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16th Jun 2019, 01:55
Replies: 29
Views: 12,541
Posted By cargosales

Talking I believe it's called leadership. As a kid...

I believe it's called leadership.

As a kid growing up, I watched my next door-but-one's two older than me lads out training hard every day before joining the Army. . IIRC, both joined the Paras...
8th Apr 2019, 22:49
Replies: 6
Views: 3,994
Posted By cargosales

If it's in the Daily Wail then it almost...

If it's in the Daily Wail then it almost certainly isn't !!!
7th Apr 2019, 00:22
Replies: 27
Views: 11,499
Posted By cargosales

The Mess Manager had quite a bit to say to our...

The Mess Manager had quite a bit to say to our Boss after one of ours, and the Boss dutifully bollocked all those of us who had managed to crawl into the crewroom by 0800 the following morning. We...
26th Mar 2019, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 3,358
Posted By cargosales

No sympathy.. There was an interesting piece...

No sympathy..

There was an interesting piece on BBC Radio 4 [the Today programme?] the other day where they interviewed, in an Amsterdam coffee shop, a number of local Muslims who have made their...
14th Mar 2019, 14:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,461
Posted By cargosales

I think the footage in question came from...

I think the footage in question came from 'Farewell Bucc', a video made in 1994 by Videoage Productions.

It included some fairly spectacular footage from Gib and from the closing day(s), at Lossie...
11th Mar 2019, 09:51
Replies: 459
Views: 322,319
Posted By cargosales

Agreed .. maybe. He sounded neither...

Agreed .. maybe. He sounded neither convincing nor convinced about the system.
10th Mar 2019, 17:07
Replies: 459
Views: 322,319
Posted By cargosales

Radio 4 File on Four .. On now. ...

Radio 4 File on Four .. On now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_fourfm
6th Mar 2019, 19:04
Replies: 42
Views: 15,574
Posted By cargosales

F-4s & Hawks in the Air Defence role

Am I dreaming or did such an idea exist in the 80s and 90s - to use a pair of Hawks + one F-4 as an air defence 'unit', making the most of the formers' manoeuverability with a couple of AIM-9s plus a...
1st Mar 2019, 21:58
Replies: 58,039
Views: 9,865,934
Posted By cargosales

Very nice Hoskins but the rest of us use loo roll...

Very nice Hoskins but the rest of us use loo roll

CS
24th Feb 2019, 10:38
Replies: 20
Views: 6,629
Posted By cargosales

IF the report is true then it looks like it was...

IF the report is true then it looks like it was down to a very few sad / sick / mercenary individuals, NOT an entire nation, so let's not blame 'America' as a whole for this awful act.

It's very...
29th Jan 2019, 19:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,423
Posted By cargosales

Farnborough '94. We were working with / filming...

Farnborough '94. We were working with / filming some Russian 'guests' at the show. And their rather amazing Su-27.

All was going well right up until when we were invited onto their support...
29th Jan 2019, 18:28
Replies: 16
Views: 3,717
Posted By cargosales

My initial reaction to this was to remember a...

My initial reaction to this was to remember a word I learned many years ago in the Air Force .. 'Twunt'. It is not an officially recognised swear-word, but does enable one to convey one's sentiments...
29th Jan 2019, 16:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,566
Posted By cargosales

Farcebook - any truth in the rumours about privacy

Hi all,

Forgive my ignorance as a bit of a techno-numpty but is there any truth in the posts that are flying round about today / tomorrow (29 / 30 Jan 2019) being the date after which FB can use...
14th Jan 2019, 20:55
Replies: 157
Views: 39,435
Posted By cargosales

That's absolutely insane .. and absolutely...

That's absolutely insane .. and absolutely brilliant :ok:
13th Jan 2019, 22:05
Replies: 157
Views: 39,435
Posted By cargosales

Totally uncalled-for personal attack on a named...

Totally uncalled-for personal attack on a named member. Shame on you :=

If your username is anything to go by then you too are an 'old fart' .. and it just goes to show how humourless one can...
12th Jan 2019, 00:17
Replies: 157
Views: 39,435
Posted By cargosales

The joke was that everyone was very well aware of...

The joke was that everyone was very well aware of the a/c being there and of the Ops name (OH), just we were forbidden from publicly linking the two.

A facade only slightly undermined by the Yanks...
12th Jan 2019, 00:09
Replies: 157
Views: 39,435
Posted By cargosales

What a brilliant post .. explaining precisely...

What a brilliant post .. explaining precisely why some things are couched in slang, jargon or whatever. I only served for a few years and never did anything brave or famous but still got to see and...
8th Jan 2019, 15:20
Replies: 157
Views: 39,435
Posted By cargosales

Didn't see it on any of my several visits to...

