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14th Sep 2019, 23:04
Replies: 21
Views: 8,053
Posted By Buster11

Ryanair has one advantage over BA; it allows...

Ryanair has one advantage over BA; it allows passengers to print out boarding passes 60 days before a flight. BA only allow that 24 hours ahead, which isn't much use if you're abroad and out of reach...
31st Aug 2019, 09:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,218
Posted By Buster11

I have a very vague memory (wait, there's...

I have a very vague memory (wait, there's more....) of some sort of large white arrow, maybe cut into a chalk hillside, pointing towards Croydon Airport, probably in the 1920s, not that I was around...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 15:56
Replies: 28
Views: 2,025
Posted By Buster11

May be a bit far south for you, but Ston is well...

May be a bit far south for you, but Ston is well worth a visit, roughly midway between Spilt and Dubrovnik. Mainly built in the 15th century, it managed to avoid getting shelled by the Serbs in the...
30th Jul 2019, 10:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,105
Posted By Buster11

Many thanks, FED and Bat. Surprising the British...

Many thanks, FED and Bat. Surprising the British Army hasn't still got something similar....
29th Jul 2019, 20:14
Replies: 19
Views: 2,105
Posted By Buster11

May be betraying my ignorance of French miltary...

May be betraying my ignorance of French miltary dress, but who were the guys in what looked like leather apons with axes over their shoulders?
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2019, 11:27
Replies: 46
Views: 7,093
Posted By Buster11

That, surely, is the real problem long-term. How...

That, surely, is the real problem long-term. How can people be deterred from breeding? In some parts of the world having a large family seems essential, if only to ensure there are enough kids to...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2019, 21:34
Replies: 13,045
Views: 10,093,648
Posted By Buster11

Mr. and Mrs. Hedral and their children Dai, Anne...

Mr. and Mrs. Hedral and their children Dai, Anne and Polly.
8th Jul 2019, 21:28
Replies: 27
Views: 4,804
Posted By Buster11

I think it's the "Pride" bit that rankles with...

I think it's the "Pride" bit that rankles with me; why on earth should I be expected to be proud of gays or them to be proud of themselves? I'm not particularly proud of heterosexuals or people with...
7th Jul 2019, 13:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By Buster11

Mark, PM me. I was at school with John and...

Mark, PM me. I was at school with John and learned to fly Magisters with him at Redhill. I believe he died last year.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 09:59
Replies: 43
Views: 5,897
Posted By Buster11

I, too, find a paper boarding pass far preferable...

I, too, find a paper boarding pass far preferable to one that may or may not be accessible when it's needed on a mobile 'smart' phone.

What I do find odd, though, is that Ryanair let me check-in...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 75
Views: 6,527
Posted By Buster11

While agreeing that cucumber on its own is...

While agreeing that cucumber on its own is severely boring, when sliced thinly and soaked in that slightly sweet vinegar beloved of several East European nations then it's got a lot going for it....
27th May 2019, 21:00
Replies: 47
Views: 14,233
Posted By Buster11

Same apparently during the same period at Kenley...

Same apparently during the same period at Kenley in stockbroker country.
19th Apr 2019, 21:26
Replies: 30
Views: 7,634
Posted By Buster11

Approval to Wear Pilot's Brevet

While going through some of my late fatherís papers I came across the confirmation he received that he could wear his pilotís brevet. Granted that things were probably pretty hurried in 1918, but how...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2019, 22:58
Replies: 335
Views: 51,194
Posted By Buster11

Having just returned from the serious and...

Having just returned from the serious and pollution-causing congestion resulting from today's rentacrowd activities around Park Lane, I did wonder, as I inhaled all the noxious substances they...
10th Apr 2019, 22:18
Replies: 4,857
Views: 1,274,232
Posted By Buster11

Shouldn't that read FED UP...?

Shouldn't that read FED UP...?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2019, 09:49
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By Buster11

+1 for that, ATN. The UK has never seemed to...

+1 for that, ATN. The UK has never seemed to recognise the fact that it's a part of Europe, let alone the EU. A previous poster on another Brexit thread mentioned the EU-funded placard on some...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2019, 15:11
Replies: 2,307
Views: 332,773
Posted By Buster11

[QUOTE=Blossy;10434964] The BBC gets £millions...

[QUOTE=Blossy;10434964] The BBC gets £millions from the EU ...Ö. /QUOTE]

Tell us more please Blossy. I worked for that outfit for 35 years, so maybe the EU largesse was after I left.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2019, 23:52
Replies: 2,307
Views: 332,773
Posted By Buster11

[QUOTE=Bob Viking;10433071]So, after your plea...

[QUOTE=Bob Viking;10433071]So, after your plea for Brexit justification I replied. I accept you may be busy so after 15 posts and two days I thought I might check in and see what you have to say.
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Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2019, 12:59
Replies: 29
Views: 2,370
Posted By Buster11

+ 1 for Noel E's suggesgtion of Bamburgh (or...

+ 1 for Noel E's suggesgtion of Bamburgh (or anywhere else on that part of the Northumbrian coast). Marvellous wild scenery, plus castles, kippers and crabs. If you go out to the Farnes take a hat as...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2019, 21:02
Replies: 66
Views: 6,569
Posted By Buster11

+ 1 for Noel E's suggestion of Bamburgh (or...

+ 1 for Noel E's suggestion of Bamburgh (or anywhere else on that part of the Northumbrian coast). Marvellous wild scenery, and if you go out to the Farnes make sure you all have hats, as the terns...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2019, 17:32
Replies: 2,307
Views: 332,773
Posted By Buster11

Hmmm, interesting how few of the 36 posts since...

Hmmm, interesting how few of the 36 posts since my #175 have actually mentioned any aspect of Britain's EU membership that has personally adversely affected them. Plenty of the usual noises, but...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2019, 14:02
Replies: 2,307
Views: 332,773
Posted By Buster11

Could some of those who favour Brexit tell us...

Could some of those who favour Brexit tell us exactly what aspects of Britain's EU membership have affected them personally in an adverse way.
24th Mar 2019, 17:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Buster11

I'd strongly suggest that she builds a...

I'd strongly suggest that she builds a free-flight model aircraft. That for sure will give her the feel of personally making something that works, and of adjusting it till it works as she wants it...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2019, 19:00
Replies: 23
Views: 2,654
Posted By Buster11

Could the attitude (not to mention the...

Could the attitude (not to mention the questionable competence) of the often totally untrained/unqualified British "tradesman" explain why they find their work being "taken by Poles and Romanians"?...
4th Mar 2019, 09:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,297
Posted By Buster11

In maybe the early 1970s I recall seeing The...

In maybe the early 1970s I recall seeing The Sunship Game, which might have been shot at Marfa at a US Gliding Championships. YouTube comes up with something quite different. Anyone else remember...
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