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Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2020, 04:13
Replies: 29
Views: 4,824
Posted By Saint Jack

High Flight

I'm sure most of you out there are familiar with what is now known as "The Pilot's Poem" :

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward...
21st Aug 2020, 04:49
Replies: 43
Views: 7,953
Posted By Saint Jack

Yup, that's the one although my memory of the...

Yup, that's the one although my memory of the details seemed to have failed me.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2020, 02:47
Replies: 63
Views: 2,619
Posted By Saint Jack

I believe I'm the third person here to recall...

I believe I'm the third person here to recall that Princess Mary's RAF Hospital, Halton served beer regularly, I was a patient there circa 1967 and was very surprised when asked, "Would you like a...
20th Aug 2020, 02:27
Replies: 43
Views: 7,953
Posted By Saint Jack

I remember many years ago, seeing a photograph of...

I remember many years ago, seeing a photograph of a US Army Caribou operating in Vietnam with an RAAF outer wing fitted, left side I think, the Australian wing markings were clearly visible. I...
4th Jul 2020, 02:41
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By Saint Jack

Not only Red Swastika's in Singapore, the Mee Toh...

Not only Red Swastika's in Singapore, the Mee Toh Primary School has a yellow swastika in it's school crest. https://meetoh.moe.edu.sg/
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2020, 07:01
Replies: 27
Views: 15,152
Posted By Saint Jack

Reference Post #18. It which it was said,...

Reference Post #18. It which it was said, "Literally hundreds of N register aircraft permanently based in the UK." Perhaps a little exaggeration but I'm assuming it refers to both fixed- and rotary...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2020, 02:47
Replies: 23
Views: 3,038
Posted By Saint Jack

I believe this helicopter came out of the middle...

I believe this helicopter came out of the middle east and was originally intended to go on a fire-fighting contract in Indonesia. However the Indonesian government department that was handling the...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Apr 2020, 02:54
Replies: 111
Views: 10,055
Posted By Saint Jack

For me, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Neil...

For me, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Neil Diamond will always be a favourite, it is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Richard Bach. The music was originally released on an LP...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2020, 02:05
Replies: 25
Views: 9,036
Posted By Saint Jack

Please allow me to post a couple of up-dates to...

Please allow me to post a couple of up-dates to this most interesting thread.
Helicopter doctor : Ref your Post#15 in April 2015. Dave Sanders is still in Singapore. I'm afraid he's not in the best...
13th Apr 2020, 10:17
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By Saint Jack

Many, many thanks to all of you who have...

Many, many thanks to all of you who have responded. I have download GIMP 2.10 and a very quick "dry-run" has yielded some very promising results - but the main page has more buttons, options,...
10th Apr 2020, 12:28
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By Saint Jack

Jhieminga Many thanks, the finished result as...

Jhieminga Many thanks, the finished result as shown in the short video is exactly what I'm trying to achieve. I'll explore Photoshop options.

Jimbo2Papa I'm using Windows 10. What is the title...
10th Apr 2020, 09:32
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By Saint Jack

Restoring Faded Colour Photos

Hi everyone. Now that I'm confined to home because of the Covid-19 virus, probably like most of you reading this, I would like to start a project that has been on my mind for a long time. I have a...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2020, 01:57
Replies: 57
Views: 7,179
Posted By Saint Jack

I was once adopted by a cat. It was at RAF...

I was once adopted by a cat. It was at RAF Seletar in Singapore way back when Singapore was a nice and cool place (both literally and figuratively.) In the evening the cat would appear out of nowhere...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2020, 02:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By Saint Jack

How many noticed that in the short scene at -0.44...

How many noticed that in the short scene at -0.44 when 007 was walking through the kitchen the film negative was reversed? BTW, it should be; "The name's Bond, James Bond."
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2020, 02:25
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,266,278
Posted By Saint Jack

Post #5603, I'm rather surprised to hear that...

Post #5603, I'm rather surprised to hear that Simrik are selling their 407GXP because it "...didn't work up high & cargo space near zero." I know of this helicopter and despite it's stated "VIP...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Dec 2019, 01:41
Replies: 38
Views: 15,784
Posted By Saint Jack

Way back, when the US Army started taking...

Way back, when the US Army started taking deliveries of their (then) new Blackhawks, there was a saying that went something like this, "When the last Blackhawk is flown to the US Army Aviation...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Nov 2019, 01:43
Replies: 25
Views: 5,074
Posted By Saint Jack

What are his options? Find the very best 206L3...

What are his options? Find the very best 206L3 or L4 currently available - anywhere, especially in terms of maintenance and overhaul times remaining. Calendar-based maintenance inspections are a...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2019, 12:20
Replies: 138
Views: 40,254
Posted By Saint Jack

I've been a PPruNer for quite a few years now and...

I've been a PPruNer for quite a few years now and generally frequent the "Rotorheads" forum. We used to have a character there who went by the name of "Shell Management", apparently he was neither...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2019, 02:28
Replies: 29
Views: 9,429
Posted By Saint Jack

Permit me elaborate a little regarding my Post...

Permit me elaborate a little regarding my Post #26; When I wrote, "....and I'm not in any hurry to do it again" I was thinking about the argument I had with a senior police officer at the scene who...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2019, 02:07
Replies: 29
Views: 9,429
Posted By Saint Jack

nomorehelosforme: The practice of covering up...

nomorehelosforme: The practice of covering up registration markings, and any other identifying features, of a crashed helicopter is surprisingly common. I have done it once (on an AS350) and I'm not...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2019, 01:58
Replies: 92
Views: 12,423
Posted By Saint Jack

Where I am at the moment I'm known as an "Ang...

Where I am at the moment I'm known as an "Ang Moh" and although this actually means "red-haired" it is used when referring to any Caucasian. I previously worked in the Caribbean where the population...
14th Sep 2019, 04:35
Replies: 17
Views: 4,568
Posted By Saint Jack

And don't forget the Royal Air Force experimented...

And don't forget the Royal Air Force experimented with operating Harriers off a container ship, oh wait, no, disregard that!
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2019, 04:17
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By Saint Jack

A friend of mine is a retired B747 captain and...

A friend of mine is a retired B747 captain and had a unique(?) way of recovering from unusual attitudes in the simulator. He would simply put the aircraft into a spin and, as he often said, "when...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 03:13
Replies: 72
Views: 80,803
Posted By Saint Jack

DavidCg - I left Bristow in 1979, when Iran went...

DavidCg - I left Bristow in 1979, when Iran went pear-shaped, and a little time later I received a letter (sorry, can't remember from who) telling me that my Bristow Pension account had been...
9th May 2019, 02:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Saint Jack

I used a dot-matrix printer for years, I...

I used a dot-matrix printer for years, I sometimes believe that's what caused my deafness -:) For anyone who hasn't experienced these machines take it from me - they're bloody noisy! I'm surprised...
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