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2nd Dec 2020, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,868
Posted By Compass Call

What does it say round the edge of the headstones?

What does it say round the edge of the headstones?
29th Nov 2020, 18:09
19th Nov 2020, 20:07
Replies: 17
Views: 3,720
Posted By Compass Call

ORAC Thank you :-)

ORAC
Thank you :-)
19th Nov 2020, 15:13
Replies: 17
Views: 3,720
Posted By Compass Call

Jackonicko Which airbase is that Typhoon...

Jackonicko
Which airbase is that Typhoon landing at?
11th Nov 2020, 22:53
Replies: 115
Views: 21,665
Posted By Compass Call

I suppose a public hanging is out of the question?

I suppose a public hanging is out of the question?
8th Nov 2020, 11:03
Replies: 27
Views: 5,857
Posted By Compass Call

Perhaps he has only just acquired this aircraft.

Perhaps he has only just acquired this aircraft.
25th Oct 2020, 23:28
Replies: 250
Views: 53,455
Posted By Compass Call

I would bring back the Hawker Typhoon fitted with...

I would bring back the Hawker Typhoon fitted with modern rockets & engine :-)
16th Oct 2020, 22:56
Replies: 92
Views: 32,838
Posted By Compass Call

In the video, a senior RAF officer walking around...

In the video, a senior RAF officer walking around with his hands in his pockets whilst escorting a guest:confused: A chargeable offence for anybody in my day!
It is a sad state of affairs when the...
25th Sep 2020, 22:43
Replies: 90
Views: 20,424
Posted By Compass Call

'Could I have Buccaneers 4 & 5 out first please...

'Could I have Buccaneers 4 & 5 out first please chief'. :E
21st Aug 2020, 21:09
Replies: 115
Views: 31,947
Posted By Compass Call

Does anybody have any news of the fate of the Sea...

Does anybody have any news of the fate of the Sea Vixen?
It would be a crying shame if she was turned into saucepans.
18th Aug 2020, 22:44
Replies: 43
Views: 8,615
Posted By Compass Call

pr00ne When the Buffalo was demonstrated in...

pr00ne
When the Buffalo was demonstrated in Oman it was found to be nowhere as good as the Caribou.
Landings into desert strips caused too much damage to the props.
It was only any good at proper...
15th Aug 2020, 21:48
Replies: 43
Views: 8,615
Posted By Compass Call

We had them in Oman during the Dhofar 'War'....

We had them in Oman during the Dhofar 'War'. Great aircraft for short strips.
Rather dirty to work on, especially round the engines. They just seemed to go on forever.
Bit of TLC after the last...
13th Aug 2020, 15:14
Replies: 77
Views: 9,681
Posted By Compass Call

TURIN I have to agree with you. Why is it...

TURIN
I have to agree with you.
Why is it called JATO when no jets are involved, just rockets?
RATO - in my opinion - is the correct term!
1st Jul 2020, 14:44
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By Compass Call

Duplicate Thread?

Duplicate Thread?
19th Jun 2020, 22:11
Replies: 111
Views: 127,369
Posted By Compass Call

When I was in training, a very knowledgeable...

When I was in training, a very knowledgeable Warrant Officer told us to be wary of 'experts'.
Because : EX = has been & (S)PERT = drip under pressure.
Met many in my career both in and out of the...
30th May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 15
Views: 4,076
Posted By Compass Call

The large crew is due to the requirement of a...

The large crew is due to the requirement of a Political Commissar and his deputy to ensure the flight crew carry out their orders and don't defect! :ok:
30th May 2020, 22:17
11th Apr 2020, 21:57
Replies: 97
Views: 33,668
Posted By Compass Call

This was so that the ladies of the day, passing...

This was so that the ladies of the day, passing by on the pavement, wouldn't swoon at the sight of the male appendage!
This law is still in effect today for London hackney carriage drivers but I...
13th Mar 2020, 11:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,385
Posted By Compass Call

It would seem that the CAA in NZ have taken a...

It would seem that the CAA in NZ have taken a leaf out of the UKs Company Against Aviation's book.
In UK they don't like people enjoying aviation, so they do something about it :-(
13th Feb 2020, 15:56
Replies: 63
Views: 13,376
Posted By Compass Call

At Wyton in my day, we started calling them...

At Wyton in my day, we started calling them 'Spoons'.
They seemed very bemused at this and couldn't work out why.
One day one of the lads told them - and they were not happy when the realised that...
2nd Feb 2020, 19:31
Replies: 33
Views: 10,079
Posted By Compass Call

Started my aviation career when I was 20 after I...

Started my aviation career when I was 20 after I finished an engineering apprenticeship.
I stopped working on aircraft when the last flying Sea Vixen was given to the Navy, now I work building AAR...
2nd Feb 2020, 19:21
Replies: 62
Views: 28,832
Posted By Compass Call

The jags in Oman considered it low flying when...

The jags in Oman considered it low flying when you dented the roof of a Toyota car!!!
11th Jan 2020, 10:39
Replies: 21
Views: 5,994
Posted By Compass Call

Sultan Qaboos

It was reported on the BBC that His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has died on Friday from cancer at the age at the age of 79.
It is reported that he will be succeeded by Haitham Bin Tariq Al-Said....
9th Jan 2020, 22:36
Replies: 35
Views: 11,036
Posted By Compass Call

In Oman, when the Omani pilots came back from...

In Oman, when the Omani pilots came back from leave they had to do a full week of PLT (Post Leave Training), before they were let loose on the unsuspecting public on their own!
And believe me they...
4th Jan 2020, 22:37
Replies: 77
Views: 21,070
Posted By Compass Call

Sunfish Surely a 'state of emergency' could ban...

Sunfish
Surely a 'state of emergency' could ban recreational use of waterways to allow firefighters to do their job?
Or are the Aussies so stupid they would put recreation before their country??
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