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4th Jul 2021, 23:33
Replies: 22
Views: 14,190
Posted By EEngr

NutLoose 'Track', singular. A sign of not...

NutLoose

'Track', singular. A sign of not having the tug differential locks (if so equipped) properly engaged. As anyone who has driven a proper 4x4 knows, open differentials end up giving you...
2nd Jul 2021, 15:41
Replies: 22
Views: 14,190
Posted By EEngr

Meanwhile, in Russia ... ...

Meanwhile, in Russia ...
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/812x368/russianpushback_7e8bf313e662711c60c9144f66ef53a7c5e1e66b.png
2nd Jul 2021, 14:57
Replies: 22
Views: 14,190
Posted By EEngr

Yes. I'm also surprised that these tugs aren't...

Yes. I'm also surprised that these tugs aren't all wheel drive. Or at least driven by the wheels under their engine compartment.
25th Jun 2021, 15:47
Replies: 147
Views: 79,670
Posted By EEngr

Question from the peanut gallery

How much leeway is there in pinning/unpinning landing gear between operators? Might some pin the gear only when necessary (towing, maintenance) and others pin the gear and leave it until pushback and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2021, 02:58
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By EEngr

Not reliably. And we buy our ammo from the same...

Not reliably. And we buy our ammo from the same production lots that supply police and military. I don't think they would be too happy having their ammunition 'age out'. The civilian market for...
23rd May 2021, 18:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By EEngr

A priest, a rabbit and a vicar walk into a bar. ...

A priest, a rabbit and a vicar walk into a bar.

The barman says to the rabbit, ‘What do you want to drink?’

The rabbit replies,‘I don’t know, I’m only here because of predictive text.”
8th May 2021, 22:24
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By EEngr

Not so much. The 3G and 4G GSM networks in the...

Not so much. The 3G and 4G GSM networks in the USA use different frequency bands than in Europe. But GSM is GSM and ensuring that one had a phone that covered all the requisite bands is all that it...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th May 2021, 16:59
Replies: 18
Views: 3,322
Posted By EEngr

Yes. Particularly if the wind is blowing the...

Yes. Particularly if the wind is blowing the wrong way.

Anecdote: I have a friend who was a member of the US Army Rangers as a paratrooper. He was trained on the use of the SADM backpack nuke...
7th May 2021, 16:38
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By EEngr

World 5G Phones

Soon, I will be made to set aside my trusty 4 band GSM phone. And switch to one of these 5G contraptions. To date, I have not found a good source of information on the compatibility of various models...
7th May 2021, 16:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By EEngr

I used a date in 2006. Making me 15 years old....

I used a date in 2006. Making me 15 years old. Sure, I can't view gory videos or porn. But then Google doesn't carry much of that. What being a 15-year-old buys me is a certain protection from data...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2021, 02:46
Replies: 18
Views: 3,322
Posted By EEngr

Too much. I'll stick with my single shot, muzzle...

Too much. I'll stick with my single shot, muzzle loading Davy Crockett rifle.

;)...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2021, 02:39
Replies: 18
Views: 3,322
Posted By EEngr

There are some discussions on firearms bulletin...

There are some discussions on firearms bulletin boards as to whether this was a weapon design flaw or an ammunition flaw. Both, I think.

The screw breech used is 'backwards' from what are used on...
10th Apr 2021, 02:47
Replies: 27
Views: 20,115
Posted By EEngr

tdracer From...

tdracer

From https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/airlines-pull-boeing-737-max-jets/
"American said in a statement that only the planes it received after the return of the MAX to service were...
9th Apr 2021, 16:12
Replies: 27
Views: 20,115
Posted By EEngr

BRE I'd heard that this was an autothrottle...

BRE

I'd heard that this was an autothrottle problem. Which might be electrical. But the sources linked here state that the current problem (sorry about that :O) is related to the electrical power...
9th Apr 2021, 15:57
Replies: 27
Views: 20,115
Posted By EEngr

PAXboy Renton. The only 737 production line,...

PAXboy

Renton. The only 737 production line, AFAIK.
8th Feb 2021, 16:08
Replies: 258
Views: 38,804
Posted By EEngr

That would be nice. The XF-84H doesn't sound too...

That would be nice. The XF-84H doesn't sound too bad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YItexQxJS9U
But my poor little laptop speakers just fail to convey the true impact of its 135 db SPL.

I live...
7th Feb 2021, 23:10
Replies: 258
Views: 38,804
Posted By EEngr

Republic XF-84H "Thunderscreech". OK. I'll...

Republic XF-84H "Thunderscreech".

OK. I'll get my coat.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2020, 23:16
Replies: 30
Views: 4,141
Posted By EEngr

I concur. The battery voltage might look OK once...

I concur. The battery voltage might look OK once the generator has topped it off and it is running under normal load. But the high draw from a start can cause the voltage of an individual weak...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2020, 19:03
Replies: 429
Views: 156,062
Posted By EEngr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/488x377/standardtime_4535649a7f41c5c1085602ceeed8fae7e562cdae.jpeg
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2020, 02:52
Replies: 41
Views: 8,222
Posted By EEngr

I certainly hope this has drifted away from the...

I certainly hope this has drifted away from the original topic of police helicopters. Or I'm going to have to be extra careful about the parking restrictions downtown.:eek:
1st Aug 2020, 00:34
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By EEngr

Are you using Pulse Audio or ALSA? Either way,...

Are you using Pulse Audio or ALSA? Either way, open up the appropriate mixer tool and try turning down any microphone levels slightly.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2020, 02:10
Replies: 28
Views: 7,574
Posted By EEngr

Maybe because the A320neos haven't been parked...

Maybe because the A320neos haven't been parked for a year? Just a guess.
13th Jul 2020, 14:56
Replies: 43
Views: 29,091
Posted By EEngr

What I found interesting is that they had a van...

What I found interesting is that they had a van and personnel on the ground available on short notice to pick up the merchandise. That says something about the cartel's size and organization.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2020, 04:04
Replies: 42
Views: 4,164
Posted By EEngr

So there's a physicist with a cat trapped in some...

So there's a physicist with a cat trapped in some nefarious device that has an equal probability of killing/not killing the cat in one hour. After an hour, the physicist opens the box to find either...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2020, 01:21
Replies: 29
Views: 3,642
Posted By EEngr

Once the GPS receiver has acquired a minimum of 4...

Once the GPS receiver has acquired a minimum of 4 satellites and collected a 30 second frame from each, it can monitor the carrier frequency of each GPS satellite. These are synced to the data...
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