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28th Jul 2007, 10:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,831
Posted By fat albert

Either a slow news day or the Defence...

Either a slow news day or the Defence Correspondent has let his 9 yr old have a go at filling some column inches. Thinking his 3 yr old was let loose with the crayons for the graphics too.

:hmm:
25th Jul 2007, 20:40
Replies: 19
Views: 5,540
Posted By fat albert

Question Nige The article I linked to above...

Nige



The article I linked to above states in the first paragraph



Sounds fairly explosive to me :confused:
25th Jul 2007, 19:56
Replies: 19
Views: 5,540
Posted By fat albert

Post Report published on loss of RAF Hercules XV206 in Afghanistan

MoD website report here (http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/DefencePolicyAndBusiness/ReportPublishedOnLossOfRafHerculesXv206InAfghanistan.htm)
27th May 2007, 09:18
Replies: 208
Views: 38,008
Posted By fat albert

Thumbs down Well well well...... RAF website this morning - ...

Well well well...... RAF website this morning -



That's handy. Nothing to do with yesterday's bijou debarcle then?

Interesting that all the other guff on the Spirit of Misadventure site...
26th May 2007, 11:08
Replies: 36
Views: 7,120
Posted By fat albert

Which may go some of the way to explaining why...

Which may go some of the way to explaining why they're all shagged now! :p
4th Feb 2007, 19:16
Replies: 48
Views: 22,968
Posted By fat albert

Thumbs up So then, can I leave, claim my lump sum thingy...

So then, can I leave, claim my lump sum thingy then sign up again the next day into my old job as an FTRS? Sort of like the FRI of old... If so, could someone please forward me the relevant...
1st Feb 2007, 19:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By fat albert

Thought that was a good article. The "flying...

Thought that was a good article. The "flying bus" comment isn't a dig at the chinnies and the author is correct - eurocopters or little birds would be far more suitable to that particular type of...
25th Jan 2007, 21:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By fat albert

Ah but Tigs2, no you don't. Based on Lady B...

Ah but Tigs2, no you don't. Based on Lady B Good.....

:ok:
25th Jan 2007, 12:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By fat albert

If anyone wants a copy PM me with a snail mail...

If anyone wants a copy PM me with a snail mail address and I'll see what I can do. No charge although donations welcome here (http://www.justgiving.com/simonhickey)........

:ok:
25th Jan 2007, 11:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By fat albert

As the posters above have said it's called "Sole...

As the posters above have said it's called "Sole Survivor". Made for TV movie back in the early seventies. Story is based on the wreck of an aircraft found in the Libyan desert by chaps prospecting...
21st Jan 2007, 22:16
Replies: 197
Views: 60,696
Posted By fat albert

Images of bases in Iraq have all thakfully...

Images of bases in Iraq have all thakfully returned to pre-war imagery. Unfortunately various folk have added placemarks identifying various parts of the camps and they're still on there.

:ugh:
21st Jan 2007, 11:36
Replies: 137
Views: 21,710
Posted By fat albert

Navaleye - as thus it ever was. If you genuinely...

Navaleye - as thus it ever was. If you genuinely believe that by giving anything up we, the armed forces, will get other kit that we desperately need then I fear you are sadly deluded. Any savings...
21st Jan 2007, 11:32
Replies: 137
Views: 21,710
Posted By fat albert

Unhappy The reds aren't, the BBMF are. Given the amount...

The reds aren't, the BBMF are. Given the amount of trg the reds do it isn't feasible for membership to be a secondary duty.

I hope they do survive - they're pretty much the only bit of the RAF...
21st Jan 2007, 01:00
Replies: 14
Views: 2,058
Posted By fat albert

That's not strictly an address though is it......

That's not strictly an address though is it......
21st Jan 2007, 00:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,058
Posted By fat albert

Talking Address for medal claims?

Given my recent acts of outstanding heroism in the face of the foot-long Double Meatball SubWay I feel compelled to apply for a medal. I have the relevant copies of my logbook etc, all I need now is...
20th Jan 2007, 00:08
Replies: 336
Views: 38,462
Posted By fat albert

RT - The Js aren't going to become one big wing...

RT - The Js aren't going to become one big wing for the same reason the K's never did. Or the Tornados. Or Jags. Or or or. Smaller sqns exist for lots of reasons including things like personnel...
9th Dec 2006, 09:15
Replies: 6
Views: 2,135
Posted By fat albert

Impending altitude sickness

Well, it's an aviation-ish title....

Folks, some of you may know the individual involved with this:
http://www.justgiving.com/simonhickey

Given that reaching his next pie in the kitchen...
25th Apr 2006, 00:30
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

VR, this isn't about 1 aircraft loss, this is...

VR, this isn't about 1 aircraft loss, this is about deficient defensive aids on our AT fleet that was highlighted by the loss of 179. Who knows what would have saved 179? Foam may very well have...
24th Apr 2006, 22:04
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

Still intrigued to know what your problem is...

Still intrigued to know what your problem is really.

So, we have a tactical transport aircraft that flies regularly within the SMARMS threat band (take off and landing) in countries where every...
22nd Apr 2006, 11:14
Replies: 1,340
Views: 295,333
Posted By fat albert

Not sure about units going back to the "old...

Not sure about units going back to the "old system". SAMA was switched off and can't be switched back on again because the contract for it expired recently hence the great rush to force JPA into...
15th Apr 2006, 09:34
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

Sub, I'm not entirely sure what your problem is...

Sub, I'm not entirely sure what your problem is but I suspect you're a bit of a retired, it-was-good-enough-in-my-day, run-stark-naked-at-jerry type of fool.

No, you can't protect against an RPG...
14th Apr 2006, 23:04
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

Therein lies the snag VR - we spend about 5% of...

Therein lies the snag VR - we spend about 5% of our time taking you lot out of theatre :hmm:

Like I said, go find out what we do for the rest of the time :rolleyes:

(apologies for dragging...
14th Apr 2006, 20:57
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

VR Well you've clearly got a handle on...

VR


Well you've clearly got a handle on the technology involved here then :hmm:

To be honest, I too believe we're paid a good a wage and there are certain times we should man the f**k up and...
13th Apr 2006, 23:27
Replies: 1,340
Views: 295,333
Posted By fat albert

Ah BOCS another "off the shelf" piece of...

Ah BOCS another "off the shelf" piece of fabulosity :hmm:

Most amused by the email from the head BOCS needy who had a hissy fit because we weren't all "embracing change" (or "cuddling a turd" as...
6th Apr 2006, 23:10
Replies: 1,471
Views: 188,091
Posted By fat albert

At the risk of repeating tucumseh above and of...

At the risk of repeating tucumseh above and of arguing semantics, IRCM is not DAS. DAS, by implication, refers to a "suite" of defensive aids to counter a wide range of threats be they IR, ballistic...
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