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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Oct 2021, 21:38
Replies: 240
Views: 22,232
Posted By highflyer40

Anyone see the article of the insolate Britain...

Anyone see the article of the insolate Britain protester who was complaining because she was stopped by police, and so so missed her yoga class? She complained to the ombudsman because of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2021, 11:22
Replies: 431
Views: 32,027
Posted By highflyer40

That would normally work except the pandemic has...

That would normally work except the pandemic has thrown that on its head. ďBuying patternsĒ are just now returning to normal. We have had 18 months of reduced petrol demand. Coupled with some drivers...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2021, 23:13
Replies: 240
Views: 22,232
Posted By highflyer40

A protest can only have a chance of success if it...

A protest can only have a chance of success if it has the support of the people. If the people donít support it then the government is right in ignoring it.

You want to get your message out...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2021, 22:58
Replies: 431
Views: 32,027
Posted By highflyer40

Thats not just EVís but all new cars. The...

Thats not just EVís but all new cars. The production of new cars has been hit hard by the shortage of microchips. Not only has it had an effect on the time to deliver to consumers but hire car prices...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2021, 22:16
Replies: 431
Views: 32,027
Posted By highflyer40

That is the only problem. There is no problem...

That is the only problem. There is no problem with supply. Only delivery from refinery to pumps.

Your first sentence doesnít make any sense if you think about it. If everyone waited until they...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2021, 21:17
Replies: 431
Views: 32,027
Posted By highflyer40

Ok, I am really starting to get annoyed by all...

Ok, I am really starting to get annoyed by all the articles about ďpanic buyingĒ petrol. It is impossible to panic buy petrol. You either need it so have the space or donít need it, and canít buy it...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2021, 15:46
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

And candidates for the Darwin Award. PPRUNE even...

And candidates for the Darwin Award. PPRUNE even has a thread for it. I wish them all the best and speedy recovery, but absolutely NO sympathy.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2021, 13:56
Replies: 10,199
Views: 927,395
Posted By highflyer40

About the same way they held the Chinese to their...

About the same way they held the Chinese to their agreement in regards to Hong Kong. Oh waitÖ
31st Aug 2021, 08:20
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By highflyer40

I know it makes no sense. Thatís why I said it...

I know it makes no sense. Thatís why I said it was a bad design.
30th Aug 2021, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By highflyer40

Actually. No I have no clue. But again surely...

Actually. No I have no clue. But again surely they should make that known? It’s the “All borders to reopen thread” so don’t it has been closed.
30th Aug 2021, 22:35
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By highflyer40

If you are banned should you be given a reason, or time line or any info!?

I have been posting to a certain thread and now can longer access it while logged in. For some reason it appears I may have been banned. Surely you should be notified by private message with the...
30th Aug 2021, 20:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By highflyer40

That is an awful pictorial. Those ďeyesĒ for...

That is an awful pictorial. Those ďeyesĒ for visibility would surely be taken by most to be seen as a less than sign. They could have picked something better than that.
30th Aug 2021, 18:19
Replies: 863
Views: 162,347
Posted By highflyer40

Indeed. But the MC130 Combat Shadow flew from...

Indeed. But the MC130 Combat Shadow flew from Qatar to Kabul yesterday.
30th Aug 2021, 16:30
Replies: 272
Views: 50,597
Posted By highflyer40

Canada is 29% bigger than Aus, and has a...

Canada is 29% bigger than Aus, and has a population of only 36M. They are opening up now just like a lot of other places. Granted with mandatory vaccinations in almost all regulated industries.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2021, 13:42
Replies: 16
Views: 5,640
Posted By highflyer40

It also has to be the rolls Royce of submarines....

It also has to be the rolls Royce of submarines. Didnít know the RN bought the luxury upgrade. The amount of space is absurd
30th Aug 2021, 13:29
Replies: 9,313
Views: 1,425,722
Posted By highflyer40

Itís not discrimination. As the laws on...

Itís not discrimination. As the laws on discrimination in Australia are very specific in that it only applies to certain attributes. Such as age, disability, sex, religion, and a few others I canít...
30th Aug 2021, 12:04
Replies: 863
Views: 162,347
Posted By highflyer40

Thats the whole point though isnít it. The August...

Thats the whole point though isnít it. The August 31 deadline has been there for since at least the start of this year. Yet they only start with 2
weeks to go, and then only when they city was...
29th Aug 2021, 18:18
Replies: 863
Views: 162,347
Posted By highflyer40

The sole fact that we can comprehend complaining...

The sole fact that we can comprehend complaining about wasting resources to get some animals out instead of people.

