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19th Oct 2021, 19:12
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
Posted By GeeRam

Waning days of the Cold War - seriously? If...

Waning days of the Cold War - seriously?

If you mean waning days meaning pretty much half of the cold war era then fair enough.....but given the Buccaneer entered RAF service in 1969, and was...
19th Oct 2021, 10:50
Replies: 40
Views: 5,265
Posted By GeeRam

What a bizarre list.....:confused: No...

What a bizarre list.....:confused:

No Lightning, no Buccaneer, no F-4, no Harrier and perhaps most surprisingly, no C-130!!
18th Oct 2021, 08:45
Replies: 6,395
Views: 1,859,485
Posted By GeeRam

I thought the idea of the leasing of the...

I thought the idea of the leasing of the Shangri-La was to replace HMS Hermes, which had after trials been deemed unsuitable for the future operation of the F-4 due to it being too small, as only Ark...
10th Oct 2021, 18:47
Replies: 18
Views: 6,034
Posted By GeeRam

Should have used the 4 x B-1B's that arrived at...

Should have used the 4 x B-1B's that arrived at Fairford last week - that would have been more interesting :E
10th Oct 2021, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 3,429
Posted By GeeRam

There was although, private is a slight stretch...

There was although, private is a slight stretch of the ownership, as it is owned by the RNAF Museum at Bodo, and was rebuilt by former RNAF F-104 personal, so while civvie registered, there is a...
22nd Sep 2021, 21:57
Replies: 559
Views: 89,453
Posted By GeeRam

Not in my experience. They are just cheap....

Not in my experience.

They are just cheap. And for a reason.
22nd Sep 2021, 19:29
Replies: 18
Views: 3,120
Posted By GeeRam

Yes, its the only airworthy example. They...

Yes, its the only airworthy example.

They also have the only airworthy Wessex as well :)
18th Sep 2021, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By GeeRam

The marking indicate late 70's as well, not early...

The marking indicate late 70's as well, not early 70's, as does the fact that the Lightnings are in camo which from dim memory would indicate post 1976/7...?
16th Sep 2021, 11:08
Replies: 559
Views: 89,453
Posted By GeeRam

That would be my guess as well. In the not too...

That would be my guess as well.
In the not too distant future the residents of Barrow might be getting to hear the sound of Aussie accents on a regular basis around town....??
2nd Sep 2021, 08:21
Replies: 103
Views: 29,100
Posted By GeeRam

C-17 was originally leased as a stop gap because...

C-17 was originally leased as a stop gap because A400 was late...........
C-17 proved to be so good, we bought them at end of these and bought some more before the line closed.

So, why didn't we...
30th Aug 2021, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By GeeRam

I would agree with the Fleet Air Arm Type C as...

I would agree with the Fleet Air Arm Type C as being what it is most likely to be.
17th Aug 2021, 09:06
Replies: 842
Views: 139,344
Posted By GeeRam

Which seems strange that they decided to pull out...

Which seems strange that they decided to pull out of Bagram beforehand, as surely that would have been an easier option to defend to the final pullout than what is a civilian airport closer to the...
13th Aug 2021, 06:24
Replies: 842
Views: 139,344
Posted By GeeRam

He did (nothing allegedly about that) and he...

He did (nothing allegedly about that) and he is.....but plenty of utterly blinkered people still put him up on a pedestal as some sort of hero....:ugh:
12th Aug 2021, 14:35
Replies: 842
Views: 139,344
Posted By GeeRam

They are much better trained and equipped now...

They are much better trained and equipped now than before thanks to all those Western Military training courses and equipment - so we've done a good job of hastening the take-over :rolleyes:
10th Aug 2021, 10:59
Replies: 90
Views: 24,845
Posted By GeeRam

And that damage of that apron surface in that...

And that damage of that apron surface in that photo has got nothing to do with the warm weather either...........
8th Aug 2021, 20:05
Replies: 98
Views: 15,700
Posted By GeeRam

That figures. It had to be a new nut-job that...

That figures.
It had to be a new nut-job that was ex-IWM or RAFM, after seeing that gobblydegook twaddle in the Strategic Plan.

As said above, knows how to write a politically correct Strategic...
8th Aug 2021, 19:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,420
Posted By GeeRam

There was a Buchon in Spanish markings on display...

There was a Buchon in Spanish markings on display at the Kalamazoo Air Museum in the USA, but no idea if its still on display and if so if its still in Spanish AF markings.
There is of course one in...
6th Aug 2021, 13:37
Replies: 15
Views: 4,332
Posted By GeeRam

200-250 is about right (depending on condition...

200-250 is about right (depending on condition and size) and it doesn't look mothed to shreds.
Its even still got the size label on the trousers (rare as should have been removed on issue) so the...
2nd Aug 2021, 07:28
Replies: 90
Views: 24,845
Posted By GeeRam

I'd be more inclined to vote for the former,...

I'd be more inclined to vote for the former, unless MOD decided to employ a contractor with no previous airfield experience (which wouldn't be a surprise of course!)
Runway and taxiway construction...
1st Aug 2021, 18:19
Replies: 33
Views: 11,991
Posted By GeeRam

I seem to have a vague recollection that during...

I seem to have a vague recollection that during the mid 50's there were some 55 x Battle of Britain At Home Day base displays....which even if were taking about spread over 2 or even 3 consecutive...
26th Jul 2021, 09:29
Replies: 249
Views: 72,757
Posted By GeeRam

PAXboy Yes, its all to do with discouraging...

PAXboy

Yes, its all to do with discouraging car travel into the airport, and was actually due to be brought in just before Covid hit, as there were notices going about in late 2019 about it when I...
16th Jul 2021, 14:30
Replies: 66
Views: 13,331
Posted By GeeRam

Correct. They were so disappointed with...

Correct.

They were so disappointed with Walton's score for the film, they brought Ron Goodwin at last moment and what a job he did in very short space of time with the opening and closing music...
15th Jul 2021, 14:39
Replies: 33
Views: 7,580
Posted By GeeRam

Most likely no they won't. But, I suppose it...

Most likely no they won't.

But, I suppose it does start to bring the future timeline for the demise of the Arrows and also BBMF into perspective, as you are not going to have the skills sets to...
13th Jul 2021, 08:12
Replies: 66
Views: 13,331
Posted By GeeRam

That was the intention, but RS712 went tech at...

That was the intention, but RS712 went tech at the airshow so it stayed on the ground and thus there was no public display by the two together, but there was an air-to-air photo session taken before...
13th Jul 2021, 07:30
Replies: 23
Views: 11,112
Posted By GeeRam

I hope he went and bought some lottery tickets...

I hope he went and bought some lottery tickets afterwards......:ooh:

That photo above with the guy standing over him reminded me of the scene in Battle of Britain film when Edward Fox crashed...
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