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Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2022, 05:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By stilton

Can a twin engine helicopter be ferried on one engine ?

Can this be done legally and / or in a tough spot at lighter weights ?
Forum: Tech Log
9th May 2022, 05:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By stilton

Ď411A NGí Really, are you related to the...

Ď411A NGí

Really, are you related to the original ?
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2022, 08:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By stilton

Very interesting, star tracking was used by the...

Very interesting, star tracking was used by the SR71 for navigation, itís good to see alternatives to GPS being developed that canít be jammed
Forum: Tech Log
29th Apr 2022, 07:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By stilton

Thatís correct but it doesnít answer my question

Thatís correct but it doesnít answer my question
Forum: Tech Log
14th Apr 2022, 04:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By stilton

That looks extremely uncomfortable, reminds me of...

That looks extremely uncomfortable, reminds me of the awful pilot seats in our old MD80s
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2022, 05:00
Replies: 65
Views: 6,136
Posted By stilton

What is CDFA ?

What is CDFA ?
1st Apr 2022, 05:13
Replies: 59
Views: 27,870
Posted By stilton

Definitely the Ďonly fake pilots push thisí button

Definitely the Ďonly fake pilots push thisí button
Forum: Tech Log
29th Mar 2022, 04:23
Replies: 29
Views: 3,712
Posted By stilton

This is one case where having a HUD would be very...

This is one case where having a HUD would be very useful
Forum: Tech Log
27th Mar 2022, 01:09
Replies: 29
Views: 3,712
Posted By stilton

Keep going Doesnít the 777...

Keep going



Doesnít the 777 automatically call out V1 ? not a big deal even if it doesnít the Pilot whose displays are operating can glance down and determine if VR has been reached
28th Feb 2022, 21:11
Replies: 91
Views: 20,956
Posted By stilton

Interesting perspective I found the 757,...

Interesting perspective


I found the 757, with two ailerons vs four on the 767 to be far less responsive in roll, pitch control was worse with a significant dead spot on rotation and when...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Feb 2022, 19:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By stilton

Are inertial navigating devices being improved ?

Most jet transports still use inertial units as a source for navigation and their inputs provide data for aircraft instrumentation



Of course inertial position data is updated by GPS but,...
3rd Feb 2022, 01:50
Replies: 145
Views: 41,767
Posted By stilton

Great stuff Incomprehensible anyone would...

Great stuff


Incomprehensible anyone would add such an obnoxious sound track
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2022, 01:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By stilton

Not sure thatís a benefit !

Not sure thatís a benefit !
10th Jan 2022, 01:15
Replies: 27
Views: 16,651
Posted By stilton

The very unsophisticated (by todays standards)...

The very unsophisticated (by todays standards) 757 and 767 would limit pitch attitude during the initial phases of an auto go around below a certain RA, forget what it is


If it was a manual GA...
23rd Nov 2021, 01:53
Replies: 57
Views: 29,418
Posted By stilton

TWA prohibited cockpit crew members from...

TWA prohibited cockpit crew members from partaking in any alcohol consumption while on layovers

I doubt that stopped many people but maybe that type of policy is inevitable

Great shame, having...
16th Nov 2021, 00:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,501
Posted By stilton

It was Sent you a pm

It was

Sent you a pm
9th Nov 2021, 07:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,501
Posted By stilton

Anyone know Paul Ruddick ?

Paul was an instructor at Anglo American in the early Ď80ís

Does anyone know where he ended up ?
6th Oct 2021, 07:58
Replies: 32
Views: 16,925
Posted By stilton

gcal Risking your life taking even a few...

gcal

Risking your life taking even a few extra seconds to film rather than evacuate from a burning aircraft as quickly as possible is daft indeed
5th Oct 2021, 08:54
Replies: 32
Views: 16,925
Posted By stilton

Everything must be filmed or it didnít happen,...

