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Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2021, 16:37
Replies: 138
Views: 5,631

Many times in the latter part of my career I was...

Many times in the latter part of my career I was encouraged to "drill down into it" or if it was something my bosses in Houston thought was really s*%t, I'd be asked/told to "have a deep dive". If a...
26th Jan 2021, 14:55
Replies: 298
Views: 72,326

This thread is a great read ! I came across so...

This thread is a great read ! I came across so many pompous buffoons (despite being somewhat outdated it's still the best term for them), I think I had a form of PTSD for about 18 months after...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2021, 16:35
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

Ah, the most racist, finnicky client I ever had...

Ah, the most racist, finnicky client I ever had the displeasure of servicing ! They REALLY hate anyone who isn't French, and non French aircraft. The AS332L2s were an absolute disaster, imported at...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2021, 16:28
Replies: 87
Views: 4,410

The Dawn Chorus Ride Of The Valkyries...

The Dawn Chorus

Ride Of The Valkyries performed by the LSO

Thwock thhwock of a Bell 212 on short finals

Barber's Adagio for Strings in B Majorperformed by the NZSO

The turbos of an F10...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2021, 16:03
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

Can anyone is still in BHNL tell us what long...

Can anyone is still in BHNL tell us what long term contracts they have apart from Eket ? An old friend tells me NAF Base has nothing but charter work going on. What FW work do they have ?

NEO
Forum: Night Stop
23rd Dec 2020, 15:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544

Thanks guys, I'll be running all suggestions by...

Thanks guys, I'll be running all suggestions by SWMBO for decisions !

NEO
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Dec 2020, 15:43
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

So Caverton have become the numero uno helicopter...

So Caverton have become the numero uno helicopter operator. Who would have thought a decade ago that BHNL and ACN would be laid so low ? Being ex BHNL I can testify to the pitifully poor remote...
Forum: Night Stop
21st Dec 2020, 14:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544

Anne Frank is already top of the list. The canal...

Anne Frank is already top of the list. The canal boat trip is also on there. Many thanks.

NEO
Forum: Night Stop
18th Dec 2020, 16:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544

Thanks for the ponter Expatrick, noted and will...

Thanks for the ponter Expatrick, noted and will act upon !

NEO
Forum: Night Stop
17th Dec 2020, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544

Great ! Thanks very much, certainly given me some...

Great ! Thanks very much, certainly given me some excellent starters toward Brownie points and perhaps a bit of showing off my "knowledge" :ok:

NEO
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2020, 16:04
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

212Man, Here it is ! NEO :ok:

212Man,

Here it is !

NEO :ok:
Forum: Night Stop
26th Nov 2020, 08:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544

Amsterdam (Covid Permitting)

Got a long weekend in Amsterdam planned for March 2021 if vaccination/testing regimes are underway. Previously booked for April 2020 and postponed for obvious reasons. I'd appreciate some ideas for...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 17:02
Replies: 28
Views: 3,178

Angry This is disappointing !

I was thinking of renewing my red passport despite it still having 6 years validity remaining to show my patriotism, but having read this thread I'm having serious second thoughts.

NEO
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2020, 12:38
Replies: 19
Views: 3,480

It Ain't Over Till.......

Took voluntary redundancy AKA jumped before I was pushed in 2015. 30 years, (5 Army Air Corps after 10 REME then 25 North Sea and Nigeria) and haven't looked back. Spent the last 4 years of...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 11:31
Replies: 711
Views: 39,741

True. Wondered why I couldn't get through to the...

True. Wondered why I couldn't get through to the GP surgery at sparrows this morning.

TPBM likes a pint and missed the local during lockdown.

NEO
30th Aug 2020, 14:46
Replies: 846
Views: 1,023,874

I have, once. May 1997.

I have, once. May 1997.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2020, 16:22
Replies: 63
Views: 2,818

Under certain circumstances alcohol was made...

Under certain circumstances alcohol was made available in NHS hospitals until 2012. Not sure if it still is ? When I was a long term inpatient a trolley manned by RVS people was wheeled round every...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2020, 09:33
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

Thanks 212man. What's the strike about this time...

Thanks 212man. What's the strike about this time ? Equality was taken care of years ago ?

The running cost of WASBU (no idea what it's called now, the name changes after every "restructuring")...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2020, 09:06
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

How are BHNL faring post ERA merger and with the...

How are BHNL faring post ERA merger and with the virus ? When I left 5 years ago they were on the ropes, losing out to Caverton and a resurgent ACN.

Anyone in the know ? perhaps 212man ?
...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2020, 17:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,356

As always, the best form of defence is attack eh...

As always, the best form of defence is attack eh SAS ? Football hoolganism is a thing of the past, however uniquely American KKK, Far Right protests and mass school shootings are all alive and...
8th Apr 2020, 16:19
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139

I went to Bergen/Belsen three times in the 70s...

I went to Bergen/Belsen three times in the 70s and early 80s and felt the same sickness, oppression and overwhelming sadness each time. The second and third visits were to confirm that this emotional...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2020, 16:49
Replies: 21
Views: 2,205

Sweeping indeed. Despite not being remotely...

Sweeping indeed. Despite not being remotely wealthy, until last month I had owned "larger" 5 BMWs consecutively and would like to think my driving was as considerate and sensible as the average road...
20th Feb 2020, 18:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,299

There's a "spit and sawdust" pub near where my...

There's a "spit and sawdust" pub near where my partner lives (one of very few such pubs these days) that serves a light ale called Proper Job on draught at just below room temperature. The landlord...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jan 2020, 16:53
Replies: 35
Views: 17,357

What was done to Bristow by JB (the CEO after...

What was done to Bristow by JB (the CEO after Bill Chiles left) should have resulted in criminal charges. Along with RB (SVP Ops at the time) they choked the life out of the bases, upsetting clients...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2020, 14:37
Replies: 5,640
Views: 1,813,289

Dave White. Did a lot of gliding in his off time....

Dave White. Did a lot of gliding in his off time.

NEO
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