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28th Sep 2019, 18:01
Replies: 23
Views: 5,462
Posted By Brian W May

Second I believe. M & S gear in later life (on...

Second I believe. M & S gear in later life (on Varsities anyway). The Mk9 definitely had two stage supercharger.
21st Sep 2019, 14:47
Replies: 48
Views: 29,629
Posted By Brian W May

Surely not ?

Surely not ?
21st Sep 2019, 11:10
Replies: 48
Views: 29,629
Posted By Brian W May

Have you TRIED to light cold AVTUR? AVGAS,...

Have you TRIED to light cold AVTUR?

AVGAS, different matter.

Whilst I appreciate why the rules are there (40+ years of experience flying/refuelling), I do think there are times where the...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2019, 20:37
13th Aug 2019, 08:08
Replies: 129
Views: 57,531
Posted By Brian W May

Oh well, further degradation of standards. ...

Oh well, further degradation of standards. (Don't bother to harangue as it's water off a duck's back)

Perhaps a measure of how difficult recruitment to HM Forces is nowadays.

I can't imagine...
4th Aug 2019, 19:34
Replies: 69
Views: 16,222
Posted By Brian W May

Best flying jacket I got was from European Air...

Best flying jacket I got was from European Air Transport (DHL), made in Paris, black leather with a zipped in quilted liner for cold weather and sporting a fur collar.

Luxury. When I think of my...
30th Jul 2019, 13:29
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By Brian W May

That's sad. Nice guy and I've had a couple of...

That's sad. Nice guy and I've had a couple of nice chats with him since he and I retired.

First met Dave on Applied Flight at 6FTS when he was a young man questing to join the green bag brigade. ...
25th Jul 2019, 15:56
Replies: 40
Views: 15,928
Posted By Brian W May

I think you might find his majority increases.

I think you might find his majority increases.
22nd Jul 2019, 21:38
Replies: 19
Views: 5,193
Posted By Brian W May

Had a couple of very happy years there in 1971-73...

Had a couple of very happy years there in 1971-73 before departing to go aircrew.

Fabulous station, lovely surrounding area and great fun in Bath.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jul 2019, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,683
Posted By Brian W May

As an ex flight engineer, unusable fuel should be...

As an ex flight engineer, unusable fuel should be in the basic weight and index IIRC.
5th Jul 2019, 15:39
Replies: 3,309
Views: 2,889,897
Posted By Brian W May

Been saying that for years.

Been saying that for years.
2nd Jul 2019, 16:33
Replies: 46
Views: 23,054
Posted By Brian W May

My feelings entirely. He won't do it again . . .

My feelings entirely. He won't do it again . . .
23rd Jun 2019, 21:11
Replies: 28
Views: 10,032
Posted By Brian W May

Me too. Didn't realise Mick Windeatt had...

Me too.

Didn't realise Mick Windeatt had gone too. Remember him commissioning from Thorney as a FS.

Oh dear . . .
Forum: Freight Dogs
15th Jun 2019, 13:47
Replies: 21
Views: 10,887
Posted By Brian W May

Nice flying jacket though. I was only with them...

Nice flying jacket though. I was only with them for 6 months and then offered early retirement and told I could keep my jacket.

'Retirement is the best job I've never had'. EAT management were...
28th May 2019, 20:08
Replies: 34
Views: 12,139
Posted By Brian W May

Sleeping there gave me a really nasty headache ....

Sleeping there gave me a really nasty headache . . . but they had a Class 6 no less and we were able to stock up for Perth and Woomera et al.

The only downside? One of the skippers was Jeff...
28th May 2019, 18:43
Replies: 28
Views: 10,032
Posted By Brian W May

John Stappard was my favourite skipper when I was...

John Stappard was my favourite skipper when I was on HCS. We flew many, many times together and he was an absolute gent.

Even when he 'fell over' at Thule whilst repairing to the accommodation,...
Forum: Freight Dogs
21st May 2019, 11:36
Replies: 546
Views: 185,538
Posted By Brian W May

Still the nicest office I ever worked in.

Still the nicest office I ever worked in.
18th May 2019, 17:04
Replies: 3
Views: 4,439
Posted By Brian W May

Not so Smartwings then . . .

Not so Smartwings then . . .
11th May 2019, 23:32
Replies: 17
Views: 5,418
Posted By Brian W May

"under development as early as 2011 and was...

"under development as early as 2011 and was reportedly born from Barack Obama's emphasis on cutting civilian casualties " A glorious pun surely :)
9th May 2019, 18:43
Replies: 67
Views: 16,790
Posted By Brian W May

PARDON !!?? (That's civvy for 'SAY AGAIN').

PARDON !!?? (That's civvy for 'SAY AGAIN').
26th Apr 2019, 20:43
Replies: 52
Views: 16,567
Posted By Brian W May

Utter PC bollocks - so will fit nicely into this...

Utter PC bollocks - so will fit nicely into this hell called 'normal life in UK'.

The lunatics are truly running the asylum.
11th Apr 2019, 05:20
Replies: 38
Views: 35,870
Posted By Brian W May

Or even Canberras . . .

Or even Canberras . . .
25th Mar 2019, 18:35
Replies: 514
Views: 298,678
Posted By Brian W May

He's 'talked' his way out of a conviction but I...

He's 'talked' his way out of a conviction but I wouldn't have his karma . . .
24th Mar 2019, 18:10
Replies: 80
Views: 47,202
Posted By Brian W May

When I last visited Mark, he lived in Pulborough...

When I last visited Mark, he lived in Pulborough and indeed was an FO on the 10.
9th Mar 2019, 20:49
Replies: 514
Views: 298,678
Posted By Brian W May

https://www.flyingwithoutfear.com/16038/ ...

https://www.flyingwithoutfear.com/16038/

Perhaps simply, he was charged with the wrong thing. He still killed and maimed all those innocent folks.

Class action offing?
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