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Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2021, 20:16
Replies: 13,262
Views: 1,278,826
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

I might have a vaulting horse you can borrow.

I might have a vaulting horse you can borrow.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2021, 18:51
Replies: 8,830
Views: 1,117,621
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

SWBKCB, I'm still trying to find the BBC item on...

SWBKCB, I'm still trying to find the BBC item on Cornish farmers commenting on the loss of the EU subsidies, it was around the same time as this item...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2021, 15:49
Replies: 8,830
Views: 1,117,621
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

EM, that was certainly a major part of it,...

EM, that was certainly a major part of it, together with the blatant lies which are now becoming apparent. The assurances to the farming community that EU subsidies would be replaced by Government...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2021, 22:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,576
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

The live commentary mentioned an MCF anomaly on...

The live commentary mentioned an MCF anomaly on the No.4 engine, but they continued and then went into shut down just before the gimbal cycling part of the test.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2021, 23:27
Replies: 6,043
Views: 481,055
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Coming late to this thread and the issue of data...

Coming late to this thread and the issue of data usage/ retention.
It reminds me of the of the time back in the mid-seventies when the UK centralised vehicle registration system went computerised....
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2021, 21:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,649
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

This video from Scott Manley covers this. He has...

This video from Scott Manley covers this. He has also covered the incident mentioned by VP above.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm24PtuhEg4
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2021, 13:51
Replies: 65
Views: 4,263
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Ah, possibly a different incident then, VP. I...

Ah, possibly a different incident then, VP. I understood it was a helo drop , and the round dropped at a shallow angle and just bounced intact back up towards the launch aircraft.
And then there...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2021, 13:18
Replies: 65
Views: 4,263
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Great pics, VP. I think there was more than...

Great pics, VP.
I think there was more than one incident during the drop trials when the FIAM didn't deploy, but the one I recall was where the angle of descent meant that the crewman at the side...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2021, 20:38
Replies: 65
Views: 4,263
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Tramontana, I suspect they would still have been...

Tramontana, I suspect they would still have been service owned, it wasn't until Resource and Budget (RAB) accounting came along that the services emptied a lot of their (very) long term storage...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2021, 19:32
Replies: 65
Views: 4,263
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

At risk of further thread drift, not sure of the...

At risk of further thread drift, not sure of the BUTEC TRV, may also have been RMAS Torch at some time, they were probably rotated around the various bases. The Clyde vessels were mostly involved...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2021, 17:14
Replies: 65
Views: 4,263
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Sounds like fun, VP. Didn't realise the fleet...

Sounds like fun, VP. Didn't realise the fleet tenders were used for weapon recovery, on the Clyde (late 70s/early 80's) we usually had TRV's RMAS Tornado and Toreador, not sure what was at BUTEC. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2021, 23:22
Replies: 41
Views: 3,189
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Ex82, at first glance a very good idea. ...

Ex82, at first glance a very good idea.
However, although the RADAR key scheme is meant to allow 24hr access to toilets so fitted, this does not always work out in practice. We have a RADAR key for...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2021, 18:45
Replies: 6,043
Views: 481,055
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

WB627, We are a bit west and north of VP, and...

WB627,
We are a bit west and north of VP, and have two clinicly vulnerable people in the household. Both have recently had texts from the GP to say effectively, ' Don't call us, we'll call you' with...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2021, 14:04
Replies: 8,830
Views: 1,117,621
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Artnoon all, and a Happy New Year to all. I...

Artnoon all, and a Happy New Year to all.
I seldom post in this entertaining thread, but in keeping with the C&P tradition of the thread, I thought this was too good to not share.Helluva Year!Boris...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Dec 2020, 18:38
Replies: 347
Views: 276,869
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Oh, no! Not again!

Oh, no! Not again!
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2020, 16:18
Replies: 6,043
Views: 481,055
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

He does have a holiday caravan at Talacre, North...

He does have a holiday caravan at Talacre, North Wales, from where he did a video conference earlier in the year, encouraging Liverpudlians to stay home to stop the spread.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 14:03
Replies: 457
Views: 21,807
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Thanks for that, VP. Somewhat coincidently,...

Thanks for that, VP.
Somewhat coincidently, I spotted an ad. for the new Kia Soul EV which said it was available on the Motability scheme. Now, my son qualifies for Motability, but we haven't...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 13:30
Replies: 457
Views: 21,807
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

My bold. Do those figures include the...

My bold.

Do those figures include the surplus energy used to refill the upper reservoirs of the pumped storage hydro stations like Dinorwic, Cruachan etc.? Not sure if the imminent retirement of...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2020, 11:48
Replies: 36
Views: 3,653
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Would be nice if the likes of Musk and Bezos with...

Would be nice if the likes of Musk and Bezos with their space interests could contribute to a re-build. I can always dream ...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2020, 14:17
Replies: 457
Views: 21,807
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

VP, my bold above indicates my current ( no pun...

VP, my bold above indicates my current ( no pun intended) reservations re. EVs.
How long will that cheap rate last once revenues from petrol/diesel sales fall and the costs of new generation...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 00:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,288
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

I recently had cause to wonder that myself. We...

I recently had cause to wonder that myself. We had some electrical work done at home recently, and as it was only a small job, the gaffer of the local electrical company said he would send the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2020, 22:07
Replies: 6,043
Views: 481,055
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

WB627, regarding confusion, I have to admit that...

WB627, regarding confusion, I have to admit that I have been somewhat confused by your earlier posts.
Are you referring to PRICE®, a cost estimating and predictive tool for Projects Run In...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2020, 00:05
Replies: 13,262
Views: 1,278,826
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

WB, Chippenham is 16.5 miles from us, but as far...

WB, Chippenham is 16.5 miles from us, but as far as I am aware, it only provides day care, as does Devizes (14.4 Miles). There is newish Primary Care Centre in Frome (7.3 miles) but that is in a...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2020, 22:21
Replies: 13,262
Views: 1,278,826
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Clearly these patients won't be going to the...

Clearly these patients won't be going to the already demolished sites.
If we require hospitalisation, from our current location, we now have a choice of RUH Bath (16 miles) or Salisbury (28 miles),...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2020, 19:53
Replies: 13,262
Views: 1,278,826
Posted By Cpt_Pugwash

Rather ironic that the NHS has been closing...

Rather ironic that the NHS has been closing cottage hospitals right across the country for years. The hospital where I currently live, and back in my home town, both publicly endowed for the...
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