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30th May 2022, 04:54
Replies: 19
Views: 10,824
Posted By onetrack

A photo provided by the Nepalese military shows...

A photo provided by the Nepalese military shows the Twin Otter wreckage scattered over a steep rocky slope. I'd have to opine, the chance of finding survivors is nil.
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29th May 2022, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 10,824
Posted By onetrack

9N-AET has been spotted, crashed in a "small"...

9N-AET has been spotted, crashed in a "small" ravine near the mouth of the Lamche River, and a Nepalese rescue team is now on its way to see if there are any survivors.
The aircrafts crash location...
17th Jan 2021, 10:29
Replies: 848
Views: 876,648
Posted By onetrack

There is a CASA AD from 1/2001 (AD/B737/149) for...

There is a CASA AD from 1/2001 (AD/B737/149) for the B737-300/400/500, with regard to the autothrottle computer.

Boeing Alert Service Bulletin 737-22A1130, dated 24 Sept 1998 advises that...
16th Jan 2021, 02:21
Replies: 848
Views: 876,648
Posted By onetrack

The commander of the Indonesian Navy's First...

The commander of the Indonesian Navy's First Fleet Command, Cdr Abdul Rasyid has reported in a media interview, that divers have found parts of the CVR.

Cdr Rasyid stated, "We have found the...
15th Jan 2021, 06:17
Replies: 848
Views: 876,648
Posted By onetrack

The Indonesian National Transport Safety...

The Indonesian National Transport Safety Committee (KNKT) have issued a statement saying that all the data from the FDR has been successfully downloaded.

They have additionally stated that there...
25th Jan 2020, 06:28
Replies: 355
Views: 298,781
Posted By onetrack

Here's better quality drone footage supplied by...

Here's better quality drone footage supplied by NSW Police to the ABC News, than the mobile phone news images supplied by Numpty Aussie.
All photos, and the video, are enlargeable.
...
24th Jan 2020, 05:25
Replies: 355
Views: 298,781
Posted By onetrack

Australian ABC news has some aerial footage of...

Australian ABC news has some aerial footage of the crash site. There's very little left of the aircraft, almost total destruction of it.
If the wing/s separated in flight, I would have expected the...
23rd Jan 2020, 04:14
Replies: 355
Views: 298,781
Posted By onetrack

Channel 7 News is reporting that witnesses saw...

Channel 7 News is reporting that witnesses saw the C130 crash in a ball of fire. 3 crew on board. It looks like the chances of survivors would be very slim.
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16th Nov 2019, 20:31
Replies: 24
Views: 8,799
Posted By onetrack

Yes, my apologies, he's admitted he stuffed up...

Yes, my apologies, he's admitted he stuffed up badly, and mixed up the Rossair crash with this one. SAPOL are obviously correct, they have attended the scene, and they know what the aircraft is - an...
16th Nov 2019, 12:43
Replies: 24
Views: 8,799
Posted By onetrack

No, there's no mistake or confusion with the...

No, there's no mistake or confusion with the Rossair crash. The information is from a reliable source, an experienced pilot, that it is a Cessna 441.
The media are notorious for being wildly...
16th Nov 2019, 12:19
Replies: 24
Views: 8,799
Posted By onetrack

DF - Reports are that it is a twin Cessna 441,...

DF - Reports are that it is a twin Cessna 441, not exactly a "light aircraft". It is reportedly a "real mess", and the pilot is one lucky lad to survive.
4th Jun 2017, 13:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,378
Posted By onetrack

You have to give the guy top marks for...

You have to give the guy top marks for persistance and passion. Someone should start a crowd-funding arrangement to pay for some intensive training for him in basic physics and engineering, so he...
27th May 2017, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 10,925
Posted By onetrack

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO...

ATSB have an emerging problem in that the CSIRO drift-modelling pinpoints a substantially different location for the MH370 wreckage (as compared to the "expected" and "calculated" ATSB location) -...
25th May 2017, 13:34
Replies: 26
Views: 13,371
Posted By onetrack

I fail to understand what is to be gained by...

I fail to understand what is to be gained by writing a book about a murderous, criminal loser - who no-one, not even his family, appear to want to remember.
I would consider it an unworthy project,...
23rd May 2017, 01:30
Replies: 24
Views: 11,189
Posted By onetrack

The gent was a 161 Recce Flight veteran, an...

The gent was a 161 Recce Flight veteran, an officer, and as such, deserves respect. He would have had excellent basic training, and he would have had substantial aviation experience.
He served in...
16th May 2017, 12:49
Replies: 28
Views: 4,865
Posted By onetrack

For those who came in late, as the Phantom would...

For those who came in late, as the Phantom would say. (I'm referring to those who think 30 years ago, was ancient times).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chastise

Those brave men must...
16th May 2017, 11:33
Replies: 29
Views: 8,387
Posted By onetrack

The specification and formula for Avgas changed...

The specification and formula for Avgas changed in 2004, when BP lowered the lead level and increased the PAH level.



19 pages of accurate Health Dept reporting in the link below, with regard...
15th May 2017, 13:22
Replies: 29
Views: 8,387
Posted By onetrack

The simple fact is that the Petrol Sniffing...

