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Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2020, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By turbidus

Do recent explanations solve the mysteries of aerodynamic lift?

In December 2003, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first flight of the Wright brothers, the New York Times ran a story entitled “Staying Aloft; What Does Keep Them Up There?” The point of...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Feb 2020, 20:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By turbidus

"Boeing stated there are 36 MAX sims in service....

"Boeing stated there are 36 MAX sims in service. To date, airlines have purchased 56 MAX sims from CAE and 22 have been delivered."

(from CAE's quarterly report on Feb 7)

I think Textron makes...
7th Feb 2020, 17:05
Replies: 15
Views: 6,001
Posted By turbidus

The altitude of the LOON is 62,000....

The altitude of the LOON is 62,000....
29th Jan 2020, 23:00
Replies: 23
Views: 10,637
Posted By turbidus

Gib has been a pain for everything..aerial,...

Gib has been a pain for everything..aerial, surface, and sub-surface transit.

Unfortunately, you have a non-nuclear weapon capable country (Spain) wanting a key passage to the Med that is...
26th Jan 2020, 13:27
Replies: 24
Views: 9,788
Posted By turbidus

Wow, I fly Cape Air quite often.

Wow, I fly Cape Air quite often.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jan 2020, 20:09
Replies: 43
Views: 10,282
Posted By turbidus

New aircraft are shielded/tested to see if there...

New aircraft are shielded/tested to see if there are vulnerabilities with PED's. Kindof a snapshot in time, given 3G,4G, 5G, etc.

Airlines can have older aircraft tested, but why bother.
25th Jan 2020, 20:02
Replies: 3
Views: 3,078
Posted By turbidus

Project LOON launch

Project LOON on FR24. Pretty interesting stuff...will look for it when it gets dark.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1572x959/loon_84e5b679ff4dc05200c204269cb74bf10c07858d.jpg
25th Jan 2020, 16:46
Replies: 23
Views: 13,812
Posted By turbidus

I have a feeling that the NMA they have been...

I have a feeling that the NMA they have been working on may not have stood up too well against the A321XLR or wasnt worth the effort to compete with the 321XLR. Airbus has probably been working on...
23rd Jan 2020, 01:18
Replies: 89
Views: 44,188
Posted By turbidus

Why would you consider facts as bashing? ...

Why would you consider facts as bashing?

The 737MAX is where right now?

Boeing has been proven to have lied, deflected, and obfuscated on virtually every aspect on every aircraft. It is all...
22nd Jan 2020, 00:06
Replies: 89
Views: 44,188
Posted By turbidus

I am guessing the "announcement" of the first...

I am guessing the "announcement" of the first flight coincided with the Mid 2020 announcement.

How long will the "weather" wait be?
22nd Jan 2020, 00:03
Replies: 14
Views: 6,678
Posted By turbidus

Boeing themselves stated the MAX wont be re-cert...

Boeing themselves stated the MAX wont be re-cert until mid 2020. Given the current accuracy rate, that would mean Dec 2020. Not only has the aircraft stopped production, the stock was stopped from...
19th Jan 2020, 13:49
Replies: 28
Views: 7,340
Posted By turbidus

I helped bring the USS Missouri out of mothballs...

I helped bring the USS Missouri out of mothballs in the early 80's.
19th Jan 2020, 00:19
Replies: 202
Views: 30,773
Posted By turbidus

ummmm..currently..ALL of the fires in Oz were...

ummmm..currently..ALL of the fires in Oz were deliberately set. The Police are rounding them up as we speak...

There have been several volunteer firefighters arrested for setting fires just to get...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jan 2020, 00:11
Replies: 29
Views: 11,099
Posted By turbidus

Aside from all of the witty comments, safety is...

Aside from all of the witty comments, safety is primary, but there is a cost that has to be looked at, especially if the issue is repetitive.

Costs are the first reason why we look at mitigating...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2020, 01:14
Replies: 20
Views: 5,573
Posted By turbidus

Interesting conversation... I have first...

Interesting conversation...

I have first hand knowledge of the question...

I was the lead on wake turbulence studies to reduce distances between aircraft...

Both of the wing designers were...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2020, 18:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By turbidus

ummmm, where on Earth did you get that...

ummmm, where on Earth did you get that information?????

RNAV/RNP using simple radius????wow...

Check the defaults in your flightplan setup.....(like Jepp FlightStar.....)
15th Jan 2020, 18:03
Replies: 248
Views: 134,841
Posted By turbidus

This whole thing cracks me up! Kids getting...

This whole thing cracks me up! Kids getting "struck" by fuel mist...wow!


Pilots aware of school locations??? Pretty sure the crew was busy with other issues aside from what was under...
13th Jan 2020, 17:54
Replies: 266
Views: 99,492
Posted By turbidus

Was it because of the SW mandate and/or the...

Was it because of the SW mandate and/or the simple lack of MAX sims?

I mean there are enough differences on the flightdeck where you really cannot use an NG sim.
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Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2020, 17:25
Replies: 40
Views: 9,093
Posted By turbidus

Isnt it to prevent one pilot from locking the...

Isnt it to prevent one pilot from locking the other out and flying the ac into a mountain on purpose?

Then there is this reasoning:
The German airline association BDL announced the change, which...
12th Jan 2020, 16:24
Replies: 23
Views: 13,129
Posted By turbidus

Interesting slideshare on the repair.... ...

Interesting slideshare on the repair....

Almost as interesting as the next slideshare that queues up! :ok:
10th Jan 2020, 01:46
Replies: 36
Views: 20,210
Posted By turbidus

Well, in programming procedures, we have to deal...

Well, in programming procedures, we have to deal with the legacy code, and code that exists. The lookup feature in the coding will take you to the next line. It is always not where you want to be....
9th Jan 2020, 18:08
Replies: 60
Views: 25,977
Posted By turbidus

Would this be simply a type rating update and...

Would this be simply a type rating update and utilize an FTD, not an FS? After all, the first round was an iPad.

On using the NG FS, it was shown it could not replicate the MAX issues...simple...
8th Jan 2020, 14:13
Replies: 36
Views: 20,210
Posted By turbidus

This is the problem when you keep building code...

This is the problem when you keep building code on top of legacy code. Certain combinations can trigger unintended consequences.
6th Jan 2020, 23:26
Replies: 64
Views: 37,664
Posted By turbidus

Maybe I just attract the wrong sorts! :} ...

Maybe I just attract the wrong sorts! :}

Doesn't everyone have the problem with street lights going out when you walk past??

Wait..on a serious note...Boeing asked for the reduction in copper...
5th Jan 2020, 20:03
Replies: 64
Views: 37,664
Posted By turbidus

"According to statistics published by the Royal...

"According to statistics published by the Royal Canadian Air Force, a plane can be struck by lightning on average every 1,000 to 3,000 flight hours. For commercial aircraft, that’s equivalent to one...
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