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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 18:28
Replies: 1,399
Views: 104,375
Posted By Fareastdriver

Scotland's railway staff will be on strike over...

Scotland's railway staff will be on strike over the period of the conference..
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2021, 08:41
Replies: 167
Views: 13,505
Posted By Fareastdriver

Does anybody know the wind limits for offshore...

Does anybody know the wind limits for offshore turbine? I see that Biden has released a major plan to build them all around the US coastline. How are they going to cope with the regular hurricanes...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 17:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By Fareastdriver

Sit down. Shaddup and do what you are told.

Sit down. Shaddup and do what you are told.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2021, 17:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,427
Posted By Fareastdriver

If they had dropped Window when they started the...

If they had dropped Window when they started the straight bits it would have been the same as the RAF was doing opposite Calais in June 1944.
It gave the impression of an advancing invasion fleet on...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 17:59
Replies: 431
Views: 35,984
Posted By Fareastdriver

I went to my local supermarket and there was not...

I went to my local supermarket and there was not any shortage of anything. There was no problem in stacking six eighteen pack toilets rolls in my trolley.
11th Oct 2021, 17:51
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By Fareastdriver

The Victor prototypes was a design fault; no...

The Victor prototypes was a design fault; no enough bolts holding the tail on. Wyton was rumoured to have been an overcook.
11th Oct 2021, 17:48
Replies: 20
Views: 4,246
Posted By Fareastdriver

WD413 was delivered on the 28th Feb. 1950 as a...

WD413 was delivered on the 28th Feb. 1950 as a C21. Unlikely to ever having been camouflaged and certainty not invasion stripes.
11th Oct 2021, 08:57
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By Fareastdriver

I think that that competition ended with the...

I think that that competition ended with the break-up over Syerston.
11th Oct 2021, 08:55
Replies: 20
Views: 4,246
Posted By Fareastdriver

Roundabout 1944

Roundabout 1944
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2021, 09:18
Replies: 69
Views: 5,520
Posted By Fareastdriver

You would have thought that he would balance the...

You would have thought that he would balance the wheels.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2021, 09:27
Replies: 167
Views: 13,505
Posted By Fareastdriver

Put the generator above sea level and assemble...

Put the generator above sea level and assemble the turbine like an outboard motor in reverse. The turbine would then pivot to get the best effect.
9th Oct 2021, 09:02
Replies: 1,436
Views: 431,261
Posted By Fareastdriver

China's industrial explosion in the 80s and 90s...

China's industrial explosion in the 80s and 90s was only possible because of the number of Taiwanese who came to China to train the local population.

They could speak the lingo and knew how the...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2021, 08:07
Replies: 1,399
Views: 104,375
Posted By Fareastdriver

Beijing has just ordered The coal mines to boost...

Beijing has just ordered The coal mines to boost output.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58839894
8th Oct 2021, 07:42
Replies: 1,436
Views: 431,261
Posted By Fareastdriver

Next in line to the native Taiwanese are the...

Next in line to the native Taiwanese are the Dutch.
1st Oct 2021, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By Fareastdriver

There is an article in Wiki: ...

There is an article in Wiki:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca/Eureka_transponding_radar

My experience was on Vampires. It was never used in anger because we did not have any procedures. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2021, 08:13
Replies: 204
Views: 22,305
Posted By Fareastdriver

What is Greta going to do about the atmospheric...

What is Greta going to do about the atmospheric pollution.
30th Sep 2021, 07:59
Replies: 97
Views: 19,269
Posted By Fareastdriver

At Honington in the early sixties the ration...

At Honington in the early sixties the ration trucks' route was: Sergeants' Mess, Airmens' Mess, Aircrew Feeder and what was left over was thrown to the officers.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2021, 14:40
Replies: 241
Views: 58,837
Posted By Fareastdriver

I beg your pardon. The 330 was a pure military...

I beg your pardon. The 330 was a pure military development. It was only when it was a success the Sud went for the civil version. Even then they had to get the cooperation of the RAF and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2021, 08:48
Replies: 505
Views: 66,668
Posted By Fareastdriver

A major shipping port with a chequered history. ...