Didn't see it on any of my several visits to Akrotiri. There were often 'weather balloons' to be seen there but nothing like a U2. And I never heard anything like the following either

"AKT...
29th Dec 2018, 10:47
Replies: 39
Views: 26,024
Posted By cargosales

Hello Rob, That'd be great if it goes to a...

Hello Rob,

That'd be great if it goes to a good home where it will be appreciated.

I'll send you a PM with some details and we'll take it from there.

David
20th Dec 2018, 16:35
Replies: 73
Views: 14,088
Posted By cargosales

If they catch these little barstewards then...

If they catch these little barstewards then 'Restorative Justice' would suggest a hefty fine + x00 hours spent working in 'customer services' at Gatquick as a suitable punishment :E
1st Dec 2018, 22:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,692
Posted By cargosales

Thank you all for the kind and helpful words and...

Thank you all for the kind and helpful words and for all your PMs. I'm working my way through them and will be in contact with one or more of the suggested groups very shortly.

From the bottom of...
30th Nov 2018, 22:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,692
Posted By cargosales

Help please - SSAFA or RAFA?

Sorry but I need some help please guys.. never thought I'd have to ask but things haven't been too great recently and it's time to ask because I'm at an absolute dead end and in tears writing this.....
22nd Nov 2018, 14:14
Replies: 60
Views: 18,376
Posted By cargosales

Nail, hammer, head, hit. I've read most of the...

Nail, hammer, head, hit. I've read most of the above links and I'm frankly gobsmacked at the cavalier attitude of ONE pilot

What a twunt .. who was possibly only spared further grief because of...
7th Nov 2018, 23:09
Replies: 11
Views: 4,534
Posted By cargosales

You've got to hand it to the French

This is a bit old but is some amazing in-flight and A2A footage. And beautifully edited / put together / set to music

HOW close is some of their formation flying?????

Yes, yes, we did it first...
7th Nov 2018, 22:06
Replies: 32
Views: 9,744
Posted By cargosales

Not keen here on the pale grey and black - it...

Not keen here on the pale grey and black - it just looks wrong IMNSHO - but I absolutely love the tailfin... Takes me back to Waddo in 78? 79? and a 9 Sqn sweatshirt that I brought back from Annual...
27th Oct 2018, 00:47
Replies: 60
Views: 13,793
Posted By cargosales

Many years ago our boss, ex 35 Sqn, told us eager...

Many years ago our boss, ex 35 Sqn, told us eager studes of dropping live 1000lb ers on a range.. When they set the bomb release for, IIRC, 'groups of 3', to be repeated 7 times, just it didn't...
19th Oct 2018, 22:55
Replies: 34
Views: 7,637
Posted By cargosales

WUH, You have both my sympathy and my huge...

WUH,

You have both my sympathy and my huge respect for your position and what you're doing about it...

It's nothing to compare but I'm in a similar position WRT sorting out my late fathers...
19th Oct 2018, 22:44
Replies: 34
Views: 7,637
Posted By cargosales

I was having a clear out recently and came across...

I was having a clear out recently and came across a couple of long forgotten full sets of DPMs plus a load of other associated bits of 'cabbage kit'. Turns out the local ATC unit DOES still allow...
19th Oct 2018, 21:57
Replies: 39
Views: 26,024
Posted By cargosales

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/615x350/tristar_1_67a7b64c56f98335cff431307c677bb6b095d4c3.jpg
Forgive the slight thread hijack please.. I've posted this before but no takers then...
15th Oct 2018, 17:07
Replies: 18
Views: 4,740
Posted By cargosales

And 12 Sqn doing it long before that .. ...

And 12 Sqn doing it long before that ..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBtsEw47pwk
15th Oct 2018, 16:53
Replies: 18
Views: 4,740
Posted By cargosales

Love that idea as long as it respects copyright...

Love that idea as long as it respects copyright and the £££ that the people who took the footage had to put into getting it. Equally that it doesn't drop anyone in the brown stuff.

I recognise...
15th Oct 2018, 14:32
Replies: 73
Views: 14,801
Posted By cargosales

If we're into thread drift .. One of the...

If we're into thread drift ..

One of the early comments on this thread mentioned using a 'show of force' to persuade people not to do anything silly.. It wasn't an attack or close support aircraft...
11th Oct 2018, 01:10
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By cargosales

Help with creating an Email client

I need some help please, and fast. I'm way out of my depth and I'm sorry I don't even know the correct terminology to use but essentially ..

I own my own domain name and run my email system...
2nd Sep 2018, 08:09
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By cargosales

Fundraising for SSAFA

We never know when we might need help but SSAFA helped this guy. Now he's giving back in the best way he knows how to.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45360873

Walking 14,000 km to raise...
27th Aug 2018, 11:59
Replies: 44
Views: 10,759
Posted By cargosales

A decent man who respected and looked after...

A decent man who respected and looked after others ahead of himself. A man who was always polite, courteous and honourable, even whilst arguing with bitter opponents. Those in the swamp around him...
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