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27th Jun 2020, 17:56
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Posted By phiggsbroadband

Gear put up at 1700 ft

The real mystery is why the gear was put up at 1700 ft. If they had left it down, as they were on the glide-slope by then, in the next 4 miles their speed would have reduced, and nobody would even...
11th Jun 2020, 12:58
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,646,095
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Well we are now getting into the realm of what...

Well we are now getting into the realm of what was the coefficient of friction of the carbon fibre engine cowls, against the runway, compared to the position of the C/G... Would that have produced a...
12th Feb 2020, 02:23
Replies: 29
Views: 22,919
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Quote...'And if the airport had built up...

Quote...'And if the airport had built up snowberms on the runway ends' These could have produced some turbulent windshear.
Also the snowed up runway would make it hard to spot where the white...
11th Dec 2019, 14:19
Replies: 57
Views: 68,869
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looks like the Rabbit Exit Taxiway does run out...

Looks like the Rabbit Exit Taxiway does run out of Tarmac just after the curved part...
****** (Switch to Satellite Maps if you get a white screen.)*******
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29th Nov 2019, 19:47
Replies: 43
Views: 39,213
Posted By phiggsbroadband

The Local Police said that the underwater diving...

The Local Police said that the underwater diving team had been operating on Wednesday and Thursday, although their diving support vessel does not appear on the AIS radar.
Today (Friday.) The Prince...
26th Nov 2019, 20:53
Replies: 43
Views: 39,213
Posted By phiggsbroadband

For those not familiar with the area, the Menai...

For those not familiar with the area, the Menai Straits are between the Island of Angelsey and mainland Wales. Although the tidal currents in the Straits, under the Menai Bridge can reach 2m/s (4...
13th Oct 2019, 21:44
Replies: 21
Views: 17,878
Posted By phiggsbroadband

If you only saw the tow bar being disconnected,...

If you only saw the tow bar being disconnected, note what the right wing does to the lighting tower.
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12th Oct 2019, 00:36
Replies: 310
Views: 389,470
Posted By phiggsbroadband

. The NTSB video clearly shows two curving skid...

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The NTSB video clearly shows two curving skid marks for most of the distance from the lights to the de-icing area. If he was too fast at the threshold, the wings would still be producing...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Oct 2019, 16:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Have you forgot to factor in the fact that you...

Have you forgot to factor in the fact that you will be taking off with cooler engines..? A five/ten minute taxy will warm most of the engine lubricant much more than just starting one minute before...
17th Aug 2016, 13:24
Replies: 15
Views: 6,401
Posted By phiggsbroadband

To put this into context, do you fly a Cessna 150...

To put this into context, do you fly a Cessna 150 or a Boeing 787 ?
The pressure difference will all depend upon the number of Isobars you cross, just like crossing Time-Zones. If you fly a C150...
16th Aug 2016, 13:32
Replies: 73
Views: 36,313
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looks like they are still removing melted...

Looks like they are still removing melted aluminium this Tuesday, if the Notams are anything to go by.
Saw a Chinook, with underslung hook mechanism, returning towards Shawbury or Cosford a couple...
8th Aug 2016, 16:15
Replies: 12
Views: 3,392
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looking at ORS4 No 1124, Paragraph 3b suggests...

Looking at ORS4 No 1124, Paragraph 3b suggests we are allowed to fly a practice landing down to 'zero' ft. into a country field, as long as the farmer or his tractor are not in it....


b)...
25th Jul 2016, 11:25
Replies: 17
Views: 2,367
Posted By phiggsbroadband

So calling up Heathrow Tower and 'Requesting...

So calling up Heathrow Tower and 'Requesting route North to South, through your overhead at 1200ft', might work eh?
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19th Jul 2016, 11:16
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Thanks for your comprehensive reply TEEEJ. ...

Thanks for your comprehensive reply TEEEJ.


It's nice to know S.C.Crow researched this, way back in 1970.


It appears that the regular patterns are caused by the cyclic interaction of the...
19th Jul 2016, 09:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,367
Posted By phiggsbroadband

NATS makes London atz class D

Looks like we are having some more EU harmonisation.... London CTR has become Class D, so now GA vfr flights can route through it.


Change is coming to the London CTR - NATS...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jul 2016, 13:18
Replies: 20
Views: 10,318
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Omeish you forgot to tell us where this...

Omeish you forgot to tell us where this occurred...


On the taxiway? At Take-Off? or in the Cruise?
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Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2016, 12:57
Replies: 25
Views: 9,951
Posted By phiggsbroadband

I think the increased separation (from 2 minutes...

I think the increased separation (from 2 minutes to 3 minutes.) applies to the second aircraft, if the first aircraft has departed from an intermediate point.


This is because the wake turbulence...
14th Jul 2016, 10:52
13th Jul 2016, 17:19
Replies: 69
Views: 14,673
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Well lets be practical, and more logical.... ...

Well lets be practical, and more logical....


A Flying School is in the business of providing 'experience flights' to
members of the public, and PPL training. So the passenger, or student, will...
12th Jul 2016, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Why regular 'Irregularities' in Contrails?

Having seen many contrails over 'Wallasey', they all seem to have a regular continuous rhythm in their dispersal. Some have more than one 'frequency' present; with a quick pattern (every ~3...
8th Jul 2016, 20:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,715
Posted By phiggsbroadband

The aeros will be the Golding Barrett Trophy BAeA...

The aeros will be the Golding Barrett Trophy BAeA Competition, over the weekend 9/10 July. This is usually only a slightly busy period, so keep listening to Sleap radio on 122.45 from 30 miles out,...
27th Jun 2016, 20:59
Replies: 32
Views: 13,818
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Hardwich is near Norwich (England). ...

Hardwich is near Norwich (England).


Abergavenny (Wales) is more likely, 500m x 25m Grass. The road is the A40.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itojBH03OtU
23rd Jun 2016, 21:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,323
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Sorry to spoil your Parade, but.... I think...

Sorry to spoil your Parade, but.... I think your original tests may only be valid at one condition. Maybe with the C of G in a more rearward position you could have got a better pitch attitude...
Forum: Questions
11th Jun 2016, 12:15
Replies: 8
Views: 4,251
Posted By phiggsbroadband

There is one other factor to be taken into...

There is one other factor to be taken into account... Will you be able to get out of there?


You would not want to be the last person to land, at say The Isle of Man, and then have to wait ten...
19th May 2016, 10:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,725
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Maybe if it wasn't painted camouflage...

Maybe if it wasn't painted camouflage hedge-green, it would be more easily seen from above....
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