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Hey am sure i have seen this posted before but cant find it to save myself sorry.
I think it's Merlin and Search and Rescue Sea King at RNAS Culdrose.
Lynx and Seaking at RNAS Yeovilton (Definitely the Mark 4 Junglie Seaking)
And up until recently the ill fated Harrier was at RAF Wittering.
I'm sure a WAFU will be along soon to correct me.
I think that sounds about right cheers
Yes mate I wouldnt worry about it by the time you get to the end of the waiting list they will all have gone! :lol:
Hi TMMDI by the way shippers
True or heavily armed microlites. ie. water baloons and pistols
Heya Dabber how's life back in Blighty old bean?
750 Sqn : Jetstream T2 for observer training, shortly to change to the Beech200 King Air.
771 Sqn : Sea King Mk5's Search and Rescue/Maritime Counter Terrorism
814/820 Sqn : Front line Merlins.
824 Sqn : Merlin training.
829 Sqn : Small ship's Merlin flights, Type23 frigates only at the moment.
849/854/857 Sqn : Sea King Mk7 ASaCS/AEW
702 Sqn : Lynx training (Mk3 & Mk8).
727 Sqn : Grob trainersm basic flight training.
815 Sqn : Small ship's Lynx flights.
845/846 Sqn : Sea King Mk4 'Junglies', Commando Helicopter Force.
847 Sqn : Lynx Mk7, Commando Helicopter Force.
848 Sqn : Sea King Mk4 training.
700W Sqn : Lynx wildcat fielding squadron, currently without aircraft.
771 Sqn : Search and Rescue
Hope that helps!
I heard they were simlply going to give the old Zoomie pilots Hang-Gliders.
:roll: :roll: Whirlwind, Buccaneers, Scimitars, Hunters, at Lossiemouth. Sea Vixens, Phantoms, Harriers at Yeovilton. Gannets, Hunters at Brawdy . Wirlwind Wessex, Sea Kings at Culdrose. Wessex, Sea King, Wasps at Osprey. Gannets and Sea Kings at Prestwick. Hunters,Wessexs, Heron, Dove, Sea Prince at Daedalus. Think thats about it!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
# "Let's do the Time Warp again ..."
Scouse, You missed out Sopwith Camels ( RN derivetives ) at Kinloss.
Say again, over.
As an AET you can choose; Lynx, Merlin, Sea King mk4 (yeo) & Sea King mk7. Eventually Sea King mk4, will be replaced by Merlin mk3's.
:roll: So the Choice is ??? Merlin or Lynx
Or in the future F-35 if you believe we will actually get any.
Pretty much, the odd few choose SK mk4.
AETs in USA getting trained on JSFs but we won't get to see them till they're in (2018ish)
:cry: Dont want it to rain on your parade, but this carboard cut out is the only fixed wing you are ever likely to see on board a carrier in the FAA http://usera.ImageCave.com/scouse/HMS+Illustrious+Docks+Greenwich+Hlf45bO4CaDl(1).jpg
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