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9th May 2018, 18:45
Replies: 23
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Posted By tyne

Thanks so much for that. II'l write it on the...

Thanks so much for that. II'l write it on the back of the photo.

Much apprrciated!
9th May 2018, 17:49
Replies: 23
Views: 6,917
Posted By tyne

Anyone shed light on this.

Going through my late father's photographs I found this.

He he was a TV reporter for the BBC in the early 1960s and I think the photo was taken somewhere in North East England.

Who was the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2016, 23:36
Replies: 2,797
Views: 833,943
Posted By tyne

Re: military involvement in SAR. It still...

Re: military involvement in SAR.

It still happens informally.

There have been a couple of occasions in the past year where an RAF Sentry has helped a lifeboat out with comms.

IT seems they...
9th Aug 2016, 21:16
Replies: 8
Views: 3,237
Posted By tyne

Rather hear a couple of Tonkas than all that...

Rather hear a couple of Tonkas than all that horrible racket from the Auchrnlarie Sports Bar.

I used to love being there round JW time. Highlights included a load of lads in the back of a C130...
27th Jan 2016, 14:57
Replies: 68
Views: 18,588
Posted By tyne

Did something happen at a Wittering in the...

Did something happen at a Wittering in the 1950s/60s?

I have a relative who grew up in the village and I remember him telling me about some sort of incident when he was a kid.

I recall local...
30th Sep 2015, 13:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,725
Posted By tyne

Sea King 132

Thank you for the fly past at Tynemouth today.

Thank you also to all at 202 squadron for watching over us with your friendly growly Sea Kings (Wessex and Whirlwinds too) for the last 50 years....
8th Jun 2015, 13:38
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By tyne

Cheers guys.

Cheers guys.
7th Jun 2015, 22:00
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By tyne

Very odd Hawker Beech 1000

Right now, Sunday night 1055. Been watching this on FR24 high level over Nirthern England out to the IoM then back across to Newcastle. 39000 ft then straight across the sea to Dennark but turns...
20th May 2015, 18:27
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By tyne

I'm a civvy but was involved with JMOTS Very...

I'm a civvy but was involved with JMOTS

Very hazy memories of all nighters here.

The Commodore in Helensburgh - Pub Home & About Us (http://www.vintageinn.co.uk/thecommodorehelensburgh/)
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2nd May 2015, 07:42
Replies: 16
Views: 3,455
Posted By tyne

I've seen the S92 out over the NE coast and 202sq...

I've seen the S92 out over the NE coast and 202sq lately.

What's the score? Is military SAR staying for a bit longer?
13th Dec 2014, 07:39
Replies: 18
Views: 5,951
Posted By tyne

Brilliant! You'd walk in to a job there.

Brilliant! You'd walk in to a job there.
10th Sep 2014, 05:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,644
Posted By tyne

From what I understand from Google (She flew in a...

From what I understand from Google (She flew in a slow climb over Tynemouth last night so I too checked to see what it was) the owners come to Northumberland for country persuits now and then. She...
29th Jul 2014, 10:39
Replies: 2
Views: 1,519
Posted By tyne

Harriers!

I got a message from a friend last night. A brace of Harriers over Tyneside and Northumberland yesterday.

He said they appeared to by carrying long range tanks.

Anyone know anything? I doubt...
7th Jul 2014, 07:09
Replies: 5,926
Views: 1,589,377
Posted By tyne

A bit of QEC class light relief. Airfix...

A bit of QEC class light relief.

Airfix criticised for not including any aircraft with scale model of HMS Queen Elizabeth | NewsBiscuit...
6th Jul 2014, 08:16
Replies: 5,926
Views: 1,589,377
Posted By tyne

The main reason is cost. Not just to buy,...

The main reason is cost. Not just to buy, develop and install, but to run. QECs do not have large crews, they are built around automation. The RN does not have the personnel to man two nuclear...
5th Jul 2014, 19:54
Replies: 5,926
Views: 1,589,377
Posted By tyne

A couple of interesting posts here on the QEC...

A couple of interesting posts here on the QEC class and the use they will be.

HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH: Welcome To The Warship That Nearly Never Was | danentwisle.com...
12th Jun 2014, 08:18
Replies: 19
Views: 4,607
Posted By tyne

I wonder if the B52 comment was a slip of the...

I wonder if the B52 comment was a slip of the tongue. The reporter was Geoff Meade former Defence Journo at Sky. I have met him a few times and he seemed then to know his stuff. A very odd thing...
10th Jun 2014, 16:24
Replies: 57
Views: 11,505
Posted By tyne

My aunt (Ex WWII WAAF) was the post lady at...

My aunt (Ex WWII WAAF) was the post lady at Wittering in the 1960s, 70s and for much of the 1980s. Anyone remember Mrs Roffe on her GPO bike? She lived off camp in the village but we as civvy kids...
17th Apr 2014, 15:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By tyne

I see...... Thanks now to the chaps in...

I see......

Thanks now to the chaps in Typhoons. That was a cracking rate of climb you displayed just there!

There are more than a few people here loving your work here today. Much...
17th Apr 2014, 13:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By tyne

Albert Low Wigtown Bay April 17

To the guys who passed low over Wigtown bay in SW Scotland at 1405 ish today a big thank you!

Great to see you flying so well, and myself Claire and Alfie the dog really appreciated it.

You are...
5th Mar 2014, 08:10
Replies: 11
Views: 2,587
Posted By tyne

I am a civvy, but have an ex 849 mate who told me...

I am a civvy, but have an ex 849 mate who told me this story once.

I also remember a tale about a legendary bearded old hand in the squadron who was there when he was training on Sea King AEWs in...
9th Nov 2013, 12:32
Replies: 15
Views: 3,121
Posted By tyne

The story is on local radio. Lets hope it drums...

The story is on local radio. Lets hope it drums up some numbers.
2nd Nov 2013, 08:38
Replies: 132
Views: 41,667
Posted By tyne

Re: running Osprey off an Invincible. Just...

Re: running Osprey off an Invincible.

Just as a matter of interest - with the props/rotors unfolded can they only operate from Sierra/Tango part of the deck aft?

I guess they are too wide...
20th Oct 2013, 05:15
Replies: 26
Views: 5,260
Posted By tyne

Do you hear it when you are inside the aircraft?

Do you hear it when you are inside the aircraft?
28th Aug 2013, 20:21
Replies: 76
Views: 6,672
Posted By tyne

I agree. Standards aint what they are. It is...

I agree. Standards aint what they are.

It is also a case of paying peanuts to get minkeys.

Time constraints play their part, fewer staff, more to do.

I work as a freelancer in a broadcast...
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