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28th Dec 2016, 13:25
Replies: 486
Views: 524,263
Posted By Xeque

Asymmetric flap?

Asymmetric flap?
13th Dec 2016, 07:48
Replies: 172
Views: 33,112
Posted By Xeque

Metroman, I regularly fly BKK-LHR direct. It's...

Metroman,
I regularly fly BKK-LHR direct. It's 12 hours. The airline I use has 3-3-3 seating in economy and I am happy enough with that but 12 hours is my limit. Premium Economy, if I am prepared...
13th Dec 2016, 07:41
Replies: 172
Views: 33,112
Posted By Xeque

At this stage, QANTAS is more likely to be...

At this stage, QANTAS is more likely to be indulging in some ‘kite flying’ to elicit interest in the route.
Frankly, 14 x 17 hour flights a week to Western Australia, leaving the majority of...
4th Dec 2016, 11:49
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,136,519
Posted By Xeque

Cheapest bidder always wins. The PIC was also...

Cheapest bidder always wins.
The PIC was also the owner of the charter operation.
Chances are the rate that got them the job was on or below the red line.
He's going to do whatever he can to drag...
29th Nov 2016, 06:13
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,136,519
Posted By Xeque

The UK Daily Mirror is publishing a flight...

The UK Daily Mirror is publishing a flight tracker (doesn't look like FlightRadar24) that shows an aircraft leaving the hold and heading north(?). Another aircraft comes quite close then jinks away...
7th Sep 2016, 08:05
Replies: 101
Views: 43,451
Posted By Xeque

"when autopilot engaged at 410 feet," says it all...

"when autopilot engaged at 410 feet," says it all really. As many have suggested in this forum on previous occasions, what is wrong with hand flying the aircraft to (say) 10,000 feet or even...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Aug 2016, 13:23
Replies: 356
Views: 150,445
Posted By Xeque

I think it is lacking vectored thrust towards the...

I think it is lacking vectored thrust towards the rear. The two forward thrusters don't seem to be man enough and the two aft "pushers" might not vector down or up sufficiently to make any difference...
4th Aug 2016, 07:01
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,938,601
Posted By Xeque

@sitigeltfel #305 above Does that flap still...

@sitigeltfel #305 above
Does that flap still look to be set at 30?
3rd Aug 2016, 12:31
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,938,601
Posted By Xeque

The pax themselves will confirm whether they had...

The pax themselves will confirm whether they had a warning from the flight deck. The speed (as reported) of the evacuation would tend to support that.
Whatever - absolute 100% well done to the...
9th Sep 2015, 09:38
Replies: 741
Views: 707,288
Posted By Xeque

John_Smith I think you are absolutely right in...

John_Smith
I think you are absolutely right in what you say.
But (big but) which airline is going to be brave enough to incur adverse PR by bringing such cases to court.
The answer, to my mind, is...
1st Apr 2015, 14:05
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,920,171
Posted By Xeque

the SD card

I do not believe this. The chances of an SD card being found in those circumstances is astronomical - so much so that it deserves no consideration at all.
If the remains of a mobile phone...
27th Mar 2015, 15:01
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,920,171
Posted By Xeque

Philipat

And here we go. No-one wanted to say it but it has been alluded to before.
Now let us see where this goes.
27th Mar 2015, 13:46
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,920,171
Posted By Xeque

I just erased what I was going to write in an...

I just erased what I was going to write in an attempt to play 'devils advocate' but, frankly, I can find no way to to actually be a 'devils advocate' in this instance.
OK - he might have suddenly...
26th Mar 2015, 13:07
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,920,171
Posted By Xeque

No it won't. You cannot rely on your average...

No it won't. You cannot rely on your average home computer to work correctly 100% of the time despite them being around for 30 years and more.
Rely on only computers to fly a passenger carrying...
21st Aug 2014, 03:53
Replies: 6
Views: 4,857
Posted By Xeque

Lionair incident Thailand

On Thai language TV this morning (my wife translated for me)
First Officer on Lionair flight from Hat Yai (southern Thailand) to Don Mueang Bangkok was incapacitated shortly after takeoff -...
17th Mar 2014, 09:21
Replies: 60
Views: 47,675
Posted By Xeque

Can anyone here tell from the ram whether the...

Can anyone here tell from the ram whether the wheels are up or down?
11th Mar 2014, 13:20
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,256,066
Posted By Xeque

#1673 the photos of the two "Iranians". Why do...

#1673 the photos of the two "Iranians".
Why do they have the same legs, feet and hand baggage?
This has to be one of the poorest examples of Photoshopping ever.
How can we believe anything the...
10th Mar 2014, 12:48
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,256,066
Posted By Xeque

I just watched the KL news conference. What I...

I just watched the KL news conference.
What I cannot understand is why they are concentrating all their search resources on the Malacca Strait? This would imply that they are certain the aircraft...
9th Mar 2014, 06:13
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,256,066
Posted By Xeque

Two confirmed pax using stolen passports and now...

Two confirmed pax using stolen passports and now (possibly) four.
No sign of the aircraft and no wreckage yet. Only the oil slicks and these in an area with many oil and gas platforms any one of...
8th Mar 2014, 11:00
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,256,066
Posted By Xeque

Curiouser and curiouser

An Italian living in Thailand reports his passport stolen in August last year.
The same name (and the same passport number??) shows up on the passenger manifest. The same Italian has since...
17th Oct 2013, 13:45
Replies: 83
Views: 45,118
Posted By Xeque

Bit of reality needed here. The aircraft was 6...

Bit of reality needed here.
The aircraft was 6 months old so no major maintenance issues.
I live in Thailand where we are experiencing the aftermath of a major weather system the same system being...
14th Oct 2011, 15:54
Replies: 17
Views: 8,957
Posted By Xeque

Don Meuang flooding

The residents of Lam Luka and Sai Mai on the northern boundary of the airport have been on high alert since last night (Thursday). We'll know by Saturday morning is there is going to be a major...
27th Jun 2011, 11:44
Replies: 168
Views: 60,073
Posted By Xeque

It's a security issue. Here in Thailand where we...

It's a security issue. Here in Thailand where we have a major insurgency problem in the south of the country, mobile phones have many times been used to trigger IED's. The situation got so bad that...
21st Jun 2011, 09:29
Replies: 61
Views: 35,457
Posted By Xeque

Looking at Google Earth and a Reuters photo of...

Looking at Google Earth and a Reuters photo of the crash scene (the one with the Airport direction road sign) it would seem possible that they'd lined up with the airport access road which runs...
11th Jun 2011, 13:08
Replies: 105
Views: 17,877
Posted By Xeque

Plymouth closure

It's sad news. I think the rot set in way back when Brymon lost the Heathrow slots and were re-located to Gatwick. Newquay and Plymouth to London City should have been successful but the routing...
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