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20th Jul 2019, 11:53
Replies: 35
Views: 7,031
Posted By newt

(if not the crusty old buggers who had their...

(if not the crusty old buggers who had their turn). I object Runaway Gun! Apparently I’m a Grumpy Old Git!! So get it right!
19th Jul 2019, 06:28
Replies: 35
Views: 7,031
Posted By newt

How many frontline aircraft types have we lost...

How many frontline aircraft types have we lost but the Arrows survive? Surely with the size of the RAF now, they can no longer be justified on cost grounds alone!

Retired to my bunker with a glass...
22nd Jun 2019, 09:26
Replies: 79
Views: 25,642
Posted By newt

I agree Beags! People used to get very nervous...

I agree Beags! People used to get very nervous when I hand flew the 747! I’ve even seen them try to do a downwind ILS rather than an into wind visual! Just a shame that flying is becoming such a...
21st Jun 2019, 23:10
Replies: 79
Views: 25,642
Posted By newt

Well said OK465! The autopilot brigade have a lot...

Well said OK465! The autopilot brigade have a lot to learn about aircraft handling! I have large aircraft experience and fighter experience! I’m sure military training is the best! Handling is...
21st Jun 2019, 08:10
Replies: 79
Views: 25,642
Posted By newt

Not sure how you judge half a mile from the...

Not sure how you judge half a mile from the taxiway but it looks ok to me! No heavy braking and a controlled rollout! Still do not understand why everyone is giving them such a hard time! Nothing...
21st Jun 2019, 05:40
Replies: 79
Views: 25,642
Posted By newt

Nobody has commented on the angle from where the...

Nobody has commented on the angle from where the video was taken! I think it makes it look much worse than it actually was! I can see little wrong with it. Would never happen in normal operation but...
5th Jun 2019, 21:51
Replies: 104
Views: 34,867
Posted By newt

Late but impressive! Shame they could not fly...

Late but impressive! Shame they could not fly closer formation! Wonderful atmosphere on Beachy!
5th Jun 2019, 08:53
Replies: 104
Views: 34,867
Posted By newt

Will be on Beachy Head from 2pm if anyone I know...

Will be on Beachy Head from 2pm if anyone I know is there then get in touch! Should be a fine spectacle!
27th May 2019, 20:13
Replies: 16
Views: 4,975
Posted By newt

It was a very good day and almost brought a tear...

It was a very good day and almost brought a tear to the eye! Great effort by all the guys who look after these aircraft!
21st May 2019, 21:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,140
Posted By newt

Logbooks!

This might be boring but are there others out there who have flown in RAF jets with a relative who was able to include them in their logbook? So I flew with my Dad then I flew him! Be interested to...
10th May 2019, 09:37
Replies: 30
Views: 12,515
Posted By newt

Would you like a camera in your face when doing...

Would you like a camera in your face when doing base training or your first line landing? I think not!
28th Apr 2019, 22:47
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

Children, children, children! This is supposed to...

Children, children, children! This is supposed to be light hearted banter! Not we did more than you did! We only corrected
Brewster on his ridiculous statement that the Lightning was considered as...
28th Apr 2019, 21:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By newt

Time to accelerate!l

Time to accelerate!l
28th Apr 2019, 21:14
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

Thank god for that! We are rather old and maybe...

Thank god for that! We are rather old and maybe past our prime but we did our bit. Oh and I think you meant “When I Was On Lightnings!” WIWOL!
28th Apr 2019, 19:04
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

Obviously lower deck on finishing FTS!

Obviously lower deck on finishing FTS!
28th Apr 2019, 18:47
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

Dook! Just look at his bio! Not even worth...

Dook! Just look at his bio! Not even worth passing the time of day!
28th Apr 2019, 18:28
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

And that’s not a thing you should never do...

And that’s not a thing you should never do lightly! We still bite!
28th Apr 2019, 17:45
Replies: 52
Views: 10,187
Posted By newt

Dook! Let them have their little joke! We know...

Dook! Let them have their little joke! We know that after defending our skies in the U.K. and Germany, we both went on to be single seat Strike/ Attack pilots who spent days in Q cuddling a tactical...
26th Apr 2019, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 4,988
Posted By newt

“ The Lightening had a strip ASI” The strip speed...

“ The Lightening had a strip ASI” The strip speed was was not fitted to all Marks! Only the Mk 3 and 6 plus the T5 were fitted with it in RAF service. So that ASI could be from a Lightning although...
22nd Apr 2019, 18:15
Replies: 44
Views: 16,628
Posted By newt

Well I think I need a change of career and this...

Well I think I need a change of career and this would suit me down to the ground! Air conditioned office in charge of a machine that can be more effective than any manned machine! No need to put my...
18th Apr 2019, 06:25
Replies: 44
Views: 16,628
Posted By newt

Don’t suppose they need some of us old fellas...

Don’t suppose they need some of us old fellas with lots of hours?..........no I thought not...........but we would be cheap and only require a small parking space for our zimmers!
16th Apr 2019, 08:31
Replies: 57
Views: 16,914
Posted By newt

The music reminds me of the Queens Castle in Pat...

The music reminds me of the Queens Castle in Pat Pong , Bangkok at the end of the show. Time for a last stagger along Silom Road to the Dusi Thani.

So true 5aday! Happy days!
16th Apr 2019, 08:28
Replies: 47
Views: 18,584
Posted By newt

All this chat about firing range, dive angle,...

All this chat about firing range, dive angle, speed etc is all well and good but in my experience there is always the unknown factor that can cause ricochet damage! It’s a dangerous business and...
9th Apr 2019, 17:29
Replies: 30
Views: 8,191
Posted By newt

​​​​​I was the desk officer in Operational...

​​​​​I was the desk officer in Operational Requirements for Alarm many moons ago! It was early days for defence suppression! There was a competition for the contract and to beat Texas Instruments...
23rd Mar 2019, 16:16
Replies: 7
Views: 3,153
Posted By newt

OK. Well he was a junior pilot just arrived and...

OK. Well he was a junior pilot just arrived and we were doing a 4ship attack on Lahr as part of their Taceval! It was decided Paul would go down in the back of the T bird and if the weather improved...
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