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by Nigel H-J
09 Aug 2022, 18:39
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: He Has to be Joking!!
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: He Has to be Joking!!

During the dockers strike of 1972 and being in the RAF as a driver we were put on standby as there was a possibility that heavy goods would not be allowed inside. I had a HGV Class 2 at the time but was taken out by one of the sergeant examiners in an artic to be assessed as capable, we were told th...
by Nigel H-J
09 Aug 2022, 18:31
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: M.2 or SSD?
Replies: 10
Views: 130

Re: M.2 or SSD?

Just a quickie, had a SSD put in as only one M.2 fitting, went to a chap in a village not far from Lincoln, really nice guy and price very good at £90. Now have the engineer from Virgin tomorrow morning then take Babs to Spec Savers and hopefully when I get back will have time to download MS2020. Ag...
by Nigel H-J
09 Aug 2022, 18:26
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Olivia Newton-John R.I.P.
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: Olivia Newton-John R.I.P.

Such a beautiful lady with an equally beautiful singing voice, I would certainly match her singing with that of Barbara Streisand.

Rest in Peace Olivia.

Regards
Nigel.
by Nigel H-J
09 Aug 2022, 18:24
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Vertical Landing
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Vertical Landing

Extract from the flight manual of the cirrus aircraft (I know that one isn't a cirrus) The emergency parachute should only be used for total and irrecoverable loss of control of the aircraft. Engine failure is definitely not a just reason for its use. If my understanding is right, the one and only ...
by Nigel H-J
07 Aug 2022, 16:46
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: He Has to be Joking!!
Replies: 3
Views: 101

He Has to be Joking!!

So the Transport Minister Grant Shapps is looking towards allowing car drivers to drive HGV's without having to take a test or hold the appropriate license so as to relieve the shortage of drivers in the haulage industry. To my mind he has got to be stopped, driving a 38ton articulated truck is not ...
by Nigel H-J
06 Aug 2022, 14:40
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Judith Durham RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 83

Re: Judith Durham RIP

Now that really takes me back in time to the swinging sixties although for a 13 year old it was not so much as swinging but more like toeing the line!!

Loved their music.

Rest in Peace Judith.

Regards
Nigel.
by Nigel H-J
04 Aug 2022, 15:07
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: M.2 or SSD?
Replies: 10
Views: 130

Re: M.2 or SSD?

Hi Ben and Dale, very many thanks for your help, I have decided to go for the Samsung Evo ITB, reason being I don't actually think that I will ever need any more storage space for MS2020, even if I do after a couple of years I can add another disc as have plenty of room in the case to accommodate th...
by Nigel H-J
04 Aug 2022, 14:07
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Vertical Landing
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Vertical Landing

Safely down!!

https://imgur.com/gallery/M7iCf3U

Regards
Nigel