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31st Jan 2021, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Angry John Banks RIP

Very sad to report the recent death of John Banks, a former ALM of many, many years service, a true gentleman and a great character.
10th Jan 2021, 21:54
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Not only Shacks and Nimrods but Junkers Trimotors...

Not only Shacks and Nimrods but Junkers Trimotors (possibly where he got the nickname Ernst!) and Meteors too!
7th Jan 2021, 13:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

An absolute legend, they don't make them like...

An absolute legend, they don't make them like that any more, in fact, even in his day they didn't.
RIP Uncle Ernst.
13th Apr 2020, 15:07
Replies: 35
Views: 8,854
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

I happen to know that Don is still, more or less,...

I happen to know that Don is still, more or less, upright and breathing and living in Wiltshire.
24th Oct 2018, 12:10
Replies: 11
Views: 4,023
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

A real maritime character and an excellent...

A real maritime character and an excellent skipper. What more can I add that hasn't already been said?
20th Jan 2012, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 2,892
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Ah, make the most of it, you shall not see their...

Ah, make the most of it, you shall not see their like again.
19th Oct 2010, 19:34
Replies: 2,041
Views: 505,315
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Unhappy Well, Rossian, after you'd briefed him, he DID...

Well, Rossian, after you'd briefed him, he DID know and in round figures (VERY round figures) what percentage difference did it make to him? Did he castigate his underlings for not briefing him...
14th Aug 2010, 02:19
Replies: 240
Views: 43,932
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Oh deary, deary me, long range Maritime Patrol -...

Oh deary, deary me, long range Maritime Patrol - GONE
Long range Search and Rescue - GONE
(Not like we're an island nation dependent on sea lines of communication is it?)

Now the tactical...
31st Mar 2010, 20:50
Replies: 221
Views: 53,995
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

So many good people. So many good times. A...

So many good people.
So many good times.
A lot of good flying, Mk1 and Mk2 (even Tapestry!).

All left to decay by the bean counters, expenses-fiddling politicians and the "my men will cope"...
5th Mar 2010, 23:29
Replies: 95
Views: 19,530
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Rich, I too have a copy and you're quite right,...

Rich, I too have a copy and you're quite right, it is called "Then and Now", a classic by a real character. (ask Pyro about Lotte's bar in Gib....IF he cares to remember).

TPD
2nd Nov 2009, 01:03
Replies: 1,820
Views: 362,557
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

TD Graham, I can only echo what has already...

TD

Graham, I can only echo what has already been said, firstly, my continuing condolence for your loss, as ineffectual as that condolence may be.

Secondly my congratulations on your...
29th Oct 2009, 23:51
Replies: 1,820
Views: 362,557
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

The full report is available to download, for...

The full report is available to download, for free, as a PDF, at:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/28_10_09_nimrod.pdf

It is very sad that it has taken a tragedy of this magnitude to...
10th Aug 2009, 16:07
Replies: 51
Views: 13,533
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Only found out about Mike's sad demise recently,...

Only found out about Mike's sad demise recently, what a shock, I was with him on 120 in the early '80s and Bev and Mrs Dwarf were good friends, sadly, we lost touch in later years.

So many good...
10th Oct 2008, 00:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

So is anyone actually going to answer the...

So is anyone actually going to answer the question?
4th May 2008, 23:16
Replies: 118
Views: 21,800
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Where it really rests

In all of the discussions on XV179, XV230 et al, one point has been overlooked.

The powers of the military hierarchy and the MoD to do ANYTHING about the well known and well documented...
3rd Feb 2008, 09:45
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Exclamation OK guys, if you are not in favour, that's fine,...

OK guys, if you are not in favour, that's fine, it's a personal choice and it may not happen anyway, many petitions on other, arguably more important, issues have fallen on deaf ears(?).

However,...
2nd Feb 2008, 20:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Thumbs up Remembrance Day Bank Holiday

This is the text of an email sent to me by my niece, if you feel that it is a worthwhile venture, then please follow the link, add your name to the petition and pass the info on to any friends,...
26th Jan 2008, 17:06
Replies: 53
Views: 8,187
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Dougie's farewell

For those who were unable to attend, "The Bonny Lad" had a send off that was worthy of a such great bloke.

The service was short(ish) and very much to the point with a very touching memorial from...
2nd Oct 2007, 23:09
Replies: 2,342
Views: 360,395
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Unhappy GeoIntel

The RAF DOES have a "duty of care" under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), in fact your place of work should have a copy of the HSE poster prominently displayed, along with a H&S policy...
21st Jul 2007, 14:05
Replies: 41
Views: 4,988
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Angry Military Hospitals

Mrs Poison Dwarf was in PMRAFH Wroughton (twice) and I was in RNH Stonehouse (once).

In all three cases the staff to patient ratio was such as to make the NHS green with envy.

Agreed that...
5th Jul 2007, 20:25
Replies: 2,342
Views: 360,395
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

This particular thread started with the Panorama...

This particular thread started with the Panorama programme, but, naturally it has moved on to wider issues.

However, it seems pretty clear that the XV230 loss, along with other situations in all...
30th Jun 2007, 09:13
Replies: 409
Views: 58,628
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Wonderful!!! This is surely no more than a...

Wonderful!!!

This is surely no more than a holder of the Victoria Cross deserves, in comparison to the shabby way that HMG has treated him until recently - and would have gone on treating him but...
30th Jun 2007, 08:51
Replies: 66
Views: 10,205
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Mark, anything is possible, but surely, no...

Mark, anything is possible, but surely, no government would stoop to such a petty and childish action - would they???

Never ascribe to deviousness that which can adequately be explained as...
27th Jun 2007, 20:38
Replies: 66
Views: 10,205
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

I echo your sentiments Double Zero, there are...

I echo your sentiments Double Zero, there are several threads on this forum on the topics of Ghurka Pun VC and L Cpl Rai but the posts seem to be from many of the same people, perhaps the threads...
27th Jun 2007, 11:43
Replies: 66
Views: 10,205
Posted By The Poison Dwarf

Unhappy What have we become?

Salman Rushdie, who did exactly what for the country? gets a knighthood and Lance Corporal Rai gets the elbow!

What have we become?

Perhaps Lance Corporal Rai should claim political asylum as a...
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