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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by hewitt » Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:27 am

Thanks alot everyone. :fsgrin:
Yambo wrote:I moved to Preston after leaving the army just as they were closing the Strand Road site, putting 4000 people out of work. Sad to see they are cutting even more jobs.

However, my son got and completed an apprenticeship with BAe but wasn't happy going to the same place doing the same thing all the time and he now does contract work. He'll likely have a bit more competition for contract work soon. :(
I believe that they said it would effect 7000 other contractors with the job losses at BAE Systems. :(

I have to keep my head up and keep plugging on though.I will probably not get moved or made redundant for atleast 3 months.(Normally a 90 day consultancy period with the unions.)
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by webberg » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:02 pm

It's very difficult Jason, but a positive attitude is necessary.

Having been there a couple of times myself I've found that when the dust settles wherever I am seems to have been a better place than the one I left or was forced out of.
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by hewitt » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:28 am

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Happy bunny.Doing overtime this morning and my job is safe again.
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by Stan » Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:06 am

Great to hear your job is safe Jason :D
Does that mean you can get on with my fully loaded Brussels buster now? :twisted:
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by Jill » Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:08 pm

Yesterday, Richard and I were were scattering his late parents' ashes at a place called Rosedale ( they used to enjoy walking there ) on the North Yorkshire Moors.

Richard was scattering his dad, Joe's ashes,(he'd been a pilot in the RAF )when a fighter plane appeared and flew over and around us for several minutes before flying away.

Obviously on some sort of exercise ...

And then you post your photograph ... Joe would have appreciated that. :fsbgrin:

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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by hewitt » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:14 pm

The end of an era today. :( Just been given a letter saying I am being moved off the job I have been doing for 7 and a half years on Eurofighter typhoon.
I am being moved onto JSF Fighter instead which could be a good thing in the long run. (Restructuring things they call it).
They say that the JSF has wok till 2025 so onwards and upwards. :D :D
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by Draggon » Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:23 pm

hewitt wrote:The end of an era today. :( Just been given a letter saying I am being moved off the job I have been doing for 7 and a half years on Eurofighter typhoon.
I am being moved onto JSF Fighter instead which could be a good thing in the long run. (Restructuring things they call it).
They say that the JSF has wok till 2025 so onwards and upwards. :D :D
Bad news for the Typhoon - good news for the JSF F-35 Lightning? :) Will you have to relocate?
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by hewitt » Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:57 pm

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hewitt wrote:The end of an era today. :( Just been given a letter saying I am being moved off the job I have been doing for 7 and a half years on Eurofighter typhoon.
I am being moved onto JSF Fighter instead which could be a good thing in the long run. (Restructuring things they call it).
They say that the JSF has wok till 2025 so onwards and upwards. :D :D
Bad news for the Typhoon - good news for the JSF F-35 Lightning? :) Will you have to relocate?
I will just have to do a lot of security clearance and move to a different hanger on the same site. We work on a very big site, used to be an airfield. :)
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Re: We made the 100th this week.

Post by Paul Victory » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:13 pm

Sounds like a very significant silver lining Jason. Definitely a glass a lot more than half full.

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