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2nd Feb 2023, 18:32
Replies: 58
Views: 10,960
Posted By pax britanica

Its 2023 , Bad guys stille xist , ie Russia but...

Its 2023 , Bad guys stille xist , ie Russia but at the same time they seem to be extremely incompetent .

Uk has an economy and infrastructure on its knees, due to our histroy we have well trained...
2nd Feb 2023, 11:36
Replies: 22
Views: 5,171
Posted By pax britanica

Havent BA got bigger problems? Shortage of...

Havent BA got bigger problems? Shortage of Engineers, hopeless IT system, shortage of LHR ground staff, hardly stella onboard product etc etc but I suppose it gives 'human resources' something to...
30th Jan 2023, 19:58
Replies: 37
Views: 8,756
Posted By pax britanica

Pratt (Raytheon) and GE are both part of massive...

Pratt (Raytheon) and GE are both part of massive US conglomerates. Would buying RR help them with Euro contracts but any take over would result in closing down projects RR has that comepte with the...
30th Jan 2023, 19:30
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By pax britanica

Are you sure about his. i thought we had World...

Are you sure about his. i thought we had World Beating customer service as everytig else in Global Britain is World Beating
29th Jan 2023, 10:56
Replies: 37
Views: 8,756
Posted By pax britanica

Widescreen and PP , I certainly share your views...

Widescreen and PP , I certainly share your views about the self inflicted disaster we currently face (tho it appears the City isnt as badlye ffected as 'proper' indesutries . My comment about size...
28th Jan 2023, 14:44
Replies: 37
Views: 8,756
Posted By pax britanica

Are we just too small a country with too small...

Are we just too small a country with too small an industrial base to make complex high tec stuff like Aero engines profitably ? We have Airbus of course but bizzarely, as it so important to AI its...
26th Jan 2023, 11:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By pax britanica

Helsinki-Stockholm has to be pretty close to...

Helsinki-Stockholm has to be pretty close to going back in time, the scheduled time might be a litle over 60 mins but the actual time when I travelled that route a lot was often 50 mins or so, also...
24th Jan 2023, 10:40
Replies: 13
Views: 3,121
Posted By pax britanica

Could this possibly be because the boss of Jet2...

Could this possibly be because the boss of Jet2 comes from Oldham , went to a comprehensive and left at 16 and joined a travel agency working his way up and around the industry to become the CEO ...
23rd Jan 2023, 20:21
Replies: 125
Views: 36,087
Posted By pax britanica

Concerned civilian here, so what uyouare saying...

Concerned civilian here, so what uyouare saying is the RAF is NHS mark2 . If you havent got enough pilots its no fit for purpose.. Isnt there any concern at your management levels that even without...
14th Jan 2023, 12:26
Replies: 125
Views: 36,087
Posted By pax britanica

Falcon 900 I am a confirmed civilian but ...

Falcon 900

I am a confirmed civilian but agree completely with your remarks. The problem is UK management attitude across the board not just the Services. The words they used here are completely...
10th Jan 2023, 20:55
Replies: 19
Views: 4,115
Posted By pax britanica

Max Hastings is one of Britains most...

Max Hastings is one of Britains most distinguished journalists and editors. He is also a staunch and respected member of the Conservative party. He was 100% right about Boris Johnson being unfit to...
9th Jan 2023, 16:21
Replies: 34
Views: 3,298
Posted By pax britanica

CDG in Paris always seemed to have a huge rabbit...

CDG in Paris always seemed to have a huge rabbit population , or were they hares ? Always amazed me how many there were sitting around watching the world go by on their little grass islands in the...
8th Jan 2023, 12:58
Replies: 59
Views: 9,431
Posted By pax britanica

I was always puzzled by the 'blank ' blue fin. I...

I was always puzzled by the 'blank ' blue fin. I had a BA pilot friend who did german domestics on 73s which took over from the 1-11s and theywere in BA colours . they did do other trips as...
4th Jan 2023, 15:53
Replies: 13
Views: 4,346
Posted By pax britanica

I know Ai has lots of issues but thta not to stop...

I know Ai has lots of issues but thta not to stop it growing to reflect the growing size of the Indian economy and the fact that makes Ai an important carrier whether people like or not. you dont...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2023, 21:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,828
Posted By pax britanica

Thanks both, I suspected that it was abit of...

Thanks both,
I suspected that it was abit of journo elaboration , or perhaps apax not telling the difference betweena procedure turn approach to get into the wind as 'holding' and i certianly...
3rd Jan 2023, 19:09
Replies: 13
Views: 4,346
Posted By pax britanica

Witht their proposed orders Air India will, in a...

Witht their proposed orders Air India will, in a few years, not only be the biggest airline in the country that will have the worlds biggest population but bigger than BA Lufti ,and AF and vastly...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2023, 15:58
Replies: 14
Views: 2,828
Posted By pax britanica

I did read one report that said the plane had to...

I did read one report that said the plane had to 'circle' the diversion airport until daylight as there was no approach lighting. Surely any Etops diversion field has to be suitable for night...
30th Dec 2022, 19:23
Replies: 34
Views: 6,611
Posted By pax britanica

Surely in todays military expertise at video...

Surely in todays military expertise at video games is more valuable than phyiscial fitness .

