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Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2014, 22:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
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Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2014, 13:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Anybody remember the name of that freight pilot/comedian circa 10 years ago?

Howdy,

I've been trying (without success) to find some online videos made by a guy who was a captain with a freight airline who tried his hand (some may say unsuccessfully, but I remember finding...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2013, 18:20
Replies: 81
Views: 5,447
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

rgbrock1, We can call the object a boob, is...

rgbrock1,

We can call the object a boob, is that any good? The question still remains though, why does it stay eternally youthful instead of dropping like a wizard's sleeve?!
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2013, 18:07
Replies: 81
Views: 5,447
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Can anybody explain general relativity in a nutshell?

Random thought occurred to me...

Specifically, travelling at or near to the speed of light, here's a hypothetical situation -

Light from Star X takes four years to reach Earth.

When it...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2013, 20:59
Replies: 174
Views: 11,383
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

FerrypilotDK, Just to clarify, I'd like to...

FerrypilotDK,

Just to clarify, I'd like to point out I'm in support of abolishing speed restrictions. But do you have any official stats to back that as I'd be interested in seeing the firm...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2013, 11:00
Replies: 174
Views: 11,383
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Regarding the 'takes too long to look at the...

Regarding the 'takes too long to look at the speedo' argument...

I feel that speed limits are unnecessary for cars with good brakes these days. It takes a split second to check the speedo, true....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2013, 21:02
Replies: 174
Views: 11,383
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

It would be interesting to see the change in...

It would be interesting to see the change in accident statistics if speed limits and their respective enforcement were done away with for a period of, say, a year.

I'd suspect a rise in high...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Oct 2013, 20:21
Replies: 32
Views: 2,996
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

dazdaz1, I've had a rather displeasing day,...

dazdaz1,

I've had a rather displeasing day, so I feel obliged to say thank you, I enjoyed that :)
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2013, 12:19
Replies: 147
Views: 9,825
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Honesty cannot be split into black or white. It...

Honesty cannot be split into black or white. It is an infinitesimal scale.

Unfortunately my honesty 'cut off' falls a little shy of the climber in the article, mainly due to the two factors...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2013, 20:07
Replies: 50
Views: 3,615
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

There's such a over-dramatization culture in the...

There's such a over-dramatization culture in the UK.

The 2008 'crisis' was just a blip, we were a long way from civil unrest. Summer of 2011 was probably more urgent but again, nowhere near where...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2013, 11:25
Replies: 85
Views: 6,024
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

If somebody behind gets hit by the cigarette...

If somebody behind gets hit by the cigarette butt, they're following too close, even taking vortices/turbulent flow/whatever into account.

If somebody's overtaking, I wait until they've passed.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2013, 17:06
Replies: 36
Views: 6,252
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

I'm friendly with a gent who works for the HA,...

I'm friendly with a gent who works for the HA, and according to him, it goes as follows...

Gantry matrix specifies a speed limit surrounded by a red circle - You MUST not exceed this speed....
1st Sep 2013, 14:58
Replies: 37
Views: 5,678
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

I'm with englishal on this one... Regardless...

I'm with englishal on this one...

Regardless of the why's and how's of the CAA 'safety margins', generally TODR is greater than LDR. And in a balked landing situation, you have a bit of kinetic...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2013, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Thanks for posting that :ok:

Thanks for posting that :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2013, 17:57
Replies: 59
Views: 4,937
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

ExSp33B1rd, Because in many cars, you...

ExSp33B1rd,



Because in many cars, you must have at least the parking lights on to use the rear fog lights.

In heavy fog, mist, rain etc, I am much more concerned about what is approaching...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2013, 21:45
Replies: 625
Views: 36,035
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

:rolleyes: People are putting too much thought...

:rolleyes: People are putting too much thought into this.



Damn right. Never mind the philanthropic morals any of us may or may not possess, we are not in a position to fund charitable...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2013, 17:22
Replies: 48
Views: 8,312
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

SASless, it would appear this is a recurrent...

SASless, it would appear this is a recurrent habit of the gentleman -

http://master-cdn.memepix.com/images/large/0j2Oc.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2013, 05:40
Replies: 59
Views: 4,937
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Worst offenders (in the UK at least) seem to...

Worst offenders (in the UK at least) seem to operate on the motorways between the hours of 11 PM - 6 AM.

My record so far is 6 cars undertaken driving in lane 2, whilst I'm in lane 1....
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2013, 17:41
Replies: 104
Views: 7,992
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Milo, my apologies, I F'ed up on that small...

Milo, my apologies, I F'ed up on that small point. But may we swiftly leave that because it's not really the point I was making and I didn't come here for an argument -

Let's make it a 10 tonne...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2013, 14:19
Replies: 104
Views: 7,992
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

Milo, Just to clarify, there was nothing...

Milo,

Just to clarify, there was nothing incorrect about what I said regarding speed limits.

On a single carriageway -

7.5 tonne goods vehicle 40 MPH

3.5 up to 7.5 tonne goods vehicle 50...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2013, 13:26
Replies: 246
Views: 22,653
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

I'm sure there's a broken record playing...

I'm sure there's a broken record playing somewhere in this thread!
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2013, 13:21
Replies: 104
Views: 7,992
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

There seem to be a lot of holier than thou types...

There seem to be a lot of holier than thou types responding to this topic blindly.

Asides from common sense, here's some evidence that proves the whole speed limit fiasco is just an exercise in...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2013, 16:44
Replies: 79
Views: 5,835
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

To all those who are defending/attacking this...

To all those who are defending/attacking this hero/rancid scumbag...

He has one thing none of y'all will ever have.

Balls :cool:
11th Jul 2013, 00:40
Replies: 6
Views: 5,165
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

When you really think about it, it doesn't matter...

When you really think about it, it doesn't matter which way you do it, because one will necessitate the other and vice versa, secondary effects and all that! Technically using power for descent rate...
29th Jun 2013, 15:09
Replies: 78
Views: 24,569
Posted By Halfbaked_Boy

TCX EGCC 24/06/2013 Lost engine on T/O

Amazing - Engine Failure Footage! Thomas Cook A330 200 at Manchester Airport 24th June 2013 - YouTube

Anybody have some info on this one?

24/06/2013 is the date the video was uploaded, not...
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