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Re: In Flight Catering

#21 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:55 pm

Yes, after a week, BR ham sandwiches had curled enough to be relabeled as sausage rolls

(A NTNOCN joke, there)

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Re: In Flight Catering

#22 Post by ricardian » Thu Aug 04, 2022 9:49 pm

Being a shift worker (365/24/7, 2 days on, 2 days off = 42 hr week) for most of my 12 years RAF service (1961-1973) I and my single, living-in fellow shiftworkers suffered the vagaries of "out of hours" catering. On a large station like Akrotiri where my watch consisted of a Sgt, a Cpl & about 7 SAC/SACW we usually got "reasonable" out-of-hours catering although the catering staff seemed to begrudge having to feed folk who didn't work office hours. However, on a smaller station it was not unknown for an evening "meal" to consists of a Robirch pork pie and an apple; those Robirch pork pies contained a tiny piece of un-named meat (shades of CMOT Dibbler) which rattled around when the case-hardened pie was shaken.
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