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3rd Jul 2010, 03:19
Replies: 115
Views: 38,754
Posted By Flight Detent

jo... I think you may be confusing the...

jo...

I think you may be confusing the 'stick shaker' and the 'stick pusher' systems.

Cheers...FD...:)
7th Jun 2010, 03:19
Replies: 47
Views: 24,207
Posted By Flight Detent

Hi vapilot2004... quote "It's an engineering...

Hi vapilot2004...
quote
"It's an engineering decision based on design loads and the composition of the item I suppose.
These appear to be some sort of light alloy."
unquote

My response all...
5th Jun 2010, 12:17
Replies: 100
Views: 23,707
Posted By Flight Detent

Hi ProPete... Good post, I sort of got the...

Hi ProPete...

Good post, I sort of got the point...

A few years ago, when I was flying for Air Atlanta, I could have sworn you were talking about them!!

But at least we had proper 3 man...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jun 2010, 03:34
Replies: 20
Views: 3,624
Posted By Flight Detent

My current understanding of the basic limitations...

My current understanding of the basic limitations of fuel distribution in the 737NG are that;
Without the wing tanks being full, a maximum of 453 kgs (1000 lbs) is all that can be carried in the...
29th May 2010, 02:06
Replies: 27
Views: 3,959
Posted By Flight Detent

...Errr..what was the problem, I understand she...

...Errr..what was the problem, I understand she was woken by the cleaning crew, they would have had access thru one of the rear doors, to easy!

I think her problems were related to the security...
Forum: Questions
28th May 2010, 11:25
Replies: 42
Views: 8,940
Posted By Flight Detent

Wasn't feet used because it's a part of a statute...

Wasn't feet used because it's a part of a statute mile, and the earth's circumference is approximately 24,000 statute miles, (at the equator) and, I've heard, rotates once each 24 hour period, which...
28th May 2010, 10:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By Flight Detent

If the 'study' was funded with public funds, then...

If the 'study' was funded with public funds, then the resulting report must be made available to the public!

That's just common sense!

But then again, it's amazing how uncommon common sense...
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2010, 12:26
Replies: 23
Views: 8,018
Posted By Flight Detent

a better system... when I used to go to LAX,...

a better system...

when I used to go to LAX, on departure we were always pushed back onto the taxiway prior to engine start...

that always put us under pressure to get the thing started and...
Forum: Tech Log
14th May 2010, 11:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,777
Posted By Flight Detent

...and the OVERRIDE selection would have picked...

...and the OVERRIDE selection would have picked that up!

That's what it's for!

Cheers...FD...:)
Forum: Tech Log
14th May 2010, 03:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,777
Posted By Flight Detent

Hi LP, I'm curious too! Did you try...

Hi LP,

I'm curious too!

Did you try both sides select switches?

After the initial fix, did you turn off the hyds and try again?

Did you try OVERRIDE selection?
12th May 2010, 04:14
Replies: 33
Views: 8,840
Posted By Flight Detent

Hey Neptunus Rex.... your "About 400 nm...

Hey Neptunus Rex....

your "About 400 nm north, but thousands west!" ..from Cocos,

should make him around about the Diego Garcia area, shouldn't it?

Since when has there been a refueler at...
11th May 2010, 03:40
Replies: 33
Views: 8,840
Posted By Flight Detent

Errr...I don't recall any federal government...

Errr...I don't recall any federal government announcement regarding the landing of MORE illegal immigrants at Cocos islands!

and, of course, where were they going on this flying circus?

also,...
11th May 2010, 03:31
Replies: 60
Views: 12,084
Posted By Flight Detent

Just a case of descending below radar lowest safe...

Just a case of descending below radar lowest safe altitude!!

...in IMC!!
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2010, 03:24
Replies: 37
Views: 3,303
Posted By Flight Detent

Are you ready to get aboard an airplane without a...

Are you ready to get aboard an airplane without a pilot...?

As mentioned earlier..."Not bloody likely!"

In fact I have some misgivings about getting on a long range airplane that doesn't...
6th May 2010, 03:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By Flight Detent

A small time example if I may... Whilst...

A small time example if I may...

Whilst criusing at around FL380 halfway across the Indian Ocean (heading West) in an almost empty (heading to Jeddah for the pick-up!), B742, we had indications of...
Forum: Freight Dogs
5th May 2010, 03:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,395
Posted By Flight Detent

...I beg to differ... FD...:mad:

...I beg to differ...

FD...:mad:
5th May 2010, 03:13
Replies: 115
Views: 40,824
Posted By Flight Detent

I agree entirely with this view... ...

I agree entirely with this view...

Cheers...FD...:)
29th Apr 2010, 03:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By Flight Detent

...at least! I'm thinking a full year in such...

...at least!
I'm thinking a full year in such an environment would be a very good diciplinary upbringing for ALL the youth of today...including the girls!

Cheers
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2010, 03:54
Replies: 18
Views: 7,944
Posted By Flight Detent

Yeah... Lots will start the APU with ground...

Yeah...
Lots will start the APU with ground power,

some I recall are Lockheed P3 Orion, Classic 747 and 737NGs.

and certainly there are considerably more than that!

Cheers...FD...:)
Forum: Tech Log
9th Apr 2010, 02:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By Flight Detent

..if it was an NG, the last answer seems right to...

..if it was an NG, the last answer seems right to me!

Cheers...FD...:)
8th Apr 2010, 11:10
Replies: 44
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flight Detent

...and just an addition to post #20, not...

...and just an addition to post #20,

not only are the wheels pre-inflated to around 40 psi, (to both keep the tyre bead seated properly and to exclude air so no corrosion invasion, remember the...
8th Apr 2010, 03:50
Replies: 72
Views: 23,659
Posted By Flight Detent

I thought it was Australian Airlines, not Ansett...

I thought it was Australian Airlines, not Ansett that operated that route for many a year.

I know for a fact that the Australian Airlines 727s did it for quite some time...then they downgraded to...
7th Apr 2010, 03:33
Replies: 43
Views: 5,192
Posted By Flight Detent

..at last... Somebody that seems to know...

..at last...

Somebody that seems to know what they're talking about...

What a breath of fresh air

I do hope this trend continues...

FD...:)
6th Apr 2010, 04:02
Replies: 26
Views: 3,741
Posted By Flight Detent

Just a thought... "The stewards had to take...

Just a thought...

"The stewards had to take the threat seriously so he had both his arms and legs cuffed, and remained that way for the rest of the flight.
Singaporean Police boarded the flight...
6th Apr 2010, 03:53
Replies: 43
Views: 5,192
Posted By Flight Detent

Hi Beagle... I see you have a great number...

Hi Beagle...

I see you have a great number of posts under your belt,
I'm sure some, no.. let's be positive, I'm sure most of your posts have been less 'one sided' and in a less sort of ranting...
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