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2nd Oct 2017, 09:34
Replies: 559
Views: 575,492
Posted By MrSnuggles

Material science tech here. I would bet you...

Material science tech here.

I would bet you lots of money that this is due to material failure. Most likely manufacturing issue, like the Sioux event.

Pictures tells me the fracture edges are...
8th Jul 2017, 21:15
Replies: 18
Views: 6,818
Posted By MrSnuggles

St John Wort has some serious side effects; not...

St John Wort has some serious side effects; not better just because it is "natural"!

(Remember: the "natural" sting from an otherwise totally eco friendly bee might cause death, so...)
18th Jan 2017, 16:43
Replies: 377
Views: 413,421
Posted By MrSnuggles

Kulverstukas Your contributions are always...

Kulverstukas

Your contributions are always excellent. However, in this case my Russian skills fail me.

Could you please specify exactly what the above chart is supposed to be? I have my...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2017, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 4,543
Posted By MrSnuggles

paulross This is one of the greatest...

paulross

This is one of the greatest contributions to this forums ever!

And thank you for the top 20 posters. It would be awesome to somehow reward all those nicks in some way, to show my...
4th Jan 2017, 19:38
Replies: 59
Views: 33,739
Posted By MrSnuggles

RoyHudd Yep, you are completely correct....

RoyHudd


Yep, you are completely correct. I am not a professional pilot. Army didn't want me because of my eyesight. :-(

I do however follow aviation with great interest still. And lately it...
3rd Jan 2017, 22:25
Replies: 59
Views: 33,739
Posted By MrSnuggles

I really hope this was a case of unexpected...

I really hope this was a case of unexpected slippery runway.

Lately everything is about fatigue, overworked pilots, stress and time pressure.

Would be nice to have a common weather related...
3rd Jan 2017, 18:41
Replies: 296
Views: 295,838
Posted By MrSnuggles

thwpit Oh dear, goodness mee, I didn't...

thwpit


Oh dear, goodness mee, I didn't realise this. I was under the impression that it had something to do with ties and knots. And I thought I was above average in English: I never use...
2nd Jan 2017, 18:18
Replies: 484
Views: 566,462
Posted By MrSnuggles

All of this talk about lever confusion... I...

All of this talk about lever confusion...

I googled "tu 154 cockpit" and found the following. Images are too large to insert here I think, so I'll link them instead. Maybe someone wants to educate...
2nd Jan 2017, 16:31
Replies: 484
Views: 566,462
Posted By MrSnuggles

Kulverstukas Thankyou very much for your...

Kulverstukas

Thankyou very much for your great contributions to this thread! Very informative and lots of insight gained from you. Much appreciated! Always looking forward to your posts.

I...
2nd Jan 2017, 16:24
Replies: 296
Views: 295,838
Posted By MrSnuggles

DuncanF With all the usual disclaimers...

DuncanF



With all the usual disclaimers about me being a non-pilot, although very familiar with the common spoken language etc, I would absolutely imagine myself being confused by this word in...
28th Dec 2016, 22:45
Replies: 1,096
Views: 1,203,026
Posted By MrSnuggles

This really is a hornet's nest full of, let's...

This really is a hornet's nest full of, let's say, surprises.

A dodgy operator with suspicious connections and cowboy attitude to everything that is survival has obliterated a whole football team....
27th Dec 2016, 10:22
Replies: 484
Views: 566,462
Posted By MrSnuggles

About de-icing... Sochi is a resort city, on...

About de-icing...

Sochi is a resort city, on approximately the same latitude as Rome. Palm trees grow there. This should give you an idea about the climate.

ETA: Yes, they had the Winter...
15th Dec 2016, 18:12
Replies: 335
Views: 357,420
Posted By MrSnuggles

Uplinker Yes, research has shown that humans...

Uplinker

Yes, research has shown that humans comprehend angular movement as instinct. This means that rotations (of legs or clock handles) are easier to interpret correctly than vertical movement...
14th Dec 2016, 22:30
Replies: 335
Views: 357,420
Posted By MrSnuggles

Sorry to chime in like this, but this is an area...

Sorry to chime in like this, but this is an area in which I have knowledge. So, my two cents...

I'm really really sure that the regulator in Sweden has all kinds of standards set and measured. I...
12th Dec 2016, 11:09
Replies: 335
Views: 357,420
Posted By MrSnuggles

According to my understanding of the report, this...

According to my understanding of the report, this would be a probable sequence of events:

Pilots briefing maps, using lights and reducing night vision.
IRU malfunctioning.
Pilots startled by...
1st Dec 2016, 08:28
Replies: 1,096
Views: 1,203,026
Posted By MrSnuggles

Referencing Avianca 52... ...they were under...

Referencing Avianca 52...

...they were under the impression that they indeed HAD requested emergency assistance due to their word "priority" and the slightly different meaning it had in whatever...
8th Nov 2016, 08:57
Replies: 335
Views: 357,420
Posted By MrSnuggles

Update on this: Nothing. Not a word....

Update on this:

Nothing.

Not a word. Zero. Not even local local radio has said anything to my knowledge. Granted, I doubt I know about all amateur radios with very short range capabilities, but...
30th Oct 2016, 15:37
Replies: 67
Views: 67,412
Posted By MrSnuggles

Found a wikipedia picture. ...

