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Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2020, 23:14
Replies: 100
Views: 10,143
Posted By Private jet

The first time I went to Macau it was still a...

The first time I went to Macau it was still a Portuguese possession. There had been a refuse collectors strike for weeks and the refuse was piling up on the streets.(wouldn't happen now!). There were...
4th Jul 2020, 22:36
Replies: 27
Views: 9,064
Posted By Private jet

It's not vortex, it's distance from the centre of...

It's not vortex, it's distance from the centre of gravity. The aircraft pivots at the C of G, so any little bit of turbulence gets amplified along the distance to the back. That distance is long on...
19th Jun 2020, 17:02
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By Private jet

Yes, there has to be a relatively rare "alignment...

Yes, there has to be a relatively rare "alignment of the planets" that's for sure!
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jun 2020, 16:36
Replies: 29
Views: 2,980
Posted By Private jet

Here's my basic understanding of the GPS system....

Here's my basic understanding of the GPS system. The Russian and European systems, I have no idea, but I imagine the principles must be similar.

A minimum 5 GPS satellites are visible at any...
19th Jun 2020, 13:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By Private jet

Yes, good jobs certainly do exist, I had a couple...

Yes, good jobs certainly do exist, I had a couple of them, well they suited me anyway. Always for private operators but not on standby 24/7/365, flying Chally 604's that were clean both technically...
12th Jun 2020, 19:32
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By Private jet

Always a crosswind landing every time i've been...

Always a crosswind landing every time i've been there, the runway direction being determined by the lay of the land rather than the prevailing winds of course. Rains a lot too lol
11th Jun 2020, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,706
Posted By Private jet

Farmers seem to eat their own shotgun a lot. I...

Farmers seem to eat their own shotgun a lot. I knew the son of one that did it at 21, he had everything to live for but it wasn't enough, which is, I feel, a bit of a trait in that particular...
11th Jun 2020, 20:36
Replies: 21
Views: 2,962
Posted By Private jet

Someone that actually understands what an...

Someone that actually understands what an internet forum is about!
11th Jun 2020, 12:51
Replies: 1,214
Views: 1,035,602
Posted By Private jet

As I understand it, once a pension is in payment...

As I understand it, once a pension is in payment then it is protected for life and paid in accordance with the rules of the scheme, even if that means cannibalizing the future pensions of those not...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2020, 22:22
Replies: 134
Views: 12,022
Posted By Private jet

Beyond living memory & a catalogue of dates,...

Beyond living memory & a catalogue of dates, history is fluid, "written by the winners", influenced by perspective, an "informed opinion". That's why people keep getting doctorates in the subject and...
10th Jun 2020, 21:52
Replies: 1,214
Views: 1,035,602
Posted By Private jet

I left 22 years ago, but one thing that has not...

I left 22 years ago, but one thing that has not been mentioned is the billion pound "black hole" in NAPS. I appreciate that has been closed to new contributions and accruals for some time, but there...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2020, 21:22
Replies: 43
Views: 4,722
Posted By Private jet

"Schoolyard bullies" Plenty here in JetBlast, if...

"Schoolyard bullies" Plenty here in JetBlast, if you dare to disagree with them. I think if they were on the receiving end of a fist rather than a keyboard their behaviour would be far more civil....
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2020, 21:00
Replies: 78
Views: 5,088
Posted By Private jet

Well a little clique of JetBlasters these days...

Well a little clique of JetBlasters these days certainly know how to bull$hit to promote their own opinions, thats for sure.
3rd Jun 2020, 19:32
Replies: 1,214
Views: 1,035,602
Posted By Private jet

Now that's a passive-aggressive statement if ever...

Now that's a passive-aggressive statement if ever I heard one, and you've used it before, with opinions you don't like. Using statements like that you are promoting yourself as an unqualified...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2020, 21:24
Replies: 41
Views: 3,672
Posted By Private jet

I believe that is known as "natural socialism"...

I believe that is known as "natural socialism" and unlike party political socialism, it works.....
7th May 2020, 11:21
Replies: 1,214
Views: 1,035,602
Posted By Private jet

There will be lots of finger pointing when all of...

There will be lots of finger pointing when all of this is over. There will be the usual public inquiry, (with lawyers making lots of money of course) but as is usual in public life, "lessons will be...
Forum: Middle East
10th Apr 2020, 19:33
Replies: 39
Views: 10,364
Posted By Private jet

777boyo has outlined most of the salient points....

777boyo has outlined most of the salient points. What I would add is that investment is a game you start young, due to the major effect of compounding returns. If you are thinking that investment...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2020, 20:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By Private jet

Oh now that is sad news. Our aviation careers...

Oh now that is sad news. Our aviation careers have had no similar experiences at all, but his clever instruction got me through the CAA's somewhat idiosyncratic version of the "Principles of flight"...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Apr 2020, 19:52
Replies: 95
Views: 7,342
Posted By Private jet

Here we go again. Don't worry Sunshine, I'll...

Here we go again. Don't worry Sunshine, I'll leave you and all the other old "has-beens" or more likely "barely-were's but felt entitled to more" to indulge in the mass "group think" cesspool that...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Apr 2020, 19:29
Replies: 95
Views: 7,342
Posted By Private jet

Pax britanica, excellent synopsis, Well said. If...

Pax britanica, excellent synopsis, Well said. If people can't understand what you are saying then they must surely be deficient in their intellectual capabilities.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Apr 2020, 01:13
Replies: 483
Views: 341,914
Posted By Private jet

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

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Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2020, 23:19
Replies: 85
Views: 7,441
Posted By Private jet

Yes me too but it doesn't mean anything. What you...

Yes me too but it doesn't mean anything. What you get on the day you sell is the only number thats important and the market will recover. As I saw on another thread "read your history books".
Also...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2020, 22:20
Replies: 85
Views: 7,441
Posted By Private jet

"Locals" are invariably gossip shops for lonely...

"Locals" are invariably gossip shops for lonely people who struggle to make real friends. The good pubs, that provide quality drinks, food and environment will recover and thrive.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2020, 22:08
Replies: 225
Views: 22,549
Posted By Private jet

Maybe when/if he recovers he'll have a "road to...

Maybe when/if he recovers he'll have a "road to Damascus" moment, maybe reassessing the "close connections" his family has with China. I doubt it though....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2020, 21:26
Replies: 95
Views: 7,342
Posted By Private jet

No. I refer you to the above. The Queen can...

No. I refer you to the above. The Queen can remain as head of state, where did I say otherwise?
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