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Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2022, 08:16
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

Just browsing this months EV sales figures for...

Just browsing this months EV sales figures for Norway - sad I know - I spotted a vehicle name that I didn't recognise. It was the FAW E-HS9 from China with 31 sales in Jan.

Brace yourself before...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2022, 15:41
Replies: 618
BBC
Views: 82,789
Posted By ETOPS

All of my audio/visual entertainment and...

All of my audio/visual entertainment and information is delivered to me by my cable operator Virgin Media. I've been a customer for so long that my original contract was with Cable & Wireless and my...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2022, 16:53
Replies: 618
BBC
Views: 82,789
Posted By ETOPS

Along with speeding fines and the National...

Along with speeding fines and the National Lottery :p
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2022, 14:40
Replies: 618
BBC
Views: 82,789
Posted By ETOPS

Essentially the BBC is a subscription service -...

Essentially the BBC is a subscription service - the licence fee and its collection service is forced upon the viewers to fund the output.

I'm happy to see it evolve into a pay to view service...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2022, 07:18
Replies: 94
Views: 7,372
Posted By ETOPS

Not a single one in 50 years of motoring. ...

Not a single one in 50 years of motoring.



Bit more detail would be interesting - types of vehicle and road surface locally?
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2021, 09:04
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

In the interest of balance I've spotted this...

In the interest of balance I've spotted this announcement hard on the heels of yesterday's note about ICE development.
...
29th Dec 2021, 15:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By ETOPS

Almost 13 years between posts - a new record? :D

Almost 13 years between posts - a new record? :D
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2021, 11:49
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

No worries mate! None of this applies to...

No worries mate!

None of this applies to Oz.......
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2021, 08:13
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

This news from South Korea is, I believe, a...

This news from South Korea is, I believe, a legacy industry first...

https://www.kedglobal.com/newsView/ked202112230013

I read this to mean that Hyundai will cease producing ICE vehicles in the...
25th Dec 2021, 09:58
Replies: 31
Views: 4,105
Posted By ETOPS

Squawk standby - because the early IFF kit was...

Squawk standby - because the early IFF kit was code name "Parrot"

A bit like "kill the rabbit" :ok:
24th Dec 2021, 07:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By ETOPS

By some amazing coincidence I've just spotted...

By some amazing coincidence I've just spotted this picture of David in the thread about 98 Sqdn at Fassberg...

...
19th Dec 2021, 19:40
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By ETOPS

Iím sorry Squadron Leader but Iím not getting...

Iím sorry Squadron Leader but Iím not getting your banter this morning :confused:
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2021, 07:15
Replies: 44
Views: 4,133
Posted By ETOPS

I had a Mitsubishi PHEV which for most local...

I had a Mitsubishi PHEV which for most local trips I ran in electric mode only - there was a switch to inhibit the petrol motor from starting up. With a 30 mile range and charging every night my mpg...
14th Dec 2021, 07:55
Replies: 13
Views: 3,719
Posted By ETOPS

Now solved - according to Dan...

Now solved - according to Dan Gryder...........https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UuRpW8wdVA

He was Richard Floyd McCoy Jr who actually hijacked another aircraft shortly afterwards..
...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2021, 20:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By ETOPS

Strewth mate! Yer reckon that yabber is English??

Strewth mate! Yer reckon that yabber is English??
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2021, 08:44
Replies: 42
Views: 5,845
Posted By ETOPS

Maybe the Mods could look kindly on this...

Maybe the Mods could look kindly on this situation?
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2021, 12:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By ETOPS

Sir Frank Williams

I was sorry to read of his passing..

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/nov/28/sir-frank-williams-founder-of-williams-racing-dies-aged-79

Back in the 1980s I was flying a Be 200 and we were...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2021, 15:21
Replies: 82
Views: 6,361
Posted By ETOPS

Storm Arwen

See the UK Met office has issued a rare ďRedĒ weather warning. Having looked at the Newcastle TAF I can see why :eek:

TAF: EGNT 261058Z 2612/2712 30015KT 9999 FEW035 TEMPO 2612/2617 31020G32KT...
25th Nov 2021, 07:53
Replies: 10
Views: 2,709
Posted By ETOPS

Kamov KA-26 ...

