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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2019, 08:13
Replies: 7,594
Views: 2,752,500
Posted By spekesoftly

Perhaps not surprisingly, Ferrari have now...

Perhaps not surprisingly, Ferrari have now decided not to appeal Vettel's five second penalty.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2019, 12:36
Replies: 55
Views: 4,234
Posted By spekesoftly

Are we allowing for the fact that child car seats...

Are we allowing for the fact that child car seats of yesteryear were slimmer and far less padded than the modern 'thrones' of today?

My recollection of the 'Britax' seats we had for our children...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2019, 10:30
Replies: 55
Views: 4,234
Posted By spekesoftly

One of the perversities of human nature is that...

One of the perversities of human nature is that even if you do park in a remote part of an otherwise empty car park, somebody will still park right next to your car! And often so close that door...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 11:05
Replies: 43
Views: 5,263
Posted By spekesoftly

I suspect it may be because of their differing...

I suspect it may be because of their differing policies on overbooking. BA do overbook, but I've read elsewhere that Ryanair's policy is not to do so, and I presume are therefore less concerned about...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 09:45
Replies: 43
Views: 5,263
Posted By spekesoftly

We were able to check-in online some 28 days...

We were able to check-in online some 28 days before a couple of flights, only a few weeks ago, and all went smoothly.

In contrast, our daughter and her husband recently tried to check-in online...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jun 2019, 16:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,453
Posted By spekesoftly

Even if you do, to what extent is the fire cover...

Even if you do, to what extent is the fire cover depleted (RFFS attending to the disabled B737), and is any remaining cover sufficient for the biz jet?
4th Jun 2019, 09:34
Replies: 61
Views: 18,774
Posted By spekesoftly

Yes, it's repeated tonight on 4seven* at 21:00...

Yes, it's repeated tonight on 4seven* at 21:00 BST.

(*Freeview Channel 47, Freesat Channel 127, Sky Channel 137, Virgin Channel 143)
2nd Jun 2019, 23:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,597
Posted By spekesoftly

And also available on Freesat Channel 175.

And also available on Freesat Channel 175.
1st Jun 2019, 17:13
Replies: 169
Views: 88,177
Posted By spekesoftly

Yep, sponsored by Huawei and renamed 'Hwed...

Yep, sponsored by Huawei and renamed 'Hwed Harrows' .....
31st May 2019, 06:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,324
Posted By spekesoftly

There was a nice little piece about this DH.9 on...

There was a nice little piece about this DH.9 on 'The One Show' last night, starting at about 19:21. Available to view on iPlayer BBC1.

(Dave Reid - thanks for directing me here)
30th May 2019, 08:11
Replies: 32
Views: 11,891
Posted By spekesoftly

It certainly used to be a very popular PD for...

It certainly used to be a very popular PD for Valley Hawks (and Gnats, back in the day), as I'm sure many 4FTS QFIs and students remember.
28th May 2019, 22:26
Replies: 32
Views: 11,891
Posted By spekesoftly

The price is based on the aircraft's MTOW, hence...

The price is based on the aircraft's MTOW, hence the charge for a Typhoon is considerably less than for a BZZ 'heavy'.
27th May 2019, 18:43
Replies: 32
Views: 11,891
Posted By spekesoftly

Can you explain where that figure of nearly...

Can you explain where that figure of nearly 3,000 comes from?

A quick look at LJLA's Schedule of Charges (available online) suggests that about 600 would be nearer the mark. Still a tidy sum,...
24th May 2019, 19:42
Replies: 5,515
Views: 1,304,599
Posted By spekesoftly

Not a definitive answer, but I read the quote...

Not a definitive answer, but I read the quote below in one of the newspapers:-
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2019, 10:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By spekesoftly

BBE, About two years ago my mother (now...

BBE,

About two years ago my mother (now deceased) qualified for NHS Continuing Healthcare, which was not means tested. The process was very involved and required a lot of determination. I found...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2019, 23:14
Replies: 252
Views: 114,937
Posted By spekesoftly

There was a good example in tonight's episode of...

There was a good example in tonight's episode of the consequences of not reading back a taxy instruction. Followed by an example of 'cockpit gradient', when the FO, who had listened more carefully...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2019, 10:59
Replies: 7,594
Views: 2,752,500
Posted By spekesoftly

It keeps changing! Kimi Raikkonen has also been...

It keeps changing! Kimi Raikkonen has also been disqualified from the qualifying results after his Alfa Romeo failed the front wing deflection test. He now starts from the pit lane and Leclerc starts...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2019, 08:44
Replies: 7,594
Views: 2,752,500
Posted By spekesoftly

PDR1, I always enjoy reading your summaries...

PDR1,

I always enjoy reading your summaries - thanks! :ok:

Small detail, but I believe Leclerc will actually start from 9th because Giovinazzi's 10-place grid penalty for engine component...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2019, 13:57
Replies: 25
Views: 2,226
Posted By spekesoftly

I guess we should be grateful that most UK meters...

I guess we should be grateful that most UK meters are inside boxes, unlike the following examples:-

https://thediyplaybook.com/2015/06/painting-meters.html
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2019, 08:14
Replies: 52
Views: 6,166
Posted By spekesoftly

New UK Passports

Mentioned on TV this morning that new UK passports issued since 30th March are still burgundy in colour, but without 'European Union' on the front cover. Rather begs the question of which passport...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Mar 2019, 14:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,915
Posted By spekesoftly

https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/610944-wanted-...

https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/610944-wanted-commercial-pilots-attend-emergency-training-air-traffic-controllers.html#post10193261

Although posted in the R&N forum last July, the above post...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2019, 10:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By spekesoftly

Our latest BT Phone Book was delivered in...

Our latest BT Phone Book was delivered in September 2018. It's very slim, but there's no mention of it being the last one to be produced, so far.

Our latest Yellow Pages, delivered October 2018,...
9th Mar 2019, 12:07
Replies: 43
Views: 10,042
Posted By spekesoftly

Similar to the last Hucknall airshow in 1973. The...

Similar to the last Hucknall airshow in 1973. The penultimate display was the Blue Angels with their F4s; very impressive, dynamic and loud, with lots of reheat! When the Red Arrows took off to close...
4th Mar 2019, 17:56
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By spekesoftly

Nice photo of a young Air Marshal Miller, but...

Nice photo of a young Air Marshal Miller, but mirror image ?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Mar 2019, 15:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,897
Posted By spekesoftly

Some cordless handsets have a speaker facility,...

Some cordless handsets have a speaker facility, so you can hear the dial tone before calling. It's my preferred method of use.
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