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11th Jan 2018, 21:02
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Small correction, DODGYOLDFART, it was Gp Capt...

Small correction, DODGYOLDFART, it was Gp Capt Peter Cribb not Crabb. Last heard of in the sunshine of Western Australia.
9th Nov 2017, 15:43
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Views: 144,123
Posted By 26er

moon landing. 20th July is American! It was...

moon landing. 20th July is American! It was actually 21st GMT
5th Oct 2017, 07:41
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Views: 4,053
Posted By 26er

Brian was a staff pilot at 6 AEF where he...

Brian was a staff pilot at 6 AEF where he organised the cadets navigation training. He normally turned up to fly in scruff order like the rest of us. He was a Flt Lt RAFVR(T) when he put his flying...
9th Aug 2017, 08:20
Replies: 35
Views: 7,305
Posted By 26er

Mal, I'm not Sam and I don't appear on the...

Mal,

I'm not Sam and I don't appear on the photo. It appears to have been taken on a detachment somewhere. The wing moved to St Mawgan in June 1969. By then Chris Golds had taken over 79 from Sam...
8th Aug 2017, 14:29
Replies: 35
Views: 7,305
Posted By 26er

Hi Jindabine, I'm afraid that my facial...

Hi Jindabine,

I'm afraid that my facial recognition isn't too good now though one or two of the steely eyed killers in your photo seem familiar.

I notice that at the end of April '68 we were...
7th Aug 2017, 19:49
Replies: 35
Views: 7,305
Posted By 26er

Had an email from Al Pollock this morning so he...

Had an email from Al Pollock this morning so he is still around, though not too well.

I was prompted to look in my logbook to confirm my memory of the fiftieth anniversary, 01/04/1968, when the...
25th Jul 2017, 20:01
Replies: 69
Views: 14,377
Posted By 26er

In 2 TAF in the late fifties the only guns I was...

In 2 TAF in the late fifties the only guns I was familiar with were 4x30mm Adens. No thought of personal weapons. Where would you stow one in a Hunter or Swift? Previously at Suez I had contemplated...
29th Jun 2017, 20:32
Replies: 69
Views: 18,507
Posted By 26er

I remember being tasked by the station commander...

I remember being tasked by the station commander to take the Meteor T7 from Chivenor to, I believe, Hawarden, to collect his son for the school holidays. The boy was in the CCF so that was OK. I...
20th Jun 2017, 08:40
Replies: 39
Views: 8,813
Posted By 26er

I remember that the short cut from the south to...

I remember that the short cut from the south to centre corridor near Hehlingen was a "Bigelow" named after a Panam captain based in Berlin.
28th May 2017, 09:59
Replies: 12,774
Views: 3,809,478
Posted By 26er

Climbing out of Cologne one day in a BAC1-11 with...

Climbing out of Cologne one day in a BAC1-11 with the cockpit door open, at about three thousand feet there was a large bang and a ball of energy slowly left the flightdeck and made it's way down the...
21st May 2017, 16:07
Replies: 16
Views: 3,765
Posted By 26er

MPN11 As far as I remember that V2 made a...

MPN11

As far as I remember that V2 made a big hole in Staveley Road a couple of hundred yards from the junction with Burlington Lane. If you know grandma's address you could work it out from...
20th May 2017, 15:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,765
Posted By 26er

At Chiswick County Grammar School in the summer...

At Chiswick County Grammar School in the summer term of 1944 the exams were conducted in the school air raid shelters so as not to be interrupted by the occasional V1s. The rest of us carried on in...
23rd Apr 2017, 09:33
Replies: 12,774
Views: 3,809,478
Posted By 26er

Have I missed something? Is "soldier A" still in...

Have I missed something? Is "soldier A" still in prison?
21st Apr 2017, 08:16
Replies: 74
Views: 10,004
Posted By 26er

As has been mentioned, there are too many service...

As has been mentioned, there are too many service charities. If the RAFA Clubs can't get the members through the doors, perhaps they should close and send all proceeds to RAFBF who do a really...
19th Apr 2017, 08:28
Replies: 116
Views: 27,869
Posted By 26er

There used to be a shepherd with his flock at...

There used to be a shepherd with his flock at Templehof who always gave a friendly wave to taxying aircraft.
19th Apr 2017, 08:21
Replies: 74
Views: 10,004
Posted By 26er

For twenty one years I was a SSAFA caseworker and...

For twenty one years I was a SSAFA caseworker and divisional secretary and as such had dealings with both RAFBF and RAFA. My perception was that the Benevolent Fund are particularly helpful. I...
21st Feb 2017, 07:26
Replies: 21
Views: 4,636
Posted By 26er

I positioned on an Aer Lingus Shorts 360 from...

I positioned on an Aer Lingus Shorts 360 from Dublin to Shannon. The crew were three ladies. We met them in the hotel bar, as you do, and they told us that their PR dept. were going to make a big...
26th Oct 2016, 20:13
Replies: 12,774
Views: 3,809,478
Posted By 26er

Fareastdriver, Bore us, please.

Fareastdriver,

Bore us, please.
9th Oct 2016, 18:48
Replies: 1
Views: 4,329
Posted By 26er

Mike Miller

Air Commodore (acting AVM) Mike Miller CBE AFC who amongst many things had been the boss of 60 Sqn Javelins at Tengah and later Station Commander RAF Gutersloh, and even later Fg Off RAFVR(T) 6 AEF...
2nd Sep 2016, 08:43
Replies: 18
Views: 8,944
Posted By 26er

A few years back I had an interesting...

A few years back I had an interesting conversation with one of the ex groundcrew who was working on the exhibits at Cosford Museum. I gathered that several of the chaps volunteered there. I used to...
20th Aug 2016, 08:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,868
Posted By 26er

We had a French Air Force exchange officer at...

We had a French Air Force exchange officer at Chivenor in 56/57, name of Alain Sims, who went back to base. We subsequently heard he had been killed in Algeria flying a Harvard though how true this...
7th Aug 2016, 10:41
Replies: 12,774
Views: 3,809,478
Posted By 26er

Danny, re your experience at MSG, I arrived as a...

Danny, re your experience at MSG, I arrived as a new QFI there ( 202 AFS ) in September 1952 flying Meteor F4 and T7. Neasham/Croft, some seven miles south west was a relief landing ground, the main...
12th Jul 2016, 09:08
Replies: 49
Views: 16,028
Posted By 26er

I flew a HunterFGA9 from Lyneham to Tengah - 9...

I flew a HunterFGA9 from Lyneham to Tengah - 9 landings - and it wasn't until Tengah that I dared to stream the shute and promptly got a bollocking from the tower for dropping it in the wrong place....
25th Mar 2016, 10:13
Replies: 12,774
Views: 3,809,478
Posted By 26er

THE BEST LAID PLANS etc.

I am reminded of a flight way back in 1988. My crew and I were positioning on an Aer Fungus Shorts 360 from Dublin to Shannon. Later we met up with the crew in the bar, three ladies, who told us that...
14th Feb 2016, 14:27
Replies: 44
Views: 24,379
Posted By 26er

BEagle, Sorry but the date escapes me. I thought...

BEagle, Sorry but the date escapes me. I thought it was earlier than that. He was Ron Etheridge and had started his RAF time as a drill instructor- possibly as a NS Airman.
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