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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Aug 2019, 07:56
Replies: 29
Views: 4,442
Posted By Dutystude

Why Stephen Fry I was motivated to start...

Why Stephen Fry

I was motivated to start this thread after reading an article in a Daily Newspaper (name best not mentioned on JB) which was headlined: “Stephen Fry declares ‘The Repair Shop’ best...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2019, 19:28
Replies: 29
Views: 4,442
Posted By Dutystude

The Repair Shop

I’m a bit ambivalent when it comes to Stephen Fry. In the main I’m a fan but every now and then he makes me cringe.

But one thing I unreservedly agree with him is that ‘The Repair Shop’ on the BBC...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2019, 16:57
Replies: 64
Views: 9,084
Posted By Dutystude

The Long and the Short and the Tall? A great...

The Long and the Short and the Tall?

A great favourite of mine.

Or perhaps The Hill with Sean Connery?
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2019, 20:11
Replies: 64
Views: 9,084
Posted By Dutystude

Went the Day Well?

Went the Day Well?
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2019, 14:02
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

best save your breath to cool your porridge,...

best save your breath to cool your porridge, then, Gertie.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Feb 2019, 19:47
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Absolutely correct. I voted to leave....

Absolutely correct.

I voted to leave. Forgive me for I knew not what I was doing being a knuckle dragging simpleton.

As for the usual suspects who turn up on Marr, Peston and Politics Live to...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2019, 19:55
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Bit harsh. If I remember correctly,...

Bit harsh.

If I remember correctly, Parliament voted for a referendum; Parliament voted to trigger article 50. And, as the events of the last few weeks have shown, there is no appetite in...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2019, 20:28
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

You sound pleased at the outcome.

You sound pleased at the outcome.
2nd Feb 2019, 20:12
Replies: 201
Views: 45,511
Posted By Dutystude

Thanks Dave. Spring 1968 at Spitlegate....

Thanks Dave.

Spring 1968 at Spitlegate. First launch 5 min in a Barge learning how to fly. Then nineteen 3 min dual launches in a Mk 3 culminating in the A&B 3 solos.

Done over half a dozen...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2019, 18:37
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

pax britanica; I wonder if you are confusing...

pax britanica;

I wonder if you are confusing trade deals with the withdrawal agreement.

No progress has been made on future trade deals because negotiations have not started yet. The EU will...
31st Jan 2019, 21:44
Replies: 150
Views: 65,974
Posted By Dutystude

Signed (154)

Signed (154)
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2019, 09:29
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

And who do you suppose would articulate this...

And who do you suppose would articulate this mature view? Would it be the same mature parliamentarians who voted overwhelmingly to call a referendum including the terms and the simple in/out vote and...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2019, 06:43
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Simply put: yes, the majority opinion should...

Simply put: yes, the majority opinion should trump the minority opinion.

The Irish recently held a referendum on legalising abortion. This resulted in a majority for legalisation. If/when the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2018, 07:42
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

If the test is ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ then I...

If the test is ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ then I agree he should not be convicted.

But if the test is ‘on the balance of probabilities’ then I go with the complainants.

PMQs is a personal verbal...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2018, 20:51
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Perhaps so. Depends on what tribe you are in. ...

Perhaps so. Depends on what tribe you are in.

But TM’s intellectual capacity is not the point. Is it right for the leader of the opposition to call the PM a stupid WOMAN. Stupid is fine but the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2018, 20:51
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

I always understood that Members of Parliament...

I always understood that Members of Parliament are elected to represent the interests of (all) their constituents in Parliament as they, the MPs, see fit. They are not Delegates selected and sent to...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2018, 19:22
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Yes indeed. You were talking rubbish I...

Yes indeed. You were talking rubbish

I suspected, from the post I quoted that, despite your remarkable word count, you are pretty much unaware of the role Parliament has played in this saga. Your...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2018, 16:03
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,537,699
Posted By Dutystude

Rubish. MPs in Parliament (including those...

Rubish.

MPs in Parliament (including those who considered leaving an existential threat to the economy) voted to trigger Article 50.

Have you forgotten Gina Miller and the Supreme Court).
7th Dec 2018, 15:22
Replies: 73
Views: 17,263
Posted By Dutystude

In our day yes. Many senior Station admin posts -...

In our day yes. Many senior Station admin posts - OC SSS, OC PMS; even OC Admin were filled by aircrew. But aircrew haven’t been GD/P, GD/N etc for years.

Officers Wg Cdr and above are designated...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2018, 17:32
Replies: 83
Views: 5,987
Posted By Dutystude

Try singing this: ”Climb upon my knee Sonny...

Try singing this:

”Climb upon my knee Sonny Boy.
Though you’re only three Sonny Boy”

Perfectly innocent 60 years ago on the old 78. Very dark now.

But for dark how about Paint it Black by...
5th Nov 2018, 22:15
Replies: 37
Views: 3,742
Posted By Dutystude

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1379/adfa49e7_e53b_4b7e_beba_6219fb48d3fb_de35851273cf9963bf65fe0c90f5f3176a2a6cf8.jpeg


In this diagram weight has been resolved into 2...
5th Nov 2018, 13:50
Replies: 37
Views: 3,742
Posted By Dutystude

Hello PDR, First, if I might steal a line...

Hello PDR,

First, if I might steal a line from Shakespeare’s Mark Anthony: “I speak not to disprove what PDR has spoke but to say what I do know.” I am enjoying the intellectual exchange and not...
5th Nov 2018, 10:36
Replies: 37
Views: 3,742
Posted By Dutystude

Ah, nice one ‘minga. You are right. Just...

Ah, nice one ‘minga.

You are right. Just like a Rotary Aircraft those propeller blades (Inclined planes) are producing a force at right angels to the Relative Airflow over the blades: Lift by...
5th Nov 2018, 09:02
Replies: 37
Views: 3,742
Posted By Dutystude

Not sure I would either. Of course, in...

Not sure I would either.

Of course, in vertical flight, while this contraption is an still an Aircraft it is not an Aeroplane/Airplane. Not producing lift by accelerating a fluid over an inclined...
5th Nov 2018, 07:25
Replies: 37
Views: 3,742
Posted By Dutystude

I am no aerodynamicist but I do have a passing...

I am no aerodynamicist but I do have a passing acquaintance with Newton’s laws (as modified by Einstein), Vector Diagrams, the composition of the atmosphere and, what we used to call the Principles...
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