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  #81  
Old July 26th 08, 04:29 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
Bertie the Bunyip[_25_]
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Default How do weather services get sky conditions above the surface?

hwأf wrote in
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:17:32 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th' terraists
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 01:27:31 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
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Mxsmanic wrote in
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§ñühwØ£f writes:

I would a55ume that they have planes in the air at some point and
the
aircraft report the ceiling height of teh clouds and then they
estimate windspeed from observaton stations on the ground.
I'm just guessing. I knew a weather observer once.

That makes sense. I wonder how they estimate things like heights
and
distances, though. I suppose experience would help to come up
with
educated guesses for these, but one might still be way off.
Certainly
experience would be useful in recognizing specific cloud types and
patterns.

One article I read (I think it was Wikipedia) mentioned just ten
radiosondes for the entire Caribbean, that's hardly what I'd call
high-resolution measurement. You could almost fit a hurricane
between
radiosondes.


You are an idiot.

Bertie

Maybe they use dopplar radar to tell the height of the clouds, eh?
Otherwise I assume some sort of math involving triangulation and
other
difficult things.



Nah, it's easy. They compare the temperature to the dewpoint add in

th
edry adiabatic lapse rate and voila, you get the cloudbase.
Observation
is used for terminal areas, otherwise, though, it's still done the

old
fashioned way for the most part. These days, al info is mixed
together,
whihc gives a much better actual and forecasting capability.

bertie

Are you an ex weather observer or summat? I had a friend who was ex

USAF
weather observer then he got a job in elko doing weather observation &
moved
He was always talking about clouds & stuff trying to explain what was
happening up there...


Nah,, I'm a pilot. We have to learn the basics of how it's done. It's
interesting, but not riveting for me, anyhow. Handy to know a bit abou
tit in my line of work, though.

Sure, the basics; thats a funnel cloud, thats a hurricane, sheep arn't
supposed to fly...



Yeah, that sort of stuff
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Old July 26th 08, 10:41 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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"Morgans" wrote in message
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I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your amusement

is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful forums

on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only

thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.

When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by bertie,
followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie - max - - -

-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,

with
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rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
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Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you

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You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known

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decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they have

the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a

kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue as

to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail right

on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today

are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do

the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones does

a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their

heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?


Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...

--
www.votenader.org
  #83  
Old July 27th 08, 12:35 AM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
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on 7/26/2008 4:41 PM hwf said the following:
Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'

terraists
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§ñühw¤£f wrote in

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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
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"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your amusement

is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful forums

on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only

thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC
I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.

When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by bertie,
followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie - max - - -

-
-
I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,

with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you

ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known

poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.

Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie
This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they have

the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a

kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue as

to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.

You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail right

on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today

are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do

the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones does

a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.

Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their

heads!

I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?

Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Aren't they always?
  #84  
Old July 27th 08, 05:03 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 18:35:52 -0500, Rich Ahrens aided th' terraists with
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on 7/26/2008 4:41 PM §ñühw¤£f said the following:
Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
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§ñühw¤£f wrote in
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@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your amusement
is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful forums
on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only
thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC
I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.
When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by bertie,
followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie - max - - -
-
-
I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,
with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you
ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known
poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.

Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie
This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they have
the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a
kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue as
to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.

You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail right
on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today
are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do
the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones does
a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.

Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their
heads!

I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?
Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Aren't they always?


I too, hate the scottish. A vile lot if ever there was one.

--
"Those who can make you believe absurdities,
can make you commit atrocities" - Voltaire

  #85  
Old July 27th 08, 05:41 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
Bertie the Bunyip[_25_]
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hwf wrote in news:PM000452F425FF59A8
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
hwأf wrote in
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'

terraists
with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in

news:PM000452E0695605C7
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your amusement

is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful forums

on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only

thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.

When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by bertie,
followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie - max - - -

-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,

with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you

ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known

poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they have

the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a

kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue as

to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail right

on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today

are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do

the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones does

a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their

heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?


Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Well, as compensation, they would be able to utilise th ependulum effect
in it's place.
Bertie
  #86  
Old July 28th 08, 04:06 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
hwأf
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On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 16:41:04 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th' terraists
with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in news:PM000452F425FF59A8
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in
news:PM000452E0695605C7
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
news
On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your amusement
is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful forums
on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only
thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.
When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by bertie,
followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie - max - - -
-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,
with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you
ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known
poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they have
the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a
kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue as
to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail right
on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today
are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do
the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones does
a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their
heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?

Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Well, as compensation, they would be able to utilise th ependulum effect
in it's place.
Bertie


The scots? HA! They're hung like mice...

--
"Those who can make you believe absurdities,
can make you commit atrocities" - Voltaire
http://www.smirkingchimp.com/thread/16118

  #87  
Old July 28th 08, 04:09 PM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
Bertie the Bunyip[_25_]
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hwأf wrote in
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On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 16:41:04 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
news
On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in
news:PM000452E0695605C7
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
news
On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided
th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your
amusement
is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful
forums
on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of
a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only
thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.
When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by
bertie, followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie -
max - - -
-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,
with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you
ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known
poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they
have
the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a
kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue
as
to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail
right
on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today
are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do
the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones
does
a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their
heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?

Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Well, as compensation, they would be able to utilise th ependulum
effect in it's place.
Bertie


The scots? HA! They're hung like mice...


Mmm, you make a good point. Perhaps with a ring laser gyro attached..


Bertie
  #88  
Old August 1st 08, 01:14 AM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks
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On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 15:09:58 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th' terraists
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§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 16:41:04 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
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§ñühw¤£f wrote in
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
terraists
with the following claims :

§ñühw¤£f wrote in
news:PM000452E0695605C7
@unknown.unknown.dom:

Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
§ñühwØ£f wrote in
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On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 20:09:39 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided
th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your
amusement
is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful
forums
on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of
a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only
thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.
When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by
bertie, followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie -
max - - -
-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,
with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you
ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known
poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they
have
the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a
kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue
as
to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail
right
on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today
are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do
the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones
does
a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their
heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?

Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Well, as compensation, they would be able to utilise th ependulum
effect in it's place.
Bertie


The scots? HA! They're hung like mice...


Mmm, you make a good point. Perhaps with a ring laser gyro attached..


Is that anything like a laod ballancer?

--
"Those who can make you believe absurdities,
can make you commit atrocities" - Voltaire
  #89  
Old August 1st 08, 03:16 AM posted to rec.aviation.piloting,alt.usenet.kooks,alt.fluff-girl.pinku-sensei,alt.fuckhead.art-deco,alt.white-san-francisco-moustache.art-deco
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On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 15:09:58 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th' terraists
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hwأf wrote in
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On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 16:41:04 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:18:29 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip aided th'
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§ñühw¤£f wrote in
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Bertie the Bunyip wrote:
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th'
terraists
with the following claims :

"Steve Foley" wrote in
news:[email protected]:

"Morgans" wrote in message
...

I'm glad for your amusement, but do you think your
amusement
is
worth
the dismantling of one of the (previously) most useful
forums
on
aviation, by aviators?

If you think that it is worth it, then you have too high of
a
value
placed on your own entertainment.

Ignoring him is not sufficient. His departure is the only
thing
that
is sufficient.
--
Jim in NC

I took a 12 month vacation from RAP. He still didn't leave.
When
I
came back most of the posts I saw were MX, followed by
bertie, followed by Max, followed by bertie - max - bertie -
max - - -
-
-

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my own nntp server,
with
my
own
rules. Once I've got it up and running the way I want, I'll
publish
the address.

Here's a preview:

You'll never see a post by MX, Bertie, or Max, nor will you
ever
see
a
response to them.
You'll also never see a post by a spammer, unless a known
poster
decides to spam, or if I decide it's not really spam.


Snort.

Like that'd stop me.

Bertie

This is interesting. Is the OP in question saying that they
have
the
skills to fly a plane but *lack* the skills to configure a
kilfile?
If so, this is indeed troubling news and would provide a clue
as
to
*why*
our skys are so unsafe today.


You're joking, of course, but in fact, you've hit the nail
right
on
the
head.
Don't know about the OP, but a startling number of pilots today
are
spoon fed idiots who need a Nintendo DS in front of them to do
the
simplest flights...


They fly with the computer and not so much with the stick eh?
THey should watch 'Space Cowboys' some time. Tommy Lee Jones
does
a
nice
job of landing the "flying brick" with a stick and no computer.


Mm, not so much that as flying with the compute and not their
heads!


I always thot you had to fly by "the seat of your pants".
What if your pants dont fit?

Hmm, a safety issue that possibly need sto be addrsssed.


Needless to say...scotsmen would be at a distinct disadvantage...


Well, as compensation, they would be able to utilise th ependulum
effect in it's place.
Bertie

The scots? HA! They're hung like mice...


Mmm, you make a good point. Perhaps with a ring laser gyro attached..


Is that anything like a laod ballancer?

ignorant ****.


 




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