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13th Mar 2016, 19:43
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Posted By Finnpog

NATO Membership? ... check 5 Eyes? ... check...

NATO Membership? ... check

5 Eyes? ... check

Council of Berne? ... check

G8? ... check.
14th Sep 2015, 18:58
Replies: 61
Views: 12,260
Posted By Finnpog

Do the Europeans actuallu use 'EuFi' as an...

Do the Europeans actuallu use 'EuFi' as an abbreviation for Eurofighter, or is that simply myth?
4th Sep 2015, 20:08
Replies: 49
Views: 30,988
Posted By Finnpog

He was also a damn good fencer IIRC (and by that,...

He was also a damn good fencer IIRC (and by that, I mean sword-fighter :ok: )
14th Aug 2015, 05:52
Replies: 11
Views: 2,338
Posted By Finnpog

Be grateful & thank the Lord Harry that they are...

Be grateful & thank the Lord Harry that they are planning it to this level of detail.

I thought that they were just winging it, and shooting from the hip (knee-jerky fashion or should that be...
9th Aug 2015, 06:18
Replies: 44
Views: 17,085
Posted By Finnpog

Interesting & balanced last post. At least the...

Interesting & balanced last post.
At least the comments made in the press by the CO are not a form of 'softening up' prior to asking for a re-bid on the Fighter contract by Eurofighter.

If the...
26th Jul 2015, 15:52
Replies: 88
Views: 20,388
Posted By Finnpog

They are perched at the corner of the bar (in...

They are perched at the corner of the bar (in Silly Rig - if not naked) knowing that they all were awarded their green beret before trying their hands at this messing about in the skies malarky. :ok:
24th Jul 2015, 14:11
Replies: 58
Views: 8,850
Posted By Finnpog

@BATCO - The Gaul with the beard, the shades and...

@BATCO - The Gaul with the beard, the shades and the 36 looks very 'ally', to paraphrase Arrse.


Perfidious Frenchies - treating a war zone as a fashion show :ok::E
24th Jul 2015, 14:00
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

And everybody has a share. Now, chocolate...

And everybody has a share.
Now, chocolate covered cotton...
15th Jul 2015, 22:08
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

I am still amazed that the production pathway for...

I am still amazed that the production pathway for the MRA4 was chosen, above all other solutions, to have the new wings mated to a bespoke box, to accomodate the 'dimensionally diverse' legacy fuses....
14th Jul 2015, 22:13
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

Betty - I was not answering your oost as such;...

Betty - I was not answering your oost as such; simply making a (factual?) point
14th Jul 2015, 21:39
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

Is it not coreect to say, however, that the MRA4...

Is it not coreect to say, however, that the MRA4 would never have been certified as 'safe' or Risks ALARP without a monumentally significant amount of extra cash - if at all?
Some seriously crazy...
13th Jul 2015, 23:01
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

It's alright Mr Mouse. It is part of a cunning...

It's alright Mr Mouse. It is part of a cunning MOD Masterplan to keep expenditure off the balance sheets.
After all, these pesky aircraft spend the majority of their time on terra firma - so owned...
10th Jul 2015, 19:25
Replies: 58
Views: 8,850
Posted By Finnpog

TacEval / Tactical Tuesday? Thunderflash...

TacEval / Tactical Tuesday?

Thunderflash Thursday?
4th Jul 2015, 22:38
Replies: 86
Views: 13,249
Posted By Finnpog

I could understand the efficiency regarding the...

I could understand the efficiency regarding the Merlins and aircrew - however as others have said, the precision type raids echo more modern mindsets and technologies than existed in WWII.

Perhaps...
3rd Jul 2015, 20:42
Replies: 12,079
Views: 2,897,344
Posted By Finnpog

So - in UK service what designation might it...

So - in UK service what designation might it attract? I know we perhaps discussed this a couple of years ago before some of the more recent testing.

Lightning FRS1 or FA1 (a la SHAR) or
GR1...
19th Jun 2015, 21:44
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

I think that the 'plug & play' nature of the...

I think that the 'plug & play' nature of the Harvest Hawk concept is where flexibility / agility could come into play.

Thinking about the modules which XIII & 39 Squadrons fly from - IF there was...
18th Jun 2015, 18:52
Replies: 1,628
Views: 393,863
Posted By Finnpog

The USMC have already fielded the Harvest HAWK...

The USMC have already fielded the Harvest HAWK RO/RO package.

It will not happen, but this could supplement or privide added flexibility to this as a concept.
12th Jun 2015, 09:15
Replies: 49
Views: 14,491
Posted By Finnpog

I will be Away tomorrow as well. So... ...

I will be Away tomorrow as well. So...

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g247/MDE_2006/Wessex-9aXS880ArkRoyal9-70.jpg

Image credit: Mad Dan on UKAR at this weblink...
2nd Jun 2015, 19:42
Replies: 37
Views: 13,881
Posted By Finnpog

How about...

Caling the thread "vertical THrust THursdays" and using that as a moniker before someone gets in to bagsy that as well? :E
2nd Jun 2015, 18:43
Replies: 12,079
Views: 2,897,344
Posted By Finnpog

Engines et al. When the thoughts around an...

Engines et al.

When the thoughts around an angled deck on the QECs to enable recovery with arrestor gear versus a 'through deck' design, was there the option to run a bastardised variant with an...
14th May 2015, 19:12
Replies: 12,079
Views: 2,897,344
Posted By Finnpog

I believe that a 'Super' Bucc might be welcomed...

I believe that a 'Super' Bucc might be welcomed by quite a few Ppruners.
2nd May 2015, 11:56
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By Finnpog

Whatever you might think about recruitmet - I am...

Whatever you might think about recruitmet - I am reasonably assured that the UK Military may not be able to adopt the lion's share of the ISIL retention methods.:sad:
30th Mar 2015, 18:14
Replies: 42
Views: 7,726
Posted By Finnpog

Good point to include the Wokka squadron(s) -...

Good point to include the Wokka squadron(s) - shame no green Merlins.
I had read somewhere (probbly here?) that the lifts & hangers were designed with the Chinook in mind, which is usefully far...
24th Feb 2015, 05:49
Replies: 87
Views: 18,046
Posted By Finnpog

Good points TypeRated. Another dimension that...

Good points TypeRated.
Another dimension that needs considering is the Force Protection angle.
Any aircraft might win a Top Trumps battle against any other - but in addition to the operating costs...
24th Feb 2015, 04:47
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By Finnpog

A nice way to spend the afternoon / evening :)

A nice way to spend the afternoon / evening :)
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