Kamov KA-26

https://www.deutsches-museum.de/assets/_processed_/e/5/csm_Ka-26_BN_49741_f9bfa9ec36.jpg
24th Nov 2021, 08:09
Replies: 13
Views: 3,719
Posted By ETOPS

Hi Stationair8 You're right about the...

Hi Stationair8

You're right about the "folklore" bit as you have continued the fake news about this case again.

The "Dan Cooper" who boarded the aircraft is not the same person that was...
20th Nov 2021, 12:59
Replies: 1
Views: 1,350
Posted By ETOPS

https://www.lesechos.fr/industrie-services/air-def...

https://www.lesechos.fr/industrie-services/air-defense/ares-la-pme-francaise-qui-rachete-les-mirage-du-qatar-1365200
19th Nov 2021, 17:45
Replies: 0
Views: 1,138
Posted By ETOPS

Rolls Royce Spirit of Innovation speed record

Congratulations to all the team - impressive figures!
...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Nov 2021, 12:50
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

Just found this fascinating live shipping map. It...

Just found this fascinating live shipping map. It shows all the large RCC vessels curently on the way to Europe from Shanghai which are carrying Tesla model 3 & Y.
...
12th Nov 2021, 08:54
Replies: 1,160
Views: 396,127
Posted By ETOPS

It was a major pain having the headquarters, sims...

It was a major pain having the headquarters, sims etc stuck down there. The cost of shuttling all the regional crews back and forth with nightstop costs was part of the financial problems of Flybe 1.0
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2021, 08:49
Replies: 18
Views: 1,681
Posted By ETOPS

To answer Mr Mac's actual question... ...

To answer Mr Mac's actual question...



Yes your are right - the days are getting shorter but our our local main road lighting is "lagging" by about 45 minutes. Yesterday was a case in point...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2021, 15:00
Replies: 492
Views: 58,803
Posted By ETOPS

Well 264,000t moving at 13kts is going to take...

Well 264,000t moving at 13kts is going to take some stopping......!
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2021, 09:42
Replies: 106
Views: 7,059
Posted By ETOPS

Thanks for all the interesting insights - makes...

Thanks for all the interesting insights - makes me very glad I've never smoked.



Same shop and kiosk yesterday - middle aged lady asked for various "smoking goods" including a couple of...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2021, 10:18
Replies: 106
Views: 7,059
Posted By ETOPS

The cost of smoking

At the supermarket yesterday I was queueing at the kiosk to buy a lottery ticket when I became aware of an argument brewing. Young chap ahead of me was disputing the cost of his usual packet of...
6th Nov 2021, 08:33
Replies: 1,160
Views: 396,127
Posted By ETOPS

First aircraft G-JECX delivered to EXT yesterday...

First aircraft G-JECX delivered to EXT yesterday 5th Nov 2021


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/586x375/image_297e4ccfa025fd5c16c15c574c39f4881f471462.png
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2021, 08:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By ETOPS

Oh dear :eek: I always do right first as I'm...

Oh dear :eek: I always do right first as I'm right footed :ok:
1st Nov 2021, 08:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By ETOPS

Good question. I'm in a similar position having...

Good question. I'm in a similar position having had a UK PPL (the brown one) for a couple of decades but use my SEP privilege on my EASA (now CAA) part FCL licence.
Last year only the Easa one was...
31st Oct 2021, 18:56
Replies: 21
Views: 6,526
Posted By ETOPS

Dave, If you are reading this I've really...

Dave,

If you are reading this I've really enjoyed all your videos over the past few years - to the extent that I try to emulate your careful preparation and execution of every flight.
I'm a...
29th Oct 2021, 18:39
Replies: 24
Views: 4,202
Posted By ETOPS

Sudden wind overturns PA28 at Blackpool

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/480x640/4577fca7_2355_4cbe_a908_fe91845a9760_a1e5cb63ead172fb5f1ba407bcbca5647470f7a6.jpeg
Given that a small Tornado was reported in nearby Wigan...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2021, 08:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By ETOPS

For the hard of...

For the hard of clicking.....https://youtu.be/opE6u6Fj5Wo
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2021, 17:22
Replies: 1,355
Views: 87,915
Posted By ETOPS

A short while ago there was a discussion here...

A short while ago there was a discussion here about the current plans for overhead wires to power trucks in Germany. Getting round the problem of earthing the circuit meant having to provide two...
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