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21st May 2020, 08:54
Replies: 31
Views: 3,429
Posted By ZeBedie

Wales

Are we allowed to take of from England and fly across Wales?
6th Apr 2020, 09:25
Replies: 26
Views: 13,487
Posted By ZeBedie

It didn't look all that bad in the film - minimal...

It didn't look all that bad in the film - minimal risk to the A320, possible jet blast risk to the Cirrus - meh
10th Oct 2019, 20:20
Replies: 27
Views: 4,642
Posted By ZeBedie

Did we mention Mediterranean Express, Birmingham...

Did we mention Mediterranean Express, Birmingham Executive, Capital, Air Bridge, Air UK, Air Anglia, Buzz, London European, Sabre, BIA, Excalibur, Debonair?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2019, 11:07
Replies: 72
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZeBedie

Water vapour is the biggest greenhouse gas.

Water vapour is the biggest greenhouse gas.
2nd Sep 2019, 18:04
Replies: 21
Views: 3,607
Posted By ZeBedie

20 000 hours jet/turbo prop - one slow, insidious...

20 000 hours jet/turbo prop - one slow, insidious double engine failure in a HS125 due to contaminated fuel. Landed with some thrust available on one engine.
3000 hours light single/twin - no...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2019, 15:07
Replies: 1,032
Views: 190,404
Posted By ZeBedie

That's much longer than HS2, through much, much...

That's much longer than HS2, through much, much more difficult terrain, yet also much cheaper. It makes HS2 look very poor value for money.
17th Jul 2019, 12:03
Replies: 92
Views: 107,743
Posted By ZeBedie

It's been a couple of years since I operated into...

It's been a couple of years since I operated into JSI, but my recollection is that the PAPI's are unusable in sunlight.
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2019, 21:23
Replies: 24
Views: 6,966
Posted By ZeBedie

Doesn't the 737 main gear have a limited amount...

Doesn't the 737 main gear have a limited amount of castoring ability?
16th Jun 2019, 11:22
Replies: 49
Views: 50,864
Posted By ZeBedie

I seem to remember Air Europe doing something...

I seem to remember Air Europe doing something similar at Funchal? I think it was said that the step down into the flight deck was changed to a step up!

It seems that while the 757 is very easy to...
9th Jun 2019, 12:20
Replies: 33
Views: 26,223
Posted By ZeBedie

Early 90's a Monarch 733, departing to MAH. The...

Early 90's a Monarch 733, departing to MAH. The crew only found out when they did their walkaround at destination that the leading edge of the tailplane was battered and had blocks lodged in it....
26th May 2019, 09:14
Replies: 15
Views: 3,601
Posted By ZeBedie

I'd have wanted it pointing away from the hangar!

I'd have wanted it pointing away from the hangar!
26th May 2019, 09:12
Replies: 43
Views: 11,687
Posted By ZeBedie

RR Spey

Was this the last engine developed to see service both in airliners and fast jets? Was it originally intended as a civil or as a military engine?
Forum: Tech Log
8th Apr 2019, 21:55
Replies: 9
Views: 4,612
Posted By ZeBedie

That these two accidents have been allowed to...

That these two accidents have been allowed to happen doesn't show the FAA or indeed EASA in a good light. I wonder if the MCAS system would have got past the old UKCAA/ARB?
2nd Apr 2019, 12:32
Replies: 30
Views: 19,672
Posted By ZeBedie

There's no doubt that flight data monitoring has...

There's no doubt that flight data monitoring has improved safety.

However, most of us fail to get enough manual handling practice and I think the cause is flight data monitoring - we don't want to...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2019, 21:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By ZeBedie

Some British WW2 era types had cups mouded into...

Some British WW2 era types had cups mouded into the tyres to make them rotate after gear extension, with the intention of saving tyre wear.
29th Jan 2019, 14:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By ZeBedie

Faro 727

Does anyone know how the 727 came to be abandoned at Faro for so many years?
28th Jan 2019, 08:45
Replies: 47
Views: 28,046
Posted By ZeBedie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/615x351/deeside_2_848ad77d4976c1983f4093a8db9c29e1d7b9ee84.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2018, 21:02
Replies: 34
Views: 3,410
Posted By ZeBedie

The last time my tank was emptied, the bloke...

The last time my tank was emptied, the bloke doing the deed got pretty intimate with the contents of the tank and obviously had a HGV licence. He said he was on Minimum Wage.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2018, 17:47
Replies: 34
Views: 3,410
Posted By ZeBedie

I had the exact same symptoms - it was the pipe...

I had the exact same symptoms - it was the pipe blocked between the house and the septic tank - so nothing to do with the septic tank, in fact. Flushed water was compressing the air on the house side...
21st Dec 2018, 17:54
Replies: 732
Views: 452,355
Posted By ZeBedie

Thank you Kaikohe and though we were mostly...

Thank you Kaikohe and though we were mostly unaware of it at the time, some of us are ashamed of what happened to Commonwealth farmers in 1973. Maybe we can redeem ourselves.
24th Nov 2018, 20:34
Replies: 28
Views: 3,826
Posted By ZeBedie

Whilst the fuselage is inefficient at producing...

Whilst the fuselage is inefficient at producing lift, it would be really bad for efficiency if the fuselage produced a down-force (negative lift). So the designer aims to make the fuselage slightly...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Nov 2018, 19:44
Replies: 0
Views: 1,307
Posted By ZeBedie

Spitfire and Chinook near miss

Any UK controllers might be interested in this thread on the military forum: https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/615598-spitfire-chinook-near-miss.html
23rd Nov 2018, 19:41
Replies: 60
Views: 15,154
Posted By ZeBedie

I don't think a NATS controller would clear an...

I don't think a NATS controller would clear an aircraft for a run and break if the runway was occupied and I can very much sympathise with the Spitfire pilots idea that 'the runway was his'.

The...
10th Nov 2018, 21:39
Replies: 54
Views: 16,221
Posted By ZeBedie

Call me a cynic, but isn't the plan to render the...

Call me a cynic, but isn't the plan to render the business non-viable, thus helping the case for planning permission for thousands of houses?
28th Oct 2018, 17:43
Replies: 30
Views: 4,984
Posted By ZeBedie

If I recall correctly, Bristol's gear expert...

If I recall correctly, Bristol's gear expert implored Hooker to use helical gears in the Proteus gearbox, but Hooker refused in favour of cheaper straight gears, leading to Bill Pegg's forced landing...
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