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Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2020, 04:15
Replies: 325
Views: 63,963
Posted By oldpax

I spent my working life(apart from my RAF...

I spent my working life(apart from my RAF service)starting and running power plants.Coal,Oil and gas but not Nuclear.Who shall I apologize to? Oh and my father was a coal miner all his life ,he died...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2020, 02:19
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By oldpax

Cornish Jack,Aden Airways(run by BOAC)had an...

Cornish Jack,Aden Airways(run by BOAC)had an Argonaut in daily use.I used it to fly to Mombasa on leave!Engines sounded ok to me !!
7th Jan 2020, 05:08
Replies: 15
Views: 4,683
Posted By oldpax

At the time it was popular I was stationed near...

At the time it was popular I was stationed near Cambridge and our favorite haunt was the "Prince of Wales"(a cellar bar).Once it was known we were RAF we took some stick from students regarding the V...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2020, 09:47
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By oldpax

Get a Ph kit and test.Use An activated charcoal...

Get a Ph kit and test.Use An activated charcoal filter.Does the local water company have a standard for domestic water and does anyone have it checked?
4th Jan 2020, 05:12
Replies: 13
Views: 4,075
Posted By oldpax

I left the RAF in 1968 and after five years...

I left the RAF in 1968 and after five years learning in the power industry started another life as a contracter travelling to jobs in many countries.Apart from the odd one most of the time I was...
3rd Jan 2020, 02:53
Replies: 13
Views: 4,075
Posted By oldpax

Techs toolbox.Well we had them on "Coastal"wooden...

Techs toolbox.Well we had them on "Coastal"wooden box lockable in which all sorts were kept.Working first line you didn't need them as centralised servicing took over .In fact all you needed was a...
2nd Jan 2020, 12:30
Replies: 13
Views: 4,075
Posted By oldpax

Recruitment film.

I have just watched a RAF film for the first time and thought are there two air forces and did I join the wrong one!!!!!! Its on U tube and is called "True Bearing 1961".Some good stuff though!!
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2nd Jan 2020, 12:15
Replies: 51
Views: 17,055
Posted By oldpax

I used the airport from 1978 until 2000 mainly...

I used the airport from 1978 until 2000 mainly going to and returning to work.Then moved overseas but was shocked at it closing .Now when I visit I have to use crowded trains or worse National...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2019, 11:31
Replies: 44
Views: 6,027
Posted By oldpax

Well I read a few but really here in Thailand...

Well I read a few but really here in Thailand replace the word car for motor bike and that's the norm only a car full of passengers is usually on the bike .This weekend is the exodus from those...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2019, 11:25
Replies: 325
Views: 63,963
Posted By oldpax

is it not a fact that asia exports a load of...

is it not a fact that asia exports a load of stuff to the USA and Europe that could be made in the aforesaid countires?So as long as the west imports then Asia will need more power and cause more...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Dec 2019, 03:11
Replies: 17
Views: 2,468
Posted By oldpax

perfumes

Back in the late 90s I was between jobs and decided to get a part time Christmas job.I ended up in Debenhams in the perfume dept!!My young lady supervisor would take me to the goods in point at a...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2019, 07:48
Replies: 29
Views: 2,734
Posted By oldpax

Vious ,six years old .Here in Thailand potholes...

Vious ,six years old .Here in Thailand potholes are repaired but not very well.you find most cars driving fast in the fast lane as most slow heavy goods drive in the slow lane hence lots of repaired...
2nd Dec 2019, 02:00
Replies: 18,233
Views: 1,992,986
Posted By oldpax

If I can figure out how to put a photo on here I...

If I can figure out how to put a photo on here I have one!!The time I was in one was in Sri Lank and I was looking into the control tower!! Only groundcrew mind!
1st Dec 2019, 05:15
Replies: 18,233
Views: 1,992,986
Posted By oldpax

I have seen Shackeltons do that!In fact I have...

I have seen Shackeltons do that!In fact I have been in a shackelton doing it! what an experience!!
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 13:15
Replies: 43
Views: 3,795
Posted By oldpax

Have you done any business at a post office...

Have you done any business at a post office counter recently?Queues of women [mainly] returning stuff they get online and then decide they don't want it!!!40 mins to post a registered envelope!!!
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2019, 14:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,713
Posted By oldpax

Had an atmospheric tank accidentally{!!!}...

Had an atmospheric tank accidentally{!!!} pressurised to @9 bar and it broke the holding down bolts plus small bore piping and ascended to about 30 metres or so.....turned over and landed on a pipe...
19th Aug 2019, 22:09
Replies: 30
Views: 5,784
Posted By oldpax

I am using a Acer laptop running on win 10 .Its a...

I am using a Acer laptop running on win 10 .Its a backup for my main and does not have any downloads on it!Started about 18 months ago but is now almost every day or hour.Tried a few suggestions on...
10th Aug 2019, 10:31
Replies: 13
Views: 11,689
Posted By oldpax

Pretty sure the statutory frequency is 49.6...

Pretty sure the statutory frequency is 49.6 cycles so there would probably be automatic load shedding.During the summer {!!}some power stations are down for maintenance,of course this is allowed...
4th Aug 2019, 19:10
Replies: 30
Views: 5,784
Posted By oldpax

Thanks for all the advice!I shall get on to it in...

Thanks for all the advice!I shall get on to it in the morn.I have a three year old Acer laptop which is a backup for my main and has hardly any progs on it .I mainly take it when I am away from...
29th Jul 2019, 18:32
Replies: 30
Views: 5,784
Posted By oldpax

Blue screen of death

Has anyone had this and know what the fix is?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2019, 06:06
Replies: 27
Views: 11,332
Posted By oldpax

I suppose the choppers brakes do not work when...

I suppose the choppers brakes do not work when the engine is shut down?When towing back in my day someone was always on the brakes!
26th May 2019, 18:57
Replies: 15
Views: 3,550
Posted By oldpax

well,I have done many start ups in front of...

well,I have done many start ups in front of shackeltons before the exhaust mods and no ear defenders!This does not get you any disability money if your groundcrew!!Very spectacular ,especially if the...
31st Mar 2019, 02:03
Replies: 18,233
Views: 1,992,986
Posted By oldpax

Sorry for late reply ,had an early night!!JENKINS...

Sorry for late reply ,had an early night!!JENKINS has it !It was at a display at Kemble c2014.Not many left in my photo collection!
30th Mar 2019, 11:24
Replies: 18,233
Views: 1,992,986
Posted By oldpax

should be easy!not much to go on !

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28th Mar 2019, 12:19
Replies: 18,233
Views: 1,992,986
Posted By oldpax

Cecil field Florida?

Cecil field Florida?
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