 12:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tarnished

Thanks Buster, good steer. I was ignoring Mr...

Thanks Buster, good steer. I was ignoring Mr Lloyd's comment
13th Sep 2021, 10:26
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tarnished

John Goddard BAe

Helping a friend to try and track down John Goddard

Any clues would be most welcome

Tarnished
1st Aug 2021, 13:03
Replies: 33
Views: 12,349
Posted By Tarnished

The Good Old Days (not so)

Air Force Safety Center > Divisions > Aviation Safety Division > Aviation Statistics (https://www.safety.af.mil/Divisions/Aviation-Safety-Division/Aviation-Statistics/)

Some amazing stats found...
28th Apr 2021, 17:13
Replies: 56
Views: 25,142
Posted By Tarnished

Thread title is wrong - it never got up in the...

Thread title is wrong - it never got up in the first place.

Taxi for Tarnished
3rd Mar 2021, 15:43
20th Feb 2021, 07:39
Replies: 44
Views: 12,079
Posted By Tarnished

Indonesia to boost air force with F-15EX, Rafale...

Indonesia to boost air force with F-15EX, Rafale jets (aa.com.tr)...
4th Oct 2020, 08:31
Replies: 266
Views: 123,227
Posted By Tarnished

Still trying to imagine the sequence of events...

Still trying to imagine the sequence of events and actions that resulted in the coming together of these aircraft.

This link is boom AAR as opposed to probe and basket, but if you can manoeuvre an...
14th Sep 2020, 12:29
Replies: 74
Views: 18,370
Posted By Tarnished

Lest We Forget

Please allow me a moment of reflection.

The words that follow were penned by a good man, a top man, my best man. Sadly he is no longer with us, taken too soon like many others. There but for the...
17th May 2020, 08:19
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

Indeed I have. Small club, but ever thankful...

Indeed I have.

Small club, but ever thankful to Martin Baker
16th May 2020, 11:52
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

88 or 89 Dick Coleman Barry Lennon Craig...

88 or 89
Dick Coleman
Barry Lennon
Craig Penrice
Jim Wild
Ray f'in Knowles RIP
Simon Manning
Charlie Chan
Jake Jarron
Ttbd
14th May 2020, 14:56
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

Cobblers! Last word on the matter T

Cobblers!

Last word on the matter

T
14th May 2020, 13:43
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

Thanks to the (b)rouges gallery for the multitude...

Thanks to the (b)rouges gallery for the multitude of footwear puns.

Clearly wish I hadn't Bovver'd, I'll just have to slipper some pills that Doc Marten gave me, its a limp excuse I know, but we...
14th May 2020, 09:05
Replies: 41
Views: 13,831
Posted By Tarnished

Binbrook Boots

Tradition had it that any successful ejectees nailed their flying boots to the ceiling of the Binbrook officer's mess bar. When Binbrook closed, the boots were relocated to the "Blackies" aka the...
2nd Mar 2018, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,801
Posted By Tarnished

SR-71 Blackbird employed a feature called...

SR-71 Blackbird employed a feature called "un-start" to deal with such a condition.
8th Feb 2018, 13:38
Replies: 23
Views: 12,790
Posted By Tarnished

Well said LOMCEVAK the stick was a blur.

Well said LOMCEVAK the stick was a blur.
8th Feb 2018, 13:28
Replies: 10
Views: 5,517
Posted By Tarnished

ZFT I think you'll find that ORAC was referencing...

ZFT I think you'll find that ORAC was referencing Red Arrows crash (on Blue Peter IIRC) that was as a result of raising the gear too promptly and then settling back down onto the smoke/gun pod. All...
1st Feb 2018, 12:11
Replies: 81
Views: 30,781
Posted By Tarnished

A huge expense in EVER having a twin seat version...

A huge expense in EVER having a twin seat version in the first place. It was only done because no one had the guts or the hard evidence to prove that the synthetics would be good enough to meet the...
11th May 2016, 13:02
Replies: 15
Views: 6,977
Posted By Tarnished

As has been said, its a sign of the times. ...

As has been said, its a sign of the times.

When I was actively involved in selling the jet, I found this site: Air Force Safety Center - Aircraft Statistics...
17th Mar 2016, 20:07
Replies: 16
Views: 6,202
Posted By Tarnished

Thanks Stitchbitch. Both stories can be...

Thanks Stitchbitch.

