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Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2021, 13:48
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

Hi LlamaFarmer I think you reinforce rather...

Hi LlamaFarmer

I think you reinforce rather than contradict my point. The drivers who hit the barriers on street circuits were trying to stay within track limits and failed. I suspect you can...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2021, 12:59
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

Up to a point, but they are attempting to go as...

Up to a point, but they are attempting to go as fast as possible round a track which is changing a little every time hey lap, on tyres which are likewise changing grip while taking the best legal...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2021, 11:19
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

Originally posted by clareprop Going...

Originally posted by clareprop



Going back a year or few, when an engineer from Ferrari and one from McLaren got together to take their combined knowledge to a 3rd team, and this was uncovered,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2021, 22:19
Replies: 75
Views: 8,027
Posted By Fitter2

The medieval concept of 'outlaw' has its merits. ...

The medieval concept of 'outlaw' has its merits. For certain acts one is denied the protection of the law. There is a humane case, for the benefit of society as a whole, that some acts by a person,...
5th Oct 2021, 10:47
Replies: 2,742
Views: 350,990
Posted By Fitter2

Anyone else going bug eyed trying to figure it...

Anyone else going bug eyed trying to figure it out?
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2021, 11:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By Fitter2

The CAA was more than occasionally referred to as...

The CAA was more than occasionally referred to as the Campaign Against Aviation long before EASA. The UK, being a member of the EU when it was created were forced to become subject to EASA, making a...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2021, 17:06
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

Lando's problem was being in front - on the lap...

Lando's problem was being in front - on the lap when he could have stopped, his lap time marginally improved. Pit then, and if Lewis carries on, he would have had to catch up about 25 seconds and...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 13:22
Replies: 49
Views: 3,562
Posted By Fitter2

RichardJones: Possibly the intelligence...

RichardJones:

Possibly the intelligence community didn't but in Tom Clancy's 'Debt of Honor', published in 1994, an airliner is flown into the Capitol while POTUS is addressing Congress. ...
3rd Aug 2021, 15:43
Replies: 471
Views: 119,554
Posted By Fitter2

You omitted the best one; during Confrontation...

You omitted the best one; during Confrontation those enjoying a 12 month unaccompanied tour could take 2 weeks leave locally, or save it up for ones return to UK. The married contingent mostly saved...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2021, 18:04
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

At the speeds they were travelling, for h&m to...

At the speeds they were travelling, for h&m to have engineered a contact that would send [email protected] into the barrier in such a way as to write off his chassis, while escaping in a condition to win the race...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2021, 14:33
Replies: 47
Views: 3,214
Posted By Fitter2

When calculating what it should be, both. When...

When calculating what it should be, both. When measuring, force exerted on the engine mounts to see how wrong the sums were.
22nd Jul 2021, 14:22
Replies: 83
Views: 12,640
Posted By Fitter2

People are expected to start answering a question...

People are expected to start answering a question without a pause, without time to consider an answer. 'So' just a placeholder for 'hang on, I'm thinking of a way to not answer the question I was...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 23:16
Replies: 10,468
Views: 4,697,489
Posted By Fitter2

The difference is that in the top shot...

The difference is that in the top shot (Lewis/Max) Max had already seen Lewis front wheels forward of his mirrors and started turning in , sending a 'back off or we crash' message. In the shot Lewis...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2021, 14:40
Replies: 52
Views: 3,937
Posted By Fitter2

At present many people ignore the shop signs...

At present many people ignore the shop signs 'Please wear a mask', and there is no attempt to enforce this. I will still wear a mask in supermarkets and avoid public transport (fortunately my...
26th Jun 2021, 22:09
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

Er - the SF30 is the Club Spatz, a 1970s design,...

Er - the SF30 is the Club Spatz, a 1970s design, with some commonality with the 1960s SF27, which itself was originally called to Zugvogel 5., and a developed 15 meter version of the earlier 1950s...
26th Jun 2021, 11:50
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

An Egon Scheibe design, yes (I shared a room with...

An Egon Scheibe design, yes (I shared a room with him at the 1965 World Championships) but not the SF27
26th Jun 2021, 08:44
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

Not a Spatz, but yes to German. Hardly an...

Not a Spatz, but yes to German.

Hardly an expensive panel, the blank itself was new (since the old one appeared designed to amputate ones legs in the event of an incident) but everything else came...
25th Jun 2021, 22:50
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

The round object is a RAM universal mount for a...

