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29th May 2021, 14:27
Replies: 30
Views: 3,703
Posted By Laarbruch72

Yes. I did a private test at Gatwick on...

Yes. I did a private test at Gatwick on Thursday, I had to provide my passport details during the online booking, and then the clinic staff carefully checked my passport in person. They won't...
20th Feb 2021, 08:27
Replies: 70
Views: 21,100
Posted By Laarbruch72

You're possibly cold war era, I take it? So...

You're possibly cold war era, I take it? So you're also missing the Iraq campaign medal and Operational Service Medal with Afghanistan clasp, for example? People who served in the 2000s and 2010s...
22nd Jan 2021, 14:10
Replies: 450
Views: 104,689
Posted By Laarbruch72

After retiring from the RAF I went on to manage a...

After retiring from the RAF I went on to manage a department at a UK Airline, quite a lot of the guys around the HQ were ex RAF or Navy; Two of the Fleet Managers, some of the Safety Pilots, a lady...
12th Nov 2020, 13:23
Replies: 15
Views: 3,413
Posted By Laarbruch72

No, but to be fair that's a common claim whenever...

No, but to be fair that's a common claim whenever the width of a HMMWV comes up. It doesn't stand scrutiny. Usually the more common claim is that it was designed to follow in the tracks of the M1...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2020, 07:52
Replies: 59
Views: 3,217
Posted By Laarbruch72

Yes you're old farts. I'm nearly 50 and despite...

Yes you're old farts. I'm nearly 50 and despite not being a big fan of watching films, even I'd seen him in 2 films in the last few years. He was very well known, very popular, and at 43 he wasn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2019, 08:00
Replies: 99
Views: 15,534
Posted By Laarbruch72

Yes it sounds good.in theory doesn't it. But...

Yes it sounds good.in theory doesn't it. But I've been paying in every month for exactly 30 years (and never needed a single thing)... and bear in mind that my national insurance contributions...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2019, 15:48
Replies: 44
Views: 7,264
Posted By Laarbruch72

I disagree with K 'n' C that gender isn't a...

I disagree with K 'n' C that gender isn't a factor. It is, but not in the way that one is faultless or exempt. Steepclimb sums it up well:



I agree. I walk or cycle past an awful lot of...
16th Dec 2019, 20:23
Replies: 23
Views: 8,540
Posted By Laarbruch72

Ten USD or equivalent is not an appropriate tip...

Ten USD or equivalent is not an appropriate tip in Mumbai for a driver taking you to the old town... a prepaid taxi charges the equivalent of about 8-9USD for that whole journey. You should really...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2019, 13:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By Laarbruch72

No, reporting crimes to the Police doesn't quite...

No, reporting crimes to the Police doesn't quite work like that. You simply tell them what's happened to you. You don't get to tell them what the charges should be (or at least, you can if you...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Apr 2019, 14:07
Replies: 36
Views: 4,869
Posted By Laarbruch72

Mine (a Renault) states that it's "X" years /...

Mine (a Renault) states that it's "X" years / months OR "X" thousand miles until the next service on a dashboard menu, so it's whatever comes first... You can watch both counting down on the menu. ...
23rd Mar 2019, 08:10
Replies: 37
Views: 13,855
Posted By Laarbruch72

It's a moot question anyway, retired cards in...

It's a moot question anyway, retired cards in their various forms don't allow any unescorted access rights into MOD property, not least because a retired person is no longer subject to any form of...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2019, 10:50
Replies: 94
Views: 18,575
Posted By Laarbruch72

Not now, but it used to happen. You could just...

Not now, but it used to happen. You could just manually screenshot and highlight an area and it would be saved to only that machine's memory / gallery. Most machines would have a rogue's gallery of...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Mar 2019, 07:46
Replies: 11,030
Views: 1,379,364
Posted By Laarbruch72

Oh my, that's mawkish.

Oh my, that's mawkish.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 08:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By Laarbruch72

She was found guilty of being drunk in charge of...

She was found guilty of being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle back in February. She was actually cleared of the drink driving charge since all the car occupants were pissed, and they conspired to...
12th Jan 2019, 22:13
Replies: 157
Views: 35,949
Posted By Laarbruch72

Of course It isn't secret, but the pompous old...

Of course It isn't secret, but the pompous old farts of PPruNe, none more so than the even more pompous and even older and fartier Mil Aviation regulars love to do this stuff; Hint heavily that...
23rd Apr 2018, 10:25
Replies: 141
Views: 28,923
Posted By Laarbruch72

No, not quite - Certain US laws apply on board US...

No, not quite - Certain US laws apply on board US carriers of course (given the state of registration), but certainly nothing from a customs perspective. Otherwise you'd have to do your customs and...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2018, 07:52
Replies: 26
Views: 2,685
Posted By Laarbruch72

I get that, so I fully understand why some won't...

I get that, so I fully understand why some won't know who this guy is.
I just don't get why some people of that demographic seem to actively take pride in being ignorant of modern culture.

My...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2018, 07:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,685
Posted By Laarbruch72

There's always one on these threads isn't there? ...

There's always one on these threads isn't there?

If you've not heard of him, just pass the thread by. I wasn't an active fan but I'm more than aware of him and the fact that many, many millions...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2018, 07:22
Replies: 24
Views: 3,068
Posted By Laarbruch72

And were you kind enough to tell him he was...

And were you kind enough to tell him he was heading the wrong way?

I've never met a deminer who flew business... I think he was quite probably pulling your leg.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2018, 09:17
Replies: 63
Views: 5,722
Posted By Laarbruch72

In your rabid anti-cycling ranting you're...

In your rabid anti-cycling ranting you're overlooking the fact that the "specialist clothing" that cyclists like to have is pretty much just clothing. It's just optimised for sitting on a saddle and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2018, 21:51
Replies: 3,252
Views: 367,845
Posted By Laarbruch72

While you're sat in Russia immersed in 90 % RT...

While you're sat in Russia immersed in 90 % RT driven media then of course you'll watch the western media with mouth agape, and of course you'll never hear the "truth". Not one you'll ever accept...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2018, 21:40
Replies: 63
Views: 5,722
Posted By Laarbruch72

Yes, the same government calculations which don't...

Yes, the same government calculations which don't take all the factors into account. I see DaveReid has already addressed that so I won't labour the point.

As I said before, anyone looking to...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2018, 13:58
Replies: 63
Views: 5,722
Posted By Laarbruch72

"I read somewhere" is an all too typical JB...

"I read somewhere" is an all too typical JB preamble. It's sad that these things are trotted out too, because it's not even hard hard to research these things if you're unsure.
With everything...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2018, 13:40
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2018, 13:04
Replies: 63
Views: 5,722
Posted By Laarbruch72

If what you're really concerned about is the...

If what you're really concerned about is the actual pollution and traffic congestion bit (as your title alludes to), then the answer to that is to get more of those car drivers to switch to being the...
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