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22nd May 2020, 21:38
Replies: 92
Views: 44,947
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

definitely interesting to wake up to, dare i say,...

definitely interesting to wake up to, dare i say, good news, amidst the covid turmoil. fwiw, hopefully this acquisition gives some degree of certainty to the staff it impacts and the mainline...
11th May 2020, 04:25
Replies: 57
Views: 23,234
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Good on you duck. Nothing lasts forever. Find...

Good on you duck. Nothing lasts forever. Find something, anything (but unhealthy habits) to fill your time. I know bills have to be paid, and I’m not sure what the answers are there. Just play the...
10th May 2020, 21:14
Replies: 57
Views: 23,234
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

I guess itís reasonable to expect a bit of...

I guess itís reasonable to expect a bit of reciprocation, duck. You give as good as you get. Re qf - it is its own beast, It cannot be compared to external entities easily. Our battles are Mostly...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Apr 2020, 06:50
Replies: 11
Views: 4,514
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Terry - was that when the dinosaurs were around,...

Terry - was that when the dinosaurs were around, or....?! :8

(Pun intended re your name. Sorry all, couldnt resist)
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2020, 04:45
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

without consulting the books, the basic principle...

without consulting the books, the basic principle is to :
1. use diff press above 16000ft to 'push', or 'blow', the poo from the bowl down to the waste tank, then separate the poo (waste) at the...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2020, 07:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

bigduke - kudos. That is the most succint...

bigduke - kudos. That is the most succint explanation ive ever seen!

ElNull - refer this report (unofficially translated version from russian). it represents an lnav map shifted (sic map shift)...
6th Apr 2020, 13:27
Replies: 66
Views: 19,753
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

in agreement with the others. how is this...

in agreement with the others. how is this different to days of ol'? business as usual really
29th Jan 2020, 13:24
Replies: 185
Views: 78,054
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

GT ain’t wrong. Boeing built a dud, no doubt......

GT ain’t wrong. Boeing built a dud, no doubt... pilots had the capacity to apply a solution engineered into the plane to overcome the issue, but didn’t. Why? from memory, nor did they bother to...
23rd Nov 2019, 05:03
Replies: 125
Views: 96,626
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

or, have observed and learnt from othersí...

or, have observed and learnt from othersí misfortune.

to the other snide remark about the thong/singlet wearing brethren... how often are you seeing that attire in qf j class? Or even qf y class?...
22nd Nov 2019, 01:57
Replies: 125
Views: 96,626
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

He/she may be, but Iím not. Im just a commoner. I...

He/she may be, but Iím not. Im just a commoner. I get the same general sense from SOME attendants. The general consensus all-round (friends family) is to NEVER press the call button lest you piss off...
18th Nov 2019, 09:34
Replies: 125
Views: 96,626
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Meghan Washington, Kelly Rowland etc. all are...

Meghan Washington, Kelly Rowland etc. all are high profile characters, all have had run ins with the company.

there is something toxic in the stream. Iíve seen it. Itís real, wheither people...
12th Nov 2019, 05:47
Replies: 33
Views: 22,116
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

often. Hangar docking is a total pain even with...

often. Hangar docking is a total pain even with doors closed. tows into hangars without docking can still be tight. Youd be surprised the amount of tow operations there are everyday

i expect the...
10th Nov 2019, 04:25
Replies: 33
Views: 22,116
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

The operation wont learn. There'll be an equal...

The operation wont learn. There'll be an equal amount of neck breathers pressing to get the stricken bird back in service.
its a brutal, never ending cycle.

thoughts are with the pic and wing...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Nov 2019, 01:50
Replies: 73
Views: 14,266
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

You mean the reference book I quoted all the way...

You mean the reference book I quoted all the way up at post #6? 😒

im not sure what to say... everything is in that text to arrive at a sound conclusion and Iím sceptical of the references that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2019, 02:22
Replies: 73
Views: 14,266
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

There is an academic book written on jet engine...

There is an academic book written on jet engine performance characteristics that talks about a windmilling engine, written assumedly for engine designers learning their trade (uni qual).

"Gas...
24th Sep 2019, 05:28
Replies: 25
Views: 9,147
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Good read, thanks Dick. Quote also hits the nail...

Good read, thanks Dick. Quote also hits the nail on the head
14th Sep 2019, 21:28
Replies: 19
Views: 6,166
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

or they've factored in for the lowest common...

or they've factored in for the lowest common denominator, an inept pilot.
21st Aug 2019, 01:48
Replies: 16
Views: 2,708
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

By the look of his arrangement, the sim is...

By the look of his arrangement, the sim is professionally built so unless there is something wrong with the specific duct for equipment cooling in the lower eicas spot, equipment cooling can be...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Aug 2019, 23:33
Replies: 15
Views: 5,518
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Politely disagree. Lifecycle of the fuel...

Politely disagree. Lifecycle of the fuel controller is affected due to operating irrespective if for a short transit or long turnaround.

there are many applied techniques, weíve covered most of...
15th Aug 2019, 10:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,708
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Wow hey, that looks cool! I wonder if I’m tall...

Wow hey, that looks cool! I wonder if I’m tall enough to go on that ride? :)

are the pvd’s operational?

good luck. Sorry couldn’t be of more use
Forum: Tech Log
15th Aug 2019, 05:51
Replies: 15
Views: 5,518
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

As far as i know, yes. Atleast the CL's and NG's...

As far as i know, yes. Atleast the CL's and NG's ive been exposed to do. See your company books to determine if your fleet how your fleet is configured.

cheers
14th Aug 2019, 23:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,708
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

The grey is the backlight typical of lcd’s which...

The grey is the backlight typical of lcd’s which might also give a lead as to why thermal cutoff is occurring if it’s the lower eicas that’s failing... Just an idea. I remember the lcd du’s on the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2019, 22:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,960
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Why not ask him in the cruise? He may have a back...

Why not ask him in the cruise? He may have a back story to go along with it that might help you make your own choices. Always ask the question, a hidden golden rule of aviation.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2019, 22:31
Replies: 15
Views: 5,518
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

More than happy to be corrected as correctness is...

More than happy to be corrected as correctness is not assured :)

the reasoning for running a pump is to give positive fuel pressure to the APU fuel control unit to preserve its lifecycle. Which...
20th Jul 2019, 23:05
Replies: 20
Views: 4,321
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

In the proposed amendment, subreg (3) kicks off...

In the proposed amendment, subreg (3) kicks off with “subject to sub regulation (1)”. The proposed reg change explicity states that safety is the prevailing priority, over cost.

Conjecture - worst...
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