Jan 04, 2021, 03:27 PM
Have already re-booked a missed series of vacations from last year to September this year, but then I'm the eternal optimist. Also the EU, having generated reams of rules and regulations for EU travel companies, kindly allowed them to ignore all these rules and regs, so need to return to Europe t...
Oct 26, 2020, 02:00 PM
Ahh, the smell of hot smoky solder flux in the morning! All's good until you splash hot solder on a bare leg... Still fire up the solder iron occasionally. As one who used to fly in DC3s on business trips, life is still very good.
Oct 23, 2020, 09:55 PM
Reminds me of the Mullard 3-3 and bookshelf speakers of the early 60s. Note the orientation of the speaker and power transformers In the photos - at right angles to minimise hum. And BTW, in Oz they are valves, not “tubes”.
Sep 08, 2020, 02:43 PM
When I travelled to the Amazon, I had to have a series of injections, including Yellow Fever vaccination. I also had to carry my proof of Yellow Fever vaccination with me so that I could re-enter the States on my way back to Australia. I'm presuming that if you plan to visit the Amazon you would ...
Sep 08, 2020, 02:16 PM
Before I visited the Amazon, I had to submit to a series of vaccinations and carry a Yellow Fever immunisation document so that I could return via the States. As I want to return to Europe later next year to complete a series of cancelled holiday trips that I could only obtain new vouchers for, w...
Apr 23, 2019, 02:55 PM
Meant to add that sleeping tablets seem to reset the body clock a lot faster.
Apr 23, 2019, 02:53 PM
Believe depends on flight class. When flying for work long distances in economy, used to take prescription sleeping tablets so that I could be effective the next day, but there were noticeable side effects. Now that I'm travelling in Business for leisure, one or two Restavits do the trick.
Jan 07, 2019, 04:14 PM
Also recommend phoning Qantas at exactly the time, or slightly before, the seats are released, as popular routes seats are snapped up very quickly, sometimes within the first few minutes of their release.
Aug 18, 2017, 02:14 PM
Hmm - according to the April SMH article, with a revised range of 9700 nm, it looks like the ULR could make SYD-LHR in a single hop. Interesting.
Aug 18, 2017, 02:09 PM
I believe that's a key question - can the ULR version fly direct SYD-LHR?