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23rd Jan 2019, 18:38
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Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks Dave

Thanks Dave
23rd Jan 2019, 18:37
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Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

thanks Mark, couldn't find that when I searched

thanks Mark, couldn't find that when I searched
21st Jan 2019, 20:22
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Views: 1,541
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

BA Retro Liveries

Does anyone know any more than so far reported about the livery plans for BA's centenary? Personally I'd have preferred the earlier BOAC livery with the white Speedbird on the 747 they plan to...
24th May 2016, 21:42
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Views: 2,494,531
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Sadly from personal knowledge of a friend who...

Sadly from personal knowledge of a friend who perished in a light aircraft impact into the sea, and from only 4000ft not FL370, the human frame is no match for such an impact and will disintegrate...
2nd Nov 2015, 11:03
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,284,141
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

@ logansi. Yes I was also thinking of baggage...

@ logansi. Yes I was also thinking of baggage door latches and the Turkish DC10 crash being similar. But who knows ?
20th Feb 2015, 17:10
Replies: 170
Views: 41,734
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks for clarifying, amazing what folk will do...

Thanks for clarifying, amazing what folk will do for an aerial view of winter beach babes :-)
19th Feb 2015, 13:48
Replies: 170
Views: 41,734
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

On the previous flight, reportedly down the...

On the previous flight, reportedly down the Channel, wouldn't they have run out of "International Airspace" (ie not sovereign-owned) over the Straits of Dover (or anywhere else within 12nm of the...
8th Oct 2014, 18:11
Replies: 79
Views: 22,978
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

From Sky News:- A spokesman for USAF's 48...

From Sky News:-
A spokesman for USAF's 48 Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk confirmed one of its F-15s was involved in the incident during a training exercise.
He added: "The pilot...
14th Aug 2014, 10:54
Replies: 274
Views: 135,139
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

The verbal news announcement, rather than what's...

The verbal news announcement, rather than what's online, said that he had the hand of his prosthesis attached to the yolk through some sort of clip, a procedure he always undertook prior to landing....
31st Jul 2014, 23:07
Replies: 41
Views: 34,514
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Perhaps having entered the new frequency...

Perhaps having entered the new frequency (incorrectly) into the standby position then selected it, he got no ATC reply, realised his mistake and entered another (incorrect) frequency, which again...
25th Jul 2014, 11:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

I understand it may also have been en route to...

I understand it may also have been en route to Yeovilton for the Air Show this weekend, or at least practising for it
19th Jul 2014, 00:08
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks for your reply. Although sadly I've...

Thanks for your reply. Although sadly I've attracted a few put-downs here, I'm a pilot, I share the same airspace and airwaves as professional pilots, I'm here to learn and hopefully use that insight...
18th Jul 2014, 23:29
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Perhaps you ought to answer your own abusive...

Perhaps you ought to answer your own abusive question, you have far more experience than I do
18th Jul 2014, 23:27
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks very much for your input, sounds like...

Thanks very much for your input, sounds like Heathrow ATC were wondering why them just as I was :-)
18th Jul 2014, 13:35
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Actually on FR24 he did a couple of large left...

Actually on FR24 he did a couple of large left and right orbits before setting out for Heathrow.
18th Jul 2014, 13:33
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Good point, perhaps CDG had a threat of storms...

Good point, perhaps CDG had a threat of storms too. As pointed out above the true reason will come out sometime, somehow, I was just curious.
18th Jul 2014, 11:46
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

@ Fox3Banana I don't recall saying convenient,...

@ Fox3Banana
I don't recall saying convenient, I said logical (ie having weighed up all the circumstances of the emergency and all the options for a diversion). But thanks for your help and insight...
18th Jul 2014, 11:38
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

@ HD I had no intention of starting an...

@ HD
I had no intention of starting an argument, this was just an innocent enquiry as it seemed strange to fly to the busiest airport around rather than return to CDG, Orly or elsewhere closer or at...
18th Jul 2014, 10:03
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks I take your point but then why not just go...

Thanks I take your point but then why not just go back to CDG - closer, still open and active, point of origin, similar distance to go, known weather ?
18th Jul 2014, 08:37
Replies: 29
Views: 12,233
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

UPS218 squawk 7700 diverts to Heathrow

I see that UPS218, squawking 7700, from CDG to Philadelphia, has just landed at LHR, having diverted from over the Brest peninsular. I know these things happen all the time but wouldn't a French...
17th Jul 2014, 22:54
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,014,998
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

How come it was filmed

Does anyone else find it odd that someone was conveniently filming the plume of smoke, seemingly straight after the moment of impact? Wasn't as if the camera suddenly turned round to point to it, it...
25th Apr 2014, 21:29
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,311,822
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

For a few days after this was first reported, the...

For a few days after this was first reported, the media videos not only showed the chap hanging the hydrophone over the side of the boat then showing a display window with 37.5 kHz, but also another...
28th Mar 2014, 22:36
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,311,822
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Fascinating - since the net effect was a gradual...

Fascinating - since the net effect was a gradual descent, was it possible to project how far, or for how long, you would have flown in total doing all the phugoid oscillations ?
28th Mar 2014, 16:28
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,311,822
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

It's fairly simple fuel endurance maths to know...

It's fairly simple fuel endurance maths to know when a helicopter could leave the 'mother ship' before the ship gets to the new search area, operate for an hour or so in the search area (guided by...
28th Mar 2014, 13:16
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,311,822
Posted By Golf-Mike-Mike

Thanks Nigel, wouldn't it be the case though that...

Thanks Nigel, wouldn't it be the case though that they need to search at both the likely impact point (for the FDR and larger chunks of sunken debris), as well as the latest search zone for floating...
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