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4th Sep 2020, 19:13
Replies: 51
Views: 9,092
Posted By oldchina

I may be wrong, but notice that folks of my...

I may be wrong, but notice that folks of my generation refer to it as "the war", whereas "WW2" or "WWII" is common among those for whom it's history
4th Sep 2020, 18:51
Replies: 46
Views: 5,491
Posted By oldchina

According to Jock Bryce: "The explosive bolts...

According to Jock Bryce: "The explosive bolts in the forward escape exit had been fired, (but no-one got out) "
Forum: Tech Log
4th Sep 2020, 11:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,024
Posted By oldchina

Remember the Sonic Cruiser? With lots of...

Remember the Sonic Cruiser?
With lots of planes the stretched version is the best (sometimes only) version to enter service.
How to do that ?
2nd Sep 2020, 20:08
Replies: 46
Views: 5,491
Posted By oldchina

So that makes three One-Eleven accidents at the...

So that makes three One-Eleven accidents at the hands of BAC : G-ASHG, G-ASJB and G-ASJD
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2020, 17:02
Replies: 59
Views: 2,825
Posted By oldchina

Where's the Carribean ?

Where's the Carribean ?
27th Aug 2020, 09:35
Replies: 46
Views: 5,491
Posted By oldchina

I always thought the original design had direct...

I always thought the original design had direct manual (cable) controlled elevators
26th Aug 2020, 11:29
Replies: 46
Views: 5,491
Posted By oldchina

1978 comments from Jock Bryce, from the...

1978 comments from Jock Bryce, from the One-Eleven website:

"All I could think of was that we had to tell those seven girls, the wives of the crew, before they heard it on the one o’clock news....
25th Aug 2020, 12:39
Replies: 42
Views: 4,051
Posted By oldchina

Heinz Vogel would also have known whether...

Heinz Vogel would also have known whether American Airlines was offered the JT8D on the 1-11, as was widely discussed at the time
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2020, 16:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By oldchina

You can get it from the same shop as carbon paper...

You can get it from the same shop as carbon paper ?
23rd Aug 2020, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By oldchina

Jack Swigert Index Card Autograph Who, what ?

Jack Swigert Index Card Autograph

Who, what ?
19th Aug 2020, 13:06
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By oldchina

If you want to know more about how competitive...

If you want to know more about how competitive selling aircraft is ...

... don't believe anything anyone tells you about discounts.
19th Aug 2020, 10:34
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By oldchina

I worked with BAC Commercial from the mid 1960s...

I worked with BAC Commercial from the mid 1960s and throughout the 1970s. We had great respect for the sales and marketing teams of Boeing, Douglas and .... Fokker.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2020, 19:09
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By oldchina

Rain ....

Rain ....
20th Jun 2020, 15:23
Replies: 466
Views: 184,833
Posted By oldchina

The fin looks very 1970s. Boris a c ? ...

The fin looks very 1970s. Boris a c ?

https://www.baesystems.com/en/download-en/heritageimage/webImage/20160223111842/1434555081026.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2020, 09:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By oldchina

The East End girl who was my father's favourite ...

The East End girl who was my father's favourite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acZFr21WLNw
17th Jun 2020, 09:40
Replies: 848
Views: 682,957
Posted By oldchina

"She told me to sit anywhere So I looked around...

"She told me to sit anywhere
So I looked around
And I noticed there wasn't a chair ... "

Isn't it good ...
9th Jun 2020, 11:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,412
Posted By oldchina

.... a short to medium range aircraft to replace...

.... a short to medium range aircraft to replace the A320 with a prototype available between 2026 and 2028 ...

Sounds exactly like Boeing's target for a 737 replacement.
7th Jun 2020, 10:07
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,626,799
Posted By oldchina

The Airbus AIT didn't use the word...

The Airbus AIT didn't use the word "technical".
6th Jun 2020, 17:10
Replies: 603
Views: 495,765
Posted By oldchina

B744IRE "A full B747-400 to Orlando has the...

B744IRE

"A full B747-400 to Orlando has the same operating cost as an A330"
from the ad agency that brought you WIZZO WASHES WHITER
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2020, 13:32
Replies: 84
Views: 5,188
Posted By oldchina

"I seem to remember Lee Kwan Yew enforcing...

"I seem to remember Lee Kwan Yew enforcing something similar in Singapore once."

LKY had another great idea: to guide the postman he had two heavily armed Gurkhas stationed outside his house.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2020, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,253
Posted By oldchina

They can't stop this: Bells will be rung...

They can't stop this:

Bells will be rung around the world tomorrow to mark the 76th anniversary of D-Day in an initiative started by history enthusiasts from France.

The church bells are being...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2019, 04:06
Replies: 25
Views: 3,147
Posted By oldchina

"Magnetic strip"? - how 1990s. Even here in...

"Magnetic strip"? - how 1990s.

Even here in advanced Euroland road toll pay machines read only the magnetic strip
11th Aug 2019, 10:55
Replies: 18
Views: 9,102
Posted By oldchina

He thought he could film people taking a bath ..

He thought he could film people taking a bath ..
11th Aug 2019, 10:50
Replies: 13
Views: 7,632
Posted By oldchina

Most likely they had problems and not...

Most likely they had problems and not "issues"
17th Jun 2019, 14:15
Replies: 22
Views: 9,326
Posted By oldchina

A330 sales were sluggish until the shrink...

A330 sales were sluggish until the shrink A330-200 came along to kill off the 767
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