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Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2015, 09:50
Replies: 8,164
Views: 3,346,451
Posted By Riccal

World Series

Isnt that a bit unfair on the poor old yanks - wasnt it called 'The World Series' as it was sponsored by a company called 'World Soap' as opposed to an attempt at global domination.
Riccal
Forum: Cabin Crew
24th Aug 2015, 09:26
Replies: 5
Views: 8,968
Posted By Riccal

As an always interested non pilot one of the...

As an always interested non pilot one of the draws of this site was to listen to the to and fro on the Pilots forum which has now been closed to non pilots.
I am sure there were good reasons to do...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2015, 09:59
Replies: 47
Views: 5,519
Posted By Riccal

I found that being told I had type 2 diabetes cos...

I found that being told I had type 2 diabetes cos I was a fat git (friendly doctor - may have been an inappropriate comment with other patients) and that if I didnt do something about it I would, at...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2015, 13:21
Replies: 56
Views: 3,895
Posted By Riccal

Sticking to Peter F. Hamilton (Nights Dawn was...

Sticking to Peter F. Hamilton (Nights Dawn was awesome).
The Commonwealth and The Void series - definitely strange aliens and a level of connection separated by just over 1000 years between the 2...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2015, 10:28
Replies: 45
Views: 8,815
Posted By Riccal

Jumpsuit

A good friend versed in cinematography has always maintained that in order to show as brilliant white on screen the jumpsuit actually needed to have a pastel colour.

'Who was that masked man in...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2015, 09:48
Replies: 38
Views: 3,128
Posted By Riccal

Costa del Sol

Footlauncher - what bar?
Lived near Fuengirola for about 15 years - occasionally found a decent dark beer - Speckled Hen at a few places - but very rare.
Would love to drop in next time I am over....
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2015, 15:48
Replies: 33
Views: 2,963
Posted By Riccal

Indomitable Spirit

Nothing could incapacitate Terry Pratchett. Brought magic and humour into my world and was a wonderful, wonderful human being.
I cant see that I will anticipate any book again as much as I used to...
5th Nov 2014, 12:16
Replies: 18
Views: 4,930
Posted By Riccal

Dont know whether 1 ticket or 2 but booked as one...

Dont know whether 1 ticket or 2 but booked as one journey so I assume 1.
I see the point about clearing customs. I guess my point is that it shouldnt have happened at all. I have flown connecting...
4th Nov 2014, 15:09
Replies: 18
Views: 4,930
Posted By Riccal

Check through problems

This is more by way of being a bit irritated on a friends behalf.
Travelling from Panama to LHR via MAD on Iberia. Checking in in Panama was told not able to check luggage through to the connecting...
20th Oct 2014, 08:40
Replies: 19
Views: 4,312
Posted By Riccal

Generally good.

Surprising reading the majority of the above posts - I have been picking up pasengers - 6/7 a week - for the last 6 months from both North and South at LGW and a good 90% of my passengers have been...
26th Sep 2013, 11:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Riccal

Cheers Strake - for 5 hours on a plane sometimes...

Cheers Strake - for 5 hours on a plane sometimes it doesnt really matter but just wondered what to expect. Was on that leg before but with another carrier so just curious.
I do love Singapore - bit...
26th Sep 2013, 11:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Riccal

Thanks HT - sorry for delay in replying been away...

Thanks HT - sorry for delay in replying been away from computer for a while.
Will investigate on that basis and see what I see.
Cheers
Riccal
25th Sep 2013, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Riccal

China Eastern - Biz class

Hi all,
Flying Shanghai to Singapore on CE565 in a couple of weeks.
Looks like a 763 operating.
Anybody any experience - looking at some of the pictures seems a bit ropey to me - looks like a big...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2012, 13:15
Replies: 18
Views: 2,351
Posted By Riccal

Absolutely correct

NOFA - spot on.
Riccal
8th Mar 2012, 11:45
Replies: 0
Views: 1,041
Posted By Riccal

TAP - Luggage allowance

I am absolutely flabbergasted.

I need to take a lot of stuff over to Brazil and am flying Heathrow/Lisbon/Natal and will definitely have over 25 kilos.
Anyhow, was told (by a few ditsy...
1st Mar 2012, 11:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Riccal

Hi All Thanks for the responses - sorry wasnt...

Hi All
Thanks for the responses - sorry wasnt logged on earlier but first opportunity.
Given that its a relatively short stop in all fairness I think I may just chill in the airport.
I suppose you...
29th Feb 2012, 15:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Riccal

Thanks Espada - I must admit that is what I...

Thanks Espada - I must admit that is what I thought but a few people have said I cant leave the airport whilst my luggage is still there which as it is in the system sounded a bit odd to me.
Cheers...
29th Feb 2012, 09:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Riccal

Long stopover - leaving airport

Hi All

Tried to find out the answer to this but getting mixed responses. Does anybody know definitively? I am travelling to Natal, Brazil via Lisbon with a 5 hour stop in Lisbon. TAP both legs and...
6th Jan 2012, 11:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,051
Posted By Riccal

Found the switch at the bottom of the Kindle (new...

Found the switch at the bottom of the Kindle (new type apparently).
Phew - thought I was going mad
5th Jan 2012, 15:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,051
Posted By Riccal

I was actually going to post about this subject...

I was actually going to post about this subject as I have just flown 2 legs on EZY with a new kindle. It doesnt actually turn off - it just goes to a screensaver or a menu page.
What can you do with...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Dec 2011, 12:51
Replies: 117
Views: 11,782
Posted By Riccal

Like any relatively sophisticated creature of...

Like any relatively sophisticated creature of course they can tell size - how do they know whether to run or walk carefully through gaps for instance.

The thing is that, unlike humans and higher...
19th Jan 2011, 13:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Riccal

Thanks OS, you are right - that is very...

Thanks OS, you are right - that is very interesting.
Many thanks the replies guys.
Cheers
Riccal
19th Jan 2011, 13:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Riccal

HD, many thanks. I must admit I cant hear the...

HD, many thanks. I must admit I cant hear the aircraft on their approach that little bit further away.

Just out of interest, occassionally, the aircraft have taken off west to east and are...
19th Jan 2011, 12:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Riccal

Heathrow Approach

Just a quickie.

My office is in Richmond and pretty much directly below the east-west approach path into Heathrow. When aircraft are landing from this direction (almost always) the aircraft are...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2011, 09:28
Replies: 68
Views: 5,048
Posted By Riccal

Altitude for EMP

Someone correct me if I am wrong here but I always understood that for EMP to result the device has to be detonated above the atmosphere otherwise the gamma rays predominatly are transferred as heat....
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