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by Skoshi
Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: TU-95's Flights Suspended
Replies: 15
Views: 5032

Re: TU-95's Flights Suspended

Vulcanone wrote:Is it just me or does the wreckage in the third photo on TJs news link just looks oddly not Bear?

Tim
looks like SU-24 rear end to me
by Skoshi
Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Another capability gap...?
Replies: 16
Views: 3365

Re: Another capability gap...?

Sentinel will be replaced by F-35B. The distributed aperture system/electro optic targeting/AESA radar capabilities on that jet are a generation beyond sentinel and E-8 JSTARS SAR/MTI. so are the US dumping their own Jstars? :whistle: "The distributed aperture system/electro optic targeting/AESA ra...
by Skoshi
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Typhoon take off speed?
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: Typhoon take off speed?

Rotation at 145kts unstick at 175kts or so dry power, 155kts in reheat on a twin stick give or take a few pending on weight etc ...link
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... ng-213442/
by Skoshi
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Near Miss at Lossie
Replies: 6
Views: 1679

Re: Near Miss at Lossie

Have to love the graphic they did to show the separation gap/height.....quality work as always!
by Skoshi
Sun May 31, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 5% Savings and £1B from Defence - What goes?
Replies: 61
Views: 7216

Re: 5% Savings and £1B from Defence - What goes?

Skoshi, thanks for your measured reply! When one compares our country with the rest of the under-developed world, it would be fair to say that our house is very much in order. Nobody is dying of endemic diseases on a grand scale, no-one is starving, living in tin huts with no running water or sanit...
by Skoshi
Sun May 31, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: 5% Savings and £1B from Defence - What goes?
Replies: 61
Views: 7216

Re: 5% Savings and £1B from Defence - What goes?

jem60 wrote:Foreign Aid should not be touched.
balls to that, sort our own house out first before we start handing out cash we don't have..... :thumbs:
by Skoshi
Thu May 28, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: F35 on BBC News Tonight
Replies: 1
Views: 829

Re: F35 on BBC News Tonight

USS Wasp and it was a USMC 35 ...it makes a racket i'll give it that...65mil each????
by Skoshi
Fri May 22, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Sikorsky S97 Raider makes first flight!
Replies: 8
Views: 2035

Re: Sikorsky S97 Raider makes first flight!

Cant see many mil orders with that, just doesn't look right... :whistle:
by Skoshi
Thu May 21, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: TAC UK 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 5610

Re: TAC UK 2015

Last day tomorrow the tidy crews came in today off the AMS flight into Newcastle, unsure if any range flying tomorrow but troops due out on Saturday from Newcastle if all goes well.
by Skoshi
Sun May 10, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Other Airshows & Events
Topic: Durham Tees Valley Airshow
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: Durham Tees Valley Airshow

The first Teesside airshow in 25 years is set to take flight with air displays, on-the-ground fun, classic cars and live music. Skylive have partnered with Durham Tees Valley Airport to bring back the Tees Valley Airshow to the region, last held in 1989, as dozens of planes, helicopters and classic...
by Skoshi
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25468

Re: Action at D510 & D510A RAF Spadeadam/Otterburn 2015.

Get well soon matey!!
by Skoshi
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25468

Re: Action at D510 & D510A RAF Spadeadam/Otterburn 2015.

Jolly good as I'm going up again tomorrow!
by Skoshi
Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Spadeadam & SPACES
Topic: Movements RAF Spadeadam 2015/16. + INfo
Replies: 149
Views: 25468

Re: Action at D510 & D510A RAF Spadeadam/Otterburn 2015.

Today from 10 am... Apollo 1 + 2 Typhoon's multiple threats had the range for 30 mins working 282.05 Pirate 15 Hawk passed through onto Otterburn 279.0 switched to "Blue 17" for CAS work, couldn't find "Blue 17" using 3 scanners searching :( Marham 89 Tornado did 2 runs then departed working 308.775...
by Skoshi
Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: The paints not dry.
Replies: 2
Views: 1028

Re: The paints not dry.

They had just done a few runs at Spadeadam too...
by Skoshi
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: USA road trip 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3183

Re: USA road trip 2015

Quality....total quality!!!! :) :)
thx for sharing some of the best pics I've seen in a long time......
by Skoshi
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Replace Trident with jets
Replies: 22
Views: 3529

Re: Replace Trident with jets

Question is do we really need Trident?...I don't think so in this day and age.
by Skoshi
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: China sells Fc-1 to Argentina
Replies: 7
Views: 1265

Re: China sells Fc-1 to Argentina

Bushpilot wrote:Argentine pilots will have to learn to fly sitting on the floor with a map as the Mb ejector seats and western avionics won't be available :clap:
Chinese copys!!! they can copy anything else wouldn't take them long to reverse engineer anything the buy off the shelf... :thumbs:
by Skoshi
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Budget Binoculars
Replies: 20
Views: 2615

Re: Budget Binoculars

Nothing wrong with Bresser though, had a pair 20 yrs ago and they were brilliant, would still be using them had they not been stolen! So bought some Minolta bins which have brilliant iq, but I also use Nikon 8 x40's and a Nikon Scope :)

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