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8th Jan 2016, 19:24
Replies: 50
Views: 8,249
Posted By essexlad

Fond memmories from my spacey days. Got plenty of...

Fond memmories from my spacey days. Got plenty of flying in all sorts of different aircraft as well as completing a gliding scholarship.
Most memorable trip being a 2 hour ride in a c130k whilst on...
5th Oct 2013, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 3,136
Posted By essexlad

going to war with the modern dambusters - any good?

Just seen this book up on amazon. Considering buying it but would like to hear everyone elses opinions if they have read it
20th Sep 2013, 00:40
Replies: 248
Views: 60,785
Posted By essexlad

You know you have become a third rate Air Force when....

When promotion is largely decided on whos arse you have kissed, if you play station level sport, are the treasurer of some poncy station club that nobody else on camp knew existed or even cares about...
29th Aug 2013, 21:58
Replies: 2,555
Views: 498,624
Posted By essexlad

Here it comes: Syria

Forgive my simple thinking as im only a small cog in the very big wheel. But can you even attack a chemical weapons store should we decide to get involved?
17th Dec 2012, 18:06
Replies: 8
Views: 2,619
Posted By essexlad

stupid III submissions

Come on then. Share the stupidest treble I forms you have seen that were supposed to improve the workplace.

The best one ive seen was a request to have rabbits and guinea pigs to keep the grass...
12th Dec 2012, 22:25
Replies: 21
Views: 4,488
Posted By essexlad

Every aircraft is different. But generally the...

Every aircraft is different. But generally the higher you go, The more gear and kit youll need to wear to counter the physiological effects against the body
12th Dec 2012, 22:00
Replies: 21
Views: 4,488
Posted By essexlad

The pockets on the suits are merely just that....

The pockets on the suits are merely just that. The kit i work on, the oxy mask plugs into a personal euipment cpnnector that connects into the seat, which is also where the anti g trousers are...
12th Dec 2012, 21:45
Replies: 21
Views: 4,488
Posted By essexlad

Prevents hypoxia. Wikipedia is your friend

Prevents hypoxia. Wikipedia is your friend
12th Dec 2012, 21:39
Replies: 21
Views: 4,488
Posted By essexlad

Im sure someone here can be a bit more specific...

Im sure someone here can be a bit more specific but if what i remember in my trade training is right, That a FJ cockpit is pressurized. Just not pressurized enought for breathing without an oxymask...
22nd Nov 2012, 17:52
Replies: 122
Views: 15,141
Posted By essexlad

WOULD YOU JOIN UP NOW

Being in for only 4 years as of april next year i have noticed quiet alot of changes since leaving my trade training units. Most of the benefits i were entitled to have been withdrawn (GYHEY, free...
21st Nov 2012, 20:00
Replies: 32
Views: 6,294
Posted By essexlad

AIP Overissue

I got an email from psf at the end of september stating that all AIP's from 2006 were being audited and that proof of completing the course i did to gain that AIP needed to be brought to them by no...
17th Nov 2012, 19:41
Replies: 79
Views: 24,523
Posted By essexlad

Married Quarters for the axe

Awesome! I think id rather PVR at 8 years and find a better job than be forced to pay an extortionate price to live in some s***hole just because its within a reasonable distance to camp.
17th Nov 2012, 09:06
Replies: 55
Views: 20,688
Posted By essexlad

True or not. That a cracking looking photo!

True or not. That a cracking looking photo!
16th Nov 2012, 19:46
Replies: 20
Views: 4,518
Posted By essexlad

Current Issue RAF Nav Bag wanted

Nav bags arent issued items anymore as far as im aware. We have always been making them up for aircrew from scrap coverall knee pockets and other materials? Bit a ballache to do but its well worth...
14th Nov 2012, 21:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,621
Posted By essexlad

parachute packer 'b'

Have you tried google? If your in the USA i came acros a website that offers intensive courses to get you licensed to pack parachutes, and even further courses to get your master rigger quals. I work...
12th Nov 2012, 18:44
Replies: 54
Views: 10,946
Posted By essexlad

Hoorah for Boris!

Ive only ever travelle home in uniform when i was in a rush to get to the train station and changing into civvies was going to be cutting i fine. Wasnt too bothered if i was in CS95 because it doesnt...
9th Nov 2012, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 2,063
Posted By essexlad

The issue aircrew kneeboards were very rarely use...

The issue aircrew kneeboards were very rarely use by any of our aircrew when i last worked in a flying clothing bay. Mist of them were just left at the bottom of their pegs to gather dust.
30th Oct 2012, 17:55
Replies: 1,196
Views: 823,403
Posted By essexlad

Whats the current state with NCO aircrew...

Whats the current state with NCO aircrew recruiting? As an SE FITT in the RAF can i use my completed city in guilds and key skills NVQ in lieu of my GCSE maths qualifications? And is it true that if...
26th Oct 2012, 18:53
Replies: 24
Views: 9,240
Posted By essexlad

I saw a stacker wearing the new issue RAF blue...

I saw a stacker wearing the new issue RAF blue uniform today. And to be honest it looked awful. Looked like everything was two sizes too big. If it fitted properly then it might be ok. But honestly...
27th Aug 2012, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,840
Posted By essexlad

Royal Air Force Base visits - General enquiry.

If you have a friend who works on camp then he can sign you on as a visitor. Work experience wise or anything to do with wanting to get a look in about what goes on in a day to environment i would...
22nd Aug 2012, 12:44
Replies: 23
Views: 61,895
Posted By essexlad

map of every current RAF station in UK

Leon, thanks for the map. Will most certainly be a great help. I cant really say what method we'll be using to get from place to place because i dont want anyone nicking the idea ;-)
20th Aug 2012, 20:52
Replies: 23
Views: 61,895
Posted By essexlad

raf camp map

Hello, any information you have would be a great help.

Cheers.
Essexlad
20th Aug 2012, 19:57
Replies: 23
Views: 61,895
Posted By essexlad

map of every current RAF station in UK

The general idea is to go to every Major Raf station within the uk. Those of us trying to sort out this charity event are well aware if thus massive task. And calculating a route so far to the main...
20th Aug 2012, 19:08
Replies: 23
Views: 61,895
Posted By essexlad

map of every current RAF station in UK

The intention would be to cover all RAF bases in the UK. So that would include all USAFE bases too.
20th Aug 2012, 16:15
Replies: 23
Views: 61,895
Posted By essexlad

map of every current RAF station in UK

Can anyone here point me in the right direction of finding a map of the UK with every current RAF station please? Im looking at doing a charity event that involves visiting every one. A big task i...
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