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by Airspeed
14 Nov 2011, 02:00
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Heathrow
Replies: 149
Views: 6112

Re: Heathrow

In the "old days", people used to think about writing something. Then they'd get out the ink bottle, paper and so on, then pen their words. After enveloping, stamping and walking to the post box, their words would start their days long journey to the recipient. In turn, they would read, think, decid...
by Airspeed
13 Nov 2011, 13:25
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Heathrow
Replies: 149
Views: 6112

Re: Heathrow

It's interesting what turns up years after an event. For example, there was the photo of the Bristols which generated a lot of comment, back in 2008. Another photo has now surfaced; there seems to have been a different scenario on the other side of the aircraft, and remember, not ALL pilots are male...
by Airspeed
13 Nov 2011, 02:30
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: What are you drinking?
Replies: 27
Views: 1292

Re: What are you drinking?

Ben Watson wrote:Robinsons special R, blackcurrent flavour :)
Hi Ben,
I hope you're wearing insulated boots! What voltage is that black current?
Hang on a minute! If you've bottled that "Dark Energy" that the astrognomes are looking for, you could be in line for a Nobel Prize.
by Airspeed
13 Nov 2011, 02:27
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: What are you drinking?
Replies: 27
Views: 1292

Re: What are you drinking?

At 9:30am? You'll only find Lavazza coffee in my drinking vessel. At the annual street party, Vic Bitter or Champagne.
by Airspeed
11 Nov 2011, 13:27
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: Cumbernauld Xtreme
Replies: 21
Views: 2399

Re: Cumbernauld Xtreme

For those who can wait to compare prices and quality, I came across this today Melbourne time 11/11/11: Orbx CEO Administrators 16,230 posts LocationMelbourne Posted Yesterday, 12:59 AM Following some months of discussions and successful meetings in the UK last week I am pleased to announce that Orb...
by Airspeed
11 Nov 2011, 13:16
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Heathrow
Replies: 149
Views: 6112

Re: Heathrow

Thanks for the photo Garry,
My, how the memory plays tricks! I had thought all these years that it took a couple of days, not hours. But I DID remember it was LAP in those days and not Heathrow.
by Airspeed
11 Nov 2011, 07:34
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Heathrow
Replies: 149
Views: 6112

Re: Heathrow/Northolt/777/707

I realize that this is years late, but I've only just found this topic. I actually watched in disbelief as the 707 flew past the end of our garden on its Northolt landing. I'd seen them at London Airport, but the biggest we were used to at Northolt were the C130s. There was quite a bit of reporting ...
by Airspeed
11 Nov 2011, 02:11
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: IWM_Duxford-HD...
Replies: 7
Views: 429

Re: IWM_Duxford-HD...

Hi Peter, Well, I suppose you think that's funny?! Five things to say: (A) I saw the terrified faces on the grasshoppers, and it was not a pretty sight. (B) The EPA will be sending a penalty notice about your smoke emissions. (C) The "roll on take off" was as good as the guy in the twin does at Airs...
by Airspeed
06 Nov 2011, 09:51
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: Cliffs of Dover: £8.75 at Just Flight till Tuesday 8th Nov
Replies: 21
Views: 1403

Re: Cliffs of Dover: £8.75 at Just Flight till Tuesday 8th N

G'day Pilots All, Well I spent my $12AU on it last night. There's 4Gb of download, and if you don't have Windows Net v4, you have to upgrade. I'm on ADSL2+, and the download swung between 17kbs and 1815kbs. When I left it running (after two hours) it said 9hrs to go, so be prepared for a long haul. ...
by Airspeed
29 Oct 2011, 02:08
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: New Graphic Card Also!!
Replies: 30
Views: 1766

Re: New Graphic Card Also!!

G'say again Dave, The appearance of the opening screen with all the icons depends on your display settings, found in Control Panel. Because you have a good graphics card, nvidia is assuming that you want high resolution. By reducing the pixels, you can make the icons bigger, but they'll be more bloc...