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5th Oct 2020, 17:29
Replies: 252
Views: 91,148
Posted By Dominator2

flighthappens, The story maybe 42 year old...

flighthappens,

The story maybe 42 year old but the lesson is still there. You make your comments with a usual Aussi lack of understanding as to what has been said.

There is absolutely no...
5th Oct 2020, 09:15
Replies: 252
Views: 91,148
Posted By Dominator2

It amazes me that the United States Military...

It amazes me that the United States Military still has such a “colonial” attitude towards R/T. The reluctance for a world power to use the Internationally agreed standard is appalling and does lead...
29th Jun 2020, 09:12
Replies: 466
Views: 184,986
Posted By Dominator2

I'm pleased to see that the F35 Force AAR...

I'm pleased to see that the F35 Force AAR techniques have improved since they started at Beaufort NC. Still some "stabbing in the dark".

By comparison the Typhoon pilot shows how to do it!
4th Jun 2020, 10:12
Replies: 278
Views: 171,415
Posted By Dominator2

1974 I was a student on 3 Sqn at No 4FTS Valley...

1974 I was a student on 3 Sqn at No 4FTS Valley flying the Hunter. We had just started the formation phase when I was confronted by a similar incident.

By no means do I claim that what happened...
22nd May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 278
Views: 171,415
Posted By Dominator2

pontiflex, I think that your suggestion of...

pontiflex,

I think that your suggestion of what may have happened is totally unfounded and equally unacceptable. Trying to allocate blame with absolutely NO proof is ridiculous.

From my...
7th May 2020, 18:45
Replies: 41
Views: 13,095
Posted By Dominator2

To throw in my credentials, 41 years flying...

To throw in my credentials, 41 years flying single and twin engine jets and only the last was not cleared for formation landings. A basic flying skill taught to, and practiced by, all fighter pilots...
18th Apr 2020, 12:15
Replies: 707
Views: 385,461
Posted By Dominator2

I was under the impression that Hawker Hunter...

I was under the impression that Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd (HHA) owns a fully fully airworthy and flyable F4F (Ex GAF)?

Anyone have any updates? i
26th Mar 2020, 10:02
Replies: 707
Views: 385,461
Posted By Dominator2

Phantom Driver, That may have been...

Phantom Driver,



That may have been true in the late 80s but certainly to at the start. When Beauvechain first got their F16s they preferred to operate with the Wildenrath FGR2s. Although the...
25th Mar 2020, 17:58
Replies: 707
Views: 385,461
Posted By Dominator2

Trumpet, You obviously flew that "Vertical...

Trumpet,

You obviously flew that "Vertical Twin Jet" that was designed as an interceptor not a fighter. Good aircraft with very limited weapons capability.

You are obviously envious of the...
6th Mar 2020, 11:21
Replies: 6
Views: 3,173
Posted By Dominator2

Back to paying tribute to an outstanding RAF...

Back to paying tribute to an outstanding RAF Officer.

I had the pleasure of seeing Sir David Evans when he was CinC at a TLT Meeting at Leuchars in 1978. He was present at the symposium on the...
7th Feb 2020, 09:35
Replies: 21
Views: 6,217
Posted By Dominator2

BVRAAM, Since they are Exchange Postings...

BVRAAM,

Since they are Exchange Postings the FAA would have to offer something over here. Since then FAA has reduced its Fast Jet presence in the past decade there is not much to "Exchange"
...
5th Feb 2020, 07:37
Replies: 62
Views: 27,848
Posted By Dominator2

You cannot see either pilot or nav in this...

You cannot see either pilot or nav in this picture!!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/947x747/mpa1_9ca090a0a55db30dacf0c6930a649f7ac192f83c.jpg
Just another day at Pax Port...
4th Feb 2020, 15:52
Replies: 62
Views: 27,848
Posted By Dominator2

F4 From the tower at AKR. Just another day on APC...

