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Forum: Tech Log
3rd Sep 2017, 04:50
Replies: 28
Views: 3,877
Posted By Milt

Increasig Atmospheric Pressure

Has anyone calculated the extent of the rise in average sea level atmospheric pressure caused by the combined weight of all aircraft flying?
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jun 2017, 07:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By Milt

Jet Engine Throttle Linkage Loss

During the 1960s a USAF B57 flew from the USA to Australia with throttle linkages to both engines having unsecured taper pins in the linkages.

Fortunately the right engine throttle linkage taper...
Forum: Questions
20th Mar 2017, 00:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Milt

safetypee Your first image clearly shows the...

safetypee

Your first image clearly shows the unusual blobs I observed.
Forum: Questions
20th Mar 2017, 00:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Milt

TangoAlphad Con trail was horizon to horizon...

TangoAlphad

Con trail was horizon to horizon with remarkable regularity.
Wish I had taken a photo.
Reminds me of the very rare sightings I have seen of the full circle of a rainbow.
Forum: Questions
18th Mar 2017, 01:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Milt

Unusual Con Trail

Just observed an unusual con trail which had regularly closely spaced mini cumulus like blobs developing below the main con trail stream.
Aircraft was likely a twin jet.
Am finding it hard to...
27th Feb 2017, 08:52
Replies: 65
Views: 18,840
Posted By Milt

January 1957 was a short flying month, starting...

January 1957 was a short flying month, starting with yet another Navigation Bombing System test flight in a Valiant. By now I was rapidly becoming the resident operational expert on the Mk10...
27th Feb 2017, 02:37
Replies: 24
Views: 7,447
Posted By Milt

January 1957 was a short flying month, starting...

January 1957 was a short flying month, starting with yet another Navigation Bombing System test flight in a Valiant. By now I was rapidly becoming the resident operational expert on the Mk10...
22nd Feb 2017, 04:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By Milt

Side Stick Feel

Standard Requirement and Limits for Side Stick Feel

Have any Standards been developed for the feel of Side Sticks.?

One of the first Side Sticks was developed for the F-16 which has feel of 3...
12th May 2016, 08:18
Replies: 2
Views: 5,392
Posted By Milt

Vin HILL

Vin retired to New Zealand -Bay of Islands near Northern tip of North Island.
7th Aug 2015, 05:21
Replies: 7
Views: 2,647
Posted By Milt

Thanks ICT_SLB for the link. A most interesting...

Thanks ICT_SLB for the link. A most interesting coverage of the modern airliner's cabin air circulation and recirculation. We TPs rarely get involved in that stuff although I am now left wondering...
4th Aug 2015, 08:46
Replies: 273
Views: 134,192
Posted By Milt

Flew the Gnat Once

There were some handling problems with the early Gnats which I hope were sorted by the my fellow TPs. Some of those early problems may not be relevant to the current unfortunate circumstance.
...
3rd Aug 2015, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,647
Posted By Milt

Cabin Air Refreshment Rates

Can anyone advise what the current requirements are for the rate of replacement of Cabin Air and how much recirculation is a maximum for a civil airliner?
30th May 2014, 06:14
Replies: 0
Views: 3,553
Posted By Milt

A320 Flap Flutter

AIRBUS A320 FLAP SEGMENT FLUTTER
The inboard ends of the main flap segments develop non divergent flutter when flaps are fully extended and at all speeds down to about 50 Kts.

There could be...
11th Dec 2013, 23:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,376
Posted By Milt

Flying Log Books

The First Flying Log Book

Is it preserved somewhere and what was its format?
Perhaps the Wright Brothers formulated a Log Book.

I have some elementary flying records of the early Australian...
26th Nov 2013, 06:10
Replies: 25
Views: 7,014
Posted By Milt

Mustang P51 Combat Flaps

The Mustang had combat flaps the could be used at any speed. Flew them in the Korean War with 77 Sqdn RAAF and never had a need to use the flaps in combat except when executing a hard break to avoid...
29th Jul 2013, 03:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By Milt

Average Pax Weight

Can someone post the current Pax Average Weight used by airlines for W & B calculations. This weight presumably includes checked luggage and carry on.

Was somewhat concerned recently when I was...
Forum: Questions
26th Jul 2013, 04:31
Replies: 60
Views: 13,481
Posted By Milt

Oxygen Leak

Experienced a very tight situation in an RAAF Canberra enroute Cocos Island to Butterworth Malaysia in the 60s.

Detected unusual low oxy contents beyond PNR. It took a while to figure out the rate...
25th Jul 2013, 10:37
Replies: 32
Views: 11,594
Posted By Milt

Rolling the Vulcan

A TP who went on to experimental test flights on Concord once invited me to look after the controls on the right side of a Boscombe Down Vulcan Mk1. This was my first Vulcan flight.

At the top of...
25th Jul 2013, 09:28
Replies: 21
Views: 7,495
Posted By Milt

Flying Multiple Types

It's all a matter of training, experience and acceptance of the risks involved.

Having already flown 7 types before being an instructor of instructors and examiner of airman at a Central Flying...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2012, 04:54
Replies: 19
Views: 2,079
Posted By Milt

Wind From or To Who was/were the idiots who...

Wind From or To

Who was/were the idiots who decided that we should use a wind direction of where it is coming from instead of where it is going to? I guess it was some sailor standing on his poop...
21st Jun 2012, 08:00
Replies: 362
Views: 206,447
Posted By Milt

Tis a wonder that the bottled water distributors...

Tis a wonder that the bottled water distributors haven't already made labels for their water entitled " Chemtrail Antidote"
14th Jun 2012, 00:47
Replies: 37
Views: 16,139
Posted By Milt

Brough Taxiway ? My first and only use of...

Brough Taxiway ?

My first and only use of the Brough airfield? was to deliver a Beverly all the way from Edmonton in Canada. On short final I felt sure that what I was about to land on was a...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2012, 03:05
Replies: 82
Views: 8,915
Posted By Milt

Chemtrails! What - No explainations? ...

Chemtrails!

What - No explainations?

Having just read through all previous posts to this thread I find it incredible that not one of you has tried to explain to the uninitiated just how a...
11th Jun 2012, 02:10
Replies: 362
Views: 206,447
Posted By Milt

Chemtrails !! What - No explanations? ...

Chemtrails !!


What - No explanations?

Having just read through all previous posts to this thread I find it incredible that not one of you has tried to explain to the uninitiated just how a...
7th Jun 2012, 03:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,506
Posted By Milt

Aircraft Definitions

Definitions of an Aircraft/Aeroplane

Australian
A machine or apparatus that relies on the reaction of air for boyancy.

USA
Any machine supported for flight in the air by boyancy or by the...
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