Two RAF Typhoon jets scrambled

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by msr, Jan 24, 2011.

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  1. msr

    msr LE

  2. msr

    msr LE

    "The truth is that exactly two things have made air travel safer since 9/11: reinforcing cockpit doors and convincing passengers they need to fight back."

    Why the TSA Can't Back Down
     
  3. **** me! RAF Typhoons have actually been used for something!
     
  4. they're just on VERY long sticks
     
  5. Yep, that's the outing for year used up.
     
  6. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer


  7. Tiny bit less obtrusive than driving a range rover through the front door maybe? :)
     
  8. Ahem...it was a Yankee JEEP..not a British Rangie...hence the reason if faltered whilst trying to negotiate the curb ;)
     
  9. Damn, beat me to it...
     

  10. Sorry to disappoint you mate, i have it on good authority that it was a couple of eyties on the way home from having a cappuchino in the mess at Coningsby, bloody annoyed they were too, they missed tea at Brindisi.!!
     
  11. Two Typhoons were scrambled last week after a plane fell off the radar and air traffic couldn't contact it, coming into land somewhere in England.

    But by the time they got into the air it had already landed, be better off with a/c model spitfires at least they'd get somewhere.