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27th Oct 2020, 21:42
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Posted By CharlieJuliet

I was in the 4th form at the Duke of York in...

I was in the 4th form at the Duke of York in Nairobi, and were were kept at school to complete prelims (plus the 6th form) whilst the rest of the school was given over to refugees. Although we had...
3rd Jul 2020, 20:17
Replies: 45
Views: 6,844
Posted By CharlieJuliet

FED - yes no real holding. Attested in Nairobi in...

FED - yes no real holding. Attested in Nairobi in Apr 63 so fellow colonial (5200...)
3rd Jul 2020, 14:00
Replies: 45
Views: 6,844
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Joined Apr 63. South Cerney Apr - Jul 63. FTS...

Joined Apr 63. South Cerney Apr - Jul 63. FTS Acklington JP Aug 63 - Aug 64 (104 dual and 62 solo). Held CAW Manby/Strubby Varsities Sep - Nov 64 (30 hrs). AFS Meteors Manby/Strubby Nov 64 - Apr 65...
16th Mar 2020, 20:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,015
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Any thoughts as to whether training is safe or...

Any thoughts as to whether training is safe or not? I am in the over 70 age group and I wonder if I should delay any flights till later in the season? Any advice appreciated.
30th Sep 2019, 19:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,784
Posted By CharlieJuliet

YS interesting comment as I remember B3 but you...

YS interesting comment as I remember B3 but you must be correct in that it was Command/type related. However, I think that the max crosswind for most types was 25 knots in those days - maybe the duty...
30th Sep 2019, 14:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,784
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Black Flag used to be accompanied with a number -...

Black Flag used to be accompanied with a number - I think 1 to 5. I recall runway blocked, ice and crosswind. This allowed simplification when the colour states were passed from Ops via a phone (no...
15th Aug 2019, 21:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Benbecula and Stornoway also have DME arcs if one...

Benbecula and Stornoway also have DME arcs if one wants to venture to the far north.
5th Jun 2019, 21:05
Replies: 3
Views: 2,497
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Try looking for MASL Bulldog spares. They have...

Try looking for MASL Bulldog spares. They have lots of stuff for the Dog.
19th Apr 2019, 19:12
Replies: 39
Views: 10,875
Posted By CharlieJuliet

On 228 we taught using full aft stick till 10 deg...

On 228 we taught using full aft stick till 10 deg nu and then holding till lift off. This ensured formation take-offs were together. One of the instructors queried this technique, but full aft stick...
15th Dec 2018, 20:10
Replies: 110
Views: 24,225
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Lightning/Phantom 60's and 70's. Remember Happy...

Lightning/Phantom 60's and 70's. Remember Happy Hour/2fors but don't remember drinking on a deceased's bar bill.
14th Nov 2018, 21:13
Replies: 153
Views: 29,166
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Get your instructor to do 2 landings - watch...

Get your instructor to do 2 landings - watch carefully and repeat. As above - the picture says all and it is a 'learned skill'.
5th Nov 2018, 19:34
Replies: 70
Views: 12,132
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Best technique I found doing several landings on...

Best technique I found doing several landings on a day with a 45 kt crosswind was wing down. The big advantage was that this was a stable condition and on touchdown there was no worry about drifting...
30th Oct 2018, 20:42
Replies: 13
Views: 3,815
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Sounds like a suboptimal Toom

Sounds like a suboptimal Toom
2nd Oct 2018, 17:54
Replies: 28
Views: 5,718
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Very sad news. Was at SORF from Sept 64 as co on...

Very sad news. Was at SORF from Sept 64 as co on the Varsity and then did AFS on the Meteor at Strubby. Moved to the Strubby Seco hutted Mess in Nov 64 and left Strubby in Apr 65. As stated above,...
16th Sep 2018, 09:11
Replies: 23
Views: 6,362
Posted By CharlieJuliet

I don't recall either oil or O2 being a problem...

I don't recall either oil or O2 being a problem on the 5 Bahrain trips, but I recall one of the guys on the way back nearly ran out of O2. I am not sure if he had done something to deplete his O2,...
15th Sep 2018, 20:02
Replies: 23
Views: 6,362
Posted By CharlieJuliet

From memory 5 Sqn did Bahrain and back to...

From memory 5 Sqn did Bahrain and back to Binbrook non stop in May 68, and I think that these legs were over 8 hours. Perhaps an ex 74 Sqn pilot could comment on the times to Singapore? Over 2 hours...
6th Aug 2018, 20:25
Replies: 27
Views: 5,270
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Did the bang seat ride in '63 (seem to remember...

Did the bang seat ride in '63 (seem to remember that the time delay of .5 sec before the seat fired seemed to last forever!!), and the 2 Lightning runs above in '65 and '66. But the Phantom run in...
16th Jul 2018, 20:10
Replies: 27
Views: 5,270
Posted By CharlieJuliet

The decompressions were to 56k ft for partial...

The decompressions were to 56k ft for partial pressure jerkin and g suits and 60 k ft plus a Taylor helmet. Without the helmet it was uncomfortable breathing against the oxygen pressure whereas with...
28th Apr 2018, 19:58
Replies: 26
Views: 4,650
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Very good assist; travelled to Lincs yesterday...

Very good assist; travelled to Lincs yesterday and found that Humberside App was incorrect in Skydemon, but was correct in the monthly updates available online for download.
24th Apr 2018, 21:28
Replies: 13
Views: 2,562
Posted By CharlieJuliet

SWIMBO was an FC in the late 60's, and we used to...

SWIMBO was an FC in the late 60's, and we used to discuss which New Holland Ferry to catch as I recovered through Point A on a Friday. Happy days! Always thought that the whole site was called...
19th Apr 2018, 07:43
Replies: 45
Views: 9,845
Posted By CharlieJuliet

From the Meteor F 8 Pilot's Notes:"Ease the...

From the Meteor F 8 Pilot's Notes:"Ease the nosewheel off the ground at approximately 90 knots; the aircraft will unstick at 110 - 120 knots with 1/2 flap down" - i.e. present the wings to the...
15th Mar 2018, 20:58
Replies: 35
Views: 14,947
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Hi P.H. I got my tinnitus doing walk rounds with...

Hi P.H. I got my tinnitus doing walk rounds with other aircraft running just next to me - ear defenders were not around at the time. Also the cockpit environment of the aircraft that I was flying was...
22nd Feb 2018, 10:48
Replies: 57
Views: 29,639
Posted By CharlieJuliet

I recall that the various first aid films were...

I recall that the various first aid films were much better at clearing crewrooms. There was a (I think it was Canadian) film of a simulated passenger aircraft crash, and each person had a different...
30th Jan 2018, 19:57
Replies: 81
Views: 27,897
Posted By CharlieJuliet

UK F4 Phantom certainly had 2 stickers. These...

UK F4 Phantom certainly had 2 stickers. These were operationally capable, but could have a stick put into the rear seat. All UK XT and XV 300 series were 2 stickers I think,
25th Jan 2018, 20:15
Replies: 35
Views: 14,947
Posted By CharlieJuliet

Had it since late '60s. Doesn't seem to have got...

Had it since late '60s. Doesn't seem to have got worse and had class 1 till age 65. No effect with pressure changes - and as has been said you will learn to live with it.
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