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19th Mar 2014, 17:06
Replies: 234
Views: 48,445
Posted By woodring

When not one of the types you worked on is...

When not one of the types you worked on is flying and the only place you can see one is in a museum or scrapyard.
26th Jan 2010, 19:31
Replies: 64
Views: 13,415
Posted By woodring

I beg to differ with rigga. I arrived at...

I beg to differ with rigga.

I arrived at Brize in early 67 The Base hanger was always refered to by that name and always occupied by Base servicing Squadron until at least when I left in late 69.
4th Sep 2008, 10:40
Replies: 5
Views: 2,678
Posted By woodring

Tamworth is quite a nice area with plains on one...

Tamworth is quite a nice area with plains on one side and the New England hills to the east.
It's a fairly typical Australian medium to large country town with rail links to Sydney and Brisbane....
4th Apr 2008, 17:56
Replies: 267
Views: 113,730
Posted By woodring

Best and happiest Tengah 69-70 Most...

Best and happiest Tengah 69-70

Most exausting Spitalgate 67
(WRAF initial training station ,I was one of about 5 young and single blokes)
Only there 14 days went back to Bzn (biggest)...
24th Feb 2008, 15:55
Replies: 217
Views: 38,274
Posted By woodring

I like to think I can accept that change will...

I like to think I can accept that change will always happen be it for better or worse. During my service there were always those who moaned that the RAF was going to the dogs etc. But I cannot recall...
10th Feb 2008, 18:41
Replies: 51
Views: 16,241
Posted By woodring

I think you will find that an Air Sea Rescue...

I think you will find that an Air Sea Rescue Launch was based at Bridlington.
Their shore based HQ would probably have been called RAF Bridlington.
I remember seeing the launch as a small boy...
8th Sep 2007, 15:53
Replies: 411
Views: 91,754
Posted By woodring

2/6 pence was the entrance fee last time time I...

2/6 pence was the entrance fee last time time I went.
That price included a small glass and an empty small bottle.
The drill was to go to one of the stands pour a taster into your glass and when...
3rd Sep 2007, 15:56
Replies: 27
Views: 8,669
Posted By woodring

They could be reliable ,we spent a month with 2...

They could be reliable ,we spent a month with 2 a/c in Bahrein shuttlling to Aden before the withdrawal and I don't remember any major snags .
3rd Sep 2007, 06:14
Replies: 27
Views: 8,669
Posted By woodring

The gentlemans way to fly, night stop everywhere....

The gentlemans way to fly, night stop everywhere.
and a few hours kip in one of the 6 bunks en-route.
Four days to Hong Kong, then go u/s and cancel the circuit bashing that had been planned. 5...
5th Jul 2007, 19:26
Replies: 147
Views: 11,636
Posted By woodring

Can I wear a brevet on my pt kit ?

Can I wear a brevet on my pt kit ?
30th May 2007, 12:09
Replies: 409
Views: 55,084
Posted By woodring

I Emailed my MP David Cameron and recieved a very...

I Emailed my MP David Cameron and recieved a very prompt reply from his office.He has already contacted the Home Secretary about this matter and has promised to keep in touch.
I hope he takes this...
10th May 2007, 15:48
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By woodring

BHX every time where poss. Under an hour on the...

BHX every time where poss.
Under an hour on the train from Oxford.
Free link to terminal every 2 mins.
1hr 15 mins by road and much cheaper car parks than any London airport.
Security much...
26th Apr 2007, 15:40
Replies: 30
Views: 4,321
Posted By woodring

Try Goldings in St Albans 01727841321 I know...

Try Goldings in St Albans 01727841321
I know they will make one to measure if they do not have one in stock.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2007, 19:09
Replies: 810
Views: 70,444
Posted By woodring

My one overwhelming concern at the moment is that...

My one overwhelming concern at the moment is that this crisis is supposed to be handled by that feeble excuse for a minister, Margaret Beckett.
A commons commitee today announced it was amazed that...
9th Feb 2007, 16:22
Replies: 308
Views: 44,080
Posted By woodring

No matter what one's personal view on the actions...

No matter what one's personal view on the actions of these pilots,we in the UK can only comment with some degree of knowledge on the MOD's behaviour in this sorry tale.
One can only come to one of...
8th Feb 2007, 17:41
Replies: 308
Views: 44,080
Posted By woodring

I was most impressed by Mrs Hull when she was...

I was most impressed by Mrs Hull when she was interviewed on tv.
She is not trying to apportion blame. She only seeks the truth about the circumstances of her husband's death. That should be the...
8th Feb 2007, 15:49
Replies: 308
Views: 44,080
Posted By woodring

The MOD seem to want to stick their heads in the...

The MOD seem to want to stick their heads in the sand and do nothing to try to prevent blue on blue attacks ,it just boils down to money. But at some stage moral will be so affected that this type of...
24th Sep 2006, 16:21
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By woodring

It is 36 years since my one and only flight in...

It is 36 years since my one and only flight in the 74 Sqn T5 ,but I still remember every second ,especially some really low passes over islands in the Mallaca straits. I have no experience of the...
8th Sep 2006, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By woodring

Looks like a ptarmigan to me.

Looks like a ptarmigan to me.
17th Feb 2006, 18:52
Replies: 37
Views: 3,953
Posted By woodring

First trip to Oz to visit no 1 son who lives in...

First trip to Oz to visit no 1 son who lives in outback NSW .
Discussion as to who's vehicle we would use to visit the pub luckily we took his ute [with bull bar] rather than my hire car [without]....
30th Oct 2005, 18:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By woodring

Argosy was also known as the Screaming Tit {photo...

Argosy was also known as the Screaming Tit {photo gives a clue}

I would love to catch up with the Belfast on one of my trips to OZ
anyone know where she is now. I spent many an hour asleep in...
30th Oct 2005, 18:31
Replies: 34
Views: 10,215
Posted By woodring

LFfitt Can you remember if the aircraft that...

LFfitt

Can you remember if the aircraft that caught fire on start up at Tengah was written off. {never seen a grow bag run so fast}
18th Apr 2005, 16:34
Replies: 34
Views: 6,983
Posted By woodring

xr 808

vicky10. Thanks for that info I wasn't close enough to read the reg no. I flew on 808 many times when I was at BZN prior to joining 74 sqn at Tengah. Sorry to hear that the old livery is now...
17th Apr 2005, 20:13
Replies: 34
Views: 6,983
Posted By woodring

VC10 Changi

I previously left Changi by Vickers funbus in 1970.

I passed through again on Thurs 14th April 2005, lo and behold what should be sat on the pan but one of the none shiny ones (101).
Any body...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2005, 17:48
Replies: 31
Views: 1,507
Posted By woodring

Mrs Woodring states ,'Anyone who says money can't...

Mrs Woodring states ,'Anyone who says money can't buy you happiness doesn't know where to shop'.
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