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Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,084
Posted By gjwilson
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/86/Eurasian_blue_tit_Lancashire.jpg/250px-Eurasian_blue_tit_Lancashire.jpg...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By gjwilson
I share your pain. I've started that, if the...

I share your pain.

I've started that, if the FIL is in the car (A perpetual pull once then keep pulling harder guy - luckily over 90 so not a lot of "pull" there) or someone new, I try to hit the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
That was my first reaction, however, I did some...

That was my first reaction, however, I did some digging and 8,000 FPM is nowhere near a fighter jet climb rate. For example an F-18 has a max climb rate of 50,000 FPM

Some guys at...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
Unless the plane explodes, it's always pilot...

Unless the plane explodes, it's always pilot error.

Even when the plane is taken down by a missile they always manage to lay some blame on the pilot

and if the wing falls off, pilot error since...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-15-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
As I mentioned before the presence of numbers of...

As I mentioned before the presence of numbers of intact bodies puts the high speed in air breakup of the airframe into doubt.

Also, even in the "old days" airliners used hydraulics to move the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-11-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By gjwilson
Wit-CHAY woman?...meh...it's no Desporado ...

Wit-CHAY woman?...meh...it's no Desporado


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZrCLF-sZag
Forum: Off-Topic 01-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
Not engine speed, the speed of the plane through...

Not engine speed, the speed of the plane through the air, or airspeed. You can stall an airplane with the engines running at max thrust and you can glide an airplane with engines out.

Also,...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-01-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
The presence of intact bodies seems to indicate...

The presence of intact bodies seems to indicate that this was not a vertical dive at very high speeds.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
When they say a plane stalled, they don't mean...

When they say a plane stalled, they don't mean the engines, they mean the aircraft had too high an angle of attack and the wing stalled (meaning it no longer was developing lift)

Aircraft can have...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
I'll say meh because don't agree yet I don't...

I'll say meh because don't agree yet I don't disagree

The Flight School where I did my Private Pilot License has been training pilots for China for a number of years (over a decade at least). The...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By gjwilson
First 100 knots is closer to 180 kh/m not 160 so...

First 100 knots is closer to 180 kh/m not 160 so I'm a little leery about the claim. But second, radar measures groundspeed not airspeed and aircraft performance figures are specified by airspeed.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By gjwilson
These are allegations and these people appear...

These are allegations and these people appear totally "retarded" to use your word.

Who knows if the husband didn't knock the wife unconscious and try to commit suicide so she got blamed for it?
...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-26-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By gjwilson
Lost the logo on my X5, just flew off one day...

Lost the logo on my X5, just flew off one day this summer driving down the highway.

I had car in for other work and asked about the getting it rebadged. I used to have a Fiat Spider back in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 903
Posted By gjwilson
I was talking to a friend this weekend who said...

I was talking to a friend this weekend who said the Facebook App caused him to download large amounts of data

I forget the actual circumstances which he said led to the large download but...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 673
Posted By gjwilson
being "lazy" is not a valid rationalization. He...

being "lazy" is not a valid rationalization. He is too "lazy" to stop cheating his customers?
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 673
Posted By gjwilson
He offered to refund part of the difference (3 or...

He offered to refund part of the difference (3 or the 4 dollar overcharge) and he didn't do that until the threat reply to his reply email.

I think this is an example of dismissing a valid...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By gjwilson
You owe me a coffee and a keyboard:mad::mad: ...

You owe me a coffee and a keyboard:mad::mad:

:rofl::rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 673
Posted By gjwilson
In the letter Duan says the website price has...

In the letter Duan says the website price has "been out of date for quite some time".

To me this thread is somewhat an argument over who the bigger a-hole is, but ti does seem like two moderately...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By gjwilson
If you live in an area of the US where you are...

If you live in an area of the US where you are subject to charging African Elephants, you might want to consider moving:dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 673
Posted By gjwilson
I think you are being just as unreasonable as the...

I think you are being just as unreasonable as the guy here quibbling over nickels and dimes.

I think what set the customer "off" here is that when he asked for the 3X refund he got less than the...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 673
Posted By gjwilson
I think it says in the email that under Mass law...

I think it says in the email that under Mass law that is what he is entitled to, 3 times the error.

if the vendor only had to refund the difference there wouldn't be much of a motivation to change...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-05-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By gjwilson
Well, you haven't talked to me. Not sure if...

Well, you haven't talked to me.

Not sure if they do this in the states, but up here the dealers add an "admin fee" which is basically "extra profit for dealer for selling you the car" and now...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By gjwilson
I don't understand how this relates. Airlines...

I don't understand how this relates. Airlines structured flights to fly full when gas was high and continued to do so when gas was low. A fall in oil prices should lower their costs and passengers...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By gjwilson
The economist days 1% margin, so it would be...

The economist days 1% margin, so it would be $1.20 profit not $12.00.

Anyway, I'm interested in where someone can fly from and to for $126.

Wife and I flew from Toronto to Edmonton in mid...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-20-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By gjwilson
if you are going by the image on the article,...

if you are going by the image on the article, that wasn't the bride in question, read the caption
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