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20th Jan 2021, 10:55
Replies: 186
Views: 34,619
Posted By Captain Radar....

Diverted to Valley due weather at St Mawgan Jan 8...

Diverted to Valley due weather at St Mawgan Jan 8 1999, departed Jan 9th.
Nimrod XV 234 236 OCU.
18th Nov 2020, 16:45
Replies: 53
Views: 15,279
Posted By Captain Radar....

(1) They weren't geese and the search was SOP. ...

(1) They weren't geese and the search was SOP. (2) The take off restriction before and after first light wasn't in place at the time. it was a subsequent action.

Can't see the point of your...
5th Nov 2020, 21:49
Replies: 458
Views: 287,567
Posted By Captain Radar....

Subtitle Brass Nut!

Hope it becomes known as the Brass Nut then in memory of our (usually) short notice visits to Keflavik..............................
25th Oct 2020, 21:50
16th Oct 2020, 19:14
Replies: 48
Views: 12,093
Posted By Captain Radar....

Nut loose has got a nut loose. Probably trying to...

Nut loose has got a nut loose. Probably trying to be funny but failing miserably. Maybe a walt comedian?
Good luck to the lad, hope he goes far and gets to wear the rank for real on his way to the...
8th Oct 2020, 21:35
Replies: 266
Views: 121,349
Posted By Captain Radar....

MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY I'm a bit concerned that...

MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY
I'm a bit concerned that so many apparently professional military aircrew just don't give a damn about internationally accredited procedures (which I guess they must have...
11th Sep 2020, 00:07
Replies: 15
Views: 4,881
Posted By Captain Radar....

I was in the nav attack bay at Honington in '79. ...

I was in the nav attack bay at Honington in '79. I'll never forget the Buccaneer practice displays when, on going out to the back of the building at the right time and within easily tossed cricket...
24th May 2020, 19:59
Replies: 42
Views: 15,890
Posted By Captain Radar....

WHY is this thread still alive? The proposal is...

WHY is this thread still alive?
The proposal is totally ridiculous and serious discussion of it pointless.
Put the thread in the bin along with the 380.
22nd Apr 2020, 08:44
Replies: 32
Views: 8,548
Posted By Captain Radar....

Nimrod....

Nimrod....
4th Mar 2020, 23:20
Replies: 21
Views: 8,599
Posted By Captain Radar....

They do courses on media presentation skills and...

They do courses on media presentation skills and public relations.............................................
1st Mar 2020, 09:49
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By Captain Radar....

Surely the pilot, or platform operator, doesn't...

Surely the pilot, or platform operator, doesn't have to be in the cockpit? Remote operating of airborne weapon systems is now routine. The human can still be in the loop, just not on board....
6th Feb 2020, 13:15
Replies: 458
Views: 287,567
Posted By Captain Radar....

Great to see our MPRA capability coming back to...

Great to see our MPRA capability coming back to life. Bit ironic but fitting that Kinloss welcomed it home. Best wishes CXX, I'm sure AAR is fairly low on your list of priorities!
12th Jan 2020, 19:08
Replies: 121
Views: 55,414
Posted By Captain Radar....

Hi RAFG, The first pic you posted on 3 Jan of...

Hi RAFG,
The first pic you posted on 3 Jan of XV 464 is the the same aircraft on the det in '76. The red badged 486 was at Leuchars by the look of it parked next to 43 Sqn aircraft but not at the...
11th Jan 2020, 18:20
Replies: 121
Views: 55,414
Posted By Captain Radar....

464 at Leuchars

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/886x701/leu_with_ii_2__042c01b3101522be276fb153ebe4b0173ea8c9e7.jpg
By coincidence one of the few piccies I have from that det happens to be of the...
11th Jan 2020, 14:55
Replies: 84
Views: 32,556
Posted By Captain Radar....

It's black though. USN flight jackets are brown.

It's black though. USN flight jackets are brown.
4th Jan 2020, 14:07
Replies: 121
Views: 55,414
Posted By Captain Radar....

It is Leuchars, we were on det there (TFM or...

It is Leuchars, we were on det there (TFM or APC?) and the aircrew threw 1000 pounders around, a bit of a change from their usual recce job. We erks lived under canvas by the SAR compound and took...
1st Oct 2019, 12:57
Replies: 23
Views: 7,428
Posted By Captain Radar....

Thanks Lancs....................got there. Wow. ...

Thanks Lancs....................got there. Wow. Brilliant.
30th Sep 2019, 20:27
Replies: 23
Views: 7,428
Posted By Captain Radar....

