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23rd Jul 2021, 18:14
Replies: 72
Views: 9,734
Posted By ex-fast-jets

We were quite good at off-base Ops in the good...

We were quite good at off-base Ops in the good old Harrier days - "1"s in TACEVAL across the board pretty much says it all.

But do those now in charge have any idea of the support tail that we had...
1st Jul 2021, 10:39
Replies: 26
Views: 4,728
Posted By ex-fast-jets

From my experience interfacing with the Cloggy...

From my experience interfacing with the Cloggy F-16s in the 90's, I am surprised that they have any fatigue life left on them!
30th Jun 2021, 12:15
Replies: 28
Views: 10,833
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Ignore him. He will love all the angst he is...

Ignore him.

He will love all the angst he is causing.

Don't give him the oxygen he needs.
14th Jun 2021, 08:19
Replies: 79
Views: 24,706
Posted By ex-fast-jets

39 years ago - today............... I was...

39 years ago - today...............

I was over the Falklands in a GR3 with two LGB's destined for artillery on Sapper Hill, the last high ground before Stanley.

I took the FAC brief and was...
8th Jun 2021, 20:20
Replies: 79
Views: 24,706
Posted By ex-fast-jets

SD89 Briefly - not to bore PPRuNers....... ...

SD89

Briefly - not to bore PPRuNers.......

The GR3 could balance fuel, but not "move it around".

I think we did 4/5 plugs on the UK -ASI flight. I seem to recall that they might have done a...
7th Jun 2021, 18:18
Replies: 79
Views: 24,706
Posted By ex-fast-jets

sandiego89....... The GR3 with the 330 gal...

sandiego89.......

The GR3 with the 330 gal ferry tanks was a bit of a dog - but it flew OK as long as you were gentle with it. It was very "g" limited (2.5g rings a bell in my tired old brain). ...
4th Jun 2021, 19:37
Replies: 102
Views: 18,044
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Air Miles Andy......??

Andrew?? - well past his sell by date........

His Royal Harryness would be a good name for it.........

Or perhaps not................!!!
28th May 2021, 16:41
Replies: 89
Views: 16,072
Posted By ex-fast-jets

In the USA, veterans are treated with respect. ...

In the USA, veterans are treated with respect.

In the UK, they are accused of being "grumpy old men".

Predictable.

EFJ
28th May 2021, 12:06
Replies: 89
Views: 16,072
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Is BoJo going to fly it?

Is BoJo going to fly it?
28th May 2021, 07:05
Replies: 79
Views: 24,706
Posted By ex-fast-jets

39 years ago today, I led a 3-ship Harrier GR3...

39 years ago today, I led a 3-ship Harrier GR3 attack against AAA that was being used in direct fire against the 2 Para attack on Goose Green.

The attack using CBU's and 2" rockets was successful...
11th May 2021, 20:05
Replies: 27
Views: 6,779
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Gums - relax - stay calm!

Hi Gums.....

Loved your comment............

"............huge CBU dispenser gizmo and zooming over an enema field at 200 feet to deliver"

I don't know if that was an intentional typo, or a...
11th May 2021, 18:33
Replies: 27
Views: 6,779
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Thank you, Roland....... Good point........ ...

Thank you, Roland.......

Good point........

As I said before, every day is a schoolday........!!
10th May 2021, 19:28
Replies: 27
Views: 6,779
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Thank you LJ for educating me........ I was...

Thank you LJ for educating me........

I was unaware - every day is a schoolday..............!!

I liked both the F-14 and F-3 - and would absolutely love to fly either again!!
10th May 2021, 17:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,779
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Way back in about 2000, I think - I was a...

Way back in about 2000, I think - I was a relatively senior chap and was in the STC (as it was then) Scottish CinC's Office who had just returned from a visit to the USA, and he was in awe of the...
21st Apr 2021, 17:57
Replies: 9
Views: 4,343
Posted By ex-fast-jets

If I didn't have a domestic defence industry to...

If I didn't have a domestic defence industry to support, I think Rafale and/or Gripen would look very attractive. Actually, they look attractive despite our domestic focus...........

Avoids...
11th Apr 2021, 18:45
Replies: 132
Views: 29,592
Posted By ex-fast-jets

What A Shame

I fear that this thread exemplifies the way that PPrune is going/has gone.

Instead of acknowledging the work and dedication of a remarkable man, it has degenerated into irrelevant and petulant...
10th Apr 2021, 18:49
Replies: 17
Views: 4,806
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Why Overkill.....??

He is our Prime Minister, for goodness sake....

You don't have to agree with his politics or persona..........

But what do you expect him to do? Use a bicycle to get there? Drive an electric...
10th Apr 2021, 16:22
Replies: 132
Views: 29,592
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Crab......

You sound just like my wife..............
10th Apr 2021, 15:10
Replies: 132
Views: 29,592
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Talking Ref Post #7

NoProbs Bob...........

Your 15 minutes of fame starts here................
8th Apr 2021, 20:14
Replies: 88
Views: 31,873
Posted By ex-fast-jets

"This is why the head of the RAF needs to be a...

"This is why the head of the RAF needs to be a civilian"

May your God help us if this ever comes to pass.......

I would retire immediately........

Oops, I have retired already -...
4th Apr 2021, 19:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,101
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Whadda mistaka da maka.... Clearly you are...

Whadda mistaka da maka....

Clearly you are suffering from lockdown fever, and watching too many YouTube 'Allo 'Allo'snippets...........

Or maybe not.............

But they are very...
31st Mar 2021, 19:17
Replies: 88
Views: 31,873
Posted By ex-fast-jets

I have no knowledge of how the RAF Truckie Fleet...

I have no knowledge of how the RAF Truckie Fleet did it's scheduling - other than to observe that they never went U/S at Deci, Belize, PSAB or Mount Pleasant - but only at Bermuda, Nassau, Nice, Las...
30th Mar 2021, 15:37
Replies: 12
Views: 4,676
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Is it "free delivery" for over £100............. ...

Is it "free delivery" for over £100.............

That could make the difference of whether I bid, or not........
27th Mar 2021, 17:38
Replies: 15
Views: 4,483
Posted By ex-fast-jets

I hope that it is balanced - with the views of...

I hope that it is balanced - with the views of Crabs what have flown off Boats........
25th Mar 2021, 19:55
Replies: 78
Views: 12,662
Posted By ex-fast-jets

Young......?

You weren't "young" then, MOG.

Just younger than you are now!!
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