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7th Jan 2023, 19:00
Replies: 67
Views: 17,738
Posted By Top West 50

Oh sorry he looks like he is sporting Fg Off...

Oh sorry he looks like he is sporting Fg Off braid. Is the background Malta?
7th Jan 2023, 18:58
Replies: 67
Views: 17,738
Posted By Top West 50

was there not a period when wings were awarded...

was there not a period when wings were awarded after aft? So, he could have completed bft, become a substantive Plt Off, but still awaiting wings.
28th Dec 2022, 19:25
Replies: 220
Views: 48,900
Posted By Top West 50

In AAFCE and AFCENT in the early 80s, our bunker...

In AAFCE and AFCENT in the early 80s, our bunker kit comprised a standard RAF blue shirt and DPM trousers. An American colleague remarked one exercise, "John, do you realise just how high on the...
25th Aug 2022, 19:52
Replies: 422
Views: 145,002
Posted By Top West 50

I had the immense privilege of hearing Cheshire...

I had the immense privilege of hearing Cheshire lecture and answer questions on war and morality whilst at Bracknell ASC. He spoke quietly, convincingly, and with almost mesmeric assurance. I don't...
17th Aug 2022, 18:25
Replies: 327
Views: 68,475
Posted By Top West 50

What a lamentable shambles. Surely Sir Wokeston...

What a lamentable shambles. Surely Sir Wokeston should consider his position?
12th Aug 2022, 18:45
Replies: 13
Views: 3,150
Posted By Top West 50

it's the King's new suit of clothes, rather like...

it's the King's new suit of clothes, rather like the vfm case for the FSTA PFI.
3rd Jun 2022, 14:05
Replies: 151
Views: 30,663
Posted By Top West 50

Because nostalgia is all that's left.

Because nostalgia is all that's left.
3rd Jun 2022, 13:52
Replies: 151
Views: 30,663
Posted By Top West 50

Here is one we did earlier: ...

Here is one we did earlier:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1333/jet_provost_t_mk_5_e488eb0b7689b4f69cb3c4742a9111c5f200b441.jpg
8th May 2022, 18:58
Replies: 12
Views: 3,199
Posted By Top West 50

57 Sqn Marham

57 Sqn Marham
16th Mar 2022, 20:26
Replies: 25
Views: 6,164
Posted By Top West 50

I think I came close in a Victor B1. On high...

I think I came close in a Victor B1. On high speed shallow dive without mach strut, instructor said, "look out!" Did we used to go as fast as .98? Someone will remember. Anyway, straight from...
9th Jan 2022, 19:46
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By Top West 50

Wow. And at 500 hours a year! Quite something....

Wow. And at 500 hours a year! Quite something. Congratulations.
8th Nov 2021, 20:58
Replies: 74
Views: 14,278
Posted By Top West 50

Our DS at Staff College, an Army Officer, assured...

Our DS at Staff College, an Army Officer, assured us that should we ever see two of his colleagues dressed the same we could be sure that one was an imposter.
9th Sep 2021, 22:32
Replies: 42
Views: 10,380
Posted By Top West 50

it was either back into that parking space or...

it was either back into that parking space or wait until we find a tug to tow you to the other side of the airfield. To head off a crew mutiny, I decided to do it. It was uneventful - just keep the...
9th Sep 2021, 22:24
Replies: 42
Views: 10,380
Posted By Top West 50

it was either back into that parking space or...

it was either back into that parking space or wait until we find a tug to tow you to the other side of the airfield. To head off a crew mutiny, I decided to do it. It was uneventful - just keep the...
22nd Jul 2021, 22:22
Replies: 122
Views: 33,814
Posted By Top West 50

I think there were 29 of them

I think there were 29 of them
1st Jul 2021, 22:20
Replies: 42
Views: 10,380
Posted By Top West 50

Statute of Limitations, I reverse taxied a vc10...

