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1st Aug 2021, 17:43
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Were the Merpati Vanguards converted there, or...

Were the Merpati Vanguards converted there, or was that just heavy maintenance, no conversion. I can't recall if they had windows or not!
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2021, 19:40
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

There does seem to be a tendency for...

There does seem to be a tendency for countries/territories located in far Northern latitudes to have a higher number of alcohol consumption/abuse and these days drugs. Maybe it's the lack of vitamin...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2021, 19:21
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Something else that is apparent, at least to me,...

Something else that is apparent, at least to me, is the 'razamatazing' of many of the competitons. That is to say they are starting to mimic the commercial events with announcer styles, lights,...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2021, 13:54
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Amen to that brother! There would be too...

Amen to that brother!

There would be too many scandals if that were looked at more closely.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2021, 18:19
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Was the above sponsor in Australia, or in the UK...

Was the above sponsor in Australia, or in the UK ? It would make a big difference to one's manhood depending on which it was :}
30th Jul 2021, 11:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

That's a good point, surely such communications...

That's a good point, surely such communications are confidential ? What right do LiveATC have to broadcast such transmissions ? I realise that it's not as if everyone is waiting, listening, ready to...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2021, 06:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Probably, I've heard them referred to as that...

Probably, I've heard them referred to as that many times back when they were everywhere in the 80's/90's. Luckily Sesame Street helped edumacate the UK's yoof as to how to pronounce US style :8
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2021, 06:37
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Talking of TV ratings, apparently the reason for...

Talking of TV ratings, apparently the reason for the inclusion of lots of 'street' sports/activities is an attempt by the IOC to future-proof the viewership and, of course, their revenue streams....
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2021, 18:26
Replies: 98
Views: 5,251
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Spot on! I've always been prejudiced towards...

Spot on! I've always been prejudiced towards 'types' of people regardless of their gender, age, sexuality, ethnicity, skin tone or nationality. Some people carry themselves so well that you just...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2021, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I wonder if the inquiry has the identities of the...

I wonder if the inquiry has the identities of the pederasts and miscreants who physically, sexually and emotionally abused those young souls.

Name and shame, if they're still alive prosecute.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jul 2021, 16:49
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I watched the 3x3 Basketball competition earlier...

I watched the 3x3 Basketball competition earlier today by chance, never knew that such a thing existed, and certainly not that it was an Olympic sport!!! Basically it's 3 against 3 in the end...
28th Jul 2021, 16:18
Replies: 1,918
Views: 231,893
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Hi Fly seem to be based at a Portuguese Air Force...

Hi Fly seem to be based at a Portuguese Air Force base rather than at Lisbon, Oporto or Faro airports. Perhaps they have Mil/Govt connections and it's a better fit for their operations. I do like...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 12:24
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I think, but am not certain, that there are two...

I think, but am not certain, that there are two elements concerning skateboarding, namely 'street' and 'park'. The street is concerning tricks, some of which are incredibly difficult and require...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 10:49
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Two silvers for Team GB in the Triathlon events,...

Two silvers for Team GB in the Triathlon events, that's pretty good going.

Did anyone see the Mens 200m Freestyle swimming final ? Team GB, Gold and Silver, charging in the last 50m to trounce the...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2021, 10:48
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Could you ask them to take another set of photos...

Could you ask them to take another set of photos that are more in focus ? It would help with anyone able to identify what the coin might be. :8
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2021, 10:46
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Some Gold Medals for Team GB, that's a nice way...

Some Gold Medals for Team GB, that's a nice way to start the UK day! Also some silver and bronze as well.

How are the Russians allowed to compete as the ROC (Russian Olympic Committee). Does...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2021, 13:23
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I'm a long standing admirer of the female form,...

I'm a long standing admirer of the female form, but have always been uncomfortable watching the women's volleyball games due to their ridiculously small and revealing costumes sanctioned some years...
24th Jul 2021, 13:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

The law of unintended consequences, as one...

The law of unintended consequences, as one benefits, another finds things less easy. Perhaps the variants should be referred to in simple numerical terms, 1,2,3,4 and so on.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2021, 15:56
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Whilst listening to the united insomniacs club...

Whilst listening to the united insomniacs club radio broadcast early this morning, they were discussing some of the lesser known sports that have come and gone from the Olympics. Apparently the 1900...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2021, 11:31
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Who on earth would have the time or notion to go...

Who on earth would have the time or notion to go back almost a quarter of a century into someone's private or work life to dig out (whatever) that would be seen in today's environment as unacceptable...
21st Jul 2021, 15:51
Replies: 1,918
Views: 231,893
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

Blimey! That was an expensive cancelled charter...

Blimey! That was an expensive cancelled charter flight....Maybe I shouldn't be surprised that it was deemed ok to jet off to the USA for an exhibition match, but all the same...
21st Jul 2021, 15:06
Replies: 1,918
Views: 231,893
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

An acquaintance in Essex said that they saw an...

An acquaintance in Essex said that they saw an A380 taking off out of Stansted earlier this afternoon. Anyone know what that might have been about ? Ryanair proof of concept test flight ? :)
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2021, 19:57
Replies: 26
Views: 2,327
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

It's a bit like Anchorage Airport, used to be a...

It's a bit like Anchorage Airport, used to be a hell of a lot busier! Although, in it's defence Anchorage still has lots of cargo flights :8
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2021, 10:48
Replies: 195
Views: 11,668
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I hope for the hosts and for the athletes and...

I hope for the hosts and for the athletes and competitors that further outbreaks are kept in check and that, for the most part as is normal, the games are successful. The Japanese are on a hiding to...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2021, 07:27
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By SpringHeeledJack

I was referring to open cockpit and motorcycle...

I was referring to open cockpit and motorcycle examples where air at 100-200mph would be forced through the bottom of the helmet or perhaps more likely through vents by design, but your good point...
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