Working in the Falkland Islands?

Well, if you don't see the lights after flying south for half a day, then you have to turn right and try and find Chile. It's a bit skinny and the neighbours are unfriendly and you might miss it. After that, start reading the safety card in the seat pocket in front of you...
Brazil was nice when it let one of our Vickers fuelling tankers land in an emergency in 82, suddenly their (BZ 1, Rolls Royce Princess) embassy limo was fixed overnight..... strange that.
 
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Well, if you don't see the lights after flying south for half a day, then you have to turn right and try and find Chile. It's a bit skinny and the neighbours are unfriendly and you might miss it. After that, start reading the safety card in the seat pocket in front of you...
One problem with your instructions -

According to my calculations, they landed during daylight so there wouldn't have been any lights.

They must just have been lucky to find the islands.
 
"Dad. Can we go home now?"

"But Dad, you said I could have a McFlurry if I stopped saying 'Are we nearly there yet?"
 
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Well, if you don't see the lights after flying south for half a day, then you have to turn right and try and find Chile. It's a bit skinny and the neighbours are unfriendly and you might miss it. After that, start reading the safety card in the seat pocket in front of you...
"...in the seat pocket in front of you..."

Is your normal airframe an F.B.5 ?
 
Stanley Services who run the fuel for the locals used to buy the "waste" fuel from the military when the big tanks were getting cleaned. Nothing wrong with it, but had to go to what we called a Slops Tank. They had to buy it at waste fuel rates....of course it was put to good use in Stanley at non-waste prices!
by all accounts there was a lot and needed shifting fast, they turned up with drums buckets sinks pots and pans by all accounts
 

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Long day, 6and half hours to Dakar, over 2 hours there, sitting on plane, then 10 hours to Falklands. Then immigration and customs, on the bus, wait, longish bus to Stanley, we were last drop off, about 3hours after landing. So in house half 7 local time.

Don't you lot have anything better to do than stalk me!
 
Just had a chat with someone that helped build the LMA complex! Educational and he didn't know we called it the Death Star!
 
Well, if you don't see the lights after flying south for half a day, then you have to turn right and try and find Chile. It's a bit skinny and the neighbours are unfriendly and you might miss it. After that, start reading the safety card in the seat pocket in front of you...
Aaah, that's why we were escorted by 2 Tornados, not as security but as traffic control!
 
Long day, 6and half hours to Dakar, over 2 hours there, sitting on plane, then 10 hours to Falklands. Then immigration and customs, on the bus, wait, longish bus to Stanley, we were last drop off, about 3hours after landing. So in house half 7 local time.

Don't you lot have anything better to do than stalk me!
We wanted to make sure you made okay so we can start to talk about you behind your back.
 

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