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14th May 2020, 08:07
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By Doobry Firkin

QRA has moved down from Lossie while the...

QRA has moved down from Lossie while the restructuring work is carried out. The plan is for them to be back at lossie by the end of the year. The rest of them will operate out of kinloss.
31st Dec 2019, 09:00
Replies: 53
Views: 17,109
Posted By Doobry Firkin

The weapons stolen form the ACF were the Drill...

The weapons stolen form the ACF were the Drill Use version that had been decommissioned - badly.
You could still use them for weapon training which to be honest was their main use. After they'd been...
2nd Sep 2019, 10:32
Replies: 211
Views: 78,628
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I think there's more chance of Nigel F being...

I think there's more chance of Nigel F being elected PM than Corbyn.
23rd Aug 2018, 07:29
Replies: 17
Views: 3,428
Posted By Doobry Firkin

According to the Aviationist -...

According to the Aviationist - https://theaviationist.com/2018/08/21/iran-unveils-new-domestic-fourth-generation-fighter-jet-but-its-just-an-upgraded-f-5f-tiger/

The F5 was the testbed for the...
21st Aug 2018, 13:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By Doobry Firkin

This is what it says on E-Goat about it ...

This is what it says on E-Goat about it

Bonus of 20000 (Tax and NI payable)

Tax = 7332.20
NI = 427.83
Take Home = 12,239.98


3 Year Retention, Per Year = 4079.99
15th Mar 2018, 14:15
Replies: 20
Views: 4,790
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Or they have a big batch of it sat in a fridge...

Or they have a big batch of it sat in a fridge about to go out of date!

I was offered an Anthrax jab for a det to the Falklands because they didn't want to waste the stock they had.
Goes without...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2017, 07:12
Replies: 97
Views: 10,101
Posted By Doobry Firkin

They all work the same way. I had the same...

They all work the same way.
I had the same issue with the Red Cross -got stopped by a street hawker and signed up within a month the calls started.
Every time the BBC had a news report about...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2016, 13:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I had one of these a couple of months ago - from...

I had one of these a couple of months ago - from supposed female US Army Sgt.
I just replied that i was ex-RAF and still have friends in the area and could have a helicopter pick the 'package'...
19th Sep 2016, 14:55
Replies: 136
Views: 38,367
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Sad News - having spent 6 years at Lyneham i'm...

Sad News - having spent 6 years at Lyneham i'm sure i came across him at some time.
He started one of (if not the) longest threads on PPRUNE and it brought back some great memories for me.

All...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2016, 08:15
Replies: 6,758
Views: 547,548
Posted By Doobry Firkin

And they got the Scottish Indie Ref wrong as well...

And they got the Scottish Indie Ref wrong as well i do believe.
Basically whatever they say flip it to the opposite and pretty much on track
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2016, 14:09
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,292,905
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Brexit: Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy opposes Scotland...

Brexit: Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy opposes Scotland EU talks - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-36656980)

And the Spanish have their say!
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2016, 07:47
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,292,905
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Lets be honest we all know what she's doing -...

Lets be honest we all know what she's doing - trying to find a way to get some sort of agreement that if she has an Indie Vote before the UK leaves the EU Scotland will be allowed to stay in the club...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2016, 12:57
Replies: 12,473
Views: 1,292,905
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Lets be honest it's not likely to happen any time...

Lets be honest it's not likely to happen any time soon.
The 2 big issues from 2014 haven't changed -
Currency (Sturgeon said a couple of weeks ago it would be the ) when we all know if they're...
2nd May 2016, 15:15
Replies: 27
Views: 8,078
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I'm sure Lady Lamps used to have some...

I'm sure Lady Lamps used to have some accommodation that could be rented out
14th Jan 2016, 14:01
Replies: 25
Views: 8,321
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I joined in 1988 and left on redundancy in 2011. ...

I joined in 1988 and left on redundancy in 2011.
By the time i left i didn't want want to be in and the redundancy was bonus.
Rubbish like the RAF sending you on a course and expecting you to pay...
25th Jun 2015, 14:12
Replies: 43
Views: 7,827
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I think it depends on where in the country you...

I think it depends on where in the country you are and what sector your moving into! Some places will be easier than others...

In Aberdeen ex-military guys are looked upon well. Good work ethic,...
18th Jun 2015, 11:11
Replies: 4,728
Views: 1,195,576
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Omega, I was in washington doing the Prop change...

Omega, I was in washington doing the Prop change on that U/S frame - once we changed the prop during the ground runs the FCU gave up the ghost a 2 day trip turned into a week.

Nothing better than...
15th Jun 2015, 08:17
Replies: 72
Views: 12,590
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I went through all of this in 2004. I...

I went through all of this in 2004.

I asked PSF at Lossie if i was entitled to an AIP (we were all told on JMLC we could get it back in 2001) they said 'Yes, it's all in the book'. I applied it...
22nd Apr 2015, 07:42
Replies: 4,728
Views: 1,195,576
Posted By Doobry Firkin

ancientaviator, I believe the issue is with the...

ancientaviator, I believe the issue is with the 'J' model as the air con / pressurisation system was a new design and more efficient than the previous models used.
Strange how just 1 small part, in...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2015, 10:59
Replies: 64
Views: 5,883
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I had an upgrade i never asked for from livestock...

I had an upgrade i never asked for from livestock class to Upper Class on a Virgin flight from Heathrow to Washington. The champers and canapes were nice though the ripped jeans and metallica t-shirt...
25th Feb 2015, 11:02
Replies: 34
Views: 5,709
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Give her a break. She showed us exactly...

Give her a break.

She showed us exactly what she knows..... the square root of sod all.

Personally i'd never vote for the greens, hopefully she's scaring off a few who possibly would think...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2015, 07:38
Replies: 71
Views: 6,207
Posted By Doobry Firkin

I ordered a new camera last week. Deliver through...

I ordered a new camera last week. Deliver through Roayl Fail - Parcel Farce - EXPRESS 24 Hours. Took 4 days, apparently because i live in Aberdeen 24 hour deliver just isn't possible for the nations...
6th Feb 2015, 11:07
Replies: 72
Views: 12,590
Posted By Doobry Firkin

This is nothing new, I was pinged for this back...

This is nothing new, I was pinged for this back in 2004 and had to pay back 3,000.

It was all a huge balls up as we were told we could use an AIP for the Quals you got from JMLC (the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2014, 08:10
Replies: 29
Views: 2,215
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Good when your car does sub 20mpg... Bad...

Good when your car does sub 20mpg...

Bad when you work in the Oil / Gas biz in Aberdeen and there are budget savings for next year and thousands of redundancies on the horizon and your livelihood...
10th Dec 2014, 13:04
Replies: 8
Views: 4,148
Posted By Doobry Firkin

Had one in UN colours fly into Akrotiri when i...

Had one in UN colours fly into Akrotiri when i was over there. Having spent years on herc's i can confirm it's a herc with rotorbades instead of props.
Rtaher large for a rotary but it seems to do...
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