Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Uncle Ginsters
Showing results 1 to 25 of 436
Search took 0.49 seconds.
20th Feb 2017, 13:55
Replies: 10
Views: 4,451
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Absolutely tragic news. First met Nick at...

Absolutely tragic news.

First met Nick at Linton where many a beer and laugh were shared.

Our paths diverged but crossed many times thereafter - he always met with that big grin and usually a...
18th May 2016, 23:09
Replies: 29
Views: 10,487
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

20k (pre-tax) for 5-yr ROS? Can anyone...

20k (pre-tax) for 5-yr ROS?

Can anyone explain the logic in that?
How would that make any difference to anyone? That doesn't even amount to the pension that most in this bracket will take for...
17th May 2016, 15:40
Replies: 121
Views: 59,754
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Ken, Check your PMs

Ken,
Check your PMs
16th May 2016, 20:36
Replies: 121
Views: 59,754
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

The RAF C-17s operate to the Global Fleet...

The RAF C-17s operate to the Global Fleet concept, which keeps them supposedly in step with the rest of the world. The slight irony in that is that it actually puts us ahead of most of the USAF jets...
13th May 2016, 20:20
Replies: 121
Views: 59,754
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Nope. Nope. Not once.

Nope.

Nope.

Not once.
13th May 2016, 16:31
Replies: 121
Views: 59,754
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

The RAF now fully owns its own fleet of 8...

The RAF now fully owns its own fleet of 8 aircraft.

Any restrictions now in place are down the the RAF Release to Service and capability requirement alone, which still prohibits much of the...
11th May 2016, 12:07
Replies: 121
Views: 59,754
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

It seems someone else may be hedging their bets: ...

It seems someone else may be hedging their bets:

First Freefall Parachute Trial Sees RAF C-17 Jump into the Tactical Arena...
20th Apr 2016, 08:45
Replies: 22
Views: 6,855
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

A very sad mishap. All too many times on...

A very sad mishap.

All too many times on both sides of the pond it's the crew that suck up the pressure of other agencies' genuine delays or just pure ineptitude.

Sadly, I think it is true to...
25th Jan 2016, 21:24
Replies: 5
Views: 2,876
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

At 1300m/4200ft you could go a bit bigger than a...

At 1300m/4200ft you could go a bit bigger than a Herc ;)
23rd Dec 2015, 21:12
Replies: 12
Views: 3,700
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Well, I like the sound of the US's "critical...

Well, I like the sound of the US's "critical skills bonus":

http://m.military.com/daily-news/2015/12/16/air-force-offers-125k-critical-skills-bonus-to-drone-pilots.html
24th Nov 2015, 08:07
Replies: 293
Views: 59,781
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

BBC now saying one 'pilot' now in the hands of a...

BBC now saying one 'pilot' now in the hands of a Syrian 'opposition group'...footage shows wreckage and one chute landing on a wooded hillside.
17th Nov 2015, 13:32
Replies: 40
Views: 12,631
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Not at all, CBTL, This is a rumour site,...

Not at all, CBTL,

This is a rumour site, after all, and those are my thoughts; our lack of MPA has exposed us and the higher powers know that needs to be remedied.

I'm convinced the lottery is...
16th Nov 2015, 20:54
Replies: 40
Views: 12,631
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Yes. I do.

Yes. I do.
16th Nov 2015, 20:09
Replies: 40
Views: 12,631
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

So, if a new fleet were to emerge, say an MPA,...

So, if a new fleet were to emerge, say an MPA, that would shaft things royally, right?
15th Nov 2015, 20:27
Replies: 40
Views: 12,631
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

The trouble is, the group any FRI would be aimed...

The trouble is, the group any FRI would be aimed at are already pensionable under legacy schemes; leaving means a pension uplift that the FRI would have to counter for every year retained before you...
8th Nov 2015, 20:23
Replies: 158
Views: 20,559
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

It's hilarious to suggest that this is a party...

It's hilarious to suggest that this is a party political intervention by CDS.
Even within his own party, it seems, there's little or no support for Comrade Corby's Trident stance.
All parties have...
20th Jul 2015, 20:13
Replies: 26
Views: 6,549
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Let's hope this comes to fruition...for some...

Let's hope this comes to fruition...for some UARSSI fleets, there may not be a requirement at present, but the availability of a boom tanker can only help with the future...
19th Jul 2015, 18:17
Replies: 40
Views: 9,061
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

With all this chat of "people" and "Parliament",...

With all this chat of "people" and "Parliament", it's probably time that we all reviewed the actual motion tabled in the House:

Business Today: Chamber for Thursday 29 August 2013...
17th Jul 2015, 20:54
Replies: 40
Views: 9,061
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Sadly, the knee-jerk to all of this will, no...

Sadly, the knee-jerk to all of this will, no doubt make our Exchange Officers' lives very complicated on both sides of the Ocean.
Fallon's shot himself in the foot with those comments - our guys...
2nd Jul 2015, 08:14
Replies: 59
Views: 9,309
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Thanks for that Nelli but that info is now a...

Thanks for that Nelli but that info is now a little out of date.

Brize's authority to issue ATFMX status was linked to HERRICK and no longer stands for these kinds of sorties. That is not to say...
30th Jun 2015, 11:34
Replies: 59
Views: 9,309
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

This response may have been 72hrs after the...

This response may have been 72hrs after the actual event, but that is in no way 'slow'.

There are two key drivers for that timeline:

1. Diplomatic clearances. It may come as a surprise to many...
22nd Jun 2015, 23:43
Replies: 91
Views: 26,259
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Not guilty. ...and good luck to him. ...

Not guilty.

...and good luck to him.

Funny how sensationalism only seems to work one way :/
22nd May 2015, 22:49
Replies: 25
Views: 6,972
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

Was that really an airframe or a political...

Was that really an airframe or a political limitation? There are several C17-capable airfields 'up country' but it seems no-one was wiling to send them there whilst doing a friendly nation a...
24th Apr 2015, 21:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,487
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

MG, I recently got into this Op from a...

MG,
I recently got into this Op from a historical point of view and can recommend "The Guts To Try" by James H. Kyle; he was the on scene AMC if I recall correctly so has a great insight into both...
17th Apr 2015, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,447
Posted By Uncle Ginsters

"Sandy, wasn't buying them cheaper than the...

"Sandy, wasn't buying them cheaper than the excess mileage charge "

Pretty sure the UK didn't win that one - IIRC the rental was such that a single hour flown beyond the agreement would've made it...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 436
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.