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22nd Mar 2014, 15:40
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Posted By Justanopinion

Again, not a large aircraft pilot but I imagine a...

Again, not a large aircraft pilot but I imagine a sudden rapid -2g descent in the middle of a bog standard cruise, is not regularly practiced in the sim. The Captains first action was to pull back on...
19th Mar 2014, 21:32
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Views: 421,961
Posted By Justanopinion

As has been said, yes, just culture. Not a...

As has been said, yes, just culture.

Not a large aircraft operator myself but find it hard to imagine it is not common place to have loose articles on the flight deck. If it can go wrong it will...
7th Feb 2014, 09:46
Replies: 714
Views: 138,568
Posted By Justanopinion

I am pleased that the covening authority...

I am pleased that the covening authority recognised the professionalism of the panel in the inquiry process.
24th Jan 2014, 14:33
Replies: 714
Views: 138,568
Posted By Justanopinion

Jimgriff, mistakes happen irrespective of how...

Jimgriff, mistakes happen irrespective of how experienced you are, indeed I think it's around 1000 hours is often quoted as the most dangerous time. I knew the chap that LJ101 mentions and the...
28th Sep 2013, 06:39
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

Puts him firmly in the "idiot" category

Puts him firmly in the "idiot" category
4th Aug 2013, 18:56
Replies: 141
Views: 26,027
Posted By Justanopinion

Post 121 explains

Post 121 explains
4th Aug 2013, 08:32
Replies: 141
Views: 26,027
Posted By Justanopinion

I think a more relevant question is , "are the...

I think a more relevant question is , "are the spares we are carrying in date?"
27th Jul 2013, 17:32
Replies: 53
Views: 14,892
Posted By Justanopinion

Surely the biggest story here is that a Tornado...

Surely the biggest story here is that a Tornado pilot was able to both fly at low level and look out of the window at the same time....Maybe his navigator, sorry Weapons Systems Officer, saw it and...
3rd Jul 2013, 19:56
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

[quote]Orca - No. Not since the DPOC funding was...

[quote]Orca - No. Not since the DPOC funding was assimilated into the JSF purchase. Boat ops are just one part of what we need this platform to do.
/QUOTE]

From the CDS; seems fairly heavily ,...
26th Jun 2013, 14:07
Replies: 23
Views: 4,454
Posted By Justanopinion

Jimlad, the point is that the military do not...

Jimlad, the point is that the military do not have a 10 day window to apply for another job in the military when they find they are in "surplus staff situations" (made redundant)
25th Jun 2013, 13:05
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

The RN are paying only for the training of these...

The RN are paying only for the training of these pilots (and the living costs as per an exchange Officer) so the figures involved are not as astronomical as you indicate. Plus, its not just about...
24th Jun 2013, 13:54
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

So, to summarise the last page or so: The...

So, to summarise the last page or so:

The RAF can conduct Maritime Strike (if it is their list of priorities, which it isn't) from land bases so long as any conflict is within range. If not,...
23rd Jun 2013, 23:21
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

Again, the incorrect mindset as to why we are...

Again, the incorrect mindset as to why we are buying this platform. It is a platform to be operated primarily from sea, deploying ashore as required. Not the other way round.

The operating...
23rd Jun 2013, 22:55
Replies: 291
Views: 67,285
Posted By Justanopinion

In answer to earlier debate, precisely why the...

In answer to earlier debate, precisely why the RAF should not have ownership of a platform being specifically bought for Maritime Strike. Interesting that F35 A is being looked at as a serious...
25th May 2013, 20:39
Replies: 376
Views: 44,596
Posted By Justanopinion

The right to self defence would have meant anyone...

The right to self defence would have meant anyone could have used "reasonable force" to prevent the loss of life. Irrelevant that the person being attacked was military. Would suggest that armed...
15th May 2013, 19:56
Replies: 47
Views: 12,719
Posted By Justanopinion

He looks smarter than most RAF Officers with a...

He looks smarter than most RAF Officers with a belly to match so fits right in I'd say.

I cant say as I'd get upset about it, just amused.
27th Apr 2013, 19:57
Replies: 41
Views: 5,735
Posted By Justanopinion

This quote from the original document also makes...

This quote from the original document also makes interesting reading
27th Apr 2013, 19:52
Replies: 41
Views: 5,735
Posted By Justanopinion

We will never know what the RN would have given...

We will never know what the RN would have given up to pay for requirements and I'm not interested in getting into an RAF vs RN slanging match (steering clear of GR9 vs Tornado although interesting...
27th Apr 2013, 16:02
Replies: 41
Views: 5,735
Posted By Justanopinion

And how did maritime air power fare in the lead...

And how did maritime air power fare in the lead up to the Second World War when "air elements" were under the control of an Air Force? How has maritime air power fared since 2006 and back under the...
23rd Apr 2013, 00:17
Replies: 98
Views: 24,593
Posted By Justanopinion

Hueymeister- Yes, you will have to wait till 60...

Hueymeister- Yes, you will have to wait till 60 to recieve the pension benefits built from 1 April 2015, however, from age 55 you will recieve pension from AFPS 75/05.

Please see this example from...
21st Apr 2013, 17:45
Replies: 98
Views: 24,593
Posted By Justanopinion

2012DIN01-063: Pension rights accrued under AFPS...

2012DIN01-063: Pension rights accrued under AFPS 1975 and AFPS 2005

This document explains, with examples, how the transition will work.

From 1 April 2015 you will be accruing the new pension...
20th Apr 2013, 18:31
Replies: 98
Views: 24,593
Posted By Justanopinion

The key points:

The key points:
15th Apr 2013, 20:49
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,949,659
Posted By Justanopinion

I suppose going to a two seat community you had...

I suppose going to a two seat community you had first hand experience of progressing through training courses at a different rate to the others. Never mind. Still, well done for getting there...
10th Mar 2013, 15:07
Replies: 71
Views: 8,131
Posted By Justanopinion

Enjoying the paranoia. However, the 2 recent...

Enjoying the paranoia. However, the 2 recent letters in the press are no more representative of Royal Navy policy/planning than the pages of Pprune are that of the RAF.
8th Mar 2013, 04:45
Replies: 105
Views: 27,527
Posted By Justanopinion

No, not really. RN are growing maritime strike...

No, not really. RN are growing maritime strike pilots for the maritime strike platform rather than "keeping people fast jet qual'd". First tourist joining the USN fleet 2013, finishes 2016, adqual...
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