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12th Feb 2009, 12:07
Replies: 178
Views: 69,020
Posted By scribbler614

Very, very sad news. Heartfelt condolences to all...

Very, very sad news. Heartfelt condolences to all families and friends.

Also agree with Jackonicko. As one whose life was greatly enriched by UAS flying I hope that, while all possible lessons are...
14th Jan 2009, 16:06
Replies: 21
Views: 4,070
Posted By scribbler614

Detail on the infanteer is suspiciously good, if...

Detail on the infanteer is suspiciously good, if you ask me.
I suspect a cunning plan - buy a few hundred of these and place them in realistic poses a few feet from Taliban positions (SF tasked with...
14th Jan 2009, 14:11
Replies: 21
Views: 4,070
Posted By scribbler614

Got to get me one of these...

He's back: MoD launches own 'Action Man' range of toys to boost profile of Armed Forces | Mail Online...
27th Jun 2008, 15:00
Replies: 3,441
Views: 658,798
Posted By scribbler614

Welcome news - sponsor for this summer's shows

After recent uncertainty, some good news - at least for now.
This has just been sent out by XH558's press people. (Goes on a bit - have only pasted half of press release) ...
2nd Jun 2008, 11:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,416
Posted By scribbler614

mil flight training PFI

Long time coming, I know. But now official.
Today's MOD press release on military flying training PFI:
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635 MILLION OVERHAUL FOR MILITARY FLYING TRAINING...
16th May 2008, 13:07
Replies: 3,441
Views: 658,798
Posted By scribbler614

daddly flm - apols. I meant to direct those...

daddly flm - apols. I meant to direct those comments to Flying Signman, who did go to the AGM.
16th May 2008, 11:21
Replies: 3,441
Views: 658,798
Posted By scribbler614

Gentlemen, apologies. An explanation is required....

Gentlemen, apologies. An explanation is required. Nothing fishy here.

The article was indeed written by me. To my frustration it didn't get used in my newspaper last Saturday so I posted it here,...
15th May 2008, 15:49
Replies: 3,441
Views: 658,798
Posted By scribbler614

The money's run out.

News article from last week - spokesman says there's no money for any air shows.
Please someone tell me it won't end like this?:sad:
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IT WAS hailed as a...
25th Apr 2008, 15:39
Replies: 184
Views: 17,429
Posted By scribbler614

At least it'll be a bit harder for us grubby...

At least it'll be a bit harder for us grubby hacks to follow him around if he's floating somehwere on the oggin - provided the Sea Lords can keep him away from Iranian speedboats.
Tip to future king...
25th Apr 2008, 12:04
Replies: 184
Views: 17,429
Posted By scribbler614

Roland and Goudie, mea culpa. Quote: ...

Roland and Goudie, mea culpa.

Quote:
Prince William was no doubt glad to get a taste of some real RAF flying yesterday

I happen to know that the Daily Mail's conscientious journos filed an...
23rd Apr 2008, 12:39
Replies: 44
Views: 3,640
Posted By scribbler614

Thanks to media coverage (namely in the Mail on...

Thanks to media coverage (namely in the Mail on Sunday), Thames Valley Police have had a re-think, and are now once again providing escorts once the hearses cross the county line into Oxon.
For the...
2nd Apr 2008, 13:20
Replies: 47
Views: 9,192
Posted By scribbler614

Small correction to media reports. Bootneck in...

Small correction to media reports. Bootneck in question is a former RM reservist but currently a regular.
And an extremely brave young man.
Would be great to see him well decorated - for him and...
11th Mar 2008, 15:40
Replies: 66
Views: 9,584
Posted By scribbler614

Lest we conclude that all today's students are...

Lest we conclude that all today's students are self-indulgent muppets, just been contacted by a union chap from Royal Holloway who tells me the London colleges as a whole had, only the night before...
4th Jan 2008, 10:39
Replies: 240
Views: 41,114
Posted By scribbler614

Am baffled by all the grumbling and griping here....

Am baffled by all the grumbling and griping here.
Would you rather he got to wear the 'peacock' uniform in years to come without even this (rather brief) experience?
Perhaps you'd rather he didn't...
6th Dec 2007, 18:03
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,103,031
Posted By scribbler614

A good day. Well done to those who have fought...

A good day. Well done to those who have fought the fight for so long.:D:D:D
Here's hoping...
6th Dec 2007, 17:10
Replies: 27
Views: 4,329
Posted By scribbler614

Thanks for some thoughtful and enlightening...

Thanks for some thoughtful and enlightening responses, gentlemen - particularly from M. Mushroom.
I feel my debating capability has been considerably enhanced. :ok:
5th Dec 2007, 15:25
Replies: 354
Views: 63,544
Posted By scribbler614

Contenders not mentioned so far (that I can see) ...

Contenders not mentioned so far (that I can see)

Best: The Right Stuff (1983) Chuck Yeager scenes are coooool, by Hollywood standards at any rate. Good book, too.

Worst: Firefox (1982)
Clint...
5th Dec 2007, 15:00
Replies: 27
Views: 4,329
Posted By scribbler614

Does RAF still have any unique selling point?

Just back from a few weeks in the 'Stan, and found myself dragged repeatedly into intense debates with matelots and pongoes as to whether the RAF has any future, or justification.
I loyally stuck up...
20th Nov 2007, 14:29
Replies: 19
Views: 5,973
Posted By scribbler614

Chinooks in action

Dunno if it's lost or not, but there's a recent media report worth a glance, giving a bit of credit to the Odiham community, working their little socks off in the 'Stan. Scroll down to the pic of...
6th Sep 2007, 16:40
Replies: 383
Views: 112,752
Posted By scribbler614

Before you all go blaming the dumb journos, BBC...

Before you all go blaming the dumb journos, BBC or otherwise, I'd just point out that MOD press office have been trying to tell anyone who'll listen that Norwegians scrambled their non-existent F15s...
4th Sep 2007, 17:53
Replies: 23
Views: 6,726
Posted By scribbler614

The good folk of Lyneham were kind enough to host...

The good folk of Lyneham were kind enough to host a few of us hacks yesterday. A flight to Pembrey and a lot of take-offs and landings, which were most impressive to watch, both from the cockpit and...
31st Aug 2007, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By scribbler614

Many thanks to those who responded. This appeal...

Many thanks to those who responded.
This appeal has really touched a nerve with the Great British public who have raised an impressive 120k in just three days.
I reckon that's an encouraging sign...
30th Aug 2007, 18:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By scribbler614

Wounded Para legal fighting fund

I'm copying this over from ARRSE, in case some here feel it's something they want to support.
Many of you will have seen media coverage this week of the case of Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson.
He's...
30th Aug 2007, 11:24
Replies: 25
Views: 4,744
Posted By scribbler614

Sincere condolences. RIP. And appreciation to...

Sincere condolences. RIP.
And appreciation to all his mates who put themselves in harm's way to guard airstrips out there.
22nd Aug 2007, 13:50
Replies: 77
Views: 16,403
Posted By scribbler614

I'm not meaning to sneer at 3 and XI Sqns...

I'm not meaning to sneer at 3 and XI Sqns (although it would take more than a sneer from the likes of me to wipe the 'Typhoon grins' off their faces).
Just made me chuckle that MOD were so keen to...
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