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11th Aug 2020, 14:32
Replies: 365
Views: 171,296
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Can anyone familiar with the airfield recall if...

Can anyone familiar with the airfield recall if there are distance to go markers on the runway?



Approach to RWY10
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10th Aug 2020, 11:48
Replies: 365
Views: 171,296
Posted By Lord Farringdon

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So I am a little confused. The opinion...
24th Jun 2020, 05:41
Replies: 41
Views: 56,084
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Not a pilot, but having flown on the flightdeck...

Not a pilot, but having flown on the flightdeck of C-130's many times in low level airdrop and tactical navigation scenarios (200 feet) including the provision of another pair of eyeballs for turning...
12th Jun 2020, 06:09
Replies: 161
Views: 88,636
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Couldn't be any worse that the US 2012 film...

Couldn't be any worse that the US 2012 film 'Flight', could it?

I have read the complete thread including the dispersions that may have been cast on Shimin's role in assisting the Chinese...
4th Jun 2020, 04:12
Replies: 94
Views: 40,680
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Unfortunately a rather more experienced FO was on...

Unfortunately a rather more experienced FO was on the wrong side of that statistical probability on UPS 6. While that was tragic set of circumstances with the odds severely stacked against the FO, it...
2nd Jun 2020, 04:43
Replies: 94
Views: 40,680
Posted By Lord Farringdon

We talk about pilot skills, and CRM training but...

We talk about pilot skills, and CRM training but this captain had over 24000 hours under his belt of which 6100 were on type. He managed that without killing himself and everybody else with him. I...
19th May 2020, 09:07
Replies: 8
Views: 7,163
Posted By Lord Farringdon

i asked at the last foam party how this stuff was...

i asked at the last foam party how this stuff was cleaned up but never got an answer. What do they do? Just let the bubbles slowly pop then sweep the floor? Let it blow away in the wind? I know , you...
6th May 2020, 12:27
Replies: 42
Views: 17,622
Posted By Lord Farringdon

So how do they clean this mess up and what damage...

So how do they clean this mess up and what damage if any, is done to the aircraft that this system protects?
24th Apr 2020, 09:17
Replies: 483
Views: 955,013
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Thanks JC. Clears that up!!

Thanks JC. Clears that up!!
24th Apr 2020, 04:35
Replies: 483
Views: 955,013
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Yep, I also note the Eng Masters are off so...

Yep, I also note the Eng Masters are off so someone has flicked them in a hurry no doubt sometime during the splice in the video. No attempt to throttle back before doing so

Throttles fully...
13th Mar 2020, 11:01
Replies: 39
Views: 21,628
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Greta gets her wish !

Greta gets her wish !
14th Feb 2020, 01:10
Replies: 135
Views: 123,913
Posted By Lord Farringdon

With all due respect,if that's the sum total of...

With all due respect,if that's the sum total of your contribution to the discussion then I might just as well have.
14th Feb 2020, 01:05
Replies: 135
Views: 123,913
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Fair point, but all this really says is that her...

Fair point, but all this really says is that her actions as a result of her drug and alcohol addiction and mental state are predictable, while her sentencing is dependent on where her predictable...
13th Feb 2020, 21:19
Replies: 135
Views: 123,913
Posted By Lord Farringdon

You might well be right beardy. But for every...

You might well be right beardy. But for every operation, there is an element of training and for every training exercise there is an element of operations. The point is that Defence (and lets just...
13th Feb 2020, 11:57
Replies: 135
Views: 123,913
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Yes, it's great to make an example of someone for...

Yes, it's great to make an example of someone for aviation safety although i doubt it will stop the next clown from doing exactly the same thing. It's in their DNA. In the meantime it's a bit sad for...
13th Feb 2020, 10:22
Replies: 135
Views: 123,913
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Well beardy, because if you applied the same...

Well beardy, because if you applied the same logic to Police enforcement no one usually gets billed by the Police for being arrested and found guilty of a crime.The Police are given a budget to carry...
12th Feb 2020, 10:20
Replies: 93
Views: 52,399
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Agree entirely my fellow Lord. It seems like...

Agree entirely my fellow Lord.

It seems like the Integrated control panel and EEC took a bath and keeping with the design functionality of the FADEC system, the following disadvantages of the...
12th Feb 2020, 08:37
Replies: 33
Views: 22,065
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I have to give that passenger account a 10/10. It...

I have to give that passenger account a 10/10. It seemed to catch the atmosphere of the accident without emotion and appeared to be from someone who had flown as a passenger once or twice in his life...
11th Feb 2020, 08:52
Replies: 93
Views: 52,399
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Thanks Electronics Pro. You reinforced my...

Thanks Electronics Pro. You reinforced my thoughts about this but I am still perplexed. I don't believe any manufacturer in the aerospace industry (even Boeing) is unaware of the possibility of...
9th Feb 2020, 08:12
Replies: 93
Views: 52,399
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Early in this thread I could not believe that...

Early in this thread I could not believe that this had actually happened ie a spilled drink had caused an engine shutdown and that all attempts to restart it failed. Now I see this is actually true....
2nd Feb 2020, 11:45
Replies: 24
Views: 6,293
Posted By Lord Farringdon

These people are highly paid and if i was Boris I...

These people are highly paid and if i was Boris I would be expecting some return on the taxpayers investment. Having them sit (or more likely stand if I understand parlous state of UK rail today) on...
26th Jan 2020, 11:04
Replies: 93
Views: 52,399
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Well surely that's just airmanship. When was the...

Well surely that's just airmanship. When was the passing of liquids over the pedestal ever considered ok? The outcome is predictable, not specifically but certainly in terms of the likelyhood of some...
17th Jan 2020, 09:12
Replies: 16
Views: 6,532
Posted By Lord Farringdon

I would have had another crack. I mean what is...

I would have had another crack. I mean what is the chance of hitting a cloud locusts on the third attempt eh? It's just like betting on red in roulette. Mind you, roulette hasn't been my strong suite...
16th Jan 2020, 09:13
Replies: 248
Views: 141,640
Posted By Lord Farringdon

Ex Non-pilot aircrew here. I have...

Ex Non-pilot aircrew here.

I have experienced compressor stalls on B727 climb outs after which our erstwhile flight engineer would explain this away as being attributed to the fuselage creating a...
15th Jan 2020, 03:30
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By Lord Farringdon

"The incorrect data included empty weight, centre...

"The incorrect data included empty weight, centre of gravity or moment data".

Nothing to do with passenger weights. This is at an engineering level rather than operational level. Presumably...
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