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12th Jun 2021, 14:21
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By Alan Baker

Well. I take The Times and the Telegraph, but it...

Well. I take The Times and the Telegraph, but it passed me by.
As one of the big things to discuss is climate change, it seems a poor advert to fly halfway around the world to sit at the back of the...
12th Jun 2021, 11:06
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By Alan Baker

Are their leaders present or just observers. Not...

Are their leaders present or just observers. Not heard any mention of them in news reports and no evidence of any of them in the photo ops.
12th Jun 2021, 10:11
Replies: 43
Views: 13,279
Posted By Alan Baker

They've kept them well hidden in the Photo ops!

They've kept them well hidden in the Photo ops!
12th Jun 2021, 09:22
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By Alan Baker

Neither South Africa nor South Korea are in the...

Neither South Africa nor South Korea are in the G7.
12th Jun 2021, 09:19
Replies: 43
Views: 13,279
Posted By Alan Baker

Why would the PM of Australia be trying to...

Why would the PM of Australia be trying to gatecrash the G7, Australia are not in the G7. The seven are USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Japan (plus a couple of EU representatives).
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2021, 12:39
Replies: 56
Views: 8,398
Posted By Alan Baker

In his book "Ford at Dagenham", David Burgess...

In his book "Ford at Dagenham", David Burgess Wise tells the story of Ford setting up the shadow factory at Urmston to build the Merlin. As he relates "A basic problem quickly arose".
'Clutching a...
Forum: North America
4th Jun 2021, 09:56
Replies: 21
Views: 5,373
Posted By Alan Baker

Only British Airways and Air France ever ordered...

Only British Airways and Air France ever ordered Concordes. Many other airlines reserved delivery positions, but these were not "orders". I remember back in the early seventies an Independent...
3rd Jun 2021, 10:23
Replies: 106
Views: 11,297
Posted By Alan Baker

Anyone spot the mistake in the side view? Only...

Anyone spot the mistake in the side view? Only one overwing exit! Most 720s in regular airline service had only one each side, but this limited seating capacity to 149 (not a problem in normal mixed...
24th Apr 2021, 08:52
Replies: 235
Views: 86,715
Posted By Alan Baker

I wonder how few A380's have to be in service...

I wonder how few A380's have to be in service before it becomes not worth Airbus' time to support it.
2nd Apr 2021, 10:38
Replies: 26
Views: 5,818
Posted By Alan Baker

H.P.K. Dibley's days as a racing driver were long...

H.P.K. Dibley's days as a racing driver were long gone by 1977. He was at his peak as a driver in the mid sixties, when he was flying 707s. He ran a 6 litre Lola T70-Chevrolet in British sports car...
20th Mar 2021, 09:23
Replies: 29
Views: 5,020
Posted By Alan Baker

Of course, the Super Constellation's extended...

Of course, the Super Constellation's extended fuselage was a constant section tube with the shapely nose and tail grafted on.
18th Dec 2020, 10:08
Replies: 189
Views: 35,771
Posted By Alan Baker

However, the V.1000 would have been the civil VC...

However, the V.1000 would have been the civil VC 7.
9th Dec 2020, 10:24
Replies: 189
Views: 35,771
Posted By Alan Baker

Indeed. This is precisely what scuppered the...

Indeed. This is precisely what scuppered the Convair 990, which was supposed to be faster than the 707/DC-8, but increasing traffic levels dictated uniformity of speed.
9th May 2020, 15:21
Replies: 55
Views: 14,685
Posted By Alan Baker

G-APFP was involved in a nose gear up landing at...

G-APFP was involved in a nose gear up landing at Heathrow on March 31st 1967. The following days Daily Mirror had a big front page picture under the headline "IN BY A NOSE!".
According to the...
7th May 2020, 13:11
Replies: 55
Views: 14,685
Posted By Alan Baker

100, 200, 300 and 400 were the series numbers of...

100, 200, 300 and 400 were the series numbers of the 707, however Boeing always referred to them as 120, 220, 320 and 420. Aircraft powered by JT-3D turbofans were 120B and 320B/C. Boeing allocated...
17th Jan 2020, 10:51
Replies: 385
Views: 315,174
Posted By Alan Baker

The supposed city centre to city centre...

The supposed city centre to city centre "advantage " of rail is always overstated. Few people live near London rail termini. If you wanted to get from, say, Slough to Edinburgh by rail you are faced...
2nd Dec 2019, 10:36
Replies: 165
Views: 64,338
Posted By Alan Baker

Presumably, the golfers with private jets will be...

Presumably, the golfers with private jets will be hoping Leuchars is still available for the 2021 Open Championship at St. Andrews!
26th Nov 2019, 13:58
Replies: 165
Views: 64,338
Posted By Alan Baker

As I mentioned in a previous post, according to...

As I mentioned in a previous post, according to the SNP's referendum manifesto they have no intention of immediately setting up a driver and vehicle licensing agency or a civil aviation authority....
25th Nov 2019, 11:58
Replies: 165
Views: 64,338
Posted By Alan Baker

The RNLI is an independent charity, not a...

The RNLI is an independent charity, not a government department, and operates lifeboats throughout the British Isles including the Republic of Ireland.
23rd Nov 2019, 09:10
Replies: 165
Views: 64,338
Posted By Alan Baker

The SNP have been very clear in stating that HM...

The SNP have been very clear in stating that HM The Queen would remain head of state of an independent Scotland, as part of their falling over backwards to assure Scots that nothing would really...
19th Nov 2019, 09:58
Replies: 165
Views: 64,338
Posted By Alan Baker

The SNPs manifesto for independence at the...

The SNPs manifesto for independence at the referendum clearly stated that they intend to have their own Scottish armed forces, including a squadron of Typhoons, a squadron of Hercules' and a few...
15th Jul 2019, 11:21
Replies: 36
Views: 9,262
Posted By Alan Baker

The 737 was always above the FAA's 80,000lb limit...

The 737 was always above the FAA's 80,000lb limit so required three crew on the flight deck, which was one reason why it initially sold so poorly in the US with only United buying it. In the rest of...
22nd May 2019, 09:37
Replies: 193
Views: 70,834
Posted By Alan Baker

New name for the MAX?!

New name for the MAX?!
19th Apr 2019, 09:10
Replies: 46
Views: 41,412
Posted By Alan Baker

A 737 has exactly the same fuselage cross section...

A 737 has exactly the same fuselage cross section as a 707. As you say, it depends on the seating layout.
2nd Jan 2019, 10:38
Replies: 39
Views: 6,926
Posted By Alan Baker

Kenneth Moore wasn't in anything, the actor's...

Kenneth Moore wasn't in anything, the actor's name was Kenneth More!
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