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Forum: North America
23rd Jun 2022, 20:06
Replies: 687
Views: 327,403
Posted By Spooky 2

I can see it now, some 250 hour SIC paired up...

I can see it now, some 250 hour SIC paired up with a 64 year old Captain. What could go wrong?
2nd Mar 2022, 21:28
Replies: 212
Views: 89,933
Posted By Spooky 2

I don't think Mark Forkner ever claimed to be a...

I don't think Mark Forkner ever claimed to be a Test Pilot. He was the Chief Technical Pilot on the 737 MAX and nothing more as far as I know. Boeing has a lot of pilots of which some do flight test...
30th Jan 2022, 16:22
Replies: 22
Views: 17,286
Posted By Spooky 2

I think the warning horn is a function of the...

I think the warning horn is a function of the handle poistion rather than actual spoilers on the model Gulfstream. Also, there are a couple of small mirrors that the pilot can see the physical...
22nd Jan 2022, 17:08
Replies: 39
Views: 11,515
Posted By Spooky 2

There is a rather well known story about a...

There is a rather well known story about a certain well known Lear pilot out of VNY, who while taking Andy Williams to LAS rolled the Lear 24 while Williams was taking a pee. Supposedly didn't spill...
21st Jan 2022, 19:51
Replies: 39
Views: 11,515
Posted By Spooky 2

Sorry but I do not know the answer to that.

Sorry but I do not know the answer to that.
21st Jan 2022, 17:35
Replies: 39
Views: 11,515
Posted By Spooky 2

Continental Airlines had a Captain roll a...

Continental Airlines had a Captain roll a B727-200 back in the mid seventies. The airplane was being ferried back to LAX at night no less, I believe from BOI. No pax, but a full complement of FA's...
10th Jan 2022, 19:17
Replies: 44
Views: 12,537
Posted By Spooky 2

That airport has been there for at least the last...

That airport has been there for at least the last 60+ years. It was just an uncontrolled dirt strip initially with another small uncontrolled airport very close by. (San Fernando). More than one mid...
1st Dec 2021, 18:40
Replies: 135
Views: 59,899
Posted By Spooky 2

Ah yes, there was the Eastern Airlines pilot who...

Ah yes, there was the Eastern Airlines pilot who murdered his wife, (PAA flight attendant), froze her body and fed her through the wood chipper.
1st Dec 2021, 15:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,419
Posted By Spooky 2

As I recall the singer Ray Charles had a Viscount...

As I recall the singer Ray Charles had a Viscount that had a slipper tank mod on it. I believe it was damaged in a landing accident in the late 60's. Were these same tanks not refered to as Tenneco...
25th Nov 2021, 19:26
Replies: 25
Views: 4,838
Posted By Spooky 2

Was this the same operation that Auggie Martin...

Was this the same operation that Auggie Martin was flying for when his Connie crashed on landing?
16th Oct 2021, 22:09
Replies: 212
Views: 89,933
Posted By Spooky 2

It might be worth noting that in 2016 Boeing did...

It might be worth noting that in 2016 Boeing did not have a MAX simulator, rather the engineering staff and technical pilots were utilizing an engineering cab not associated with, nor approved for...
15th Oct 2021, 19:45
Replies: 212
Views: 89,933
Posted By Spooky 2

Unless something has changed in the last 90 days,...

Unless something has changed in the last 90 days, I don't think Boeing is picking up any of the cost associated with this debacle.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2021, 00:56
Replies: 301
Views: 39,889
Posted By Spooky 2

To think Biden is even capable of this forward...

To think Biden is even capable of this forward look in pure BS. Biden had no prblem cancelling numerous programs in place by Trump, so that story just does not standup to close examination. Biden and...
9th Aug 2021, 22:04
Replies: 49
Views: 20,140
Posted By Spooky 2

What would that have to do with this accident??

What would that have to do with this accident??
13th Jul 2021, 22:10
Replies: 283
Views: 206,792
Posted By Spooky 2

I'll second that remark. Suspect there maybe some...

I'll second that remark. Suspect there maybe some remedial fines associated with this accident.
4th Jul 2021, 15:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Spooky 2

This must be possible as several engineering...

This must be possible as several engineering types with civilian flight experince have migrated all the way to VP positions in Flight Test and Evaluation.
4th Jul 2021, 00:13
Replies: 70
Views: 45,183
Posted By Spooky 2

The business card says Regulatory Affairs?

