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    Ok guys! You asked for it - here's the modern solution; it'll help keep you warm too.

    MB



    Back to just bimbling in the TST.

    No longer instructing - just pontificating..
    and now a Tai Chi instructor

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    Noooooo Joan....
    Thruster pilots are lucky. They at least have a pod and screen (needed, admittedly, with a tractor prop). We podless Chaser pilots have 60mph and no protection. Two pairs of socks and moonboots, jeans, Mountain Equipment overtrousers, tee-shirt, flannel shirt, sweater, fleece, Mercury flying suit (thank you Eileen), RAF goatskin flying gloves, motorcycle gloves, bar mitts, snood. Toasty...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Arielarts View Post
    Noooooo Joan....
    Thruster pilots are lucky. They at least have a pod and screen (needed, admittedly, with a tractor prop). We podless Chaser pilots have 60mph and no protection. Two pairs of socks and moonboots, jeans, Mountain Equipment overtrousers, tee-shirt, flannel shirt, sweater, fleece, Mercury flying suit (thank you Eileen), RAF goatskin flying gloves, motorcycle gloves, bar mitts, snood. Toasty...
    And now Tena for Men


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    I always found it was my toes that got too cold to stay up there for much more than an hour when it was stupidly cold. Winterish (but not too wintery, there are buttons to press and knobs to twiddle) cycling gloves worked well enough on the hands. We don't get proper cold this far south though.

    Perhaps that's the answer, move somewhere warmer


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    Quote Originally Posted by MadamBreakneck View Post
    Ok guys! You asked for it - here's the modern solution; it'll help keep you warm too.

    MB
    Why? Easier to use an external catheter. Just need to find a gap somewhere.

    External catheters are sold by HG/PG shops for long flights. Not a female friendly solution though.
    Steve U.
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    You could feed the catheter into your boot and round your toes - then at least one foot would be warm.


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