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4th Jul 2020, 18:48
Replies: 21
Views: 4,216
Posted By 5aday

I knew 'Mr' Gunnell incredibly well and we were...

I knew 'Mr' Gunnell incredibly well and we were almost next door neighbours in the Mess in Luqa.

It was Norman who was on 'Malta Zone' duty (giving the IFR departures clearances) when I was due to...
31st Oct 2019, 17:27
Replies: 368
Views: 237,564
Posted By 5aday

Poseidon

No smoke then ?
14th Oct 2019, 10:04
Replies: 29
Views: 7,458
Posted By 5aday

I as at School in Waterbeach and during the...

I as at School in Waterbeach and during the weekdays I used to go up to the A10 and watch all the aeroplanes that Waterbeach had to offer. We used to lie directly under the approach which was...
14th Apr 2019, 14:35
Replies: 57
Views: 18,754
Posted By 5aday

The music

The music reminds me of the Queens Castle in Pat Pong , Bangkok at the end of the show. Time for a last stagger along Silom Road to the Dusi Thani.
30th Mar 2019, 20:22
Replies: 14
Views: 2,859
Posted By 5aday

The Seiko outlet is in Maidehead and the prices...

The Seiko outlet is in Maidehead and the prices compare very favourably with those on the High Street. I've had several Seiko watches and never had a failure.
and all those that were waterproof...
9th Feb 2019, 23:17
Replies: 36
Views: 6,124
Posted By 5aday

I started as an AEOp on Shacks in Ballykelly,and...

I started as an AEOp on Shacks in Ballykelly,and AEOp Dryman in Malta - and in civilian life as a Pilot on a wide range of twin turbines followed by B747.100 to 400 series and B737,B757 and B767 (all...
25th Jan 2019, 01:26
Replies: 18
Views: 4,261
Posted By 5aday

I used a Cessna Cardinal (177RG) whilst employed...

I used a Cessna Cardinal (177RG) whilst employed on the AEW Comet during the Nimrod Mk3 program. Quite useful really especially when we needed spares
collecting from Elstree. I did approximately...
21st Dec 2018, 20:25
Replies: 73
Views: 12,244
Posted By 5aday

I wonder if 51sqn could have done anything?

I wonder if 51sqn could have done anything?
11th Dec 2018, 14:16
Replies: 23
Views: 5,951
Posted By 5aday

Whiz wheel PM please 5aday

Whiz wheel

PM please
5aday
16th Nov 2018, 08:15
Replies: 161
Views: 36,062
Posted By 5aday

In total awe Danny. Rest in Peace.

In total awe Danny. Rest in Peace.
1st Nov 2018, 22:15
Replies: 70
Views: 11,808
Posted By 5aday

Best x wind aeroplane ever- 747.400. Drift...

Best x wind aeroplane ever- 747.400. Drift remains on up to 40knots across and better if very slighty damp. (GRU)
Worst xwind aeroplane ever - DHC6 Twin Otter. Land across the runways into a taxiway...
18th Oct 2018, 13:50
Replies: 52
Views: 9,026
Posted By 5aday

Thank you Gentlemen. You have restored my faith...

Thank you Gentlemen. You have restored my faith in my brain cells.
I took a Valiant pilot to Downsview (De havilland Canada) to give me some light relief
whilst ferrying a DHC Twin Otter back to...
17th Oct 2018, 22:13
Replies: 52
Views: 9,026
Posted By 5aday

I was stationed at Marham as Assistant ATC from...

I was stationed at Marham as Assistant ATC from spring of 67 until early 69 and I'm sure I saw a Valiant from Boscombe Down doing a flypast. I recall it was white as well. I wonder if Boscombe...
3rd Oct 2018, 19:36
Replies: 66
Views: 18,023
Posted By 5aday

Any Porsche 917's in the offing?

Any Porsche 917's in the offing?
1st Oct 2018, 16:29
Replies: 66
Views: 18,023
Posted By 5aday

I think it is all so simple. If it saves me any...

I think it is all so simple. If it saves me any money at all - great and it's all so simple. If you are offered but want to decline yours you've guessed it- it's all so simple. Nobody really cares...
24th Sep 2018, 12:09
Replies: 120
Views: 22,019
Posted By 5aday

I saw the galley on the Sunderland at the RAF...

I saw the galley on the Sunderland at the RAF Museum and beliive me, the designer of the Nimrod Galley still had a lot to
learn. Whenever we carried flyaway ground crew, the only place to sit was...
24th Sep 2018, 09:54
Replies: 120
Views: 22,019
Posted By 5aday

During the squabble between Mintoff and...

During the squabble between Mintoff and Carrington in the early 70's about the Nimrods using Luqa airfield. my crew were the first to fly out of Malta and land at Sigonella. Several days ensued...
21st Sep 2018, 09:26
Replies: 107
Views: 13,802
Posted By 5aday

I'm quite certain we had a white or yellow refill...

I'm quite certain we had a white or yellow refill in ATC at Marham. There wa a floodlit board and each flight had a peice id perspex written from behind with the skippers name, the airframe no , the...
16th Sep 2018, 14:04
Replies: 24
Views: 6,872
Posted By 5aday

Kinloss seems to have been built with pure...

Kinloss seems to have been built with pure asbestos. I wouldn't go back for any deal. Lossie might be the best bet after all.
10th Sep 2018, 15:15
Replies: 35
Views: 10,554
Posted By 5aday

I really pity anyone posted to Saxa Vjord. Unless...

I really pity anyone posted to Saxa Vjord. Unless you are a nature watcher and the types of birds around the Shetlands turn you on
or you partake in Sea Angling , it must be like a life sentence....
10th Sep 2018, 11:00
Replies: 35
Views: 10,554
Posted By 5aday

NorthSouth and 3D CAM I worked for Loganair in...

NorthSouth and 3D CAM
I worked for Loganair in ABZ for 14months and 3weeks and also flew the Falcon Jet Center Twin Otter mainly on Unst Chevron contracts but also on other jobs to SUMBURGH (LSI) I...
7th Sep 2018, 14:39
Replies: 35
Views: 10,554
Posted By 5aday

How many ways can you write Unst? Stun? ...

How many ways can you write Unst?
Stun?
Nuts?
I did Unst - sometimes twice a day - from ABZ in the Twin Otter for either Yogibear or Falcon Jet Center ( I think it was a Chevron contract)
I...
21st Aug 2018, 08:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By 5aday

Any reports of the service? Unfortunately I could...

Any reports of the service? Unfortunately I could not attend.
18th Aug 2018, 13:21
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By 5aday

Tomorrow 19th August

50 years since the 1968 Mid Air Accident over Holt in Norfolk. Two crews - 7men - lost their lives - one crew from Marham and one from Bruggen..
Memorial service in Holt tomorrow.
5aday
5th Aug 2018, 21:31
Replies: 161
Views: 26,546
Posted By 5aday

It''s certainly been quite funny though. 5aday

It''s certainly been quite funny though.
5aday
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