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12th Dec 2019, 14:48
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,056
Posted By Bengo

The required wind will be highly dependent on the...

The required wind will be highly dependent on the AUM of the launching aircraft. Wind direction will also have to be in limits. It will all be set out in the ship operating limits which are the...
7th Dec 2019, 11:51
Replies: 16
Views: 6,013
Posted By Bengo

The curl at the top of an RN Officer's rank badge...

The curl at the top of an RN Officer's rank badge overlaps. The correct way to wear them is with the braid going under the curl at the front. The other way round ( as on Wings' chair) is known as...
25th Nov 2019, 12:03
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,056
Posted By Bengo

It is not only the cash benefit, but the non-...

It is not only the cash benefit, but the non- loss of an item of which the ship has a limited supply. If we were still reliant on iron bombs and had several magazines full of them then maybe...
8th Nov 2019, 17:19
Replies: 15
Views: 3,843
Posted By Bengo

Red tail white body items next to the WE 177...

Red tail white body items next to the WE 177 trolley are smoke and flame floats. Very occasionally loaded to a light series carrier. More often just hand launched through the top of the personnel...
17th Jul 2019, 14:04
Replies: 40
Views: 11,458
Posted By Bengo

At that level of change the decisions are...

At that level of change the decisions are political, not military. The VSO's can and do make the military case, but Treasury, Defence and Cabinet Office ministers make the choices and the PM then,...
15th Jul 2019, 11:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,325
Posted By Bengo

Most likely a chat with 2SL after he got his flag...

Most likely a chat with 2SL after he got his flag indicated that there were slim chances of further advancement, and the plug was duly pulled at the end of his Faslane time. Flag officers only stay...
28th Feb 2019, 10:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,954
Posted By Bengo

Mog, Nothing heard. N

Mog,
Nothing heard.
N
27th Feb 2019, 12:45
Replies: 13
Views: 3,954
Posted By Bengo

I ran the RN BDR desk from Apr 1982 to Jan 84....

I ran the RN BDR desk from Apr 1982 to Jan 84. There was quite a bit of work being done then by PE and RAE to look at various opposition and UK munitions to see what sort of damage they might produce...
9th Feb 2019, 15:00
Replies: 36
Views: 5,861
Posted By Bengo

There several Royal Navy Aviators who are trained...

There several Royal Navy Aviators who are trained as both Observers and as Pilots. They are describef officially as seaman officers of the X(F) specialisation rather than X(O) or X(P). Don't know...
6th Dec 2018, 14:12
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By Bengo

Lynx In Service

The basic Lynx airframe development suffered badly from the need to develop a new engine at the same time. The same mistake was not made with Merlin.
The Gem always was a struggle in service but the...
30th Mar 2018, 22:08
Replies: 48
Views: 6,831
Posted By Bengo

Safer? Maybe. Iran has not changed direction...

Safer? Maybe. Iran has not changed direction much.

Less unstable? Possibly.
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30th Mar 2018, 21:37
Replies: 30
Views: 6,348
Posted By Bengo

APDS =Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot. In this...

APDS =Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot. In this case a 9mm DU round in a light weight 20 mm case whch separates just after the muzzle.
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18th Mar 2018, 22:56
Replies: 62
Views: 16,722
Posted By Bengo

I think Fred Robertson RN eventually got his well...

I think Fred Robertson RN eventually got his well deserved AFC on the totting up principle. He was awarded GE's for v hairy SAR work, SK SEWTO and a string of other things. He was also a bloody...
13th Mar 2018, 18:04
Replies: 54
Views: 7,498
Posted By Bengo

More likely that the MoD have neither money to...

More likely that the MoD have neither money to spare to pursue this program nor quite the political support that Anglo French cooperation once enjoyed.
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27th Aug 2017, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 5,486
Posted By Bengo

Anyone know how the US will deal with...

Anyone know how the US will deal with registration/airworthiness for these aircraft? In the UK they would need military serials etc... Will ATAC put them on the FAA register as experimental...
27th Apr 2017, 19:21
Replies: 29
Views: 10,384
Posted By Bengo

Fore poppet: the temporary structure (wooden prop...

Fore poppet: the temporary structure (wooden prop usually) that supports the forefoot during the slide down the slipway.


Forefoot: The bottom bit of the bow where it is curving round to join...
30th Dec 2016, 21:27
Replies: 52
Views: 13,081
Posted By Bengo

The Vixen was still made for pitch-up. (Bah...

The Vixen was still made for pitch-up. (Bah bah doop bah bah doop).

It also needed, and eventually got, a step change in the FAA's approach to what is called today a CAMO. Any one remember ...
21st Dec 2016, 12:12
Replies: 12,076
Views: 2,883,158
Posted By Bengo

Theree should only be a risk to hold if the UK B...

Theree should only be a risk to hold if the UK B models have the original bracket. If it has been replaced then all should be well.
Do we know the UK aircraft mod state(s)?

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13th Dec 2016, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 2,346
Posted By Bengo

The Flaming Datum IIR. Sorry, no pcs...

The Flaming Datum IIR.


Sorry, no pcs though.


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7th Sep 2016, 14:02
Replies: 5,925
Views: 1,581,056
Posted By Bengo

Every Concorde in the BA fleet required a bespoke...

Every Concorde in the BA fleet required a bespoke set of tank liners during the post crash mod programme.

BAe were caught out by the non similarity of the Nimrod fuselage to wing joints during...
10th Jan 2016, 16:28
Replies: 24
Views: 6,514
Posted By Bengo

Global Nav The hearts and minds bit did...

Global Nav


The hearts and minds bit did occur- the villagers moved relatively happily. Why? Because Britain had already said that once we had the CT's sorted, with the help of the locals the...
26th Oct 2015, 10:38
Replies: 25
Views: 7,923
Posted By Bengo

RP, Didn't see the programme, but it is...

RP,

Didn't see the programme, but it is extremely hard to get video of a raster display. Your eyes don't notice it but the display appears one line at a time and the TV camera takes it's...
15th Oct 2015, 10:17
Replies: 79
Views: 21,721
Posted By Bengo

There was a whole chunk in the Naval Aircraft...

There was a whole chunk in the Naval Aircraft Maintenance Manual (NAMMS) on what to do with a rogue aircraft, how to get one certified as such and how to get rid of it.

Then there was XV227- one...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th May 2015, 15:54
Replies: 19
Views: 5,200
Posted By Bengo

Tourist, I didn't say the T42's complied...

Tourist,

I didn't say the T42's complied with the STANAG! IIRC it was only the post Lynx conversion Leanders, maybe the T21's and the T22's onward that did. Anything else was, as you say,...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2015, 11:26
Replies: 19
Views: 5,200
Posted By Bengo

Cyclic, To meet the STANAG for HIFR you...

Cyclic,

To meet the STANAG for HIFR you (used to in my days etc..) need to be able to deliver 50 gallons a minute at 50 PSI, 50 feet above the flight deck.

It certainly would fill up a...
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