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22nd Jan 2021, 23:35
Replies: 9,394
Views: 483,928
Posted By Grummaniser

Some great captions - Nice to see that good old...

Some great captions - Nice to see that good old English toilet humour (with a u) is alive and well and living on PPRuNe.

Special award to Nutloose for cleverly infiltrating a link to the previous...
21st Jan 2021, 22:14
Replies: 9,394
Views: 483,928
Posted By Grummaniser

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/770x431/disembark_8bc2710dd35cb08f2567279fecbe596224be08e9.jpg
First time posting an image so fingers crossed... My starter for 10 is "If we walk...
19th Jan 2021, 15:10
Replies: 9,394
Views: 483,928
Posted By Grummaniser

"Don't all push at once - there'll be another one...

"Don't all push at once - there'll be another one along in a minute"
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2021, 15:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By Grummaniser

Designed to fire shot but probably caused the...

Designed to fire shot but probably caused the other to come out of an orifice somewhere on the operator's torso.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2020, 00:22
Replies: 25
Views: 4,025
Posted By Grummaniser

Not this one. See post 14 above!

Not this one. See post 14 above!
15th Dec 2019, 10:31
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By Grummaniser

Thanks. Now that I've looked more closely at the...

Thanks. Now that I've looked more closely at the photos I can see that it's a more complex profile than just a plain washer. Apologies for the thread drift - back to the main story!
14th Dec 2019, 23:09
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By Grummaniser

Can anyone with the necessary knowledge of...

Can anyone with the necessary knowledge of mechanical engineering explain how the different faces of the thrust washer affect its operation. Just interested...
24th Nov 2019, 21:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By Grummaniser

To be fair to our own AAIB(UK) they usually quote...

To be fair to our own AAIB(UK) they usually quote references as footnotes rather than appending a formal References section.
10th Jun 2019, 15:41
Replies: 37
Views: 25,302
Posted By Grummaniser

Ded reckoning

Arghhhh! One of my pet hates -it's DED reckoning, 'Ded' being short for 'Deduced'
Pedantly yours...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2019, 12:59
Replies: 100
Views: 13,506
Posted By Grummaniser

There you see- the irresistible lure of Ambridge!

There you see- the irresistible lure of Ambridge!
9th Apr 2019, 16:01
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,543,047
Posted By Grummaniser

Heard BBC Radio4 news the other day saying that...

Heard BBC Radio4 news the other day saying that MCAS was a system to prevent the ENGINES stalling. I wrote them a stiff email...!
28th Mar 2019, 13:11
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,543,047
Posted By Grummaniser

The AOA is used to calculate an adjustment to the...

The AOA is used to calculate an adjustment to the Indicated Airspeed so a faulty AOA will cause the calculation to be unreliable thus causing an Unreliable Airspeed annunciation
24th Mar 2019, 12:41
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,543,047
Posted By Grummaniser

Parity bits

It doesn't take a double bit error to lose one bit of data - somewhere in the system between the RDVT fixed to the AoA vane and the bus, is an analogue to digital converter chip (or array of them)...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 01:19
Replies: 79
Views: 9,469
Posted By Grummaniser

Turn coordinator: Master of Ceremonies also :...

Turn coordinator: Master of Ceremonies
also : Yorkshire tea lady
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 01:12
Replies: 79
Views: 9,469
Posted By Grummaniser

Landing gear: Destination airfield

Landing gear: Destination airfield
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 18:11
Replies: 1,208
Views: 590,087
Posted By Grummaniser

As I understand it the over tightening of the nut...

As I understand it the over tightening of the nut at the spider end of the shaft was likely caused by rotation of the shaft as the duplex bearing got tighter, not necessarily by over torquing during...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2018, 17:13
Replies: 23
Views: 2,479
Posted By Grummaniser

I'd just built myself an airband receiver from a...

I'd just built myself an airband receiver from a kit (proper frequency synthesizer too!) and spent a large part of the night listening to London Volmet South and Main with increasing incredulity. In...
7th Aug 2018, 09:55
Replies: 7
Views: 4,045
Posted By Grummaniser

ROFL!!! Where's the 'like' button when you need...

ROFL!!! Where's the 'like' button when you need it?!
19th Jul 2018, 14:40
Replies: 39
Views: 3,689
Posted By Grummaniser

Alderney? Don't know how it is these days but...

Alderney? Don't know how it is these days but went there years ago, hired bikes near the airfield and found a nice restaurant a short cycle ride away. Has that special cache of being somewhere you...
19th Jul 2018, 09:52
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Grummaniser

Is this it?

Got me intrigued so I scanned Google maps satellite view for evidence of aviation activity and found a helicopter here. You need to put https slash slash in front to use it
goo.gl/maps/DH9oGuaTQww...
23rd Dec 2004, 14:17
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By Grummaniser

I am probably about to get this wrong too but I...

I am probably about to get this wrong too but I think you are wrong Sir George. The lower the pressure the lower your actual altitude (pressure low - look out below) so the dangerous time is when...
26th Apr 2003, 07:59
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Grummaniser

100LL - Where did you get that information? Got...

100LL - Where did you get that information? Got my PPL the same year they built the airport and I've been wishing they'd accept singles for years.
TIA
11th Feb 2003, 14:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,314
Posted By Grummaniser

Yankee meant to say...

Yankee meant to say "http://www.grumman.net/archive/"

He may not be able to spell but he certainly knows his Grummans;)
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jan 2003, 14:57
Replies: 520
Views: 86,141
Posted By Grummaniser

MickyDrip wrote: As a lowly PPL(A) of...

MickyDrip wrote:


As a lowly PPL(A) of 6'ish years I am still close enough to my Air Law exams to remember who is responsible for terrain clearance under RIS.

I can't add anything of...
24th Sep 2002, 14:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By Grummaniser

To help with understanding what you hear, you...

To help with understanding what you hear, you might consider getting an airband receiver and listening as often as possible to ATC at an airfield (preferably your own) which handles light aircraft....
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