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7th May 2021, 17:34
Replies: 30
Views: 9,221
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A Med Discharge should not be just a slight...

A Med Discharge should not be just a slight advantage. In effect they have taken away your PAS pension and replaced it with terms that a regular non-PAS / ground branch would receive on a similar...
6th May 2021, 20:44
Replies: 2
Views: 855
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Didn't know it was still going. Does it...

Didn't know it was still going.

Does it still have the Spey engines and that rather satisfying roar on take-off that makes regular biz-jets quake?
1st May 2021, 21:52
Replies: 36
Views: 11,698
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A finger fumble I think - KRT is a 1000 (K) lbs...

A finger fumble I think - KRT is a 1000 (K) lbs Retarded Tail (RT)

Actual weapon used was KFF - 1000 (K) lbs Free Fall (FF)

Our US colleagues reading this are wondering why we just didn't flick...
30th Apr 2021, 17:38
Replies: 30
Views: 9,221
Posted By Just This Once...

High Average Good luck!

High Average Good luck!
25th Apr 2021, 12:20
Replies: 48
Views: 15,645
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Hi Mog - The Harrier had no operational need to...

Hi Mog - The Harrier had no operational need to point the hot nozzles directly at the deck for 20 minutes or more, let alone at the temperature and gas velocity produced by the Osprey. Even when...
24th Apr 2021, 16:00
Replies: 48
Views: 15,645
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No, the aluminium matting was indeed the helipad...

No, the aluminium matting was indeed the helipad and the CV-22 landed as planned, ramp close to the matting that provides access to the normal helipad area.

So why not land on the aluminium...
23rd Apr 2021, 17:51
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
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Nutty I fear your military clarity is decaying...

Nutty I fear your military clarity is decaying faster than mine. In such a system our idiotic RAFP / MP / RNP will be turning every plumbing failure into a crime scene, just in case the individual...
17th Apr 2021, 18:51
Replies: 194
Views: 31,641
Posted By Just This Once...

All true but you missed out the bit where 'the...

All true but you missed out the bit where 'the Russians are coming' frequently turns into 'the Russians are here'. The only variation has been 'the little green men are here... just kidding, it's us...
15th Apr 2021, 10:12
Replies: 30
Views: 9,221
Posted By Just This Once...

PMs to you both...

PMs to you both...
13th Apr 2021, 18:53
Replies: 12
Views: 3,330
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Presuming you are a sqn ldr or below you need to...

Presuming you are a sqn ldr or below you need to make sure that you are engaging with Manning at the correct level.

For routine exits with no other factors your 'releasing authority' is delegated...
29th Mar 2021, 19:28
Replies: 283
Views: 184,846
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I was amazed that anyone would ever do this, let...

I was amazed that anyone would ever do this, let alone for it to become a matter of routine.
24th Mar 2021, 18:59
Replies: 88
Views: 24,887
Posted By Just This Once...

No, they converted to the newer jet. ...

No, they converted to the newer jet.


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24th Mar 2021, 18:44
Replies: 78
Views: 12,059
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I just appreciate that Mog has both his name and...

I just appreciate that Mog has both his name and which hand it is (RIGHT / STBD) written on the back of his glove.

Anyway, dashing good looks or something.
21st Mar 2021, 15:04
Replies: 76
Views: 15,277
Posted By Just This Once...

One is police force that has responsibly for the...

One is police force that has responsibly for the majority of just one city and one is a military force with responsibilities across the globe that can face armed conflict in the most hostile of...
20th Mar 2021, 12:16
Replies: 18
Views: 3,878
Posted By Just This Once...

Not sure you read the first answer. The point...

Not sure you read the first answer. The point being that you only get the opportunity to manage via/carriage life on ops as otherwise they are (typically) not fitted to the aircraft at all.

Nobody...
19th Mar 2021, 17:45
Replies: 18
Views: 3,878
Posted By Just This Once...

Of course - you don't usually carry them at all...

Of course - you don't usually carry them at all for for non-operational sorties. Careful husbandry of missile stocks also helps to ensure you have the right weapon available for when you really need...
18th Mar 2021, 20:50
Replies: 18
Views: 3,878
Posted By Just This Once...

If you don't need many missiles (ie for more of a...

If you don't need many missiles (ie for more of a potential self-defence measure) then leaving the front right station empty is preferable for missile vib/carriage reasons. Got to keep the...
2nd Mar 2021, 18:20
Replies: 69
Views: 27,484
Posted By Just This Once...

Off-the-shelf... ok, I'll have a go: - Long...

Off-the-shelf... ok, I'll have a go:

- Long Range Deep Insertion (ie the job at hand)
- Land on a typical light-aircraft strip / beach / frozen lake / jungle clearing / riverbed (the enemy may be...
6th Feb 2021, 14:52
Replies: 88
Views: 14,955
Posted By Just This Once...

So maybe sometime in the future the momentum of...

So maybe sometime in the future the momentum of the .50 cal going forward will equal the recoil going back towards the shooter. I guess at that point our US cousins will stop shooting .50 BMG from a...
6th Feb 2021, 13:54
Replies: 88
Views: 14,955
Posted By Just This Once...

The laws of physics do not apply in the US as Mr...

The laws of physics do not apply in the US as Mr Newton didn't get a visa.
4th Feb 2021, 14:23
Replies: 222
Views: 76,137
Posted By Just This Once...

Deferred Choice - can ask for no better than...

Deferred Choice - can ask for no better than that.

Surprised that they need to consult on what interest rates to pay us though. I had thought there was a well-worn path with such rates that and...
2nd Feb 2021, 19:03
Replies: 54
Views: 11,122
Posted By Just This Once...

The Black Sea treaties died when the treaties...

The Black Sea treaties died when the treaties regarding Georgia, the Crimea and Ukraine itself hit the fan. Russia triggered the military free-for-all so I doubt they will be reaching for old bits of...
1st Feb 2021, 09:42
Replies: 40
Views: 13,587
Posted By Just This Once...

I asked JF the same thing and his answer was the...

I asked JF the same thing and his answer was the aircraft had no true airframe mach limit as the aircraft was effectively self-limiting. The absence of a number didn't sit well with the customer...
27th Jan 2021, 11:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By Just This Once...

Even if it did come in to law in the most robust...

Even if it did come in to law in the most robust of manners it still would not change anything. There are numerous existing civilian & military laws, including ones that carry the punishment of...
26th Jan 2021, 16:20
Replies: 22
Views: 3,932
Posted By Just This Once...

Careful Ewan, you may upset those who think probe...

Careful Ewan, you may upset those who think probe & drogue should remain as difficult as possible.
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