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Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2021, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By old,not bold

Hmmm.......Maxwell jumped off a multi-million...

Hmmm.......Maxwell jumped off a multi-million dollar yacht, and appeared to own numerous other such assets, when his net worth was so negative that he was probably the poorest person on the planet.
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Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2021, 14:24
Replies: 49
Views: 2,768
Posted By old,not bold

This needs to be repeated in bold caps, so here...

This needs to be repeated in bold caps, so here goes - DON'T TRUST THE AGENT!

The house will NOT be as described or pictured. (eg: wide angle lenses are used to exaggerate proportions.) The agent...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2021, 10:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,404
Posted By old,not bold

What makes it even more remarkable is that she...

What makes it even more remarkable is that she managed it without any cox to steer the boat for her..
21st Feb 2021, 18:31
Replies: 99
Views: 16,076
Posted By old,not bold

I have a great deal of sympathy with Heights Good...

I have a great deal of sympathy with Heights Good and others who express their rage about the Royal Family, who are a fairly dim collection with anachronistic opinions about their worth and role.
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20th Feb 2021, 11:20
Replies: 47
Views: 6,536
Posted By old,not bold

For what it's worth as a negative, my 1966...

For what it's worth as a negative, my 1966 Pooleys does not mention Basingstoke in any category; nor Hook, as it happens.

I've trawled the Pooleys for a recognisable name in that area, but found...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2021, 13:36
Replies: 32
Views: 5,515
Posted By old,not bold

Who said anything about coming back? Let's have...

Who said anything about coming back? Let's have some commitment here.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2021, 14:18
Replies: 6,464
Views: 518,087
Posted By old,not bold

I'm sure you meant to say "between business and...

I'm sure you meant to say "between business and corrupt individuals, ie politicians and officials, feathering their nests at tax-payer expense. That's the unfortunate reality. It doesn't mean that...
14th Feb 2021, 18:41
Replies: 34
Views: 5,091
Posted By old,not bold

We looked very closely at installing rear-facing...

We looked very closely at installing rear-facing seats in F27-400s in the '70s, because the safety case was so strong. But we were defeated by the need to lose 2 seats as a result of the extra...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2021, 11:32
Replies: 6,464
Views: 518,087
Posted By old,not bold

Of course it is; but which of the epithets is...

Of course it is; but which of the epithets is incorrect?
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2021, 11:39
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

Oh the irony; Cornish fishermen on the TV last...

Oh the irony; Cornish fishermen on the TV last night saying that they bitterly regret voting to leave the EU after believing the lies and BS they were fed by BoJo, Cove, Cummings and gang.

Are we...
5th Feb 2021, 11:32
Replies: 255
Views: 31,862
Posted By old,not bold

Having saved up for a long time, I had the...

Having saved up for a long time, I had the trip-of-a-lifetime recently in the Boultbee 2-seat Spitfire. What came as a surprise was how noisy it is, even though separated by a cockpit from the...
5th Feb 2021, 11:17
Replies: 125
Views: 18,050
Posted By old,not bold

And there was the Vickers Windsor...... ...

And there was the Vickers Windsor......

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4th Feb 2021, 17:07
Replies: 255
Views: 31,862
Posted By old,not bold

As CJ has said, it was/is the tips going...

As CJ has said, it was/is the tips going supersonic. When the pilot selected fine pitch on the downwind leg the note and volume would change upwards dramatically, but I don't know if that was for...
3rd Feb 2021, 15:14
Replies: 255
Views: 31,862
Posted By old,not bold

For me it's that distinctive howl of a VC10...

For me it's that distinctive howl of a VC10 taxying that's the most evocative. but I can still hear the drone of the bomber stream over the Norfolk coast where we lived; it went on all night, every...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2021, 17:25
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

Yes, well, I take your point, which is broadly...

Yes, well, I take your point, which is broadly true. But let's not forget that they had 2 very different identities at one time, culminating in the Civil War. And very recent history shows that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2021, 17:55
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

I don't entirely disagree, but I can think of one...

I don't entirely disagree, but I can think of one federation that has lasted for centuries and still does quite well, even overcoming its occasional collective madness, such as electing a deluded,...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2021, 11:04
Replies: 57
Views: 9,008
Posted By old,not bold

I think this gentleman deserves an award; he...

I think this gentleman deserves an award; he qualifies in every respect;

Covid denier who refused to wear mask dies after catching the virus himself...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2021, 11:52
Replies: 6,464
Views: 518,087
Posted By old,not bold

WB627; you could add to that "and for pretty much...

WB627; you could add to that "and for pretty much the same reasons."
26th Jan 2021, 10:41
Replies: 15
Views: 1,953
Posted By old,not bold

And let's remember the ill-fated Windsor, with...

And let's remember the ill-fated Windsor, with its pressurised crew compartment.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2021, 11:23
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

Now, for a challenge, try reading that last...

Now, for a challenge, try reading that last sentence on one breath. Have I got it right that "I can only say that........" goes through to "........the opposite has happened? (The grammatical terms...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2021, 16:35
Replies: 6,464
Views: 518,087
Posted By old,not bold

Being married to an ex-Nurse (RGN, RCN),I'm aware...

Being married to an ex-Nurse (RGN, RCN),I'm aware that many in that profession regard the degree route into nursing as a career as utter nonsense; a risible replacement for the previous training and...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2021, 11:36
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

I know it's going back a bit, but I got up late...

I know it's going back a bit, but I got up late today.......I just want you, Rogerg, to know that there's a job waiting for you in the Downing St Spinning Office. Unless you were tongue-in-cheek,...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2021, 12:39
Replies: 9,954
Views: 1,213,030
Posted By old,not bold

Ah well, now that the real, foreseeable and...

Ah well, now that the real, foreseeable and foreseen, consequences of Brexit are beginning to make themselves known, with small businesses unable to export through the huge bureaucratic barrier, fish...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2021, 12:25
Replies: 6,464
Views: 518,087
Posted By old,not bold

Take on a graduate rather than someone with 4...

Take on a graduate rather than someone with 4 years relevant work experience, ideally a good apprenticeship? It's a no-brainer.

What you get with the graduate is someone who believes that they,...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2021, 12:03
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By old,not bold

I suspect you are one of thousands; as I...

I suspect you are one of thousands; as I understand it, they (ie their computers) just call numbers at random and every nth person who picks up will be a Virgin customer.
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