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17th Jan 2020, 09:12
Replies: 6
Views: 2,465
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I would have had another crack. I mean what is...

I would have had another crack. I mean what is the chance of hitting a cloud locusts on the third attempt eh? It's just like betting on red in roulette. Mind you, roulette hasn't been my strong suite...
16th Jan 2020, 09:13
Replies: 200
Views: 85,020
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Ex Non-pilot aircrew here. I have...

Ex Non-pilot aircrew here.

I have experienced compressor stalls on B727 climb outs after which our erstwhile flight engineer would explain this away as being attributed to the fuselage creating a...
15th Jan 2020, 03:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,782
Posted By Lord Farringdon

"The incorrect data included empty weight, centre...

"The incorrect data included empty weight, centre of gravity or moment data".

Nothing to do with passenger weights. This is at an engineering level rather than operational level. Presumably...
14th Jan 2020, 04:51
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Agree Mozella. Also, with your previous...

Agree Mozella. Also, with your previous experience in their military I am guessing you are being more than tactfully polite!!

As I said in a previous post, without some facts, we have nothing to...
12th Jan 2020, 21:01
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

There is a lot of speculation around why the SAM...

There is a lot of speculation around why the SAM site lit up on this airliner. Until the authorities have investigated or reported or until someone speaks with " anonymity because they are not...
11th Jan 2020, 04:00
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Heres one from the NZ Herald Iran has...

Heres one from the NZ Herald

Iran has announced its military 'unintentionally' shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard.

The statement came Saturday morning local time and blamed...
11th Jan 2020, 01:48
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Iran plane crash: 'More time needed for investigation' - Ukraine

What does Ukraine say?
Let's put all this hyperbole to rest about Iranian authorities covering up, bulldozers destroying evidence and investigators arriving with nothing to investigate. Let's accept...
10th Jan 2020, 00:36
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Interesting. Not sure if that may just be a...

Interesting. Not sure if that may just be a lighting artifact between video frames. However, if it is a shadow cast on initial detonation it would not be on the port (left) side since that is in line...
9th Jan 2020, 20:35
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

The Iranians had just fired a bunch of ballistic...

The Iranians had just fired a bunch of ballistic missiles at US air bases in Iraq. What would you as an Iranian commander in the field think will happen next? Nothing? A strongly worded phone call to...
9th Jan 2020, 13:23
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x1067/iran_plane_crash_0108_aa419e2e75c06ff639044ce8069b89e7a9cf65c9.jpg...
9th Jan 2020, 03:05
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Agree. The poster above who analysed the...

Agree. The poster above who analysed the direction the aircraft landed in, determined a right turn was initiated immediately after the transponder data ceased and this found the aircraft on its final...
8th Jan 2020, 22:42
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Agree. All sorts of contradictory statements...

Agree. All sorts of contradictory statements being made by Iran and Ukraine, social media all over the place, phony attacks on US air bases where it seems missiles were deliberately targeted onto...
8th Jan 2020, 22:08
Replies: 548
Views: 1,428,568
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I might be wrong..(gosh, we could all be) but I...

I might be wrong..(gosh, we could all be) but I think the design of these munitions is like shaped charge ie that are very directional. This particular missile system is for killing small fast...
15th Dec 2019, 18:44
Replies: 21
Views: 7,185
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Qantas Evacuation at Sydney

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12294066.

And yes there were some carrying bags.
15th Dec 2019, 05:49
Replies: 136
Views: 80,142
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I don't subscribe to the view that operating the...

I don't subscribe to the view that operating the sim in civvies, lowers performance. I sat in on a number of sim rides that our B727 crews did at United in Denver. (Even got to do to a few touch and...
8th Dec 2019, 21:36
Replies: 56
Views: 42,001
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Thanks for that bafanguy. I guess the incentive...

Thanks for that bafanguy. I guess the incentive to the employee just wasn't there to make that scheme work.
8th Dec 2019, 21:12
Replies: 56
Views: 42,001
Posted By Lord Farringdon

There is something not being told in this story...

There is something not being told in this story of an almost octogenarian flight attendant on 250K /annum, the holder of company awards and letters of endorsement from customers, embroiled in a...
7th Dec 2019, 08:58
Replies: 11
Views: 5,088
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Faulty B737 Slat Tracks: FAA Proposal to Fine Boeing $US 3.7m

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12291867

Mods: If this has already been covered in the multitude of threads and posts related to Boeing's apparent failures,...
5th Dec 2019, 07:29
Replies: 219
Views: 229,784
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Have you taken your medication today cessnaxpilot?

Have you taken your medication today cessnaxpilot?
5th Dec 2019, 05:32
Replies: 219
Views: 229,784
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Maybe that explains the absence of shoulder...

Maybe that explains the absence of shoulder harness in the video. After spending 18 months in one of Mad Bob's 'hotel suites' the last thing he ever wants to feel again is under restraint!!!
5th Dec 2019, 01:54
Replies: 219
Views: 229,784
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Yes I have to say that with all the sprays on...

Yes I have to say that with all the sprays on this forum about lack of manual flying skills today occasioned by automation, this was a display of seat of the pants flying and knowing the performance...
22nd Nov 2019, 02:31
Replies: 31
Views: 23,872
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Catch me if you can...and they did.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/117557530/passenger-impersonates-pilot-to-board-flight-for-free


Apologies if this has been posted before. While it might be a recent article, there...
29th Oct 2019, 21:20
Replies: 42
Views: 32,596
Posted By Lord Farringdon

It's almost like this 'prank' is also on readers...

It's almost like this 'prank' is also on readers of this forum. It seems the FA is as confused as I am as to whether a camera was in the Lav or not! No one seems to have connected the dots. So for...
18th Oct 2019, 22:42
Replies: 56
Views: 15,329
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I note the following regarding this libertarian...

I note the following regarding this libertarian movement:
"Academic research has identified (CEI) as one of the Conservative think tanks...
18th Oct 2019, 06:39
Replies: 56
Views: 15,329
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Seems like click bait to me with subscription...

Seems like click bait to me with subscription required to access it. Not saying it isn't authoritative or peer reviewed but just cant tell behind a paywall.

Edit. Had to wiki Zimmerman/ Doran to...
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