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27th Oct 2020, 11:03
Replies: 128
Views: 18,594
Posted By Null Orifice

Shackleton MR 2 - with the pre-tailpipe exhaust...

Shackleton MR 2 - with the pre-tailpipe exhaust stubs.

I'd just love to get covered in that wonderfully odorous water-methanol slime just one more time while clearing out the water-meth tanks. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2020, 10:22
Replies: 6,426
Views: 903,852
Posted By Null Orifice

What is/are the point of the current polls -...

What is/are the point of the current polls - surely, we are already out?
8th Oct 2020, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By Null Orifice

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRIAN!

I have received the news that today, 8th October, Brian has completed 88 miles of his second 99. Today is also his 88th birthday which co-incidentally is also my 60th wedding anniversary.
I would...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Oct 2020, 08:13
Replies: 111
Views: 11,411
Posted By Null Orifice

Same her - but the over 65s type for me. ...

Same her - but the over 65s type for me.
However, Mrs N.O. did suffer from a type of mild nocturnal vertigo, apparently worse when her eyes were closed!. Not sure if any connection with the over 65s...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2020, 16:09
Replies: 484
Views: 107,615
Posted By Null Orifice

Had two phone calls this afternoon from...

Had two phone calls this afternoon from (allegedly) Amazon regarding an 'order' for an iphone 11 with a charge to my Amazon credit card of £1045. I could press 2 to cancel this order. Having nothing...
5th Sep 2020, 10:05
Replies: 61
Views: 4,718
Posted By Null Orifice

"The Americans cannot build aeroplanes. They are...

"The Americans cannot build aeroplanes. They are very good at refrigerators and razor blades." - Herman Goring (Goering, etc)
Source: www.azquotes.com › author › 23192-Hermann_Goring...
27th Aug 2020, 10:17
Replies: 70
Views: 13,066
Posted By Null Orifice

AA62 - I can't throw any light on your Kai Tak...

AA62 - I can't throw any light on your Kai Tak incident but it brought to mind an incident 'somewhere in the Caribbean' when a Hastings struck a ground power unit while on an engine run. During the...
25th Aug 2020, 10:56
Replies: 70
Views: 13,066
Posted By Null Orifice

A quick tweek to Chugs' photo: ...

A quick tweek to Chugs' photo:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1200x803/hastings_wd491_west_raynham_27249240d7024407a38fd68c82501613926fa6c3.jpg
25th Aug 2020, 10:52
Replies: 70
Views: 13,066
Posted By Null Orifice

Chugalug2 I remember the incident as I was...

Chugalug2

I remember the incident as I was one of Rex Oakes' ground party and subsequent to 491 being placed in its more familiar tail down pose on the ground was sent back to WR to recover the V...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2020, 09:17
Replies: 48
Views: 3,289
Posted By Null Orifice

Yes, my landline has the same format.

Yes, my landline has the same format.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 10:57
Replies: 177
Views: 9,660
Posted By Null Orifice

Didn't really need a light - the surge of...

Didn't really need a light - the surge of power/noise was enough!
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2020, 15:23
Replies: 72
Views: 8,380
Posted By Null Orifice

The Germans are at it as well! This time by...

The Germans are at it as well! This time by email. Even my almost forgotten schoolboy German was sufficient for me to understand " Bitte klicken" - I didn't, of course. From...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2020, 18:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Null Orifice

Devil And counting!

And counting!
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2020, 13:21
Replies: 61
Views: 5,362
Posted By Null Orifice

Had several incidents with wheels coming off...

Had several incidents with wheels coming off other vehicles. One came over the central divider on the M4 and bounced over my car while I was travelling at around the legal limit (honest, officer!). I...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2020, 10:53
Replies: 969
Views: 94,911
Posted By Null Orifice

And NO artificial colouring.

And NO artificial colouring.
20th Jun 2020, 17:47
Replies: 6
Views: 3,518
Posted By Null Orifice

Preservation, in this case, means paying for...

Preservation, in this case, means paying for anti-corrosion work and a repaint.
I'm not an ex-Brit man but I feel this is a worthy cause to support.
Please donate via the link in Jackonick's post...
15th Jun 2020, 15:23
Replies: 186
Views: 40,836
Posted By Null Orifice

Does this apply to Ground Engineers /Crew Chiefs...

Does this apply to Ground Engineers /Crew Chiefs (i.e. those who fly with the aircraft) - a 'flying spanner' badge with r without a crown (substitute a nut/ bolt/ or wiggly amp thingy?
Who actually...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2020, 09:41
Replies: 120
Views: 13,424
Posted By Null Orifice

Not sure if this is his official job title: "Sir...

Not sure if this is his official job title: "Sir David Spiegelhalter, professor of the public understanding of risk at the University of Cambridge".
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2020, 18:32
Replies: 84
Views: 5,220
Posted By Null Orifice

Ironically, Google Earth has the same facility to...

Ironically, Google Earth has the same facility to enter a house number, etc. but then it has pixelled out the house number on the picture of the actual property, including that on dustbins, etc....
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2020, 18:26
Replies: 120
Views: 13,424
Posted By Null Orifice

A Bristol engineering company where I worked had...

A Bristol engineering company where I worked had a person described as Erection Manager. Often the target of comments like, " Hey, Ted, can you manage one for me?".
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2020, 10:26
Replies: 33
Views: 3,228
Posted By Null Orifice

[QUOTE=Uplinker;10789564](my bold) I imagine...

[QUOTE=Uplinker;10789564](my bold)

I imagine that most people will buy the cheapest bag of carrots rather than the most expensive, and not give any consideration to quality. (Only 'strange, weird'...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2020, 15:28
7th May 2020, 13:38
Replies: 34
Views: 6,747
Posted By Null Orifice

Those things that dwelt inside that panel...

Those things that dwelt inside that panel included the auxiliary gearbox; this item was the foundation stone around which the Javelin was built! On its front face was a forest of lock-wired hydraulic...
5th May 2020, 13:34
Replies: 34
Views: 6,747
Posted By Null Orifice

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x461/60_squadron_line_kuching_small_412f2fb6d86b2504892e6fb9d7f8bdf25bb70e35.jpg
Main operating base of the mighty Borneo Jet Force - alias 60...
5th May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 34
Views: 6,747
Posted By Null Orifice

Fitter2 Hello Peter, Nice pic of you and some...

Fitter2
Hello Peter, Nice pic of you and some of the lads cruising down the river. I'm still in contact with Dave B (to your left) and remember Chips and 'Percy' .
Don't recognise the chap behind...
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