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15th May 2022, 08:42
Replies: 28
Views: 6,541
Posted By teeteringhead

I think there's a painting.....

I think there's a painting.....
7th May 2022, 08:00
Replies: 48
Views: 6,871
Posted By teeteringhead

Sounds a bit like the Puma manual gear extension...

Sounds a bit like the Puma manual gear extension (of old?)

Questions for current Puma chaps/chapesses:

1. Is it still the same on the new improved Puma?

2. If so, remind me how many pumps...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd May 2022, 12:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By teeteringhead

I helped my Uncle Jack off a horse..........

I helped my Uncle Jack off a horse..........
29th Apr 2022, 09:49
Replies: 38
Views: 3,729
Posted By teeteringhead

I knew someone once who put their post-noms (to...

I knew someone once who put their post-noms (to be fair, they were DFC AFC) on their cheque book........
25th Apr 2022, 07:53
Replies: 38
Views: 3,729
Posted By teeteringhead

Don’t see the problem wearing ribbons with any...

Don’t see the problem wearing ribbons with any uniform. Have seen them recently on police, fire and ambulance workers - when they’re wearing “best”.

Used to be more widespread; in my youth (50s...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2022, 10:20
Replies: 28
Views: 2,658
Posted By teeteringhead

Which I believe is one of the "eureka" moments...

Which I believe is one of the "eureka" moments that made contact lenses possible.........
23rd Apr 2022, 10:16
Replies: 12
Views: 3,202
Posted By teeteringhead

Dropped a mate from a Huey once. He was a sport...

Dropped a mate from a Huey once. He was a sport free-fall parachutist (as well). At 10,000 he got onto the right skid, eased his way forward, banged on my door and - with a feigned look of horror -...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2022, 11:12
Replies: 90
Views: 11,700
Posted By teeteringhead

Best complaint I ever heard about was from Norn...

Best complaint I ever heard about was from Norn Iron.

The Mighty Wessex was doing a number of landings and takeoffs from the HQNI LS at Lisburn - must have been lots of VIPs coming and going.

A...
21st Apr 2022, 07:45
Replies: 92
Views: 7,815
Posted By teeteringhead

And another impressive fact about the Coronation...

And another impressive fact about the Coronation Flypast and Static Display: I understand that ALL the aircraft involved were UK based, not a single one from Germany or farther afield.......
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2022, 09:43
Replies: 61
Views: 9,613
Posted By teeteringhead

HK perhaps not the best example of how to do...

HK perhaps not the best example of how to do it..........
10th Apr 2022, 11:28
Replies: 51
Views: 7,907
Posted By teeteringhead

But the Baltic States are NATO members, so...

But the Baltic States are NATO members, so Article 5 will/would/should apply???
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2022, 10:26
Replies: 111
Views: 21,184
Posted By teeteringhead

Saw a report of that which included the words:...

Saw a report of that which included the words: "She hit the victim with her penis". Now there's two words I never expected to see together...........
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2022, 10:13
Replies: 35
Views: 7,386
Posted By teeteringhead

A chum of mine recently shared a bit of info he'd...

A chum of mine recently shared a bit of info he'd come across - it might be a "meme" if I knew what one of those was........

It said: "50 years ago, car manuals told you how to adjust valve...
23rd Mar 2022, 15:13
Replies: 18
Views: 3,899
Posted By teeteringhead

Surely an airman (no capital letter) is a...

Surely an airman (no capital letter) is a wide-ranging generic description, contrasting with soldier or sailor.

I believe it would be correct to say: the Duke of Wellington was a soldier, Nelson...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2022, 19:26
Replies: 43
Views: 5,540
Posted By teeteringhead

ISTR there was one in the 60s (?) in the News of...

ISTR there was one in the 60s (?) in the News of the Screws:

"When the Nudist Welfare Officer's Model Wife met the Chinese Hypnotist from the Co-Op Bacon Factory."
22nd Mar 2022, 19:20
Replies: 64
Views: 6,358
Posted By teeteringhead

DH106 I think you'll find the word is...

DH106

I think you'll find the word is pedantry. (See what I did there!!)
21st Mar 2022, 17:11
Replies: 115
Views: 32,107
Posted By teeteringhead

To be fair to the “fang farrier” she has done a...

To be fair to the “fang farrier” she has done a bit more in her career than just root fillings you know. She was a Deskie at Innsworth (albeit for the professionally qualified, but a Deskie is a...
8th Mar 2022, 12:33
Replies: 64
Views: 8,153
Posted By teeteringhead

When one was in Whitehall some years ago, one had...

