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16th Dec 2018, 17:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,527
Posted By The Gorilla

Sadly missed from our Lunchtime Reunion Group. A...

Sadly missed from our Lunchtime Reunion Group. A privilege to have met and known him, he was long gone from the Air Eng Branch when I joined it. I enjoyed his tales of old..

RIP Dave.
27th May 2014, 22:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,763
Posted By The Gorilla

Never Forgotten....

Never Forgotten....
30th Jan 2014, 22:35
Replies: 47
Views: 16,591
Posted By The Gorilla

Not Forgotten

Never Forgotten, I lay a memorial for them every year in York, I pass it every day I go to work...
8th Nov 2013, 17:47
Replies: 60
Views: 19,430
Posted By The Gorilla

Hope everyone has a great time to mark the end of...

Hope everyone has a great time to mark the end of the old girl! I can't make tonight but will celebrate at the Air Eng bash next weekend.
Drink well one and all :O
1st Feb 2013, 16:06
Replies: 47
Views: 16,591
Posted By The Gorilla

Never Forgotten..

Never Forgotten..
24th Jan 2013, 13:35
Replies: 73
Views: 17,321
Posted By The Gorilla

I am sorry but isn't Peachy over 55? Are we...

I am sorry but isn't Peachy over 55? Are we really that short (pun intended) of really senior occifers?:suspect:
26th Dec 2012, 10:55
Replies: 124
Views: 31,869
Posted By The Gorilla

Memories

Breakfast (Full fat) in the mess at Boulmer after a long night shift mid winter in the R12 as a JAFAD, and climbing to the top of the HF200 for the view.

Famine Relief in Somalia on C130's from...
2nd Jun 2012, 15:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,043
Posted By The Gorilla

BBMF Flypast NRM York 2 Jun 12

Very nice chaps I saw it from the roof of a nearby building and it was most impressive despite the low ish cloud base!

Sorry I couldn't make the NRM Dinner on Thursday night just gone would have...
20th Apr 2012, 18:45
Replies: 77
Views: 15,997
Posted By The Gorilla

Ahh Yes one man's freedom fighter is another...

Ahh Yes one man's freedom fighter is another man's terrorist, perhaps that is why Abu Qatada has so much support? Fraud or Fun who decides??
:}
17th Apr 2012, 10:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,994
Posted By The Gorilla

TOFO Exactly!! Sometimes you have to be...

TOFO

Exactly!! Sometimes you have to be blunt to get your message across!

A very good post to which I agree/have experience of daily.

TG
15th Apr 2012, 21:53
Replies: 27
Views: 5,994
Posted By The Gorilla

Nice one Srennaps, for me it will be 10 years out...

Nice one Srennaps, for me it will be 10 years out next year after 28 years and one week in. You have hit the nail on the head. Nice post and happy anniversary!
:)
25th Jun 2011, 12:03
Replies: 39
Views: 10,454
Posted By The Gorilla

Matthew Paris in the Times today suggests that it...

Matthew Paris in the Times today suggests that it is ludicrous for us to have people in nice Hotac in Italy when they could live in tents in Akrotiri!! Perhaps he has the ear of call me Dave??
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2011, 22:45
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,566,955
Posted By The Gorilla

I really hope it happens, then we English can...

I really hope it happens, then we English can have a referendum on leaving the EU and sling every last Jock back home!!
:D;)
9th Mar 2011, 09:16
Replies: 50
Views: 8,795
Posted By The Gorilla

SIMWES I was there at the time, you were NOT...

SIMWES

I was there at the time, you were NOT made redundant you were TUPE'd across to a civilian company - a big difference!
TG
7th Feb 2011, 15:27
Replies: 47
Views: 7,227
Posted By The Gorilla

And let's not forget the American capture of the...

And let's not forget the American capture of the Enigma machine from a sub!! It must be true I saw it on a film...
:}
22nd Jan 2011, 23:20
Replies: 73
Views: 20,592
Posted By The Gorilla

Oh yes the Pole Hill recovery with the...

Oh yes the Pole Hill recovery with the pressurisation on the dump valve could make or break an Eng stude! We did ours into Waddo as Applied Flt had bolt holed there in early 89 whilst Finningley’s...
21st Jan 2011, 17:27
Replies: 397
Views: 67,289
Posted By The Gorilla

You all need to understand something which is...

You all need to understand something which is quite basic really and it applies to all the other threads re allowance cuts, redundancies and Post SDSR et al.
Simply put the country has changed...
17th Jan 2011, 09:26
Replies: 26
Views: 5,472
Posted By The Gorilla

Blimey Scuttles, I have finally found some one...

