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6th Jan 2023, 12:04
Replies: 23
Views: 11,455
Posted By 2Planks

There was drug testing in his time, but clearly...

There was drug testing in his time, but clearly enough time had elapsed. Clearly, his recruitment process would have been different from most. Anyone else would have been asked a direct question on...
6th Jan 2023, 11:19
Replies: 23
Views: 11,455
Posted By 2Planks

What were the rules on previous cocaine use when...

What were the rules on previous cocaine use when he joined? I know it is slightly more lenient now but IIRC there was zero tolerance at this time.
1st Jan 2023, 15:44
Replies: 22
Views: 4,421
Posted By 2Planks

Venture Quays and the Columbine Building are...

Venture Quays and the Columbine Building are still there in Cowes, so to answer the OP: What’s the biggest floatplane still available?!
25th Dec 2022, 10:01
Replies: 36
Views: 10,705
Posted By 2Planks

I remember reading somewhere that it took so long...

I remember reading somewhere that it took so long to make the decision that all the light fractions had gassed off before the bombing started which made it an almost impossible task to set fire to...
5th Dec 2022, 16:00
Replies: 164
Views: 90,033
Posted By 2Planks

I remember the padre at Nortolt the night before...

I remember the padre at Nortolt the night before the rugby world cup final 2003 finishing the grace with "and God bless Jonny Wilkinson's boot".

must have had a more direct line than most!
5th Oct 2022, 10:56
Replies: 63
Views: 12,035
Posted By 2Planks

Justthisonce. I believe the 5as were fitted with...

Justthisonce. I believe the 5as were fitted with tip tanks sometime in the late 80s. I went through training with tankless 5as. Handy for the air defence phase above cloud as fixing was much quicker.
4th Oct 2022, 22:05
Replies: 63
Views: 12,035
Posted By 2Planks

Time Lord, sorry you are right, GPIs, providing...

Time Lord, sorry you are right, GPIs, providing the Doppler was working or the screen hadn't turned it off as a test!
4th Oct 2022, 21:58
Replies: 63
Views: 12,035
Posted By 2Planks

Langleyb We may well have met! 86-87 and 92-5...

Langleyb
We may well have met! 86-87 and 92-5 for me.

Dave

There was also some 5as, with a basic VOR and ILS. But no tip tanks. The 5 only had DME, double DME fixing across the airways of...
4th Oct 2022, 21:49
Replies: 63
Views: 12,035
Posted By 2Planks

All nav students completed the Basic JP course...

All nav students completed the Basic JP course following the Basic Dominie Phase (classic navigation using radar and a couple of Air Position Indicators). Some later courses did start with a handful...
9th Sep 2022, 16:46
Replies: 137
Views: 28,224
Posted By 2Planks

Where was the new shiny Falcon today for His...

Where was the new shiny Falcon today for His Majesty's trip back to London?
30th Aug 2022, 08:37
Replies: 422
Views: 145,945
Posted By 2Planks

I'm not aware of a bird ever penetrating the...

I'm not aware of a bird ever penetrating the blast screen between front and back seats in the Hawk. Had this bird disabled the pilot a back seater might have been handy.....
27th Aug 2022, 16:18
Replies: 14
Views: 2,408
Posted By 2Planks

I cant believe DCS hasnt come up yet! On my few...

I cant believe DCS hasnt come up yet! On my few trips on the kipper fleet, sorties seemed to revolve round the consumption of Dairy Cream Sponge...:)
24th Aug 2022, 09:18
Replies: 1,038
Views: 339,934
Posted By 2Planks

Thanks for highlighting that SWBKCB, I'm not on...

Thanks for highlighting that SWBKCB, I'm not on FB.
23rd Aug 2022, 15:31
Replies: 1,038
Views: 339,934
Posted By 2Planks

My money would be on Elvington Air Museum, by...

My money would be on Elvington Air Museum, by road. I wouldn't like to guess how much it would cost to get her airworthy, find someone to sign off on it and find someone to fly it!
22nd Aug 2022, 10:50
Replies: 327
Views: 68,672
Posted By 2Planks

BV I agree, but I do wonder how much is due...

BV

I agree, but I do wonder how much is due to the tyranny that HR has become in industry, it used to be a function, now it has grown many heads and is seen as the be all and end all of a company....
21st Aug 2022, 21:29
Replies: 374
Views: 103,847
Posted By 2Planks

On the subject of sacking, Sir Peter Harding...

On the subject of sacking, Sir Peter Harding 'resigned' in Mar 94 after his affair. Sir Sandy Wilson 'retired early' in Aug 95 after buying too many carpets and curtains.
30th Jul 2022, 09:02
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By 2Planks

Very probably on the date, I'm not in the same...

Very probably on the date, I'm not in the same county as my log book at the moment and most definitely yes on the Heath Robinson escape contraption.
28th Jul 2022, 13:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By 2Planks

Crikey, it seemed like something from the Ark...