Everything must be filmed or it didnít happen, recording the event is more important than surviving it for this generation !
4th Oct 2021, 09:12
Replies: 232
Views: 51,321
Posted By stilton

Best, B727 followed closely by the 767 ...

Best, B727 followed closely by the 767


Worst, MD80, sluggish in roll, way too sensitive in pitch and numerous design deficiencies


Most disappointing, the 757, lots of power and all works...
21st Aug 2021, 05:36
Replies: 21
Views: 6,994
Posted By stilton

C17 max payload appears to be 170,000 pounds,...

C17 max payload appears to be 170,000 pounds, even with 823 on board at 200Lbs each thatís 164,600, well beneath its limit and I doubt the average weight was that high
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2021, 06:22
Replies: 2,079
Views: 1,464,990
Posted By stilton

I thought the Tupolev had to stay in after burner...

I thought the Tupolev had to stay in after burner continuously to maintain M2
10th Aug 2021, 06:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,996
Posted By stilton

I watched a mining documentary recently, will...

I watched a mining documentary recently, will that help ?
4th Aug 2021, 05:35
Replies: 90
Views: 11,528
Posted By stilton

I actually like the way it looks but naming an...

I actually like the way it looks but naming an aircraft ĎAccountantí ?


Doesnít really grab the imagination..
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Aug 2021, 05:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By stilton

We have Ďrecommendedí in addition to Optimum and...

We have Ďrecommendedí in addition to Optimum and Maximum (757/67)

Recommended also considers winds

Is that an FMC option on the 744 ?
29th Jul 2021, 05:07
Replies: 19
Views: 4,615
Posted By stilton

They canít stop you disembarking, they wouldnít...

They canít stop you disembarking, they wouldnít try and certainly donít care


However airlines monitor this kind of thing carefully and may well penalize you later with points / no upgrades or...
25th Jul 2021, 07:14
Replies: 12
Views: 2,059
Posted By stilton

Why would anyone want that system at all ?

Why would anyone want that system at all ?
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2021, 07:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,797
Posted By stilton

I found F25 in the 757 made life significantly...

I found F25 in the 757 made life significantly easier in gusty conditions, you didn’t need that additional lift and drag of F30, you almost had to shoot it down anyway as it was more like a big kite...
21st Jul 2021, 05:20
Replies: 70
Views: 44,884
Posted By stilton

tdracer Well you can’t just leave that...

tdracer

Well
you can’t just leave that last statement out there !
Care to elaborate ?
20th Jul 2021, 04:45
Replies: 129
Views: 50,300
Posted By stilton

They do but I don’t believe this was an AF flight

They do but I don’t believe this was an AF flight
19th Jul 2021, 05:07
Replies: 9
Views: 2,444
Posted By stilton

Thatís very cool

Thatís very cool
19th Jul 2021, 05:04
Replies: 129
Views: 50,300
Posted By stilton

Roj approved I’m sure it is, the 767 was the...

Roj approved

I’m sure it is, the 767 was the last aircraft I flew

My point is, this GA function was a big step forward from the aircraft I flew before, the MD80 which went to full power with GA...
18th Jul 2021, 07:26
Replies: 129
Views: 50,300
Posted By stilton

One of the best design features on the (ancient...

One of the best design features on the (ancient technology now) 757 is when you engage GA on the AT it doesnít go to max power but just enough to give you 2000FPM which is plenty when your level off...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2021, 05:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By stilton

Iíve been an Aviation week subscriber since 1987,...

Iíve been an Aviation week subscriber since 1987, they started the very early renewal reminders a few years ago with me, I just ignore them until it really is time to renew, it seems to be an Av Wk...
12th Jul 2021, 05:36
Replies: 35
Views: 7,342
Posted By stilton

The 1976 film was very good, disappointing they...

The 1976 film was very good, disappointing they chose to remake it, certain things should be left alone


Shame they couldnít come up with a new idea
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