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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2021, 21:54
Replies: 89
Views: 8,474
Posted By Argonautical

Doesn't explain it really. Because I don't think...

Doesn't explain it really. Because I don't think shooting a crew member was in the film script, so I wonder if he was fooling around with the pistol.
17th Jul 2021, 21:50
Replies: 37
Views: 11,359
Posted By Argonautical

Facemask would be topical.

Facemask would be topical.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2020, 22:12
Replies: 84
Views: 9,705
Posted By Argonautical

I believe a Dutch airport actually had a fly...

I believe a Dutch airport actually had a fly strategically placed on the inside of the bowls of their stand-up urinals for people to aim at so they wouldn't splash.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 18:40
Replies: 60
Views: 5,745
Posted By Argonautical

Listened to a BBC Radio 4 program recently on...

Listened to a BBC Radio 4 program recently on this very topic. Amongst all the problems mentioned before, the chap said he also disliked how the NT has become very patronising to their visiters....
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2020, 21:47
Replies: 50
Views: 4,471
Posted By Argonautical

For years I had a Mountfield rotary and it was...

For years I had a Mountfield rotary and it was easy to work on. It also had a nice feature like a small hatch at the rear which made it easy to put back the drive belt when it came off. Now I have a...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2020, 21:07
Replies: 1,834
Views: 577,881
Posted By Argonautical

Watching the highlights everyday and Michael...

Watching the highlights everyday and Michael Vaughan is beginning to intensely irritate me. What is it with his hair?
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2020, 21:34
Replies: 568
Views: 658,907
Posted By Argonautical

Our English teacher, one lunchtime, stood on a...

Our English teacher, one lunchtime, stood on a chair and said "God bless this bunch as they munch their lunch."
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2020, 21:06
Replies: 76
Views: 7,490
Posted By Argonautical

Can't find a live video, but Hawkwind's version...

Can't find a live video, but Hawkwind's version of Gimme Shelter must be the second best.
7th Mar 2020, 16:04
Replies: 21
Views: 11,877
Posted By Argonautical

For interest, here's a couple of photographs my...

For interest, here's a couple of photographs my father took of Argonauts at Entebbe :-


...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2020, 22:15
Replies: 49
Views: 5,773
Posted By Argonautical

If you automatically qualify for a blue badge,...

If you automatically qualify for a blue badge, you can get a dis-abled railcard due to the list in the link, especially 8 or more PIP points or the higher rate of DLA. If you have one because of...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2020, 20:05
Replies: 87
Views: 8,573
Posted By Argonautical

When I recently had my petrol car serviced, I got...

When I recently had my petrol car serviced, I got talking to the garage owner about how he was gearing up for electrification and during the conservation he mentioned that when one buys an electric...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2020, 21:09
Replies: 87
Views: 8,573
Posted By Argonautical

Have they mentioned anywhere how long we will be...

Have they mentioned anywhere how long we will be able to keep driving petrol cars? Any date when they will stop selling the stuff?
19th Jan 2020, 16:29
Replies: 39
Views: 11,969
Posted By Argonautical

sablatnic has nailed it, I think. The guy has...

sablatnic has nailed it, I think. The guy has probably swore or something like that so the other people are looking at him.
18th Jan 2020, 17:38
Replies: 39
Views: 11,969
Posted By Argonautical

I wonder if it is a still frame from a film,...

I wonder if it is a still frame from a film, which could explain the photographer being there just at the right time and the following frames would show the other people rushing over to him.
17th Jan 2020, 17:18
Replies: 39
Views: 11,969
Posted By Argonautical

No information about it.

No information about it.
17th Jan 2020, 16:50
Replies: 39
Views: 11,969
Posted By Argonautical

Handley Page Heyford accident?

Came across this photo of a HP Heyford which appears to show an unfortunate accident. Anyone know what happened? Did he fall from the aircraft?
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2019, 11:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,916
Posted By Argonautical

Seems there is a lot of this going around...and...

Seems there is a lot of this going around...and she's a lot prettier :-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-50862408
30th Aug 2019, 21:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,661
Posted By Argonautical

They have just been featured on the itv news...

They have just been featured on the itv news conducting exercises with the RAF. Three of them are going to be here for two months.
14th Aug 2019, 19:26
Replies: 721
Views: 314,809
Posted By Argonautical

I reckon their environmental credentials are...

