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14th Nov 2017, 13:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,497
Posted By Canary Boy

Test first!

TD - do you know anybody who can lend you a more current/capable graphics card? My concern would be what has caused the downturn in performance? A quick test using a borrowed card could reveal if...
14th Nov 2017, 13:35
Replies: 5
Views: 2,972
Posted By Canary Boy

Interesting

Over my 40+ years ‘in’ there was obviously a dramatic decrease in the number of LF sorties, given the disappearance of UK and US aircraft. If compensation is running at this level now, I dread to...
13th Nov 2017, 18:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,972
Posted By Canary Boy

Compensation Culture

Curious to know how deeply claims are investigated, and by who, before a payout. From UKDJ:

“Since January 2017 (until 23 October 2017) the MOD has paid 45 individual claimants a total of...
15th Nov 2011, 09:21
Replies: 77
Views: 13,803
Posted By Canary Boy

Mmmm...

Perhaps a screen provided by pusser's Grey Funnel Lines, strategically located around our shores may work. The falling debris is less likely to upset Joe Public. Now then, where did we put all those...
15th Nov 2011, 08:59
Replies: 77
Views: 13,803
Posted By Canary Boy

London Olympics (Multi-layered defence)

From the Torygraph this morning:

'Missiles could be fired in London to protect the Olympic Games from terrorist attack, Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, announced yesterday.'

'He (Dr Fox)...
13th Dec 2010, 10:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Canary Boy

KISS

As Lancelot says, using a DVD recorder/VHS player combo is the easiest (KISS) solution. However, if you want to edit the VHS footage before committing it to disc then you are entering the world of...
10th Dec 2010, 14:54
Replies: 17
Views: 13,407
Posted By Canary Boy

Luke, I've used it and think that it is a...

Luke,

I've used it and think that it is a minor improvement over 2007. Still trying to get used to some of the 'new' features in 2003 though...:(
7th Dec 2010, 15:34
Replies: 17
Views: 13,407
Posted By Canary Boy

The Home User Programme is still available -...

The Home User Programme is still available - £8.95 for the download version. The download is 650 Mb however! It can be ordered on CD for a few extra quid. Either way belting value. ...
16th Mar 2009, 09:55
Replies: 46
Views: 9,022
Posted By Canary Boy

Shocked and Saddened

Pat and I go back a long way at Shawbs. He mentored me on my first stint as CMC and had time for everybody. Whilst I'm not sure about his bridge-playing prowess, I'll remember his hospitality with...
13th Nov 2008, 12:20
Replies: 118
Views: 24,316
Posted By Canary Boy

Angel - utter horlicks! 'Amber flashers' are required...

- utter horlicks! 'Amber flashers' are required for all vehicles which have a regular requirement to use the manoeuvring area. :=
8th May 2006, 23:49
Replies: 245
Views: 67,610
Posted By Canary Boy

Lee - my thoughts are with you. I was honoured...

Lee - my thoughts are with you. I was honoured to know Sarah and took no little pride in watching both of your careers develop. Professional, caring, unselfish, funny - Sarah really was a genuine...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jan 2006, 23:31
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By Canary Boy

Re: Regional Pressures

Cr*p! It is used because the aircrew want to use it. The service Military ATC provides is geared to enabling 'Military aircrew to operate safely and effectively, with tactical freedom, etc'. Hence...
16th Jan 2006, 23:08
Replies: 7
Views: 3,257
Posted By Canary Boy

Re: Wg Cdr Steve Dziuba RAF

Such a sad loss of a top bloke. He bore his terrible illness with dignity and courage - an inspiration to the end.
8th Dec 2005, 11:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,727
Posted By Canary Boy

Is there nothing that can be done?

From the Torygraph:Fighter ace sells medals to spare wife long wait for hip replacement...
1st Nov 2005, 14:09
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Canary Boy

Try:http://dvd-copy-software-review.toptenreviews....

Try:http://dvd-copy-software-review.toptenreviews.com/?ttreng=1&ttrkey=dvd+rip
1st Nov 2005, 14:05
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Canary Boy

When you say as background - do you mean you want...

When you say as background - do you mean you want them to appear on all slides? If so: 'view', 'master', 'slide master', 'insert', 'picture from file' and insert/re-size as required. If you merely...
28th Oct 2005, 12:04
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Canary Boy

Having seen/tried various broadband providers, I...

Having seen/tried various broadband providers, I would say that if you are in an area where cable bb is available it is the only option to go for. Very fast (about to be upgraded to 10Mb FREE!),...
19th Oct 2005, 15:50
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By Canary Boy

Hurricane Wilma

Oh dear - here we go again?

National Hurricane Centre (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT4+shtml/191437.shtml?)

Wind speeds of 175 mph, pressure measured in the eye (by a VERY brave...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2005, 15:24
Replies: 28
Views: 2,575
Posted By Canary Boy

Those ex JATCC students and their subsequent...

Those ex JATCC students and their subsequent mentors must remember to draw the distinction between 'Simulatorisms' (only 1 on continue) and the teaching of JSP-based regulations. JATCC must include...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2005, 13:11
Replies: 28
Views: 2,575
Posted By Canary Boy

If this is indeed true it is very worrying! I...

If this is indeed true it is very worrying! I was under the impression that they (CATCS) were very careful to teach exactly in conformality with JSP content, but if you know differently, you'll have...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Sep 2005, 22:32
Replies: 88
Views: 8,327
Posted By Canary Boy

If they didn't want separation are they prepared...

If they didn't want separation are they prepared to erode against traffic that obviously does? If yes, then I refer the Rt Hon Gent to the answer I gave earlier - slack airmanship. These guys need...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Sep 2005, 11:52
Replies: 88
Views: 8,327
Posted By Canary Boy

What a load of nonsense! If G/A pilots don't...

What a load of nonsense! If G/A pilots don't want a service in Class G that's up to them. If they don't call and then pose a problem to customers who are under a service then, IMHO, that comes...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Sep 2005, 12:28
Replies: 88
Views: 8,327
Posted By Canary Boy

Novel bit of phraseology! The Mil may be...

Novel bit of phraseology! The Mil may be pedantic - perhaps this illustrates why! 'Let me know if yours climbs' I DON'T BELIEEEVE IT!!! 'Has to my knowledge' / 'I believe'; no - not good enough. ...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Sep 2005, 11:54
Replies: 88
Views: 8,327
Posted By Canary Boy

I'd be prepared to wager a large proportion of...

I'd be prepared to wager a large proportion of Toadpool's salary that, when examined carefully, there are few differences in the regulations for civ/mil. Some of the aircraft operating procedures...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Sep 2005, 14:25
Replies: 31
Views: 3,225
Posted By Canary Boy

ADC - you fall into the very trap that we're all...

ADC - you fall into the very trap that we're all trying to avoid - generalisation!


Flower -

Surely the regs are virtually identical? If there are fundamental differences in...
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