Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: jabird
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 1.66 seconds.
21st May 2016, 23:45
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,494,466
Posted By jabird

Could anyone comment on the ability of a single...

Could anyone comment on the ability of a single member of SLF to take out an aircraft using nothing other than items allowed onboard.

I know AC 797 was a discarded butt (ie not intentional), but...
21st May 2016, 03:00
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,494,466
Posted By jabird

Sabotage motives v small fires spread fast?

This didn't stop multiple claims being made after Lockerbie, all done by the next morning. IIRC, PA103 was also supposed to be over the Atlantic at the time of detonation, but local traffic and a...
18th Jul 2014, 00:26
Replies: 2
Views: 2,400
Posted By jabird

Thanks - Only incident they have which is...

Thanks -

Only incident they have which is close is 1771, as per above. I'm just guessing my memory of the news reports has served me wrong!
17th Jul 2014, 23:45
Replies: 2
Views: 2,400
Posted By jabird

146 shoot down - Air Wisconsin 1990s?

In light of tonight's tragic MH17 incident, I recall an incident along the following lines:

Late 80s or early 90s
Mid-west USA, possibly in the state of Wisconsin
Possibly Air Wisconsin
BAe 146...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2013, 21:17
Replies: 21
Views: 2,298
Posted By jabird

Article clear refers to ticket being issues by LB...

Article clear refers to ticket being issues by LB of Camden. The sort of situation you are referring to is more common on new build or rebuild PFI hospitals - like Walsgrave here in Coventry.

To...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2013, 20:57
Replies: 21
Views: 2,298
Posted By jabird

Wow, a JB thread about misbehaving pilots, 8...

Wow, a JB thread about misbehaving pilots, 8 posts in and all in agreement!



Bit of a bummer - you drive down to the capital, do some good deeds, no doubt cheer up a lot of kids, fair play.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2013, 14:36
Replies: 21
Views: 2,298
Posted By jabird

Red Arrows get parking fine visiting Great Ormond Street

"Should they pay" someone asked.

Well given how these guys can perform highly detailed stunts, I'd hope they knew how to read a parking sign:
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2013, 02:17
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

I cannot, for the life of me imagine why anyone...

I cannot, for the life of me imagine why anyone sane would want to cycle on any single digit A road, but unfortunately, by the time you get up to 9, you are on the core backbone of Scotland, and that...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2013, 11:39
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

cornish-stormrider - thanks, long list of...

cornish-stormrider - thanks, long list of questions, so please bear with me if I don't reply til early next week as I'm out a lot of this w/e.

So I'll just leave you with one quick point about...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2013, 00:31
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

You see, we're back to our silly obsession with...

You see, we're back to our silly obsession with large group rides, and apart from the fact that unlike driving, which is sanctioned by licence, these bikes do have a right to be there in natural law,...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Nov 2013, 23:09
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

If only the playing field was otherwise equal,...

If only the playing field was otherwise equal, that would be a fair observation, and we could all move on, but "amber gambling" in a 2 tonne 4x4 at 35mph is several orders of magnitude more dangerous...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2013, 23:23
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

I really think my last post said all I need to...

I really think my last post said all I need to say on the matter. The only time you will find me on a road and parallel to another cyclist on 99% of my cycling is when I am overtaking or being...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2013, 23:13
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

I said it was legal, which it is, and the rule...

I said it was legal, which it is, and the rule clearly refers to "not more than 2", which 2 is not. The whole rule itself is also advisory:



I also made other comments about riding in a way...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 23:45
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

I totally agree on all those points, but when...

I totally agree on all those points, but when groups do ride that way, it is nothing to do with "deliberately" holding up traffic. There are always different factors at play, depending on group size,...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 23:22
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

No need to suspect, it is in the profile, I was...

No need to suspect, it is in the profile, I was up for the weekend.



I'm afraid that shouting about it, whether here or there, makes no difference. Riding that way is both legal and endorsed in...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 22:47
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

Condemned Sounds like the farcical...

Condemned



Sounds like the farcical extreme exception to prove a point. So I ask:

How many was so many? 2 perhaps?

What other options were available? Places to pull over? Side tracks?
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 22:35
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

Sounds like the first case of hit and fill up...

Sounds like the first case of hit and fill up I've heard of!

Oddly enough, we have a garage here (Esso, A45, Canley) that could easily see that sort of incident - busy dual carriageway, terrible...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 20:46
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

Many drivers have no idea how close they actually...

Many drivers have no idea how close they actually pass, nor how aggressive a fast pass can be, especially on rural roads, where the relative speed is so much greater.

We don't know enough about...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 20:29
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

Which is why he preceded it by "let me guess". ...

Which is why he preceded it by "let me guess".



Which cannot have been proven in a court of law, given that the incident was reported on yesterday.



No, he is giving a rational account of...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 11:10
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

Most cyclists in the Netherlands will be on...

Most cyclists in the Netherlands will be on separate paths by the road, rather than on it - sharing only tends to take place on residential streets or quieter country roads, and generally there with...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2013, 08:48
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

It is a two way process. I'll admit I used to...

It is a two way process. I'll admit I used to glide down the "left channel" to get to the front of a bus / lorry, and having seen videos like the TfL one, not now. At a recent cycle show, there was a...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2013, 23:28
Replies: 185
Views: 14,829
Posted By jabird

Can speak neither for US nor current UK, but when...

Can speak neither for US nor current UK, but when I used to work in restaurant, there was assumption from (then) IR that you would earn x + a small amount for tips. IIRC, being in the UK, it wasn't a...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2013, 23:22
Replies: 305
Views: 19,019
Posted By jabird

I won't condemn you, as I've tried approaching...

I won't condemn you, as I've tried approaching cyclists on this, and get same response. You only get the feeling of safety on the pavement. For similar reasons, mile for mile, walking is still more...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2013, 23:16
Replies: 185
Views: 14,829
Posted By jabird

For better or worse, we already have enough CCTV....

For better or worse, we already have enough CCTV.

I think those who indulged in Co-op bankers' habits might "draw the line" at CCTV inside toilets ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2013, 23:15
Replies: 185
Views: 14,829
Posted By jabird

Cycling around Cordoba once, I paused briefly to...

Cycling around Cordoba once, I paused briefly to look at a map. Local guy came up, he was also going back to Cordoba, and he suggested we went along the main road (what would be a suicide road in the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.