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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2021, 17:15
Replies: 30
Views: 4,760
Posted By parabellum

Many of the high powered cars seen in the UK are...

Many of the high powered cars seen in the UK are hired, at a massive cost, for the duration, rather than owned or imported, other are on a guaranteed re-purchase scheme..

To avoid embarrassment...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Nov 2021, 16:43
Replies: 49
Views: 12,496
Posted By parabellum

I flew the -744 with the P&W4056 engine and had...

I flew the -744 with the P&W4056 engine and had cause to shut one down half way back across the Pacific, SFO to HKG. It was because we were getting a fuel flow filter warning light. The only time I...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Oct 2021, 09:50
Replies: 48
Views: 5,480
Posted By parabellum

Wouldn't surprise me if Couzens topped himself...

Wouldn't surprise me if Couzens topped himself when the full realisation of what his future holds for him dawns.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 18:17
Replies: 241
Views: 24,790
Posted By parabellum

Well you couldn't be more wrong Torquetalk, eyes...

Well you couldn't be more wrong Torquetalk, eyes wide open and present, but not in the 'It's all the police's fault" camp, a group who are present at just about every demo and the fact that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 17:21
Replies: 855
Views: 153,451
Posted By parabellum

PDR1 said,"I'm sorry, but if people really are...

PDR1 said,"I'm sorry, but if people really are that scared at the prospect of sharing street space with such a silly girl to the extent that she should be excluded as a clear and present danger then...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 16:51
Replies: 241
Views: 24,790
Posted By parabellum

Yes, Joe Public has the right to protest but...

Yes, Joe Public has the right to protest but where and how Joe protests may and often does break several laws. A recently invoked law was, 'Conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace', when...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 13:01
Replies: 72
Views: 6,234
Posted By parabellum

What a great performance and what a mature...

What a great performance and what a mature outlook. Good not to hear the animal like grunts that emanate from many players these days. Hope she stays a nice girl and doesn't get too caught up in the...
13th Sep 2021, 11:06
Replies: 264
Views: 81,044
Posted By parabellum

fergusd said:fully automated planes are more than...

fergusd said:fully automated planes are more than possible,
but still not probable.

Even if the normal Hulls and Liabilities insurance market will accept them, which is a big ask, the War Risks...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2021, 17:06
Replies: 15,521
Views: 2,540,852
Posted By parabellum

Bluey - You may already do this? We leave a bowl...

Bluey - You may already do this? We leave a bowl of dry cat food out at night for the cat to graze on, hoping it will stop this early morning hunger thing, works most of the time.
21st Aug 2021, 16:35
Replies: 2
Views: 2,478
Posted By parabellum

Very sorry to hear this. Flew with Alan several...

Very sorry to hear this. Flew with Alan several times in AE, he did my line flying conversion from B737-200 to the -300. A reallly nice person and a great instructor too. Condolences to his...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2021, 10:53
Replies: 52
Views: 4,616
Posted By parabellum

Blue up - Got the following from the internet, I...

Blue up - Got the following from the internet, I was sure pistols were banned and it was a mandatory 5 year prison term to be caught with one (unlicenced)?


Which pistols are legal in the UK?...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2021, 15:35
Replies: 52
Views: 4,616
Posted By parabellum

Not storing firearms in normally unguarded club...

Not storing firearms in normally unguarded club armouries goes back to the days when the IRA were at their peak. By successfully robbing a club or Territorial Army armoury in drill halls the...
8th Aug 2021, 09:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By parabellum

Thanks andytug and jimjim1, living in an old...

Thanks andytug and jimjim1, living in an old house with thick walls I also suspect that some of the speed drop is caused by that.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 12:13
Replies: 98
Views: 6,854
Posted By parabellum

Men, women and children Ninthace

Men, women and children Ninthace
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 11:35
Replies: 98
Views: 6,854
Posted By parabellum

The BBC have already announced that they are...

The BBC have already announced that they are engaging in what they choose to call, "Positive discrimination". 12.8% of the UK population, including the Middle East are 'of colour', if TV programmes...
26th Jul 2021, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By parabellum

Thanks Thirsty and EGTE, plenty there for me to...

Thanks Thirsty and EGTE, plenty there for me to digest! will work my way through the lists. Much appreciated..
25th Jul 2021, 18:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By parabellum

Jetcollie: Card is 802.11n so up to date there,...

Jetcollie: Card is 802.11n so up to date there, thanks for your suggestion though,made me look!

Spec-aircrew: Will do an ethernet check, not practical without moving from room but that may explain...
21st Jul 2021, 10:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By parabellum

Fibre to the door speed - variation

Some ideas please. I recently upgraded to BT fibre to the door, top speed 150mbs, guaranteed minimum speed 100mbs. Using www.fast.com my Apple iPhone and iPad both show speed somewhere between 120...
Forum: Middle East
19th Jul 2021, 14:06
Replies: 36
Views: 23,601
Posted By parabellum

Very few airlines offer a commuting contract now....

