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Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2022, 12:57
Replies: 74
Views: 6,320
Posted By Dan Dare

Shovel or spade? I don't know, but if you offered...

Shovel or spade? I don't know, but if you offered me a shovel or a spade and told me to take my pick I would get confused ⛏
21st Mar 2022, 14:03
Replies: 2,727
Views: 365,965
Posted By Dan Dare

Copied from their Facebook page: ďSo...

Copied from their Facebook page:

ďSo yesterday afternoon Air Alderney were advertising Islander experience flights from Brighton City Airport (Shoreham) for this weekend. With the scenic flight...
26th Feb 2022, 09:56
Replies: 2
Views: 4,117
Posted By Dan Dare

https://www.pprune.org/airlines-airports-routes/63...

https://www.pprune.org/airlines-airports-routes/637467-british-airways-2-a-16.html#post11190391

probably just BA
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2022, 11:27
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,099
Posted By Dan Dare

UN Security Council President Nebenzya would be...

UN Security Council President Nebenzya would be quite unlikely to go against his own president in Moscow.
12th Feb 2022, 19:42
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Dan Dare

I understand your need but Iím not your future...

I understand your need but Iím not your future flying buddy. Have you considered joining a group? I can think of more than one group where the members often fly together getting lots more...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2022, 13:30
Replies: 33
Views: 5,069
Posted By Dan Dare

It destroys Hydrogen and creates Helium (and some...

It destroys Hydrogen and creates Helium (and some energy). If they manage to scale it and produce surplus energy then it’s probably good news, but that could be 30 years away 😆

And one wonders...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2022, 12:44
Replies: 33
Views: 5,069
Posted By Dan Dare

“…produced enough power to run 60 kettles”...

“…produced enough power to run 60 kettles” doesn’t feel like a breakthrough - that would be ~180kW for about 5 seconds or 0.25kWh. They didn’t say whether that was total or surplus energy.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Feb 2022, 07:52
Replies: 36
Views: 5,798
Posted By Dan Dare

I’m sure that when I started out some airline...

I’m sure that when I started out some airline SOPs used QNH and others QFE and the RAF seemed to change their mind which to use every time they got a new OC pressure setting. In a radio-optional VFR...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jan 2022, 09:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Dan Dare

It depends on the equipment and how it’s being...

It depends on the equipment and how it’s being used. At my current unit any pilot heard down the telephone line would be a sign that the radio is on speaker or turned up so loud in the headset that...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2022, 10:44
Replies: 34
Views: 4,431
Posted By Dan Dare

Who was Barry Cryer? I’m sorry I haven’t a clue.

Who was Barry Cryer? I’m sorry I haven’t a clue.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jan 2022, 21:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By Dan Dare

Not my explanation, but I think it explains it...

Not my explanation, but I think it explains it well


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1150x1608/c3c4cfz6km981_923ba03603b51f4166fb0f176a07872f2c14b884.jpg
10th Jan 2022, 13:21
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Dan Dare

I would suggest that you do not want to be a...

I would suggest that you do not want to be a commercial pilot with AS - long periods sitting is not going to help with the condition or the pain and maximum strength pain relief is not compatible...
9th Jan 2022, 21:43
Replies: 49
Views: 4,374
Posted By Dan Dare

In the U.K. Brize has to be a current contender...

In the U.K. Brize has to be a current contender with its mix of transport, fast jet, trainer, GA and foreign military types.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2022, 15:47
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By Dan Dare

A fine actor indeed - I was just thinking that as...

A fine actor indeed - I was just thinking that as I came across one of his films this afternoon.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2021, 12:01
Replies: 46
Views: 3,332
Posted By Dan Dare

Heathens! In much of Christendom the decorations...

Heathens! In much of Christendom the decorations are removed at Candlemas - the end of the Christmas season on the 40th night (2 February).
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2021, 14:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Dan Dare

Music - there's a blast from the past! Thank you!...

Music - there's a blast from the past! Thank you!

Now PPRuNers, what sci-fi theme did that remind me of?

Edit: it was the Blakes 7 theme - the first place I looked, but Google doesn't seem to...
19th Nov 2021, 10:41
Replies: 31
Views: 6,314
Posted By Dan Dare

I share your suspicion of the cause of the sudden...

I share your suspicion of the cause of the sudden media interest in him, but that doesnít take away from my view that he belongs in HMP rather than HMG for his Ponzi businesses alone.
16th Nov 2021, 22:29
Replies: 31
Views: 6,314
Posted By Dan Dare

Grant Shapps admits he had second job as...

