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9th Feb 2018, 14:22
Replies: 69
Views: 14,682
Posted By Ali Qadoo

I'd have thought that in an aircraft with an...

I'd have thought that in an aircraft with an ejection seat, having a yoke would present an unacceptable risk of breaking the ejectee's femurs on the way out.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2018, 07:38
Replies: 80
Views: 8,163
Posted By Ali Qadoo

As other posters have mentioned, if you go back...

As other posters have mentioned, if you go back far enough all our ancestors were blobby, amoeba-like things wriggling about in ponds. I should of course point out that our pond was in one of the...
1st Sep 2017, 10:37
Replies: 170
Views: 57,221
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Dear reader, I was that clueless stude... ...

Dear reader, I was that clueless stude...

One of my early trips on the TWU course at Chiv, thumb in bum, mind in neutral, taxying out too close to the aircraft ahead.


Voice from the back seat...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2017, 17:28
Replies: 104
Views: 8,502
Posted By Ali Qadoo

1960s dentistry. Hmmm, think I'll stay where I...

1960s dentistry. Hmmm, think I'll stay where I am, decrepitude an' all
10th May 2017, 18:29
Replies: 178
Views: 33,576
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Hold my beer and watch this...

Hold my beer and watch this...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Mar 2017, 18:06
Replies: 55
Views: 7,574
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Perhaps that's why the subsequent report into...

Perhaps that's why the subsequent report into Bomber Command aiming point accuracy, published in 1941, was called the "Butt Report".

All right, I'll get me coat...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2017, 17:13
Replies: 21
Views: 2,250
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Well, England managed to win, but I cannot fathom...

Well, England managed to win, but I cannot fathom why Eddie Jones took Danny Care off and replaced him with the plodding Ben Youngs. It took England a good 10 minutes to adapt to getting slow ball...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2017, 14:09
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Sounds a bit like the beer scooter. I've had one...

Sounds a bit like the beer scooter. I've had one of those for years :E
13th Dec 2016, 09:43
Replies: 85
Views: 26,644
Posted By Ali Qadoo

LJ Can you imagine a house built by...

LJ



Can you imagine a house built by the MOD? Fifteen years late, ten times over budget, a heating/cooling system that only works between 15 and 20 degrees C, half a roof, and you can't get up...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2016, 09:01
Replies: 26,914
Views: 2,531,324
Posted By Ali Qadoo

On a lighter note...

I wasn't terribly pleased by the referendum result either, but the following link puts a highly amusing slant on the behaviour of those who profess to support democracy but only if it produces the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2016, 14:37
Replies: 241
Views: 26,401
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Seen on a website elsewhere: Please give...

Seen on a website elsewhere:

Please give generously to help these poor refugees by making a donation to the Shave the Children Fund.

Fair made I chuckle, that did.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2016, 07:20
Replies: 284
Views: 15,909
Posted By Ali Qadoo

If a man speaks in a wood and there is no woman...

If a man speaks in a wood and there is no woman present to hear him, is he still wrong?
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2016, 06:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Even getting accepted by BookBub isn't easy....

Even getting accepted by BookBub isn't easy. Their criteria are fairly arcane and not just down to the number and ranking of your Amazon reviews. That said, I hear that BookBub does get good results...
2nd Jul 2016, 12:44
Replies: 243
Views: 59,580
Posted By Ali Qadoo

More bog wall wisdom. "My mother made me a...

More bog wall wisdom.

"My mother made me a homosexual."

To which some wag added underneath, "If I gave her the wool, would she make me one?"
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2016, 14:59
Replies: 136
Views: 11,380
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Instructor on the Catalina OTU based in Bermuda.

Instructor on the Catalina OTU based in Bermuda.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2016, 04:50
Replies: 98
Views: 9,902
Posted By Ali Qadoo

James Ozzie, Personally, I'd take the train....

James Ozzie,

Personally, I'd take the train. It's a long old slog from Bordeaux to the Amiens area by car, and if you go via Paris then expect major delays and aggressive driving.

You can get...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2016, 06:54
Replies: 94
Views: 9,537
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Free to download (today only) and...

Free to download (today only) and aviation-related - what more could you ask for :)

www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00X1AQ8TI
23rd Apr 2016, 16:28
Replies: 43
Views: 19,342
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Like 27mm, I was an FG1/FGR2 man, but I remember...

Like 27mm, I was an FG1/FGR2 man, but I remember that we did a number of mixed type trips from Wattisham and our FGR2s had a job keeping up with the 74 Sqn aircraft.
9th Mar 2016, 04:16
Replies: 12,739
Views: 3,640,095
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Talking of camels, my late father (will have to...

Talking of camels, my late father (will have to locate the correct box in the loft for his logbook but I believe he was on Arnold Course 42A, 2 ahead of Danny) taught me a rude ditty about a 'make up...
8th Feb 2016, 14:12
Replies: 134
Views: 31,048
Posted By Ali Qadoo

As a green-shielder, having done 3 years on a...

As a green-shielder, having done 3 years on a UAS, I remember IOT as a 10-day course crammed into 12 weeks.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2016, 14:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By Ali Qadoo

It's all part of the tyranny of ignorance forced...

It's all part of the tyranny of ignorance forced upon the English language by the PC brigade, none of whom appear to have sat near the front in class.

Gender is a purely grammatical term and has...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2016, 15:11
Replies: 41
Views: 3,554
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Yes, I think we have gone barking mad (I know I...

Yes, I think we have gone barking mad (I know I have).

While we're at it then, we should ban the French from singing La Marseillaise and all that stuff about, "Let us march, let us march until...
21st Dec 2015, 13:34
Replies: 287
Views: 84,141
Posted By Ali Qadoo

I've literally just stumbled across this thread. ...

I've literally just stumbled across this thread.

I was fortunate enough to be 'ballast' on the last ever flight of an RAF Hastings. As an RAF University Cadet, we were sent on 2-week holding...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2015, 13:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Tried it once. Terrible stuff - gave me a...

Tried it once. Terrible stuff - gave me a blinding headache. I spent all night running head-first into Landrovers. :)
27th Oct 2015, 06:46
Replies: 44
Views: 10,992
Posted By Ali Qadoo

Wrong Terminology

Not SSKs, wrong terminology. Thanks, Tourist, for pointing out my mistake. Post duly edited.
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