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3rd Jun 2019, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 4,751
Posted By NineEighteen

I'm a little late to this sad news but wanted to...

I'm a little late to this sad news but wanted to share my thoughts on this wonderfully kind and professional man. Bob was my PPL(A) examiner back in 2002 and my abiding memory of him was how very...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2019, 14:12
Replies: 79
Views: 13,606
Posted By NineEighteen

This sound remarkably similar to a woman that has...

This sound remarkably similar to a woman that has approached me three or four times on the same street in London. Either outside or just a few minutes walk from Tesco Express. She claims to be...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2019, 23:14
Replies: 65
Views: 8,600
Posted By NineEighteen

https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a...

https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a27113970/lockheed-martin-2024-lander/

It seems like Lockheed Martin have responded but I canít help feeling that itís all a half-hearted effort. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2019, 09:54
Replies: 65
Views: 8,600
Posted By NineEighteen

Yes. The heavy lift capability will be available...

Yes. The heavy lift capability will be available soon but the logistics of adding a lunar landing capability is where I see the delay and a great deal of cost.

Obviously itís different this time...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2019, 08:21
Replies: 65
Views: 8,600
Posted By NineEighteen

I accept that it may be considered a naive...

I accept that it may be considered a naive opinion but it just feels like itís important for mankind to keep pushing forward with space travel for reasons of exploration alone.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2019, 12:13
Replies: 65
Views: 8,600
Posted By NineEighteen

Agreed. I may be wrong but is anyone even working...

Agreed. I may be wrong but is anyone even working on hardware to land humans on the moon?

Itís my understanding that for Apollo, this part was extraordinarily difficult and expensive, not to...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2019, 05:44
Replies: 65
Views: 8,600
Posted By NineEighteen

A bold (arrogant?) request considering that the...

A bold (arrogant?) request considering that the US currently have no human-rated capability to even reach low Earth orbit at this time. Let alone land on another celestial body!

Do NASA have...
30th Jan 2019, 09:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By NineEighteen

Question Spraying the passenger cabin

Hello,

I recently flew to from LHR to Sydney via Singapore (BA) and the cabin crew sprayed some kind of anti-bacterial(?) into the passenger cabin prior to us disembarking. I don't recall if it...
30th Jan 2019, 09:52
Replies: 23
Views: 3,991
Posted By NineEighteen

Question Spraying the passenger cabin

Hello,

I recently flew to Sydney via Singapore and the cabin crew sprayed some kind of anti-bacterial(?) into the passenger cabin prior to us disembarking. I don't recall if it was in Singapore or...
18th Nov 2018, 15:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By NineEighteen

Many thanks all. It was a scheduled flight from...

Many thanks all. It was a scheduled flight from JFK to LHR so as about as routine as it could be with respect to BA Concorde. :) I guess I was buoyed by the fact that BA seem to list all Executive...
14th Nov 2018, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By NineEighteen

Question British Airways, historical flight information (Concorde)

Hello,

Myself and my dad went to visit Concorde Alpha Fox the other day and we got to talking about his single Concorde flight back in the early 1990's (he thinks). He's interested to find out...
13th Oct 2018, 11:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By NineEighteen

Agreed. Although there is a high degree of...

Agreed. Although there is a high degree of bravery throughout the manned (crewed?) spaceflight business to this very day; I think those crews and particularly the commanders, that did it first are...
5th Aug 2018, 13:00
Replies: 1,121
Views: 548,625
Posted By NineEighteen

I would be interested to fly with any PPL's as I...

I would be interested to fly with any PPL's as I try to rebuild my 'lost' self belief. I'm a 200hrs PPL(A) and I feel like I would like to observe and learn from other pilots as well as share the...
29th Jul 2018, 09:54
Replies: 26
Views: 4,140
Posted By NineEighteen

Great job alex90. Is it possible to 'lock' the...

Great job alex90. Is it possible to 'lock' the column headers so you don't lose sight when scrolling? I know it's possible in Microsoft Excel so I assume it's possible on websites too?

0918
19th Jun 2018, 13:33
Replies: 12,066
Views: 2,844,889
Posted By NineEighteen

Interesting. It worked on my phone but not in my...

Interesting. It worked on my phone but not in my Mac :confused: (Just to clarify, this is Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA)
...
19th Jun 2018, 07:25
Replies: 12,066
Views: 2,844,889
Posted By NineEighteen

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.seacoastonline.co...

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.seacoastonline.com/news/20180618/f-35-fighter-jets-make-stop-at-pease%3ftemplate=ampart

Itís my understanding that these four were on their way to Israeli AF.
15th Jun 2018, 11:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By NineEighteen

High pitched whine

Hello,

Iím a humble PPL(A) and I like to listen to ATC sometimes. I find it fascinating and strangely calming.

Anyway, I noticed that some of the American airlines, United especially, seem to...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2018, 15:44
Replies: 30
Views: 2,806
Posted By NineEighteen

My Thameslink train from St. Albans back to...

My Thameslink train from St. Albans back to London was delayed last night because of...

ĒThe train having to make extra stops owing to a train being cancelledĒ

:confused:

Begs the question,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2018, 12:09
Replies: 471
Views: 25,201
Posted By NineEighteen

"It does what it says on the tin" ...

"It does what it says on the tin"

Eurgh...<sigh>

:uhoh:
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2018, 08:59
Replies: 471
Views: 25,201
Posted By NineEighteen

ĎOn the back of...í :rolleyes:

ĎOn the back of...í

:rolleyes:
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2017, 23:35
Replies: 163
Views: 19,718
Posted By NineEighteen

I understood that Ruby was a regular face with...

I understood that Ruby was a regular face with the local PD which may explain how he managed to gain access and not be perceived as a potential threat. Notwithstanding the gun in his hand.

0918
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2015, 08:06
Replies: 108
Views: 31,284
Posted By NineEighteen

Fifteen years gone in a flash. RIP to the one...

Fifteen years gone in a flash. RIP to the one hundred and thirteen victims and of course the magnificent aeroplanes.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2015, 22:33
Replies: 47
Views: 3,582
Posted By NineEighteen

I agree. It's a shame that many jobs (mine for...

I agree. It's a shame that many jobs (mine for sure) pretty much force us to repeat the same process daily...and for years!
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2015, 12:04
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,222,607
Posted By NineEighteen

Former Concorde Captain Keith Myers was one of my...

Former Concorde Captain Keith Myers was one of my IR procedural instructors around 13yrs ago at Redhill. He had some fascinating stories about the early days of operations. Flying circuits at Shannon...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2015, 19:59
Replies: 53
Views: 4,669
Posted By NineEighteen

English lesson?

There are some well read people on here.

I was once told never to use 'due to' where 'owing to' or 'because of' would work as it would always be wrong. The lesson has stayed with me for well over...
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