The round object is a RAM universal mount for a GPS or other nav device; top of the panel is the canopy jettison control.

Yes steel tube fuselage single seater; not a Rudolf Kaiser design.
25th Jun 2021, 15:19
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

OK, as there are no takers so far, just to keep...

OK, as there are no takers so far, just to keep things going

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/738x670/panel_3d1960758c3a5569e1c5d10066c2627873be8295.jpg
21st Jun 2021, 11:51
Replies: 2,599
Views: 361,867
Posted By Fitter2

As I can't see any cylinder heads, I would be...

As I can't see any cylinder heads, I would be interested to know which particular Motor Tutor this was, and which engine. Obviously not an original JAP V-twin either, which a friend said he borrowed...
16th Jun 2021, 15:11
Replies: 10
Views: 3,040
Posted By Fitter2

When I was on 33 it was a Javelin Squadron at...

When I was on 33 it was a Javelin Squadron at Middleton St George, including guard duty on the flight line during a well known weekend in late October '63. Coming up to 60 years ago.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2021, 11:25
Replies: 71
Views: 4,396
Posted By Fitter2

Got it in one. The 'positive feedback'...

Got it in one. The 'positive feedback' algorithms on Facebook and other platforms lead to the belief that the world agrees with you. Then it's a nasty shock when the real world rudely interrupts.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2021, 11:21
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

I suspect the UK knew very well what the likely...

I suspect the UK knew very well what the likely effects would be, and so made sure Article 16.1 and the Annexes were agreed and signed by the EU. If the EU didn't they were badly briefed.

Wiggy -...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 16:43
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

CJ - The only reference to the French overseas...

CJ - The only reference to the French overseas territories is that Macron apparently believes NI not to be really in UK since there is a stretch if water between GB and NI; as far as the French are...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 11:47
Replies: 71
Views: 4,396
Posted By Fitter2

Or even in the 19th C, ...

Or even in the 19th C,



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Jowett
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 11:20
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

Sadly, the 'EU can do no wrong' brigade are...

Sadly, the 'EU can do no wrong' brigade are impervious to facts. No doubt quoting Article 16.1 and Appendix 7 will be met with the usual fingers in ears, 'Nyah nyah I can't hear you' response. KnC's...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jun 2021, 18:31
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

CJ Is NI a part of the UK? I think if Boris...

CJ

Is NI a part of the UK? I think if Boris believes it is, and Emmanuel thinks it isn't, then I know which one needs a lesson in geography.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2021, 13:31
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

I'm afraid the evidence is otherwise, vide...

I'm afraid the evidence is otherwise, vide President Macron's intransigence regarding compromise

That is so divorced from reality I can see why rational discussion with you will fail.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2021, 11:50
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,644,391
Posted By Fitter2

ORAC pointed out, as reported Sadly, the...

ORAC pointed out, as reported


Sadly, the 'EU can do no wrong' and 'I hate Boris' camps turn a deaf ear to boring facts.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2021, 13:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Fitter2

Alfaman: Please this is JetBlast, home of...

Alfaman:

Please this is JetBlast, home of bigots, blinkered mindsets, agents-provocateurs and so on.

Now, do you want the 5 minute argument or the full half hour? (With apologies to Monty...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2021, 18:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Fitter2

CJ Indeed. And the Judges made it clear...

CJ


Indeed. And the Judges made it clear that in their opinion nothing corrupt took place, and an appropriate procedure was in place, and complied with.. So what was unlawful about the action...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2021, 13:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Fitter2

Acting unlawfully

And the latest High Court decision (while I hold no particular respect for Dominic Cummings) raises the question in my mind, if an act was unlawful what law was contravened? It appears that anyone...
1st Jun 2021, 15:04
Replies: 254
Views: 42,163
Posted By Fitter2

I would rather they were committed to creating a...

I would rather they were committed to creating a seriously unwelcoming and exclusive environment where our enemies are concerned.

I am reminded of the tale during the 39-45 unpleasantness when a...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jun 2021, 12:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Fitter2

Libel costs

So a 'celebrity doctor', whatever that is, has been landed with a 125,000 libel bill for casually claiming Arlene Foster was having and affair, apparently with no evidence whatsoever. M'learned...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2021, 13:17
Replies: 32
Views: 2,374
Posted By Fitter2

Andrewgr2 The problems of how language...

Andrewgr2

The problems of how language develops over time. My English tutor explained that the possessive apostrophe developed from medieval usage 'My brother, his bicycle' (or more likely 'my...
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