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28th Jun 2009, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 5,730
Posted By MMEMatty

Not too sure about that last statement. If you do...

Not too sure about that last statement. If you do have a degree/A-levels you MAY find some of the academic sections of selection easier than someone without. However having these qualifications will...
20th Jun 2009, 18:43
Replies: 32
Views: 5,730
Posted By MMEMatty

You will need to provide a 20 minute lecture on...

You will need to provide a 20 minute lecture on propellor theory, with specific reference to Assymetric Blade Effect. Also, you will have to demonstrate on paper that you can derive Bernoulli's...
Forum: Tech Log
26th May 2009, 21:23
Replies: 42
Views: 6,690
Posted By MMEMatty

I thought that it was No. 3 because it was...

I thought that it was No. 3 because it was opposite to where the Air Start Unit was plugged in. If the ASU plugged into the wing root, then No. 2 was started first

Matty
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2009, 15:55
Replies: 63
Views: 2,879
Posted By MMEMatty

Apocalypse soon Gladiola The Dirty 11 Where...

Apocalypse soon
Gladiola
The Dirty 11
Where Eagles Daren't.
The Battle of the Bilge.
Danger Without
8th May 2009, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By MMEMatty

My Understanding is: Must Haves: ...

My Understanding is:


Must Haves:

JAR-FCL PPL
JAR Class 1 Medical
Driving License (a few points may be overlooked, depending on the strength of the candidate)
Right to Live and Work in UK.
6th May 2009, 13:07
Replies: 2,049
Views: 958,805
Posted By MMEMatty

Back to the Vulcan. I remember reading in a...

Back to the Vulcan.

I remember reading in a magazine article on the Vulcan a number of years ago, that one of the options being considered along with Skybolt, was to hang 2 nuclear armed Gnat...
4th May 2009, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By MMEMatty

I once saw a picture from (I think) the late 80's...

I once saw a picture from (I think) the late 80's of three 747-2XX parked up at Teesside. Apparantly the whole country south of Manchester was fogged in, and Teesside was the only place that was...
4th May 2009, 16:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By MMEMatty

The link you supplied has all the info you...

The link you supplied has all the info you requested. ferrying troops to Calgary, Canada.

Matty
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2009, 13:06
Replies: 9
Views: 4,588
Posted By MMEMatty

I once hydraulic-ed a diesel (car) engine,...

I once hydraulic-ed a diesel (car) engine, fording a stream that was a bit deeper than i thought...

... Basically water was sucked through the turbo, into the pistons itself, where, when the...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2009, 16:27
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By MMEMatty

Hasn't the ex-AAG convair been turned into a...

Hasn't the ex-AAG convair been turned into a hotel, somewhere in Jockland?
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Apr 2009, 12:54
Replies: 9
Views: 4,342
Posted By MMEMatty

I seem to remember from my ATPL studies that Cut...

I seem to remember from my ATPL studies that Cut - In areas are not structurally weakened in any way, all it signifies is that there are no Electric cables, Hydraulic / Fuel Lines etc in the way.
17th Apr 2009, 11:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By MMEMatty

As far as Engine failures at night go (in a...

As far as Engine failures at night go (in a single) I was taught (In addition to usual checks, drills, mayday calls etc):

1) If you cannot see the ground (If is is a clear night, with a bright...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2009, 00:02
Replies: 45
Views: 3,590
Posted By MMEMatty

Not applying to Aircrew Selection for the RAF....

Not applying to Aircrew Selection for the RAF. The logical part of me knows my eyesight isn't up to it (I need glasses for my Class 1 medical) but my heart still says "yeah, but what if?" :sad:

...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2009, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By MMEMatty

They missed their chance when "Sherlock Homes and...

They missed their chance when "Sherlock Homes and the case of the Missing Pink War Machine" vanished, without a trace...
Replies: 38
Views: 9,683
Posted By MMEMatty

Hi Ed! Hope you and DR are having fun up in...

Hi Ed! Hope you and DR are having fun up in Teesside!
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2009, 14:06
Replies: 7
Views: 6,291
Posted By MMEMatty

Some UK aircraft "of a certain age" use a lever...

Some UK aircraft "of a certain age" use a lever or catch on the control column to control the brakes, with the position of the rudder pedals determining which side wheel the brakes were applied to.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2009, 00:59
Replies: 37
Views: 2,872
Posted By MMEMatty

The problem is that our current level of...

The problem is that our current level of technology can only detect massive Gas Giant planets, mostly due to detecting the way the distant star "wobbles" due to the Gas Giant planet's gravity as it...
29th Mar 2009, 14:51
Replies: 10
Views: 2,845
Posted By MMEMatty

This might help calculate how much a salary would...

This might help calculate how much a salary would be worth now:

Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds (http://www.measuringworth.com/ukcompare/)

There is a version for US$ as well.
...
29th Mar 2009, 00:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By MMEMatty

Are they still sitting in the orbiter? Remember,...

Are they still sitting in the orbiter? Remember, remain seated untill you have come to a halt at the terminal building...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2009, 21:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By MMEMatty

Was fortunate enough to see the Shuttle launch...

Was fortunate enough to see the Shuttle launch last year.

60-odd miles away from KSC, at night, in a rainstorm, could still see the SRBs, brighter than the streetlights, climbing up into the night...
25th Mar 2009, 14:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By MMEMatty

I'll say! :ok:

I'll say! :ok:
Replies: 38
Views: 9,683
Posted By MMEMatty

Graduated from Leeds BSc Av Technology w/...

Graduated from Leeds BSc Av Technology w/ management (I had my PPL before applying) summer 2006

Now frozen ATPL, RHS on a heavy turboprop flying night freight, and getting paid for it!

Probably...
11th Mar 2009, 20:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By MMEMatty

It may be slightly sooner than that - think late...

It may be slightly sooner than that - think late spring early summer, if rumours are to be believed...

For more Details:

Atlantic Airlines Cadet Pilot Flight Training Scheme | Multiflight...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Mar 2009, 16:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By MMEMatty

I know someone who did the NOKIA 1A approach into...

I know someone who did the NOKIA 1A approach into an airport, after he lost comms in a C152...

As for light signals, i asked a few times to see them when i was hours building, for the experience,...
Replies: 109
Views: 19,553
Posted By MMEMatty

BelArgUSA; I have a mickey mouse watch, I...

BelArgUSA;

I have a mickey mouse watch, I fly all over europe, and it has not let me down yet!

Matty
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