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22nd Oct 2010, 02:11
Replies: 352
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Posted By OVERTALK

Dutch Gunships Refusal to assist Aussie troops in contact

Some interesting comments on Ned Parsnip's snippet above can be found at

tinyurl.com/33zncyt

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9th Oct 2010, 05:49
Replies: 352
Views: 44,425
Posted By OVERTALK

Not sure why everybody is talking about tanks -Standard Political Distraction ploy?

08 Oct 2010
An Australian soldier is recovering in Afghanistan after he was wounded by an exploding roadside bomb, the Australian Defence Force (ADF)says.

The soldier from the Special Operations...
8th Oct 2010, 12:21
Replies: 35
Views: 9,980
Posted By OVERTALK

Wayne (Mendacity is my middle name)

IMHO one individual most likely to have disappeared mysteriously to the sound of a mind-numbing and shattering sound of global applause. The fact that he hasn't yet [AFAIK] is equally disturbing....
25th Aug 2010, 10:59
Replies: 352
Views: 44,425
Posted By OVERTALK

I'm sure that it cheers the Taliban no end when...

I'm sure that it cheers the Taliban no end when they see such disruptive events and their consequences, but perhaps a primary objective should be to deny them their minor exhilarating victories by...
17th Jun 2010, 12:50
Replies: 19
Views: 2,278
Posted By OVERTALK

But Steer Clear of Logitech USB devices

Whatever you do, don't buy a Logitech headset, plug it into a Win XP or Vista USB port and expect it to work.

One look at the manuals will tell you why. All Logitech stuff is now made in mainland...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2010, 02:58
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,339,257
Posted By OVERTALK

At what point is the High Speed Protection nullified?

My interpretation of the intended thrust of CONFiture's post on High-speed Protection follows.

As Normal Law would've been in play when (and if) the A330 hit Mcrit, for these protections to have...
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2010, 11:26
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By OVERTALK

addressed here

Officials Continue to Equivocate About Flying in Volcanic Ash|Aviation Safety Journal (http://asj.nolan-law.com/2010/05/officials-continue-to-equivocate-about-flying-in-volcanic-ash/)

The ultimate...
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2010, 03:27
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,339,257
Posted By OVERTALK

Just another theory.....

and as HarryMann said:
Astute .... unless there were onboard electrical disruptions....

All logical and tends to point to a structural failure (i.e. a partial loss of fuselage integrity causing...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2010, 05:29
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By OVERTALK

A320 engines out DITCHABILITY?

FBW /APU starting and controllability?
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When the A320 went into the Hudson River, the Captain deviated from the checklist cadence and quite appropriately fired up the APU, more or less...
7th May 2010, 05:24
Replies: 2,015
Views: 966,650
Posted By OVERTALK

7th May 2010, 00:30
Replies: 2,015
Views: 966,650
Posted By OVERTALK

FBW /APU starting and controllability?

When the A320 went into the Hudson River, the Captain deviated from the checklist cadence and quite appropriately fired up the APU, more or less immediately after the birds hit.

This action kept...
5th May 2010, 06:54
Replies: 272
Views: 54,150
Posted By OVERTALK

The Super Hornet Replacement's Flaws

Last fall, the Air Force announced that a F-16 Air National Guard unit in South Burlington Vermont was on a list of ten candidates to receive the F-35 when it is built and deployed. Not all of the...
30th Apr 2010, 10:39
Replies: 43
Views: 38,838
Posted By OVERTALK

Wayne will never wain

Wayne is presently a consultant to Sir Richard Branson on the Spaceplane Project. His qualifications include a 2002 trip to MySpace. (check Myspace.com for further details of that exploit). He's...
14th Feb 2010, 23:12
Replies: 23
Views: 5,347
Posted By OVERTALK

Not Only But Also

To get a handle on the overall inequity, it must also be observed that:

a. Unlike politician's pensions, DFRDB is self-funded (deductions from pay throughout one's career)

b. Unlike pensions...
17th Nov 2009, 16:11
Replies: 20
Views: 6,927
Posted By OVERTALK

Investigators a bit "RUSTY"???

Hmm, interesting indeed:

a. Steel cylinders

b. Lost into the ocean during the explosion

c. Nowhere in the report...
7th Nov 2009, 11:19
Replies: 23
Views: 5,347
Posted By OVERTALK

The Reason why the Silence is Deafening

CDF was told that he was NOT to comment upon the Report and has passed this on to the individual service chiefs.

One of the first major KRUDD FUDGEs.

It'd be nice if he ultimately had cause to...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Sep 2009, 05:03
Replies: 4,591
Views: 2,966,089
Posted By OVERTALK

AF447 was going Faster or Slower? (than indicated)

Machinbird says: (of post 4426/4427 - link (http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/376433-af447-222.html#post5202948))

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Seems to fail the logic test for Occam's Razor. Up until the A/P disconnect,...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2009, 07:30
Replies: 4,591
Views: 2,966,089
Posted By OVERTALK

I think he's straight out saying just that. A...

I think he's straight out saying just that. A Mach encounter due to speed sneaking up to the high side unobserved could lead to a pilot mistaking its characteristics for stall buffet and lowering the...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2009, 02:59
Replies: 4,591
Views: 2,966,089
Posted By OVERTALK

Some Technical Clarification

No matter how much you computerize and automate and digitize via pressure-sensing transducers, the pneumatically derived values of pitot pressure (dynamic plus static) come from the same sources....
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2009, 11:06
Replies: 4,591
Views: 2,966,089
Posted By OVERTALK

TCAS affected by Pitot Icing? Why should it be?

Graybeards said (at

post 1549 (http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/376433-af447-78.html#post4997293) that:


It would appear that some are flummoxed by the TCAS failure msg on ACARS (TCAS...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jun 2009, 15:20
Replies: 4,591
Views: 2,966,089
Posted By OVERTALK

Explanation for the Airspeed Anomalies/Discrepancies

Lots of discussion about pitot tubes instantly icing up as an explanation for the airspeed disparities/anomalies? There's a much simpler (Occam's razor) explanation - if you go back to first...
4th Jun 2009, 13:04
Replies: 947
Views: 1,068,970
Posted By OVERTALK

Sounds like Belgique was on the right track....

in his post #718 (http://www.pprune.org/4971555-post718.html)

See the link in that post.

Investigators are saying the aircraft stalled into a loss of control at height (inference being too...
19th Feb 2008, 11:44
Replies: 3,239
Views: 1,018,040
Posted By OVERTALK

The cavitation damage to the engines' HP fuel...

The cavitation damage to the engines' HP fuel pumps would seem to indicate incipient fuel starvation - or at least aeration - for whatever reason. Cavitation damage occurs when the pumps lose their...
28th Jan 2008, 13:34
Replies: 451
Views: 275,115
Posted By OVERTALK

Missing the (any?) POINT here

Chris Scott
So you're saying that UNCTUOUS could read the GE AD's message (below) and yet still assume that the PS3 and P3B sense lines were fuel lines that incorporated weep holes that would...
22nd Jan 2008, 23:11
Replies: 307
Views: 169,588
Posted By OVERTALK

UNMuddling the Thinking HERE

In response to the post by OVERTALK at #268 (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showpost.php?p=3855375&postcount=268) of this thread,



However to quote further (below) from the AD itself, it would...
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