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Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2022, 18:31
Replies: 32
Views: 3,921
Posted By blue up

"Veni, Vidi, VD" "I came, I saw, I caught...

"Veni, Vidi, VD"

"I came, I saw, I caught the Clap"

:)
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2022, 07:52
Replies: 21
Views: 2,841
Posted By blue up

155gn? Is that a 9mm or a 38/357? We cast all...

155gn? Is that a 9mm or a 38/357? We cast all our own unjacketed Lead rounds here but there are moves afoot to ban Lead in ANY non-military firearms use in the UK. Bismuth and Steel for Shotguns...
20th Jun 2022, 07:37
Replies: 52
Views: 14,593
Posted By blue up

A-checks, Annuals, heavy D-checks etc are all...

A-checks, Annuals, heavy D-checks etc are all carried out on the aircraft. The Pilot gets a Medical every year and maybe 8 hours in the Sim to check their physical health and their skills level. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2022, 05:28
Replies: 21
Views: 2,841
Posted By blue up

Primers for reloading have been in short supply...

Primers for reloading have been in short supply for a long time. Ammo of any calibre has also shot up in price in the last couple of years.

The problem with shortages is that people tend to...
12th Jun 2022, 08:42
Replies: 35
Views: 13,585
Posted By blue up

We've got piles of Titanium round the back of the...

We've got piles of Titanium round the back of the workshop. Make me an offer!
4th Jun 2022, 06:27
Replies: 39
Views: 10,110
Posted By blue up

Did anyone else chuckle at that bit? Rolax and...

Did anyone else chuckle at that bit? Rolax and Brightlong watches spring to mind.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2022, 05:23
Replies: 18
Views: 3,318
Posted By blue up

Wood Gasifier is already part-built. Should be...

Wood Gasifier is already part-built. Should be producing hot water and power to my electric generator this winter. Plenty of trees in our garden.
Forum: Flying Solo
15th May 2022, 09:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By blue up

Millions of years of Evolution made humans what...

Millions of years of Evolution made humans what we are but now some of us climb into small metal tubes at midnight when everyone else is asleep, drive around in a rarefied atmosphere, eating fatty...
10th May 2022, 16:36
Replies: 83
Views: 28,317
Posted By blue up

Is it usual to brief for NY when half way down...

Is it usual to brief for NY when half way down the descent? We used to brief during the cruise and cover the options so we could add a mini-brief if the situation changed. Bugger all else to do...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Apr 2022, 16:11
Replies: 28
Views: 4,333
Posted By blue up

Best training I ever had was from having to...

Best training I ever had was from having to regularly flight test the Sim. Double engine failures on T/O in a 747, the dreaded single engined go-around with only the outer running, heavyweight...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2022, 19:26
Replies: 28
Views: 4,333
Posted By blue up

Several times I was offered a copy of the TRE...

Several times I was offered a copy of the TRE notes when I was at TUI.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2022, 16:54
Replies: 33
Views: 3,849
Posted By blue up

If it helps, I've lost enough weight that I can...

If it helps, I've lost enough weight that I can no longer pull a 737 overhead bin out of the fuselage just by hanging on it.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2022, 05:29
Replies: 33
Views: 3,849
Posted By blue up

Ever seen how the overhead bins are held up? ...

Ever seen how the overhead bins are held up? Four 1/4 inch diameter steel pins on 737s, A320s etc,...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2022, 10:57
Replies: 170
Views: 29,455
Posted By blue up

I live next to a straight section of lovely,...

I live next to a straight section of lovely, straight, tarmac road. In summer we often hear the scream of a big bike, followed by sudden silence. 4 majors and 2 deaths in about 1/2 mile in the last...
8th Apr 2022, 05:30
Replies: 53
Views: 37,994
Posted By blue up

So, is that the 9th 757 lost in service? Broke...

So, is that the 9th 757 lost in service? Broke in the same place as G-BYAG
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2022, 15:31
Replies: 28
Views: 3,889
Posted By blue up

Standby instruments, or ISFD, are the fallback...

Standby instruments, or ISFD, are the fallback but are only of use if you can remember, or have written down, the relevant speeds. Sad day when the Accountant removed the little paper bug cards from...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2022, 10:08
Replies: 28
Views: 3,889
Posted By blue up

Wasn't there a Boeing notice in the 744 handbook...

