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25th Nov 2020, 12:35
Replies: 42
Views: 4,990
Posted By happybiker

Agghhh the runway canteen, happy memories of the...

Agghhh the runway canteen, happy memories of the summer in 1970 sitting on the grass outside after lunch watching, if you were lucky, the Pan Am and TWA 747s staggering into the air defying the laws...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Nov 2020, 12:19
Replies: 18
Views: 3,759
Posted By happybiker

The UK ANO and most CAA publications refer to the...

The UK ANO and most CAA publications refer to the term glideslope
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2020, 16:35
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2020, 08:13
Replies: 115
Views: 6,283
Posted By happybiker

Good job it was metric currency he would probably...

Good job it was metric currency he would probably have had heart failure if we were still using shillings and pence! In the 1950s I remember many hours spent on currency calculations,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 11:31
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By happybiker

Chips, have you considered advertising it on...

Chips, have you considered advertising it on Gumtree? If you sign up to an account you can post pictures, add a description and set your asking price which can be free if you wish. I have used this...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 14:00
Replies: 115
Views: 6,283
Posted By happybiker

Like others I learned the tables 1 to 12 by rote...

Like others I learned the tables 1 to 12 by rote which seemed to have worked for me over the years. What I and many others struggled with at school was the mental arithmetic tests which were sprung...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2020, 21:35
Replies: 11,857
Views: 1,097,956
Posted By happybiker

Had so called Hong Kong flu in 1969, at the time...

Had so called Hong Kong flu in 1969, at the time I was 21 and it put me in bed for 7days with a further 7 days before I was able to return to work. Day one visited the Doc who thought I had dropped...
5th Aug 2020, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By happybiker

As I recall the expansion of LGW in the 1980s was...

As I recall the expansion of LGW in the 1980s was to meet the forecast growth in demand for operations generally. The planning for a second terminal was included in future plans in the 1970s. Such...
22nd Jul 2020, 22:02
Replies: 117
Views: 25,517
Posted By happybiker

BA operated an ex SAS B747-283B Reg G-BMGS in...

BA operated an ex SAS B747-283B Reg G-BMGS in the 1980s. The aircraft was also operated in Caledonian livery. This was referred to as "Might Go Sick" by the engineers due to its reliability....
9th Jul 2020, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By happybiker

This article adds to Gengis' post. A number of...

This article adds to Gengis' post. A number of studies on aircraft cabin air quality and transmission of disease were carried out at the time of the SARS outbreak....
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2020, 12:39
Replies: 120
Views: 13,639
Posted By happybiker

Human Resources or Human Remains. In a company I...

Human Resources or Human Remains. In a company I worked for the head honcho was Richard so of course he was universally known as Dick, Head of HR!
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2020, 15:52
Replies: 62
Views: 4,406
Posted By happybiker

double_barrel [QUOTE But I always think that...

double_barrel
[QUOTE But I always think that the story of Shackleton's 1914-16 Antarctic expedition is one of the most astonishing tales of skill, bravery and leadership at sea. I have never seen a...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2020, 11:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By happybiker

I guess that Jerry Lee lewis will be thinking...

I guess that Jerry Lee lewis will be thinking "whose next" as he must be one of the last men standing of the original rock legends.
29th Apr 2020, 19:56
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By happybiker

IIRC Head of Flight Test Dept after Mike Bell was...

IIRC Head of Flight Test Dept after Mike Bell was David Chapman followed by Terry Newman.
29th Apr 2020, 13:54
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By happybiker

3/ When was the Air Registration Board abolished?...

3/ When was the Air Registration Board abolished?

The Air Registration Board was incorporated into the Civil Aviation Authority in 1972. The CAA was established in 1972, under the terms of the...
26th Apr 2020, 10:34
Replies: 30
Views: 14,622
Posted By happybiker

Smile The flights to Scotland could be for the...

The flights to Scotland could be for the repatriation of the SNP MPs.
16th Apr 2020, 22:12
Replies: 378
Views: 48,929
Posted By happybiker

You probably did not own a Marina then!

You probably did not own a Marina then!
30th Mar 2020, 14:45
Replies: 378
Views: 48,929
Posted By happybiker

Nigeria Airways - its a crate way to travel

Stansted was the scene of an interesting political incident in 1984 when Umaru Dikko, a Nigerian politician, was kidnapped in London. He was located at the airport in a crate together with a medic...
28th Mar 2020, 17:14
Replies: 378
Views: 48,929
Posted By happybiker

I was working at Stansted in the early 1980s and...

I was working at Stansted in the early 1980s and remember very well the 3th June 1983 when the space shuttle visited. I doubt I will ever see such a sight again.
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18th Mar 2020, 23:59
Replies: 2,157
Views: 2,653,171
Posted By happybiker

OK so how many CAA staff do you want to pay for...

OK so how many CAA staff do you want to pay for to monitor race days and nearby airfields and monitor future operations in case of potential illegal flights. Please let us know how this can be done...
17th Mar 2020, 15:14
Replies: 2,157
Views: 2,653,171
Posted By happybiker

Many of the passenger users of these non AOC...

Many of the passenger users of these non AOC charters at horse racing events know full well they are not licensed AOC operators. Passengers use them because they are cheaper than an AOC operator and...
11th Mar 2020, 20:28
Replies: 181
Views: 101,863
Posted By happybiker

There may not be any UK MEPs anymore but I am...

There may not be any UK MEPs anymore but I am sure that there are UK persons employed by EASA before Brexit who continue to still be employed by EASA.
15th Feb 2020, 13:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By happybiker

Visited Vietnam 3 years ago and did a number of...

Visited Vietnam 3 years ago and did a number of internal flights with Air Vietnam. The aircraft were well presented, the service was excellent and the ground staff at the time of booking were very...
13th Feb 2020, 11:02
Replies: 135
Views: 123,955
Posted By happybiker

Good look to Jet2 with that. The young lady...

Good look to Jet2 with that. The young lady probably has a bank account that is seriously overdrawn.
12th Feb 2020, 11:37
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By happybiker

[QUOTE=Genghis the Engineer;10685831]HB has, I...

[QUOTE=Genghis the Engineer;10685831]HB has, I think, pretty much nailed it, with the exception that your issue is the lack of a valid CofA. The Article 33 permission is clearly where you sit, but...
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