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11th Oct 2021, 12:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

……and didn't a. Victor prototype break up ,...

……and didn't a. Victor prototype break up , (tail separation) at low level doing calibration runs at Cranfield and an SR 2 break up due overstress during a press day at Wyton ?
2nd Oct 2021, 09:03
Replies: 211
Views: 36,143
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Boeing 757, particularly when light ! Chipmunk,...

Boeing 757, particularly when light !
Chipmunk, Spitfire, piston !
9th Sep 2021, 11:57
Replies: 701
Views: 250,874
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

OK, so the Judge had to accept that MB pleaded...

OK, so the Judge had to accept that MB pleaded guilty, BUT , if because of evidence put before her suggested, clearly convinced her, from her statements, that some dishonesty was being peddled, why...
7th Sep 2021, 15:23
Replies: 58
Views: 22,176
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Seems all is not well in the Royal Air Force. ...

Seems all is not well in the Royal Air Force.

I seem to remember that a Valley sqn. ldr QFI recently went public about the rather shambolic training programmes at Valley.

Anyone know the...
9th Aug 2021, 18:15
Replies: 98
Views: 15,701
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

If you really want to see an incompetent muppet...

If you really want to see an incompetent muppet who is absolutely clueless go the Science Museum manager at Wroughton, one Matt Moore.,The clown “running” this site is so incompetent the museum there...
26th Jul 2021, 08:54
Replies: 90
Views: 24,845
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

I did, too. On a GAPAN visit to Brize at the...

I did, too.
On a GAPAN visit to Brize at the station commander’s briefing, I asked the question :
So, you have all the transport and tanker assets of the RAF at Brize, with just one runway. Now,...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2021, 17:15
Replies: 32
Views: 8,647
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Absolutely. When I was at South Cerney on ITS...

Absolutely.
When I was at South Cerney on ITS one of our instructors, Melaniphy (?) always had long sleeves even on hot days.

When asked why, he showed us the arm burns he had suffered , trapped...
15th Jul 2021, 17:31
Replies: 33
Views: 7,580
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

I absolutely believe Wigston is wrong. I did...

I absolutely believe Wigston is wrong.

I did my 767 conversion on ZFT. My conclusion: That worked as a highly experienced RAF pilot and 737 captain, but after 60 years of flying is that nothing,...
6th Jul 2021, 07:03
Replies: 8
Views: 3,540
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Cartridge start ( sourcing them would be v...

Cartridge start ( sourcing them would be v difficult ) or modified to electric ?
2nd Jul 2021, 10:16
Replies: 701
Views: 250,874
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

No willy waving on my part. The point I was...

No willy waving on my part. The point I was making is that I am not an “ armchair quarter back”. You may know, others may not.

If the current SOP is to clear the runway, STOP, and then replace...
1st Jul 2021, 08:55
Replies: 701
Views: 250,874
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

[QUOTE=Bob Viking;11071126]RLE. BA/BY ...

[QUOTE=Bob Viking;11071126]RLE.



BA/BY

With regards to the pin in whilst taxying thing (I haven’t read the book and I’m not likely to, so quoting page numbers won’t help) I’ve never had a...
30th Jun 2021, 12:25
Replies: 701
Views: 250,874
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

BV If you properly read what I wrote you would...

BV If you properly read what I wrote you would not need to ask the question.

As I said, has been repeated here by Tecumseh , I was quoting what was written on p 135 of the book and I was quite...
30th Jun 2021, 09:11
Replies: 701
Views: 250,874
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Got my copy yesterday, superb book, but what an...

Got my copy yesterday, superb book, but what an incredible revelation of incompetence and downright dishonesty in both MOD and certain aspects of RAF training or lack of. On page 135 it reveals that...
Forum: North America
4th Jun 2021, 08:05
Replies: 21
Views: 5,404
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

......and will be as “successful” as Boeing’s...

......and will be as “successful” as Boeing’s stillborn sonic cruiser !

..and Concorde cruised at Mach 2.0 not 2.2.

Another Aerion
30th May 2021, 12:10
Replies: 79
Views: 25,798
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

A great read, I have just finished another superb...

A great read, I have just finished another superb book, Harrier 809 by Roland White, available on Amazon for a fiver !

I have always held the Falklands Harrier pilots in the highest regard (...
31st Mar 2021, 17:06
Replies: 87
Views: 33,391
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

..... ........yes, and in commercial aviation,...

.....
........yes, and in commercial aviation, proper airlines certainly, you get a fixed roster, ( mostly) you can plan your life and you get vastly better pay than the RAF.. A senior captain,...
31st Mar 2021, 11:54
Replies: 87
Views: 33,391
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

....but please use you’re where you mean you’re...

....but please use you’re where you mean you’re not your.!!

I see it made the Daily Mail today,
29th Mar 2021, 18:36
Replies: 87
Views: 33,391
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

.....so just what are these competitive salaries...

.....so just what are these competitive salaries being offered by Ascent to Hawk and “Texan” QFI s. ?

.. and 72 WAS a fighter squadron, last with Javelins, its now an FTS, so why do they persist...
29th Mar 2021, 13:10
Replies: 87
Views: 33,391
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Time for AOC 22 Gp and CAS, yes, CAS, to get up...

Time for AOC 22 Gp and CAS, yes, CAS, to get up there and get to the bottom of this.

A totally outrageous situation, never ever saw anything remotely like this in my days as a QFI.
25th Mar 2021, 13:34
Replies: 104
Views: 46,868
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

.....and an excellent offer on a Bremont MB1...

.....and an excellent offer on a Bremont MB1 watch !
24th Mar 2021, 20:13
Replies: 76
Views: 17,399
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Why not cut the group captain posts by 50 % at a...

Why not cut the group captain posts by 50 % at a stroke ?
A few years ago BA slashed the management headcount by a similar amount, my daughter was one who bailed out.
Despite the outcry, things...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2021, 19:02
Replies: 41
Views: 10,613
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Yes, it was called the rudder ratio system. ...

Yes, it was called the rudder ratio system.

I see no reasons (because there aren’t any ) to use rudder on a large jet, x wind, engine failure etc. excepted . period.
Chipmunks, Tigers, Cessnas...
6th Mar 2021, 11:58
Replies: 60
Views: 26,349
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Yes, I am retired (how did you guess ?) However,...

Yes, I am retired (how did you guess ?) However, I respectfully suggest you guys read the Boeing winter ops. procedures, the requirements of the FAA , CAA, EASA, and Transport Canada. So far as I can...
5th Mar 2021, 20:01
Replies: 60
Views: 26,349
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

Well, may be I don’t but I DO know how it was...

Well, may be I don’t but I DO know how it was done in my day, kept me and my crew and pax. safe for all those years, so hardly nonsense, thank you.
I, too, wanted to get to the B runway, BUT with a...
5th Mar 2021, 17:04
Replies: 60
Views: 26,349
Posted By RetiredBA/BY

ASRAAMTOO Well, I have been retired for 24...

ASRAAMTOO

Well, I have been retired for 24 years but flew jets for all of my 34 years of jet flying, since I was 18. I have never been deiced engines running, so I checked the wings, stab, and fin...
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