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18th Mar 2020, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 9,005
Posted By drichard

Stobart air in trouble

Irish newspapers reporting that the holding company of Stobart Air has entered administration.

Thoughts and prayers to all
...
17th Mar 2020, 07:46
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By drichard

Below is the traffic this morning (picture also...

Below is the traffic this morning (picture also posted in the transatlantic thread)

Very litt westbound traffic

...
17th Mar 2020, 07:28
Replies: 153
Views: 154,542
Posted By drichard

Day 1 of Trump's no fly to the USA.

This is what FR24 reports transatlantic traffic as at 07:21 today. Just about everything flying east (no westbound traffic)
...
27th Jan 2020, 12:52
Replies: 90
Views: 92,450
Posted By drichard

Taking the numbers on the tail, and what we can...

Taking the numbers on the tail, and what we can see is left of the numbers up front ...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1500x713/x_082f7853a71cda78e1a537046c5d3112eadbfecb.jpg
20th Nov 2019, 12:30
Replies: 135
Views: 122,988
Posted By drichard

Further update: looks like they want to throw the...

Further update: looks like they want to throw the book at her

For those not fully understanding the UK legal system, a Magistrates court deals with lesser offences, whereas the Crown court has the...
30th Sep 2019, 14:36
Replies: 135
Views: 122,988
Posted By drichard

Sorry to drag this up again, but here is an...

Sorry to drag this up again, but here is an update ... https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/17936617.stansted-airport-woman-charged-jet2-flight-escorted-raf-jets/

The person has been "charged with...
20th Sep 2019, 17:34
Replies: 48
Views: 31,491
Posted By drichard

Smoking next to an aircraft being refuelled.

There are times my fellow travellers leave me speechless...

https://metro.co.uk/2019/09/20/idiot-easyjet-passenger-smokes-tries-get-plane-refuelled-10778001/
17th Jul 2019, 16:32
Replies: 135
Views: 122,988
Posted By drichard

Disruptive Jet2 passenger getting a big bill

Mods: Please move as appropriate.

The *Idiot* that caused a Jet2 aircraft to be diverted to STN escorted by 2 RAF Typhoons (which caused a sonic boom over land whilst en route to intercept) is...
27th Feb 2017, 07:34
Replies: 1
Views: 4,276
Posted By drichard

Standing room only

UK newspaper reporting that passengers were standing for flight between Pakistan and Saudi as more passengers were loaded than seats.

Flight deck apparently unaware until airborne
...
2nd Feb 2017, 08:20
Replies: 226
Views: 134,843
Posted By drichard

It even made the local news...

It even made the local news (http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/) (headline item - may change with time)
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2016, 09:14
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By drichard

NiclasB : My thoughts were running along the...

NiclasB : My thoughts were running along the lines of the disruption of the object leaves dust residue. This is likely to be silicates - similar to volcanic dust. If the aircraft were to fly through...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2016, 08:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By drichard

Hi all, thanks for taking the time to look...

Hi all,

thanks for taking the time to look and comment

Yes - kt meant KiloTonnes - the range I quoted may be a bit on the low side though (upto 500kiloTonnes may be more appropriate)

No, we...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2016, 12:48
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By drichard

Effect of Shockwwaves on aircraft in flight

Hi all,

I am finalising a degree in geosciences and have my final year dissertation - the effect of shock waves on aircraft in flight, so I am trying to locate (publicly accessible) data on the...
18th Mar 2016, 13:16
Replies: 18
Views: 12,694
Posted By drichard

BA A380 Water leak

It appears there is a another good reason to keep your shoes on on an A380

There appears to have been a water leak after a "trolley hit a water pipe". According to one of the comments , this has...
22nd Oct 2015, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 3,437
Posted By drichard

Sorry for resurrecting an old post, but Numanair...

Sorry for resurrecting an old post, but Numanair was finally dissolved in 2013. Looks like Gary left it in 1991


https://www.companiesintheuk.co.uk/ltd/numanair
28th Jan 2015, 20:22
Replies: 23
Views: 5,737
Posted By drichard

747-8 chosen to replace air force 1

Reuters are reporting the decision to replace AF1 with 747-8

Air Force picks Boeing 747-8 to replace Air Force One: sources (http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0L12FP20150128?irpc=932)
17th Dec 2014, 14:22
Replies: 25
Views: 5,579
Posted By drichard

From Reuters: UA28 Returning due to "Maintenance...

From Reuters: UA28 Returning due to "Maintenance Issue"

U.S.-bound United Airlines flight returns to London after 'maintenance issue' | Reuters...
30th Mar 2009, 20:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By drichard

I think you've just won the Ryanair Competition...

I think you've just won the Ryanair Competition with that remark (Passengers to Suggest Next Discretionary Charge (http://www.ryanair.com/site/EN/news.php?yr=09&month=mar&story=pro-en-120309)):}
6th May 2008, 16:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By drichard

I don't think it came from Duxford (I was there...

I don't think it came from Duxford (I was there yesterday). A 2-seater spitfire left Duxford ~11:45 yesterday am, but was back before 13:30.

The only other departure of note was a ME109 about...
9th Apr 2008, 11:27
Replies: 166
Views: 36,859
Posted By drichard

15 month Delay

BBC News reporting that the Dreamliner will be delayed by 15mths.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7338807.stm


Boeing has announced another major delay to delivery of its new 787...
29th Feb 2008, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By drichard

FYI, here in Colchester, there is serious...

FYI, here in Colchester, there is serious oversupply of apartments (300+ empty). Colchester is ~30 miles (35 - 45 mins) drive from STN.

There is no direct train link to STN from Colchester. There...
15th Feb 2008, 21:01
Replies: 184
Views: 64,373
Posted By drichard

AA Gets in on the act ...

I thought this was a bit hairy : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHmrcCfdZFM

I couldn't help but notice the shadow the aircraft casts as it's flying down the hill. Nice landing with X-wind.
25th Jan 2008, 08:53
Replies: 24
Views: 6,650
Posted By drichard

As a semi-frequent visitor to Egypt, and having...

As a semi-frequent visitor to Egypt, and having observed what is advised LOCALLY by medical professionals (and locals who deal with the general public - pharmacists, dive center operators, hotel...
11th Jan 2008, 21:59
Replies: 49
Views: 8,353
Posted By drichard

This was a fun trip. Flying LON (can't...

This was a fun trip.

Flying LON (can't remenber if it's LHR or LGW) to SEZ in 1997 with BA (747-200). We're all boarded and sitting (un)comfotably for the flight........

Intercom : "BING-BONG -...
1st Jan 2008, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By drichard

I second everything PAXboy has said and would...

I second everything PAXboy has said and would like to wish everyone all the very best for 2008, with calm cabins, happy landings and clear skys to all.

Now, where's the nearest decent TOGA party?...
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