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11th Jun 2021, 11:34
Replies: 44
Views: 12,842
Posted By just another jocky

My copy arrived today. Perfect timing for the...

My copy arrived today. Perfect timing for the sunny days ahead and a good read sat in the garden.
29th May 2021, 09:16
Replies: 34
Views: 6,425
Posted By just another jocky

Hey, don't knock man-made, it's much more...

Hey, don't knock man-made, it's much more comfortable than that clingy cotton stuff. And much better in warmer climes too.
10th May 2021, 17:40
Replies: 27
Views: 6,518
Posted By just another jocky

So underpowered it could do well over 800kts at...

So underpowered it could do well over 800kts at low level. ;)

Even carrying a concrete payload. :}
16th Apr 2021, 16:45
Replies: 44
Views: 12,842
Posted By just another jocky

Same here. John, you must owe me a beer by...

Same here.

John, you must owe me a beer by now! Next Feb maybe? ;)
6th Apr 2021, 11:16
Replies: 44
Views: 12,842
Posted By just another jocky

Very good point, but most of the operational...

Very good point, but most of the operational drops were flown across the runways/taxiways/HAS access.

Not sure I'd want to take-off from or land at an airfield with a lighter than air blimp at...
25th Mar 2021, 06:42
Replies: 78
Views: 12,359
Posted By just another jocky

Well said m8. :ok:

Well said m8. :ok:
16th Mar 2021, 19:40
Replies: 62
Views: 12,404
Posted By just another jocky

Apologies for the quality of the photos. ...

Apologies for the quality of the photos.

First one is 50th anniversary signed print...
18th Feb 2021, 17:09
Replies: 46
Views: 9,760
Posted By just another jocky

These days, if yr avoiding missiles, you've...

These days, if yr avoiding missiles, you've already lost.
10th Feb 2021, 17:19
Replies: 85
Views: 18,388
Posted By just another jocky

What he said! Made oi larf though.

What he said!

Made oi larf though.
28th Jan 2021, 06:56
Replies: 40
Views: 13,786
Posted By just another jocky

Same for me, back in '85, supersonic run over the...

Same for me, back in '85, supersonic run over the sea, solo, but we were told to bunt to around 40deg nose down. Don't recall the MN.
27th Jan 2021, 15:38
Replies: 11
Views: 4,165
Posted By just another jocky

If technology could make it easy to fly, can you...

If technology could make it easy to fly, can you think of a reason why they shouldn't? Or should we purposely make aircraft difficult to fly?

Give me easy every day, then I can focus on the job...
26th Jan 2021, 10:55
Replies: 11
Views: 4,165
Posted By just another jocky

Hopefully that will stem all the usual naysayers...

Hopefully that will stem all the usual naysayers who think we just can't manage without their insight since they left. :rolleyes:
16th Jan 2021, 11:51
Replies: 186
Views: 31,357
Posted By just another jocky

Hi EXFIN. Assuming you donít want home-based ac...

Hi EXFIN. Assuming you donít want home-based ac sorties (I did AFT at Valley on the Hawk 84/85), here are the details from my logbook of flights to/from or PD to VY:

27 Aug 86, TTTE, Tornado,...
8th Jan 2021, 06:59
Replies: 38
Views: 9,327
Posted By just another jocky

Bugger, must start taking the meds again. ...

Bugger, must start taking the meds again.

Thanks for correcting me.
7th Jan 2021, 09:39
Replies: 38
Views: 9,327
Posted By just another jocky

Warmtoast There was a Britannia on the perry...

Warmtoast There was a Britannia on the perry track at Kemble/Cotswold Airport when I was last there a few years ago and IIRC it had 'Canopus' emblazoned as in your photo. I'm not sure if it is the...
20th Dec 2020, 11:07
Replies: 33
Views: 10,040
Posted By just another jocky

Yes, I know. It was a very focussed...

Yes, I know. It was a very focussed aircraft/engine design which showed up when you took it outside its originally intended domain.
19th Dec 2020, 11:07
Replies: 33
Views: 10,040
Posted By just another jocky

16,000lbs thrust......you tell me. :}

16,000lbs thrust......you tell me. :}
19th Dec 2020, 11:06
Replies: 33
Views: 10,040
Posted By just another jocky

Yes. Never heard of his assertion; I'm not...

Yes.

Never heard of his assertion; I'm not sure there was anything you could do with the RB199 to make it perform better at altitude....other than replace it with a better engine.
16th Dec 2020, 17:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,485
Posted By just another jocky

Correct. Not a Laarbruch boy so no idea I'm...

Correct.

Not a Laarbruch boy so no idea I'm afraid, though I thought there were only 3 Tonka sqns there (2, XV & 16)???
10th Dec 2020, 11:24
Replies: 347
Views: 103,100
Posted By just another jocky

So the next legacy platform to be disinvestmented...

So the next legacy platform to be disinvestmented (sp) is.......
5th Dec 2020, 17:35
Replies: 706
Views: 422,729
Posted By just another jocky

My edit, otherwise I agree. Doesn't mean...

My edit, otherwise I agree.

Doesn't mean they're wrong, especially when they include the opinions of overseas expertise.
4th Dec 2020, 16:30
Replies: 706
Views: 422,729
Posted By just another jocky

You may be right, doesn't mean their report is...

You may be right, doesn't mean their report is incorrect, and the quote from RAFCAM and other, "international aviation organisations" is fairly damning. Are they not independent and objective enough?...
4th Dec 2020, 10:20
Replies: 706
Views: 422,729
Posted By just another jocky

Who would you suggest (or perhaps who would be...

Who would you suggest (or perhaps who would be acceptable)?
4th Dec 2020, 07:19
Replies: 706
Views: 422,729
Posted By just another jocky

"There is no evidence to support the existence of...

"There is no evidence to support the existence of cognitive effects prior to a level of G where grey out or blackout affects vision."

"A considerable number of international aviation organisations...
3rd Dec 2020, 16:10
Replies: 706
Views: 422,729
Posted By just another jocky

"The overwhelming weight of available scientific...

"The overwhelming weight of available scientific evidence does not show any demonstrable, practical and meaningful cognitive impairments under +4 Gz that would point to impaired flight safety."
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