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Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 16:12
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By jez d

One of my Kenyan cousins lost three of his cattle...

One of my Kenyan cousins lost three of his cattle to snake bites last year. The urban myth of snakes drinking cows' milk doesn't bear close scrutiny, unfortunately, so most likely a case of a cow...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 15:30
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By jez d

https://twitter.com/teddyeugene/status/10379964261...

https://twitter.com/teddyeugene/status/1037996426154975233
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2020, 14:02
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By jez d

Kenyan cows are hardcore... A couple of...

Kenyan cows are hardcore...

A couple of years ago a cow strangled a lion to death in Meru, eastern Kenya. And in the early 90s a cow assassinated a junior minister of agriculture just outside of...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 08:52
Replies: 10,766
Views: 987,027
Posted By jez d

For those interested in the new law encapsulating...

For those interested in the new law encapsulating the compulsory wearing of facemasks in England, see here: ow.ly/GhfI50AGa4z (https://t.co/qEwaUhC1SA?amp=1)

As is atypical with this government,...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2020, 14:11
Replies: 10,766
Views: 987,027
Posted By jez d

Hoodies plus facemasks will certainly make...

Hoodies plus facemasks will certainly make identity parades an interesting challenge. And how are alcohol vendors going to ID suspected under-age drinkers? I foresee much merriment ahead...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2020, 15:44
Replies: 10,766
Views: 987,027
Posted By jez d

Sorry, but that's a chalk and cheese comparison....

Sorry, but that's a chalk and cheese comparison. You need to look at population density rather than just population.

London - 5,200 people per sq km
Birmingham - 4,200
Manchester - 3,200
...
26th Jun 2020, 14:16
Replies: 77
Views: 9,393
Posted By jez d

Flying training to resume in England from 04...

Flying training to resume in England from 04 July:

From Flight Training News:

It has been confirmed today that flying training can resume in England from 04 July.

In a letter to General...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 13:08
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,582
Posted By jez d

The jury's out

Before the pandemic took hold, there was a backlog of 39,000 cases in the Crown Court. UK Government apparently had no issue with this state of affairs, presumably happy to make defendants and...
18th Jun 2020, 11:29
Replies: 42
Views: 4,904
Posted By jez d

Given that other close-contact industries are...

Given that other close-contact industries are reopening on 04 July (subject to no surge in reinfection rate), I think it's safe to state that PPL flight training will be allowed to recommence at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2020, 11:06
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,582
Posted By jez d

I get the feeling that Bojo has two ambitions in...

I get the feeling that Bojo has two ambitions in life - to be elected as PM, and to be a former PM. The bit in the middle, it seems, holds little interest for him.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 18:09
Replies: 3,773
Views: 165,743
Posted By jez d

Couldn't agree more. :ok: One fears,...

Couldn't agree more. :ok:

One fears, however, that the soporific effects of the herb would have little effect on POTUS' current disposition.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 17:13
Replies: 3,773
Views: 165,743
Posted By jez d

Thanks for the compliment, LW, but I don't think...

Thanks for the compliment, LW, but I don't think we'd manage to field a B side at the moment. Perhaps you could ask China if they'd like to play?
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 15:32
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,582
Posted By jez d

I don't think that Sallyann for one moment meant...

I don't think that Sallyann for one moment meant that. What is unquestionable though is the fact that DC has significantly damaged the government's position, first through his actions and second...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 14:22
Replies: 3,773
Views: 165,743
Posted By jez d

Lonewolf, what you appear to be forgetting is...

Lonewolf, what you appear to be forgetting is that the rest of the world is directly impacted by the actions of POTUS. This, plus the fact that he's on British media ad nauseum, means we 'cousins'...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 14:05
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,582
Posted By jez d

Will be interesting to see how track and trace...

Will be interesting to see how track and trace will cope if one of those 20k subsequently gets identified as a potential coronavirus spreader.
3rd Jun 2020, 11:38
Replies: 77
Views: 9,393
Posted By jez d

DfT's announcement concerning training resumption...

DfT's announcement concerning training resumption for commercial pilot cadets is a fudge. When DfT issued their last piece of guidance stating that training couldn't resume, they hadn't realised that...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th May 2020, 12:21
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,582
Posted By jez d

With thanks to Tom de la Mare QC for pointing it...

With thanks to Tom de la Mare QC for pointing it out, the worst element of this debacle thus far was the Attorney General's endorsement of DC's activities.

Para 9 of the HoL Select Committee on...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th May 2020, 08:11
Replies: 475
Views: 105,677
Posted By jez d

As I know that a number of Jet Blasters enjoy...

As I know that a number of Jet Blasters enjoy taking these scammers on, I offer up this 'ex-politician', who was kind enough to contact me earlier this morning.

Greetings to you,

Please, this...
17th Mar 2020, 11:52
Replies: 16
Views: 4,737
Posted By jez d

That was a one-off trial to demonstrate the...

That was a one-off trial to demonstrate the concept
17th Mar 2020, 10:04
Replies: 16
Views: 4,737
Posted By jez d

Skytyping has never been banned in UK airspace as...

Skytyping has never been banned in UK airspace as it has never been conducted here before. The activity is classed as basic formation aerobatics (not exceeding 30 degree angle of bank) and formation...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2020, 12:51
Replies: 10,766
Views: 987,027
Posted By jez d

One wonders if the virus prevention measures that...

One wonders if the virus prevention measures that people are taking will have another benefit - namely a reduction in influenza cases this year? That said, when shopping yesterday evening I watched...
11th Mar 2020, 15:27
Replies: 181
Views: 100,798
Posted By jez d

Torvalds, BGS have put a comprehensive guide on...

Torvalds, BGS have put a comprehensive guide on their website. You'll find the answer to your last question here: https://www.bristol.gs/uk-leaving-easa/
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2020, 11:34
Replies: 10,766
Views: 987,027
Posted By jez d

Talking of washing hands, a minor pet peeve of...

Talking of washing hands, a minor pet peeve of mine...

Running a tap for 20 seconds uses around 5 litres of water. What is so darned difficult about turning the tap off while you scrub?
...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2020, 10:44
Replies: 94
Views: 5,327
Posted By jez d

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/656x1912/pedants_861b5cb5147d3e71f0ea379d9a3a4115128cfdf9.png
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2020, 09:00
Replies: 39
Views: 4,254
Posted By jez d

PI and Liberty submit a new legal challenge after...

PI and Liberty submit a new legal challenge after MI5 admits that vast troves of personal data was held in “ungoverned spaces”...
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