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17th Jan 2012, 06:37
Replies: 83
Views: 12,047
Posted By henry crun

Leon Jabachjabicz: You mention the hill in the...

Leon Jabachjabicz: You mention the hill in the background of the mock up picture.
I hope you don't think Jackson would make such a basic mistake as to try and pass that off as Scampton.

The...
13th Jan 2012, 20:47
Replies: 117
Views: 44,630
Posted By henry crun

Not yet Blacksheep, I think the release is some...

Not yet Blacksheep, I think the release is some way off yet.

The original director of the Hobbit resigned, so Jackson has taken over and is very busy on that job at present.
11th Jan 2012, 08:43
Replies: 114
Views: 23,176
Posted By henry crun

jamesinnewcastle: Have a browse through this...

jamesinnewcastle: Have a browse through this thread, http://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/329990-gaining-r-f-pilots-brevet-ww11.html

You will see the the originator and one or two others who...
30th Dec 2011, 20:56
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: No, Not an excuse, I am trying to...

DozyWannabe: No, Not an excuse, I am trying to point out to you what was likely to happen in the real world.

Second No: The fact that the radar controller agreed to the letdown does not imply...
29th Dec 2011, 22:56
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: I will try and answer your...

DozyWannabe: I will try and answer your questions and points in the order you have made them..

I don't know how long the transponder light was on for, and neither do you, so we are both...
29th Dec 2011, 07:23
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

FGD135: With the experience of being a radar...

FGD135: With the experience of being a radar controller for many years, and knowing the dangers that mis-identification can bring, it would be unthinkable of me to beleive in identification in any...
29th Dec 2011, 04:15
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: In your last paragraph in the post...

DozyWannabe: In your last paragraph in the post above you refer again to the transponder light being on for a few seconds.

You appear to believe that is justification for Collins to believe he...
23rd Dec 2011, 03:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By henry crun

Don't leave us in suspenders pr00ne, please tell...

Don't leave us in suspenders pr00ne, please tell us what you find strange about that remark.

What is strange about RAF stations holding Christmas parties for the children ?
What is strange about...
21st Dec 2011, 21:21
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: For the benefit of framer, myself,...

DozyWannabe: For the benefit of framer, myself, and probably many pilots reading this thread, if an NDB does not provide bearing infomation, please tell us what it does provide and how it is used.
21st Dec 2011, 08:14
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

chris lz: I am not sure I understand what you...

chris lz: I am not sure I understand what you are asking in your first question about "a controller looking at a radar scope is what they have in mind when they think of "confirmation from ground...
15th Dec 2011, 02:42
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe; There is no room for assumptions...

DozyWannabe; There is no room for assumptions with something as important as radar identification.
You are either identified or you are not; and at no time was Collins advised he was.
14th Dec 2011, 20:22
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: If I correctly understand what you...

DozyWannabe: If I correctly understand what you are saying, a VMC descent required radar identification.
In that case, knowing that they were not identified, why did they descend ?
14th Dec 2011, 03:55
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: You are right, it is not a good...

DozyWannabe: You are right, it is not a good reason, it is a very bad reason and does not stand up to even a superficial examination.
It implies the radar controller did not know the position of...
13th Dec 2011, 23:05
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: You say "right where it says "VHF...

DozyWannabe: You say "right where it says "VHF contact" for starters. If the controllers saw it there they should have warned them."
Just because there was VHF contact does not mean there was...
8th Dec 2011, 20:25
Replies: 63
Views: 20,300
Posted By henry crun

chevvron: Which Glenn Ford are you referring to ?...

chevvron: Which Glenn Ford are you referring to ?

The only Glenn Ford I know as a film star was born in 1916 and served in the USN during WW2.
Wiki says his appearance in Vietnam was as...
5th Dec 2011, 22:14
Replies: 624
Views: 66,661
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: In relation to McMurdo radar you...

DozyWannabe: In relation to McMurdo radar you have used the term "invited to" a number of occasions.

It is not, to the best of my knowledge, a term that would be used by a controller, so can you...
1st Dec 2011, 06:40
Replies: 43
Views: 8,442
Posted By henry crun

After reading Mahon's book I got the strong...

After reading Mahon's book I got the strong impression he believed that because the DC10 was within the theoretical coverage of McMurdo radar it would have been displayed.

Did anyone else feel the...
30th Nov 2011, 20:43
Replies: 43
Views: 8,442
Posted By henry crun

DozyWannabe: Referring to the Tacan you said "the...

