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Forum: Questions
12th Dec 2004, 10:29
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Thanks HD - very interesting stuff. Del

Thanks HD - very interesting stuff.

Del
Forum: Questions
10th Dec 2004, 14:56
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

cheers LC, Will do that, many thanks, Del

cheers LC, Will do that, many thanks, Del
Forum: Tech Log
10th Dec 2004, 11:52
Replies: 0
Views: 1,377
Posted By DerekWarrior1

A300 yaw damper

I was reading about the AA A300-600 tragedy at Jamaica Bay, NY and it reminded me of an incident I was involved in a few years ago. I was on an AA A300 flight from Chicago to Miami. A short while...
Forum: Questions
7th Dec 2004, 00:33
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

JF, These are the sort of observations which I...

JF, These are the sort of observations which I find the most interesting because (a) they are by a reliable witness whose credentials are beyond reproach and (b) they are more substantial than just...
Forum: Questions
6th Dec 2004, 20:23
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

John (Farley), This will sound terribly...

John (Farley), This will sound terribly sycophantic but I can't tell you how thrilled this low achieving but very enthusiastic aviator is that one of his all - time heros has responded to his post !...
Forum: Questions
6th Dec 2004, 10:07
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Fascinating stuff Chaps. Undoubtedly a huge...

Fascinating stuff Chaps. Undoubtedly a huge percentage of 'lights' in the sky are stars and planets, especially when viewed near the horizon 'cos of the 'slant angle' effect through the atmosphere...
Forum: Questions
5th Dec 2004, 16:44
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Thanks HD, wilco, Del

Thanks HD, wilco, Del
Forum: Questions
5th Dec 2004, 12:32
Replies: 79
Views: 43,113
Posted By DerekWarrior1

UFOs

Not sure if this is the right forum but I'll go for it anyway. Has any aircrew ever seen a UFO on their travels? I've always been interested in the subject and as a young copper on nights I spent...
29th Nov 2004, 08:49
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Thanks for the response folks, - some interesting...

Thanks for the response folks, - some interesting and informative points raised.

Regards, Del
21st Nov 2004, 23:18
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

RD, Agree with you. On balance wouldn't mind...

RD, Agree with you. On balance wouldn't mind being a couple of inches shorter for numerous reasons. e.g have cracked my head on beams in country pubs on numerous occasions and always been a problem...
20th Nov 2004, 22:24
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

TightSlot (interesting handle BTW), I absolutely...

TightSlot (interesting handle BTW), I absolutely take on board (another pun) what you say. The point of my post was to stimulate discussion on a problem which afflicts 1000s of travellers. I...
20th Nov 2004, 21:20
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Thanks RD. Bloody Hell!!! 6'6", I thought I...

Thanks RD. Bloody Hell!!! 6'6", I thought I had probs!!!!!!!!!

Del


PS I went to New Zealand once, it was closed.

ONLY JOKING...
20th Nov 2004, 16:49
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Globaliser, Know what you mean about N regs - had...

Globaliser, Know what you mean about N regs - had some truly terrible experiences. Probably the worst airline I ever flew on was the old Try Walking Across before its eventual demise. On the...
20th Nov 2004, 15:23
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

I hear what you say but my point is that I feel...

I hear what you say but my point is that I feel the carriers should make special provision for folks of abnormal height. I can't help my length any more than a handicapped person can help their...
20th Nov 2004, 11:08
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

redfred, like 99% of the population, I can't...

redfred, like 99% of the population, I can't afford business class travel.
20th Nov 2004, 10:08
Replies: 55
Views: 4,307
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Leg Room

I am 6'4" short with a 34+" inside leg measurment. When travelling long haul I always (in advance if possible) request a seat with extra leg room but am usually unlucky. My last trip, JFK to LHR...
16th Nov 2004, 19:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,248
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Several years ago I was on aflight from Nairobi...

Several years ago I was on aflight from Nairobi to Heathrow on a 747 classic. I was surrounded, sideways and back and front, by several huge guys (who later, it transpired, were mercenaries...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Nov 2004, 19:27
Replies: 51
Views: 8,311
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Excuse me!!!!! But what's all this got to do...

Excuse me!!!!!

But what's all this got to do with real ale or dead dogs?


Del
Forum: Tech Log
26th Oct 2004, 08:38
Replies: 51
Views: 8,311
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Canuck, The warm beer to which you allude is...

Canuck,
The warm beer to which you allude is called 'real ale'. It's quoffed by folks with beards and sandals and large stomachs (and that's just the women). To be considered drinkable the beer...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Oct 2004, 08:22
Replies: 51
Views: 8,311
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Captain Stable, Congratulations on your excellent...

Captain Stable, Congratulations on your excellent summarisation of the geo-political situation concerning Britain's off -shore dependencies. I am from Jersey and you're spot on.

Del
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2004, 18:32
Replies: 51
Views: 8,311
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Canuck, The pig joke may have gone over your...

Canuck, The pig joke may have gone over your head, I didn't realise you were not a Brit. In the UK crackling is what we call the lovely crunchy skin on roast pork. Bloody tasty but also very bad...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2004, 07:03
Replies: 51
Views: 8,311
Posted By DerekWarrior1

Canuck, do these deer explode upon impact or is...

Canuck, do these deer explode upon impact or is it a spontaneous phenomenum? BTW, you can always tell when a pig has gone through the engine by the crackling sound.

Del
Forum: Questions
22nd Oct 2004, 18:51
Replies: 40
Views: 7,728
Posted By DerekWarrior1

1992, Washington to LHR in a lightly loaded...

1992, Washington to LHR in a lightly loaded United (I think) 747 Classic and over the Atlantic the captain announced that for anyone interested we were in a jetstream with a ground speed of 710...
18th Oct 2004, 16:41
Replies: 19
Views: 7,048
Posted By DerekWarrior1

The Jersey Evening Post have now published a more...

The Jersey Evening Post have now published a more comprehensive report on their website. The pilot was a Mr Alan Armstrong, managing director of a Jersey finance company and he was departing JSY in...
18th Oct 2004, 11:27
Replies: 19
Views: 7,048
Posted By DerekWarrior1

kishna, we're talking 'The impossible turn' here....

kishna, we're talking 'The impossible turn' here. As you say, it's far too early to speculate but this does look like an EFATO and the situation aggravated by, reportedly, poor weather. Also, the...
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