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13th Nov 2018, 11:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Having had dinner with Arthur, I can say he is a...

Having had dinner with Arthur, I can say he is a fine chap. I'm sure he has a social media presence, find him and get through to him, and ask him how you can get copies. I met him this spring just...
13th Nov 2018, 11:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Notso Fantastic

A group makes it much easier. We run a 9 yr...

A group makes it much easier. We run a 9 yr Sportcruiser with 7. Put in 75/month + 15/hour which covers it without fuel, but very occasionally a cash call is needed. Had noseleg problems, and...
Forum: Questions
13th Nov 2018, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By Notso Fantastic

The straight bottom of the frame allows the...

The straight bottom of the frame allows the window to run on the rail backwards. There is no worry about the integrity of the window itself- they are far stronger than the fuselage.
Forum: Questions
13th Nov 2018, 10:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Nobody answered? How about follow correct...

Nobody answered?
How about follow correct established procedures at all times without exception. Form own opinion of day to day events always viewed with an eye to safety. Keep up with the operation...
Forum: Questions
13th Nov 2018, 10:37
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Strewth mustafa ! Jan gets his head bitten off...

Strewth mustafa ! Jan gets his head bitten off but he has said it perfectly clearly ! And still got no answer of any sort from you.
The hold is inbound on the SLC 250 radial, right turns. In
1- he...
25th Sep 2018, 11:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,556
Posted By Notso Fantastic

His nickname from the College of Air Training...

His nickname from the College of Air Training days was Cuddly Dave.
25th Sep 2018, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 8,961
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Long ago, the RH inboard aft flap of a Classic BA...

Long ago, the RH inboard aft flap of a Classic BA 747 failed at one end on training circuits, swung around and burst in through door 4 and carried on spearing through several rows of seats. The...
22nd Jul 2018, 18:38
Replies: 34
Views: 8,887
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I have just returned home from a completely...

I have just returned home from a completely wasted day at the Farnborough Air show. They must not put this on any more! Groupon were knocking out tickets at 40 each. Had I actually paid for a public...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2018, 10:23
Replies: 20
Views: 3,057
Posted By Notso Fantastic

David, I used to find it helps greatly to draw a...

David, I used to find it helps greatly to draw a ring and a radial from the airport. Either the Runway or the 4 letter airport code, draw a line in the opposite direction (for example landing RW 24,...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2012, 09:19
Replies: 19
Views: 4,055
Posted By Notso Fantastic

<<Thanks for that, but it's not what I am after....

<<Thanks for that, but it's not what I am after. This is about "enroute" descents, not "approach" descents.>>

What are we talking about here? Your question didn't specify what sort of descent. Is...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2012, 09:04
Replies: 19
Views: 4,055
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I didn't often enter those unless absolutely...

I didn't often enter those unless absolutely needed. It just used to happen for no apparent reason that I could fathom. The NG VNAV descent profiles were very unreliable and frequently had to be...
26th Dec 2012, 08:57
Replies: 167
Views: 84,959
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Astraeus

How strange. Has anyone noticed EVERY mention of Astraeus post-failure has been excised from Pprune altogether? Every subsequent thread removed. An eminently forgettable airline long overdue for the...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2012, 08:32
Replies: 54
Views: 16,570
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I'd like to be a Scrooge now and ask this...

I'd like to be a Scrooge now and ask this hackneyed joke be removed or sent to JetBlast now where it belongs!
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2012, 08:29
Replies: 19
Views: 4,055
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I used to wonder this in 747, 757 and 737. When...

I used to wonder this in 747, 757 and 737. When you deviate, it doesn't seem to start going off very rapidly and seems to maintain a steady profile. I suspected it continued using a 'direct to' dtg...
24th Dec 2012, 12:31
Replies: 36
Views: 8,129
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Jammedstab, why don't you think more about...

Jammedstab, why don't you think more about mocking professionals landing off a challenging visual approach with very tight turns? They did fine off a fairly difficult visual approach with a good...
Forum: Night Stop
3rd Nov 2012, 19:05
Replies: 11
Views: 3,829
Posted By Notso Fantastic

What, you just want salacious bragging from...

What, you just want salacious bragging from people?
29th Oct 2012, 09:33
Replies: 21
Views: 9,504
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Feel sorry for the ordinary working people now...

Feel sorry for the ordinary working people now unemployed, but wow! Will this finally stop this 'undertaker of the skies', the arrogant PH from ever being in a position to employ people again and con...
19th Oct 2012, 11:04
Replies: 14
Views: 4,475
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Cabin cleaners usually regard items left in the...

Cabin cleaners usually regard items left in the cabin as part of their remuneration. I was shocked pulling up as crew at a 737 to see a cleaner in the oven raiding the catering! Often the cabin crew...
19th Oct 2012, 10:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,768
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Well I think 8000' is more typical, especially in...

Well I think 8000' is more typical, especially in longhaul aeroplanes.

I believe the Stuka pilots used to open their mouths wide and scream in their dives which must have been quite painful. A...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2012, 10:35
Replies: 48
Views: 14,046
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I flew B737-700 before and after installation of...

I flew B737-700 before and after installation of winglets. I never detected the slightest difference in any handling, and they were quite large- 2 metres, I believe. Some of my colleagues claimed...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2012, 10:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,093
Posted By Notso Fantastic

40 years I was flying airliners and I never...

40 years I was flying airliners and I never noticed this! When you wind the course counter, I don't think the hundreds counter turns as well every 10 degrees....but I can't see the line between the...
19th Oct 2012, 09:44
Replies: 98
Views: 42,400
Posted By Notso Fantastic

DouglasFlyer, that's naughty. The picture is a...

DouglasFlyer, that's naughty. The picture is a loading error. If you slide pallets rearwards without a tailsteady, things are going to go pear shaped!

I think Shy Talk above on this page has it. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2012, 09:26
Replies: 36
Views: 8,097
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Bejesus what do people think flying in an...

Bejesus what do people think flying in an airliner is? You are in fragile machinery travelling at 500mph, in a sea of other unfortunates all around you travelling at 500mph in all directions at...
4th Oct 2012, 08:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,509
Posted By Notso Fantastic

Move Bournemouth to a north facing coast instead?

Move Bournemouth to a north facing coast instead?
3rd Oct 2012, 11:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,509
Posted By Notso Fantastic

I thought the airshow was dreadfully...

I thought the airshow was dreadfully disappointing on the Friday. Nice to be able to sit on a very nice beach at an airshow, but I was very disappointed the Vulcan was not going to appear that day,...
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