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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd May 2021, 22:42
Replies: 65
Views: 4,968
Posted By ve3id

Do councils use 'professional' electricians?...

Do councils use 'professional' electricians? After my father died I came back to the UK to live in the apartment that I had bought for him from the council to prevent squatters getting in while I did...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2021, 17:28
Replies: 231
Views: 58,991
Posted By ve3id

The problem with wikipedia is that anybody can...

The problem with wikipedia is that anybody can change it!
I found a page that said that there is no legal definition of a pint of beer in Canada. It was posted by somebody called the 'National...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2021, 19:50
Replies: 231
Views: 58,991
Posted By ve3id

Wikipedia is an authority????? Oh darn, all these...

Wikipedia is an authority????? Oh darn, all these years I was telling my students they would get an 'F' if they cited it!
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2021, 21:55
Replies: 30
Views: 3,365
Posted By ve3id

You mean like this one? ...

You mean like this one?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/435x261/disunited_kingdom_8dcc714999312263cb5c5a1c8689e47b1cf098de.jpeg
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2021, 02:27
Replies: 474
Views: 527,470
Posted By ve3id

Right! There are only 10 types of people, those...

Right! There are only 10 types of people, those who understand binary and those who don't!
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 02:34
Replies: 131
Views: 22,231
Posted By ve3id

Does anybody have TAF to post? Reports are saying...

Does anybody have TAF to post? Reports are saying that the storm was not forecast.
(Accent on 'T')
10th Mar 2021, 01:20
Replies: 1,070
Views: 463,103
Posted By ve3id

I just found this thread for the first time - and...

I just found this thread for the first time - and have to wonder how it has been going on for three years?????
3rd Mar 2021, 00:51
Replies: 50
Views: 10,651
Posted By ve3id

Another one - if it belongs to him, you don't say...

Another one - if it belongs to him, you don't say " hi's " do you?
3rd Mar 2021, 00:48
Replies: 50
Views: 10,651
Posted By ve3id

Apparently you missed the lesson that taught that...

Apparently you missed the lesson that taught that it takes two aeroplanes to fly in formation :-)
2nd Mar 2021, 13:54
Replies: 50
Views: 10,651
Posted By ve3id

I never could figure out if it is a grocer's,...

I never could figure out if it is a grocer's, grocers' or just plain grocers apostrophe. Did anybody here go to Grocer's(') Public School so they can tell us what they taught there?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 22:19
Replies: 68
Views: 4,892
Posted By ve3id

And outside my hotel window in Singapore, I saw a...

And outside my hotel window in Singapore, I saw a sign advertising Flee Flames! That's also true - I have a photo somewhere! I was was an optician's ad. I slept in my clothes with my bag packed...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 22:16
Replies: 68
Views: 4,892
Posted By ve3id

You can never win. Good thing the Vulcan bomber...

You can never win. Good thing the Vulcan bomber was retired before the denizens of the planet Vulcan come and neutralise us with their ray guns for inappropriate inter-stellar appropriation!
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 22:07
Replies: 49
Views: 11,544
Posted By ve3id

AND you can't simulate the pax! Working on my...

AND you can't simulate the pax! Working on my CPL, my instructor failed an engine and had me do in instrument approach in an ATC810 with turbulence up to max. When I had put it down on the edge of...
13th Feb 2021, 02:36
Replies: 10,020
Views: 559,715
Posted By ve3id

Did somebody order a water taxi?

Did somebody order a water taxi?
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2021, 02:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By ve3id

There is a report on the court case here: ...

There is a report on the court case here:
https://www2.theiet.org/forums/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=205&threadid=7152

Copied below:
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2021, 21:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By ve3id

As a director of my condo building, I was ordered...

As a director of my condo building, I was ordered by the Fire Marshall last year (oh wait, it was 2019 :-) ) to immediately go out and buy CO alarms for the apartments one floor immediately below the...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2021, 01:31
Replies: 119
Views: 8,925
Posted By ve3id

Customs

Since the field has been opened up, I'd like to relate my customs story!
I had been on a business trip to California, and being a radio ham had loaded up with all sorts of bargains for my hobby from...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2021, 02:39
Replies: 119
Views: 8,925
Posted By ve3id

There was one parked in front of the village shop...

There was one parked in front of the village shop in Goathland, Yorks., a.k.a Aidensfield from the Heartbeat series, the last time I was there.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2021, 12:49
Replies: 119
Views: 8,925
Posted By ve3id

Back in 1987 I was "back 'ome" for a parental...

Back in 1987 I was "back 'ome" for a parental management visit when my big bro dropped in (also a Canadian resident now) and needed to be at Heathrow at 06:00 on Sunday morning. Since my aeroplan...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2021, 12:41
Replies: 119
Views: 8,925
Posted By ve3id

You're right, there is no justice in traffic...

You're right, there is no justice in traffic court. One year I took a PhD engineer friend to argue that the large whip ham antenna on my car had whipped forward and given a false radar return as I...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2021, 23:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By ve3id

I wanted to lean to play the guitar, but my music...

I wanted to lean to play the guitar, but my music teacher talked me out of it. He said, in front of the whole class, "I think guitars are on their way out now!" His name was Scott and instead of...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2021, 23:42
Replies: 161
Views: 10,981
Posted By ve3id

Actually the ignition enabler and the door opener...

Actually the ignition enabler and the door opener are two separate circuits. The door opener is battery-operated. while the ignition enabler is a passive RFID device which gets its power from an RF...
26th Dec 2020, 22:52
Replies: 94
Views: 34,549
Posted By ve3id

My most scary flight

I had made a habit of frequently driving out to the airfield with pax in the car, and putting them in the back of a 172 for an air tour of downtown Toronto, usually with a couple of orbits of the CN...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 11:03
Replies: 393
Views: 125,918
Posted By ve3id

I think I have seen that car in the...

I think I have seen that car in the Gloucestershire Village of Chipping Sod Bury
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2020, 11:00
Replies: 287
Views: 16,584
Posted By ve3id

The problem is that children nowadays are not...

The problem is that children nowadays are not often 'gifted' with a dictionary by their parents!

Don't get me started! I once wrote a letter to the editor of a local rag as they had stated that...
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