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1st Aug 2022, 19:09
Replies: 22
Views: 6,478
Posted By Finningley Boy

Of all the F-35 customers it annoys me that we...

Of all the F-35 customers it annoys me that we continue with the Jump Jet obsession and to our detriment. I can see the B only show in town for our particular design of aircraft carriers, but for the...
22nd Jul 2022, 13:24
Replies: 141
Views: 85,270
Posted By Finningley Boy

The Tempest, I imagine technology demonstrator,...

The Tempest, I imagine technology demonstrator, is due to go aloft, that's the ambition inside the next five years. Mind you I'm sure you lot are already well and truly on top of the story.

FB:}
21st Jul 2022, 10:33
Replies: 31
Views: 9,637
Posted By Finningley Boy

Can't wait to read all the acidic comments about...

Can't wait to read all the acidic comments about Sunak/Truss/Starmer when their turn comes.

FB
10th Jul 2022, 18:40
Replies: 41
Views: 7,572
Posted By Finningley Boy

East Anglia used to bristle with GCI stations,...

East Anglia used to bristle with GCI stations, all fully manned and self-contained, some now RRHs. Trimingham, Bawdsey, Wartling, Neatishead and some I'm sure I can't recall. I spent a few nights...
8th Jul 2022, 14:26
Replies: 41
Views: 7,572
Posted By Finningley Boy

I understand he wants to hunt for Spaceships,...

I understand he wants to hunt for Spaceships, UFOs and the like.

Best wishes,

FB
1st Jul 2022, 06:52
Replies: 52
Views: 9,567
Posted By Finningley Boy

With the best will in the world, and I'm sure...

With the best will in the world, and I'm sure nobody on pprune will be startled by my revelation, however, I doubt that Boris Johnson will still be PM anywhere near 2030. If we have any other...
30th Jun 2022, 06:29
Replies: 52
Views: 9,567
Posted By Finningley Boy

There is a lot of talk about the impact of...

There is a lot of talk about the impact of inflation on spending everywhere at present. This is a problem, however, if I recall early 1979 during the run up to the General Election which saw Labour...
29th Jun 2022, 07:21
Replies: 52
Views: 9,567
Posted By Finningley Boy

Nobody ever explains where the money will come...

Nobody ever explains where the money will come from when the case is made for expenditure increases anywhere. There is, however, the sweeping claims made by Labour and the Greens etc when demanding...
22nd Jun 2022, 07:29
Replies: 173
Views: 31,857
Posted By Finningley Boy

Langley, you briefed 1,000 bomber raids, you...

Langley, you briefed 1,000 bomber raids, you surely must be past your centenary! And you can still look forward to Steak and Chips, well done Sir.

FB:ok:
7th Jun 2022, 03:13
Replies: 109
Views: 12,798
Posted By Finningley Boy

Speaking of which, isn't Wiggie's turn in the...

Speaking of which, isn't Wiggie's turn in the Barrel nearly up? I would have thought this July indeed but it doesn't appear so as no nominated successor has been mentioned yet.

FB
5th Jun 2022, 18:42
Replies: 109
Views: 12,798
Posted By Finningley Boy

Indeed Sir, one would have thought an Air Chief...

Indeed Sir, one would have thought an Air Chief Marshal and his fellow military chiefs, would be rather more alert to this.

FB
5th Jun 2022, 17:07
Replies: 109
Views: 12,798
Posted By Finningley Boy

You say Basically, is there something about the...

You say Basically, is there something about the rank structure, displayed above, which remains uncertain? My understanding is that all these attempts to avoid pronouns etc, if that's what's going...
25th May 2022, 20:09
Replies: 280
Views: 121,610
Posted By Finningley Boy

Mr Cruise was actually only 23 to 24 when he made...

Mr Cruise was actually only 23 to 24 when he made the original. He's 59 now. At best he'd be amidst his first tour on F-14s possibly.

FB
17th May 2022, 14:57
Replies: 70
Views: 32,307
Posted By Finningley Boy

Ah yes, I wondered who would be the first to spot...

Ah yes, I wondered who would be the first to spot the deliberate mistake!

FB
16th May 2022, 09:06
Replies: 16
Views: 4,418
Posted By Finningley Boy

RAF moves two fighter jets to Yorkshire in...

RAF moves two fighter jets to Yorkshire in exercise to help 'defend the UK' | Yorkshire Post...
16th May 2022, 08:45
Replies: 16
Views: 4,418
Posted By Finningley Boy

Two Fighter Force TFF

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/people/raf-moves-two-fighter-jets-to-yorkshire-in-exercise-to-help-defend-the-u

Two Tiffies eh! We're going to win. Is this another indication that UK and NATO...
16th May 2022, 07:48
Replies: 70
Views: 32,307
Posted By Finningley Boy

Given some of the previous posts I'm far more...

