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8th Apr 2019, 12:49
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Posted By kilomikedelta

perhaps if the software and sensor device drivers...

perhaps if the software and sensor device drivers were written in assembler by programmers who understood the hardware inter-relationships,these accidents could have been avoided.
I suppose machine...
19th Feb 2017, 18:55
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,974,869
Posted By kilomikedelta

interesting commentary. most of the fanboys(I...

interesting commentary.
most of the fanboys(I have seen no commentary that I could ascribe to fanwomen) seem to be located in the UK,OZ and Texas ,areas that have made major political/profit...
16th Jul 2013, 23:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By kilomikedelta

oldgrubber, I'll trust our engineers have...

oldgrubber,

I'll trust our engineers have the same know-how as yours.

My concern is the fuselage. As you know, alumin(i)um alloys bend, especially unpredictably, with torque, which might impose...
16th Jul 2013, 22:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By kilomikedelta

oldgrubber; Thank you for your experienced...

oldgrubber;

Thank you for your experienced insight as a Seaking engineer. Lt. Col. Hawthorne (now a full colonel in the latest journo blurb) who said he had never seen anything like it before, has...
16th Jul 2013, 21:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By kilomikedelta

Can't happen in Canada now. Our Sea Kings have...

Can't happen in Canada now. Our Sea Kings have been grounded indefinitely.

Canada?s military suspends flights of Sea King helicopters | Toronto Star...
14th Jul 2013, 23:39
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

LASJhawk; Good one! It appears...

LASJhawk;



Good one!

It appears you are close to the generation who experienced the wonders of Lucas 'engineering'.

Lucas now is owned by the Blackstone Group whose principals we all know...
11th Jul 2013, 22:06
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

You are correct about the no free lunch but what...

You are correct about the no free lunch but what about when the costs exceed the savings? Boeing's managers did the latest Harvard Business Review wheeze about outsourcing and wound up with how many...
10th Jul 2013, 18:50
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

But MBA programmes make one a deeper and more...

But MBA programmes make one a deeper and more comprehensive thinker (so their ads say). Isn't that why the ratio of engineers who get MBA's to MBA's who go on to get engineering degrees is so...
4th Jul 2013, 22:14
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

'But think of the shareholders.' Silly me, I...

'But think of the shareholders.'

Silly me, I always thought there was an element of risk to being a shareholder but perhaps that's so 20th century .

Would you buy a mortgage-backed security, a...
3rd Jul 2013, 22:05
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

EEngr; 'given the goal of getting the planes...

EEngr;

'given the goal of getting the planes declared airworthy ASAP'

Is Boeing too big to fail?
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2013, 22:17
Replies: 45
Views: 13,686
Posted By kilomikedelta

Balsa model; The P-51 Mustang airfoil is...

Balsa model;

The P-51 Mustang airfoil is almost symmetrical.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jun 2013, 21:54
Replies: 33
Views: 6,920
Posted By kilomikedelta

One should be aware that poor electrical...

One should be aware that poor electrical interconnections have non-linear properties that can result in the production of anomalous sum and difference frequencies that are usually quite unpredictable.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jun 2013, 21:46
Replies: 45
Views: 13,686
Posted By kilomikedelta

Osborne Reynolds?

Osborne Reynolds?
6th May 2013, 23:13
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,974,869
Posted By kilomikedelta

JSFfan: Perhaps you should reflect on the...

JSFfan:


Perhaps you should reflect on the 'sad' and 'silly'.
Forum: Canada
6th May 2013, 22:01
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
Posted By kilomikedelta

I'm surprised he ordered a 7-Up. Il semble un...

I'm surprised he ordered a 7-Up. Il semble un 'Pepsi'.
6th May 2013, 21:10
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,974,869
Posted By kilomikedelta

The title implied. Spaz inferred (I think...

The title implied. Spaz inferred (I think incorrectly).
Forum: Canada
4th May 2013, 20:20
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
Posted By kilomikedelta

So I guess Air Canada cabin crew should not only...

So I guess Air Canada cabin crew should not only be fluent in English and French but also in joual and the patois of Jamaica and Haiti when they fly to the Caribbean and bubba when they fly to Texas.
Forum: Canada
4th May 2013, 19:55
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
Posted By kilomikedelta

Perhaps he was speaking joual which is...

Perhaps he was speaking joual which is incomprehensible to francophones outside of Quebec.
23rd Apr 2013, 13:13
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

Boeing's PR reflects its corporate ethos which...

Boeing's PR reflects its corporate ethos which appears to be image over substance.

I'm sure that Boeing's engineering design and production staff are competent and professional. What I'm not sure...
21st Apr 2013, 20:39
Replies: 26
Views: 4,182
Posted By kilomikedelta

I will not give medical advice on an internet...

I will not give medical advice on an internet forum. A diagnosis (and thus a treatment opinion) can only be reached by a face to face interaction with a patient and if necessary, a physical...
20th Apr 2013, 22:42
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

I fail to see why everyone is assuming that...

I fail to see why everyone is assuming that getting the 787 back in the air for commercial service is an engineering issue. Boeing's (the marketing company) only fiduciary interest is to its...
4th Apr 2013, 22:10
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,974,869
Posted By kilomikedelta

Regarding the F-35: to paraphrase Marlon Brando...

Regarding the F-35: to paraphrase Marlon Brando in 'On the Waterfront', 'I(t) could have been a contender.'
2nd Apr 2013, 19:33
Replies: 2,185
Views: 924,443
Posted By kilomikedelta

Boeing now is a marketing corporation not an...

Boeing now is a marketing corporation not an engineering establishment. The focus of the MBA's in management and on the board of directors in Chicago is solely to provide an increase in shareholder...
21st Mar 2013, 18:37
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,702,794
Posted By kilomikedelta

Soldier leaning forward: 'Sorry you had to...

Soldier leaning forward: 'Sorry you had to jettison your windscreen sir. It must have been the beans I had for lunch.'
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2013, 21:31
Replies: 1,100
Views: 192,986
Posted By kilomikedelta

EEngr: Your last sentence is descriptive of 21st...

EEngr: Your last sentence is descriptive of 21st century reality. The previous sentence described 20th century reality. Perhaps the recent number of dud aircraft projects could be correlated to the...
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