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16th Feb 2020, 12:30
Replies: 69
Views: 158,510
Posted By Dubaian

A380 'Hovering'

Video from Sky News.
https://news.sky.com/video/storm-dennis-etihad-plane-struggles-to-land-at-london-heathrow-airport-11935547

(If it also has an ad apologies)
Forum: Middle East
4th Jan 2020, 18:01
Replies: 10
Views: 3,599
Posted By Dubaian

- Bit off topic but what about the Iran/Iraq war...

- Bit off topic but what about the Iran/Iraq war 1980-1988 being the real GW1 ????
Then the coalition clearing Saddam out of Q8 in 1991 as GW2.
( I was a hostage for a while during the invasion but...
2nd Nov 2019, 13:00
Replies: 94
Views: 61,879
Posted By Dubaian

I've been given the full monty in Geneva. Shoes,...

I've been given the full monty in Geneva. Shoes, belt, watch, shirt (popper studs), phone, laptop etc etc.
Then when you finally arrived in the departures lounge, they were perfectly happy to sell...
Forum: Middle East
12th Sep 2019, 12:40
Replies: 5
Views: 2,606
Posted By Dubaian

Aso your repeated replies to often bumped elderly...

Aso your repeated replies to often bumped elderly threads on the same topic do you no favours. I know you didn't resurrect them - but you did respond with the same unhelpful tosh. I therefore invite...
27th Aug 2019, 11:28
Replies: 5
Views: 10,488
Posted By Dubaian

Parallel thread running here...… ...

Parallel thread running here...…
https://www.pprune.org/middle-east/624904-a6-eop-ek-a380-takes-bow-hangar.html
26th Jun 2019, 11:20
Replies: 36
Views: 9,993
Posted By Dubaian

Photochromatics do NOT work inside cars. Do they...

Photochromatics do NOT work inside cars. Do they work behind cockpit windshields?
15th Jun 2019, 11:04
Replies: 20
Views: 12,585
Posted By Dubaian

30m down is only for serious divers.

30m down is only for serious divers.
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2019, 11:17
Replies: 43
Views: 33,317
Posted By Dubaian

At one time, even the quality/thickness of steel...

At one time, even the quality/thickness of steel differed for GCC spec versus many other regions. Take care..... and drive safely.
31st Mar 2019, 11:57
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Dubaian

It's back - I'll live with it...….. :ugh:

It's back - I'll live with it...….. :ugh:
30th Mar 2019, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Dubaian

Done - at first try that seems to have fixed it....

Done - at first try that seems to have fixed it. Cheers.
28th Mar 2019, 12:07
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Dubaian

Not to my knowledge. Thanks for your input.

Not to my knowledge. Thanks for your input.
27th Mar 2019, 12:43
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Dubaian

Jumping to Search Results.... ???

Often after reading a post, when I want to go back to a main forum view, I get rudely diverted to Search Forum results. Nuisance. I don't know how to use the search facility so this isn't a hang over...
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2019, 12:22
Replies: 8
Views: 8,261
Posted By Dubaian

Geography correcti9n

No sorry it isn't. Suspect you are thinking of Sir Bani Yas Island. A so-called 'nature reserve' which is off the coast part way to Qatar. Yas Island is only a few kilometres from AUH
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Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2018, 12:39
Replies: 12
Views: 14,148
Posted By Dubaian

If a thread has been deleted that is a PPRuNe...

If a thread has been deleted that is a PPRuNe matter implemented by Mods or Site Admin.

Possibly under pressure from EK of course...….. along similar lines to the banning of discussion of another...
Forum: Middle East
26th Nov 2018, 10:58
Replies: 23
Views: 11,312
Posted By Dubaian

Hope you put money on that Emma. Oh I forgot -...

Hope you put money on that Emma. Oh I forgot - betting's illegal in UAE
Forum: Middle East
1st Nov 2018, 12:18
Replies: 31
Views: 24,333
Posted By Dubaian

What was the Ottoman Empire then ????

What was the Ottoman Empire then ????
Forum: Middle East
19th Oct 2018, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 2,796
Posted By Dubaian

Although pork products are actually widely...

Although pork products are actually widely available in UAE, Oman & Bahrain, but only with a personal licence in Qatar (the only outlet is in the liquor store) and only 'under the table' if you have...
Forum: Middle East
8th Oct 2018, 11:34
Replies: 16
Views: 13,684
Posted By Dubaian

Re the GCC, it was once said that if you put a...

Re the GCC, it was once said that if you put a clock in the middle of the conference table at a summit meeting, they wouldn't agree the time. :rolleyes:
Forum: Middle East
23rd Sep 2018, 11:21
Replies: 21
Views: 16,378
Posted By Dubaian

Do the GCC co-operate? Are the UAE ever united?...

Do the GCC co-operate? Are the UAE ever united? And we know what happened to a jointly owned and funded Gulf Air...…

Can't see EK+EY actually happening in any form.

But after Abu Dhabi...
Forum: Middle East
26th Aug 2018, 12:49
Replies: 20
Views: 18,180
Posted By Dubaian

And I suspect the building with the little...

And I suspect the building with the little windows is a package substation. Might have made a fireworks display if that was clobbered !!
Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2018, 11:42
Replies: 36
Views: 11,390
Posted By Dubaian

Strictly speaking you should have a Liquor...

Strictly speaking you should have a Liquor Licence in order to consume (not just buy) booze anywhere in the UAE, including on board EK or EY.
But you can only get one a) if you are resident for visa...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jul 2018, 11:15
Replies: 8
Views: 4,094
Posted By Dubaian

With the current embargo on Qatar, 'commuting' in...

With the current embargo on Qatar, 'commuting' in and out from neighbouring states is impossible. It was always tricky by road (as you needed to transit KSA involving horrendous visa hassles). Now...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jun 2018, 11:04
Replies: 5
Views: 3,601
Posted By Dubaian

And if it's relocating back to UK be careful with...

And if it's relocating back to UK be careful with insured values. Obviously you don't want to be out of pocket if anything is broken but HM Customs will base their claim on the declared value- even...
Forum: Middle East
30th May 2018, 11:28
Replies: 24
Views: 10,648
Posted By Dubaian

Had a flight from Tehran to Dubai once in an...

Had a flight from Tehran to Dubai once in an Airbus with EK with no nose-wheel steering ( detected on start of take-off run ). Gentlest, smoothest landing ever - but with a very long tug all the way...
27th May 2018, 11:29
Replies: 9
Views: 5,409
Posted By Dubaian

BBC Radio reporting approx. 15,000 lightning...

BBC Radio reporting approx. 15,000 lightning strikes in the S. of England last night and 50K in the country overall.
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