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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2013, 23:11
Replies: 183
Views: 13,541
Posted By blueplume

Journalists writing about people having their...

Journalists writing about people having their head cut off and referring to "decapitated heads".
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2013, 10:43
Replies: 183
Views: 13,541
Posted By blueplume

"For your comfort and convenience" = "we" are...

"For your comfort and convenience" = "we" are providing completely unnecessary and annoying "services" no one has requested or needs but which "we" know enough idiots will pay high prices for in...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2013, 09:38
Replies: 183
Views: 13,541
Posted By blueplume

"Loved ones". What's wrong with "relatives"...

"Loved ones".

What's wrong with "relatives" or "friends"?
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2013, 08:49
Replies: 183
Views: 13,541
Posted By blueplume

Airport announcements for passengers not yet...

Airport announcements for passengers not yet accounted for at gate with boarding imminent/in progress:

"This is your last and very final call". Time dilation in action.

When disembarking...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2013, 07:36
Replies: 352
Views: 20,432
Posted By blueplume

MSN story today: "We'll never know how many...

MSN story today:

"We'll never know how many ate horse".

We'll never care how many ate horse. Horse meat is perfectly good for you.
Mislabelling is against the law and carries sanctions with...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2013, 10:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By blueplume

Homing Cats

Cat tries to smuggle mobile phone into Brazilian prison - Mirror Online (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/cat-tries-to-smuggle-mobile-phone-1520770)

I wonder if they trained it to go...
15th Dec 2012, 18:39
Replies: 97
Views: 17,083
Posted By blueplume

TSR2 What is condescending about it? We do...

TSR2

What is condescending about it? We do have a problem producing enough food. We won't be able to continue tweaking nature for ever. Sooner or later it will not respond any more. Politically...
15th Dec 2012, 09:30
Replies: 97
Views: 17,083
Posted By blueplume

This is a big subject. Let us make several...

This is a big subject.

Let us make several assumptions.
That obesity/being overweight is not a disease. I agree.
That the quoted figure of approximately 1 billion humans being...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2012, 07:28
Replies: 165
Views: 8,217
Posted By blueplume

Really? What exactly did the "votiners" vote for?...

Really? What exactly did the "votiners" vote for?
More free shit for lazy f*****s?
Just because Romney has strange religious views and is therefore by definition dangerous doesn't make Obama any...
30th Sep 2012, 11:49
Replies: 102
Views: 22,817
Posted By blueplume

You're right, it is about 50 years ago that this...

You're right, it is about 50 years ago that this started in a small way. But I would say that this was not the main attack, that happened later.



Pilots are very definitely "examined" if they...
30th Sep 2012, 09:08
Replies: 102
Views: 22,817
Posted By blueplume

Doctors use their skills daily. Pilots use...

Doctors use their skills daily.
Pilots use their skills daily.
Doctors are not reexamined on a regular basis.
Pilots are.

There is one thing that is seemingly ignored by almost everyone in this...
Forum: Questions
17th Sep 2012, 11:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,245
Posted By blueplume

Thanks for the replies. I think various people in...

Thanks for the replies. I think various people in my present company are rather naive (former Soviet republic, now EU), heavily Russified, not so heavily westernised, somewhat lacking in EU-OPS...
Forum: Questions
17th Sep 2012, 09:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,245
Posted By blueplume

Interesting to read that BA had Line Training...

Interesting to read that BA had Line Training FOs.
In my present company I (Captain) was "line trained" by a FO.
Was told that this was authorised but have not seen any documentation reflecting...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2012, 07:25
Replies: 45
Views: 3,324
Posted By blueplume

axefurabz, I know what you mean. I'm ever so...

axefurabz,

I know what you mean. I'm ever so sorry.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 20:20
Replies: 45
Views: 3,324
Posted By blueplume

I rest my case. What exactly are people...

I rest my case. What exactly are people apologising for all the time? Because someone else is offended? Who cares? If you think it will affect your employment or earning potential then don't do it....
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 20:14
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By blueplume

Stupid things said in documentaries

Don't recall which tv channel or name of programme but it was some sort of geography programme:

Presenter (pointing at island in lake):

"That's not actually an island; that's the top of a...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 11:01
Replies: 40
Views: 4,004
Posted By blueplume

It's important to be the best

Metropolis TV - Topics - Masturbation (http://www.metropolistv.nl/en/themes/masturbation/)

A japanese chap is the World Champion, apparently. His girlfriend fries noodles while he plays with his...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 09:07
Replies: 45
Views: 3,324
Posted By blueplume

Ok, apology accepted. Thread is running to its...

Ok, apology accepted. Thread is running to its well-deserved end. Must try harder.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2012, 20:58
Replies: 45
Views: 3,324
Posted By blueplume

I'm liking the replies. keep them coming.

I'm liking the replies. keep them coming.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2012, 18:01
Replies: 45
Views: 3,324
Posted By blueplume

"I'm sorry, I'm not in service"

What is it with the British? Why does a bus that is not taking on passengers have to have a long-winded apology written on the display?

"No Service", possibly with a No Entry symbol to clarify...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2011, 00:01
Replies: 46
Views: 10,989
Posted By blueplume

From experience I can tell you that being smooth...

From experience I can tell you that being smooth shaved allows the mask to fit more comfortably and make a better seal but having a beard certainly won't kill you.

Very often, those that make the...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By blueplume

Easy formula: 60 / TAS x Windspeed ...

Easy formula:

60 / TAS x Windspeed

Example:

for the average light a/c and ease of demonstration assume TAS of 120 kts
and W/V 240/20, Runway 27

therefore 60/120 = 0.5 x 20 = 10 degrees...
Forum: Questions
21st Feb 2011, 12:47
Replies: 25
Views: 4,338
Posted By blueplume

They're generally fairly thick, can't do much...

They're generally fairly thick, can't do much else, think a poorly fitting G4S uniform is smart muppets who probably would be on the dole if they didn't do "security" work. I have been told while in...
11th May 2010, 11:04
Replies: 29
Views: 4,859
Posted By blueplume

Having seen CRM demonstrated competently and...

Having seen CRM demonstrated competently and absolutely incompetently (the latter by individuals who are more interested in their rank and being CRM "Instructors" than in the attainment of a...
4th Apr 2010, 23:20
Replies: 242
Views: 38,695
Posted By blueplume

pilot999

I'm not sure what you mean.... I'm prpbably not the only one.
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