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7th Jun 2019, 14:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By Yellow Sun

Ok let's put it this way, the other two...

Ok let's put it this way, the other two respondents were at Waddington in the period specified; as was I. We did not regularly or routinely fly at weekends.

YS
3rd Jun 2019, 17:04
Replies: 4,812
Views: 1,233,511
Posted By Yellow Sun

Quite simply, the public attitude to “risk” has...

Quite simply, the public attitude to “risk” has been conditioned to regard anything the least out of the ordinary as dangerous:

Cue Daily Whail headline about children flying ‘planes before they...
2nd Jun 2019, 14:14
Replies: 43
Views: 9,441
Posted By Yellow Sun

Bear in mind that the other military use of the...

Bear in mind that the other military use of the Spey was on the Nimrod. The sortie profiles were unique, involving high and low level and routine in flight shutdown and relight. On the maritime...
30th Apr 2019, 10:45
Replies: 48
Views: 12,474
Posted By Yellow Sun

I know the whereabouts of Ted Buddin. YS

I know the whereabouts of Ted Buddin.

YS
22nd Apr 2019, 11:22
Replies: 30
Views: 7,342
Posted By Yellow Sun

Which was the same situation as applied when...

Which was the same situation as applied when wings were awarded on completion of basic flying training. You did not qualify for full flying pay until completion of advanced training. More galling was...
17th Apr 2019, 13:59
Replies: 45
Views: 12,684
Posted By Yellow Sun

If anyone hasn't already done so they should read...

If anyone hasn't already done so they should read Confound and Destroy - 100 Group and the Bomber Support Campaign by Martin Streetly:
ISBN 0354 01180 4.

Chapter 6 describing Exercise Operation...
15th Mar 2019, 16:20
Replies: 146
Views: 76,725
Posted By Yellow Sun

Flight Sergeant Flight, who was D Sqn Flight...

Flight Sergeant Flight, who was D Sqn Flight Sergeant at Cranwell until about 1967.

YS
7th Mar 2019, 07:53
Replies: 32
Views: 14,877
Posted By Yellow Sun

What you must bear in mind is the simple fact “No...

What you must bear in mind is the simple fact “No licence, no job”. Obtaining one must be your first priority. It’s all a bit of a gamble and only you will be able to assess the risk and odds of it...
18th Feb 2019, 13:27
Replies: 24
Views: 4,005
Posted By Yellow Sun

As far as I am aware, neither the Treasury or MoD...

As far as I am aware, neither the Treasury or MoD has ever been called upon to justify or defend their position. As I stated earlier, I was party to what I believe to have been the only organised and...
18th Feb 2019, 11:54
Replies: 24
Views: 4,005
Posted By Yellow Sun

In the early ‘90s I subscribed to group that...

In the early ‘90s I subscribed to group that raised funds to obtain a counsel’s opinion on the merits of a carefully selected test case. Unfortunately the opinion was not favourable and there was...
17th Feb 2019, 14:53
Replies: 124
Views: 73,808
Posted By Yellow Sun

Sea Kings in Chile and more besides, read about...

Sea Kings in Chile and more besides, read about it in Sid' Edwards book.

YS
13th Feb 2019, 14:31
Replies: 119
Views: 53,903
Posted By Yellow Sun

Quote from the Aircrew Manual: Where...

Quote from the Aircrew Manual:



Where was the plotter's pin stowed? I can't remember at all.

YS
10th Feb 2019, 19:06
Replies: 21
Views: 5,284
Posted By Yellow Sun

Their attempt at a response to political Islam? ...

Their attempt at a response to political Islam?

YS
10th Feb 2019, 12:12
Replies: 36
Views: 5,240
Posted By Yellow Sun

Glad to hear he is OK, he was a fine chap. Even...

Glad to hear he is OK, he was a fine chap. Even though I was a bit apprehensive about letting someone who resembled a navy stoker loose in my mouth.

;)YS
9th Feb 2019, 18:51
Replies: 36
Views: 5,240
Posted By Yellow Sun

.....and there was a tanker navigator who became...

.....and there was a tanker navigator who became a RAF Dental Officer.

YS
22nd Jan 2019, 11:27
Replies: 25
Views: 4,489
Posted By Yellow Sun

I wholeheartedly agree, the comments show that we...

I wholeheartedly agree, the comments show that we can rise above this senseless act. The difference couldn’t be more stark.

YS
9th Jan 2019, 14:13
Replies: 110
Views: 21,766
Posted By Yellow Sun

Who recalls the Direct Entry tie? A gold ladder...

Who recalls the Direct Entry tie? A gold ladder on blue background with only the first 3 rungs intact.

YS:)
6th Jan 2019, 13:30
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By Yellow Sun

I recommend you try to obtain a copy of “Sniffing...

I recommend you try to obtain a copy of “Sniffing and Bottling: 1323 Flight and its successors” by Dave Forster. Unfortunately it appears to be out of print and currently unavailable.

However it...
30th Dec 2018, 17:06
Replies: 41
Views: 8,479
Posted By Yellow Sun

In the pre Omega days on the Nimrod Mk1 there was...

In the pre Omega days on the Nimrod Mk1 there was a pragmatic approach to high latitude navigation. In in event that we were called out to go a very long way north, it was considered it would be...
27th Dec 2018, 17:52
Replies: 41
Views: 8,479
Posted By Yellow Sun

That assumes that the technology existed to...

That assumes that the technology existed to detect, identify and locate the relevant targets. As we know this was frequently not the case.

YS
27th Dec 2018, 06:00
Replies: 34
Views: 3,149
Posted By Yellow Sun

Available as a non-deviating target for...

Available as a non-deviating target for interception.

YS
1st Dec 2018, 17:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By Yellow Sun

A little later than the time frame you specified,...

A little later than the time frame you specified, but in about 1971 (can’t remember exactly) my crew was briefed for a Taceval sortie with Andoya as the target. What was unusual, was that we were to...
5th Nov 2018, 11:18
Replies: 24
Views: 5,015
Posted By Yellow Sun

I trust that you checked the window to ensure...

I trust that you checked the window to ensure that the previous owners hadn’t left behind anything that shouldn’t be there? They do have some “form” in that area!...
27th Oct 2018, 16:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By Yellow Sun

I kept in touch with Norm' for a number of years...

I kept in touch with Norm' for a number of years after he left the RAF. He settled in the West Midlands and worked for the British Tourist Board (or similar). We exchanged Christmas cards but...
27th Oct 2018, 16:44
Replies: 340
Views: 63,292
Posted By Yellow Sun

I feel that the airframe would probably have...

I feel that the airframe would probably have "worked". However given the level of technology available at the time I am very unsure whether the avionics would have performed adequately. Those...
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