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8th Oct 2020, 14:03
Replies: 178
Views: 43,526
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

The BBC showed it live during the Breakfast News....

The BBC showed it live during the Breakfast News. Sad to see. Pity they referred (twice) to the "engines cranking up".... Must have had early 747 engines? ;)
2nd Aug 2020, 18:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,853
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

BA's unique VIP Airbus heir to Concorde set to be retired

From NorthWalesLive https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/bas-unique-vip-airbus-heir-18703273

An A318 which flew from London City to JFK flight number BA1 - same as Concorde.
17th Jul 2020, 14:26
Replies: 2
Views: 6,063
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Man arrested over Ryanair flight 'bomb threat'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-53439063
12th Jul 2020, 20:13
Replies: 636
Views: 1,575,221
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

And on BBC ...

And on BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-53382794
Forum: Questions
1st Jul 2020, 15:32
Replies: 43
Views: 15,717
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Hawarden/EGNR has the London - Holyhead railway...

Hawarden/EGNR has the London - Holyhead railway line close to the then 23 threshold (now 22). One instructor I flew with used to get miffed because the other flying school using Hawarden used to fly...
Forum: Questions
1st Jul 2020, 09:21
Replies: 43
Views: 15,717
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Conflict between aircraft and ships

As a retired MN Officer, I subscribe to Chirp Maritime. In Issue 50 June 2020, on page 5 https://www.chirpmaritime.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MFB-59-June-2020.pdf there is an article about an...
30th Apr 2020, 14:26
Replies: 47
Views: 20,282
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Airbus has developed a way for airlines to use...

Airbus has developed a way for airlines to use widebody aircraft just for cargo operations during COVID-19 pandemic.
Airbus has developed a way for airlines to use widebody aircraft just for cargo...
6th Apr 2020, 22:22
Replies: 22
Views: 3,887
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

BA lay-up locations

Why do airlines, such as BA move their fleets to diverse airports to park them - as seen today with the A380 fleet going to Chateaurous and previously large numbers flying to Bournemouth? Why can...
27th Mar 2020, 09:27
Replies: 15
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Up date from today's news:- Airbus to give...

Up date from today's news:-
Airbus to give financial backing for Broughton built 'People?s Mosquito' (http://www.deeside.com/airbus-to-give-financial-backing-for-broughton-built-peoples-mosquito/)...
17th Feb 2020, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Thanks ZH875 and The Oberon I guess that it...

Thanks ZH875 and The Oberon
I guess that it looked like...
17th Feb 2020, 17:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

TACAN circa 1970

Back in the early 1970s at 30MU RAF Sealand I was a Civilian Radio Tech working on TACAN.
Can anyone remember where the TACAN Coupling Unit was located on a Vulcan or a Lightning? Coupling Units,...
16th Feb 2020, 18:00
Replies: 69
Views: 153,338
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Is there an argument for future aircraft of A-380...

Is there an argument for future aircraft of A-380 size, having an under carriage which can be offset in a similar way to a B-52 for a crosswind landing?
Clive
24th Nov 2019, 17:38
Replies: 31
Views: 25,173
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

From the Forgery Act 1913 (UK)6...

From the Forgery Act 1913 (UK)6 Uttering(1)Every person who utters any forged document, seal, or die shall be guilty of an offence of the like degree (whether felony or misdemeanour) and on...
30th Oct 2019, 20:31
Replies: 12
Views: 5,075
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Best to wear decent underwear at Heathrow

Professor Mary Beard, a Professor of Clasics at Cambridge University required to strip down to her "little black vest (and) no bra" after being asked to remove clothing.
"Down to my scrappy undies....
7th Aug 2019, 00:28
Replies: 121
Views: 98,063
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

I wonder what airport security would have to say...

I wonder what airport security would have to say on discovering a smoke hood in your bag? Somehow I feel that they would become suspicious...
19th Jul 2019, 09:39
Replies: 26
Views: 15,020
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Switch Off, wait twenty seconds, Switch On,...

Switch Off, wait twenty seconds, Switch On, usually works?
But with the UK getting booted out of the project, just wonder if someone had fitted a "back door"......
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2019, 09:10
Replies: 79
Views: 9,246
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Reminds me of when I drove from N.Wales to...

Reminds me of when I drove from N.Wales to Birmingham down the M6 early 1970s during the 50mph overall UK limit days.
Everything bunched up, zero road safety,
Clive
25th Mar 2019, 13:35
Replies: 107
Views: 102,615
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Could be worse once Virgin Galactic get going... ...

Could be worse once Virgin Galactic get going...
Meanwhile, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2nlyMIi610 Even if not Luton!
11th Mar 2019, 16:34
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,489,635
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Both the FDR and CVR have been found. ...

Both the FDR and CVR have been found.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47521744
7th Feb 2019, 15:49
Replies: 2,156
Views: 2,646,744
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

My UK PPL issued September 1999 does not have...

My UK PPL issued September 1999 does not have either the word Night or Day printed on it. (I never took either a Night or IMC Rating)
That said, my Flight Radio-Telephony Operator's Licence issued...
27th Jan 2019, 18:59
Replies: 2,156
Views: 2,646,744
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

I have a PPL but do not have either Night or IMC...

I have a PPL but do not have either Night or IMC ratings. Also I have never been a PAX in a SEA or twin during darkness. So please be gentle with this question!
Normally during night flying, are the...
15th Jan 2019, 18:05
Replies: 29
Views: 14,993
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Ticket and Boarding Pass to Gdansk, flys to Malta

Polish father-of-five, 75, who caught wrong Ryanair flight at Leeds Airport and ended up 1,000 miles from home only realised he was in MALTA when the taxi driver didnít understand him...
23rd Dec 2018, 10:10
Replies: 1,178
Views: 714,321
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

The Daily Mail article...

The Daily Mail article https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6523821/Did-drone-reviews-Facebook-prompt-police-swoop-big-kid-former-soldier.html?ito=video_player_click...
14th Dec 2018, 08:23
Replies: 13
Views: 5,627
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Southwest Airlines flight U-turns after human heart discovery

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46562494
A US passenger plane travelling from Seattle to Dallas was forced to turn back hours into its flight because a human heart had been left on board.
1st Dec 2018, 21:45
Replies: 37
Views: 17,453
Posted By Ancient-Mariner

Thanks for that. Clive

Thanks for that.
Clive
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