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15th Jul 2019, 22:21
Replies: 28
Views: 5,112
Posted By Zeus

One of my previous operators would put the ashes...

One of my previous operators would put the ashes in a sock. When held out the DV window the sock was then turned inside out. Told it avoided the blow back problem. Might be worth "a dry run"?
25th Apr 2019, 19:46
Replies: 45
Views: 14,765
Posted By Zeus

One Big Airline has the flight deck crew stand at...

One Big Airline has the flight deck crew stand at the door as the passengers get off.
After a particularly firm landing a gentleman smartly turned out in a blue blazer and tie smiled at the captain...
1st Apr 2019, 12:22
Replies: 30
Views: 19,074
Posted By Zeus

I know of other concerned aviation professionals...

I know of other concerned aviation professionals who on retiring have written to their airline management explaining how things might be better run.
Doing so before retirement can...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2018, 12:14
Replies: 67
Views: 6,164
Posted By Zeus

On the locomotive I help out with with we light...

On the locomotive I help out with with we light the fire about 48 hours before the loco is needed. Even then it is just a small fire, this is to enable the boiler to "settle in". It is best to bring...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2018, 13:22
Replies: 86
Views: 5,891
Posted By Zeus

Had a "Hollywood director" sit on the jump seat a...

Had a "Hollywood director" sit on the jump seat a few years ago. A quick read through of his script, of a proposed film that involved our aircraft type, had us struggling to politely tell him that...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2018, 08:36
Replies: 166
Views: 12,102
Posted By Zeus

Hopefully Pprune will be able to get their money...

Hopefully Pprune will be able to get their money back for this retrograde step.
The site now seems slower. This is probably down to the time taken for the adverts to load.
Is it me or are there...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2018, 07:05
Replies: 63
Views: 6,599
Posted By Zeus

Err, no. It is not!! Google it if you have...

Err, no. It is not!!

Google it if you have any concerns.

I seem to remember it includes a link to a petition about the "ironing board seats".
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2018, 21:30
Replies: 63
Views: 6,599
Posted By Zeus

Campaign for Better Train Amenities....have a...

Campaign for Better Train Amenities....have a look at

sorebums.uk
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2018, 19:07
Replies: 29
Views: 3,067
Posted By Zeus

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2018, 20:16
Replies: 75
Views: 8,800
Posted By Zeus

I won't mention the time I got "patted down" by a...

I won't mention the time I got "patted down" by a female security agent in (redacted).
"Where I come from this would be illegal" I said.
"Don't see you complaining!" she smiled back.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2018, 21:05
Replies: 75
Views: 8,800
Posted By Zeus

I stood behind an armed officer in the staff line...

I stood behind an armed officer in the staff line at a large UK airport and watched with fascination as he was given the full treatment.
When we were out of earshot I broached the subject. With a...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2018, 09:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By Zeus

I see the weather warnings. I also see lots of...

I see the weather warnings. I also see lots of adverts.
Thought the Met Office was a government organisation and funded by the taxpayer not Lloyds Bank!
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2018, 12:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By Zeus

And the "less visited pages" seem to be the more...

And the "less visited pages" seem to be the more popular ones such as the rainfall radar, which gives a much more accurate picture of when to anticipate snow than the local forecast

It would have...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2018, 08:22
Replies: 64
Views: 5,831
Posted By Zeus

A school friend became an estate agent and...

A school friend became an estate agent and advised to "spend time in the area" if we were serious about buying a property.
These were wise words and we narrowly avoided buying a place that was close...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2018, 18:07
Replies: 41
Views: 4,998
Posted By Zeus

Sounds better than the shelving units from Argos...

Sounds better than the shelving units from Argos that I see.:ugh:
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2017, 18:11
Replies: 43
Views: 6,500
Posted By Zeus

CEO sitting on the jump seat asked one of our...

CEO sitting on the jump seat asked one of our Airbus crews "What's that lever thingy for?".
"That's the gear lever" responded the FO.
Puzzled look from CEO..."I thought it was all automatic"!
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2017, 13:42
Replies: 91
Views: 16,403
Posted By Zeus

When a senior BA trainer explained their system...

When a senior BA trainer explained their system to me he ended the talk by saying "it really is the best system".
Stupidly I asked "how many other airlines use it?"
From the look on his face I...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2017, 10:32
Replies: 13,172
Views: 10,554,923
Posted By Zeus

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0336/6705/produc...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0336/6705/products/PrankPackGallery2017_0003s_0005_Insttructions.png?v=1510067809
Looks complicated!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2017, 09:53
Replies: 43
Views: 5,658
Posted By Zeus

There was an interesting piece on Radio 4 early...

There was an interesting piece on Radio 4 early on Saturday morning about a Russian troll factory in St Petersburg and its attempts to try and influence Western public opinion using social media.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2017, 10:43
Replies: 25
Views: 5,244
Posted By Zeus

When applying for a job I visited the library at...

When applying for a job I visited the library at Aviation House to do some research.

Arriving at 15:30 the nice receptionist asked if I was sure I wanted to use the library "as you do know they...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2017, 13:54
Replies: 44
Views: 8,058
Posted By Zeus

It wasn't that one that went: "what has 4...

It wasn't that one that went:
"what has 4 letters, never has 5 and sometimes has 9?"
That joke got taken down...
29th Sep 2017, 17:47
Replies: 27
Views: 5,880
Posted By Zeus

"The public want the story not the facts" is what...

"The public want the story not the facts" is what a student at my college was told by their "tutor" when asked to write a piece about problems with DC10s.
He had handed it to me for a quick read...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2017, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By Zeus

Blurred? Not on my screen. Some excellent...

Blurred? Not on my screen.
Some excellent photos there!
Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2017, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 3,122
Posted By Zeus

Another "redress the balance" one. Q: What...

Another "redress the balance" one.

Q: What is the difference between a supermarket trolley and an air hostess?

A: Supermarket trolleys sometimes have a mind of their own.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2017, 03:18
Replies: 28
Views: 3,035
Posted By Zeus

Went to do the walk around in Istanbul and was...

Went to do the walk around in Istanbul and was very surprised to see a passenger coming down the jetway clutching a ceramic toilet bowl.
After some discussion he was convinced that he couldn't...
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