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14th Nov 2019, 20:02
Replies: 25
Views: 9,078
Posted By oldbeefer

NoProbs

I was there in the Lossie bar! Seem to remember we were doing fighter affil. Was also (later) in Belize when strange films were shown.
4th Sep 2019, 17:15
Replies: 360
Views: 180,101
Posted By oldbeefer

I was really pleased to see daft games and loadsa...

I was really pleased to see daft games and loadsa booze still allowed in these PC days!
6th Aug 2019, 10:29
Replies: 57
Views: 21,103
Posted By oldbeefer

FAREASTDRIVER. I was involved in that. Eight...

FAREASTDRIVER. I was involved in that. Eight hours a day in the seat. We found those skips flew very badly and slowly when empty. Then someone discovered that if you bit the bullet and flew a bit...
25th Jul 2019, 11:07
Replies: 7
Views: 4,187
Posted By oldbeefer

Adblocker works well, and it's free!

Adblocker works well, and it's free!
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2019, 19:07
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By oldbeefer

I used Plasticote on mine 3 yrs ago. Still...

I used Plasticote on mine 3 yrs ago. Still looking good https://plasti-kote.co.uk/
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2019, 11:30
Replies: 9
Views: 2,791
Posted By oldbeefer

Seven on board?

Seven on board?
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Feb 2019, 11:06
Replies: 46
Views: 4,127
Posted By oldbeefer

Every time I bought a car in the 60s, 70s and...

Every time I bought a car in the 60s, 70s and 80s, the first thing I did was to buy a Haynes manual. Must have save a fortune over the years.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2019, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By oldbeefer

You could say the same for any soap - there are...

You could say the same for any soap - there are those that like and those that don't.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2018, 10:13
Replies: 17
Views: 2,543
Posted By oldbeefer

Also brakes on for sloping ground landings

Also brakes on for sloping ground landings
19th Dec 2018, 10:35
Replies: 40
Views: 7,382
Posted By oldbeefer

I also know of two who went Rotary.

I also know of two who went Rotary.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2018, 11:35
Replies: 29
Views: 3,360
Posted By oldbeefer

Sprogget - thanks for the clarification..

Sprogget - thanks for the clarification..
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2018, 10:32
Replies: 29
Views: 3,360
Posted By oldbeefer

London Underground Drivers Salaries

Telegraph today says that some of the TfL Underground drivers are earning in excess of 100,000!. The excuse for those earning over 70,000 is that they do some driver training. Didn't seem to...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2018, 19:59
Replies: 96
Views: 11,845
Posted By oldbeefer

Other war films - seem to remember that 12...

Other war films - seem to remember that 12 o'clock High was used in my Officer Training for how to, and not to, command. Anyone else remember it from IOT?
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 19:50
Replies: 66
Views: 7,047
Posted By oldbeefer

I seem to remember that, once in a position to be...

I seem to remember that, once in a position to be able to, getting that scrapped from the syllabus!
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 11:39
Replies: 1,173
Views: 536,501
Posted By oldbeefer

"s it me or is that wire locking incorrect in the...

"s it me or is that wire locking incorrect in the pic above?"

I don't think so - looks as though the smaller bit on the end is part of the shaft and the big nut covered in blue is locked to it.
26th Oct 2018, 17:14
Replies: 60
Views: 11,087
Posted By oldbeefer

I also remember a pair of Harriers in RAFG who...

I also remember a pair of Harriers in RAFG who were tasked to drop dummy bombs on some inflatable Russian tanks. They succeeded in almost hitting a group of Challengers some distance away, having...
25th Oct 2018, 19:46
Replies: 60
Views: 11,087
Posted By oldbeefer

Then there were the two A10s who, after landing...

Then there were the two A10s who, after landing at Shawbury, asked for taxy instruction to be told 'you're not here - you must have landed at Sleap' (civvy airfield 5 nm from SHY with similar runway...
20th Oct 2018, 21:21
Replies: 43
Views: 9,046
Posted By oldbeefer

As an ex military helicopter pilot, it has...

As an ex military helicopter pilot, it has confirmed my belief that most long haul pilots are over paid prima donnas!
14th Oct 2018, 09:34
Replies: 28
Views: 8,500
Posted By oldbeefer

Remember a summer ball at Gutersloh - Scotty...

Remember a summer ball at Gutersloh - Scotty decided to jump off the balcony in the mess - [email protected]@ered both his knees, unsurprisingly.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2018, 20:35
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By oldbeefer

Ah, the introduction of plastic blades - I went...

Ah, the introduction of plastic blades - I went to France on exchange in '79, and the FAF had plastic blades which I'd not flown before. I was a bit taken aback when after a fairly normal quickstop,...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2018, 09:53
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By oldbeefer

FAREASTDRIVER - the reason you had heard about...

FAREASTDRIVER - the reason you had heard about the emergency hyd lever was because it occurred to me to pull it when the nose jack split. That meant I could get the AP back on line for a hover...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2018, 11:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By oldbeefer

SHY - my 3000 hrs on puma included a hyd fail at...

SHY - my 3000 hrs on puma included a hyd fail at night ( which led to a restrictor being fitted in the line to the nose jack, as the jack on my aircraft split when I put the gear down), an engine...
13th Sep 2018, 19:53
Replies: 120
Views: 20,373
Posted By oldbeefer

I will never forget the quite amazing meals that...

I will never forget the quite amazing meals that the Chefs at Gutersloh managed to provide when the helicopter force was deployed to the field. OK, they had fresh rations, but with only very basic...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Aug 2018, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 3,282
Posted By oldbeefer

True - only the cream were selected for Puma :E

True - only the cream were selected for Puma :E
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Aug 2018, 14:11
Replies: 13
Views: 3,282
Posted By oldbeefer

Spot on Crab - I still have the Puma blade tips...

Spot on Crab - I still have the Puma blade tips in downstairs bog from a clearing take-off in Belize.
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