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Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2021, 14:32
Replies: 17,526
Views: 1,985,465
Posted By Gargleblaster

In the three Nordic countries I've been to lately...

In the three Nordic countries I've been to lately (Denmark, Sweden, Iceland), almost no one wears a mask anywhere and hasn't done so for around half a year (well, except on aircraft until now).
...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2021, 00:51
Replies: 9,361
Views: 810,760
Posted By Gargleblaster

There are countries in Europe that have been lead...

There are countries in Europe that have been lead by such governments for years and decades and have incrementally steered their societies in the right direction, and most noticeably have avoided...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2021, 00:25
Replies: 17,526
Views: 1,985,465
Posted By Gargleblaster

Well, one day we all end up in a one room place...

Well, one day we all end up in a one room place with a lid... Perhaps except Planemike, who has self-diagnosed being immune to all kinds of vira, and thinks this corona-fuss is completely over the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2021, 00:13
Replies: 431
Views: 27,663
Posted By Gargleblaster

Hahaha, yep, always took my American colleagues...

Hahaha, yep, always took my American colleagues to a the "Mouse and the Elephant" bar (now closed regrettably), where they'd get a liter or two of that very special beer, very assured it was very...
11th Oct 2021, 22:14
Replies: 49
Views: 26,494
Posted By Gargleblaster

Flew with Play last Thursday, first time, was...

Flew with Play last Thursday, first time, was cheap and good. Pushback 10 mins before scheduled departure, airborne 3 mins before same and arrival at gate 25 mins before schedule. Good legroom and...
9th Oct 2021, 23:04
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By Gargleblaster

Had some fun recently in an A300 sim at...

Had some fun recently in an A300 sim at https://aeroseum.se/, non-certified, so most possibly not what you're looking for ...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Oct 2021, 20:24
Replies: 9,361
Views: 810,760
Posted By Gargleblaster

The problem with the UK and US two party system...

The problem with the UK and US two party system is that it fails when one party becomes unelectable and the other party gets taken over by idiots. This has recently happened in both countries.

The...
2nd Oct 2021, 20:08
Replies: 81
Views: 8,744
Posted By Gargleblaster

Masks not required anymore where I live, and...

Masks not required anymore where I live, and haven't been for around half a year. What a relief.

I came to think of many Asians who for years before covid wore masks in all kinds of places and are...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2021, 14:24
Replies: 431
Views: 27,663
Posted By Gargleblaster

This is almost not funny, but my local food shop...

This is almost not funny, but my local food shop is always fully stocked, with the exception that once in a while they run out of Corona beer for a week or two as the only thing, and then it's back...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2021, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By Gargleblaster

I am guessing that it wasn't the CAA itself that...

I am guessing that it wasn't the CAA itself that decided to pull the UK out of EASA, that would have been decided by the relevant minister ?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2021, 13:59
Replies: 52
Views: 2,674
Posted By Gargleblaster

Donald, STF up, Vlad has shown me the pictures.

Donald, STF up, Vlad has shown me the pictures.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2021, 13:43
Replies: 12,042
Views: 1,597,053
Posted By Gargleblaster

Correct, no one saw it coming. However once it...

Correct, no one saw it coming. However once it had arrived, some even tried to ignore it and shook hands with everyone at a hospital and almost died.

Covid did hit all of us, but only the UK hit...
22nd Sep 2021, 10:08
Replies: 23
Views: 7,232
Posted By Gargleblaster

When I was learning to glide, I could always...

When I was learning to glide, I could always predict the simulated cable break by watching my release handle, as it'd move ever so slightly when the instructor put his hand on his handle in...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2021, 12:18
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By Gargleblaster

It is also a scientifically proven fact that from...

It is also a scientifically proven fact that from the day a man turns 30, he cannot pee without farting :) Make your own observations !
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2021, 09:30
Replies: 169
Views: 7,857
Posted By Gargleblaster

When at a red light on my motorbike, the car next...

When at a red light on my motorbike, the car next to me sometimes wants to race. Often BMWs. Dunno what people are thinking, might have something to do with the length of the appendage :). Most often...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2021, 10:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gargleblaster

Makes me think of these two fake pilots:...

Makes me think of these two fake pilots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hL6nXfBhj0 :)
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 11:17
Replies: 12,042
Views: 1,597,053
Posted By Gargleblaster

So you're unhappy for Ireland paying at all for...

So you're unhappy for Ireland paying at all for their EU membership ? Well, the UK isn't a member anymore and and is rapidly discovering what it was getting for the money. It'll be interesting to...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2021, 11:43
Replies: 47
Views: 3,347
Posted By Gargleblaster

Here in Denmark, we've had the corona pass for...

Here in Denmark, we've had the corona pass for around half a year, and was needed for indoor events and seating at bars and restaurants. It has served us well, mostly as has kept the test rate up.
...
2nd Sep 2021, 05:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Gargleblaster

Thanks. I realized afterwards how dumb reply...

Thanks. I realized afterwards how dumb reply above was, as I of course knew that licenses are issued by each country, being member of ICAO.

Also, came to think that military licenses probably are...
1st Sep 2021, 15:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Gargleblaster

Thanks, but no I didn't, being ignorant on this...

Thanks, but no I didn't, being ignorant on this matter !

Hope I'm not driving people mad with one more stupid question, but do any non-ICAO licenses exist ?
1st Sep 2021, 13:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Gargleblaster

Forgive me for both being off topic and ignorant,...

Forgive me for both being off topic and ignorant, but what is an "ICAO CPL" or "ICAO license", which I've seen mentioned in many posts ?

ICAO doesn't issue licenses as far as I know.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2021, 20:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,301
Posted By Gargleblaster

Gday to you redsnail and thanks for the advice. I...

Gday to you redsnail and thanks for the advice. I do take one session with a master-rider at almost every track day, and that is really helpful. You're right and this is the same conclusion that I'm...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2021, 06:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,301
Posted By Gargleblaster

That's what some of the pros do. I have never...

That's what some of the pros do. I have never seen anyone do that on the street. I suspect they gain a little extra drag that way, possibly the ability to correct any instability, while braking....
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2021, 20:35
Replies: 27
Views: 2,301
Posted By Gargleblaster

Thanks for the advice aerobelly ! I have...

Thanks for the advice aerobelly !

I have probably done around 40 track-days and have never witnessed any serious injury, but have seen numerous very expensive bikes being totalled. I have only...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2021, 19:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,301
Posted By Gargleblaster

Motorcycle track-racing nutters

Do you race yourself, do track-days, or even competitions ?

Here's a thread for any nutters like me that love to race a motorcycle around a racetrack !

Post your experiences, problems,...
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