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11th Jul 2020, 17:44
Replies: 46
Views: 6,610
Posted By ihoharv

It has been previously pointed out that if the...

It has been previously pointed out that if the RAF was overly concerned about gays in the military in WW2 we'd have lost the BoB...
2nd May 2019, 15:11
Replies: 41
Views: 13,472
Posted By ihoharv

The 40 quoted in FinningleyBoy's list specify C1...

The 40 quoted in FinningleyBoy's list specify C1 - I'm wondering if the C3's (the stretch) fell off the list. Guessing they were about a third of the fleet back then so 40 C1 and 20 C3 sounds about...
2nd May 2019, 09:04
Replies: 41
Views: 13,472
Posted By ihoharv

Drifting the thread a tad but forty years ago we...

Drifting the thread a tad but forty years ago we had about three times the personnel than today (approx. 95K then, 33K today).
But the aircraft fleet was, at most, about 70% larger (see...
2nd May 2019, 08:39
Replies: 41
Views: 13,472
Posted By ihoharv

Today is around 675 according to...

Today is around 675 according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_active_United_Kingdom_military_aircraft
18th Feb 2019, 09:14
Replies: 60
Views: 47,031
Posted By ihoharv

new team boss

interesting background - just seven years ago was flying King Airs around Afghanistan...
https://www.shaw.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/1756017/major-john-waters/ ...
16th Oct 2018, 00:04
Replies: 110
Views: 16,642
Posted By ihoharv

Nice to see Happy Hour is over...

Nice to see Happy Hour is over...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2018, 22:04
Replies: 79
Views: 9,198
Posted By ihoharv

Absolutely, but where does it all end..?...

Absolutely, but where does it all end..? Respectfully, I would believe the floodgates have been opened.

If I were to walk into a Muslim bakery requesting a cake celebrating the anniversary of...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2018, 21:32
Replies: 79
Views: 9,198
Posted By ihoharv

There are no winners or losers so far in this...

There are no winners or losers so far in this case - whatever your predetermined biases are have been reinforced. It is a canary in the coalmine, however, for what might lay ahead. This one just...
10th Oct 2018, 14:24
Replies: 110
Views: 16,642
Posted By ihoharv

Jeez that DV form is quite the task! I see we are...

Jeez that DV form is quite the task! I see we are now officially "right on!" in referring to Gender Identity and the honorific Mx.

I agree with the deep-dive into personal finances and the...
9th Feb 2018, 23:08
Replies: 69
Views: 16,468
Posted By ihoharv

weren't the earlier U2's basically C130 yokes? ...

weren't the earlier U2's basically C130 yokes? Might account for the unexpectedly (?) high number of C130->U2 drivers..!
20th Oct 2017, 22:01
Replies: 90
Views: 18,994
Posted By ihoharv

just wondering...

If instead of the couple in question - who have my sympathy having gone through immigration & naturalization hoops in my lifetime (joint UK/USA citizen) - we were looking at a UK born...
16th Dec 2016, 03:51
Replies: 90
Views: 48,867
Posted By ihoharv

Hunter/Tower Bridge

anybody know what the Hunter pilot - Flt Lt Alan Pollock - went on to do post-RAF following his "medical discharge"? If he's still with us he'd be about 80 today.

Wiki:...
23rd Nov 2015, 05:38
Replies: 367
Views: 91,910
Posted By ihoharv

Location?

St Mawgan or Lossiemouth? or....?
19th Nov 2015, 05:33
Replies: 42
Views: 6,816
Posted By ihoharv

From poking around online it looks like the UK is...

From poking around online it looks like the UK is alone among the G20 by not having a dedicated long(?)-range VIP transport for Head of State and associated nobs.

That should be...
13th Jun 2015, 17:10
Replies: 11
Views: 3,952
Posted By ihoharv

A practice started by Saint Ronald, ever the...

A practice started by Saint Ronald, ever the actor...
2nd Dec 2014, 04:23
Replies: 41
Views: 6,507
Posted By ihoharv

oh please gawd...

send this over to Jet Blast - USA Politics - Hamster Wheel where the same ol' half dozen or so angry misanthropes can scream at each other.

BTW: don't worry boys there will soon be another White...
13th Apr 2014, 19:45
Replies: 12
Views: 4,308
Posted By ihoharv

well, it's the old "if you have to ask it's not...

well, it's the old "if you have to ask it's not for you" situation, but I'll bite.

I live in Northern California and know a few that split their time between here and Alaska. If there are any...
23rd Apr 2013, 03:55
Replies: 18
Views: 5,288
Posted By ihoharv

Hmmm..well I can confirm that for those of us...

Hmmm..well I can confirm that for those of us resident in the USA the Telegraph doesn't seem to want to take our increasingly worthless dosh. Have never been asked to subscribe (though I probably...
14th Mar 2013, 01:33
Replies: 96
Views: 14,943
Posted By ihoharv

Hour of circuits & bumps (& more bumps..) in John...

Hour of circuits & bumps (& more bumps..) in John Travolta's old DC3 in Mojave.
ME seaplane rating in an Apache on floats.
Many fun hours in a Steen Skybolt! (poor mans Pitts). Happy days
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2013, 06:46
Replies: 73
Views: 3,973
Posted By ihoharv

Despite being a proud San Francisco Democratic...

Despite being a proud San Francisco Democratic party voter I hold the 41st President in the highest regard and wish him well in his recovery.

He has served the country so well - military aviator,...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2013, 06:18
Replies: 102
Views: 17,654
Posted By ihoharv

It's quite simple...

you have a tattoo, anywhere - you are trash.

Very limited exception for Navy folk waking up after a blackout in a far-away land with a stinging wannabee-bicep. But then....nah....still trash...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2012, 04:49
Replies: 21,843
Views: 1,448,355
Posted By ihoharv

Evening Con, So if it's Palin or Biden a...

Evening Con,

So if it's Palin or Biden a proverbial heart beat away...who are you happiest with? BTW I'm not a JB admirer but have a sense of reality.

On a related note thank you for your...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2012, 04:17
Replies: 21,843
Views: 1,448,355
Posted By ihoharv

Dushan writes: and this from the party...

Dushan writes:



and this from the party that tried to force-feed us Harriet Miers as a Supreme Court Justice and Sarah Palin as VP..? Really..?

Do you honestly think either of these two...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2012, 05:12
Replies: 42
Views: 2,766
Posted By ihoharv

The best American holiday, by far... For the...

The best American holiday, by far...

For the Brits: just think of it as the American Christmas - it's the holiday that everybody must at all costs "get home for.." It's when the shining light on...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2012, 06:40
Replies: 746
Views: 42,746
Posted By ihoharv

Hmmm...think you'll find the Brits "created"...

Hmmm...think you'll find the Brits "created" Israel out of Palestine albeit under a new UN order out of what up until then had been a British Mandate/Protectorate, or something like that. I'm not a...
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