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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2021, 17:16
Replies: 120
Views: 6,315
Posted By Headstone

K'n'C wrote - No need to apologise, you have...

K'n'C wrote - No need to apologise, you have every right to make utterly vile justifications if you wish. . Geography may be an area for future study however.....quite how the populace of the UK were...
14th Mar 2021, 16:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By Headstone

"using a $1 mm missile to shoot down a $ 500...

"using a $1 mm missile to shoot down a $ 500 drone isn't a good way to stay in business"

We've been doing that for years using very expensive missiles fired from expensive and capable assets to...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2021, 14:24
Replies: 176
Views: 9,085
Posted By Headstone

finestkind - Re Avatar being a remake or...

finestkind - Re Avatar being a remake or retelling. I read a very good piece a few years back where they had a short version of the story of Pocahontas and had crossed out all the references to...
19th Feb 2021, 09:15
Replies: 32
Views: 6,423
Posted By Headstone

If I remember correctly one of the factors...

If I remember correctly one of the factors contributing the Swissair crash off the Canadian coast in the late 1990s was that the cabin insulation in the aircraft was flammable and helped spread the...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2021, 13:47
Replies: 161
Views: 10,714
Posted By Headstone

Back to run flat tyres mentioned earlier if I...

Back to run flat tyres mentioned earlier if I may. Some European countries require the car to be fitted with winter tyres in certain weather conditions. Hopefully I will be visiting friends in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2021, 09:32
Replies: 53
Views: 4,959
Posted By Headstone

Another old scam appears to be doing the rounds...

Another old scam appears to be doing the rounds again. A text to your mobile from Lloyds bank saying a new device has been registered to your account please click on this link if you didn't authorise...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jan 2021, 10:48
Replies: 37
Views: 4,630
Posted By Headstone

I have a friend who is ex-Belgian police whose...

I have a friend who is ex-Belgian police whose family had a farm on the ridge overlooking Ypres - not there anymore as it was a scattering of broken bricks come 1918. When we visited him in the new...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2020, 09:01
Replies: 30
Views: 3,023
Posted By Headstone

Mr Mac. I think it is up to each individual...

Mr Mac. I think it is up to each individual country to decide if they want an "independent" public service broadcaster, how they want to fund it and this is one way and probably easy-ish to...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2020, 13:17
Replies: 30
Views: 3,023
Posted By Headstone

Re the German tax on households. A couple of...

Re the German tax on households. A couple of years ago there was a court case about the blanket charging and the the court ruled it was legal as
"even if a household does not use public...
7th Dec 2020, 13:50
Replies: 39
Views: 10,046
Posted By Headstone

Maybe I'm missing something here but this is the...

Maybe I'm missing something here but this is the supply situation as I read it. There will/maybe delays at UK channel ports from Jan 1st or even blockades and closures of ports by French fishermen if...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 15:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By Headstone

Hokulea - The thing repeatedly drummed into us UK...

Hokulea - The thing repeatedly drummed into us UK aircrew on exercise arrival briefings in the States was - You are not in the UK so if you are driving and are stopped by the police under no...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2020, 09:29
Replies: 54
Views: 4,077
Posted By Headstone

AT NOTTS re dentist availability - In my area...

AT NOTTS re dentist availability - In my area dentists have been operating since approx July and I went two weeks ago for the annual check up. I asked her how restrictions were affecting her and she...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
Posted By Headstone

Although next time they are sent to somewhere...

Although next time they are sent to somewhere like Afghanistan, or perhaps Aldershot, the old sweats can do a Four Yorkshiremen sketch and say to the the new lads - Sheer Bloomin' Luxury you should...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 14:11
Replies: 28
Views: 3,296
Posted By Headstone

Thanks for the update on regulations - I will try...

Thanks for the update on regulations - I will try to keep up in the future. At the time the problem I had was having a number of short overseas trips coming up from Feb of the following year and not...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 09:16
Replies: 28
Views: 3,296
Posted By Headstone

LR - That is odd unless I have misread you as I...

LR - That is odd unless I have misread you as I know from experience the expiry date is 10 years from when your passport would have expired. A couple of year ago my passport was due to expire the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2020, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 3,074
Posted By Headstone

Has anyone seen this thread ...

Has anyone seen this thread

https://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/619673-brexit.html

I don't believe many people have posted on that particular and it may be hidden away but have a good search and...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2020, 14:36
Replies: 187
Views: 11,779
Posted By Headstone

PrOOne just because - I and more than a few of my...

PrOOne just because - I and more than a few of my classically addicted friends loved it - does not mean every one liked it or indeed was either "good" or "bad" if indeed artistic performances can be...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 13:13
Replies: 33
Views: 3,280
Posted By Headstone

Thanks CJ - That joke comment about the Guardian...

Thanks CJ - That joke comment about the Guardian really cheered me up - It was a joke wasn't it? The Guardian does have an excellent and well written sports section which covers a wider range of...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 18:59
Replies: 60
Views: 4,290
Posted By Headstone

You could of course take your money elsewhere and...

You could of course take your money elsewhere and join the Scottish National Trust. A little cheaper for a joint adult membership and due to the reciprocal arrangements we have been able to visit...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2020, 11:02
Replies: 48
Views: 3,511
Posted By Headstone

Planet Basher posted - You can say absolutely...

Planet Basher posted - You can say absolutely anything you like to a phone scammer, it's not like they are going to report you to the police.
Well one very irate scammer did say that to me. My...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2020, 10:54
Replies: 30
Views: 4,318
Posted By Headstone

CJ - your comment - the balancing force of the CS...

CJ - your comment - the balancing force of the CS - Are you suggesting that unelected, unaccountable people should have influence over government policy decisions? I thought that in the words of Sir...
6th Jul 2020, 12:45
Replies: 410
Views: 265,219
Posted By Headstone

I was going to ask this question when the F-15...

I was going to ask this question when the F-15 crashed in June but didn't, however seeing this thread back up I thought I would ask it now.
When looking at sites such as FR24 during the search for...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2020, 13:27
Replies: 23
Views: 2,621
Posted By Headstone

Curious Pax - Are you seriously suggesting that...

Curious Pax - Are you seriously suggesting that after Dec 31st law enforcement agencies in the EU will not pass on information to the UK about criminal activities that may be of interest to the UK or...
8th Apr 2020, 14:14
Replies: 46
Views: 10,764
Posted By Headstone

No one is disputing that we do have a fine, huge...

No one is disputing that we do have a fine, huge and capable logistics industry. You comment implied that a Beach Master would be of no value and is of no relevance in 2020 is utterly wrong -...
8th Apr 2020, 13:34
Replies: 46
Views: 10,764
Posted By Headstone

PROONE - Of course we need medical staff but we...

PROONE - Of course we need medical staff but we also need people to organise and direct a logistic and support response. Should you want you could look at the duties of a Beach Master who would be...
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