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12th Aug 2016, 20:20
Replies: 39
Views: 8,149
Posted By AhhhVC813

"Definitely not Southampton". Afraid that's...

"Definitely not Southampton".

Afraid that's not exactly correct, as EGNX-EGHI-EGNX charters operated for a while carrying 130 of Hampshire's Constabulary to and from the East Midlands, to police...
5th Feb 2005, 21:12
Replies: 116
Views: 17,296
Posted By AhhhVC813

Managed Nav, thanks. It is interesting that...

Managed Nav, thanks.
It is interesting that the A320 has a different system to the other types, where Vapp is VLS + a minimum of 5kts (or 1/3 the headwind, whichever is larger to a maximum of VLS +...
5th Feb 2005, 10:51
Replies: 116
Views: 17,296
Posted By AhhhVC813

Managed Nav, I've not flown the A320, but...

Managed Nav, I've not flown the A320, but assuming G/S Mini operates the same way that it does on other fly by wire Airbus types, then it should not carry 'excessive speed' to the threshold. The...
10th Nov 2004, 10:02
Replies: 86
Views: 27,557
Posted By AhhhVC813

Mike Fleckney, thank you for your posting....

Mike Fleckney, thank you for your posting. Hopefully it will stop the uninformed remarks made here, mostly (apparently) by people who've never flown a B747, let alone appreciate it's abilities. It is...
8th Oct 2004, 09:07
Replies: 7
Views: 47,744
Posted By AhhhVC813

EasyBaby, check your personal messages.

EasyBaby, check your personal messages.
Forum: Tech Log
26th May 2004, 23:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By AhhhVC813

Also, because it doesn't work as effectively as...

Also, because it doesn't work as effectively as other leading edge devices, the stall occurs earlier on the section where the Krueger flap is located. That is why you will find it on the inboard...
23rd May 2004, 09:36
Replies: 31
Views: 7,424
Posted By AhhhVC813

Panda, yes but when has logic ever come into play...

Panda, yes but when has logic ever come into play when money is involved? Boeing need to get Virgin back into the fold and will doubtless come up with a deal that will involve the 777 becoming part...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2004, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 3,165
Posted By AhhhVC813

Just a small point DII, rudder pedals on Airbus...

Just a small point DII, rudder pedals on Airbus FBW types are linked, move one lot and the others move too.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Mar 2004, 17:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By AhhhVC813

canuck slf. If, (unlikely), the gear is...

canuck slf.

If, (unlikely), the gear is lowered by gravity extension on the 200/300 series, the centre gear does not extend. It can also be locked in the retracted position if there is a fault,...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Mar 2004, 22:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By AhhhVC813

The rotation of the main bogies towards the...

The rotation of the main bogies towards the front axle after touch down of the rear wheels, can cause a thump as the spoilers deploy, and the higher the pitch attitude at flare the worse it is....
28th Feb 2004, 09:14
Replies: 25
Views: 6,867
Posted By AhhhVC813

Okay, okay, so I apologise that I don't know what...

Okay, okay, so I apologise that I don't know what I'm talking about, and at the very least should have said "some airlines". C'est la guerre I suppose. However, three of the four airlines I have...
27th Feb 2004, 22:22
Replies: 25
Views: 6,867
Posted By AhhhVC813

I believe that the flight ops of most UK...

I believe that the flight ops of most UK airlines, worth their salt or not, require an ASR to be filed for a G/A, regardless of what caused it.
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2004, 19:41
Replies: 14
Views: 7,236
Posted By AhhhVC813

Friction Coefficients: Good, equal or greater...

Friction Coefficients: Good, equal or greater than 0.4
Good/Medium, 0.39 to 0.36
Medium, 0.35 to 0.3
...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Feb 2004, 03:39
Replies: 13
Views: 3,661
Posted By AhhhVC813

I think you'll find that the climb is also...

I think you'll find that the climb is also derated to prevent such a scenario.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Dec 2003, 02:08
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By AhhhVC813

Pitots on the 340 are heated on the ground after...

Pitots on the 340 are heated on the ground after engine 2 or 3 have been started, albeit at a reduced level until the a/c is airborne.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Nov 2003, 08:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By AhhhVC813

Can't recall the last time a 737 sim of any...

Can't recall the last time a 737 sim of any description tried to head for the ditch whilst in max asymmetric reverse thrust. Only time in the aircraft was completely controllable, but that is what...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Sep 2003, 17:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,397
Posted By AhhhVC813

The wings of Airbus products are in the main...

The wings of Airbus products are in the main British designed and built, by BAE Systems. They are very efficient, of that there is no doubt. But then again most wings regardless of who builds them...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Sep 2003, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,559
Posted By AhhhVC813

I believe Airbus were looking to introduce an...

I believe Airbus were looking to introduce an auto take-off mode on the 340-500/600, but couldn't get the agreement of the airlines who had ordered them.
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Sep 2003, 19:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,397
Posted By AhhhVC813

Jtr, why you would want to T/O with packs on and...

Jtr, why you would want to T/O with packs on and being supplied by the engines is a mystery. If you do it'll cost you 17500kgs off the TOW. Thus airlines either go packs off or supplied by the APU,...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Sep 2003, 06:36
Replies: 29
Views: 4,653
Posted By AhhhVC813

Plastron shrouds on the A340 underwing are there...

Plastron shrouds on the A340 underwing are there solely to cover fuel pump wiring from the main and standby fuel pumps. This means no wiring from the fuel pumps goes into the tanks. There are two...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Aug 2003, 04:33
Replies: 154
Views: 28,841
Posted By AhhhVC813

The wing is identical between 330 and 340. As for...

The wing is identical between 330 and 340. As for performance, well a 330 will get there quicker (though a 340-600 will get to 370 with a full load (58t ish) in around 26 mins eastcoast bound); for a...
13th Aug 2003, 20:34
Replies: 40
Views: 6,491
Posted By AhhhVC813

Buster, perhaps you could be slightly more...

Buster, perhaps you could be slightly more specific. You are indicating who is subsidising what company?
Ignorance of aircraft performance seems to be endemic. You could not, after all get a fully...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Aug 2003, 00:59
Replies: 50
Views: 5,874
Posted By AhhhVC813

This sort of nonsense is staggering in its...

This sort of nonsense is staggering in its naivety. It conveniently ignores the fact that any increase in fuel consumption, particularly on a long haul flight, may mean a reduction in payload to...
26th Jul 2003, 21:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,712
Posted By AhhhVC813

BAA currently yield 3.8%, which in the aviation...

BAA currently yield 3.8%, which in the aviation market is a pretty good return. Their shareholders are probably satisfied.
I would imagine that airlines who use any airport in the country whether...
26th Jul 2003, 02:30
Replies: 23
Views: 2,712
Posted By AhhhVC813

I think you may find that the wonderfully...

I think you may find that the wonderfully overpowered 757, would treat the runway at SOU with contempt and pull a full load off the runway on it's way to PMI. It's not that short. Vagar in the Faroes...
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