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2nd Nov 2014, 00:10
Replies: 146
Views: 94,635
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Thanks FC, I'm afraid I only met him once and I...

Thanks FC,
I'm afraid I only met him once and I don't recall his name. He was a gent however and I seem to recall him being a fairly big chap. I'm sorry to see he's no longer with us.

He was...
30th Oct 2014, 22:54
Replies: 146
Views: 94,635
Posted By Magic Mushroom

When I held at Binbrook in 1987 there was a...

When I held at Binbrook in 1987 there was a Master Pilot working in the Lightning Sim. I recall him saying that he'd last flown Javelins and that he was one of 3 Master Pilots still serving, the...
4th Jun 2012, 12:00
Replies: 11
Views: 4,212
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Milo, Many thanks for the links to AFM. So...

Milo,

Many thanks for the links to AFM. So far I've not been able to download the edition but I'll keep trying.

Doc C,

You were clearly a very loyal ops chap if you had pictures of your...
3rd Jun 2012, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 4,212
Posted By Magic Mushroom

VG, Good point on the TIW comment! ...

VG,

Good point on the TIW comment!

Milo,

Apologies, my typo; yes I meant 96.

Many thanks for the Hansard link which is most useful and nicely reinforces your second link which I had...
3rd Jun 2012, 12:29
Replies: 11
Views: 4,212
Posted By Magic Mushroom

OP PURPOSEFUL, 1998: Info Sought

Chaps,

Iím looking for a little information on Op PURPOSEFUL, the deployment of a 39 Sqn Canberra PR9 to what was then Zaire (now DRoC) in 1998.

Specifically:

Could someone confirm there was...
7th Dec 2010, 10:59
Replies: 43
Views: 8,522
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I feel strangely able to respond early today BB. ...

I feel strangely able to respond early today BB. Must be something to do with the fact I didnít have to stay up long last night listening to the cricket!



While TAC and SAC were certainly very...
6th Dec 2010, 15:31
Replies: 43
Views: 8,522
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I was drawing comparisons more with the F-111...

I was drawing comparisons more with the F-111 Project as a whole BB rather than the RAAF order per se. Sadly, it appears de rigour for development and procurement processes to grow with each...
4th Dec 2010, 22:29
Replies: 43
Views: 8,522
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Err...and of course the F-111 was such a fine...

Err...and of course the F-111 was such a fine exemple of effective procurement, project management and financial awareness back in the 60s wasn't it BBadanov?!!!:rolleyes:

Shame to see such a...
28th Jul 2010, 08:00
Replies: 2,044
Views: 490,308
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Yep, your AT fleet and AP-3Cs have contributed...

Yep, your AT fleet and AP-3Cs have contributed for 7 whole years. Your CRC is also in the Stan.

However, aside from bravely defending Diego Garcia and a token appearance during the invasion of...
27th Jul 2010, 20:53
Replies: 2,044
Views: 490,308
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Your bow is accepted!:ok:

Your bow is accepted!:ok:
27th Jul 2010, 20:19
Replies: 2,044
Views: 490,308
Posted By Magic Mushroom

That's the same for any fleet. Look at the...

That's the same for any fleet.

Look at the numbers of Reaper, Sentinel and R1 we currently have deployed and then consider the disproportionate influence they provide today. Likewise, RAF E-3Ds...
27th Jul 2010, 18:48
Replies: 2,044
Views: 490,308
Posted By Magic Mushroom

You are, with respect, missing the point a tad...

You are, with respect, missing the point a tad here Rex.

The UK has regularly gained disproportionate influence (eg access to 'other' capabilities) by offering up small numbers of highly capable...
27th Jul 2010, 17:07
Replies: 2,044
Views: 490,308
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Does this mean we may see a bit more of you on...

Does this mean we may see a bit more of you on ops then?:rolleyes:

Regards,
MM
18th Jun 2010, 10:57
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,313
Posted By Magic Mushroom

The RN have 12 fixed wing pilots?!!!;) Most...

The RN have 12 fixed wing pilots?!!!;)

Most likely, they'll be instructed by RAF exchange guys on the FRS!!:ok:

Regards,
MM
18th Jun 2010, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,139
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Not quite sure how you work that one out X. ...

Not quite sure how you work that one out X.

All those nations have publically demonstrated their systems, the Israelis have stated they killed the Hizbollah UAV (as well as showing pictures of the...
18th Jun 2010, 08:30
Replies: 14
Views: 2,139
Posted By Magic Mushroom

The Iranians, Chinese and several other nations...

The Iranians, Chinese and several other nations have had fairly sophisticated UAS available at cheap prices for many years. Hizbollah have some and the Israelis have shot at least one down.

We're...
18th Jun 2010, 08:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,139
Posted By Magic Mushroom

UAVs available on the open market to the bad...

UAVs available on the open market to the bad guys? Whatever next?:rolleyes:

In other breaking news today, astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin have landed on the Moon.

Do keep up...
5th Jun 2010, 08:54
Replies: 49
Views: 20,497
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Here's a link that works....

Here's a link that works. (http://en.mercopress.com/2010/06/04/falklands-thick-fog-forces-two-raf-typhoons-and-tanker-to-land-in-punta-arenas).

Diverted,

I may be mistaken, however I have a...
28th May 2010, 08:14
Replies: 29
Views: 15,427
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I only met the lady once but she made an deep...

I only met the lady once but she made an deep impression upon the young Mushroom. I subsequently heard many stories from the old and bold about just how well regarded she was both professionally and...
26th May 2010, 07:52
Replies: 2,235
Views: 353,932
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I wouldn't assume just yet that the F-35 will be...

I wouldn't assume just yet that the F-35 will be seen in any UK markings, RAF or RN.

Be under no illusion, there are few if any sacred cows in the SDR.

Regards,
MM
21st May 2010, 12:58
Replies: 24
Views: 4,977
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I phoned the MoD help line to add my voice of...

I phoned the MoD help line to add my voice of complaint to this disgusting abuse of intelligent animals...unfortunately all I got was crackling.

I'll get my coat!:O

Regards,
MM
13th May 2010, 20:35
Replies: 13
Views: 3,010
Posted By Magic Mushroom

56 Sqn at Waddington are also now aware; they've...

56 Sqn at Waddington are also now aware; they've been after a gate guard for some time. Given that the aircraft started life with them, it would seem fitting that it ended up there!!:ok:

Regards,...
5th Nov 2009, 20:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By Magic Mushroom

Thumbs down What an outstanding idea CF. Let's...

What an outstanding idea CF.

Let's initiate a debate on an open forum that would highlight our capabilities, potential weakenesses and emerging technology relevant to what is arguably the...
18th May 2009, 01:02
Replies: 32
Views: 10,934
Posted By Magic Mushroom

I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this...

I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this one old chap.

Suffice to say that the USN 'assumptions' were made for very good reasons.

Suffice to say the AIM-54C programme introduced some new...
17th May 2009, 00:23
Replies: 32
Views: 10,934
Posted By Magic Mushroom

My, my Ewan, a tad sensitive arenít we old...

My, my Ewan, a tad sensitive arenít we old chap?!!!:ok:

My point is that from the late eighties China first and then Russia was an increasingly important economic and arms supplier to Iran. The...
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