The simple fact is that the Petrol Sniffing Strategy of the Govt remains a half-cocked, badly-administered scheme, after having consumed possibly many hundreds of millions of dollars.

While the...
15th May 2017, 09:51
Replies: 13
Views: 3,582
Posted By onetrack

I have a mate who let me in on the secret...

I have a mate who let me in on the secret formula. When looking at a project, double the number and go to the next highest unit.

For example - if a job looks like about 10 mins work, it actually...
15th May 2017, 09:16
Replies: 44
Views: 26,797
Posted By onetrack

Why is it that no definitive testing for Navy VLF...

Why is it that no definitive testing for Navy VLF signal generation interference with commercial aircraft FCPC's and ADIRU operation, has ever been raised or carried out?

Why is it that not one,...
15th May 2017, 08:32
Replies: 29
Views: 8,387
Posted By onetrack

Jabawocky, it's highly unlikely the Avgas in...

Jabawocky, it's highly unlikely the Avgas in Arnhem Land comes from Kwinana. There is no refinery in the NT and the vast majority of fuels used in the NT are imported.
It would not be even remotely...
15th May 2017, 08:13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,904
Posted By onetrack

Yep, I trust they looked closely at the Kj...

Yep, I trust they looked closely at the Kj content of the purchase and that it met the Good Food guide for salt, fat and sugar content. Wouldn't want the chopper driver eating unhealthy amounts of...
3rd May 2017, 00:25
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By onetrack

Sunfish, I don't know where you're coming from....

Sunfish, I don't know where you're coming from. Are you saying that any pilot can indulge in lying, in reckless behaviour, in behaviour that puts other people lives at serious risk (pax and SAR...
29th Apr 2017, 08:10
Replies: 575
Views: 200,481
Posted By onetrack

Of all the unstable nations that we tolerate with...

Of all the unstable nations that we tolerate with nuclear weapons, NK is the one we don't want with them. They are amongst the most criminally-inclined, reckless, and vicious people on the planet. ...
29th Apr 2017, 01:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By onetrack

Oil drains off the surfaces in engines in as...

Oil drains off the surfaces in engines in as little as 2 months, allowing corrosion to commence, which is aided by the amount of moisture in the air.
If the aircraft has been stored in a hot, arid...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2017, 12:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By onetrack

He went looking for a ghost and made sure he...

He went looking for a ghost and made sure he found one. Says it all, really.
Now, if CCTV caught a figure moving around inside the chopper long after dark, and long after the museum closed - and...
27th Apr 2017, 14:00
Replies: 40
Views: 6,773
Posted By onetrack

Well done and thank you, to the above posters for...

Well done and thank you, to the above posters for their articles as regards Anzac Day. It's good to hear that the selfless sacrifice of those ANZAC's lives are not forgotten.
The Great War had a...
23rd Apr 2017, 12:06
Replies: 60
Views: 19,730
Posted By onetrack

From the JACC website .... I think...

From the JACC website ....



I think China's level of monetary contribution to the underwater search was pretty poor, seeing as the largest majority of the pax on MH370 were Chinese.
It's a...
20th Apr 2017, 13:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By onetrack

The aircraft in question is the "Wonga" - the...

The aircraft in question is the "Wonga" - the solitary prototype high-wing aircraft designed and built in 1930 by Australia's first qualified aeronautical engineer, Leslie John Roberts Jones.
The...
18th Apr 2017, 22:41
Replies: 575
Views: 200,481
Posted By onetrack

You asked the question - the following news...

You asked the question - the following news article outlines fairly clearly where NK has acquired much of its "legal" wealth.

The article does not, however, indulge in any analysis of just how...
18th Apr 2017, 12:56
Replies: 88
Views: 24,873
Posted By onetrack

Really? This is news to me. So, just how many...

Really? This is news to me. So, just how many crims have we imported on 457 visas?
It makes me wonder about how many drug dealers, ATM scammers, bitumen bandits, and other assorted scumbags, that...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2017, 10:45
Replies: 23
Views: 10,511
Posted By onetrack

9Aplus - O.K., maybe I was being a little...

9Aplus - O.K., maybe I was being a little over-optimistic as regards the design improvement potential of the Diamond engineers electric-powered fenestron tail rotor.

However, Prof. J. Gordon...
8th Apr 2017, 00:16
Replies: 18
Views: 7,317
Posted By onetrack

Megan - That's a pretty impressive display of the...

Megan - That's a pretty impressive display of the flying performance and durability of the old Cub, right there! However, why does "gung-ho", and "Hey guys, hold my beer and watch this!", come to...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2017, 00:05
Replies: 23
Views: 10,511
Posted By onetrack

The electric tail rotor is interesting - but the...

The electric tail rotor is interesting - but the above suggestion of 30-40Kva power generation requirement, and a 30Kva electric motor requirement, is not realistic.

I'd suggest perhaps 3-4Kva...
7th Apr 2017, 00:41
Replies: 18
Views: 7,317
Posted By onetrack

Well, that's got to be the most thorough "initial...

Well, that's got to be the most thorough "initial flight test" I've seen! He even practised a proper crash-landing! :)
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