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31st Jul 2020, 13:26
Replies: 22
Views: 4,890
Posted By falcon900

Proving, once again, that beauty is in the eye of...

Proving, once again, that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, I would venture that in my opinion, the TSR2 was beautiful. I have a soft spot for the buccaneer, and would have thought the jet...
31st Jul 2020, 08:20
Replies: 22
Views: 4,890
Posted By falcon900

There are many shortcomings and failures which...

There are many shortcomings and failures which can be laid at the door of the British aviation industry (RIP), but making ugly aircraft is not one of them, with very few exceptions.
21st Jun 2020, 11:11
Replies: 223
Views: 44,325
Posted By falcon900

While I profoundly disagree with Jenns point of...

While I profoundly disagree with Jenns point of view, and reject it, in doing so I would acknowledge the point he makes about perception.
The worrying fact of the matter is that there is indeed a...
16th Jun 2020, 09:02
Replies: 98
Views: 117,667
Posted By falcon900

Very sad indeed. Developing the point made by...

Very sad indeed.
Developing the point made by Gums earlier, would events not suggest that the pilot had not ejected? Even if he had been incapacitated by the ejection, his beacon would have brought...
3rd Jun 2020, 09:28
Replies: 54
Views: 8,670
Posted By falcon900

The debate seems to be becoming rather over...

The debate seems to be becoming rather over simplified and binary if I may say, but to continue in similar vein, Bomber command did what it could and what it was ordered to do.

What it could do...
29th May 2020, 08:57
Replies: 137
Views: 60,278
Posted By falcon900

Thats just sooo last Year! The question...

Thats just sooo last Year!
The question nowadays is whether Boris thinks you were reasonable and acted with integrity. Do keep up!
28th May 2020, 10:35
Replies: 137
Views: 60,278
Posted By falcon900

But of course by the time we intercept them, they...

But of course by the time we intercept them, they have already been trailed by our NATO allies, so they are hardly "unidentified" , and as far as gaining an understanding of the air picture, I would...
23rd May 2020, 12:19
Replies: 278
Views: 168,256
Posted By falcon900

I keep asking myself whether it is strange that...

I keep asking myself whether it is strange that there do seem to be any significant sounds or signs of smoke, flame or debris from the tailpipe. The engine would appear to have gone from take off...
22nd Apr 2020, 21:23
Replies: 38
Views: 8,932
Posted By falcon900

I was given to understand that the RAF airlift...

I was given to understand that the RAF airlift capacity had other calls on its time, but even if it was sitting idle, the cost benefit analysis relative to what surplus civilian capacity could have...
22nd Apr 2020, 10:06
Replies: 38
Views: 8,932
Posted By falcon900

At the risk of sounding cynical, is the use of...

At the risk of sounding cynical, is the use of the RAF for this task not just a PR stunt to make it look like the Government are pulling out all of the stops?
In truth the deployment of a military...
21st Apr 2020, 10:12
Replies: 38
Views: 8,051
Posted By falcon900

Interesting to note that the Chinese have put at...

Interesting to note that the Chinese have put at least one US carrier out of action without a shot being fired......
21st Apr 2020, 10:01
Replies: 38
Views: 8,932
Posted By falcon900

So why not have BA pick up the PPE from...

So why not have BA pick up the PPE from Turkey.....?
6th Apr 2020, 11:14
Replies: 69
Views: 28,767
Posted By falcon900

Is that a female voice you can hear on the bridge...

Is that a female voice you can hear on the bridge of the Venezuelan vessel.....?
Hat, coat,
20th Mar 2020, 09:32
Replies: 22
Views: 4,802
Posted By falcon900

In commenting on the activities of bomber command...

In commenting on the activities of bomber command in WW2, I think it is vital to distinguish between the operational personnel and their senior commanders. The former are beyond reproach, and their...
5th Mar 2020, 10:06
Replies: 371
Views: 131,360
Posted By falcon900

Am I alone in being slightly wary of the Dominic...

Am I alone in being slightly wary of the Dominic Cummings "cult" which seems to be evidenced in much of the recent content of this thread?
I don't doubt that he has a sharp brain, but beyond that he...
1st Feb 2020, 15:40
Replies: 24
Views: 6,034
Posted By falcon900

Wee Jimmy Krankie is desperate to create as much...

Wee Jimmy Krankie is desperate to create as much diversionary noise as possible to distract attention from the Salmond trial...... In which she may well find herself giving evidence in relation to...
31st Jan 2020, 10:10
Replies: 90
Views: 92,613
Posted By falcon900

A somewhat macabre question, but are we to...

A somewhat macabre question, but are we to believe that "special forces" were deployed to destroy "sensitive " equipment, and having done so departed leaving the bodies of their fallen comrades...
24th Jan 2020, 13:26
Replies: 139
Views: 79,107
Posted By falcon900

At the risk of being accused of heresy, the best...

At the risk of being accused of heresy, the best flying so far was by the Blue Angels.....
28th Dec 2019, 12:57
Replies: 5,959
Views: 1,632,744
Posted By falcon900

Developing SaSless' theme, could anyone walk us...

Developing SaSless' theme, could anyone walk us through how the carriers might be of use against a) Putin, and B) Radical islam?
24th Dec 2019, 12:27
Replies: 5,959
Views: 1,632,744
Posted By falcon900

BVRAAM, Of course nobody wants another 9/11,...

BVRAAM,
Of course nobody wants another 9/11, but it is naive in the extreme to imagine that it happened out of the blue, and was not connected with prior military activity by the US and her allies. ...
23rd Dec 2019, 10:28
Replies: 5,959
Views: 1,632,744
Posted By falcon900

Proone, Isnt that precisely the point.....?

Proone,
Isnt that precisely the point.....?
21st Dec 2019, 11:06
Replies: 669
Views: 387,836
Posted By falcon900

It is difficult to read the AAIB supplementary...

It is difficult to read the AAIB supplementary report without gaining the impression that they were somewhat peeved to have been required to write it. It does not evidence their customary open...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2019, 18:13
Replies: 205
Views: 129,672
Posted By falcon900

Jayteto, this may sound like a semantic point,...

Jayteto,
this may sound like a semantic point, but it isnít. I donít doubt the pilot thought the warning lights were wrong, ( I said as much on the original thread) but he didnít know that they were...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2019, 09:43
Replies: 205
Views: 129,672
Posted By falcon900

Double Bogey, I suspect you are wrong about the...

Double Bogey,
I suspect you are wrong about the relatives wanting to sue anyone. They will have been compensated, at least in the financial sense, some time ago by the various insurers. In any...
1st Nov 2019, 10:39
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,952,358
Posted By falcon900

I can just about buy that one of the fire tenders...

I can just about buy that one of the fire tenders forgot to switch to water, but both of them........
A few lessons for some of our institutions though: Note to BBC, how to make over an hours TV...
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