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Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2020, 10:24
Replies: 77
Views: 18,777
Posted By Captain Capstan

The first year of Oz the gulf stop was Bahrain...

The first year of Oz the gulf stop was Bahrain then Sharjah for a few years finally Abu Dhabi. During the first gulf war the flights went a very roundabout way via Kenya and Karachi to completely...
3rd Jul 2019, 11:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Captain Capstan

JATO bottles

JATO bottles
16th May 2019, 10:44
Replies: 134
Views: 172,191
Posted By Captain Capstan

Overall tax take in France is the highest in the...

Overall tax take in France is the highest in the OECD at 46.2% followed by Denmark 46% then Belgium 44.6%
25th Mar 2018, 02:08
Replies: 170
Views: 50,719
Posted By Captain Capstan

I know we are due to have a Royal Air Force 100...

I know we are due to have a Royal Air Force 100 display at Oshkosh. Looking forward to it.
5th Oct 2017, 19:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By Captain Capstan

Milwaukee is the closest major airport...

Milwaukee is the closest major airport alternatively if you have to change anyway there are services to Appleton or Green Bay.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2017, 20:36
Replies: 125
Views: 11,707
Posted By Captain Capstan

Although I don't post much I have been here under...

Although I don't post much I have been here under the same name since 1999
12th Mar 2017, 20:59
Replies: 326
Views: 211,612
Posted By Captain Capstan

2300 metres is plenty long enough for a 737. We...

2300 metres is plenty long enough for a 737. We regularly operated from 1600 metres.
2nd Sep 2016, 20:20
Replies: 19
Views: 4,078
Posted By Captain Capstan

The Austravel charters were on the 767.

The Austravel charters were on the 767.
9th Jul 2016, 22:51
Replies: 8
Views: 3,174
Posted By Captain Capstan

Calculation

Calculation
3rd May 2016, 20:57
Replies: 3,849
Views: 1,229,832
Posted By Captain Capstan

The freighters did operate cargo charters during...

The freighters did operate cargo charters during the winter. They were about a ton heavier than the standard aircraft plus they had dash 9 engines and were basic aircraft so were a bit limited on...
1st Feb 2016, 15:17
Replies: 18
Views: 6,880
Posted By Captain Capstan

The hint is in the name it's east of Saint David's

The hint is in the name it's east of Saint David's
Forum: Questions
7th Jul 2015, 19:59
Replies: 4
Views: 3,017
Posted By Captain Capstan

Corfu has substantial obstacles on 35 due to...

Corfu has substantial obstacles on 35 due to Corfu city being just at the end of the runway. The 757 and 767 had plenty of available performance so were able to use 35 and return to the UK without...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Apr 2015, 02:23
Replies: 185
Views: 17,511
Posted By Captain Capstan

There were a number of others also executed but...

There were a number of others also executed but all we hear about is the two Australlian citizens, are their lives somehow worth more! They knew what they were doing and suffered the consequences....
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jul 2014, 18:54
Replies: 8
Views: 3,256
Posted By Captain Capstan

In 14000 hours on the 757/767 I never heard of...

In 14000 hours on the 757/767 I never heard of anyone even thinking of deactivating the over speed warning. Why would you want to? The only way to stop the warning was to SLOW the aircraft to below...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Jul 2014, 20:59
Replies: 19
Views: 5,821
Posted By Captain Capstan

Manchester Barton still has the tower opened in...

Manchester Barton still has the tower opened in 1933
1st May 2014, 22:09
Replies: 27
Views: 3,511
Posted By Captain Capstan

Isle of Man

Isle of Man
18th Sep 2013, 08:24
Replies: 30
Views: 8,303
Posted By Captain Capstan

David this link will take you to a course...

David this link will take you to a course photograph of your father's course
http://www.5bfts.org.uk/courses/images/large/Course%2018%20A-LC.jpg:
21st Jul 2013, 21:05
Replies: 54
Views: 6,412
Posted By Captain Capstan

If any of you come down to the Warbird Flightline...

If any of you come down to the Warbird Flightline I will be there all week

Phil Wild
21st May 2013, 07:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,577
Posted By Captain Capstan

There is a TB10 group at LFS

There is a TB10 group at LFS
1st Mar 2013, 14:30
Replies: 17
Views: 4,357
Posted By Captain Capstan

We had an engine change in Jeddah one Haj took...

We had an engine change in Jeddah one Haj took just over 24 hours including shipping the engine from the UK.
21st Feb 2013, 00:32
Replies: 29
Views: 4,043
Posted By Captain Capstan

I was always taught that A meant Airframe and...

I was always taught that A meant Airframe and covered everything from configuration to limits. i.e. gear and flap position, what manoeuvres the aircraft was certified for, limits such as G and...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Feb 2013, 11:37
Replies: 15
Views: 2,585
Posted By Captain Capstan

Many years ago the insulation was removed from a...

Many years ago the insulation was removed from a 767 during maintenance and when it was reweighed well over half a ton of moisture had been removed. That's a lot of fuel burn over a year.
8th Jan 2013, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 4,605
Posted By Captain Capstan

I have been MAN-PHL-MCO with US Airways a couple...

I have been MAN-PHL-MCO with US Airways a couple of times and never had a problem with the connection which was less than 2 hours. Immigration took 15 minutes both times.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Sep 2012, 02:11
Replies: 22
Views: 5,613
Posted By Captain Capstan

I can't recall ever spelling taxiway with 2 ys in...

I can't recall ever spelling taxiway with 2 ys in my 42 years of flying.
5th Sep 2012, 14:38
Replies: 67
Views: 21,869
Posted By Captain Capstan

Was at Shobdon a few weeks ago and had a very...

Was at Shobdon a few weeks ago and had a very good all day breakfast. Halfpenny Green also worth a visit good cafe and friendly air traffic.
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