Statute of Limitations, I reverse taxied a vc10 at Victoria BC.
9th Jun 2021, 19:27
Replies: 125
Views: 41,829
Posted By Top West 50

Interesting. Way back, when TTSC were proposing a...

Interesting. Way back, when TTSC were proposing a 767 FSTA, Boeing resisted the concept of a 2- man crew preferring to design the cockpit round an additional crew member to operate the (automatic)...
17th Apr 2021, 18:25
Replies: 132
Views: 34,497
Posted By Top West 50

https://www.yorkshiremushroom.com/2021/04/hrh-duke...

https://www.yorkshiremushroom.com/2021/04/hrh-duke-of-edinburgh.html
29th Mar 2021, 18:35
Replies: 35
Views: 4,947
Posted By Top West 50

Another view - summer 1974 ...

Another view - summer 1974
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28th Mar 2021, 15:28
Replies: 35
Views: 4,947
Posted By Top West 50

sorry, spotted it now

sorry, spotted it now
28th Mar 2021, 15:27
Replies: 35
Views: 4,947
Posted By Top West 50

I don't think so - the mess was on the other side...

I don't think so - the mess was on the other side of Kwun Tong Road.
14th Mar 2021, 19:35
Replies: 25
Views: 3,315
Posted By Top West 50

I wrote a recollection, How to Write Off and...

I wrote a recollection, How to Write Off and Entire Air Force, about my time in Hong Kong. There are 3 episodes, the final one of which is:
...
14th Mar 2021, 13:33
Replies: 25
Views: 3,315
Posted By Top West 50

Welcome. I was an ex Honky Tonk loan service...

Welcome. I was an ex Honky Tonk loan service qfi. There is a current website which is very good.
13th Mar 2021, 22:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,315
Posted By Top West 50

See the Hong Kong Defence Force Ordinance 1 May...

See the Hong Kong Defence Force Ordinance 1 May 1949
21st Feb 2021, 20:03
Replies: 40
Views: 9,224
Posted By Top West 50

Fascinating since the vc10 wasn't even in raf...

Fascinating since the vc10 wasn't even in raf service in 1962, i think. Some foresight!
21st Feb 2021, 14:21
Replies: 40
Views: 9,224
Posted By Top West 50

Are you sure 1962?

Are you sure 1962?
26th Nov 2020, 19:32
15th Oct 2020, 23:05
Replies: 94
Views: 38,859
Posted By Top West 50

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1000x800/no_parking_for_an_old_cab_copy_3_84d87e6fde0ad0e0c1d8f5dd0244aa4649ee753b.jpg
Last flown in September 1985 - Happy Days!
18th Sep 2020, 22:32
Replies: 96
Views: 14,835
Posted By Top West 50

I was issued with 4232xxx in 1963. A few years...

I was issued with 4232xxx in 1963. A few years later they added a "J" at the end. Anyone know why?
3rd Sep 2020, 21:06
Replies: 7
Views: 4,187
Posted By Top West 50

Learn to spell

Learn to spell
30th Jun 2020, 19:57
Replies: 60
Views: 12,484
Posted By Top West 50

An interesting start to your flying career, I...

An interesting start to your flying career, I expect?
29th Jun 2020, 19:12
Replies: 60
Views: 12,484
Posted By Top West 50

PFS students were in short supply - my two at the...

PFS students were in short supply - my two at the time were OC Nazall and APO Mayes.
29th Jun 2020, 15:56
Replies: 60
Views: 12,484
Posted By Top West 50

A vintage time to be there!

A vintage time to be there!
28th Jun 2020, 22:22
Replies: 60
Views: 12,484
Posted By Top West 50

Thirty hours Chipmunk before JP. Aircrew Officer...

Thirty hours Chipmunk before JP. Aircrew Officer Training School for ground subjects.
17th Jun 2020, 14:11
Replies: 481
Views: 217,430
Posted By Top West 50

Quite so, a triumph for AirTanker. Mission creep...

Quite so, a triumph for AirTanker. Mission creep =
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