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16th Apr 2020, 16:21
Replies: 67
Views: 10,288
Posted By Airbanda

I have a similar recollection, pre extension,...

I have a similar recollection, pre extension, involving an Aviaco DC9 at LBA. It had diverted in from BHX on one of those days when LBA was above the fog blanketing much of UK. Pax were bussed up...
11th Apr 2020, 13:10
Replies: 82
Views: 12,634
Posted By Airbanda

The noise is utterly distinctive. They route over...

The noise is utterly distinctive. They route over here 2-3 times a day around FL100 going in or out of Brize towards N Sea or mainland Europe. I presume FL100 keeps them, in normal times, above BHX...
11th Apr 2020, 09:19
Replies: 82
Views: 12,634
Posted By Airbanda

Leeds has had both C17 and A400 do practice...

Leeds has had both C17 and A400 do practice approaches before the current Covid19 issues started. They've used Birmingham regularly but not frequently for casualty evacuations during Afghan/Iraq...
6th Mar 2020, 12:48
Replies: 386
Views: 292,521
Posted By Airbanda

That's not right. The main driver for HS2 is...

That's not right. The main driver for HS2 is capacity. The lines out of Euston and Kings Cross are full up and HS2 will relieve them of long distance services freeing up space for local traffic and...
16th Feb 2020, 17:33
Replies: 69
Views: 149,792
Posted By Airbanda

Distance massively foreshortened by the telephoto...

Distance massively foreshortened by the telephoto effect.
10th Feb 2020, 10:12
Replies: 85
Views: 65,960
Posted By Airbanda

I think the LH gasometer has been demolished, or...

I think the LH gasometer has been demolished, or will be shortly.

There used to be a similar one in in South Harrow with NO lettering. The lettering was added following a number of incidents...
10th Feb 2020, 08:15
Replies: 85
Views: 65,960
Posted By Airbanda

The smaller jets, 737/A32x etc seemed to be...

The smaller jets, 737/A32x etc seemed to be getting in at LGW. It was the widebodies that were doing GAs. Most giving it up at around 5 miles rather than short finals.

I've posted a question as to...
9th Feb 2020, 12:40
Replies: 15
Views: 6,348
Posted By Airbanda

Question for pilots/ATC. Whilst one or two...

Question for pilots/ATC.

Whilst one or two of LGW's go arounds were from short(ish) finals and followed the usual climb on runway heading missed approach procedure others (see BAW61T or UAE15)...
9th Feb 2020, 12:29
Replies: 85
Views: 65,960
Posted By Airbanda

Interesting to see where EK 15 is headed,...

Interesting to see where EK 15 is headed, currently FL31 in Nancy/Metz area headed SE. Norwegian 787 headed for LGW earlier today went to Copenhagen (having initially looked as if going to Oslo).
...
8th Feb 2020, 15:18
Replies: 37
Views: 5,224
Posted By Airbanda

Example visible overhead Northampton now; FR24...

Example visible overhead Northampton now; FR24 shows it to be 763 N677UA off LHR for Newark. Several others, mostly Delta on NA tracks.

TUI still operate type on UK register, G-OBYH currently off...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2020, 15:41
Replies: 178
Views: 40,167
Posted By Airbanda

For sure there are many people commenting here...

For sure there are many people commenting here who may or may not be professionals but whose occupations do not involve flying in or maintaining aircraft. They do however possess long experience of...
24th Dec 2019, 07:44
Replies: 135
Views: 122,646
Posted By Airbanda

Suspended sentence contingent on treatment for...

Suspended sentence contingent on treatment for alcohol seems most constructive approach. I doubt a 'short sharp shock' will deter either her or the next troubled person who's had far too many...
26th Nov 2019, 19:05
Replies: 248
Views: 58,847
Posted By Airbanda

IIRC Northeast was used on LBA and NCL operations...

IIRC Northeast was used on LBA and NCL operations until the four components of regional division (Cambrian, Channel, Northeast and Scottish) were rolled into one in 1976. At that point flight numbers...
27th Sep 2019, 07:04
Replies: 183
Views: 286,834
Posted By Airbanda

Jet 2 are not only operator being accused of...

Jet 2 are not only operator being accused of 'cashing in' with silly prices. Probably a relatively short term issue where there's a rush of bookings far higher than normal movement at this time of...
23rd Sep 2019, 15:50
Replies: 1,549
Views: 1,718,054
Posted By Airbanda

FR24 shows ZT2629 operated by a A343 (A340-300?)....

FR24 shows ZT2629 operated by a A343 (A340-300?). Can't see anything positioning either to PUJ or as 343 that fits bill.
16th Sep 2019, 08:07
Replies: 38
Views: 21,255
Posted By Airbanda

Curious that, if miss was as near as report...

Curious that, if miss was as near as report suggests, it's surprising it seems to have only been reported via an anonymous report (US equivalent of CHIRPS?). Appreciate the report messes up...
24th Aug 2019, 11:16
Replies: 38
Views: 8,441
Posted By Airbanda

Mail's errors rather than those of Hastings?

Mail's errors rather than those of Hastings?
19th Aug 2019, 09:22
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,248,622
Posted By Airbanda

Coverage is paywalled but I saw hard copy...

Coverage is paywalled but I saw hard copy yesterday. For all the alarmist tone my reading is simply that no flights are scheduled for MAX until (say) October. Once it's clear grounding will continue...
18th Aug 2019, 07:49
Replies: 240
Views: 266,958
Posted By Airbanda

Ryanair 737NG was brought down by birds...

Ryanair 737NG was brought down by birds (Starlings in that case) at Rome Ciampino 1/11/2008. In that case it was in landing rather than T/O. CFM 56 there too.
17th Aug 2019, 13:14
Replies: 11
Views: 9,042
Posted By Airbanda

At least 4000. The A/D chart shows a significant...

At least 4000. The A/D chart shows a significant number of taxiways towards the 06 end are disused/blocked.
17th Aug 2019, 09:38
Replies: 150
Views: 127,277
Posted By Airbanda

Dismissal for taking part in properly organised...

Dismissal for taking part in properly organised strike action, excepting in long term action, is automatically unfair:
...
17th Aug 2019, 09:05
Replies: 428
Views: 350,016
Posted By Airbanda

LCY makes no sense at all given rail's...

LCY makes no sense at all given rail's timings/frequency from Doncaster, Sheffield, Wakefield or several other LNER/East Midlands/Hull Trains calling points in the DSA catchment.
10th Aug 2019, 09:23
Replies: 24
Views: 16,584
Posted By Airbanda

Looks similar to the Sunwing incident at BFS a...

Looks similar to the Sunwing incident at BFS a few years ago? Flex thrust wrong due error in inputting air temperature but mistake in weight calculation could have same effect. .
9th Aug 2019, 11:55
Replies: 32
Views: 28,921
Posted By Airbanda

G-THOF, a 737-300 on approach to Bournemouth....

G-THOF, a 737-300 on approach to Bournemouth. AAIB report 3-2009 (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422eab5e5274a131700001f/3-2009_G-THOF.pdf).

Autothrottle disengaged but pilots...
7th Aug 2019, 20:03
Replies: 104
Views: 79,970
Posted By Airbanda

Do you mean Ms Ocasio-Cortez? I'm looking at...

Do you mean Ms Ocasio-Cortez?

I'm looking at this from UK so perhaps not as informed on US stuff as those of you left pond side but:
She's nearer 30 than 25
Surely you're not suggesting that...
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