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2nd Jun 2019, 10:31
Replies: 138
Views: 126,348
Posted By H Peacock

Looks as though this was a similar handling issue...

Looks as though this was a similar handling issue to the Global Express that managed to recover to Berlin having had the roll spoilers reversed. Again not spotted on the pre-flight control check. I...
21st May 2019, 07:19
Replies: 11
Views: 3,731
Posted By H Peacock

How sad, Niki Lauda was such an inspirational...

How sad, Niki Lauda was such an inspirational man. He always came across as such a thoroughly descent guy whenever he was interviewed during F1 events. RIP Niki.
13th May 2019, 18:58
Replies: 7
Views: 3,496
Posted By H Peacock

So, was it really 70 years ago today that the...

So, was it really 70 years ago today that the Canberra made its first flight? Arguably Britain's most succesful military aircraft!
28th Apr 2019, 09:32
Replies: 74
Views: 52,961
Posted By H Peacock

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It's not, but if you understand the detail of your aircraft's systems then you could make a sensible deduction at how to do it. Primary flight controls on the original Global are all mechanically...
18th Apr 2019, 17:29
Replies: 74
Views: 52,961
Posted By H Peacock

Early Globals used to suffer various flight...

Early Globals used to suffer various flight control snags (spoiler or Slat/Flap) after engine start, which could be reset by isolating the 2 power feeds to each of the 2 FCUs (Flight Control Units)...
17th Apr 2019, 20:41
Replies: 74
Views: 52,961
Posted By H Peacock

Flight Controls synoptic on a Global displays the...

Flight Controls synoptic on a Global displays the actual positions of the control surfaces.
23rd Mar 2019, 11:45
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By H Peacock

Same could be said for a busy airport in a large...

Same could be said for a busy airport in a large built-up area. Thankfully after G-ARPI at Staines there wasn't this huge over-reaction that things have to change. Yes there is a risk, but Im...
22nd Mar 2019, 20:48
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By H Peacock

Ah, Hoyle! Another tragic example of what...

Ah, Hoyle! Another tragic example of what happens when a loop is poorly flown!
22nd Mar 2019, 00:22
Replies: 169
Views: 87,970
Posted By H Peacock

Ah, good point, the A15 adjacent to Waddington -...

Ah, good point, the A15 adjacent to Waddington - rather like the, er, A15 adjacent to, er, Scampton! ��
10th Mar 2019, 22:48
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By H Peacock

dent. AH was not an RAF pilot displaying a Fast...

dent. AH was not an RAF pilot displaying a Fast Jet. He knew perfectly well how to fly a safe repeatable loop in the Hunter.

Im not arguing anything about the manoeuvre at Southport. You...
10th Mar 2019, 14:50
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By H Peacock

I don't agree that you need that many hours on...

I don't agree that you need that many hours on type to safely display an aircraft. The Hunter crashed because the manoeuvre was continued despite below the pilot's gate height/speed.

The JP at...
10th Mar 2019, 14:09
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By H Peacock

Absolutely not. The whole point of the gate...

Absolutely not. The whole point of the gate window and practice is that the manoeuvre is perfectly safe and repeatable. Start to modify it and it all goes awry usually with the inevitable...
6th Mar 2019, 17:56
Replies: 10
Views: 2,941
Posted By H Peacock

Perhaps it was, but you still got in via the...

Perhaps it was, but you still got in via the door. If you wanted real fun in an aeroplane then you had to get in via the window la PR9!
6th Mar 2019, 17:50
Replies: 27
Views: 5,328
Posted By H Peacock

There's a huge difference between resetting a...

There's a huge difference between resetting a non-tripped CB and resetting a tripped CB.

If you know your systems well enough then why not pull the Stores Management computer CB to reset it? It's...
17th Feb 2019, 17:55
Replies: 26
Views: 12,061
Posted By H Peacock

Was this the Harrier that incorrectly aborted...

Was this the Harrier that incorrectly aborted it's take-off because it was just a few knots too slow to get airborne?
13th Feb 2019, 06:32
Replies: 118
Views: 63,718
Posted By H Peacock

Perhaps there may have been medical issues as...

Perhaps there may have been medical issues as well, however, there have been several team members who, having ejected, were no longer in the main team:

Curly Hurst
Spike Newbury
Dicky Edwards...
5th Feb 2019, 22:44
Replies: 27
Views: 6,786
Posted By H Peacock

I'm sure the Nozzle Lever comes fully backwards...

I'm sure the Nozzle Lever comes fully backwards for the braking stop! Both levers forward = forwards & fast!
3rd Feb 2019, 23:24
Replies: 27
Views: 6,786
Posted By H Peacock

PDR. Surely Intake Momentum Drag is the result...

PDR. Surely Intake Momentum Drag is the result of the air coming through the intake (not sure it's sucked-in but I know what you mean) and then being 'stopped' at the engine. The engine is...
17th Jan 2019, 23:12
Replies: 118
Views: 63,718
Posted By H Peacock

Because the guys gave to learn to do so much of...

Because the guys gave to learn to do so much of it 'procedurally' . Does any other outfit teach guys to start applying a control input based on the leader's voice command? If you get the chance to...
11th Jan 2019, 23:01
Replies: 34
Views: 14,382
Posted By H Peacock

Engine identification depends upon the aircraft...

Engine identification depends upon the aircraft manufacturer. Bombardier appear to go for left and right as opposed to 1 and 2.
8th Jan 2019, 19:42
Replies: 34
Views: 14,382
Posted By H Peacock

Not convinced: First indication of a snag then...

Not convinced: First indication of a snag then the AP was disengaged - PF now loses a huge chunk of diagnosis capacity. Crew then failed to diagnose the correct engine because they rushed into it....
2nd Jan 2019, 11:19
Replies: 95
Views: 18,845
Posted By H Peacock

Glad you brought that one up. I spent 10 years...

Glad you brought that one up. I spent 10 years reading Bombardier documentation that refers to 'Light Off' during the start sequence. Now I'll reluctantly go along with 'Touch & Go' when doing...
1st Jan 2019, 16:12
Replies: 95
Views: 18,845
Posted By H Peacock

Yep, reheat is what one uses to make the airplane...

Yep, reheat is what one uses to make the airplane aeroplane fly faster!

Whatever next, you'll be calling the fin a vertical stabiliser!!
11th Dec 2018, 19:00
Replies: 23
Views: 5,150
Posted By H Peacock

So why did the MOD decide to stop procuring the...

So why did the MOD decide to stop procuring the Mk1 boots from Haynes & Cann? I know the sizing was more complex than the pattern 65, but the latest issue flying boots are dreadfully clumpy. Does...
13th Nov 2018, 19:02
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By H Peacock

I've watched plenty of the Aircrew Interview...

I've watched plenty of the Aircrew Interview series - all quite good, but I don't recall any of them covering aircrew talking about honesty, integrity, OQs etc. Not even why they perhaps weren't...
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