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    McCarrons books were notoriously inaccurate a...

    McCarrons books were notoriously inaccurate a fact that Tony was constant to point out. His other pet hate was plagarism and used to regularly take Justin Horgan apart for his ' co operation ' with...
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    Rest In Peace I had know Tony for many years...

    Rest In Peace

    I had know Tony for many years through aviation related interests.

    Best quote I read about him is that he was more Aer Corps than the Aer Corps
  3. Thread: Alouette III

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    Yes and no,the longevity meant that replacement...

    Yes and no,the longevity meant that replacement dates were pushed out to a point that we could never replace them on a one for one basis based on cost alone
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    Sticky: Poll: If it were seen that the NSR now had a purpose...

    If it were seen that the NSR now had a purpose and the means to undertake it it could possibly increase the amount of those enlisting
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    Sticky: Poll: Buy the four, better to have them sitting there...

    Buy the four, better to have them sitting there rather than having to look for something when we need them. If these were to be based out of Dublin this is the type of vessel that could be manned by...
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    Goes back to the ethos of everybody being an...

    Goes back to the ethos of everybody being an infantryman at entry level and everything after that is there to support the infantryman, common denominator.
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    If it is to be manned by civilians all this goes...

    If it is to be manned by civilians all this goes out the window, with regular shift patterns a the usual layers of supervision and management. Training and technology can address and short falls you...
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    Always has been the case, with Armourers and the...

    Always has been the case, with Armourers and the Corps of engineers having been in situ since the early days of the navy
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    1 WTE is 1.78 persons , so it works on how many...

    1 WTE is 1.78 persons , so it works on how many WTEs is required
  10. Thread: Panhard AML

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    http://www.warwheels.net/images/PanhardM3_Dujardin...

    http://www.warwheels.net/images/PanhardM3_Dujardin1.JPG8866
  11. Thread: Panhard AML

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    8862 8864 8863 ...

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  12. Thread: Panhard AML

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    http://www.sofema-international.com/ These are...

    http://www.sofema-international.com/

    These are the company that currently hold the licences for upgrades on AMLs, look closely at the ir banner, they've also done our former Aloutte IIIs. While I...
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    Is there a smock ?

    Is there a smock ?
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    Person in the centre of the bottom right photo...

    Person in the centre of the bottom right photo has very refined eyebrows for a man:-D
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    Some fine Naval Officers in there :n:) Cmdre...

    Some fine Naval Officers in there :n:)

    Cmdre Brett was a nice guy, even let me carry his golf clubs once:n:) Joe Deasy the Navys First Diver , I see another face in the back round Jim 'Chippy'...
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    Tailored Image a very good outfit to deal with, I...

    Tailored Image a very good outfit to deal with, I use them for work wear and had been talking to them re the Navy stuff earlier in the year when I was setting them up as a supplier. The managaeed to...
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    Its here, going to worn, the begrudgers will just...

    Its here, going to worn, the begrudgers will just need to get over it.
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    Tom Touhy..an awful gobshite

    Tom Touhy..an awful gobshite
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    I think you'll find that someone will slot in RDF...

    I think you'll find that someone will slot in RDF under DF when it suits and withdraw it from underneath that umbrella if it doesn't.
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    Sticky: Thats was the proposed figures but at times it...

    Thats was the proposed figures but at times it was in excess of this or as it nowadays well below this. The establishment was for 72 all ranks but in 86/87/88 it ran above this as a lot of the...
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    Sticky: Doesn't have to be 'our' helos. Usually...

    Doesn't have to be 'our' helos. Usually international missions have many contributors. imagine if we had the capability to take helos during OP Pontus, plenty of Helo operators could have used such a...
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    Sticky: 110, I was number 16 on the list., if and...

    110, I was number 16 on the list.,

    if and when we do order this type we need to learn from the biggest mistake that was made around Eithne, not having a second unit in the class, . Build one, run...
  23. We've been down that road before and it just...

    We've been down that road before and it just won't work when the AC is pulled in different directions by different masters with limited assets, it will always be.. and should always be a non runner...
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    Sticky: Nothing is based on the Eithne design there have...

    Nothing is based on the Eithne design there have been variations of a theme but to prove direct linage back to Eithne is pure conjecture as if it there were a direct link someone would be in breach...
  25. he's a clown It must be remembered that on two...

    he's a clown

    It must be remembered that on two occasions where lives were lost in the past decades inability to provide top cover and air corps mismanagement were considered as potential...
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