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13th May 2009, 10:14
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Views: 1,745
Posted By Green Meat

I got my copy from the visitors centre at...

I got my copy from the visitors centre at Metheringham airfield, Lincs. Seemed right to support a small but good museum on a former FIDO Lanc airfield!

GM
12th Dec 2007, 15:20
Replies: 354
Views: 60,812
Posted By Green Meat

Double Zero - The Final Countdown indeed! Superb...

Double Zero - The Final Countdown indeed! Superb Navy sequences before the toning down job.
The Bridges at Toko Ri - same but earlier!
Strategic Air Command - just to see Jimmy Stewart back in a...
16th Nov 2007, 00:01
Replies: 48
Views: 11,240
Posted By Green Meat

You just wait until the beeb gets a hold of the...

You just wait until the beeb gets a hold of the story about a USAF launch officer missing a rated countdown drill on Thor, so (allegedly) the RAF LCO simply used a screwdriver in lieu of the American...
15th Sep 2007, 14:29
Replies: 383
Views: 111,279
Posted By Green Meat

Given that the Army are now in charge of our...

Given that the Army are now in charge of our ground-based AD assets, coupled with their reluctance to do anything that isn't hot and sandy or hot and rocky based, I've taken a leaf out of ACW's book....
7th Sep 2007, 20:18
Replies: 383
Views: 111,279
Posted By Green Meat

Well, it's only fair I suppose. Ronny Reagan...

Well, it's only fair I suppose. Ronny Reagan went to a great deal of effort bankrupting the Soviet Union in weapons races during the Cold War, only fair that the other side want their turn :ok:
...
22nd Aug 2007, 16:32
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,015,221
Posted By Green Meat

I was watching the old "Hole in the Ground" film...

I was watching the old "Hole in the Ground" film (for reasons we won't go into, but suffice to say it wasn't prompted by the resurgent North Sea Bear population :ok:) where after a limited strike,...
11th Aug 2007, 19:05
Replies: 3,094
Views: 142,919
Posted By Green Meat

It does seem that people are reluctant to give...

It does seem that people are reluctant to give this young lad some information other than that which will be contained in his remedial English pack if he gets through OASC!

QM - I've been asked to...
11th Mar 2007, 22:34
Replies: 29
Views: 4,408
Posted By Green Meat

Bit the bullet and went to see it for myself...

Bit the bullet and went to see it for myself today!

Mixed reaction, superb display, some exhibits are much more visible especially those that are 'down below'. I must admit, however, that...
21st Feb 2007, 14:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,894
Posted By Green Meat

This really should come as no surprise to anyone....

This really should come as no surprise to anyone. There are quite clear indicators available in the open press that Comrade P is making moves to restore the old empire...
14th Feb 2007, 23:13
Replies: 172
Views: 62,065
Posted By Green Meat

Yes, PJ, I thought my faculties had not deserted...

Yes, PJ, I thought my faculties had not deserted me.

IIRC, the runway at WV was extended for Meteor operations whilst T.7s and F.4s were based there prior to their move over the water, some time...
13th Feb 2007, 20:54
Replies: 172
Views: 62,065
Posted By Green Meat

Topbunker Woodvale? Are you perchance...

Topbunker

Woodvale? Are you perchance having us on? T'would be a brave soul who brings in or takes out a loaded Vulcan, surely?

Besides, the locals would only complain about the noise of the...
12th Feb 2007, 21:16
Replies: 64
Views: 14,224
Posted By Green Meat

Phoenix That remark just goes to show that...

Phoenix

That remark just goes to show that where there's a will, there's a pillock.
1st Feb 2007, 09:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,911
Posted By Green Meat

That's a very shortsighted comment, Ratty. One...

That's a very shortsighted comment, Ratty. One may think of this in the context of the wider picture that may, in fact, become an air power issue in the future...
25th Jan 2007, 18:33
Replies: 44
Views: 8,096
Posted By Green Meat

West Kirby is now just asphalt, concrete and...

West Kirby is now just asphalt, concrete and grass...
25th Jan 2007, 15:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By Green Meat

Wasn't it the Air Ministry's keenness on research...

Wasn't it the Air Ministry's keenness on research into Direct Energy Weapons in the 1930s that led to the development of RADAR?

"I say, Carruthers, I saw a smashing wheeze in a magazine the other...
25th Jan 2007, 15:30
Replies: 11
Views: 3,276
Posted By Green Meat

You're all wrong, it's airtesting the latest crew...

You're all wrong, it's airtesting the latest crew ergonomic (comfort!) addition to the MRA4 design (designed?), the UAC module.

Wondering what this secret-ish project is? Why the Underslung...
20th Jan 2007, 20:42
Replies: 29
Views: 4,408
Posted By Green Meat

I'd better get mine too, my Airfix Zeroes went...

I'd better get mine too, my Airfix Zeroes went down in real flames :}
18th Jan 2007, 15:57
Replies: 29
Views: 4,408
Posted By Green Meat

Windy Yes, and in modern times I understand the...

Windy
Yes, and in modern times I understand the necessity for museums to pull funding for wherever possible especially since the abolition of entry fees for publicly-funded museums.
I'm trying not...
18th Jan 2007, 12:24
Replies: 29
Views: 4,408
Posted By Green Meat

I am just hoping that it will be better than the...

I am just hoping that it will be better than the appalling IWM North.

This current trend towards contextualisation in museums is all very well (and, after all, Caernarfon Air World has been doing...
18th Jan 2007, 08:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By Green Meat

Malcolm Thanks for that, would the primer in...

Malcolm

Thanks for that, would the primer in the gun bay have been given a top coat of something? All contemporary pics show black or very dark around the cannon breech and feeds, but I guess...
17th Jan 2007, 18:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By Green Meat

Superb! Many thanks

Superb! Many thanks
17th Jan 2007, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By Green Meat

...and nothing to do with the Knesset's...

...and nothing to do with the Knesset's displeasure at the reported large sale of Israeli shares just before the operation commenced when he was chief of the (c)heyl ha'avir...

Integrity? In our...
16th Jan 2007, 08:40
Replies: 64
Views: 14,224
Posted By Green Meat

Whirly Just to pick you up on that earlier...

Whirly

Just to pick you up on that earlier point it IS now a criminal offence for a teacher/lecturer to have a relationship with a student under the age of 18, it is seriously frowned upon at...
10th Jan 2007, 19:09
Replies: 158
Views: 19,184
Posted By Green Meat

Well said guys. As someone who runs several...

Well said guys. As someone who runs several sites, I am wholeheartedly in agreement that if you pay the bill, you get to decide what goes on there!

Sod e-goat, I'm staying here!

(and one day...
10th Jan 2007, 19:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By Green Meat

Meteor Hispano cannon

Right, donning the anorak for this one!

For any armourers out there, I need to know the colour of the ammunition feed guides and link chutes on the Meteor (pref. the F.8). Contemporary...
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