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25th Jul 2021, 01:36
Replies: 17
Views: 3,905
Posted By Manwell

I can believe they'd offer this level of safety...

I can believe they'd offer this level of safety material, but I've seen their offerings over 35 years, and there's a definite method in their madness.

Whenever trying to make sense of something...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2021, 09:42
Replies: 69
Views: 10,161
Posted By Manwell

Title: How to Fly like Chuck Yeager... ...

Title: How to Fly like Chuck Yeager...

Author/s: Peter Callil

My thoughts on the book: If you've ever wondered what pilots like Chuck, Bob Hoover, and Old Number One know, then this...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2021, 08:59
Replies: 20
Views: 2,482
Posted By Manwell

A Dubai Lamp? I thought this was asking how to...

A Dubai Lamp? I thought this was asking how to buy a Dalai Lama! It'd be too late anyway, as far as I know he's already sold...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2021, 04:47
Replies: 200
Views: 54,441
Posted By Manwell

Fascinating snippet of info ORAC, and probably...

Fascinating snippet of info ORAC, and probably quite true, but the line was the meaning of the message is the response it gets. The medium may well be the message too, but the meaning of that...
20th Jul 2021, 04:24
Replies: 83
Views: 12,035
Posted By Manwell

No, as opposed to the boss, Nutloose. Remember...

No, as opposed to the boss, Nutloose. Remember what the R in RAF, RN, and RA stands for? Technically speaking, she isn't their paid head, but some associated corporate entity would bank the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 10:03
Replies: 60
Views: 4,633
Posted By Manwell

Sometimes words have two meanings.... Pink...

Sometimes words have two meanings.... Pink Floyd.

What do these mean? Government. Department. Religion. Science. There'll be a test at the end...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 09:51
Replies: 200
Views: 54,441
Posted By Manwell

It certainly is what it is Auxtank. Can't fault...

It certainly is what it is Auxtank. Can't fault that logic! Good and Bad. Right and Wrong calls. What does it really matter if "There is nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so."? For the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 09:42
Replies: 200
Views: 54,441
Posted By Manwell

Thumbs up Remarkable prescience Hokulea! You wouldn't be a...

Remarkable prescience Hokulea! You wouldn't be a member of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club based in Hawaii, surely?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2021, 10:26
Replies: 200
Views: 54,441
Posted By Manwell

Captain Manwell reporting sir. Your baby is...

Captain Manwell reporting sir. Your baby is growing up to be a spoilt brat, but that's to be expected in the circumstances isn't it?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2021, 10:20
Replies: 200
Views: 54,441
Posted By Manwell

It is clear what the moderators want medod, but...

It is clear what the moderators want medod, but it won't be deduce from their words or actions. There's a great line in the Bible that goes, "You shall know a man by his fruits." In other words,...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 02:21
Replies: 82
Views: 4,266
Posted By Manwell

Nothing to be concerned about. Natural selection...

Nothing to be concerned about. Natural selection works to ensure the survival of the fittest in nature, and this is simply a modern form of natural selection. Australia's PM recently said that...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 02:08
Replies: 71
Views: 4,182
Posted By Manwell

Agreed Uncle Fred. All of us should be old...

Agreed Uncle Fred. All of us should be old enough to remember times when we were thoroughly convinced of something only to find later that we were mistaken. What's curious nowadays is that...
28th Jun 2021, 09:20
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By Manwell

You could call it a cult, or a religion in the...

You could call it a cult, or a religion in the literal definition of the word. Re-lig-ion means to repeat - to bind - the action of. The action of binding repeatedly to a doctrine, which is also...
28th Jun 2021, 05:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By Manwell

Glad to hear that you think "belief" is not the...

Glad to hear that you think "belief" is not the issue, but ironically, that's precisely the issue.
Over a career beginning in 1985 I've been fortunate enough to witness the changes that have taken...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2021, 04:13
Replies: 71
Views: 4,182
Posted By Manwell

To answer your question, Uncle Fred - the hard...

To answer your question, Uncle Fred - the hard way. Another clue is in the RAF motto - Per Ardua Ad Astra - Through Adversity To The Stars. The interesting thing to note about that line is that...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2021, 05:39
Replies: 52
Views: 2,777
Posted By Manwell

You dad may have been like me, but it's a sure...

You dad may have been like me, but it's a sure bet we're not the same India. There are lots of people who have bought the modern medical story, and that's their choice. It's not mine. Only five...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2021, 04:38
Replies: 52
Views: 2,777
Posted By Manwell

The best person to answer that question is...

The best person to answer that question is yourself, Aaaa...etc. Personally, I came to the conclusion that the best way to stay healthy was by avoiding doctors and hospitals like the plague at a...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2021, 04:13
Replies: 71
Views: 4,182
Posted By Manwell

Funny you'd say that! After trying to teach a...

Funny you'd say that! After trying to teach a Uni Professor to fly many years ago, I eventually came to the conclusion - following further interactions with academics - that the goal of academia is...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2021, 05:43
14th Jul 2020, 07:33
Replies: 42
Views: 12,042
Posted By Manwell

It's good to see Dick telling us about this, and...

It's good to see Dick telling us about this, and disappointing to see the reaction by some. Edmund Burke said, "All it takes for evil to flourish is for men of good will to do nothing". The state...
4th Jul 2020, 09:55
Replies: 57
Views: 15,585
Posted By Manwell

I know what you mean about old sayings...

I know what you mean about old sayings finestkind, but regarding man's inhumanity to man, there is a method in the madness that makes it all good, surprisingly. I would both disagree and agree with...
3rd Jul 2020, 07:25
Replies: 57
Views: 15,585
Posted By Manwell

Since you suggested it, I will Section28. Your...

Since you suggested it, I will Section28. Your comment referred to the question about the meaning of life, to which you offered a link to a wiki page about split personality disorder. On the...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2020, 05:57
Replies: 76
Views: 10,781
Posted By Manwell

The short answer is the meaning of life twisted. ...

The short answer is the meaning of life twisted. What would be the purpose of life without the opportunity to transcend our human failings and perform far better than any machine?
2nd Jul 2020, 05:50
Replies: 21
Views: 2,831
Posted By Manwell

Not from memory BPF. It happened at about 20'...

Not from memory BPF. It happened at about 20' and it had been operating smoothly at full power up to that point which indicates a sudden failure. If it ran rough right after start that would...
2nd Jul 2020, 05:41
Replies: 39
Views: 6,586
Posted By Manwell

Donald wouldn't call the shots at this level...

Donald wouldn't call the shots at this level WingNut. Way above his pay grade. Just because he's got the title of President doesn't mean he has supreme control.
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