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by Marc 1
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:41 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: F.A.O.: Verbie
Replies: 13
Views: 1869

Re: F.A.O.: Verbie

Happy Birthday Verbal,
Per Down Under
You should be half a day ahead, not a week late, or are you in Queensland?
He'd be 20 years behind if he was in Qld.
by Marc 1
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I warned you this was coming....
Replies: 6
Views: 1104

Re: I warned you this was coming....

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10298803/Stealth-coating-based-on-squid-skin-could-make-soldiers-invisible-to-night-vision.html Based on squid skin, Yeah, I knew it too. Makes you impossible to see... but you'd be given away by the thousands of ferral cats stalking each soldier look...
by Marc 1
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:09 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Norwegian exceptionalism
Replies: 298
Views: 41592

Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Wanna go boating? The Nor-way? You've got the balls?
http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/iriks ... i1xCW3671Y
Per
I give it an 8.5 - on reflection did not rotate enough on entry resulting in the large splash.... 8.2
by Marc 1
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: Political Discussion Forum
Topic: FAO: Aussies
Replies: 1
Views: 1530

Re: FAO: Aussies

Apart from looking across the Tasman thinking how you poor buggers have to choose between Rudd and Abbott, then discover that 8% of NSW don't check a voting paper correctly and end up electing someone you did not intend to. Yeah sad huh? Still, I suppose there are retards and mouth breathers in eve...
by Marc 1
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Gears Up!
Replies: 7
Views: 1297

Re: Gears Up!

A Mayday episode (Crossair Flight 3597) discussed about a pilot who (in the past) retracted the wheels of a plane while the thing was sitting on the ground. My question is, how come avionics allows to "Gears Up" an aircraft with all three "On The Ground" switches fully set (compressed)? To keep gro...
by Marc 1
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: FAO Per
Replies: 10
Views: 1161

Re: FAO Per

Have you ever seen a Polar Bear in the wild?
Yes. And all over Australia - although strangely heavily prevalent in the tropical North.
by Marc 1
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: UPS A300 crash Birmingham AL
Replies: 41
Views: 6274

Re: UPS A300 crash Birmingham AL

Time to pour on the coal and try again.
Pussy. You would never make it in asia.
by Marc 1
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:41 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Total Aviation Catastrophe (almost or well it may have been)
Replies: 0
Views: 870

Total Aviation Catastrophe (almost or well it may have been)

Qantas Q300 diverted to Canberra airport with smoke in the cockpit. Flight landed safely both pilots taken to hospital (probably precautionary). Aerial BBQ's seem to be all the rage these days...
by Marc 1
Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:05 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....
Replies: 426
Views: 52746

Re: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....

And.... pprune has crashed. Must be the stack of people posting "I told you so's..."
by Marc 1
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Asiana 777 at SFO
Replies: 99
Views: 13927

Re: Asiana 777 at SFO

Discuss - I'd say even more woeful performance by the crew than the 737 that landed short recently - at least they could 'blame' the rain for their stupidity. Asiana - don't let the work experience schoolboy fly the plane - it will end in tears.
by Marc 1
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:59 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: I need a piss....
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

Re: I need a piss....

Sri Lankan cricketer 'tried to open plane door in mid-air' Player is said to have tugged at door after mistaking it for toilet on flight from St Lucia to London http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/02/sri-lankan-cricketer-plane-door Sigh. Maybe he flew in a DHC-4 Caribou before? Nothing like ta...
by Marc 1
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:57 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Name the engine type...
Replies: 28
Views: 4285

Re: Name the engine type...

And what kind of damage are those heels inflicting on the inlet?
Its OK - it's not an NH-90 floor.
by Marc 1
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Oh, the humidity!
Replies: 9
Views: 1898

Re: Oh, the humidity!

I particularly like the bit that stated the "pilot regained control...". That would infer control was lost...
by Marc 1
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Norwegian exceptionalism
Replies: 298
Views: 41592

Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Ninenty year old Norwegian $-billionary, hotel owner, building developer and all around nice guy Ola Thon bought himself a new car...............a Suzuki.....................Jimny. :shock: Check out http://www.thonhotels.com/hotels/ Dis da man: http://www.hegnar.no/multimedia/dynamic/00050/olav_tho...
by Marc 1
Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Anyone here?
Replies: 26
Views: 4124

Re: Anyone here?

Per
Your name doesn't echo.... ?
Not when spoken by a duck.
by Marc 1
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Name the engine type...
Replies: 28
Views: 4285

Re: Name the engine type...

That lower lip has seen some action.
On the plane or the FOD?
by Marc 1
Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Name the engine type...
Replies: 28
Views: 4285

Re: Name the engine type...

What engine?


(someone had to say it)
by Marc 1
Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Explosion at ATL
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

Re: Explosion at ATL

The food court at Concourse D is under construction, someone must have crossed some wires.
A bad curry?
by Marc 1
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:05 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....
Replies: 426
Views: 52746

Re: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....

I been on ships that took more than 30 days crossing the Pacific, then 24 hours for unloading and another 30 days plus back to Europe.
Empty?
Yes, we carried something the sheep shaggers needed,
Per
A decent cricket team? An Airforce?
by Marc 1
Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: BA Oslo-bound jet in suspected bird strike
Replies: 38
Views: 5109

Re: BA Oslo-bound jet in suspected bird strike


On every engine I can think of, if the latches are not latched, the latches will not be flush.
Except these apparently
by Marc 1
Wed May 15, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Proud to be American
Replies: 5
Views: 1144

Re: Proud to be American

Diverted? Don't you guys carry cable ties and 100mph tape?
by Marc 1
Wed May 15, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: There has been a near total sportsmanship disaster!
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Re: There has been a near total sportsmanship disaster!

Great value for the spectators though - hockey and boxing on the same bill...
by Marc 1
Fri May 10, 2013 5:12 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Party Limo Disasters
Replies: 13
Views: 1814

Re: Party Limo Disasters


The cooler of drinks did not make it...
Oh the [parched] humanity...
by Marc 1
Tue May 07, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Total AirParty Disaster
Replies: 7
Views: 1319

Re: Total AirParty Disaster

....and it appears they only travelled about 5 miles before crashing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22423413
Poor form.. How do you accumulate air miles that way?

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