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12th Jul 2021, 20:20
Replies: 23
Views: 10,521
Posted By Fortyodd2

Probably a candidate for the Caption thread .. ...

Probably a candidate for the Caption thread ..

Have you had an accident at work?? :eek:
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2021, 18:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By Fortyodd2

Steinman wrote songs full of love, hate, passion,...

Steinman wrote songs full of love, hate, passion, tenderness, lust, fire, want, need and desperation.
Meatloaf sang them as though the lives of his wife and kids depended on it.

RIP Jim and thank...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2021, 10:05
Replies: 105
Views: 23,755
Posted By Fortyodd2

".......They can however operate in weather...

".......They can however operate in weather conditions which helicopters cannot........"

Actually that should read "The modified P68 can FLY in weather conditions which helicopters cannot"....
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2021, 09:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By Fortyodd2

Similar tale from the UK. The A1 just North of...

Similar tale from the UK. The A1 just North of Newcastle, crew responding to reports of a stolen Land Rover Defender heading South. Unfortunately for the crims, nearby were 5 Armed response vehicles...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2021, 18:44
Replies: 105
Views: 23,755
Posted By Fortyodd2

Hmm maybe, let's hope they don't bend one so...

Hmm maybe, let's hope they don't bend one so much that it's unavailable for 6 months................
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2021, 10:50
Replies: 59
Views: 16,977
Posted By Fortyodd2

....then you should always accept the...

....then you should always accept the responsibility and the consequences.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2021, 14:10
Replies: 27
Views: 6,058
Posted By Fortyodd2

Performance issues aside, had it all gone...

Performance issues aside, had it all gone seriously Pete Tong, those unsecured rucksacs in the cabin with various sharp and pointy ski poles & ice axes protruding would have been unwelcome to say the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2021, 14:03
Replies: 59
Views: 16,977
Posted By Fortyodd2

.......just because you can, doesn't mean that...

.......just because you can, doesn't mean that you should...............
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2021, 21:16
Replies: 105
Views: 23,755
Posted By Fortyodd2

Is that the former RAF Henlow that's about to be...

Is that the former RAF Henlow that's about to be a large housing estate??
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Dec 2020, 10:38
Replies: 63
Views: 5,925
Posted By Fortyodd2

"His voice is not very good. He should have...

"His voice is not very good. He should have retired after the London Olympics".

I think he should have retired from singing before the 2012 Olympics - he sounded as though he hadn't rehearsed at...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2020, 12:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By Fortyodd2

Also in the news...

Man dies after eating too much liquorice
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54269144

...Takes allsorts.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2020, 10:29
Replies: 41
Views: 8,222
Posted By Fortyodd2

Spending 36 hours at 30,000 feet is all very...

Spending 36 hours at 30,000 feet is all very clever but of no use whatsoever when the cloud base is at 1500 feet. Doesn't matter how good a Thermal imaging camera you fit, it can't see through cloud....
13th Sep 2020, 22:16
Replies: 27
Views: 6,444
Posted By Fortyodd2

Low Passes

As we were frequently reminded in my military days, when it comes to low passes, the best you can do is equal the record - which was usually accompanied by a photograph of scraped earth and a pile of...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 11:12
Replies: 110
Views: 7,185
Posted By Fortyodd2

"You mean all that algebra stuff that I learnt to...

"You mean all that algebra stuff that I learnt to parrot back in exams actually had a purpose?"

I didn't understand it at all until I started doing some programming some 20 years after leaving...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2020, 17:30
Replies: 80
Views: 12,897
Posted By Fortyodd2

Coming soon

For anyone interested, the Heritage Hangar are expecting the arrival of a 2 seat Hurricane in the near future.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2020, 16:43
Replies: 80
Views: 12,897
Posted By Fortyodd2

Finally got my "Pandemic Postponed" retirement...

Finally got my "Pandemic Postponed" retirement present last week and flew MT818 with the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill. Awesome.
Wife says I still have a the stupid grin that started just before...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2020, 12:19
Replies: 61
Views: 11,409
Posted By Fortyodd2

Two from me - both on Lynx and in NI. Just...

Two from me - both on Lynx and in NI.
Just after establishing in the near cruise near Omagh with a full load in the back and as a newish pilot, Captain asked if I would like to fly in balance. On...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Apr 2020, 19:58
Replies: 236
Views: 22,023
Posted By Fortyodd2

'Twas a great song when it was first released and...

'Twas a great song when it was first released and this performance, 40 years later is simply awesome. Enjoy.

Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale, live in Denmark 2006 - YouTube...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2019, 20:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,773
Posted By Fortyodd2

If only they would spend as much time & money...

If only they would spend as much time & money sorting out the 135 fuel system.........
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2019, 16:23
Replies: 171
Views: 29,726
Posted By Fortyodd2

Looks to me as if there may be a George Cross or...

Looks to me as if there may be a George Cross or two after this.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 08:37
Replies: 205
Views: 135,140
Posted By Fortyodd2

With regard to Dr Thomas’ statement: ...

With regard to Dr Thomas’ statement:

“Distressing” – understandable given her personal loss.

“Incomprehensible” – then she has not been listening.

“given months, not moments” – actually, the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2019, 15:55
Replies: 205
Views: 135,140
Posted By Fortyodd2

Atceng – “low level alarms routinely crying WOLF”...

Atceng – “low level alarms routinely crying WOLF” Actually not. The Low Fuel sensors have been shown to be the one component that could and can be relied upon – unlike the Fuel Qty sensors which are...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2019, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 2,151
Posted By Fortyodd2

Think it's all gone onto faecesbuk :(

Think it's all gone onto faecesbuk :(
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2019, 13:09
Replies: 205
Views: 135,140
Posted By Fortyodd2

There is also a Twitter feed from BBC Journalist...

There is also a Twitter feed from BBC Journalist Paul O’Hare

https://mobile.twitter.com/pohareBBC

Most but not all days are covered.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 15:55
Replies: 205
Views: 135,140
Posted By Fortyodd2

Correct, not an Offshore Pilot - and if that's...

Correct, not an Offshore Pilot - and if that's the "Offshore Attitude" to FRF / MLA then glad I stayed clear of it.
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