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Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2020, 17:29
Replies: 126
Views: 8,204
Posted By avoman

Returning to electric scooters be aware that with...

Returning to electric scooters be aware that with tiny wheels and no suspension they are relatively easy to upset. They are less stable than a full sized pedal assisted bicycle which is a better bet...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2020, 13:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By avoman

I think the Japanese would not like to cancel...

I think the Japanese would not like to cancel because it would involve a loss of face. The decision will be taken out of their hands and made by the IOC, but not yet. A one year postponement perhaps
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2018, 13:23
Replies: 86
Views: 4,567
Posted By avoman

Each of the previous posters has related an...

Each of the previous posters has related an anecdote of extraordinary improbability. I have my own story too of bumping into an acquaintance in a far distant town that both of us have visited only...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2017, 09:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,923
Posted By avoman

1. To have my time again. But knowing what I do...

1. To have my time again. But knowing what I do now!
2 and 3. World peace etc
Forum: Tech Log
11th Aug 2016, 16:46
Replies: 19
Views: 3,806
Posted By avoman

Ground engineer here. On the CFM at least after...

Ground engineer here. On the CFM at least after shutdown from idle power the intake draught and exhaust blast drop to non significant levels in a few seconds only
25th Jul 2015, 16:28
Replies: 1,681
Views: 687,301
Posted By avoman

arriving passengers do not enter the lounge....

arriving passengers do not enter the lounge. Instead they descend the stairs at the base of the airbridge and walk through a covered walkway to the new temporary arrivals hall just constructed at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2014, 23:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By avoman

His creepy John Christie in 10 Rillington Place...

His creepy John Christie in 10 Rillington Place was superb
24th Feb 2014, 11:44
Replies: 45
Views: 11,059
Posted By avoman

It was unpopular with Maintenance. Everything was...

It was unpopular with Maintenance. Everything was more difficult than it should have been.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2014, 18:20
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By avoman

The 2010 TT was featured in Closer To The Edge....

The 2010 TT was featured in Closer To The Edge. Guy Martin became the perhaps unexpected star of this superb feature. When the camera is on him he simply says what he thinks, or perhaps what he feels...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jan 2014, 20:56
Replies: 34
Views: 3,679
Posted By avoman

Well Lantern, 'if reports are to be believed'...

Well Lantern, 'if reports are to be believed' every disaster will happen. Because so many people have an interest in this War On Drugs that has kept them employed for decades, any amount of...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2014, 18:47
Replies: 142
Views: 11,842
Posted By avoman

The family are upset because there will now be no...

The family are upset because there will now be no compensation for the death of this waste of space. Bang goes their meal ticket
24th May 2013, 17:30
Replies: 992
Views: 959,941
Posted By avoman

Krystal, a duplicate inspection is indeed routine...

Krystal, a duplicate inspection is indeed routine if oil has been replenished on more than one engine. Which is most days.
Oil caps have been left off engines before.
A duplicate inspection is...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th May 2013, 22:19
Replies: 975
Views: 207,167
Posted By avoman

Well of course the money transaction will not...

Well of course the money transaction will not actually be through genuine PayPal. Somewhere along the line you will be asked for your details or for money via a different route.
There are countless...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2012, 12:24
Replies: 25
Views: 3,623
Posted By avoman

Dimpled glasses in the South but straight glasses...

Dimpled glasses in the South but straight glasses in the North.
Fine beers can be found everywhere fortunately. They disappear faster
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2011, 01:13
Replies: 35
Views: 2,587
Posted By avoman

The battery in my smart gas meter has a five year...

The battery in my smart gas meter has a five year life. Data is sent via mobile phone network as previously described.
An annual physical check is still a requirement. Presumably to check I have not...
15th Apr 2010, 01:03
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,396,257
Posted By avoman

easyJet have cancelled all departures from the...

easyJet have cancelled all departures from the North of England and Scotland until further notice!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2008, 16:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,779
Posted By avoman

A point I failed to notice but was revealed by...

A point I failed to notice but was revealed by The Scotsman, and maybe elsewhere:
A 2.5% reduction in VAT is only a 2.1% reduction in price! An item ex-factory costs say 100. The shop adds VAT...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2008, 16:27
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By avoman

The 4 x 6 cards work for me who now has an old...

The 4 x 6 cards work for me who now has an old brain that does not retain new coursework as of old. Reduce your notes to the tersest possible. A bunch of bullet points. The simplest diagrams....
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2008, 15:40
Replies: 23
Views: 2,264
Posted By avoman

It works! Have not seen her in ages. I guess...

It works! Have not seen her in ages. I guess picture distortions are a thing of the past now but there are still colour balance issues
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2008, 08:42
Replies: 147
Views: 24,035
Posted By avoman

A Conservative government will not introduce...

A Conservative government will not introduce these dreadful ID cards. So do what you can to assist the suicide of the current Labour lot. Sorry to mention party politics but it is relevant to this...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2008, 13:31
Replies: 48
Views: 3,602
Posted By avoman

Mr Drapes, I have done a funeral of which you...

Mr Drapes, I have done a funeral of which you would approve. My father was a serious atheist like yourself. Not one to stand on ceremony. And a tightwad to boot.
When Dad died three years ago I...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2008, 20:10
Replies: 29
Views: 3,028
Posted By avoman

Dad's Army is even more distant than Aaaaaaargh...

Dad's Army is even more distant than Aaaaaaargh thinks. First aired in 1968, in black-and-white of course for the first two or three series. Today that seems almost adjacent to the time it was...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2008, 01:27
Replies: 154
Views: 8,335
Posted By avoman

Richard Thompson of Fairport and much else?

Richard Thompson of Fairport and much else?
1st Mar 2008, 10:11
Replies: 3,239
Views: 991,036
Posted By avoman

software updates are treated in a similar manner...

software updates are treated in a similar manner to hardware items. Only software from the manufacturer, or approved by the manufacturer from an approved source can be used on an aircraft. It must be...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2008, 14:49
Replies: 10,000
Views: 471,273
Posted By avoman

Hands up anyone who has ever seen the green...

Hands up anyone who has ever seen the green flash, mentioned by drapes a few posts ago. I have had no luck either but I keep looking. One of the rarest meteorological phenomena.
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