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11th Aug 2019, 03:36
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Posted By flighthappens

it is. However, I have been to at least 4...

it is.

However, I have been to at least 4 Aviation Medicine courses since 2006, with the last being in 2015, run by the military of two different countries (including the RAF) and until this case...
6th Aug 2019, 01:39
Replies: 514
Views: 293,499
Posted By flighthappens

Is there a definition anywhere for what...

Is there a definition anywhere for what constitutes “cognitive impairment” in the aviation context, and is it related to what most mil aircrew call “capacity”?

i ask because as has previously been...
30th May 2019, 15:01
Replies: 23
Views: 8,776
Posted By flighthappens

you can run with this line of reasoning but the...

you can run with this line of reasoning but the decision not to fit a boom is IMO a poor one, inwards looking at best.

two main reasons:

firstly it it has been shown to be short sighted in RAF...
20th Apr 2019, 21:58
Replies: 65
Views: 23,534
Posted By flighthappens

Red air is only a waste of a time if people are...

Red air is only a waste of a time if people are not thinking correctly. At present the threat has very similar capabilities to the 4th Gen Blue - mimicking red is certainly not “invalid”. There are...
19th Apr 2019, 00:44
Replies: 65
Views: 23,534
Posted By flighthappens

it does to an extent. And whilst Cobham jets are...

it does to an extent. And whilst Cobham jets are pretty solid at some aspects of red air they are only going so fast and so high. They and 100Sqn should make up numbers not be primary red.
17th Apr 2019, 13:03
Replies: 11,985
Views: 2,727,997
Posted By flighthappens

until you are tasked with OCA or DCA, both of...

until you are tasked with OCA or DCA, both of which the F-35 is adept at performing?
31st Mar 2019, 17:03
Replies: 67
Views: 17,429
Posted By flighthappens

Bigpants, may I ask what helmet you are...

Bigpants,

may I ask what helmet you are wearing?
23rd Mar 2019, 00:59
Replies: 93
Views: 63,384
Posted By flighthappens

What is more important is buying into the...

What is more important is buying into the continuous upgrades... share the cost between the RAF/RAAF and avoid having the sustainment problem the E3D became.
22nd Mar 2019, 13:29
Replies: 93
Views: 63,384
Posted By flighthappens

5 will be far more serviceable/reliable than the...

5 will be far more serviceable/reliable than the current “7”. And more capable at the same time.

but yes, it would be nice if the RAF could get a couple more.
22nd Mar 2019, 01:46
Replies: 15
Views: 5,836
Posted By flighthappens

Add the above that almost certainly a poor...

Add the above that almost certainly a poor ejection posture (I doubt he was expecting it) and probably not ready for the landing...

zero-zero doesn’t guarantee absence of injury...
8th Mar 2019, 23:25
Replies: 9
Views: 3,010
Posted By flighthappens

the same way that the spitfire MkXIV wasn’t the...

the same way that the spitfire MkXIV wasn’t the same as the MkII, or the F-16 bk70 is significantly more capable than the original F-16A. If you are standing still in the fighter game you are moving...
26th Feb 2019, 02:35
Replies: 218
Views: 65,545
Posted By flighthappens

when will it see frontline RAF service? What...

when will it see frontline RAF service?

What percentage of the fleet will be so outfitted?
4th Feb 2019, 04:23
Replies: 26
Views: 8,802
Posted By flighthappens

How many of these esteemed gents are/were CR on...

How many of these esteemed gents are/were CR on their type?
2nd Feb 2019, 15:09
Replies: 26
Views: 6,026
Posted By flighthappens

There you go. I assume that’s a cleared config...

There you go. I assume that’s a cleared config within the RTS then...

Cheers.
2nd Feb 2019, 14:39
Replies: 26
Views: 6,026
Posted By flighthappens

JTO - Where does it put the other two PW4 to take...

JTO - Where does it put the other two PW4 to take it up to 4?
2nd Feb 2019, 01:09
Replies: 26
Views: 6,026
Posted By flighthappens

Very nice. It would be good to carry an...

Very nice.

It would be good to carry an asymmetric loadout of 3x PW4 and a single rack of brimstone.
30th Jan 2019, 23:16
Replies: 26
Views: 8,802
Posted By flighthappens

In Aus it’s usually Commander ACG (Air Commodore)...

In Aus it’s usually Commander ACG (Air Commodore)

In in the UK it’s the Station Commanders (Group Captain).
1st Jan 2019, 19:34
Replies: 54
Views: 13,226
Posted By flighthappens

it is a slippery slope... capping/quotas of...

it is a slippery slope... capping/quotas of awards leading to all sorts of nonsense, politicising the process, ultimately devaluing it.

Whatever happened to examining a submission on its merits...
18th Dec 2018, 04:05
Replies: 18
Views: 5,484
Posted By flighthappens

It’s not just about looking after your own. A...

It’s not just about looking after your own. A significant proportion of Coalition air requires Boom refuelling, something that the RAF cannot currently contribute towards.
5th Nov 2018, 06:32
Replies: 77
Views: 16,293
Posted By flighthappens

There is definitely a case for UK met bureau to...

There is definitely a case for UK met bureau to move to issuing a TTF at mil airfields.
7th Oct 2018, 10:10
Replies: 73
Views: 14,041
Posted By flighthappens

add in the cost to recruit, train, maintain, ...

add in the cost to recruit, train, maintain, support, upgrade etc the X times number.

additional to that look at combat effect, an F-35 is going to be able to go places and do things that a...
5th Oct 2018, 15:51
Replies: 218
Views: 65,545
Posted By flighthappens

Or: UK don’t have the money for their planned...

Or: UK don’t have the money for their planned typhoon upgrades - how can they make Tempest work.

The project as a result of the four partner nations is unnecessarily complex in terms of getting...
18th Sep 2018, 12:08
Replies: 197
Views: 60,152
Posted By flighthappens

Word on the street is that the hold is is already...

Word on the street is that the hold is is already longer than that and not getting shorter....

last i I heard is up to 2 years pre-EFT - with significant further holds before both Linton and...
23rd Aug 2018, 06:37
Replies: 50
Views: 7,323
Posted By flighthappens

Typhoon FCS has no auto recovery protection from...

Typhoon FCS has no auto recovery protection from GLOC. The aircraft can recover itself from pilot disorientation, however this function is pilot activated to enter/exit, certainly not automatic.
23rd Aug 2018, 02:36
Replies: 50
Views: 7,323
Posted By flighthappens

some variants of F-16 already have...

some variants of F-16 already have Auto-GCAS(Ground Collision Avoidance System). It has been credited with saving lives and airframes.

It can be done and from what I understand it has already...
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