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buffet

aerodynamic excitation of an aircraft structure by separated flows

Buffet

Bernard . 1928--99, French painter and engraver. His works are characterized by sombre tones and thin angular forms

buffet

i. An irregular oscillation of an aircraft caused at the moment of stall, at very high angles of attack, and in some subsonic aircraft when flying at very high Mach numbers caused by eddy formation and separation of boundary layer.
ii. The knocking about sustained by an aircraft surface when severe turbulence or gust conditions are encountered.
iii. As used in parachuting, it means longitudinal oscillations of the body during free fall caused by holding the arms too high and the legs too straight.
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The RMT has written to the Government demanding that guards and buffet cars be retained on all intercity services, with all train maintenance retained in-house.
But Bob Crow, assistant general secretary of the Railway, Maritime and Transport Union, said: "Unless GWR say otherwise we strongly believe that the buffet car in Paddington may have been welded together from the wrecked buffet car at Southall.
It is frankly ludicrous that East Coast, who are introducing the same trains, have given us the assurances we are seeking but First Great Western have ignored us and are crashing ahead with the ripping out of buffet cars and the threat to safety-critical station and train staff purely to maximise the profits from new trains bought for them by the British taxpayer.
The four men who died were sitting in the buffet car which twisted sideways and smashed into a stanchion holding the overhead wiring.
The train driver suffered shock, and a member of the buffet car staff was treated for a minor neck injury.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Set of seat attachment profile for lhb hot buffet car, lhb chair car & lhb non ac chair car coaches.
Price includes: Standard PS109pp/PS268 family - including a reserved seat at table for four First PS169pp/PS428 family - including morning coffee and Danish pastry, afternoon tea with a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, jam and cream Premier Dining PS259pp/PS688 family - including full English breakfast, light lunch and a four course dinner silver served at your seat Buffet car available.
That well-known journalistic double act "Wee Man" and "Swanny" will be travelling to Ibrox - and I just hope the buffet car has been stocked accordingly.
For pounds 229 I would expect someone scattering rose petals in front of me as they led me towards my carriage, while Take That sang in the buffet car.
Our tickets were never checked, the refreshment trolley service was suspended and even the buffet car was closed.
There are three classes to choose from: Standard Class includes a reserved seat at a table for four - First Class includes morning coffee & Danish Pastries, tea & biscuits in the - afternoon Premier Dining includes full English breakfast, light lunch & four course dinner - Buffet car available serving light refreshments - Tables of two guaranteed for a supplement of pounds 15pp (subject to availability) - BOOK ON LINE AT www.
We'll no doubt be raiding the buffet car," laughs Sean, who performs at the festival on Sunday.