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18th Aug 2017, 10:10
Replies: 87
Views: 42,456
Posted By dakkg651

Make a great glider tug! They could call it a...

Make a great glider tug! They could call it a Chipfire or a Spitmunk.
18th Aug 2017, 07:07
Replies: 87
Views: 42,456
Posted By dakkg651

According to the Telegraph, the problem is with...

According to the Telegraph, the problem is with the pin that holds the engine in!


Also states that the Hurricane with the problem had only just flown in a Royal Flypast insinuating the Queen was...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2017, 07:42
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By dakkg651

OK. If we can't jam them, how about developing...

OK. If we can't jam them, how about developing scout drones designed to fly underneath the photo drone and take it out with an upward firing airgun. If the scout rotors were in the way then surely...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2017, 12:07
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By dakkg651

What if some boffin were to produce a drone...

What if some boffin were to produce a drone jammer? :E
17th Jul 2017, 08:54
Replies: 15
Views: 5,063
Posted By dakkg651

Not having seen an A10 for some tears and then...

Not having seen an A10 for some tears and then only in the air, I did not realise how big this aeroplane is. Then recently I was commissioned to build a 32nd scale model of the beast for a friend. ...
28th Jun 2017, 11:42
Replies: 69
Views: 18,176
Posted By dakkg651

Normal staff continuation training in my day :E

Normal staff continuation training in my day :E
28th Jun 2017, 11:36
Replies: 5,041
Views: 1,368,574
Posted By dakkg651

ACW342. That is so sad, not only for the staff...

ACW342. That is so sad, not only for the staff but for the cadets too. Where is it proposed they do there flying now?


I am so glad I got out before the rot set in. It would have broken my...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2017, 14:36
Replies: 56
Views: 5,260
Posted By dakkg651

Many years ago when I was in my late teens, I...

Many years ago when I was in my late teens, I developed a wart on the knuckle of my little finger. Tried all of the available proprietary remedies along with a few old wives tales but nothing would...
26th Jun 2017, 12:19
Replies: 5,041
Views: 1,368,574
Posted By dakkg651

dervish and Chugalug I couldn't agree more. ...

dervish and Chugalug I couldn't agree more.








As for learning to drive a winch as a staff cadet, it was akin to an apprenticeship in my day. Learning about launching gliders safely in...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2011, 08:03
Replies: 35
Views: 3,529
Posted By dakkg651

My 17 year old son found our very dusty copy...

My 17 year old son found our very dusty copy tucked away in the garage. He found it the perfect thickness for supporting the back wheel of a Yamaha Thunderace whilst he removed it for re-tyring. He...
13th Oct 2011, 17:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By dakkg651

Synthetic. I thought so too. But when you...

Synthetic.

I thought so too. But when you take into account the Hurri's wheels are almost touching when in their wells and when extended they are angled straight down, then the wider attach...
12th Oct 2011, 16:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By dakkg651

Wheeltracks

I have just finished yet another book which states that the wide track undercarriage on the Hurricane made it much easier to handle on the ground than the Spitfire.

When I was at Kemble airshow...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2011, 17:26
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

Simonpro The 'good old days' were not the...

Simonpro

The 'good old days' were not the time of Senna, Prost and Mansell.

You need to go back to the time of Fangio, Hawthorn and Moss and then into the sixties with the likes of Clarke and...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2011, 16:10
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

Turbo T. I wasn't intending to compare like...

Turbo T.

I wasn't intending to compare like for like at all.

The sad point is that without DRS and KERS, F1 would probably go back to being a boring procession. These two systems have...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2011, 09:35
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

Sorry to wander off topic for a mo, but did...

Sorry to wander off topic for a mo, but did anyone see the final British Superbike race at Brands?

One of the best battles I have ever seen on track. Both Tommy Hill and John Hopkins were on the...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2011, 08:33
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

I think he should do a Raikkonen and switch to...

I think he should do a Raikkonen and switch to rallying. There he could demonstrate that he is 'the most naturally gifted driver of his generation' without the need to drive into other cars. :E
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2011, 08:58
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

And don't forget to mention another smashing...

And don't forget to mention another smashing drive from Hamilton.

Strange that it involved driving into Massa again. Poor chap must be developing a persecution complex.

The excuse this time...
7th Oct 2011, 07:28
Replies: 30
Views: 7,034
Posted By dakkg651

ratpackgreenprat Hasn't it occured to you...

ratpackgreenprat

Hasn't it occured to you that spending all that money to maintain a viable defence actually worked in preventing a major conflict.

That is why people like you are still free...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2011, 07:45
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

This thread has taken a turn for the worst. ...

This thread has taken a turn for the worst.

Can we please stop talking about driver contracts, performance issues, 'what would have happened ifs' and accusations of racism and get back to...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2011, 13:02
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

This thread has certainly become more...

This thread has certainly become more interesting.

Loki.

Just googled Miss Todd.

Not bad at all.

I wonder if anyone without a spandex fetish actually buys Cycling Weekly?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2011, 11:55
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

What racing?

What racing?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2011, 09:10
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

AA. If you want to see spectacular lady...

AA.

If you want to see spectacular lady bumps, check out Eurosport's World Superbike coverage. The director devotes quite a lot of air time to Marco Melandri's current receptacle. And for good...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2011, 08:17
Replies: 8,158
Views: 621,399
Posted By dakkg651

I think the answer to Hamilton's overtaking...

I think the answer to Hamilton's overtaking problem is for him to take a few lessons from his teammate. MB stated that JB had scored 44 passes this season. Surely we would have to go back decades to...
15th Sep 2011, 07:39
Replies: 48
Views: 6,957
Posted By dakkg651

Me too. I shall also reflect that it's a...

Me too.

I shall also reflect that it's a good job they can't see the present state of the country they died for.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2011, 08:30
Replies: 38
Views: 5,992
Posted By dakkg651

Having read a few of these 'yobs do unimaginable...

Having read a few of these 'yobs do unimaginable things' threads, I am always amused as the resident huggy fluffies jump to the defence of the poor underprivileged little darlings.

I was also...
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