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6th Jun 2020, 04:49
Replies: 32
Views: 8,518
Posted By fedex727

It wasn't Land Rovers that gave us problems, just...

It wasn't Land Rovers that gave us problems, just the NZLAVs. They definitely needed a good run up and plenty of Vaseline...:O
1st May 2020, 23:12
Replies: 29
Views: 2,707
Posted By fedex727

Name this airfield.

St. Eval at that time would have been easily recognisable due to the HF aerials mentioned by a previous poster, plus it had a large R.A.F. maried quarters patch and families facilities adjacent to...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2019, 08:43
Replies: 38
Views: 4,861
Posted By fedex727

A few years ago, ultra violet strip lights were...

A few years ago, ultra violet strip lights were installed under a couple of railway bridges near our depot, with the aim of deterring illegal drug abuse. An unexpected bonus was that the resident...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2018, 06:49
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,820,978
Posted By fedex727

Maybe so that he could get one of these...:ok: ...

Maybe so that he could get one of these...:ok:
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19th Feb 2018, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By fedex727

Ferrymead Aeronautical Society in Christchurch...

Ferrymead Aeronautical Society in Christchurch are planning to revamp their Viscount display, to represent a gate at 1960s Harewood. Might be worth a visit later on this year. :ok:
19th Feb 2018, 05:07
Replies: 31
Views: 4,706
Posted By fedex727

Also happened on a Shawbury Wessex. Tail rotor...

Also happened on a Shawbury Wessex. Tail rotor blades fitted "the correct way". At least until the tail was unfolded...:ugh:
23rd Dec 2017, 01:46
Replies: 12
Views: 2,572
Posted By fedex727

PM Sadly received, thank you.

PM Sadly received, thank you.
22nd Dec 2017, 20:13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,572
Posted By fedex727

Hi KeMac. I was on Nimrods at St.Mawgan and...

Hi KeMac. I was on Nimrods at St.Mawgan and Bloodhounds at West Raynham during the times you mention. Could you PM me the gentleman's name please as our paths may have crossed somewhere in that small...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2017, 08:07
Replies: 17
Views: 4,475
Posted By fedex727

As an ex Bombardier technician (Voyagers at...

As an ex Bombardier technician (Voyagers at Barton under Needwood) and current KiwiRail engineer, sad to see this happen. ISTR some Network Rail track workers being killed by a runaway wagon a few...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2017, 07:40
Replies: 28
Views: 2,965
Posted By fedex727

Bought some Pineapple Cream Tim Tams today....

Bought some Pineapple Cream Tim Tams today. Dunking test coming up very soon... :8
27th Jun 2017, 07:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,553
Posted By fedex727

Hi Rifruf. I bought a similar Acer last month as...

Hi Rifruf. I bought a similar Acer last month as a replacement for my previous Acer, which up till the end had been trouble free for years. The new one had problems with the audio, the microphone...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2017, 22:50
Replies: 50
Views: 4,678
Posted By fedex727

Most larger plastic trim panels have their date...

Most larger plastic trim panels have their date of manufacture moulded on the back face. If still original, this should give a good indication of year and approximate month of vehicle assembly....
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Dec 2016, 01:09
Replies: 275
Views: 23,562
Posted By fedex727

Kia Ora West Coast. Before you criticise the...

Kia Ora West Coast. Before you criticise the "Shameful Past" of our nation, you might want to do some research on the Moriori. Also many Iwi were happy to side with the Europeans against other Iwi....
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2016, 00:30
Replies: 49
Views: 5,841
Posted By fedex727

Most of these vehicles got larger with each...

Most of these vehicles got larger with each generation. Owned 2 first gen HR-Vs, fun to drive and different. Latest model a fine car but looks like all the others and feels small inside. Pleasantly...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2016, 09:40
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By fedex727

There's not a lot of contact area twixt wheel and...

There's not a lot of contact area twixt wheel and rail either...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2016, 06:56
Replies: 111
Views: 10,427
Posted By fedex727

Ah, but they were seriously lacking in...

Ah, but they were seriously lacking in "Bluebirds" :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2016, 21:33
Replies: 26
Views: 3,222
Posted By fedex727

The media also like to use the term "Jet...

The media also like to use the term "Jet Fighters" whenever an air attack has been carried out. Not forgetting " planes looping the loop " at air displays...:sad:
9th Jan 2015, 06:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,379
Posted By fedex727

Good grief! I was one of the Museum's "Men in...

Good grief! I was one of the Museum's "Men in Black" in the '90s. We walked on top of the Belfast with brushes and a hose, the only aid to elfin safety was a wobbly towed cherry picker. Nice to see...
29th Nov 2014, 07:22
Replies: 40
Views: 6,357
Posted By fedex727

My better half and later our 3 children all grew...

My better half and later our 3 children all grew up on or around UK and RAFG airfields. Not only did they get their uni degrees, but also learned to lip read during Tornado 4 ship take offs and...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2014, 06:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By fedex727

Mr Ed, the talking horse. He could do his own...

Mr Ed, the talking horse. He could do his own Oscar acceptance speech too!
25th Jun 2014, 08:53
Replies: 157
Views: 25,877
Posted By fedex727

Yellow GS

An ongoing competition on Nimrod Line, many moons ago, was to throw the GS into the air and get the maximum number of end over end rotations before catching it. All stopped when a certain sooty...
18th Jun 2014, 05:55
Replies: 157
Views: 25,877
Posted By fedex727

C130 burners

Just changed the second set in 3 days! Bl**dy drain valves on the turbine also great fun.:ok:
25th May 2014, 07:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,968
Posted By fedex727

I'll second that! Do I get a day off now...? :D

I'll second that! Do I get a day off now...? :D
30th Mar 2014, 00:55
Replies: 28
Views: 6,774
Posted By fedex727

The mighty Nimrod could also to shut down 2...

The mighty Nimrod could also to shut down 2 engines if required, to extend the on task time. #1 Engine on the P3 is the usual choice to shut down in flight, as it does not have a generator, therefore...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2014, 07:50
Replies: 114
Views: 8,290
Posted By fedex727

Sprouts. They look unappealing, taste awful, but...

Sprouts. They look unappealing, taste awful, but the worst thing is the smell, both when cooking and digesting...:ooh:
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