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16th Dec 2018, 16:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,882
Posted By The Gorilla

Sadly missed from our Lunchtime Reunion Group. A...

Sadly missed from our Lunchtime Reunion Group. A privilege to have met and known him, he was long gone from the Air Eng Branch when I joined it. I enjoyed his tales of old..

RIP Dave.
27th May 2014, 21:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,721
Posted By The Gorilla

Never Forgotten....

Never Forgotten....
30th Jan 2014, 21:35
Replies: 47
Views: 16,236
Posted By The Gorilla

Not Forgotten

Never Forgotten, I lay a memorial for them every year in York, I pass it every day I go to work...
8th Nov 2013, 16:47
Replies: 60
Views: 18,633
Posted By The Gorilla

Hope everyone has a great time to mark the end of...

Hope everyone has a great time to mark the end of the old girl! I can't make tonight but will celebrate at the Air Eng bash next weekend.
Drink well one and all :O
1st Feb 2013, 15:06
Replies: 47
Views: 16,236
Posted By The Gorilla

Never Forgotten..

Never Forgotten..
24th Jan 2013, 12:35
Replies: 73
Views: 16,101
Posted By The Gorilla

I am sorry but isn't Peachy over 55? Are we...

I am sorry but isn't Peachy over 55? Are we really that short (pun intended) of really senior occifers?:suspect:
26th Dec 2012, 09:55
Replies: 124
Views: 30,721
Posted By The Gorilla

Memories

Breakfast (Full fat) in the mess at Boulmer after a long night shift mid winter in the R12 as a JAFAD, and climbing to the top of the HF200 for the view.

Famine Relief in Somalia on C130's from...
2nd Jun 2012, 14:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,004
Posted By The Gorilla

BBMF Flypast NRM York 2 Jun 12

Very nice chaps I saw it from the roof of a nearby building and it was most impressive despite the low ish cloud base!

Sorry I couldn't make the NRM Dinner on Thursday night just gone would have...
20th Apr 2012, 17:45
Replies: 77
Views: 15,077
Posted By The Gorilla

Ahh Yes one man's freedom fighter is another...

Ahh Yes one man's freedom fighter is another man's terrorist, perhaps that is why Abu Qatada has so much support? Fraud or Fun who decides??
:}
17th Apr 2012, 09:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,826
Posted By The Gorilla

TOFO Exactly!! Sometimes you have to be...

TOFO

Exactly!! Sometimes you have to be blunt to get your message across!

A very good post to which I agree/have experience of daily.

TG
15th Apr 2012, 20:53
Replies: 27
Views: 5,826
Posted By The Gorilla

Nice one Srennaps, for me it will be 10 years out...

Nice one Srennaps, for me it will be 10 years out next year after 28 years and one week in. You have hit the nail on the head. Nice post and happy anniversary!
:)
25th Jun 2011, 11:03
Replies: 39
Views: 9,992
Posted By The Gorilla

Matthew Paris in the Times today suggests that it...

Matthew Paris in the Times today suggests that it is ludicrous for us to have people in nice Hotac in Italy when they could live in tents in Akrotiri!! Perhaps he has the ear of call me Dave??
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2011, 21:45
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,350,589
Posted By The Gorilla

I really hope it happens, then we English can...

I really hope it happens, then we English can have a referendum on leaving the EU and sling every last Jock back home!!
:D;)
9th Mar 2011, 08:16
Replies: 50
Views: 8,611
Posted By The Gorilla

SIMWES I was there at the time, you were NOT...

SIMWES

I was there at the time, you were NOT made redundant you were TUPE'd across to a civilian company - a big difference!
TG
7th Feb 2011, 14:27
Replies: 47
Views: 7,012
Posted By The Gorilla

And let's not forget the American capture of the...

And let's not forget the American capture of the Enigma machine from a sub!! It must be true I saw it on a film...
:}
22nd Jan 2011, 22:20
Replies: 73
Views: 19,317
Posted By The Gorilla

Oh yes the Pole Hill recovery with the...

Oh yes the Pole Hill recovery with the pressurisation on the dump valve could make or break an Eng stude! We did ours into Waddo as Applied Flt had bolt holed there in early 89 whilst Finningley’s...
21st Jan 2011, 16:27
Replies: 397
Views: 64,283
Posted By The Gorilla

You all need to understand something which is...

You all need to understand something which is quite basic really and it applies to all the other threads re allowance cuts, redundancies and Post SDSR et al.
Simply put the country has changed...
17th Jan 2011, 08:26
Replies: 26
Views: 5,100
Posted By The Gorilla

Blimey Scuttles, I have finally found some one...

Blimey Scuttles, I have finally found some one who admits voting for this bunch of clowns!! It was beginning to get rather like the Thatcher era - "Not me Guv I didn't vote for her" But of course...
15th Nov 2010, 15:34
Replies: 37
Views: 6,870
Posted By The Gorilla

Unfortunately I am on call for the Donny meet but...

Unfortunately I am on call for the Donny meet but I would love to attend any functions for 2011. Regards to all who know me on the night!

TG
27th Sep 2010, 11:50
Replies: 149
Views: 31,537
Posted By The Gorilla

500 Just googled him! My hasn't he risen far...

500

Just googled him! My hasn't he risen far and fast!!

Nice cushy little postings on the way too!!

I have to agree with all you say..:\
21st Sep 2010, 05:31
Replies: 36
Views: 6,966
Posted By The Gorilla

Glads speak for your self mate!! Depends...

Glads speak for your self mate!!

Depends entirely upon which type of grass you are stood on!!

My desk officer spent two years telling me it wasn't any greener, well he was very wrong indeed!!
...
9th Sep 2010, 21:26
Replies: 47
Views: 11,131
Posted By The Gorilla

Flip, Yes now you mention it the daffs op...

Flip,

Yes now you mention it the daffs op was a covert one! And yes he certainly was a very unimpressed shiny type wasn't he!!
:D
9th Sep 2010, 19:20
Replies: 47
Views: 11,131
Posted By The Gorilla

Every time I had to close the NAAFI as Ord Sgt it...

Every time I had to close the NAAFI as Ord Sgt it was always the AD who were doing the fighting usually but not always with themselves :rolleyes:

I was involved in the LXX daffodils on the Bund...
25th Aug 2010, 09:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By The Gorilla

Space based Infra Red System.. It's on Wikii!! ...

Space based Infra Red System.. It's on Wikii!!


Standing by for a numpty beadwindow :ugh:
9th Aug 2010, 12:07
Replies: 13
Views: 3,118
Posted By The Gorilla

What we are witnessing is democracy at work. For...

What we are witnessing is democracy at work. For every industry that has a strong union with workers prepared to exercise industrial relation rights, there are dozens that don't. The destruction of...
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