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Forum: Middle East
6th Aug 2019, 11:10
Replies: 28
Views: 22,721
Posted By MrBernoulli

Which should inform everyone of what...

Which should inform everyone of what circumstances are like in those "Southern African failed states", should it not?
13th Jun 2019, 13:03
Replies: 280
Views: 64,471
Posted By MrBernoulli

IMPORTANT - Calling "MBeec"

MBeec, this a a serious long shot, but worth a try - you kindly sent me a PPRuNe Personal Message yesterday, 12 June 2019, regarding your great uncle L.G., a former RAFAT member. I tried, but was...
2nd Apr 2019, 21:14
Replies: 21
Views: 6,808
Posted By MrBernoulli

The nose art on the Muharraq-based Victor K2...

The nose art on the Muharraq-based Victor K2 tankers was anything but "crude"!
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Mar 2019, 10:39
Replies: 24
Views: 5,135
Posted By MrBernoulli

This idea of adjustable span-wise distribution of...

This idea of adjustable span-wise distribution of lift has been around longer than many will think. The Vickers VC-10 had a manually operated switch for an 'Aileron Upset' system, that moved the...
11th Mar 2019, 11:50
Replies: 381
Views: 237,876
Posted By MrBernoulli

He sounded precisely like the 'politician' that...

He sounded precisely like the 'politician' that he is, avoiding answering the questions being asked. The business-speak drivel coming out of his mouth was embarrassing.

Furthermore, Ascent's own...
4th Mar 2019, 21:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,267
Posted By MrBernoulli

Phew, thats a relief! :ok:

Phew, thats a relief! :ok:
4th Mar 2019, 11:38
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

Not forgetting the Zimbabweans, they can do a...

Not forgetting the Zimbabweans, they can do a good barbeque (when the wuckfits now running the country allow any food to be in the stores ......). And just for clarity, South Africa and Zimbabwe (the...
4th Mar 2019, 11:03
Replies: 8
Views: 3,267
Posted By MrBernoulli

Maybe. So, is it the crew on page 174 or...

Maybe.

So, is it the crew on page 174 or 177? ;)
4th Mar 2019, 09:49
Replies: 20
Views: 5,126
Posted By MrBernoulli

And I've just been for a sit down, and sent an...

And I've just been for a sit down, and sent an MoD paper shuffler around the bend. :E
16th Jan 2019, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 3,267
Posted By MrBernoulli

Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. A delightful...

Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. A delightful chap, full of some fascinating stories from the age of early jet development. I was honoured to fly on a Victor K2 crew, with Johnny in the right-hand...
6th Oct 2018, 09:58
Replies: 46
Views: 15,555
Posted By MrBernoulli

My point is that "recreational" licensing in...

My point is that "recreational" licensing in aircraft that are not certified for spinning is asking for trouble.

All aircraft are at risk of getting in to some sort of auto-rotating condition,...
6th Oct 2018, 01:49
Replies: 46
Views: 15,555
Posted By MrBernoulli

The major problem with that view is that the...

The major problem with that view is that the pilot then has no hope of recovering from an unintentional spin caused by something else e.g. a close encounter with the wake of another aircraft, or...
24th Jul 2018, 00:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By MrBernoulli

Yes, Al Worden did his test pilot course at...

Yes, Al Worden did his test pilot course at Farnborough in 1964, as a member of 23 Fixed Wing course. Unusually, Al Worden and then Flt Lt Dave Bywater RAF tied for the Patuxent Shield, which is...
25th Jun 2018, 20:58
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

Barbecues and Eggbeaters!

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21st Jun 2018, 08:07
Replies: 73
Views: 22,553
Posted By MrBernoulli

Sports scores being passed over any frequency...

Sports scores being passed over any frequency strikes me as a largely pointless exercise. The result will still be the same after the aircraft lands, whereupon the desperate can turn on their smart...
17th May 2018, 08:41
Replies: 52
Views: 8,442
Posted By MrBernoulli

I often enjoyed the meals in the OM at Akrotiri,...

I often enjoyed the meals in the OM at Akrotiri, or Akronelli as it was affectionately known. During the summer I particularly enjoyed the salad and cold cut lunches, if only to balance the kebab,...
17th May 2018, 08:07
Replies: 113
Views: 34,550
Posted By MrBernoulli

The youngsters of today, eh Dan? They know so...

The youngsters of today, eh Dan? They know so little about the aircraft of the Golden Era of aviation. ;)

The Victor was a grand ol' ship and we had some interesting adventures with her!
7th May 2018, 05:34
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By MrBernoulli

Having matched some of the details seen in the...

Having matched some of the details seen in the film with old aerial photos, I would agree that it is very likely to be RAF Scampton. There is no doubting the elephant mascot and squadron badges on...
1st May 2018, 06:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,527
Posted By MrBernoulli

Alex, condolences on the loss of your father,...

Alex, condolences on the loss of your father, very sad to hear of his passing.

Your father was instrumental in clearing away the 'fog' that obscured much of the ATPL met syllabus when I attended...
1st May 2018, 04:23
Replies: 124
Views: 29,250
Posted By MrBernoulli

Interesting news!

Interesting news!
20th Apr 2018, 19:06
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

The point of the kitchen foil is to make cleaning...

The point of the kitchen foil is to make cleaning easier at the end of the barbecue season, prior to the kit being covered and tucked away at the back of the shed. Cleaning helps to prolong the life...
20th Apr 2018, 11:27
Replies: 40
Views: 7,693
Posted By MrBernoulli

Prescott still is an ignorant blimp of the worst...

Prescott still is an ignorant blimp of the worst order. Furthermore, he thinks he has moved up the social status ladder now that he is in the House of Lords ...... a place he had previously decried...
20th Apr 2018, 11:08
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

Chakalaka I can accept, but I have to admit that...

Chakalaka I can accept, but I have to admit that pap (sadza as it is known where I was raised) doesn't really 'turn my crank'. I suspect that your average Brit or American would not be overly...
20th Apr 2018, 09:20
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

If there is anyone out there seeking a change...

If there is anyone out there seeking a change from bratwurst, find yourself a butcher that stocks boerewors, a sausage that comes from South Africa. Boerewors, translated, literally means 'farmer's...
19th Apr 2018, 16:14
Replies: 1,950
Views: 330,173
Posted By MrBernoulli

Hi, Beags! My Weber is in remarkably good nick...

Hi, Beags! My Weber is in remarkably good nick for it's age, still competely steady on it's aluminium legs. There are a handful of tiny spots on the lid exterior where the black porcelain coating...
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