Both stories can be found here:

Penrice_Craig (http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/project/Biographies/P/Penrice_Craig/Penrice_Craig.htm)

Guess I am outed (again)!
...
8th Mar 2016, 03:35
Replies: 16
Views: 6,202
Posted By Tarnished

Is ditching a mandatory part of the membership...

Is ditching a mandatory part of the membership requirement ? How about those such as myself who were rescued from the sea after ejecting or baling out into it?

I guess the Porpoise Club covers...
18th Feb 2016, 15:19
Replies: 46
Views: 9,323
Posted By Tarnished

Courtney, You should know me better than that!....

Courtney, You should know me better than that!. Nothing clever or deep in my thinking or posting. Only trying to help answer the question asked in the previous post by KiloB, googled and chose the...
18th Feb 2016, 10:32
Replies: 46
Views: 9,323
Posted By Tarnished

F-35 Sustained Turn Specs

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjxsovKjYHLAhVB8RQKHR4BCfgQjRwIBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.keypublishing.com%2Fshowthread.php%3F135460-test-p...
17th Feb 2016, 14:01
Replies: 46
Views: 9,323
Posted By Tarnished

Beagle

Actual requirements:

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/usaf-reaffirms-ambitious-t-x-sustained-g-requirement-414531/

In a 10 July statement, the Air Education and Training Command...
14th Dec 2015, 14:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,500
Posted By Tarnished

Back in the day when there were only 7 Typhoons...

Back in the day when there were only 7 Typhoons then in existence, I was tasked to undertake a visual inspection (then deemed required) following a new max speed achievement on the twin seater (DA4)....
30th Nov 2015, 12:39
Replies: 43
Views: 12,598
Posted By Tarnished

Personally I would be happy to be paying Martin...

Personally I would be happy to be paying Martin Baker for the rest of my life. I have never figured out why they buy me lunch every 2 years at Farnborough - I should be buying them lunch. I ejected...
27th Nov 2015, 17:26
Replies: 43
Views: 12,598
Posted By Tarnished

Nobody else been approached then? Just to be...

Nobody else been approached then?

Just to be clear I have no intention of supporting his efforts to get said time piece.

It is fraud and robbery in my opinion. Fraud to pretend you are a bona...
27th Nov 2015, 13:55
Replies: 43
Views: 12,598
Posted By Tarnished

Ejectees - MB1 Watch

Heads up and a bit of a trawl to see if anyone else has had similar approach to the PM I received from T.A.N. below. Not something I would consider that is going to get him much cred in the pub.
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30th Sep 2015, 13:05
Replies: 166
Views: 116,515
Posted By Tarnished

Giddy with excitement. Less than 24 hrs and...

Giddy with excitement.

Less than 24 hrs and counting.

See y'all tomorrow.

T
3rd Jul 2015, 15:24
Replies: 8
Views: 3,500
Posted By Tarnished

Will make every effort to attend. Happy Days

Will make every effort to attend. Happy Days
10th Feb 2015, 10:19
Replies: 1
Views: 3,147
Posted By Tarnished

Blimey, 420 view and nobody knows! Lord Lucan eat...

Blimey, 420 view and nobody knows! Lord Lucan eat your heart out
8th Feb 2015, 18:47
Replies: 1
Views: 3,147
Posted By Tarnished

Mike (Sid) Hale - WIWOL/F3 et al

Trying to track down Sid for a little reunion gathering, he is the one remaining missing member. The email address I have for him and Anne has gotten nil response. If anyone can help get me in touch...
3rd Oct 2014, 14:01
Replies: 22
Views: 7,515
Posted By Tarnished

Great day out, However, I think I perspired...

Great day out,

However, I think I perspired more than I consumed. Hotter than an Akrotiri Kebab House with the windows closed in August!!

Until next year.

T
7th Aug 2014, 09:52
Replies: 12
Views: 5,049
Posted By Tarnished

My very first ever CO as Boss of UGSAS. Wonderful...

My very first ever CO as Boss of UGSAS. Wonderful pilot, officer and gentleman. Set the benchmark for others through my 20 odd years in the service. Happy days. RIP
Tarnished
8th Jan 2014, 21:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tarnished

Mate, I tried the same hunt a while ago,...

Mate,

I tried the same hunt a while ago, possibly for the same hunter - an Emirate consulate official (DA or something like that).

No luck

Regards

Tarnished
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