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15th Jul 2021, 15:13
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Posted By TommyOv

Thanks ETOPS - that looks like the one! As it's...

Thanks ETOPS - that looks like the one! As it's now with the RN I expect the chances of a back seat ride went with it!

Best,
Tom
15th Jul 2021, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By TommyOv

Harvard aeros near Merryfield - anyone on here?

Hi all,

I live quite close to RNAS Merryfield, in Somerset. Quite often, someone demonstrates how much more fun they're having than I am by aerobatting their Harvard (yellow, with USAF markings)...
8th Dec 2017, 13:24
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Views: 1,509,578
Posted By TommyOv

I haven't read the whole thread (got bored a...

I haven't read the whole thread (got bored a while ago) and rarely post, but thought I'd just pull you up on the above quote. I know at least one Typhoon driver who hasn't got a degree of any sort;...
8th Dec 2015, 12:19
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Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Chaps, I've been away from pprune for a...

Chaps,


I've been away from pprune for a little while, so imagine my delight when on my return I found this excellent thread still going strong. I just thought I'd make a quick post to say that...
24th Apr 2012, 19:37
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Posted By TommyOv

Pom Pax, what a fantastic link! Thanks for...

Pom Pax, what a fantastic link! Thanks for sharing. It's gratifying to know that Cliff was well enough to be aviating right up to the end. Huge thanks must also go to his friend Jim Coleman; Jim, I...
18th Apr 2012, 19:58
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Posted By TommyOv

An unashamed 'bump' to get this thread back onto...

An unashamed 'bump' to get this thread back onto page 1 of the forum. It's gone a bit quiet in here over the last few days, although I'm certain that I'm not the only one who checks daily for any...
8th Apr 2012, 21:02
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

So very sorry to hear that Cliff - one of...

So very sorry to hear that Cliff - one of PPRuNe's finest contributers - has passed away. The history contained in this thread is priceless and it is in large part down to him.

Bill, if you've not...
4th Apr 2012, 16:46
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Posted By TommyOv

...and the same tributes from this corner, too....

...and the same tributes from this corner, too. This thread is an absolutely magnificent memorial to an incredible group of people. Of course, without Cliff it would never have started and all of us...
21st Mar 2012, 12:41
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Posted By TommyOv

Danny, Fantastic stuff. I, like all the...

Danny,

Fantastic stuff. I, like all the rest of us I'm sure, can't wait to hear how you got on when you were finally able to take a Spit up solo. Absolute magic.

You're right that Google...
4th Mar 2012, 22:39
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Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Danny, Chugalug hit the nail on the head...

Danny,

Chugalug hit the nail on the head when he said...

Your generation is famous for its taciturn reluctance to speak out for itself...please do not worry that you are hogging the thread;...
1st Mar 2012, 11:56
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Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Danny, I don't think you need worry about...

Danny,

I don't think you need worry about any moderation of this thread; I wouldn't be surprised if the Mods are simply taking a back seat and enjoying the ride along with the rest of us!
...
2nd Feb 2012, 11:15
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Danny, Fantastic. Can't wait to hear more. ...

Danny,

Fantastic. Can't wait to hear more.

Do you have any inkling as to how the RAF decided that you were to be trained as a pilot instead of any other aircrew branch? Was it based on scores...
27th Jan 2012, 11:20
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Danny, Absolutely! This thread is already...

Danny,

Absolutely! This thread is already the best on the forum; having another contributor will only make it better.

Cheers,

Tom
8th Dec 2011, 22:05
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

How fantastic to have another regular contributor...

How fantastic to have another regular contributor to this thread.

The basic training of airmen is a part of history that is insufficiently covered, given the thousands that went through it. Great...
5th Dec 2011, 11:25
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Bump.Excellent stuff padhist. There can't be too...

Bump.Excellent stuff padhist. There can't be too many people with a DC7 rating on a PPL!
2nd Dec 2011, 19:06
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Welcome to the site, Padhist! Very much...

Welcome to the site, Padhist!

Very much looking forward to reading more of your memoirs!
21st Nov 2011, 21:20
Replies: 18
Views: 6,670
Posted By TommyOv

Definitely something lost in translation there...

Definitely something lost in translation there steakandchips! Nothing negative about your payment policy whatsoever!

I'm also an advocate of the TMG rating in general...I think that if more SEP...
21st Nov 2011, 13:07
Replies: 18
Views: 6,670
Posted By TommyOv

You certainly can do an ab-initio JAR PPL(A) TMG....

You certainly can do an ab-initio JAR PPL(A) TMG. The NPPL’s SLMG rating is just their equivalent rating, just as their SSEA rating is their equivalent to the JAR SEP rating. The main difference is...
21st Nov 2011, 11:51
Replies: 18
Views: 6,670
Posted By TommyOv

Hi bouncibong, I did my PPL on TMGs and then...

Hi bouncibong,

I did my PPL on TMGs and then added an SEP rating; I also flew my skills test from Hinton so can probably offer some help on this.

I think it's an excellent way to do a PPL. The...
4th Nov 2011, 08:32
Replies: 1,365
Views: 637,501
Posted By TommyOv

Rhcriad Bsranon, I think that asking the...

Rhcriad Bsranon,

I think that asking the applicants to re-live the process would only bring back the horror rather than ease tension. Plus: given the bizarre nature of the selection process, I...
27th Oct 2011, 11:57
Replies: 58,039
Views: 9,145,033
Posted By TommyOv

"Gear down, please."

"Gear down, please."
16th Aug 2011, 11:13
Replies: 12,789
Views: 4,027,255
Posted By TommyOv

Kev, what a really nice story. Agreed that we...

Kev, what a really nice story. Agreed that we need to get these stories written down while we still can.

Where are you Cliff?
16th May 2011, 11:36
Replies: 10
Views: 3,097
Posted By TommyOv

Some good advice above. I'd echo...

Some good advice above.

I'd echo BackPacker's sentiments, and say that if you can only afford to do one, then gliding is the sensible option. If you go for the PPL, have you considered how you're...
26th Apr 2011, 12:10
Replies: 1,771
Views: 408,656
Posted By TommyOv

Tea, thanks for your reply. As a rule I avoid...

Tea, thanks for your reply. As a rule I avoid googling any medical condition as it's liable to send one into a panic, convinced that you have only minutes left to live! I trust that your referral...
31st Mar 2011, 21:49
Replies: 1,771
Views: 408,656
Posted By TommyOv

Question Is there an eye specialist in the house?

Hello all,

Bit of a weird one; would appreciate any thoughts on the below:

My vision is pretty good: I've never worn corrective lenses and I have eye tests every year as part of my medical as...
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