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28th Jun 2019, 07:32
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,201,665
Posted By FlightCosting

from my experience in obtaining aircraft...

from my experience in obtaining aircraft certification there is a big difference between FAA and EASA attitudes. In the US Boeing and politicians hold much greater influence over the certification...
15th Mar 2019, 09:56
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,384,387
Posted By FlightCosting

One thing is clear amongst all the scuttlebutt,...

One thing is clear amongst all the scuttlebutt, the 737 MAX is a new type not an ng with a few tweaks and a slightly different cockpit layout.
Buying a new aircraft type is a big undertaking for any...
13th Mar 2019, 13:10
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,384,387
Posted By FlightCosting

The EASA directive bans the type from taking off...

The EASA directive bans the type from taking off landing or Entering EU airspace with or without passengers.
29th May 2017, 19:32
Replies: 634
Views: 267,413
Posted By FlightCosting

But Cruz said that it was a power spike that...

But Cruz said that it was a power spike that killed the system, which is the most pathetic lie I have ever heard. Even my small office system that I have used for 25 years to develope my system that...
29th May 2017, 07:31
Replies: 634
Views: 267,413
Posted By FlightCosting

BA will have to pay

In a roundabout way what the CAP is saying is that the airline scam of using a blanket extraordinary circumstances to avoid pay compensation is over the ECJ has ruled that the practice of unforseen...
28th May 2017, 08:38
Replies: 634
Views: 267,413
Posted By FlightCosting

Time to back to pen and paper. Back in the day...

Time to back to pen and paper. Back in the day (1970) in the brand new high tech terminal 1 the only computer we had was the Solaris information board and that broke down often. Paper pax manifest...
11th Apr 2017, 05:54
Replies: 1,174
Views: 364,850
Posted By FlightCosting

By the time the Pax has taken them to the...

By the time the Pax has taken them to the cleaners, the could have chartered a GV with a well stocked bar and still saved money.
5th Nov 2015, 10:02
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,294,640
Posted By FlightCosting

With the info that the CVR is damaged and the...

With the info that the CVR is damaged and the fact that it takes such a long time to extract data from the FDR, it must be time to ditch the steam age use of "black boxes" and get all civil aircraft...
5th Nov 2015, 09:03
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,294,640
Posted By FlightCosting

The experts who had days to examine the wreckage...

The experts who had days to examine the wreckage would have concentrated on looking for evidence of an explosive device in the first place while waiting for the results of the analysis of the FDR and...
Forum: North America
19th May 2015, 05:33
Replies: 80
Views: 23,028
Posted By FlightCosting

Just waiting a bidding war between Boeing and...

Just waiting a bidding war between Boeing and Airbus for this guy. His ability to get a fixed wing aircraft to fly sideways is a massive breakthrough. Just image the scenario.
Tower: BA123 you are ...
27th Mar 2015, 06:49
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,963,339
Posted By FlightCosting

When I started off in this business all those...

When I started off in this business all those years ago, Airlines were run by aviators who knew and cared about the business. Today it is the bean counters and financiers who are in control.
26th Mar 2015, 14:45
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,963,339
Posted By FlightCosting

On a FR flight from TFS to NYO a few weeks ago...

On a FR flight from TFS to NYO a few weeks ago when either pilot needed to take a leak, seat belt lights on, no cabin service and cc sits in the cockpit. That makes sure the forward toilet is clear...
20th Jan 2015, 18:41
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,816,455
Posted By FlightCosting

If the aircraft did go into a deep stall, is it...

If the aircraft did go into a deep stall, is it time to fit a stick pusher?
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Dec 2014, 03:35
Replies: 188
Views: 92,969
Posted By FlightCosting

I am sure that NATS could fix the problem with...

I am sure that NATS could fix the problem with the injection of a couple of billion dollars and a new centre. If those pesky airlines would pay more for terminal nav fees that would help.
29th Nov 2014, 08:37
Replies: 166
Views: 135,183
Posted By FlightCosting

It does not matter how computer savvy a pilot is,...

It does not matter how computer savvy a pilot is, it is all out the window when the state of the art system goes down. The whole reliance on technology breeds a bunch of pilots who have no idea how...
24th Jul 2014, 14:24
Replies: 293
Views: 236,385
Posted By FlightCosting

You get CB up to 40,000ft around there. So no way...

You get CB up to 40,000ft around there. So no way of getting over them with a MD83 the only way is around.
17th Jul 2014, 19:48
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,026,233
Posted By FlightCosting

According to channel 4 news Putin has called the...

According to channel 4 news Putin has called the Malaysian PM and asked if Russian specialists can help with the investigation!!

I wonder why?
30th May 2014, 18:03
Replies: 9
Views: 5,206
Posted By FlightCosting

Bertram had a large fortune as an heir to the...

Bertram had a large fortune as an heir to the Wella compang
18th Nov 2013, 18:59
Replies: 474
Views: 1,396,657
Posted By FlightCosting

BBC talking about vertical landing and journalist...

BBC talking about vertical landing and journalist talking about vibrations when landing at Moscow on previous leg. Crap concrete runways do tend to give some vibration on landing. Vertical landing...
9th Oct 2013, 10:24
Replies: 202
Views: 63,423
Posted By FlightCosting

Idiot MEP's who sleep in the chamber when they...

Idiot MEP's who sleep in the chamber when they are tired or still drunk from a heavy night out in Strasbourg, dictating how pilots should work at the bidding of the Airline bosses.
29th Sep 2013, 05:56
Replies: 69
Views: 22,516
Posted By FlightCosting

When doing demo flights for prospective customer...

When doing demo flights for prospective customer airlines during the 70's and 80's when working for Fokker And SAAB, it was common practice to let senior airline executives take the RHS. In Bolivia,...
24th Aug 2013, 10:25
Replies: 23
Views: 5,967
Posted By FlightCosting

big birds

Back in the 70`s I was discussing the technical merits of the F28 with an Engineer from Indian Airlines. He kept asking me about something that sounded like "bardits"
I asked him to clarify what he...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2013, 14:50
Replies: 225
Views: 18,947
Posted By FlightCosting

As the aircraft is now south of Funchal that...

As the aircraft is now south of Funchal that should be 15:30UTC as he has only about 40 min to go ( current time of posting 14:50 UTC
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2013, 13:49
Replies: 225
Views: 18,947
Posted By FlightCosting

The aircraft has just crossed the Portuguese...

The aircraft has just crossed the Portuguese coast.
(flightradar24.com-FAB1)

With full tanks out of VIE he could make it to SID with a payload of 2500kg refuel and get at least to CCS. or even...
1st Jun 2013, 10:05
Replies: 992
Views: 955,839
Posted By FlightCosting

Super VC-10 said Why do accountants think it is...

Super VC-10 said
Why do accountants think it is their job to decide how money is spent.

The answer, in the case of BA, is when the lunatics started running the Asylum. The most important...
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