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1st Apr 2019, 19:06
Replies: 34
Views: 6,433
Posted By frodo_monkey

See here: ...

See here:

https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/405176-officer-aircrew-candidates-please-read-thread-first.html

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but highly likely you can’t.
21st Mar 2019, 17:35
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

No, was borrowed from the FL.

No, was borrowed from the FL.
20th Mar 2019, 22:19
Replies: 65
Views: 23,046
Posted By frodo_monkey

With their Block 52 F16s?

With their Block 52 F16s?
20th Mar 2019, 22:08
Replies: 65
Views: 23,046
Posted By frodo_monkey

You think that doesn’t happen anyway?!...

You think that doesn’t happen anyway?! Unfortunately you then have to give back sorties flying red air for the benefit of those you’re flying against (= less time rehearsing your own tactics in a...
16th Mar 2019, 08:33
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

You’re entitled to your opinion... but you’re...

You’re entitled to your opinion... but you’re wrong. The Tornado is arguably the most significant and long-lasting fast-jet in the history of the Royal Air Force.
28th Feb 2019, 08:49
Replies: 75
Views: 43,483
Posted By frodo_monkey

Convention would be to wear a flying suit...

Convention would be to wear a flying suit sanitised of badges and insignia, but to carry certain forms of ID and wear dog tags.
22nd Feb 2019, 21:04
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

That’s not Cab, and is a backseater (and a mate...

That’s not Cab, and is a backseater (and a mate of mine).
16th Feb 2019, 19:19
Replies: 26
Views: 4,363
Posted By frodo_monkey

Wg Cdr is outside the PA Spine. You could be...

Wg Cdr is outside the PA Spine. You could be promoted to Sqn Ldr and stay PA Spine, you’re eligible for promotion to Wg Cdr as a PA Spine Sqn Ldr, but the only way of taking it is to go back onto the...
6th Feb 2019, 19:15
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

It’s spelt Boning. i won’t name the chap on...

It’s spelt Boning.

i won’t name the chap on the left but can confirm he’s a top bloke!
2nd Feb 2019, 08:52
Replies: 26
Views: 5,901
Posted By frodo_monkey

Probably carrying one for air carriage hour...

Probably carrying one for air carriage hour reasons.
31st Jan 2019, 16:46
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

It’s definitely done it’s last trip in Shader;...

It’s definitely done it’s last trip in Shader; that was direct from the crew! Jets come home next week then flypasts and drinking until OSD.
31st Jan 2019, 16:09
Replies: 395
Views: 212,931
Posted By frodo_monkey

Tornado has landed from her last operational...

Tornado has landed from her last operational sortie... I for one will miss the old girl very much - she kept my ass safe for over 200 green logbook entries.

What a jet, and what a fine...
23rd Jan 2019, 21:10
Replies: 58
Views: 20,854
Posted By frodo_monkey

GR4 certainly had the same fuel panel - although...

GR4 certainly had the same fuel panel - although no actual ‘Tank O’, it still had the switch...
19th Nov 2018, 16:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,809
Posted By frodo_monkey

Mostly there, but “Terminate” for trg objectives...

Mostly there, but “Terminate” for trg objectives reached, “KIO” x3 for safety.
16th Nov 2018, 18:45
Replies: 163
Views: 45,504
Posted By frodo_monkey

I completely agree that Voyager *should* also...

I completely agree that Voyager *should* also have a boom a la the Aussie version, but it could be argued that the other types have sufficient internal fuel for their role (not Voyager, it doesn’t...
16th Nov 2018, 16:35
Replies: 163
Views: 45,504
Posted By frodo_monkey

Other way round - if we buy F35A then you have an...

Other way round - if we buy F35A then you have an endorsed requirement for boom refueling.
6th Nov 2018, 14:38
Replies: 32
Views: 5,159
Posted By frodo_monkey

Trust me, the original plan for the RAF100 jet...

Trust me, the original plan for the RAF100 jet was much more elaborate... but vetoed above my pay grade :(
26th Aug 2018, 04:15
Replies: 40
Views: 6,783
Posted By frodo_monkey

Top/bottom/middle (also known as Take Back Manual...

Top/bottom/middle (also known as Take Back Manual for the obvious disengage reason):

Top - autopilot
Bottom - Flight Director
Middle - TFR
24th Aug 2018, 07:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,551
Posted By frodo_monkey

Definitely known/understood/used in the RAF FJ...

Definitely known/understood/used in the RAF FJ fleet.

’Full up’ means every system serviceable and available, probably reported during Fence checks before going over badlands.
14th Aug 2018, 16:36
Replies: 17
Views: 5,201
Posted By frodo_monkey

The N-word was the Sqn ops radio callsign at...

The N-word was the Sqn ops radio callsign at Lossie in 2012...
1st Aug 2018, 16:26
Replies: 21
Views: 6,110
Posted By frodo_monkey

XXV(F) Sqn to reform

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/no-25-squadron-returning-to-fly-the-hawk-t2/

I might be biased, but a great decision - Feriens Tego!
10th Jun 2018, 20:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,864
Posted By frodo_monkey

One of the Cosford jets doing their aeros display...

One of the Cosford jets doing their aeros display over the field/Shouldham I guess, based on seeing it from my garden! Looked like a fine “chap” was flying it... ;)
17th May 2018, 17:26
Replies: 78
Views: 8,175
Posted By frodo_monkey

No one calls it a ‘Tiffie’.

No one calls it a ‘Tiffie’.
1st May 2018, 19:16
Replies: 89
Views: 12,458
Posted By frodo_monkey

Is it though? Surely what you want is to prevent...

Is it though? Surely what you want is to prevent those aircraft from impeding friendly freedom of manoeuvre? If they are trapped in the ground because they’ve “blue screen of death” on their...
2nd Mar 2018, 15:43
Replies: 635
Views: 204,440
Posted By frodo_monkey

Much clearer - that is the procedure on Tornado,...

Much clearer - that is the procedure on Tornado, unless you’re parking in somewhere like a RES (an aircraft shelter you taxy into forwards). In that case you’d pin up before entering for the obvious...
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