Grant Shapps admits he had second job as 'millionaire web marketer' while MP | Grant Shapps | The Guardian...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2021, 21:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By Dan Dare

I got an advert for "pilot life insurance" over...

I got an advert for "pilot life insurance" over the top of this video. AI is certainly making things more relevant.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2021, 15:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,206
Posted By Dan Dare

We’re heading back to the dark ages with private...

We’re heading back to the dark ages with private tolls and turnpikes everywhere. It feels like it all started with the Irish airline’s MOL, but I guess the rot started before him. Whatever, it is all...
2nd Nov 2021, 11:42
Replies: 2,727
Views: 365,965
Posted By Dan Dare

Just got my first glimpse of the AN225. Spotted...

Just got my first glimpse of the AN225. Spotted it on FR24 heading my way at 36000ft and with clear blue sky I thought I might make an effort to have a look with binoculars. Didn’t need them to know...
20th Oct 2021, 09:04
Replies: 462
Views: 296,386
Posted By Dan Dare

Timmy Mallett being one of many to cover Brian...

Timmy Mallett being one of many to cover Brian Hylandís 60s hit.
19th Oct 2021, 09:22
Replies: 20
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dan Dare

There is a almost 3000m between the aircraft in...

There is a almost 3000m between the aircraft in the shot provided by DaveReid so 1200m separation and rolling with the inbound at 1 mile seem unlikely. This one wouldn’t on it’s own be considered a...
19th Oct 2021, 08:22
Replies: 20
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dan Dare

When I was allowed to use “after the departing...

When I was allowed to use “after the departing xxx cleared to land” the minima were that at the time the inbound crossed the threshold the departure should be: still on the runway 2500m down the...
19th Oct 2021, 08:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,031
Posted By Dan Dare

The title of this thread suggests cost saving....

The title of this thread suggests cost saving. I’d have thought diesel costs significantly more than Jet A1 due to road fuel duties so any savings avoiding the big airfields would be negated. Some...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2021, 09:42
Replies: 66
Views: 4,557
Posted By Dan Dare

I surprise myself by saying Craig is the best...

I surprise myself by saying Craig is the best Bond overall - thuggish, damaged, gritty and with dry humour in the background. SPECTRE is probably my favourite of his, but that’s more because the...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Oct 2021, 19:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,506
Posted By Dan Dare

For runways which are capacity constrained the...

For runways which are capacity constrained the current RNP procedures don't seem to reliably pack the traffic in - the odd half mile here or there soon adds up. When 4D trajectories become the norm...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2021, 21:25
Replies: 44
Views: 3,284
Posted By Dan Dare

I was looking for current rules in the UK for...

I was looking for current rules in the UK for time between donation and licence use. It appears that there are none! AIC PINK 97/2004 is no longer current and my best googling didn't turn out...
14th Sep 2021, 04:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By Dan Dare

This is probably true overall, but ATZs take on...

This is probably true overall, but ATZs take on the classification of their surrounding airspace so although not always marked on the map the larger airports in class D airspace also have an ATZ with...
8th Sep 2021, 10:30
Replies: 28
Views: 4,261
Posted By Dan Dare

Visits to the EU now get stamped in and out so a...

Visits to the EU now get stamped in and out so a standard 35 page passport may no longer last 9 years.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 11:25
Replies: 49
Views: 4,057
Posted By Dan Dare

I still chose not to watch footage of it - I find...

I still chose not to watch footage of it - I find it all too traumatic for me and I don’t need that. War films and footage all seem far enough removed that I can watch without much more than...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Sep 2021, 16:19
Replies: 13
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Dare

As a tower ATCO I’d maybe know there’s an issue...

As a tower ATCO I’d maybe know there’s an issue before you tell me or deviate from the SID just based on what the aircraft is doing, but aviate/navigate/communicate is always expected. If PNF has a...
Forum: Questions
2nd Sep 2021, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By Dan Dare

Strictly, the new clearance supersedes the old...

Strictly, the new clearance supersedes the old one and if the restriction was important it would have to be reiterated in the new clearance (the previous controller is unlikely to transfer you to the...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 08:30
Replies: 57
Views: 3,671
Posted By Dan Dare

When I spoke with a rep. from Yorkshire Tea I was...

When I spoke with a rep. from Yorkshire Tea I was informed that they blend differently for various parts of the U.K. to compensate for the different waters. I suppose an export tea has to be more...
31st Aug 2021, 21:40
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By Dan Dare

ISTR Air Atlantique optimistically had a number...

ISTR Air Atlantique optimistically had a number of Firecracker fuselages in a Coventry hangar in the 1990s in quite good condition. I don't suppose any of them will fly.
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