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High Jinks or Appalling Criminal Behaviour?

If a 46 year old drunken fool, does not realise that acting like an idiot onboard a inflight aircraft, and setting off a airport fire alarm maliciously has repercussions, then perhaps he ought to be escorted by a carer, and be 'advised' to not consume alcohol

Or maybe get smashed in a quiet country pub, as opposed to an aircraft or airport.
 

AlienFTM

MIA
Book Reviewer
All cars in the seventies were extremely easy to nick.................... So I'm told.
I have told before of my Capri (yellow, black vinyl roof). Corporals' Mess barman, job done for the night. Sign out in the BFG register. Leave the engine running cos it's a bitch to start cold a second time. Door locks itself as I get out. Come back, key in ignition. Wtf? Reach into pocket. Find key from Halfords from recent trip home. "Pick a key, if it opens the lock on the mahusive toolbox, the toolbox is yours." The key was an FS882 or similar.

I didn't win, but quite bizarrely it opened the car.
 
"A man who admitted endangering an aircraft by taking over the flight's tannoy system to sing karaoke has been fined £1,000."


Is the bloody plane voice controlled?

No, but he has prevented Crew intercommunication and potentially has disrupted the crews ability to alert the Passengers to an emergency situation.

The former could potentially have an aircraft safety implication ( Cabin crew alerting crew to sparks smoke or other unpleasantness on the wings. So yes (potentially) Endangering an aircraft is a legitimate claim.

Its probably used because there is no specific charge for " Acting a complete C*** on an aircraft and we want to ensure we can legitimately ban him from flying" .

Im all for throwing the book at mongs on aircraft, simply because to many do not understand what the Galley rats real job is and therefore insufficient respect is accorded to their position. So like this arse feel free to ignore instructions.
 
I have told before of my Capri (yellow, black vinyl roof). Corporals' Mess barman, job done for the night. Sign out in the BFG register. Leave the engine running cos it's a bitch to start cold a second time. Door locks itself as I get out. Come back, key in ignition. Wtf? Reach into pocket. Find key from Halfords from recent trip home. "Pick a key, if it opens the lock on the mahusive toolbox, the toolbox is yours." The key was an FS882 or similar.

I didn't win, but quite bizarrely it opened the car.

I had a Mk1 Granada back in the eighties, a bronze/gold coloured one with the black leather look roof exactly the same as the one shown in the Sweeney. It was the best car in the street but if my mate who lived around the corner was working on his Mk3 Cortina and wanted to borrow any tools from the boot of my Granada, he just used his Cortina key to open the boot of my car and help himself.
 
Association Football, so appalling criminal behaviour. If he had been on the way back from Twickenham from the Rugby it would be amusing high jinks.

Reminds me of the cartoon of the CO and Adjutant on a Monday morning. It went something like this:

Adj: Subalterns smashed the mess up again, Colonel, and played "are you there, Moriarty?" with shotguns.

CO: Ah, youthful high jinks. Takes me back.

Adj: And I see SSM A Sqn has his arm in a sling and a black eye after the dinner night.

CO: I'll have the RSM have some strong words. Not on, don;t you know.

Adj: And the Orderly Corporal reports a suspected broken ashtray in the NAAFI.

CO: What? Sheer bloody vandalism. Close the place immediately and confine all the men to camp for a week, that'll show them...
 
I once bimbled across the Tescos car park to my old Mk 4 escort unlocked the door put my shopping on the passenger seat and thoght where the hell has all this rubbish come from, at which point I realised it wasn't my car. right row identical looking car wrong side of a people carrier.


The LR drivers door opens with almost any key you have, but I think that's because its badly worn
 
I have told before of my Capri (yellow, black vinyl roof). Corporals' Mess barman, job done for the night. Sign out in the BFG register. Leave the engine running cos it's a bitch to start cold a second time. Door locks itself as I get out. Come back, key in ignition. Wtf? Reach into pocket. Find key from Halfords from recent trip home. "Pick a key, if it opens the lock on the mahusive toolbox, the toolbox is yours." The key was an FS882 or similar.

I didn't win, but quite bizarrely it opened the car.
I once used the key to my Section's Vauxhall Chevette to open up an Antonov airliner which had landed at Dhekelia helipad by mistake. There was a spare wheel occupying one of the passenger seats, which at least showed some foresight on the crew's behalf.
 
Adj: Subalterns smashed the mess up again, Colonel, and played "are you there, Moriarty?" with shotguns.
Ah, the good old days.....
Anyone ever play the Fort George Foot Run? Still have some lead shot in my calf.
 
Anyone with a Renault 5 ignition key could gain entry to a Gazelle.

The wipers on the front are from the same source.
 
Anyone with a Renault 5 ignition key could gain entry to a Gazelle.

The wipers on the front are from the same source.

Wipers on a Squirrel (AS350/355 not a furry tree dwelling rodent) were also the same as those on a Renault car. Cost at least 5 times as much though as they had to be purchased through Aerospatiale and have aircraft approved on them.
 

ACAB

LE
I had a Mk1 Granada back in the eighties, a bronze/gold coloured one with the black leather look roof exactly the same as the one shown in the Sweeney. It was the best car in the street but if my mate who lived around the corner was working on his Mk3 Cortina and wanted to borrow any tools from the boot of my Granada, he just used his Cortina key to open the boot of my car and help himself.
I vaguely remember something similar from my Probation. An '88 (I think) Cortina key would open and start most other Ford vehicles.
 

AlienFTM

MIA
Book Reviewer
I vaguely remember something similar from my Probation. An '88 (I think) Cortina key would open and start most other Ford vehicles.
My brother (Northumbria SPG, disbanded for making the SS look soft) always had an FS883 on his ring of open-anything keys.
 

ches

LE
As scallywag teenagers we used a mates Dad's Ford cortina key to open the boot on Dirty Dereks capri & nick all his **** mags that he sold outside one of the wire factories in Warrington. We wanked ourselves transparent on the booty from that little soiree.
 

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