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by dvenman
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RAF 100 Flypast
Replies: 13
Views: 154

Re: RAF 100 Flypast

Horse wrote:There's video online (sorry, no link, someone else showed me it) of how the planes were choreographed to meet.


https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/raf- ... 82851.html ?
by dvenman
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RAF 100 Flypast
Replies: 13
Views: 154

Re: RAF 100 Flypast

Horse wrote:wo of the fixed wing aircraft with the pivoting rotor tips - don't know whether they were setting off in preparation, or unrelated.


Those will be V-22 Ospreys, American things. Probably on their way to Fairford for RIAT this weekend.
by dvenman
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bubblecar Museum
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Bubblecar Museum

http://www.bubblecarmuseum.co.uk/ - Boston. Lincolnshire ?
by dvenman
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 201

Re: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?

jont- wrote:
dvenman wrote:It says on the diagram "Driver can override the system by pushing harder on the accelerator"...

Read the circumstances in which this is allowed further down... :bash:


"Allowed"...not prevented.
by dvenman
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 201

Re: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?

It says on the diagram "Driver can override the system by pushing harder on the accelerator"...
by dvenman
Mon May 14, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm going to buy a Skōda
Replies: 8
Views: 389

I'm going to buy a Skōda

Interesting article on The Register about male bling...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/0 ... ale_bling/
by dvenman
Mon May 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Control Pal
Replies: 15
Views: 603

Re: Control Pal

Hmmmm...for racing driver tuition I can see an application.

However, for road use it's more limited. I could quite happily drive a speed into a brick wall - the only loss of smoothness coming at impact!
by dvenman
Thu May 03, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 867

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-26/speed-enforcement-detrimental-to-road-safety-study-finds/7965082 And as one who has had direct practical experience of the Victorian (Australian state, although perhaps applies to their approach to speeding enforcement) the general policing approach seems to me...
by dvenman
Thu May 03, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 867

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

GTR1400MAN wrote:Should you be driving from the passenger seat? :lol:



You never know - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-43934504
by dvenman
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Crash Detectives
Replies: 2
Views: 356

The Crash Detectives

Interesting two part series about Gwent's Collision Investigation unit - part one last night, part two in a week's time.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b0b056g3

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