Wasn't there a Boeing notice in the 744 handbook for a situation where ALL the DUs could fail at exactly the same time due to EIU issues, subsequently fixed by a change in EIU spec? Fixed...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2022, 20:16
Replies: 3,204
Views: 1,162,496
Posted By blue up

Local school had the kids come in dressed up as...

Local school had the kids come in dressed up as Superheroes today. 3 went dressed as President Zelensky in green T-shirts and fake beards.:)
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2022, 20:12
Replies: 65
Views: 10,232
Posted By blue up

Would Mentos help? :)

Would Mentos help? :)
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2022, 06:02
Replies: 31
Views: 3,880
Posted By blue up

Similar to the Rick Astley scale?

Similar to the Rick Astley scale?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2022, 16:50
Replies: 21
Views: 2,919
Posted By blue up

Pressure at that depth about 4400psi. Hard to...

Pressure at that depth about 4400psi. Hard to get an inflation airbag to lift it out. Any ideas what the deepest recovery has been?
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2022, 12:58
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

I agree. I thought the above pics might spice up...

I agree. I thought the above pics might spice up the conversation, though.:O A big chunk of Tungsten would be a handy thing to have in a toolbox.
50BMG not very common over here!

38/357, 44,...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2022, 06:50
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/606x168/ap2_0009d4f5d575cccc5f9a2107fde9465829603925.jpg


Tunsten carbide cored K-bullet. Would make a fine punch, or a Plumb Bob, so long as it...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2022, 06:24
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

2 questions...Is it nose heavy and is there any...

2 questions...Is it nose heavy and is there any sign that the insides, where that cut is near the bottom, have a powdery or plasticy material poured inside or perhaps a second skin?
...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2022, 11:05
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/999x580/bulletdeformation_f7c30361a5d9833f6affb6fca6a31795bb9b5ed8.jpg
Unfired on the left and the following rounds were shot into sand with...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2022, 05:42
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

Spot Welder Tip Pencil Types ( Welding...

Spot Welder Tip Pencil Types ( Welding Electrodes) | Da Jie Electricity Machinery Industrial Co., Ltd. | B2BManufactures.com - Manufacturers Directory...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2022, 16:16
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

Looks like slotted screws just to the right of...

Looks like slotted screws just to the right of centre just above the 2 'grooves'.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1538/solder1_6c0c3579ef5efa83c7c88faa952fd5d02cdcbc72.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2022, 05:09
Replies: 108
Views: 15,075
Posted By blue up

Henley Solon soldering iron tip?

Henley Solon soldering iron tip?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2022, 09:13
Replies: 129
Views: 25,724
Posted By blue up

Wind is getting strong here. Worried about the...

Wind is getting strong here. Worried about the Caravan in my front garden. Wasn't one there last night.:)
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2022, 07:11
Replies: 129
Views: 25,724
Posted By blue up

TAF: EGFF 180455Z 1806/1906 21018G32KT 9999...

TAF: EGFF 180455Z 1806/1906 21018G32KT 9999 SCT030 TEMPO 1806/1808 23032G45KT TEMPO 1806/1807 7000 RA BKN012 BECMG 1808/1811 27040G55KT TEMPO 1808/1812 29050G70KT 6000 RA SHRA BKN009 PROB30 TEMPO...
31st Dec 2021, 13:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,626
Posted By blue up

Many a happy session in the 767 Sim going under...

Many a happy session in the 767 Sim going under the Gatwick 'Bridge' before a rapid 180 and return. 8 feet on the Radalt with Gear Up just about did it. 747-400 was a bit more of a struggle.
10th Dec 2021, 11:33
Replies: 43
Views: 9,534
Posted By blue up

‘The Squadron had several new pilots now,...

‘The Squadron had several new pilots now, including another American, Nicky Knilans, a droll youngster from Madison, Wisconsin, with precisely the quality of nervelessness that Cheshire wanted in...
6th Dec 2021, 11:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By blue up

Many thanks. I'll investigate further down that...

Many thanks. I'll investigate further down that route.

Ta.
5th Dec 2021, 20:16
Replies: 80
Views: 27,821
Posted By blue up

Airline I worked for until a couple of years ago...

Airline I worked for until a couple of years ago had an enterprising individual who would sell you a copy of the TRE notes for the Sim session. You would always know exactly what was going to happen.
5th Dec 2021, 20:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By blue up

Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle

I'm researching an 'event' involving an Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle. Are there any sections of one still in existence? Any good diagrams or maybe plans or original documents?

TIA

Blue Up
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