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Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2019, 01:03
Replies: 99
Views: 15,621
Posted By ve3id

We have a scam in Canada right now where they...

We have a scam in Canada right now where they pretend to be from our tax department, threatening jail time if we do not give them our credit card number to pay overdue taxes and penalties.

Funnily...
12th Feb 2019, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 2,148
Posted By ve3id

Not sure if those shields would protect you in...

Not sure if those shields would protect you in Luton!
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2019, 20:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By ve3id

Actually I read about them back in the 70's in an...

Actually I read about them back in the 70's in an engineering journal, I thought that they were in use in INS many years ago!
11th Feb 2019, 20:41
Replies: 53,304
Views: 7,455,650
Posted By ve3id

"I said put her down on that strip, er, no, wait,...

"I said put her down on that strip, er, no, wait, oh too late"
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Feb 2019, 18:16
Replies: 10,245
Views: 647,170
Posted By ve3id

Give new meaning to the phrase 'warring bankers'...

Give new meaning to the phrase 'warring bankers' or something similar that I overheard when...
10th Feb 2019, 22:04
Replies: 1,376
Views: 1,624,513
Posted By ve3id

Not true. Any good lawyer would try to sue the...

Not true. Any good lawyer would try to sue the owner, the garage that last fixed it, and anybody that had anything to do with it.
10th Feb 2019, 00:26
Replies: 36
Views: 4,594
Posted By ve3id

Perhaps he did a bad root canal for the C.O.?

Perhaps he did a bad root canal for the C.O.?
8th Feb 2019, 14:31
Replies: 71
Views: 11,870
Posted By ve3id

Philip couldn't fly a helicopter even if it had...

Philip couldn't fly a helicopter even if it had training wheels!
7th Feb 2019, 20:34
Replies: 71
Views: 11,870
Posted By ve3id

When I went into CAF, they told me it is not your...

When I went into CAF, they told me it is not your total height, but your buttocks to knee measurement. They put you into a frame and squeeze your butt and knee together. If they can squeeze (gently)...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2019, 14:29
Replies: 10,245
Views: 647,170
Posted By ve3id

fell off and

fell off and
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2019, 12:45
Replies: 121
Views: 20,599
Posted By ve3id

Couldn't they just put saltpetre in the food like...

Couldn't they just put saltpetre in the food like they did at the boys' school :-) ?
7th Feb 2019, 11:49
Replies: 36
Views: 19,912
Posted By ve3id

I tried to look up continune. I couldn't find...

I tried to look up continune. I couldn't find it, but I think it has something to do with lack of bladder control at DH!
7th Feb 2019, 11:39
Replies: 71
Views: 11,870
Posted By ve3id

I think I was a fighter pilot in a previous life....

I think I was a fighter pilot in a previous life. Once, when my instructor cut the power on downwind for 32 and told me to put it down, I cross-controlled, side-slipped, and put it down on 08 just by...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2019, 01:36
Replies: 10,245
Views: 647,170
Posted By ve3id

none other than the local bobby looking for ...

none other than the local bobby looking for ...
6th Feb 2019, 21:45
Replies: 58
Views: 4,276
Posted By ve3id

"Bugger! I thought I had reached the age of...

"Bugger! I thought I had reached the age of retirement without missing anything. Now I will never be able to fly the Concorde to find out :-)
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2019, 19:54
Replies: 47
Views: 5,692
Posted By ve3id

I hear they serve it at the restaurant at the...

I hear they serve it at the restaurant at the edge of the flat earth :-)
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2019, 19:19
Replies: 47
Views: 5,692
Posted By ve3id

That's nothing, we have bad plasterers in Canada...

That's nothing, we have bad plasterers in Canada too!
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2019, 18:44
Replies: 121
Views: 20,599
Posted By ve3id

Yes, it is a very logical name for schools that...

Yes, it is a very logical name for schools that were intended to educate boys for the public life, and of course making the contacts needed later. It has been said that the battle of Waterloo was won...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2019, 18:52
Replies: 12,564
Views: 8,339,880
Posted By ve3id

I thought it was because of the size of their...

I thought it was because of the size of their watch!
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2019, 23:57
Replies: 22
Views: 2,664
Posted By ve3id

Why would you even associate with an HR person?...

Why would you even associate with an HR person? Surely one should be above that ! There was a time that Captains did not mingle with the lower classes!
30th Jan 2019, 22:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,901
Posted By ve3id

If you spell honors that way you are instantly...

If you spell honors that way you are instantly disqualified!
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2019, 00:19
Replies: 121
Views: 20,599
Posted By ve3id

I suppose I must confess that I am an ex...

I suppose I must confess that I am an ex grammar-school boy. However I left in the fourth form due to us having been flooded out of our house in the 1968 SE floods. We emigrated to Canada, where my...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2019, 11:05
Replies: 77
Views: 9,212
Posted By ve3id

Actually, not just him! Gwynne Dyer gave a...

Actually, not just him! Gwynne Dyer gave a lecture at our college where he said that in the near future, global warming will cause the Hadleigh Cells around the equator to expand so much that rain...
27th Jan 2019, 17:39
Replies: 1,376
Views: 1,624,513
Posted By ve3id

[QUOTE=BigFrank;10371929]Would you say that the...

[QUOTE=BigFrank;10371929]Would you say that the Cork Accident followed the above trope?

I only said that they are put in place, I didn't opine as to whether they are followed by all but...
26th Jan 2019, 23:50
Replies: 1,376
Views: 1,624,513
Posted By ve3id

Perhaps it is not 'commercial pressure', but...

Perhaps it is not 'commercial pressure', but 'celebrity pressure' or for want of a better description the want to please/impress somebody of high esteem to one. 30 years ago I took a flight that I...
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