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15th Nov 2021, 15:00
Replies: 74
Views: 12,914
Posted By Busta

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/300x400/thumbnail_b1a5e9a433183738411189bdb4ba5b6685fa65ea.jpg
My hat, Bates finest circa1970
10th Oct 2021, 19:36
Replies: 18
Views: 6,281
Posted By Busta

Jet noise, the sound of freedom!

Jet noise, the sound of freedom!
3rd Oct 2021, 08:15
Replies: 97
Views: 18,088
Posted By Busta

The pilot's kitchen at Jever was very good...

The pilot's kitchen at Jever was very good during TLP mid 80's
23rd Sep 2021, 12:31
Replies: 23
Views: 7,341
Posted By Busta

FHT Oakington , Sqn boss in RHS. Standard...

FHT Oakington , Sqn boss in RHS. Standard profile, "suspected engine failure" after take off, circuit and go around. Standard visual departure toward the March marshaling yards for general handling....
17th Jul 2021, 17:20
Replies: 29
Views: 8,983
Posted By Busta

Commissioned OCTU January 1970, Joined 101...

Commissioned OCTU January 1970, Joined 101 (which was wonderful) June 1972
11th Jun 2021, 07:00
Replies: 43
Views: 13,612
Posted By Busta

It's good to know that POTUS thinks highly of the...

It's good to know that POTUS thinks highly of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
30th Mar 2021, 16:17
Replies: 104
Views: 47,534
Posted By Busta

I took an albatross just after airborne at Midway...

I took an albatross just after airborne at Midway many years ago. No indications. Six hours later after landing it was extracted from one of the concord shaped cooling duct intakes between the jet...
13th Mar 2021, 12:45
Replies: 62
Views: 14,108
Posted By Busta

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

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Print from a photo I took in the FI
24th Jan 2021, 15:48
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By Busta

One shouldn't believe anything it says. We...

One shouldn't believe anything it says.

We have the armed forces to kill people on our behalf.
6th Dec 2020, 20:14
Replies: 3
Views: 2,101
Posted By Busta

Just seen the mishap report, some commonality...

Just seen the mishap report, some commonality with the F16 loss at Shaw
29th Nov 2020, 21:42
Replies: 74
Views: 18,119
Posted By Busta

Al Riley Chris Lackman Jerry Ogg

Al Riley
Chris Lackman
Jerry Ogg
30th Aug 2020, 08:24
Replies: 39
Views: 17,144
Posted By Busta

I remember those riotous parties.

I remember those riotous parties.
14th Jul 2020, 11:03
Replies: 76
Views: 19,855
Posted By Busta

A perfect Vulcan day in the seventies :- Early...

A perfect Vulcan day in the seventies :- Early morning start, planning, briefing then to the feeder for full English. Then a solid delay Wx/ A/C. After 3 hours back to the feeder for delay meal....
1st Jul 2020, 14:49
Replies: 60
Views: 11,298
Posted By Busta

Yes indeed, there followed 18 years of explosive...

Yes indeed, there followed 18 years of explosive fun!

Nothing matters very much, most things don't matter at all
30th Jun 2020, 16:12
Replies: 102
Views: 38,586
Posted By Busta

I used to treat non precision approaches as...

I used to treat non precision approaches as emergency procedures, both pilots checking and cross checking throughout; if there's any doubt, there's no doubt.

I agree with Wiggy, hope you are well!...
30th Jun 2020, 10:46
Replies: 60
Views: 11,298
Posted By Busta

My instructor was Msr Etherayes!

My instructor was Msr Etherayes!
29th Jun 2020, 10:09
Replies: 60
Views: 11,298
Posted By Busta

PFS ChurchFenton 256(2) course. 19 Jan - 8 Apr...

PFS ChurchFenton 256(2) course. 19 Jan - 8 Apr 1970. Flying from 4 Mar. 30rs total, 4.20 solo.