Blimey Scuttles, I have finally found some one who admits voting for this bunch of clowns!! It was beginning to get rather like the Thatcher era - "Not me Guv I didn't vote for her" But of course...
15th Nov 2010, 16:34
Replies: 37
Views: 7,231
Posted By The Gorilla

Unfortunately I am on call for the Donny meet but...

Unfortunately I am on call for the Donny meet but I would love to attend any functions for 2011. Regards to all who know me on the night!

TG
27th Sep 2010, 12:50
Replies: 149
Views: 33,511
Posted By The Gorilla

500 Just googled him! My hasn't he risen far...

500

Just googled him! My hasn't he risen far and fast!!

Nice cushy little postings on the way too!!

I have to agree with all you say..:\
21st Sep 2010, 06:31
Replies: 36
Views: 7,244
Posted By The Gorilla

Glads speak for your self mate!! Depends...

Glads speak for your self mate!!

Depends entirely upon which type of grass you are stood on!!

My desk officer spent two years telling me it wasn't any greener, well he was very wrong indeed!!
...
9th Sep 2010, 22:26
Replies: 47
Views: 11,937
Posted By The Gorilla

Flip, Yes now you mention it the daffs op...

Flip,

Yes now you mention it the daffs op was a covert one! And yes he certainly was a very unimpressed shiny type wasn't he!!
:D
9th Sep 2010, 20:20
Replies: 47
Views: 11,937
Posted By The Gorilla

Every time I had to close the NAAFI as Ord Sgt it...

Every time I had to close the NAAFI as Ord Sgt it was always the AD who were doing the fighting usually but not always with themselves :rolleyes:

I was involved in the LXX daffodils on the Bund...
25th Aug 2010, 10:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By The Gorilla

Space based Infra Red System.. It's on Wikii!! ...

Space based Infra Red System.. It's on Wikii!!


Standing by for a numpty beadwindow :ugh:
9th Aug 2010, 13:07
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By The Gorilla

What we are witnessing is democracy at work. For...

What we are witnessing is democracy at work. For every industry that has a strong union with workers prepared to exercise industrial relation rights, there are dozens that don't. The destruction of...
15th Jul 2010, 16:13
Replies: 27
Views: 4,533
Posted By The Gorilla

trap one Welcome back nice to see you......

trap one

Welcome back nice to see you... Hope our drivers are being nice to you?

You are concurring with a post I made two years ago about the greatest enemy in Thumrait?? :):)

TG
30th Jun 2010, 22:53
Replies: 12
Views: 3,025
Posted By The Gorilla

Beags is apparently having issues in some defunct...

Beags is apparently having issues in some defunct former Officers club in London. He's a wee bit grumpy at the mo!!
:}
31st May 2010, 20:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By The Gorilla

I live in York, haven't heard anything about it...

I live in York, haven't heard anything about it on the local news. With the huge swathe of job losses this area is experiencing I would have expected something in the local press?
:confused:
31st May 2010, 20:02
Replies: 209
Views: 30,415
Posted By The Gorilla

Hear Hear Beagle... This isn't doing any one any...

Hear Hear Beagle... This isn't doing any one any good! :bored:
28th May 2010, 20:26
Replies: 30
Views: 6,172
Posted By The Gorilla

Beagle.. Unlike South Korea we don't have...

Beagle..

Unlike South Korea we don't have any boats worth sinking!!

And once the Con-dems have finished with their defence review the future boats won't be coming either.
:)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2010, 21:18
Replies: 68
Views: 7,188
Posted By The Gorilla

Thank heaven we finally have a properly elected...

Thank heaven we finally have a properly elected prime minister at last and I am with my old friend Dengue on this one.

We can also be thankful the Scottish mafia has been expunged....

Cameron...
3rd Mar 2010, 07:40
Replies: 32
Views: 9,705
Posted By The Gorilla

I am with Hoppy you CAN be paid by another...

I am with Hoppy you CAN be paid by another employer whilst still in the RAF, just don't tell them! Your new employer doesn't care and the Data Protection Act does exactly what it says on the tin. :)...
5th Jan 2010, 15:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,814
Posted By The Gorilla

So that's where Old Air Eng Officers go when they...

So that's where Old Air Eng Officers go when they retire!!:ok:
16th Dec 2009, 16:15
Replies: 221
Views: 55,162
Posted By The Gorilla

My view is it's a cynical ploy to get rid of our...

My view is it's a cynical ploy to get rid of our ASW all together. If you can have a "holiday" why not save shed loads of money and do away with it all together?

What will happen to all the...
15th Dec 2009, 14:01
Replies: 127
Views: 30,365
Posted By The Gorilla

Careful, if you start talking about uncontrolled...

Careful, if you start talking about uncontrolled mass economic immigration the noo labour supporters will accuse you of being a serial racist and demand your immediate arrest.

Multiculturalism is...
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