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Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 05:31
Replies: 12,949
Views: 9,601,128
Posted By Saint Jack

old, not bold: Photo 1 - N166AS - Think of the...

old, not bold: Photo 1 - N166AS - Think of the plural of the name name of Guy Gibson's dog (of Dam Busters fame), got it? Photo 2 - N38DD - think of Dolly Parton, got them?.
9th May 2019, 02:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Saint Jack

I used a dot-matrix printer for years, I...

I used a dot-matrix printer for years, I sometimes believe that's what caused my deafness -:) For anyone who hasn't experienced these machines take it from me - they're bloody noisy! I'm surprised...
6th May 2019, 10:57
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Saint Jack

I'm afraid I'm woefully IT illiterate, but I...

I'm afraid I'm woefully IT illiterate, but I believe my e-mail client is Internet Explorer.
6th May 2019, 08:28
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Saint Jack

Yahoo Mail

The hard disc in my laptop computer (Intel i5 with Windows 7 Home Edition) badly needs to be re-formatted, it takes about 3+ minutes from "power on" to being ready for use and even then it can be...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2019, 06:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By Saint Jack

We are lead to believe many of the UTs did time...

We are lead to believe many of the UTs did time in Japan and that a lot of expertise resided there. Very true, Japan Royal Helicopters were a big operator of this type. East Asia Airlines in Macau...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2019, 05:18
Replies: 53
Views: 17,650
Posted By Saint Jack

Yup, it does happen. I remember back in the...

Yup, it does happen. I remember back in the mid/late 1970's in the Persian Gulf when a helicopter almost landed on the wrong platform, the pilot realised it was the wrong platform when he came very...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Feb 2019, 03:02
Replies: 13
Views: 5,457
Posted By Saint Jack

I worked with Rick on Bristow Masayu's Rio Tinto...

I worked with Rick on Bristow Masayu's Rio Tinto operation in Sumatra, Indonesia back in 1972/73. He was flying Bell 206A's with the very necessary water methanol injection system. He and I would...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2019, 01:07
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,060,941
Posted By Saint Jack

And the mystery deepens.........

And the mystery deepens.........
24th Jan 2019, 02:27
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By Saint Jack

Yahoo Mail

I received an e-mail a few days ago, as some of you out there may have also received, from "Yahoo Mail" informing me that "Starting January 31st, 2019, the classic version of Yahoo Mail that you’re...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2019, 01:13
Replies: 32
Views: 3,767
Posted By Saint Jack

A correction, if I may, to LRP's Post #24, the...

A correction, if I may, to LRP's Post #24, the compressor bleed valve closing point is adjusted at a repair/overhaul facility by fitting the appropriate sized nozzle/jet to control the rate of air...
31st Dec 2018, 06:50
Replies: 56
Views: 24,388
Posted By Saint Jack

VIProds; Prior to reading the book I too thought...

VIProds; Prior to reading the book I too thought that the SR-71 would almost have certainly flown over the USSR, Russia and China during its service (..."flew the fist successful overflight of the...
30th Dec 2018, 02:56
Replies: 56
Views: 24,388
Posted By Saint Jack

SR-71, The Blackbird

My older son give me a copy of "SR-71, The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, the World's Highest, Fastest Plane" as a Christmas present. Once I started reading it I couldn't put it down....
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2018, 10:08
Replies: 70
Views: 3,439
Posted By Saint Jack

Isn't it amazing what you can learn on an...

Isn't it amazing what you can learn on an aviation website! I would like some advice from all you guys and gals out there regarding my 1-year old LG 2-door fridge. If I close the fridge door (lower)...
21st Nov 2018, 06:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By Saint Jack

Many thanks everyone, I've downloaded "clipgrab"...

Many thanks everyone, I've downloaded "clipgrab" and it's working great, very much like YTD in fact.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Nov 2018, 11:59
Replies: 89
Views: 7,650
Posted By Saint Jack

With a conventional helicopter, the tail rotor...

With a conventional helicopter, the tail rotor stops the helicopter spinning around the mast as explained by Fareastdriver. So the tail rotor keeps the helicopter pointed in the right direction...
31st Oct 2018, 03:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By Saint Jack

Downloading YouTube Videos

Can anyone advise me of the best / easiest way to download videos from YouTube. I'm currently using the free version YouTube Downloader (YTD) but this now only permits me to download one video at a...
26th Oct 2018, 04:17
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By Saint Jack

YouTube Downloader (YTD) Problem

I've used the free version of YTD for years and I'm very happy with it - until I recently downloaded the V. 5.9.10 up-date. Now I can only download one video, all attempts to download a second (or...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2018, 00:56
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,060,941
Posted By Saint Jack

I'm also having a little difficulty understanding...

I'm also having a little difficulty understanding the statement "...but not much in the grunt department...' (#5382). It's hard to believe that a 407GXP doesn't do well in Nepal. Some sour grapes...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2018, 10:35
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By Saint Jack

Many years ago, a 206B on short finals to land on...

Many years ago, a 206B on short finals to land on a dock-side when suddenly cyclic and collective go stiff. Pilot managed a decent landing and all was well. Investigation revealed that one (I don't...
27th Sep 2018, 07:27
Replies: 108
Views: 9,893
Posted By Saint Jack

We're up to Post #100 and still no one has...

We're up to Post #100 and still no one has mentioned how absolutely essential a chinagraph pencil was when performing tracking of helicopter main rotor blades after maintenance. Each blade tip was...
17th Sep 2018, 12:09
Replies: 120
Views: 19,520
Posted By Saint Jack

1. As a Boy Entrant at St. Athan circa 1962 the...

1. As a Boy Entrant at St. Athan circa 1962 the food in one of the messes (not ours) was so bad that two entire entries boycotted a meal time, needless to say it got someone's attention as the CO was...
16th Sep 2018, 04:32
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By Saint Jack

And speaking of the Irish.... A loong time ago,...

And speaking of the Irish.... A loong time ago, when I joined as a Boy Entrant, there was a guy in our entry (the 45th.) who was from the Republic of Ireland and his father was a sergeant in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2018, 12:32
Replies: 9
Views: 3,062
Posted By Saint Jack

Sorry I couldn't make it, please let us know how...

Sorry I couldn't make it, please let us know how it went - with photos and names, if possible.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2018, 11:07
Replies: 119
Views: 15,044
Posted By Saint Jack

Eternal Father (The Navy Hymn) and The Lord is my...

Eternal Father (The Navy Hymn) and The Lord is my Shepherd (Crimond version) for me - is anyone keeping score?
28th Aug 2018, 02:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By Saint Jack

and... Flt. Lt. "Babs" Bobrowski, Instructor...

and...
Flt. Lt. "Babs" Bobrowski, Instructor JP3 and JP4, RAF Leeming, 1968-1970.
Flt Lt. Nitzrecki, Belveders, RAF Seletar, 1965- 1966.
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