The business card says Regulatory Affairs?
1st Jul 2021, 16:31
Replies: 70
Views: 45,183
Posted By Spooky 2

tdracer Perhaps the guy is thinking of...

tdracer

Perhaps the guy is thinking of Regulatory Affairs which I believe now is a part Flight Test and Evaluation group?
19th Jun 2021, 15:00
Replies: 264
Views: 82,022
Posted By Spooky 2

"Boeing may be the biggest opponent of this...

"Boeing may be the biggest opponent of this because as of now they don't have an equivalent. But should it come through they won't remain far behind".

Boeing is on this now, and has been working...
13th Jun 2021, 22:11
Replies: 38
Views: 17,055
Posted By Spooky 2

Sorry I missed that post. Same one.

Sorry I missed that post. Same one.
13th Jun 2021, 20:22
Replies: 38
Views: 17,055
Posted By Spooky 2

This may be the 737 you are thinking about? -...

This may be the 737 you are thinking about?
- No USAF Markings but apparently belongs to the USAF
- Flown by USAF crews in civilian attire
- N number is disguised and blocked
- Flown out of a...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2021, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By Spooky 2

Plotting ones position is a back up that started...

Plotting ones position is a back up that started with celestial and moved on to where it is today. Often maligned but seldom if ever, the casue of a GNE.
5th Mar 2021, 23:28
Replies: 11
Views: 3,127
Posted By Spooky 2

Can't speak for our European brothers/sisters but...

Can't speak for our European brothers/sisters but you could have 10,000 PIC in Gulfstreams and you will still start at the bottom of the F/O list on an Airbus or Boeing here in the USA. Direct entry...
4th Mar 2021, 17:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,741
Posted By Spooky 2

There was a 727-100 with new engines and winglets...

There was a 727-100 with new engines and winglets forsale in the SFO bay area. It is/was owned by the getty family for over 20 years and prior to that Revlon. Beautuful airplane inside and out....
28th Feb 2021, 18:36
Replies: 278
Views: 48,250
Posted By Spooky 2

No question about that one. Supposedly it would...

No question about that one. Supposedly it would make ground crew nauseous when working around the aircraft.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_XF-84H_Thunderscreech
13th Feb 2021, 15:25
Replies: 136
Views: 27,790
Posted By Spooky 2

FWIW, I believe the Martin 404 had a similar...

FWIW, I believe the Martin 404 had a similar walking gear design as the Connie.
10th Feb 2021, 22:43
Replies: 136
Views: 27,790
Posted By Spooky 2

Looked all over for a visual reference but can't...

Looked all over for a visual reference but can't find anything and have no manuals for back in the day. I think there were several other aircraft during that time period with a similar design, but...
10th Feb 2021, 18:51
Replies: 136
Views: 27,790
Posted By Spooky 2

The main landing gear of the Constellation are...

The main landing gear of the Constellation are “walking gear” and the knack for getting the aircraft “on step” during engine runup can be a challenge for the novice Connie pilot. Back in the old...
24th Jan 2021, 16:08
Replies: 26
Views: 8,862
Posted By Spooky 2

Boehike was the pilot of record.Still have not...

Boehike was the pilot of record.Still have not heard the identification of the other person. Strange.
17th Jan 2021, 19:11
Replies: 26
Views: 8,862
Posted By Spooky 2

Has the passenger been identified?

Has the passenger been identified?
12th Jan 2021, 15:48
Replies: 26
Views: 8,862
Posted By Spooky 2

I have yet to see any additional information...

I have yet to see any additional information regarding this accident. No names, nor any further details. the picture would seem to back up the term "smoking hole' though.
8th Jan 2021, 19:51
Replies: 50
Views: 22,225
Posted By Spooky 2

`Some of your guys have been watching to many...

`Some of your guys have been watching to many reruns of Dr. Strangelove. :)
8th Jan 2021, 17:21
Replies: 50
Views: 22,225
Posted By Spooky 2

The US for all its faults, has numerous checks...

The US for all its faults, has numerous checks and balances for going to war or any nuke` attacks. This will pass shortly and ` politics will resume as usual. So far nothing in the last ten years has...
8th Jan 2021, 15:51
Replies: 50
Views: 22,225
Posted By Spooky 2

NutLoose may be an appropriate handle for these...

NutLoose may be an appropriate handle for these lind of comment and CNN is surely an inreliable resource for current events.
Forum: Tech Log
10th Dec 2020, 19:08
Replies: 9
Views: 3,792
Posted By Spooky 2

I believe you are correct . Ramp Control will...

I believe you are correct . Ramp Control will give you a clearance to push offf the gate and then taxi tio the respective box and then once there you should contact Ground for further taxi...
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