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25th Mar 2011, 11:39
Replies: 13
Views: 5,375
Posted By Gainesy

And you really must stop watching Skynews Bob,...

And you really must stop watching Skynews Bob, its not good for yer telly.

Ah the Good Ol Days, chat to OC Ops in the bar for 20 minutes till he finally asks:"Sorry, I didn't catch our name" then...
22nd Oct 2010, 12:13
Replies: 204
Views: 37,017
Posted By Gainesy

Yep, got enough Stutes, could do with some more...

Yep, got enough Stutes, could do with some more Lerts though.
22nd Oct 2010, 11:59
Replies: 204
Views: 37,017
Posted By Gainesy

At this time? On a Friday? You jest Sir.:)

At this time? On a Friday?

You jest Sir.:)
22nd Oct 2010, 11:05
Replies: 204
Views: 37,017
Posted By Gainesy

HMS Astute had already broken new ground (excuse...

HMS Astute had already broken new ground (excuse the pun) by catching fire several times while being built. Thus BAE is the first to develop both the self-igniting submarine and the planeless...
11th Oct 2010, 11:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gainesy

Only if I'd get to fill it in...

Only if I'd get to fill it in...
8th Oct 2010, 10:11
Replies: 6,695
Views: 2,037,352
Posted By Gainesy

So, according to the Telegraph piece, the...

So, according to the Telegraph piece, the Admirals are willing to accept a diminutive surface fleet in exchange for one carrier, possibly configured as an assault ship, and another in "extended...
8th Oct 2010, 10:04
Replies: 56
Views: 14,627
Posted By Gainesy

Possibly allied to the fact that the bean...

Possibly allied to the fact that the bean counters didn't like major assets "doing nothing most of the time".
7th Oct 2010, 14:08
Replies: 56
Views: 14,627
Posted By Gainesy

Hmm, must have snuck in when Two-Guns Dave* (RW...

Hmm, must have snuck in when Two-Guns Dave* (RW Controller) was looking for the sugar, Jinda.

Interesting markings, 8 or 208 plus 43? Didn't know 43 went S of Tangmere.

(Pic is 5 August 1968 @...
7th Oct 2010, 10:08
Replies: 56
Views: 14,627
Posted By Gainesy

Handy place for a cuppa while waiting to cross...

Handy place for a cuppa while waiting to cross the runway is yer caravan. Then some jobsworth fitted a radio in the Landie...:(
4th Oct 2010, 12:11
Replies: 19
Views: 5,716
Posted By Gainesy

"Well, we can afford to have a house built on...

"Well, we can afford to have a house built on cheap land near an airbase".....:suspect:
1st Oct 2010, 14:48
Replies: 47
Views: 39,232
Posted By Gainesy

A memorial would be nice Neil, but a fin sticking...

A memorial would be nice Neil, but a fin sticking out of the ground might not be the best choice in this case.
1st Oct 2010, 14:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By Gainesy

Thanks Rigger. FFS I used to tune my radio to...

Thanks Rigger. FFS I used to tune my radio to white noise and stick my headphones on to get to sleep at Honington after a night shift...

Hmm. Mebbe I'll sue meself.:rolleyes:
1st Oct 2010, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By Gainesy

For those of us that didn't see it?:confused:

For those of us that didn't see it?:confused:
1st Oct 2010, 11:55
Replies: 50
Views: 7,457
Posted By Gainesy

Should not getting a WRAF* pregnant be regarded...

Should not getting a WRAF* pregnant be regarded as a very cheap method of Force Multiplication?

(Thus subject of a long and tedious essay by some boring old git in Air Clues).

* What are...
1st Oct 2010, 11:46
Replies: 149
Views: 34,165
Posted By Gainesy

Just "Big-Boned", Shirley?

Just "Big-Boned", Shirley?
30th Sep 2010, 10:35
Replies: 50
Views: 7,457
Posted By Gainesy

Thanks. .

Thanks.






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30th Sep 2010, 07:34
Replies: 50
Views: 7,457
Posted By Gainesy

VEM?? What's the V stand for?

VEM?? What's the V stand for?
29th Sep 2010, 16:02
Replies: 133
Views: 36,677
Posted By Gainesy

Slightly out of focus Amos...:ok::)

Slightly out of focus Amos...:ok::)
29th Sep 2010, 13:42
Replies: 165
Views: 53,414
Posted By Gainesy

There was a driver at Finningley in the 1960s...

