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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2010, 19:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

His associate Christopher Barrett-Jolley is...

His associate Christopher Barrett-Jolley is either out now, or close to release, as he got 20 years in about 2002.
10th Nov 2009, 21:41
Replies: 142
Views: 44,119
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

DB: Analysis of the level of alcohol in the...

DB:
Analysis of the level of alcohol in the blood. This is slightly more accurate than the usual breath test. I believe that the limit for those carrying out an aviation function is 20mg of alcohol...
10th Nov 2009, 21:02
Replies: 142
Views: 44,119
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Just for the record, for those who have missed...

Just for the record, for those who have missed the many previous threads on this subject, the pilot concerned will have been bailed to return to the police station because the standard Intoximeter is...
17th Sep 2009, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

It was a nice tight formation over Marlow - they...

It was a nice tight formation over Marlow - they came round at least 3 or 4 times.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2009, 22:05
Replies: 1,278
Views: 53,499
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

'An armed society is a polite society' Which...

'An armed society is a polite society'

Which is why they have such impeccable manners in Kabul and Baghdad, I presume
6th Apr 2009, 19:45
Replies: 180
Views: 51,578
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

I didn't suggest that it was a 'cause for...

I didn't suggest that it was a 'cause for celebration'. I was merely adding a piece of information that many people would not be aware of. I don't know what a 'remand centre' is, but some prisons are...
6th Apr 2009, 07:38
Replies: 180
Views: 51,578
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

For the record, the six month sentence will mean...

For the record, the six month sentence will mean in practice 90 days (after automatic 50% remission) less 18 days early release (because the prisons are full) making 72 days at most. Then there could...
5th Apr 2009, 10:13
Replies: 184
Views: 38,797
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

FL; No inconsistency, I think. The starting...

FL;

No inconsistency, I think. The starting point (per a judge at Isleworth) of 12 months, less a third off for a guilty plea, and a bit more for personal mitigation will fit with the cases you...
4th Apr 2009, 21:03
Replies: 184
Views: 38,797
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

I know a bit about this as I work in a court that...

I know a bit about this as I work in a court that serves a large airport and I have seen similar cases. The case was sent to the Crown Court because the usual starting point is about 12 months...
31st Aug 2008, 16:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

One paper called it a bomber.

One paper called it a bomber.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2008, 19:31
Replies: 37
Views: 4,402
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Economising on lawyers is like economising on...

Economising on lawyers is like economising on condoms - not always cheaper in the long run.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jun 2008, 12:56
Replies: 69
Views: 2,868
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Er - remember the IRA? As for public...

Er - remember the IRA?

As for public opinion:- recent polls have the same majority of the public supporting 42 days as supports Davis in his stand. How do they work that out?
14th Jun 2008, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,674
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Not just the US consumers. Most of the...

Not just the US consumers.

Most of the developed world is still using energy as if it was at 1990 prices. The operation of the market will do more to encourage sensible energy use than all the...
18th May 2008, 22:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,549
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

I wonder if someone's 'commission' paid for it?

I wonder if someone's 'commission' paid for it?
13th Apr 2008, 20:08
Replies: 4,933
Views: 1,499,312
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

I was born and bred in Hayes, and as a schoolboy...

I was born and bred in Hayes, and as a schoolboy spotter I watched London Airport start its growth into Heathrow.

I thought then and I think now that there are few bits of Harlington and Sipson...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2008, 19:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,974
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Er - didn't Jesus turn water into wine? Or...

Er - didn't Jesus turn water into wine?

Or as the Bard put it:- "Dost think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?"
24th Mar 2008, 08:19
Replies: 344
Views: 61,511
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

It's the whole American gun obsession thing,...

It's the whole American gun obsession thing, isn't it?

A pro-gun person said a while ago "An armed society is a polite society".

They must have beautiful manners in Baghdad then.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2008, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

As someone said:- " A billion here, a billion...

As someone said:- " A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money".

If Castro hasn't got a pile of cash salted away, he will be almost unique among dictators.
4th Feb 2008, 09:51
Replies: 35
Views: 13,323
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

It's not just airlines. A few years ago a flood...

It's not just airlines. A few years ago a flood of experienced head teachers retired at once because of a quirk in the pension rules. The government was caught flat-footed, because they hadn't...
31st Jan 2008, 12:32
Replies: 61
Views: 41,132
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Sounds like good belt-and-braces common sense to...

Sounds like good belt-and-braces common sense to me. One less thing to worry about for a man who is going to be very busy for a while.
20th Jan 2008, 17:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Yes, it sounded Fyne to me.

Yes, it sounded Fyne to me.
18th Jan 2008, 19:49
Replies: 949
Views: 384,549
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

Like most people (even most Prune readers) I am...

Like most people (even most Prune readers) I am not a pilot. I have nothing to add to what has been said about the accident but I must say how revealing it is when some people completely lose it...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jan 2008, 20:22
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

If you seek to find any aspect of human life...

If you seek to find any aspect of human life 'fair' you are in for a big let-down.
It isn't fair that Abramovitch is richer than a heart surgeon in Leeds. It isn't fair that a main course in a...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2007, 16:39
Replies: 67
Views: 10,564
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

The Guardian is a responsible paper and is...

The Guardian is a responsible paper and is meticulous about publishing corrections. They do so every day. Instead of ranting why doesn't someone email the paper? It will do more good than moaning on...
29th Nov 2007, 09:31
Replies: 5
Views: 4,075
Posted By Unwell_Raptor

This will all be grist to the conspiracy theory...

This will all be grist to the conspiracy theory mill, I'm afraid.

He wasn't a bad age, and he had given life a good try-out. Not a bad way to go, if a tad early.
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