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10th Aug 2019, 08:13
Replies: 24
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Posted By Manwell

Good question Googlebug. Why indeed. Why would...

Good question Googlebug. Why indeed. Why would any taxpayer feel it's appropriate to pay taxes for services they neither need, nor want? Let's consider them for a moment - free health - the...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2019, 09:34
Replies: 47
Views: 8,333
Posted By Manwell

It's definitely a myth for most, especially...

It's definitely a myth for most, especially nowadays. Since information technology has made such tremendous strides that everything we ever thought we wanted to know is readily available without...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2019, 04:42
Replies: 225
Views: 24,850
Posted By Manwell

Thanks for that gem Noel. You've expertly...

Thanks for that gem Noel. You've expertly highlighted the sort of insanity these events are designed to elicit. I'm glad there are people like you around making at least some of us look sensible. ...
7th Aug 2019, 04:30
Replies: 146
Views: 80,478
Posted By Manwell

This is what is commonly called a con. Anyone...

This is what is commonly called a con. Anyone in the know can hand around press releases saying any damn thing, but that doesn't make it true. You'd have to verify every element of the story to...
7th Aug 2019, 04:07
Replies: 1,045
Views: 568,767
Posted By Manwell

That was Donald Rumsfeld, but he didn't say there...

That was Donald Rumsfeld, but he didn't say there are no "knowns". He actually said, "There are known knowns;there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say...
7th Aug 2019, 01:03
Replies: 1,045
Views: 568,767
Posted By Manwell

glenb, I empathise with you, but as a local...

glenb, I empathise with you, but as a local federal member told me, "The problem's too big for anyone to solve." He's right. The system designed to protect us has been turned against us, and it is...
7th Aug 2019, 00:48
Replies: 1,045
Views: 568,767
Posted By Manwell

Legal appeals and approaching the media aren't...

Legal appeals and approaching the media aren't what they used to be, but you're right - the aviation community has to band together otherwise we'll all end up in the same situation. Divide and...
6th Aug 2019, 07:56
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Manwell

I can't imagine his method Sunfish. Unless it...

I can't imagine his method Sunfish. Unless it requires being so filthy rich and connected that you can literally get away with murder.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2019, 05:00
Replies: 9
Views: 2,521
Posted By Manwell

Mick, since 5G bands are either above or below...

Mick, since 5G bands are either above or below weather radar, and it's not recommended to stand in front of one in operation, do you know anything about the potential health effects of 5G at either...
5th Aug 2019, 04:53
Replies: 104
Views: 79,775
Posted By Manwell

Sometime around 1990 is when I heard it, and I...

Sometime around 1990 is when I heard it, and I don't know exactly when it happened, but must have been after BA introduced B747's. I heard this in Australia, and since it happened in the UK, it...
5th Aug 2019, 04:48
Replies: 104
Views: 79,775
Posted By Manwell

No Airbubba and others. I heard this back before...

No Airbubba and others. I heard this back before computers existed and well before our current obsession with links to authoritative references so we don't have to think for ourselves. There is...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2019, 04:41
Replies: 225
Views: 24,850
Posted By Manwell

I do like Gordy's post above even though I don't...

I do like Gordy's post above even though I don't own a gun, and I know I don't need one because I can talk, and that's more effective as I've proven once so far. Someone will say it won't work...
5th Aug 2019, 00:44
Replies: 33
Views: 6,528
Posted By Manwell

Big Pistons, your experience is exactly the...

Big Pistons, your experience is exactly the phenomenon I'm alluding to. Our capacity to fly accurately is enhanced by reducing reliance on technology designed to help us, and we achieve that by...
5th Aug 2019, 00:19
Replies: 104
Views: 79,775
Posted By Manwell

Whatever happened to the old "8 hours bottle to...

Whatever happened to the old "8 hours bottle to throttle" rule? Many years ago a BA 747 Captain was found to be intoxicated on the flight deck, so they performed an experiment with him in the sim...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2019, 23:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,521
Posted By Manwell

Beardy, I don't know the answer to that one, but...

Beardy, I don't know the answer to that one, but it may not require a numpty in the cabin to cause a problem if it is the case. 5G works on millimetre waves, much smaller than previous bands, and...
4th Aug 2019, 09:30
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Manwell

If the man's a crook, then he deserves his...

If the man's a crook, then he deserves his actions to be revealed, and I hope you aren't deleting posts due to legal threats. If it's true, it's not illegal. Has anyone put pressure on Prune to...
4th Aug 2019, 09:24
Replies: 47
Views: 8,696
Posted By Manwell

You know, the most stupid part of the whole thing...

You know, the most stupid part of the whole thing is that we are sitting around complaining about all the shit they throw at us, instead of working together and doing anything about it. No wonder...
4th Aug 2019, 05:59
Replies: 33
Views: 6,528
Posted By Manwell

Agreed AC, the way it was traditionally done was...

Agreed AC, the way it was traditionally done was for the elders to teach the newbies, while the ones in the middle gained experience. Imagine if the people teaching our kids in schools were those who...
Forum: Questions
3rd Aug 2019, 09:36
Replies: 21
Views: 4,748
Posted By Manwell

skieskitty, this is interesting. Do you work for...

skieskitty, this is interesting. Do you work for the UN as a pilot or crew?
3rd Aug 2019, 09:10
Replies: 33
Views: 6,528
Posted By Manwell

You've highlighted the problem clearly AC. We...

You've highlighted the problem clearly AC. We don't think the way we've been doing it for decades is the problem, so we just keep doing the same thing hoping for a different result. To be fair,...
3rd Aug 2019, 06:27
Replies: 33
Views: 6,528
Posted By Manwell

Thank-you for that reasoned response jonkster....

Thank-you for that reasoned response jonkster. You're right about the basics, but when I say the basics, I really mean the basics. If the foundation isn't sound, nothing built above will last....
3rd Aug 2019, 05:24
Replies: 56
Views: 57,309
Posted By Manwell

That's where the evidence seems to point Timmy. ...

That's where the evidence seems to point Timmy. There are quite a few prescription drugs listing psychotic side-effects in the literature, so this, perhaps in association with her "difficulty...
1st Aug 2019, 10:16
Replies: 40
Views: 41,055
Posted By Manwell

Tis a far, far better thing you do than I have...

Tis a far, far better thing you do than I have ever done. Frontal. I'm sure Dave Robb and the other editors would be stoked if they're still around. Human Factors is one of my favourites, and a...
1st Aug 2019, 06:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By Manwell

One thing I got from Aminta is the line - People...

One thing I got from Aminta is the line - People don't care how much you know 'til they know how much you care. I won't mention some of the other bits, but another great achievement was setting up...
1st Aug 2019, 06:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By Manwell

Concerns about legal liability rather than...

Concerns about legal liability rather than operational necessity, drive the current system to list every possible Notice to Airmen (Notam) that could, even under the most unlikely circumstance,...
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