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Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2019, 12:53
Replies: 46
Views: 6,404
Posted By Cornish Jack

VP's point is well made - human greed is probably...

VP's point is well made - human greed is probably the greatest motivator for anything and is certainly the case within the established Corridors of Power. For those of us who cannot be bothered to...
20th Jul 2019, 11:03
Replies: 21
Views: 5,861
Posted By Cornish Jack

Beagle's glove memories were preceded by a...

Beagle's glove memories were preceded by a similar 'bean counter's' cost-saving with the introduction of the first aircrew shirts - made by Van Heusen and excellent quality. Said B-C cast around for...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2019, 14:45
Replies: 9,089
Views: 886,416
Posted By Cornish Jack

Given the 9,020 preceding posts and their rather...

Given the 9,020 preceding posts and their rather less than universal sense of compromise, one could be forgiven for thinking that the Tory's new Leader will have a hard row to hoe to "bring the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2019, 14:06
Replies: 46
Views: 6,404
Posted By Cornish Jack

Points to raise on an interesting thread. 1....

Points to raise on an interesting thread.
1. Facebook et al's gathering of personal details is, obviously, MUCH greater than thought, given that so many contributors have details of the intended...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2019, 14:06
Replies: 88
Views: 12,924
Posted By Cornish Jack

Present partner first met nearly 60 years ago in...

Present partner first met nearly 60 years ago in Bangkok - she upmarket Foreign Office, me lowly RAF. Back in UK, 60's social climate put the 'stoppers' on, so went separate ways. Roll on 30 years,...
14th Jul 2019, 13:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,259
Posted By Cornish Jack

It avoids pilots having to write LEFT and RIGHT...

It avoids pilots having to write LEFT and RIGHT on the backs of their hands!!:)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 13:02
Replies: 78
Views: 9,514
Posted By Cornish Jack

Given the general tenor of the preceding...

Given the general tenor of the preceding contributions, I am assuming (NEVER ASSUME, CHECK!) that MR O's obscure contribution is directed at the anti-Johnson, Trump, Farage contributors.
MANY years...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 11:04
Replies: 78
Views: 9,514
Posted By Cornish Jack

The apparent air of surprise, outrage etc. over...

The apparent air of surprise, outrage etc. over this matter I find puzzling. If you combine, as is the case, three odious characters such as Johnson, Farage and Trump there can, realistically, only...
4th Jul 2019, 10:46
Replies: 84
Views: 31,272
Posted By Cornish Jack

Dan W - as you possibly rememder. we used the...

Dan W - as you possibly rememder. we used the Vandenberg videos for refreshers at your previous employer. I must have sat through them some 30-40 times and never got bored! The rudder...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2019, 17:31
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

"The relationship between those things won't...

"The relationship between those things won't change. 17.4 million is ALWAYS going to be less than 29% of 60+ million"
"CJ, give it a rest, consider you might not be right."
:confused:
Mental...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2019, 15:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,647
Posted By Cornish Jack

Had a demo trip with M Plt 'Bim' Ward in K'sar in...

Had a demo trip with M Plt 'Bim' Ward in K'sar in a single Pin - took off ACROSS the runway and saw just over 17 kts in level flight! 'Bim' reckoned that control forces were at or a little above...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2019, 15:21
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

Bv + ... Your 'journal' on what you did and why...

Bv + ... Your 'journal' on what you did and why on Brexit is, I'm sure, highly commendable and self-satisfying and logical and socially worthy etc., etc., but has absolutely NOTHING to do with my...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2019, 22:54
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

PN, BV - " BV+1. . " Wrong again! There are far...

PN, BV - " BV+1. . " Wrong again! There are far more than that! My concerns are (and always have been) directed towards the false claims and misuse of terms such as 'Democracy,' 'Will of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2019, 20:36
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

H Q - some quite extraordinary (and false)...

H Q - some quite extraordinary (and false) manipulation of my 'rant' there! Being a child I find it essential to stick to the FACTS. The definition of Democracy is not mine (as I indicated). I have...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2019, 18:56
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

Hey Ho and here we go! Lose the argument so...

Hey Ho and here we go! Lose the argument so change the subject? BV FED et al - I have NO idea what non-Leave voters did or didn't do , and, frankly, couldn't care less. The point I am making , and...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2019, 20:32
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

BV, 419, FED et al - So, jolly good at the...

BV, 419, FED et al - So, jolly good at the numbers but, I would suggest, a bit of a deficit on logic. You appear to believe that anyone who wished to leave the EU would be so blase about it that they...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2019, 13:30
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

Not in any particular order ... thought Hunt...

Not in any particular order ...
thought Hunt was slimy. Dear God, if that's your judgement, there must be a total inadequacy of language to describe Johnson!!!:yuk:
(letís not start the debate...
27th Jun 2019, 20:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,680
Posted By Cornish Jack

PN - Just finished an account of Churchill's rise...

PN - Just finished an account of Churchill's rise to power and the Norway campaign was a total shambles, all of it driven by Churchill against the advice of his contemporaries. A complete lack of...
27th Jun 2019, 17:39
Replies: 377
Views: 344,425
Posted By Cornish Jack

Transall - the Bev boom hatch was a pair of...

Transall - the Bev boom hatch was a pair of 'flaps' in the floor at the rear of the boom they were lifted and folded to each side for dropping. The exit size was sufficient to allow full length body...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2019, 10:06
Replies: 13
Views: 2,829
Posted By Cornish Jack

John E - "Colin Hague a blast from the past",...

John E - "Colin Hague a blast from the past", indeed. Worked with him at Boscombe in the 70s. He was D Sqn SPLOT (or some such Dark Blue terminology:E) when the Icing trials Wessex had a camera...
23rd Jun 2019, 21:52
Replies: 377
Views: 344,425
Posted By Cornish Jack

The problem was identified with the trials of...

The problem was identified with the trials of dropping from the boom hatch on the Beverley with the freight bay open for freight drops. The dummies were dropped out of the hatch and disappeared!!...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2019, 20:45
Replies: 175
Views: 15,933
Posted By Cornish Jack

Difficult to believe this furore! Stupid woman...

Difficult to believe this furore! Stupid woman does something stupid, pays penalty - end of!
The Beeb 'Any Answers?' devoted 21 minutes of a 30 minute programme to this tosh and allowed it to become...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2019, 19:03
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

PrOOne and YT - indeed, I repeat the same old...

PrOOne and YT - indeed, I repeat the same old complaint. Why, because I'm fed up with people who quote meaningless terms to try to justify a viewpoint. Ask 15 different people on this forum alone,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2019, 14:14
Replies: 1,059
Views: 143,444
Posted By Cornish Jack

Here we go again! prOOne's post above makes use...

Here we go again! prOOne's post above makes use of democracy and'or its derivatives three times. Nowhere does he/she define the term and this is universal. What does it mean? It's a term used with...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2019, 14:00
Replies: 175
Views: 15,933
Posted By Cornish Jack

Frankly, I would not have got terribly excited at...

Frankly, I would not have got terribly excited at any damage caused to the attendees of that gathering - Society's leeches in almost all respects. However, the GP action was stupidity beyond belief!...
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