Funniest thing is there is a good chance that most if not all of the animals...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2021, 18:12
Replies: 11,057
Views: 4,815,340
Posted By highflyer40

Yes agree completely. I agree with verstappen....

Yes agree completely. I agree with verstappen. They should have just let them go racing at 1500. Would have been a nerve racking first 10 laps or so until a line started to appear. But they are the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2021, 16:54
Replies: 11,057
Views: 4,815,340
Posted By highflyer40

Might as well stop the dance now then. Since they...

Might as well stop the dance now then. Since they have stopped the race clock. He may need that extra time they may get to get Lewis past.
29th Aug 2021, 16:52
Replies: 9,313
Views: 1,425,722
Posted By highflyer40

No all it means is you Australians are a strange...

No all it means is you Australians are a strange lot!

2 billion people are fully vaccinated. Another 2.5 billion have had their first dose.

People arenít falling dead all over the globe after...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2021, 14:18
Replies: 12,404
Views: 1,698,795
Posted By highflyer40

We passed though Heraklion airport in Crete...

We passed though Heraklion airport in Crete recently. We were one of the last to get to immigration due to kids in tow, but still took less than 10 minutes. No dedicated EU or non EU windows,...
29th Aug 2021, 11:49
Replies: 82
Views: 24,368
Posted By highflyer40

Oh course they will be in vain. This will be...

Oh course they will be in vain. This will be forgotten by Monday. That said he may have had a point, but he knew he was committing career suicide. The best way for him to have done this was resign...
29th Aug 2021, 07:54
Replies: 1,268
Views: 207,187
Posted By highflyer40

Actually granny will be right back in the...

Actually granny will be right back in the situation pre-vaccination. So just as likely to pass or have severe illness as this time last year.
28th Aug 2021, 21:25
Replies: 82
Views: 24,368
Posted By highflyer40

I personally think it was a waste. He is a good...

I personally think it was a waste. He is a good man and maybe a great leader, but now he has thrown it all away. His statement will be forgotten by next week. Had he kept it within the service then...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 20:06
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

Nothing illegal about bending the rules. As long...

Nothing illegal about bending the rules. As long as you donít break them.

There are plenty of companies out there that their ethos is climate change, ethics and moral responsibility. They are not...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 18:53
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

What I meant was if it costs £2M to do something...

What I meant was if it costs £2M to do something ethically right and morally right and well within regulations. Then if you can do it for £1M right at the edge of the regs, and throwing ethics out...
28th Aug 2021, 17:03
Replies: 863
Views: 162,347
Posted By highflyer40

Still quite a few American C-17ís inbound and two...

Still quite a few American C-17ís inbound and two stratotankers, plus one MC130 combat shadow enroute. Although I guess that could be being used to refuel helos to get them out of country.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 16:47
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

My wife works in the NHS. Their toner cartridge...

My wife works in the NHS. Their toner cartridge ran out in a weekend. Called the company they have to procure from. The cartridge is £400 and they said they couldnít deliver for 2 weeks. Wife...
28th Aug 2021, 16:34
Replies: 1,268
Views: 207,187
Posted By highflyer40

I hope your right, but suspect you are wrong. Iím...

I hope your right, but suspect you are wrong. Iím predicting lockdown again here in the UK sometime in October.
28th Aug 2021, 16:31
Replies: 1,268
Views: 207,187
Posted By highflyer40

Considering granny got vaccinated 9-10 months...

Considering granny got vaccinated 9-10 months ago, then granny has next to no protection. They are now noticing that the vaccines are losing their affect much earlier than predicted. Starting at 5...
28th Aug 2021, 10:02
Replies: 863
Views: 162,347
Posted By highflyer40

There is quite a line of both American and...

There is quite a line of both American and British C-17ís inbound for Afghanistan right now. I count at least 8 inbound, and 4 outbound. Looks like they are going to/from Dubai.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 09:28
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

Just came back from Greece. Before I went we...

Just came back from Greece. Before I went we scoured the internet and I found a company that does day 2 PCR tests for £20. For a family of 4 that is a pretty good savings from the normal price....
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 09:16
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

Of course they donít. You are exceptionally naive...

Of course they donít. You are exceptionally naive if you think they do. You can have common decency to your neighbour, but try that in the business world and you will be out of business very soon....
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2021, 00:53
Replies: 18,525
Views: 2,205,397
Posted By highflyer40

Nothing new. And not something that will ever...

Nothing new. And not something that will ever change. Some made tons of the conflicts in Iraq, and Afghanistan as well. Itís just the way it is. Any change to the status quo and someone will make...
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