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9th Sep 2016, 16:10
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Posted By Munnyspinner

Your having a larf egph

Ok, soi went with the Edinburgh option only to find that during the morning peak Edinburgh em security is still a complete shambles. It even makes T5 security arrangements look simple. However, I...
2nd Sep 2016, 06:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,139
Posted By Munnyspinner

EGPH Security

Anyone been through Edinburgh recently. I'm heading back to the old country for the next few months as a base for a new European initiative. This will entail regular domestic and short haul travel....
24th Aug 2015, 22:37
Replies: 1,087
Views: 958,608
Posted By Munnyspinner

correction

Etops my apologies, I stand corrected . Having reviewed further footage I can see that your graphic is accurate. It's easy to lose orientation when there are so many conflicting angles. Please...
24th Aug 2015, 21:39
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Views: 958,608
Posted By Munnyspinner

What would you do? 2 fatal accidents involving...

What would you do? 2 fatal accidents involving vintage jet aircraft? Wise caution until the causes of both accidents are fully established and future risks considered.

The ban is on high energy...
24th Aug 2015, 20:28
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Views: 958,608
Posted By Munnyspinner

Shoreham Graphic

With respect, I think ETOPS graphic is not correct, although I wasn't there so cannot verify this. The reported crash site is East of the Airfield on A27 close to its junction with Old Shoreham road....
7th Apr 2015, 12:07
Replies: 44
Views: 15,049
Posted By Munnyspinner

Wise words

Thank Step turn
A useful reminder that press-on-itis, get-home-itis are all too often a contributory factor. We can all fly below minimums but never without eroding safety. I flew a gtf in very...
24th Mar 2015, 14:52
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Views: 4,980,664
Posted By Munnyspinner

German wings operate under the same LCC model as...

German wings operate under the same LCC model as Easyjet and Ryanair. Freight in not usually carried. If Barcelona may be an easy marque for those without good passports but I think the hand baggage...
24th Mar 2015, 14:30
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Views: 4,980,664
Posted By Munnyspinner

french authorities are reporting wreckage at...

french authorities are reporting wreckage at 2700m (8850ft)
CFIT after a decompression event?
24th Mar 2015, 14:12
Replies: 3,529
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Posted By Munnyspinner

terrain

worth noting that the average height in the district is around 3140ft .. the terrain ranges from around 2990ft to about 9650ft
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2014, 06:16
Replies: 883
Views: 410,054
Posted By Munnyspinner

AW139 G-LBAL helicopter crash in Gillingham, Norfolk

Alt3, so true. I have seen the military model at work and you are correct. However, even that is not infallible. I have also flown with and worked with single pilot ops/ small charter organisations....
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 14:01
Replies: 883
Views: 410,054
Posted By Munnyspinner

AW139 G-LBAL helicopter crash in Gillingham, Norfolk

Risk assessment- is what every pilot does before any flight. If it's paper based then it demonstrates that someone has actually done the math and concluded that on balance it's safe to fly. However,...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 17:00
Replies: 883
Views: 410,054
Posted By Munnyspinner

AW139 G-LBAL helicopter crash in Gillingham, Norfolk

It's a simple call. Safe to go or not? If the forecast is for more of the same then take an alternative mode if transport. Gethomeitis ?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2014, 22:46
Replies: 883
Views: 410,054
Posted By Munnyspinner

AW139 G-LBAL helicopter crash in Gillingham, Norfolk

Rotor speed, the ability to manage client expectation and owner pressure may be the core competency that let them down. It's a circular argument but was the decision made to fly because they felt...
17th Jan 2014, 19:59
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

Gatwick - glug, glug, glug.....
No doubt the flood defences will justify a second runway. Hmmm?
8th Jan 2014, 19:03
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

GIP, the owner of LGW, is a multinational infrastructure fund whose investors are themselves large funds. As they are effectively looking for equity return I doubt they care much about a blip like...
8th Jan 2014, 06:50
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

ExXB,
I think you are legally correct but, as the volume of PRM traffic is low the airports are not properly focused on their obligations. By delegating responsibility to service providers they have...
3rd Jan 2014, 19:40
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

Having worked in the design and construction of a number of major projects including major shopping centres, hospitals and Airport terminals I can assure you that it would be normal to undertake a...
3rd Jan 2014, 15:42
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

It sounds like a joke, but.....

Frankly, I have never encountered anything so absurd. A contingency measure rendered useless in emergency! What next?
3rd Jan 2014, 13:20
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

Beeb are reporting today that LGW north terminal back up generators are in fact below ground level in the basement- which was flooded before the mains LX went off line. PAXboy - was this your design?...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Dec 2013, 19:10
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,074,429
Posted By Munnyspinner

Police helicopter crashes onto Glasgow pub

A former army air corps pilot and now colleague was trying to explain rotor droop / mushing to me today. I understand this is effectively a quasi stall where caused by rapid aft cyclic input perhaps...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Dec 2013, 08:11
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,074,429
Posted By Munnyspinner

Police helicopter crashes onto Glasgow pub

Twins are inevitably more complex than singles and that in itself can be regarded as making them inherently more dangerous- only because there is a greater chance of a systems failure or pilot error....
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Dec 2013, 10:32
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,074,429
Posted By Munnyspinner

Police helicopter crashes onto Glasgow pub

I think this thread has run its course.
26th Dec 2013, 08:48
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

Actually, I think you will find that flood mitigation us a required pre requisite for R2 at Gatwick. This has been a live issue since the original plan for R2 were shelved under the planning...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Dec 2013, 20:37
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,074,429
Posted By Munnyspinner

Police helicopter crashes onto Glasgow pub

Helimutt, I fear you missed my point. But you have made a good one. The offshore oil industry is geared to the capacity provided by helicopters and there is currently no viable alternative. However,...
25th Dec 2013, 18:28
Replies: 68
Views: 8,742
Posted By Munnyspinner

Christmas Chaos LGW

Pax boy, if you're so good a clearing up others messes why don't you apply your brilliance to avoiding them in the first place. In the medium/long term LHR will cost more to grow than building an...
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