DozyWannabe: Referring to the Tacan you said "the only purpose it could serve would be to provide a fix after they had made the left turn south of Ross Island".

My understanding was that civil...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2011, 07:47
Replies: 44
Views: 8,429
Posted By henry crun

The original question asked "approx what...

The original question asked "approx what percentage of the posters on here are actually Professional Pilots ?".

That must include anyone who earns his/her living from flying topdressers,...
28th Nov 2011, 20:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,416
Posted By henry crun

An obvervation from a long way away, I think you...

An obvervation from a long way away, I think you are dreaming.

The RAF are being subject to draconian budget cuts, squadrons and other units are being disbanded, and front line aircraft are being...
22nd Nov 2011, 04:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,950
Posted By henry crun

The A4 is wrongly labelled. It is not an...

The A4 is wrongly labelled.

It is not an Aussie flying past Melbourne, it is a Kiwi A4 of 75 squadron flying past HMS Eagle..
13th Nov 2011, 21:32
Replies: 31
Views: 5,569
Posted By henry crun

cyflyer: Steven Fry is not making the Dam...

cyflyer: Steven Fry is not making the Dam Busters film, he is writing the script.

The film is being made by Peter Jackson, but he is heavily involved with making the Hobbit at present, so it...
13th Nov 2011, 07:53
Replies: 44
Views: 8,489
Posted By henry crun

If the story I am about to relate is true, and I...

If the story I am about to relate is true, and I have no reason to believe it is not, the remark about the hosties (as they were called in those days) leading an active social life was true.

Back...
8th Nov 2011, 21:45
Replies: 18
Views: 2,060
Posted By henry crun

Stalling was prohibited in the Javelin, and an...

Stalling was prohibited in the Javelin, and an inadvertant stall would almost always result in a spin.
It can be seen from the following quote from the Javelin pilots notes that recovery was not...
4th Nov 2011, 04:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,249
Posted By henry crun

Ohakea runway 15; has flashing lights and bells...

Ohakea runway 15; has flashing lights and bells operated by the tower.
28th Oct 2011, 04:30
Replies: 19
Views: 4,752
Posted By henry crun

pasir: Assuming you refer to the Dutch section...

pasir: Assuming you refer to the Dutch section fiasco, I am not "unhappy about the aformentioned disclosures in which SOE were heavily.."

The only reason I queried your statement is that I read a...
27th Oct 2011, 09:47
Replies: 19
Views: 4,752
Posted By henry crun

pasir: If you are suggesting that SOE planned...

pasir: If you are suggesting that SOE planned the raid and the RAF just carried out their instructions, I would like to hear what evidence you have to suggest that.
24th Oct 2011, 22:05
Replies: 5
Views: 3,541
Posted By henry crun

Does anyone know what the degree of movement for...

Does anyone know what the degree of movement for full flap was/is on the B25 ?
24th Oct 2011, 21:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By henry crun

There is one person, who I think is still with...

There is one person, who I think is still with us, who could clarify any dispute about the naming and intent of Jericho.
Air Commodore E.B.Sismore, DSO, DFC & 2 bars, AFC.

Edward Sismore -...
16th Oct 2011, 03:39
Replies: 70
Views: 22,183
Posted By henry crun

How times have changed; nowadays the first word...

How times have changed; nowadays the first word is more acceptable than the latter.
8th Oct 2011, 10:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By henry crun

France 19 - England 12

France 19 - England 12
6th Oct 2011, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 4,947
Posted By henry crun

All three V bombers visited New Zealand at...

All three V bombers visited New Zealand at various times.
The first visit was by a Valiant in the mid 1950's, and thereafter, based at Ohakea, it was mostly to participate in air displays.
6th Oct 2011, 04:42
Replies: 49
Views: 21,833
Posted By henry crun

jindabyne: Look at the date of his post.

jindabyne: Look at the date of his post.
30th Sep 2011, 10:03
Replies: 10
Views: 6,020
Posted By henry crun

Chathams Air use a DC3 on some island routes. ...

Chathams Air use a DC3 on some island routes.
DC3 Restoration Photos (http://www.chathamspacific.com/gallery/4700/DC3_Restoration_Photos.html)
28th Sep 2011, 21:20
Replies: 10
Views: 3,814
Posted By henry crun

Michael: As T-21 has pointed out, your...

Michael: As T-21 has pointed out, your description fits the Coningsby accident, I was also there and witnessed it.
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