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3rd Jan 2019, 05:53
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Views: 1,588
Posted By imperial shifter

SIAEC (The message you have entered is too short....

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5th Aug 2018, 10:57
5th Aug 2018, 10:51
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

"F-16 known as 'lawn dart' The F-16 is known in...

"F-16 known as 'lawn dart'
The F-16 is known in Air Force circles as the “lawn dart” for its tendency to plunge back to Earth when its single engine flames out, and in most years, engine failure...
5th Aug 2018, 10:41
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

Mirage in the RAAF Individual causes as a...

Mirage in the RAAF

Individual causes as a percentage of the 42 aircraft lost
18 engine failure 42.85%
11 loss of control and impact 26.19%
6 undercarriage malfunction 14.3%
3 landing accident...
5th Aug 2018, 10:25
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

"The Aussie defense forces have operated A4...

"The Aussie defense forces have operated A4 Skyhawks and Mirage IIIs before..there is a single engine precedent (also Vampires and Sabres..etc etc"

"The fleet was built to a total of 100 Single...
5th Aug 2018, 10:04
Replies: 117
Views: 30,381
Posted By imperial shifter

I wonder if Ms McArthur is also concerned about...

I wonder if Ms McArthur is also concerned about the lack of female bricklayers in Australia. Obviously privileged white middle class men are holding thousands of girls back from being bricklayers....
31st Jul 2018, 11:52
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

Ha. Nice shot. As I said, play the ball and not...

Ha. Nice shot. As I said, play the ball and not the man. I wish I could catch trout this easy! If the loss rate of the F35 due to having one engine is considered OK by the powers that be then that's...
31st Jul 2018, 11:15
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

Oh yeh, silly me. Airliners have two engines for...

Oh yeh, silly me. Airliners have two engines for weight and balance!
31st Jul 2018, 11:13
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

How about ones with two engines?

How about ones with two engines?
31st Jul 2018, 10:27
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

How about playing the ball and not the man. The...

How about playing the ball and not the man. The Mig 29 has an intake setup where when on the ground the "flight" intakes are blocked and inlets from above (put very simply!) are open to mitigate...
24th Jul 2018, 13:07
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

Oh. Before I turn in for the night. The biggest...

Oh. Before I turn in for the night. The biggest weakness of the f35 is the flight crew. Slaughter them in their beds and what good are they then? That will be move no.1 if anybody is desperate enough...
24th Jul 2018, 13:00
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

"You are Duncan Sandys and I claim my £5... ...

"You are Duncan Sandys and I claim my £5...

PDR"

Sorry PDR, you've lost me.


@ aviation_enthus

I don't disagree that some form of aviation is required. Just not one that is so expensive...
22nd Jul 2018, 10:55
Replies: 134
Views: 15,161
Posted By imperial shifter

Can anyone explain to me why we require aircraft...

Can anyone explain to me why we require aircraft to defend the land mass of Australia? Serious question. An aircraft is just a platform to launch fancy artillery. We've got a massive launch platform...
28th Dec 2017, 07:38
Replies: 53
Views: 17,946
Posted By imperial shifter

And if you're wondering who currently controls...

And if you're wondering who currently controls the "business" then look at who we followed to war before WW2 and who we follow without fail now.
28th Dec 2017, 07:28
Replies: 53
Views: 17,946
Posted By imperial shifter

Australia is not a sovereign nation. Never has...

Australia is not a sovereign nation. Never has been. Read the constitution if you don't believe me. It's basically a business. Look at it as a business and a lot of political decisions will make more...
2nd Aug 2017, 10:44
Replies: 150
Views: 35,789
Posted By imperial shifter

Has anybody considered these terrorist issues may...

Has anybody considered these terrorist issues may cease to exist if we stopped sending our "Defence Force" over to the middle east to help turn prosperous countries into failed states for the sake of...
5th May 2017, 08:20
Replies: 10
Views: 2,989
Posted By imperial shifter

Woderick/BluFin What coarse are you...

Woderick/BluFin

What coarse are you referring to? Given the guy/girl has a total of two posts at this point they may be a first year apprentice that's just trying to learn something. Know alls...
2nd May 2017, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,989
Posted By imperial shifter

I'm sure he's got his sensor sorted by now but...

I'm sure he's got his sensor sorted by now but fair question about the meaning of HC. It's not in an Airbus Abbreviations Dictionary (all 99 pages of it!) that I found online or the current A320 AMM...
24th Feb 2017, 07:58
Replies: 95
Views: 31,188
Posted By imperial shifter

Your best bet is to go to some sh!tb0x third...

Your best bet is to go to some sh!tb0x third world country, become a citizen, bye yourself a cornflake licence (don't worry about skills and experience, just wing it. As long as you can use a stamp a...
18th Aug 2016, 10:34
Replies: 102
Views: 43,268
Posted By imperial shifter

Sorry, boring but interested engineer here with a...

Sorry, boring but interested engineer here with a penchant for the technical side of things. Anybody who signs a bond under the current EA is doing it by agreement. I know the line is "45k or the...
14th Jun 2016, 07:04
Replies: 52
Views: 26,965
Posted By imperial shifter

I'm not sure where BNEA320 is or what the...

I'm not sure where BNEA320 is or what the Townsville refueler is upto these days but methinks all bets are off until our new Chinese overlords finish their game of Go.
29th Nov 2015, 05:31
Replies: 74
Views: 25,214
Posted By imperial shifter

Has anybody got any evidence that this is...

Has anybody got any evidence that this is particularly an A320 / V2500 issue? They do get around a bit. A quick search for "cowl" on the Aviation Herald has these things falling off all types. A more...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Nov 2015, 05:14
Replies: 205
Views: 29,463
Posted By imperial shifter

In what I've bothered to read on this thread it...

In what I've bothered to read on this thread it seams that "fatalities" is a recurring issue. After a few years of large autonomous freighters safely delivering cheap plastic crap to thoughtless...
6th Nov 2015, 06:01
Replies: 10
Views: 5,757
Posted By imperial shifter

Cost maybe? Qf's job is to bankroll J*, not vice...

Cost maybe? Qf's job is to bankroll J*, not vice vesa;)
11th Mar 2014, 10:38
Replies: 5
Views: 3,371
Posted By imperial shifter

Fixing planes. A sincere question. Is their...

Fixing planes. A sincere question. Is their something you can do to keep them? Pay, conditions etc. What you describe is what I and plenty of others that I know did at the airline I did my...
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