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8th Apr 2021, 12:41
Replies: 169
Views: 145,467
Posted By BossEyed

More salt with that, Beagle?

More salt with that, Beagle?
8th Apr 2021, 10:41
Replies: 169
Views: 145,467
Posted By BossEyed

chevvron, Boscombe was never "T&EE"; was there...

chevvron, Boscombe was never "T&EE"; was there ever any such thing? Maybe the likes of Pendine?

From A&AEE (in two incarnations) Boscombe became became DGT&E (for a very short period) then DTEO...
28th Jan 2021, 22:09
Replies: 7
Views: 2,835
Posted By BossEyed

Operation HONEY BADGER was also what the...

Operation HONEY BADGER was also what the astounding CREDIBLE SPORT "XFC-130Hs" (YMC-130Hs?) were being developed for.

https://youtu.be/fSFjhWw4DNo
9th Dec 2020, 19:02
Replies: 42
Views: 15,544
Posted By BossEyed

Did he claim it wasn't his fault? After all, the...

Did he claim it wasn't his fault? After all, the householder had left the landing light on...
12th Oct 2020, 14:43
Replies: 40
Views: 13,721
Posted By BossEyed

Corporal Clott - what a thoroughly unpleasant...

Corporal Clott - what a thoroughly unpleasant thing to say. :rolleyes:

The Pilotaware system quite clearly has significant flight safety benefits, and the award is well-deserved.
4th May 2020, 10:46
Replies: 5,179
Views: 1,488,895
Posted By BossEyed

Camera angle and lens foreshortening, I would bet.

Camera angle and lens foreshortening, I would bet.
24th Apr 2020, 21:32
Replies: 80
Views: 42,618
Posted By BossEyed

Engines, bar the odd blip (it comes to us all) I...

Engines, bar the odd blip (it comes to us all) I suspect your memory is better than most.

You should know that, were you ever to publish your memoirs, I bet I am not the only one to have already...
21st Nov 2019, 08:23
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By BossEyed

One of the flightguides a year or so ago (can't...

One of the flightguides a year or so ago (can't remember if it was Pooley's or AFE) had over 800 UK airfields including strips. On top of that I'd estimate there are at least a couple of hundred...
18th Nov 2019, 17:01
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By BossEyed

Very helpful summary, LTCTerry. For people...

Very helpful summary, LTCTerry.

For people reading this, don't forget that as an alien/non-US citizen you would also need to meet the TSA rules:...
18th Nov 2019, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By BossEyed

OK then: Copy what you see into e.g. MSWord, then...

OK then: Copy what you see into e.g. MSWord, then search and replace (with nothing) the bits you don't want (which will be a very quick job, since there are only two extraneous bits, repeated...
18th Nov 2019, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By BossEyed

Click 'Edit', then delete what you don't want.

Click 'Edit', then delete what you don't want.
12th Nov 2019, 17:58
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By BossEyed

To help others: EBAW - Antwerpen / Deurne ...

To help others:

EBAW - Antwerpen / Deurne
EBBR - Brussels National
EBCI - Charleroi
EBKT - Kortrijk / Wevelgem
EBLG - Liege
EBOS - Oostende-Brugge
29th Oct 2019, 15:35
Replies: 6,224
Views: 1,761,406
Posted By BossEyed

Very well said, Engines. This stuff is hard!

Very well said, Engines. This stuff is hard!
12th Jan 2019, 16:10
Replies: 157
Views: 35,740
Posted By BossEyed

CONSO, the B-2 rollout thing is a great story and...

CONSO, the B-2 rollout thing is a great story and far be it from me to suggest that AvLeak might have reasons to embellish how sensitive the planform was supposed to be that day, but... this is a...
27th Nov 2018, 17:29
Replies: 40
Views: 10,919
Posted By BossEyed

Boscombe was 1992. I vaguely remember it...

Boscombe was 1992.

I vaguely remember it wasn't called IAT but something a bit similar. (Pretty sure it predated the "Royal" name by quite a few years).

One quick Google later, and:
...
4th Nov 2018, 11:33
Replies: 103
Views: 51,528
Posted By BossEyed

I, too, was working there at the time. The C-5...

I, too, was working there at the time. The C-5 visit was a standard variant (IIRC), and was pre-planned. It had brought back 2x Sea King HAS Mk6 from sonar and sonics trials at AUTEC. I'm fairly sure...
28th Sep 2018, 14:31
Replies: 6,224
Views: 1,761,406
Posted By BossEyed

Because it's not an airbrake; it's the lift fan...

Because it's not an airbrake; it's the lift fan cover.

Congratulations, everybody involved. :D
21st Sep 2018, 17:57
Replies: 84
Views: 16,191
Posted By BossEyed

Always a favourite: Letter from the Duke of...

Always a favourite: Letter from the Duke of Wellington dispatched from Spain in Aug 1812:
20th Sep 2018, 16:25
Replies: 18
Views: 4,937
Posted By BossEyed

Hence Ted's logo: ...

Hence Ted's logo:
https://www.the-toy-box.com/ekmps/shops/d3262f/images/Vintage-Put-Mustard-on-it-Food-Advertising-Pin-Badge-753-p.jpg

Top chap! :ok:
17th Sep 2018, 21:03
Replies: 23
Views: 2,340
Posted By BossEyed

No, you are fine. (Super) Dimonas and...

No, you are fine.

(Super) Dimonas and G109Bs are TMGs for EASA (and SLMG for UK PPLs) as per the table on page 1 of this thread..
12th Sep 2018, 13:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By BossEyed

Is the question asking for a strip for an...

Is the question asking for a strip for an occasional visit, or somewhere to be based?
22nd Aug 2018, 15:46
Replies: 17
Views: 3,685
Posted By BossEyed

It's a Northrop F-5F Tiger II ...

It's a Northrop F-5F Tiger II

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbulletin/1200x800/northrop_f_5f_tiger_ii_2c_switzerland_air_force_jp6842833_bd4f30d6624b1128cd517171b364050cf9ac26af.jpg
20th Aug 2018, 12:06
Replies: 20
Views: 4,106
Posted By BossEyed

In BN's HC Mk.1 guise there was a very discreet...

In BN's HC Mk.1 guise there was a very discreet brass memorial plaque to DL mounted on the aft face of the interseat console.

It was there during the original FADEC development trials on that...
18th Aug 2018, 14:50
Replies: 6,224
Views: 1,761,406
Posted By BossEyed

The first Type 23, NORFOLK, initially had a...

The first Type 23, NORFOLK, initially had a lovely varnished hardwood flight deck. Fabulous for cocktail parties, not so good for flight operations. One of the first FOCFT tasks was to scuff it up,...
9th Aug 2018, 11:44
Replies: 101
Views: 13,190
Posted By BossEyed

And if you need and therefore have got that, why...

And if you need and therefore have got that, why not just display it?

Electronics are not inherently better; sometimes simple is the way to go, using the environment rather than man-made...
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