I reckon their environmental credentials are somewhat overrated, they had no qualms about driving whole herds of buffalo over cliffs when it suited them.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2019, 18:50
Replies: 58
Views: 10,923
Posted By Argonautical

Talking to an old steam train driver today, he...

Talking to an old steam train driver today, he reckons it happened because of staff cutbacks. There should have been a guy with a flag some distance away and another, also with a flag, closer to the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2019, 18:33
Replies: 101
Views: 17,852
Posted By Argonautical

The only humane way to execute a condemned...

The only humane way to execute a condemned prisoner is to walk him into the Governor's office who tells the prisoner he/she has been pardoned and they will be freed immediately. Then when the...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2019, 22:08
Replies: 1,375
Views: 257,208
Posted By Argonautical

I also like him, comes over as a genuine chap....

I also like him, comes over as a genuine chap. Perhaps one to watch for the future because I think he will be given a high profile job by the next leader, but he does seem to have enemies hence his...
8th Jun 2019, 19:38
Replies: 42
Views: 14,235
Posted By Argonautical

Just a heads up. The database section of July's...

Just a heads up. The database section of July's "The Aeroplane" features the Spey engined Phantom.
6th Jun 2019, 21:53
Replies: 62
Views: 33,798
Posted By Argonautical

The Vanguard was one of my favourite airliners...

The Vanguard was one of my favourite airliners and I have always wondered why we didn't develop a maritime patrol variant for the RAF instead of the Comet.
8th May 2019, 22:05
Replies: 721
Views: 314,809
Posted By Argonautical

"The Earth Is Weeping" : Peter Cozzens" The...

"The Earth Is Weeping" : Peter Cozzens"
The epic story of the Indian Wars of the American West. A very readable and interesting book. Nothing to do with flying but it is military. Over 500 pages...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2019, 18:43
Replies: 217
Views: 57,442
Posted By Argonautical

Channel 5 has a program at 21:00 hrs on Friday...

Channel 5 has a program at 21:00 hrs on Friday 8th March, titled "Flight MH370, 5 years on"
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2019, 21:21
Replies: 27
Views: 3,976
Posted By Argonautical

Correct that Kashmir is mainly Muslim but under...

Correct that Kashmir is mainly Muslim but under Mountbatten's partition plan, the decision was left to the local ruler Hari Singh who decided to join India.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2019, 18:22
Replies: 60
Views: 24,654
Posted By Argonautical

Do you guys know that Mafeking has been relieved...

Do you guys know that Mafeking has been relieved yet? It was a repeat and first shown in October 2016!
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2018, 15:41
Replies: 382
Views: 69,393
Posted By Argonautical

Saw this on another forum and it raised a...

Saw this on another forum and it raised a smile....

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/960x580/drone_194395ec7279e2405c75d91c0777d4af943fa813.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2018, 22:04
Replies: 382
Views: 69,393
Posted By Argonautical

I also don't understand why they haven't shot it...

I also don't understand why they haven't shot it down using a 12 bore loaded with SSG. It would have a reach up to 80 metres and the pellets wouldn't be a hazard as they fell back. Perhaps we need a...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Dec 2018, 20:31
Replies: 46
Views: 4,735
Posted By Argonautical

I have also had a long career in IT (PDP8s...

I have also had a long career in IT (PDP8s anyone?) and I also don't bother with social media with the exception of email.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2018, 18:40
Replies: 63
Views: 4,667
Posted By Argonautical

A Swansea University lecturer has said the rise...

A Swansea University lecturer has said the rise of veganism will soon lead to phrases like "bringing home the bacon" falling into disuse. He suggests it is replaced with "bringing home the bagals".
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2018, 20:29
Replies: 34
Views: 3,239
Posted By Argonautical

Here in earth, we can only get fusion to work by...

Here in earth, we can only get fusion to work by using really high temperatures, far hotter than those found in the core of the sun. Fusion only occurs in the sun and nearly all other stars because...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2018, 15:59
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,816,373
Posted By Argonautical

Like Wilson and Healey? ;)

Like Wilson and Healey? ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2018, 14:20
Replies: 34
Views: 3,239
Posted By Argonautical

To be pedantic...not even these high pressures...

To be pedantic...not even these high pressures are enough, fusion only actually occurs because of quantum tunnelling.
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