When one was in Whitehall some years ago, one had many dealings with PSO to ACAS (sorry! Personal Staff Officer to the Assistant Chief of Air Staff).

Borrowing a phrase from Flanders and Swann...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Mar 2022, 09:07
Replies: 11,239
Views: 1,063,621
Posted By teeteringhead

But it’s the same principle KnC, as when the...

But it’s the same principle KnC, as when the military give MBEs, OBEs and simliar.

The more people you recommend, the more likely you are to get one yourself!!
25th Feb 2022, 08:52
Replies: 4
Views: 2,215
Posted By teeteringhead

Which sadly I suspect wouldn't bother him too...

Which sadly I suspect wouldn't bother him too much .........
24th Feb 2022, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By teeteringhead

Here's a longer version, written by Mike...

Here's a longer version, written by Mike Douglass:



Mike - apologies for a bit of editing of your amazing tale.
23rd Feb 2022, 14:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By teeteringhead

I'm sure the tale of "220's" SAM 7 encounter is...

I'm sure the tale of "220's" SAM 7 encounter is well known to you gpevans, but here's an account from an article recently published in the Sultan's Armed Forces Association Journal - a long story...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2022, 13:51
Replies: 55
Views: 20,631
Posted By teeteringhead

Ah TCP. Remember one time I was on antibiotics...

Ah TCP. Remember one time I was on antibiotics for a throat infection. No alcohol at all (!!).

Well, this chum in the bar offered me a Laphroig (sp?), ideal he said for a sore throat. As Milady...
21st Feb 2022, 13:33
Replies: 24
Views: 5,733
Posted By teeteringhead

Was that Alan Brew??

Was that Alan Brew??
20th Feb 2022, 12:05
Replies: 24
Views: 5,733
Posted By teeteringhead

I’m impressed that “daily activities” include...

I’m impressed that “daily activities” include “sex life” …………

hat ……. coat ……… taxi for Teeters…..
20th Feb 2022, 09:37
Replies: 35
Views: 4,145
Posted By teeteringhead

There was certainly a Chinook pilot who lost a...

There was certainly a Chinook pilot who lost a lower leg in FI, who returned to flying - and instructing.
16th Feb 2022, 16:39
Replies: 115
Views: 32,107
Posted By teeteringhead

.....and always gets out of the bath to pee.

.....and always gets out of the bath to pee.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2022, 09:27
Replies: 34
Views: 6,735
Posted By teeteringhead

[my italics] Isn't that part of the problem...

[my italics]

Isn't that part of the problem these days? They're a Police Service dontyerknow.

You try parking a pink boat on Oxford Circus for 3 days. Might just get removed before then, no?
10th Feb 2022, 11:05
Replies: 21
Views: 3,403
Posted By teeteringhead

... or 49.26 metres short wave!

... or 49.26 metres short wave!
3rd Feb 2022, 10:20
Replies: 28
Views: 8,135
Posted By teeteringhead

A gentleman and a great friend to Oman and the...

A gentleman and a great friend to Oman and the UK. I was once moved to ask him how/why he stayed in Oman as "Loan Service" for so long - he arrived when I was there as a gp capt, and gently eased...
1st Feb 2022, 14:15
Replies: 114
Views: 23,372
Posted By teeteringhead

At least in the finest traditions of the SH Force...

At least in the finest traditions of the SH Force we can now have even more people (gender neutral noun) without 2 being dressed the same....
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2022, 09:38
Replies: 26
Views: 3,357
Posted By teeteringhead

SHJ - tests were only introduced in UK - I think...

SHJ - tests were only introduced in UK - I think - in about 1937 or 38.

My late father had never taken a test - or had an accident. Apparently he had applied for a job in the 30s and was asked if...
20th Jan 2022, 10:48
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By teeteringhead

The photo recce Beavers in Northern Ireland...

The photo recce Beavers in Northern Ireland inspired a verse in a song in the helicopter songbook. Apologies for any inaccuracies:

"There's a funny looking aircraft,
To the South of...
19th Jan 2022, 11:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,360
Posted By teeteringhead

And I certainly recall a gay guy who was booted...

And I certainly recall a gay guy who was booted out, and subsequently topped himself.......
17th Jan 2022, 09:04
Replies: 109
Views: 46,737
Posted By teeteringhead

I was at Headley Court with John Aldington in '73...

I was at Headley Court with John Aldington in '73 or '74. IIRC he had slipped off an icy wing of a JP and badly broken his leg....... small world innit.
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