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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2020, 10:30
Replies: 5,297
Views: 251,466
Posted By kangaroota

Trump got a fair bit of stick for his handling of...

Trump got a fair bit of stick for his handling of the coronavirus epidemic but I never heard any policy on this matter from Biden.
What will Bidens' policy be to get this epidemic under control?
17th Oct 2020, 19:33
Replies: 92
Views: 22,601
Posted By kangaroota

Speaking of fuses, I read about a device - limpet...

Speaking of fuses, I read about a device - limpet mine I think - that used a boiled lolly as a delay.
Water got in, dissolved lolly, and BANG. Talk about effective low tech!
16th Oct 2020, 10:00
Replies: 92
Views: 22,601
Posted By kangaroota

Thanks for that Beamr. Are there any recorded...

Thanks for that Beamr.
Are there any recorded instances of the Germans trying to defuse one?
15th Oct 2020, 19:10
Replies: 92
Views: 22,601
Posted By kangaroota

How were these things detonated? Presumably you...

How were these things detonated? Presumably you didn't want them going off on impact but wait until they buried themselves a bit.
14th Oct 2020, 09:56
Replies: 92
Views: 22,601
Posted By kangaroota

854 built.[/QUOTE] Thanks for that. Do you...

854 built.[/QUOTE]
Thanks for that.
Do you know how many of those were dropped?
14th Oct 2020, 03:45
Replies: 92
Views: 22,601
Posted By kangaroota

What was the explosive used in these bombs? ...

What was the explosive used in these bombs?
Also were there few enough of them manufactured and delivered for them all to be accounted for now?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 22:48
Replies: 68
Views: 2,851
Posted By kangaroota

I save a sh#tload (pardon the pun) of time...

I save a sh#tload (pardon the pun) of time cleaning by using the kitty litter tray. Mrs Kanga hasn't cottoned on yet but is cutting back on puss's rations.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2020, 12:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,593
Posted By kangaroota

Kills 99.9% Of All Germs - REALLY?

There's lots of cleaning products, hand sanitizers etc claiming to kill 99.9% of all germs.
Does this mean a 100% kill rate of 99.9% of all types of germs or it will kill every known type of germ...
15th Jul 2020, 21:06
Replies: 26
Views: 3,759
Posted By kangaroota

Can someone give a brief description of the basic...

Can someone give a brief description of the basic differences in the 700 / 800 / 832 series?
14th Jul 2020, 01:50
Replies: 26
Views: 3,759
Posted By kangaroota

A question for RodH On the HS748 we got the...

A question for RodH
On the HS748 we got the props synchronized as best we could, about 14200 rpm IIRC and then turned on the auto synchronizer.
Sometimes fiddly enough with just two engines.
How...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2020, 09:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By kangaroota

Who said it?

I'm scrambling for the source of a quote which goes along the lines of "a true military leader eats after his men have eaten and sleeps after his men have slept" or some such similar sentiment....
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2020, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By kangaroota

French / Italian village destinations

Asking for recommendations from Ppruners
I'd like to base myself and two others in a French or Italian village (or even Spain / Portugal), not too big, not too small, for a couple of weeks holiday....
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2020, 11:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By kangaroota

Flight Path To The Moon

Why did the Apollo missions to the moon make a figure of eight flight path?
Is it because it was easier to go into orbit around the moon this way?
Why couldn't they use a race track shaped flight...
26th Jun 2020, 11:04
Replies: 161
Views: 99,746
Posted By kangaroota

Danger I once worked for an airline flying tuboprops....

I once worked for an airline flying tuboprops. They were trying to get their junior F/O's hours up quickly to the minimum required to transition to the jet fleet. They expedited the process by...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 00:07
Replies: 88
Views: 4,855
Posted By kangaroota

You don't. It's not a word

You don't.
It's not a word
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2020, 12:16
Replies: 88
Views: 4,855
Posted By kangaroota

Also while you're here, can someone tell me the...

Also while you're here, can someone tell me the correct pronunciation the name Binge (Ronald) who composed the Elizabethan Serenade.
Is it Bing as in ring or Binge as in min... aaahhhh moving right...
21st Jun 2020, 12:27
Replies: 18
Views: 3,167
Posted By kangaroota

SRN4 Hovercraft

What were the credentials of the crew who operated the SRN4 Hovercraft.
Were they conventional seaman?
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2020, 01:44
Replies: 88
Views: 4,855
Posted By kangaroota

Smile Thanks for your efforts folks but as I'm not much...

Thanks for your efforts folks but as I'm not much further ahead, I think only one version 'My-new-she-eye" got more than one vote, I believe there is only one way to settle it.
Can any of you...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2020, 22:25
Replies: 88
Views: 4,855
Posted By kangaroota

Pronunciation of 'Minutiae'

Sorry to bother you, just a quick favour.
The word 'Minutiae'
Is it pronounced -
A. My New She
or
B. Min You Tay
15th May 2020, 03:38
Replies: 20
Views: 5,690
Posted By kangaroota

One of the shiboleths in aviation training is...

One of the shiboleths in aviation training is that before V1, thou shalt stop, and after V1, thou shalt go for an abnormality.
How would you judge someone who aborts a takeoff between V1 and Vr with...
14th May 2020, 10:01
Replies: 20
Views: 5,690
Posted By kangaroota

. These are CASA mandated policy. It does not...

. These are CASA mandated policy. It does not prepare you for situations where control difficulties in the air may not allow the luxury of reading an emergency checklist from a book.

...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 04:15
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By kangaroota

To those of you who managed to take time to give...

To those of you who managed to take time to give intelligent answers to what I thought was a reasonable question, my thanks.
To those who need to over psycho-analyse everything that appears on...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2020, 13:32
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By kangaroota

I have zero experience of long lining. The...

I have zero experience of long lining.
The purpose of the question is to elicit an answer from someone who has.:ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2020, 10:53
Replies: 45
Views: 9,386
Posted By kangaroota

Long Lines

What length of strop is considered 'long lining' and can any operator give me an example of lengths they've used and for what purpose.
Is there a theoretical maximum length that can be used?
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2020, 12:41
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By kangaroota

In the interests of economy, could we move it to...

In the interests of economy, could we move it to 21 Feb - International Mother Language Day ( And in these gender neutral times where is International Father Language Day)
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