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2nd Dec 2021, 14:15
Replies: 19
Views: 6,092
Posted By pax britanica

Flew on ZZZC to Paris from LHR on one of those BA...

Flew on ZZZC to Paris from LHR on one of those BA shake down trips . Either got upgrade from Y to j or J to F .

The lack of any real noise struck me, sounded as if the engines were electric...
29th Nov 2021, 15:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By pax britanica

Well for balcony use how about the deep freeze...

Well for balcony use how about the deep freeze experience of Antarctica as recently reported and there are more than a few island locations where you get a pretty nice view tropical seas , mountains...
19th Nov 2021, 21:14
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By pax britanica

A small price to pay for getting our own...

A small price to pay for getting our own sovereignty back ,, for more important than these myriad practical useful modern things, tic
8th Nov 2021, 18:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By pax britanica

the barking dog noise isnt on every flight as I...

the barking dog noise isnt on every flight as I recall its only when some sort of pumping is required, it wasn't heard on my NEO trip but then it wasnt on the return 320 either.
8th Nov 2021, 13:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By pax britanica

The barking dog comment was just an observation ,...

The barking dog comment was just an observation , it would in any event seem logical for Airbus to have redesigned the 'power transfer unit' that cuased that noise.

In fact as was pointed out I...
7th Nov 2021, 18:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By pax britanica

A321 NEO Noise

I went to Prague a week or so ago, first trip on a BA A321 NEO .

I was in row 7 just ahead of the engine which seemed quite noise on the ground and pretty moisy on take off. Didnt have the buzz...
7th Nov 2021, 17:55
Replies: 278
Views: 43,879
Posted By pax britanica

Discord I had forgotten aboutt he TV...

Discord

I had forgotten aboutt he TV phenomenum.
Where I lived, Stanwell, we were not far from the extended centre line of 23R . With strong south westerlies a common occurrence that runway was...
5th Nov 2021, 12:57
Replies: 278
Views: 43,879
Posted By pax britanica

Growing up next to LHR in 50s and 60s one got...

Growing up next to LHR in 50s and 60s one got very attuned to the many different engine sounds and could be very accurate about guessing the type from the noise . Even able to distinguish...
4th Oct 2021, 19:01
Replies: 13
Views: 6,587
Posted By pax britanica

Surely no one is giving Aus nuclear capabilities...

Surely no one is giving Aus nuclear capabilities just subs that run on nuclear power , they have no offensive capability but are able to help track Chinese 'Boomers' . as they are faster and have...
2nd Oct 2021, 13:26
Replies: 20
Views: 6,782
Posted By pax britanica

Interesting how pictures and videos can differ,...

Interesting how pictures and videos can differ, the first Pic I saw was really dramatic with a monstrous vivid red orange ball of flame . But it was probably only there for a fraction of a second...
30th Sep 2021, 12:57
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By pax britanica

Strange how aircraft get remembered and there is...

Strange how aircraft get remembered and there is a big contrast between the 757 and its big brother the 767. From the outside the 76 seemed to me the dullest aircraft ever made but it was very...
25th Sep 2021, 11:04
Replies: 145
Views: 52,911
Posted By pax britanica

Speaking as a passenegr/customer I have a couple...

Speaking as a passenegr/customer I have a couple of questions

1 At what point does British Airways stop becoming British

2 At what point is BA 2021 so different from its predecessors that it is...
25th Sep 2021, 10:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,915
Posted By pax britanica

I havent flown lately but i have had to meet...

I havent flown lately but i have had to meet /pick up three people at LHR..
In fact all got through readily , one said it was much quicker than usual.

Yesterdays event , while typical of Global...
22nd Sep 2021, 20:51
Replies: 28
Views: 3,975
Posted By pax britanica

UK Passports The Uk passport remains a good...

UK Passports

The Uk passport remains a good one overall but its main use in the last 20 years has been ID for travel to Europe as we are too lazy to have ID cards and we are now third country...
22nd Sep 2021, 19:57
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

FR 24 came to rescue on trying to figure out...

FR 24 came to rescue on trying to figure out noise above the clouds in fgrome today, fair amount of military activity but mostly hawks and this had a far deeper stronger sound. FR24 had it as 2 USAF...
19th Sep 2021, 18:17
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

Hartington I have just seen them on...

Hartington

I have just seen them on reciprocal trip passing just south of Frome , Sea King and Wessex out front and some way behind a smaller Helo , 'Sycamore or Whirlwind perhaps ?, Painted...
17th Sep 2021, 21:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,798
Posted By pax britanica

As i understood it from a couple of BA pilot...

As i understood it from a couple of BA pilot friends every effort internally was made to ensure Concorde was a not any form of elite and the life style didnt suit many crew anyway so there were far...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Sep 2021, 21:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By pax britanica

I am very sorry to hear HD is not doing well. A...

