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18th Mar 2019, 01:04
Replies: 2,056
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Posted By Loose rivets

The Seattle Times article makes for very...

The Seattle Times article makes for very disturbing reading. Again, FCeng84's detailed clarifications have helped a lot.

In the article, one light-bulb moment for me was that the 'Resetting' of...
17th Mar 2019, 00:24
Replies: 2,056
Views: 5,275,171
Posted By Loose rivets

As far as we can see, in the first crash, they...

As far as we can see, in the first crash, they were deployed and then raised again. It may have been the 5 second time delay that masked the benifit from the PF.

By this I mean, they were lowered...
14th Mar 2019, 22:24
Replies: 2,056
Views: 5,275,171
Posted By Loose rivets

Lion Air was deluged with heavy raid the night...

Lion Air was deluged with heavy raid the night before the tragedy. Yes, I'm still looking for multiple glitches, that when combined cause chaos.

Those graphs seem too similar not to be very...
14th Mar 2019, 12:20
Replies: 85
Views: 84,959
Posted By Loose rivets

Recent posts on the main thread, that happen to...

Recent posts on the main thread, that happen to be from Seattle, give a very clear understanding of the design logic. But first read the Jakarta thread in full before starting again with last...
10th Mar 2019, 22:48
Replies: 2,056
Views: 5,275,171
Posted By Loose rivets

Apropos comments made in recent posts: The Lion...

Apropos comments made in recent posts: The Lion Air last moments of climb and then near vertical dive, were preceded by a huge handful of power - evidenced by a fuel-flow increase not bettered since...
9th Mar 2019, 00:05
Replies: 261
Views: 126,587
Posted By Loose rivets

I pulled James Hamilton-Paterson's, Empire of the...

I pulled James Hamilton-Paterson's, Empire of the Clouds off the bookcase intending to mention something that had stuck in my mind for many years. Death at Farnborough, an early chapter, I knew said...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2019, 16:13
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By Loose rivets

Your vehicle tax tariff Ref etc has been recalculated.

Your vehicle tax tariff Ref etc has been recalculated. You're eligible for a refund. go to etc.

I called Swansea, and a recorded message says they're aware.

No, I didn't open the MSG link.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2019, 00:58
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By Loose rivets

Just type my real name anywhere in the world and...

Just type my real name anywhere in the world and you can read the first chapters of my tome for free. The trouble is, 'I would write a short letter - if I had time' is a saying I should have taken...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Mar 2019, 17:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By Loose rivets

4 T two. I know the answer's in there somewhere....

4 T two. I know the answer's in there somewhere.



That's a good way of putting it.

There was however, a superb post by the PhD son of a Phd, both of whom had worked on the modelling of...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Mar 2019, 09:02
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2019, 21:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By Loose rivets

Yes and no. I'd be upset if someone suddenly did...

Yes and no. I'd be upset if someone suddenly did find out how everything was working . . . and my inflow proposal was wrong. But for the moment, it's an open game. All bets are on. Well, not all,...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2019, 14:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By Loose rivets

Now and then a bottle of vino stops me being sensible. That, and other things.

I posted this on Quora where there are some very good PhD's answering questions. Now and then I should disqualify myself from the forum. Like now.

I deleted this answer because I was outside a...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2019, 22:02
Replies: 45
Views: 3,451
Posted By Loose rivets

Do they press into the distribution box like the...

Do they press into the distribution box like the American ones?

Fuzzy crystals and greenness on screwed to the wall copper pipe brackets is a clear indication that the pipes need bonding.
18th Feb 2019, 21:49
Replies: 24
Views: 12,661
Posted By Loose rivets

There are a few similarities to Frank Whittle's...

There are a few similarities to Frank Whittle's attitude to not taking financial advantage, and indeed, the medical problems.

The Lightning plays a part in my novel, and I stood staring at the...
18th Feb 2019, 21:15
Replies: 24
Views: 12,661
Posted By Loose rivets

I'm sorry, but there are times when from my...

I'm sorry, but there are times when from my armchair, I say, FFS, I could have stopped that happening.


Dead, and never seen the sky.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2019, 11:39
Replies: 45
Views: 3,451
Posted By Loose rivets

Earth wiring, or Ground as the Americans say, can...

Earth wiring, or Ground as the Americans say, can kill you. It can make a solid return path where before there was only leakage into the air, or via shoes. I nearly lost my daughter when she was c 15...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2019, 00:17
Replies: 45
Views: 3,451
Posted By Loose rivets

Be careful! Do not create a lossy system. ...

Be careful! Do not create a lossy system.

My family home in Essex, not an hotel or mansion, but a sizeable house. It was built by a pal in the early 60's and I bought it 8 years later. He did not...
15th Feb 2019, 21:16
Replies: 261
Views: 260,091
Posted By Loose rivets

Has there been any clue as to why they applied a...

Has there been any clue as to why they applied a huge handful of power just before the final dramatic climb?
10th Feb 2019, 01:40
Replies: 99
Views: 94,526
Posted By Loose rivets

Without making comment about this particular...

Without making comment about this particular go-around, is it mandatory to buzz off, or can one legally push it back on?
18th Jan 2019, 22:18
Replies: 32
Views: 22,950
Posted By Loose rivets

Yes, it's seeing if you can resist the temptation...

Yes, it's seeing if you can resist the temptation to have any alcohol at all. Tough, but cheap.

I've posted before about Matthew Walker's book, Why we sleep. It's a must read for many...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2018, 23:20
Replies: 49
Views: 4,184
Posted By Loose rivets

Brocken Spectres. Well I'm darned! So...

Brocken Spectres.

Well I'm darned! So impressed was I with this phenomena that I built it into my novel when one of the characters was reminiscing about his first flight. I had no idea it had...
Forum: Questions
29th Dec 2018, 22:43
Replies: 30
Views: 7,729
Posted By Loose rivets

1989, c 8,000 ft heading west towards CLN and...

1989, c 8,000 ft heading west towards CLN and over the base of Clacton pier. I said to my FO, 'I've just seen something I can't explain.'

It was a chrome-silver ball, small weather balloon size,...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Dec 2018, 22:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,344
Posted By Loose rivets

I am convinced chocolate is a migraine trigger. ...

I am convinced chocolate is a migraine trigger. This is based on some years of advising folk about this miserable malaise. I'm so convinced in fact, that I haven't touched if for years.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2018, 18:41
Replies: 22
Views: 2,485
Posted By Loose rivets

All this endeavour. All this energy and...

All this endeavour. All this energy and financial expenditure. The vital message in Heinlein's quote. All because the Universe will not allow us to manipulate, or even understand, gravity.

My...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2018, 01:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By Loose rivets

A Pprune member gave me the sites I needed to...

A Pprune member gave me the sites I needed to show the Colchester for Old Farts and Fogies why the shadows were 'wrong' on one of their many historic photos.

East hill is almost spot-on E-W and...
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