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4th Jan 2018, 23:00
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By nimbev

RIP - AVM David Emmerson

I have not visited Pprune for many months so I apologise if this has already been posted but I could find only one reference when I did a search.

I heard from a mutual friend today that Dave...
27th Sep 2017, 00:37
Replies: 26
Views: 4,241
Posted By nimbev

The orientation of the graticules on the...

The orientation of the graticules on the driftsight assumed that the driftsight was looking below the aircraft. On the Beverley the driftsight was not level in the horizontal plane but tilted...
16th Nov 2016, 22:10
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,385,375
Posted By nimbev

Yes, we're quite safe here. The Royal Navy don't...

Yes, we're quite safe here. The Royal Navy don't have any missiles any more ... come to think of it they don't have any ships either.
16th Nov 2016, 22:06
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,385,375
Posted By nimbev

Algie invited me to a cocktail party on his yacht...

Algie invited me to a cocktail party on his yacht this afternoon - never landed on a boat before but first time for everything, what? Might be a thing of the future! Always was a bit of a...
8th Nov 2016, 22:44
Replies: 4,727
Views: 1,174,347
Posted By nimbev

The posts regarding co-pilot solos on the OCU...

The posts regarding co-pilot solos on the OCU reminded me that on Beverleys we flew co-pilot mutual ie 2 co-pilots, eng, nav, siggy, and ALM (no qualified captain). On one such sortie at Abingdon we...
1st Feb 2016, 22:25
Replies: 24
Views: 5,834
Posted By nimbev

Buster If your mate was at Eastleigh and...

Buster

If your mate was at Eastleigh and Muharraq it is likely he was on 30 Sqn as they moved from Kenya to Bahrein in early 65 and the guys were re-toured.... wonder why morale was so low for a...
28th Nov 2015, 21:53
Replies: 367
Views: 90,619
Posted By nimbev

Come on Spock ....I know you are getting old and...

Come on Spock ....I know you are getting old and your memory probably isn't what it used to be but .....really???:=:=
29th May 2015, 20:55
Replies: 1,628
Views: 392,023
Posted By nimbev

Come on, you really shouldn't believe everything...

Come on, you really shouldn't believe everything you read on Pprune! :=Especially if it comes from the usual cast of industry bashers.:E Many of whom appear to know F all about the subject.

On the...
21st Apr 2015, 09:08
Replies: 1,628
Views: 392,023
Posted By nimbev

NaBoffin Good post, agree with you - lots of...

NaBoffin Good post, agree with you - lots of handwringing now after the event by the same people who were handwringing to precipitate the event a few years ago.

To get back on thread

I must...
16th Apr 2015, 23:52
Replies: 99
Views: 19,627
Posted By nimbev

Beags That statement alone shows that your...

Beags

That statement alone shows that your story is utter bo****ks

Perhaps
a) your 'Vulcan chum' couldn't make it on Nimrods and had to move to a less demanding role, hence his vitriol and...
14th Apr 2015, 22:27
Replies: 99
Views: 19,627
Posted By nimbev

and Pacific and elsewhere ...

and Pacific and elsewhere ...
14th Apr 2015, 22:22
Replies: 99
Views: 19,627
Posted By nimbev

Tourist ... What on earth are you talking about? ...

Tourist ... What on earth are you talking about? Please do explain!!! :ugh::ugh:
7th Apr 2015, 20:57
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,385,375
Posted By nimbev

I don't care what you thought, the DZ is over...

I don't care what you thought, the DZ is over here.
3rd Apr 2015, 20:57
Replies: 746
Views: 200,016
Posted By nimbev

Except for the old saying that the Persian Gulf...

Except for the old saying that the Persian Gulf is the ***hole of the world and Muharraq is 500 miles up it.
28th Mar 2015, 20:32
Replies: 41
Views: 11,733
Posted By nimbev

I remember going u/s at Istres with a Bev load of...

I remember going u/s at Istres with a Bev load of KOSBIs Kings Own Scottish Borderers. The tail de-icers were u/s and there was severe icing forecast that night over the Massif Centrale. We went...
28th Mar 2015, 20:16
Replies: 29
Views: 3,672
Posted By nimbev

No, but it would look bloody funny! :D:D 30...

No, but it would look bloody funny! :D:D

30 was my first squadron, Beverleys in Muharraq. Great first tour (apart from the location) singlies did 2 years at Muharraq, whereas if one was posted to...
22nd Mar 2015, 20:53
Replies: 41
Views: 11,733
Posted By nimbev

In the latter years of the Bev's life the UK -...

In the latter years of the Bev's life the UK - Cyprus trip became 5 days as we obviously needed a day off to recuperate once we got to Cyprus. Also we frequently routed Luqa - Benina/El Adem -...
21st Mar 2015, 20:26
Replies: 6
Views: 3,869
Posted By nimbev

What on earth is 'chairmanship' in this context?...

What on earth is 'chairmanship' in this context? Is this just another example of management speak. Do they mean 'captaincy'? Or on reflection, PN, has your spellchecker got the better of...
20th Mar 2015, 21:46
Replies: 746
Views: 200,016
Posted By nimbev

Khormaksar in the news again. Fighting in and...

Khormaksar in the news again. Fighting in and around the airport.

http://nyti.ms/19C1ERY
13th Mar 2015, 18:27
Replies: 67
Views: 15,427
Posted By nimbev

Warmtoast Happy days!!!

Warmtoast

Happy days!!!
13th Mar 2015, 17:25
Replies: 67
Views: 15,427
Posted By nimbev

Bugis Street??

Bugis Street??
13th Mar 2015, 12:45
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,385,375
Posted By nimbev

I don't care what the Aircrew Selection Centre...

I don't care what the Aircrew Selection Centre said, you're not intelligent enough to fly in the back seat... that's reserved for monkeys. Just be thankful you've been selected for pilot training.
13th Mar 2015, 12:37
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,385,375
Posted By nimbev

MOD came up with a novel way to raise the average...

MOD came up with a novel way to raise the average IQ of fast jet pilots.
13th Mar 2015, 12:29
Replies: 67
Views: 15,427
Posted By nimbev

Old Green? ... what about the Old Blue? Now they...

Old Green? ... what about the Old Blue? Now they were really sexy:E
13th Mar 2015, 09:27
Replies: 4,727
Views: 1,174,347
Posted By nimbev

I was on the staff at Thorney at the time, the...

I was on the staff at Thorney at the time, the Capt and Nav had only recently passed through the OCU (not sure about the remainder of the crew). As Brian says, questions were asked about the planning...
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