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2nd Jul 2022, 17:39
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By Checkboard

Oh, I didn't say it was smart. :8 I don't think...

Oh, I didn't say it was smart. :8 I don't think you'll find it in any current manuals as SOP. :)

... but if you were flying a freight Westwind in the 80s or 90s then that's pretty much how you...
2nd Jul 2022, 15:19
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By Checkboard

I have about 6000 hours each on 737 and A320,...

I have about 6000 hours each on 737 and A320, about 4000 on BAe 146 and 1500 on Westwinds.

180 to 6nm and 160 to 4nm isn't a problem on any of them, unless very light (because you have a very low...
28th Jun 2022, 16:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,091
Posted By Checkboard

https://www.aviationjobs.me/jobs/pa-31-pilot-in-co...

https://www.aviationjobs.me/jobs/pa-31-pilot-in-command-airmed-australia/

2000 total and 500 multi ? That seems pretty reasonable to me, based on my 1990's knowledge of the market. :D
26th Jun 2022, 06:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By Checkboard

An airway is like a bus route, and the waypoints...

An airway is like a bus route, and the waypoints along that airway bus stops. You have to tell the ATC system not only what bus you intend to ride, but also which stop you are getting on and off at...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2022, 05:55
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Near thirty years , and now riding Junior is...

Near thirty years , and now riding Junior is finished. :(

We all have to let our children go at some time. :(
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2022, 07:45
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

They must have missed that “Don’t porridge and...

They must have missed that “Don’t porridge and drive” campaign.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2022, 09:11
Replies: 150
Views: 21,160
Posted By Checkboard

You also need the education to think and the...

You also need the education to think and the wealth to have the time to do so.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 22:53
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Gosh. I had to go looking for the thread! ...

Gosh. I had to go looking for the thread!

Pumps on.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2022, 11:58
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

A long rubber glove sounds ... improbable. :o

A long rubber glove sounds ... improbable. :o
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2022, 14:09
Replies: 47
Views: 6,128
Posted By Checkboard

Not renounce them - but certainly not emphasise...

Not renounce them - but certainly not emphasise them in preference to the group.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2022, 12:50
Replies: 47
Views: 6,128
Posted By Checkboard

When I joined the military the induction period...

When I joined the military the induction period was all about getting people to conform to a single standard, in order to bring them together as a unified fighting force. Had I insisted on...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2022, 12:44
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2022, 17:43
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Got a train back from London - which stops at one...

Got a train back from London - which stops at one village over. There's a taxi company we use for local rides which operates out of that particular station and our intention was to grab a cab back to...
1st Jun 2022, 08:53
Replies: 43
Views: 8,938
Posted By Checkboard

I think you have a child's view of the word...

I think you have a child's view of the word "hero". You think it's only a term reserved for knights in shining armour and everyone else is nothing.

For me, a mother who works two jobs to raise her...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2022, 15:15
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Experience a Martian Invasion in London. :) ...

Experience a Martian Invasion in London. :)

https://thewaroftheworldsimmersive.com/

Apparently, Tom from Tripadvisor thinks it's pretty good. :)
30th May 2022, 11:53
Replies: 43
Views: 8,938
Posted By Checkboard

I used to do that in a Westwind into Alice...

I used to do that in a Westwind into Alice Springs at night. It was about the only thing that kept me awake.


... ah the days before FDM, eh?
29th May 2022, 18:27
Replies: 24
Views: 4,021
Posted By Checkboard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg9cyakVymw&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg9cyakVymw&ab_channel=CompleteWalkaround
Forum: Jet Blast
28th May 2022, 18:34
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Reddo and I have some hols at the first of the...

Reddo and I have some hols at the first of the month... we have decided on a staycation, so will spend a couple of nights in London - two restaurants booked, two nights in hotel booked and a "War of...
27th May 2022, 13:06
Replies: 21
Views: 2,764
Posted By Checkboard

Well, there "being overqualified" in the sense...

Well, there "being overqualified" in the sense that the employer is suspicious that you are fully capable of another, higher paid, position with another company and suspects that you are in fact...
27th May 2022, 13:02
Replies: 48
Views: 15,592
Posted By Checkboard

Ha - good advice. Pretty useless advice for this...

Ha - good advice. Pretty useless advice for this thread, however, which is all about "What do I do/what will happen if I have already done it?"
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2022, 16:52
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

One of my friends has set up a camera in a...

One of my friends has set up a camera in a breeding box in his garden.

Resident Blue Tits had eggs hatch today. :)
24th Apr 2022, 22:16
Replies: 23
Views: 2,349
Posted By Checkboard

Where's Peter Brock when you need him? ...

Where's Peter Brock when you need him?

https://www.motortrend.com/features/peter-brock-holden-hdt-energy-polarizer-energy-crystals-history/
24th Apr 2022, 22:02
Replies: 23
Views: 2,349
Posted By Checkboard

I follow the old advice for toilet cisterns, and...

I follow the old advice for toilet cisterns, and put a brick in my fuel tank. Works a treat - it's much cheaper to fill the tank now.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2022, 01:51
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Well there is transglutaminase, which is used to...

Well there is transglutaminase, which is used to bond proteins together? Also Known As "Meat Glue" - it's a powder you can use to bind scraps of meat together into a solid piece.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2022, 21:54
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

English cheese and English wine have come leaps...

English cheese and English wine have come leaps and bounds in the last couple of decades. :)

Having said that, I'm a Morbier, Brie and St Agur fan, though.

My favourite Australian cheese is...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2022, 13:18
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Did I mention that they are happy to sell them as...

Did I mention that they are happy to sell them as single buns, if needed? :D
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2022, 20:43
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Local bakery here is average in most things -...

Local bakery here is average in most things - except their Hot Cross Buns, which are excellent. :) Lots of sffron in them makes them a golden yellow inside. :)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2022, 08:21
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Satisfying for me too, as I watched reddo...

Satisfying for me too, as I watched reddo pressure wash the back yard.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2022, 05:06
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

What’s the point of a bridge over a stream that...

What’s the point of a bridge over a stream that has no access??

Puzzled of Bedfordshire.
8th Apr 2022, 09:01
Replies: 67
Views: 11,842
Posted By Checkboard

Does your GA Ready course include a session on...

Does your GA Ready course include a session on understanding Award pay rates?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2022, 12:06
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Reddo's still got a way to go before she can lift...

Reddo's still got a way to go before she can lift me. :) She'd probably do OK dragging me somewhere. :D
1st Apr 2022, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Checkboard

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/879x513/mf_14dec2021_departure__5aa5731c24198a83d577b3471f95e09ded7a4988.jpghttps://tahs.org.au/aircraft/
31st Mar 2022, 18:47
Replies: 72
Views: 10,697
Posted By Checkboard

There was a section in the report that stated the...

There was a section in the report that stated the possibility that each aircraft was transmitting on one frequency when the opportunity to hear the traffic was on the other....

Bad luck in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2022, 12:15
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

Hahah. :D Not long enough. ...

Hahah. :D

Not long enough.

Hahahahahahahaha
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2022, 12:11
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,570,900
Posted By Checkboard

I was given a right base into Luton today....

I was given a right base into Luton today. Cryptic, I know, but I liked it.

Got home to the house and there's a "Deep Cleaning" van parked outside of the neighbours, with various hoses leading...
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