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17th Jan 2019, 20:39
Replies: 118
Views: 63,752
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Much was made,in the second episode,of the...

Much was made,in the second episode,of the photographer being awarded and securing her position in "The Circus". In the commentary about them it was mentioned that they fly in the rear seat and then...
22nd Jul 2018, 18:43
Replies: 60
Views: 10,667
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

----- look after ME. As has been said: get all...

----- look after ME.
As has been said: get all your various leaves and authorised absences sorted. Everything should be about you, after all the job has been King for years and it's time for it to...
15th Jul 2018, 21:02
Replies: 38
Views: 5,392
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Aircraft wash team composition varied as to...

Aircraft wash team composition varied as to location.
Kinloss,in the Nimrod era, was a civilian team who washed externally and cleaned internally.St Mawgan was similar. As I recall Lyneham C130 wash...
30th May 2017, 20:45
Replies: 92
Views: 20,419
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Sent off for my records after reading this...

Sent off for my records after reading this thread.Got an e mail about seven days later asking me to clarify my request for my medical records. I await expectantly.It's the early years, 72 to 80, I'm...
14th Jul 2016, 21:02
Replies: 195
Views: 77,274
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

The order and back up facilities are very good...

The order and back up facilities are very good news for the Moray area and are being talked up as such by the SNP. But:- What happens when indyref2 is looking like happening? How far down the...
12th Jul 2016, 09:04
Replies: 243
Views: 58,668
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Toilet graffiti NLS Kinloss Free Hess! -...

Toilet graffiti NLS Kinloss

Free Hess! - underneath:- With every packet of Reich Krispies

I used to be dyslexic until I discovered Smoorniff

And on a Nav table scribble board:-
What's the...
8th Mar 2016, 16:03
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

The rumour mill is working overtime so can I add...

The rumour mill is working overtime so can I add another gem. Kinloss might be looked at because although Lossie may have the space it doesn't have any infrastructure for Maritime Ops. Buildings at...
1st Feb 2016, 21:13
Replies: 119
Views: 53,964
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

PN Sorry to hear that. I was on site early...

PN
Sorry to hear that.
I was on site early the next day and the area hadn't been touched. NOTHING had been moved. Yes, I saw the seats and the pins and remember raising the point with my oppo.
It...
1st Feb 2016, 19:56
Replies: 119
Views: 53,964
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

With reference to the Malta crash: I was at the...

With reference to the Malta crash: I was at the crash site the next morning and noticed that the rear crew seat "Booster Cushion" safety pins were still fitted to the seats. They had the "Remove...
20th Jan 2016, 16:13
Replies: 75
Views: 12,836
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

OAP :- Kinloss village chip shop:his...

OAP :-

Kinloss village chip shop:his daughters --- mmmmmmmmm
19th Jan 2016, 19:53
Replies: 75
Views: 12,836
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Kinloss in the seventies and rumour had it that: ...

Kinloss in the seventies and rumour had it that:

1 Jock Pies were zero rated under the VAT system.

2 Unsold JPs were used by Bata Beg(local ship's chandler) to anchor boats in
Findhorn...
13th Jan 2016, 16:16
Replies: 75
Views: 12,836
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Ahhh! Jock Pies;the staple of the line crew room....

Ahhh! Jock Pies;the staple of the line crew room.

Three ways of eating a warm or hot JP.

1 As it is and end up with scalding fat juices searing the inside of your mouth

2 Buy a soft white...
2nd Jan 2016, 21:40
Replies: 14
Views: 3,296
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Fire Fighter's Foam/Bull's Blood

When I was a young J/T,at Kinloss in the 1970s,I remember one enlightening "fact" which came about from a tallish tale. Those of you familiar with the Moray area will, no doubt, have heard of the...
1st Nov 2015, 21:03
Replies: 167
Views: 47,062
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

In my case I left with qty 2 medals after 29...

In my case I left with qty 2 medals after 29 regular and 11 FTRS years. LSGC and the Jubilee medal.
I just didn't seem to be in the right place - ever. I'm not complaining.

Falklands - Visiting...
19th Oct 2015, 09:01
Replies: 121
Views: 19,619
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

PN Wasn't that the one where the intruders had...

PN
Wasn't that the one where the intruders had to be dropped by 202 sqn within the airfield bounds? Only to be rounded up by the QRF within minutes.

I recall one where the DISTAFF complained that...
16th Oct 2015, 12:05
Replies: 121
Views: 19,619
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

The mention of Memmingen brings back a memory...

The mention of Memmingen brings back a memory whilst on 8Sqn. We were used by DISTAFF to test unit responses to a defecting Russian aircraft. With Soviet speakers on the sqn it gave a degree of...
15th Oct 2015, 17:57
Replies: 121
Views: 19,619
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

TOFO Had many a good evening in the Riverslea...

TOFO
Had many a good evening in the Riverslea pub and an excellent meal in the chinese above. Thought the "Any raff in here" was apocryphal but having got it from the horse's mouth now: It can be...
14th Oct 2015, 09:57
Replies: 121
Views: 19,619
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Reading these posts just goes to show how...

Reading these posts just goes to show how inaccurate memories can be. Might it be that I am using my youthful summer recollections by removing the bad bits and remembering only the best bits?

I do...
13th Oct 2015, 21:53
Replies: 121
Views: 19,619
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Taceval, Maxival and Minival

When did they become part and parcel of RAF life? I left Halton in Dec 72 and was posted to Kinloss. I seem to remember halcyon days of work, sport and leisure time but I don't remember exercises. I...
11th Oct 2015, 21:02
Replies: 27
Views: 6,168
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

RAF Kinloss is now ----- Kinloss Barracks. Don't...

RAF Kinloss is now ----- Kinloss Barracks. Don't think there are any plans to rename it/them.
20th Sep 2015, 21:25
Replies: 58
Views: 9,912
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

I can't see any mention of the venerable...

I can't see any mention of the venerable Shackleton.It did 40 years front line,operational service but it's looks made it seem much, much more than that.
Standby.
4th Sep 2015, 08:29
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

7of9 When you say "Running refuels": Is that...

7of9
When you say "Running refuels": Is that engine running refuels and if so is this a new FJ idea? I thought helicopters were the only running refuels that the RAF did routinely?
31st Aug 2015, 19:33
Replies: 631
Views: 304,486
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Sqn photo Jun 84 - 31 years on, seems less...

Sqn photo Jun 84 - 31 years on, seems less sometimes.
Second row centre looks suspiciously like M*** D****d well known Sengo of No 8 Sqn and possessor of an elderly, female, asian relative.
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29th Jul 2015, 21:34
Replies: 93
Views: 18,390
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

Two from my time at ISK. A Flight Line Mechanic...

Two from my time at ISK. A Flight Line Mechanic nicknamed "Throm". Short for thrombosis - medical definition: A slow moving clot.
An engine man,not the sharpest tool in the box, first name Stu, Crew...
30th Apr 2015, 10:16
Replies: 54
Views: 33,697
Posted By OldAgeandTreachery

BBC Scotland news article. More lazy journalism(...

BBC Scotland news article. More lazy journalism( Maritime Patrol,8 Sqd.)
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