10yr old article posted as 'news'

Discussion in 'The Gash Barge' started by bollotom, Apr 7, 2011.

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  1. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    Looks like the MoD have raided the bank and ordered 22 Airbus 300s. 8O

    Edit to delete LINK pending current info
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2011
  2. Topstop

    Topstop War Hero

    Linky???????????????? please, production stopped 2007

    Aaaah A400s! not 300s all is now clear.
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2011
  3. EarlyChop

    EarlyChop New member

    wait, so their not going to sack any staff from the raf?

    support 5500 staff? a gennie could do that!
  4. Purple_twiglet

    Purple_twiglet War Hero Moderator

    Given that the link is dated 2001, I suggest this thread is not exactly current, and hence is moving to the gash barge.
  5. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    I was in a rush with the link as I saw it this afternoon on BBC News, then the Japan earthquake took over. I'll dig it out. :)
  6. oldseadog

    oldseadog New member

    As you well know, it may take a little time to filter any new development proposals to the lower decks!


  7. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    Ah well. Can't find a link. The upshot is that EADS have asked for a rescue package for the air-tanker (A400?) And MoD have agreed to 22 instead of 25 aircraft. If I can find a link that is current I'll post it. I know I wasn't dreaming. :)
  8. oldseadog

    oldseadog New member

    Dreaming of currents? Not a fruitcake are you?

    Why do I always find myself on the Gash Barge??

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2011
  9. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    We all find our own levels sooner or later, OSD. :-D
  10. soleil

    soleil War Hero

  11. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2011
  12. janner

    janner War Hero Book Reviewer

    Not really its been put on two other threads already
  13. bollotom

    bollotom War Hero

    Thanks for that, Janner. Nice to see that 1311 is before 13 and a bit. :-D

    Edit to correct incorrect correction.

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