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22nd Oct 2019, 02:04
Replies: 37
Views: 8,868
Posted By minigundiplomat

Brain - I am assuming that is a fishing...

Brain - I am assuming that is a fishing expedition?
22nd Oct 2019, 01:56
Replies: 37
Views: 8,868
Posted By minigundiplomat

An explanation of how the term 'trolley tart'...

An explanation of how the term 'trolley tart' originated, immediately followed by a statement of 'RAF Cabin Crew do indeed deserve more respect than is often forthcoming' is a strange juxtaposition,...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2019, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By minigundiplomat

Picking up troops from forward operating bases in...

Picking up troops from forward operating bases in Afghanistan, to catch their flight home after months in the desert. You never forget the tiredness in the eyes, or the smiles of relief.
9th Sep 2019, 01:20
Replies: 91
Views: 59,702
Posted By minigundiplomat

​​​​​​​4NM per minute - even RW mates can cope...

​​​​​​​4NM per minute - even RW mates can cope with that.
7th Sep 2019, 08:50
Replies: 280
Views: 213,872
Posted By minigundiplomat

That’s correct, if a little linear. and who...

That’s correct, if a little linear.

and who owns them? Private equity, sovereign wealth funds and shareholders who have expectations. My point remains, it’s no longer a hands on owner, making...
7th Sep 2019, 03:39
Replies: 280
Views: 213,872
Posted By minigundiplomat

Bullwinkle, the days of airlines consisting...

Bullwinkle,

the days of airlines consisting of a few planes, a few pilots and some engineers finished in the 1980's. I don't really like the fact that planes are now 'assets', pilots are 'systems...
3rd Sep 2019, 22:51
Replies: 121
Views: 37,481
Posted By minigundiplomat

I predict that if elected PM, Corbyn will quickly...

I predict that if elected PM, Corbyn will quickly be assassinated by someone who can be visibly pinged as 'pro-Brexit' thus conveniently solving two establishment issues for the price of one.
26th Aug 2019, 20:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By minigundiplomat

You could try Cobham at Essendon.

You could try Cobham at Essendon.
11th Aug 2019, 21:05
Replies: 27
Views: 5,678
Posted By minigundiplomat

5000 troops is not a lot in the big scheme of...

5000 troops is not a lot in the big scheme of things; but the symbology is much larger. This is Trump telling Germany that US military support in Europe is not 'gratis' and tied to economic and...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 22:57
Replies: 67
Views: 13,490
Posted By minigundiplomat

Not quite as expected Crab, thanks for bringing...

Not quite as expected Crab, thanks for bringing it up. I thought it was a yellow, but a red was harsh. That said, most heart I've seen from the Wallabies under Chieka.... they'll get smashed next...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 21:12
Replies: 67
Views: 13,490
Posted By minigundiplomat

Super F, We are both of the same soil, so we...

Super F,

We are both of the same soil, so we are both aware the regulatory regime in the UK is very different to NZ, where the NZ CAA is.... let's say 'light touch' when it comes to RW operations....
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2019, 04:13
Replies: 67
Views: 13,490
Posted By minigundiplomat

I can't make up my mind up whether you are a...

I can't make up my mind up whether you are a troll, or just a d1ck.

I spent about 2000 hours slinging loads on Chinooks - everything from bags of aggregate to boats, to containers, to towers. But...
28th Jul 2019, 05:33
Replies: 1,475
Views: 807,785
Posted By minigundiplomat

It will take more than a change in fleet and...

It will take more than a change in fleet and media fairy dust from Bossman Alan
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2019, 05:28
Replies: 67
Views: 63,832
Posted By minigundiplomat

Why break the habit of a lifetime.....

Why break the habit of a lifetime.....
14th Jul 2019, 21:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By minigundiplomat

Very forward looking by the French - I am not...

Very forward looking by the French - I am not aware of any industrial action by astronauts to date, so they should have first mover advantage in capturing the 'interstellar strike' market.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2019, 21:11
Replies: 48
Views: 26,663
Posted By minigundiplomat

Slightly unfair on SASEMAR, they are the...

Slightly unfair on SASEMAR, they are the customer, not operator. I believe the operator is still Babcock Espana, and agree with the comment on standards in that case. The former INAER operations that...
2nd Jun 2019, 20:52
Replies: 138
Views: 56,259
Posted By minigundiplomat

Agreed. Thanks Jayteeto

Agreed. Thanks Jayteeto
31st May 2019, 22:42
Replies: 149
Views: 34,241
Posted By minigundiplomat

Every cloud has a silver lining.... at least...

Every cloud has a silver lining.... at least she'll have a red flag to hand when Putin parks his tanks in Brussels.
21st May 2019, 21:03
Replies: 7
Views: 3,559
Posted By minigundiplomat

SASless, Availability of CH47 was a major...

SASless,

Availability of CH47 was a major pinchpoint during the early part of the UK's Afghanistan operations circa 2006-2007; it wasn't the operator making the noise, it was the Battlegroup...
21st May 2019, 07:04
Replies: 34
Views: 12,785
Posted By minigundiplomat

Maybe they realised the UK intelligence community...

Maybe they realised the UK intelligence community all seemed to be recruited from a hotbed of communist sympathisers, and getting a message to the Politburo was quicker via MI5 than it was via the...
9th May 2019, 21:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,961
Posted By minigundiplomat

Melchett, PM Sent

Melchett, PM Sent
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2019, 10:55
Replies: 2,797
Views: 823,261
Posted By minigundiplomat

AS, Pay euros, get eurotrash. If the French...

AS,

Pay euros, get eurotrash. If the French want to pay their technical crew Ä23k, thatís great, but Iím not sure what bearing that has on UKSAR? Also, there is no mention of a paramedic...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2019, 06:39
Replies: 2,797
Views: 823,261
Posted By minigundiplomat

My money would be on Babcock - the company...

My money would be on Babcock - the company specialises in trousering UK tax receipts.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 08:15
Replies: 256
Views: 284,738
Posted By minigundiplomat

Godot isn’t coming. Appears Bristow’s are...

Godot isn’t coming.

Appears Bristow’s are pushing debt back whilst they continue to burn cash; I’m not sure what light they can see in the tunnel, but I suspect it may turn out to be the oncoming...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2019, 09:42
Replies: 22
Views: 11,283
Posted By minigundiplomat

Babcock getting undercut by NHV; the race to the...

Babcock getting undercut by NHV; the race to the bottom is not yet over.
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