PPRuNe Forums - Search Results

Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: anxiao
Showing results 1 to 35 of 388
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2022, 07:40
Replies: 32
Views: 2,654
Posted By anxiao

Our solar installation, a 7.5kw unit was...

Our solar installation, a 7.5kw unit was installed for the primary reason of providing light and a few sockets during power outages. The inverter (a Kodak model, they've come a long way since the box...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2022, 07:46
Replies: 15,842
Views: 2,603,806
Posted By anxiao

IHT? To paraphrase; "Inheritance Tax is...

IHT?

To paraphrase;

"Inheritance Tax is a voluntary tax, paid by those who distrust their heirs more than the exchequer."

Mr Dennis Healy, then Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Edited to add,...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2022, 23:01
Replies: 14
Views: 2,889
Posted By anxiao

I know it as that BEagle. The multi-talented...

I know it as that BEagle.

The multi-talented William Rushton, of Private Eye, TV, TWTWTW and author who people growing up in the 1970s and '80s will remember wrote a recipe for it in his book...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2022, 13:21
Replies: 16
Views: 4,167
Posted By anxiao

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/640x427/_1x_1_9cc25863ac302520bd1b52372b89472d98434f67.jpeg
This came from Bloomberg and is purported to be the quarantine centre on the old runway...
30th Jun 2022, 13:02
Replies: 12
Views: 6,704
Posted By anxiao

No gave up on Asia and went to the USA as soon as...

No gave up on Asia and went to the USA as soon as it opened up in November 2021. OK for exams but the weather in the North West in November was - well, the weather in the North West in November, so...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2022, 09:49
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By anxiao

I can answer my own question now. Yes, they do...

I can answer my own question now. Yes, they do work from within an aluminium suitcase, in this case a Rimowa. I just tried one and it bleeped merrily when I asked where it was, and it shows up on the...
30th Jun 2022, 03:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By anxiao

Thank you for these prompt replies with ideas....

Thank you for these prompt replies with ideas. Might be a bit late to change the aircraft registration :} but the other two are worth pursuing.

Final destination is near St Tropez.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2022, 00:58
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By anxiao

A question on how well they transmit though a...

A question on how well they transmit though a bag. I would assume that as it is Bluetooth it will be fine in a handbag or coat pocket, but how about inside a plastic suitcase? Or an aluminium...
29th Jun 2022, 08:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By anxiao

Toulon or Cannes Slots

We have been advised by our flight agent that they are unable to obtain a slot for a Cessna Jet at either Toulon or Cannes on the day requested next week. We booked the flight months ago so I...
29th Jun 2022, 03:35
Replies: 25
Views: 8,609
Posted By anxiao

It may seem unusual to bring new pilots into an...

It may seem unusual to bring new pilots into an airline without a simulator "ride" as the Americans have it, but it is not new. Back in the 1990s in CX, Human Resources as it then was wanted to take...
17th Jun 2022, 07:23
Replies: 61
Views: 20,294
Posted By anxiao

"Tried to crash a DC-8...." ??? I think you...

"Tried to crash a DC-8...." ???

I think you will find he succeeded with 24 fatalities and a written off aircraft. The crash reports are easily available online.
Forum: North America
14th Jun 2022, 05:44
Replies: 87
Views: 44,850
Posted By anxiao

Another anecdote for you, I was dong my annual...

Another anecdote for you, I was dong my annual medical in HK yesterday and the AME mentioned that he had been doing a lot of FAA medical renewals for CX guys who were leaving these last few months....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 12:12
Replies: 3,665
Views: 1,369,589
Posted By anxiao

Wouldn't need a bucket of sunshine. A good bunch...

Wouldn't need a bucket of sunshine. A good bunch of fifth generation fighters and bombers with Poseidon top cover would have stopped the RF before they got 100k inside Ukraine. We saw that on day...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 11:59
Replies: 58
Views: 5,837
Posted By anxiao

Ref buying instead of renting, I remember...

Ref buying instead of renting, I remember Madeleine Albright when she tried to rent a car in France at the tender age of 75 and was refused because of her age. As she intended to be in country for a...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2022, 01:00
Replies: 58
Views: 5,837
Posted By anxiao

Helol asks "Q. why are Automatics so much more...

Helol asks "Q. why are Automatics so much more expensive to hire than manuals?

Years ago I was told by a franchisee in the UK that it was because the only people who wanted to rent automatics were...
5th Jun 2022, 08:26
Replies: 6
Views: 6,486
Posted By anxiao

There is discussion and video on AvCom.co.za....

There is discussion and video on AvCom.co.za. Some analysis of the movement of the aircraft by other top aero pilots who know the Sbach, but nothing definitive.

Look for the "accident Harare"
...
3rd Jun 2022, 16:06
Replies: 24
Views: 10,435
Posted By anxiao

I was thinking the same thing today Cpt Dart, he...

