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23rd Nov 2021, 23:45
Replies: 15
Views: 4,958
Posted By 25F

I completely agree with "when the two possible...

I completely agree with "when the two possible explanations for something are either a conspiracy or a c*ck-up, it's almost always the latter".
But when there are numerous reports from both...
23rd Nov 2021, 22:48
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By 25F

Try this? ...

Try this?
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/training-flight-simulator-flightmatic-133159614
26th Jul 2021, 23:36
Replies: 7
Views: 3,502
Posted By 25F

Apologies!

Yes, should have gone in to Spectators in the first place.
Thanks Musket90 for a possible reason. I looked at STN arrivals and didn't see a break.
Still curious about the route - definitely not...
26th Jul 2021, 17:22
Replies: 7
Views: 3,502
Posted By 25F

FR9045 diverted

Yesterday FR9045 from BCN to STN was diverted to LTN. Anybody know why?
Fairly interesting route when they returned to STN - straight over the centre of Cambridge at 6000 feet - I'm guessing they...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2021, 23:42
Replies: 2,076
Views: 1,423,450
Posted By 25F

AF registrations

Hi all,
thanks for the read. I think I've managed every single post (although I skimmed some of the *deeply* technical stuff).
As SLF (but always subsonic) I hope I can ask a question.
The...
28th May 2021, 02:27
Replies: 291
Views: 157,159
Posted By 25F

Okay, thanks wiggy. I stand corrected.

Okay, thanks wiggy. I stand corrected.
25th May 2021, 23:19
Replies: 291
Views: 157,159
Posted By 25F

Allegedly, some, or all, of the other passengers...

Allegedly, some, or all, of the other passengers who left had final destinations In Belarus anyway. There are no direct Athens-Minsk flights that I can find.
If this was all pre-planned, why would...
27th Apr 2021, 21:57
Replies: 37
Views: 5,926
Posted By 25F

So I've always wanted to ask this question... ...

So I've always wanted to ask this question...
The BA VC-10s I flew on had registrations like "G-ASGC" - was this a nod to their reputation as "GAS-Guzzlers"?

(Good call on trying to preserve the...
12th Feb 2021, 17:38
Replies: 18
Views: 8,811
Posted By 25F

tdracer 767 according to...

tdracer

767 according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wheel-well_stowaway_flights.
We really shouldn't be surprised. Since 1990 there's been ~75 known deaths, but ~21 known survivors....
16th Jan 2021, 23:56
Replies: 43
Views: 16,820
Posted By 25F

Thanks all. I shall now return to my seat down...

Thanks all. I shall now return to my seat down the back, request another beverage from the cabin crew, and keep quiet.
16th Jan 2021, 14:20
Replies: 43
Views: 16,820
Posted By 25F

Wild guess: physics?

Wild guess: physics?
16th Jan 2021, 00:10
Replies: 43
Views: 16,820
Posted By 25F

Hah! I'm not so sure now - the official RAF...

Hah!

I'm not so sure now - the official RAF response referred to aircraft (plural).
15th Jan 2021, 16:11
Replies: 43
Views: 16,820
Posted By 25F

Same here - one boom, one contrail, and only one...

Same here - one boom, one contrail, and only one aircraft on the screenshots of the tracking site...
15th Jan 2021, 11:04
Replies: 43
Views: 16,820
Posted By 25F

SLF posting, if I may. I thought standard...

SLF posting, if I may.

I thought standard procedure was to send two Typhoons up - but only one this time? Any idea why?
2nd Oct 2020, 16:28
Replies: 23
Views: 4,727
Posted By 25F

Okay, I see what you mean now, but it wasn't...

Okay, I see what you mean now, but it wasn't clear from the article, only the video, which I did not watch first time round!
In any case, if they can make it extend on rotation, they can make it...
24th Sep 2020, 16:02
Replies: 23
Views: 4,727
Posted By 25F

The article (which, you know, I read first) says...

The article (which, you know, I read first) says it extends the landing gear by 9 inches.

According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFM_International_CFM56 the 737NG's engine has a fan diameter...
23rd Sep 2020, 19:49
Replies: 23
Views: 4,727
Posted By 25F

Fixing the MAX

As SLF I shall post here even if it's not really an SLF thing.

