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Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2020, 07:53
Replies: 45
Views: 4,038
Posted By mikemmb

I understand that as part of the government...

I understand that as part of the government support for the airline industry, it will be a legal requirement for all out of service aircraft to be ground run for an hour facing east on a weekly...
9th Apr 2020, 12:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By mikemmb

Will look forward to seeing a Mossie in action...

Will look forward to seeing a Mossie in action again!

Vividly remember being on the landing compass during compass swings on the COís Mossie at Little Rissington in the mid 60ís.

Awesome...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2020, 10:23
Replies: 71
Views: 5,778
Posted By mikemmb

In my case the fear of heights is only present...

In my case the fear of heights is only present when I am directly connected to the ground.
Stand on a chair, I feel queasy. Though by concentrating I can deal with it.
Hang over the side of an open...
8th Jan 2020, 13:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,223
Posted By mikemmb

Not quite the question asked, but for interest,...

Not quite the question asked, but for interest, in the Battle of Britain the Hurricane shot down more enemy aircraft than everything else (including anti-aircraft guns) put together!
6th Jan 2020, 19:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,833
Posted By mikemmb

I knew John Stewart who was groundcrew at Little...

I knew John Stewart who was groundcrew at Little Rissington for a short time in 1965 prior to his discharge. Details a bit vague on why he went from a V bomber base (canít remember which one) to a...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2019, 09:01
Replies: 171
Views: 25,556
Posted By mikemmb

One detail that doesnít seem to add up: (1)...

One detail that doesnít seem to add up:
(1) Police state they are not looking for anyone else.
(2) Witnesses state attacker had knives taped to his hands.

So did he:
(1) Travel to the event...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,221
Posted By mikemmb

Agree with what has been said, but most...

Agree with what has been said, but most importantly of all if you do change course please do not constantly look back on this as a waste of time.

You will have learnt so many life skills that will...
8th Nov 2019, 07:10
Replies: 79
Views: 9,959
Posted By mikemmb

I will give it a go to see if it has any...

I will give it a go to see if it has any benefits, but agree with early comments about the lack of ability to easily switch between views.

But one point of detail when opting in/out of the...
31st Oct 2019, 09:36
Replies: 92
Views: 17,950
Posted By mikemmb

You have no doubt already found the wonderful...

You have no doubt already found the wonderful thread started by the much missed Coffmanstarter entitled ďRAF ChipmunksĒ in the military section .....but just in case?

It is not about the painting...
28th Oct 2019, 08:34
Replies: 8
Views: 12,947
Posted By mikemmb

Wow, what a mess!

Wow, what a mess!
26th Oct 2019, 07:47
Replies: 57
Views: 10,069
Posted By mikemmb

But it was a wonderful sight to behold, highlight...

But it was a wonderful sight to behold, highlight of Farnborough at the time!

Sadly a good idea that was always going to struggle to overcome reality!
19th Oct 2019, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By mikemmb

Many, many moons ago I was involved in degaussing...

Many, many moons ago I was involved in degaussing a whole herd of chipmunks and was surprised at the amount of residual magnetism that some of them had.
We naturally carried out a compass swing on...
14th Oct 2019, 07:55
Replies: 23
Views: 6,454
Posted By mikemmb

You canít say that!

You canít say that!
20th Sep 2019, 20:35
Replies: 48
Views: 31,148
Posted By mikemmb

.[/QUOTE] Originally Posted by The Bartender...

.[/QUOTE]
Originally Posted by The Bartender https://www.pprune.org/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/625676-smoking-next-aircraft-being-refuelled.html#post10574730)...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2019, 17:59
Replies: 82
Views: 9,604
Posted By mikemmb

When I first read your original post re aircraft...

When I first read your original post re aircraft evolving from piston engines to jets, I thought you were going to suggest that cars could follow suite?
But of course Chrysler, Rover, BRM etc tried...
26th Aug 2019, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 6,254
Posted By mikemmb

......but a cracking bit of parking!

......but a cracking bit of parking!
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Aug 2019, 09:47
Replies: 30
Views: 3,717
Posted By mikemmb

Yes itís really good and used quite widely by...

Yes itís really good and used quite widely by emergency services.
Because it gets you to a 3x3Metre square anywhere on the planet itís great for meeting people or directing anyone to the exact door...
8th Aug 2019, 16:05
Replies: 83
Views: 55,976
Posted By mikemmb

The whole dynamics of large businesses has...

The whole dynamics of large businesses has changed dramatically over recent years.

You could describe BA as an IT company that also operate aircraft!

.....hat, coat?
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2019, 11:24
Replies: 16
Views: 4,389
Posted By mikemmb

Once the cargo door is closed, what next? ...

Once the cargo door is closed, what next?

......which lever do I pull for takeoff!
22nd Jul 2019, 18:58
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By mikemmb

Quite right! What someone should do is...

Quite right!

What someone should do is produce an up to date costing of the Second World War, frame it and hang it on the wall at Beancounter HQ.

Then every time someone says ďLetís cut defence...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2019, 06:43
Replies: 58
Views: 5,072
Posted By mikemmb

..... You have control!

..... You have control!
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 08:21
Replies: 48
Views: 6,557
Posted By mikemmb

If you get a chance to look inside you will find...

If you get a chance to look inside you will find they contain a draft copy of the post brexit UK Aussie trade deal!
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2019, 17:13
Replies: 54
Views: 4,697
Posted By mikemmb

.....Just a snippet of information regarding the...

.....Just a snippet of information regarding the little card readers. They arenít tied to a specific card holder, account or even a specific bank. As I discovered when I lost mine once and used my...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2019, 18:32
Replies: 54
Views: 4,697
Posted By mikemmb

Spookily as I read your reply an advert for...

Spookily as I read your reply an advert for Nationwide came on TV .....they are offering £100 to switch!
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2019, 17:46
Replies: 54
Views: 4,697
Posted By mikemmb

Iíd vote for Nationwide, their top fee paying...

Iíd vote for Nationwide, their top fee paying account gives world wide travel insurance, car breakdown cover, good rates on foreign cash machines and 5% interest on up to £2500. Plus they are ďsoonĒ...
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