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4th Feb 2019, 14:14
Replies: 7
Views: 5,633
Posted By Heidhurtin

Question from a layman; does this ban them from...

Question from a layman; does this ban them from operating to/from UK airports, or ban them from overflying UK airspace? May be a moot point but just idle curiosity.
26th Jul 2018, 07:41
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Heidhurtin

737 RAT Question

Guys, quick one. I've just watched Air Crash Investigation (yes I know it may be a little dramatised....) about Garuda 421 in 2002, when it lost all power and force-landed in a river. The story...
14th Jul 2018, 20:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By Heidhurtin

T1 - your post prompted me to check Amazon, and...

T1 - your post prompted me to check Amazon, and download his book. Did that yesterday and finished it today - couldn't put it down. I'd strongly recommend it; an excellent, realistic insight into a...
20th May 2018, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Heidhurtin

Thanks guys, makes sense but also adds more kudos...

Thanks guys, makes sense but also adds more kudos to the Captain of the Shizuan flight - imagine trying to cope with the problem with the gale caused by the window blowout tossing the charts around,...
20th May 2018, 07:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Heidhurtin

Decompression over High Terrain

Guys, apologies if this is the wrong forum, but I didn't want to ask on the thread dealing with the Sichuan Air windscreen blowout. From a non-pilot, how do you plan for decompression events while...
23rd Apr 2018, 12:06
Replies: 57,882
Views: 8,237,093
Posted By Heidhurtin

"For God's sake Ethel pay attention, before...

"For God's sake Ethel pay attention, before somebody else on Pprune comments about pax ignoring the safety brief."
19th Apr 2018, 09:08
Replies: 447
Views: 423,130
Posted By Heidhurtin

Question from a non-pilot, feel free to move if...

Question from a non-pilot, feel free to move if it's the wrong forum.
I know there is a maximum single-engine height but assume that if an engine is lost, descent to this height would be a...
5th Apr 2018, 16:17
Replies: 85
Views: 30,797
Posted By Heidhurtin

Thanks ORAC. I watched the 5-engined 747 land...

Thanks ORAC. I watched the 5-engined 747 land after being forewarned by some RAF chaps. My initial scepticism led to the whole affair costing me a crate! I also recall the low pass over Stanley so...
5th Apr 2018, 14:09
Replies: 85
Views: 30,797
Posted By Heidhurtin

ORAC - I bow to your memory/record keeping being...

ORAC - I bow to your memory/record keeping being better than mine. As I said, it all seems to blur into a single memory these days, as RE we were much in demand down south back then, but I think that...
5th Apr 2018, 06:57
Replies: 57,882
Views: 8,237,093
Posted By Heidhurtin

So you see sergeant, it clearly explains here why...

So you see sergeant, it clearly explains here why officers need the warmest coats..
3rd Apr 2018, 10:12
Replies: 85
Views: 30,797
Posted By Heidhurtin

ORAC - I remember the 747 low pass over Stanley,...

ORAC - I remember the 747 low pass over Stanley, but wasn't this the final BA747 before the Timmies took over, probably in 86 (ish) -I did so many tours there in the 80s it all blurs into one. I...
12th Feb 2018, 15:45
Replies: 244
Views: 149,299
Posted By Heidhurtin

Difficult to even estimate the timeframe. The...

Difficult to even estimate the timeframe. The fact that it's a Royal Navy team who are dealing with it means it's either below the high water line (I'm not familiar with that area, but presume it's...
12th Feb 2018, 14:55
Replies: 244
Views: 149,299
Posted By Heidhurtin

Or the one I referred to in 2014, which killed a...

Or the one I referred to in 2014, which killed a construction worker who disturbed it, not an EOD team. The danger is real:...
12th Feb 2018, 08:31
Replies: 244
Views: 149,299
Posted By Heidhurtin

To answer Navpi, I've dealt with several German...

To answer Navpi, I've dealt with several German air-dropped bombs during my time in the service, and to my knowledge none have exploded in UK in recent times except those deliberately detonated by...
24th Aug 2017, 21:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By Heidhurtin

Fuel Tank Question

Question from a non-aviation engineer - how does the fuel pick up in an aerobatic aeroplane work? When it's under negative G, or sloshing about wildly during wild acrobatics, I can't see how a fixed...
7th Jun 2017, 06:43
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

Posting from a mobile so forgive the poor...

Posting from a mobile so forgive the poor formatting. Regarding the issues of electrocution - in a properly designed area the supply to the component causing the shock would be disconnected before...
6th Jun 2017, 11:45
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

Whereas I have spent the last 2 years...

Whereas I have spent the last 2 years disconnecting these "big red switches" whenever I find one in any of my DC's (usually in the smaller installations). There are gas suppression systems to take...
5th Jun 2017, 06:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,546
Posted By Heidhurtin

Qatar Airways

I'm booked AUH-DOH-LHR on Qatar on 18 June. Having just seen the news, any ideas on what to expect in terms of refunds etc from them since there's no doubt the flight will be cancelled?
3rd Jun 2017, 19:27
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

Interestingly I'm at that point now, although in...

Interestingly I'm at that point now, although in a non-aviation business. As I mentioned I agree, but it would be nice to have some hard evidence to perhaps fight off some impending "efficiency...
3rd Jun 2017, 15:31
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

Langley/Uplinker, are either of you aware of any...

Langley/Uplinker, are either of you aware of any definitive studies demonstrating what you suggest? I tend to agree with both, so am not disputing the sentiment, but it would be useful to know of...
1st Jun 2017, 13:39
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

I agree - there's no power quality issue I can...

I agree - there's no power quality issue I can think of which would cause this level of carnage, unless the various backup systems (and I'll include software in this) have been seriously neglected. ...
31st May 2017, 13:26
Replies: 634
Views: 265,227
Posted By Heidhurtin

At last, after an age of lurking, a subject where...

At last, after an age of lurking, a subject where I do feel qualified to comment. In my organisation the operation of data rooms is split between IT and Real Estate - I am an engineer working for...
5th Aug 2016, 12:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,667
Posted By Heidhurtin

Thanks guys, answered exactly what I was asking.

Thanks guys, answered exactly what I was asking.
30th Jul 2016, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 2,667
Posted By Heidhurtin

Flight Level or Altitude

Guys - question from a non-pilot. Can somebody explain the different altitude terminology to me please? I hear all sorts of abbreviations such as "FL" followed by number.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2016, 09:17
Replies: 106
Views: 8,901
Posted By Heidhurtin

Regardless of who's "to blame" for the child...

Regardless of who's "to blame" for the child getting into the enclosure in the first place, imagine the alternative headline: "Panicked Gorilla Kills Child While Armed Keepers Watch and Assess Risk"....
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