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6th Sep 2019, 19:09
Replies: 33
Views: 13,545
Posted By Lou Scannon

The "tatty photo" must have been taken just after...

The "tatty photo" must have been taken just after the Hercules XV204 from 48 Sqn at Changi had just departed (following the delay) to Butterworth.
We were all closed up ready to depart facing away...
27th May 2019, 19:13
Replies: 28
Views: 10,029
Posted By Lou Scannon

Sorry to hear about John Stappard. He was an...

Sorry to hear about John Stappard.
He was an instructor on the Varsity when we first met then later, with the Air Support Command Examining Unit when he upgraded me to an A2.
A Gentleman and a...
26th May 2019, 15:22
Replies: 21
Views: 4,544
Posted By Lou Scannon

I was on a Hastings Squadron back in the sixties...

I was on a Hastings Squadron back in the sixties and a fellow captain, who had flown with 111 during the Battle of Britain, was adamant that it should be called "hundred and eleven squadron".
22nd May 2019, 18:51
Replies: 95
Views: 37,231
Posted By Lou Scannon

On a lighter note: I read that the press always...

On a lighter note: I read that the press always had some confusion as to who was who with the pair.

It was resolved by the Pilot calling from the front:
"Remember, it's Allcock in front!"
...
26th Apr 2019, 16:04
Replies: 45
Views: 14,681
Posted By Lou Scannon

The smoothest PA was from a colleague following a...

The smoothest PA was from a colleague following a very firm arrival:
"Ladies and Gentlemen, even the most unobservant of you will have noticed that we have now arrived at Kennedy airport...."
1st Apr 2019, 19:32
Replies: 123
Views: 31,250
Posted By Lou Scannon

I managed to fly Puerto Plata to Manchester with...

I managed to fly Puerto Plata to Manchester with almost a full load in just 8.50....... way back in '95.
24th Mar 2019, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,710
Posted By Lou Scannon

I had the pleasure of flying with Norman when we...

I had the pleasure of flying with Norman when we were both with Laker and also visited each other with respective wives for dinner.
Always excellent and supportive company on both the flight deck...
23rd Jan 2019, 16:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By Lou Scannon

Hercules Book

Just been asked by an author to let the C130 guys know about a new book.
Contributions gratefully accepted to hs email address:
Here are the details for the project that I would be delighted for...
23rd Jan 2019, 10:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By Lou Scannon

A Captain and a Gentleman. Always good value and...

A Captain and a Gentleman. Always good value and good company.
23rd Jan 2019, 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,761
Posted By Lou Scannon

I was able to visit Dave a few days before he...

I was able to visit Dave a few days before he died. Having served on the PLC at Air 2000 with Dave...in the last century......I will always remember him as someone who cared about other people.
Not...
19th Jan 2019, 13:49
Replies: 26
Views: 3,260
Posted By Lou Scannon

There were stories that in the early days some...

There were stories that in the early days some single seat heroes used to cut the feed pipe off their G suits. Theses could be left sticking out of their flying suit pockets to convince others that...
18th Oct 2018, 13:50
Replies: 29
Views: 5,871
Posted By Lou Scannon

A and C sums it up. If you chose to drive...

A and C sums it up. If you chose to drive incredible distances following duty any fatigue accident will be down to you. Losing one job at LGW I got another up at Birmingham. I rented a small place a...
17th Sep 2018, 16:37
Replies: 52
Views: 32,767
Posted By Lou Scannon

An unpleasant and unusual situation for both the...

An unpleasant and unusual situation for both the crew and controllers. Disregard glofish's comment about "irrelevant babble". In this situation there is bound to be an amount of thinking aloud by...
13th Sep 2018, 19:01
Replies: 120
Views: 20,235
Posted By Lou Scannon

Late 60's,Changi Airmens Mess...Orderly Officer...

Late 60's,Changi Airmens Mess...Orderly Officer doing his rounds.
Any complaints?
One young airman complained that it was the same old choice everyday.
OO looks around the mess. Indian bar,...
7th Sep 2018, 19:24
Replies: 36
Views: 8,010
Posted By Lou Scannon

I can verify that story as I too was once a...

I can verify that story as I too was once a student with Chalky White. It seems that he had only flown the Mk 1 Wimpy before the op, and that didn't have a feathering prop as did the one he flew to...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2018, 11:35
Replies: 37
Views: 2,230
Posted By Lou Scannon

Allow me to pass on a cost saving tip for UK...

Allow me to pass on a cost saving tip for UK hearing aid users:
If you use hearing aids, either NHS or privately supplied, you may be surprised to learn that as far as rail travel is concerned, you...
11th Aug 2018, 11:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By Lou Scannon

I am a long retired airline pilot. I needed three...

I am a long retired airline pilot. I needed three ablations in retirement before the cardio cracked it back in 2010. Since then I have had one run of what could have been atrial fibrillation ( the...
2nd Jun 2018, 18:58
Replies: 5
Views: 2,556
Posted By Lou Scannon

Perhaps this comment from a friend who was one of...

Perhaps this comment from a friend who was one of the "Bomber boys" in that he was a Bomb Aimer on Wellingtons then Lancs, will help:

"Yes. At OTU I had 14 hours on the Link trainer (recorded in...
23rd May 2018, 18:47
Replies: 31
Views: 5,950
Posted By Lou Scannon

Being known as "The hit man from Crufts" couldn't...

Being known as "The hit man from Crufts" couldn't have helped his subsequent aviation career!
8th May 2018, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By Lou Scannon

In hot conditions it would be absurd not to use...

In hot conditions it would be absurd not to use some form of cooling from both the crew and pax point of view. I well remember how on the DC10 when the Apu was u/s, we used the "big APU" ie No 2...
27th Apr 2018, 19:13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By Lou Scannon

I was another of the Singapore 48 Sqn members and...

I was another of the Singapore 48 Sqn members and well remember Mike on his first tour.
Sad news indeed.
22nd Apr 2018, 10:36
Replies: 33
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lou Scannon

There was a story that when a certain...

There was a story that when a certain R.J.Mitchell was told that the Air Ministry
proposed to call his new design "Spitfire", he remarked:
"That is the sort of silly bloody name they would give...
30th Mar 2018, 19:15
Replies: 71
Views: 9,776
Posted By Lou Scannon

1958 and a Flying Scholarship at the Midland Aero...

1958 and a Flying Scholarship at the Midland Aero Club at Birmingham Elmdon on Tiger Moths. It was enough hours to qualify for a PPL and probably helped to get me in to the RAF which led, after a...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2018, 19:31
Replies: 758
Views: 78,978
Posted By Lou Scannon

As with most aircrew I have suffered the noise...

As with most aircrew I have suffered the noise from inconsiderate people, usually after midnight and often in the next room.
The solution is simple:
When you get your early call give them one on...
24th Feb 2018, 11:18
Replies: 40
Views: 18,628
Posted By Lou Scannon

This is the IWM recording where Sir Peter talks,...

This is the IWM recording where Sir Peter talks, very candidly, about his life and career including tips on how to dodge ADC jobs without causing offence!
(I was on the CFS course with him back in...
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