I do some mentoruing in a major industry and very few people I have talked to would ever consider...
30th Dec 2022, 18:55
Replies: 939
Views: 391,237
Posted By pax britanica

Always amusing to see comments from US about the...

Always amusing to see comments from US about the undemocratic etc etc EU which of course is big enough to stand up to US agencies wheres individual European countries are not, that is not saying ...
29th Dec 2022, 15:26
Replies: 72
Views: 14,747
Posted By pax britanica

Wouldnt the Vanguard have made a decent Mil...

Wouldnt the Vanguard have made a decent Mil freighter or was the timing just wrong with the RAF having bought Britanias. It was pretty big wiht that big udrfloor hold and very powerful engines . It...
28th Dec 2022, 11:14
Replies: 72
Views: 14,747
Posted By pax britanica

In my Cains Lane ( Myrtle Avenue of the day)...

In my Cains Lane ( Myrtle Avenue of the day) spotting days in the mid 60s Vanguards were noticeably nose down on finals until well past the A 30 .. With those monster flaps and mighty Tynes they must...
18th Dec 2022, 14:04
Replies: 80
Views: 8,934
Posted By pax britanica

As an American Duxford would be really good as...

As an American Duxford would be really good as it has a very very strong US content, partly because this area of UK (East Anglia , the area north and east of London) was home to the 8th AirForce in...
14th Dec 2022, 21:52
Replies: 12
Views: 4,168
Posted By pax britanica

Just another example of broken UK, some of the...

Just another example of broken UK, some of the most professional and dedicated service people in the world and they get treated in a disgraceful manner., Same old UK business model of outsourcing...
14th Dec 2022, 20:02
Replies: 137
Views: 28,200
Posted By pax britanica

The Union Flag is not suited to being twisted...

The Union Flag is not suited to being twisted around because its already rather a mess . BA got it right by simplifying it . The US flag is equally useless when modified to fit aviation shapes. ...
14th Dec 2022, 14:08
Replies: 19
Views: 2,300
Posted By pax britanica

Dont DC3s actually predate duct tape and speed...

Dont DC3s actually predate duct tape and speed tape so it really is back to being fixed with baling wire and wood
13th Dec 2022, 21:30
Replies: 140
Views: 38,869
Posted By pax britanica

Thanksgiving 1971 BA501? LHR JFK Staff...

Thanksgiving 1971 BA501? LHR JFK Staff (dependent) travel and my first flight on BOACs flagship 747 . I didnt know then how often I would end up cursing the endless night of HKG-LHR or SIn LHR on...
7th Dec 2022, 18:40
Replies: 27
Views: 8,362
Posted By pax britanica

Winter of discontent mark 2 , although London...

Winter of discontent mark 2 , although London bus staff settled today I believe .

It does say somethign aboutt he mood of many workign people that they are willing to support strikes . I mean it...
6th Dec 2022, 16:18
Replies: 70
Views: 15,436
Posted By pax britanica

Tridents and speed I remember two occasions...

Tridents and speed

I remember two occasions where the flight deck cheerfully pointed out how fast the trident could go . Once going to Stockholm we overtook a Scandi DC9 which the captain said...
3rd Dec 2022, 17:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,384
Posted By pax britanica

Outside of GPS satellites dont carry much data ....

Outside of GPS satellites dont carry much data . partially because they cannot handle much nor high speeds , but partly beause theyare easy to intercept or interfer with. Fibre optic cables deal...
1st Dec 2022, 19:14
Replies: 70
Views: 15,436
Posted By pax britanica

Would a Trident ever to have done a low runway...

Would a Trident ever to have done a low runway pass at North Weald. I remember going to an airshow there, we had an Uncle who lived not far away . I distinctly remmber the Trident , about 1965...
1st Dec 2022, 18:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By pax britanica

Having got banned from this section of Pprune a...

Having got banned from this section of Pprune a couple of years ago for , complaining, as a civilian how badly it seemed to me we treated our military i will risk it again.

I am not fan of having...
26th Nov 2022, 18:33
Replies: 74
Views: 17,262
Posted By pax britanica

Belgium is kind of the go to place when Brits...

Belgium is kind of the go to place when Brits want to describe something of a nothing country but sadly at the moment thats a bit of people stones glass houses . They may have something of a complex...
26th Nov 2022, 14:44
Replies: 3,502
Views: 457,373
Posted By pax britanica

WIDN62, Thnak you very much for your reply ,...

WIDN62,

Thnak you very much for your reply , msd is Minimum safe distance -yes? That was about the height i would have put the Herc at both stright line height wise and slant angle from hillside...
25th Nov 2022, 21:25
Replies: 3,502
Views: 457,373
Posted By pax britanica

A nice treat walking godg this morning as RAF...

A nice treat walking godg this morning as RAF herc out of Brzie came racing along at low leel over Frome, 15 mins later is back going the opposite direction.

It looks very very big aginst the...
25th Nov 2022, 13:34
Replies: 74
Views: 17,262
Posted By pax britanica

You may all laugh at Belgium but hey dont do so...

You may all laugh at Belgium but hey dont do so badly for a small country, they also seem to exert some controover our allegedly independednt nuclear deterrent. They also have a decent health...
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