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8th Jan 2021, 16:07
Replies: 50
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Posted By bean

I live in the far east now and regard the...

I live in the far east now and regard the Guardian as a quality publication which can be trusted.
look how they brought down Jonathan Aitken after he falsely, maliciosly, and libelously accused them...
28th Dec 2020, 15:24
Replies: 94
Views: 32,392
Posted By bean

Centaurus. That is really scary

Centaurus. That is really scary
19th Dec 2020, 06:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By bean

Look him up on wikipedia. Fascinating

Look him up on wikipedia. Fascinating
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Dec 2020, 07:16
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

29th January 1972 on delivery from Lufthansa to...

29th January 1972 on delivery from Lufthansa to Airwork then supposedvto go to Omani airforce.
The aircraft developed a very high sink rate which application of power was unable to arrest. Nobody...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 13:00
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

Dixi, i'm well aware of the effectivness of the...

Dixi, i'm well aware of the effectivness of the fuel trimmers.
I was on the jump seat of a Air UK F27 out of jersey in 1992. During climb out the captain pointed out that the TGTs were rising...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 12:21
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

OH Dear slapped wrist training captain

OH Dear slapped wrist training captain
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 10:04
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

Dixi on the Herald there seems to have been a...

Dixi on the Herald there seems to have been a conglomeration of levers on the central pedastal Potential for error!

I remember a story i heard 40 years ago.
Air Uk Herald landing at Jersey, fo...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 06:44
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

On the subject of ground fine, i got chatting to...

On the subject of ground fine, i got chatting to a retired Air New Zealand pilot at Gatwick a few years ago. He told me that they had problems with their Viscounts failing to go automatically into...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 06:37
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

Heathrow was the new base

Heathrow was the new base
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 06:32
Replies: 68
Views: 5,450
Posted By bean

On all 700s and 800s ground fine came in...

On all 700s and 800s ground fine came in automatically via a micro switch in the undercarriage. In the 810 series ground fine was manually selected by a lever on the central pedastal
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2020, 12:41
Replies: 32
Views: 3,807
Posted By bean

ChrisLz, see what you've started🤣

ChrisLz, see what you've started🤣
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2020, 07:25
Replies: 32
Views: 3,807
Posted By bean

You'll reach v1 quicker so if you need to abort...

You'll reach v1 quicker so if you need to abort on a wet runway, you increase the available stopping distance as anti skid brakes might come into play. Same asa ABS on a car
2nd Dec 2020, 19:05
Replies: 188
Views: 29,939
Posted By bean

Victor Golf you're dead right

Victor Golf you're dead right
2nd Dec 2020, 18:33
Replies: 188
Views: 29,939
Posted By bean

Gypsey queen the 1-11 was launched in 1961....

Gypsey queen
the 1-11 was launched in 1961. Lainch customer was British United airways. It was sold to four US operators.
The series 500 first flew in 1967. It was sold to BEA who would have...
30th Nov 2020, 12:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,432
Posted By bean

Ha Ha very punny

Ha Ha very punny
29th Nov 2020, 15:41
Replies: 25
Views: 2,432
Posted By bean

Mooncrest, the cliff at the end of runway 27 at...

Mooncrest, the cliff at the end of runway 27 at Jersey was what enabled the increased available take off distance. There is nothing but flatland and sea beyond.
I must congratulate you on the...
29th Nov 2020, 08:58
Replies: 25
Views: 2,432
Posted By bean

Mooncrest i come from Jersey where the take off...

Mooncrest i come from Jersey where the take off run available is 5597 feet. Aer Lingus 1-11s used to struggle on hot days even operating JER-DUB. They would sometimes request runway 27 for departure...
29th Nov 2020, 08:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,432
Posted By bean

Probably very easy for Aer Lingus to carry a full...

Probably very easy for Aer Lingus to carry a full payload from LBA to DUB nowhere near as much fuel required as for an it charter
28th Nov 2020, 16:10
Replies: 33
Views: 3,299
Posted By bean

Better to introduce him to Lord King and sir...

Better to introduce him to Lord King and sir Colin Marshall. They had more than fifty at the time
24th Oct 2020, 10:28
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,746,276
Posted By bean

No change over the last 7 years then. As a plc...

No change over the last 7 years then.
As a plc all flybes major decisions had to be reported to the stock exchange. They were but a lot of the ignoramouslys who post on here did'nt bother. I tried...
24th Oct 2020, 10:21
Replies: 55
Views: 4,708
Posted By bean

What a waste. How many thousand quid did that...

What a waste. How many thousand quid did that cost i wonder?
21st Oct 2020, 10:29
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,746,276
Posted By bean

God_of_Fire It was Jersey European until...

God_of_Fire

It was Jersey European until 2001, then British European, thrn Flybe from 2003. It was profitable for more years then less. Then Jim French did the disastrous deal with Embraer. Saad...
20th Oct 2020, 13:23
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,746,276
Posted By bean

Why? Plenty of ex Flybe Q400s looking for homes,...

Why? Plenty of ex Flybe Q400s looking for homes, and very cheaply at that bearing in mind that 54 redundant aircraft have created a glut on the market
20th Oct 2020, 13:18
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,746,276
Posted By bean

Good accurate post Airsouthwest. Before the...

Good accurate post Airsouthwest. Before the airline went bust i tried to explain the complexities of the relationships of the three shareholders in Virgin Connect
My explanations always fell upon...
16th Oct 2020, 07:20
Replies: 46
Views: 8,668
Posted By bean

If you'd seen the VC10 at White Waltham you...

If you'd seen the VC10 at White Waltham you would't think it was a fake!!!
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