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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2021, 14:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Good to have you back. Trust the Rivetess is well.

Good to have you back. Trust the Rivetess is well.
5th Dec 2021, 01:53
Replies: 165
Views: 26,646
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Presumably everyone serving will now get aviation...

Presumably everyone serving will now get aviation pay.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2021, 13:26
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By Barksdale Boy

LeftBlank No they don't and that's why we...

LeftBlank

No they don't and that's why we put them in jail, where it is the job of warders to protect them.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2021, 13:46
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By Barksdale Boy

It will not be popular, but I believe that it...

It will not be popular, but I believe that it needs to be said: K n c's remarks notwithstanding, the guilty couple do have rights - that, I firmly believe, is one of the cornerstones of our system of...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2021, 02:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Jimtherev Didn't we all?

Jimtherev

Didn't we all?
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2021, 09:04
Replies: 14,808
Views: 2,388,688
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Sir Winston would have been 147 today. I shall go...

Sir Winston would have been 147 today. I shall go and raise a glass immediately.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2021, 03:43
Replies: 76
Views: 5,148
Posted By Barksdale Boy

The temperature here is expected to plunge to a...

The temperature here is expected to plunge to a daytime maximum of 15 degrees Celsius tomorrow and to a night time minimum of 11. Time to switch off the aircon and get the winter woollies out.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2021, 01:30
Replies: 34
Views: 3,516
Posted By Barksdale Boy

There were many Italians in Peterborough in the...

There were many Italians in Peterborough in the 1950s - mostly former prisoners of war who seamlessly and without any rancour became part of the population. My mother, a supply teacher, taught many...
29th Nov 2021, 01:12
Replies: 165
Views: 26,646
Posted By Barksdale Boy

trim it out Planes? Whatever next?

trim it out

Planes? Whatever next?
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Nov 2021, 10:37
Replies: 76
Views: 5,148
Posted By Barksdale Boy

K n c Anyone can get killed by a falling...

K n c

Anyone can get killed by a falling tree - even you or me.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2021, 13:24
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,134
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Aren't you all missing the bl##ding obvious:...

Aren't you all missing the bl##ding obvious: Macron is facing an election that he thinks he might lose?
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2021, 07:31
Replies: 14,808
Views: 2,388,688
Posted By Barksdale Boy

That list of names reminds one of another word:...

That list of names reminds one of another word: it begins with w and ends with e, with fine in the middle.
26th Nov 2021, 07:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,974
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Many congratulations, sir and many more of them!

Many congratulations, sir and many more of them!
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Nov 2021, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Hard cases make bad law.

Hard cases make bad law.
23rd Nov 2021, 13:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By Barksdale Boy

All the best Dougie.

All the best Dougie.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Nov 2021, 13:36
Replies: 12,315
Views: 1,652,209
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Cornish Jack Inveighing against pedants? You?...

Cornish Jack
Inveighing against pedants? You? Surely not!

Alsacienne
I was denied a vote in the referendum because of the 15+ year rule. I would have voted to leave and would still do so.
18th Nov 2021, 00:31
Replies: 73
Views: 9,943
Posted By Barksdale Boy

In the 60s,70s and 80s my father used to refer to...

In the 60s,70s and 80s my father used to refer to anywhere I was stationed as the "the drome".
16th Nov 2021, 21:41
Replies: 74
Views: 12,947
Posted By Barksdale Boy

The very same nav radar sqn. ldr. even kicked us...

The very same nav radar sqn. ldr. even kicked us out of the Waddo scruffs' bar where we had gone for one or two ales in flying kit after a GV Training Flight sortie in 1980, saying "You may get away...
16th Nov 2021, 13:25
Replies: 73
Views: 9,943
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Sorry, should have mentioned Viv - still with us,...

Sorry, should have mentioned Viv - still with us, I hope.
16th Nov 2021, 12:53
Replies: 73
Views: 9,943
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Tengah Type If staish was in use in the...

Tengah Type

If staish was in use in the sixties, it certainly passed me by. At Waddo we talked of Bootsie, Mike or Des (RIP all of them).
16th Nov 2021, 09:24
Replies: 21
Views: 3,214
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Hokulea, you shouldn't be too surprised: I seem...

Hokulea, you shouldn't be too surprised: I seem to remember that they did something pretty reckless during Apollo XI.
16th Nov 2021, 09:16
Replies: 73
Views: 9,943
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Genuine question: when did the term "Staish" come...

Genuine question: when did the term "Staish" come into common RAF parlance? I had never heard it until joining PPRuNE in the noughties.
11th Nov 2021, 13:22
Replies: 74
Views: 12,947
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Not to mention button-down shirts!

Not to mention button-down shirts!
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2021, 09:36
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,134
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Nobody has yet mentioned that Sir Geoffrey is a...

Nobody has yet mentioned that Sir Geoffrey is a Cambridge classicist. Missed a trick there, chaps!
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2021, 09:32
Replies: 14,808
Views: 2,388,688
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Redsnail Just answer any questions in...

Redsnail
Just answer any questions in monosyllables - "No" is often the wisest option.
11th Nov 2021, 03:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,582
Posted By Barksdale Boy

No connection with Duncan Campbell, presumably?!

No connection with Duncan Campbell, presumably?!
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2021, 10:13
Replies: 43
Views: 3,307
Posted By Barksdale Boy

AO I think they already tried.

AO
I think they already tried.
7th Nov 2021, 13:29
Replies: 20
Views: 7,475
Posted By Barksdale Boy

As Treaders says - so sad. I was always...

As Treaders says - so sad. I was always interested in what he had to say, especially about China - he having lived there.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2021, 11:21
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2021, 14:07
Replies: 9,720
Views: 865,134
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Knc I think I get the point you are trying to...

Knc
I think I get the point you are trying to make. More attention to commas is needed.
31st Oct 2021, 14:02
Replies: 2,096
Views: 1,087,422
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Beamr What you should know is that many of us...

Beamr
What you should know is that many of us enjoyed it enormously.
31st Oct 2021, 08:54
Replies: 2,096
Views: 1,087,422
Posted By Barksdale Boy

Megan I think there were two main reasons: all...

Megan
I think there were two main reasons: all the people that needed to know had been told; and out of respect for the family members of the dead.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2021, 11:30
25th Oct 2021, 14:27
Replies: 84
Views: 15,158
Posted By Barksdale Boy

The role of the Hastings in the Cold War should...

The role of the Hastings in the Cold War should not be underestimated in that they were used to train generations of nav radars.
23rd Oct 2021, 16:55
Replies: 1,213
Views: 371,720
Posted By Barksdale Boy

China has said in the past that Taiwan's...

China has said in the past that Taiwan's acquisition of nuclear weapons would be a trigger for invasion.
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