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Forum: ATC Issues
5th Apr 2021, 12:36
Replies: 176
Views: 45,951
Posted By Brian 48nav

TalkdownMan

Malcy,

Time to write your memoirs!

If you can be a bit more discrete than Clint ( RIP ) was, you may even find a publisher.

Enjoy your 'retirement'.

Brian W
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Feb 2021, 08:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By Brian 48nav

brianj

Are you ex-LATCC C Watch too?
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Feb 2021, 10:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By Brian 48nav

Tony, Sorry it seemed like a good idea at...

Tony,

Sorry it seemed like a good idea at the time to move your thread here - I know of a handful of exLL guys of your Dad's time who sometimes post here, I hope none of them have 'fallen off the...
11th Feb 2021, 16:06
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Brian 48nav

Tony, Might be better if you put this in ATC...

Tony,

Might be better if you put this in ATC Issues.

Good luck,

Brian W
5th Feb 2021, 09:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,632
Posted By Brian 48nav

MP Reddell is in my logbook for 1st Nov 1966 (...

MP Reddell is in my logbook for 1st Nov 1966 ( I'm only a young whippersnapper! ) from Gaydon - no initial I'm afraid!


Then I had a brainwave, I remembered that Warrant Officers appeared in the...
29th Jan 2021, 18:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,808
Posted By Brian 48nav

theqypsy I think that after leaving Thai and...

theqypsy

I think that after leaving Thai and then joining Singapore he and his new family did have 6 months in Singapore before he was able to get a London basing. I recall he had a great roster,...
29th Jan 2021, 08:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,808
Posted By Brian 48nav

Dave Bryant

My old buddy Dave Bryant died yesterday after suffering from Covid for several weeks - his wife died on the 9th January, also from Covid.

Dave joined the RAF as a trainee navigator in October 1964...
2nd Jan 2021, 08:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,985
Posted By Brian 48nav

IFPS man Happy New Year Brian W

IFPS man

Happy New Year


Brian W
28th Dec 2020, 08:59
Replies: 434
Views: 187,029
Posted By Brian 48nav

Dave Milne If you are who I think you are...

Dave Milne


If you are who I think you are - married to Miserable Mike's sister in-law - then you started on 218 and IIRC graduated on 219.

Happy New Year!

PS Are you still in the film...
25th Dec 2020, 11:04
Replies: 8
Views: 2,822
Posted By Brian 48nav

Merry Christmas all - especially loved ones and...

Merry Christmas all - especially loved ones and families left behind while many servicemen and women are on duty today.

B48N another Cerney 218er.
17th Dec 2020, 11:03
Replies: 29
Views: 8,852
Posted By Brian 48nav

sharpend, I enjoyed that! Was it the...

sharpend,


I enjoyed that! Was it the Canberra wing in Akrotiri per chance? 4 guys from my nav' course were posted there in late '67, Bill Gault, Nick Morgan are the only names I'm sure of, the...
10th Dec 2020, 10:33
Replies: 663
Views: 145,597
Posted By Brian 48nav

Old Bricks - you've got that old chestnut the...

Old Bricks - you've got that old chestnut the wrong way round! In my day it was always the pilots that were regarded as thick- - especially in the Herc/Transport world!
16th Nov 2020, 09:03
Replies: 11
Views: 3,312
Posted By Brian 48nav

Hi Sally, Great to see you post here, that...

Hi Sally,

Great to see you post here, that sounds awful but you know what I mean! I trust you and Pete and the rest of the family are well. It's years since we last met, at 'Miserable Mike's' (...
3rd Nov 2020, 08:55
Replies: 11
Views: 3,312
Posted By Brian 48nav

I too was on 30 when Ken was boss. A really...

I too was on 30 when Ken was boss. A really pleasant approachable guy.

RIP Sir.
20th Oct 2020, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By Brian 48nav

Not 45 Sqn - they were out in Malaya then with...

Not 45 Sqn - they were out in Malaya then with Mosquitos and then Brigands.. 47 Sqn perhaps?
13th Oct 2020, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 4,388
Posted By Brian 48nav

Sad news - as I mentioned on the other Stack...

Sad news - as I mentioned on the other Stack thread, he was a drinking buddy of mine when we both lived in Bourton, Dorset and I have many fond memories of him. My LHR/LL ATC Concorde jolly was with...
29th Sep 2020, 14:33
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By Brian 48nav

On first inspection the only name I recognise is...

On first inspection the only name I recognise is Tony Rest, a FgOff ( still ! ) skipper on 30 Sqn Hercs at Fairford in 69/70. Our paths crossed again in the late 80s/90s when I was an ATCO at LHR/LL...
27th Sep 2020, 17:30
Replies: 96
Views: 12,155
Posted By Brian 48nav

Herod I was going to say when I joined at...

Herod

I was going to say when I joined at South Cerney in Dec' 65 IIRC I was given a 4232*** number followed by a suffix letter which disappeared on commissioning, but Barksdale Boy beat me to it...
23rd Aug 2020, 19:49
Replies: 70
Views: 15,247
Posted By Brian 48nav

Walkerman George Luckins was a Herc' skipper...

Walkerman

George Luckins was a Herc' skipper on 48 ( '67 -69 or 70 ) IIRC he was on Brits immediately before Hercs then went back to them after his Herc' tour.

A real character - I believe he...
20th Aug 2020, 15:31
Replies: 25
Views: 7,762
Posted By Brian 48nav

Top West 50, I'm pretty sure that Al Moffatt...

Top West 50,

I'm pretty sure that Al Moffatt mentioned above is the then 21yr old Plt Off/Fg Off who arrived on 30 Sqn at Lyneham as a new young nav' in '71. IIRC he did one tour before PVRing and...
16th Aug 2020, 16:48
Replies: 46
Views: 5,557
Posted By Brian 48nav

Geriaviator, Many thanks for including me in...

Geriaviator,

Many thanks for including me in the tribute to our dear departed Danny.

In my short RAF career 65-73 I must have come into contact with or even flown with veterans of the war in...
11th Jul 2020, 07:53
Replies: 70
Views: 6,095
Posted By Brian 48nav

I always have a quiet chuckle when some of you...

I always have a quiet chuckle when some of you get your knickers in a twist about folk saying 'planes'. Do you grumpy gits say car or motor-car, bus or omnibus etc ,no , I thought not.

As for the...
29th Jun 2020, 08:58
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Jun 2020, 08:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Brian 48nav

DC10RealMan Have a look at the thread...

DC10RealMan

Have a look at the thread 'Gaining a pilot's brevet in WW2' in Military Aviation. Post number 12625 is by Jan's son and gives info' similar to that given by tczulu.

tczulu

I'm...
21st Jun 2020, 10:48
Replies: 6
Views: 3,683
Posted By Brian 48nav

Brian is a top man! When I was on 88 Course at...

Brian is a top man! When I was on 88 Course at 1ANS Stradishall in early '67 he arrived as a new instructor ( fresh from the Brit' ) and joined the syndicate that 'looked after' us - he was a breath...
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