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9th Oct 2022, 18:31
Replies: 4
Views: 2,496
Posted By Brian W May

Met Chris on 30 Sqn, then Hercules Sim, 6FTS...

Met Chris on 30 Sqn, then Hercules Sim, 6FTS Applied Flight then 216 Sqn. Always a professional and a great friend then. Lost track after I left 216.

So sad to hear this. Chris used to come...
19th Mar 2022, 17:20
Replies: 148
Views: 34,930
Posted By Brian W May

Hell's Bells, I haven't logged in for a year and...

Hell's Bells, I haven't logged in for a year and I'm glad to see that Common Sense continues NOT to be and the same old arguments are being recycled.

As an ex RAF Station Int Officer I can confirm...
17th Oct 2020, 23:12
Replies: 72
Views: 14,996
Posted By Brian W May

It is a great barometer of how lamentable...

It is a great barometer of how lamentable recruitment must be.

I saw CAS's comments on the version I read and it was utterly pathetic PC claptrap.
14th Oct 2020, 14:15
Replies: 92
Views: 29,527
Posted By Brian W May

I suspect that was why the bomb was found nose...

I suspect that was why the bomb was found nose up, I reckon there's a very lucky dredger crew around there . . .
14th Oct 2020, 12:26
Replies: 92
Views: 29,527
Posted By Brian W May

LOUD . . . . !!!

LOUD . . . . !!!
28th Sep 2019, 19:01
Replies: 23
Views: 7,832
Posted By Brian W May

Second I believe. M & S gear in later life (on...

Second I believe. M & S gear in later life (on Varsities anyway). The Mk9 definitely had two stage supercharger.
21st Sep 2019, 15:47
Replies: 48
Views: 34,628
Posted By Brian W May

Surely not ?

Surely not ?
21st Sep 2019, 12:10
Replies: 48
Views: 34,628
Posted By Brian W May

Have you TRIED to light cold AVTUR? AVGAS,...

Have you TRIED to light cold AVTUR?

AVGAS, different matter.

Whilst I appreciate why the rules are there (40+ years of experience flying/refuelling), I do think there are times where the...
13th Aug 2019, 09:08
Replies: 197
Views: 119,157
Posted By Brian W May

Oh well, further degradation of standards. ...

Oh well, further degradation of standards. (Don't bother to harangue as it's water off a duck's back)

Perhaps a measure of how difficult recruitment to HM Forces is nowadays.

I can't imagine...
4th Aug 2019, 20:34
Replies: 84
Views: 34,372
Posted By Brian W May

Best flying jacket I got was from European Air...

Best flying jacket I got was from European Air Transport (DHL), made in Paris, black leather with a zipped in quilted liner for cold weather and sporting a fur collar.

Luxury. When I think of my...
30th Jul 2019, 14:29
Replies: 9
Views: 3,645
Posted By Brian W May

That's sad. Nice guy and I've had a couple of...

That's sad. Nice guy and I've had a couple of nice chats with him since he and I retired.

First met Dave on Applied Flight at 6FTS when he was a young man questing to join the green bag brigade. ...
25th Jul 2019, 16:56
Replies: 40
Views: 18,621
Posted By Brian W May

I think you might find his majority increases.

I think you might find his majority increases.
22nd Jul 2019, 22:38
Replies: 32
Views: 11,289
Posted By Brian W May

Had a couple of very happy years there in 1971-73...

Had a couple of very happy years there in 1971-73 before departing to go aircrew.

Fabulous station, lovely surrounding area and great fun in Bath.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jul 2019, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 3,370
Posted By Brian W May

As an ex flight engineer, unusable fuel should be...

As an ex flight engineer, unusable fuel should be in the basic weight and index IIRC.
5th Jul 2019, 16:39
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,562,615
Posted By Brian W May

Been saying that for years.

Been saying that for years.
2nd Jul 2019, 17:33
Replies: 54
Views: 47,511
Posted By Brian W May

My feelings entirely. He won't do it again . . .

My feelings entirely. He won't do it again . . .
23rd Jun 2019, 22:11
Replies: 28
Views: 12,062
Posted By Brian W May

Me too. Didn't realise Mick Windeatt had...

Me too.

Didn't realise Mick Windeatt had gone too. Remember him commissioning from Thorney as a FS.

Oh dear . . .
28th May 2019, 21:08
Replies: 34
Views: 14,415
Posted By Brian W May

Sleeping there gave me a really nasty headache ....

