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25th Jan 2020, 06:28
Replies: 336
Views: 260,476
Posted By onetrack

Here's better quality drone footage supplied by...

Here's better quality drone footage supplied by NSW Police to the ABC News, than the mobile phone news images supplied by Numpty Aussie.
All photos, and the video, are enlargeable.
...
24th Jan 2020, 05:25
Replies: 336
Views: 260,476
Posted By onetrack

Australian ABC news has some aerial footage of...

Australian ABC news has some aerial footage of the crash site. There's very little left of the aircraft, almost total destruction of it.
If the wing/s separated in flight, I would have expected the...
23rd Jan 2020, 04:14
Replies: 336
Views: 260,476
Posted By onetrack

Channel 7 News is reporting that witnesses saw...

Channel 7 News is reporting that witnesses saw the C130 crash in a ball of fire. 3 crew on board. It looks like the chances of survivors would be very slim.
...
16th Nov 2019, 20:31
Replies: 24
Views: 7,253
Posted By onetrack

Yes, my apologies, he's admitted he stuffed up...

Yes, my apologies, he's admitted he stuffed up badly, and mixed up the Rossair crash with this one. SAPOL are obviously correct, they have attended the scene, and they know what the aircraft is - an...
16th Nov 2019, 12:43
Replies: 24
Views: 7,253
Posted By onetrack

No, there's no mistake or confusion with the...

No, there's no mistake or confusion with the Rossair crash. The information is from a reliable source, an experienced pilot, that it is a Cessna 441.
The media are notorious for being wildly...
16th Nov 2019, 12:19
Replies: 24
Views: 7,253
Posted By onetrack

DF - Reports are that it is a twin Cessna 441,...

DF - Reports are that it is a twin Cessna 441, not exactly a "light aircraft". It is reportedly a "real mess", and the pilot is one lucky lad to survive.
4th Jun 2017, 13:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By onetrack

You have to give the guy top marks for...

You have to give the guy top marks for persistance and passion. Someone should start a crowd-funding arrangement to pay for some intensive training for him in basic physics and engineering, so he...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2017, 11:24
Replies: 500
Views: 123,081
Posted By onetrack

I just love it when the trains get their revenge....

I just love it when the trains get their revenge. :E
Forum: Jet Blast
28th May 2017, 12:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,649
Posted By onetrack

What comes to mind for me, would be a sizeable...

What comes to mind for me, would be a sizeable percentage of the people on the planet today, looking puzzled, and saying, "Elvis WHO?? :(
It will 40 years in August that he died. That's two...
27th May 2017, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 10,729
Posted By onetrack

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO...

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO drift-modelling pinpoints a substantially different location for the MH370 wreckage (as compared to the "expected" and "calculated" ATSB location) -...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 10:43
Replies: 87
Views: 10,554
Posted By onetrack

I've watched braver people than me, weld brackets...

I've watched braver people than me, weld brackets and attachments onto (overhead) diesel tanks, that were full of diesel fuel! :eek:
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 00:39
Replies: 87
Views: 10,554
Posted By onetrack

The precise condition requirements for the...

The precise condition requirements for the ignition of petrol and other fuels involve a myriad of exacting parameters to be met, before the fuel will ignite.

A simple, faintly-glowing, lit...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2017, 00:13
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,816,101
Posted By onetrack

A drover in the pub was amazed to see a farmer...

A drover in the pub was amazed to see a farmer playing poker with his sheepdog, at one of the pub tables.

"Gee, I knew Kelpies were pretty smart - but a poker-playing dog beats anything I've...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 11:50
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,816,101
Posted By onetrack

Fred said to Jimmy, "My brother's swallowed a box...

Fred said to Jimmy, "My brother's swallowed a box of firecrackers!"

Jimmy says, "Cripes! Is he alright??"

Fred says, "I guess so! We haven't heard any reports about him!"
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 02:02
Replies: 23
Views: 2,862
Posted By onetrack

The simple problem with B2N2's suggestion is that...

The simple problem with B2N2's suggestion is that the richest people with the loudest mouths and the most arrogant opinions, would become the dominating force appearing on JB.

I'm inclined to go...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2017, 01:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,920
Posted By onetrack

A Swiss iStor knife sharpener does it for me....

A Swiss iStor knife sharpener does it for me. Failing that, a Wiltshire Staysharp cassette sharpener is a fallback position.

I'm not a bloke for knives that will cleanly split a hair lengthwise,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 13:40
Replies: 137
Views: 11,966
Posted By onetrack

LR, please excuse my dreadful slippage in the use...

LR, please excuse my dreadful slippage in the use of HM's English. I shall give myself a good flogging tonight with a large school ruler, to remind me to obey the rules of grammar. :p

P.S., I took...
25th May 2017, 13:34
Replies: 25
Views: 11,000
Posted By onetrack

I fail to understand what is to be gained by...

I fail to understand what is to be gained by writing a book about a murderous, criminal loser - who no-one, not even his family, appear to want to remember.
I would consider it an unworthy project,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2017, 13:11
Replies: 87
Views: 10,554
Posted By onetrack

So, perhaps you'd better advise all those oil...

So, perhaps you'd better advise all those oil companies, service stations, fuel depots, and the multitude of other refuelling outlets, that they have wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on those...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 05:50
Replies: 87
Views: 10,554
Posted By onetrack

My father spent many years in the Murchison...

My father spent many years in the Murchison region of W.A. as a younger man, in the early 1930's. Road travel was rudimentary, in the likes of reasonably-current-model Chevs, Ford and Dodge tourers. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 02:24
Replies: 137
Views: 11,966
Posted By onetrack

I was quite amused by a likeable Greek gent on...

I was quite amused by a likeable Greek gent on the Island of Kos, who was running a hire car business, and who I hired a car from from whom I hired a car.
He noticed our accents and inquired if we...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 02:11
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,911
Posted By onetrack

The record for nuclear power is pretty poor at...

The record for nuclear power is pretty poor at this point. Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukashima, etc.
No matter what the power source, it's liable to be affected by human incompetence in...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2017, 01:48
Replies: 36
Views: 5,970
Posted By onetrack

RIP to a true gentleman and a professional...

RIP to a true gentleman and a professional entertainer who had a job we all envy.
I think a great deal of credit is due to the man for his approachable and likeable manner, when not "on the job" - a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 02:58
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,911
Posted By onetrack

I personally, would rather see taxpayers money...

I personally, would rather see taxpayers money poured into solar power development, than being poured into coal-powered power stations.
Here on the left coast of Oz, a former Premier of the State, a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2017, 02:25
Replies: 137
Views: 11,966
Posted By onetrack

I've driven in both RHD and LHD countries,...

I've driven in both RHD and LHD countries, although I was born and bred to RHD and driving on the left. I've never had a problem, except for the one time I was in the hills above Bilbao, it was...
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