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4th Sep 2022, 22:03
Replies: 172
Views: 35,260
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

What he actually said was:

What he actually said was:
4th May 2022, 05:54
Replies: 42
Views: 13,619
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

If you are going to receive an apology from your...

If you are going to receive an apology from your airline, which would you prefer?

(a) Sorry we can't operate direct today so we will have to make a tech call.
or
(b) We decided twelve hours ago...
26th Apr 2022, 23:41
Replies: 74
Views: 22,920
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Actually I was referring to the 787 wing. Last...

Actually I was referring to the 787 wing. Last time I handled speed tape it was bright silver (which is why we called it "Instant Airframe"). The stuff on the 787 looks to be grey and plastic. Is...
25th Apr 2022, 23:34
Replies: 74
Views: 22,920
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Are we sure it's speed tape? It looks more like...

Are we sure it's speed tape? It looks more like duct tape.
28th Feb 2022, 00:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,229
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

You want to give us a clue where? You could have...

You want to give us a clue where? You could have done that with your four characters.
7th Jan 2022, 00:21
Replies: 6
Views: 4,040
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

premature pitch-up + nose heavy?

premature pitch-up + nose heavy?
5th Sep 2021, 07:42
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Did the Ag-Cat and Jet Provost do it with a hard...

Did the Ag-Cat and Jet Provost do it with a hard ceiling?
18th Jun 2021, 22:55
Replies: 188
Views: 122,809
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Three years to fit a plastic bung?

Three years to fit a plastic bung?
11th Apr 2021, 23:20
Replies: 64
Views: 17,451
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

How many milliseconds between Sully calling...

How many milliseconds between Sully calling "Birds" and the sounds of birds impacting the aircraft? Avoid the birds? Yeh sure!
9th Feb 2021, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I wonder what country that display is located in?

I wonder what country that display is located in?
10th Oct 2020, 07:33
Replies: 81
Views: 46,149
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

bentbanana Do I understand correctly that...

bentbanana

Do I understand correctly that the A320 has 3 cabin zones and the A321 has 4 cabin zones?

This being the case, the late reallocation of an A320 load to an A321 would have resulted in...
15th Aug 2020, 09:29
Replies: 236
Views: 88,830
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

So they refuelled and loaded an aeroplane that...

So they refuelled and loaded an aeroplane that had lost part of a wing during the preceding landing?
5th Jul 2020, 06:54
Replies: 22
Views: 8,243
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

It seems that this is what did the damage: ...

It seems that this is what did the damage:



Was there no cargo that could have been offloaded?
22nd Jun 2020, 23:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,409
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

The difference here is that the passenger clearly...

The difference here is that the passenger clearly intended to travel with his bag. It was not his idea to get off the aeroplane, that decision was made for him. He was not what we used to call a "vol...
18th Jun 2020, 23:10
Replies: 41
Views: 58,871
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

This looks not unlike the video that started this...

This looks not unlike the video that started this thread in August last year.
30th Apr 2020, 03:44
Replies: 24
Views: 5,835
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Rotorslap is with you there Rude. I don't like...

Rotorslap is with you there Rude. I don't like people yelling at me. All their ads are dreadful except the UFO one, "Can't believe I said probe". Made me laugh every time.

I mentioned UFO hence...
18th Mar 2020, 07:05
Replies: 85
Views: 70,887
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

One media source stated that this is...

One media source stated that this is unprecedented. Not so. It wasn't so long ago that 100% was achieved and that was based on an imaginary threat.
2nd Nov 2019, 07:38
Replies: 275
Views: 122,769
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

If pilots are in any doubt, can they ask an...

If pilots are in any doubt, can they ask an engineer to show them what to look for?
3rd Sep 2019, 00:02
Replies: 77
Views: 32,456
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

An excellent outcome but it was difficult not...

An excellent outcome but it was difficult not thinking of this ...


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/454x255/flying_high_d39026b235b4a5014c6a80a83548568eed263727.jpg
2nd Jul 2019, 04:52
Replies: 19
Views: 8,358
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

At least they didn't say it was an Electra.

At least they didn't say it was an Electra.
2nd Mar 2019, 22:06
Replies: 921
Views: 2,256,907
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

The CVR is labelled "Flight Recorder"? Are both...

The CVR is labelled "Flight Recorder"?
Are both recorders labelled with the same generic name?
24th Jan 2019, 07:31
Replies: 103
Views: 89,873
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

This ^^^^ almost converted me to Airbus - and...

This ^^^^ almost converted me to Airbus - and Canon.
20th Dec 2018, 07:13
Replies: 7
Views: 7,122
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Well they put the warning stripes at the right...

Well they put the warning stripes at the right height. Bang on target.
It could have been worse. The tower could have come down on the aeroplane.
6th Dec 2018, 08:11
Replies: 24
Views: 3,913
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Aussie Bob Nothing to do with PC BS or...

Aussie Bob
Nothing to do with PC BS or remoteness from the real world. Just common courtesy.[/left]
6th Dec 2018, 04:22
Replies: 24
Views: 3,913
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

machtuk You might want to read the crew names...

machtuk
You might want to read the crew names again and edit your post to something less sexist.
1st Nov 2018, 01:35
Replies: 34
Views: 7,998
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

There was a time not that long ago when TV news...

There was a time not that long ago when TV news reporters tended to get things right on matters relating to helicopters. This was probably because all the stations had their own helicopters with a...
5th Oct 2018, 07:38
Replies: 102
Views: 25,964
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Everyone involved in this incident will soon have...

Everyone involved in this incident will soon have to answer to a much higher authority.

There was a Sixty Minutes reporter on board and she was not consulted on the conduct of this flight!

tick...
12th Sep 2018, 23:38
Replies: 28
Views: 14,293
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I defer to the ultimate authority on the subject....

I defer to the ultimate authority on the subject. I just checked Joe Sutter's book and he states that the concrete blocks were indeed to stop the aircraft tipping.
I suppose the same effect could...
12th Sep 2018, 07:35
Replies: 28
Views: 14,293
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Given your location I expect you would know but...

Given your location I expect you would know but aren't the weights primarily to provide bending relief for the wings? Otherwise, why not just hang one big weight on the nose - as you have suggested?
18th Aug 2018, 09:54
Replies: 89
Views: 52,757
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

It never used to be so difficult to post a link....

It never used to be so difficult to post a link. Go to the Rumours and News forum and look for Convair.
18th Aug 2018, 01:20
Replies: 89
Views: 52,757
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Well there is a clue in the title. Besides R&N...

Well there is a clue in the title. Besides R&N has a thread with "Crash" in the title which is now up to 20 pages. If those clues don't help, the laws of common decency might provide guidance.
Here...
17th Aug 2018, 07:51
Replies: 89
Views: 52,757
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I thought this thread was about the welfare of...

I thought this thread was about the welfare of two highly regarded pilots. Might I suggest that those who wish to navel gaze do so on the thread on Rumours & News where you will find all manner of...
12th Aug 2018, 05:41
Replies: 503
Views: 319,869
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I think Bendy has hit the nail on the head....

I think Bendy has hit the nail on the head. Things must have been dire.
7th Aug 2018, 07:13
Replies: 7
Views: 4,157
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Pop rivets?

Pop rivets?
10th Apr 2018, 23:42
Replies: 36
Views: 8,893
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

You probably haven't seen it lately. Poor Laurie...

You probably haven't seen it lately. Poor Laurie would be rolling in his grave.
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