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12th Aug 2022, 03:27
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

"Yes, this is the first of the armoured school...

"Yes, this is the first of the armoured school buses ordered by Texas, but we can't get it on a boat due to the embargo!"


(ducks for cover...)
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 21:07
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ascend Charlie

It is only unequal during the control input. Once...

It is only unequal during the control input. Once things stabilise, lift is equal on all of the disc.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 11:12
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

But some think Marmite is better The obvious...

But some think Marmite is better
The obvious early trend setter.
If you want sex tonight,
Pa won't, but Marmite,
Go out to buy a French Letter.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 11:07
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Very knowledgeable man. Rocket scientist too. He...

Very knowledgeable man. Rocket scientist too. He wrote a book called "Finger Trouble" which makes your skin crawl with the things that people did wrong in the space race.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 08:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Ahh, now you are getting into Translational Lift,...

Ahh, now you are getting into Translational Lift, which as you correctly say, is moving into air that has had little chance to start moving downwards through the disc. And push it down you must, in...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 01:01
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

I fancy some lambs fry and bacon with a...

I fancy some lambs fry and bacon
with a martini, not stirred but shaken
And some think Black Pud
Can taste really good
But I think that they are mistaken.

***************
That great Aussie...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2022, 19:18
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Also known as Flapback, caused by the difference...

Also known as Flapback, caused by the difference in Ralative Air Flow between the advancing blade (getting more RAF) and the retreating blade (getting less lift). The difference is greatest at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2022, 11:19
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Cappuccino, they say, with cake After lunch is...

Cappuccino, they say, with cake
After lunch is a "faux pas" mistake.
10th Aug 2022, 03:15
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Outsourcing the construction of a "green"...

Outsourcing the construction of a "green" aircraft carrier to Hyundai, had interesting results, and the requirement to carry their logo.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2022, 21:55
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

A ship of the desert - the camel Paints her...

A ship of the desert - the camel
Paints her toes with yellow enamel,
But everyone knows
That those camel toes
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2022, 21:36
Replies: 647
Views: 325,063
Posted By Ascend Charlie

(In best Ronnie Barker voice) "I want 'oes! And...

(In best Ronnie Barker voice) "I want 'oes! And four candles!"
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 23:59
Replies: 140
Views: 14,440
Posted By Ascend Charlie

In 3 years since installing serious solar, I have...

In 3 years since installing serious solar, I have earned around $200/month from the power company. Last month, my credit with them was over $600, but this month (lots of cloudy days and rain) my...
8th Aug 2022, 09:54
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Trump: "I missed that putt because Maverick did...

Trump: "I missed that putt because Maverick did another low pass! I am taking that as sinking the putt!"
Everybody else: "Lying cheating bastard..."
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 03:19
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By Ascend Charlie

When will they permit a woomera to be used in...

When will they permit a woomera to be used in Javelin? And the Boomer-iscus, where they throw the discus and it comes back.
8th Aug 2022, 03:16
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

The Admiral is feeling a bit below par this...

The Admiral is feeling a bit below par this morning.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 22:50
Replies: 19
Views: 3,540
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Very few recent (to me) women had that clarity of...

Very few recent (to me) women had that clarity of voice: Judith, Nana Mouskouri, and Joan Baez.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 22:35
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

when it comes to the subject of Fish Eggs A...

when it comes to the subject of Fish Eggs
A question that my fertile mind begs:
Is anyone makin'
A thing called Fish Bacon?
6th Aug 2022, 22:32
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

"When we land, you're all invited back to a party...

"When we land, you're all invited back to a party at No. 10!"
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2022, 07:49
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

If you're cooking with rich herbs and spices ...

If you're cooking with rich herbs and spices
Using all sorts of bench-top devices
It’s the way to her heart,
Cook with wine from the start,
But drink it, not pour over slices.

***********
The...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2022, 05:05
Replies: 23
Views: 12,142
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Yeah, the report calls it collision with terrain,...

Yeah, the report calls it collision with terrain, but doesn't really include the title "pilot flew into IMC and lost control and (then) collided with terrain." One of 3 incidents from this operator...
5th Aug 2022, 21:34
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

"Jeez, if this thing gives me Helmet Hair, I will...

"Jeez, if this thing gives me Helmet Hair, I will stick my thumb right up his...APU exhaust..."
5th Aug 2022, 04:09
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

A quick call on this one, so the wreckage can be...

A quick call on this one, so the wreckage can be cleared by the time the bar opens on Friday afternoon:

Congrats to Treadigraph:



Over to you, Blue Leader
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2022, 10:55
4th Aug 2022, 10:53
Replies: 137
Views: 21,895
Posted By Ascend Charlie

The point I was making was that despite being a...

The point I was making was that despite being a noted surgeon, with degrees up the gazoo, his physical skills were way different from what was needed to fly.

Comparing a pilot with a bare grade 10...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2022, 05:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ascend Charlie

What a wonderful thing to do, John! New blood is...

What a wonderful thing to do, John! New blood is desperately needed. And to think that I have helped him get that $500,000......
4th Aug 2022, 05:51
Replies: 137
Views: 21,895
Posted By Ascend Charlie

A surgeon came to my flying school to learn to...

A surgeon came to my flying school to learn to fly helicopters. He had long, delicate fingers and thin wiry arms. His arms were so thin that he could not pull himself up the side of the aircraft to...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Aug 2022, 09:22
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Did she buy any Taiwanese toys To take home to...

Did she buy any Taiwanese toys
To take home to the boys?
At the duty-free shop
Filled her bags to the top
3rd Aug 2022, 09:19
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

The appearance of the elephant scared the...

The appearance of the elephant scared the helicopters into a stampede which had fatal results at the boundary fence.
3rd Aug 2022, 09:18
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

...gesundheit...

...gesundheit...
2nd Aug 2022, 21:14
Replies: 12,440
Views: 580,813
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Well, Howdee Doodah, thank you. Stole this...

Well, Howdee Doodah, thank you.

Stole this from another thread:
...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 11:16
Replies: 2,965
Views: 178,297
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Also odd that, despite all aircraft being...

Also odd that, despite all aircraft being grounded after the Attacks of 11 Sep, a plane carrying Bin Laden's relatives was allowed to leave the US.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2022, 03:37
Replies: 2,965
Views: 178,297
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Yeah, but his dad didn't mind mass extermination...

Yeah, but his dad didn't mind mass extermination of people and animals. Plus a bit of smaller scale: "Touch my Ark of the Covenant and I will strike you down." "Anybody who touches my Mt Sinai is...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2022, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By Ascend Charlie

Megan, I was flopping around the Flinders Ranges...

Megan, I was flopping around the Flinders Ranges when she went past, had a chat to her on The Numbers.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2022, 11:07
Replies: 10,281
Views: 600,930
Posted By Ascend Charlie

He felt he was under the pump Similar to Biden...

He felt he was under the pump
Similar to Biden and Trump.
But Trump, over-rated
Was quickly deflated
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2022, 11:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By Ascend Charlie

A bit like the story of Allana Arnot, made a...

A bit like the story of Allana Arnot, made a paraplegic in a plane crash, but learned to walk again, got her helicopter licence, and became the first woman to circumnavigate Australia in a...
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