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10th Aug 2022, 14:24
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Posted By Davef68

Immediately contradicted by a poster who says...

Immediately contradicted by a poster who says that new production started.
9th Aug 2022, 15:03
Replies: 66
Views: 15,153
Posted By Davef68

I'm assuming we don't send anyone to Moose Jaw...

I'm assuming we don't send anyone to Moose Jaw anymore? Is MFTS a single-source contract?
1st Aug 2022, 18:57
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Posted By Davef68

The US Marine Corps have an equivalent warhead...

The US Marine Corps have an equivalent warhead for their Mk153 SMAW - called the Novel Explosive warhead
1st Aug 2022, 18:49
Replies: 39
Views: 10,442
Posted By Davef68

Nice and anonymous

Nice and anonymous
27th Jul 2022, 08:49
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

The statue has been moved recently (in the last 2...

The statue has been moved recently (in the last 2 years) - it's now next to the new taxi rank at the eastern end of the airport plaza, sadly a much less prominent position than it's original...
26th Jul 2022, 10:17
Replies: 198
Views: 114,894
Posted By Davef68

Latest images have removed that ...

Latest images have removed that
...
25th Jul 2022, 14:04
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Views: 114,894
Posted By Davef68

Air Commodore Hicks was quoted last week as...

Air Commodore Hicks was quoted last week as saying he wanted another three
...
20th Jul 2022, 19:08
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Views: 114,894
Posted By Davef68

First E-7 back in April 2021 ...

First E-7 back in April 2021
...
18th Jul 2022, 13:48
18th Jul 2022, 13:45
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Posted By Davef68

I remember seeing Royal Navy papers in the 90s...

I remember seeing Royal Navy papers in the 90s (or early 200s) relating to CVF which showed hangar deck plans with 'boxes' for FA-18E and E-2, so a CTOL option was certainly considered.
4th Jul 2022, 15:46
Replies: 26
Views: 7,342
Posted By Davef68

Sad accident - and respect to the commentator for...

Sad accident - and respect to the commentator for keeping his cool.
4th Jul 2022, 15:41
Replies: 60
Views: 20,165
Posted By Davef68

Yes,two team members were redeployed (A third had...

Yes,two team members were redeployed (A third had to leave earlier for family reasons, but was replaced by a former team member)
26th Jun 2022, 20:28
Replies: 21
Views: 5,153
Posted By Davef68

'Royal Yacht' implies its for the use of the...

'Royal Yacht' implies its for the use of the Sovereign, I suspect this is for the Govt
14th Jun 2022, 09:21
Replies: 128
Views: 22,584
Posted By Davef68

Need to see them on 'real' people to get an idea...

Need to see them on 'real' people to get an idea of what they will look like in day to day wear, but first impressions are 'better than the Thunderbirds renders shown recently'.

I suspect these...
13th Jun 2022, 23:28
Replies: 151
Views: 29,790
Posted By Davef68

You'll not get any argument on that from me! :-)

You'll not get any argument on that from me! :-)
13th Jun 2022, 23:26
Replies: 60
Views: 20,165
Posted By Davef68

Helicopters can

Helicopters can
10th Jun 2022, 11:47
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Views: 20,165
Posted By Davef68

The RAF are playing that one close to their...

The RAF are playing that one close to their chests (rightly IMO). The official reason is 'moved to other roles within the RAF'. We've all seen the press coverage . The RAF has a duty of care and...
10th Jun 2022, 11:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,156
Posted By Davef68

I've seen Firebird quoted for the J-10 and Felon...

I've seen Firebird quoted for the J-10 and Felon for the Su-57.
8th Jun 2022, 14:47
Replies: 151
Views: 29,790
Posted By Davef68

I think it was in the low 300s in the static and...

I think it was in the low 300s in the static and over 600 in the flypast. Some Commonwealth Air Forces too https://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/nos10.html

There was a book on the subject
...
8th Jun 2022, 12:20
Replies: 151
Views: 29,790
Posted By Davef68

Probably not even one aircraft per squadron

Probably not even one aircraft per squadron
7th Jun 2022, 09:40
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

I hope Ascent don't get any ideas..... I...

I hope Ascent don't get any ideas.....

I have heard tales of Lightnings and a Vulcan doing practice approaches on RN Carriers, but nothing that low!
1st Jun 2022, 15:03
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

Too early for G-VTOL - RAF GR1 XV757 in 1969 ...

Too early for G-VTOL - RAF GR1 XV757 in 1969
...
1st Jun 2022, 15:00
Replies: 40
Views: 7,189
Posted By Davef68

I did read it was because both were tied into the...

I did read it was because both were tied into the US certification and engineering systems
31st May 2022, 15:55
Replies: 27
Views: 2,674
Posted By Davef68

It's an interesting idea but completely...

It's an interesting idea but completely impractical

The problem would be how the bleep do you actually do it. People buy tickets months in advance; If you have a self declaration of weight, then...
31st May 2022, 15:36
Replies: 228
Views: 50,768
Posted By Davef68

Three Days in June by James O'Connell is written...

Three Days in June by James O'Connell is written in a similar style, documenting the 3 Para battle for Mount Longdon.. It also has contributions from the Argentinian veterans, which adds to the...
31st May 2022, 15:28
Replies: 280
Views: 121,583
Posted By Davef68

Yes, but remember it's a movie ...

Yes, but remember it's a movie

https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/545317-les-chevaliers-du-ciel.html
30th May 2022, 14:39
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

I'd guess Grumman Trader from Ark Royal in 1972,...

I'd guess Grumman Trader from Ark Royal in 1972, unless someone knows of a later Trader/Tracker operation

https://flic.kr/p/a36kTp
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2022, 14:24
Replies: 43
Views: 10,030
Posted By Davef68

GRP burns and burns fiercely when it gets going....

GRP burns and burns fiercely when it gets going. Have a look at this:

http://adagiocruising.********.com/2014_02_01_archive.html

Aaargh, i forgot PPrune censors Blog spot
27th May 2022, 13:39
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

Reminds me, the USN did fly Neptunes from...

Reminds me, the USN did fly Neptunes from carriers

https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/images-of-the-past-nuclear-neptunes

...
27th May 2022, 10:47
Replies: 18
Views: 5,205
Posted By Davef68

I think the consensus on here previously was that...

I think the consensus on here previously was that it didn't happen.
27th May 2022, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 7,189
Posted By Davef68

Officially, the Hornet is the CF-188 (You can see...

Officially, the Hornet is the CF-188 (You can see what they did there - the Globemaster is CC177).
26th May 2022, 16:04
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

BN Islander ...

BN Islander

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgsqOSSWkAAJNf9.jpg
26th May 2022, 16:03
Replies: 85
Views: 18,409
Posted By Davef68

AAC Beavers operated from carriers in the Middle...

AAC Beavers operated from carriers in the Middle and Far East in the 60s,

http://www.dhc-2.com/1489_XP824_Richard%20Grevatte-Ball_carrier%20flight_450.jpg

various types of Austers did the same...
26th May 2022, 10:31
Replies: 18
Views: 5,205
Posted By Davef68

Only RAF jet ever to shoot down a manned...

Only RAF jet ever to shoot down a manned aircraft....
26th May 2022, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 7,189
Posted By Davef68

There's not been a military Falcon before...

There's not been a military Falcon before (although some Miles ones were impressed during WW2), mainly because for a lot of the 20th Century, bird of prey names were reserved for Rolls Royce...
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