Sleeping there gave me a really nasty headache . . . but they had a Class 6 no less and we were able to stock up for Perth and Woomera et al.

The only downside? One of the skippers was Jeff...
28th May 2019, 19:43
Replies: 28
Views: 12,062
Posted By Brian W May

John Stappard was my favourite skipper when I was...

John Stappard was my favourite skipper when I was on HCS. We flew many, many times together and he was an absolute gent.

Even when he 'fell over' at Thule whilst repairing to the accommodation,...
Forum: Freight Dogs
21st May 2019, 12:36
Replies: 546
Views: 205,934
Posted By Brian W May

Still the nicest office I ever worked in.

Still the nicest office I ever worked in.
18th May 2019, 18:04
Replies: 3
Views: 4,724
Posted By Brian W May

Not so Smartwings then . . .

Not so Smartwings then . . .
12th May 2019, 00:32
Replies: 17
Views: 6,178
Posted By Brian W May

"under development as early as 2011 and was...

"under development as early as 2011 and was reportedly born from Barack Obama's emphasis on cutting civilian casualties " A glorious pun surely :)
9th May 2019, 19:43
Replies: 67
Views: 20,764
Posted By Brian W May

PARDON !!?? (That's civvy for 'SAY AGAIN').

PARDON !!?? (That's civvy for 'SAY AGAIN').
26th Apr 2019, 21:43
Replies: 52
Views: 19,149
Posted By Brian W May

Utter PC bollocks - so will fit nicely into this...

Utter PC bollocks - so will fit nicely into this hell called 'normal life in UK'.

The lunatics are truly running the asylum.
11th Apr 2019, 06:20
Replies: 38
Views: 38,931
Posted By Brian W May

Or even Canberras . . .

Or even Canberras . . .
25th Mar 2019, 19:35
Replies: 749
Views: 467,244
Posted By Brian W May

He's 'talked' his way out of a conviction but I...

He's 'talked' his way out of a conviction but I wouldn't have his karma . . .
9th Mar 2019, 21:49
Replies: 749
Views: 467,244
Posted By Brian W May

https://www.flyingwithoutfear.com/16038/ ...

https://www.flyingwithoutfear.com/16038/

Perhaps simply, he was charged with the wrong thing. He still killed and maimed all those innocent folks.

Class action offing?
8th Mar 2019, 14:26
Replies: 749
Views: 467,244
Posted By Brian W May

Just a note. Whether right or wrong, some...

Just a note.

Whether right or wrong, some folks seem incensed and resentful that I'm openly stating my belief regarding this case

Your opinions would carry a little more weight if you used...
8th Mar 2019, 12:54
Replies: 749
Views: 467,244
Posted By Brian W May

You perhaps are talking about 'LAW' I am...

You perhaps are talking about 'LAW'

I am talking about JUSTICE, wrong height, wrong speed, nobody else involved. Who IS responsible for the deaths then? If Andy Hill had gone sick that day,...
8th Mar 2019, 12:03
Replies: 749
Views: 467,244
Posted By Brian W May

An utter travesty. Problem with smart lawyer and...

An utter travesty. Problem with smart lawyer and jury that knows diddly squat about flying.
8th Mar 2019, 12:00
Replies: 20
Views: 22,565
Posted By Brian W May

Travesty of justice "I'm truly sorry for...

Travesty of justice

"I'm truly sorry for the part I played in their deaths." Is what he said. "Part" . . . who else was involved?
27th Feb 2019, 20:09
Replies: 79
Views: 21,040
Posted By Brian W May

I'm with you Arfur. I would ignore Diane Abbott,...

I'm with you Arfur. I would ignore Diane Abbott, give two fingers to Theresa May and will never sing the National Anthem when Charlie and Chlamydia get their chance . . .

Never thought I would...
20th Jan 2019, 11:58
Replies: 157
Views: 39,750
Posted By Brian W May

OH NO THEY'RE NOT !!

OH NO THEY'RE NOT !!
9th Jan 2019, 22:34
Replies: 157
Views: 39,750
Posted By Brian W May

They don't do irony do they?

They don't do irony do they?
4th Jan 2019, 21:25
Replies: 39
Views: 26,097
Posted By Brian W May

ATTN robertwbrown Your inbox is full. ...

ATTN robertwbrown

Your inbox is full.

SVC only meant Servicing Crew ie, not a qualified Ground Engineer, but someone along to either help the GE or a jolly.
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