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  • Pegasus's Avatar
    Today, 16:02
    Pegasus replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Maybe they have a really strict Q who will only sign out one set of tanks from the stores.
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  • ropebag's Avatar
    Today, 15:50
    ropebag replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    I rather doubt they were actually required - as you say, Fairford and 2 dozen divert airfields are easily within range of a cleen PC-9 - but I'm...
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • Sparky42's Avatar
    Today, 15:23
    Sparky42 replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    I'm looking forward to trying to get some photo's of it when it happens.
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  • ias's Avatar
    Today, 15:18
    ias replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    There is a video on YouTube of aircraft arriving at RIAT 2018 and both appear to have arrived together.
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  • morpheus's Avatar
    Today, 15:14
    morpheus replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Maybe they were not required and it was simply for training? Distance from Baldonnel to Fairford - 363km as the crow flies Max range of a PC9 over...
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  • pym's Avatar
    Today, 15:10
    pym replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    This is the kind of ignorance of aerosexuality that I thought society had left behind. But to be serious, I would imagine there were people...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 15:06
    hptmurphy replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    They whip them in and out on a regular basis in the Dockyard so the expertise is there to be used. Once the builders has met the spec with their bit,...
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  • ropebag's Avatar
    Today, 14:54
    ropebag replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Everyone else somehow manages to get through this minefield - turn up to a UK, or any other airshow and half the static display will be bombed up...
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • Chuck's Avatar
    Today, 14:32
    Chuck replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Because gun and rocket pods are not a new addition to IAC PC-9's. Secondly, there is diplomatic protocol which is has to be respected. Submitting...
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 14:27
    ancientmariner replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Also, they were not fitted to P51 or P52 until after delivery. It is not that unusual, and the turret is an easy fit, on a suitably prepared ship. ...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Today, 09:54
    DeV replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    They are really napalm tanks as part of a BREXIT contingency or water bombs for fire fighting
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Today, 07:54
    na grohmití replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Why then did only one have tanks while the other was clean? Surely underwing gun and rocket pods would have completed the picture?
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  • Chuck's Avatar
    Today, 06:39
    Chuck replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Firstly, they are all plugged for underwing tanks. Secondly, there is no secret reason why one had tanks on. It was a demo for the purposes of the...
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:49
    na grohmití replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Perhaps one flies direct, while the other stops off to refuel along the way. If the 2nd is weather delayed, at least one aircraft will make the show....
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:46
    na grohmití replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Also, they were not fitted to P51 or P52 until after delivery. It is not that unusual, and the turret is an easy fit, on a suitably prepared ship. ...
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • Sparky42's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:42
    Sparky42 replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Well given the difference in the contracts, ie Shaw not being planned could that be a factor?
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • ias's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:10
    ias replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    Excuse my ignorance but would someone please tell me why would one PC9 need to be fitted with fuel tanks and the other not?
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:54
    apod replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    I dunno.The big white Bird might be appropriate.Albatrosses and all that:-D. But Yeah It was the 76 I was on about.Unusual that all her sister ships...
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • Claudel Hopson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:45
    Claudel Hopson replied to a thread Pilatus PC-9M in Air Corps
    All our PC9's are plumbed for external fuel tanks.
    230 replies | 52316 view(s)
  • restless's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:20
    restless replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Youre spot on sir, i WAS looking at p64a thinking it was the real thing! thanks.
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:29
    na grohmití replied to a thread Watch straps? in Military Kit
    Perfect! You are a gent. Exactly what I was looking for.
    4 replies | 179 view(s)
  • Rhodes's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:19
    Rhodes replied to a thread Watch straps? in Military Kit
    Sometimes its hard to beat eBay. ...
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  • CTU's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:45
    CTU replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    I'm not sure if one of these would suit it But if you mean the 76mm. I believe it has been said it will be installed after delivery.
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:33
    apod replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Indeed.Excuse my ignorance(and no,I am not going back through every post)but is she not missing something significant up front? What's the story?
    2528 replies | 839145 view(s)
  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:03
    na grohmití replied to a thread Watch straps? in Military Kit
    I'll try Silverman but their website is a rabbit Warren. Thanks
    4 replies | 179 view(s)
  • X-RayOne's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:04
    X-RayOne replied to a thread Watch straps? in Military Kit
    Silvermans do a few options that might be suitable for you. Rothco brand on Amazon.co.uk do covered strap also. Love the retro Falklands...
    4 replies | 179 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:21
    Really? ...
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