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27th May 2016, 04:19
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Cazelet33 I didn't understand your reference...

Cazelet33

I didn't understand your reference to prop aeration muddling acoustic links between the ship and the ROV. The deep water installation vessels that I work with all have their ROVs powered...
26th Aug 2015, 15:24
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Views: 1,031,998
Posted By Porker1

Difficulty in proving flaperon came from MH370

Article in the French press today concerning the problems that the experts are having in definitively identifying the flaperon as a component of MH370. The component ID plate is missing and...
24th May 2014, 00:34
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Posted By Porker1

Thank you IanW and Machinbird. Two voices of...

Thank you IanW and Machinbird. Two voices of reason and experience after a lot of blaah blaah.

For me the beginning of the flight, the lack of ATC/military response and the delay for announced SAR...
Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2014, 23:06
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Posted By Porker1

Is it possible that the PNF had less visual...

Is it possible that the PNF had less visual feedback on what the PF was actually doing due to the little Airbus sidesticks rather than traditional joysticks? Surely for any pilot the sight of the PF...
12th May 2014, 06:13
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Posted By Porker1

Indeed a good move by Inmarsat and hopefully a...

Indeed a good move by Inmarsat and hopefully a fruitful business decision. They deserve credit for having technically put their balls on the line in the case of MH370. God knows if the aircraft is...
12th May 2014, 06:08
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Posted By Porker1

@ventus45 Kind of old news that now, given...

@ventus45

Kind of old news that now, given that the CVR/FDR signals can assume to have stopped and even now we're not 100% sure whether they really were picking up signals from the aircraft....
10th May 2014, 01:47
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Posted By Porker1

@IanW No doubt the transponders that have a...

@IanW

No doubt the transponders that have a potential battery life of 10 years are of a similar nature to those used on diving bells. Rather than "pinging" relentlessly from day one until...
8th May 2014, 15:45
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Posted By Porker1

Thanks James7, interesting article indeed. ...

Thanks James7, interesting article indeed.

Presumably the dotted red line produced by Exner with the newly calculated satellite-to-plane shifts could be used to produce potential flight paths in...
5th May 2014, 19:17
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Posted By Porker1

Interesting article on detection of ULBs and...

Interesting article on detection of ULBs and their practical operating ranges. Apologies if it has been posted previously.

Deep-water Black Box Retrieval - November 2009, Volume 13, Number 09 -...
5th May 2014, 05:02
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Posted By Porker1

Thanks for that snippet of info Onetrack. ...

Thanks for that snippet of info Onetrack.

Am somewhat bemused by the JACC statement that the revised underwater search zone could be up to 700km (378NM) long. How can this tally with the CVR/FDR...
6th Apr 2014, 21:57
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Posted By Porker1

Silver Pegasus There are likely to be a few...

Silver Pegasus

There are likely to be a few subs in the search area that we don't know about, but this press article does show that such Chinese assets could logistically easily be on site. It...
6th Apr 2014, 13:46
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Posted By Porker1

And that post is followed by one from Mesoman...

And that post is followed by one from Mesoman stating that this might apply to low frequency sound waves (as per whale talk) but not to a 37.5kHz signal that is very rapidly attenuated by distance.
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6th Apr 2014, 13:20
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Posted By Porker1

Surface hydrophone

This BBC video shows the Chinese searchers using a hydrophone on a stick, over the side of a zodiac. Doesn't really tally with the info on this thread that the acoustic signals from the FDR and CVR...
22nd Mar 2014, 03:26
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Views: 21,293,801
Posted By Porker1

Fuel load

@ KaLife

Earlier Bloomberg article quote:

"The Boeing 777 was carrying 49.1 metric tons (54.1 tons) of fuel when it departed Kuala Lumpur, for a total takeoff weight of 223.5 tons, according to...
21st Mar 2014, 01:18
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Posted By Porker1

@ AndyJS Am still trying to get my head...

@ AndyJS

Am still trying to get my head around that quote! "....as early as 2 days after the aircraft disappeared."! What are the journalists drinking? Are they including some bizarre refueling...
20th Mar 2014, 22:20
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Posted By Porker1

Fuel load

@Alchad

Earlier Bloomberg article quote:

"The Boeing 777 was carrying 49.1 metric tons (54.1 tons) of fuel when it departed Kuala Lumpur, for a total takeoff weight of 223.5 tons, according...
Forum: Tech Log
26th May 2011, 18:00
Replies: 2,546
Views: 716,996
Posted By Porker1

Surprised to see that no one has reported on the...

Surprised to see that no one has reported on the "leak" on France Info this morning - I was listening to the radio on the way to work. They claimed to have some inside info on what will be announced...
Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2011, 18:29
Replies: 2,546
Views: 716,996
Posted By Porker1

They're rated for an even greater depth so not...

They're rated for an even greater depth so not suprising at all that they survived. Finding them 2 years later without the pingers on the other hand.....
Forum: Tech Log
6th May 2011, 16:43
Replies: 2,546
Views: 716,996
Posted By Porker1

Of course decomposition is still possible - it...

Of course decomposition is still possible - it just takes place much slower than at higher temperatures.

All very macabre and sad.
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2011, 17:59
Replies: 2,546
Views: 716,996
Posted By Porker1

They found it!!! Barely penetrated the silt - was...

They found it!!! Barely penetrated the silt - was worried that it'd require sonar scan to find it.

Let's hope the data is usable...
Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2010, 15:05
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,222,615
Posted By Porker1

Out of curiosity, does anyone have any idea about...

Out of curiosity, does anyone have any idea about how emphatic the BEA can be when they say that the Seabed Worker has not found anything? Presumably the side scan sonar recordings made by the AUVs...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2009, 11:52
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,810,311
Posted By Porker1

Subsequently it seems that the union representing...

Subsequently it seems that the union representing the majority of the AF pilots have now definitively demanded that all Thales pitots in the AF fleet are replaced with the Goodrich ones that, and I...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2009, 12:04
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,810,311
Posted By Porker1

Newspaper article in the french press today: ...

Newspaper article in the french press today:

"AF 447 : The pilots demand safety measures"


"A letter addressed to the boss of Air France by four pilot unions demands an improvement in the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2009, 07:50
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,810,311
Posted By Porker1

A simple question. Considering all the AB...

A simple question.

Considering all the AB 330/340 pitot related incidents that have resulted in the AC control systems going to alternate law and throwing stall alarms at the flying crew - from...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jul 2009, 19:49
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,810,311
Posted By Porker1

Blimey Wilyflier - given the paucity of the...

Blimey Wilyflier - given the paucity of the information I can only say that you have a heck of an imagination!
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