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16th Aug 2020, 09:13
Replies: 34
Views: 24,985
Posted By Skeleton

Why does it "beggar belief" that ATC were...

Why does it "beggar belief" that ATC were "allowed" to close? Whose permission do they need to? The airfield I assume has published Operating Hours, unless ATC were informed the President was running...
6th Jul 2020, 10:59
Replies: 466
Views: 185,204
Posted By Skeleton

The RAF sadly do not have a fleet size that would...

The RAF sadly do not have a fleet size that would allow them to leave any one of their aircraft on the ground because it is painted differently. You can be assured it will be flown as normal when not...
28th May 2020, 08:38
Replies: 10
Views: 3,269
Posted By Skeleton

Earth's Historical bar says 22/05/2019.

Earth's Historical bar says 22/05/2019.
25th May 2020, 14:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,795
Posted By Skeleton

The Flight Engineer on that sortie should also be...

The Flight Engineer on that sortie should also be remembered for different reasons.
22nd May 2020, 14:09
Replies: 180
Views: 49,813
Posted By Skeleton

If the Reds are going to practice overhead...

If the Reds are going to practice overhead Scampton the plan seems to work but being the Reds take nothing for granted. Are they just going to join the queue to taxy 3 times a day and accept the E3...
5th Mar 2020, 11:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,044
Posted By Skeleton

I left in 1986 and their were plans back then to...

I left in 1986 and their were plans back then to build a new Control Tower. Amazed with all the works and changes at Lossie, that in 2020 that still has not happened.

As an aside one of the old...
13th Feb 2020, 11:07
Replies: 384
Views: 246,650
Posted By Skeleton

The RAF do not fly kites, but they do have a...

The RAF do not fly kites, but they do have a previous history of this, buy 7 E-3D's, create 2 Squadrons, an OCU, a Standards Flight, and then wonder why their is no money left to keep the aircraft up...
14th Aug 2019, 07:52
Replies: 4
Views: 2,214
Posted By Skeleton

Now on Facebook apparantly. If they are it is not...

Now on Facebook apparantly. If they are it is not a public group, because i looked.
13th Aug 2019, 08:37
Replies: 43
Views: 27,837
Posted By Skeleton

I would up that possible to a highly likely and...

I would up that possible to a highly likely and it looks like their are more on the way.

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=udHke_1565656998

I fear this will not end well for many.
3rd Apr 2019, 11:27
Replies: 168
Views: 94,783
Posted By Skeleton

Their have been enough screw ups in the past to...

Their have been enough screw ups in the past to prove your theory sadly wrong. Those in power are more than capable of adding more and spending more to close something. I was in a Quarter that had...
22nd Dec 2018, 23:51
Replies: 1,178
Views: 714,395
Posted By Skeleton

No they won't. Any civilised delayed passenger is...

No they won't. Any civilised delayed passenger is going to be getting on with their lives once they get to where they want to be, and that won't be searching Crawley for the "scrotes" that delayed...
21st Dec 2018, 23:04
Replies: 14
Views: 4,303
Posted By Skeleton

I was at Leuchars at the time and involved,...

I was at Leuchars at the time and involved, enough said. A sickening and needless waste of life. May they RIP.
20th Dec 2018, 08:31
Replies: 40
Views: 7,887
Posted By Skeleton

One pilot who had ejected from a Vulcan went to...

One pilot who had ejected from a Vulcan went to Jaguars.
27th Nov 2018, 06:56
Replies: 74
Views: 18,413
Posted By Skeleton

Why are you still here? You have been given...

Why are you still here? You have been given numerous reasons why your silly idea is a total non starter.
6th Oct 2018, 02:30
Replies: 13
Views: 4,155
Posted By Skeleton

The search function on Liveleak is, and always...

The search function on Liveleak is, and always has been useless, and the only way to detect duplicate video's is for a human to look and manually intervene, hence lots of re-posts.
29th Sep 2018, 01:20
Replies: 613
Views: 164,868
Posted By Skeleton

News just in. Sign a contract and the...

News just in.

Sign a contract and the Australian Defence Dept may expect you to keep to your end of the bargain.
29th Sep 2018, 00:46
Replies: 22
Views: 12,006
Posted By Skeleton

Ex Evergreen Jet turned into a tourist attraction...

Ex Evergreen Jet turned into a tourist attraction being moved to a temporary location for it's next "gig"
21st Sep 2018, 01:46
Replies: 22
Views: 7,910
Posted By Skeleton

Brilliant picture's Nut and worth a soaking to...

Brilliant picture's Nut and worth a soaking to get, say's he from the warmth of Australia. :D
15th Sep 2018, 02:30
Replies: 31
Views: 6,225
Posted By Skeleton

Never flown her. Have no knowledge of how the...

Never flown her.
Have no knowledge of how the aircraft operated.
Have no knowledge of the aircraft's capabilities.
Have no knowledge of how much bang you got from your buck with Jaguar.
Flew or...
3rd Sep 2018, 09:00
Replies: 139
Views: 31,895
Posted By Skeleton

I remember dropping the Ensign at ISK during a...

I remember dropping the Ensign at ISK during a blizzard, I pulled the rope and it was stuck, pulled a bit harder, then a lot harder and the rope gave, along with a lump of ice the size of a football,...
3rd Aug 2018, 01:40
Replies: 31
Views: 6,149
Posted By Skeleton

The Abingdon accident still haunts me. I watched...

The Abingdon accident still haunts me. I watched that display on many occasions as it was practised at Leuchars from the Runway Caravan and the tower. What sadly happened was predicted by more than...
27th May 2018, 02:29
Replies: 25
Views: 10,532
Posted By Skeleton

Well done, if you wanted to display your stunning...

Well done, if you wanted to display your stunning lack of knowledge on current RAF operations you did a great job. What a childish remark.
24th May 2018, 01:12
Replies: 372
Views: 291,792
Posted By Skeleton

It was during my time as well. It changed around...

It was during my time as well. It changed around 2000 to "hand picked" SAC's. No idea of the situation today. I do recall running the shift from the RWC on more than one occasion, that was fun.
22nd May 2018, 08:25
Replies: 372
Views: 291,792
Posted By Skeleton

Indeed Beagle. At Leuchars a practice gear up...

Indeed Beagle. At Leuchars a practice gear up approach was a requirement before you were checked out in the van. Runway controllers are the last check on things that others should have done or seen...
22nd May 2018, 03:45
Replies: 372
Views: 291,792
Posted By Skeleton

As an ex RWC you can rest assured that in my day...

As an ex RWC you can rest assured that in my day missing a wheels up, would have resulted in harsh action. The Leuchars F4, 84ish that touched down without the dangly bits, rolled and landed with the...
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