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30th Aug 2019, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,258
Posted By Argonautical

They have just been featured on the itv news...

They have just been featured on the itv news conducting exercises with the RAF. Three of them are going to be here for two months.
14th Aug 2019, 20:26
Replies: 501
Views: 220,470
Posted By Argonautical

I reckon their environmental credentials are...

I reckon their environmental credentials are somewhat overrated, they had no qualms about driving whole herds of buffalo over cliffs when it suited them.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2019, 19:50
Replies: 57
Views: 9,125
Posted By Argonautical

Talking to an old steam train driver today, he...

Talking to an old steam train driver today, he reckons it happened because of staff cutbacks. There should have been a guy with a flag some distance away and another, also with a flag, closer to the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2019, 19:33
Replies: 101
Views: 13,227
Posted By Argonautical

The only humane way to execute a condemned...

The only humane way to execute a condemned prisoner is to walk him into the Governor's office who tells the prisoner he/she has been pardoned and they will be freed immediately. Then when the...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2019, 23:08
Replies: 1,381
Views: 201,820
Posted By Argonautical

I also like him, comes over as a genuine chap....

I also like him, comes over as a genuine chap. Perhaps one to watch for the future because I think he will be given a high profile job by the next leader, but he does seem to have enemies hence his...
8th Jun 2019, 20:38
Replies: 43
Views: 11,042
Posted By Argonautical

Just a heads up. The database section of July's...

Just a heads up. The database section of July's "The Aeroplane" features the Spey engined Phantom.
6th Jun 2019, 22:53
Replies: 65
Views: 28,657
Posted By Argonautical

The Vanguard was one of my favourite airliners...

The Vanguard was one of my favourite airliners and I have always wondered why we didn't develop a maritime patrol variant for the RAF instead of the Comet.
8th May 2019, 23:05
Replies: 501
Views: 220,470
Posted By Argonautical

"The Earth Is Weeping" : Peter Cozzens" The...

"The Earth Is Weeping" : Peter Cozzens"
The epic story of the Indian Wars of the American West. A very readable and interesting book. Nothing to do with flying but it is military. Over 500 pages...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2019, 19:43
Replies: 127
Views: 25,540
Posted By Argonautical

Channel 5 has a program at 21:00 hrs on Friday...

Channel 5 has a program at 21:00 hrs on Friday 8th March, titled "Flight MH370, 5 years on"
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2019, 22:21
Replies: 27
Views: 3,189
Posted By Argonautical

Correct that Kashmir is mainly Muslim but under...

Correct that Kashmir is mainly Muslim but under Mountbatten's partition plan, the decision was left to the local ruler Hari Singh who decided to join India.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2019, 19:22
Replies: 60
Views: 11,407
Posted By Argonautical

Do you guys know that Mafeking has been relieved...

Do you guys know that Mafeking has been relieved yet? It was a repeat and first shown in October 2016!
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2018, 16:41
Replies: 348
Views: 44,539
Posted By Argonautical

Saw this on another forum and it raised a...

Saw this on another forum and it raised a smile....

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/960x580/drone_194395ec7279e2405c75d91c0777d4af943fa813.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2018, 23:04
Replies: 348
Views: 44,539
Posted By Argonautical

I also don't understand why they haven't shot it...

I also don't understand why they haven't shot it down using a 12 bore loaded with SSG. It would have a reach up to 80 metres and the pellets wouldn't be a hazard as they fell back. Perhaps we need a...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Dec 2018, 21:31
Replies: 46
Views: 3,752
Posted By Argonautical

I have also had a long career in IT (PDP8s...

I have also had a long career in IT (PDP8s anyone?) and I also don't bother with social media with the exception of email.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2018, 19:40
Replies: 63
Views: 3,263
Posted By Argonautical

A Swansea University lecturer has said the rise...

A Swansea University lecturer has said the rise of veganism will soon lead to phrases like "bringing home the bacon" falling into disuse. He suggests it is replaced with "bringing home the bagals".
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2018, 21:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,404
Posted By Argonautical

Here in earth, we can only get fusion to work by...

Here in earth, we can only get fusion to work by using really high temperatures, far hotter than those found in the core of the sun. Fusion only occurs in the sun and nearly all other stars because...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2018, 16:59
Replies: 11,490
Views: 1,264,930
Posted By Argonautical

Like Wilson and Healey? ;)

Like Wilson and Healey? ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2018, 15:20
Replies: 34
Views: 2,404
Posted By Argonautical

To be pedantic...not even these high pressures...

To be pedantic...not even these high pressures are enough, fusion only actually occurs because of quantum tunnelling.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Nov 2018, 23:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By Argonautical

Not quite the same, but I remember reading about...

Not quite the same, but I remember reading about a report that said the couple of contrail-free days after 9-11, had a statistical effect on the USA's weather.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2018, 21:13
Replies: 49
Views: 5,883
Posted By Argonautical

I also thought it was excellent but I thought the...

I also thought it was excellent but I thought the 3 program series called "The Last Tommies" was better. The short clips and simple spoken words of the old soldiers, their children and girlfriends...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2018, 18:10
Replies: 51
Views: 2,868
Posted By Argonautical

Also 1 inch is exactly 25.4mm which is easier to...

Also 1 inch is exactly 25.4mm which is easier to remember.
17th Nov 2018, 17:41
Replies: 20
Views: 4,243
Posted By Argonautical

No doubt PC casualties.

No doubt PC casualties.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2018, 19:49
Replies: 72
Views: 4,046
Posted By Argonautical

I keep bees and the wasps have been a real pain...

I keep bees and the wasps have been a real pain this autumn entering the hive to get at the honey. Despite having three wasp traps I had to reduce the usual 3 entrances to only half of one to give...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2018, 19:05
Replies: 310
Views: 28,397
Posted By Argonautical

fitliker ​​​​​​​One of the daftest posts...

fitliker


​​​​​​​One of the daftest posts I have seen for a long time.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2018, 11:19
Replies: 30
Views: 2,496
Posted By Argonautical

Good point but doesn't a treadmill only work...

Good point but doesn't a treadmill only work because at one stage in the cycle, the hamster has all 4 feet off the ground? There is never an expert in Newtonian physics around when you need one is...
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