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9th Apr 2017, 02:00
Replies: 75
Views: 14,746
Posted By Bicster

Just a thought, looking at some of the...

Just a thought, looking at some of the screws/bolts on the throttle box there seems to be quite a bit of rust and corrosion. If any moisture has made it down into the gaps (which I think it may well...
7th Apr 2017, 02:06
Replies: 75
Views: 14,746
Posted By Bicster

So the snag must be with the linkages in the...

So the snag must be with the linkages in the throttle box itself? I hope you find a solution and keep posting.
6th Apr 2017, 18:03
Replies: 75
Views: 14,746
Posted By Bicster

Have you tried rocking the thrust levers to the...

Have you tried rocking the thrust levers to the side to get from max dry into reheat?
19th Jul 2015, 02:53
Replies: 18
Views: 4,637
Posted By Bicster

Just finished listening to the Podcast. I...

Just finished listening to the Podcast. I thought id listen to a few minutes of it, its now 02:53. I recommend anyone with an interest in aviation to listen to that.

Thanks Dat :ok:
31st May 2015, 04:56
Replies: 40
Views: 13,618
Posted By Bicster

XM607

I was an MTD and served from 1991 until 2004. I was posted to Waddington from 1994 until 1999. This might be the most stupid post in this thread but I just thought id tell you all anyway. Every...
13th Jan 2015, 17:51
Replies: 37
Views: 13,221
Posted By Bicster

Theres a Typhoon and a Voyager over the North Sea...

Theres a Typhoon and a Voyager over the North Sea just East of Skegness at the moment
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2013, 03:42
Replies: 43
Views: 5,626
Posted By Bicster

Im an ex RAF MTD. On tanker pool during winter...

Im an ex RAF MTD. On tanker pool during winter we poured the contents of our fuel inspection glass (minus the water detecting capsule) into the bowser diesel tank to prevent the diesel slushing or...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2013, 01:50
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By Bicster

Didnt the old Compo Rations (before the grim boil...

Didnt the old Compo Rations (before the grim boil in the bag) include toilet paper that was like IZAL but felt like taking a belt sander to the hoop? Not needed of course if you ate the biscuits...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2013, 16:40
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By Bicster

IZAL, the hardest of the toilet papers as it...

IZAL, the hardest of the toilet papers as it takes no s**t from anybody
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2013, 04:44
Replies: 114
Views: 6,787
Posted By Bicster

I read his book 'Its Not About The Bike' during...

I read his book 'Its Not About The Bike' during my recovery from life threatening injuries, I thought he was a great man. I cant slate him for his bravery during his fight with the big c but im very...
19th Jan 2013, 04:32
Replies: 54
Views: 9,764
Posted By Bicster

Basic training in 1991 at Swinderby was when I...

Basic training in 1991 at Swinderby was when I first took control of a buffer floor manual. I had to move it from one part of the room to another and was advised it was very heavy, so with all my...
14th Dec 2012, 15:42
Replies: 93
Views: 26,671
Posted By Bicster

Geezers of Nazareth, I cant remember the exact...

Geezers of Nazareth, I cant remember the exact year but it would have been around 1996 when I was detached to Fairford for the air show. It was the last day and the flying display had finished,...
11th Dec 2012, 03:03
Replies: 24
Views: 5,958
Posted By Bicster

Not in the 80's but the early to mid 90's I was...

Not in the 80's but the early to mid 90's I was the MTD tanker driver for 51 Sqn on 3 dets to Akrotiri. Great memories which include seeing a glider and being told I hadnt seen that. Lady Lamps for...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2012, 16:06
Replies: 244
Views: 22,219
Posted By Bicster

They are starting to lay the balloon out now,...

They are starting to lay the balloon out now, looks promising for a launch
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Oct 2012, 02:07
Replies: 76
Views: 5,616
Posted By Bicster

Id take a fresh flask of plutonium to ensure I...

Id take a fresh flask of plutonium to ensure I could generate 1.21 gigawatts of electricity to return to the future when I hit 88 mph :E
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Sep 2012, 19:57
Replies: 113
Views: 7,900
Posted By Bicster

The smell of a carrot that you have just pulled...

The smell of a carrot that you have just pulled up, that and Castrol R are my favourites
26th Sep 2012, 00:55
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By Bicster

Spitfire night

Just sat here reading the great SHFNI thread whilst watching the antiques roadshow (closet fan) when my ears pricked up during the adverts. Wednesday night from 21:00 its Spitfire night on...
4th Aug 2012, 03:59
Replies: 174
Views: 50,052
Posted By Bicster

Just have to say as the Canberra came up, I did...

Just have to say as the Canberra came up, I did the last operational refuel on the T17 at RAF Wyton. Still wondering to this day if a T17 fried my goolies as I drove my tanker one night onto a pan...
3rd Aug 2012, 02:00
Replies: 88
Views: 45,526
Posted By Bicster

I was on guard on the main gate at RAF Wyton in...

I was on guard on the main gate at RAF Wyton in the early 90's when a Rolls Royce came down to the gate. Treating it just as any other vehicle that turned up at the gate I asked the driver to pull...
30th Jul 2012, 23:21
Replies: 174
Views: 50,052
Posted By Bicster

I hope nobody minds me asking a bit of a daft...

I hope nobody minds me asking a bit of a daft question, its one ive been itching to ask for years. On a very high performance aircraft such as the Lightning as you were cruising along and decided to...
8th Jul 2012, 02:02
Replies: 42
Views: 23,746
Posted By Bicster

A couple of videos that may be of interest

Just browsing tonight and by chance have stumbled across a few videos that some may appreciate.

Jump Jet (1981) - YouTube

Aerial Journeys - The Red Arrows - YouTube
22nd Apr 2012, 23:29
Replies: 18
Views: 4,840
Posted By Bicster

In a word, no.

In a word, no.
6th Dec 2011, 22:41
Replies: 194
Views: 79,963
Posted By Bicster

Thank you once again wclark1238, im not an...

Thank you once again wclark1238, im not an aviator, well apart from flying a Slingsby Venture T2 solo for a circuit of RAF Cosford when I was 16 but ive always had a great interest in aviation which...
6th Dec 2011, 14:33
Replies: 194
Views: 79,963
Posted By Bicster

Thank you wclark1238, thats put my mind at rest...

Thank you wclark1238, thats put my mind at rest after all these years. I was an MT driver at Wyton on nights that night and someone said there was something rather special on the airfield so I had a...
6th Dec 2011, 00:24
Replies: 194
Views: 79,963
Posted By Bicster

I certainly did not see a black glider like thing...

I certainly did not see a black glider like thing outside the 51 sqn hangar at Wyton in the early 1990's one night. I didnt see a bloke in a space suit emerge from it either. Never asked and still...
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