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25th Aug 2020, 20:40
Replies: 130
Views: 33,655
Posted By frodo_monkey

Nope, KC10 has a centreline drogue too - at least...

Nope, KC10 has a centreline drogue too - at least the ones I’ve got gas from did. The tanker of choice if you couldn’t have a Voyager!
26th Jun 2020, 13:15
Replies: 63
Views: 28,578
Posted By frodo_monkey

You’re probably not to know, but that was his...

You’re probably not to know, but that was his son’s nickname who sadly passed away recently - ex Harrier pilot.
20th Apr 2020, 19:54
Replies: 18
Views: 5,354
Posted By frodo_monkey

Random question, but I don’t recall seeing a...

Random question, but I don’t recall seeing a TARDIS with a grey surround, or the ‘1/2’ panel to the right of the NAVWAMS which I assume is a form of SCOT radio repeater (but not what ended up going...
17th Apr 2020, 16:37
Replies: 18
Views: 5,354
Posted By frodo_monkey

Doesn’t look like a Nav hand controller to me,...

Doesn’t look like a Nav hand controller to me, unless it predates me...

The F3 rear seat one, later adopted by the GR4, was this one (auction nothing to do with me):
...
7th Nov 2019, 14:13
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By frodo_monkey

Still current a couple of years ago when I last...

Still current a couple of years ago when I last flew, but carried on the person not in the LSJ or CSW...
4th Sep 2019, 01:32
Replies: 16
Views: 4,099
Posted By frodo_monkey

I can confirm that SW has ‘left the building’....

I can confirm that SW has ‘left the building’. Your suggestion of CAS might actually work; he is an ex-OC12... however I would echo one of the posts above in that RAFA, RAFBF or SSAFA should be the...
1st Apr 2019, 19:06
Replies: 34
Views: 7,460
Posted By frodo_monkey

See here: ...

See here:

https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/405176-officer-aircrew-candidates-please-read-thread-first.html

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but highly likely you can’t.
21st Mar 2019, 17:35
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

No, was borrowed from the FL.

No, was borrowed from the FL.
20th Mar 2019, 22:19
Replies: 65
Views: 25,472
Posted By frodo_monkey

With their Block 52 F16s?

With their Block 52 F16s?
20th Mar 2019, 22:08
Replies: 65
Views: 25,472
Posted By frodo_monkey

You think that doesn’t happen anyway?!...

You think that doesn’t happen anyway?! Unfortunately you then have to give back sorties flying red air for the benefit of those you’re flying against (= less time rehearsing your own tactics in a...
16th Mar 2019, 08:33
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

You’re entitled to your opinion... but you’re...

You’re entitled to your opinion... but you’re wrong. The Tornado is arguably the most significant and long-lasting fast-jet in the history of the Royal Air Force.
28th Feb 2019, 08:49
Replies: 77
Views: 49,386
Posted By frodo_monkey

Convention would be to wear a flying suit...

Convention would be to wear a flying suit sanitised of badges and insignia, but to carry certain forms of ID and wear dog tags.
22nd Feb 2019, 21:04
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

That’s not Cab, and is a backseater (and a mate...

That’s not Cab, and is a backseater (and a mate of mine).
16th Feb 2019, 19:19
Replies: 26
Views: 7,119
Posted By frodo_monkey

Wg Cdr is outside the PA Spine. You could be...

Wg Cdr is outside the PA Spine. You could be promoted to Sqn Ldr and stay PA Spine, you’re eligible for promotion to Wg Cdr as a PA Spine Sqn Ldr, but the only way of taking it is to go back onto the...
6th Feb 2019, 19:15
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

It’s spelt Boning. i won’t name the chap on...

It’s spelt Boning.

i won’t name the chap on the left but can confirm he’s a top bloke!
2nd Feb 2019, 08:52
Replies: 26
Views: 6,623
Posted By frodo_monkey

Probably carrying one for air carriage hour...

Probably carrying one for air carriage hour reasons.
31st Jan 2019, 16:46
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

It’s definitely done it’s last trip in Shader;...

It’s definitely done it’s last trip in Shader; that was direct from the crew! Jets come home next week then flypasts and drinking until OSD.
31st Jan 2019, 16:09
Replies: 395
Views: 229,211
Posted By frodo_monkey

Tornado has landed from her last operational...

Tornado has landed from her last operational sortie... I for one will miss the old girl very much - she kept my ass safe for over 200 green logbook entries.

What a jet, and what a fine...
23rd Jan 2019, 21:10
Replies: 87
Views: 47,091
Posted By frodo_monkey

GR4 certainly had the same fuel panel - although...

GR4 certainly had the same fuel panel - although no actual ‘Tank O’, it still had the switch...
19th Nov 2018, 16:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,951
Posted By frodo_monkey

Mostly there, but “Terminate” for trg objectives...

Mostly there, but “Terminate” for trg objectives reached, “KIO” x3 for safety.
16th Nov 2018, 18:45
Replies: 164
Views: 54,467
Posted By frodo_monkey

I completely agree that Voyager *should* also...

I completely agree that Voyager *should* also have a boom a la the Aussie version, but it could be argued that the other types have sufficient internal fuel for their role (not Voyager, it doesn’t...
16th Nov 2018, 16:35
Replies: 164
Views: 54,467
Posted By frodo_monkey

Other way round - if we buy F35A then you have an...

Other way round - if we buy F35A then you have an endorsed requirement for boom refueling.
6th Nov 2018, 14:38
Replies: 32
Views: 6,994
Posted By frodo_monkey

Trust me, the original plan for the RAF100 jet...

Trust me, the original plan for the RAF100 jet was much more elaborate... but vetoed above my pay grade :(
26th Aug 2018, 04:15
Replies: 40
Views: 8,427
Posted By frodo_monkey

Top/bottom/middle (also known as Take Back Manual...

Top/bottom/middle (also known as Take Back Manual for the obvious disengage reason):

Top - autopilot
Bottom - Flight Director
Middle - TFR
24th Aug 2018, 07:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,682
Posted By frodo_monkey

Definitely known/understood/used in the RAF FJ...

Definitely known/understood/used in the RAF FJ fleet.

’Full up’ means every system serviceable and available, probably reported during Fence checks before going over badlands.
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