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Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2020, 12:24
Replies: 40
Views: 8,919
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

NTSB has issued a preliminary report that doesn't...

NTSB has issued a preliminary report that doesn't seem to add much to what is already known. They did not travel to the crash but the site was inspected by the FAA.

Local media appears to be...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2020, 15:20
Replies: 40
Views: 8,919
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

I don't know the answer to this, other than I...

I don't know the answer to this, other than I think HPD's Air Support Division pretty much always has something in the air, weather permitting. The scene was apparently hot, with a Crime Scene Unit...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2020, 20:59
Replies: 40
Views: 8,919
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Interesting. Thanks for the additional details,...

Interesting. Thanks for the additional details, NMHFM.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2020, 13:12
Replies: 40
Views: 8,919
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

1 dead, 1 injured in HPD chopper crash

HOUSTON – One officer was killed and the other one is in surgery after a Houston Police Department helicopter crashed early Saturday...
12th Apr 2020, 16:01
Replies: 97
Views: 32,873
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

We all gotta do what we all gotta do. I always...

We all gotta do what we all gotta do. I always try to pre-relieve, but our friends at a certain GA pilot shop offer these. I've used one before in anger (aka necessity), and found it to be rather...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2019, 13:06
Replies: 94
Views: 90,908
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Thanks for the recommendation, CT. I'll check...

Thanks for the recommendation, CT. I'll check those out.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2019, 19:34
Replies: 94
Views: 90,908
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Apologies if he has already been mentioned here,...

Apologies if he has already been mentioned here, but on another platform someone has suggested Alan Mulally, previous head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes circa the 90s and more recently of Ford Motor...
6th Oct 2019, 19:56
Replies: 32
Views: 30,233
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Great recommendations, thank you. I was in Bs.As....

Great recommendations, thank you. I was in Bs.As. During the LAPA crash and remember it well.
5th Oct 2019, 17:54
Replies: 310
Views: 387,545
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Nothing to contribute to the substance of the...

Nothing to contribute to the substance of the thread, but I just want to give my compliments and respect to Australopithecus for a very moving account of your past experiences, and to thank you for...
15th Aug 2019, 16:22
Replies: 41
Views: 55,743
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Good follow-up to the event!

Good follow-up to the event!
13th Aug 2019, 16:27
Replies: 43
Views: 27,793
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

IIRC this happened in Bangkok once or twice some...

IIRC this happened in Bangkok once or twice some years back, so it's not exactly a first. A most bedeviling tactic in any case.
22nd Jul 2019, 23:38
Replies: 29
Views: 18,772
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Sorry for the thread drift, but the Lithgow scene...

Sorry for the thread drift, but the Lithgow scene in the movie was actually a remake of one of the TV episodes -- which happened to feature William Shatner long before Star Trek. I believe both are...
18th Jul 2019, 23:32
Replies: 50
Views: 64,812
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Indeed an ungodly excruciating video to watch. A...

Indeed an ungodly excruciating video to watch. A grim reminder of how quickly things can go from all is well to everything's going to hell.
14th Jul 2019, 21:39
Replies: 26
Views: 5,438
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Here in Houston some firefighters have been...

Here in Houston some firefighters have been issued ballistic vests for active shooter situations. And we're not the first city to do so. Yes, it sucks that it's needed, but that's the way it is.
...
14th Jul 2019, 21:34
Replies: 26
Views: 5,438
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Please show me again where the "like" button is...

Please show me again where the "like" button is on this thing...:ok:
12th Jul 2019, 21:05
Replies: 26
Views: 5,438
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Actually, before DHS USCG was under the...

Actually, before DHS USCG was under the Department of Transportation.

i think you may have to go back to Hamilton’s day to find a Treasury connection (when they were originally known as Revenue...
7th Jul 2019, 15:43
Replies: 17
Views: 11,238
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

That is indeed a grim incident to study. One...

That is indeed a grim incident to study. One moment all is normal and going well, in just a few seconds everything goes to hell.
18th Jun 2019, 21:57
Replies: 20
Views: 11,928
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Actually, it's not a good idea to take a flight...

Actually, it's not a good idea to take a flight on any pressurized aircraft a day or so after diving, though that will also depend on what type of diving you've done. A lot of newer dive computers --...
Forum: Questions
15th Jun 2019, 16:26
Replies: 39
Views: 10,401
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Briggs & Riley gets my vote.

Briggs & Riley gets my vote.
2nd Jun 2019, 15:05
Replies: 11
Views: 8,701
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Yes, that's the ambition of Google's Loon...

Yes, that's the ambition of Google's Loon Project, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loon_(company)) though I have no idea if its related to the Strato venture.
25th May 2019, 16:20
Replies: 39
Views: 24,098
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Perhaps. But it seems at that point they knew...

Perhaps. But it seems at that point they knew they were about to die. What investigatory significance would be in anything said further?

As to the post that stated there was a flight deck camera...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2019, 13:08
Replies: 1,532
Views: 1,630,237
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Perhaps because that was the type involved? ...

Perhaps because that was the type involved?

https://newsregister.com/article?articleId=33031
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2019, 22:50
Replies: 1,532
Views: 1,630,237
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

^ Thanks, M745. I can actually read that...

^ Thanks, M745. I can actually read that version! :ok:
14th Apr 2019, 12:25
Replies: 24
Views: 17,905
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

Given its mission I believe it's pretty much...

Given its mission I believe it's pretty much destined to live and work where it was yesterday, the Mojave Air and Space Port (https://www.mojaveairport.com/).

But point taken, there aren't many...
13th Apr 2019, 22:23
Replies: 24
Views: 17,905
Posted By Carbon Bootprint

That was my impression as well -- the Mother of...

That was my impression as well -- the Mother of All Wing Spars!

A fair amount of discussion about the lack of a tailplane link in the JB thread on this, FWIW.
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