Crikey, it seemed like something from the Ark when I flew in one in the early 90s at Deblin. Given that my Polish was limited to Good Morning and the Polish Colonel's English was limited to OK, it...
20th Jul 2022, 19:35
Replies: 1,038
Views: 339,934
Posted By 2Planks

Grant Shapps suggesting that the South York's...

Grant Shapps suggesting that the South York's Mayor takes it into public ownership a la Teeside. Said mayor thinks it should be a private venture.
So we have a Tory minister saying nationalise, a...
18th Jul 2022, 10:25
Replies: 75
Views: 35,591
Posted By 2Planks

Any signs of reduced loads or fuels stops this...

Any signs of reduced loads or fuels stops this afternoon or tomorrow thanks to the heat?
14th Jul 2022, 08:41
Replies: 788
Views: 435,063
Posted By 2Planks

Very amused by the BBCs latest air travel chaos...

Very amused by the BBCs latest air travel chaos piece this morning as they transferred to the jet2 check in area at EMA. The check in hall was deserted at 0815, as all 6 jet2 aircraft had departed on...
4th Jul 2022, 21:58
Replies: 391
Views: 189,363
Posted By 2Planks

This idiot won't have helped today's schedule: ...

This idiot won't have helped today's schedule:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-62036779

Hopefully he is languishing in a un air conditioned Menorcan cell.
16th Jun 2022, 16:57
Replies: 29
Views: 11,273
Posted By 2Planks

Thanks for the explanation speed_alive_v1, glad...

Thanks for the explanation speed_alive_v1, glad to know there is one solid back up. Same principle as 2 pilots on a flight deck and 2 engines on (most) aircraft.
14th Jun 2022, 20:34
Replies: 1,038
Views: 339,934
Posted By 2Planks

A rail link is not such a daft idea if it's part...

A rail link is not such a daft idea if it's part of a regional transport strategy. Back in the 80s we used to throw up the Air Show Halt in no time for a one day event. So a station would not be a...
14th Jun 2022, 19:03
Replies: 220
Views: 49,428
Posted By 2Planks

The BMI of those tailors dummies doesn't seem to...

The BMI of those tailors dummies doesn't seem to represent the demographic when I left 10 years ago. Have we all been on a diet?
8th Jun 2022, 09:28
Replies: 1,021
Views: 432,060
Posted By 2Planks

Looks like its not got off to a good start this...

Looks like its not got off to a good start this morning, assuming the 7700 reporting is accurate
...
7th Jun 2022, 21:02
Replies: 391
Views: 189,363
Posted By 2Planks

It's far from industry wide. Following the Press...

It's far from industry wide. Following the Press the main culprits appear to be Easy, BA and Wizz. I have not seen any reports 're cancellations on Virgin, Ryanair or Jet2. (With the exception of a...
3rd Jun 2022, 22:00
Replies: 316
Views: 144,169
Posted By 2Planks

If you read the full article, lower down it says...

If you read the full article, lower down it says it will help Wizz stabilise their programme elsewhere. It's based on a press release so blame someone else first, the first rule of PR.
3rd Jun 2022, 21:38
Replies: 1,038
Views: 339,934
Posted By 2Planks

Looking at the article in the Donny Free Press,...

Looking at the article in the Donny Free Press, you get the impression it's the UK to the sun flights that are cancelled, not Wizz's core market to Eastern Europe. Perhaps going head to head with...
2nd Jun 2022, 16:06
Replies: 151
Views: 30,695
Posted By 2Planks

Great job by all involved. I don't think Huw...

Great job by all involved.

I don't think Huw Edwards was helped by the chopping and changing the Director was doing, at times the flicking between the differing sources was airsick inducing. If...
19th May 2022, 23:19
Replies: 135
Views: 31,492
Posted By 2Planks

RIP Vangelis. But the backing track on the...

RIP Vangelis.

But the backing track on the first link doesn't seem to be Vangelis's Spiral any longer.
6th Apr 2022, 19:47
Replies: 2,241
Views: 720,056
Posted By 2Planks

It looks like the 'arms length' approach to the...

It looks like the 'arms length' approach to the management of MAN by the majority shareholder has failed.
That majority shareholder is the 10 local councils who together own just short of 2 thirds...
25th Mar 2022, 19:56
Replies: 788
Views: 435,063
Posted By 2Planks

It is reported that the chav had slapped other...

It is reported that the chav had slapped other pax she is lucky she still has teeth left to whiten (in Scarborough)!
23rd Mar 2022, 17:37
18th Mar 2022, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 6,299
Posted By 2Planks

A massive shock when I saw the headline. One of...

A massive shock when I saw the headline. One of my studes at Nav School, Smash was someone you will never forget. Sincere best wishes to family and friends.
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