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by Pete_uk
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 38170

Re: Tornado farewell flypast February 2019

Quiiiiite a bit of negativity regarding the fly pasts :(
by Pete_uk
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F16 exploded at Florennes
Replies: 18
Views: 3233

Re: F16 exploded at Florennes

That will be a interesting entry into the incident log...
by Pete_uk
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Emergency landing for astronauts as rocket fails
Replies: 9
Views: 1302

Re: Emergency landing for astronauts as rocket fails

So, this causes a problem, does it not?

I believe the soyuz thats up there (the one with the hole) is due to come back as they can only spend a finite time in orbit. Is there a separate escape pod that can get all the 'nauts down or will they have to be short staffed for who knows how long?
by Pete_uk
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-35B in combat for first time Afghanistan
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: F-35B in combat for first time Afghanistan

I wonder how much the target was worth in terms of $$$$
by Pete_uk
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Mavericks new ride...
Replies: 12
Views: 2298

Re: Mavericks new ride...

Looks good
by Pete_uk
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-35A Mishap
Replies: 38
Views: 5839

Re: F-35A Mishap

...And I hear a F35 and a F18 have been damaged due to a refueling problem.
by Pete_uk
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-35A Mishap
Replies: 38
Views: 5839

Re: F-35A Mishap

The F22 had a prototype's computer throw a wobbly which lead to a interesting landing.
by Pete_uk
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: SR-91 Aurora
Replies: 62
Views: 17033

Re: SR-91 Aurora

Whats this thing that's been spotted?

https://theaviationist.com/2018/08/24/w ... ust-a-b-2/
by Pete_uk
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Eurofighter - accidental missile shot.
Replies: 29
Views: 3775

Re: Eurofighter - accidental missile shot.

How many hoops do you have to jump through to actually fire a missile?
by Pete_uk
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Egypt receives 12 x KA-52 Alligator
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: Egypt receives 12 x KA-52 Alligator

'See you later, punk' *Fires missiles*
by Pete_uk
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Eurofighter - accidental missile shot.
Replies: 29
Views: 3775

Re: Eurofighter - accidental missile shot.

Bet that generated some paperwork.
by Pete_uk
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Spitfire Spotted
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Re: Spitfire Spotted

No wings? That'll be why its going by road then.

:lol:
by Pete_uk
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Paramount Aerospace Systems to Regenerate 22 Mirage F1M
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Re: Paramount Aerospace Systems to Regenerate 22 Mirage F1M

This would be a private air force in America, like Blackwater were a private army?
by Pete_uk
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Mad Helicopter Lady
Replies: 14
Views: 2094

Re: Mad Helicopter Lady

eagle1 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:41 pm
She wasn't even wearing a "high viz" jacket :Wow:
Well there you go! Say no more!
by Pete_uk
Wed May 16, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: HMS Queen Elizabeth set for US visit
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: HMS Queen Elizabeth set for US visit

A bit embarrassing that we can't protect our own carriers (all 2 of them!)
by Pete_uk
Thu May 10, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F-14 Tomcat and TopGun
Replies: 1
Views: 1570

Re: F-14 Tomcat and TopGun

Very good interview. Lots of great interviews on that channel.
by Pete_uk
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 5th Gen F-22/F-35 Hybrid
Replies: 0
Views: 595

5th Gen F-22/F-35 Hybrid

According to the sources with direct knowledge of the program quoted in the April 20 Reuters story, “Lockheed has discussed the idea with Japanese defense ministry officials and will make a formal proposal in response to a Japanese request for information (RFI) after it receives permission from the...
by Pete_uk
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: UFOs
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Re: UFOs

There are lots of strange things out there.
by Pete_uk
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Good news for A-10 Fans
Replies: 13
Views: 2405

Re: Good news for A-10 Fans

A one trick pony, but boy does it perform that trick well. Better than a much more expensive jack of all trades...
by Pete_uk
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Good news for A-10 fans
Replies: 11
Views: 1967

Re: Good news for A-10 fans

There seem to be a few ideas for replacing the A10 in some roles, a couple of turboprops called the textron AT6 and the super tucano,threre is also a jet called the scorpion,and many more besides,to be honest it looks like operating costs are the priority which you can understand with defence budge...

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