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31st Jan 2016, 09:31
Replies: 34
Views: 9,987
Posted By STANDTO

There was a beautiful dark green LWB one, with a...

There was a beautiful dark green LWB one, with a white roof on the MT at St Athan. V8 engine - we used to use it as a bit of a hack when I was there for a short time on the At Home Day team.

I...
2nd Jan 2016, 10:17
Replies: 23
Views: 5,929
Posted By STANDTO

We were encouraged to read it by the Defence...

We were encouraged to read it by the Defence Studies lecturer we had at Cranwell at the time - a USAF Major ex 135 tankers. I've re- read it a couple of times in the last 30 years or so. What I found...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jun 2015, 22:39
Replies: 43
Views: 26,935
Posted By STANDTO

i bet the paramedics on board get a surprise

i bet the paramedics on board get a surprise
28th May 2015, 21:57
Replies: 1,950
Views: 327,692
Posted By STANDTO

GENESIS

I now have the best of both worlds - a Weber Kettle (12 yrs old) for the more artisan stuff, and a Weber 330 Genesis for the get-home-and-fancy-a-barbie stuff.

Must say I am gobsmacked with the...
4th Apr 2015, 18:39
Replies: 116
Views: 18,387
Posted By STANDTO

I only served a short time in the RAF and so...

I only served a short time in the RAF and so never found time to dislike it, nor what my career might have looked like. Last week I reached my 25 yrs point in the police. I love the job, but there is...
13th Mar 2015, 20:18
Replies: 30
Views: 4,913
Posted By STANDTO

Some really great ideas there folks, including...

Some really great ideas there folks, including some I hadn't even thought of. I'd be particularly keen on some European Air Forces, Rafale, F16 etc. and would have loved some USAF participation.
...
12th Mar 2015, 22:19
Replies: 30
Views: 4,913
Posted By STANDTO

Display Line up - What would you pick?

I'm in the early stages of planning of an Air Show for September 2016. 4 hr display window. Really want to major on warbirds.

Any thoughts on a line up of real crowd pleasers? Please kick some...
26th Oct 2014, 09:23
Replies: 14
Views: 9,251
Posted By STANDTO

I've only just heard about this - I was doing a...

I've only just heard about this - I was doing a bit of trawling to see how old mates were doing and boom - this.

I shared a room at Cranwell with Dan. Even back then, just a thoroughly decent...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2014, 10:04
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,104,707
Posted By STANDTO

These are fantastic pictures. A colleague of mine...

These are fantastic pictures. A colleague of mine has done Everest (in fact he completed the Seven Summits last year). I can see why he loves this part of the world so much.
4th Jan 2014, 09:51
Replies: 45
Views: 12,093
Posted By STANDTO

Ross Paterson

Blimey - AVM and another gong.

Ross was my flight commander at Cranwell back in 1988. Someone I wish I had perhaps paid more attention to than I did. No messing type of chap.

If he is...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Dec 2013, 14:24
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By STANDTO

I'd have thought the dummy skids provide for the...

I'd have thought the dummy skids provide for the easiest engineering route.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Dec 2013, 14:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,887
Posted By STANDTO

unbelievable. Nearly an hour on station trying to...

unbelievable. Nearly an hour on station trying to winch, on the limit of endurance. Monumental effort.

Just amazes me that people end up in this position time and time again, needing others to...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Dec 2013, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By STANDTO

someone told me they were designed to fit in a 40...

someone told me they were designed to fit in a 40 foot shipping container if that helps.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Dec 2013, 22:29
Replies: 13
Views: 3,887
Posted By STANDTO

Imagine setting out in this weather ...

From the BBC website tonight.

2152: Falmouth Coastguard say they are involved in the rescue of two French sailors on a sinking yacht 170 miles (273km) south-west of the Isles of Scilly. They have...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2013, 08:10
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,061,040
Posted By STANDTO

what is the float fit like on a 135? Bit of...

what is the float fit like on a 135?

Bit of a last chance saloon, but would inflated floats reduce the impact energy if deployed prior to contact with the ground?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2013, 19:15
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,061,040
Posted By STANDTO

quote: "Once removed from the building,...

quote:

"Once removed from the building, approximately 95 litres of fuel were drained from the fuel tank system."

I'm presuming that from the way the rescue services were operating, there was no...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2013, 21:20
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,061,040
Posted By STANDTO

what would have to happen to prevent an...

what would have to happen to prevent an autorotation? i.e. loss of collective. Could this take place simultaneously with a gearbox failure?
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2013, 19:33
Replies: 109
Views: 35,216
Posted By STANDTO

Drones - the future

With developments in autonomous flight, and one eye on the tragic events in Glasgow, are drones likely to be the future direction of aerial surveillance in the domestic environment?

Current...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 20:29
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,061,040
Posted By STANDTO

Latest eye witness stuff from the scene in this...

Latest eye witness stuff from the scene in this article. Suggestion of MGB letting go.

Do they really just give up like that? In my limited time in choppers, I thought the MGB chips sensors would...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2013, 17:12
Replies: 64
Views: 17,543
Posted By STANDTO

As a serving officer, a big advocate of air...

As a serving officer, a big advocate of air support and one to count a number of observers and XO's amongst my friends, this has stunned me. It has crossed two close families - those of aviation, and...
6th Nov 2013, 22:03
Replies: 49
Views: 36,328
Posted By STANDTO

Fighting 255!

My next door neighbour's husband flew Beaufighters on 255. Sqn Leader Johnny Wright. I never met him - he had died before I moved, but enjoyed looking at many great photographs of his wartime...
29th Jun 2013, 22:00
Replies: 22
Views: 6,708
Posted By STANDTO

Fox 3 - a slight bent on the true story but near...

Fox 3 - a slight bent on the true story but near enough.
6th Feb 2013, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,937
Posted By STANDTO

Can they get their hands on an F4? A Harrier?...

Can they get their hands on an F4? A Harrier? Buccaneer?

All visitors when I was there. :{
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2012, 20:13
Replies: 13
Views: 5,333
Posted By STANDTO

Joel Tobias looks a bit like Stringfellow Hawk....

Joel Tobias looks a bit like Stringfellow Hawk. with a helmet on. He might be able to dress up for you.

Alternately, how about one of these and some lessons? Vario RC Airwolf Helicopter w/JetCat...
21st Nov 2012, 20:21
Replies: 137
Views: 73,815
Posted By STANDTO

" I always thought that Vernon was supposed to be...

" I always thought that Vernon was supposed to be a switched on character "

- Thought it was him!! Haven't seen him since 88. Wonder what he is up to these days? An English Tom Sellick personified
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