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26th May 2017, 17:01
Replies: 56
Views: 33,874
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Reminds me of a Trident taking off from Heathrow...

Reminds me of a Trident taking off from Heathrow and forgot to deploy the slats ! I remember because I was reading the accident report in a similar Trident taking off from the same runway sometime...
10th Dec 2016, 22:37
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,147,664
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Service Ceiling 9.449 (10.668) m31.000 (35.000)...

Service Ceiling 9.449 (10.668) m31.000 (35.000) ftRange2.908 (2.963) km1.570 (1.600) NM
1.807 (1.841) mi.

Great circle distance 2975 km !!! The specs show they're, in theory, 12 km short and that...
22nd Oct 2016, 20:07
Replies: 101
Views: 75,537
Posted By Yankee Whisky

I agree. The PF knew his airspeed and capability...

I agree. The PF knew his airspeed and capability to climb out before hitting the other aircraft. It is one of those split decisions that either make you a hero or a villain ! I am on the PF side in...
22nd Oct 2016, 20:01
Replies: 13
Views: 19,544
Posted By Yankee Whisky

The nosewheel is at an angle because the aircraft...

The nosewheel is at an angle because the aircraft on exiting the RW was in the process of turning right to place the nosewheel on the center line .
16th Sep 2016, 15:11
Replies: 42
Views: 26,338
Posted By Yankee Whisky

With the brilliance of...

With the brilliance of hindsight............................but Sully was in a position where the book had to be thrown out the window and go with his instincts. I am very happy he got cleared and...
12th Aug 2016, 23:15
Replies: 58
Views: 47,379
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Flying fatigue

With the intro of long range flights reaching some 15 hours plus with multi crews, one would think that gives enough rest to the non flying crew members having a bunk to sleep. But will they sleep as...
2nd Jul 2016, 01:15
Replies: 51
Views: 21,590
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Pilot fatigue

Could time zone changes in short periods of time be a factor ?
25th Jun 2016, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 11,354
Posted By Yankee Whisky

This is a turboprop and not a pure jet ! I assume...

This is a turboprop and not a pure jet ! I assume the military aircraft was a jet. There's a big difference in that props and gearboxes become suspect in addition to the jet part of the engine etc....
Forum: Questions
31st May 2016, 17:41
Replies: 22
Views: 7,584
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Manual flying skills

Needle, ball..............airspeed got a lot of pilots out of trouble by hand flying the aircraft to a stable condition.
I think that most pilots will not disagree with this and it would probably...
16th Apr 2016, 00:36
Replies: 96
Views: 27,049
Posted By Yankee Whisky

It is my experience as a flight instructor that...

It is my experience as a flight instructor that the medical certificate is a requirement in addition to the license. It was not my responsibility to question the medical certificate.
If a student...
8th Apr 2016, 21:43
Replies: 80
Views: 55,619
Posted By Yankee Whisky


Localizer approach available. No GS.

CYGR 291700Z 03024G32KT 1 3/4SM -RA BR OVC002 00/M00 A2886 RMK FG2SF6 SLP776
CYGR 291626Z 04024G30KT 1 1/2SM -RA BR OVC002 00/M00 A2884 RMK FG2SF6 SLP770
5th Apr 2016, 20:36
Replies: 80
Views: 55,619
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Alimeter setting

Thanks Dave I missed reading it.
4th Apr 2016, 16:39
Replies: 80
Views: 55,619
Posted By Yankee Whisky

It will be part of the investigation, but no one...

It will be part of the investigation, but no one mentioned the altimeter settings. If they were not reset to local pressure (from that of St Hubert), an incorrect height would be seen by the pilots...
30th Mar 2016, 19:04
Replies: 80
Views: 55,619
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Approach plate

26th Mar 2016, 22:58
Replies: 1,543
Views: 1,550,399
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Trimming the stabiliser versus the elevator is...

Trimming the stabiliser versus the elevator is the difference.
2nd Mar 2016, 22:47
Replies: 31
Views: 10,685
Posted By Yankee Whisky


I remember a
flight in an American B727 on a very turbulent finals to RW 10 CYUL. The flaps and leading edge slats down and all that was flexing badly was the fuel tank spar section !
2nd Mar 2016, 20:57
Replies: 72
Views: 56,853
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Sorry for error posting

Indeed and I stand to be corrected. The "No Step" part certainly looks very clean, but that could be caused by sand and the part's movements in waves.
2nd Mar 2016, 17:37
Replies: 72
Views: 56,853
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Picture of part found

27th Feb 2016, 23:57
Replies: 5
Views: 7,504
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Deburring holes

Is there not a drill that also incorporates the de-burring bit ? Two steps in one. Or is this subject to another problem ?
13th Feb 2016, 22:44
Replies: 312
Views: 128,651
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Meteor Mk11 ground collision Twenthe AFB

Around 1955-56 a flight of 4 Mk11's dropped in at 326 Meteor Mk8 sqn stationed at Twenthe AFB the Netherlands. The next morning they were scrambled for take-off and one of the aircraft taxied into...
10th Jan 2016, 16:59
Replies: 337
Views: 338,129
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Cappt reference posting

Quote;"(1) Control wheel ....Assume manual control and override runaway.
(2) Both stab trim disc... Press, hold, and release.

There's more but these are the first steps. "

3rd Jan 2016, 15:48
Replies: 27
Views: 12,668
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Birmingham cross wind landing

The pilots manual for my aircraft states a maximum crosswind limit. Are these aircraft shown in severe crosswind conditions not exceeding the
limit for their aircraft types ???
31st Dec 2015, 21:40
Replies: 24
Views: 14,361
Posted By Yankee Whisky

AC88 turbulence accident

This may have contributed;

National Weather Service, Alaska Region Headquarters, AK (http://www.arh.noaa.gov/hazards.php)
24th Nov 2015, 22:48
Replies: 220
Views: 111,403
Posted By Yankee Whisky

Track as given by Turkey/Russia

Makes absolutely no sense as does the Russian reply. They are both experts in the practice of lies.............................
9th Nov 2015, 17:25
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,295,024
Posted By Yankee Whisky

QUOTE: Free Flapping HS ...

QUOTE: Free Flapping HS I don't want to get involved in this, but just thought I'd point out one thing if I might. If the HS is ever free...
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