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16th Apr 2019, 18:35
Replies: 11,970
Views: 2,699,620
Posted By Archimedes

Whereas the Su-35 can be traced to the Sukhoi T10...

Whereas the Su-35 can be traced to the Sukhoi T10 of 1977...



Apart from the fact that China, Russia, the US, France, the UK and Japan are all looking at a future manned/unmanned mix. The only...
26th Feb 2019, 13:28
Replies: 30
Views: 10,085
Posted By Archimedes

Cleared for 3 during May 1982. The files show...

Cleared for 3 during May 1982. The files show that the concerns were (a.) finding a means of designating the weapons and (b.) the value of the targets which might be attacked versus the cost of a...
26th Feb 2019, 13:13
Replies: 75
Views: 43,717
Posted By Archimedes

'In a bombing duel with the French, they would...

'In a bombing duel with the French, they would squeal before we do'

MRAF Viscount Trenchard, 1923.

Rumours that he wanted this included as official RAF doctrine in AP1300 are unproven....
24th Feb 2019, 19:28
Replies: 11
Views: 5,494
Posted By Archimedes

Killed in the mid-air over Kemble in 1971 which...

Killed in the mid-air over Kemble in 1971 which also claimed the lives of three other members of the team.

Edit - apologies, Mr V: we posted almost simultaneously (but not quite - 'you were more...
18th Feb 2019, 19:03
Replies: 125
Views: 76,696
Posted By Archimedes

It may be about to happen....

It may be about to happen....
18th Jan 2019, 14:25
Replies: 51
Views: 12,119
Posted By Archimedes

Looking at the date the DSO was dated (it was...

Looking at the date the DSO was dated (it was Gazetted 14 years later) and assuming another late Gazetting for the same date is relevant, I’d say probably an MM for the two NCOs (hidden away in...
13th Jan 2019, 21:28
Replies: 20
Views: 3,734
Posted By Archimedes

Someone in the editing team of that publication...

Someone in the editing team of that publication is looking at a remedial course in either history or maths... Or both...
10th Jan 2019, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,958
Posted By Archimedes

The film has been around for a while now - you...

The film has been around for a while now - you can find a transcript/description of the footage and some details here...
28th Nov 2018, 01:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By Archimedes

There was an incident in Feb 1981 where a fishing...

There was an incident in Feb 1981 where a fishing boat capsized/sank and the inshore rescue craft overturned in high winds. A Sea King recovered two men, a third swam to the shore, but a fourth was...
25th Nov 2018, 19:13
Replies: 13
Views: 13,195
Posted By Archimedes

Dreadfully sad news. I had the pleasure of...

Dreadfully sad news. I had the pleasure of working with Kris shortly before his own 'Prime Minister's Questions' moment in the immediate aftermath of SDSR 2010. I can speak only as I found and he was...
14th Nov 2018, 15:56
Replies: 32
Views: 5,211
Posted By Archimedes

I imagine it would require the approach adopted...

I imagine it would require the approach adopted for an anniversary of the Lightning (and later the Buccaneer) where aircraft from the remaining squadrons were painted up in the markings of those...
13th Nov 2018, 13:08
Replies: 161
Views: 31,114
Posted By Archimedes

Although what my late uncle called ‘departure for...

Although what my late uncle called ‘departure for Angels unspecified’ is inevitable for us all, it doesn’t make the news any less sad.

And while Danny may have been, in his own words, costing the...
12th Nov 2018, 14:53
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
Posted By Archimedes

You need to bear in mind that the above sections...

You need to bear in mind that the above sections you focus upon were largely the work of that unbiased analyst Sharkey Ward. That is not to say that the annexes don't contain valid points (for they...
25th Sep 2018, 19:40
Replies: 23
Views: 4,000
Posted By Archimedes

It appears that Sec of State has had a 'rules are...

It appears that Sec of State has had a 'rules are for the observance...' moment and directed that the children will, after all, benefit from the pension.
16th Sep 2018, 19:24
Replies: 82
Views: 6,634
Posted By Archimedes

Derek Robinson, in his Invasion 1940 suggests -...

Derek Robinson, in his Invasion 1940 suggests - I'm paraphrasing, rather than quoting directly - that the only relevant service in 1940 was the RN. Anthony Cumming, in his book on the Battle (forgive...
8th Sep 2018, 09:20
Replies: 38
Views: 3,732
Posted By Archimedes

There is a (rather expensive) book by Shlomo...

There is a (rather expensive) book by Shlomo Aloni called Vultures Over Israel, which covers the type pretty well and is worth getting on inter-library loan - and that, of course, allows you to see...
23rd Aug 2018, 09:56
Replies: 125
Views: 76,696
Posted By Archimedes

Yes, you should write it down, please. Although...

Yes, you should write it down, please. Although it is generally the case that the more accounts there are the more confusion caused for historians when there are differences between the sources, the...
18th Jul 2018, 00:43
Replies: 76
Views: 14,566
Posted By Archimedes

This one?...

This one? (https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ghostrider-gunship-scrapped-after-inverted-flight-sc-419208/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter) 10 characters required....
13th Jul 2018, 17:14
Replies: 37
Views: 5,960
Posted By Archimedes

It happened when the Lightning squadrons in...

It happened when the Lightning squadrons in Germany transitioned to the Phantom; also the Jaguar squadrons began life as, for example 6(Designate), losing the ‘designate’ suffix upon the Phantom FBSA...
11th Jul 2018, 16:53
Replies: 37
Views: 5,960
Posted By Archimedes

11 Group to Reform

Done a search and can't see anything, but CAS has announced the following:

11 Group is to reform as 'multi-domain operations group' (i.e. space and cyber)

31 Squadron will re-equip with...
1st Jun 2018, 12:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By Archimedes

https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-recor...

https://www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records/apply-for-someone-elses-records

May be of assistance if you've not seen that already.
31st May 2018, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By Archimedes

Not meaning to be funny, but are you sure you...

Not meaning to be funny, but are you sure you have the right service number?

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission says that Serjeant [sic] Archibald Campbell, 2875731, A&SH died on 17 July 1947...
26th Apr 2018, 23:10
Replies: 165
Views: 58,781
Posted By Archimedes

Further slight resurrection of thread, just for...

Further slight resurrection of thread, just for completeness - the pilot of the Northolt 707 was Warren Sheldon Beall, and the incident was mentioned - with his account - in Flight, 4 November 1960...
22nd Apr 2018, 12:54
Replies: 30
Views: 5,992
Posted By Archimedes

It's already there... and from which, we have the...

It's already there... and from which, we have the circumstances of the deaths of three of the men who might, in theory, have survived the evacuation, but died subsequently - and none did. While this...
22nd Apr 2018, 09:51
Replies: 30
Views: 5,992
Posted By Archimedes

I've gone through the National Roll of Honour,...

I've gone through the National Roll of Honour, plus the Aden Veterans' site roll of honour and one published in a 50th anniversary magazine for the same organisation; the Radfan campaign, is, of...
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