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    someone pass on the message- redacting really...

    someone pass on the message- redacting really requires two passes with the big Sharpie :-D
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    Yes I knew that Brian, but I figured that was...

    Yes I knew that Brian, but I figured that was mainly due to lack of operational use rather than any problems with the runway?
    it’s a shame to lose it as an asset so close to the border
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    Poll: The DOD chequebook...

    The DOD chequebook...
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    thought that might be the case, can't be too far...

    thought that might be the case, can't be too far off though!
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    Can it land at finner? or is the Runway long...

    Can it land at finner? or is the Runway long enough?
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    the previous GOC has stated that a true QRA would...

    the previous GOC has stated that a true QRA would require 16 airframes- a near doubling in the size of the IAC- it's not happening in my lifetime!
    (unless the EU made us, in which case there would...
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    This is true but we’re hypothetically talking...

    This is true but we’re hypothetically talking about 30 odd year old freebies
    here with high hours on the airframe and engines.
    In any case I think it’s a total fantasy and will never happen unless...
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    (This whole thing is getting into Walt territory)...

    (This whole thing is getting into Walt territory) but any QRA jets on the east coast would be a redundant overlap with RAF Lossiemouth- far better to station them on the west coast and enter a...
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    The only Exocets in Bal were in the tea ring...

    The only Exocets in Bal were in the tea ring stained pages of the crew room’s Janes Defence Weekly!
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    look all I'm saying is they'd make a great air to...

    look all I'm saying is they'd make a great air to ground platform for taking out the water meter protesters and the feckers nicking the turf!
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    SAS...

    SAS http://www.pixstel.com/8-flight-sa-365-dauphin_pics79-7963.jpg

    our four (reconfigured with the SAR gear) would have made a great asset as a dedicated ranger flight for very little outlay, as...
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    it's just a link to a pic of a nice Navy coloured...

    it's just a link to a pic of a nice Navy coloured Dauphin with a Nightsun and a FLIR.
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    7818 here's a nice pic of one of the SAS...

    7818

    here's a nice pic of one of the SAS flight's five Dauphins...


    now if only we hadn't practically given away four of them...
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    Surely fitting Javelins onto Mowags would be far...

    Surely fitting Javelins onto Mowags would be far more effective than pumping money into a dead platform such as the Scorpion?
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    Absolutely, I mean if you're going to make absurd...

    Absolutely, I mean if you're going to make absurd comparisons, at least break it down by a factor of ten to give the yearly cost!
    the 523 mil figure just smacks of sensationalism when taken out of...
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    What a ridiculous, biased, and completely...

    What a ridiculous, biased, and completely irrelevant to the conversation comment!
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    she looks to be in about the same condition as a...

    she looks to be in about the same condition as a lot of the vehicles/armour I've seen in Bovington etc, I'd hardly say rotting away
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    rumour has it this could be due a bump??

    rumour has it this could be due a bump??
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    The FCÁ "A Cast of Thousands" (1988)

    Hi Lads,
    here's a little bit of history that was almost lost that I thought some of you might like to see!

    http://youtu.be/v3bKPPOwaIU

    http://youtu.be/v3bKPPOwaIU

    Things have certainly come...
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    the FN spotter rifle, very little mention of it...

    the FN spotter rifle, very little mention of it since- how is it getting on?
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    Any update on this? I haven't seen any decent...

    Any update on this? I haven't seen any decent pics online yet
    Any more user feedback from those out in the wild?
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    seriously will someone from the press office go...

    seriously will someone from the press office go and buy the licence to use a different feckin song sometimes!
    it suits mowags plowing around the curragh or the Pc-9's firing off a few rockets but...
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    Prior to the CN 235's Nimrods and Shackletons...

    Prior to the CN 235's Nimrods and Shackletons were never too far away,now we have to stand on our own two feet
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    we could have given the ARW four dauphins had...

    we could have given the ARW four dauphins had somebody pulled their heads out of their arses!
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    the problem lies in that for a tiny island we...

    the problem lies in that for a tiny island we have far,far too many lads in the Army with little real purpose
    ,we need to cut the regs down and expand the aircorps and navy
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