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16th Mar 2019, 13:31
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

And you would have needed an entirely new flight...

And you would have needed an entirely new flight control system if you wanted auto TF. Bravo Tornado and all who flew , maintained and operated it. RIP those who gave their lives in it.
13th Mar 2019, 11:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,578
Posted By Timelord

The events of that evening make everything a bit...

The events of that evening make everything a bit hazy, but I seem to remember there was an “airfield attack” as well. Perhaps best if there is no video of that!
8th Mar 2019, 10:52
Replies: 261
Views: 126,325
Posted By Timelord

The whole premise of aviation safety is...

The whole premise of aviation safety is acknowledging that human beings make mistakes. This pilot undoubtedly did that, but if every mistake that led to a fatality was followed by criminal...
7th Mar 2019, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 4,957
Posted By Timelord

A USN E2 dropped into Lossie for fuel late one...

A USN E2 dropped into Lossie for fuel late one Friday afternoon for fuel en route to the Farnborough air show. Unfortunately the VASS power set seemed not to be compatible with the E2 systems. Every...
5th Mar 2019, 21:13
Replies: 33
Views: 8,898
Posted By Timelord

As has been said elsewhere, I think it is...

As has been said elsewhere, I think it is indisputable that U.K. flying training is broken, but it is not all the fault of MFTS or the contractors. The widespread adoption of business practices...
5th Mar 2019, 16:09
Replies: 294
Views: 159,331
Posted By Timelord

Probably something to do with the (US) cockpit’s...

Probably something to do with the (US) cockpit’s compatability with U.K. AEA: life jackets, immersion suits etc.
2nd Mar 2019, 19:43
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

This thread has, quite rightly, become a tribute...

This thread has, quite rightly, become a tribute to the courage, professionalism and service of all those associated with the Tornado. Let’s not spoil it by a debate on flying discipline, but let’s...
2nd Mar 2019, 18:52
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

I’m not sure that publicising some of these...

I’m not sure that publicising some of these videos is entirely wise. Some of those aircrew still hope for careers!
2nd Mar 2019, 09:35
Replies: 79
Views: 16,042
Posted By Timelord

Watch all the VIPs in uniform, including the...

Watch all the VIPs in uniform, including the Royal Family, arrive for the Remembrance Sunday event. They all salute the Cenotaph. And on the march past all the contingents give an eyes left. No doubt...
28th Feb 2019, 15:25
Replies: 79
Views: 16,042
Posted By Timelord

I’m sure that at OCTU we were taught to salute on...

I’m sure that at OCTU we were taught to salute on 4 occasions:

1. Any senior officer - which includes the other appointments under the Crown referred to above
2. The Cenotaph.
3. Last respects...
23rd Feb 2019, 09:40
Replies: 12
Views: 3,204
Posted By Timelord

We are just not used to seeing an RAF aircraft...

We are just not used to seeing an RAF aircraft with plenty of performance available on take off!
21st Feb 2019, 20:41
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

And the debrief will conclude that whatever went...

And the debrief will conclude that whatever went wrong was the fault of number 3
21st Feb 2019, 20:14
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

Thanks, nice pictures. Great, a not very...

Thanks, nice pictures.

Great, a not very current CAS and a Harrier mate, what could possibly have gone wrong? Respect to whoever was in their back seats!
21st Feb 2019, 19:37
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

Big crowd around Lossiemouth today, not helped by...

Big crowd around Lossiemouth today, not helped by one of the main car parks by the beach being flooded! I’ve heard a lot of “ we went faster / lower / better in our day” but, given the restrictions...
21st Feb 2019, 09:34
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

Oh yes! Both overland and sea roles.

Oh yes! Both overland and sea roles.
15th Feb 2019, 16:46
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By Timelord

True, you never Squawk 7700 for a practice but...

True, you never Squawk 7700 for a practice but you sometimes do
for an airborne test of the equipment ( after warning ATC)
30th Jan 2019, 21:01
Replies: 118
Views: 62,265
Posted By Timelord

Bravo Zulu to the film makers. That was a...

Bravo Zulu to the film makers. That was a difficult subject tastefully and respectfully done.
27th Jan 2019, 14:50
Replies: 41
Views: 11,924
Posted By Timelord

B Word and RAFEngo, I quite agree on the harm...

B Word and RAFEngo, I quite agree on the harm done by the misguided application of business thinking and processes to a military organisation. In my opinion more harm has been done by those in...
27th Jan 2019, 10:43
Replies: 41
Views: 11,924
Posted By Timelord

I think we are getting to the route of the...

I think we are getting to the route of the problem here. Defence requirements change. Sometimes quite rapidly and drastically. Flying training pipeline is not rapid even when working perfectly. Add...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2019, 22:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,989
Posted By Timelord

I’d be interested to know where “Penzance...

I’d be interested to know where “Penzance airport” is exactly. Certainly nowhere near Penzance!
25th Jan 2019, 12:21
Replies: 358
Views: 187,728
Posted By Timelord

Bit of a difference between a one way ferry trip...

Bit of a difference between a one way ferry trip covered in external fuel tanks and a two way war mission carrying weapons.
17th Jan 2019, 09:58
Replies: 41
Views: 10,740
Posted By Timelord

Itís real.

Itís real.
16th Jan 2019, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Posted By Timelord

The aircrew are being asked to check in after...

The aircrew are being asked to check in after weapon release and you can hear the navs calling out "Delta hop"..... "Charlie hop".[/QUOTE]

I think this may be ďDelta Off, Charlie OffĒ as in Off...
7th Jan 2019, 16:58
Replies: 24
Views: 5,781
Posted By Timelord

Is this a story? Every picture I have seen of a...

Is this a story? Every picture I have seen of a submarine that has been at sea for a while has tiles missing.
7th Jan 2019, 16:52
Replies: 52
Views: 9,249
Posted By Timelord

Of course! The Hundred and first anniversary. ...

Of course! The Hundred and first anniversary.

THIS IS A JOKE - I Know what he meant.
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