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16th May 2019, 14:30
Replies: 41
Views: 18,573
Posted By meleagertoo

From the position of the accident site it looks...

From the position of the accident site it looks as if the take off was from 15. The runway is reported to have a significant "hump" which would substantially affect t/o run. Additionally the wind in...
16th May 2019, 14:10
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By meleagertoo

Wrong on both counts. Peltors are almost...

Wrong on both counts.

Peltors are almost indestructible. Dont mistake their flexiblility for weakness, it isn't - it's their strength. Unlike DCs that are hard and rigid and bend or break if sat...
16th May 2019, 13:32
Replies: 457
Views: 862,975
Posted By meleagertoo

Two things now seems clearer to me watching this...

Two things now seems clearer to me watching this video from a previously unseen angle.

Firstly the cause of the bounce now seems clearer, the last few feet of the approach seems to have been made...
15th May 2019, 12:48
Replies: 41
Views: 18,573
Posted By meleagertoo

A solid fuel rocket is not an explosive, let...

A solid fuel rocket is not an explosive, let alone a high explosive.
15th May 2019, 12:32
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By meleagertoo

If you're after lighter weight and more comfort...

If you're after lighter weight and more comfort why on earth consider David Clarke? Antedelluvian overweight head-clamps - the most uncomfortable headsets out there.
Try a Peltor and wonder how DC...
15th May 2019, 12:27
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By meleagertoo

Wethersfield would do it.

Wethersfield would do it.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2019, 14:11
Replies: 11,155
Views: 700,433
Posted By meleagertoo

to partly digested onion soup

to partly digested onion soup
14th May 2019, 13:05
Replies: 24
Views: 13,899
Posted By meleagertoo

Speaking from experience, I can assure everyone...

Speaking from experience, I can assure everyone that no sane pilot would even contemplate turning off the runway in a case like this. First of all, why? what for? A blocked runway is no concern of...
13th May 2019, 22:44
Replies: 10
Views: 4,786
Posted By meleagertoo

Is It Really This Bad?

From today's Times, an article on delays in the UK military flying training system.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/trainee-raf-pilots-grounded-by-shortage-of-aircraft-l5pwqp09q
12th May 2019, 14:21
Replies: 47
Views: 13,422
Posted By meleagertoo

Peculiar connection you make between cocaine...

Peculiar connection you make between cocaine traces and potheads. Are they connected in some way? Or is it just whatever you've been smoking...?
;)
12th May 2019, 13:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By meleagertoo

How does that get to mean...? Because that's...

How does that get to mean...?
Because that's the code that was allocated to it. 'How did that get to mean' is not the correct way to approach decodes. They are what they are.

I've been a...
12th May 2019, 13:48
Replies: 17
Views: 5,183
Posted By meleagertoo

Hardly imagine that journalistic interpretation...

Hardly imagine that journalistic interpretation is very realistic.
Do you imagine anyone in a car struck by someting going that fast would survive the concussion and flying debris?
11th May 2019, 16:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By meleagertoo

You are supposed to know that ina METAR wind is...

You are supposed to know that ina METAR wind is given in degrees true not magnetic, and cloud AAL not MSL (common sense tells you that can't be right).

No trap at all.
That one is as simple and...
11th May 2019, 15:33
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By meleagertoo

Oubaas, that VC10 tale had me chortling! ...

Oubaas, that VC10 tale had me chortling!

Hve sims always been a part of trainng? Far longer than any of the examles above, that's for sure....
11th May 2019, 14:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By meleagertoo

This is a typical CAA exam question designed to...

This is a typical CAA exam question designed to test your decision making and rationalisation skills. You just need to recognise the slightly odd way they are worded and answer accordingly. Get used...
11th May 2019, 14:15
Replies: 47
Views: 13,422
Posted By meleagertoo

Sounds to me like a dedicated band of activists...

Sounds to me like a dedicated band of activists bigging up the complaint-count.
I live in E Anglia on what is evidently a training route and every year we get maybe four or five Hercs and the same...
7th May 2019, 11:31
Replies: 457
Views: 862,975
Posted By meleagertoo

Do we often find people 'feverishly trying to get...

Do we often find people 'feverishly trying to get into' occupied lavatories? Aren't locked doors a fairly well-understood principle?
That's a very far-fetched and unrealistic argument. People...
7th May 2019, 09:44
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,139,375
Posted By meleagertoo

Which rather vindicates Boeing's position on...

Which rather vindicates Boeing's position on this; they reacted exactly as Boeing intended by identifying it as an STS runaway (which most assuredly is a runaway trim event) and dealt with it by...
6th May 2019, 19:47
Replies: 457
Views: 862,975
Posted By meleagertoo

I fear the brave guy who went back up the slide...

I fear the brave guy who went back up the slide did so to try to unblock a logjam of struggling bodies and baggage blocking the aisle. For some while before that the egress of pax had become slow and...
6th May 2019, 19:34
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,139,375
Posted By meleagertoo

What, exactly, is the use of an "A of A DISAGREE"...

What, exactly, is the use of an "A of A DISAGREE" with no A of A indication to back it up? I can't see it tells you anything useful at all, in fact it merely adds an unquantifiable and unanswerable...
5th May 2019, 23:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By meleagertoo

Why not try Indonesia or Ethiopia.. Good luck! ...

Why not try Indonesia or Ethiopia..
Good luck!

Or stop and think for a moment before posting...
4th May 2019, 00:15
Replies: 14
Views: 6,068
Posted By meleagertoo

What an utterly pointless, stupid, unnecessary ...

What an utterly pointless, stupid, unnecessary way to die, taking a bloody dog - of all things - on a flight. And evidently unsecured.

Doesn't this belong somewhere near the top of the Darwin...
3rd May 2019, 14:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By meleagertoo

Aaah! Google! Landing fees don't seem to...

Aaah! Google!

Landing fees don't seem to have changed much in decades, this is what I seem to remember paying aeons ago.
Note the night surcharge.
You could end up with a thousand pound bill for...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd May 2019, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 2,355
Posted By meleagertoo

Vary from Mr Boing's procedures at your peril. ...

Vary from Mr Boing's procedures at your peril.
With 50 year's experience of knowing how to operate their own product the person that chooses to do different is demonstrrating a level of adventurism,...
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