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18th Jan 2019, 12:54
Replies: 51
Views: 12,119
Posted By gr4techie

The Iranian Embassy must have one big balcony to...

The Iranian Embassy must have one big balcony to fit all the 1000s who claim to have been there !
17th Jan 2019, 22:48
Replies: 26
Views: 3,126
Posted By gr4techie

On 19 April 2007, a JAS 39C Gripen crashed at the...

On 19 April 2007, a JAS 39C Gripen crashed at the Vidsel airfield in northern Sweden. The pilot, Capt. Stefan Kaarle, was involuntarily ejected out of the aircraft in mid-air while approaching the...
8th Jan 2019, 20:11
Replies: 17
Views: 3,232
Posted By gr4techie

Weapons Control Panel, Radar Control Panel, the...

Weapons Control Panel, Radar Control Panel, the control panel for the Betamax tape recorder and map box ?
...
23rd Dec 2018, 23:31
Replies: 19
Views: 4,520
Posted By gr4techie

Is this any surprise, with Patrick Shanahan being...

Is this any surprise, with Patrick Shanahan being an ex Boeing Exec and Deputy Sectetary of Defence (and possibly Mattis replacement?)

A Boeing businessman in the Pentagon.
24th Nov 2018, 18:32
Replies: 32
Views: 14,344
Posted By gr4techie

I would quite happily have the same pay and...

I would quite happily have the same pay and benefits as the Pay Review Body...

Link...
8th Oct 2018, 13:13
Replies: 53
Views: 8,065
Posted By gr4techie

I remember Finningley being very busy too

I remember Finningley being very busy too
15th Sep 2018, 21:11
Replies: 120
Views: 19,603
Posted By gr4techie

62 years later, nothing has changed

62 years later, nothing has changed
11th Sep 2018, 09:25
Replies: 127
Views: 20,506
Posted By gr4techie

I was told.... "it's an aircraft ( a/c for short...

I was told.... "it's an aircraft ( a/c for short ) a plane is what you use to level and shave off a flat wooden surface with"
...
9th Sep 2018, 10:58
Replies: 337
Views: 197,880
Posted By gr4techie

I think there was an unmanned Ariane 5 space...

I think there was an unmanned Ariane 5 space rocket carrying four satellites that was lost on launch due to a software integer problem. They used older software from Ariane 4 and it ran out of...
12th Aug 2018, 15:57
Replies: 198
Views: 107,858
Posted By gr4techie

I actually know one person who attempted to...

I actually know one person who attempted to commit suicide and another person who unfortunately did commit suicide.

Both were a shocking surprise to me, completely unexpected and were definitely...
12th Aug 2018, 15:46
Replies: 198
Views: 107,858
Posted By gr4techie

There's also the C-130 Hercules that was stolen...

There's also the C-130 Hercules that was stolen from RAF Mildenhall in 1969 by a homesick USAF Sergeant. Interestingly theres conspiracy theories whether he crashed it in the English Channel or he...
2nd Aug 2018, 10:57
Replies: 21
Views: 6,127
Posted By gr4techie

Close their eyes and randomly throw 3 darts at a...

Close their eyes and randomly throw 3 darts at a dart board? There's little chance of 180 Sqn
29th Jul 2018, 16:12
Replies: 32
Views: 3,722
Posted By gr4techie

Theres one det working constant 12 hour shifts....

Theres one det working constant 12 hour shifts. When you're not working you are sleeping and it's soon back to work again. The one day off per week was wasted as you tried to adjust to changing...
26th Jul 2018, 20:04
Replies: 62
Views: 11,226
Posted By gr4techie

One of the best books I've ever read is...

One of the best books I've ever read is Chickenhawk by Robert Mason.
It's an autobiography of his experiences as a non-commissioned helicopter pilot, in the US Army, during the Vietnam War.
I...
24th Jul 2018, 10:16
Replies: 142
Views: 28,829
Posted By gr4techie

I thought the only point of the RAF Reg was to...

I thought the only point of the RAF Reg was to show us the same incredibly boring SERE film every year and then try to dab talcum powder on your face while holding your breath and not coughing.
18th Jul 2018, 20:04
Replies: 38
Views: 5,421
Posted By gr4techie

Press a GS into the drain valve of one of the...

Press a GS into the drain valve of one of the wing tanks. To get some avtur onto a sheet of blue roll. Then wipe the fin where the reverse thrust buckets have deposited loads of soot. Usually it was...
18th Jul 2018, 19:37
Replies: 218
Views: 64,654
Posted By gr4techie

In fitting in with the naming convention, they...

In fitting in with the naming convention, they should call it the "Tad Breezy"
10th Jul 2018, 08:23
Replies: 35
Views: 5,587
Posted By gr4techie

Another thing that doesn't sound right... Did...

Another thing that doesn't sound right... Did Hunters ever do Q? If not, how did it get in the air so quickly?

Unless the Hunter happened to be already airborne in the area and was asked to divert...
2nd Jul 2018, 13:01
Replies: 80
Views: 15,407
Posted By gr4techie

The problem is when you're posted to Benson or...

The problem is when you're posted to Benson or Odiham, then the properties are ridiculous London prices.

The value of your property going up, is irrelevant if you can't find a buyer.

A quick...
30th Jun 2018, 11:05
Replies: 932
Views: 235,808
Posted By gr4techie

I'm sorry I disagree. Are you going to get...

I'm sorry I disagree.

Are you going to get rid of all historical regimental and squadron nameplates and colours?
It would be sad to get rid of the Foot Guards Regiments or 617 Sqn and replace...
22nd Jun 2018, 17:00
Replies: 98
Views: 7,135
Posted By gr4techie

I love urban legends. Some wouldn't surprise me...

I love urban legends. Some wouldn't surprise me if they were true ....

Where did the SAS get all those rolls of black bodge tape from, to cover their eyes in photographs?

What would happen if...
7th May 2018, 17:46
Replies: 10
Views: 3,434
Posted By gr4techie

That date is for when that Serial Number Of Work,...

That date is for when that Serial Number Of Work, was raised in the aircrafts log book ( F700 ).
There would have been a jobcard ( F707B ) with the same snow number and date. On that form the...
4th May 2018, 09:47
Replies: 89
Views: 12,517
Posted By gr4techie

Wasn't USS Cole put out of action by two guys...

Wasn't USS Cole put out of action by two guys with some C4 explosive in a small fishing boat

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2nd May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 201
Views: 35,824
Posted By gr4techie

Looking at the nose art, that photo is also a few...

Looking at the nose art, that photo is also a few seasons old.
The Lanc is no longer "Phantom of the Ruhr" but is now painted as "L for Leader" 460 Sqn RAAF
29th Apr 2018, 07:19
Replies: 59
Views: 16,346
Posted By gr4techie

Isn't the UK the 5th richest country? So where is...

Isn't the UK the 5th richest country? So where is all that money going.

Im sure we have a few billion spare in the tax evasion money / Mexican drug cartel money that's sat in the Cayman Islands
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