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Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2016, 22:28
Replies: 125
Views: 23,268
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Strange thread in a way, seeing for what...

Strange thread in a way, seeing for what different reasons certain crashes have stuck in peoples' memories.
Looking at my own...

TriStar Eastern 401, Dec. 29, 1972, down in the Everglades. It...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Oct 2015, 16:45
Replies: 67
Views: 6,221
Posted By ChristiaanJ

dazdaz, Thanks, should have known it was...

dazdaz,
Thanks, should have known it was somewhere in the wide wide web !
Will enjoy that asap !
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Oct 2015, 18:30
Replies: 67
Views: 6,221
Posted By ChristiaanJ

dazdaz, Glorious, thanks for posting a full...

dazdaz,
Glorious, thanks for posting a full episode.

Of course it would now be banned for "sexual content" (bondage, no less) ! Amazed it made it through UTube's censors....

Reminds me of...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2015, 20:16
Replies: 132
Views: 12,988
Posted By ChristiaanJ

I'm amazed nobody has mentioned "The Ghost of...

I'm amazed nobody has mentioned "The Ghost of Flight 401".
Somehow Fuller's story always sounded believable to me, and some of it does seem to have been corroborated by other people.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2015, 21:30
Replies: 77
Views: 5,784
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Reminds me... - How to work a sliderule (and...

Reminds me...
- How to work a sliderule (and its circular derivatives) or even understand how they work;
- How to work electromechanical calculators (Friden, Monroe and suchlike).
- Understanding...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2015, 19:31
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2015, 16:01
Replies: 2,046
Views: 1,158,081
Posted By ChristiaanJ

leb001, While it's a nice pic, the artist has...

leb001,
While it's a nice pic, the artist has been taking a fair amount of artistic liberties....
For instance, the door located at the forward end of the wing, just forward of the emergency exit,...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2015, 22:01
Replies: 2,046
Views: 1,158,081
Posted By ChristiaanJ

leb001, I'm afraid 1-GEE is a nonsense...

leb001,
I'm afraid 1-GEE is a nonsense registration. A British Concorde registration would be "G-" followed by four letters.
But, if you can post a photo of the painting, it may be possible to...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2015, 23:43
Replies: 54
Views: 6,078
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Funny... I use the BBC News link below on my...

Funny...
I use the BBC News link below on my i-Pad.
No recent changes, and no particular complaints.
Welcome to the falcon hospital of Qatar - BBC News...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2015, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By ChristiaanJ

TD, a couple of Tomahawks on the Kasbah in Mecca...

TD, a couple of Tomahawks on the Kasbah in Mecca and the Dome of the Rock in
Jerusalem would also make the point, with less collateral damage.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2015, 16:28
Replies: 82
Views: 8,234
Posted By ChristiaanJ

See post #17. The 2nd May 1945 may have been...

See post #17.
The 2nd May 1945 may have been the last RAF bombing mission, but it was not the last mission. Before and after that date, both RAF and USAF dropped many tons of food parcels in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2015, 21:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By ChristiaanJ

He was lucky not getting filled with lead, as is...

He was lucky not getting filled with lead, as is common pratice these days. Or maybe he wasn't black ?
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2015, 22:39
Replies: 75
Views: 6,261
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Wish I had bought an AVO in those olden days........

Wish I had bought an AVO in those olden days..... grrrr, jealous.

On the other hand, a bit unfair slagging off Philips "small appliances".
My father bought a Philishave (single head) shortly...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2015, 22:25
Replies: 13,052
Views: 9,803,501
Posted By ChristiaanJ

When I first heard that, it was more than forty...

When I first heard that, it was more than forty years ago, and it was set in Antwerp, and told to me by a French colleague.

(One thing the Dutch and the French share..... : Belgian jokes).
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2015, 22:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,431
Posted By ChristiaanJ

I don't remember a similar fuss when Abba won the...

I don't remember a similar fuss when Abba won the Eurovision song festival with a song called.. yes, "Waterloo" !

Ah, and I did visit the site too, but that was in 1958.....
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2015, 23:03
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By ChristiaanJ

tdracer, The Arado 234 used RATO packs, which...

tdracer,
The Arado 234 used RATO packs, which were dropped with 'chutes after take-off and re-used.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2015, 17:27
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By ChristiaanJ

henry, Any details about the rocket motors...

henry,
Any details about the rocket motors themselves ?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2015, 21:39
Replies: 36
Views: 4,929
Posted By ChristiaanJ

"Frictionless" bearings exist, but I can no...

"Frictionless" bearings exist, but I can no longer remember where I've read or heard about one or seen one. They either use(d) air or magnets or an electric field. Does that set a bell ringing for...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2015, 22:45
Replies: 25
Views: 3,053
Posted By ChristiaanJ

parabellum, Sorry to nit-pick, but his name...

parabellum,

Sorry to nit-pick, but his name was Trubshaw, not Trubshore, and the 'plane was called Concorde. Concord is the name of a place somewhere across the pond.

But the tale of false...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2015, 22:38
Replies: 1,007
Views: 44,439
Posted By ChristiaanJ

G&T, Many thanks for the Asimov link. Hadn't...

G&T,
Many thanks for the Asimov link. Hadn't read that one before.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2015, 02:29
Replies: 60
Views: 6,038
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Hempy, I can see your point..... Where I...

Hempy,
I can see your point.....

Where I live now, the only snake I've seen was desperately trying to get out of our swimming pool. I fished him out with the leaf collecting net. He was most...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2015, 01:51
Replies: 1,007
Views: 44,439
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Miserlou, Many thanks for that link to the BBC...

Miserlou,
Many thanks for that link to the BBC debate.

The vote ´before' and ´after' said a lot..... Still some intelligence left, one would say.
I do wonder what the outcome would have been in...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2015, 03:43
Replies: 60
Views: 6,038
Posted By ChristiaanJ

LR, Working on an iPad at the mo', so can't run...

LR,
Working on an iPad at the mo', so can't run the spider sim.

But, you remind me of the old ´real world model and flying cam´ on flight sims in the olden days, where you could be confronted by...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2015, 03:35
Replies: 60
Views: 6,038
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Stanwell, i genuinely was wondering about...

Stanwell,
i genuinely was wondering about that....
I suppose a bio research lab could supply some.

Not sure how the SLF would react.........
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2015, 02:40
Replies: 60
Views: 6,038
Posted By ChristiaanJ

Originally Posted by NutLoose Correct, I...

Originally Posted by NutLoose
Correct, I cannot see it getting fed anytime soon though...
Reply posted by obgraham
The spider, however, does not know that. Just a comfy spot to sit and spin.

...
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