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30th Mar 2022, 04:59
Replies: 81
Views: 11,373
Posted By innuendo

I don't think he failed, nor, I suppose did, Pan...

I don't think he failed, nor, I suppose did, Pan Am.
30th Mar 2022, 03:47
Replies: 81
Views: 11,373
Posted By innuendo

Unless you operated a DC-8 freighter with a cargo...

Unless you operated a DC-8 freighter with a cargo of live cattle. Did just that, Montreal to Athens, (long time ago). Worked in jeans and T shirt and they went into a garbage bag on deplaning, then...
2nd Feb 2022, 04:29
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By innuendo

Post #6, TBT Newsclip video. The Anti Collision...

Post #6, TBT Newsclip video. The Anti Collision light on top of the vertical fin is still flashing.
Some power still on in the aircraft.
7th Jan 2022, 00:37
Replies: 3,361
Views: 457,867
Posted By innuendo

Don't want to derail the thead but Mr Rininger is...

Don't want to derail the thead but Mr Rininger is a pretty fine photographer.
Very nice shot.
23rd May 2021, 05:28
Replies: 34
Views: 5,453
Posted By innuendo

Friend of mine sent me a photo of an RCAF...

Friend of mine sent me a photo of an RCAF Chipmunk now owned by the son of a squadron mate of mine from the early sixties. I have the fin number of the aircraft in my logbook from my initial training...
16th Feb 2021, 05:05
Replies: 88
Views: 17,989
Posted By innuendo

Not sure how the Mythbusters did their "Sonic...

Not sure how the Mythbusters did their "Sonic Boom" testing with the Blue Angels but the Ottawa Terminal was certainly damaged by the F-104 pass.
From Wiki about the Ottawa airport. You can find...
7th Feb 2021, 01:39
Replies: 88
Views: 17,989
Posted By innuendo

I was wondering when someone would ask what this ...

I was wondering when someone would ask what this body armour would look like. Something that can withstand a .50 cal may not be too portable.
24th Jul 2020, 23:32
Replies: 24
Views: 9,233
Posted By innuendo

And the Bristol Freighter, :rolleyes:

And the Bristol Freighter, :rolleyes:
14th Apr 2020, 03:24
Replies: 129
Views: 63,794
Posted By innuendo

Given that there are no reliable forecasts, (at...

Given that there are no reliable forecasts, (at least none that I am willing to rely on yet), as to where inflation will be going in the future, I would think that early retirement would be quite a...
30th Oct 2018, 01:22
Replies: 62
Views: 21,920
Posted By innuendo

Sailvi767, the event did happen and his wife was...

Sailvi767, the event did happen and his wife was on board. I believe she was working the flight.

From FAA History site, last sentence in this extract.
27th Oct 2018, 03:50
Replies: 60
Views: 13,794
Posted By innuendo

Form post by Dook; There was a similar...

Form post by Dook;

There was a similar event where a '104 lobbed a concrete shape into the Officers Mess parking lot at Vlieland.
Forum: Canada
24th Jul 2018, 03:43
Replies: 13
Views: 3,204
Posted By innuendo

Clunkdriver

Those who knew Clunkdriver or knew him from this board will be sorry to hear that he has "Flown West".
RIP.
20th Jul 2018, 00:53
Replies: 12
Views: 2,386
Posted By innuendo

In a similar vein, P/O Prune, after landing,...

In a similar vein, P/O Prune, after landing, supposedly would not talk to anyone until he had read the station's DROs, (Daily Routine Orders).
That way he could find out where he was. :)
11th Apr 2018, 05:55
Replies: 38
Views: 16,549
Posted By innuendo

Scoresby Sund on a clear day later in the summer...

Scoresby Sund on a clear day later in the summer when the icebergs are in the fjiord.
31st Mar 2018, 04:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,258
Posted By innuendo

Sounds very much like the precursor to the Radio...

Sounds very much like the precursor to the Radio Range system of navigation that we had to learn in the Link and back seat of the Harvard a long time ago.
It carried through to the early sixties...
Forum: Canada
28th Dec 2017, 18:53
Replies: 16
Views: 6,656
Posted By innuendo

Around that time the introduction of the DC-8 had...

Around that time the introduction of the DC-8 had resulted in a layoff and I suspect the F/O, (and maybe also the S/O), may have had to go backwards for a while. At AC if you had been a Captain but...
23rd Jul 2017, 22:34
Replies: 125
Views: 27,484
Posted By innuendo

In addition to the reason posted by Pontius, (hot...

In addition to the reason posted by Pontius, (hot mike), a mask also provides a measure of facial fire protection.
1st Jun 2017, 04:25
Replies: 116
Views: 71,919
Posted By innuendo

Hmmm, considered by who? I suspect that many...