There was a driver at Finningley in the 1960s with RAF Wings on his uniform, which was that of Leon Motors, the village bus company.

Someone (Station Commander?) at RAF Finningley objected and it...
29th Sep 2010, 11:50
Replies: 50
Views: 7,457
Posted By Gainesy

On a scale of 1 to 10? About 17.:) ...

On a scale of 1 to 10?

About 17.:)

Hmm, 1661 or 1771? Catchy little numbers. One was the "leggit before sundown" and t'other a travel claim?
28th Sep 2010, 08:41
Replies: 149
Views: 34,165
Posted By Gainesy

The aircraft shot down N of Baghdad? How so?

The aircraft shot down N of Baghdad? How so?
27th Sep 2010, 15:51
Replies: 133
Views: 36,677
Posted By Gainesy

The first of Lawyer's pics was taken by my old...

The first of Lawyer's pics was taken by my old mate Tom Hamill of Flight International.

He told me that he kept hold of the low ones to avoid bother...;)
27th Sep 2010, 15:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Gainesy

Is not "Divide and Conquer" the Treasury's Modus...

Is not "Divide and Conquer" the Treasury's Modus Operandi?
27th Sep 2010, 11:34
Replies: 149
Views: 34,165
Posted By Gainesy

They are WSOs now, whatever the sex.

They are WSOs now, whatever the sex.
27th Sep 2010, 10:53
Replies: 149
Views: 34,165
Posted By Gainesy

Thinking about it, having a Samsonite flanking...

Thinking about it, having a Samsonite flanking your seat when inbound to places where random AK rounds are not unusual is not a bad idea at all. Sort of high tech sandbag.
No dafter than a floor...
26th Sep 2010, 11:47
Replies: 6,695
Views: 2,037,352
Posted By Gainesy

Gan is nice...:)

Gan is nice...:)
26th Sep 2010, 10:35
Replies: 149
Views: 34,165
Posted By Gainesy

Warrier Chief Tech than what? Knew one who...

Warrier Chief Tech than what?

Knew one who liked bayonets. He was a bit strange, he was Welsh though.

What's with the Blunty, been embezzeling duvets?:)
26th Sep 2010, 09:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,938
Posted By Gainesy

Its definately Royal Canadian Air Force but I...

Its definately Royal Canadian Air Force but I can't remember just what it signifies. It seems to be a newly made copy too, as to be in that condition from the 1940-50s would be extraordinary.
24th Sep 2010, 14:25
Replies: 25
Views: 3,093
Posted By Gainesy

:uhoh: You're very worrying you know.

:uhoh:

You're very worrying you know.
24th Sep 2010, 12:53
Replies: 25
Views: 3,093
Posted By Gainesy

He's a PTI. No mirrors outside.:)

He's a PTI. No mirrors outside.:)
24th Sep 2010, 11:58
Replies: 13
Views: 3,100
Posted By Gainesy

So did the painters by the looks of it...:)

So did the painters by the looks of it...:)
24th Sep 2010, 10:27
Replies: 2,041
Views: 533,955
Posted By Gainesy

Off Thread A Minute New names are not...

Off Thread A Minute


New names are not always a good idea. Nortrop produced a single engine version of the F-5 with uprated systems and called it the F-5G, next in series after the er... F-5F....
24th Sep 2010, 10:16
Replies: 29
Views: 6,579
Posted By Gainesy

Full RAF Ops Honours List: RAF - Operational...

Full RAF Ops Honours List:

RAF - Operational Honours - Sep 2010 (http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/operationalhonourslistsep2010.cfm)
23rd Sep 2010, 16:02
Replies: 52
Views: 7,206
Posted By Gainesy

The Luftwaffe was very effective against ships....

The Luftwaffe was very effective against ships. After virtually wiping out the Dover-based 4th Destroyer Flotilla (nine ships plus two replacements, not all were sunk but all were put out of action),...
23rd Sep 2010, 11:36
Replies: 54
Views: 19,135
Posted By Gainesy

Not a looker AA, but the one one the left looks...

Not a looker AA, but the one one the left looks like she'd bang like a belt-fed Bofors...
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