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12th Nov 2019, 04:52
Replies: 11
Views: 7,058
Posted By 2 TWU

Having lived in Malaysia for several years I have...

Having lived in Malaysia for several years I have to say I’m not surprised. The first time I flew with MAS, somewhat surprised to see a stack of large baked bean tins (and I’m not joking), just piled...
17th Sep 2019, 14:57
Replies: 121
Views: 83,570
Posted By 2 TWU

To set the scene, I have @1500 hrs JP, 2700 hrs...

To set the scene, I have @1500 hrs JP, 2700 hrs Tucano. Which one would I take to use as an instructional aircraft, the JP any day? Why?

All JPs flew exactly the same if set up correctly (and at...
17th Sep 2019, 14:26
Replies: 17,748
Views: 1,893,307
Posted By 2 TWU

XP 547, first trip Ex 121, dual GH at Cranwell, 6...

XP 547, first trip Ex 121, dual GH at Cranwell, 6 landings, 25 Nov 1966
26th Jun 2019, 10:30
Replies: 385
Views: 361,449
Posted By 2 TWU

Beverly crossing the Channel, on hand over to...

Beverly crossing the Channel, on hand over to French ATC:-

You seem to be followed by 2 objects.
That's Ok, it's our fins
21st Jun 2019, 07:05
Replies: 79
Views: 26,547
Posted By 2 TWU

Hands up anyone with more than 10 hours in their...

Hands up anyone with more than 10 hours in their log book who hasn't made a bit of a boob and simply sorted it out.
12th May 2019, 17:33
Replies: 47
Views: 14,559
Posted By 2 TWU

Years ago, there was a noise complaint about low...

Years ago, there was a noise complaint about low flying JPs around Malham Tarn in a letter published in the Yorkshire Post. The next day, the local council published a reply saying they regarded the...
18th Apr 2019, 08:37
Replies: 50
Views: 26,947
Posted By 2 TWU

Newt’s retirement home? Security clearance could...

Newt’s retirement home? Security clearance could be a tad problematic in the local boozer!
31st Oct 2018, 21:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,747
Posted By 2 TWU

Aguar doing ACM? Id take anything against that!

Aguar doing ACM? Id take anything against that!
30th Oct 2018, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 3,747
Posted By 2 TWU

Shame it wasn't an ighning or a hantom

Shame it wasn't an ighning or a hantom
25th Sep 2018, 08:22
Replies: 84
Views: 14,250
Posted By 2 TWU

Female fighter controller at Boulmer to a...

Female fighter controller at Boulmer to a Lightning:-

"Keep a good lookout, you are entering my dark area"

"I'll be careful"
23rd Sep 2018, 06:47
Replies: 84
Views: 14,250
Posted By 2 TWU

An army major received a letter which wrongly...

An army major received a letter which wrongly gave his commissioning date as 981 as opposed to 1981. He wrote claiming£ £X million pounds in back pay. The MoD replied stating that there was a...
12th Aug 2018, 19:28
Replies: 55
Views: 9,687
Posted By 2 TWU

Didn't the F4 have a 'Clear Aircraft' button that...

Didn't the F4 have a 'Clear Aircraft' button that blew everything from the wings and fuselage in one action? IIRC, was used at Leuchars when a Q jet became temporarily unsure of position and short of...
10th Aug 2018, 17:28
Replies: 76
Views: 10,048
Posted By 2 TWU

Newt, whatever you do, don't tell them we're...

Newt, whatever you do, don't tell them we're meeting at the Marlborough Head, North Audley St on Oct 4th.
9th Jul 2018, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 4,821
Posted By 2 TWU

Good angle of climb? Try the Lighting, and I...

Good angle of climb? Try the Lighting, and I don't mean the new one.
1st Jul 2018, 21:16
Replies: 22
Views: 2,912
Posted By 2 TWU

In the late 60s I was flying Lightnings from...

In the late 60s I was flying Lightnings from Wattisham. One day, on QRA, we were prebriefed that were going to be launched to fly underneath an Aeroflot liner (TU134 or could have been a 104) to...
23rd Jun 2018, 18:06
Replies: 98
Views: 7,442
Posted By 2 TWU

Bizarrely, I have seen a pigeon fall out of the...

Bizarrely, I have seen a pigeon fall out of the sky with presumably a heart failure. I was walking between 2 hangars at Linton when a pigeon flew past, suddenly ceased to fly and fell to the ground...
21st Jun 2018, 15:50
Replies: 49
Views: 7,026
Posted By 2 TWU

Wasn't Wattisham holding southern Q that day?...

Wasn't Wattisham holding southern Q that day? There was of course a US exchange pilot on base.
13th Jun 2018, 16:37
Replies: 13
Views: 4,488
Posted By 2 TWU

I really do despair of the system as it is. IOT...

I really do despair of the system as it is. IOT into a hold, multi training not done in house at present, an order for just 10 Texans feeding into 20 plus Hawks (I know the Hawks do two jobs but even...
12th Jun 2018, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 3,367
Posted By 2 TWU

A Jaguar at 700kts is just trying to get airborne.

A Jaguar at 700kts is just trying to get airborne.
8th Jun 2018, 21:39
Replies: 47
Views: 7,741
Posted By 2 TWU

Re the Tucano, don't know what FLARM is but I was...

Re the Tucano, don't know what FLARM is but I was flying the machine when TCAS was fitted. TCAS was, and presumably still is, a great back up but not a replacement for proper lookout.
8th Jun 2018, 21:02
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By 2 TWU

B1 Grounded

Reports say the B1 is grounded due to ejection seat issues, anyone know what's going off?
8th Jun 2018, 16:49
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By 2 TWU

Please remind me not to book with FlyBe

Please remind me not to book with FlyBe
4th Jun 2018, 14:02
Replies: 166
Views: 83,931
Posted By 2 TWU

One peep is worth a thousand sweeps.

One peep is worth a thousand sweeps.
27th May 2018, 09:04
Replies: 42
Views: 9,538
Posted By 2 TWU

There was an incident at Fawlty Towers in the...

There was an incident at Fawlty Towers in the early Lighting days, a pilot (BJ) was accused of blowing out some windows in the tower. At the subsequent grilling the only witness for the prosecution...
22nd May 2018, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By 2 TWU

Met at Akrotiri? On the windows of the Ops Room...

Met at Akrotiri? On the windows of the Ops Room of the fighter dispersal there were 2 chinagraph squares drawn. Under the left hand square was the script "today's weather", under the right hand...
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