Hmmm, considered by who?
I suspect that many on this site have a bit more qualifications than "aviation enthusiasts" . :rolleyes:
16th Mar 2017, 05:17
Replies: 95
Views: 29,717
Posted By innuendo

Airfields with runways as a connected triangle...

Airfields with runways as a connected triangle were pretty common in Canada especially in the west where a lot of training was done during and after WWII.

Even as late as the fifties and sixties...
10th Feb 2017, 15:47
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By innuendo

K n C, a Malware exploit has being doing the...

K n C, a Malware exploit has being doing the rounds by saying your Adobe Flash needs to be updated or some such reason.
A search on it will tell you more. Wise move to have ignored it.
26th Jan 2017, 03:18
Replies: 106
Views: 18,825
Posted By innuendo

If I am remembering correctly a lot of Lockheed's...

If I am remembering correctly a lot of Lockheed's troubles with the 1011 arose when the RB-211 did not work with the composite materials that were planned for the fan blades.

I believe that...
1st Jan 2017, 16:53
Replies: 87
Views: 38,334
Posted By innuendo

Rigpiggy, Although .08 is a limit where things...

Rigpiggy,
Although .08 is a limit where things get sticky, in BC .05 can result in penalties.
Penalties starting at 0.05:

Quote: There's also a new warning range for impaired driving which...
24th Oct 2016, 06:00
Replies: 58
Views: 25,789
Posted By innuendo

Re Tracy Curtiss Taylor: from the Daily Mail, ...

Re Tracy Curtiss Taylor: from the Daily Mail,

Self-styled 'Bird in a Biplane' stripped of prestigious flying award over allegations she wasn't flying solo during her epic trips.

Don't have the...
19th Sep 2016, 01:31
Replies: 21
Views: 5,816
Posted By innuendo

IOS 10, :mad: I really wish Apple would not...

IOS 10, :mad:
I really wish Apple would not assume I want them to go through my Photos and create a Faces and a Places folder and then populate them with what they think I might want there.
At...
Forum: Canada
23rd Aug 2016, 04:07
Replies: 11
Views: 4,177
Posted By innuendo

Step Turn, I don't want to take the thread OT but...

Step Turn, I don't want to take the thread OT but I enjoyed looking at your photos, excellent.
13th Jul 2016, 04:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By innuendo

Sorry to hear that, most unfortunate. Actually I...

Sorry to hear that, most unfortunate. Actually I was not being completely flippant with my suggestion.

With my printer as long as I do not try to interfere with the page being printed, and remove...
12th Jul 2016, 19:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By innuendo

Pull the paper out, then you have all kinds of...

Pull the paper out, then you have all kinds of time to sort things. :-)
6th Apr 2016, 23:48
Replies: 66
Views: 28,990
Posted By innuendo

Read your list twice Airbubba but could not find...

Read your list twice Airbubba but could not find the BOAC 707, (been over at Cartierville :E), that lobbed in at Cartierville instead of Dorval in Montreal.
Bit of a sucker trap that one if you...
31st Mar 2016, 00:48
Replies: 156
Views: 56,200
Posted By innuendo

It would certainly rank very high, the Voodoo...

It would certainly rank very high, the Voodoo burner was a brute force piece of equipment.
When you lit those you were going flying, no choice.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2016, 20:21
Replies: 23
Views: 8,437
Posted By innuendo

Well one difference is that the Captain is...

Well one difference is that the Captain is responsible for the operation.
If it goes pear shaped it is his/her career on the line if no other consideration.
Forum: Canada
19th Dec 2015, 23:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,132
Posted By innuendo

Clunck, my apologies for being a bit OT but I...

Clunck, my apologies for being a bit OT but I have occasionally wondered if we could have been doing the same thing around the same time. The 78 plane flypast settles my question.
According to my...
23rd Nov 2015, 23:02
Replies: 38
Views: 36,575
Posted By innuendo

A friend departing on a breezy day in YYT in a...

A friend departing on a breezy day in YYT in a B-727 pushed back, tractor and tow bar disconnected, and the aircraft gently but surely weathercocked into wind making him a helpless passenger in spite...
12th Oct 2015, 20:13
Replies: 54
Views: 17,019
Posted By innuendo

Enjoyable reading and the Shay engine info...

Enjoyable reading and the Shay engine info answered a few questions.
There is one on display at the entrance of the BC Forest Museum on Vancouver Island just north of Duncan. I believe they have a...
14th Jun 2015, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By innuendo

Hello Mixture, Could you answer a question? A...

Hello Mixture,
Could you answer a question?
A friend had this happen and while I do have everything backed up I thought I would in addition, make a bootable clone of the OS and some of the data, (I...
5th Jun 2015, 06:43
Replies: 29
Views: 4,210
Posted By innuendo

Caveat: You might want to do a bit of research on...

Caveat: You might want to do a bit of research on upgrading RAM on Apples laptops. With older laptops it was possible to add RAM from third party sources.

Today's Apple laptops have RAM soldered...
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