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11th Oct 2020, 20:51
Replies: 48
Views: 8,318
Posted By taxydual

One of 25 Sqn's (Tornado F3's) allocated...

One of 25 Sqn's (Tornado F3's) allocated formation callsigns, in the 80's, was 'TIMID'. They didn't use it.
23rd Sep 2020, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 3,334
Posted By taxydual

Back in the late '70's'. An Andover CC2 (callsign...

Back in the late '70's'. An Andover CC2 (callsign 'Rainbow'), OK, for the newbies, HRH The Prince Philip, is flying back from the States via Goose, Sondrestrom and Reykjavik. During the refuel stop...
3rd Sep 2020, 10:25
Replies: 70
Views: 12,518
Posted By taxydual

WJ916 (a VERY secret squirrel Varsity) used to...

WJ916 (a VERY secret squirrel Varsity) used to flog the lanes. The only aircraft I've ever seen taxy into an empty hangar under it's own power.
25th Aug 2020, 16:30
Replies: 62
Views: 14,875
Posted By taxydual

Lancaster SW363 ...

Lancaster SW363

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/25260
18th Aug 2020, 19:26
Replies: 124
Views: 24,269
Posted By taxydual

"although bombing Stanley early did keep the...

"although bombing Stanley early did keep the Argies from using it for fast jets."

No it did not! The runway was too short for fast jets.................also not one bomb hit it!!


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7th Aug 2020, 20:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By taxydual

Really

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XX9ptCNpik
21st Jul 2020, 20:06
Replies: 14
Views: 3,598
Posted By taxydual

Don't live near Digger and Diesel, post 7. So...

Don't live near Digger and Diesel, post 7. So advises an ex RAF Wg Cdr Air Traffic Controllers daughter in laws dogs.
https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/627178-leeming-tonight.html
21st Jul 2020, 18:14
Replies: 14
Views: 3,598
Posted By taxydual

PG, alas no. The last Boynton, after many years...

PG, alas no. The last Boynton, after many years and much effort, finally managed to sell the place. It is now a Chinese Restaurant/Takeaway. So sad in so many ways.
21st Jul 2020, 17:41
Replies: 14
Views: 3,598
Posted By taxydual

I live in Bedale, a couple of miles west. I've...

I live in Bedale, a couple of miles west. I've been here for the last 45 years. Honestly, you would hardly know we have an Air Force operating out of Leeming today.*** I've had 25 years (1975 to...
9th Jul 2020, 17:47
Replies: 180
Views: 49,694
Posted By taxydual

Linton, apparently, has 're-opened' to support...

Linton, apparently, has 're-opened' to support 100 Sqn Hawks operations. Leeming has a runway that needs some work. As an aside, with a Station that has closed, what happens to the keys to the...
23rd May 2020, 22:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By taxydual

Condition: For parts or not working ...

Condition:
For parts or not working


Hmm, realistic then.
12th Apr 2020, 21:00
Replies: 97
Views: 32,866
Posted By taxydual

A story related to me by the former ADC to the...

A story related to me by the former ADC to the the Great and Noble ACM The Earl of Bandon (Paddy to all and sundry) former C in C FEAF. Himself and his Good Lady, Lady Lois, were flying from A to B...
31st Mar 2020, 15:04
Replies: 157
Views: 48,148
Posted By taxydual

Ah, and there's me thinking you were referring to...

Ah, and there's me thinking you were referring to the RAF Fireman who managed to do the dirty deed with a WRAF Air Stewardess during a turnround at Gan. Early '70's ISTR.
12th Jan 2020, 20:38
Replies: 84
Views: 29,140
Posted By taxydual

https://www.bradford.co.uk/rafaviatorjacketbge.htm...

https://www.bradford.co.uk/rafaviatorjacketbge.html

A snip at 299.95

I wonder how many XXXL orders they get.
5th Jan 2020, 17:15
Replies: 59
Views: 20,506
Posted By taxydual

OK, you want to be talked out of it. Here goes....

OK, you want to be talked out of it. Here goes. In the event of a crash, because you sit at the front of the aircraft, you will be the first person to be hurt/killed. Aircraft do not, knowingly,...
2nd Dec 2019, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 1,621
Posted By taxydual

I'm here, just.

I'm here, just.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2019, 18:59
Replies: 58
Views: 13,172
Posted By taxydual

This guy ...

This guy

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7651419/Brazilian-man-avoids-decapitated-inches-control-boat-crashes-jetty.html
3rd Nov 2019, 19:09
Replies: 383
Views: 245,446
Posted By taxydual

Maybe, apart from the revolving roof...

Maybe, apart from the revolving roof rack..............
3rd Nov 2019, 13:20
Replies: 383
Views: 245,446
Posted By taxydual

So did the Nimrod.

So did the Nimrod.
29th May 2019, 20:11
Replies: 14
Views: 5,672
Posted By taxydual

ORAC "Speechless One, is this a...

ORAC

"Speechless One, is this a practice?"
26th May 2019, 14:55
Replies: 32
Views: 13,014
Posted By taxydual

Thank God it didn't land. The wheels would have...

Thank God it didn't land. The wheels would have been nicked.
2nd May 2019, 19:26
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By taxydual

No worries. Huawei manufacture them for a quid...

No worries. Huawei manufacture them for a quid each. They have loads available on Ebay.
20th Mar 2019, 21:59
Replies: 168
Views: 94,690
Posted By taxydual

And Linton due to close. OK, keep the airspace...

And Linton due to close. OK, keep the airspace above Linton. But you don't have to use the groundspace at Linton. A couple of minutes transit from Leeming.
15th Feb 2019, 18:45
Replies: 139
Views: 79,619
Posted By taxydual

Slightly off track, but it is a Rumour Site. I...

Slightly off track, but it is a Rumour Site. I followed a small convoy of civvy flatbed trucks carrying Red Arrows GSE to RAF Leeming yesterday. Hmmmm........................................
29th Jan 2019, 09:13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,268
Posted By taxydual

My head still remembers the (F3) 25 Sqn Gin...

My head still remembers the (F3) 25 Sqn Gin Mines. There were some cock tales told on those occasions. Happy Daze.
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