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24th Jan 2019, 17:50
Replies: 41
Views: 11,591
Posted By Beancountercymru

Learn to fly at Leeming

ď A continuing shortage of capacity in its flying training organisation has led the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) to return to training pilots on Hawk T1 aircraft, three years after it retired the...
16th Jan 2019, 20:27
Replies: 41
Views: 10,435
Posted By Beancountercymru

Back in the day RAF Manston would have commercial...

Back in the day RAF Manston would have commercial traffic on the main, surfaced runway, AEF Chipmunks on the grass strip at an angle to it and VGS gliders on what was known as the Northern Grass.
10th Jan 2019, 12:36
Replies: 67
Views: 17,017
Posted By Beancountercymru

The AAIB have reported

https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-investigation-to-grob-g115e-tutor-g-byuu
27th Dec 2018, 15:06
Replies: 86
Views: 25,170
Posted By Beancountercymru

To SpeedFanatic - it was "A Passion for Flying "...

To SpeedFanatic - it was "A Passion for Flying " by Tom Eeles
24th Nov 2018, 20:32
Replies: 36
Views: 5,723
Posted By Beancountercymru

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/royal-air-for...

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/royal-air-force-armed-forces-operational-awards-list-2018/
16th Aug 2018, 22:14
Replies: 73
Views: 33,918
Posted By Beancountercymru

Update as requested ...

Update as requested

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-into-the-accident-involving-a-griffin-mk1-zj241-at-yr-aran-snowdonia-wales
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2018, 22:12
Replies: 43
Views: 12,607
Posted By Beancountercymru

The results of the enquiry have been published ...

The results of the enquiry have been published

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-into-the-accident-involving-a-griffin-mk1-zj241-at-yr-aran-snowdonia-wales
10th Aug 2018, 22:38
Replies: 42
Views: 6,759
Posted By Beancountercymru

Timelord BBC Cornwall shared this today ...

Timelord

BBC Cornwall shared this today

A special tribute has been paid by RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall to one of the last pilots from World War Two who were known as "the few".

Squadron Leader...
25th Jun 2018, 11:03
Replies: 17
Views: 4,006
Posted By Beancountercymru

Firefighters

Will this lead to a reduction in RAF firefighters and if so who will deploy on operations?
19th Mar 2018, 10:12
Replies: 63
Views: 8,213
Posted By Beancountercymru

Personnel Holding Flight (PHF) at Innsworth

I attended an Air Cadet annual camp at Innsworth and our ACLO told us he was responsible for all the pregnant Airwomen in the RAF !

He then revealed he was OC Personnel Holding Flight
12th Dec 2017, 15:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By Beancountercymru

Some great shots in this post Sea King at...

Some great shots in this post

Sea King at Lee Airfield 7th September 2017 (http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=78841)
10th Nov 2017, 21:32
Replies: 399
Views: 126,929
Posted By Beancountercymru

Talking of RAFG, those of an older generation...

Talking of RAFG, those of an older generation will recall Two Way Family Favourites with songs from/to boys in BFPO this or BFPO that rather than the name of the base.

I've often wondered was a...
11th Sep 2017, 07:22
Replies: 170
Views: 55,478
Posted By Beancountercymru

The Kirby Cadet Mk111 used in Air Cadet gliding...

The Kirby Cadet Mk111 used in Air Cadet gliding was open cockpit and generally communication from bellowed from the instructor in the back seat to his hapless cadet in front, so those at the launch...
17th May 2017, 14:55
Replies: 38
Views: 31,133
Posted By Beancountercymru

HRH is not the only Royal co-pilot Dutch...

HRH is not the only Royal co-pilot

Dutch King Willem-Alexander reveals secret flights as co-pilot - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39946532)
24th Apr 2017, 22:04
Replies: 32
Views: 7,790
Posted By Beancountercymru

Getting back to the list... What's the story...

Getting back to the list...

What's the story here?

Queen's Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCB)
Corporal Antony Luke COLLINS
7th Jan 2017, 21:37
Replies: 22
Views: 3,715
Posted By Beancountercymru

Regarding the borstal boys story Thursday's Times...

Regarding the borstal boys story Thursday's Times has an obituary for Great Train Robber Tommy Wisbey who was "arrested at 18 for breaking and entering and given the option of joining the Army or...
27th Oct 2016, 13:39
Replies: 20
Views: 6,499
Posted By Beancountercymru

Deep Penetrating Fighter

" Walden also made clear the Air Force will probably pursue a deep penetrating fighter to accompany the bomber to heavily defended targets deep inside a country"

A P-51 surely? :)
19th Oct 2016, 22:14
Replies: 100
Views: 22,080
Posted By Beancountercymru

I one spent a long northwards rail trip from...

I one spent a long northwards rail trip from Bristol Parkway with, across the gangway, a uniformed Group Captain and his sharp suited civilian colleague that I took for a consultant who spent the...
26th Aug 2016, 18:35
Replies: 109
Views: 33,909
Posted By Beancountercymru

Hi viz

I was trying to work why a drone operator needed the hi viz jacket. Was it in case he flew his drone into himself?

On a similar subject I noticed the mass ranks of Fleet Street's finest had to be...
18th Jul 2016, 17:29
Replies: 38
Views: 8,595
Posted By Beancountercymru

Woes for Mrs May

Now her 146 has gone tech at Cardiff..
13th Apr 2016, 15:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,976
Posted By Beancountercymru

Bye Bye 208

Last flight for Hawk T1s at RAF Valley on Anglesey - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-36037354)


"The last flight of Hawk T1s at RAF Valley on Anglesey has taken...
24th Mar 2016, 13:32
Replies: 21
Views: 3,970
Posted By Beancountercymru

RAF Summer Camp Colerne late 1960s Self as...

RAF Summer Camp Colerne late 1960s

Self as Cadet Warrant Officer swapped contents of sugar bowl for Andrews Liver Salts. Fellow Cadet ladles into tea cup which does a passable imitation of a...
12th Aug 2014, 18:42
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Beancountercymru

Repeat

It's on again at 05.30 tomorrow
2nd Aug 2014, 18:31
Replies: 79
Views: 20,163
Posted By Beancountercymru

Three runways at once

Manston in the 70's was the same

Civilian traffic and jets on the asphalt , Chipmunks on the grass at 30 degrees to the main runway and gliders of 617VGS on the Northern Grass as I think it was...
11th Jul 2014, 07:45
Replies: 32
Views: 4,463
Posted By Beancountercymru

The proposal

More details are here Home | The Stanford Hall Estate Redevelopment (http://www.stanfordhallredevelopment.org.uk/)
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