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31st Oct 2011, 11:13
Replies: 68
Views: 27,159
Posted By ktk

OK, where's the infamous Cranwell Grad flyby? ...

OK, where's the infamous Cranwell Grad flyby?

Mike knows!!
21st Sep 2011, 17:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By ktk

Sounds to me like someone has too much time on...

Sounds to me like someone has too much time on his hands!!;)
19th Sep 2011, 11:47
Replies: 73
Views: 15,895
Posted By ktk

The best speedbrake on that was opening the...

The best speedbrake on that was opening the canopy on roll out with total brake failure!!
Bit breezy in the back seat but better than going off the end of the runway.
14th Sep 2011, 08:50
Replies: 73
Views: 15,895
Posted By ktk

On the CF104 we used to put A4 envelopes full of...

On the CF104 we used to put A4 envelopes full of cut up strips of foil(one shot chaff!) in the speed brakes both sides. (A hazardous job for the groundcrew as it was done after start).
Quite often...
12th Sep 2011, 09:50
Replies: 73
Views: 15,895
Posted By ktk

Why would a barn door require an...

Why would a barn door require an airbrake/speedbrake in the first place?
4th Sep 2011, 17:33
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

Good, still flying. :)

Good, still flying. :)
4th Sep 2011, 15:39
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

The biggest problem in the 104 (apart from no...

The biggest problem in the 104 (apart from no lift) was actually negative g and a high roll rate. Bugging out of a fight was always interesting.
31st Aug 2011, 14:26
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

not much time to trim here!! Mind you if he got...

not much time to trim here!! Mind you if he got it wrong!!
Touch-roll-touch in a F-104 - YouTube
29th Aug 2011, 18:54
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

Personally, I always had to use the designated...

Personally, I always had to use the designated display line - at 500 feet.

Why so high?
29th Aug 2011, 13:29
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

No matter what you do in an aeroplane the earth...

No matter what you do in an aeroplane the earth always gets bigger sooner or later!!!

The A1 was always a good line feature for aeros!!
29th Aug 2011, 12:33
Replies: 83
Views: 9,322
Posted By ktk

Weight = mass x Gravity Gravity and mass...

Weight = mass x Gravity

Gravity and mass don't change much (unless both burners are cooking over the top of a loop) = weight stays the same inverted or not.

Aerodynamically there is not much...
28th Aug 2011, 00:42
Replies: 59
Views: 16,639
Posted By ktk

I also was lucky enough to fly both the Harrier...

I also was lucky enough to fly both the Harrier and the 104 (CF).
LD ratio of 104 = no lift and not much more drag!!

We had one with no pylons and painted in black and white gloss paint would go...
24th Jun 2011, 12:51
Replies: 132
Views: 27,626
Posted By ktk

Initial JC. FAC exercise near to Belmopan I...

Initial JC.
FAC exercise near to Belmopan I think.

PM me
8th Jun 2011, 13:35
Replies: 132
Views: 27,626
Posted By ktk

Nice pose Hum! Swing fog. Not many...

Nice pose Hum!
Swing fog. Not many organophosphates there then!!!!
In addition to 1(F) sqn diary you could of course speak to 3(F),4(AC),33,230 Sqns.
5th Jun 2011, 10:31
Replies: 23
Views: 5,927
Posted By ktk

Biggin Hill mid 70s not sure exact year. Swimming...

Biggin Hill mid 70s not sure exact year. Swimming pool?
27th May 2011, 05:37
Replies: 281
Views: 63,713
Posted By ktk

Because they couldn't get up the ladder. I always...

Because they couldn't get up the ladder. I always found flying not a problem after a skinfull, but those ladders to the cockpit were damn tricky.
14th Feb 2011, 10:46
Replies: 398
Views: 105,406
Posted By ktk

Mark Green is a top bloke (if not too good with...

Mark Green is a top bloke (if not too good with BBQs!!!!) I am sure he is as unhappy as anyone.

I too feel for all those who's dreams have been shattered.
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