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19th May 2018, 13:50
Replies: 52
Views: 8,404
Posted By Rossian

I read the earlier reports that Kokinelli was not...

I read the earlier reports that Kokinelli was not available with some scepticism. During our enforced stay at AKR during GW1 they were very proud of the new Tetrapaks, fondly remembered as "Kok in...
1st May 2018, 19:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,947
Posted By Rossian

For Yellow Sun That is a very enigmatic post...

For Yellow Sun That is a very enigmatic post Matey. Would you care to elaborate for an old crew mate. Why would "they" burn them?

The Ancient Mariner (also exmpa)
Forum: Jet Blast
1st May 2018, 14:51
Replies: 10,664
Views: 1,340,341
Posted By Rossian

For Yamagata Ken For further refinement stick...

For Yamagata Ken For further refinement stick the wetand dry to plate glass with spray adhesive. You now have a perfectly flat surface. And you can have several different grades from coarse-ish...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2018, 23:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rossian

Mormons The Mormons want to baptise everyone...

Mormons
The Mormons want to baptise everyone posthumously?? So what? What will that do to me, an atheist? If I'm dead will I notice??
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2018, 18:32
Replies: 42
Views: 3,254
Posted By Rossian

For treadigraph Have a scout around in your...

For treadigraph
Have a scout around in your area for a "Men's Shed" they can always do a bit of refurbishing for their own use or pass them on to other sheds. Well worth supporting and they always...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Apr 2018, 15:52
Replies: 33
Views: 3,237
Posted By Rossian

Red Harrison he was!!!...

.......in the wee small hours this AM it came to me like a bolt from the blue. If you google his name you'll find rather an interesting life. AND he had an aviation connection too. Very relieved I...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2018, 22:40
Replies: 33
Views: 3,237
Posted By Rossian

Australian broadcaster.....

......back in the '50s and '60s Red xxxxxxxx??? He used to do occasional items usually on Radio 4 about Oz. He had a deep gravelly voice - his missing name has been bugging me all the time I've been...
17th Apr 2018, 14:20
Replies: 6
ASL
Views: 2,506
Posted By Rossian

Ahem.....

.....I have flown with them a couple of times when they were "fill ins" for first choice/thomson. Glasgow to Faro ISTR.The crews were Ffrench and pleasant. It all worked but the flight deck might...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2018, 13:04
Replies: 94
Views: 9,440
Posted By Rossian

"Don't point that thing at me"........

...following the rec above I downloaded this to my kindle late Sat evening. I enjoyed right up until the last few pages where I felt he'd run out of ideas and wanted to get it over and done with....
29th Mar 2018, 12:23
Replies: 83
Views: 13,001
Posted By Rossian

Special assistance...

....on a previous trip to Thailand (Emirates business) Glasgow was great, helper standing behind my wife ready to go.
Dubai was rubbish (they had outsourced to an Indian company) nobody came. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2018, 21:14
Replies: 10,664
Views: 1,340,341
Posted By Rossian

Hitch Hikers guide to the galaxy...

.......having listened to tonight's episode (and fallen asleep for the last 10 minutes) I'm trying to work out what's wrong about it. It seems to lack a story line which the original had and the...
19th Mar 2018, 21:07
Replies: 63
Views: 8,716
Posted By Rossian

In the mid '60s....

.....my fiancee was an air trafficker and had just finished the radar controllers course.
I was posted to Ballykelly and as BKY were short of a radar controller the SATCO was keen for her to come...
16th Mar 2018, 12:23
Replies: 26
Views: 4,236
Posted By Rossian

Aaaaah! Dave, Pprune at its best.....

......name any subject on earth and there are those who will turn it into a discussion of how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. 16th century Jesuits are mere beginners in comparison.
...
16th Mar 2018, 11:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By Rossian

Thai baht to euros.....

......I was positve I'd already asked this question but seems to have disappeared without trace.
Is it possible to do the above exchange without incurring double losses by being "transitted" through...
16th Mar 2018, 10:58
Replies: 0
Views: 1,030
Posted By Rossian

And another thing.....

..... a BZ to all the folks who made our recent trip to Thailand "relatively" painless. Special assistance worked well from Inverness, at Gatwick on the way out and return and the ground staff at...
2nd Mar 2018, 19:49
Replies: 42
Views: 8,047
Posted By Rossian

Recognition Journal....

....it would seem that it no longer exists - when did it vanish? It used to cover a/c, ships (inc subs) and armoured vehicles.

The Ancient Mariner
2nd Mar 2018, 10:01
Replies: 42
Views: 8,047
Posted By Rossian

Ship and A/.C recce.....

....was always splendidly covered by the master AEOp recce instructor on the Nimrod OCU.
A small dit - out in the straits west of Gib in yet another NATO ex cruising around doing surface surv and...
22nd Feb 2018, 11:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,984
Posted By Rossian

Mornin' QB.....

.....how are you? You are the second person from the past who has popped up in the land of the living in the past week. Good to see that you're still around.
I don't think you can accept PMs as you...
15th Feb 2018, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 3,704
Posted By Rossian

Welcome to the idiot world of pprune patrob1237. ...

Welcome to the idiot world of pprune patrob1237. I was beginning to think you'd vanished from the known world, glad to see you still extant after so many of my contemporaries have been falling off...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2018, 08:33
Replies: 100
Views: 11,447
Posted By Rossian

One that has misfired on occasion.......

..... "Bodmin Morgue, duty corpse speaking......"

The Ancient Mariner
29th Jan 2018, 20:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By Rossian

Goodness, how things change!! I always thought...

Goodness, how things change!! I always thought that a/c timepieces were analogue - you know like the one that was "upside with nothing on the clock but the maker's name and that was in French". ...
28th Jan 2018, 15:00
Replies: 72
Views: 16,530
Posted By Rossian

Nah matey, the consol for Stavanger was LEC. All...

Nah matey, the consol for Stavanger was LEC. All three stations are indelibly imprinted in the sludge of grey cells somewhere in my skull.

The Ancient Mariner
27th Jan 2018, 16:47
Replies: 72
Views: 16,530
Posted By Rossian

Ancient siggies.....

.....used to talk about it and grow misty eyed remembering it sounding like a "box of birds". I only used one once and each symbol was very "musical" with the pitch varying sightly with each...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2018, 14:31
Replies: 72
Views: 28,457
Posted By Rossian

Some time ago....

..... we were asked to not only scatter ashes but for some reason to have the complete funeral service - vicar, hymns, prayers, the whole nine yards.
It was a rather rough day and down the back in a...
23rd Jan 2018, 21:43
Replies: 22
Views: 6,174
Posted By Rossian

Picky, picky, picky....

.....I think it's bloody fantastic. As Big Rick was fond of saying "Details bloody details - yes, I will have another bacardi and coke thank you".

The Ancient Mariner
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