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Genghis the Engineer
29th Jun 2004, 16:10
They do the rounds from time to time, for example....

Engines Turn Or Passengers Swim.

NIncompoop Management, Ruined Our Design (2000).

G

fireflybob
29th Jun 2004, 18:51
Don't know whether BA use the same acronym still but their computerised fuel planning used to be called SWORD.

Someone gave it the nickname of S ure W ay O f R unning D ry!

TURIN
1st Jul 2004, 10:55
ATP

Avros Taking the P1ss. Another Technical Problem.

I think this was done to death on JB a while back.

Human Factor
1st Jul 2004, 12:34
CIRRUS - BA's new flight planning system.

Completely Insufficient Regularly Requires Uplift Somewhere

:E

john_tullamarine
1st Jul 2004, 13:40
Not wanting to be seen as a party pooper .. and I am grinning from ear to ear as I write this after reading the posts so far ..

Should anyone take any offence from any of the present and anticipated light-hearted and humorous posts in this thread, please consider that no harm is intended ... indeed, if we see anything a bit over the top, we will amend the post appropriately.

If anyone does get offended, please do email me or the good Captain Stable and we will do whatever is necessary to keep the thread going while addressing any reasonable reader concerns ....

best regards to all .... John T

Tinstaafl
1st Jul 2004, 14:57
NAIPS, Australia's National Aeronautical Information Processing System, a computerised flight planning service that was overlong in development**: Never Actually Intended to Provide a Service.





**But now creams everything provided by the the UK authorities.

POL.777
1st Jul 2004, 15:14
BAe 146

Bring
Another
Engine

bacardi walla
1st Jul 2004, 15:22
Incompetenace
Nobody
Orders
Parts

Bits
Of
Engines
In
Neighbours
Garden

safetypee
1st Jul 2004, 15:59
Genghis, NIMROD; looking forward to the first flight of Mk 4
Never Intended for Maritime Reconnaissance or Overseas Deployment

Specnut727
2nd Jul 2004, 02:19
TLA = Three Letter Acronym

FLA = Four Letter Acronym

FLA = Five letter Acronym :confused:

Genghis the Engineer
2nd Jul 2004, 08:21
MLA = Multiple Letter Acronym !

ICT_SLB
6th Jul 2004, 04:41
The original classic:

Never
Again
Must
Ministeries
Amalgamate

Chimbu chuckles
6th Jul 2004, 15:02
SE EFATO memory items:

Fuel/ Mixture/ Ignition/ Instruments (eng)/Throttle

or F**k Me I'm In Trouble.

CASA/CAA/FAA whatever. C**ts Against Sensible Aviation/ Cretins Against Aviation/ F'wits Against Aeroplanes.

I thought the 146 was the Fischer Price Starlifter?

Or Aushwitz with wings?

Chuckles.:}