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7th Mar 2019, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,803
Posted By Tightflester

A true pioneer of early Typhoon testing, he was...

A true pioneer of early Typhoon testing, he was one of a few test pilots that made a huge contribution to the programme and were a pleasure to work with.
Craig was a real gentleman outside of his...
28th Oct 2014, 13:21
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Tightflester

The cost in terms of design, for example...

The cost in terms of design, for example environmental systems & seat as well as making cockpits ergonomic (efficient & safe), as well as platform performance (restrictions such as Nz limits)...
8th Sep 2014, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 5,022
Posted By Tightflester

Can't make the Funeral...

Worked (and aviated) with Paul. Truly an Officer & Gentleman, he was one of humanities positives and we’ve suffered a sad loss.
RIP Hoppy.
13th Sep 2008, 03:55
Replies: 107
Views: 18,647
Posted By Tightflester

What a load of rubbish

Where do get this from?
Without going into too much detail (off thread), DASA (as was) accomodated the FJT (Flight Controls Joint Team) out in Munich, there were engineers at Warton, involved in the...
11th Sep 2008, 14:46
Replies: 107
Views: 18,647
Posted By Tightflester

A bit!

YouTube - f-35 Thrust Vectoring (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRgcC9eqEJg)

Might help if you define 'a bit'
25th Aug 2008, 18:03
Replies: 26
Views: 11,035
Posted By Tightflester

I hope you are all aware that Tiffy-GR4 is Air...

I hope you are all aware that Tiffy-GR4 is Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Torpy).
The poor chap couldn’t afford the user guide for the Typhoon AND...
12th Aug 2008, 17:02
Replies: 32
Views: 5,457
Posted By Tightflester

Vice-Admiral Timothy Keating

Commander of the US Fifth Fleet
Addressing the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Constellation shortly before the first cruise missiles were fired (March 20th 2003)
"Make no mistake, when the...
31st Jul 2008, 15:42
Replies: 345
Views: 37,915
Posted By Tightflester

BEagle

Where for art thou?

How did that bunch of Norther Monkeys get away with it?
I smell a rat :eek:
22nd Jul 2008, 19:21
Replies: 4
Views: 2,758
Posted By Tightflester

Cart & Horse

I don't know how much the course would cost, but if you are not being sponsored by a lucrative company to attend, I'd suggest you start buying lottery tickets by the bagful and keep your fingers...
22nd Jul 2008, 18:48
Replies: 24
Views: 3,160
Posted By Tightflester

Say again over

Assuming that when you refer to your instructor, you mean a genuine, certified flying instructor and not a bloke down the pub whom you bought a few pints and gave $100 for a few lessons, then I’d...
18th Jun 2008, 14:54
Replies: 63
Views: 15,326
Posted By Tightflester

Fastener

I think you'll find Lockheed Martin are 'handling the whole project' for the F-35b
12th Jun 2008, 17:55
Replies: 67
Views: 5,113
Posted By Tightflester

Compensation Lottery

It’s easy money.
Better odds than the national lottery.
If she loses the case, what has she lost? She’s representing herself, so not much.
If on the other hand she wins…. Kerching.

I'm just...
9th Jun 2008, 21:01
Replies: 164
Views: 14,364
Posted By Tightflester

3 fish begining and ending with the letter 'K'

Killer Shark
Kwiksave Frozen Hadock
Kilmarnock
22nd May 2008, 21:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By Tightflester

UFO Stories

I'm not sure as to the validity of this story, but it caught my eye.
It involves an RAF Pilot and a UFO:

A visiting UFO abducts 3 specimens to take back to their home planet:
A Chinese Farmer,...
14th May 2008, 18:45
Replies: 64
Views: 15,134
Posted By Tightflester

Absolutely Genghis

That is a terrible bit of advice.
Depending on the dynamics of the aircraft at the time, making a big input change could cause enough excess loading to cause damage / structural failure.... or just...
9th May 2008, 19:06
Replies: 119
Views: 43,309
Posted By Tightflester

I wouldn’t put yourself down that much old-boy. ...

I wouldn’t put yourself down that much old-boy.
Ok, maybe you're speculating about something which you have no knowledge, but that doesn't necessarily mean you’re too simple.
23rd Apr 2008, 18:11
Replies: 29
Views: 4,144
Posted By Tightflester

Here's a good story for you...

[ Deleted by CIA ]
21st Apr 2008, 18:12
Replies: 184
Views: 16,013
Posted By Tightflester

Headlines

Off topic I know but I strive to share my favourite Newspaper headline at any given opportunity, and this thread has stumbled into the ballpark.

The headline concerns a 4'8" tall clairvoyant who’d...
21st Apr 2008, 17:18
Replies: 89
Views: 13,765
Posted By Tightflester

Excellent timing

Maybe they could fly past at the next Calcutta Cup match.... above 1000ft of course :rolleyes:

However (can of worms time) how would the Blue Angels et al be treated as they are not


Are...
31st Mar 2008, 13:41
Replies: 42
Views: 6,428
Posted By Tightflester

Outdated?

I was, on the same day I read the links I posted, reading a link about England winning the World Cup in 2003.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/3228728.stm
As it was an...
30th Mar 2008, 16:54
Replies: 42
Views: 6,428
Posted By Tightflester

Ah, good old CDD (Clue Deficiency Disorder). ...

Ah, good old CDD (Clue Deficiency Disorder).
You may be able to treat some of the symptoms with this:
http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ac/jsf.htm (http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ac/jsf.htm)...
16th Dec 2007, 13:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By Tightflester

Atchoum, I too am unsure as to what the FDA...

Atchoum,
I too am unsure as to what the FDA service is.
I would be interested to know what you feel is unsafe with your present set up such that you need to ‘increase the safety level’. I am not...
13th Dec 2007, 10:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By Tightflester

Sorry Atchoum, only joking. I do find it...

Sorry Atchoum, only joking.
I do find it strange that you are being asked to procure expensive instrumentanion kit for aircraft doing 'humanitarian' tasks.
What data is required and why?
12th Dec 2007, 17:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By Tightflester

FDA

Shawn, I'd ask Atchoum. I think he works in their sales office ;)
30th Nov 2007, 11:59
Replies: 354
Views: 59,296
Posted By Tightflester

I Think...

Apollo 13 was very well made

The right stuff was a great study with groovy music

Disney's Flight of The Navigator made me smile, a good family film

Pearl Harbour was a hollywood farce
...
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