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Well, as a slight alternative to laminating various parts
Anyway, I was thinking about out boys (and girl's) in blue
(or is it green?). Howcome they never get duty frees? I
mean if a chap (or chap-ette) is about to take a daring
mission into enemy territory (which
leaving their own nation's airspace) then why shouldn't
the duty-free that even those of us who travel cattle-
class get? It seems unjust.
Anyway, again most fighter planes have a two-seater
version, so there is room for the steward and a possibly
small heavily-stealthed trolley. Alternatively the items
trolley could just be displayed on the HUD, along with a
chip and pin machine, just below the fire button.
And, on a more somber note, for those who never return
from the mission, there would be the consolation that
gave their lives for a noble cause, and they bought a
of those overpriced biros which can be distributed to
Spitfire Beer-Run Varient
It should be noted that they calculated the time at high altitude necessary to perfectly chill the beer. [bs0u0155, Jun 25 2015]
[bs0u0155, Jun 25 2015]
||I think I'm surprised that this isn't already one of the perks of
serving your country. But then nothing about this country
surprises me anymore.
||//out boys (and girl's)// Im as liberal as the next person, but positive discrimination has its limits. Shouldnt the straight and closet boys and girls get these perks as well?
||//chap-ette// Shame on you, [nrm]. It's chap-esse.
||huh? Military aircraft routinely fly... er... luxury goods
around the world. Their immunity to customs searches is
not an opportunity that is frequently missed. I'm betting
that this Spitfire <link> spent little time looking for the
"something to declare" channel on the airfields behind
||Nearly forty years ago I heard tell of a gentleman who brought back a significant quantity of hasheesh in this manner. He wouldn't part with small portions though, he wanted the lot of it gone.
||While reading looking at the Loot Tanks linky, I
happened to spot the name "Dave Bowman". Does
this suggest where a certain Mr A.C. Clarke got his
||"Ginger bought it on a sortie over Essen"