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23rd Nov 2020, 19:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,797
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Does the B-52 get a look in? 😉

Does the B-52 get a look in? 😉
23rd Nov 2020, 19:47
Replies: 86
Views: 21,687
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Post #7 quite clearly states "March 1987". It...

Post #7 quite clearly states "March 1987". It often helps if you read a thread before asking questions? :p
28th Jul 2020, 08:17
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,629,726
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Surprised it hasn't been mentioned on this thread...

Surprised it hasn't been mentioned on this thread yet, as it is now out there in the public domain, but Len McCluskey, UNITE's Gen Sec, yesterday wrote to Alex Cruz, CEO at BA, and threatened...
2nd Jul 2020, 12:58
Replies: 60
Views: 9,932
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

[/color] 212man has already posted ...

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212man has already posted (https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/633634-primary-flying-training-duration.html#post10824525)"I assume that was nine hours on the Spitfire - obviously...
Forum: Middle East
12th Jun 2020, 21:46
Replies: 1,342
Views: 1,412,643
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

I am not defending the tone of the letter, but if...

I am not defending the tone of the letter, but if you had taken the time to read it all, you would have seen it ended with: "May I take this opportunity to thank you for your service to the Company...
6th Jun 2020, 19:00
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,629,726
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

The initial S188 did not specifically cover that...

The initial S188 did not specifically cover that particular detail, and BA pilots (outside of the BA company council) have not yet seen the new S188. However, the BA company council have, more than...
2nd May 2020, 11:28
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,629,726
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Are you referring to WW or AC? Retraining...

Are you referring to WW or AC?


Retraining anyone costs the same money, so no savings there, surely?
1st Apr 2020, 17:33
Replies: 28
Views: 13,612
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Really? There is a lot of it, it will be heavy,...

Really? There is a lot of it, it will be heavy, and if it did shift in severe turbulence it could lead to loss of control, followed shortly thereafter by loss of the aircraft ... and the crew ... and...
8th Feb 2020, 10:58
Replies: 266
Views: 324,521
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Yes, if you manouevre the aircraft from it's own...

Yes, if you manouevre the aircraft from it's own stable, balanced state, the crosswind portion of the wind vector on the ND begins to become meaningless.

For example, if steadily tracking the...
27th Nov 2019, 21:59
Replies: 125
Views: 97,095
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

And many of them p.more.often because of...

And many of them p.more.often because of n.large.d pro.states. No laughing matter! ;)


I think you will find it is spelled 'Wankel'.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Oct 2019, 12:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,611
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

That video certainly brings back a memory from...

That video certainly brings back a memory from doing a QFI course at CFS, RAF Scampton in the early 1990s! As you say, it is a good summation of props. There is a piece about prop solidity starting...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Sep 2019, 09:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,611
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Dredging my brain for what I learned all those...

Dredging my brain for what I learned all those decades ago in aerodynamcs lessons, I recall that when increasing the number of blades on a prop hub i.e. increasing 'propellor solidity', there quickly...
7th Sep 2019, 08:58
Replies: 170
Views: 204,978
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

No, that isn't necessarily the case, surely?. ...

No, that isn't necessarily the case, surely?. Tension applied for a wing loading text could just as easily distort part of any door locking mechanism (load transmitted through the airframe, of...
17th Aug 2019, 11:46
Replies: 58
Views: 51,762
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

In your time of mourning, I would like to offer...

In your time of mourning, I would like to offer up a replacement for Cathay's loss of RH. I give you AC (https://mediacentre.britishairways.com/factsheets/details/86/Factsheets-3/26). Please take...
6th Aug 2019, 12:01
Replies: 705
Views: 411,179
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

End off? Really? In your opinion? Goodness me! So...

End off? Really? In your opinion? Goodness me! So 'shout harder and louder' means that you are undeniably correct? :rolleyes:


On a side note, everyone, do be careful with your post formatting,...
4th Aug 2019, 15:11
Replies: 577
Views: 690,435
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Not following closely is probably causing the...

Not following closely is probably causing the very important details to be missed. Something already mentioned on this thread, but being lost in the white noise of people harping on about BA's...
13th Jul 2019, 09:31
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,418,632
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Sure, there are freeze periods for the various...

Sure, there are freeze periods for the various fleets, but I am not aware that anybody can automatically expect to move from SH to LH just because their freeze period has expired. If the projected...
13th Jul 2019, 08:46
Replies: 159
Views: 32,738
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Seriously? Are you sure you don't want to rethink...

Seriously? Are you sure you don't want to rethink your position?

You are notably out of step with sensible thinking on this subject.[/left]
7th Jul 2019, 10:25
Replies: 267
Views: 119,290
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

No, that is turkey hotpot. 😂

No, that is turkey hotpot. 😂
7th Jul 2019, 09:50
Replies: 25
Views: 10,558
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Ben Macintyre's book, first published 2010,...

Ben Macintyre's book, first published 2010, provides a very thorough detailing of the operation.
7th Jul 2019, 09:27
Replies: 9
Views: 5,613
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

That video clearly shows that the aircraft...

That video clearly shows that the aircraft settles very low on it's landing gear, with the main wheels immediately ahead of the inboard sections of the flaps. I suspect that the flaps would quickly...
5th Jun 2019, 12:21
Replies: 33
Views: 27,030
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

I vividly recall seeing a RAF Tristar shred a...

I vividly recall seeing a RAF Tristar shred a layer of tarmac out of the Bangor, Maine runway! This occurred at rotation and left a large, but not particularly deep hole, in the top layer of tarmac,...
27th May 2019, 13:50
Replies: 32
Views: 13,318
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Not really, I don't think, because it would just...

Not really, I don't think, because it would just be assumed that Ryanair had set up a schedule to "Skegness International Airport".

By the way, there are only two occurrences of that pesky letter...
4th Mar 2019, 00:27
Replies: 76
Views: 53,651
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Well, you are either For or Against it, or Fore...

Well, you are either For or Against it, or Fore and Aft of it - which is it? :O
6th Feb 2019, 15:34
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,418,632
Posted By Stuart Sutcliffe

Merely for illustration, two chaps whom I know...

Merely for illustration, two chaps whom I know well, both with plenty of 4-jet command time, were offered 777 and 747. Then, during their first week with BA, whilst doing induction and generic SEP...
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