I am very sorry to hear HD is not doing well. A very nice man often chatted to him here and on other boards . We found out that we actually lived next door to one another many many years ago,...
7th Sep 2021, 19:40
Replies: 28
Views: 3,975
Posted By pax britanica

Mine has a while to go but end of next year will...

Mine has a while to go but end of next year will see me have to apply again. In the past I have used the Post Office Service which is worth the money I think as they check the application and take...
6th Sep 2021, 15:27
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

Distinctive and unusual sound of a small radial...

Distinctive and unusual sound of a small radial yesterday evening showed up on FR24 as a Stinson Reliant heading SW just south of Frome. I could see it in silhouette but not distinguish it very...
1st Sep 2021, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 2,542
Posted By pax britanica

Quite a few UK airports have stations and as a...

Quite a few UK airports have stations and as a country i don tthink we can be criticised too much other than Heathrow Express which should have gone to Reading which is probably the best connected...
31st Aug 2021, 11:31
Replies: 55
Views: 11,257
Posted By pax britanica

I flew an orange stripe version, orange tail too...

I flew an orange stripe version, orange tail too possible from LHR-Antwerp in mid 70s. Actually we ended up on a Sabena 707-300 because the Herald went tec but we flew back on one though i cannot...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2021, 15:59
Replies: 40
Views: 7,206
Posted By pax britanica

To say nothing of any passengers in the van, it...

To say nothing of any passengers in the van, it is almost unbelievable how the rotor blades didnt chop it to pieces before he managed to accelerate away .

Lot of people thanking lucky stars after...
25th Aug 2021, 20:55
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

While rotorcraft are hardly rare down here in...

While rotorcraft are hardly rare down here in Frome I had not seen an Osprey doing a low level transit earlier this evening, are they all USMC birds? .

. I had seen them transitioning before going...
8th Aug 2021, 15:28
Replies: 19
Views: 3,583
Posted By pax britanica

Spotters of that era, me included , could tell...

Spotters of that era, me included , could tell which Malev IL 18 was on approach because they only had a small number of 'International/western IL18s and they all had different colour prop bosses. I...
3rd Aug 2021, 13:20
Replies: 46
Views: 7,037
Posted By pax britanica

WHBM, I am old enough to have seen the Electra...

WHBM, I am old enough to have seen the Electra and Vanguard together at LHR and you are so right, the Elkectra wa smore like an oversized Viscount and of course didnt have the deep and wide fuselage...
3rd Aug 2021, 13:11
Replies: 17
Views: 4,336
Posted By pax britanica

i think you have overlooked all the other...

i think you have overlooked all the other Government pronouncements that start . Britain will be the best..............................................insert relevant subject here.. This frequently...
23rd Jul 2021, 16:52
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

HArtington Here, Frome we also get the ETPS ...

HArtington

Here, Frome we also get the ETPS Hawk and Tucano , often noise only. BZZ inbounds and outbounds with mostly the musical Atlas but smaller numbers of C17 and C130s . So not like the...
22nd Jul 2021, 16:40
Replies: 2,170
Views: 288,324
Posted By pax britanica

Since moving west I miss the interesting stuff...

Since moving west I miss the interesting stuff that goes low level west of the Bagshot mast heading around the LHR zone., small but very interesting like a Corsair, JU 52, BBMF spits etc

But there...
21st Jul 2021, 16:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By pax britanica

DC10 man Having spent 13 years in Bermuda I...

DC10 man

Having spent 13 years in Bermuda I had never heard of that but I can well believe the BOAC crew especially immediately post ww2 with probably longish layovers, would be granted ...
2nd Jul 2021, 11:45
Replies: 45
Views: 6,745
Posted By pax britanica

Bp Having read your interesting book (s) i...

Bp

Having read your interesting book (s) i know you have an issue with BEA and can understand why as well having grown up in a town village where almost everyone was BOAC or BEA and it was clear...
1st Jul 2021, 15:06
Replies: 90
Views: 10,798
Posted By pax britanica

Bit of a thread drift but I had to go to Antwerp...

Bit of a thread drift but I had to go to Antwerp sometime in the late 70s with a colleague who was very scared of flying and very noise sensitive.
The trip was scheduled on a BIA Herald direct from...
27th Jun 2021, 11:31
Replies: 45
Views: 6,745
Posted By pax britanica

As ahs been pointed out seevral of these entities...

As ahs been pointed out seevral of these entities were not BEA alone . IAL was a company i knew well from their Gulf telecoms activities (I worked for Cable and Wireless a competitotr in that region...
26th Jun 2021, 12:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By pax britanica

While there is a long history of reverse...

While there is a long history of reverse engineering isnt it equally likely that if you give two teams of engineers the same brief and the same computer simulation models they will come up with...
24th Jun 2021, 19:38
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By pax britanica

Why on earth are we building a duplicate system...

Why on earth are we building a duplicate system to the Eu which will only be useful in UK and thus be completely uncompetitive cost-wise with a larger system which is certain to be able to 'see'...
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