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24th Mar 2019, 12:49
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Espada III

Why are we told the pilots' names?

These days, air travel is pretty similar to bus or train travel. Book and ticket, turn up at the station/airport, get on the bus/plane/train, get off. We don't get to hear the name of the driver....
19th Mar 2019, 19:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By Espada III

The only unrealiable e-Gates are in the UK. I...

The only unrealiable e-Gates are in the UK. I take a deep breath when I arrive home. Using them in other countries, they just - you know - work!
19th Mar 2019, 19:23
Replies: 28
Views: 2,619
Posted By Espada III

As an SLF I have had three GAs. First was into...

As an SLF I have had three GAs. First was into LGW from MAN when the cabin wan't secure (the trolley wasn't away in time); the second was Jet2 into TLV (captain mentioned an unstable approach) and...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2019, 19:06
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Espada III

Assuming the OP is not the only top floor flat,...

Assuming the OP is not the only top floor flat, then it would be a good idea to speak to the neighbour to explain the position (if the EPC is no good) and see if the management company will...
19th Mar 2019, 19:03
Replies: 261
Views: 233,950
Posted By Espada III

The fate of the A380 and the possible demand for...

The fate of the A380 and the possible demand for it in the future once it has gone out of production reminds me also of some cars, which are boxy, unfashionable and didn't sell well when new. ...
19th Mar 2019, 14:37
Replies: 13
Views: 3,023
Posted By Espada III

It's a hot country where traditionally people do...

It's a hot country where traditionally people do go around wearing less than they might do elsewhere in the world. It's not unsightly, and frankly those of you implying that she should have known...
18th Mar 2019, 12:53
Replies: 16
Views: 8,805
Posted By Espada III

Yup..........

Yup..........
18th Mar 2019, 10:58
Replies: 16
Views: 8,805
Posted By Espada III

Hang on a minute lads, I've got a great idea

Hang on a minute lads, I've got a great idea
11th Mar 2019, 16:24
Replies: 739
Views: 1,470,663
Posted By Espada III

Given the rapidity with which the AAIB and BEA...

Given the rapidity with which the AAIB and BEA gave advice regarding the tail rotor of the helicopter model involved in the Leicester City crash, I would assume that the jack screw will get some...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2019, 14:56
Replies: 527
Views: 90,353
Posted By Espada III

Jihadi bride baby dead....

Jihadi bride baby dead. (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47500387)

BBC reporting.

I'm not convinced it was ever a UK citizen.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2019, 12:58
Replies: 40
Views: 3,197
Posted By Espada III

I regret that owning a firm of Property...

I regret that owning a firm of Property Management Surveyors, I know a bit about this and would agree to an extent with their actions. Had you tripped, fallen down the stairs, etc who would have...
28th Feb 2019, 11:37
Replies: 2,871
Views: 1,544,455
Posted By Espada III

I regret that as a frequent user of MAN, GavinC's...

I regret that as a frequent user of MAN, GavinC's comments are more likely to be accurate than someone who has flown from there on the odd occasion and possibly during a period between the low cost...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2019, 14:12
Replies: 95
Views: 7,627
Posted By Espada III

Automation may make lazy drivers of some people...

Automation may make lazy drivers of some people but it helps us 'driving gods' who are on the motorway in the evening and need to be less stressed to drive safely. Concentrate on the road ahead and...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2019, 12:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Espada III

The issue now is that cannabis seems to be...

The issue now is that cannabis seems to be stronger than ever. When I was a student, the smell was not unpleasant, although I never partook simply because I don't smoke. However recently it seems...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2019, 04:43
Replies: 30
Views: 3,319
Posted By Espada III

Try getting on a train at Euston at 7pm.to...

Try getting on a train at Euston at 7pm.to Manchester and you'll know why HS2 is needed.

Yes the country is poorly served in parts by public transport but the principle economic corridor is north...
14th Feb 2019, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,946
Posted By Espada III

One assumes that even loaded with two A350 wings,...

One assumes that even loaded with two A350 wings, it is a lot lighter that a fully laden A330 on which it is based. So presumably it would stop more easily...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2019, 07:28
Replies: 45
Views: 5,148
Posted By Espada III

The main problem with the F-pace in 2.0 litre...

The main problem with the F-pace in 2.0 litre guise is the engine and DPF issue. My wife had an Evoque with this drivetrain and it was having an oil change every four months. Awful thing.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2019, 06:12
Replies: 22
Views: 2,241
Posted By Espada III

Given that we are a little more sophisticated in...

Given that we are a little more sophisticated in Europe about legitimate painkillers, I do have some sympathy for this lady assuming she was genuinely wishing to aid her partner.

Other Arab...
25th Jan 2019, 10:31
Replies: 173
Views: 185,861
Posted By Espada III

My only experience here is as an SLF who flew...

My only experience here is as an SLF who flew frmo MAN - LHR one evening on an A319 with one passenger (me) four cabin crew, one deadheading pilot and two pilots. as we taxied out I saw two A330 ME...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2019, 20:30
Replies: 59
Views: 7,034
Posted By Espada III

Simple. Hang on to the courtesy car until they...

Simple. Hang on to the courtesy car until they give you your back in working order and legal. This is a safety recall;. They should not have asked you to come in unless they had the part in stock.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2019, 15:01
Replies: 64
Views: 7,409
Posted By Espada III

Was walking the dog yesterday and heard several...

Was walking the dog yesterday and heard several unnecessarily loud exhaust notes including a Maserati, Ford Mustang and a Mercedes C63 AMG. I used to love it when I was younger but now hanker after...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2019, 14:09
Replies: 21
Views: 3,123
Posted By Espada III

Having been married previously and now happpily...

Having been married previously and now happpily married to an equivalent of Mrs Bezos I can only wonder at some men, who act like 18 year olds. The fact he chose the boob enhanced female over the...
5th Jan 2019, 16:37
Replies: 24
Views: 5,221
Posted By Espada III

Perhaps not perfect but I have a speedometer on...

Perhaps not perfect but I have a speedometer on my phone which operates via GPS. On a flight from Manchester to Tel Aviv in January 2017 on an easyJet A320, I recorded a maximum speed of 646mph. And...
4th Jan 2019, 11:32
Replies: 17
Views: 4,465
Posted By Espada III

Thank you. As a passenger I do prefer the A320...

Thank you. As a passenger I do prefer the A320 to the 737. The seating and especially the aisle are that little bit wider on the Airbus. And is it me, but the windows seemed to be lower up the...
4th Jan 2019, 09:44
Replies: 17
Views: 4,465
Posted By Espada III

Not sure what jimjim1 means. Landing into...

Not sure what jimjim1 means.

Landing into Milan Bergamo and Manchester. Both flights had what I felt were fast approaches, but Manchester's braking was very intense. I suppose they wanted to...
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