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by cstorey
12 Nov 2018, 13:03
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Ach du lieber!
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: Ach du lieber!

I don't fancy yours :lol: :lol:
by cstorey
29 Oct 2018, 20:51
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Ooooooops!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Ooooooops!!!

Improved the looks of the ? Evoque no end :lol: :lol:
by cstorey
29 Oct 2018, 20:49
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: A new hobby for Toby?
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: A new hobby for Toby?

It is said , I believe, to be a fake , and when you watch it IIRC the entry into the aircraft looks inherently unlikely
by cstorey
29 Oct 2018, 20:44
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: A Classic!
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: A Classic!

Quite wonderful. Thank you for posting the link - I had not heard it for years.... I laughed until I cried
by cstorey
30 Sep 2018, 12:16
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: 208 Squadron Centenary...
Replies: 8
Views: 1278

Re: 208 Squadron Centenary...

Nigel : this was more than 2 years ago, in July 2016. Peter seems to be absent without leave from this board, ( he last visited in March this year ) but I hope he will reappear at some stage , and like you , I send good wishes to him
by cstorey
30 Sep 2018, 12:11
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Has anyone tried this?
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: Has anyone tried this?

My parents had a friend, Martin Hearn, who was a pilot with Cobham's circus and was a pioneer of wing walking. Absolute lunatic !
by cstorey
02 Sep 2018, 10:12
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Doesn't he get sick of Hurricanes? er...NO!
Replies: 5
Views: 216

Re: Doesn't he get sick of Hurricanes? er...NO!

I think the comparison was probably correctly assessed . The Hurricane in this form was a formidable weapon with 4 X 20mm cannon . Not something you'd wish to meet in any circumstances . The Bf109 was by then getting long in the tooth and being overtaken by the Fw 190 as the Luftwaffe's frontline fi...
by cstorey
25 Jul 2018, 19:41
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Rolls-Royce Bug
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Rolls-Royce Bug

I had the doubtful pleasure of reading, in full, the Dutch report into the crash of the Malaysian 777 which was shot down by Russians. One very interesting thing which did emerge from it , however, is that RR send a report to the airline on each engine in real time at the top of the climb, detailing...
by cstorey
18 Apr 2018, 18:52
Forum: Aircraft and Routes
Topic: B727 Power Settings
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: B727 Power Settings

My recollections are now 40 years old and I only encountered the JT8D on the 737 which was of course lighter , but for full thrust take off at ISA I would expect something of the order of EPR 1.93 - and if I remember correctly you got an extra .03 with the bleeds shut off if it was really a balls to...
by cstorey
17 Apr 2018, 17:38
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Now, where did I park my Spitfire?
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Now, where did I park my Spitfire?

That photograph was certainly not taken in 1961. There is a c 1967 Ford Cortina , a BMC 1100 , and on the left what could be an XJ6 which would put it at 1968 onwards ( or it might be a P6 Rover )