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14th Oct 2020, 20:10
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Further to the Camel Club post, during 62-64 it...

Further to the Camel Club post, during 62-64 it operated well, but when Grp Cpt Bligh took over as Station Master it changed, he advocated all places of fun be closed on a Sunday morning, NAAFI,...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 16:05
Replies: 59
Views: 7,749
Posted By zetec2

slight bend in rear fuselage through the serial,...

slight bend in rear fuselage through the serial, on a transporter back at Finningley about September 82....
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 14:11
Replies: 59
Views: 7,749
Posted By zetec2

Couple of Wessex with head sling in place, ...

Couple of Wessex with head sling in place, although shouldn't really lift the head with blades attached if I remember correctly ?....
12th Oct 2020, 10:45
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Views: 235,467
Posted By zetec2

In the heading picture with idents, think the...

In the heading picture with idents, think the "native compound" became the 69 Club, the long low single story buildings to the right became 105 Sqn billets in the early 60's, still enjoyed my 2-1/2...
9th Oct 2020, 11:13
Replies: 746
Views: 106,699
Posted By zetec2

About 25 minutes ago silver P51 arrived o/head...

About 25 minutes ago silver P51 arrived o/head Bicester , couple of circuits then headed East with big wing waggles, thank you was much appreciated.
3rd Oct 2020, 16:08
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Views: 235,467
Posted By zetec2

Is the white building right of centre the Dhala...

Is the white building right of centre the Dhala Hotel ? used to go up there on weekends as a break from K/sar by AA DC3, lovely place for break.
20th Sep 2020, 19:24
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Posted By zetec2

The barrack blocks look very similiar to those we...

The barrack blocks look very similiar to those we had at Khormaksar ?
13th Sep 2020, 14:00
Replies: 96
Views: 10,170
Posted By zetec2

SLXOwft thanks for the comments, ...

SLXOwft thanks for the comments, appreciated, guess an in depth search at Kew or Hendon is calling, will post back if I ever find the info,rgds, PH.
13th Sep 2020, 10:41
Replies: 96
Views: 10,170
Posted By zetec2

Thanks for all the amusing posts sadly doesn't...

Thanks for all the amusing posts sadly doesn't get me any closer to who the button stick was originally issued to, never mind onwards & upwards, rgds PH.i
10th Sep 2020, 18:26
Replies: 96
Views: 10,170
Posted By zetec2

Interesting ?, part of my query was that I...

Interesting ?, part of my query was that I joined in September 1958 at Halton with a 6 digit number 684***, the number on the button stick which has been in my possession since then (don't we...
10th Sep 2020, 17:02
Replies: 96
Views: 10,170
Posted By zetec2

Service numbers old or recent?

I have my original brass button stick embossed with the service number 893351 been in my possession for donkeys years (I was a 684*** App starting in 1958 so the numbering predates later entries !) ...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2020, 16:31
Replies: 70
Views: 4,013
Posted By zetec2

Have quite a good thunderstorm going on overhead...

Have quite a good thunderstorm going on overhead Bicester right this moment but not really enough rain to dampen things down although the cool air is quite pleasant, still 32 deg though
12th Jul 2020, 16:34
Replies: 1,804
Views: 187,338
Posted By zetec2

Looks like the bastard son of a Pilatus P2 and an...

Looks like the bastard son of a Pilatus P2 and an Hindustan HT2
20th Jun 2020, 15:16
Replies: 746
Views: 106,699
Posted By zetec2

Heard them for real when they were based at Brize...

Heard them for real when they were based at Brize Norton, I lived in Cowley, Oxford under their Brize circuit pattern, once heard never forgotten, strange when I see a picture of them the noise...
5th Jun 2020, 18:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,187
Posted By zetec2

Pairs of them around Bicester, along with Ospreys

Pairs of them around Bicester, along with Ospreys
28th May 2020, 15:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,535
Posted By zetec2

Yes we had them over Bicester shortly before they...

Yes we had them over Bicester shortly before they got to you, stopped quite a few people who gazed skywards.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2020, 13:01
Replies: 15,240
Views: 933,770
Posted By zetec2

flowered underwear belonging to the lady

flowered underwear belonging to the lady
23rd Apr 2020, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By zetec2

Thanks for the reply, I do remember the RNZAF...

Thanks for the reply, I do remember the RNZAF Bristol Freighters being there would that be right, thanks.
23rd Apr 2020, 17:28
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By zetec2

Which base in Singapore ?

During 1975 with the Britannias doing the Gurkha shuffle Kai Tak - Kathmandu we staged and night stopped at Singapore on the way to HK, what base would we have used with the Brit, please ?, oddly on...
21st Apr 2020, 11:33
Replies: 26
Views: 6,457
Posted By zetec2

Thank you for all the replies, most interesting,...

Thank you for all the replies, most interesting, the more I delve into Hastings book the more I find about hinted UK involvement, maybe more later ?.
19th Apr 2020, 17:48
Replies: 26
Views: 6,457
Posted By zetec2

RAF Hunters in Thailand ?

Ploughing through Max Hastings tome Vietnam 1945-75 read the following passage:

"In 1961 Harold Macmillan promised some military gesture (to the USA) if the Vientiane government collapsed. When...
21st Feb 2020, 20:29
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By zetec2

I too have one of those, also clearing the...

I too have one of those, also clearing the bookshelvesmyself, mostly because Memsahib doesn't want the worry of what to do with it all when I have shuffled off (not yet I hope but -) among others...
19th Jan 2020, 14:18
Replies: 1,907
Views: 225,952
Posted By zetec2

Not a key fob but a small plastic box to hold ear...

Not a key fob but a small plastic box to hold ear plugs
17th Jan 2020, 17:24
Replies: 1,804
Views: 187,338
Posted By zetec2

That's got some P51 in it ?.

That's got some P51 in it ?.
15th Dec 2019, 19:22
Replies: 1,804
Views: 187,338
Posted By zetec2

trying to work out if it is coming or going ?

trying to work out if it is coming or going ?
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