A major shipping port with a chequered history.

From Wiki:
Qingdao is a major seaport (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaport) and naval base (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_base), as well...
28th Sep 2021, 08:25
Replies: 30
Views: 10,368
Posted By Fareastdriver

In the old days where there was a big piston in...

In the old days where there was a big piston in front of the pilot a curved approach was quite common. Old films about the Pacific War show that carrier borne aircraft did it as well.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2021, 08:52
Replies: 15,868
Views: 2,606,934
Posted By Fareastdriver

What they ought to do is lengthen the weekend to...

What they ought to do is lengthen the weekend to three days. Then put it in the middle of the week so as not to interfere with Saturdays and Sundays.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2021, 17:51
Replies: 431
Views: 35,984
Posted By Fareastdriver

It is all right shouting that we should import...

It is all right shouting that we should import HGV drivers from the EU but what are their skill levels like? A British HGV driver has to go through a severe driving and regulations test whereas what...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2021, 18:38
Replies: 11,763
Views: 4,981,134
Posted By Fareastdriver

I can remember drinking Bullards beer in Thetford...

I can remember drinking Bullards beer in Thetford in the early sixties.

Dreadful beer. I'm not surprised they stopped in 1966.
16th Sep 2021, 15:30
Replies: 13
Views: 8,419
Posted By Fareastdriver

IIRC they would take the doors off. They did in...

IIRC they would take the doors off. They did in Borneo.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2021, 08:52
Replies: 17
Views: 3,693
Posted By Fareastdriver

What they are hoping for is the a technically...

What they are hoping for is the a technically ignorant government minister will give them a big development grant.

Then they are quids in.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2021, 08:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,693
Posted By Fareastdriver

What they are hoping for is a technically savvy...

What they are hoping for is a technically savvy government minister will give them a big development grant which will keep them in clover for years.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2021, 15:51
Replies: 72
Views: 6,448
Posted By Fareastdriver

You can bet that the gutter press will be...

You can bet that the gutter press will be crawling around Orpington digging for dirt.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2021, 12:57
Replies: 40
Views: 2,494
Posted By Fareastdriver

That's why I pay cash for small purchases in my...

That's why I pay cash for small purchases in my local shop.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2021, 09:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,321
Posted By Fareastdriver

It was because so many people were doing this...

It was because so many people were doing this that they changed the system so one has to remove the card before the cash is paid out.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 18:54
Replies: 28
Views: 2,083
Posted By Fareastdriver

ATNotts wrote You can knock up as many containers...

ATNotts wrote You can knock up as many containers as you like, but if the shipping capacity isn't there then the end result is still the same

I agree, so why don't they recycle the containers. It...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 18:49
Replies: 40
Views: 2,494
Posted By Fareastdriver

It's amazing! I have a bus pass so travel is...

It's amazing! I have a bus pass so travel is free. A whole spectrum of humanity get on the bus to go somewhere. Some have cards/App/Bus passes but a large number only have cash.

They seem to...
13th Sep 2021, 18:42
Replies: 18
Views: 4,406
Posted By Fareastdriver

It was a fiasco. I. in 1965 was the O/C records...

It was a fiasco. I. in 1965 was the O/C records on 90 Sqn. The whole story of their involvement with the B17 was laid out.

Fantastic! Fly at 30 thousand feet and nothing could touch you. All...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 12:47
Replies: 28
Views: 2,083
Posted By Fareastdriver

Judging by the container manufacturers I have...

Judging by the container manufacturers I have seen in Shenzhen they can knock up a container for less than the cost of bringing one back.
13th Sep 2021, 08:43
Replies: 455
Views: 194,143
Posted By Fareastdriver

Communication Squadron Ansons and the Welsh...

Communication Squadron Ansons and the Welsh Mountains did a sterling job clearing out the bottlenecks in the promotion ladder.
12th Sep 2021, 19:56
Replies: 18
Views: 4,406
Posted By Fareastdriver

I know that 90 Squadron operated them. ...

I know that 90 Squadron operated them.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._90_Squadron_RAF
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