Given some of the previous posts I'm far more mortified at my poor grammer on this occasion!:(

FB
15th May 2022, 11:24
Replies: 155
Views: 26,043
Posted By Finningley Boy

According to a Turkish Admiral on LBC today, they...

According to a Turkish Admiral on LBC today, they object to Finland and Sweden joining NATO because they harbour terrorists in their midst?

FB
15th May 2022, 11:22
Replies: 70
Views: 32,307
Posted By Finningley Boy

According to Flightline UK the team are down to...

According to Flightline UK the team are down to seen because two pilots have been posed away on other duties. It goes onto to explain things in general a bit, about how there might not be enough...
15th May 2022, 06:32
Replies: 70
Views: 32,307
Posted By Finningley Boy

You're losing me?...!:ooh: FB

You're losing me?...!:ooh:

FB
14th May 2022, 20:00
Replies: 146
Views: 30,349
Posted By Finningley Boy

Well done SWB, It brings back a large chunk...

Well done SWB,

It brings back a large chunk of nostalgia. I understand Prince is now a much in demand after Dinner guest speaker?!?!?!

FB:ok:
14th May 2022, 08:36
Replies: 70
Views: 32,307
Posted By Finningley Boy

Seafuryman, I can't believe this is from the...

Seafuryman,

I can't believe this is from the Daily Mail, not with the lines like death defying stunts and zooming over crowds etc.

FB
14th May 2022, 08:30
Replies: 146
Views: 30,349
Posted By Finningley Boy

I believe it was 1978/79, I was stationed at...

I believe it was 1978/79, I was stationed at Boulmer at the time and a fellow scopie brought it to my attention, he was fascinated and did quite good impressions of the dog saying sausages. I'm sure...
13th May 2022, 12:54
Replies: 146
Views: 30,349
Posted By Finningley Boy

Actually this theory is incorrect not because of...

Actually this theory is incorrect not because of the apptitude of the average pig you're likely to encounter, but rather because it is equipped with trotters and not human style hands. Therefore, I...
8th May 2022, 08:42
Replies: 68
Views: 66,479
Posted By Finningley Boy

Al "ike Button" you mean so you can simply...

Al "ike Button" you mean so you can simply endorse some posts?:)

FB
2nd May 2022, 23:35
Replies: 22
Views: 5,457
Posted By Finningley Boy

This very suggestion was considered back in 2010,...

This very suggestion was considered back in 2010, then abandoned because the yet to be built QE class carriers, according to BAE Systems would cost an awful lot of bags full of money, which the...
2nd May 2022, 23:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By Finningley Boy

Thanks Gentlemen, I've found the reference...

Thanks Gentlemen,

I've found the reference meaning, clearances, orders under which nuclear weapons were to be handled and deployed. I think the quote I found was a personal reference.

FB
1st May 2022, 22:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By Finningley Boy

Weapons Cards

Can anyone remember from some years back the issue of weapons cards to nuclear armed squadrons? I'm trying to confirm what their purpose was, I understand they were issued on a squadron's...
1st May 2022, 20:38
Replies: 22
Views: 5,457
Posted By Finningley Boy

CAS confirms purchase of 74 F-35Bs

The CAS has confirmed the purchase of 74 F-35Bs and says its possible 138 of them may be delivered ultimately.Britain confirms plans to purchase 74 F-35B jets (ukdefencejournal.org.uk)...
27th Apr 2022, 14:50
Replies: 8,043
Views: 5,566,916
Posted By Finningley Boy

Dan Snow was on the telly this morning...

Dan Snow was on the telly this morning disparaging the request for Combat aircraft not as a dangerous escalation, but as big and shiney. He didn't seem to regard air power, other than drones as...
27th Apr 2022, 14:46
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By Finningley Boy

Just a slightly off thread question, can anyone...

Just a slightly off thread question, can anyone remember the original OSD for the Tornado? I believe it was 2024, but can't find anything anywhere to back that up?

FB
27th Apr 2022, 05:53
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By Finningley Boy

I thought as much but I've red conflicting claims...

I thought as much but I've red conflicting claims before. But this certainly makes more sense.

FB
26th Apr 2022, 12:50
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By Finningley Boy

Dave F68 and Mogwi, I think you've answered...

Dave F68 and Mogwi,

I think you've answered my query.

I, believe 3 Squadron rather than 4, was tasked with secondary armed reconnassance. Given their origins one would have thought it was the...
26th Apr 2022, 06:24
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By Finningley Boy

I remeber having the mick taken out of me when at...

I remeber having the mick taken out of me when at AAFCE I suggested to a USAF Major who had flown F-100s in Vietnam and F-4s in the QRA role in Alaska, that Zweibrucken's 26th TRW had scrambled. He...
26th Apr 2022, 06:12
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By Finningley Boy

Hi Bill, Was there a difference in that...

Hi Bill,

Was there a difference in that regard between Fighter/Armed Reconnaissance and Tactical Reconnaissance? I'm thinking of the Canberra PR era in Germany, I always imagined that the PR7s of...
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