Thence to Leeming
28th Jun 2020, 16:05
Replies: 136
Views: 46,126
Posted By Busta

I'm sure I saw a Spitfire across the border in...

I'm sure I saw a Spitfire across the border in !970 whilst flying a JP5 from Ballykelly.
4th May 2020, 08:52
Replies: 187
Views: 55,447
Posted By Busta

I always thought there was only one "Flying...

I always thought there was only one "Flying badge", all the others were brevets.

Nothing matters very much, most things don't matter at all.
11th Apr 2020, 08:19
Replies: 97
Views: 35,676
Posted By Busta

Late at night, many years ago, on the ramp at St...

Late at night, many years ago, on the ramp at St Mawgan I watched a Dutch 104 pilot pee over his tailpane! Obviously not before flight, but after a lot of beer.
27th Mar 2020, 09:41
Replies: 60
Views: 30,020
Posted By Busta

could have re phrased the heading

could have re phrased the heading
8th Oct 2019, 09:45
Replies: 30
Views: 19,627
Posted By Busta

I finished OCTU January 1970. Church Fenton...

I finished OCTU January 1970.
Church Fenton PFS Chipmunk January 'til April
Leeming JP 3,4,5 April 1970 'til January 1971.

Nothing matters very much most things don't matter at all. See you...
13th Jul 2019, 10:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,849
Posted By Busta

The soldiers breakfast used to be a piss and a...

The soldiers breakfast used to be a piss and a woodbine.
29th Jun 2019, 15:32
Replies: 33
Views: 15,145
Posted By Busta

The F4 had enough grunt for most circumstances,...

The F4 had enough grunt for most circumstances, but with delta fit and loaded for bear, a quick refresher that the jettison button was just ahead of the left index finger at full reheat was...
16th Jun 2019, 17:19
Replies: 25
Views: 7,309
Posted By Busta

Difficult to beat the book and original film.

Difficult to beat the book and original film.
21st Apr 2019, 16:23
Replies: 39
Views: 11,657
Posted By Busta

F I belts and braces

FI
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belts and braces
10th Feb 2019, 09:58
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By Busta

G90, I can barely remember my wife's name let...

G90,
I can barely remember my wife's name let alone a formation callsign from 42 years ago! Within the Vulcan section I was know affectionately as number three, I suspect the 3 Jags clustered...
9th Feb 2019, 10:56
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By Busta

The Scampton contribution began practice in...

The Scampton contribution began practice in April, six sorties in total, starting with just three Vulcans, possibly adding a few "others" as time went by. There were two practices in July before the...
7th Feb 2019, 16:56
Replies: 71
Views: 17,611
Posted By Busta

You can always tell a fighter pilot, but you...

You can always tell a fighter pilot, but you can't tell him much.
14th Jan 2019, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By Busta

I used to know a girl like that

I used to know a girl like that
23rd Dec 2018, 11:38
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By Busta

The best part of the briefing was take off -...

The best part of the briefing was take off - 2hrs, in the aircrew feeder
20th Dec 2018, 15:31
Replies: 40
Views: 8,551
Posted By Busta

Captain since 76

Captain since 76
20th Dec 2018, 11:37
Replies: 40
Views: 8,551
Posted By Busta

My last Vulcan sortie was 8 March 79, my first F4...

My last Vulcan sortie was 8 March 79, my first F4 squadron sortie was 21 January 81, retired 19 Feb 88.
26th Sep 2018, 10:23
Replies: 30
Views: 9,604
Posted By Busta

Sorry about the size of the image; I think we...

Sorry about the size of the image; I think we fibbed about the height!
26th Sep 2018, 10:08
Replies: 30
Views: 9,604
Posted By Busta

Interesting bit about Our submarine clocking the...

Interesting bit about Our submarine clocking the Kiev and noting it's characteristics for future reference.

I was delayed on the runway before a routine training flight whilst a land rover handed...
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