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Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2012, 14:58
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By corsair

The problem is that that Carbon Dioxide is now...

The problem is that that Carbon Dioxide is now invariably shortened to Carbon in every reference involving global warming. This is convenient for the for propaganda purposes as the word Carbon is...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2012, 15:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By corsair

At the moment they're merely repeating what the...

At the moment they're merely repeating what the Russians and Americans did back in the good old space age but with the benefit of their experience.

They may even take a shot at the moon. All...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2012, 14:06
Replies: 77
Views: 4,892
Posted By corsair

Yes Jetblast has been tamed quite a bit since the...

Yes Jetblast has been tamed quite a bit since the old days. But it still has it's moments.

But it has calmed down quite a lot. But I get my fix of anarchism from the After Hours section on...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2012, 13:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By corsair

Windies, as my children call them are a source of...

Windies, as my children call them are a source of amusement in my house. My good lady wife does not indulge though fortunately.

I wonder though at the thinness of the walls in that man's house...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2012, 13:44
Replies: 77
Views: 4,892
Posted By corsair

It goes in cycles, I think. Actually at the...

It goes in cycles, I think. Actually at the moment I'm at a low point of interest with PPRuNe. I think it's just me though. I used to post actively on another forum but deliberately sabotaged my...
27th Jun 2012, 10:02
Replies: 13
Views: 13,814
Posted By corsair

I fly a light single, albeit a rather large and...

I fly a light single, albeit a rather large and not so light single and the worst I experienced was a massive wing drop in turbulence. It was like a giant grabbed the wing and pulled it down. But it...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2012, 16:21
Replies: 29
Views: 2,083
Posted By corsair

Who says the it's us that's got it right. Look at...

Who says the it's us that's got it right. Look at the problems we've made for ourselves? Meanwhile the Dolphins, Whales, Elephants and Orang Utans live a great life free to come and go as they please...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2012, 15:47
Replies: 59
Views: 7,602
Posted By corsair

There was quite a successful racehorse that had a...

There was quite a successful racehorse that had a goat as a companion. He went everywhere with him. It was quite amusing to see the two trotting up the ramp onto one of our 727s on their way to...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2012, 10:03
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

Yes, that is what he should have done and he...

Yes, that is what he should have done and he should have outlined all the reasons why the Air Corps, as things stand cannot run the service safely. That's his job.

Accountability, something that...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2012, 21:46
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

Justthefact, with all due respect you were a cop...

Justthefact, with all due respect you were a cop not a pilot or aircrew and GASU was not a semi HEMS operation with off site landings. Respect to your experience but it's not that relevant and it's...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2012, 15:19
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

It was pointed out but no one was listening....

It was pointed out but no one was listening. Maybe they'll re-think it now or will we have to see a fatal crash before the message sinks in.

As for a crash 15 days after starting a service. Well...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2012, 10:10
Replies: 1,416
Views: 133,723
Posted By corsair

It seems he'll do anything to avoid facing up to...

It seems he'll do anything to avoid facing up to the consequences of his actions in Sweden.

He's rather pathetic.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2012, 09:56
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

From the Irish Times article: I seriously hope...

From the Irish Times article: I seriously hope not. They got away with it this time. Next time people could die. This accident happened on a fairly benign summer's day. Imagine the potential for...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2012, 18:13
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

I hate quoting myself but when this idea was...

I hate quoting myself but when this idea was first announced, I said this on the subject:





At least no one died this time. I take no pleasure in saying I told you so. Let's hope this...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2012, 16:15
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

I know the Air Corps!

I know the Air Corps!
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2012, 16:03
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

Good to hear no serious injuries. That's a...

Good to hear no serious injuries. That's a relief.

500 fan, there was considerable debate on other forums and elsewhere in relation to this service. First off it's not a HEMS service, not intended...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2012, 15:04
Replies: 95
Views: 24,591
Posted By corsair

Just heard that too. No other info yet. Hopefully...

Just heard that too. No other info yet. Hopefully no casualties.

I'm sorry to say that many people predicted just such an accident when this air ambulance service was set up. Sadly they were...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jun 2012, 11:55
Replies: 67
Views: 5,169
Posted By corsair

This is all he needed to avoid accidents like...

This is all he needed to avoid accidents like that. He could just attach it to his tool belt.
http://glockstore.com/images/magick_cache/pgroup_8097_image_400x600__shadow.jpg

Simples!
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2012, 10:22
Replies: 106
Views: 10,732
Posted By corsair

I was amazed to see half page ad in one of last...

I was amazed to see half page ad in one of last week's Irish Times stating the Argentinian position of the Falklands, to coincide with her speech no doubt. All part of the strategy. Probably took ads...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2012, 09:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By corsair

Don't forget: Ireland - bankrupt The Germans...

Don't forget: Ireland - bankrupt

The Germans probably because everyone borrowed money to buy German products.;)

Some examples of where the money went. Rich businessmen borrow millions from a...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jun 2012, 11:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By corsair

Yes it was for the 4500 or so who deserted Irish...

Yes it was for the 4500 or so who deserted Irish army to join the British forces. As BNT correctly points out the most Irish who joined the British army suffered no such official recrimination.
...
12th Jun 2012, 17:15
Replies: 108
Views: 22,999
Posted By corsair

A pardon for those men has just been announced: ...

A pardon for those men has just been announced:

Pardon for soldiers who deserted for allies in WWII - RT News (http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0612/govt-pardon-for-former-soldiers.html)



A good...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2012, 17:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By corsair

I rarely get bored these days unless I'm flying....

I rarely get bored these days unless I'm flying. Ironic given that I'm the pilot usually. But I get really bored when I'm flying right seat. In a single pilot aircraft obviously.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2012, 16:58
Replies: 6,233
Views: 288,440
Posted By corsair

It's a non issue, Bank of England notes...

It's a non issue, Bank of England notes circulated freely in Ireland before the break. The same would happen in Scotland. Anyone travelling to Britain simply swapped local for B of E notes from...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2012, 16:39
Replies: 6,233
Views: 288,440
Posted By corsair

Yes, it will be Ryanair, everybody's National...

Yes, it will be Ryanair, everybody's National airline.

No such thing as a National airline anymore.

No, Ireland linked Sterling until 1979. Only broke the link when Britain didn't join the EMU...
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