As we all know by now, the "problem" with the 737 is that the wings are too close to the ground to fit modern fat high-bypass...
29th Jul 2020, 15:40
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By 25F

Fact check: Leeds Bradford arrivals

Have received the following forwarded quote in email...
"Family members returned from Spain last night into Leeds Bradford airport. They report that only certain people coming through customs were...
29th Jun 2020, 17:41
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By 25F

FWIW in our case the outbound flight is now...

FWIW in our case the outbound flight is now officially cancelled, but not (yet) the return.
1st Jun 2020, 20:36
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By 25F

Fairly similar thing here. Got flights booked...

Fairly similar thing here. Got flights booked Stansted - Barcelona and back in late August / early September. The flights are listed as "sold out"; the only tickets available are for the early and...
22nd Jan 2020, 01:34
Replies: 23
Views: 5,725
Posted By 25F

Regarding searches, a family member was on an...

Regarding searches, a family member was on an internal flight in the Soviet Union back in the day. On arrival at their hotel, they found that their suitcase (which I think they said was locked) was...
25th Nov 2019, 18:18
Replies: 22
Views: 3,228
Posted By 25F

It was when I saw a mother and child (on Ryanair)...

It was when I saw a mother and child (on Ryanair) being moved from the exit row and swapping places with people in Row 1 that I realised that these premium seats often do *not* sell and get allocated...
25th Nov 2019, 18:10
Replies: 12
Views: 2,551
Posted By 25F

Cambridge arrival having a *very* good look

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba8235#22f7400f

This morning's BA8235 seemed to want four flyovers before landing. Normal? It was a bit over-cast so not sure how much they could see.
5th Oct 2019, 17:06
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By 25F

The UK is the world's fifth largest economy. We...

The UK is the world's fifth largest economy. We can afford to give the aircraft a paint job that reflects this.
5th Oct 2019, 17:00
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By 25F

No, but I imagine that Brize Norton was the next...

No, but I imagine that Brize Norton was the next stop in any case.
4th Oct 2019, 20:54
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By 25F

Thanks all. I did wonder about runway length but...

Thanks all. I did wonder about runway length but if they can squeeze a 747 in and out of Cambridge (~6500 feet) I reckoned they could get a lightly loaded A330 in and out of Northolt.

FWIW and...
30th Sep 2019, 17:41
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By 25F

RAF Voyager @ Heathrow

Just wondering why the PM didn't fly into Northolt the other week. My guess is that it was so he could get back to central London as quickly as possible. Any better ideas? I assume that landing at...
9th Nov 2018, 08:56
Replies: 56
Views: 20,141
Posted By 25F

SLF here so please excuse if these are dumb...

SLF here so please excuse if these are dumb questions - but why is there not some sort of sensible minimum altitude for the autopilot? And why isn't the EGPWS connected to the autopilot to...
9th May 2018, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 2,775
Posted By 25F

WW2 Lancaster crewing arrangements.

I am reading a book of memoirs by a chap who was (amongst other things) the tail-gunner on Lancasters. He says that in *his* crew everybody had a reserve who learnt how to do the same job (so that if...
7th Mar 2018, 16:05
Replies: 66
Views: 23,749
Posted By 25F

I flew BA 777 3-4-3 to Cancun in 2001. IIRC...

I flew BA 777 3-4-3 to Cancun in 2001. IIRC there was an under-seat IFE box further adding to the general claustrophobia. Not nice at all.
6th Nov 2017, 09:41
Replies: 11
Views: 6,916
Posted By 25F

Well then you go somewhere else and a different...

Well then you go somewhere else and a different aircraft does the return...

Thanks to all for the info!
1st Nov 2017, 19:01
Replies: 11
Views: 6,916
Posted By 25F

Cambridge, Gothenburg, Manchester?

As I understand things, flights BA8235 and BA8236 are scheduled flights between Cambridge and Gothenburg connecting AstraZeneca's HQ with a Swedish research centre. Although operated by Sun-Air...
26th Sep 2017, 10:25
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By 25F

Under-seat stowage of cabin bags allowed since when?

I think it has always been allowed; someone else claims it is only within the last few years.
https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/CAP%20789.pdf says
"Under-seat stowages may only be used if ...
28th Aug 2017, 16:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By 25F

Indeed. In the end (having got up at silly...

Indeed. In the end (having got up at silly o'clock to get the bus) I found a short queue at check-in. The family ahead of me got sent away for being too early. I asked about the strike and was told...
25th Aug 2017, 16:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By 25F

Done it before in normal circumstances. Going to...

Done it before in normal circumstances. Going to Stansted.
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