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20th Jul 2020, 12:16
Replies: 214
Views: 192,727
Posted By Toryu

I'm afraid you'll be correct.

I'm afraid you'll be correct.
19th Jul 2020, 21:25
Replies: 214
Views: 192,727
Posted By Toryu

Funny how this hasn't turned into multiple...

Funny how this hasn't turned into multiple thread-pages of rambling about how in a Boeing the captain cold see the yoke move or how he could guide with tactile feedback.
I guess we call all agree on...
8th Jun 2020, 10:00
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,690,275
Posted By Toryu

Not only just for aero reasons, but also for the...

Not only just for aero reasons, but also for the pure sake of serviceability and maintainability. Reducing down-time helps a great deal in reducing cost overall.
Putting an LRU low on the engine...
22nd May 2020, 18:36
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,690,275
Posted By Toryu

I'd call BS on the bird-strike. The nacelles do...

I'd call BS on the bird-strike. The nacelles do look scraped - and #2 looks worse than #1 with damage externding farther forward, including the lower intake-ring.
It would be interesting to know if...
22nd May 2020, 18:16
Replies: 59
Views: 19,435
Posted By Toryu

That's what you are assuming. The polish...

That's what you are assuming. The polish passengers arrived by car (the drive to Berlin is much shorter than the drive to Warsaw), rail and by air (AB feeding themselves out of several polish cities,...
22nd May 2020, 16:30
Replies: 59
Views: 19,435
Posted By Toryu

You seem to have a pretty short memory then....

You seem to have a pretty short memory then. Connections to MIA, JFK and ORD have been quite sucessful under Air Berlin. The latter two had a sizeable amount of polish passengers aboard.
Then again,...
22nd May 2020, 14:50
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,690,275
Posted By Toryu

The pictures with the supposedly scraped engines...

The pictures with the supposedly scraped engines seem to show a whiff of white smoke (oil?) coming from below the nacelles.
Could the black marks also indicate thermal damage as opposed to or on top...
11th May 2019, 11:53
Replies: 25
Views: 8,389
Posted By Toryu

EW uses a mixture of GE-powered A332s (from...

EW uses a mixture of GE-powered A332s (from SunEx), GE-powered A333s (from Brussels) and A343s (ex LH airframes).
Zero ex AB/LTU airframes in service for EW on the long-haul sector. LTU/ ABs A332/3s...
13th Aug 2018, 12:59
Replies: 312
Views: 156,012
Posted By Toryu

Great post, mealeagertoo! Mountain-slopes...

Great post, mealeagertoo!

Mountain-slopes all over the world are littered with mangled wreckages that have been put there by captains that should have ben too experienced to let this happen.
In...
13th Aug 2018, 11:25
Replies: 198
Views: 117,642
Posted By Toryu

Ok, I'll spell it out for you one more time - in...

Ok, I'll spell it out for you one more time - in color:
Suicidal people don't think or act rationally, so stop putting the blame-game onto him like he was a rationally thinking person.
12th Aug 2018, 16:53
Replies: 198
Views: 117,642
Posted By Toryu

The funny thing is: Even though he didn't have...

The funny thing is: Even though he didn't have any training, he pulled it off and managed to stay true to his intent, not hurting anybody.
That suggests that not only is flying the airplane a lot...
12th Aug 2018, 10:16
Replies: 198
Views: 117,642
Posted By Toryu

From his perspective, he probably didn't care...

From his perspective, he probably didn't care about an audience. He just saw an opportunity and used it.
He flew out to the Olympic Mountains, that probably were most beautiful that time of day, and...
11th Aug 2018, 21:10
Replies: 198
Views: 117,642
Posted By Toryu

McChord used to have F-106s and F-15s up to 1989...

McChord used to have F-106s and F-15s up to 1989 (318th Fighter Interceptor Squadron).

NAS Whidbey has always been a "heavy attack" base and curently houses the electronic warfare units, flying...
5th Aug 2018, 10:36
Replies: 312
Views: 156,012
Posted By Toryu

The picture we're seeing on avherald has been...

The picture we're seeing on avherald has been shot with a telelens and only shows a narrow section of the surroundings. I'd say it's shot about 20 degrees downslope and thus gives the illusion of...
27th Mar 2017, 17:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,203
Posted By Toryu

Some of those pictures were taken by a passenger...

Some of those pictures were taken by a passenger on the KLM 747, who was eventually killed that day:

40 years since Tenerife - Airliners.net...
24th Mar 2017, 13:10
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,026,811
Posted By Toryu

The whole hypothesis is based around the toxic...

The whole hypothesis is based around the toxic cabin air story, which is largely pushed by Tim van Beveren, who acted as the 'expert journalist' here.
You may google this guy and come to your own...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jan 2016, 11:32
Replies: 106
Views: 19,506
Posted By Toryu

The SRBs were actually blown up once: During...

The SRBs were actually blown up once: During Challenger's final flight, when the SRBs flew unguidedly along after the ET explosion/ Orbiter breakup.

Challenger didn't really explode: It was...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2016, 11:23
Replies: 106
Views: 19,506
Posted By Toryu

927mph in 11s - talk about going places! :} ...

927mph in 11s - talk about going places! :}

Those figures have to be taken in context:
That mph-value is an inertial speed. It's the speed of the Orbiter's (STS') center of mass rotating around...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Aug 2012, 16:27
Replies: 68
Views: 14,380
Posted By Toryu

Just heard the sound again today: an EZY 319...

Just heard the sound again today: an EZY 319 passing at around 3000-6000ft over my place.

Speedbrake-retraction would give an explanation to the WHOOoop, but not to the WHOOoooooOOOOP - unless...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Aug 2012, 17:27
Replies: 68
Views: 14,380
Posted By Toryu

Hello all, after a long time of read-only, this...

Hello all, after a long time of read-only, this topic finally made me write something on this board.

I have been hearing those noises for quite some time, visiting my parents' house in the...
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