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22nd Aug 2019, 22:23
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Posted By ZOOKER

CabinCrewe, I would love to see Prestwick...

CabinCrewe, I would love to see Prestwick utilised for this kind of stuff, crew-traning, freight, maintenace etc. It has a good road conection to Glasgow and The Midland Valley, and relatively good...
3rd Aug 2019, 12:30
Replies: 4,288
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Posted By ZOOKER

Could be avoiding Wx? Alternatively turning...

Could be avoiding Wx? Alternatively turning downwind to get above a/c coming off DAYNE. If the inbounds turn before DAYNE it makes sense to do that, saves the departures flogging across Cheshire at...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2019, 16:30
Replies: 67
Views: 16,090
Posted By ZOOKER

Krystal, I like your thinking. There are plans...

Krystal, I like your thinking. There are plans afoot to put Stockport Bus Station in a hole, and yes, there are a lot of reservoirs of this vintage perched on the edge of The Peninnes, around Manch'.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2019, 16:00
Replies: 67
Views: 16,090
Posted By ZOOKER

There's about 1.13m Metric Tonnes of water...

There's about 1.13m Metric Tonnes of water sitting 200m AMSL, above Whaley, New Mills and, futher downstream, Stockport. That mass of water, at that elevation, has a great deal of potential energy....
10th Jul 2019, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 6,439
Posted By ZOOKER

Strips?? Wow, that's way back. Does anyone still...

Strips?? Wow, that's way back. Does anyone still print them?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2019, 20:59
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By ZOOKER

I wonder how much glacial meltwater will flow...

I wonder how much glacial meltwater will flow down from The Alps over the next few weeks? And Ant, yes, best wishes to everyone out there.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2019, 11:13
Replies: 46
Views: 5,580
Posted By ZOOKER

Superimposed on the 23,000 year axial cycle is a...

Superimposed on the 23,000 year axial cycle is a phenomena called 'Nutation', which I believe is an oscillation along precessional circle mentioned by James.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jun 2019, 16:03
Replies: 46
Views: 5,580
Posted By ZOOKER

I've often wondered about this too. I read...

I've often wondered about this too. I read somewhere that The Three Gorges Dam in China has had a minor effect on the Earth's axial inclination, therefore it follows that movement of crustal rocks,...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Jun 2019, 15:50
Replies: 7
Views: 5,027
Posted By ZOOKER

When it first opened in 1965, EGNX operated a...

When it first opened in 1965, EGNX operated a very busy IFR/VFR mix for about 8 years before they acquired a 'Special Rules Zone'. They had crossing R/Ws too, with the grass strip 01/19. It got very...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Jun 2019, 16:04
Replies: 13
Views: 5,736
Posted By ZOOKER

This sounds like an oral board scenario question....

This sounds like an oral board scenario question. Do NATS/ EU ANSPs still have oral boars as part of the rating/validation exams? I hope so, they were always great fun.
6th Jun 2019, 20:22
Replies: 4,288
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Posted By ZOOKER

eggc, I believe prices will start at 50 pp,...

eggc,

I believe prices will start at 50 pp, and that's for the one-way basic package. The Full Monty is nearer 200 pp for departure+arrival.

Kerr-chinggg!
Forum: ATC Issues
4th May 2019, 19:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By ZOOKER

If the controller is non radar certified, how...

If the controller is non radar certified, how does he/she know what the radar separation minima are?

Having said that, the majority of aerodrome departure separation standards are based on the...
2nd May 2019, 14:16
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

LFC22, splendid observation! MANFOD,...

LFC22, splendid observation!

MANFOD, certainly not 1st Year, I believe I can see Mortice and Tenon jointing, which comes later in the syllabus.

What is interesting is how small it is, and also,...
1st May 2019, 14:05
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

I saw the new 'Premium Terminal' recently. It...

I saw the new 'Premium Terminal' recently. It resembles a school woodwork project.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2019, 21:39
Replies: 137
Views: 23,743
Posted By ZOOKER

As long as it isn't 'The Old Keswickian',...

As long as it isn't 'The Old Keswickian', 'Squires Gate Chippy' or 'The Wetherby Whaler'.

Seriously though, as jack says, I hope the organ still sounds O.K., and that they can do the restoration...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2019, 19:21
Replies: 137
Views: 23,743
Posted By ZOOKER

Are contractors allowed to smoke on site in...

Are contractors allowed to smoke on site in France?
15th Apr 2019, 16:33
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

virginblue, a MAG presentation I attended...

virginblue,

a MAG presentation I attended last year indicated that it may be extended further in the future. As someone in the audience pointed out, that would involve turning the airside into a...
7th Apr 2019, 11:18
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

Thanks Ian, It was round about the early 1990s I...

Thanks Ian, It was round about the early 1990s I think Scottie. Our rest-room looked out towards the 06 end. The Delta L1011 often got stuck there too.
7th Apr 2019, 09:53
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

QANTAS frequently ended up holding abeam the...

QANTAS frequently ended up holding abeam the RVP/Engine-test facility. One morning it took it longer to reach the stand after landing than it did to reach DAYNE from the FIR Boundary.
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Apr 2019, 20:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By ZOOKER

For most of my ATC career, NATS/CAA insisted on a...

For most of my ATC career, NATS/CAA insisted on a Class 1 medical certificate. It was almost the same as the CPL/ATPL medical, apart from the frequency of the ECG and possibly the chest X-Ray.
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26th Mar 2019, 13:50
Replies: 4,288
Views: 2,953,250
Posted By ZOOKER

When you consider the superb look of the T1...

When you consider the superb look of the T1 southern front, Terminal 2 and the BAMA terminal from the 1990s, this new bit certainly looks as though it was thrown up on the cheap. The new finger looks...
25th Mar 2019, 16:47
Replies: 107
Views: 101,032
Posted By ZOOKER

It will all be sorted out later this year when...

It will all be sorted out later this year when the Aerodrome Controllers at EGLC are operating from the new NATS Digital Bunker down at Swan Wick. :}
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Mar 2019, 14:34
Replies: 50
Views: 14,742
Posted By ZOOKER

Thank heavens we're still using feet for all...

Thank heavens we're still using feet for all things vertical. Long may it continue to be so.
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Mar 2019, 19:43
Replies: 50
Views: 14,742
Posted By ZOOKER

Imagine if there had been more recent research...

Imagine if there had been more recent research into pressure by Prof. Brian Cox.

'Hectocox'? Or 'Hectocoxes'.
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Mar 2019, 18:09
Replies: 50
Views: 14,742
Posted By ZOOKER

DB6, We're lucky........It could have been...

DB6,

We're lucky........It could have been Gay-Lussac who did the pressure experiments......Or even worse, Avogadro. :uhoh:
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