PPRuNe Forums - Search Results

Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: dixi188
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.21 seconds.
27th Jun 2020, 13:16
Replies: 19,089
Views: 2,166,730
Posted By dixi188

Are we round the back of Birmingham, UK?

Are we round the back of Birmingham, UK?
24th Jun 2020, 10:36
Replies: 358
Views: 58,870
Posted By dixi188

BAe 146-300 or RJ100 doing circiuts at BOH early...

BAe 146-300 or RJ100 doing circiuts at BOH early this morning. White with red and blue stripe on fin.??
24th Jun 2020, 10:26
Replies: 7
Views: 7,226
Posted By dixi188

Don't expect any generous payoff. I was made...

Don't expect any generous payoff. I was made redundant by Channex (Jet2) back in 2005 when they got rid of FEs. 18 years = 6580 payment. Still the same boss.
23rd Jun 2020, 05:08
Replies: 33
Views: 5,959
Posted By dixi188

IIRC the BAe 146 ceiling is 31000 ft and the...

IIRC the BAe 146 ceiling is 31000 ft and the later version, the RJ with slightly uprated engines, is 35000 ft.
21st Jun 2020, 17:05
Replies: 49
Views: 28,119
Posted By dixi188

The Q400 does not have a DC pump. There is an AC...

The Q400 does not have a DC pump. There is an AC pump in the no1 system called the SPU (standby power unit) and there is a PTU that pressurises the no 2 system from no 1.
The normal ground power is...
21st Jun 2020, 03:53
Replies: 49
Views: 28,119
Posted By dixi188

The Q400 has a hand pump in the right landing...

The Q400 has a hand pump in the right landing gear bay to pump up the brake accumulator. Nothing could be done in the cockpit once the aircraft started to move.
18th Jun 2020, 07:52
Replies: 13
Views: 6,260
Posted By dixi188

OK. (Too many acronyms in aviation). I don't...

OK. (Too many acronyms in aviation). I don't think there will be pilots on board. "Dave" will do it all.
It won't happen in my lifetime and I'm planning to live to 100.
Barnes Wallis proposed hyper...
17th Jun 2020, 12:23
Replies: 13
Views: 6,260
Posted By dixi188

Sorry. What does ATP mean? I thought at first...

Sorry. What does ATP mean?
I thought at first you meant faster BAe ATPs. That would tear the wings off.
17th Jun 2020, 11:14
Replies: 956
Views: 556,037
Posted By dixi188

All BA 747s now gone.

All BA 747s now gone.
17th Jun 2020, 11:12
Replies: 4,269
Views: 2,573,156
Posted By dixi188

Yes, but if the Nitrogen charge is depleted then...

Yes, but if the Nitrogen charge is depleted then there will be almost no parking brake available. The N2 charge is 500psi not 1500 psi on the Q400, (my error). A lot of people don't understand how an...
17th Jun 2020, 05:26
Replies: 4,269
Views: 2,573,156
Posted By dixi188

Not if there is no pressure in the accumulator...

Not if there is no pressure in the accumulator after being parked for months. (I mean the 1500psi N2)
11th Jun 2020, 13:52
Replies: 358
Views: 58,870
Posted By dixi188

Anything special going on at Bournemouth this...

Anything special going on at Bournemouth this afternoon?
I've just been past and there are 30 or 40 people by the fence, some with big lenses on cameras. Usually only about 10 or so people around....
Forum: Freight Dogs
7th Jun 2020, 18:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,855
Posted By dixi188

Not all convertable Pax/Cargo aircraft are QC....

Not all convertable Pax/Cargo aircraft are QC. The old B707-320C took about a week to change fron Cargo to Pax IIRC.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2020, 16:34
Replies: 84
Views: 4,391
Posted By dixi188

On the subject of miss routed deliveries, many...

On the subject of miss routed deliveries, many years ago Fed Ex sent an AOG part from the USA, to Christchurch, New Zealand instead of Bournemouth Airport, Christchurch, Dorset UK. as the address...
4th Jun 2020, 08:03
Replies: 26
Views: 15,907
Posted By dixi188

Why can't the media use the correct aviation...

Why can't the media use the correct aviation terms, a few moments to check the web.
"Overshoot" is what a "Go Around" used to be called.
Running out of runway is "Overrun".

( Becoming a grumpy...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th May 2020, 15:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,470
Posted By dixi188

Haven't we all been in lockdown since March 23rd?...

Haven't we all been in lockdown since March 23rd? Only essential journeys!
30th May 2020, 12:18
Replies: 956
Views: 556,037
Posted By dixi188

The BEA liveried A319 landed this morning,...

The BEA liveried A319 landed this morning, presumably for storage.
21st May 2020, 11:00
Replies: 11
Views: 3,186
Posted By dixi188

When training in the USA in 1990 we were told of...

When training in the USA in 1990 we were told of a procedure to leave something non standard when taxiing in to denote hijack. Not saying what in case this is still the case.
19th May 2020, 15:32
Replies: 19,089
Views: 2,166,730
Posted By dixi188

Cardington perhaps.

Cardington perhaps.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2020, 11:42
Replies: 75
Views: 5,714
Posted By dixi188

I got told off by a Belgium line checker when I...

I got told off by a Belgium line checker when I used my P7 for the walk round instead of the company issued Ever Ready brick. The P7 had about 5 times the illumination.
15th May 2020, 14:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,332
Posted By dixi188

It may be a record if it has done 4000 miles in 4...

It may be a record if it has done 4000 miles in 4 hours.
13th May 2020, 16:17
Replies: 30
Views: 3,782
Posted By dixi188

As long as you have enough fuel. EXETER or...

As long as you have enough fuel.
EXETER or Ottery St Mary.
10th May 2020, 13:04
Replies: 24
Views: 9,624
Posted By dixi188

Sorry, didn't remember the details. I was at...

Sorry, didn't remember the details. I was at Seeb. Did he recover to fly again?
Heard a story that his sons on school hols were in the butts watching. Asked if they would like to go and see dad in...
9th May 2020, 11:52
Replies: 17
Views: 5,220
Posted By dixi188

Big white bird? Could be in trouble if it is...

Big white bird?
Could be in trouble if it is one of the Queen's swans.
But then it is Her aircraft.
9th May 2020, 11:49
Replies: 24
Views: 9,624
Posted By dixi188

In my time there, there were several aircraft...

In my time there, there were several aircraft losses that I remember.
A Strikemaster that got in a flat spin during a test flight. Pilot ejected safely.
A Hunter T bird that went off the end at...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.