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4th Sep 2019, 13:21
Replies: 21
Views: 12,712
Posted By Eclan

I'm not sure about windward/leeward as I don't...

I'm not sure about windward/leeward as I don't know which direction the wind was from but it definitely looks to have crashed on the east side after crossing the ridge. If it was windward that would...
2nd Sep 2019, 11:20
Replies: 21
Views: 12,712
Posted By Eclan

Don't quote me but the tracking image on the...

Don't quote me but the tracking image on the wikibase page seems to show the impact being on the downhill (eastern) side of the ridge - ie. after they'd flown over the ridge.
14th Aug 2019, 14:26
Replies: 129
Views: 57,437
Posted By Eclan

Different guy. No wings but definitely looks...

Different guy. No wings but definitely looks related

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/306x500/captainsmith_54c49e65b5ff7b07363cd23436cbfcef1134bb69.jpg
14th Aug 2019, 14:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,692
Posted By Eclan

Good to see someone filthy rich spending money on...

Good to see someone filthy rich spending money on the "right" sort of toys.

Must've shat off the russkies when their jets began showing up in the west. Have any modern western jets ever end up in...
29th Jul 2019, 13:17
Replies: 20
Views: 7,763
Posted By Eclan

Post Is there some aviation content here? (other then...

Is there some aviation content here? (other then the 'a' in seal)
29th Jul 2019, 13:13
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By Eclan

All in the one formation? Must've looked...

All in the one formation?
Must've looked awesome!
27th Jul 2019, 15:12
Replies: 160
Views: 83,376
Posted By Eclan

This guy MAS is well known on other forums for...

This guy MAS is well known on other forums for lousy attitude and thick posts. MAS, it's not nice to generalise... especially with your background. In my experience flying overseas the malaysians...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2019, 07:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By Eclan

That's Sydney Kingsford Smith airport, as they...

That's Sydney Kingsford Smith airport, as they drive west along General Holmes Drive under runway 16/34 - as it was known at the time.

The song was written by a pilot who is now a widebody...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2019, 07:46
Replies: 268
Views: 35,974
Posted By Eclan

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On many vehicles the chime can be hacked and disabled. This link refers to Land Rovers... ...
4th Jan 2019, 03:18
Replies: 102
Views: 9,894
Posted By Eclan

What "shits me to tears" is the plethora of...

What "shits me to tears" is the plethora of idiots flying their drones in crowded public places with their cameras going, recording everything and getting in everyone's faces. The beach is just one...
28th Dec 2018, 12:48
Replies: 262
Views: 75,339
Posted By Eclan

A turbo prop is a lot easier to control profile...

A turbo prop is a lot easier to control profile in than a jet. This is widely known.
Profile management Is one of the main focuses of jet training for a good reason.
Let's mot be making rash...
28th Dec 2018, 00:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,307
Posted By Eclan

I think I know what you mean. I had to read it a...

I think I know what you mean. I had to read it a few times for it to make sense.

On a slight drift, QF used to maintain requirements for educational background of recruits, particularly physics...
27th Dec 2018, 13:16
Replies: 262
Views: 75,339
Posted By Eclan

Yes but why?

Yes but why?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Dec 2018, 13:10
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By Eclan

Are we talking HO scale? Always been a fan of HO...

Are we talking HO scale? Always been a fan of HO scale.
27th Dec 2018, 12:26
Replies: 262
Views: 75,339
Posted By Eclan

So why weren't RFDS allowed to fly the current...

So why weren't RFDS allowed to fly the current jets - Hawker 800 series?
Two crew safety in the deal.

Don't say swept wing...
When flown within the proper envelope the swept wing had nothing...
26th Dec 2018, 03:47
Replies: 262
Views: 75,339
Posted By Eclan

Speaking of dick swinging, I read this commentary...

Speaking of dick swinging, I read this commentary on the arrival of a new jet type into Australian service and instead of all the above discussion I find myself wondering why we have to buy it at...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2017, 04:24
Replies: 26
Views: 5,376
Posted By Eclan

Bring back John Hill...

Bring back John Hill...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2017, 13:28
Replies: 26
Views: 5,376
Posted By Eclan

Thank you, Mr. G, I'm glad to hear he's still...

Thank you, Mr. G, I'm glad to hear he's still with us.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2017, 13:07
Replies: 26
Views: 5,376
Posted By Eclan

I was wondering similar about Mr. Tony Draper...

I was wondering similar about Mr. Tony Draper whose posts I've always enjoyed. I don't look in often but haven't noticed anything from him in a while.
:confused:
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2017, 13:16
Replies: 223
Views: 28,563
Posted By Eclan

Yes, good point... maybe so... but probably...

Yes, good point... maybe so... but probably giving Nolan a bit too much credit given tbe rest of it.
Plenty of groans around every time the 111 (and the 109) sailed through the gunsight and he fired...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2017, 11:39
Replies: 223
Views: 28,563
Posted By Eclan

Spoiler spoiler spoiler spoiler spoiler

You're right, the cockpit scenes were very good. But it was let down by, for example, Farrier (Hardy) rolling and yawing endlessly (and pointlessly) back and forth trying for a shot behind a Heinkel...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2017, 16:10
Replies: 223
Views: 28,563
Posted By Eclan

Save your money. Never before have so many paid...

Save your money. Never before have so many paid so much to endure a film which sucked so hard. Nolan seems to think if you make a film loud enough it'll cover up the lack of character development and...
27th Jun 2017, 14:22
Replies: 283
Views: 124,910
Posted By Eclan

Ditching

Several credible sources have referred to the possibility of the flight ditching being raised at some point.

- If - the capt was contemplating ditching one moment then a diversion to Perth the...
25th Jun 2017, 15:46
Replies: 283
Views: 124,910
Posted By Eclan

What a few people here aren't able to understand...

What a few people here aren't able to understand (and what I think JamieMaree is trying to explain) is that this diversion (in this case back to Perth) is nothing to do with ETOPS/EDTO. ETOPS just...
21st Feb 2017, 01:46
Replies: 1,223
Views: 470,939
Posted By Eclan

The aircraft appears to have been completely...

The aircraft appears to have been completely destroyed. No doubt many components previously inside the airframe are now outside. Deducing from a wheel on a road that the landing gear was extended at...
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