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Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2020, 12:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By Fortyodd2

Also in the news...

Man dies after eating too much liquorice
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54269144

...Takes allsorts.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2020, 10:29
Replies: 41
Views: 6,890
Posted By Fortyodd2

Spending 36 hours at 30,000 feet is all very...

Spending 36 hours at 30,000 feet is all very clever but of no use whatsoever when the cloud base is at 1500 feet. Doesn't matter how good a Thermal imaging camera you fit, it can't see through cloud....
13th Sep 2020, 22:16
Replies: 27
Views: 5,635
Posted By Fortyodd2

Low Passes

As we were frequently reminded in my military days, when it comes to low passes, the best you can do is equal the record - which was usually accompanied by a photograph of scraped earth and a pile of...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 11:12
Replies: 115
Views: 6,119
Posted By Fortyodd2

"You mean all that algebra stuff that I learnt to...

"You mean all that algebra stuff that I learnt to parrot back in exams actually had a purpose?"

I didn't understand it at all until I started doing some programming some 20 years after leaving...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2020, 17:30
Replies: 82
Views: 10,903
Posted By Fortyodd2

Coming soon

For anyone interested, the Heritage Hangar are expecting the arrival of a 2 seat Hurricane in the near future.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2020, 16:43
Replies: 82
Views: 10,903
Posted By Fortyodd2

Finally got my "Pandemic Postponed" retirement...

Finally got my "Pandemic Postponed" retirement present last week and flew MT818 with the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill. Awesome.
Wife says I still have a the stupid grin that started just before...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2020, 12:19
Replies: 61
Views: 10,328
Posted By Fortyodd2

Two from me - both on Lynx and in NI. Just...

Two from me - both on Lynx and in NI.
Just after establishing in the near cruise near Omagh with a full load in the back and as a newish pilot, Captain asked if I would like to fly in balance. On...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Apr 2020, 19:58
Replies: 230
Views: 17,674
Posted By Fortyodd2

'Twas a great song when it was first released and...

'Twas a great song when it was first released and this performance, 40 years later is simply awesome. Enjoy.

Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale, live in Denmark 2006 - YouTube...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2019, 20:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,543
Posted By Fortyodd2

If only they would spend as much time & money...

If only they would spend as much time & money sorting out the 135 fuel system.........
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2019, 16:23
Replies: 171
Views: 27,199
Posted By Fortyodd2

Looks to me as if there may be a George Cross or...

Looks to me as if there may be a George Cross or two after this.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 08:37
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

With regard to Dr Thomas’ statement: ...

With regard to Dr Thomas’ statement:

“Distressing” – understandable given her personal loss.

“Incomprehensible” – then she has not been listening.

“given months, not moments” – actually, the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2019, 15:55
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

Atceng – “low level alarms routinely crying WOLF”...

Atceng – “low level alarms routinely crying WOLF” Actually not. The Low Fuel sensors have been shown to be the one component that could and can be relied upon – unlike the Fuel Qty sensors which are...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2019, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 2,007
Posted By Fortyodd2

Think it's all gone onto faecesbuk :(

Think it's all gone onto faecesbuk :(
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2019, 13:09
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

There is also a Twitter feed from BBC Journalist...

There is also a Twitter feed from BBC Journalist Paul O’Hare

https://mobile.twitter.com/pohareBBC

Most but not all days are covered.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 15:55
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

Correct, not an Offshore Pilot - and if that's...

Correct, not an Offshore Pilot - and if that's the "Offshore Attitude" to FRF / MLA then glad I stayed clear of it.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 15:20
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

FRF / MLA is a limit not a target.

FRF / MLA is a limit not a target.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 11:17
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

Delta-Ng. - your last 2 posts - Spot on. ...

Delta-Ng. - your last 2 posts - Spot on.

Pittsextra - option B - know what you have to start with and updated / re-assessed as you go.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 17:35
Replies: 205
Views: 130,553
Posted By Fortyodd2

DB, for clarity in this case, a relight was not...

DB, for clarity in this case, a relight was not attempted.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Dec 2018, 17:59
Replies: 46
Views: 4,195
Posted By Fortyodd2

No Faecesbroke, Twitty, LinkedIn, Snapchat,...

No Faecesbroke, Twitty, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram or any other soshul meeja and I’m not yet 60 :)
Former colleague once told me that before I post or allow anything about me to go on the...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2018, 16:20
Replies: 617
Views: 143,953
Posted By Fortyodd2

TF, Part of your question is easy to answer - ...

TF,
Part of your question is easy to answer -
Lose an engine and you lose it's generator
Lose a generator, you lose the mission bus
Lose the mission bus, you lose the Police radios.
Even if the...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2018, 15:48
Replies: 617
Views: 143,953
Posted By Fortyodd2

DB, As Sid has already pointed out, in his...

DB,
As Sid has already pointed out, in his aircraft and the majority of aircraft in his operation's fleet, the RADALT is connected to the battery bus - this mod was done post and as a direct result...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2018, 17:39
Replies: 117
Views: 11,835
Posted By Fortyodd2

From Pontius Navigator - "What I particularly...

From Pontius Navigator - "What I particularly liked was the British Cop portrayal in contrast to the US portrayal. I don't think he has fired his gun yet".

That's because if he does, he'll be...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2018, 10:26
Replies: 369
Views: 56,700
Posted By Fortyodd2

Cool All I see is a “weather balloon”................

All I see is a “weather balloon”................
11th Aug 2017, 21:21
Replies: 24
Views: 11,563
Posted By Fortyodd2

Very sad news indeed. Officer, gentleman,...

Very sad news indeed.

Officer, gentleman, pilot and rather good at all three.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2017, 17:03
Replies: 58
Views: 8,474
Posted By Fortyodd2

Relax, look well ahead, don't look at your feet.

Relax, look well ahead, don't look at your feet.
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