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28th Dec 2014, 02:53
Replies: 46
Views: 5,371
Posted By Q-RTF-X

MFC Fly Interesting, if I can...

MFC Fly




Interesting, if I can rummage up the ingredients might rush make a special twelfth night libation; any ideas on use of the remaining fruit; perhaps a base for mince pies, or next...
16th Dec 2014, 02:39
Replies: 41
Views: 6,470
Posted By Q-RTF-X

On the role of the (British) Monarch and his or...

On the role of the (British) Monarch and his or her powers, I seem to remember there is a provision for the Monarch, under appropriate circumstances, to dissolve parliament and “return the country to...
26th Nov 2014, 09:21
Replies: 191
Views: 75,879
Posted By Q-RTF-X

I’m pretty sure I will rattle a few cages with...

I’m pretty sure I will rattle a few cages with this post but do so without any qualms. I served 17 good years in the Air Force leaving as a Sergeant with a reasonably good write-up. I have...
23rd Nov 2014, 07:42
Replies: 35
Views: 8,301
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Quite an extraordinary and most unusual career...

Quite an extraordinary and most unusual career path. Worth a read.
26th Sep 2014, 22:16
Replies: 22
Views: 6,969
Posted By Q-RTF-X

endevol Nice G90 stills, thanks for posting....

endevol

Nice G90 stills, thanks for posting. Interesting to see in the second shot what I assume is the pattern made by the expanding rod warhead as it impacts the water (standing by to be...
24th Sep 2014, 02:50
Replies: 22
Views: 6,969
Posted By Q-RTF-X

I'd been out for ten plus years then !

I'd been out for ten plus years then !
23rd Sep 2014, 17:47
Replies: 22
Views: 6,969
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Tend to agree with LM most probable cause lots of...

Tend to agree with LM most probable cause lots of failed firings would likely have been the aircraft sys. The missiles themselves were pretty reliable and pretty easy to keep in good shape. I spent...
15th Sep 2014, 08:47
Replies: 59
Views: 13,052
Posted By Q-RTF-X

And, "face justice" is not in a court room, it's...

And, "face justice" is not in a court room, it's having ones throat cut with a not too sharp knife then left to bleed out; on video !
20th Aug 2014, 12:41
Replies: 25
Views: 6,181
Posted By Q-RTF-X

I am both saddened and appalled reading the...

I am both saddened and appalled reading the outlines illustrating present training methods. I was a Boy Entrant and in our “workshops” phase we were expected to grasp many fundamentals and work to...
27th Jul 2014, 09:11
Replies: 101
Views: 37,258
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Best – Akrotiri early 60’s (18 months of which...

Best – Akrotiri early 60’s (18 months of which was on transit servicing) and again early 70’s (Frightening 1st line – loved it) and also Masirah (between Akrotiri tours). In the UK, Valley (Missile...
29th May 2014, 13:11
Replies: 65
Views: 23,602
Posted By Q-RTF-X

“Anonymous Keying of the Mic” Tales Old and New

“Anonymous Keying of the Mic”

Must be a million out there, original and variations on a theme; over the years I have had more than a few good chuckles and wondered what PPRuNers could bring to...
18th May 2014, 13:32
Replies: 75
Views: 14,808
Posted By Q-RTF-X

What encouraging replies so far, all generally...

What encouraging replies so far, all generally positive and nice to read; thanks to those who have replied thus far. The comments and observations all have their individual slant and most suggest...
17th May 2014, 16:03
Replies: 75
Views: 14,808
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Air Training Corps – Then and Now

I was an ATC cadet in latter 50’s before entering the Air Force as a Boy Entrant at only a little over the age of 15; I’ve been involved with aviation ever since. When I joined the ATC my squadron...
12th Mar 2014, 10:28
Replies: 22
Views: 4,277
Posted By Q-RTF-X

We have a commitment to NATO and we should honor...

We have a commitment to NATO and we should honor our commitments for God’s sake. This is not even about saber rattling etc., nobody is taking a threatening posture, simply being sensible and keeping...
23rd Jan 2014, 21:37
Replies: 714
Views: 137,663
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Excerpting from the post by Cornish and focusing...

Excerpting from the post by Cornish and focusing on one element.

Looking back a zillion years ago to my days as a humble liney on Vulcans, Hunters and Frightnings I have to identify with the...
17th Jan 2014, 14:09
Replies: 93
Views: 13,460
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Seems to me to be a pretty good guy who has done...

Seems to me to be a pretty good guy who has done his share and would seem to be well respected by those in a position to judge.
15th Jan 2014, 09:23
Replies: 714
Views: 137,663
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Always provided suitable covering/protection...

Always provided suitable covering/protection measures are in place and adequate transit arrangements made then I cannot see any great problem in a system of centralized servicing. As a plus, it...
9th Jan 2014, 09:12
Replies: 48
Views: 8,635
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Reading the previous post suggests that some...

Reading the previous post suggests that some thought went into handling a delicate and somewhat complex situation - good to see !
12th Nov 2013, 09:03
Replies: 125
Views: 23,165
Posted By Q-RTF-X

A point frequently missed in situations such as...

A point frequently missed in situations such as this is things are frequently viewed on a total cost basis whereas the majority of cost is front money for an already budgeted cost center; i.e. the...
17th Sep 2013, 13:27
Replies: 110
Views: 15,690
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Mind you ... I remember one business trip to the...

Mind you ... I remember one business trip to the USA where I attended a corporate function with (anyhow rather indifferent) champers served in styro cups... :eek:
6th Jul 2013, 04:01
Replies: 35
Views: 6,263
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Some people need to get a life. fancy dress...

Some people need to get a life.

fancy dress party ... get it ? Insensitive perhaps, but no more.

who paid for that then? ... well do tell us, please.
2nd Jul 2013, 12:09
Replies: 24
Views: 5,054
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Machines have been killing people for a long time...

Machines have been killing people for a long time i.e. machine gun; only the form of human interface has and been and still is a constantly evolving process. Somewhere along the line, there will...
30th Jun 2013, 20:39
Replies: 194
Views: 42,175
Posted By Q-RTF-X

I thought this might be an appropriate read - not...

I thought this might be an appropriate read - not too much of a thread drift with a few smiles along the way
...
30th Jun 2013, 09:50
Replies: 194
Views: 42,175
Posted By Q-RTF-X

First posting in 1960 after Boy Entrant training...

First posting in 1960 after Boy Entrant training and 617 squadron Christmas p.u. at the big pub by Caenby Corner. My first squadron bash, lots of grizzled old timers on the squadron who seemed...
27th Jun 2013, 09:47
Replies: 76
Views: 10,700
Posted By Q-RTF-X

Not forgetting the good old days when Sqn Ldrs...

Not forgetting the good old days when Sqn Ldrs used to command Britannia aircraft. :E
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