* Posts by Old but bold

11 publicly visible posts • joined 11 Aug 2009

You're not Boeing to believe this, but... Another deadly 737 Max control bug found

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my feeling is that the 707 had a hardware problem that caused a stall and then a dive. the problem was probably found when testing the first flying planes. Fixing the problem would entail modifing all the built planes and delaying delivery. So the problem was fixed in soft ware. The problem still exist so it still appears

El Reg Redesign - leave your comment here.

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Bring back different colours for heading and comment

Boeing to start work on most powerful rocket ... EVER!

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Read in a Nasa feed about the total lift of the rocket, it seems to be less than the Saturn rocket, or is my data wrong

US bloke raises $250k to build robo-masturbation device

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poets know

There was a royal marine

who invented a f..ing machine

at the 99th stroke

the bloody thing broke

and smashed his balls into cream

NSA Prism: Why I'm boycotting US cloud tech - and you should too

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The beacon ( of freedom) that died

Killed by torture of prisoners,

by killing (murder) of citizens with out trial (drone strikes)

by not being able to say what you are made to do (cellular surveillance)

holding prisoners with out trial

and ... add your own


Samsung vs Apple: which smartphone do Reg readers prefer?

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The other place high

I suppose this is because they use not high selling phones that they find very attractive. They go for the phone that's right for them not the one with the most hoopla.

How I nearly sold rocket windows to the crazy North Koreans

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That sounds like the argentine military when they invaded the falklands-malvinas

Any storm in a port

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a drop of white corrector on the plug

that fixed the problem for me, so i match with a drop of white corrector on the plug

Bloke with spanners attacks LOHAN's dodgy plumbing

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If you don't get the vacuum the pump should achieve you still got leaks. Try an inclined tube gage

for the really low pressures

PARIS acquires visual tracking capability

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Altitude release

A GPS indicates altitude, could you not use this signal for the release?

El Reg space paper plane christened Vulture 1

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Altitude trip for El Reg

Weather baloons expand as they rise, a very simple trip using this factor can release El Reg