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14th Nov 2019, 10:13
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By Yarpy

Oh, dear, very sad to hear this news. Saleem was...

Oh, dear, very sad to hear this news. Saleem was an absolute gent and very professional. It always made for a good start to the day when he checked you in.

RIP to a real aviation character.
25th Oct 2019, 19:35
Replies: 18
Views: 6,083
Posted By Yarpy

Reading this reminded me of another example of...

Reading this reminded me of another example of Tony's humour. Others may correct me as to the details of this story but it goes something like this:

Many moons ago Capt Belcher was in the hold for...
14th Jan 2019, 08:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,793
Posted By Yarpy

Wonderful bloke and great to hear that he had...

Wonderful bloke and great to hear that he had such a long innings!

I did a gliding instructors course at Lasham circa 1980 with another wonderful chap called John Williamson and Derek Piggot gave...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2018, 09:19
Replies: 46
Views: 6,128
Posted By Yarpy

I don't want to be tracked by the Big Brother...

I don't want to be tracked by the Big Brother Corporation either.

So:

1. Create a new email address.

2. Register with a date of birth showing you are over 75.

3. Use the Broadcasting...
15th Feb 2017, 20:54
Replies: 18
Views: 6,083
Posted By Yarpy

Sad news and I too can testify that Tony was a...

Sad news and I too can testify that Tony was a great character.

One anecdote . . .

I flew as a First Officer with him on a LHR - MAN - LHR rotation. Coming in over the Peak District Tony looked...
28th Dec 2016, 14:04
Replies: 127
Views: 69,077
Posted By Yarpy

Forget it. The grass on the other side is...

Forget it.

The grass on the other side is astroturf.:)
2nd Oct 2016, 19:22
Replies: 4,339
Views: 2,575,250
Posted By Yarpy

I never worked for the Spotty M but did work for ...

I never worked for the Spotty M but did work for Airtours International in the early days of ETOPS when Monarch did our training. I remember a damned good British airline with very high operating...
27th Sep 2016, 14:26
Replies: 30
Views: 12,505
Posted By Yarpy

You have all missed the agenda behind the...

You have all missed the agenda behind the article.

easyJet have promoted these fresh faced, happy, healthy looking young people at a time when their pilots have balloted for a strike because they...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2016, 07:54
Replies: 81
Views: 10,004
Posted By Yarpy

The point of order being that only Westminster,...

The point of order being that only Westminster, NOT Holyrood, can call legally call an independence referendum.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2016, 07:47
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Any offers on my signed copy of Nigel Farage's...

Any offers on my signed copy of Nigel Farage's book 'Flying Free'?

Reserve currently 5000.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 20:52
Replies: 100
Views: 7,181
Posted By Yarpy

GTW: Re: It has crossed my mind that...

GTW:

Re:

It has crossed my mind that there is a bit of market manipulation going on here.

Yes? No?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 16:36
Replies: 100
Views: 7,181
Posted By Yarpy

A colleague in the city told me today that the...

A colleague in the city told me today that the hedge funds have been conducting their own private polling and that these clearly show a REMAIN result.

What intrigues me is what polling techinique...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 08:23
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Efluent Man wrote: In the 1975...

Efluent Man wrote:



In the 1975 refererendum each household received 3 leaflets. One IN, One OUT plus one from Harold WIlson saing IN. Other than that we had TV adverts and newspapers. If you...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 07:38
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

'Brexit the Movie' had a surge in viewings last...

'Brexit the Movie' had a surge in viewings last night. Over 2 million viewings (or hits) in total. That's over 4% of registered voters.

That's a lot of interest given that the BBC and other...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2016, 09:58
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

sitigeltfel wrote: I currently have...

sitigeltfel wrote:



I currently have two complaints against BBC bias going through.their proceess. One has gone to the BBC Trust and the other is held up with BBC Editorial.

The way they...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 17:06
Replies: 100
Views: 7,181
Posted By Yarpy

It's a very difficult call. However,...

It's a very difficult call.

However, thinking about the Scottish referendum the passion for LEAVE was high but the passion for REMAIN was pretty high too.

For the EU the passion for LEAVE is...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 08:55
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Background Noise WROTE: Fair point...

Background Noise WROTE:



Fair point but, equally, one 'viewing' could mean more than one person actually watching or being influenced.

Either way, those I know who have watched are voting...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 07:37
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

I wouldn't underestimate the influence of ...

I wouldn't underestimate the influence of 'Brexit the Movie':

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMxfAkxfQ0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYqzcqDtL3k

Just under 1.9 million viewings so far...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2016, 08:42
Replies: 33
Views: 3,059
Posted By Yarpy

Flying Lawyer, I don't think you have said...

Flying Lawyer,

I don't think you have said anything that contradicts my comments in post 19.

But neither of us say it better than LIBERTY:
...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2016, 22:47
Replies: 33
Views: 3,059
Posted By Yarpy

Flying Lawyer wrote: That's precisely...

Flying Lawyer wrote:



That's precisely the point I was making. If it's 'necessary & proportionate' under the Convention to ban certain things from being said in public then, yes, that would be...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2016, 16:28
Replies: 33
Views: 3,059
Posted By Yarpy

'G0ULI' wrote: "Actually, freedom of speech is...

'G0ULI' wrote: "Actually, freedom of speech is not guaranteed under UK law, precisely the opposite."

Incorrect. See Article 10 of the Human Rights Act 1998...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2016, 15:03
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Brexit the Movie: ...

Brexit the Movie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMxfAkxfQ0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYqzcqDtL3k

Now over 1.6 million views!
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2016, 09:46
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Here's the latest scare for Sun readers: ...

Here's the latest scare for Sun readers:

BREX HIT Armed forces face 1.5bn in cuts if Britain votes Leave, warns George Osborne ...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2016, 12:06
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

Brexit the Movie ...

Brexit the Movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMxfAkxfQ0

1,020,898 views
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2016, 12:47
Replies: 6,758
Views: 529,731
Posted By Yarpy

'Brexit the Movie' now up to 842,320 views: ...

'Brexit the Movie' now up to 842,320 views:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMxfAkxfQ0
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