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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2019, 19:16
Replies: 165
Views: 13,485
Posted By M.Mouse

I have a Tesla Model S. It has an 'Autopilot'....

I have a Tesla Model S. It has an 'Autopilot'. Essentially if the road markings are good it will stay in lane, change lanes if I engage a turn signal, stop/start and slow down/accelerate at a uniform...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2019, 22:05
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By M.Mouse

And while we are on the subject why does all...

And while we are on the subject why does all moving imagery have to have 'Background music'. I use the term music quite loosely. Youtube videos which may be quite interesting have aggressive,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2019, 12:03
Replies: 263
Views: 31,157
Posted By M.Mouse

On Youtube there are many hundreds of videos...

On Youtube there are many hundreds of videos featuring bad driving and crashes, especially on Russian roads. Something which I noticed is that it is remarkably easy for a car to turn over, even from...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2019, 21:46
Replies: 19
Views: 2,970
Posted By M.Mouse

I have flown 6 sectors between LHR and DXB on an...

I have flown 6 sectors between LHR and DXB on an A380 in Business Class on the upper deck. I have been qualified on all Boeing types from the B737 through to the B777 and never touched an Airbus (not...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 23:04
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By M.Mouse

Having been to numerous lectures given by...

Having been to numerous lectures given by motorcycle policemen and listened to their accounts of what they have and continue to experience that quote is sounds as if it has been taken out of context....
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jan 2019, 13:04
Replies: 56
Views: 3,332
Posted By M.Mouse

When I was a lad it was impressive to see a car...

When I was a lad it was impressive to see a car with a few letters and one, or at most two, letters. There was an air of exclusivity about them. Anyone remember Gerald Nabarro, a rather flamboyant...
26th Dec 2018, 21:26
Replies: 19
Views: 6,832
Posted By M.Mouse

[left][left] That clip is 10 years old! ...

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That clip is 10 years old!

I haven't been there since 2007 but like most countries with a terrorism problem the ordinary people are decent and as fed up with the disruption as...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2018, 21:28
Replies: 202
Views: 10,547
Posted By M.Mouse

Before becoming a pilot I was in the building...

Before becoming a pilot I was in the building trade. I could write a book on some of the disastrous, and often dangerous, things I have seen done by DIYers. I have no problem if someone wants to...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2018, 16:23
Replies: 74
Views: 4,964
Posted By M.Mouse

One of the downsides of the internet is that...

One of the downsides of the internet is that every idiot and his or her dog can publish something which can, with a few exceptions, be read worldwide.

If that same person started talking to you in...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2018, 14:59
Replies: 44
Views: 2,673
Posted By M.Mouse

What an arrogant statement.

What an arrogant statement.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2018, 21:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By M.Mouse

I saw it on Saturday and having read James...

I saw it on Saturday and having read James Hansen's authorised biography of Neil Armostrong on which the film was based it was more or less historically accurate.

The sound effects were awful. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2018, 18:11
Replies: 410
Views: 79,367
Posted By M.Mouse

I do so enjoy reading about Bicuspid aortic...

I do so enjoy reading about Bicuspid aortic valves!
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2018, 21:48
Replies: 33
Views: 2,523
Posted By M.Mouse

I came out of a hotel in Melbourne, Australia...

I came out of a hotel in Melbourne, Australia once on my way with the captain I was flying with to play tennis at the local club where our flying staff recreation club had membership. We jumped in a...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2018, 22:13
Replies: 60
Views: 3,485
Posted By M.Mouse

I am an atheist. Many years ago I had a lodger...

I am an atheist. Many years ago I had a lodger who attended a Spiritualist church. One evening we visited the couple who ran said church. The chap was sitting next to me and in the middle of...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2018, 20:29
Replies: 24
Views: 2,196
Posted By M.Mouse

Over the years I have taken a few people through...

Over the years I have taken a few people through the system. To state that judges decide a case on a whim is utter bollox. In my experience they cut through the crap and are intolerant of those they...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2018, 08:58
Replies: 167
Views: 10,116
Posted By M.Mouse

It is also a function of modern society to use...

It is also a function of modern society to use first names before being invited to do so. I am in my 60s and if I meet someone's parents for the first time I address them as Mr. or Mrs. until invited...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2018, 09:13
Replies: 72
Views: 4,362
Posted By M.Mouse

I own two that do. Ever heard of...

I own two that do.



Ever heard of paddle shift on an automatic?

One of my car's manufacturer's performance numbers show the auto as marginally quicker 0 - 62 mph than the equivalent manual...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2018, 10:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,848
Posted By M.Mouse

Isn't CO odourless?

Isn't CO odourless?
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2018, 13:53
Replies: 35
Views: 2,627
Posted By M.Mouse

The NHS does just that. Nursing care for those...

The NHS does just that. Nursing care for those who become infirm is a function of the state for those unable to provide for themselves.

To be successful in life and then still expect 'the state'...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2018, 10:25
Replies: 35
Views: 2,627
Posted By M.Mouse

You don't mean 'the state', you mean people like...

You don't mean 'the state', you mean people like me who pay taxes because you think you have some right not to pay for your care, should it be needed, in your old age.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2018, 09:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By M.Mouse

I have good hearing but I know two people with...

I have good hearing but I know two people with hearing loss, one severe the other not so severe. Background 'music' with a presenter or actor speaking makes their difficulty in hearing what is spoken...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2018, 22:59
Replies: 49
Views: 2,472
Posted By M.Mouse

The Nissan Leaf has a charged range of around 100...

The Nissan Leaf has a charged range of around 100 miles. So the owner set off with not much more than minimal charge?



Regeneration from down hill roads is minimal, the biggest advantage is...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2018, 18:10
Replies: 49
Views: 2,472
Posted By M.Mouse

The Tesla Model S already has that sort of range...

The Tesla Model S already has that sort of range as does the all electric Jaguar. It has to be borne in mind that the majority of drivers rarely drive that sort of distance and certainly not every...
29th Jul 2018, 19:20
Replies: 117
Views: 34,091
Posted By M.Mouse

OBD, to save you actually having to read what has...

OBD, to save you actually having to read what has gone before try this: More info on what happened (https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156597184444866&id=574904865&_rdr)
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2018, 22:57
Replies: 86
Views: 4,069
Posted By M.Mouse

Ever wondered why? Was this your...

Ever wondered why?



Was this your experience in the 60s or more recently?



Is this what you think happens or is it borne from experience? If so what model of car?
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