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Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2009, 11:22
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Composite v GLARE

Sorry if this has been discussed before.....

How does GLARE compare to only composite in relation to weight and ramp rash?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2008, 09:02
Replies: 1,934
Views: 119,109
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

JetSet Lady, Perhaps you want to take the...

JetSet Lady,

Perhaps you want to take the idea of shock collars one step further...

Imagine every SLF being made to where one, and you could have a point and zap remote to shock which ever...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2008, 10:57
Replies: 1,934
Views: 119,109
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Rant 1: Dogs wearing electric shock collars...

Rant 1: Dogs wearing electric shock collars (poor dogs)

Rant 2: Badly behaved children not wearing electric shock collars (poor everybody)
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2008, 08:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Fly by Wi-Fi

Sorry if this has been covered by another thread, but being a techno-geek I saw this link about replacing wires/fibre to the flight controls with wi-fi connections. The full article is here.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2008, 17:02
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I might be wrong....

I cannot swear to this- but I belive :

The consumption of alcohol is not forbidden in the Quoran, but IT is the consumption to excess which is forbidden.

Now you have to define what is...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2008, 06:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,554
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Its not Accountants that are the problem...

From personal experience the trouble at most companies starts when they get someone in charge who has an MBA.

I remember one company - where every department became a profit centre (including the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2008, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I phrased the question badly... If on a...

I phrased the question badly...

If on a BA/Virgin flight from the USA to the UK, an 18 year old is server beer/wine/spirits - but due to some technical issue with the aircraft the passengers...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2008, 14:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

A Question about under 21's drinking on flights?

I hope this is the right(ish) forum!

I am posting this as a result on a question my 20 year old daughter asked me.

If she flies BA/Virgin to the USA then she can drink alcoholic beverages on...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2007, 10:49
Replies: 56
Views: 3,812
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I am sure that if Uncle Gordon and his pet...

I am sure that if Uncle Gordon and his pet Darling could work out how they could get the sex workers to charge VAT to their punters which could then be fed back into the Government coffers - then all...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2007, 21:10
Replies: 103
Views: 8,307
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Drivers who after filling up with fuel AND PAYING...

Drivers who after filling up with fuel AND PAYING - sit in their vehicles for ages getting ready to set off.

I have turned it into a game now, counting the seconds it takes for them to move - and...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2007, 20:55
Replies: 80
Views: 18,815
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

lomapaseo, The thing about race cars...

lomapaseo,
The thing about race cars (especially F1) is that although the body is made out of carbon fibre, it is bonded to an Aluminium honeycomb structure (at least in the nose cone). Its the...
12th Sep 2007, 15:43
Replies: 55
Views: 11,895
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

MRs SLF and I were heading back to Seattle from...

MRs SLF and I were heading back to Seattle from San Francisco. On handing over the hold lugaage the Alaskan Air rep. asked if we had a list of items including matches in the hold luggage. I replied...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2006, 10:52
Replies: 177
Views: 13,784
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I lived near Seattle for a couple of years - and...

I lived near Seattle for a couple of years - and got a bit tired of being asked - "Gee I love your accent - where did you get it?"

Eventually I used to reply - At WalMarts, they had a special on...
1st Jul 2006, 08:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,046
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I bought a NavMan 510 last year (from Halfords...

I bought a NavMan 510 last year (from Halfords for 400 pounds). The same unit is now on sale from Halfords for 180ish. Its basically a dedicated PDA - and it has been very useful.

I bought it...
9th Jun 2006, 21:11
Replies: 61
Views: 8,408
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Barit1, As I get older I have gotten more...

Barit1,

As I get older I have gotten more conservative when it comes to risk. So hope you do not find it too amazing but... I drive a BIG Volvo - out of choice - and have not been on a motorcycle...
9th Jun 2006, 19:56
Replies: 61
Views: 8,408
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

SeenItAll Thank you for that link. I was...

SeenItAll

Thank you for that link. I was right in my guess that 330 minutes means nigh on everywhere (other than Antarctica) is included.

On a previous thread (yes that one about the BA...
9th Jun 2006, 13:08
Replies: 270
Views: 68,242
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

Zwitter, If we did then perhaps the cadets...

Zwitter,

If we did then perhaps the cadets would be able to afford to eat and sleep in proper beds?

The downside though is that I am sure some evil management type would then assume that the...
9th Jun 2006, 12:39
Replies: 270
Views: 68,242
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

The bottom line is that the majority of pax are...

The bottom line is that the majority of pax are only looking for the cheapest flight that goes to roughly where they want to go - or at least what they believe to be the cheapest one through the...
8th Jun 2006, 19:56
Replies: 61
Views: 8,408
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I know its not related to the BAA 744 3 eginge...

I know its not related to the BAA 744 3 eginge saga and I am a mere SLF!

How many places are there in the world that are 5 plus hours away from the nearest safe place to land?
11th Nov 2005, 20:32
Replies: 39
Views: 4,622
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I always thought it a shame that they did not...

I always thought it a shame that they did not develop T5 off to the side of LHT, then knock down T1, T2 and T2 with Queens and put a third (and fourth?) runway betwixt the other two.
11th Nov 2005, 20:25
Replies: 10
Views: 2,246
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

RE: You can't strip an Airbus down to...

RE: You can't strip an Airbus down to metal/carbon/plastic/whatever

I thought about this and a previous comment about American - and I wondered what American will do when they take possession of...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2005, 16:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

I know its a little off topic.....

But on the subject of overweight passengers.

I believe that airlines "estimate" the weight of passengers on a flight - based on gender (something like 80Kgs for males and 70 Kgs for females).
...
24th Mar 2005, 17:46
Replies: 704
Views: 169,290
Posted By SLFStuckInTheBack

As a lowly SLF person who has flown from LAX to...

As a lowly SLF person who has flown from LAX to LHR many times I have been following this thread with great interest - and perhaps the time is right to register and make my first post.

Not being a...
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