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RAF completes first flight powered by used cooking oil

Old 21st Nov 2022, 16:12
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Ide say that some of these puns are getting a little Orfe the mark. Some are quite Ruffe.
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Old 22nd Nov 2022, 14:18
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Do aircrew still need a herring test at annual medical?
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Old 22nd Nov 2022, 14:25
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Yes, a regular medical to maintain pike performance, or you could be left picking up the pisces.
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Don't hake the mickey!
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 14:17
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Originally Posted by ShyTorque View Post
Ide say that some of these puns are getting a little Orfe the mark. Some are quite Ruffe.

. . .. Bass ically we've been battered into submission, feelin' quite beluga-euered
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 16:04
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Don't be Koi about it, tell us what you really think, after all, you all are carping on about it. I bet the thread starter Roe's the day he posted it.

Incidentally in the news today they have fried Sturgeons plans.
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 16:48
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Incidentally in the news today they have fried Sturgeons plans.
Salmon had to - hope I didn't poach that one...
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 18:07
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I laughed so much at that one, I nearly fell off my perch.
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 19:13
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Well I dare say the Sturgeon will be Ruddy angry having been told to sling 'er 'ook!

FB

Actually is that a hat trick in one short sentence?!?!
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 19:54
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Absolutely brill attempts so far, though some have been a bit crappie and some just cobbler’s, so Discus it amongst yourselves and see if you can drum up some more…

that’s 5 FB
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 19:57
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Hopefully the fish comedians have now run out of ideas?

Using that fuel in the Voyager raises some questions regarding its use in the AAR role. Have the pods been cleared for this fuel? Or receiver aircraft? If not, how will that alternative fuel be 100% flushed out so that the aircraft can be used in the role for which the RAF intended?

When we first had the VC10K, the pods weren't cleared for JP4 in the US. So on trails back to the UK we had to land at civil airports rather than US military aerodromes. Which must have been expensive, but was much more fun as the local hotels were usually rather better too. Regrettably FRL soon cleared the pods, but it had been fun whilst it lasted!
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Old 23rd Nov 2022, 22:28
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That must plaice a strain on it all Beagle, I did wonder if they would need to flush the system out, it would be ironic if the had to do an Avtur fill it and bin it to accomplish it.
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Old 24th Nov 2022, 09:59
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Hopefully the fish comedians have now run out of ideas?
Ah, porbeagle, no not quite! Sorry, couldn't resist...

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In light of the true meaning, they’ll be happier now to shout “Pan Pan Pan!”
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Old 24th Nov 2022, 17:15
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Out of the frying pan and into the flyer!
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Old 25th Jan 2023, 12:51
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Interesting article on how it is collected and made .

https://www.canarymedia.com/articles...n-fuel-is-made
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More than 25 years ago my old friend Tony McGrath, UK manager for Hatz diesels, took me to a go-karting centre which used Hatz silenced 500cc diesel engines fuelled by used cooking oil. The place smelled like a chip shop kitchen but was considered much better than DERV fuelled even with the extractor fans full on. I also tried his diesel motorcycle which ran happily at 1500 rpm, 55 mph and some 300 mpg. But I think it would take rather more oil than all our local chippies could produce in a year to fuel an Atlantic crossing.
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