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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2014, 12:18
Replies: 34
Views: 2,532
Posted By Kolibear

A lot of light aircraft accidents are due to...

A lot of light aircraft accidents are due to carburettor icing, I bet there was water vapour Friesian inside the carb.
25th Sep 2012, 09:32
Replies: 23
Views: 4,250
Posted By Kolibear

Plexus or Clear View?

Our can of Plexus has nearly run out - I need to buy a replacement. It seems that the UK pilots shops no longer stock Plexus and offer 'Clear View' as a replacement.

Clear View considerably...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2012, 12:46
Replies: 208
Views: 95,119
Posted By Kolibear

Wendy Hurrell, the BBC weather girl, brings a new...

Wendy Hurrell, the BBC weather girl, brings a new dimension to meteorology.

I never realised that ridges of high pressure separated by a deep depression could hold my attention for so long.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2012, 12:25
Replies: 70
Views: 4,975
Posted By Kolibear

Young, old, weak, infirm & disabled go first. ...

Young, old, weak, infirm & disabled go first.

Isn't that also how the Darwin Theory works too?
12th Nov 2011, 20:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,151
Posted By Kolibear

Aircraft Record Card

I'm interested in tracing the records of a couple of RAF aircraft and I think I should be looking for a Form 78? I'd like to know the history of the airframe & the engine.

Does anyone know where...
2nd Nov 2011, 16:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,483
Posted By Kolibear

Ovieda/Asturias. The approach goes somethink...

Ovieda/Asturias.

The approach goes somethink like this:- water, water, water, water, rocks, cliff, lightstarmacnumbersdown.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Oct 2011, 19:29
Replies: 58
Views: 6,730
Posted By Kolibear

A few months ago I noticed that the vision in my...

A few months ago I noticed that the vision in my right eye had gone misty, just like having a dirty windscreen, my eye was full of long strands of floaters and I had 'flashers' in my peripheral...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Oct 2011, 19:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By Kolibear

There are one or two cars that can go down a...

There are one or two cars that can go down a runway at that speed, but they all have to stop - we don't, and thats the best bit.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2011, 12:55
Replies: 341
Views: 38,306
Posted By Kolibear

I live & work within 10 miles of Dale Farm and it...

I live & work within 10 miles of Dale Farm and it is a subject on which all my colleagues are agreed - they have no right to stay.

The problem is where would they all go? At present, the entire...
6th Jul 2011, 12:24
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By Kolibear

Call them up! Airfields attract aircraft...

Call them up!

Airfields attract aircraft like honey attracts bees.

The guy on the ground won't be that interested, the student flying circuits at 1000' won't be interested & the pilot just...
15th Jun 2011, 13:25
Replies: 29
Views: 16,977
Posted By Kolibear

VAT Number IO540 - No one mentioned the word...

VAT Number

IO540 - No one mentioned the word 'commercial'. We just asked for Avgas.

The refuellers insisted on a personal tax number, we tried a National Insurance number - no joy. We tried...
11th Jun 2011, 22:17
Replies: 29
Views: 16,977
Posted By Kolibear

Last month I was in one of 7 aircraft that flew...

Last month I was in one of 7 aircraft that flew UK to Ovieda in Northern Spain, it took about 15 hours in total. Three of those aircraft were C172. We found that Spanish refuellers only took cash and...
13th Mar 2011, 22:17
Replies: 33
Views: 10,437
Posted By Kolibear

A passport & some Euros are high on the list of...

A passport & some Euros are high on the list of requirements.
13th Mar 2011, 22:08
Replies: 45
Views: 5,429
Posted By Kolibear

Its always a good idea when leaving North Weald...

Its always a good idea when leaving North Weald on rwy 20 to climb out to the east. Once you are past the eastern side of the village you are outside Stansted's stub at 1500' and can continue to...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2011, 20:34
Replies: 62
Views: 7,345
Posted By Kolibear

ISTR a patrol vessel called 'HMS Gay Borderer'...

ISTR a patrol vessel called 'HMS Gay Borderer' too.

Then there were HMS Antelope and her sister ship HMS Penelope, aka HMS Penny-lope and HMS Ant-elow-pee.

There used to be a yacht moored at...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Mar 2011, 12:15
Replies: 62
Views: 7,345
Posted By Kolibear

Could be worse - a 'Flower' class corvette called...

Could be worse - a 'Flower' class corvette called HMS Pansy
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2011, 12:32
Replies: 62
Views: 3,799
Posted By Kolibear

Can't believe that no one has mentioned 'Mamma...

Can't believe that no one has mentioned 'Mamma Mia' - its a great feelgood film.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2011, 21:52
Replies: 71
Views: 5,410
Posted By Kolibear

Bananas. There was an interesting...

Bananas.

There was an interesting gastornomic delight on 'Human Planet' TV prog a few weeks back. An Inuit delicacy:- 'Take 500 or so freshly caught Little Auks (a small seabird) and stuff them...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Feb 2011, 21:32
Replies: 105
Views: 21,681
Posted By Kolibear

I wouldn't trust him to sit the right way round...

I wouldn't trust him to sit the right way round on a lavatory seat
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jan 2011, 12:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By Kolibear

When I was an apprentice, many years ago, the...

When I was an apprentice, many years ago, the company where I worked had chocolate machines that dispensed a small slab of chocky for the princely sum of 5p each.

We'd insert our 5p and pull the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2011, 21:01
Replies: 29,253
Views: 1,021,355
Posted By Kolibear

better stay alert then...

better stay alert then...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2010, 13:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By Kolibear

Could be worse, could be stuck in Peterboro'

Could be worse, could be stuck in Peterboro'
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2010, 21:45
Replies: 50
Views: 3,404
Posted By Kolibear

Jill Dando. Not only was she very...

Jill Dando.

Not only was she very attractive, but she had her whole life and a successful career ahead of her.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2010, 12:24
Replies: 111
Views: 8,115
Posted By Kolibear

Any sea side town in the middle of winter is...

Any sea side town in the middle of winter is dire. You can't beat a drizzly January Sunday afternoon in Skegness.

But for all-year, all day, everyday mind numbing desolation, I give...
5th Sep 2010, 20:26
Replies: 19
Views: 3,168
Posted By Kolibear

The other recognised alternative being a tree on...

The other recognised alternative being a tree on the 14th fairway...........
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