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by robyoung
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-16CJ with Paul Godfrey
Replies: 0
Views: 347

F-16CJ with Paul Godfrey

We talk with Air Commodore Paul Godfrey as he chats about his time flying the Harrier GR7, and also the F-16CJ with the USAF on his exchange tour.
https://youtu.be/QI695o3fc9k
by robyoung
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Lightnings
Replies: 0
Views: 612

Bruntingthorpe Lightnings

A while ago I spent a good few hours at the Lightning Preservation Group to film what goes on for an Anti-Deterioration Run (engine runs) from the preparation of the aircraft, towing, engine runs (with reheat) and it also includes a cockpit tour from former pilot, Dennis Brooks. https://youtu.be/2gd...
by robyoung
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Belgian Mirage 5 PT2
Replies: 0
Views: 366

Belgian Mirage 5 PT2

Here is part 2 of Marcel De Petter’s Interview. In this episode he talks about his book "Mirage M5 B", transitioning onto the C-130 Hercules and his involvement with the restoration of Mirage 5 BD 09.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk3smGfvkSI
by robyoung
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Dassault Mirage 5 Pilot
Replies: 0
Views: 589

Dassault Mirage 5 Pilot

Marcel De Petter chats about what it was like to fly the Belgian Mirage 5, being an instructor, DACT and his ejection in 1985 that includes his rescue from Sir Andrew Douglas Pulford.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DH66U0ZeJbo&t=251s
by robyoung
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Mike Ling on the RAF Red Arrows
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Mike Ling on the RAF Red Arrows

*New Interview*
Mike Ling chats about how he became interested in aviation, flying the Tornado F3 that includes some brilliant stories from his time in Indian and of course joining the RAF Red Arrows and getting the Red suit for the first time!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFlhyO6WDuk&t=207s
by robyoung
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: T-45 Goshawk Pilot
Replies: 1
Views: 359

T-45 Goshawk Pilot

In part 1, Chris Marlar chats about his time flying the C-2 Greyhound in the COD role, working with the Saudis and moving on to be an instructor on the T-45 Goshawk!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvTWXn8-tQQ&t=85s
by robyoung
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Harrier GR7 pilot - Flying from HMS Invincible
Replies: 0
Views: 459

Harrier GR7 pilot - Flying from HMS Invincible

Mark Zanker chats about his time flying with the RAF Red Arrows and includes stories from the teams first time in Australia and flying in formation with Concorde over Heathrow. He also shares what it was like to fly the Harrier GR7 in combat and operating the jet off HMS Invincible, plus chats about...
by robyoung
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Displaying the Harrier GR5 over Rome!
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Displaying the Harrier GR5 over Rome!

Here is Part 1 of our interview with former Jaguar and Harrier pilot, Mark Zanker! Mark chats about flying the RAF Jaguar and the Harrier GR3/5, and he includes some great stories such as flying the GR3 in Belize and displaying the GR5 over Rome! http://www.aircrewinterview.tv/#/harrier-gr3/5zanker-...
by robyoung
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: CH-46 Sea Knight Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 199

CH-46 Sea Knight Interview

In this episode, we chat with Hugh Brien about what it was like to fly the Sea Knight with the USN. This is a little different from our normal interviews, as we don't go into the aircraft details quite as much but rather let Hugh tell some wonderful and interesting tales from his time flying the typ...
by robyoung
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-14D RIO Hillary O'Connor Mueri Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 390

F-14D RIO Hillary O'Connor Mueri Interview

Part 1 of our interview with former F-14D RIO, Hillary "Toro" O'Connor Mueri is live!
She chats about what it was like operating the F-14D Tomcat with VF-213 Blacklions, flying on operations and includes some great stories.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=576SpLAY6xc
by robyoung
Tue May 28, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: A-6 Intruder pilot interview
Replies: 0
Views: 306

A-6 Intruder pilot interview

"Paco" chats about his time flying the A-6 Intruder that includes his ground training, the A-6's role, the aircraft's strengths & weaknesses and some great stories that include ACM with a Tornado F3 and flying with a Marine BN!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wYnzHis3bE
by robyoung
Sun May 19, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F/A-18 Hornet and the Fighter Pilot Podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 289

F/A-18 Hornet and the Fighter Pilot Podcast

Brian "Sunshine" Sinclair chats about his time flying the F/A-18 Hornet (Legacy and Super Hornet) and what it was like coming from the S-3B Viking. We also chat about the Fighter Pilot Podcast and what it's like being a co-host podcaster.

https://youtu.be/x8DtSxQ9-ys
by robyoung
Sun May 12, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: S-3B Viking with "Sunshine"
Replies: 2
Views: 986

S-3B Viking with "Sunshine"

In this interview, we chat to Brian "Sunshine" Sinclair (Fighter Pilot Podcast co-host) about his time flying the S-3B Viking. Sunshine talks about training, what the aircraft's role was, what it was like to fly, and he also includes some great stories! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=12...
by robyoung
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-14A in Operation Desert Storm
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

F-14A in Operation Desert Storm

Here is PART 1 of David "Hey Joe" Parsons (former F-14 RIO) interview as he chats about the F-14A, fighter squadrons, going up against USAF F-15s and the start of Operation Desert Storm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3RbHtwe9cM&t=8s
by robyoung
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado GR Interview with Dennis Brooks
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Tornado GR Interview with Dennis Brooks

Here is Part 2 of our Tornado GR Special with Dennis Brooks as he chats us through flying the mighty Tonka!
Photo credit Rick Brewell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq2LPErA6LU
by robyoung
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Dennis Brooks on the Tornado GR1!
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Dennis Brooks on the Tornado GR1!

Here is Part 1 of our interview with Dennis Brooks who has 4000+ hours on the Tornado GR1!
We chat about his training, flying with the TTTE for 3 tours, flying with IX Squadron, his time in Saudi Arabia and lots more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpwGXOKQZTU&t=615s
by robyoung
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado F3 with Roy Macintyre Pt 2
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Tornado F3 with Roy Macintyre Pt 2

Here is the second and final part of our Tornado F3 Special with Roy Macintyre.
Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZhD7Le ... zQ3ogglckM
by robyoung
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Panavia Tornado F3 Special | with Roy Macintyre
Replies: 0
Views: 462

Panavia Tornado F3 Special | with Roy Macintyre

**PART 1**
In this Tornado F3 special I chat with the Roy Macintyre who has the most hours on the F3 at an astonishing 4,000+ hrs! We talk all things Tornado from training, the cockpit, wing sweep and much more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ScfoqwzfHw
by robyoung
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Flying the Saab AJ Viggen
Replies: 0
Views: 470

Flying the Saab AJ Viggen

Alf Ingesson-Thoor chats about flying the Saab 32 Lansen and AJ 37 Viggen. He talks about his training, operational squadrons and includes some great stories from both types.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEht4Uu70fc
by robyoung
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Ejecting from a Hawker Hunter F6A
Replies: 0
Views: 821

Ejecting from a Hawker Hunter F6A

Craig Penrice talks us through his ejection on Sunday, 1 June 2003 in a Hawker Hunter F6A.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTo4E_R2mDU&t=60s

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