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13th Jan 2018, 10:42
Replies: 476
Views: 463,045
Posted By Newgen Jock

Get yourself aq good noise-cancelling headset;...

Get yourself aq good noise-cancelling headset; it'll make your day SO much easier! (noise = stress!)
Forum: Questions
22nd Apr 2017, 10:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By Newgen Jock

Frangible hydraulic fitting, such that in the...

Frangible hydraulic fitting, such that in the event of retracting a spinning wheel with shredded/flailing tyre sections, the fitting would break, releasing the retracting line hydraulic pressure to...
19th Apr 2016, 15:12
Replies: 11
Views: 4,135
Posted By Newgen Jock

V22 in Mlitary formation past Stansted

Spotted at approx 14h45 LT: two Police helo's, two large Sikorsky type helo's (CH53's?) and a V22 in formation passing Stansted Airport/ Bishops Stortford heading approx Southwestwards. The V22 in...
1st Oct 2015, 20:30
Replies: 23
Views: 6,760
Posted By Newgen Jock

Yep we all cheered loudly when it won the Gold...

Yep we all cheered loudly when it won the Gold Race against much more modern machinery. Apparently it doesn't have a Goblin engine though, perhaps a Ghost.............
Still impressive at over...
26th Sep 2015, 17:27
Replies: 63
Views: 16,775
Posted By Newgen Jock

DH Vampire: Termite Taxi (balsa/plywood...

DH Vampire:
Termite Taxi (balsa/plywood sandwich fuselage remember?):}

DC3:
Vomit Comet:O
13th Nov 2014, 09:48
Replies: 126
Views: 61,291
Posted By Newgen Jock

Prop shaft damage?

No-one seems to have mentioned it so far, but the prop/spinner assembly "seems" to be moving (wobbling) around on the shaft or bearings, suggesting fairly significant damage to the prop-shaft and/or...
16th Feb 2013, 04:46
Replies: 9
Views: 5,133
Posted By Newgen Jock

Landing incident/ SXF yesterday am

Strange but no-one seems to have noticed that Berlin SXF was closed for most of yesterday due to a landing incident/accident yesterday at approx 0800Z.:ooh:
Not on the news either, surprisingly...
5th Feb 2012, 10:09
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By Newgen Jock

Fire WARNING (!) on apron after pushback/engine...

Fire WARNING (!) on apron after pushback/engine start. No external signs of fire/smoke. A/C towed BACK onto stand & pax DISEMBARKED..........:\
Seems to have been coolly & professionally handled:D
...
19th Aug 2011, 21:35
Replies: 5
Views: 3,409
Posted By Newgen Jock

Hi Mike, although I'm not in Cityjet I know...

Hi Mike, although I'm not in Cityjet I know someone who is, starting as a selected Cadet though FTE. All I can say, is that the Company has shown commendable commitment to its selected Cadets over...
9th Mar 2011, 11:26
Replies: 7
Views: 4,871
Posted By Newgen Jock

Standard annotation for new/ amended...

Standard annotation for new/ amended text...............

N-J
1st Jan 2011, 14:13
Replies: 21
Views: 6,726
Posted By Newgen Jock

Try getting some (more?) Jump-seat flights as...

Try getting some (more?) Jump-seat flights as Observer...............
Many airlines use this as a (pre-) line training tool and it WORKS! That way you're not directly involved in the flight but can...
21st Sep 2010, 21:19
Replies: 44
Views: 12,780
Posted By Newgen Jock

Confirmed.:{ Cityjet has, though, gone out of...

Confirmed.:{
Cityjet has, though, gone out of their way to find many of the Candidates "Office Jobs" within the Company, thereby showing unusual (in this day & age) commitment to their selected...
20th Jul 2010, 19:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,515
Posted By Newgen Jock

Thanks guys and well done DC 5........... I've...

Thanks guys and well done DC 5........... I've finally managed to find it through my son and t'Internet........
Confirmed Grob G 520 Egrett 11. Couldn't definitely say whether it was the (only?)...
19th Jul 2010, 17:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,515
Posted By Newgen Jock

Unusual turboprop single at STN

Here's one for the Spotters around Stansted::)
Seen on Saturday pm while taxying in: an unidentifiable/unusual blue and white, turboprop single parked in the Compass Swing Bay. Looks like a research...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2010, 14:45
Replies: 83
Views: 19,034
Posted By Newgen Jock

In an autorotation, the airflow from below, keeps...

In an autorotation, the airflow from below, keeps the blades turning (PROVIDED you "dump" collective pitch immediately) thus building up enough rotor system energy for a "flare" and to apply pitch...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2010, 14:22
Replies: 83
Views: 19,034
Posted By Newgen Jock

Actually, if the tail-rotor DRIVE fails, you're...

Actually, if the tail-rotor DRIVE fails, you're going down closeby............Have to enter autorotation and cut the engine fuel flow (torque) for an autorotative landing right nearby. If the power...
16th May 2008, 11:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By Newgen Jock

Maastricht Computer failure 15th May

Can't find any info, even via the Search function..................
Major computer failure at MST yesterday, resulting in huge delays, slots and re-routings, yet nothing on PPRUNE...........:eek:...
24th Nov 2007, 10:52
Replies: 160
Views: 92,402
Posted By Newgen Jock

Heard of a similar incident in a previous life:...

Heard of a similar incident in a previous life: mis-handled G/Around on a 737-200 where the crew recovered from a nose-high attitude by keeping G/A thrust and almost full down elevator. Resulting...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,960
Posted By Newgen Jock

Hi Sam-MAN, your question was specifically i.r.o....

Hi Sam-MAN, your question was specifically i.r.o. SELF-sponsored.......
As has already been said, you only really need GCSE-standard Maths & Science to get through the work. It's not rocket-science,...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2007, 12:21
Replies: 31
Views: 8,950
Posted By Newgen Jock

Cool Ref post no 4: The most impressive thing was...

Ref post no 4:
The most impressive thing was the WIDTH of rwy this 747 landed on......... barely enough for the main bogeys!
And that in what appears to be a fairly substantial crosswind. Of...
4th Nov 2005, 11:11
Replies: 21
Views: 7,992
Posted By Newgen Jock

Freighter crash ex Bergamo?

Heard through local people there was a freighter crash after takeoff from BGY the other night. Apparently a turboprop contracted to DHL. Have watched this and other forums/ news agencies and seen...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Apr 2005, 09:43
Replies: 1,265
Views: 425,196
Posted By Newgen Jock

Cool Long Ranger L3 crash

Saw the same thing about 10 yrs ago while working for the (probably!) same utility company. If I remember rightly the eventual cause was routing/ clamping of the P3 line, which caused it to be IN...
22nd Oct 2003, 19:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Newgen Jock

Talking Northern Lights last night MMX- STN

Enroute from MMX ( Malmo) to STN last night, had a great view of the Aurora to the northwest of our flightpath, while approx between DHE VOR and AMS. Very bright, and my F/O (Danish) even remarked...
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