Very few airlines offer a commuting contract now. Saudia itself used only to offer expatriate contracts with fairly relaxed, (but no alcohol), accommodation in expatriate enclosed...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 15:19
Replies: 505
Views: 64,540
Posted By parabellum

Container ships these days usually have provision...

Container ships these days usually have provision for quite a lot of refrigerated containers and carry 'Reefers', refrigeration engineers, to look after them. Refrigerated cargo is high revenue and...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 15:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By parabellum

No different to KGVI awarding the island of Malta...

No different to KGVI awarding the island of Malta the GC during WW2, it is intended for everyone in the NHS.
5th Jul 2021, 14:59
Replies: 92
Views: 30,528
Posted By parabellum

Two points not yet mentioned. Terrorist attack...

Two points not yet mentioned.
Terrorist attack and insurance cover.

A dedicated, trained and suicidal terrorist unit taking over or disabling an en route control facility, with jamming equipment...
23rd May 2021, 10:16
Replies: 25
Views: 15,740
Posted By parabellum

And when we are all back to 'normal', be it old...

And when we are all back to 'normal', be it old or new, the cry will go up from management, "Loads are up but yields are down so we won't be reviewing salaries this year". ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
7th May 2021, 13:39
Replies: 41
Views: 3,503
Posted By parabellum

Suggested in todays paper that Covid has brought...

Suggested in todays paper that Covid has brought it to a head. Prior to lockdown they led fairly busy lives each being away a lot and meeting up back at home or the odd Fund meeting. Now, after a...
Forum: Middle East
3rd May 2021, 14:01
Replies: 22
Views: 20,584
Posted By parabellum

Cantbebothered- Might be worth remembering that...

Cantbebothered- Might be worth remembering that it is AUH who have the money, backed by oil, Dubai oil is minimal, if at all. Was there first in 1969 and Dubai was the poor relation even then. The...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2021, 11:16
Replies: 286
Views: 25,318
Posted By parabellum

Biden, when making his unwise comments was...

Biden, when making his unwise comments was playing to the voting crowd, wanting to keep the African American population on-side for future elections. Biden is a puppet and does as he is told by the...
21st Apr 2021, 10:50
Replies: 24
Views: 16,773
Posted By parabellum

My first flight to a Scandinavian country would...

My first flight to a Scandinavian country would have been about forty years ago and even then it was not uncommon for officials to board an aircraft and carry out random breathalyser tests on the...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2021, 11:30
Replies: 286
Views: 25,318
Posted By parabellum

Floyd was resisting arrest having recently walked...

Floyd was resisting arrest having recently walked out of a shop refusing to pay for goods he had taken. Wouldn't this make a conviction for murder, rather than manslaughter, by a law enforcement...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2021, 13:01
Replies: 11,339
Views: 1,072,890
Posted By parabellum

I think the Chancellor lost a golden opportunity...

I think the Chancellor lost a golden opportunity when he only offered a flat 1% and nothing further. I believe he should have announced a graduated pay rise for nurses of about 8% to be paid over...
6th Mar 2021, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 6,682
Posted By parabellum

No need to swim Oasis, literally hundreds of...

No need to swim Oasis, literally hundreds of abandoned rubber boats in the Dover area, take your pick! ;)
25th Feb 2021, 10:41
Replies: 84
Views: 37,166
Posted By parabellum

Not sure 'Multi Billion dollars' is fair in this...

Not sure 'Multi Billion dollars' is fair in this case as much of the B747- 800 R & D was carried forward from the -400 series and the B747, as an aircraft, was an overall success for Boeing. I doubt...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2021, 15:04
Replies: 16
Views: 4,005
Posted By parabellum

I agree with most of the posts above. Know the...

I agree with most of the posts above. Know the nature of the problem. Pass the details to base engineering and flight ops, they may have some necessary input regarding the whereabouts of engineering...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2021, 11:55
Replies: 46
Views: 3,486
Posted By parabellum

I had the AstraZeneca vaccination, all well for...

I had the AstraZeneca vaccination, all well for about ten hours, then two hours of the shivers and a temperature, all subsided and fine by the morning. Spoke to a nurse who said this was a good...
1st Feb 2021, 11:27
Replies: 16
Views: 4,989
Posted By parabellum

Eric did my PA31 Navajo conversion in about 1973,...

Eric did my PA31 Navajo conversion in about 1973, a really nice person to fly with and a top quality instructor and examiner. Sad that Eric has died but good that he made it to 101! A great legacy...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2020, 13:09
Replies: 34
Views: 4,328
Posted By parabellum

Life sentence = 21 Years. One third remission for...

Life sentence = 21 Years. One third remission for good behavior = 14 years.
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