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by Nigel H-J
05 Jan 2007, 09:50
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: This will make you feel a lot smarter
Replies: 4
Views: 622

I know we all do it sometimes but not on many occassions but perhaps once or twice maybe ,at least I don't think I do it but then again, come to think of it, once in a while I'll say something that I know what I mean't to it to mean but to others it doesn't really mean anything to them in the way th...
by Nigel H-J
05 Jan 2007, 09:08
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Fancy a cruise in the Med?
Replies: 14
Views: 1142

Odd.. the next thing I thought of was that I didn't want to abandon ship with no clobber on!! There are limits!! :lol: :lol: Strange how the mind works when finding yourself in a near emergency isn't it Dave. :worried: Only once been aboard on a ferry across the English Channel in very rough condit...
by Nigel H-J
04 Jan 2007, 13:20
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Kinloss Crew
Replies: 8
Views: 1095

UK Mill, That is, to all intents and purposes, a wonderful idea but..............the thought of actually flying the Nimrod that was tragically lost along with the lives of the crew, (even though it is only a repaint version of it) does not somehow, to me at least, feel right. This is only my persona...
by Nigel H-J
03 Jan 2007, 15:14
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Bristol's tide graph
Replies: 10
Views: 896

Nice to see your're keeping abreast of what the internet has to offer Gary!! :redface: :tuttut:
by Nigel H-J
03 Jan 2007, 10:23
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: I want one of these!
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Saw that on the news a few weeks ago. He carried a parachute with him just in case though I wonder......in the event of engine failure.......what would the glide ratio be....................Vertical? :think: :lol:
by Nigel H-J
03 Jan 2007, 10:08
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Sleep help needed!
Replies: 21
Views: 1983

I used to be in haulage and was employed on the British Sugar Corporation Contract delivering liquid sugar all over the country. Often we had to be up early in the mornings for timed deliveries, sometimes I would have to get up at 01.00hrs for a 06.00 delivery in Bristol. One particular day a driver...
by Nigel H-J
02 Jan 2007, 15:14
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Maltby Moment
Replies: 5
Views: 1117

Wonderful pictures Ian, certainly gives an atmoshere with those VC10s' Talking about circuits and bumps when at Scampton some Vulcans were dispersed at RAE Bedford on exercise and I had to go down with spares for one of the Vulcans, if I remeber correctly, was that not used for BOAC training as I wa...
by Nigel H-J
02 Jan 2007, 14:57
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: If you have a clear night ...
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Saw a giant one around it last month when I got home at three in the morning, stood transfixed by the site of it then realised I spent ten minutes out in the cold just looking at it......soon went inside!!
by Nigel H-J
02 Jan 2007, 14:51
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Sleep help needed!
Replies: 21
Views: 1983

I will echo the replies of Peter and Dave. I work permanent nights but now thankfully finish at 02.45hrs but have done three on and three off. After finishing my last night I went home got about fours sleep - woke-up - felt terrible then had to go back to bed at night and did not sleep well at all. ...
by Nigel H-J
02 Jan 2007, 14:25
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: ZuluKilo Restoration Update - (2 big photos, dial-up beware)
Replies: 28
Views: 2497

Well Nigel, That took care of a chunk of the day answering that question Now you are beginning to make me feel really guilty at having asked that question Peter!! :lol: but many thanks. Guess it will feel very strange and bring back a lot of happy memories when you slide into that seat. Maybe you c...