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Offline StAthan lecky

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #150 on: August 24, 2017, 03:41:40 PM »
Anyone know what "ATB" means ?,little point in asking Ian directly,he has made his position very clear ! he is just a contractor and follows orders  ::)

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #151 on: August 24, 2017, 03:45:39 PM »
Presumably All The Best.
Unless he's been visiting the ARRSE forum, in which case he's calling you an A******* T******* B****** !!  ;D
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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #152 on: August 24, 2017, 07:27:53 PM »
Ooooooh surely not  ;D

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #153 on: August 24, 2017, 07:33:30 PM »
Well, my posting of your questions on UKAR have so far failed to elicit any proper replies ( except for an "I was invited but didn't go" comment )......they appear, however, to have potentially caused a bout of handbaging to kick off  >:D  ;D
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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #154 on: August 24, 2017, 07:59:55 PM »
I will take that as a "Result" then,thank you for posting on UkARSE on my behalf  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #155 on: August 24, 2017, 09:18:59 PM »
Well, you had a partial answer to one of your questions in Sam's post #143 on the previous page.
In the podcast Dr.P. did with DanO' on UKAR, it was said that VTST employed 22 people.
Those 22 consisted of : 4 Directors; 5 engineering staff; 5 people running Hangar 3 ; 3 merchandising staff; 3 'customer facing' staff ( which makes 20, so Dr.P. missed 2 out )
Of those, 14 were made redundant, which leaves 8 staff.
Of the 5 engineering staff ( which doesn't include Edmondson ) 2 were kept on, both of whom ( Taff & Rick Lee(?) ) were said to be on 'zero-hour' retainer contracts.
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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #156 on: August 24, 2017, 11:44:30 PM »
Well, you had a partial answer to one of your questions in Sam's post #143 on the previous page.
In the podcast Dr.P. did with DanO' on UKAR, it was said that VTST employed 22 people.
Those 22 consisted of : 4 Directors; 5 engineering staff; 5 people running Hangar 3 ; 3 merchandising staff; 3 'customer facing' staff ( which makes 20, so Dr.P. missed 2 out )
Of those, 14 were made redundant, which leaves 8 staff.
Of the 5 engineering staff ( which doesn't include Edmondson ) 2 were kept on, both of whom ( Taff & Rick Lee(?) ) were said to be on 'zero-hour' retainer contracts.

Taff and Rick Lee have both now left for pastures new.  Taff goes in for the ground runs once a month.  Which leaves Andrew as the sole "Engineer" employed by this organisation which is going to "Inspire the next generation of engineers"

One of the 14 made redundant was re-instated as the web store could not operate with only one person.

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #157 on: August 25, 2017, 12:12:24 AM »
Now what's that old saying about chiefs & Indians........ :-\
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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #158 on: August 26, 2017, 09:32:16 AM »
Interesting to see that all my comments on the XH558 page on Farcebook have been deleted!! >:(

Along with every other negative comment - seems to have hit a nerve?  >:D

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #159 on: August 26, 2017, 11:35:47 AM »
There won't be many comments left then from what I reading a while ago.

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #160 on: September 05, 2017, 11:17:20 AM »
For info, this image posted on Facebook showing both aircraft's current locations...


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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #161 on: September 05, 2017, 01:47:58 PM »
I think the area between the Canberra and Vulcan is where the NEW hanger is to be built one day.

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #162 on: September 05, 2017, 01:54:09 PM »
If it ever gets built it will be on the old pan to the right of the Vulcan between the sewerage farm and the tanks. The three light patched on the black tarmac are from the test drilling to check the concrete below is in good condition.

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #163 on: September 05, 2017, 02:05:19 PM »
As I've posted previously, Steve Liddle is a member of the UKAR forum

...and now he's here too.

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Re: So that's it then?
« Reply #164 on: September 05, 2017, 02:08:54 PM »
I bet I'm not the only one on here who's heartbroken at seeing the reality in that photo  >:(

How the HELL have the Trust let it come to this?? It's WRONG on so many counts..........

I've been shot down in flames on Farcebook by one of the current volunteers who says it's not a sewage farm - it's a 'Water Treatment Plant'! Does it REALLY matter?

Beginning to think maybe 558 IS parked in the right place because this whole debacle STINKS!!