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    Good work.Well done,them.

    Good work.Well done,them.
  2. report of death of Italian ambassador to DRC...

    Hi all,
    Some sources have it that the Italian ambassador to the DRC has been killed in a roadside ambush, along with two colleagues, while travelling in a UN convoy.
    regards
    GttC
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    oh, look, a Cessna Caravan....

    oh, look, a Cessna Caravan....
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    A few techs have gone back, but quite a few...

    A few techs have gone back, but quite a few declined as their pension would be retrenched if they did and it wouldn't be worth it, financially. So, unless the pay scales change, people will continue...
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    If it keeps going the way it is, the DF will be...

    If it keeps going the way it is, the DF will be little more than a militia/coast guard/civdef organisation, with token UN participation.
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    ...and the Marine Institute personnel have a...

    ...and the Marine Institute personnel have a union with teeth, so if they have a grievance, they can run to their shop steward and their ship will not sail. The cheque book will be pulled out and the...
  7. Over a 2 grand spend? How? I thought certain...

    Over a 2 grand spend? How? I thought certain Officers could spend up to 5K without prior approval if it was an urgent requirement? Certainly, we had them in the Don and it was used to buy tools in an...
  8. The problem is, that when politically powerful...

    The problem is, that when politically powerful people get their noses out of joint, they tend to react with lawyers and individuals further down the foodchain end up contemplating their navels in the...
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    Poll: Nothing new there. I saw one of those fly-on-the...

    Nothing new there. I saw one of those fly-on-the -wall documentaries on the cops in the UK dealing with emigration offences and they liaise with the Polish Air Force to shift a Casa load every week....
  10. It's more secret than a secret thing!!

    It's more secret than a secret thing!!
  11. I recall Gormo being used as an actual or...

    I recall Gormo being used as an actual or threatened punishment, "you'll be ****ed off to Gormo!", being the operative phrase and one young Airman I knew was dispatched there for a minor infraction...
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    Sacky Glenn and Jetpipe beside the Puma. Possibly...

    Sacky Glenn and Jetpipe beside the Puma. Possibly Frank Russell,too.
  13. Amazon own cargo aircraft too, so they might just...

    Amazon own cargo aircraft too, so they might just be setting up a maintenance base for their aircraft.
  14. Might be a good time to buy property around...

    Might be a good time to buy property around Shannon.
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    Finner is short and leaves no room for error. I'd...

    Finner is short and leaves no room for error. I'd rather land a heli there any day.
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    I read somewhere that when Krupp was barred from...

    I read somewhere that when Krupp was barred from operation after WW 2 had ended, the only weapon that escaped the net was this 20mm MG 151, which had been the standard 20mm gun for the Luftwaffe, so...
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    Poll: an opportunity to buy aircraft that the...

    an opportunity to buy aircraft that the manufacturer wants to shift, badly and get a decent deal on the price.
  18. Go back to the Chief of Staff and ask him out...

    Go back to the Chief of Staff and ask him out straight; does he support the retention of a Reserve or not? If he does not, then it will wither on the vine and he will get a pat on the back for...
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    Poll: The HSE has a hired-in Learjet on permanent...

    The HSE has a hired-in Learjet on permanent standby at Dublin Airport. It's costing around 1.5 million a year and it rarely moves. They have not used it to move vaccines,as it was hired to airlift...
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    not long enough.

    not long enough.
  21. apart from all that, it shouldn't take a year to...

    apart from all that, it shouldn't take a year to process a person into an organisation. That's just dereliction of duty,right there. No civvy organisation would tolerate it.
  22. [QUOTE=na grohmiti;484344]Ah, that changes it a...

    [QUOTE=na grohmiti;484344]Ah, that changes it a bit, you want to utilise "skilled" reservists, who may already have had training on type. I know many years back I was offered casual work changing...
  23. No shortage of ex AC who would go into an Air...

    No shortage of ex AC who would go into an Air Corps Reserve and no shortage of aircraft mechs in general, who would join a Reserve, if they thought it would keep them current and expand their...
  24. Generate an Air Corps reserve. There are plenty...

    Generate an Air Corps reserve. There are plenty of tasks that could be achieved with an aviation-oriented Reserve unit.
    Man one of the inactive NS ships with a 50% NSR crew, if you need to generate...
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    An awful lot of the repaint cost is in the...

    An awful lot of the repaint cost is in the preparation such as the protection of transparencies, the stripping of old paints and decals and the sheer amount of hands-on manhours involved in sanding...
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