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26th Apr 2014, 20:09
Replies: 76
Views: 37,437
Posted By High_lander

Hummingfrog My father was on the same flight...

Hummingfrog

My father was on the same flight as you at the time and my mother remembers the panic she had once she heard the news. She remembers dialling my father and getting the operator...
21st Nov 2013, 22:57
Replies: 52
Views: 9,860
Posted By High_lander

In light of all things Monty Python- knew...

In light of all things Monty Python- knew economic magazines (http://spendmatters.co.uk/mod-goco-pining-for-the-fiords/)could be funny...:E:E:D

I've been long of the belief that GOCO was dead...
4th Aug 2013, 23:27
Replies: 17
Views: 3,944
Posted By High_lander

I've been in the MOD since I left college and...

I've been in the MOD since I left college and I've risen from E2 to a D band in about 5 1/2 years. What was a job for life is now a "get as much engineering training and get the **** out". :(

...
23rd Mar 2009, 19:14
Replies: 27
Views: 8,168
Posted By High_lander

The Germans stuck the whole turret on. I think...

The Germans stuck the whole turret on. I think its from a PzHsomethingorother.


One problem was corrosion (suprise suprise) and they seemed to have problems with it. I think it was in a...
10th Jan 2009, 22:14
Replies: 75
Views: 11,780
Posted By High_lander

Folks- Michael Yon has written about this...

Folks-

Michael Yon has written about this on his fantastic online magazine/journal/blog (http://www.michaelyon-online.com/).



Taken from the email he was sent by a "well placed British...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2009, 21:52
Replies: 41
Views: 5,229
Posted By High_lander

Godwin's Law...

Godwin's Law (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin's_Law).


:)
21st Dec 2008, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By High_lander

Nope- it was after S1 (where 'Black' Stig was...

Nope- it was after S1 (where 'Black' Stig was "killed").
21st Dec 2008, 19:33
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By High_lander

I seem to recall Top Gear having a Rolls in one...

I seem to recall Top Gear having a Rolls in one of their episodes that started on a carrier.



I think
2nd Dec 2008, 19:25
Replies: 23
Views: 8,245
Posted By High_lander

As found on airliners.net...

As found on airliners.net (http://www.airliners.net/photo/Lebanon---Air/Hawker-Hunter-FGA.70A/1429743/L/).


Wonderful to see!
30th Nov 2008, 12:05
Replies: 61
Views: 25,073
Posted By High_lander

Its not just the 'Landed Gentry' who hunt. ...

Its not just the 'Landed Gentry' who hunt.

I would have loved to see a V-bomber spooling up in the snow- but I wasn't even a twinkle in my mother's eye and a twitch in my father's trousers when...
26th Oct 2008, 18:19
Replies: 108
Views: 10,935
Posted By High_lander

None- they've never tried:E:E

None- they've never tried:E:E
25th Oct 2008, 22:06
Replies: 12
Views: 2,360
Posted By High_lander

Is "Really Annoyed" going to go from post to post...

Is "Really Annoyed" going to go from post to post posting about how the RAF 'damaged' his property?
23rd Oct 2008, 20:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By High_lander

Karl- cracking photos- it's been great hearing...

Karl- cracking photos- it's been great hearing the Harrier around!

On the 20th (a VERY wet day)- just as I was leaving work (the exit being directly opposite the FAA Museum and the runway) the...
26th Sep 2008, 20:12
Replies: 34
Views: 6,916
Posted By High_lander

'Not A Good Day To Die' is a good book showing...

'Not A Good Day To Die' is a good book showing the buerocracy involved in decision makings.

Hopefully for the US Military, its been streamlined somewhat!


Apache Dawn is quite good sofar.
17th Sep 2008, 17:59
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By High_lander

There is another story...

There is another story (http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-55953).


Happy days.
15th Sep 2008, 20:07
Replies: 108
Views: 22,507
Posted By High_lander

Hmmm, wonder if Andrew will be happy? I was...

Hmmm, wonder if Andrew will be happy?

I was told a tale about a certain Royal Lynx pilot and a Mayday :E:E
14th Sep 2008, 15:06
Replies: 24
Views: 5,654
Posted By High_lander

Check the BBC pictures- HERE...

Check the BBC pictures- HERE (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/7614882.stm).


Spot the 'obvious' mistake.
26th Jul 2008, 09:50
Replies: 18
Views: 2,581
Posted By High_lander

Yeovilton floods all the time, so that's pretty...

Yeovilton floods all the time, so that's pretty much useless!


What about Puma? Do they not come under the umbrella of JHC?
11th Jul 2008, 20:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,408
Posted By High_lander

I'm sorry, I thought it was quite an amateur...

I'm sorry, I thought it was quite an amateur affair by the BBC.


Not putting down the RAF at all- just the BBC!

Some of the camera shots were questionable to say the least!! Especially...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2008, 22:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,378
Posted By High_lander

:D:D:D:D:D:D Mr Fish :D:D:D:D:D:D Bravo

:D:D:D:D:D:D
Mr Fish
:D:D:D:D:D:D

Bravo
1st Jul 2008, 21:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By High_lander

On t'other side of Yeovilton, car alarms were set...

On t'other side of Yeovilton, car alarms were set of to the Typhoon display- I popped outside to get something (Still can't remember it!) saw the Typhoon and forgot:confused::confused:
1st Jul 2008, 20:07
Replies: 34
Views: 5,635
Posted By High_lander

tonker Might I suggest you type in...

tonker



Might I suggest you type in to Google AGM-84 + Typhoon?
22nd Jun 2008, 10:03
Replies: 142
Views: 17,767
Posted By High_lander

Modern Elmo - I didn't say attack knowing its...

Modern Elmo - I didn't say attack knowing its your 'allies'.

In Six Days (the book I referenced above), one of the ideas put forward is that the Americans heard something the Israelis didn't want...
22nd Jun 2008, 00:30
Replies: 142
Views: 17,767
Posted By High_lander

Perhaps, Israel buying the F-35B would give them...

Perhaps, Israel buying the F-35B would give them an opportunity to operate with the USN?


Say, off ships in the Gulf?


Realistically, could anyone see an order for Storm Shadow/SCALP if...
21st Jun 2008, 23:32
Replies: 142
Views: 17,767
Posted By High_lander

What about the ceasefire during the 6 Day War?...

What about the ceasefire during the 6 Day War? Israel took the Golon Heights, which the hold to this day. They were taken AFTER the cease-fire which was called for by the UNSC.

I've just finished...
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