I was thinking the same thing today Cpt Dart, he had more moral compass than any and all of the CX management that he negotiated against. They were intellectual pigmies in his presence.

He told me...
1st Jun 2022, 01:52
Replies: 1
Views: 4,754
Posted By anxiao

"Singapore Air Eyeing Overseas Hubs After Being Trapped by Covid"

Headline on Bloomberg this morning. Sounds a good idea, smart management, you could put flight deck and cabin crews in a different country so they are not trapped by the next Covid. You could call...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2022, 10:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By anxiao

It must be the first time for many years that...

It must be the first time for many years that anything involving Lester Piggott involved the figures 20/1. A joy to watch, especially if you had a few quid on him.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2022, 10:45
Replies: 27
Views: 3,383
Posted By anxiao

Judging by the thread drift which is now becoming...

Judging by the thread drift which is now becoming a broad reach the answer to the OP question is, like QI sometimes, "Nobody Knows"

At least we know it is not a frequent occurrence or someone...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2022, 01:36
Replies: 27
Views: 3,383
Posted By anxiao

I didn't explain very well, apologies. There was...

I didn't explain very well, apologies. There was nothing wrong with the batteries, it was the electronics that were found to be "dead" in other words when power was put onto the cars most systems did...
29th May 2022, 01:14
Replies: 16
Views: 7,981
Posted By anxiao

I understand from a colleague that you are now...

I understand from a colleague that you are now not allowed to receive parcels from outside into Pennys bay except for medicines. Mind you she is Philippina so they may have different regulations for...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2022, 22:51
Replies: 27
Views: 3,383
Posted By anxiao

The story I was told was that it was at point of...

The story I was told was that it was at point of departure in an African country, and the discovery of the dead cars was in the UK by the importer. That could possibly explain if the authorities were...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2022, 04:17
Replies: 27
Views: 3,383
Posted By anxiao

They were all used cars, and the two I know of...

They were all used cars, and the two I know of were owned and shipped by the registered owner. But it is a possibility for the others I suppose. They are all in UK now and the insurance fight...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2022, 01:07
Replies: 27
Views: 3,383
Posted By anxiao

X-Raying of Shipping Containers

A recent case has come to my notice of several shipping containers that departed a certain port containing 8 modern cars. On arrival at destination all the cars were electrically dead, and would not...
20th May 2022, 06:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By anxiao

For others, my workaround is to use a different...

For others, my workaround is to use a different browser from Safari. Firefox in my case works fine.

But why Safari using iOS should have stopped reading posts after 10 years is still a mystery.
7th May 2022, 08:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By anxiao

Imac can read posts, iOS cannot

On my iMac and Macbook Air I have no trouble opening threads and posts in all forums. However using my two ipads and iPhone I can bring up the forum pages but on clicking on a thread, the iOS starts...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2022, 08:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By anxiao

On a walk I used to take through the countryside...

On a walk I used to take through the countryside of Hong Kong I would pass a market garden that most obviously used night soil for fertiliser. The vegetables were excellent, but we washed them all in...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Apr 2022, 12:59
Replies: 78
Views: 10,529
Posted By anxiao

Rush, that was probably an Ebeneezers, they were...

Rush, that was probably an Ebeneezers, they were scattered around the drinking areas of Hong Kong. I have partaken of several midnight snacks out of the one in Wanchai, and at the time the sandwich...
23rd Apr 2022, 09:01
Replies: 19
Views: 6,556
Posted By anxiao

I thought it was very clever Dave, but humour...

I thought it was very clever Dave, but humour does not always travel...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2022, 16:24
Replies: 568
Views: 659,005
Posted By anxiao

Which reminds me of the poor gent who after...

Which reminds me of the poor gent who after serious facial burns had his frontal skin raised so much that the clever surgeons modified his belly button for a mouth. When fully recovered he went into...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2022, 06:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By anxiao

Also being brought up in the UK I had no...

Also being brought up in the UK I had no experience of the American style Summer Camp. What I did experience was Summer Camp in the Air Training Corps, when our squadron would go off to an RAF base...
13th Mar 2022, 19:10
Replies: 29
Views: 18,699
Posted By anxiao

Bok, that is a very pilot-centric point of view....

Bok, that is a very pilot-centric point of view. (I accept that this is PPRruNe.)

If you are the CFO of a company you do not think in such segmented viewpoints. Staff are staff in whichever...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2022, 04:20
Replies: 127
Views: 11,485
Posted By anxiao

Having spent many holidays in southern Africa I...

Having spent many holidays in southern Africa I became hooked on rusks. If you have't had them they are a sweet hard tack type of hard scone, and are usually eaten with the first tea or coffee of the...
3rd Mar 2022, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 4,337
Posted By anxiao

Logic was a European concept, most probably...

Logic was a European concept, most probably developed by the Greeks. You don't realise it most of the time but if you were brought up and educated in a western system you were taught logic. If this,...
Showing results 1 to 35 of 388
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.