Found a wikipedia picture.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/MD11_AND_DC10_varig_comparison.jpg
30th Oct 2016, 15:30
Replies: 67
Views: 67,412
Posted By MrSnuggles

Side by side comparison with DC10(MD10) and MD11...

Side by side comparison with DC10(MD10) and MD11 shows the MD11 to have significantly smaller tail section than the 10-version.

Based on nothing other than a general understanding of aerodynamics,...
26th Oct 2016, 12:26
Replies: 82
Views: 33,966
Posted By MrSnuggles

What if the company started offering non-drinking...

What if the company started offering non-drinking flights? Maybe one every three days or something, just to check demand?
I realise there will be some thinking through to do beforehand, but why not...
17th Sep 2016, 17:52
Replies: 124
Views: 55,036
Posted By MrSnuggles

I don't know if this matters to you but Arlanda...

I don't know if this matters to you but Arlanda is planning to expand part of one terminal to be able to handle A380. They want to be the first airport in Scandinavia with this feature, hoping to...
21st Aug 2016, 10:15
Replies: 189
Views: 76,132
Posted By MrSnuggles

If you have a "thick" sensation in the ear, I've...

If you have a "thick" sensation in the ear, I've had that and my mother too. We suspect it is a swelling of the inner parts of the ear that connects to the throat. Just as in your case, there were no...
17th Aug 2016, 19:27
Replies: 58
Views: 30,131
Posted By MrSnuggles

Has anyone kept track of the problems Norwegian...

Has anyone kept track of the problems Norwegian has had with their 787 fleet?

Many late or cancelled flights due to technical stuff. No inflight engine shutdowns yet - have they been lucky so far?
5th Aug 2016, 16:50
Replies: 866
Views: 478,874
Posted By MrSnuggles

Some of you are falling into the clever trap of ...

Some of you are falling into the clever trap of

Decision A was correct because noone died.

This is assuming that the only correct decision is the one where noone dies. This also assumes that...
Forum: Cabin Crew
4th Aug 2016, 22:06
Replies: 18
Views: 8,765
Posted By MrSnuggles

Thankyou for saving lives. You are very...

Thankyou for saving lives. You are very appreciated.

Please take time for yourself to vent your thoughts with people you trust. Experience tells us that this is the best way to go on with your...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2016, 21:57
Replies: 76
Views: 9,934
Posted By MrSnuggles

If airlines would take greater responsibility for...

If airlines would take greater responsibility for items in the hold, the size of carry-ons would decrease, I think. If a fee was introduced for your carry ons but not luggage in the hold, that too...
4th Aug 2016, 21:50
Replies: 152
Views: 22,686
Posted By MrSnuggles

Please can some mod make this ...

Please can some mod make this

http://www.pprune.org/tech-log/582491-how-stop-pax-taking-hand-luggage-evacuation.html

a sticky and/or glue all these suggestions into that thread?

I'm sorry...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2016, 19:12
Replies: 76
Views: 9,934
Posted By MrSnuggles

If it could be implemented correctly I think the...

If it could be implemented correctly I think the version usav8r11 suggested would be somewhat successful.

Locking the bins while in flight is not a smart idea since bad laptop batteries on fire...
3rd Aug 2016, 22:12
Replies: 1,749
Views: 2,054,742
Posted By MrSnuggles

Sunfish TWA800. Concorde

Sunfish

TWA800. Concorde
3rd Aug 2016, 22:11
Replies: 1,749
Views: 2,054,742
Posted By MrSnuggles

mickjoebill Asiana 214 had some issues with...

mickjoebill

Asiana 214 had some issues with slides, check that report for details, can't remember off the top of my head.
3rd Aug 2016, 18:47
Replies: 1,749
Views: 2,054,742
Posted By MrSnuggles

Re: Locked overhead bins. Li-Ion batteries...

Re: Locked overhead bins.

Li-Ion batteries create their own oxygen in case of fire. Absolutely insane to think it is a good idea to "lock them in there to not create chaos in the cabin". They need...
26th Jul 2016, 09:52
Replies: 6
Views: 8,134
Posted By MrSnuggles

Drussjnr Thankyou for your concern but I...

Drussjnr

Thankyou for your concern but I have first hand experience with severe depression and accompanying medication effects both short term and long term.

Developing physical symptoms are...
24th Jul 2016, 08:21
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,578,091
Posted By MrSnuggles

For what it's worth.... To my recollection,...

For what it's worth....

To my recollection, two persons have survived mid air break ups of aircraft.

Juliane Koepcke, 1971, an Electra break up, around 3000 metres.
Vesna Vulovic, 1972, a...
21st Jul 2016, 12:28
Replies: 62
Views: 20,096
Posted By MrSnuggles

Re: Canards Everyone should have a few of...

Re: Canards

Everyone should have a few of these:

http://www.aerospaceweb.org/aircraft/fighter/gripen/gripen_02.jpg

http://www.ipmsstockholm.se/home/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/jas39_04.jpg
...
18th Jul 2016, 11:57
Replies: 21
Views: 8,209
Posted By MrSnuggles

There is a Finnair Caravelle standing at ARN. I...

There is a Finnair Caravelle standing at ARN. I took some pictures of it, but they are all very bad. Here is a good one from sudaviation. Great shot of the windows.
...
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