Can't see it on i Player, v frustrating, has...

Can't see it on i Player, v frustrating, has anyone else got it on catch up?
19th Sep 2019, 18:48
Replies: 106
Views: 27,357
Posted By Captain Radar....

Having waited for some time to be rescued the...

Having waited for some time to be rescued the pilot offered no resistance when offered a path to earth.
24th Oct 2018, 11:04
Replies: 11
Views: 4,091
Posted By Captain Radar....

Al Bone RIP

I've just heard Al Bone, a very special maritime mate and unique character passed away on Monday 22 October.
Sad sad news, my heartfelt condolences to his family.
RIP Al.
30th Apr 2018, 18:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By Captain Radar....

Project Amad

Benjamin Netanyahu gives a pretty impressive presentation on Israel busting open Iranian nuclear programme on Sky!
They've got hold of a massive amount of material on the programme and how the...
19th Apr 2018, 19:22
Replies: 25
Views: 9,421
Posted By Captain Radar....

MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY

Thought the situation might have been clearer to everyone involved/in the vicinity if some sort of emergency comms procedure had been followed?
I don't think the FAA state much other than to prefix...
22nd Nov 2017, 18:54
Replies: 232
Views: 99,735
Posted By Captain Radar....

I'm not sure that's the idea. Admittedly when I...

I'm not sure that's the idea. Admittedly when I went flying on a C130 out of Gib and the SPAG guys (and gals) were jumping out they were just practising the parachuting bit but my impression was...
17th Sep 2017, 16:07
Replies: 25
Views: 8,273
Posted By Captain Radar....

???

Sorry don't understand what this has to do the bomb bay flare fire. Did I miss something?
20th Aug 2017, 20:20
Replies: 30
Views: 6,190
Posted By Captain Radar....

Just took the plunge and ordered one. You only...

Just took the plunge and ordered one. You only live once. Possibly not for long after the other half finds out. My life expectancy probably equates to that of the Dornier crew after Ray Holmes...
29th Mar 2017, 18:02
Replies: 103
Views: 18,036
Posted By Captain Radar....

Port......:}

Port......:}
25th Oct 2016, 00:07
Replies: 11
Views: 4,607
Posted By Captain Radar....

Doesn't look like that item comes with the ear...

Doesn't look like that item comes with the ear pads though................................
27th Oct 2015, 16:40
Replies: 15
Views: 7,659
Posted By Captain Radar....

Sad sad news, flew together on 120. Good times. ...

Sad sad news, flew together on 120. Good times.
RIP Andy.
5th Sep 2015, 18:37
Replies: 728
Views: 430,352
Posted By Captain Radar....

Seven tank and the dummy sparrow

When I was crawling around under the belly of the beast we usually had a ballast Sparrow shape and a strike camera fitted in the forward Sparrow stations. I understood this to be a balance for the...
5th Sep 2015, 17:59
Replies: 728
Views: 430,352
Posted By Captain Radar....

228 OCU

That'd be Number 228 OCU. Ahhh those were the days...................
20th Apr 2015, 10:55
Replies: 15
Views: 5,920
Posted By Captain Radar....

Phantom Boys

I just saw an ad for a new book 'Phantom Boys' apparently following on from a series of books I must admit I haven't heard of, Lightning Boys, Hunter Boys and, as I browsed around Valiant Boys and...
25th Feb 2015, 17:03
Replies: 7
Views: 4,963
Posted By Captain Radar....

Simon Ruddock-West - Sad News

Just heard Simon Ruddock-West (ex Nimrod Nav) passed away yesterday 24 Feb 15.
Sad news, Simon lived life to the full, I have some great memories of my time with him in maritime and in various get...
5th Nov 2014, 19:36
Replies: 18
Views: 3,706
Posted By Captain Radar....

Accuracy of reporting?

If the caption of the picture titled 'British troops step off a Chinook in Afghanistan (file)' is a reflection of reporting accuracy there might be some detail missing.

Unless I'm mistaken that...
23rd Sep 2014, 11:35
Replies: 50
Views: 10,844
Posted By Captain Radar....

2 Lancs, a Spit a Hurri and a Puma

I made the tortuous journey there and back through the multitude, cars were parked nose to tail literally miles back from the dams. I was in the forest on the hunt for a good viewing point well...
12th Aug 2014, 08:17
Replies: 48
Views: 11,010
Posted By Captain Radar....

The answers are no, they don't, and therefore no,...

The answers are no, they don't, and therefore no, they don't.
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