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10th Oct 2020, 06:33
Replies: 81
Views: 28,218
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

bentbanana Do I understand correctly that...

bentbanana

Do I understand correctly that the A320 has 3 cabin zones and the A321 has 4 cabin zones?

This being the case, the late reallocation of an A320 load to an A321 would have resulted in...
16th Sep 2020, 23:35
Replies: 671
Views: 163,680
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

They could paint out the logo on the fin but that...

They could paint out the logo on the fin but that would leave a significant portion of the logo on the rudder. To paint the rudder normally requires a rebalance.
15th Aug 2020, 08:29
Replies: 168
Views: 42,171
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

So they refuelled and loaded an aeroplane that...

So they refuelled and loaded an aeroplane that had lost part of a wing during the preceding landing?
5th Jul 2020, 05:54
Replies: 22
Views: 7,337
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

It seems that this is what did the damage: ...

It seems that this is what did the damage:



Was there no cargo that could have been offloaded?
22nd Jun 2020, 22:25
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

The difference here is that the passenger clearly...

The difference here is that the passenger clearly intended to travel with his bag. It was not his idea to get off the aeroplane, that decision was made for him. He was not what we used to call a "vol...
18th Jun 2020, 22:10
Replies: 41
Views: 55,790
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

This looks not unlike the video that started this...

This looks not unlike the video that started this thread in August last year.
30th Apr 2020, 02:44
Replies: 24
Views: 4,033
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Rotorslap is with you there Rude. I don't like...

Rotorslap is with you there Rude. I don't like people yelling at me. All their ads are dreadful except the UFO one, "Can't believe I said probe". Made me laugh every time.

I mentioned UFO hence...
18th Mar 2020, 06:05
Replies: 85
Views: 65,441
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

One media source stated that this is...

One media source stated that this is unprecedented. Not so. It wasn't so long ago that 100% was achieved and that was based on an imaginary threat.
2nd Nov 2019, 06:38
Replies: 275
Views: 114,856
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

If pilots are in any doubt, can they ask an...

If pilots are in any doubt, can they ask an engineer to show them what to look for?
2nd Sep 2019, 23:02
Replies: 77
Views: 29,081
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

An excellent outcome but it was difficult not...

An excellent outcome but it was difficult not thinking of this ...


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2nd Jul 2019, 03:52
Replies: 19
Views: 7,952
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

At least they didn't say it was an Electra.

At least they didn't say it was an Electra.
2nd Mar 2019, 21:06
Replies: 921
Views: 2,192,549
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

The CVR is labelled "Flight Recorder"? Are both...

The CVR is labelled "Flight Recorder"?
Are both recorders labelled with the same generic name?
24th Jan 2019, 06:31
Replies: 103
Views: 82,433
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

This ^^^^ almost converted me to Airbus - and...

This ^^^^ almost converted me to Airbus - and Canon.
20th Dec 2018, 06:13
Replies: 7
Views: 6,825
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Well they put the warning stripes at the right...

Well they put the warning stripes at the right height. Bang on target.
It could have been worse. The tower could have come down on the aeroplane.
6th Dec 2018, 07:11
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Aussie Bob Nothing to do with PC BS or...

Aussie Bob
Nothing to do with PC BS or remoteness from the real world. Just common courtesy.[/left]
6th Dec 2018, 03:22
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

machtuk You might want to read the crew names...

machtuk
You might want to read the crew names again and edit your post to something less sexist.
1st Nov 2018, 00:35
Replies: 34
Views: 7,328
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

There was a time not that long ago when TV news...

There was a time not that long ago when TV news reporters tended to get things right on matters relating to helicopters. This was probably because all the stations had their own helicopters with a...
5th Oct 2018, 06:38
Replies: 102
Views: 23,451
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Everyone involved in this incident will soon have...

Everyone involved in this incident will soon have to answer to a much higher authority.

There was a Sixty Minutes reporter on board and she was not consulted on the conduct of this flight!

tick...
12th Sep 2018, 22:38
Replies: 28
Views: 13,634
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I defer to the ultimate authority on the subject....

I defer to the ultimate authority on the subject. I just checked Joe Sutter's book and he states that the concrete blocks were indeed to stop the aircraft tipping.
I suppose the same effect could...
12th Sep 2018, 06:35
Replies: 28
Views: 13,634
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Given your location I expect you would know but...

Given your location I expect you would know but aren't the weights primarily to provide bending relief for the wings? Otherwise, why not just hang one big weight on the nose - as you have suggested?
18th Aug 2018, 08:54
Replies: 89
Views: 47,468
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

It never used to be so difficult to post a link....

It never used to be so difficult to post a link. Go to the Rumours and News forum and look for Convair.
18th Aug 2018, 00:20
Replies: 89
Views: 47,468
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Well there is a clue in the title. Besides R&N...

Well there is a clue in the title. Besides R&N has a thread with "Crash" in the title which is now up to 20 pages. If those clues don't help, the laws of common decency might provide guidance.
Here...
17th Aug 2018, 06:51
Replies: 89
Views: 47,468
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I thought this thread was about the welfare of...

I thought this thread was about the welfare of two highly regarded pilots. Might I suggest that those who wish to navel gaze do so on the thread on Rumours & News where you will find all manner of...
12th Aug 2018, 04:41
Replies: 503
Views: 290,537
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

I think Bendy has hit the nail on the head....

I think Bendy has hit the nail on the head. Things must have been dire.
7th Aug 2018, 06:13
Replies: 7
Views: 4,025
Posted By Rodney Rotorslap

Pop rivets?

Pop rivets?
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