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1st Mar 2021, 19:18
Replies: 299
Views: 72,403
Posted By MPN11

Ah, the old TAGs. We had an LAC TAG in the...

Ah, the old TAGs. We had an LAC TAG in the Guardroom at Manby in the mid-60s, with Pilot’s wings and a full set of WW2 ribbons. Apparently he couldn’t adapt to civvy street. Met him a couple of...
1st Mar 2021, 19:13
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

And the alternatives, mes amis? Sarkozy?...

And the alternatives, mes amis?

Sarkozy? Trump? Berlusconi? ... and many, many, more ...

Be careful what you wish for! :cool:
1st Mar 2021, 19:05
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

Kiltrash, you beat me to the draw .... ...

Kiltrash, you beat me to the draw ....

”Hoskins’ successful ejections were recorded on yet another airframe”
28th Feb 2021, 17:17
Replies: 37
Views: 10,169
Posted By MPN11

We get them here too. It’s a public service to...

We get them here too. It’s a public service to help keep ATCOs current. 😎
24th Feb 2021, 20:11
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

ho ho ho ... See Pay Ho.

ho ho ho ... See Pay Ho.
24th Feb 2021, 18:39
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

Captain Wun Hung Lo got the crew to join him in...

Captain Wun Hung Lo got the crew to join him in his signature dance move ... and every one of them knew what he was talking about.
23rd Feb 2021, 19:13
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

First Officer “20-Minuter” Hoskins was spoilt for...

First Officer “20-Minuter” Hoskins was spoilt for choice, as they all looked the same to him. And they all knew how he got his nickname.
23rd Feb 2021, 19:09
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

“Gentlemen prefer blondes” ... the Vietnamese...

“Gentlemen prefer blondes” ... the Vietnamese version.
23rd Feb 2021, 13:51
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

The airline’s Accountant saved more money by...

The airline’s Accountant saved more money by finding a box of old Viet Cong uniforms at tne back of the hangar.
23rd Feb 2021, 13:43
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

The new training video demonstrated what happens...

The new training video demonstrated what happens with auto-throttle asymmetry.
23rd Feb 2021, 13:39
Replies: 164
Views: 4,972
Posted By MPN11

First Officer Hoskins recalled the happier days...

First Officer Hoskins recalled the happier days when he could look up skirts as the Cabin Crew boarded.
20th Feb 2021, 19:05
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

Fair call, O-D. Freedom of Speech, Freedom from...

Fair call, O-D. Freedom of Speech, Freedom from Facemasks ... so many new Freedoms I can't keep up!!

I'll crawl away now. I made my only sensible input up-thread. :cool:
20th Feb 2021, 17:42
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

Ha, no ... GGF missed all of those. Just the...

Ha, no ... GGF missed all of those. Just the Egypt 1882 with Tel-El-Kebir bar and the Khedive’s Star while a C/Sgt with the Scots Guards. At the end of his service with the Regular Army, he went...
20th Feb 2021, 17:24
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

We risk a closed Thread when we stray into...

We risk a closed Thread when we stray into Republicanism and alternative forms of misgovernment.

It would be really nice if we avoid such deviations.
20th Feb 2021, 10:14
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

Apologies for ruffling your feathers. My post was...

Apologies for ruffling your feathers. My post was (I had hoped) obviously focused on non-operational medals. The proposition for "medals for everyone" is indeed traditional, with Coronation and...
19th Feb 2021, 20:23
Replies: 100
Views: 16,140
Posted By MPN11

Another ornament neither of us will get. Both...

Another ornament neither of us will get. Both missed all the other Jubblys and the non-retrospective LSGC. Are we bovvered?

At least we have both our ancestors’ hard-earned medals from WW2, WW1...
18th Feb 2021, 15:26
Replies: 12
Views: 4,901
Posted By MPN11

What’s the French for “It will buff out”? Ah,...

What’s the French for “It will buff out”? Ah, Ça va polir.

Lucky pilot (for now), less lucky for the village.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2021, 11:16
Replies: 146
Views: 14,820
Posted By MPN11

As a fairly early adopter of an EV (2012), mine...

As a fairly early adopter of an EV (2012), mine works fine on a 9x5 mile Island, with mains 240v charging in my garage. Short-distance local running is fine, but I wouldn't dream of taking it...
15th Feb 2021, 17:59
Replies: 22
Views: 4,943
Posted By MPN11

Ah, “Break, Break, GO” A Javelin 4-ship...

Ah, “Break, Break, GO”

A Javelin 4-ship running in to the Tengah circuit in Echelon. The hyphenated leader called “Break, Break, GO ... NOW”. The echelon wobbled a bit, but got it sorted out...
15th Feb 2021, 14:38
Replies: 10,020
Views: 521,848
Posted By MPN11

Hoskins was keen to go solo, but his Instructor...

Hoskins was keen to go solo, but his Instructor suspected it would not end well.
15th Feb 2021, 11:47
Replies: 20
Views: 4,737
Posted By MPN11

I apologise for any disrespect shown to Bristol's...

I apologise for any disrespect shown to Bristol's Finest Tandem-Rotor Torpedo Carrier! IIRC I was busy on Director at the time, and thus temporarily less tolerant than my usual mellow self.

A...
14th Feb 2021, 20:14
Replies: 10,020
Views: 521,848
Posted By MPN11

“Your seat is under your lifejacket” ?

“Your seat is under your lifejacket” ?
14th Feb 2021, 20:07
Replies: 20
Views: 4,737
Posted By MPN11

I recall being quite annoyed by someone on the RT...

I recall being quite annoyed by someone on the RT in Singapore calling himself a Twin Turbo ... it was a bloody wallowing Belvedere!!

We had enough trouble weaving Lightning, Mirage, Hunter,...
14th Feb 2021, 16:43
Replies: 20
Views: 4,737
Posted By MPN11

Never been involved, but something a bit more...

Never been involved, but something a bit more that "1605" seems constructive ... "Antonov squawking 1605 this is interceptor L9T47" might be a good start, to give them a clue about the disembodied...
14th Feb 2021, 12:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,943
Posted By MPN11

Oh, lovely! Thanks for the link, longer ron! ...

Oh, lovely! Thanks for the link, longer ron!

At c. 22:00, is that hump on the carrier deck an early form of ski-jump?!
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