F4 From the tower at AKR. Just another day on APC

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/403x302/19_apc_1980_d_535870b4de4eeba980fc923bee1595c96d7c8142.jpg
Operation BlockOff
4th Feb 2020, 08:48
Replies: 62
Views: 27,848
Posted By Dominator2

Of course, those lucky enough to have served at...

Of course, those lucky enough to have served at MPA will have witnessed a number of "flypasts".

Those in the know will be aware of Exercise Fiery Cross. Although there were set limitations on...
3rd Feb 2020, 07:43
Replies: 62
Views: 27,848
Posted By Dominator2

Has anyone got a copy of the video from Tommy's...

Has anyone got a copy of the video from Tommy's Flypast at Cranwell. It must rate as one of the most outrageous in recent times in front of ***Officers?
The worrying thing is that one is not too...
9th Jan 2020, 08:39
Replies: 35
Views: 10,721
Posted By Dominator2

newt, I think that you are just trying to be...

newt,

I think that you are just trying to be controversial? Whilst I do not agree with many of the "new phrases" which are often just excuses I do believe that skill fade exists.

I recall that...
30th Dec 2019, 16:59
Replies: 58
Views: 19,854
Posted By Dominator2

Minnie Burner, Well done for finding above...

Minnie Burner,

Well done for finding above article concerning the Wildenrath/Bruggen Piano Bombing Comp.

Don't suppose such enjoyment allowed today. Not quite the same doing "No Drop Bomb...
16th Dec 2019, 18:10
Replies: 25
Views: 9,723
Posted By Dominator2

Downwind A good question, not sure what the...

Downwind

A good question, not sure what the MOD answer would be. I flew the FGR2 for 2500 hrs but never the FG1. From my friends, pilot and navigator, yes the FGR2 would have been a better jet for...
11th Dec 2019, 16:01
Replies: 58
Views: 19,854
Posted By Dominator2

ShyTorque Not really a challenge. 1...

ShyTorque



Not really a challenge. 1 mile 6 o'clock . Even a Mud Mover could have achieved a kill from that position.

Hats Off to the Jag Mates. A practice bomb through a piano is no mean...
11th Dec 2019, 11:08
Replies: 58
Views: 19,854
Posted By Dominator2

Two memorable piano incidents were: The RAF...

Two memorable piano incidents were:

The RAF Coningsby piano burning behind the Officers Mess when a certain C4 drove a car onto the burning piano. Someone rang 999 instead of 222 and 5 local fire...
27th Nov 2019, 17:01
Replies: 384
Views: 196,112
Posted By Dominator2

Chris Its a cheap imitation of a HS125 that has...

Chris Its a cheap imitation of a HS125 that has been squashed up. And yes skua, the u/c does not look strong enough for a training ac. What about Offset double main wheels and double nose wheel....
20th Nov 2019, 16:50
Replies: 23
Views: 14,911
Posted By Dominator2

I know that the PR9 could get to FL550 because I...

I know that the PR9 could get to FL550 because I did a Look Down VID on one in a Tornado F3 having been up to FL570 at M1.6.

17nm rollout with lots of closure.

Why were we there - Don't ask!!
16th Nov 2019, 07:54
Replies: 165
Views: 61,423
Posted By Dominator2

HAS59 You seem to forget, the reason RAFG...

HAS59

You seem to forget, the reason RAFG existed was to face a very real threat. Some to provide Air Defence and some to get them in range of their targets in the East.

If Scotland leaves the...
11th Nov 2019, 09:35
Replies: 22
Views: 6,076
Posted By Dominator2

Remember, If those RAF,RN and Commonweath...

Remember,

If those RAF,RN and Commonweath pilots had not fought, and won the Battle of Britain, the Bomber Command crews would not have had the opportunity to "apparently" win the War!
31st Oct 2019, 13:04
Replies: 73
Views: 36,271
Posted By Dominator2

Why don't you ask this question on the Military...

Why don't you ask this question on the Military Forum, I'm sure that you may receive some more informed answers?

I my day QRA (or its equivalent) was entitled to Police all of its Nations...
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