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5th Sep 2021, 18:49
Replies: 44
Views: 17,390
Posted By OldLurker

I don't think Jenkins Marine win any prizes for...

I don't think Jenkins Marine win any prizes for aircraft recovery. Look at the way they've bust up the tail with the arm of the crane.
24th Aug 2021, 16:05
Replies: 95
Views: 18,523
Posted By OldLurker

Don't forget that depending on who's doing the...

Don't forget that depending on who's doing the classifying and where, anyone under the age of 18 may count as a 'child', and anyone a bit over 18 may claim to be under 18 (having, of course, 'lost'...
24th Jul 2021, 15:25
Replies: 38
Views: 3,717
Posted By OldLurker

AFAIK Office 365 (now called "Microsoft 365")...

AFAIK Office 365 (now called "Microsoft 365") files are stored locally unless you choose to let it use OneDrive.

As others have mentioned, if you have complete installation media for Office 2003,...
22nd Jul 2021, 07:04
Replies: 116
Views: 26,849
Posted By OldLurker

There's quite a lot of motorway that isn't...

There's quite a lot of motorway that isn't 'smart' or planned to be so, and quite a lot of other possible road that could be used - it may not even have to be dual-carriageway, depending on the...
9th Jul 2021, 18:27
Replies: 65
Views: 9,580
Posted By OldLurker

Of course this can't really be a 'zero emissions...

Of course this can't really be a 'zero emissions trainer' unless its 'fuel' is genuinely net-zero and all the tasks involved in building it and its components (eg mining the lithium for the battery)...
24th Jun 2021, 17:17
Replies: 90
Views: 10,138
Posted By OldLurker

In case that confuses anyone: the flight was from...

In case that confuses anyone: the flight was from Santander to Exeter. The pilot did a successful dead-stick landing in a field at Ottery St Mary which was (and is) under the approach to runway 26 at...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2021, 20:50
Replies: 72
Views: 8,501
Posted By OldLurker

Hampshire & Isle of Wight's aircraft is,...

Hampshire & Isle of Wight's aircraft is, appropriately, G-HIOW
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2021, 11:41
Replies: 48
Views: 17,226
Posted By OldLurker

If he can log the time ... is there a record for...

If he can log the time ... is there a record for shortest logged flight? This one looks like less than 10 seconds.
20th May 2021, 17:17
Replies: 7
Views: 3,266
Posted By OldLurker

Didn't Lockheed also look at a flying-boat...

Didn't Lockheed also look at a flying-boat design? A float-plane, as illustrated above, would need giant floats to support anything like the payload that can be carried by a Hercules landplane, and...
20th May 2021, 17:04
Replies: 7
Views: 3,266
Posted By OldLurker

Of course there was this: Lockheed C-130H...

Of course there was this:
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) - Thailand - Air Force | Aviation Photo #2050491 | Airliners.net...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 15:30
Replies: 53
Views: 9,813
Posted By OldLurker

HEMS isn't for amateurs, on this side of the pond...

HEMS isn't for amateurs, on this side of the pond anyway. UK air ambulance charities are local charities that just don't have the expertise or critical mass to operate, maintain and fly helicopters...
12th Apr 2021, 17:11
Replies: 56
Views: 13,101
Posted By OldLurker

Surely the guide should be comparative travel...

Surely the guide should be comparative travel times for real journeys.
For example, Paris to Nice. How long does it take, on average (not fastest achievable by racing) to get from Notre-Dame to...
5th Mar 2021, 12:59
Replies: 18
Views: 8,630
Posted By OldLurker

Is that the best Greenpeace FR can do? It's just...

Is that the best Greenpeace FR can do? It's just crude vandalism. (I'm sure it was fun though.) Greenpeace elsewhere have done far better marketing stunts.
2nd Mar 2021, 13:13
Replies: 50
Views: 11,523
Posted By OldLurker

The classic plural example is "Wolf when you hunt...

The classic plural example is "Wolf when you hunt them. Wolves when they hunt you."
27th Feb 2021, 12:56
Replies: 20
Views: 8,187
Posted By OldLurker

If they're not allowed to be sold as they stand...

If they're not allowed to be sold as they stand (anyway, which "friendly nation" are we thinking of selling them to?) then how much might it cost to convert them back to civilian Global Express - if...
Forum: Questions
27th Feb 2021, 12:35
Replies: 20
Views: 2,742
Posted By OldLurker

An interesting sub-project might be to...

An interesting sub-project might be to investigate why people (perhaps with not enough to do) persist in inventing slightly different processes with different mnemonics to achieve what is basically...
23rd Feb 2021, 13:28
Replies: 19
Views: 5,348
Posted By OldLurker

If the French can avoid scope creep (customers...

If the French can avoid scope creep (customers demanding changes and/or extra features during development and even during building) in such a long project, they may succeed in sticking to schedule...
22nd Feb 2021, 23:31
Replies: 281
Views: 199,852
Posted By OldLurker

BTW, one of the longest ETOPS engine-out...

BTW, one of the longest ETOPS engine-out diversions ever was ... yes, a United 777-200 with PW engines. They landed safely.
www.pprune.org/showthread.php?p=2560874...
22nd Feb 2021, 23:12
Replies: 281
Views: 199,852
Posted By OldLurker

Tango and Cash The failure occurred on...

Tango and Cash

The failure occurred on climbout - not in ETOPS - presumably on high power. Does the power state affect the probability of blade separation? In other words, if an engine doesn't...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2021, 10:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By OldLurker

According to this, yes it was: Accident Bell...

According to this, yes it was:
Accident Bell 206B JetRanger III F-HUBA, 09 Feb 2021 (https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=247651)
4th Feb 2021, 17:14
Replies: 14
Views: 4,815
Posted By OldLurker

Interesting that the RAF is calling the thing...

Interesting that the RAF is calling the thing Protector, a nice comfy name, instead of the more ominous Reaper or Predator.
23rd Jan 2021, 07:22
Replies: 58
Views: 25,122
Posted By OldLurker

AFAIK the effect of contrails - which can persist...

AFAIK the effect of contrails - which can persist for some time in the right conditions - is to increase the high cloud cover somewhat, increasing reflectivity as mentioned above. It doesn't make any...
19th Jan 2021, 20:23
Replies: 21
Views: 25,719
Posted By OldLurker

More photos on AvHerald: Accident: West...

More photos on AvHerald:
Accident: West Atlantic B734 at Exeter on Jan 19th 2021, hard touchdown (http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4e1e21a4&opt=0)
13th Jan 2021, 15:40
Replies: 43
Views: 16,385
Posted By OldLurker

FAI Completes Stand-Out Project Pearl Global...

FAI Completes Stand-Out Project Pearl Global Express Refurbishment...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jan 2021, 13:51
Replies: 23
Views: 6,518
Posted By OldLurker

Not surprising, seeing that most accidents happen...

Not surprising, seeing that most accidents happen at the departure or approach-and-landing phases, but sector times and lengths, and passengers per aircraft, are far greater in commercial airliners...
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